Choice of food and trade in foodstuff were part of right to life said Allahabad high court and ordered UP government to draw up a plan in 10 days so that the crackdown on illegal abattoirs and meat shops didn’t deprive people of their livelihood or food.

More than five lakh people living in 1,000 villages on the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh remained hit by spiralling rivers on Tuesday, with death toll due to floods rising to 67.

LUCKNOW: Dudhwa tiger reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district has been made ready to be new home for rhinoceros.

Located deep in the Dudhwa National Tiger Reserve, barely 10 km west of the Gauri-Phanta checkpost along the India-Nepal border, Nijhota village has little relevance on the political map of Uttar P

Lucknow: The state government on Sunday said 152 persons have died in the floods so far.

The thunderstorm and lightning which struck the state on Tuesday afternoon claimed half-a-dozen lives besides leaving as many people injured, including children.

The National Rural Health Scheme scam in Uttar Pradesh has turned murkier with another health official being found murdered at his home — the fifth victim in the past one year after the alleged bungling of over Rs.10,000 crore of Central funds surfaced.

The U.P. Police found the body of Mahendra Sharma, an accountant, with severe injuries on his head and face, from the Pasgawan health centre area in Lakhimpur Kheri district late on Wednesday evening.

LUCKNOW: More areas in Terai region along the UP-Nepal border and central UP were flooded as water level of rivers flowing via Nepal continued to rise on Tuesday.

After three decades of sustained struggle with Forest officials, 340 families of the Tharu tribe of Surma village located in the core tiger habitat area of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve are a happy lot. The state government has asked the Lakhimpur Kheri district administration to convert the village into a revenue one and give Tharus their rightful claims under the Forest Act of 2006.

When it originates from a lake called Fulhaar Jheel near Madho Tanda east of Pilibhit, the Gomti is a stream. Gradually, it starts growing. Around 100 km away from the point of its origin, this stream is joined by tributaries like Sukheta, Choha and Andhra Choha near Mohammadi Kheri, a tehsil of Lakhimpur Kheri. The stream now turns into a river.

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