LUCKNOW: Rain-related incidents claimed 13 more lives in the state on Tuesday, taking the toll to 264 this monsoon.

Thirteen people lost their lives as moderate to heavy rain lashed several areas of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday even as the mercury settled above normal in parts of North India.

Illegal mining in Uttar Pradesh between 2005-11 caused a loss of Rs 1,400 crore to the exchequer, says a draft report of the comptroller & auditor general.

Nagpal Yet To File Her Response To Chargesheet

While suspended civil servant Durga Sakthi Nagpal maintained a stoic silence on the ninth day after being chargesheeted by the Uttar Pradesh government, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav was vocal in defending the government for taking action against illegal mining every time a complaint was received.

ALLAHABAD: In a letter written to Union minister for water resources, Samajwadi Party national general secretary and Allahabad MP Rewati Raman Singh had sought former's intervention in ensuring rel

The entire North India continued to remain in the grip of severe cold wave on Sunday, with 23 more people succumbing to the chill in various parts of the region.

Delhi shivered at season’s lowest of minimum 1.9 degrees, five notches below normal, while the maximum temperature plummeted by 9 degrees below normal to settle at 11.8 degrees.

7 die in Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh y Death toll mounts to 129

Intense cold claimed 22 lives in North India today as temperature plummeted to sub-zero levels at many places in the region. The cold wave continued unabated in Uttar Pradesh as 15 more persons succumbed to the chill in the state, taking the death toll this winter to 129. Two persons, including a police constable, died in Muzaffarnagar district. Three persons each died in Ballia, Lalitpur and Sonebhadra districts, followed by one each in Barabanki, Mirzapur, Kushinagar and Hathras, officials said.

The entire North India reeled under an intense cold wave on Wednesday as a drop in the mercury level claimed 15 more lives in Uttar Pradesh, with a thick fog cover throwing normal life out of gear at many places in the region.

Delhi witnessed its coldest day of January in the past 44 years with the maximum temperature falling sharply by 11 notches to stand at 9.8 degrees Celsius.

Even as the fog receded in most parts of Uttar Pradesh Monday, 26 people have died in the last 24 hours because of the extreme cold, officials said.

After a gap of four years, roads in rural areas of the state will get a facelift under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).

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