lucknow

Uttar Pradesh government's cabinet expansion had taken place on Wednesday which was the first cabinet rejig by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath since storming to power in 2017.

The Uttar Pradesh Police filed a case of murder against the expelled BJP MLA and nine others in connection with the accident. Probe in the case was transferred to the CBI on Tuesday after which the investigative agency registered a case in connection with the rape survivor's accident in Raebareli.

The car accident took place on Sunday when the Unnao rape victim was on her way to Rae Bareli. A truck rammed into the vehicle in which the girl was travelling with her two aunts and lawyer. While her aunts succumbed to injuries, she and her lawyer were grievously injured.

The amount of Rs 79 crore was allocated for constructing new bridges on various routes across the state and Rs 200 crore for carrying out works in the rural sector for widening roads.

Ten persons from the Gond community were killed when the village headman and his associates allegedly opened fire at them over a land dispute on July 17. Over 20 people sustained injuries in the incident.

An official release said later that the lease had been given to Adani Enterprises Ltd for operation, management and development under PPP for 50 years as per the terms and conditions of the bid documents. The company had quoted the highest bid for these airports, it said.

BSP Chief Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar was appointed as the vice-president of the party while nephew Akash Anand was made national coordinator. The party also elected Danish Ali as the leader of BSP in Lok Sabha.

At least seven children are missing and are feared dead after the vehicle in which they were travelling in with a total of 29 passengers fell into a canal here on Thursday morning, police said.

A vehicle carrying around 29 passengers fell in Indira canal in Nagram, Lucknow on Thursday morning. Around 22 people have been rescued so far, while seven children are missing.

Poonam Sinha, an SP-BSP-RLD candidate from Lucknow, is pitted against Union Minister Rajnath Singh in the constituency. Rajnath had won from Lucknow in the 2014 general elections.