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  • Centre promises to rejuvenate the Ganga in three years 2 hours 14 minutes ago

    With the Narendra Modi Government according top priority to cleaning River Ganga, the Centre has set a target of three years to rejuvenate the polluted holy river. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said that efforts are being made to rejuvenate the river in three years, for which steps...
  • Notice issued to organisers of Amit Shah's visit over model code of conduct violation 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    The district administration has issued a notice to the organisers of BJP president Amit Shah's Lucknow visit for alleged violation of model code of conduct in place ahead of by-polls on Wednesday. "A simple notice has been issued to the organisers seeking explanation within three days that why use of festoons,...
  • 4-year-old minor girl raped by father's acquaintance 3 hours 34 minutes ago

    A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father's acquaintance in Nawabganj area in Kanpur, police said on Wednesday. 24-year-old Sanjay, a vendor by profession, was asked by the minor girl's father to drop his daughter home on Tuesday evening, following which he took her to an isolated lane and raped...
  • Two involved in AIIMS construction receive extortion threats 8 hours 37 minutes ago

    Two persons, including an AGM, involved in construction of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Raebareli allegedly received extortion threats, following which two FIRs have been lodged in this connection, police said. The incident took place on the night of August 7 when around 8-10 unidentified persons threatened Nandan...
  • Mother, daughter die of snake bite in Ballia 9 hours 12 minutes ago

    A mother-daughter duo was killed due to snake bite in Ojhwalia village in Ballia, police said. Indu Devi (35) and her daughter Reena (14) were bitten by the snake on Tuesday in their field in Dubhar area, they said. Both of them died on the spot, they added. ...
  • 13 fall ill after consuming 'prasad' in Kanpur 12 hours 9 minutes ago

    Thirteen persons of a family, including seven children, on Tuesday fell ill allegedly after consuming 'prasad' in Bilhaur area of Kanpur district. All persons are admitted to Bilhaur Community health centre where condition of the four children are stated to be critical, SDM, Bilhaur Shailendra Bhatia said. The family, residing in Uttaripura...
  • Rape appears doubtful in Badaun case: CBI Yesterday

    New Delhi: The rape of two teenaged cousins who were found dead in mysterious circumstances in Badaun seems "doubtful", indicates the CBI probe in the infamous killings in May which sparked a nationwide outrage. After going through the DNA report from the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics(CDFD) in Hyderabad, CBI...
  • UP: Protest erupts in Faizabad after kidnapped girl dies Yesterday

    Faizabad: Tension gripped Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh after people clashed with police following the death of a 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday. The clashes took place outside Khandasa Police Chowki on Tuesday. The victim, a resident of Amaniganj was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday evening by the four persons...
  • Three inmates booked for sodomising a minor inmate in protection home Yesterday

    Police have registered a case against three inmates for allegedly sodomising another inmate in a government-run protection home here. The three inmates who were accused in rape and loot cases, have also been booked for sodomising a 16-year-old inmate in a protection home here, Assistant Superintendent of the Protection Home, A...
  • Badaun gangrape: Forensic report out, DNA of accused not found on victims' clothes Yesterday

    New Delhi: The forensic report in the Badaun gangrape and murder case has given a new twist to the case. Sources said on Tuesday that the Hyderabad forensic report has been released and the DNA of the accused have not been found on the clothes of the victims. Sources added that...
  • Flood situation continues to be grim in 9 districts, death toll rises to 49 Yesterday

    The deaths in the Uttar Pradesh floods rose to 49, officials said on Tuesday. The situation in nine districts of the state continued to be grim as rivers flooded more villages, the officials said. Revenue officials told IANS that 49 people have died, including 22 in Bahraich, 10 in Shravasti, two in...
  • 33-year-old gangraped in Kannauj, left tied naked to a tree Yesterday

    A 33-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by three persons, one of them a schoolteacher, who later left her tied to a tree in naked condition, police said on Monday. The incident took place in Umarda area here, on the intervening night of August 16-17 when three persons raped her and, then,...
  • Body found with private parts chopped off near NCR Yesterday

    A 30-year-old man was found murdered with his private parts chopped off at a tea shop where he used to work in Sector 27-C area here, police said on Monday. Rajendra Kumar was found murdered on Sunday, police said, adding, tea stall owner Anand Sharma suspects that Kumar was killed by...
  • UP: 3 men gangrape woman, tie her naked to a tree Yesterday

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Three men allegedly gangraped a 33-year-old woman and then tied her to a tree in a naked condition in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. Kannauj is the constituency of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple. The incident took place in Umarda area of Kannauj, on the intervening night...
  • Shah on 2-day UP visit from tomorrow Yesterday

    BJP president Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh beginning on Tuesday, a party official said. Shah, during his visit, will meet partymen in the state capital and inaugurate a public relation office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, BJP state spokesman Vijay...
  • Watch: 'Toilet Heroine' Neelam Sharma shares her story Yesterday

    Six newly-wed women on Sunday returned to their parents as the house of their in-laws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. One of the brides, Neelam Sharma spoke to CNN-IBN and shares her story that why she took the step. ...
  • UP floods claim 41 lives, over 1,000 villages hit 2 days ago

    Lucknow: The toll in Uttar Pradesh floods on Monday mounted to 41, with reports of 13 more deaths in the state where over 1,000 villages were affected by the flood waters of several rivers flowing above the danger mark. According to officials, eight persons died in Shravasti, two each in Bahraich...
  • Mathura all set to celebrate Janmastami 2 days ago

    Brindavan in Mathura is all set to celebrate the Krishna Janmastami on Monday. ...
  • UP: Kushinagar DM orders construction of toilets after 6 women left their in-laws' home 2 days ago

    Kushinagar: District Magistrate of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh on Monday said that he has authorised the construction of toilets in the village. This comes after six newly-wed women in Kushinagar left their husband's homes due to lack of toilets. Neelam, Kalawati, Shakina, Niranjan, Gudiya and Sita, registered their protest against...
  • 2 killed, 1 injured in clash over political rivalry 2 days ago

    Two persons were shot dead and another injured in a clash between two parties over political rivalry related to panchayat polls in Rajpura area, police said. Ramveer (40) and Rambabu (32) were shot dead when the two parties opened fire at each other in Shahpur village late on Sunday night, Station...
  • Honour killing: 22-year-old girl shot dead by father for marrying against his wishes 2 days ago

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a girl was allegedly shot dead by her father in Baniyather area in Sambhal, police said. The 22-year-old girl was shot dead by her father Ram Chandra, with a country-made fire-arm in Narauli town on Sunday evening, Station Officer Kunj Bihari Mishra said. Prima facie...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal 2 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • UP: Lack of toilets, 6 women leave home 2 days ago

    Six newly-wed women on Sunday returned to their parents as the house of their in-laws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. The women left their in-laws' houses in Khesiya village in the past two months, claimed a local social worker Asha Parveen. ...
  • RSS practicing politics of hatred: SP attacks Bhagwat for controversial remarks 2 days ago

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday came under attack from Samajwadi Party for his controversial remarks that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. It accused the Sangh of practising politics of "hatred and separatism." "They use such words and language to fan social tension," SP spokesperson Rajendra...
  • Ferozabad: Police inspector's son rapes a minor 2 days ago

    Ferozabad: A police inspector's son has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl. The accused, a 21-year-old youth, allegedly abducted, drugged and raped the 14-year-old when she stepped out of her house to run an errand. The incident occurred on Sunday. An FIR has been registered and the case is...
  • Ghaziabad: 60-year-old man sexually assaults minor girl, residents indulge in violence 2 days ago

    Ghaziabad: Tension gripped Loni area of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after a nine-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by 60-year-old man. Angry residents have damaged a police vehicle and indulged in arson and damaged some property. Section 144 been imposed in the area and Rapid Action Force has been...
  • 50,000 footfalls at Taj Mahal, but no profits for hoteliers 2 days ago

    A record number of people visited the Taj Mahal on Sunday, with footfalls crossing the 50,000 mark. On Saturday too, over 48,000 tickets were sold, but all this proved meaningless for Agra's hotel industry. The majority of visitors were of course "deshi" who combined tourism with religion, paying a visit to...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Praveen Togadia 2 days ago

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Praveen Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • Blame game begins over SP report on Saharanpur riots, BJP calls it politically motivated 2 days ago

    Lucknow: The political blame game has begun over the Samajwadi Party report on riots in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. While the SP report blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders for inciting violence, the latter called the report politically motivated. The five-member probe committee headed by Public Works Department Minister Shivpal...
  • Woman cop seeks DIG's dismissal after committee probe finds him guilty of harassment 2 days ago

    A committee which was formed to look into the allegation of sexual harassment at work place against DIG of Police Training School in Meerut has found the charges of woman sub-inspector to be true. DIG Devi Prasad Srivastava has been indicted by the four member internal committee. Meanwhile, the woman officer said...