MIRZAPUR

  • Police team attacked in a Mirzapur village, four cops injured August 1, 2014

    A police party, searching for a wanted criminal, was attacked by villagers in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh while raiding a house there, police said on Friday. The villagers alleged that the policemen had sexually harassed a woman while carrying out the raid. The villagers also set afire two of their...
  • Akhilesh Yadav suspends Mirzapur Forest Range officer over 'illegal mining' allegations July 17, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended forest range officer of Mirzapur DN Singh with immediate effect and ordered a disciplinary action against him. Mirzapur District Magistrate had recommended action against Singh following illegal mining and transportation in Mirzapur forest area, an official spokesman said. Following recommendations of the DM of Mirzapur,...
  • Honour killing: Family strangulates girl, hangs body to pass it off as suicide May 12, 2014

    In a case of honour killing, a 14yearold girl was strangulated to death by her family members who later hanged her body to pass it off as a case of suicide in Mirzapur Jagir village of Bareilly, police said on Monday. The victim, a class 8 student was spotted with her...
  • Threat letter to senior district officials sends police into tizzy January 6, 2014

    A handwritten letterthreatening to kill the District Magistrate and Superintendentof Police has sent the police into a tizzy with strict vigilbeing launched in this Naxalinfested district. The letter threatening to kill the top district officialswas received on Saturday and prima facie it does not appear tobe sent by Naxal or any...
  • Bring media, corporate houses under Lokpal: Lalu October 6, 2011

    Mirzapur: RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday said the electronic media and corporate houses should be brought under the purview of the proposed Lokpal Bill to fight graft effectively. "The electronic media and corporate houses should also come under the purview of the Lokpal. This is the view of many...
  • Heavy rains leave 28 dead in UP September 25, 2011

    Lucknow: Heavy rains have wreaked havoc in eastern Uttar Pradesh leaving 28 people dead while water level was rising in major rivers. While 18 people were killed in incidents of wall and house collapse in Jaupur district, 10 deaths were reported from Mirzapur district which received 120 mm and 150 mm...
  • Parents plead for euthanasia for four sons March 7, 2011

    Mirzapur: A family in Mirzapur has been pleading for euthanasia for their four sons. Everyday is just another day in in the lives of the four young boys who wish to live no further. The four brothers were detected with muscular dystrophy at the age of five. Today, Durgesh...
  • BJP frowns on Varun Gandhi's stories March 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The BJP has taken serious note of news reports that its young leader Varun Gandhi has turned down the offer to fight elections from the Mirzapur Lok Sabha constituency. "There was a series of news reports in a section of the media about Gandhi being fielded from Vidisha while...
  • Bandit QueenII makes bid in LS polls March 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Former dacoit Seema Parihar is all set to make an attempt to enter Parliament. The Indian Justice Party (IJP) on Sunday named her as its nominee for the byelections to the Mirzapur parliamentary seat. The bypolls for the Mirzapur parliamentary seat will be held on May 3 along...
  • Pics: Bachchans, Ash do it in style January 28, 2007

    On Saturday Aishwarya Rai made her first public appearance with the Bachchans after her engagement with Abhishek. ...
  • Ash's 'sindoor' sparks speculation January 27, 2007

    New Delhi: Actors Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan on Saturday made their first public appearance after getting engaged on January 14. They were seen at a mass wedding organised on SP General Secretary Amar Singhs 51st birthday in Vindhyachal near Mirzapur in Eastern UP. Abhishek applied sindur on Aishwarya, which is...
  • UP carpet loom is doom for kids November 9, 2006

    With 23 million child labourers, India is the sixth most unsafe country in the world for children. From cracker industry to weaving carpets to being exploited as domestic helps, the unfortunate face of childhood in India largely goes unnoticed. Leading up to Children's Day on November 14, CNNIBN brings a...