Ballia

  • LS polls: Unhappy over ticket distribution, BJP workers protest at party office in Ballia 19-03-2014 05:34 PM

    Unhappy over the distribution of tickets for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP workers staged a demonstration at the party office and in Ballia on Wednesday. Even as Congress MP Jagdambika Pal joined BJP in New Delhi, party workers from his constituency Domariyaganj and nearby areas continued their sit-in at party...
  • Ex-MLA Ram Iqbal Singh terms Ravindra Khushwaha 'unsuitable' for BJP's LS ticket 16-03-2014 02:05 PM

    Former BJP MLA Ram Iqbal Singh on Sunday termed party candidate Ravindra Khushwaha as "unsuitable" for contesting Lok Sabha polls from Salempur constituency and said he would discuss further poll strategy in a meeting with his supporters on March 20. "Kushwaha, son of former MP and SP leader Harikewal Prasad...
  • Man rapes 5-year-old girl in Bhimpura 27-01-2014 08:24 PM

    A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Bhimpura area in Ballia, police said on Monday. The girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour on Saturday when she was alone in her house, they said. The matter came to light when her family members returned home, they said, adding the accused...
  • Man kills two daughters, injures wife over family dispute 28-12-2013 12:27 PM

    A man on Saturday allegedly killed his two daughters and injured his wife over a family dispute in Rewati area, police said in Ballia. The accused Govardhan attacked his wife Chandramuni with a sharp-edged weapon this morning and when his daughters Rishu (12) and Rinki (10) attempted to intervene he...
  • Sports minister offers Sachin Tendulkar to join SP 17-11-2013 01:18 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Sports Minister on Sunday offered cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to join Samajwadi Party. "I wish Sachin to join SP if he wants to play political innings," Narad Rai told reporters in Ballia. "Both Congress and BJP believe in use-and-throw policy and he (Sachin) should remain aware of it,"...
  • Delhi gangrape braveheart's village satisfied with verdict 13-09-2013 06:22 PM

    Ballia: People of the Delhi gangrape braveheart's ancestral village in Ballialit candles and distributed sweets after hearing that a court has awarded death penalty to her attackers on Friday. Medawar Kalan village, which came into spot light after the brutal December 16 incident last year, has been struggling to cope...
  • Light rainfall in UP, Ganga, Yamuna flowing near danger mark 03-08-2013 06:34 PM

    Light to moderate rainfall occurred at isolated places over the state while the Ganga and Yamuna continued to be in spate in some parts of Uttar Pradesh. Central Water Commission sources on Saturday said that Ganga was maintaining dangerous levels all along the route from Fatehgarh to Ballia either crossing...
  • UP: Man allegedly rapes his minor daughter-in-law 01-05-2013 04:33 PM

    Ballia: A 12-year-old child bride was allegedy raped by her 60-year-old father-in-law in Nagra area in Ballia, a senior officer said on Wednesday. A person filed a complaint that her niece was raped by her father-in-law following which an FIR was lodged on Wednesday, additional superintendent of police Ashok Tripathi...
  • UP: 'Obscene dances' mark Mangal Pande's anniversary 09-04-2013 07:08 PM

    Ballia: Locals in Ballia in the native town of Mangal Pandey, the 1857 sepoy mutiny icon, alleged that obscene dances were performed to mark his death anniversary, prompting the district authorities to order a probe. On Monday, in the memory of Mangal Pandey, various functions were organised in Ballia. However,...
  • Boat capsize: Death toll rises to 57 15-06-2010 12:22 PM

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  • Polling begins for Bikramganj, Ballia LS seat 29-12-2007 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh scored a third successive World Cup half-century to guide India past the Netherlands on Wednesday and admitted he was delighted to be the centre of attention. Yuvraj hit an unbeaten 51 as India saw off the Dutch by five wickets to virtually ensure a quarter-final place...