Pratapgarh

  • LS polls: Popular TV actor Anupam Ojha seeks BJP ticket 28-03-2014 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: At a time when people from all walks of life are trying their luck in the Lok Sabha elections, TV actor Anupam Shyam Ojha too has thrown his hat into the ring. Famously known as Thakur Sajjan Singh of TV serial 'Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya', Ojha is seeking...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in MP, UP today 22-03-2014 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is on the Lok Sabha election campaign, will be holding two election rallies on Saturday. The Congress's poll campaign chief will be first visiting Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh where he will be interacting with the tribals. Later in the day, Rahul...
  • SP renominates Pramod Patel as LS candidate from Pratapgarh 20-03-2014 02:03 PM

    For the third time in a row, the Samajwadi Party once again changed its candidate from Pratapgarh Lok Sabha seat renominating Pramod Patel from the constituency. Pramod Patel would be the party's candidate from Pratapgarh, a press release issued by National General Secretary Ramgopal Yadav said. Earlier, the party had...
  • 6 detained for Pratapgarh violence, curfew continues 16-01-2014 01:40 PM

    Police on Thursday detained six persons in connection with communal clashes in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district, which has left three dead and six injured, even as curfew continued in Kotadi village for second consecutive day. "An additional force of 400 policemen has been deployed in the area to maintain law and...
  • Gurgaon: Police arrest five on charges of theft 15-11-2013 06:25 PM

    Gurgaon: Five men, all members of a high-profile gang involved in over 100 cases of thefts in posh areas of the National Capital Region (NCR), were arrested in Gurgaon, police said on Friday. The Haryana Police Crime Branch of Sector 45, headed by Yashwant Singh, arrested the five high-tech thieves...
  • Raja Bhaiya reinducted into the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet 11-10-2013 10:36 AM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav expanded his Cabinet on Friday after a gap of almost three months and reinducted Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya into his Cabinet. Raja Bhaiya was dropped from the UP Cabinet as Minister of Food and Civil supplies in March 2013 after being...
  • UP: 5 deserted children whose parents died of AIDS get disputed land 30-07-2013 01:16 PM

    Pratapgarh: In yet another case of insensitivity from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, the five orphan children who were living near the graves of their parents, who had died after contracting AIDS, the state administration reportedly provided them a piece of disputed land. The children had been provided a 250 square...
  • UP: 5 deserted children whose parents died of AIDS given land by govt 29-07-2013 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Five orphans, who were deserted after their parents died after contracting AIDS in Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, have been provided a 250 square metre piece of undisputed land to live on. This came after the land they were earlier given by the state administration turned out to be...
  • UP: 5 kids ostracised after their parents died after contracting AIDS 26-07-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: In a shocker from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, five children have been ostracised by their village community after their parents died after suffering from AIDS. The five children, the youngest of whom is just seven years old, were abandoned by relatives who feared that they would contract AIDS...
  • UP: Pratapgarh MP assures all help to rape survivor 12-07-2013 02:48 PM

    The tongue of a rape survivor was chopped off in Pratapgarh late on Wednesday night. The minor was allegedly gangraped on January 22. "My heart goes out to the girl and her entire family. If she is unwilling to stay in her village, I am ready to provide her a...
  • UP: Gangrape survivor's tongue chopped off in Pratapgarh 11-07-2013 12:33 PM

    Pratapgarh: In a horrific incident, the tongue of a rape survivor was chopped off in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night. The minor was allegedly gangraped on January 22. The gangrape survivor was scheduled to give a statement before the court on July 24. Her father has already recorded...
  • Akhilesh sacks UP minister for making sexist remarks 13-04-2013 10:58 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industry Minister Raja Ram Pandey, who triggered a controversy by allegedly promising to get roads in Pratapgarh district constructed like cheeks of actresses Hema Malini and Madhuri Dixit, was on Saturday sacked. "Governor BL Joshi in consultation with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has relieved...
  • Kunda triple murder: CBI recovers motorcycle used in crime 10-04-2013 02:15 AM

    Pratapgarh: The CBI team, probing murder of Kunda DSP Zia-ul Haq, on Tuesday recovered the motorcycle which was allegedly used in the murder of Balipur village head Nanhe Yadav. The recovery was made after intense grilling of two brothers--Ajay Pal and Vijay Pal, both sons of Kamta Pal who is...
  • UP: Policeman threatens and rapes a woman 08-04-2013 12:01 PM

    Lucknow: Once again a policeman in Uttar Pradesh has been accused of rape, dealing another massive blow to the already poor law and order in the state. A policemen Veer Singh has been arrested for allegedly raping and threatening a women in Raniganj police station on Sunday. Veer Singh allegedly...
  • Uttar Pradesh: DSP killed in clashes between villagers and police 03-03-2013 11:17 PM

    A gram pradhan and his brother also died during the gunfire exchange. ...
  • Tragedy continues at Pratapgarh stampede site 06-03-2010 07:43 PM

    The stampede at Kripaluji Maharaj Ashram killed 63 people. ...