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  • CCTVs to be installed in UP girls' colleges and hostels Yesterday

    The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered installation of CCTV cameras at the entry gates of all girl's colleges and hostels, an official said Thursday. The decision came after discussions in a higher level meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan. "The state government is worried over the rising incidences of molestation...
  • After missing for 18 years, jawan's body finally reaches home 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    Mainpuri (UP): Hawaldar Gaya Prasad's body has finally reached home to Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh after going missing in Siachen for 18 years. An Indian Air Force aircraft made the discovery during a surveillance mission in Siachen. Prasad's body was taken out and flown to a general hospital in Leh where...
  • UP: Protest erupts in Faizabad after kidnapped girl dies 2 days ago

    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...
  • UP: 3 men gangrape woman, tie her naked to a tree 3 days ago

    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...
  • Watch: 'Toilet Heroine' Neelam Sharma shares her story 3 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. 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 3 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...
  • UP: Lack of toilets, 6 women leave home 3 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. ...
  • Blame game begins over SP report on Saharanpur riots, BJP calls it politically motivated 4 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...
  • Rain woes continue; 32 people killed in floods in Uttarakhand, lakhs displaced in north India 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Heavy rains and flash floods continue to wreak havoc across north India. Many people have been killed and lakhs have been displaced as swelling rivers and landslides destroyed farmlands and crumbled homes. Major parts of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are facing severe flooding due to the monsoons. In...
  • UP: Six married women return to parents due to lack of toilet at in-laws' place 4 days ago

    Lucknow: Six newly-wed women have 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. Neelam, Kalawati, Shakina, Niranjan,...
  • Rain fury in North India, 10 killed in UP, flood alert in Bihar 4 days ago

    Heavy rains and flash floods have wreaked havoc across north India. More than 30 people have been killed and thousands have been displaced as swelling rivers and landslides destroy farmlands and crumble homes. Districts in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Assam have been the worst affected. In Uttar Pradesh, 10...
  • Saharanpur riots: SP report blames BJP for inciting violence 4 days ago

    Saharanpur: The Samajwadi Party (SP) has been facing criticism over its probe report on the recent Saharanpur violence in Uttar Pradesh (UP) which blamed failure of the local administration and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for inciting violence. The five-member probe committee headed by Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav...
  • Monsoon fury: 1,500 people stranded in UP, Bihar battles to rescue 4 lakh villagers 4 days ago

    New Delhi: As the monsoon gained strength, heavy rainfall unleashed its fury, wreaking havoc across the country. At least 10 people were killed and 500 districts were affected in Uttar Pradesh due to flooding and heavy rainfall after water level rose in Sharda and Ghaghra rivers post the release of...
  • UP Police arrests suspected ISI agent in Meerut, recovers key Army documents 5 days ago

    Meerut: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday arrested a suspected ISI agent in Meerut. Asif Ali, who has been living in the city for some time now, is accused of handing over key information about the Indian Army to the Pakistan intelligence agency. The police...
  • 28-year-old man dies during physical ability test for sub-inspector post August 14, 2014

    A 28-year-old youth died during physical ability test for recruitment as sub-inspector in Uttar Pradesh police, a senior police official said. Six out of 100 aspirants, who ran for 10 kilometre race which is part of the physical ability test, felt unconscious on Wednesday, Senior Superintendent of Police J Ravindra Gaud...
  • UP govt to install CCTVs to check cheating in board exams August 13, 2014

    With a view to effectively check copying in UP secondary education board examination in the state, Uttar Pradesh government would install CCTV cameras at all the examination centres and government colleges. The Secondary Eduation Minister Mehboob Ali, in a meeting with senior officials of his department including district inspectors of schools...
  • Maya refuses to form alliance as Lalu, Nitish, Mulayam agree to work as a team to defeat BJP August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Samajwadi Party chief has expressed his willingness to work with the Bahujan Samaj Party, BSP chief Mayawati has rejected his proposal. Mayawati has said that there is no question of the BSP allying with anyone in Uttar Pradesh and will fight elections alone. Maya has also hit...
  • Azam Khan-Muslim cleric war turns personal, accusations of sexual misconduct, betraying Muslims surface August 13, 2014

    Lucknow: A bitter war of words broke out between Uttar Pradesh Waqf Minister Azam Khan and Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawaad. Khan has accused the Maulana of having sold properties of the Shia Waqf and having betrayed Muslims. Khan has also accused the religious leader of being politically fickle and siding...
  • Undertrial escapes from court premises in Fatehpur August 12, 2014

    An undertrial on Tuesday escaped from court premises while being taken to lockup, police said in Fatehpur. Faizan alias Anshu (25), who was arrested in connection with a loot incident in October 2009, was on Tuesday produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court, inspector K K Yadav said. He said Anshu escaped...
  • Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association plans three international stadiums across the state August 11, 2014

    In a bid to boost cricket facilities in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has announced the construction of three international stadiums. UPCA secretary Rajeev Shukla had announced in a press conference last week that three cricket stadiums would soon be coming up in Kanpur, Ghaziabad or Agra and...
  • Caught on camera: UP Police assaults youth for trying to steal pulses August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another instance of police brutality in Uttar Pradesh, a young man was assaulted by the police in Raebareli. The youth was reportedly trying to steal some pulses when he was cornered by the police. The police personnel who assaulted the youth have been suspended. The incident...
  • Lok Sabha to discuss Communal Violence Bill today, all eyes on Rahul August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's outburst in Lok Sabha over the Communal Violence Bill, Parliament will discuss the rising incidents of communal violence on Monday. The Lok Sabha has listed a discussion on communal violence after the question hour and a discussion on atrocities against women and...
  • Muzaffarnagar: Khap Panchayat bans jeans, mobiles for girls August 10, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: In yet another bizzare dikat of the Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Muzzafarnagar district, it has banned unmarried girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones. The panchayat claimed that these have a bad influence and were responsible for girls being harassed. The panchayat of Gujjar community was held...
  • Women buy rakhis with Modi's image, say it carries promise of 'ache din' August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi fever has gripped the nation once again on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. From Uttar Pradesh to Rajasthan, Modi rakhis have been a rage this festival. In the Pink City, rakhis with Modi's image on it were flying off the shelves. Women said that...
  • Rajnath Singh hands over BJP chief baton to Amit Shah, says he is best suited August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister and former Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh on Saturday handed over the party's baton to Amit Shah in New Delhi. Praising Shah for his leadership, Singh said that the former was best suited for the position of the party's President. Singh said it was Shah's leadership...
  • Western UP reels under polarisation of electorate, spiking communal violence incidences August 8, 2014

    Lucknow: The omnipresence of politicians of all sorts in the series of riots that have jolted Uttar Pradesh since the Muzaffarnagar riots of September 2013, has raised suspicions over the possible polarisation of the electorate along communal lines that politicians might be indulging in. Not a single incidence of communal violence...
  • Uttar Pradesh struggles with a progressively faltering law and order situation August 8, 2014

    Meerut: Three separate incidences of communal flare-ups in western UP-Saharanpur, Moradabad and Meerut- have formed a triangle around the epicenter of the communal cauldron which festered for months in Muzaffarnagar before the last General Elections. The first place to erupt post the General Elections was a small town in Moradabad district-Kanth,...
  • Boat caprizes in the Ganga in Varanasi, 2 dead, 16 missing August 6, 2014

    Varanasi: Two people have died and 16 were still missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga river near Varanasi on Tuesday. At least 22 people were rescued on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences over the boat capsize incident. Rescue operations are being conducted by the NDRF....
  • Meerut: Police claim discrepancies in woman's allegations of gangrape, conversion August 6, 2014

    Meerut: Days after a 20-year-old in Meerut alleged gangrape and forced conversion, the police claim that there are discrepancies in her allegations. Police sources and the medical report indicate that the alleged victim had undergone a surgery to abort a complicated pregnancy. Police say that the incision marks on the...
  • Injuries of woman don't suggest gangrape: Meerut Commissioner August 5, 2014

    Meerut: The Commissioner of Meerut division on Tuesday said that injuries of 20-year-old teacher did not suggest gangrape. He added that the matter is being investigated on the basis of the medical report. Earlier in the day, Uttar Pradesh Police arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in...