Uttar Pradesh News

UP: Lawyer arrested for gunning down corporator's husband

A lawyer has been arrested for allegedly killing the husband of a local corporator in Shahabad area here, police said on Monday.

UP: Two nabbed with stolen car, ammunition

Two persons have been arrested and a Scorpio, country made pistol and cartridges were recovered from their possession at Dhumari village crossing here, police said on Monday.

Man arrested for abducting, raping 5-year-old in UP

A man has been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a five-year-old girl at knife point at Fatehpur village here, police said on Monday.

Farmer shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli

A 48-year-old farmer was allegedly shot dead by unknown miscreants in Shamli district on Monday, police said.

Rahul Gandhi misguiding people on Amethi food park issue, alleges Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

Union Minister of State for Food Processing Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Sunday alleged that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was misguiding people and farmers by raking up the issue of food park proposed in his constituency to gain political advantage.

Crop losses: Congress terms UP' govt's survey as 'discriminatory'

Former Union Minister and Congress leader Jitin Prasada on Sunday raised serious questions over the survey conducted by Uttar Pradesh government to ascertain crop losses suffered by rain-hit farmers and termed it to be "discriminatory".

Temple priest's missing wife was raped, murdered in UP

A 35-year-old wife of a temple priest, who had gone missing yesterday, was allegedly raped and murdered at Rajputana Majra village here.

BJP submits memorandum to Governor highlighting Samajwadi Party govt's failure

After staging a 24-hour long dharna as part of party's state-wide agitation against the "poor" law and order situation in UP, BJP leaders on Sunday submitted a memorandum to Governor Ram Naik alleging failure of SP government on all fronts.

Undertrial beaten to death in UP Jail; inmates clash, 26 hurt

 An undertrial lodged at a district jail here was beaten to death allegedly by prison guards for eve-teasing a female colleague following which the inmates clashed with jail officials injuring 26 people, including six policemen.

Another landslip in Darjeeling, camp people returning home

Another landslip occurred in Darjeeling district even as people are returning home from relief camps where they had taken shelter following landslides since July 1 which claimed lives of 40 people.

Temple priest's missing wife raped, murdered in UP
Temple priest's missing wife raped, murdered in UP

A 35-year-old woman and wife of a temple priest, who had gone missing since yesterday, was allegedly raped and murdered at Rajputana Majra village here on Sunday.

UP: Person shot at after brawl breaks out between two groups

 One person was seriously injured after he was shot at in a firing incident allegedly between two groups over property tussle in Harchnadpur village here, police said today.

11 illegal liquor factories unearthed in UP

 Eleven illegal liquor factories were unearthed at two different villages of Aliganj Kotwali here in a raid conducted by UP police, officials said on Sunday.

Circulation of 'objectionable' message creates tension in Moradabad

Tension prevailed in the district on Saturday night after an 'objectionable' message against a community was allegedly being circulated on a social networking app but immediate action from police and district administration brought the situation under control.

BJP, SP fight it out in Varanasi for credit

 Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has become a venue for tussle between the Centre and the state government, with both vying to claim credit for developmental works done here.

Despite PMO funding, man from Varanasi dies waiting for kidney transplant

A man from Varanasi, who received funding from the Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) for his kidney transplant, has died waiting for the surgery to take place.

Cong MP Sanjay Singh's son arrested in a case of cop's death

 Anant Vikram Singh, estranged son of Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, was on Saturday arrested in connection with the killing of a policeman here about nine months back.

PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Varanasi on July 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had to cancel his scheduled trip to his parliamentary constituency on June 28 due to heavy rainfall, is now likely to visit on July 16.

Two school children crushed to death by speeding truck in UP

Two school children were crushed to death and seven others injured by a speeding truck on Delhi-Dehradun National Highway this morning, police said.

Uttar Pradesh tops list of states with highest mobile penetration

Uttar Pradesh tops the list of states with highest mobile penetration in rural areas, while Naxal-affected Chhattisgarh finds its place at the bottom.

Teenager raped and murdered by lover in UP

A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her lover in the wee hours today following which the accused has been arrested, police said.

Woman set on fire during rape attempt, dies

A 35-year-old woman, who was set on fire during an alleged rape attempt, has succumbed to her injuries, police said on Friday.

UP BJP leader's death: Property of mafia don's cousin attached

The property of Manoj Yadav, cousin of mafia don D P Yadav and accused of killing a local BJP leader last year, was attached today at Laxmi Nagar area, police said.

11 get life sentence in 2005 caste clash case in UP

11 persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in a decade-old triple murder case in Dahturi Tola village.

Body of missing boy found in UP

The body of a ten year-old boy, who went missing yesterday, was found with some organs missing in Ahmedpur Phulwariya village here this morning, police said.

Eight killed, three injured in road accident in Rae Bareli

At least eight people were killed and three others injured after a tempo collided with a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district on Friday.

UP Governor to examine complaint against Assembly Speaker

After fingers have been raised against Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey for allegedly appointing his two son-in-laws in the Assembly flouting norms, Governor Ram Naik Friday said that he would "examine the matter".

Youth arrested for 'objectionable' FB post against SP leader

A youth has been arrested for sharing "objectionable" post on social networking site Facebook against Samajwadi Party leader Shafiqur Rehman Burq in Nakhasa police station area here, an official said.

Eight killed in road accident in UP

Eight people were killed and two others injured Friday morning when the tempo in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Rajghat area.

Robbers loot grains truck in Etah

Robbers allegedly looted a truck carrying 371 bags of grains at gunpoint near Jinawali village in the village, police said.