Uttar Pradesh News

Widow alleges gang-rape by occultist, friend

A widow has alleged that she was gang-raped by an occultist and his friend in Mathura.

Women attack liquor stores

Women from Chiroli village today attacked liquor stores here and burnt illicit liquor bottles.

Narcotics smuggler arrested in Noida

Noida police has arrested a narcotics smuggler and seized 1.9 kg of ganja from him.

Communal clash in Lucknow, security beefed up

A communal clash broke in the state capital on Friday night after a minor spat between two communities over use of a loudspeaker during Friday prayers snowballed into pitched battles and incidents of vandalism, officials said.

Mentally challenged girl dies at shelter home in Ghaziabad

A 12-year-old mentally challenged girl died at a shelter home here due to some sudden ailment, police said today.

100 live bullets of SSB go missing, 2 suspended

About 100 live bullet rounds belonging to troops of paramilitary SSB were reported to have gone missing when they were going from Delhi to their base here, after which two securitymen were suspended.

UP government declares public holiday on Eid-milad-un-Nabi

In an apparent move to woo Muslims, Uttar Pradesh government on Friday declared a public holiday on Eid-milad-un-Nabi on December 24.

Seven of family injured in acid attack in Uttar Pradesh

Seven members of a family were injured in an acid attack in Meerut, police said on Friday.

If Rahul Gandhi is concerned about farmers, must ask Vadra to return land: BJP

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Laxmikant Bajpai has hit back at Rahul Gandhi over his "suit-boot ki sarkar" remark against Narendra Modi government, saying if the Congress vice-president is "real sympathiser of farmers", then he should ask his 'suited-booted' brother-in-law to return the land to them.

Jilted lover hurls acid on man in UP

A 20-year-old youth suffered serious injuries when his jilted ladylove threw acid on him in Jaam village here, police said on Friday.

Hashimpura massacre: Delhi HC seeks reply of 16 cops on UP govt plea

 The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of 16 policemen acquitted of murder charges and other crimes by a trial court in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case.

Woman, paramour held for killing husband in UP

A 35-year-old woman and her paramour were arrested and her minor son apprehended for allegedly killing her husband in Pushpa Vihar Colony here on Friday, police said.

2 killed, 1 injured in road mishap

Two persons were killed and another seriously injured when the motorcycle on which they were travelling was hit by a pick up van near Devnathpur area here, police said on Friday.

Hashimpura massacre: Delhi HC seeks reply of PAC personnel on UP govt's plea against their acquittal

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought reply of 16 former Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel on Uttar Pradesh government's plea against their acquittal by trial court in Hashimpura massacre case.

 Seven members of a family attacked with acid by son-in-law in Meerut
Seven members of a family attacked with acid by son-in-law in Meerut

A late night acid attack left seven members of a family, including a six-month-old child and five women, injured in Meerut.

Girl abducted, gang-raped in UP

A 20-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three persons in Sakoti village of Shamli district following which the accused were arrested, police said on Friday.

Akhilesh's policies creating waves overseas: SP
Akhilesh's policies creating waves overseas: SP

The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh has claimed that the state government's policies were finding an echo on foreign shores and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was being lauded for his visionary decisions.

Intense heat scorches UP, Allahabad hottest at 47.3 deg C

Torrid heat on Friday continued to scorch Uttar Pradesh with the mercury crossing the 47 mark in Allahabad making it the hottest place in the state.

Ex-model gets life imprisonment for killing parents

An ex-model and her friend have been sentenced to life in prison by a district court here which held them guilty of murdering the former's parents in 2008.

Ten washed away in river in UP on Ganga Dussehra

Eight persons drowned on Thursday while two others are believed to have been washed away in rivers in separate incidents in the state on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra.

Undertrial escapes, 2 constables suspended

An undertrial, who was undergoing treatment at the district hospital here, on Thursday escaped from custody following which two jail constables were suspended, police said.

Medical student kills self in Bareilly hostel

A 22-year-old student of MBBS at a local medical college here committed suicide in her hostel room here, police said.

Hindu group protests Rijiju's beef remark

Members belonging to a Hindu group on Thursday burnt effigy of Union Minister Kiren Rijiju here over his reported comment on beef eating and demanded that he be sacked.

IAF helicopter makes emergency landing

 An IAF helicopter today made an emergency landing in a field at Bhopura village, 40km from district headquarters Amroha, after it developed snag.

UP reels under intense heat wave

State capital Lucknow and other places in Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under intense heat on a bright and sunny day on Thursday with the Met Office promising no immediate relief from the scorcher.

Young married couple killed by woman's father in UP

 A young married couple in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh were killed allegedly by the woman's father, who was upset over their marriage.

CPI(M) sees communal message in PM's Mathura rally

 CPI(M) on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's choice of launching propaganda blitz on his one-year rule from Mathura was "not innocent" and alleged it was loaded with dangers of escalating communal tension across the country.

Sonia Gandhi targets Centre as she visits her constituency

 On a tour of Rae Bareli, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the Centre of showing apathetic attitude towards her constituency, days after Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Modi government was pursuing "politics of vendetta" against them.

Mulayam Singh meets Uttar Pradesh Governor

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday met UP Governor Ram Naik who has sought background details of the nine candidates recommended for nomination to the Legislative Council, at Raj Bhawan here.

'Appalling' that Gandhi family looks to BJP for Amethi's development: Patra

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it was 'appalling' to see the Gandhi family, which has ruled over Amethi for years, looking to the BJP to develop their political bastion.