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Vicky Tyagi murder case: Judicial custody of accused extended

A local court on Monday extended till March 17 the judicial custody of two persons accused in the murder of gangster Vicky Tyagi.

Tension in Mathura village after group clash, cross-firing

 Clash and heavy gun firing were reported between people belonging to different communities in Hathia village of Barsana in Mathura this evening, following which a large posse of police personnel is camping in the area.

Book raises questions about Mumtaz's burial in Taj Mahal

Was Mumtaz Mahal's body mummified before her temporary burial in Burhanpur and later finally laid to rest at the Taj Mahal in Agra?

Minor girl gang-raped in Etah

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two persons in Ishara village under Sateesh Kotwali police station here, police said on Sunday.

26-year-old girl allegedly raped inside Noida mall with lure of job
26-year-old girl allegedly raped inside Noida mall with lure of job

A 26-year-old girl was reportedly raped by her male friend inside a handicap toilet of a Noida mall, on the pretext of providing her a job, police said on Sunday.

Woman drugged, gang-raped by five youth in UP

A 26-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped here by five youths, including son of a Sub-inspector, police said on Sunday.

Jilted lover shoots girl's fiance in UP

A 25-year-old youth was shot dead allegedly by his fiance's jilted lover at Aterna village here, police said on Saturday.

Teenage girl, woman raped in Meerut

A 17-year-old girl and a 30-year-old woman were allegedly raped in two separate incidences in Meerut, police said on Saturday.

Instill sense of security among common man: UP Governor to police

In the backdrop of recent murders and a bank heist in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Saturday said the state police need to instill sense of security among the mass as there is "fear" in their minds because of the criminal incidents.

Barsana's 'Laathimaar' Holi draws massive crowds

Thousands of devotees and pilgrims watched the famous "Lathimaar Holi" of Barsana with keen excitement and boisterous cheers.

Flower Show inaugurated at Noida

The 29th Noida Flower show 'Vasant Utsav' was inaugurated at the Noida Stadium today.

UP govt for single window helpline for quick response to crime

 Uttar Pradesh government is mulling a 'single window' helpline for quick response to crime or medical emergency in the state, a senior official said on Friday.

Ghaziabad Metro line's cost won't increase

The Ghaziabad Development Authority on Friday said the project cost of 9.41 km Dilshad Garden-New Bus Stand Ghaziabad Metro extension line would not escalate due to delay on account of court litigation.

Spring festival to begin in Uttarakhand on Saturday

The Raj Bhawan lawns here will burst in a blaze of colours tomorrow as a three-day spring festival begins there with a wide variety of flowers grown in Uttarakhand to be put on display at the annual event.

Three gunned down outside ATM, heavy cash looted in UP

In a daring daylight heist, armed criminals today gunned down three persons carrying bank money in a busy commercial area here and fled with the cash running into lakhs of rupees, police said.

Robbers kill three, escape with cash trunk in Lucknow

Three people were shot dead when two men on a motorbike opened fire and escaped with a cash trunk being transferred to an ATM here Friday, police said.

Unclaimed bag in Varanasi village triggers panic

A large unclaimed bag containing items resembling Army shells was recovered from a village field in Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, triggering panic, police said.

Three die in road mishap in UP

Three persons were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on rammed into a tree in Ushait area, police said here on Friday.

Lightning kills eight in Uttar Pradesh

Eight people were killed in Uttar Pradesh as lightning struck them, officials said Friday.

H1N1 cases rise in Uttar Pradesh; nurse infected

With 33 new swine flu cases coming to light since Thursday, the total number of H1N1 patients here Friday climbed to 359, officials said.

Tight security ahead of mahapanchayat over Vicky Tyagi murder

Security has been beefed up in several villages in the district on the eve of a community mahapanchayat over murder of gangster Vicky Tyagi, police said on Thursday.

Ayodhya issue: Ansari to involve prominent Muslim leaders

In his attempt to find an out-of- court resolution to Ayodhya dispute, the main litigant in Babri Masjid case Hashim Ansari on Thursday said he will involve prominent members of the minority community for a peaceful conclusion to the matter.

AAP protests land grab in Ghaziabad

The AAP Thursday threatened to launch public protests if no action was taken by March 2 against people it accused of grabbing public land.

Separate mining policy to be framed in Uttarakhand: Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said a separate policy will be framed in the state to ensure that mining is done along riverbeds in a legally sanctioned manner so that the rivers and population living close to them are protected and the sector becomes an effective tool for revenue generation.

Rail budget 'most disappointing': UP leaders

Dubbing the Rail Budget as 'most disappointing' for the state, political parties in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday rued that no new train was allotted even to UP which has elected 73 MPs in the ruling BJP-led NDA at the Centre.

Fresh HC notice to UP govt in Azam Khan office-of-profit case

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday sought reply from the Uttar Pradesh government and Azam Khan over a petition claiming that the Cabinet minister was holding office-of-profit as chancellor of a university.

Russian devotee looted, harassed in Mathura

An 82-year-old Russian woman was looted and harassed allegedly by two unidentified youths when she was circumambulating the Keshi Ghat area here, police said on Thursday.

Woman raped at gunpoint in UP's Shamli

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by her neighbour at Hasanpur village in neighbouring Shamli district, police said on Thursday.

Couple killed while boarding train in UP

A couple was killed after they slipped on railway tracks while boarding a train at Nagina railway station here, police said Thursday.

Sadhus, mahants to boycott Holi, demand to make Barsana a 'dry zone'

Prominent sadhus, mahants, advocates and residents of Barsana have demanded that Barsana be declared a dry zone failing which they would not celebrate Lathamar Holi.