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Robbers gang-rape 12-yr-old, assault parents in UP's Lucknow

A gang of armed robbers allegedly barged into a house, assaulted the family and gang-raped their 12-year-old daughter in a nearby field on the outskirts of Lucknow on Tuesday night.

SETBACK! Sedition case against 200 Congress workers for shouting 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans during rally for Uri martyrs
SETBACK! Sedition case against 200 Congress workers for shouting 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans during rally for Uri martyrs

In a major blow to Congress, sedition case has been filed against 200 party workers for allegedly shouting  'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans during a rally in UP's Moradabad.

Samajwadi Party leader Ashok Pradhan accused of raping woman
Samajwadi Party leader Ashok Pradhan accused of raping woman

In a huge embarrassment to ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh, a married woman has accused party leader Ashok Pradhan and two others of raping her.

Dialogue can help solve the Indo-Pak problem: Akhilesh

Amidst the heightened tension between India and Pakistan after the Uri attack, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the doors of talks should not be closed and "dialogue can solve every problem".

Bulandshahr gang-rape: Serve notice on Azam Khan, SC tells CBI
Bulandshahr gang-rape: Serve notice on Azam Khan, SC tells CBI

The apex court has asked the agency to send the notice to Azam Khan for his personal appearance in the matter.

EC will keep a eye on role of police in UP elections: CEC

The Election Commission today said it will keep an eye on the role of police in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections slated next year, besides focusing on the use of money and muscle power.

Election Commission directs DMs, SPs to gear up for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls
Election Commission directs DMs, SPs to gear up for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls

In Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission has directed the district magistrates and the superintendents of police to gear up for the state assembly election which is expected to be held early next year.

UP: Woman delivers baby on tonga due to medical negligence

In yet another incident of medical apathy, a woman was forced to deliver her baby aboard a tonga (horse-drawn carriage) in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh.

SHAMEFUL! 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans shouted during Congress rally organised for Uri martyrs? WATCH
SHAMEFUL! 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans shouted during Congress rally organised for Uri martyrs? WATCH

A shameful incident has been reported from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 15 lakh each for families of missing persons
Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 15 lakh each for families of missing persons

"The Chief Minister has sanctioned Rs 15 lakh each for the families of 18 persons missing after Muzaffarnagar riots," an official spokesman said.

Rahul sees BJP, RSS hand in shoe attack

This reflects how much the RSS and the BJP are scared, Rahul said. 

EC tells UP officials to ensure fearless environment for polls

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Naseem Zaidi on Monday held a long and exhaustive meeting with all District Magistrates and district police chiefs in Uttar Pradesh to discuss the coming assembly elections scheduled for early next year.

BJP leader Anurag Thakur condemns shoe attack on Rahul Gandhi
BJP leader Anurag Thakur condemns shoe attack on Rahul Gandhi

BJP leader Anurag Thakur on Monday condemned the shoe attack on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, saying this is no way to convey anger against anybody.

Here's video of that moment when shoe was thrown at Rahul Gandhi - WATCH
Here's video of that moment when shoe was thrown at Rahul Gandhi - WATCH

A man on Monday threw a shoe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during a road show of 'Kisan Yatra' Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur. 

UP cabinet expansion: CM Akhilesh re-inducts 'tainted' leader Prajapati
UP cabinet expansion: CM Akhilesh re-inducts 'tainted' leader Prajapati

Tainted former UP Mines Minister Gayatri Prajapati, against whose reinduction a social activist had petitioned the Governor, was today sworn in along with three others, in perhaps the last expansion of the Akhilesh Yadav ministry before the 2017 UP Assembly polls.

Mulayam Singh Yadav's Oct 6 rally in Azamgarh cancelled

All is not still not well in ruling Samajwadi Party, hit by family feud, as reflected in its sudden decision to abruptly cancel the proposed rally of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav in Azamgarh on October 6.

Controversy dogs Akhilesh Yadav's ministry expansion
Controversy dogs Akhilesh Yadav's ministry expansion

Controversy shrouds the expansion of the Akhilesh Yadav ministry on Monday with a social activist throwing a spanner by challenging before Governor Ram Naik the possible re-entry of tainted former Mines Minister Gayatri Prajapati.

Car falls into gorge in UP's Bareilly; five dead, three injured
Car falls into gorge in UP's Bareilly; five dead, three injured

At least five persons were killed and three were left injured when a car in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh. 

Nitish Kumar is Bihar CM thanks to Lalu Prasad: Amar Singh
Nitish Kumar is Bihar CM thanks to Lalu Prasad: Amar Singh

Amar Singh has described Samajwadi Party general secretary Mulayam Singh Yadav as `Sher of Uttar Pradesh`.

UP cabinet expansion on Monday, perhaps last before polls
UP cabinet expansion on Monday, perhaps last before polls

Governor Ram Naik will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at Raj Bhawan on Monday.

Congress members thrash youths protesting with black flags against Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli
Congress members thrash youths protesting with black flags against Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli

In what is sure to bring in huge embarrassment for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, several party workers were captured on camera thrashing some youths, who were protesting against the Gandhi scion in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district on Friday.

Indisciplined party workers will be shown the door: Shivpal Yadav

Samajwadi Party Uttar Pradesh unit president Shivpal Yadav on Thursday said that all those indulging in "indiscipline" in the party will be shown the door.

No end to Mulayam's problems! Samajwadi Party MLA levels serious charges against Ram Gopal Yadav
No end to Mulayam's problems! Samajwadi Party MLA levels serious charges against Ram Gopal Yadav

Conflicting signals continued to emerge from Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party.

Rashtriya Lok Dal to contest alone in 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) today said it will contest the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh alone and project its young general secretary Jayant Chaudhary as its face.

NRHM scam: CBI raids 21 locations in UP

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at 21 places in connection with multi-crore-rupee swindling of funds in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) during 2007-2010, an official said.

Now, blood-soaked letters sent to PM Modi seeking action against Pakistan for Uri attack
Now, blood-soaked letters sent to PM Modi seeking action against Pakistan for Uri attack

A group of youngsters from Sambhal district adopted a queer way to express their anguish and sent a letter written with their blood to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to take stringent action against Pakistan.

Will AMU vice chancellor be allowed to continue?
Will AMU vice chancellor be allowed to continue?

Will the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah (retd), exit before the September 26 hearing in the Supreme Court challenging his appointment for not fulfilling the laid-down norms or will the Union HRD ministry plead for allowing him to continue till his term ends in May 2017?

Three suspected criminals found dead in UP

Bodies of three suspected wanted criminals were found with bullet injuries in a house at Ghasipura village in the district, police said today.

Kairana exodus: NHRC probe says families 'migrated' due to poor law and order

A probe team of the National Human Rights Commission has found that many families "migrated" from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh due to threats pertaining to "increase in crime" and "deterioration" of law-and-order situation there.

PM Modi poisoning society, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of poisoning the society.