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Lightning kills eight in Uttar Pradesh

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

UP DMs issued contempt notices over sugarcane dues

The Allahabad High Court has issued contempt notices to 10 district magistrates in Uttar Pradesh for non-compliance of its earlier order on payment of cane dues to farmers, an official said on Wednesday.

Kidnapped minor boy rescued near Nepal border, abductor held

Four-year-old son of a businessman, who was allegedly kidnapped from suburban Kandivali last week, has been rescued near Indo-Nepal border and the former employee of the boy's father arrested, police said on Saturday.

Man arrested for sending objectionable message on Whatsapp in UP

Bahraich: A man was arrested for allegedly spreading objectionable messages against a religion on mobile phone application WhatsApp leading to tension in Nanpara area here, police said Tuesday.

DM to probe reported incidents of conversion in Bahraich

The district administration has ordered probe into incidents of alleged conversion reported from Kamlapuri village here.

Minor kidnapped, sodomised and killed in UP

An eight-year-old boy was allegedly kidnapped, sodomised and later killed by a youth in Kotwali dehat area, a senior officer said here on Wednesday.

One student killed, five injured in UP wall collapse

One student was killed and five others were injured when the boundary wall of their school collapsed on them after it was hit by a tractor-trolley in Sumerpur village here, police said on Friday.

Letter threatening to blow up ADJ office found in UP; one arrested

A youth has been arrested for allegedly carrying a letter that threatened to blow up the office and residence of the additional district judge here, a senior police official said on Sunday.

Precious idol recovered, Nepalese arrested

A Nepalese citizen was arrested by Shashastra Seema Bal after a precious idol was allegedly recovered from his possession in neighbouring Shravasti district.

Three members of family killed in mishap in Bahraich:

Three members of a family were killed when a motorcycle was hit by a truck in Kotwali Dehat area, police said here Monday.

About 5 lakh still affected in Uttar Pradesh due to floods

Despite a marginal improvement in the flood situation in Uttar Pradesh as
levels of water in rivers were receding, five lakh people in 653 villages were still affected across the state.

Teenage girl raped in Bahraich

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth when she was working alone in a field in Bargadiha village in Nanpara Kotwali area here, police said on Friday.

Dance by girls in UP jail, police station; officials seek report

Videos of girls dancing in jail premises in Bahraich and in a police station in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on Janmashtami festival irked district officials, prompting them to seek report about the incidents.

Engine of Gonda Express catches fire; passengers safe

A fire broke out in the engine of the Gonda-Bareilly Gonda Express between Risia and Matera railway stations last night, following which some panic-stricken passengers jumped off the train.

Minor girl raped, killed in Bahraich

An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by an unidentified person in Visheshwarganj area in Bahraich, police said.

MTNL SDO shot dead, 7 others injured in firing in UP

A Sub-Divisional Officer of MTNL was shot dead while seven others, including a woman, were injured when some persons opened fire during an altercation over a land in Visheshwarganj area, police said Wednesday.

Post-mortem report of woman found hanging in UP does not confirm rape

The post-mortem report of the 45-year-old woman, whose body was found hanging from a tree here yesterday, has "not confirmed rape", even as five policemen have been suspended in connection with the case.

Woman found hanging in UP village, family cries rape

A middle-aged woman was Wednesday found hanging in a Bahraich village, police said. Though the family alleged rape and subsequent murder, a police officer said the post-mortem report has inferred nothing like this.

Nepalese gems trader held at Indo-Nepal border

A Nepalese gems trader was arrested for illegally carrying foreign currency at Rupiadeeh checkpost here.

Eight killed in mishap in Uttar Pradesh

Eight persons, including three children, were killed and six others injured after being run over by a speeding jeep in Nanpara area in Bahraich, police said.