15-yr-old commits suicide in Balia, UP

 15-year-old boy committed suicide by consuming poison in Karnchapra village after he was scolded by his mother, police said.

Six persons killed, 12 injured in a fire incident in Balia

Six persons were killed and 12 others injured in a fire incident in Rasra town of the district, police said today.

Woman killed in Ballia

A 30-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws in Sukhpura area, police said here Wednesday.

`Obscene dances` performed to mark Mangal Pandey`s anniversary

Locals here in the native town of Mangal Pandey, the 1857 sepoy mutiny icon, alleged that obscene dances were performed to mark his death anniversary, prompting the district authorities to order a probe.

Foreign NGO using media to defame me: Asaram Bapu

Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu on Wednesday alleged that a foreign NGO was running a campaign to defame him and other religious leaders using money power and media.

BJP nominee booked for violating code of conduct

An FIR has been lodged against a BJP
nominee and 14 others for allegedly violating the model code
of conduct here, police said today.