UP flood situation grave, toll mounts to 89

Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 with reports of seven more deaths in the state whose eastern parts were worst hit.

12-year-old tribal girl raped on pretext of marriage

A 12-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by a youth who made false promises to marry her in Chhattisgarh`s Balrampur district, police said today.

Man dies in police custody, two constables suspended in UP

Two police constables were on Tuesday placed under suspension after a man, who was picked up in connection with a petty fight, died in police custody in Balrampur district of the state.

Man axes nine women to death in Chhattisgarh

A mentally unstable man carried out a bloodbath in Chhattisgarh`s impoverished tribal-dominated Balrampur district on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh: Naxalite commander arrested

A senior Naxal commander, carrying a prize of Rs 25,000 on his head, was arrested by police in Balrampur district in Chhattisgarh.

UP polls: SP changes candidate for Utraula seat

Samajwadi Party changed its candidate from Utraula seat in Balrampur district for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, party sources said.