Basti

Repeatedly raped, tortured: 2 more 'sadhvis' accuse 'mahants' of exploitation

Repeatedly raped, tortured: 2 more 'sadhvis' accuse 'mahants' of exploitation

The accused mahants are now absconding

Dec 20, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Two sadhvis gang-raped for 10 days by 'godmen', held hostage in ashram

Two sadhvis gang-raped for 10 days by 'godmen', held hostage in ashram

Two sadhvis or female followers were allegedly gang-raped for over 10 days by a group of four mahants – self-appointed godmen and ashram chiefs – in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district.

Dec 20, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh civic elections, first phase polling: As it happened

Uttar Pradesh civic elections, first phase polling: As it happened

The remaining phases would be held on November 26 and 29, and the counting of votes for all the phases would be held on December 1. 

Nov 22, 2017, 06:14 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi in Basti on third day of 'Kisan Mahayatra'

Rahul Gandhi will visit a Dalit locality and is slated to have food at the house of one Kamla Devi.

Sep 08, 2016, 12:13 PM IST

Food Security Act to be implemented in UP from today

The Food Security Act is set to be implemented across Uttar Pradesh from Tuesday, an official said.

Mar 01, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

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Dec 20, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

Headless bodies of woman, daughter found near railway tracks in UP

The headless bodies of a 48-year-old woman and her daughter were found near railway tracks in Basti.

Dec 17, 2015, 12:40 PM IST

Contraband worth Rs 2.5 crores seized in UP

 Three smugglers were arrested by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police from Basti and contraband worth Rs 2.50 crores was recovered from them.

Jan 15, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Three workers electrocuted in Basti

Basti: Three workers of a private company were electrocuted and one was injured when they were putting up a new power transmission line which came into contact with another electric wire in Kalwari area, police said Monday.

Jan 12, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Basti fire renders nearly 150 families homeless in Nagaland

Around 150 families were rendered homeless in a devastating fire that broke at Rio colony, Signal Basti in Dimapur, official sources said.

Jun 13, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

Heat wave sweeps UP, Basti hottest at 44 degrees Celsius

Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under scorching heat despite day temperatures falling appreciably in Moradabad and Meerut divisions.

May 12, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Congress chooses Ambika Singh as replacement for Basti seat

Congress today decided to field Ambika Singh from Basti parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh a day after party nominee Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal quit the fray after being accused of sexual harassment.

Apr 16, 2014, 16:44 PM IST

Congress` Basti candidate refuses to contest

Congress candidate from Basti Lok Sabha seat, MLA Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal on Tuesday refused to contest the election, saying he would fight the polls After a sexual harassment charge levelled against him was proved wrong.

Apr 15, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

Cong`s Basti candidate refuses to contest

Congress candidate from Basti Lok Sabha seat, MLA Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal, today refused to contest the election, saying he would fight the polls After a sexual harassment charge levelled against him was proved wrong.

Apr 15, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Lawyer commits suicide in UP

A lawyer Thursday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his licensed rifle at his residence here, police said.

Oct 17, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Five die in rain-related incidents in UP

Five persons were killed on Friday in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh taking the toll this monsoon in the state to 93.

Jul 05, 2013, 20:06 PM IST

Man sentenced 10 years of RI in rape case

man has been awarded 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by a local court here in a two-year-old rape case.

Jan 16, 2013, 12:11 PM IST

Four-year-old raped by minor boy in UP

A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a teenager in Ghonsere Misr village in Pakaulia area here, police said on Wednesday.

Jan 16, 2013, 11:56 AM IST

Three killed in road mishap in Basti

3 pilgrims were killed and 18 others injured when a bus rammed into a stationary truck in Harriya police station area, police said.

Aug 01, 2012, 13:51 PM IST

Man sentenced to 10 years RI in rape case in UP

A man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a court for raping a minor girl in 2008.

Jul 04, 2012, 17:53 PM IST