Bizarre! Villagers in UP held hostage BSP MLA, local councillor over power cut issue
Bizarre! Villagers in UP held hostage BSP MLA, local councillor over power cut issue

In an unprecedented move, the villagers here in Uttar Pradesh held hostage two officials - MLA of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and local councillor - over frequent power cuts in the area.

Four individuals of UP on tour to Nepal reportedly missing

 Four individuals from Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh, who went on a trip to Nepal, have reportedly gone missing after the earthquake struck Nepal and parts of northern India and their families have requested the Indian Government to find them and bring them back to safety.

Masarat Alam's arrest: Rajnath Singh congratulates J&K CM

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday congratulated Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for arresting separatist leader Masarat Alam for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and unfurling Pakistan`s flag.

Rahul Gandhi, Congress 'misleading' farmers: Rajnath Singh on Kisan rally

Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for "misleading" peasants at the Kisan Maha rally and made an appeal to the community to not get misguided by rumours spread against NDA government's land acquisition ordinance and other policies.

Watch: Villagers attend 'Nag-Nagin' wedding

In what may sound like an Indian folklore to many, a man in Rajpur district of Varanasi wished to get married to a 'Ichchadhari Nagin' (mythical shape-shifting serpent creature ), a belief supported by his kith and kin​, report claimed on Sunday.

Doctor carries out sterilisation surgery on 27 women in one hour

A doctor allegedly carried out sterilization surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre here recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe.

Under-construction house collapses in UP, 13 killed
Under-construction house collapses in UP, 13 killed

Thirteen people were killed and one other injured when an unfinished house collapsed in Dulhipur locality in Mughalsarai area here, police said on Sunday.

Retired govt health official found dead in Chandauli

Chandauli: A 63-year-old retired government health official, who was missing since December 4, was found dead in Alinagar police station area here, police said today.

Punjab govt employee held for eve-teasing in Rajdhani train

An employee of the Punjab government was on Thursday arrested for allegedly teasing two women in a Rajdhani Express train while it was passing between Kanpur and Allahabad.

Minor girl gang-raped by six in Uttar Pradesh

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by six persons here, police said.

Minor girl gang-raped by six in UP

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gangraped by six persons here, police said.

Minor girl gang-raped by six in UP

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gangraped by six persons here, police said.

Minor girl gang-raped by six men in Varanasi

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by six persons here, police said.

UP CM launches 49 development schemes totalling Rs 568 cr

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched 49 developmental schemes totalling Rs 568 crore for Varanasi and Chandauli districts.

Lawlessness in UP: School principal shot dead

Principal of a primary school was shot dead in Chandauli district on Friday morning.

Woman killed by daughter-in-law

An elderly woman was killed allegedly by her daughter-in-law and two more persons in Chakia area, police said here.

Five accused in gangrape case sent to judicial remand

A court on Saturday remanded five persons to 14 days judicial custody in connection with the alleged gangrape of a girl from Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh) in the state capital two days ago.

Police fails to arrest 11 cops for fake encounter

2 persons were killed in alleged fake encounter in Chandauli in 1996 and a petition was filed alleging that guilty policemen were not being arrested.

UP: Teen gang-raped for over 7 months

When the girl became pregnant, the accused forced her to undergo an abortion at a private clinic on November 05.

Beaten to death for bribe: Guilty still at large

A day after a truck driver was beaten to death by the RTO officials in Chandauli, the UP Transport Union on Tuesday set a 24-hour deadline for the authorities to nab the officials guilty in the case.