17-yr-old girl raped by fellow villager in UP

A 17-year-old Dalit girl here was allegedly raped by a man in her village in the Kaudiya area, police said on Friday.

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.

Akhilesh makes surprise calls to senior police officers

Under attack from opposition parties over law and order issue in the state, CM Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday made surprise calles to several senior police officers and checked their locations.

Man killed by brother over property dispute

A 50-year-old man was on Saturday killed allegedly by his brother over a property dispute in Nawabganj area of Gonda district, police said.

Beni eyes second Lok Sabha term from Gonda

Union minister Beni Prasad Verma is eyeing a second consecutive term from the Gonda seat, where caste affiliations are likely to play a crucial role.

BSP wants quota for Muslims, poor from upper castes: Mayawati

After Congress promising reservation to Muslims hailing from Other Backward Classes (OBC), BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday said that along with Muslims her party wanted to extend benefit of quota to poor from upper castes.

Beni Prasad Verma files nomination files nomination from Gonda Lok Sabha seat

Union minister and Congress candidate Beni Prasad Verma filed his nomination for Gonda Lok Sabha seat and claimed that BJP leader Narendra Modi would be "sent to jail for his entire life" after a Congress-led government is again formed at the Centre.

Muslims can never trust Modi: Peace Party

Peace Party President Dr Ayub on Thursday attacked BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying Muslims of the country were afraid of him ever since the post Godhra riots in 2002.

Four candidates barred from contesting Lok Sabha polls

Four candidates who had contested the previous Lok Sabha polls from Gonda and Kaiserganj seats have been barred from contesting the elections for 3 years for violating Election Commission directives.

Three children killed in cylinder blast in UP

Three children were killed while their mother was injured when an LPG cylinder exploded in their house in Deva Pasia village here, police said on Sunday.

Court issues warrant against UP minister

A local court on Thursday issued a warrant against Uttar Pradesh minister Vinod Kumar alias Pandit Singh after he repeatedly failed to appear as a witness in connection with a criminal case.

Teacher arrested for raping minor student

A private school teacher was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping a girl student, police said.

Three UP cops get the noose 31 years after staged shootout

Three decades after the cold-blooded shooting of 12 villagers and a police official, a special CBI court Friday sentenced three Uttar Pradesh Police personnel to death and five others to life in jail.

Mother-son duo die of food poisoning in UP

A man and his mother died due to food poisoning while condition of four others was critical after they allegedly consumed food cooked on the occasion of Holi festival in village Lohardeeh in Khandare area here.

Ram Gopal defends re-induction of `tainted` ministers

Amidst criticism over tainted person in state cabinet, Samajwadi Party`s Ram Gopal denied reports of newly inducted minsters being tainted or faced charges and ruled out dropping anyone from ministry.

Four arrested for killing of BJP MLA`s son

Four persons, including a nursing home owner, were on Saturday arrested for the killing of BJP MLA Bawan Singh`s son Gaurav Singh, a senior officer said.

Four arrested for killing of BJP MLA`s son

Four persons, including a nursing home owner, were on Saturday arrested for the killing of BJP MLA Bawan Singh`s son Gaurav Singh, a senior officer said.

Gonda: BJP MLA`s son injured in firing

Two persons, including the son of a sitting BJP MLA, were today injured in a firing incident which followed a spat over parking space in civil lines area, police said here.

UP: Two killed, one injured in mishap

Two persons were killed and another injured when the motorcycle in which they were travelling was hit by a vehicle in Umri Begamganj area in UP.

Three killed after being hit by train in Gonda

Three persons, including a
railway employee, were killed after being hit by speeding
trains in separate incidents here, police said today.