Court acquits ex-BSP MP Dhananjay Singh in rape case

Former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh was on Friday acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of raping and criminally intimidating a woman after the alleged victim turned hostile.

Idols worth crores stolen from UP temple

Three idols worth crores of rupees were stolen from a temple in Gaura village under Khuthan police station area here, police said on Monday.

Dalit girl gang-raped by three persons in UP; one arrested

A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped here repeatedly since last December by three persons, following which one of them has been arrested, police said Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh minister dies in accident in Jaunpur

A state minister and two others were killed on the spot after the car they were travelling in was hit by a train at an unmanned crossing in Linebazar area this morning, police sources said.

Notice to BSP MP on police plea for cancelling bail

The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to BSP parliamentarian Dhananjay Singh, accused for torturing his maid, on the plea of police seeking cancellation of his bail.

BJP`s Amit Shah demands paramilitary in four UP constituencies

Taking on the Election Commission yet again, BJP leader Amit Shah Sunday said that despite the party`s repeated demands, the poll panel has failed to deploy paramilitary personnel in each polling booth in the constituencies of Azamgarh, Ghosi, Jaunpur and Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh or provide for videography facilities and observers.

Two BJP workers killed, 7 injured in road mishap

Two BJP workers going to attend Narendra Modi`s rally here were killed Monday and seven others injured after the jeep in which they were travelling was hit by a truck in Machhlishahr area here, police said.

`Jaunpur Ka Beta` Ravi Kishan seeks to regain lost Congress glory

`Jaunpur Ka Beta` is not a new film of actor Ravi Kishan, who is contesting on a Congress ticket from here, but what the Bhojpuri superstar calls himself as he makes an attempt to regain this seat in which his party has not made a comeback since 1984.

Woman tells court BSP MP Dhananjay Singh did not rape her

The rape case against BSP MP Dhananjay Singh on Friday took a new turn with the alleged victim telling a Delhi court that she was not sexually assaulted by the politician.

Girl raped, set on fire by youth

A girl was allegedly raped and set on fire by a youth in Sarai Khawja area of the district.

Couple jump from train after failing to get married

A couple allegedly committed suicide by jumping from a train after failing to tie the knot in Meerganj area, police sources said here on Sunday.

Will scrap Article 370 if voted to power in 2014: BJP

Claiming that there are many shortcomings in Article 370, BJP today said it will scrap the Article if it comes to power at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections next year.

SP fields UP minister from Jaunpur LS seat

Samajwadi Party on Tuesday changed its Loksabha candidate from Jaunpur constituency and gave ticket to cabinet minister Parasnath Yadav from there.

Youth killed, another injured in Jaunpur firing

A youth was killed and another got seriously injured in a firing incident over a row during a cultural programme here, police said.

Case against Anna Hazare for showing `disrespect` to National Flag

A local court on Saturday directed the police to register a case against social activist Anna Hazare for allegedly showing disrespect to the National Flag during his visit here on July 29.

Custodial death in Jaunpur, police orders probe

A 40-year-old man died due to excessive beating in police custody in Chandwak police station area here on Friday, his family members alleged.

Woman killed for dowry in Jaunpur

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband and in-laws for dowry here, police said on Wednesday.

Jeep falls in river, 11 killed

Eleven people were killed and three others injured when a jeep plunged into Sai River in Jalalpur area, police said.

Five Kumbh pilgrims killed in mishap

Five pilgrims returning from the Kumbh Mela were killed and eight others injured when a jeep collided with a truck in Jalalpur area, police said on Saturday.

BSP MP booked for criminal conspiracy

An FIR has been registered against a BSP MP for his alleged involvement in criminal conspiracy in a murder case here, police said on Friday.