Moderate to heavy rains lash Uttar Pradesh

Moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers occurred at most places over eastern Uttar Pradesh while rains lashed few areas in the western part in the last 24 hours.

Three killed in jeep-train collision in Jaunpur

Three persons were today killed when a jeep they were travelling in was hit by a train at an unmanned crossing in Meerganj area of Jaunpur district, police said here.

Varun takes a jibe at Rahul Gandhi over issues faced by farmers

BJP MP from Sultanpur Varun Gandhi on Friday made a veiled jibe asking MPs of all neighbouring districts, including Rahul Gandhi's seat Amethi, to come forward and help farmers hit by the untimely rains and hailstorm in Uttar Pradesh.

Dust storm, lightning kill five in UP

Five people including a woman were killed late Friday after a dust storm and lightning hit many parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

Maid murder: Delhi HC refuses to cancel ex-MP Dhananjay Singh's bail

 Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Delhi Police seeking cancellation of bail granted to former Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh in a case relating to the murder of his domestic help but imposed restrictions on his movement.

Woman PCS officer gets rousing welcome in Jaunpur, UP

Shivani, a woman PCS officer gets rousing welcome as she returns home in Jaunpur, UP.

India wants to maintain cordial ties with neighbours: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on day said India wanted to maintain cordial relations with its neighbours, but if someone attempts to encroach upon its borders, a befitting reply would be given.

Uttar Pradesh juvenile reform centres to have CCTVs

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered installation of CCTV cameras in all juvenile shelter and reform homes across the state, an official said on Thursday.

Man shot dead in jewellery shop loot in UP

A man was shot dead and another injured by robbers who looted a jewellery shop in Jalalpur area.

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.