Farmer dies in UP after setting himself afire

A 45-year-old farmer died of severe burn injuries in a hospital here almost a week after he tried to immolate himself at Swari village here, police said on Friday.

Bawankule demands Central Agriculture Varsity in Nagpur

Maharashtra Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has requested Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh to consider setting up a Central Agriculture University in Nagpur.

UP: Professor assaulted by students for preventing cheating in exam

A professor in Jhansi was assaulted by a students after he prevented cheating in exam.

Uttar Pradesh reviews law and order

The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday began a review of the law and order situation in the state, an official said.

Light rains in UP; Gorakhpur coldest at 3.4 degrees Celsius

Light to moderate rains on Thursday lashed isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh with Agra receiving 1 cm of rainfall.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Rani Lakshmibai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid tribute to Rani Lakshmibai, the fiery queen of Jhansi, on her 186th birth anniversary.

Eight IAS officers transferred in UP

In a reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred eight IAS officers, an official spokesman said here.

NHRC notices to Jhansi authorities over torture of Dalit youth

The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the district authorities of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh over the alleged torture of a Dalit youth who was "thrashed and forced to eat human excreta".

Six UP medical colleges to be super-speciality centres

Six medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be developed in a phased manner as super-speciality centres, Union Health Ministry officials said on Monday.

Uma Bharti cautions officials against Maoist elements in Bundelkhand

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has cautioned local officials against the possibility of Maoist elements gaining ground in the backward Bundelkhand region due to unemployment and poverty.

Farmer suicides, poor development top poll issues in Bundelkhand

A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region where rising cases of farmers` suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.

Chouhan to campaign in Lucknow, Jhansi, Telangana

After the completion of polling in his home state Madhya Pradesh, BJP has deputed the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for campaigning in Telangana and Uttar Pradesh.

Rahul is funnier than comedian Kapil Sharma: Modi

Ridiculing Rahul Gandhi`s allegations against him, Narendra Modi on Sunday said his remarks were comical and the Congress leader could soon force stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma to "shut his shop".

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to campaign in Lucknow, Jhansi, Telangana

After the completion of polling in his home state Madhya Pradesh, BJP has deputed the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for campaigning in Telangana and Uttar Pradesh.

Ramdev courts trouble, seeks votes for Uma Bharti at yoga camp

Overlooking the directive by the Election Commission, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has sought votes for Bharatiya Janata Party`s candidate from Uttar Pradesh`s Jhansi constituency, Uma Bharti.

Uma Bharti faces cases of rioting, causing enmity between groups

Charges of rioting and promoting enmity between different groups in Ayodhya are among the 13 cases pending against firebrand BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, the party`s candidate for this Lok Sabha seat.

By concealing wife`s name Modi has committed criminal act: Jain

Union minister and Congress nominee from Jhansi Pradeep Jain Aditya on Saturday alleged that by concealing the name of his wife BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has committed "a criminal act".

Uma Bharti promises separate Bundelkhand to voters in Jhansi

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has promised voters here a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if her party is voted to power at the Centre.

LS polls: Was willing to contest from Rae Bareli, says Uma Bharti

A day after BJP fielded lawyer Ajay Agarwal from Rae Bareli, party leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday said she was willing to contest against Sonia Gandhi.

Uma Bharti sticks to `Modi not a good orator` remark, admits he is popular

A day after stirring a controversy by questioning the oratory skills of her party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, outspoken BJP leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday reiterated that the Gujarat Chief Minister is a popular leader but not a very good orator.