Selfie mania claims two lives in Uttar Pradesh

A 'selfie' moment has ended in a tragedy for two youths who were run over by a train while clicking themselves on the tracks in the district while a curious onlooker trying to get a closer look at them fell to his death from the train.

UP council polls peaceful, record 97 percent turnout

Elections to the 28 seats of the Uttar Pradesh legislative council, the upper house of the state legislature, to be filled through local bodies, were held on Thursday across the state amid tight security.

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UP shame: Mother wins panchayat polls, daughter gang-raped

UP shame: Mother wins panchayat polls, daughter gang-raped

In a heinous incident, a 16-year-old girl was, last week, gang-raped by two men, who held a grudge against her mother after their defeat in the recently-concluded panchayat polls in the district.

50 Uttar Pradesh districts declared drought-hit; revenue realisation suspended

As many as 50 of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh were declared drought-hit.

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.

Woman attempts suicide after giving poison to two children

A woman on Monday tried to commit suicide after giving poison to her children in Tulapur village of Mirzapur district, police said.

26 farmers booked in Ghaziabad for attacking police

Twenty-six farmers have been booked here in Uttar Pradesh for attacking police personnel, police said.

NHRC notice to UP, Bihar govts over bonded labour

National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the District Magistrate of Mirzapur and Labour Commissioners of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar governments over rescue of 50 alleged bonded labourers from a brick kiln at Sinhar village area of Mirzapur.

NHRC notice to UP over bonded labourers

The NHRC has issued a notice to the district magistrate of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh and the state labour commissioner following media reports that 50 bonded labourers were rescued from a brick kiln in a village, officials said Friday.

Apna Dal MP accuses Mulayam of creating trouble in party

Apna Dal MP Anupriya Patel on Thursday accused Mulayam Singh Yadav of trying to create problems in the party, alleging that the Samajwadi Party chief does not want any backward caste leader to come in the forefront of Uttar Pradesh politics.

12 injured in clash during idol immersion

As many as 12 people were on Saturday injured as locals, protesting against being stopped from immersing Durga idols in river Ganga, clashed with police which resorted to lathicharge and firing in the air here.

Community policing yielding positive result in Naxal belt: DIG

Community policing and better coordination with the police of neighbouring states has helped in fight against the Naxal menace in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police official said here on Thursday.

Explosives seized in Mirzapur

Explosives were on Sunday seized and two persons arrested during a raid in Ahraura area of this Naxal-hit district in Uttar Pradesh.

Police party attacked in UP village

A police party, searching for a wanted criminal, was attacked by villagers in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh while raiding a house there, police said Friday.

Eight killed, 10 injured in road accident

Eight persons, including two children, were killed and 10 injured when the tempo they were travelling in collided with a truck on Shaktinagar-Varanasi National Highway here Saturday , police said.

Boat sinks in Mirzapur, 18 missing

As many as 18 people were missing when a boat ferrying them capsized midstream on river Ganga in Dehat Kotwali area here this evening, police said.

Rahul Gandhi`s wish - `Made in Mirzapur` watch on US President`s wrist

Rahul Gandhi has a wish – he wants the President of the United States of America to one day wear a wrist watch that has the tag `Made in Mirzapur` on it.

BJP believes in divisive politics: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday accused the BJP of indulging in "divisive politics" and benefitting a few industrialists while failing to work for the masses.

Six feared drowned as boat capsizes in UP

Six persons are on Saturday feared drowned as a boat in which they were travelling capsized in the river Ganga here, police said.