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PM Modi lauds UP village for becoming free of open defection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of Mubarakpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh, for becoming free of open defecation.

After threatening to embrace Islam, Valmikis get haircut in UP village after 70 years

For 70 years, members of the Valmiki community in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur Shamshoi village were denied a haircut due to an upper-caste diktat. That changed yesterday -- but only after they threatened to convert to Islam.

Police arrests advocate

 An advocate of Dayaram village

Sheetal Khera – This village in UP got electricity 68 years after independence

Sheetal Khera – This village in UP got electricity 68 years after independence

 Sheetal Khera Village – a village in close proximity of Lucknow – finally got electricity after 68 years of Independence.

Paina: A village where every family gives birth to a soldier

Paina village in Uttar Pradesh prides itself as the 'home of the soldiers'. Each household has a military connect, at least one member of every family here is currently employed or has served in the armed forces village prides itself as the 'home of the soldiers'.

DNA: Village in UP builds bridge without govt's help

Often people beg for help from government in desperate conditions, but despite misery this village of Uttar Pradesh made a bridge of its own that helped twenty villages to cross the river. Check out this report.