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.

Man killed in group clash in Kandhara

A 55-year-old person on Sunday died on the spot and two others injured when two groups clashed due to land dispute in Kandhara area here, police said.

DM orders FIR against school manager teaching abusive language

The district magistrate has ordered registration of an FIR against manager of a local school here after he was allegedly found teaching abusive language to students.

UP school teaches foul language, how to abuse

In a shocking incident, the manager of a school in Uttar Pradesh paraded the students at a public place where he exhibited their skills in abusive and foul language that was taught in classes.

Samajwadi Party to compare development works in Azamgarh and Varanasi

Taking pot shots at BJP for allegedly making false promises to gain power, Samajwadi Party on Wednesday said his party would compare the development works in the constituencies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav during one year's time.

PM Modi visit won't benefit Varanasi: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Minister Narad Rai on Thursday downplayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi, saying that "it would not benefit the city".

29 children taken ill after consuming Jatropha fruit in UP

At least 29 children were admitted to a hospital here after they consumed poisonous Jatropha fruits.

Woman gang-raped and robbed in Azamgarh

A 28-year-old woman was on Wednesday allegedly gang raped by unidentified persons, who also robbed her ornaments in Bithauli village under Sidhari area here, police said.

Uttar Pradesh to appoint more judges in family courts

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to appoint principal judges in 23 family courts across the state, an official said here Saturday.

Eight IAS officers transferred in UP

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

Life insurance agent shot dead in UP

A life insurance agent was on Sunday shot dead by unidentified persons in Mehnazpur area here, police said.

Woman gang-raped and robbed in Azamgarh

A 28-year-old woman was Friday allegedly gang-raped by unidentified persons, who also robbed her ornaments in Bithauli village under Sidhari area here, police said.

Headless body of a girl found in UP

Headless body of a girl was recovered from a field in Jiyanpur area of the district, police said here today.

Five killed in road mishap in UP

Five pilgrims, including three of a family, were killed and three others injured when a jeep rammed into a stationary truck in Gambhirpur area.

50 injured in clashes in Bengal over custodial death in UP

Fifty people, including 23 policemen, were injured in clashes with demonstrators who blockaded a national highway to protest a school teacher`s custodial death in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

Man shot dead in Azamgarh

A 33-year-old man was on Tuesday shot dead by two unidentified assailants in Kathua Nizamabad locality here, police said.

Woman shot dead in Azamgarh

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by three motorcycle borne assailants in Bhawnapur village here on Saturday, police said.

10 rapes reported daily in Uttar Pradesh on an average: NCRB

On an average 10 rapes are reported everyday in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police official said on Friday quoting National Crime Record Bureau data.

Girl gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh

A teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped by four persons in Saraimeer area of the district, police said on Friday.

Three killed for resisting robbery attempt

Three persons were killed when they resisted a group of robbers from looting valuables from a temple in Tarwa area here, police said today.