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.

HC refuses to entertain petition against Amit Shah

Allahabad High Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition seeking its direction to Election Commission for action against Amit Shah for his controversial remark in which he had described Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh as a "haven for terrorists".

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.

Nothing wrong in Amit Shah`s speech about Azamgarh: EC

Election Commission (EC) on Friday said there was "nothing particularly wrong" in the speech of BJP leader Amit Shah in which he reportedly described Azamgarh as "a base of terrorists".

Petition seeks action against Amit Shah for controversial remark

A petition was filed in Allahabad HC seeking action against BJP leader Amit Shah for his statement in which he had described Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh as a "haven for terrorists".

Azamgarh rally: Narendra Modi accuses Election Commission of being partial

Taking on the Election Commission for denying him permission of holding a rally in Varanasi, Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the poll panel of being biased.

SP spreading rumour, Mulayam will leave Azamgarh seat: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati today said SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav would vacate the Azamgarh seat if he wins from both the Azamgarh and Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituencies.