Uttar Pradesh witnesses dry weather

 Temperature in most parts of Uttar Pradesh today registered marginal increase, days after rains lashed the state pulling the mercury downwards.

BSP accuses UP minister of misbehaving with school staff, students

 Opposition BSP on Thursday accused a UP Government's minister of misbehaving with the staff and students of a government girls' school at Banda while he conducted an inspection there.

Robbers kill woman, chop off hands to remove silver bangles

A gang of robbers allegedly killed a 70-year-old woman and and chopped off her hands to remove silver bangles in Uttar Pradesh`s Banda district, police sources said here on Thursday.

Murder accused escapes from police custody

A murder accused has escaped from police custody outside the district jail here, police said on Monday.

Man gets ten years RI for raping kin`s daughter

A person was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by a local court for raping a nine-year-old girl in 2011.

UP`s Tanda-Banda stretch to be widened

A 290-km National Highway stretch between Tanda and Banda in Uttar Pradesh is to be widened to two-lane at an estimated cost of 1,119 crore.

Cold wave unabated in north India, death toll reaches 92 in UP

People across India face the wrath of dipping mercury, as the cold wave further intensified in several parts of the country.

Unable to repay bank loan, youth commits suicide

Depressed over his inability to repay a bank loan, a 25-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide.

Farmer commits suicide over failure to repay debt

A 45-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide over rising debt in Keshav village, police said.

Banda: 15 injured in roof collapse

As many as 15 people were
injured, eight of them seriously, when the roof of a house on which they had gathered to witness a wedding ceremony collapsed in Kabauli village.

Woman murders five children, commits suicide

A suicide note has been recovered from the house in which Vimla has blamed her husband`s drinking habits for her extreme step.

Banda rape case: CBI files case against BSP MLA

The 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by BSP MLA Purushottam Dwivedi in Banda on December 10 and 11 last year.

Forest officer kills self in Banda

Depressed after being diagnosed with cancer a few months back, a forest officer shot himself dead here Wednesday, police said.

Include rape charges against accomplices of BSP MLA: Court

A local court directed the
police to include rape charges against three accomplices of
BSP MLA Purshottam Dwivedi, who is accused of sexually
assaulting a dalit girl.

Rahul Gandhi meets Banda rape victim

Rahul Gandhi on Monday met the
teenaged girl, who was allegedly raped by a BSP MLA, in her
village here and assured her of all possible help after the
victim claimed that she was getting threats from the
legislator`s henchmen.

Banda: Two students killed in road accident

Two students were killed and 10 injured when a speeding bus rammed into their school van in Uttar Pradesh`s Banda district Thursday, police said.

NCSC for action against erring policemen in Banda rape case

Chairman of the National Commission
for Schedule Castes, P L Punia, said the Uttar
Pradesh government should take action against the policemen
who "implicated" the Banda rape victim in a false case.

I am getting threats from seniors: Banda jail warden

The warden has claimed she was being threatened for giving a statement against the BSP legislator.

Banda rape: Dalit girl released from jail

After being in prison for a
little over a month, a minor backward community girl allegedly
raped by a BSP MLA and later sent to jail on fake theft
charges was today released on the orders of Uttar Pradesh
CM Mayawati.

BJP expresses shock at rape victim being still behind bars

BJP on Friday expressed shock at the
way Uttar Pradesh administration had handled the rape of a
Dalit girl involving a BSP MLA but hoped that the state
government headed by a woman would respond soon.