Dead candidate wins panchayat polls in Gonda, UP

Rangilal, a Panchayat election candidate who died three days before polling day, has been elected as a member of Ksetra Panchayat after defeating his "alive" opponents in Dharmai village here.

Dead candidate wins Panchayat Election in Uttar Pradesh

Rangilal, a Panchayat election candidate who died three days before polling day, has been elected as a member of Ksetra Panchayat after defeating his "alive" opponents in Dharmai village here.

Modi has promised building Ram Temple, will campaign if he fails: Seer

A seer on Thursday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought two years' time for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, failing which they would launch a campaign.

13 arrested, 3 cops suspended after communal violence in Uttar Pradesh

Thirteen persons have been arrested and three policemen suspended in connection with Wednesday's communal violence in Kotwali area.

Second Tihar escapee nabbed in Uttar Pradesh

Two days after escaping from the high-security Tihar prisons, the second undertrial was on Tuesday arrested from Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh by Delhi Police.

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Sushaasan Express flagged off from Vajpayee's birth place

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday flagged off 'Sushaasan Express' from the birth place of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

UP BJP demands CBI probe into Noida engineer's suspension case

In the wake of on Monday's suspension of Noida Authority Engineer-in-Chief Yadav Singh following IT department raids, UP BJP Chief Laxmikant Bajpai today demanded a CBI probe into the case to expose all those who "patronised" him.

Fresh tension in Gonda followed clash over idol immersion

Fresh tension erupted in the city on Sunday after people pelted stones on police while it was dispersing the crowd, which had assembled following a clash last night over idol immersion, police said.

Man sentenced to life for killing teenage daughter in UP

A local court on WEdnesday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for killing his 16-year-old daughter last year.

17-yr-old girl raped by fellow villager in UP

A 17-year-old Dalit girl here was allegedly raped by a man in her village in the Kaudiya area, police said on Friday.

About 5 lakh still affected in Uttar Pradesh due to floods

Despite a marginal improvement in the flood situation in Uttar Pradesh as
levels of water in rivers were receding, five lakh people in 653 villages were still affected across the state.

Akhilesh makes surprise calls to senior police officers

Under attack from opposition parties over law and order issue in the state, CM Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday made surprise calles to several senior police officers and checked their locations.

Man killed by brother over property dispute

A 50-year-old man was on Saturday killed allegedly by his brother over a property dispute in Nawabganj area of Gonda district, police said.

Beni eyes second Lok Sabha term from Gonda

Union minister Beni Prasad Verma is eyeing a second consecutive term from the Gonda seat, where caste affiliations are likely to play a crucial role.

BSP wants quota for Muslims, poor from upper castes: Mayawati

After Congress promising reservation to Muslims hailing from Other Backward Classes (OBC), BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday said that along with Muslims her party wanted to extend benefit of quota to poor from upper castes.

Beni Prasad Verma files nomination files nomination from Gonda Lok Sabha seat

Union minister and Congress candidate Beni Prasad Verma filed his nomination for Gonda Lok Sabha seat and claimed that BJP leader Narendra Modi would be "sent to jail for his entire life" after a Congress-led government is again formed at the Centre.

Muslims can never trust Modi: Peace Party

Peace Party President Dr Ayub on Thursday attacked BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying Muslims of the country were afraid of him ever since the post Godhra riots in 2002.

Four candidates barred from contesting Lok Sabha polls

Four candidates who had contested the previous Lok Sabha polls from Gonda and Kaiserganj seats have been barred from contesting the elections for 3 years for violating Election Commission directives.

Three children killed in cylinder blast in UP

Three children were killed while their mother was injured when an LPG cylinder exploded in their house in Deva Pasia village here, police said on Sunday.