Man refrained from touching mother's body for 'marrying widow' in UP

A man was allegedly refrained from touching his mother's body at her funeral by a panchayat of the Valmiki community for "marrying a widow" on the grounds that he had gone against the "rules of the society".

Bride refuses to marry groom after finding he is handicapped

A bride in Kanpur Dehat district refused to marry the groom after she found out that he was physically handicapped, police said.

Kanpur district admin cancels 20 land leases

 The district administration here has cancelled leases of 20 pieces of land given to 17 people for plantation which they allegedly used for farming purposes.

Youths arrested for killing 4-year-old girl in Kanpur

 Two youths have been arrested for allegedly killing a minor girl near Mandhana town here after a failed attempt of rape, police said on Monday.

Protest against petrol price hike in Kanpur

 Scores of Congress workers on Saturday staged a protest here against hike in petrol prices and demanded the Centre to withdraw the increase made to it.

Principal among five booked for eveteasing college girls

 Girl students of a polytechnic college hostel here today protested against alleged eve-teasing by five staff members, including the college principal, police said.

Ex-MP Chetan Chauhan's niece beaten up by husband

Former Team India cricketer and ex-BJP MP Chetan Chauhan's niece was allegedly beaten up by her husband in nearby Unnao district, police said on Friday.

Nine killed as strong winds, heavy rain lash Uttar Pradesh

At least nine people were killed and many injured when gusty winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Kolkata, Kanpur, Allahabad among top Ganga polluters: Govt

Kolkata, Howrah, Kanpur and Allahabad are amongst the 118 towns that discharge maximum sewage into the River Ganga, Rajya Sabha was informed Monday.

UP: Boy drowns in water-filled ditch

A 4-year-old boy drowned in an 8- foot deep water-filled ditch while playing near it at Chakeri area of the city here, police said on Monday

Waive interest on farmers' loan to prevent suicides: Rajnath Singh to UP govt

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to waive interest on farmers' loan to prevent them from committing suicide.

Distraught over crop loss, farmer hangs self from tree in UP

Apparently distressed over crop damage due to incessant rains, a 35-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Bidhnu area, police said on Thursday.

Don't make an issue out of Rahul's absence: Jaiswal

Senior Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday asked the media not to create an issue out of Rahul Gandhi's absence and said the party vice-president is likely to address the April 19 Farmers' Rally in Delhi.

'Murli Manohar Joshi Missing' posters: BJP to initiate legal action

 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is considering legal action against the person, who pasted `Murli Manohar Joshi Missing` posters in the outskirts of the city.

'Murli Manohar Joshi missing' posters crop up in Kanpur

Ahead of Murli Manohar Joshi's proposed visit to his constituency on April 18, several posters have emerged in the outskirts of the city declaring that the BJP MP has gone 'missing'.

UPCA gets Green Park on lease, still not ready to host IPL
UPCA gets Green Park on lease, still not ready to host IPL

UPCA on Thursday got its wish granted after the Uttar Pradesh government gave Green Park on lease to the state cricket body at 1 crore per annum for 30 years but the stadium is still not ready to host an IPL match or a day/night game due to inadequate lighting facility.

Priority routes for Kanpur Metro finalised

In a fresh impetus to urban transport in Kanpur, the priority routes for metro rail project in the city has been finalised, an official said on Thursday.

HAL's operations to be expanded: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the operations of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) would be expanded to compete with global aerospace and defence equipment manufacturing companies.

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Parrikar objects to large security cover

Objecting to the large security cover provided to him, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said only one security vehicle was enough for him as more number of cars cause inconvenience to commuters.