Sex racket busted in UP, 10 arrested

Ten persons, including six girls, were arrested after a sex racket was busted by the police here.

Rajnath approves lease of land for setting up KV at Lakhimpur Kheri

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the providing of three acres of land on lease by the Sashastra Seema Bal to set up Kendriya Vidyalaya at SSB campus at Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanghatan.

Dance by girls in UP jail, police station; officials seek report

Videos of girls dancing in jail premises in Bahraich and in a police station in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on Janmashtami festival irked district officials, prompting them to seek report about the incidents.

UP police seeks report on `obscene dance` at police function

Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday sought a detailed report after visuals telecast by news channel purportedly showed girls dancing during a Janmashtami festival function at Pallia police station here.

Sugarcane farmer commits suicide in UP

A sugarcane farmer of Pakaria village here has allegedly committed suicide, officials said Thursday.

Azam Khan hits back at Modi

Hitting back at Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohd Azam Khan on Friday raked up his puppy remark and said those who have such a mindset for Muslims and are trying to "convert whole of India into Gujarat" cannot rule the country or make it progress.

Police station torched after death of youth

A mob torched a police station and three motorcycles in Uttar Pradesh after two policemen alleged thrashed a young man to death, officials said Tuesday.

20 school kids taken ill after consuming mid-day meal in UP

As many as 20 schoolchildren were taken ill on Wednesday after consuming mid-day meal at a primary school in the district`s Mohammadi tehsil.

Uttar Pradesh: Floods claim 41 lives, 5 lakh affected

Floods have claimed 41 lives in Uttar Pradesh and affected over five lakh people in 600 odd villages.

Leopard killed in tiger attack

A nine-year-old male leopard was killed in an attack by a tiger in Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) under the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.

Trapped tiger cub rescued in UP

A one-year-old tiger cub, which was ensnared in an iron-trap set up by poachers, was rescued in Mailani range forests.

Miscreant dies in Lucknow after getting stuck in drain

A person died after jumping into a drain trying to evade arrest here in Dhaurhara area of the district.

Boy killed for poking fun during cricket match

In a bizarre incident, a 14-year-old boy was beaten to death by cricketers during a game Sunday at Lakhimpur Kheri, police said.

Cop shot dead in UP, assailant also killed

In yet another brazen act of violence against policemen, an Uttar Pradesh police constable was shot dead late Sunday in Lakhimpur Kheri, about 130 km from here, police said.

Jeweller`s daughter stabbed to death by robbers

A 20-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed to death by unidentified assailants who burgled the house of a jeweller here, police said Friday.

Monsoon showers bring relief to UP

The temperatures in the sun-scorched Uttar Pradesh went down considerably Saturday with heavy to moderate rains reported from most parts of the state.

Preparations on to protect animals in Dudhwa

Authorities in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve have geared up to protect the wild animals from floods and poachers during monsoons.

Illegal wooden bridges to be dismantled in Kheri

Taking serious note of reports of illegal wooden bridges along the porous Indo-Nepal border being used to smuggle goods, district authorities today asked officials to dismantle them at the earliest.

FIR against three policemen over custodial death

Three policemen were booked
after a 55-year-old man, detained for interrogation, died in
police custody in Kheri town today.

UP: Four killed in road mishap

Four persons were killed and two others injured on Tuesday when a tractor-trolley in which they were travelling lost control and overturned.