An 18-year-old girl, who was in a relationship with a minor boy, immolated herself on Sunday in Lalganj area after her "lover" kept silent when a panchayat asked if he was willing to marry her, police said.
Three persons were killed while six others injured in a communal clash which broke out between two communities in Rajasthan`s Pratapgarh district, prompting the authorities to impose curfew in the town and nearby areas.
Disciples, locals and a throng of politicians bid a tearful farewell to Ram Kripalu Tripathi, popularly known as Jagadguru Kripaluji Maharaj, as his mortal remains were consigned to flames near Kunda in the district on Monday.
Union Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Girija Vyas on Saturday laid the foundation stone for 792 houses to be built for slum-dwellers in Pratapgarh district under the Centre`s Rajiv Awas Yojana.
The deep rooted prejudice and lack of awareness about AIDS has once again manifested itself, this time in a village in Uttar Pradesh where five children of AIDS victims are forced to live in a graveyard.