National Food Security Scheme: CM Akhilesh Yadav hands out ration cards, grain bags bearing his photo; BJP sees red

National Food Security Scheme: CM Akhilesh Yadav hands out ration cards, grain bags bearing his photo; BJP sees red

Claiming that his government was working towards reducing corruption in the state, Akhilesh said that no instances of corruption had been reported in distribution of the Samajwadi Pension.

National-level footballer Poonam Chauhan dies of dengue in Varanasi

National-level footballer Poonam Chauhan dies of dengue in Varanasi

Her family said Poonam complained of fever on Saturday, and after reports confirmed dengue, she was admitted to a private hospital on Monday.

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Investigators are scanning the property dispute dating back to 1984 allegedly involving Teotia and the three persons.

Supplementary chargesheet filed on Friday, includes 41 witness statements

The two officials from Bangladesh will interrogate arrested Islamic State (IS) operative Masiuddin alias Abu al-Musa.

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Noida: Two die as low visibility leads to accident on expressway
Noida: Two die as low visibility leads to accident on expressway

Noida: About eight vehicles going towards Agra from Noida rammed into each other, police said.

Acid attack on bride: Nurse involved with groom, sister held
Acid attack on bride: Nurse involved with groom, sister held

Anamika was accompanied to the guesthouse by her sister Shivangi (23). “Anamika said she was in a relationship with Saurabh Singh for the last two years.

Stray bullet kills 18-yr-old amid clash over land in Lucknow
Stray bullet kills 18-yr-old amid clash over land in Lucknow

City Kotwali Station House Officer Kuldeep Singh said the clash was the result of a dispute over possession of a house between residents of Karmu Kheri village Rafikan and Jiju.Circle Officer (City) Nishank Sharma said: “Witnesses have told the police that Sonu had opened fire, leading to Feroz being hit in the chest.

Sant, his aide booked for gangrape in ashram
Sant, his aide booked for gangrape in ashram

The woman had alleged that she had contacted the local police after the incident but no FIR was lodged.

Man kills self in Bareilly district, blames in-laws for dowry harassment in video
Man kills self in Bareilly district, blames in-laws for dowry harassment in video

He and his wife Kirti had got married around five years ago and have a five-year-old son.

Uttar Pradesh: ‘Spurious liquor’ consumption kills 3
Uttar Pradesh: ‘Spurious liquor’ consumption kills 3

Police said Ballia Kotwali SHO Sunil Kumar Singh has been suspended for prima facie negligence in stopping the “sale of illegal liquor”.

Uttar Pradesh: Thieves set bank on fire after failing to steal valuables
Uttar Pradesh: Thieves set bank on fire after failing to steal valuables

Though no cash or valuables are missing, the fire destroyed documents, furniture and computers

Uttar Pradesh: Congress workers booked for ‘blackening Modi picture’
Uttar Pradesh: Congress workers booked for ‘blackening Modi picture’

A case, was lodged against Touqeer Ahmed and 25-30 unidentified persons under IPC sections 147 (rioting) and 153-B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration).

UP: Three farmers injured in clash at sugar mill
UP: Three farmers injured in clash at sugar mill

The injured, identified as Altamas, Mohad and Shahrukh, were rushed to a hospital.

UP: Woman, friend held for planning acid attack on three sisters
UP: Woman, friend held for planning acid attack on three sisters

The victims — Rekha (20) and her cousins Radha (25) and Shriya (16) — were returning home from fields when two motorcycle-borne miscreants allegedly threw acid on them at Ramgarh Kothari village.

Dadri Lynching: Allahabad HC dismisses plea for CBI probe
Dadri Lynching: Allahabad HC dismisses plea for CBI probe

Akhlaq was beaten to death in September, 2015 by a mob which had barged into his house in Dadri area of Gautam Budh Nagar infuriated over a rumour that his family had slaughtered a cow and consumed its meat.

UP: Waiting in queue for third day in a row, 60-yr-old suffers heart attack
UP: Waiting in queue for third day in a row, 60-yr-old suffers heart attack

This was the third consecutive day when Aziz Ansari, a native of Darbhanga in Bihar, queued up outside the bank after failing to get his work done on the last two days

Lucknow: Woman held with Rs 29.73 lakh cash in demonetised notes
Lucknow: Woman held with Rs 29.73 lakh cash in demonetised notes

SHO Gyanendra Pratap Singh said the woman could not explain why she had such huge amount of cash in her possession and the police handed over the money to the Income Tax authorities for appropriate action.

UP: Youth shoots at toll plaza employee after tiff over car papers
UP: Youth shoots at toll plaza employee after tiff over car papers

As per CCTV footage at the toll plaza, the accused’s car had a Himachal Pradesh registration number and a BJP sticker on the rear, said Deepak Singh, circle officer of Sadar area.

Two more PM rallies this month in poll-bound UP
Two more PM rallies this month in poll-bound UP

PM would address at least more public meetings in state next month with one each proposed in Moradabad (western UP) on December 3, Bahraich (Awadh region) on December 11 and Kanpur on December 18.

UP polls: Under scanner at BJP parivartan yatras, the ticket aspirants
UP polls: Under scanner at BJP parivartan yatras, the ticket aspirants

The teams comprise volunteers from BJP, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and members of a social organisation ‘Surya Foundation’.

UP: Farmer kills self, family blames cash crunch ahead of daughter’s wedding
UP: Farmer kills self, family blames cash crunch ahead of daughter’s wedding

The family claimed that Singh’s body was found hanging from a tree on Monday hours after leaving his house to irrigate his farm on Sunday night.

UP: Boy kills self after ‘failing’ to get smaller value notes
UP: Boy kills self after ‘failing’ to get smaller value notes

The police said that Sumit, a class 12th student at Jaypee Vidyapeeth, had asked his mother to give him smaller denomination notes, but she refused citing cash crunch.

Bareilly man kills wife over suspected affair
Bareilly man kills wife over suspected affair

“Mukeem (Ali) told police that he was suspecting his wife was having an extramarital affair, and he killed her in a fit of anger,” said Assistant Superintendent of Police, Akash Tomar.

Bareilly school punishes 100 students with ‘forced haircut’, parents protest
Bareilly school punishes 100 students with ‘forced haircut’, parents protest

The punishment was given to the students at Lions Rohilla School under Prem Nagar police station.