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Close to hotspot Varanasi, Sonbhadra village junks Covid protocols, lives in no-case bubble

April 30, 2021 6:53 am

Sonbhadra district has reported overall 11,844 positive cases, of which 3,772 are active cases. According to government record, 121 people have died of Covid in the district.

Explained: How geologists detected gold in Sonbhadra, estimated its value

March 03, 2020 8:35 am

GSI director general M Sridhar said that the GSI Northern Region carried out exploration in 1998-99 and 1999-2000. The results, however, were not encouraging enough to suggest major resources for gold in Sonbhadra.

Not 3,000 tonnes, only 160 kg gold reserve in UP's Sonbhadra: GSI

February 23, 2020 5:39 am

The Kolkata-headquartered agency stated in a release that gold which can be extracted from 52,806.25 tonnes of ore is approximately “160 kg, and not 3,350 tonnes, as mentioned...”

Sonbhadra: 70-year-old ‘raped’ by 27-year-old neighbour

December 03, 2019 9:19 am

Circle officer (CO) of Pipri area, Gyan Prakash, said the 70-year-old, who was not keeping well, is in deep shock. Her grandson and great-grandson are daily wage labourers.

Its Sonbhadra test

July 22, 2019 12:26 am

Government in Uttar Pradesh will be watched for steps taken — and not taken — to bring justice for the victims.

Sonbhadra killings: ‘He did not like plain rice and dal, so I had cooked sabzi that day. He never returned...’

July 21, 2019 7:14 am

The Sunday Express meets families of those who died in the firing in Umbha village. They recall the last day.

BJP, Congress equally responsible for atrocities on tribals: Mayawati

July 19, 2019 7:30 pm

The BSP president's comments on the Wednesday's clash came on the day when Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi met families of the victims in Varanasi before being detained from proceeding towards Sonbhadra by the authorities.

Sonbhadra firing: Main suspect held as death toll climbs to 10

July 18, 2019 10:37 pm

At least nine persons, including three women, were shot dead and 24 others injured Wednesday in a clash between two groups in Umbha village following a dispute over land that previously belonged to a trust linked to an IAS officer. 

In a lekhpal’s suicide note, request to handover body pieces to ‘greedy officials’

January 24, 2015 1:38 am

He had accused SDM, tehsildar of demanding Rs 11,000 per farmer in lieu of compensation cheques; magisterial probe ordered.

In two years, Akhilesh changed more than 25 dist presidents

February 06, 2014 2:46 pm

In Kannauj, which is under direct supervision of Akhilesh as his wife Dimple Yadav is a local MP, the post of district president is lying vacant for the past two months.