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Ishita Mishra


BSP leader shot dead; BJP, VHP men among four booked
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

An FIR was registered against BJP leader and present block head Sudhir Maurya and three others, including Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Abhishek Yadav, based on a complaint lodged by Shami’s son.

Deoband cleric held for rape
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Security has been tightened in Deoband to maintain law and order following the arrest of Masood Madni.

Mentally challenged gangrape victim: Kin say girl hit on eyes so she can’t identify rapist
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The victim’s family has alleged that she was attacked in an attempt to blind her so that she could not identify those who had raped her.

After Deoband win, comes the saffron push: MLA wants to rename constituency as Dev Vrand
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

With a population of 65 per cent Muslims, Deoband is home to one of the earliest Islamic revivalist movements in India.

Staff busy celebrating Holi, four prisoners flee Mainpuri jail
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

The four — Munshad Ali, Rajendra Singh, Yogesh and Sunil — scaled the nearly 15-foot boundary wall of the prison using iron rods and scarfs, police said.

UP election results 2017: Etawah slips from Samajwadi grasp
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The Samajwadi lost Etawah Sadar and Bharthana to two BJP women candidates. The party office was deserted in Mulayam Singh Yadav’s native town Saifai.

The suspects: Some educated, some dropouts — bound by family ties
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Khan said he would not want his son back if he is guilty.

Death in the bangle bazaar
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

On February 26, Prabhu Dayal was allegedly set afire by his employer for the Rs 700 he owed him for 10 yrs. Firozabad’s shimmering bangle industry hides many such dismal stories.

UP elections 2017: Cowdung cakes dry on road, tractors have free run on Akhilesh’s cycle track
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

The government had claimed that the cycle highway would boost tourism in the Agra-Chambal-Etawah region.

Jawahar Bagh clashes: With Ram Briksha death, Bose cult vanished as well
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

The Bose cult was reportedly a registered political party, which was launched in 2013.

Jawahar Bagh clashes: HC orders CBI probe into violence, government ‘inaction’
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

The bench has given the CBI two months’ time to probe the violence and the state government’s “inaction”, and submit a sealed report to the court.

Don’t agree with PM Modi, we don’t need graveyards at all, says Sakshi Maharaj
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Constructing too many graveyards, he said, will eat up space for agricultural activities, and “there will be no fields at all”.

Lambs to the slaughter: A day in the life of a mechanised abattoir in Uttar Pradesh
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

In manifesto and speeches, BJP has vowed to shut illegal and mechanised abattoirs in UP. In one of west UP’s biggest mechanised slaughterhouses, there is panic, as they pray to politicians to not take away their work.

UP Elections 2017: Five hurt as supporters of SP, BSP clash over cash distribution in Mahoba
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

In the clash, which took place over SP candidate Siddhgopal Sahu’s supporters allegedly distributing cash to voters, five sustained serious injures.

Mainpuri murder on poll day: Man says son killed over voting, cops deny
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

The incident occurred around 4 pm. Alok was declared dead on arrival at the community health centre, the police said.

UP Polls 2017: Akhilesh Yadav hits back at PM Modi for Blood Pressure jibe
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

The two were addressing a rally in Jhansi to seek votes for Congress and SP candidates from Jhansi and Babina.

Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Want to see Akhilesh become CM, says Sadhna Yadav
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

At the booth in Saifai, Sadhna said she wants Akhilesh to become chief minister again and described him and her son Prateek Yadav as her “two eyes”.

UP polls 2017: What next for Samajwadi Party, voters wonder in twin bastions of Etawah and Mainpuri
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Mainpuri and Etawah are part of central UP, which has the largest presence of OBCs in the state.

UP elections 2017: Akhilesh vs Shivpal wide open on family turf
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Akhilesh said he will not spare those who create differences between him and his father.

Uttar Pradesh elections: Akhilesh Yadav on lap of Congress which tried to kill his father, says PM Modi
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Modi was referring to the 1984 incident when Mulayam’s car was fired at while he was on way from Mainpuri to Etawah, and the name of a Congress leader had reportedly figured in the case.