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Under three-day ban, Yogi visits temples, BSP complains to ECI

In his complaint to the EC, BSP Faizabad district president Mahendra Pratap Anand said the chief minister campaigned in the village, which was a violation of the ban order by the poll panel.

Two boys arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ four-year-old in Basti

According to the police, the accused boys took the four-year-old to a secluded area where they sexually assaulted her and left her bleeding. The girl was later taken to a nearby hospital where she underwent tests that confirmed sexual assault, they added.

Bike catches fire on Agra expressway, cops on patrol save family

The family was unaware of the fire and three policemen in PRV chased the bike for around four kilometres on the expressway before they overtook it and put out the flames using a fire extinguisher in the van. A video of the incident was widely shared on social media.

UP: Four minors detained in Kushinagar for raping 13-year-old

The boys, aged between 14 and 17 years, were produced before Juvenile Justice Board Saturday which sent them to juvenile home in Gorakhpur, said Bishunpura SHO, Arvind Kumar.

Child falls into 110-ft borewell in Mathura; rescue ops on

Station officer at the Shergarh police station, Pradeep Kumar said around 40 members of the Army and the NDRF are involved in the operation.

UP: BJYM event cancelled after ruckus by ‘BJP MLA supporters’

The event was supposed to be attended by BJP state president Mahendra Nath Pandey and BJYM state president Subhash Yaduvansh.

Meerut: Man shot dead, hunt on to nab three assailants

Police said that the deceased, Ankit, had come to his relative’s place in the village and was at the Sikri Mata fare at around 9 pm Friday when three bike-borne assailants fired at him indiscriminately.

Protest after two Ambedkar statues vandalised in Azamgarh, Jaunpur

While the statue in Azamgarh was found with its right-hand fingers broken, the one in Jaunpur was lying on the ground with one of its legs broken. Locals at both places staged protests and demanded the arrest of the culprits.

Western UP: Jobs and higher educational institutes top priorities for voters

According to many first-time women voters, girls should be able to study till Class XII in the village, and get jobs.

Girl immolates herself after neighbour tries to molest her, say police

“As per the complaint lodged by the deceased’s brother-in-law, she had gone to a grocery store around 6 pm and was returning home when the accused allegedly caught hold of her and took her to a nearby secluded place and tried to molest her," said Tara Singh Patel, station house officer.

Uttar Pradesh: Firemen who touched Sikh driver’s beard suspended

Action was taken after Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh re-tweeted a video of the incident.

UP: Man wanted in 11 cross-border smuggling, poaching cases held

A native of Nehrausa village in Lakhimpur Kheri, Fariyad alias Lambu was wanted 11 cases related to poaching and smuggling; six of them were lodged in Pilibhit and five in Nepal.