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Shutdown cripples normal life in UP


September 20th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was crippled across the state Thursday in response to the shutdown call given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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70 IAS officials transferred in Uttar Pradesh


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) In yet another major reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh bureaucracy, the less than a month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday shifted 70 Indian Administrative Service ... Read more...

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Gay couple in UP on run after marrying


April 13th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Homosexuality may have been decriminalised by a Delhi court, but a gay couple in Uttar Pradesh is running for cover as their "marriage" solemnised "by mistake" ... Read more...

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Trivedi proposes new projects for home state, constituency


March 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi may have veered away from his leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal-centric approach to focus on mopping up ... Read more...

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UP health scam: CBI conducts massive search operation


February 25th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday conducted searches at 27 places across 12 cities in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the multi-crore-rupee National Rural Health ... Read more...

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UP health scam: CBI launches massive search operation


February 24th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted searches at some 30 locations across five cities in Uttar Pradesh in a fresh crackdown on the multi-crore-rupee ... Read more...

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Over 60 percent turnout in UP second phase poll (Third Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Keeping up with the first phase, ballotting in 59 constituencies in the second phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Saturday touched 60 percent and seemed ... Read more...

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Voting in UP polls second phase begins


February 11th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Voters queued up outside polling booths as the second round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, involving 1.97 crore voters in 59 constituencies, began Saturday.Polling began ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to vote in second round Saturday


February 10th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 10 (IANS) The second round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, whose outcome is bound to affect national politics, will take place Saturday, involving 1.97 crore voters ... Read more...

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Bad weather forces Mulayam to skip Azamgarh rally


January 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Inclement weather Sunday prevented Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav from reaching Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, where he was to address a rally.While some of ... Read more...

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Seven killed as car rams into police booth


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) Seven members of a family were killed and five critically injured when their vehicle rammed into a police outpost in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Human sacrifice: Four arrested for killing girl


October 8th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) A woman and three members of her family killed their neighbour's seven-year-old daughter after a self-styled godman said it would improve her marital relations, police in ... Read more...

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Pirated CDs’ cache seized in Uttar Pradesh


September 15th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, over 40,000 pirated CDs and DVDs of latest Bollywood films and music albums were seized during a raid in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia ... Read more...

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41 killed in Uttar Pradesh accident


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) As many as 41 devotees, including women and children, were killed and around 20 injured when the tractor-trolley they were riding on overturned and ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks Mayawati government over health funds


July 21st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 21 (IANS) Hitting out at the Mayawati government over alleged bungling in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) funds, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Uttar Pradesh


July 20th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will undertake a two-day visit of eastern Uttar Pradesh from Thursday for promoting membership drive of the Youth Congress, an ... Read more...

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Four killed in Uttar Pradesh accident


June 29th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) At least four people on their way back from a wedding were killed when their car fell into a canal in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia ... Read more...

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Man carrying illegal arms held


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A 35-year-old man carrying illegal arms was arrested in south Delhi, police said Tuesday."Binod Kumar Singh, who hails from Ballia in Uttar Pradesh, was held ... Read more...

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Eight more die in UP, sunny day in cities


January 14th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) It was a warm and bright Friday throughout Uttar Pradesh, but the eight more deaths reported over the past 24 hours were a grim reminder the winter's impact ... Read more...

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BSP legislator booked for violence in Uttar Pradesh


October 12th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS) A legislator of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and his 10 supporters were booked for violence during panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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School girl dead, four students hurt as bus runs over them


August 5th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) Two people, including a girl student, were killed and four students seriously injured when a bus of a private school ran over them in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia ... Read more...

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55 bodies recovered after boat capsize, hunt on for more


June 15th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Rescue workers had pulled out 55 bodies from the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district and were still searching for those missing after a boat packed with people ... Read more...

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47 dead as boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh (Fourth Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) At least 47 people, including 18 children, drowned when a boat capsized Monday in the Ganga river in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district, police said. There were around 65 people ... Read more...

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25 dead as boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) At least 25 people, including women and children, drowned and 17 were reported missing when a boat capsized Monday in Ganga river in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district, police ... Read more...

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18 dead, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) At least 18 people drowned and 20 were reported missing when a boat capsized in the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district Monday, police said. There were around 65 ... Read more...

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14 drown as boat capsizes (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) At least 14 people drowned when a boat capsized in the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district Monday, police said. Around 65 people were in the boat when the ... Read more...

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10 drown as boat capsizes


June 14th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) At least 10 people drowned when a boat capsized in the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district Monday, officials said, adding that rescue operations were on. There were over ... Read more...

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Two suspected Maoists arrested in Uttar Pradesh


May 11th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Two suspected Maoists have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district, an official said Tuesday. "Kishun Rajbhar and Rajju were nabbed Tuesday from Dubahar town. The two are believed ... Read more...

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Maoists damage rail tracks in Bihar


May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 7 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas damaged railway tracks in two places in Bihar, resulting in four coaches of a train being derailed and disruption of traffic, officials said Friday. The Ballia ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt is Sirsa Gullies T-10 team owner


January 17th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is the owner of the Sirsa Gullies cricket team for the T-10 gully cricket season 2 "Ab Har Koi Khelega", it was ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills 21 more in Uttar Pradesh; toll 51


January 5th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) An intense cold wave that has Uttar Pradesh in its grip has claimed 21 more lives, taking the death toll in the state to 51, an official said ... Read more...

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Mayawati writes to PM, demands Purvanchal


December 13th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 13 (ANI): The Centre's decision to initiate the process for the formation of the Telangana state has stirred up a hornet's nest, with people from different regions ... Read more...

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High curt orders a stop to all work on Ganga Expressway


November 9th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 9 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Monday ordered a stop to any kind of construction work of the Ganga Expressway, a 1047-km link between Greater Noida and Ballia in Uttar ... Read more...

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Floods kill 31 in Uttar Pradesh


October 12th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS) Flash floods in parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh due to release of water upstream from Nepal have left at least 31 people dead in the past four days, ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh kho-kho team coach found dead in hotel


September 4th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh kho-kho secretary and coach M.S. Bhatt was found dead in his hotel room in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district late Thursday night. The police said he ... Read more...

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