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Two murders in Delhi


July 11th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman and an autorickshaw driver were found murdered in two separate incidents here, police said Tuesday.A woman was found with her throat slit ... Read more...

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Second phase UP polls: 36 percent higher voting than 2007


February 11th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The polling percentage in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls Saturday may go up to 59 percent, the Election Commission said here, ... 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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Polling gets off to brisk start in UP’s second phase (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Polling got off to a good start in eastern Uttar Pradesh where 59 constituencies spread across nine districts are holding balloting Saturday in the second ... 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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Elections 2012: UP poll battle begins Wednesday


February 6th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The high-decibel battle for the ballot in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous and politically crucial state, starts Wednesday, when 55 assembly constituencies go ... Read more...

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Many UP poll candidates face criminal charges: Study


February 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A total of 41 out of the 114 assembly constituencies going to polls in the first two phases of Uttar Pradesh elections Feb 8 ... Read more...

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BJP promises to remodel Mayawati monuments, oppose minority quota (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised Friday that if voted to power in Uttar Pradesh it would remodel the multi-billion rupee monuments and parks erected ... Read more...

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Ramesh again urges Mayawati for CBI probe in rural jobs scheme


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Joining issue with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati over irregularities in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the ... Read more...

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Ramesh proposes CBI probe into rural job scheme in Uttar Pradesh


October 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to order a CBI probe into alleged misappropriation of funds under the rural job ... Read more...

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Three more kids die of Japanese encephalitis, toll 332


September 26th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Three more children succumbed to the killer Japanese encephalitis virus Monday, taking the toll in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 332, officials said."Of these, 305 are children ... Read more...

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Speeding tanker crushes four to death


August 10th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) A speeding tanker hit some people waiting for a bus by the roadside, killing four and injuring five in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar district Wednesday, ... Read more...

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All keyed up for Mohali showdown (Roundup)


March 29th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) What are you doing after 2.30 p.m. tomorrow? Difficult to answer any other day but the definitive question on Tuesday as executives, factory workers, ... Read more...

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BJP activists detained after clashes with police


March 29th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were Tuesday detained after they clashed with the police in parts of Uttar Pradesh during demonstrations against ... Read more...

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An ‘extra class’ to pray for India’s victory


March 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Students, you would think, are not too fond of extra classes. But many youngsters are religiously turning up for the one being held at their primary ... Read more...

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Violence in Uttar Pradesh after youth’s death


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Sant Kabir Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 21 (IANS) At least eight people, including five policemen, were injured here Monday night after a mob indulged in arson and vandalism to protest the death ... Read more...

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Boy’s death in road accident sparks violence, 12 hurt


November 12th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 12 people, including six policemen, were injured Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar district in violent protests after a boy died in a road accident, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh battles viruses, over 200 dead


September 10th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) The mosquito-borne Japanese encephalitis has claimed several lives in Uttar Pradesh this year but there are other infectious agents - called enteroviruses - that are believed to have ... Read more...

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Two youth thrown out of moving train


June 29th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Two youth were thrown out of a running train in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar district, allegedly by two Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables for refusing to pay ... 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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Japanese encephalitis claims over 500 lives in India


November 25th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The viral infection Japanese encephalitis has claimed more than 500 lives in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar so far this year, with children facing the brunt of the ... Read more...

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BSP big winner in Uttar Pradesh, SP routed (Roundup)


November 10th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday emerged as the clear winner in by-elections to 11 assembly constituencies while its sworn political adversary Samajwadi ... Read more...

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49 percent turnout in ‘peaceful’ Uttar Pradesh by-poll (Third Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) About 49 percent of the 4.9 million electors in Saturday's by-elections in Uttar Pradesh turned out to cast their vote in 11 state assembly and one parliamentary constituency. Even ... Read more...

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Moderate turnout in Uttar Pradesh by-polls (Second Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) An average of 49.37 percent voting was recorded in by-elections to 11 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh Saturday while the turnout in Firozabad parliamentary seat was over 50 ... Read more...

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BSP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh booked for assaulting Dalits


October 24th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) In Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)-ruled Uttar Pradesh, which claims to champion Dalits' welfare, a party legislator and 20 of his supporters have been booked for arson and ... Read more...

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BJP asks for central forces for Uttar Pradesh by-polls


October 6th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused Chief Minister Mayawati of rigging the recent by-polls for four assembly seats and urged the Election Commission (EC) to deploy ... Read more...

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Allahabad Bank lines up credit cards for silk weavers


September 27th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Sep 27 (IANS) After some commercial banks decided to give credit cards to farmers, Allahabad Bank has decided to extend the facility to silk weavers in and around this pilgrimage town. "The ... Read more...

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UP government distributes relief material to flood affected


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Puraabazar (Uttar Pradesh) (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday initiated distribution of relief material to the flood affected families of Munda village in Faizabad District.The affected families of Mudna have been ... Read more...

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Floods claim seven lives in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) At least seven people, including three children, have been killed in floods in Uttar Pradesh triggered by heavy rains and the release of a huge amount of water ... Read more...

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Hundreds of villages flooded in Uttar Pradesh


August 19th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Release of water from barrages in Nepal and heavy rain have flooded hundreds of villages and affected hundreds of thousands of people in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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4 students run over by train in Uttar Pradesh


August 11th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Four school students were killed and one student was seriously injured when a train ran over them Tuesday in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. "The mishap took ... Read more...

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27 more UP districts declared drought-hit


July 26th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The total number of draught-hit districts in Uttar Pradesh has reached 47, after the state government declared 27 more districts as drought-hit on Sunday."In the interest of ... Read more...

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And now, it’s the T-word (Parliament Diary)


July 15th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) And now, it's the T-word, with "transparency" fast becoming the buzzword in parliament. Be it finance, external affairs, education, civil aviation or what have you, ministers are ... Read more...

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Heads rolling for BSP’s defeat in Uttar Pradesh?


May 23rd, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The transfers of nearly 50 administrative and police officers in Uttar Pradesh by Chief Minister Mayawati is being viewed as a punitive measure after the ruling Bahujan ... Read more...

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