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Communal violence casts a shadow on Uttar Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Frequent bouts of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh have tarnished Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's election promise to ensure law and order in India's most populous ... Read more...

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UP official locks up family for three days


July 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) The family of an Uttar Pradesh-based businessman was locked up in their house by an official for three days after he failed to clear dues with ... Read more...

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India Mujahideen terrorist arrested from UP


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist was arrested Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur for motivating youths to become members of the outlawed terror group, Delhi Police ... Read more...

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UP foodgrain scam: Apex court seeks CBI’s response (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to respond to a plea seeking lifting of curbs ... Read more...

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BSP officials out to taint SP’s image, says Akhilesh Yadav


March 9th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Amid reports of hooliganism by Samajwadi Party supporters in several parts of the state, party president Akhilesh Yadav Friday accused "mischief makers" and state government ... Read more...

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Judge BSP’s support by crowds at rallies, says Mayawati


February 1st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing optimism about her continuing in office after the assembly polls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday said support to her party can ... Read more...

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Break your silence over corruption: Kalraj to Sonia, Rahul


November 14th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Questioning the "silence" Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Rahul Gandhi over various scams during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Traders down shutters to support Hazare


August 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Traders in parts of Uttar Pradesh downed their shutters Saturday to support Anna Hazare whose fast for a strong anti-corruption bill has entered the 12th ... Read more...

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Groundswell of support for Anna visible in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Lawyers stayed away from courts and students played truant to take part in rallies in all major cities of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as support for activist ... Read more...

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Mango trader held for killing friend


June 26th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A 32-year-old mango trader was arrested for killing his business associated over alleged loss caused to him by the latter, police said Saturday."Munna, a resident ... Read more...

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Radhika’s killer sent to four days’ police custody (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Ram Singh alias Vijay, accused of killing Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar, was sent to four days' police custody by a Delhi court Saturday. He ... Read more...

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Radhika’s killer to be produced in Delhi court (Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Ram Singh alias Vijay, accused of killing Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar, was arrested in Mumbai and brought to Delhi Saturday afternoon to be presented ... Read more...

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Radhika murder: Breakthrough after questioning hundreds


March 11th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Clueless in the sensational daylight murder of student Radhika Tanwar with no witness coming forward, the Delhi Police interrogated hundreds of people before zeroing in ... Read more...

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Suspect tried twice to kill Radhika


March 11th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The suspected killer of Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar, Vijay alias Ram Singh (25), has a psychopathic streak and tried twice to kill her in ... Read more...

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Radhika’s ‘psychopathic’ killer identified, two detained (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) For over three years, he carried the stinging humiliation of being beaten up in public for stalking Radhika Tanwar and on Tuesday morning, he ... Read more...

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Radhika’s killer identified, two detained


March 11th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Days after Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar was gunned down in broad daylight, Delhi Police Friday said they have identified the killer and he will ... Read more...

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Leaders held, workers baton-charged in Samajwadi Party protests (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) workers again clashed with the police in several cities Wednesday as they rallied against the Uttar Pradesh government, while police arrested party ... Read more...

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Protesters halt BALCO’s bauxite shipment


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Hundreds of youths led by a Congress legislator halted shipment of bauxite Saturday to aluminium major Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (BALCO) in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district, demanding jobs for ... Read more...

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13 women police recruits injured in accident


January 12th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 13 women police recruits were injured, seven of them seriously, when the bus they were travelling in fell into a deep roadside pit in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Massive fire in plywood factory, no casualty


November 20th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a massive fire that broke out in a plywood factory in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, police said. ... Read more...

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Five oil tankers of goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh


November 11th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) Thousands of litres of diesel were spilled and train services on the Sitapur-Delhi route were disrupted after five oil tankers of a goods train derailed in Uttar ... Read more...

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Four kids killed in house collapse in Uttar Pradesh


August 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 26 (IANS) Four minor siblings were killed and their mother received critical injuries when their mud house collapsed in Uttar Pradesh early Thursday, police said. The accident took place in the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh rivers in spate, situation alarming


August 25th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Widespread heavy downpour has led to steep rise in the level of most Uttar Pradesh rivers, flooding vast areas and affecting millions of people, officials said Wednesday. The release ... Read more...

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Shia cleric comes to Mahmoodabad ex-royal’s rescue


August 6th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) Prominent Shia scholar and cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawaad Thursday sprung a surprise by coming out in support of the erstwhile royal of Mahmoodabad who was suddenly deprived ... Read more...

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Slew of special trains, a gift from Mamata


February 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A host of special trains for women, tourists, armed forces and the common man will be introduced in the next fiscal, said Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Man behind 1993 serial train blasts held near Lucknow (Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 2 (IANS) A Lucknow resident wanted in connection with the 1993 serial train blasts, in which over 200 people were killed, was arrested Tuesday after a prolonged gun battle near ... Read more...

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Man behind 1993 train blasts held near Lucknow


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 2 (IANS) A Lucknow resident wanted in connection with the 1993 serial train blasts, in which over 200 people were killed, was arrested Tuesday after a prolonged gun battle near ... Read more...

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Cold wave in northern India claims over 326 lives


January 13th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh/ Jammu and Kashmir/ Punjab/ Haryana/ Himachal Pradesh, Jan 13 (ANI): The cold wave continues to disrupt normal life across north India, and the death toll is now reported ... Read more...

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Rahul denies dangerous landing in darkness


December 8th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS)Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday denied that he persuaded his helicopter pilot to land in darkness in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur town and chided the state party chief ... Read more...

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Fitness freak Rahul’s midnight run in Hardoi


December 8th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) Forget about treadmills, steppers and other fancy gym equipment, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi clearly believes in working out anywhere and anytime -- even if it means ... Read more...

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Political parties should embrace democracy, says Rahul (Second Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday lamented the lack of internal democracy in political parties, saying party organisations needed to be democratised. Gandhi made the remarks during an ... Read more...

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Political parties should embrace democracy, says Rahul (Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday lamented the lack of internal democracy in political parties, saying party organisations needed to be democratised. Gandhi made the remarks during an ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits AMU


December 7th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday visited the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh and interacted with the students. Gandhi met the students at the Kennedy Auditorium, ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi on two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh


December 7th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi begins his two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh Monday to boost the membership drive undertaken to re-activate the youth wing of the party. Gandhi ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to kick off ‘Mission UP 2012′ today


December 7th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bahraich (UP), Dec 7 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will kick off his "Mission UP 2012" in Bahraich today.Youth Congress president Ashok Tanwar has said Gandhi would address 600 youth ... Read more...

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