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Two killed in collision between cars in UP‘s Jaunpur

Two killed in collision between cars in UP‘s Jaunpur

JAUNPUR: Two persons were killed and five others injured in a collision between two cars in ‘s town on Saturday, police said. The accident took place at the Rae Bareli-Jaunpur highway in Fatehganj at around 6 am, they said. “The deceased have been identified as Sandeep Srivastava (38) and his […]

Vulgar dance held on Ballia school campus, headmaster suspended

Vulgar dance held on Ballia school campus, headmaster suspended

VARANASI: Headmaster of a primary school in UP’s was on Saturday suspended for allegedly allowing vulgar dance to be organised on the school campus on Friday. The action was taken by the basic shiksha adhakari (BSA) after a video of bar girls, presenting obscene dance at a blanket distribution programme […]

Boatmen call off stir after eight days

Boatmen call off stir after eight days

VARANASI: The usual hustle-bustle returned to city ghats as tourists got to enjoy boatride in Ganga after eight days of boatmen’s strike, on Saturday evening. The boatmen called off their stir as the cruise operator agreed to shift passenger boarding point from Assi to Ghat following intervention of the district […]

Five held for Ballia train robbery

Five held for Ballia train robbery

VARANASI: The Government Railway Police (GRP) claimed to have solved the December 30 in with the arrest of five robbers on Saturday. Cash and valuables have also been recovered from them. “Teams engaged to work out the dacoity in S-11 and S-12 coaches of Durg-Chhapra Sarnath Express on December 30 […]

‘Cheating mafia to be booked under NSA‘

‘Cheating mafia to be booked under NSA‘

GORAKHPUR: The UP government will invoke the draconian National Security Act (NSA) on the , said deputy chief minister , while re-affirming the government‘s determination to conduct examinations fairly. “We are firm on wiping out copying and have sought confidential reports from all districts,” Sharma said during the annual programme […]

Akhilesh and Shivpal Yadav will unite again, says Azam Khan

Akhilesh and Shivpal Yadav will unite again, says Azam Khan

VARAANSI: Senior leader Azam Khan said that SP chief and his uncle Shivpal Yadav will unite again once the conditions turn favourable. Questioned on Shivpal Yadav parting ways from SP and forming his own party, Khan told mediapersons on Sunday, “When favourable conditions are created both Akhilesh and Shivpal will […]

Ex-MLA accused of celebratory firing held

Ex-MLA accused of celebratory firing held

GORAKHPUR: The police arrested former MLA Raju Singh from Baghouchghat turn at Fazilnagar in late Tuesday evening and was handed over to Delhi STF on Wednesday. Singh was accused of injuring a woman in celebratory firing during New Year celebrations in Delhi. “With the help of the SUV‘s number given […]

Kashi boatmen threaten to boycott NRI event

Kashi boatmen threaten to boycott NRI event

VARANASI: Continuing their strike for sixth consecutive day on Wednesday, the boatmen made it clear that they would not operate boats during proposed Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (NRI meet) from January 21 to 23 if the district administration fails to fulfill their demand. They are protesting against the cruise boat operator’s […]

Yogesh Raj not main accused of Bulandshahr violence: UP DGP

Yogesh Raj not main accused of Bulandshahr violence: UP DGP

VARANASI: Director general of police OP Singh, on Thursday, made it clear was not the main accused of episode. During a brief chat with reporters here, the DGPsaid that after his arrest on Wednesday night, Yogesh Raj is being interrogated in connection with Bulandshahr episode and will be sent to […]

‘Will stay in NDA if quota implemented’

‘Will stay in NDA if quota implemented’

VARANASI: UP cabinet minister and president of SBSP on Thursday reiterated that though he doesn’t want to move away from NDA, his party may snap ties with alliance partner BJP in the state if the government fails to fulfil SBSP demand of dividing 27% OBC reservation quota before the upcoming […]