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30 Oct 2020 2:10 am
UP: Nagar panchayat chairman surrenders in woman PCS officer suicide case in Ballia

Bhim Gupta, a nagar panchayat chairman, on Wednesday surrendered before the court of judicial magistrate in Ballia in the case of death by suicide of PCS officer Manimanjari Rai.

28 Oct 2020 11:19 pm
Varanasis glass beads beat Covid-19 slowdown trend

The state government is developing Varanasi Glass Beads Cluster scheme under skill development programme to promote the industry of glass beads one among the 12 products from Varanasi having Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

28 Oct 2020 5:43 pm
Varanasi: 138 cured of Covid-19, 50 test positive

On Tuesday, 138 patients of Covid-19 were declared cured while 50 more tested positive in Varanasi district on Tuesday.

28 Oct 2020 5:37 pm
Varanasi: New police station inaugurated

SSP Amit Pathak, on Tuesday, inaugurated the newly created Sindhaura police station. This police station will cover 65 villages of the district. With this police station, the Varanasi district has 28 police stations.

28 Oct 2020 5:34 pm
Varanasi: Covid-19 subdues Durga puja, Dussehra celebrations

Under the shadow of Covid-19, the Durga Puja celebration concluded with meager participation of people and the historical and world famous Ramleelas were badly missed by their admirers.

27 Oct 2020 4:33 pm
Azamgarh cops nab one with stolen ventilater, no clue in BHU theft case

While the Azamgarh police succeeded in recovering the ventilator stolen from a private hospital and arresting its thief in just 10 days, the Varanasi police are groping in dark even after three and half months of theft of a portable ventilator from the high security zone of Trauma Centre of Banaras Hindu University.

27 Oct 2020 4:29 pm
Kashis Covid-19 tally reaches 16,525 with 106 new cases

As many as 106 persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in Varanasi district on Monday increasing the cumulative number of positive cases to 16,525.

27 Oct 2020 4:25 pm
PM Modi has 'decided' date of war with China, Pakistan: UP BJP president

In a controversial remark, BJP's Uttar Pradesh chief Swatantra Dev Singh said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided when the country would be at war with Pakistan and China.

25 Oct 2020 6:06 pm
Institute owned by Mukhtar Ansaris aides razed in Ghazipur

An institute of nursing and paramedical college and hospital owned by the aides of jailed don Mukhtar Ansari was demolished in Ghazipur on Saturday.

25 Oct 2020 7:34 am
Ballia firing case: FIR lodged against victim's side after court order

Acting on courts directive, Ballia police lodged an FIR against 21 named and 30 unidentified persons of the victim's side involved in the firing incident during allotment of ration shops at Durjanpur village in Revati police station area of the district.

25 Oct 2020 2:10 am
UP girl thrown off terrace by 3 men for objecting to harassment

A 15-year-old girl was seriously injured after she was allegedly thrown off from the terrace of a building by three men for objecting to harassment by them, police said on Saturday. According to police, the girl and the accused persons belonged to the same locality.

25 Oct 2020 2:09 am
Counter FIR lodged in Ballia murder case

Following the court's order, Ballia police on Friday evening lodged an FIR against 21 known and 30 unknown persons in Durjanpur murder case at Revati police station.

24 Oct 2020 4:58 pm
33 Indian workers held hostage by Somalia firm

A company in Somalia, SOM Steel Limited, is alleged to have held 33 Indian labourers, including 25 from Uttar Pradesh

23 Oct 2020 7:36 am
More than Rs 10 crore transferred to accounts of flood-hit farmers

Chief minister Yogi Adityanth, on Thursday, transferred Rs 10,38,57,977 in the account of 41,293 flood-affected farmers of Gorakhpur district from state disaster response fund. He also talked to two farmers through video conferencing from Lucknow, said ADM FR Rajesh Kumar Singh said.

23 Oct 2020 7:35 am
Main accused of Ballia shooting arrested by STF from Lucknow

The special task force (STF) of UP Police arrested the main accused of Ballia shooting case, Dhirendra Pratap Singh, from Lucknow, three days after he allegedly shot a person during allotment of government fair price shop in Durjanpur village.

19 Oct 2020 8:27 am
Uttar Pradesh: Nishad party MLA among 3 booked allegedly raping singer

Three men, including Nishad party MLA Vijay Mishra and his son, were booked on Sunday for allegedly raping a 25-year-old singer, police said. Nishad party is an ally of the ruling BJP.

19 Oct 2020 2:02 am
Ballia firing: Charges under NSA, Gangster Act will be slapped on accused, say police

Charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) and the Gangster Act will be slapped on the accused in the killing of a man during a fracas at a meeting attended by administration and police officials in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district, police said on Saturday.

17 Oct 2020 6:03 pm