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Man asked to give 71 sheep to woman’s husband as ‘compensation’ for elopement – 2 min read

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh): The value of a woman was equated to that of 71 sheep in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, where a man was asked to compensate his lover’s husband with the flock for taking away the wife. According to reports, a panchayat in Pipraich asked the man to give 71 sheep to the woman’s husband as […]

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UP: Man murders daughter after raping her for 2 years, severs her head, throws lower body in drain

Gorakhpur: A man from Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district has been arrested for allegedly raping his 19-year-old daughter for two years and then killing her, police said. The incident took place in Gorakhpur and the man was arrested on Friday based on a complaint filed by his elder daughter. The police said the man raped his younger […]

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BJP wipes out terrorists, doesn’t feed ‘biryani’: Adityanath

Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday accused the Congress of being soft on terrorists while his Bharatiya Janata Party was “proactive and aggressive”. Addressing a public gathering at Numaish grounds here, he said that while the Congress was “feeding biryani to terrorists, the Narendra Modi government was wiping them out”. He also […]

Modi launches ambitious PM-KISAN scheme, likely to benefit 12 crore farmers

Gorakhpur | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday rolled out the ambitious PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi), a cash-transfer scheme, here in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and used the event to accuse the opposition of shedding crocodile tears for farmers. The Centre had announced the PM-KISAN scheme in the […]