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UP: Teen shoots himself dead after getting poor marks

Kanpur (1 MIN READ): Slapped and scolded for getting poor marks, a Class 12 student from Uttar Pradesh here committed suicide by shooting himself in the head using his father’s licensed revolver, police said. Anshuman, 17, took the extreme measure on Saturday in Govindnagar area after being reprimanded by his father, Public Works Department (PWD) contractor […]

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Boy thrashed for refusing to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ in Kanpur

Kanpur: A 16-year-old Muslim boy was allegedly beaten by unidentified men here for wearing a skull cap and refusing to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram. According to police reports, the incident took place on Friday when the victim, Mohammad Taj, a resident of Barra, was returning home after offering namaaz in Kidwai Nagar. Four unidentified motorcyclists stopped […]

Poora Express derailed near Kanpur late on Friday night (Photo: IANS)

3 injured after 12 coaches of Delhi-bound Poorva express derails near Kanpur

Kanpur: At least three people were injured on Saturday after 12 coaches of the Delhi-bound Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur, railway officials said. The accident took place at 12.52 a.m. in Rooma, 15 km from Kanpur. The 12 coaches comprised 10 passenger coaches, one pantry and the power car, according to the officials. Four coaches capsized […]

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during road show in Kanpur (Photo: EP)

Priyanka slams Modi government over OROP

Kanpur: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of politicising the Armed Forces by calling the one rank one pension (OROP) a favour to them. The Congress General Secretary was holding a roadshow while campaigning for his party’s Kanpur candidate Sriprakash Jaiswal here. She kicked off her roadshow from Ghantaghar area […]