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UP Power Department gives stinging shock to Hapur resident, sends electricity bill of above a crore

Hapur (Uttar Pradesh): The Power Department in Uttar Pradesh has given a stinging shock to an elderly resident of Hapur district. Shamim, a septuagenarian, has received an electricity bill for Rs 1,28,45,95,444 and his power load is merely 2 KiloWatt. Shamim, who stays with his wife in Chamri village in Hapur, said that he has […]

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Centre appoints 6 new Governors, Anandiben Patel transferred to Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: In a major reshuffle on Saturday, President Ramnath Kovind transferred Anandiben Patel from Madhya Pradesh and appointed her as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, besides appointing new governors in West Bengal, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Nagaland. A Rashtrapati Bhavan press communique said: “The President of India is pleased to make the following appointments. Anandiben […]

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Muslim cleric assaulted, forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, 12 youths booked

Muzaffarnagar: Twelve youths in this western UP district have been booked for pulling the beard of a Muslim cleric and forcing him to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, police said on Sunday. Senior Superintendent of Police, Muzaffarnagar, Shailesh Kumar Pandey, said that the matter is, prima facie, one of assault and the case has been registered on […]

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No haircuts for Dalits in this Uttar Pradesh village

Moradabad:  Dalits in Bhojpur in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district have complained to officials, saying the Salmani community among Muslims, earlier known as ‘Hajjam’, refuses to cut the hair of Dalits or give them a shave. The Dalits living in Peepalsana village have handed over a letter to SSP Moradabad saying that the Salmani community continues […]

Former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati (File Photo/IANS)

CBI books Prajapati, 4 IAS officers in illegal sand mining cases in UP

Lucknow:   The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it has registered two fresh cases against former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati and four IAS officers in the alleged illegal sand mining case and has carried out searches at 12 locations in the state, recovering cash to the tune of Rs 57 lakh. Besides […]

CBI raids 12 places in UP over illegal mining

Lucknow:  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday searched 12 premises in Uttar Pradesh in two separate cases related to illegal mining. The raids were carried out in Bulandshahr, Lucknow, Fatehpur, Azamgarh, Allahabad, Noida, Gorakhpur and Deoria. Cases of illegal mining have been registered against Bulandshahr District Magistrate Abhay Kumar Singh and former Deoria […]

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Shocking: Jealousy drives four cousins to rape girl in UP school, act filmed

Sitapur: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur, four jealous cousins of a girl sedated and raped her repeatedly in a government school campus because she was exceptionally good in studies. One of her teachers also joined the cousins in raping the girl. The accused cousins and the teacher filmed the act and then circulated […]