Amita Verma

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VHP yatra may lead to a further flareup

While embers of communal violence continue to burn in western UP, the Akhilesh Yadav government could have more trouble coming from the banned VHP yatra in central UP.

Azam skips Agra meet: SP heading for trouble?

While the Akhilesh Yadav government faces trouble in riot-hit western UP districts, it faces greater trouble in the Samajwadi Party.

Curfew relaxed but tension prevails

Curfew was relaxed in Muzaffarnagar for two hours on Tuesday evening and the day remained largely incident-free but security has been beefed up in Bareilly district following reports of communal tension.

BJP MLA booked for fake video

BJP MLA Som Sangeet was booked on Tuesday for uploading a fake video on Facebook that incited communal tensions in Muzaffarnagar district and nearby areas of western Uttar Pradesh.

Army out as violence spreads in UP, toll 30

Despite curfew in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, the violence spread to rural areas of the district on Sunday and 10 more persons were killed in a communal flareup in five villages — Sisauli, Shahpur, Fugna, Dhaura Kalan and Kalapar.

6 killed in communal clashes in UP

Six people, including a local journalist, were killed in fresh clashes between members of two communities in the Kanwal area of Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday. Over two dozen have reportedly been injured in the violence.

Akhilesh govt to distribute cycles

After doling out unemployment allowances, laptops, saris and blankets, the Akhilesh Yadav government is now preparing to distribute cycles.

Kanpur man writes Gita on plywood

Sandeep Kumar Soni, a young man in his late twenties, is on his way to creating a record of sorts.
Sandeep has written the entire Bhagwad Gita with engraved letters on plywood.

Durga to be back before Sept. 16

Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal is likely to be re-instated with a warning, ahead of the UP Assembly session that begins on September 16.

Akhilesh in no hurry to implement food bill

UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is in no hurry to implement the food security programme in Uttar Pradesh.

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