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PDS scam: CBI carries out searches in Lucknow

The CBI on Saturday carried out searches across 12 locations here in connection with its probe in the public distribution system scam in Uttar Pradesh claimed to be worth Rs 35,000 crore.

The scam

Eight dead as vehicle slams into bus in Uttar Pradesh

Eight people were killed on Saturday when a speeding jeep rammed into a state roadways bus in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police said.

According to police, another half a dozen people were

Traffic cops in Lucknow take to 'gandhigiri'

Don't be surprised if you see traffic policemen extending roses and eclairs to motorists jumping the red light or breaching other rules. The police have decided to embrace 'gandhigiri'.

Lucknow's new

Akhilesh Yadav transfers 112 police officers


In what amounts to a virtual change of guard in Uttar Pradesh's top police establishment, Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday reshuffled 112 officers, including four directors general of police (DGPs) and 65 of the state's 75 superintendents of police (SPs).

Road rage kills two in Delhi and Lucknow

Road rage took the lives of two persons in two separate incidents in Delhi and Lucknow.

In Delhi, an auto rickshaw driver was allegedly beaten to death, while in Lucknow, a man was run over by a jeep

Mulayam asks son to implement manifesto within six months


Apprehending early general elections, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to implement the party manifesto and bring visible chan

Akhilesh Yadav reshuffles portfolios of some ministers


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.

Already holding a whopping 50 portfolios, the 38-year-old chief minister added four more ministri

Funds not reaching poor in Mayawati land: Sonia


Slamming the Mayawati government for 'inefficient implementation of centrally funded developmental programmes', Congress president Sonia Gandhi began her campaign for the Uttar Pradesh polls Wednesday.

Minor girl raped, murdered

A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangled to death by unidentified persons in Indira Nagar area, police said here on Thursday.

The girl, who went missing from Chooramani village on Tues

Fire in Lucknow warehouse, two labourers killed

Two labourers were killed and two received multiple burns in a major fire that broke out in a warehouse of a paint agency here, police said on Friday. The incident occurred late on Thursday at Vinni Paints located in Purania locality here.

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