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Boy killed in celebratory firing

A nine-year-old boy was killed on Monday in celebratory firing allegedly by the supporter of a newly elected civic body chairman in Uttar Pradesh, a senior officer said here.

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Akhilesh against forced acquisition of farmers land


Farmers should not be forced to vacate their land for development projects, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said, advocating adequate compensation for them.

Women panel seeks report on panchayat diktat

The Uttar Pradesh State Women Commission has sought a report from Baghpat district administration on diktats issued by a village panchayat banning love marriages and not allowing women below 40 years to go to market alone.

Khap panchayats do not have credibility: Girija Vyas

With a khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh issuing a Taliban style diktat on women, former National Commission for Women chairperson, Girija Vyas , on Friday said such panchayats do not have any legal rec

Chidambaram deprecates panchayat diktats against women


Home minister P. Chidambaram on Friday deprecated the issuing of diktats against women by a 'khap' panchayat in Baghpat and said that he expected the Uttar Pradesh government to take action against those who try to enforce such 'illegal' orders.

Wardboy playing doctor suspended; CMS removed

Amid shocking visuals of ward boys playing doctors in a Bulandshahar hospital, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday 'removed' the Chief Medical Superintendent and suspended a ward boy of the government facility.

Another incident of ward boys turning doctors in UP

In yet another incident reflecting the dismal state of healthcare in Uttar Pradesh, under trained staff of a government hospital here were caught on camera carrying out postmortem.

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Sweeper attends to patients, applies stitches in Ballia

In yet another incident highlighting massive lacunae in country's medical system, a sweeper was found attending to patients at the district hospital here recently.

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BJP shines in UP local body polls; Cong fails to open account

The BJP swept urban local body elections in Uttar Pradesh winning 10 of 12 mayoral posts in municipal corporations with Congress failing to open its account.

BJP candidates won mayoral election

SC nixes probe against Maya


Welcoming the Supreme Court order quashing the disproportionate assets case against her, BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday thanked party workers for standing behind her for the past nine years without getting perturbed by opposition forces.

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