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A widow and a physically challenged man living together in Kannauj came under a vicious attack on Wednesday from members of the woman’s family who were opposed to their relationship.

Several BJP workers held a protest outside a local police station where a BJP MLA was allegedly manhandled by three policemen, including an SHO, on Wednesday morning.

Uttar Pradesh government has decided that offices and markets in the state will remain closed on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Uttar Pradesh, as is known to all, is a state that is still craving for development and has not made it to the list of developed states of India. Despite it being an agricultural state, the news of farmers dying due to the burden of loan or poverty has always made it to the headlines of the national newspapers.

An FIR has been lodged on a complaint by Union Minister Smriti Irani's aide that her picture was used by a developer without her consent in an advertisement, police said on Wednesday.

Five people were killed and one injured in a collision between a jeep and a truck on the Gauriganj road here, police said on Tuesday.

Two persons were killed and five others injured when their car dashed into a roadside tree in neighbouring Mahoba district, police said.

Four juveniles were apprehended in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district for allegedly attempting to sodomise a 12-year-old boy, police said on Tuesday.