Uttar Pradesh

These help desks have been set-up with the idea of easing women comfortability in sharing problems and approaching police personals who are usually men.

Intezar Ali was served many notices but he did not comply and continued with a long beard in a breach of discipline.

 Alleging that people are "fed up" with the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said they are "forced" to immolate themselves in front of the state assembly to get justice as their voices are otherwise not heard.

A total of 88 candidates for seven seats were left in the fray for the Uttar Pradesh assembly bypolls after the last date of withdrawal for nominations for it on Monday.

 The family does not suspect anyone so far, SP Pandey said, adding that the attacker must be from the same locality as it’s a small town. 

She was rescued by police personnel in a hurry. She has been admitted to the civil hospital.

The COVID-19 death toll in Uttar Pradesh reached 6,153 on Tuesday with 61 more fatalities being recorded, while the infection tally jumped to 4,20,937 as 3,663 new cases surfaced in the state, a state bulletin said.

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday condemned the behaviour of Uttar Pradesh police and the administration towards party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, saying the Yogi Adityanath government was trying to "suppress the voice of opposition".