Uttar Pradesh

A three-day workshop for the newly appointed state Congress committee will be held in Rae Bareli beginning October 14 which is also likely to be attended by general secretary in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav visited the home of a youth who was killed in a police encounter over alleged illegal sand mining, and lashed out at the BJP government, saying he had no trust in the state police and the administration.

With the arrest of two people, police have busted an inter-state gang of drug smugglers and seized 65 kg of narcotics in Shamli district, an official said on Tuesday.

A 17-year-old girl was raped by two youths in a sugarcane field at Kawal village in the district, police said.

Paighaam 2019 started with a spark on Saturday with the issue of "Dahej dena apraadh hai". The tagline of this year, " Jan jan tak pahunche Paigaam, dahej dena bhi hai haram".

The closure of Ganga canal till October 24 for clearing silt and routine annual maintenance will affect the water supply in 15 districts of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

Shubham Singh is the son of Shashi Singh, an accomplice of prime accused Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who had allegedly tempted the woman and taken her to the MLA's house on June 4. Shashi Singh and is a co-accused in that case. They all are out on bail.

The marathon 36-hour-long special session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature, which commenced at 11 am on October 2 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi concluded on Thursday night.