HindustanTimes Wed,26 Nov 2014

In lawless Uttar Pradesh it's rule of the gun

Private citizens have more guns than the police in the state. Farmers work in their fields armed, teachers carry weapons openly and politicians are amongst the biggest buyers of arms. Why is UP going gun crazy?

Sadhus who swear by the gun

Rival sects won't shirk from armed battles.

Even farmers need guns in UP

How would one explain the prevalence of guns and other arms even with the farmers in UP?

Here only dabang candidates win: arms agent

Electoral candidates have mastered the art of being strong and powerful.

In UP, even school teachers are fearful

School teachers in UP feel that guns come loaded with large doses of security.

I am under constant threat from political rivals: Kamlesh Paswan

Politicians are amongst the biggest buyers of arms. Meet one politician and his fear of rivals.

UP’s guns market: a booming business

The arms bazaar is a one-stop shop even home-delivers the 'goods'.

Pen pistols find their way into western UP

It is perhaps the first time these tiny but lethal weapons has been seen in the UP, police say.

Dalit empowerment at gunpoint

Community feels safe if it's armed and ready.
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