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UP Police have been criticised over their handling of rape cases after the Hathras gang rape-murder case.(HT File)

15-year-old raped in UP’s Jaunpur, accused on the run

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Gupta | Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 12:24 PM IST
The incident occurred when the girl was returning home after buying medicines from a local market.
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Four persons were taken into custody for interrogation in connection with the incident(Representational image)
Four persons were taken into custody for interrogation in connection with the incident(Representational image)
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No one knows exactly when people began trading in buffaloes here, but the village has emerged as a prime supplier of quality buffaloes for the region for around three decades now. (HT photo)
No one knows exactly when people began trading in buffaloes here, but the village has emerged as a prime supplier of quality buffaloes for the region for around three decades now. (HT photo)

Payagipur: This UP village thrives, survives on buffaloes

By K Sandeep Kumar | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 09:20 PM IST
All 3000-odd residents of this village deal in buffalo trade, each house having a wide variety of milch cattle, from the popular Murrah variety to Surti and Jaffarabadi.
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Truck hits bike, another runs over rider in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:27 PM IST
The deceased’s brother-in-law Prithvi Kumar who was riding pillion, suffered grievous injuries and was referred to PGIMER, Chandigarh
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A day after body parts were found in a suitcase near Kalyan railway station, the police have identified the victim and arrested a 47-year-old man for murder. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A day after body parts were found in a suitcase near Kalyan railway station, the police have identified the victim and arrested a 47-year-old man for murder. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Man kills daughter, hacks body, dumps it in suitcase

By Anamika Gharat | Thane, Thane
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 09:44 AM IST
On Monday, Arvind Tiwari was charged with killing his 22-year-old daughter Princy and disposing of the body afterwards.
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STF cop murder: Prime accused among two sent to 5-day police remand

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 06:30 AM IST
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At least 44 people died in incidents of flooding, roof, wall collapse and lightning strike as incessant rain battered various districts of UP(ANI Photo)
At least 44 people died in incidents of flooding, roof, wall collapse and lightning strike as incessant rain battered various districts of UP(ANI Photo)

44 die as heavy rain lashes Uttar Pradesh

By HT Correspondent | Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 02:51 AM IST
The spokesman said six deaths each were reported in Rae Bareli and Pratapgarh, five in Amethi, four each in Varanasi and Chandauli, three each in Barabanki, Prayagraj, Mahoba, two in Ambedkar Nagar, and one each in Kanpur Nagar, Gorakhpur, Sonbhadra, Ayodhya, Saharanpur, Jaunpur, Kaushambi and Azamgarh.
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The Uttar Pradesh government would ensure Rs 6,000 annual allowance for victims of the banned practice of instant triple talaq, besides providing the needy ones among them with housing facility and the means to earn their livelihood.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The Uttar Pradesh government would ensure Rs 6,000 annual allowance for victims of the banned practice of instant triple talaq, besides providing the needy ones among them with housing facility and the means to earn their livelihood.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

UP government to provide free legal aid, Rs 6,000 annual allowance to triple talaq victims

By Saurabh Chauhan | Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 10:50 PM IST
In a first-of-its-kind interaction with triple talaq victims in Lucknow, the CM said that the government was ready to support all women -- whether Hindu or Muslim.
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A man ‘lost’ his wife in gambling and let his friends gang-rape her in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur.(AP Photo)
A man ‘lost’ his wife in gambling and let his friends gang-rape her in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur.(AP Photo)

UP man ‘loses’ wife in gambling, lets friends gang-rape her

By Indo Asian News Service | Jaunpur
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 10:21 AM IST
The incident took place in Jaunpur district. The victim went to court when the police refused to take action on her complaint.
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During the conversation, the SP tried to tug the bedsheet on which the pistol was kept but the weapon fell on the ground and Yadav picked it up, opening fire at the district police chief who had a narrow escape.(AFP)
During the conversation, the SP tried to tug the bedsheet on which the pistol was kept but the weapon fell on the ground and Yadav picked it up, opening fire at the district police chief who had a narrow escape.(AFP)

Man holds actress hostage in UP, opens fire at Sonbhadra SP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:00 AM IST
A case has registered against Yadav under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 376 (rape) and section 342 (wrongful confinement) of the Indian Penal Code and also Section 7 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, the police said.
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Bahujan Samaj Party’s Afzal Ansari won the Ghazipur Lok Sabha seat, one of the four parliamentary seats in eastern UP that the BSP wrested from the BJP in the 2019 LS polls.(PTI)
Bahujan Samaj Party’s Afzal Ansari won the Ghazipur Lok Sabha seat, one of the four parliamentary seats in eastern UP that the BSP wrested from the BJP in the 2019 LS polls.(PTI)

Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019: BSP wrests 4 seats from BJP in east Uttar Pradesh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 05:17 PM IST
The BJP had won the Lalganj, Jaunpur, Ghosi and Ghazipur Lok Sabha seats in the 2014 general elections but lost these to the BSP this time.
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Wreckage of the vehicle that met with an accident being removed from the Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Wreckage of the vehicle that met with an accident being removed from the Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Eight dead as SUV hits truck on Agra-Lucknow e-way

By HT Correspondent | Agra
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 09:48 AM IST
In-charge of Fatehabad police station in Agra Kushal Pal Singh said preliminary investigation suggested that all the seven passengers were travelling from Jaunpur to Agra to appear for an interview for the post of teacher at Dr BR Ambedkar University, Agra.
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All of a sudden, a cylinder exploded bringing down the storehouse as well as the house. The people present in the house got trapped under the debris.(HT Photos)
All of a sudden, a cylinder exploded bringing down the storehouse as well as the house. The people present in the house got trapped under the debris.(HT Photos)

Five killed in oxygen cylinder blast in Jaunpur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2019 12:39 PM IST
Five persons were killed and five others sustained critical injuries in an oxygen cylinder blast at a storehouse on the premises of house, in Jagdish Patti area, under Line Bazar police station, in Jaunpur on Thursday, police said. The injured has been admitted to a hospital.
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A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour at his home in Sector 74 on Wednesday morning. A medical examination has been ordered for the woman and the suspect has been arrested.
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour at his home in Sector 74 on Wednesday morning. A medical examination has been ordered for the woman and the suspect has been arrested.

19-year-old woman alleges rape by neighbour in Noida’s Sector 74

By HT Correspondent | Noida
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2019 04:52 AM IST
According to police, the woman who is originally from West Bengal, worked as a daily wage earner in Noida. In her statement to the police, she said her neighbour lured her into his around 10.30am on Wednesday and then sexually assaulted her.
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Vice chancellor of Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University Professor Rajaram Yadav.(Videograb/ANI Twitter)
Vice chancellor of Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University Professor Rajaram Yadav.(Videograb/ANI Twitter)

‘Meant to motivate’: Purvanchal VC defends ‘murder’ advice to students

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 12:10 PM IST
Professor Rajaram Yadav, the vice chancellor, issued a clarification, blaming the media for distorting his statement.
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The Vice Chancellor of Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, has landed himself in a controversy by asking students to commit murder if they get into a fight.(Video screengrab/WeUttarPradesh)
The Vice Chancellor of Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, has landed himself in a controversy by asking students to commit murder if they get into a fight.(Video screengrab/WeUttarPradesh)

‘Kill, don’t come crying to me’: Purvanchal vice chancellor tells students

By HT Correspondent | Varanasi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 01:01 PM IST
Congress leader Shailendra Singh said that the position of a vice chancellor is an important one and a person holding such a post should not make such statements.
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Santa squad motivating parents to send their children to schook in Jaunpur district.
Santa squad motivating parents to send their children to schook in Jaunpur district.

Students’ Santa squad in UP brings dropouts back to school

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2018 03:01 PM IST
DEDICATION: Formed by a primary school in Jaunpur, this students’ squad has been going door-to-door since Christmas, bringing back 10 irregular students and two dropouts
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A jeweller was shot at and diamond and jewellery worth Rs 1.70 crore was looted from him by two unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur district, police said.(AFP File Photo)
A jeweller was shot at and diamond and jewellery worth Rs 1.70 crore was looted from him by two unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur district, police said.(AFP File Photo)

Diamond merchant shot at, jewellery worth Rs 1.70 crore looted in UP’s Jaunpur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2018 01:17 PM IST
The robbers hit his car from behind in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur and overtook it before firing at him. They then picked up Nagesh Dubey’s bag containing jewellery and cash and fled, police said.
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Sangeeta Yadav is undergoing treatment at Jaunpur district hospital where her condition is said to be stable.(Sakib Ali/HT File Photo)
Sangeeta Yadav is undergoing treatment at Jaunpur district hospital where her condition is said to be stable.(Sakib Ali/HT File Photo)

Samajwadi Party leader, former Lalit Kala Akademi VC, allegedly set on fire by in-laws

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaunpur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2018 10:56 PM IST
Sangeeta Yadav’s father-in-law had been detained by police after the Samajwadi Party leader was allegedly set afire by her family.
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The accused had hidden the marijuana in the boot of their car and used the stepney to conceal it. (Parwaz Khan/HT File)
The accused had hidden the marijuana in the boot of their car and used the stepney to conceal it. (Parwaz Khan/HT File)

Five held with 100 kg marijuana meant to be sold near educational institutions

By Tanmayee Tyagi | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 06:34 AM IST
Apart from the marijuana, the police recovered 10,000 cash, four country-made pistols and five mobile phones from the accused.
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The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains at isolated places on Wednesday.(AFP File)
The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains at isolated places on Wednesday.(AFP File)

12 more die in UP rains, heavy rains forecast in isolated areas

By Press Trust of India | Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2018 03:16 PM IST
Twelve people were killed and 14 injured in rain-related incidents, including in lightning strike, since Monday night.
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Total blackout during sudden thunder storm and dust storm at Mandi House in New Delhi.(HT Representative Photo)
Total blackout during sudden thunder storm and dust storm at Mandi House in New Delhi.(HT Representative Photo)

Dust storm, lightning kill 26 in Uttar Pradesh, CM Adityanath directs officials to help in affected areas

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2018 11:17 PM IST
As many as 26 people were killed due to dust storms and lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh
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Geeta Devi decided not to allow her husband to marry off their daughter before she turned 18.(Handout image)
Geeta Devi decided not to allow her husband to marry off their daughter before she turned 18.(Handout image)

She fought all odds to stop teenage daughter’s marriage

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 03:18 PM IST
Geeta Devi, a meek housewife, opposed her husband and family’s decision as she wanted her daughter to complete her education
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Statue of BR Ambedkar vandalised by unidentified persons in Jaunpur’s Gajna.(ANI Photo)
Statue of BR Ambedkar vandalised by unidentified persons in Jaunpur’s Gajna.(ANI Photo)

Ambedkar statues damaged in UP’s Ghazipur, Jaunpur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 11:02 PM IST
Over half-a-dozen incidents of Ambedkar’s statues being vandalised have taken place in various parts of the state over the last one month.
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Panic gripped the campus after the incident and heavy force was deployed near the university.(AFP)
Panic gripped the campus after the incident and heavy force was deployed near the university.(AFP)

PG student shot at, injured on Allahabad University campus

By HT Correspondent | Allahabad, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 06:58 PM IST
The attack took place over an old enmity and the suspect has been as a former student of the central university who hails from Jaunpur.
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