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Journalist Pawan Jaiswal had filmed students of a government school in eastern Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur district eating rotis with salt as their mid-day meal in August.(PTI)

Reporter booked in salt-roti video case in UP school gets clean chit

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2019 12:50 AM IST
Journalist Pawan Jaiswal who circulated the video was booked for voluntarily obstructing public servant in discharge of his function, false evidence, criminal conspiracy and cheating.
The matter came to light when a video showing children being served only ‘chappatis’ went viral on social media and someone sent the video to the district magistrate.(Twitter / ANI)
The matter came to light when a video showing children being served only ‘chappatis’ went viral on social media and someone sent the video to the district magistrate.(Twitter / ANI)

UP school children get salt, roti under scheme meant to up nutrition intake

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent, Varanasi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 09:31 AM IST
The incident took place at government primary school, Shiur in Mirzapur. The district magistrate immediately instructed basic shiksha adhikari to carry out a probe into the matter.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra consoles a family member of aSonbhadra massacre victim.(PTI PHOTO.)
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra consoles a family member of aSonbhadra massacre victim.(PTI PHOTO.)

Week after Sonbhadra visit, Priyanka Gandhi helps kin of those killed

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 10:13 PM IST
On her instruction, a Congress delegation led by national secretary Bajirao Khade visited Umbha and handed over cheques worth Rs 10 lakh each to the families of those killed in the village.
Adityanath said the origin of the incident could be traced back to 1955 and 1989 when the Congress was in power in Uttar Pradesh.(PTI FILE)
Adityanath said the origin of the incident could be traced back to 1955 and 1989 when the Congress was in power in Uttar Pradesh.(PTI FILE)

UP CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra incident

Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 08:44 AM IST
Adityanath’s attack on the Congress came on a day on which party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained by police in Chunar town of Mirzapur district when she was on her way to Sonbhadra to meet the families of those killed in Wednesday’s incident.
Trafficked to Delhi at the age of 10, he was beaten frequently by his employer, who also gave him electric shocks.(HT File Photo)
Trafficked to Delhi at the age of 10, he was beaten frequently by his employer, who also gave him electric shocks.(HT File Photo)

After 5 years, 15-yr-old UP trafficking victim reunites with family

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 07:50 AM IST
The boy, when he was 10-year-old, was told by a close uncle that he could earn thousands of rupees and get a proper school education in Delhi .
Green crusaders carrying out their drive in villages of Mirzapur.(HT photo)
Green crusaders carrying out their drive in villages of Mirzapur.(HT photo)

These green crusaders fight for the girl child in Varanasi villages

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 12:01 PM IST
Away from the high-decibel campaign rallies for the last phase of Lok Sabha election, a group of women is quietly bringing in a change in Maoist-affected areas of Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur district.
Inspector general (IG) of police, Law and Order, Praveen Kumar said the alert was sounded after inputs from central intelligence agencies about the possibilities of Naxal activities to interrupt the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Inspector general (IG) of police, Law and Order, Praveen Kumar said the alert was sounded after inputs from central intelligence agencies about the possibilities of Naxal activities to interrupt the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Post Maha attack, alert sounded in UP’s Naxal-affected areas

Hindustan Times, LUCKNOW | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 01:15 PM IST
Senior police officials said the alert was taken seriously as a huge haul of weapons and explosives was recovered from the house of a Naxal rebel in Sonbadhra district only a month ago.
The girls were given rice, daal, roti and sabji for lunch.(Shutterstock/Representative image)
The girls were given rice, daal, roti and sabji for lunch.(Shutterstock/Representative image)

Student dies of food poisoning after eating school meal in UP’s Mirzapur

Mirzapur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2018 07:24 PM IST
13 girls fell ill on Saturday after having their lunch at a girls’ residential school in a village in Mirzapur.
The poor treatment of archers in a sports hostel in Uttar Pradesh is a reflection of the state of affairs of the national sport in India. As per the Uttar Pradesh government policy, Rs 250 is to be spent on daily diet of the archers at the Sonbhadra hostel, but they are just getting Rs 145 per day.(HT Photo)
The poor treatment of archers in a sports hostel in Uttar Pradesh is a reflection of the state of affairs of the national sport in India. As per the Uttar Pradesh government policy, Rs 250 is to be spent on daily diet of the archers at the Sonbhadra hostel, but they are just getting Rs 145 per day.(HT Photo)

Archers ‘forced to clean toilets, drink dirty water’ at UP sports hostel

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Sharad Deep
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 12:10 PM IST
The archers of the Uttar Pradesh government’s hostel at Sonbhadra in Murzapur went on a three-day hunger strike and lodged a written complaint with chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Sports Minister, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
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