Ballia: News

21 Jun 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Heatwave-related deaths rise in Ballia hospital amid bed shortage

As scores of families in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, grieve the loss of relatives who died from heat-related ailments, more deaths have been recorded at the district's lone government hospital.

20 Jun 2023


Heatwave: Centre to send 5-member expert team to worst-hit states

Amid the intense heatwave affecting numerous states, the central government has decided to rush to the states to assess the situation and assist local authorities in dealing with the repercussions.

19 Jun 2023

Akhilesh Yadav

Heatwave in UP: Ballia deaths not heatwave-related, says probe team

Amid the heatwave in Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Health Director Dr. AK Singh, who is heading the probe committee into the recent deaths in the Ballia district, dismissed heat as the cause.

28 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Ballia rape victim's mother demands death penalty for BSP MP

The mother of a 24-year-old woman, who had alleged rape by BSP MP Atul Rai, has demanded that the accused politician be sentenced to death.

19 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Medical team going to COVID-19 patient's house attacked

Three government medical personnel, including two doctors, and their driver were injured after their car was attacked by a group of people when they had gone to a village in Ballia district to give medicines to a COVID-19 patient.

06 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Six arrested for creating ruckus at UP minister's office

Six Samajwadi Party (SP) workers were arrested following a ruckus at Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Swarup Shukla's local office in Ballia, police said on Tuesday.

11 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Ahead of panchayat polls, 960 liquor cartons seized in Ballia

Liquor worth around Rs. 40 lakh allegedly meant to be distributed ahead of the panchayat polls in Ballia District of Uttar Pradesh and for smuggling into neighboring Bihar has been seized from the city.

28 Oct 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Bhojpuri singer Golu Raja injured in celebratory firing, is stable

In a clear case of celebrations turning sour, a Bhojpuri singer and actor, Golu Raja, was injured during firing at the birthday party of a BJP leader's son on Monday.

18 Oct 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia shooting case.

Absconding BSP MP, who's accused of rape, doesn't take oath

The first session of 17th Lok Sabha started on Monday with the oath-taking ceremony of 542 MPs.

20 Oct 2018

Samajwadi Party

Mohan Bhagwat picks Ram Mandir issue only before elections: SP

Senior SP leader, Ram Govind Chaudhary, has accused RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat of remembering Lord Ram only "months before the General Elections".

06 Oct 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP school punishes students for singing 'Vande Mataram', probe ordered

Students of an aided intermediate college in UP's Ballia are being punished for singing "Vande Mataram" or chanting "Bharat Mata ki Jai".

23 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP BJP MLA misbehaves with education officer in official meeting

BJP MLA Surendra Singh and other party leaders allegedly tried to misbehave with a District Inspector of Schools (DIOS) at an official meeting yesterday in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

21 May 2018

Narendra Modi

People attending rival's rally would be cursed with jaundice: Rajbhar

Senior UP minister Om Prakash Rajbhar has sent out a bizarre warning to those attending rallies of his political rivals.

19 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Bhojpuri film actress Manisha Rai killed in road accident

Bhojpuri film actress, Manisha Rai was killed when a car hit the motorcycle on which the 45-year-old actress was traveling to Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh.