Articles about Ballia

UP: MP cleared of rape charges, year after victim's suicide

06 Aug 2022

India
UP: MP cleared of rape charges, year after victim's suicide

A court in Varanasi on Saturday acquitted Uttar Pradesh legislator Atul Rai of a rape charge that he had been facing since 2019.

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

28 Aug 2021

India
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.

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

19 Apr 2021

India
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.

Six arrested for creating ruckus at UP minister's office

06 Apr 2021

Politics
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.

Ahead of panchayat polls, 960 liquor cartons seized in Ballia

11 Mar 2021

India
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.

Bhojpuri singer Golu Raja injured in celebratory firing, is stable

28 Oct 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

18 Oct 2020

India
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

18 Jun 2019

Politics
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.

Mohan Bhagwat picks Ram Mandir issue only before elections: SP

20 Oct 2018

India
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".

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

06 Oct 2018

India
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".

UP BJP MLA misbehaves with education officer in official meeting

23 Sep 2018

India
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.

UP: In voters' list, Durgawati becomes Sunny Leone

25 Aug 2018

India
UP: In voters' list, Durgawati becomes Sunny Leone

In a major embarrassment to the officials, a scantily dressed woman resembling Sunny Leone found a place in the voters' list. So did an elephant, a deer and a pigeon.

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

21 May 2018

Politics
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.

UP: Bhojpuri film actress Manisha Rai killed in road accident

19 May 2018

India
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.

Another Biplab Deb in-the-making? UP MLA blames parents for rapes

01 May 2018

India
Another Biplab Deb in-the-making? UP MLA blames parents for rapes

Our country's politicians seem to think they have the best ideas to prevent rapes. The latest to give his inputs is UP MLA Surendra Singh, who squarely blames parents for the crime.

UP mass cheating: Education board pulls up socks

25 Mar 2017

India
UP mass cheating: Education board pulls up socks

The UP education department has ordered an enquiry into mass cheating episodes after widespread criticism.