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UP: 10 die after drinking spurious liquor, Adityanath orders probe

28 May 2019

UP: 10 die after drinking spurious liquor, Adityanath orders probe

Spurious liquor has once again destroyed families, this time in Uttar Pradesh. In Barabanki district of the state, 10 people died on Monday night after consuming hooch.

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

12 May 2019

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.

BJP fields Sonia's ex-aide from Raebareli, Nirahua from Azamgarh

04 Apr 2019

BJP fields Sonia's ex-aide from Raebareli, Nirahua from Azamgarh

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday fielded Congress turncoat Dinesh Pratap Singh from Raebareli and Bhojpuri actor Dinesh Lal Yadav alias 'Nirahua' from Azamgarh to take on Sonia Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav respectively.

Akhilesh Yadav will contest from Azamgarh, father Mulayam's seat

24 Mar 2019

Akhilesh Yadav will contest from Azamgarh, father Mulayam's seat

A short while ago, Samajwadi Party released a new list of candidates. The party president, Akhilesh Yadav will fight upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

Hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 116, Adityanath speaks of 'conspiracy'

11 Feb 2019

Hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 116, Adityanath speaks of 'conspiracy'

Just as the death toll in hooch tragedy touched 116 on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath smelled a political conspiracy.

UP: As spurious alcohol deaths cross 90, 175 people arrested

10 Feb 2019

UP: As spurious alcohol deaths cross 90, 175 people arrested

With the death tolls in spurious liquor cases in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand having crossed 90, the UP Police, on Saturday, arrested 175 people in connection to the manufacture of spurious liquor - marking possibly the biggest-ever crackdown on the illicit alcohol business.

Criminal wanted in 18 cases injured in encounter in UP

23 Oct 2018

Criminal wanted in 18 cases injured in encounter in UP

A criminal, wanted in 18 cases and carrying a reward of Rs. 25,000 on his head, was nabbed while a sub-inspector was injured in an encounter near UP's Azamgarh on Tuesday morning, police said.

RaGa said Congress party of Muslims, claims Modi. Congress hits-back

15 Jul 2018

RaGa said Congress party of Muslims, claims Modi. Congress hits-back

After Narendra Modi launched an attack on the Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi from a stage in Azamgarh, UP, the Grand Old Party said he was spreading lies sensing defeat in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.