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Bhojpuri singer Golu Raja injured in celebratory firing, is stable

28 Oct 2020

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

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

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.

UP BJP MLA misbehaves with education officer in official meeting

23 Sep 2018

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

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.

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

01 May 2018

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

UP mass cheating: Education board pulls up socks

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