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  • Bhopal: Varanasi trader linked to Khamra arrested

    SIT on Tuesday arrested an Uttar Pradesh trader involved in purchase of looted goods from serial killer Adesh Khamra. The trader used to buy the looted sugar from Khamra’s gang.  Khamra, who is in police custody, has reportedly confessed to having killed over 33 truck-drivers and cleaners on highways to loot goods transported by them and sell the truck. So far 10 members of his gang have been arrested.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Body of man found in forest

    Muzaffarnagar: The body of a 23-year-old man was found in Shamli district’s Babri village following which two people were booked in connection with his death, police said Tuesday. Saddam went missing a day prior and his body was found in a jungle in the village Monday morning, they said. A case was registered against the two accused who were absconding. The body was sent for post-mortem and an investigation into the case was on,

  • BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government passes resolution to change name of Allahabad to Prayagraj

    The BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government officially passed a resolution to change the name of Allahabad city to Prayagraj on Tuesday. Uttar Pradesh Minister Siddharth Nath Singh told ANI, “Allahabad to be called Prayagraj from today.” The decision comes after CM Yogi Adityanath on Saturday, 13 October, announced that the city will be renamed as Prayagraj ahead of the Kumbh Mela.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Police arrest 3 criminals after encounter, seize rifles from them

    Muzaffarnagar: Three alleged criminals were arrested in Shamli district’s Ragana village after an encounter and two rifles were seized from them which were looted recently from policemen, police said Monday. Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar said two of the accused and three policemen, including Sub Inspector Ajay Kasana, were injured in the exchange of fire which occurred Sunday night under Jhinjhana Police Station area.

  • Mumbai: Man held for stalking and extorting from Saudi doc

    Mumbai: Mumbai Crime Branch unit 3 has arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly stalking and extorting money from a Saudi-based Indian medical officer late on Saturday evening. The accused, identified as Mohammad Tabish Irshad Ahmed Malik (25), had transferred all data including photos, videos and contact from the complainant’s phone and misused her photos to blackmail her for money. Crime branch officials arrested Malik from his home-town in Uttar Pradesh and booked

  • Allahabad likely to be renamed Prayagraj

    ALLAHABAD (UP): Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday hinted that if a broad consensus is achieved, ‘Allahabad will be renamed as Prayagraj.’ Yogi said, “It might be the wish of many people that Allahabad can be renamed as Prayagraj. I think that it will give a very good message. If everyone agrees, we should know this city as Prayag Raj and it can be a good start”.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Man stabs friend to death following argument over Rs 10

    Bareilly: An argument over Rs 10 resulted in a hair saloon owner stabbing his friend to death using a pair of scissors here, police said Saturday. Police said the incident took place on Friday evening, when Prempal Gangwar (42) went to his friend’s Ahibaran Lal’s saloon for a hair cut. They had an argument over Rs 10.

  • Railways sack 2 officials over Uttar Pradesh derailment

    New Delhi : The Railways on Thursday suspended two officials, a day after five persons were killed when nine coaches and the engine of New Farakka express, a train heading to Delhi from West Bengal derailed in Uttar Pradesh. According to Railway Ministry officials, they were suspended on the recommendation of the Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety after it was indicated that the cause of the accident was prima facie wrong signalling

  • New Farakka Express derailment: Piyush Goyal announces ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh

    New Delhi: Seven persons were killed on Wednesday after nine coaches and the engine of an express train heading to New Delhi from Malda town in West Bengal derailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the family of those killed. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin

  • Seven killed as New Farakka Express derails near Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh

    New Delhi/Lucknow: At least seven people were killed and nine others seriously injured as eight coaches and the engine of the New Farakka Express (14003) derailed near Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, Additional Director General (ADG), Law and order, Anand Kumar said.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Children injured as truck rams into school bus

    Lucknow: Students on board a school bus escaped with minor injuries in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras on Tuesday when the vehicle was hit by a speeding truck, police said. The bus belonged to the Delhi Public School (DPS) and was headed to school when the truck rammed into it at the Kevalgarhi turn on the Agra road. Driver of both the bus and the truck have sustained serious injuries, while some students have sustained minor injuries,

  • Exodus: Yogi Adityanath & Nitish Kumar voice concern

    Gandhinagar: The targeting of migrants from states neighbouring Gujarat — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Chhattisgarh — continued on Monday, even as the Vijay Rupani-led BJP government kick started efforts to get on top of the situation. Chief Minister Rupani said in Rajkot: “The situation is under control. No untoward incident has been reported in the last 48 hours.’’

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