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Local news for Uttar Pradesh, India continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 min ago | Hindustan Times

Political storm over Z security cover to Som

In the political algebra of Uttar Pradesh, finding X-Y-Z is often a complex problem.

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4 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

Nepal denies allegations of not sharing flood data with India

Nepals authorities have rubbished Uttar Pradesh s Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadavs accusations that Indias northern neighbor caused the flooding in his state.

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8 hrs ago | Rediff.com

Coalgate and India's crony capitalism

The Supreme Court judgment will hopefully ensure that those in power and authority will hesitate before allotting precious natural resources that belong to each and every citizen of the country in an arbitrary and corrupt manner, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.

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9 hrs ago | The Times of India

Yogi Adityanath to be BJP's star campaigner in UP

Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath will be one of the star campaigners for BJP in Uttar Pradesh bypoll.

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11 hrs ago | DNA India

'Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana' will benefit everyone: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday hailed the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' scheme, saying that it will benefit each and every person.

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14 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

100-room UP Bhawan to be built in Noida

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given a green signal for the construction of a new 100-room UP Bhawan in Noida, near the national capital, an official said Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Indian Express

Left - untouched' by govt, the commission had just two hearings in four months.

Array [1] => Array [2] => Array [3] => Array [4] => Array [5] => Array ) While Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote the epitaph of the Planning Commission in his Independence Day speech, there has been a perceptible slowdown in the activities of another body - the National Commission for Minorities - in the past four months.

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The Indian Express

The authorities, however, say no distress sale has come to their notice and refuse to interfere.

Array [1] => Array [2] => Array [3] => Array [4] => Array [5] => Array ) Last year's riots still fresh in their minds, a growing number of Muslims in the Muzaffarnagar-Shamli area of Uttar Pradesh are selling their properties in the villages they have now abandoned to Jat neighbours at rates which locals admit are far below the market rates.

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Voice of America

Source: Suspects in India Teen-hanging Case May Walk Free, for Now

Indian policemen show two men , who are accused of gang raping and hanging two girls, to the media at Budaun district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, May 30, 2014.

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SFGate

Global trash burning more polluting than expected

In this March 18, 2013 file photo, a trail of fire lines the banks after piles of garbage were set afire at the end of the Mahakumbh mela festival at the confluence of rivers the Ganges and the Yamuna in Allahabad, India.

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Nerve News

Former health minister Ramadoss granted bail in graft case

A court here Tuesday granted bail to former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss and four others, allegedly involved in favouring an Uttar Pradesh private medical college by renewing permission to admit students in 2008-2009.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newkerala.com

Veteran Kalyan Singh is new Rajasthan governor

Senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh, appointed the Rajasthan governor Tuesday, is a three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh who rejoined the party for a second time only months earlier.

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The Telegraph

Cool about contempt

Should the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, be diluted to make judges less immune to criticism? Sonia Sarkar finds out Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju has set the cat among the pigeons by calling for an amendment to India's Contempt of Courts Act, 1971.

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Outlook

Digvijay Slams Z Security for Riots Accused BJP Mla

Hitting out at the Union Home Ministry for providing Z category security to controversial BJP MLA Sangeet Som, an accused in Muzaffarnagar riots, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said only such accused can get security under NDA Government.

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Mydigitalfc.com

Income tax dues can be paid at RBI offices, 29 banks

Reserve Bank has asked the public to pay their income tax dues well in advance so as to avoid standing in long queues and stated that 29 agency banks are also authorised to accept such payments.

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Newkerala.com

BJP announces candidates for Uttar Pradesh by-polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday announced its candidates for the Sep 13 by-polls for 11 assembly and one parliamentary seat in Uttar Pradesh.

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India.com

Muzaffarnagar riots accused Sangeet Som gets Z security cover

According to the sources, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Sardhana in Meerut Sangeet Som was provided Z category security by the Central Reserve Police Force at the behest of Ministry of Home Ministry.

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CNN

Tests cast doubt on India rape claim

Two teenage girls, who were found hanging from a tree in northern India in May, were not raped as originally alleged, according to new forensic reports commissioned by federal investigators.

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The Times of India

Akhilesh Yadav blames Nepal government for floods in UP

LUCKNOW: Ten days after flash floods hit the bordering districts of Uttar Pradesh, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav blamed the Nepal government for the flood fury in the state.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

MP stampede: Up CM announces Rs 2 lakh for kin of those killed

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced Rs 2 lakh each for the kin of those killed in a stampede at a temple in Madhya Pradesh today.

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