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

3 hrs ago | Nerve News

Two-third of Uttar Pradesh districts face drought

More than two-third of the districts in Uttar Pradesh are facing an acute drought, officials said Saturday.

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6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

India Blackouts Widen as Coal Stocks Drop at Power Plants

Blackouts in India widened as inadequate coal supplies forced plants to shut down and a monsoon deficit in many parts of the country led to extended high temperatures and greater electricity demand.

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10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Sonia and Rahul not to campaign in UP bypolls

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi will not campaign for the party's candidates contesting the by-election to 11 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh.

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14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Dont want Dadri land Reliance Power tells Supreme Court

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power Limited is no longer keen to have the land in Dadri for its power project and has requested the Supreme Court to let it withdraw its appeal against the Allahabad High Court judgment that cancelled acquisition done by the Uttar Pradesh government in 2004 and 2006.

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19 hrs ago | The Times of India

Now, Union minister Kalraj Mishra rakes up Hindutva

LUCKNOW: After RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Union minister for minorities Najma Heptulla, it was the turn of the Union minister for medium, small and micro enterprises Kalraj Misra to define Hindutva.

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22 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Cases against terror accused: SC agrees to examine appeal by UP govt

The HC had held that all the 19 persons were charged under Central laws like the Passport Act and Unlawful Prevention of Activities Act.

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22 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

President Barack Obama is blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, but says the U.S. won't take military action there.

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23 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

In UP both Hindus and Muslims suffer from minority complex

Early in 2013, in the middle of a conversation about national politics and the possible rise of Narendra Modi, a top Lucknow businessman said, "People say Modi's rise will make Muslims insecure.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Times of India

Christians to lock Aligarh church after reconversion

ALIGARH: A day after the "re-conversion" of 72 Valmikis in an Asroi church, the pastor at the headquarters of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Mumbai, Habil Gyan, said members of the denomination will soon lock up the church.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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