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#Uttar Pradesh

# uttar-pradesh - Friday 19 April, 2019

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

# uttar-pradesh - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

# uttar-pradesh - Thursday 26 April, 2018

At least 13 children die after train crashes into school bus in India

The children were all aged below 10.

# uttar-pradesh - Saturday 12 August, 2017

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

# uttar-pradesh - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Indian village bans women using mobile phones to 'limit interaction with men'

Local police vowed to take action against the village of Madora.

# uttar-pradesh - Friday 7 April, 2017

Indian police attempting to identify young girl found living with monkeys

The girl was discovered living with a pack of monkeys and walking on all fours in January.

# uttar-pradesh - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Death toll rises to 120 in horror Indian train crash

Most of the passengers were asleep at the time of the accident. At least 150 more have been injured.

# uttar-pradesh - Monday 16 June, 2014

India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house

This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred in the Uttar Pradesh state.

# uttar-pradesh - Monday 11 February, 2013

Stampede kills 36 people at India's Kumbh Mela festival

The stampede at a railway station in Allahabad marred the main day of the religious festival in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, considered the largest gathering of humanity.

# uttar-pradesh - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

# uttar-pradesh - Friday 4 January, 2013

Boyfriend of India gang-rape victim: 'The cruelty I saw should not be seen ever'

The boyfriend of the 23-year-old medical student whose brutal gang-rape and murder has sparked an outcry has spoken for the first about what he witnessed during the attack last month.

# uttar-pradesh - Monday 30 July, 2012

India: 370 million people affected by power outage

Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.

# uttar-pradesh - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Couple arrested for attempting to bury baby alive

Graveyard caretaker contacted police in northern India.

# uttar-pradesh - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest Protesssst

Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest

Two farmers who claim they were denied access to their tax records by officials who wanted bribes released dozens of snakes in the tax office yesterday.

# uttar-pradesh - Monday 26 September, 2011

Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India

Areas in the north and east of the country have been affected with reports of as many as two million people being affected.

# uttar-pradesh - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Top Indian politician labels Julian Assange 'insane'

Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Mayawati has said that a leaked cable, in which she was called a “paranoid dictator”, was malicious – and has accused Wikileaks of playing into the hands of unscrupulous powers.