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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Uttar Pradesh

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# Kushinagar
13 women and girls killed in well accident in India
The victims were sitting on an iron slab covering the well when it gave way.
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# Uttar Pradesh
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.
# India
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
At least 13 children die after train crashes into school bus in India
The children were all aged below 10.
# Uttar Pradesh
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.
# radical measure
Indian village bans women using mobile phones to 'limit interaction with men'
Local police vowed to take action against the village of Madora.
# real-life mowgli
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.
# India
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
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.
# India
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.
# India
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.
# India
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.
# India
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.
# India
Couple arrested for attempting to bury baby alive
Graveyard caretaker contacted police in northern India.
# 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.
# India
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.
# Wikileaks
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.