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Uttar Pradesh

In a first, transgenders take holy dip at Kumbh Mela

On Tuesday, dozens of transgenders splashed in sacred waters of Ganges and Yamuna alongside revered Hindu ascetics at Kumbh Mela.

16 Jan 2019 1:40 PM

Watch: Will thrash BJP, no need to worry, warns BSP legislator

The SP and the BSP on January 12 had announced that they would jointly contest the Lok Sabha elections.

16 Jan 2019 9:54 AM

Mayawati tears into Congress over farmer loan waiver policy

‘The government should give 100 per cent farm loan waiver, else suicide by farmers will continue,’ BSP chief Mayawati said.

15 Jan 2019 5:19 PM

Rape victim commits suicide after accused get clean chit in UP

‘She was shattered when the police gave them a clean chit,’ said the husband of the victim who committed suicide.

15 Jan 2019 3:48 PM

Forget past differences, ensure victory of SP-BSP candidates: Mayawati

On Saturday, the BSP and the SP announced an alliance in Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections to unitedly fight the BJP.

15 Jan 2019 11:54 AM

Over 100 mn gather for Kumbh mela, devotees to take holy dip today

The Mela, which runs until March 4, was recognised as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in 2017.

15 Jan 2019 8:54 AM

'Can go into Grand Alliance': BJP ally's threat over quota demand

Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party's Arvind Rajbhar said the coming together of arch-rivals SP and BSP in UP had posed 'big challenge' for BJP.

15 Jan 2019 8:31 AM

Kashmir still a challenge due to Pak's destabilising activities: Rajnath

Extremist violence in north-eastern areas saw a decline of 80 per cent, Singh also said at the event.

14 Jan 2019 5:59 PM

'Alliance will work as long as Akhilesh bows down before Mayawati': SP MLA

‘SP-BSP alliance will not work in Firozabad. It won't be successful here,’ SP lawmaker Hariom Yadav said.

14 Jan 2019 3:12 PM

Fire breaks out at camp at Kumbh Mela premises in Prayagraj

Multiple tents were engulfed in the fire which erupted after a cylinder exploded in a tent at camp of Digambar Akhada.

14 Jan 2019 1:26 PM