Haidar Naqvi covers central UP and Bundelkhand. He closely tracks developments in internal security in the region and beyond.
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According to SP Hamirpur Diksha Sharma, the couple was estranged, and the wife had been living separately with their three children for nearly two months.
11 of the injured passengers were experiencing breathing difficulties and have been referred to medical facilities for further treatment.
Monday’s AQI reading stood at 292, causing respiratory distress among the city’s residents. Doctors have advised people to postpone their morning workouts until after 8:30 am to minimise health risks.
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Compensation still a dream but a sense of closure for victim families as SIT makes arrests
The 39th anniversary of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots brings a sense of closure with 44 arrests made by the Special Investigation Team, but compensation for affected families remains unresolved. Many doubt if a resolution is possible in their lifetime.
The press conference, which was postponed twice during the day, saw Dr Arya in attendance with other senior doctors, although he was not allowed to speak.
Faulty tests for viruses may have led to infections in children receiving blood transfusions, say officils.
Sahu, who was jailed even after he produced documents proving that he was not the man the police were looking for, was granted bail on September 22 after an agonising 10 days in prison.
The DGFT, which initiated data collection in 2021, reveals that the most significant decline in exports transpired within the saddlery sector, which incurred a substantial loss of ₹300 crore in the previous year alone.
From Obscurity to Opportunity: Chironji trees found in Bundelkhand, forest dept to sell its seeds as ‘Kalinjar Herb’
Intriguingly, it was only recently that the forest department became aware about the five-decade old existence of these trees in the Vindhya mountain range.
RPF Jhansi station in charge Ravindra Kaushik said Delhi resident Ritesh Kumar was arrested under Section 145 of the Railways Act
The campaign to connect with women in the Kanpur-Bundelkhand region will gradually extend throughout the state, as announced by the regional president, Prakash Pal.
Rain in patches and irregular rainfall were the biggest problems which weather scientists attributed to the El Nino effect.
Kanpur is becoming a major defence production hub, with private companies setting up units in the city. The Adani Group is building South Asia's largest integrated arms and ammunition manufacturing facility, while other companies such as Genser Technologies, Anant Technologies, Delta Combat Systems, Datum Advanced Composites and Adhunik are also setting up units. Production is expected to begin next year.
A total of 24 married women have been found receiving these widow’s pensions, raising serious concerns amongst authorities.
The police have announced a cash reward of ₹50,000 for each of the accused. Joint Commissioner of Police, Anand Prakash Tiwari, said the reward has been announced for the arrest of the accused.
On Friday, the police approached the district court seeking the issuance of a non-bailable warrant against the BJP leader and five other individuals named in the FIR.
The eight-month pregnant woman further claimed that when she demanded the money, she and her husband were forcibly evicted from the house.
For 30 minutes, there was chaos in the unreserved compartment of the Chambal Express as passengers scrambled to get onto the upper berths to get away from the snakes
A couple passing through a field noticed suspicious movement in the soil and on closer inspection, found that a new-born baby had been buried in the ground. However, it was alive. The infant was covered in mud and showed signs of distress. It also had blood on its body and visible wounds. Local authorities were immediately alerted and the rescued baby was rushed to a nearby medical facility for urgent treatment.
The memento has been crafted by Manmohan Saini,a metal craftsman and a national award winner from Mahoba. The UP handicrafts development and marketing corporation asked him to prepare 50 brass lotuses eight months ago.
inconsistency in weather catalyses viral and fungal attack on paddy crop; CSA University of Agriculture and Technology helping farmers on how to save the crop from further damage
In the recording, the inspector can be heard asking the married woman if she would consider becoming friends with him.
As per data provided by the District Industries Promotion and Entrepreneurship Development Centre, Kanpur has on date 72,533 MSME units, 15,621 of which were opened in the last four months.
According to the veterinarian of the Safari, the leopard had received serious injuries on the frontal lobe and face when the animal was transported and brought to Safari
The fear of betting and match fixing seems quite strong as during a 2017 IPL match, police recovered ₹40,90,000 in cash and five mobile phones from suspects.
Extensive swathes of agricultural land spanning 22 villages near the Ganga Barrage in Kanpur, along with 50 villages in and around Shuklagunj, are currently submerged.
The abattoirs in Unnao were “slaughtering more animals for local consumption”, according to a pollution control board official. As such, the supply to 245 licenced shops in Kanpur has been suspended for the time being
A man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in Kanpur, India, conspired with a court clerk to obtain a fake bail order. Both the accused and the clerk are now on the run. The survivor's father has filed a complaint and is calling for action against the clerk, the lawyer involved, and their accomplices.
The case is presently under investigation by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) led by Additional SP Rajesh Pandey from Kanpur Dehat.
The orchestrator of the forgery, identified as court clerk Ashwani, has declined to cooperate with the ongoing investigation.