Showered flowers on party workers, not individual who supported Ballia firing accused, says UP BJP chief
Swatantra Dev Singh's statement came two days after he was caught on camera showering flowers on Bairia MLA Surendra Singh, who was issued notice for backing the main accused in the Durjanpur village firing
UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh caught on camera showering petals on MLA who supported Ballia firing accused
Earlier this week, the state unit of the BJP had issued a show cause notice to Bairia MLA Surendra Singh for making statements supporting Dhirendra Pratap Singh, a local party leader who allegedly killed the victim over allotment of ration shops
BJP leader Dhirendra Pratap Singh allegedly shot dead Jai Prakash on Thursday as a fracas broke out over allotment of ration shops during a meeting at Durjanpur village
Ballia firing: BJP leader, seven others charged with NSA, gangster act in killing of 46-yr-old, say police
BJP leader Dhirendra Pratap Singh allegedly shot dead Jai Prakash on Thursday as a fracas broke out over allotment of ration shops during a meeting at Durjanpur village in Uttar Pradesh
FIR against BJP MLA Surendra Singh’s son, 10 others for manhandling, abusing Dalit revenue official in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia
An FIR has been registered against Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh's son and his supporters for allegedly manhandling a Dalit revenue official
Uttar Pradesh: 14 dead, 8 injured today in rain-related incidents today, North Eastern Railway services disrupted
As many as 14 fresh rain-related deaths were reported from across the state, the Uttar Pradesh government said on Sunday.
Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark
Mobs thrash six over child-lifting rumours in three separate incidents in UP; attacks occurred despite police warning on invoking NSA
Attacks over rumours of child-lifting have increased over the past week in Uttar Pradesh. On Thursday, Director General of Police OP Singh said 82 people have been arrested.
Ex-PM Chandra Shekhar's son Neeraj Shekhar joins BJP, says LS poll results convinced him to work under Narendra Modi
It was on an SP ticket that Neeraj Shekhar won the Lok Sabha election from Ballia in 2007, which was held after his father — the sitting MP — died.
Amit Shah promises removal of Article 370, says nobody can take Kashmir away from India till BJP leaders are alive
BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday asserted that whether the BJP government stays or goes nobody can take Kashmir away from India till party leaders are alive
Lok Sabha election: In Ballia, Narendra Modi challenges Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam
Narendra Modi has openly challenged the Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam, during a Lok Sabha election rally in Ballia.
Yogi Adityanath had earlier called Akhilesh 'goondon ka sartaj' (king of goons) and has often accused him of taking development works and extending basic facilities on caste and communal lines.
Police in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh registered an FIR against a student for posting objectionable comments on social media about the Pulwama terror attack
UP minister Shrikant Sharma calls Congress 'big drain of corruption', says 'small drains like SP, BSP fall into it'
The minister also alleged that Congress was behind corruption cases facing opposition parties like Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal.
Uttar Pradesh school accused of banning students from singing Vande Mataram; magisterial probe ordered
An FIR was lodged Monday by a Class XII student that he and three other school students were attacked at the college gate in the afternoon while they were going out.
IPS officer Surendra Das attempted suicide by consuming poison in Kanpur, says police; condition said to be critical
IPS officer Surendra Das attempted suicide at his official residence in Kanpur and was rushed to the hospital by his staff.
Sunny Leone, deer and pigeon make it to voters' list in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia; baffled officials call it data entry error
Voter cards in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district displayed some strange photographs — images of a scantily clad woman resembling Bollywood actor Sunny Leone, an elephant, a pigeon and deer — next to names of the residents in the district.
BR Ambedkar statue damaged by 'anti-social elements' in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia; second such incident in a month
Anti-social elements damaged the statue this morning, Superintendent of Police SP Ganguly said. The face and a finger of the statue were reportedly damaged.
BJP MLA Surendra Singh stirs controversy saying 'even Lord Ram can't curb rapes'; Congress dubs him 'insane', 'fit for mental asylum'
BJP MLA Surendra Singh, known for his penchant for making controversial remarks, has said that even Lord Ram cannot curb rapes, prompting Congress to dub him as "insane" and fit for a mental asylum.
BJP MLA Surendra Singh says 2019 election will be battle between Pandavas and Kauravas, likens Narendra Modi to Arjun
A BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh on Sunday said the 2019 Lok Sabha election would be a "dharm yudh", which would witness a "battle of cultures" between the "Pandavas and Kauravas".