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Slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother says forced to meet Yogi Adityanath, vows to 'pick up sword' if justice not done
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Slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother says forced to meet Yogi Adityanath, vows to 'pick up sword' if justice not done

Yogi Adityanath on Sunday met the family members of slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari and sought to assure them of all help and justice.

Uttar Pradesh: Man thrashed on suspicion of child abduction in Meerut's Shahjahanpur area; eight accused held
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Uttar Pradesh: Man thrashed on suspicion of child abduction in Meerut's Shahjahanpur area; eight accused held

Eight people were arrested for allegedly thrashing a man on suspicion of being a child lifter in Shahjahanpur area in Meerut on Sunday

How Meerut's Kali Paltan Mandir, launchpad for the Sepoy Mutiny, is a beacon of the city's rebellious spirit
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How Meerut's Kali Paltan Mandir, launchpad for the Sepoy Mutiny, is a beacon of the city's rebellious spirit

The Augarnath temple, locally known as the 'Kali Paltan Mandir', has an interesting story behind its name. During British rule, the Indian soldiers in the regiment were called the ‘Kali Platoon’ (black army). Since the temple was located close to the soldiers’ quarters, it came to be called as the ‘Kali Paltan Mandir’, which eventually went on to become a launchpad for the Great Revolution of 1857.

Kainchi Bazaar: Meerut's scissor industry faces a slow death amid low profit margins, competition
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Kainchi Bazaar: Meerut's scissor industry faces a slow death amid low profit margins, competition

Kainchi Bazaar, a 350-year-old industry which houses close to 600 units and employs approximately 70,000 craftsmen, was once the pride of Meerut. Since the profit made by businesses is negligible, the newest generation is not being encouraged to take up the profession

Video of Uttar Pradesh jail inmates flashing pistol goes viral; facing criticism, govt says pistol made of 'clay'
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Video of Uttar Pradesh jail inmates flashing pistol goes viral; facing criticism, govt says pistol made of 'clay'

Facing criticism after video of Uttar Pradesh jail inmates brandishing a country-made pistol went viral, the state Home Department, said the pistol was made of "clay" and looked real as one of the two inmates was a 'good painter'

Anantnag encounter: Yogi Adityanath announces ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh, assures govt job to family of slain army major
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Anantnag encounter: Yogi Adityanath announces ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh, assures govt job to family of slain army major

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh and promised a government job to a family member of Army Major Ketan Sharma who lost his life in the Anantnag encounter on 17 June

Meerut's differently-abled, tired of govt apathy, threaten mass poll nominations; give UP election officials jitters
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Meerut's differently-abled, tired of govt apathy, threaten mass poll nominations; give UP election officials jitters

On 14 March, about two dozen persons with disability arrived at the collector's office and enquired how to go about filing the nominations

Travels through the Hindi belt: A year on from SC/ST Act agitation, Shobhapur village is a virtual ghost town
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Travels through the Hindi belt: A year on from SC/ST Act agitation, Shobhapur village is a virtual ghost town

On 2 April last year, residents had poured on to the Delhi-Dehradun highway running perpendicular to the village to protest the dilution of the SC/ST Act. Similar agitations had been held across the country. But the demonstration at Shobhapur took a violent turn.

Upset over Mayawati's remarks on Chandrashekhar Azad, Bhim Army to support Saharanpur's Congress candidate
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Upset over Mayawati's remarks on Chandrashekhar Azad, Bhim Army to support Saharanpur's Congress candidate

The move comes days after Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati described Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar Azad as a "BJP agent" and accused him of trying to divide Dalit votes

There is no contest in 2019, NDA will form govt with over 300 seats: Narendra Modi in interview to Republic TV
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There is no contest in 2019, NDA will form govt with over 300 seats: Narendra Modi in interview to Republic TV

Sharpening his attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed that past governments were mired in corruption over defence deals

Narendra Modi kicks off Lok Sabha election campaign, addresses rallies in Meerut, Akhnoor and Rudrapur
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Narendra Modi kicks off Lok Sabha election campaign, addresses rallies in Meerut, Akhnoor and Rudrapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched BJP’s poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur and Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor

Narendra Modi's 'saboot vs sapoot' jibe in Meerut: For PM, those demanding Balakot strike proof are seeking evidence of jawans' valour
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Narendra Modi's 'saboot vs sapoot' jibe in Meerut: For PM, those demanding Balakot strike proof are seeking evidence of jawans' valour

The 'sapoots' or worthy sons of the Indian Armed Forces, according to Narendra Modi, are the ones who risked their lives to quell terror that threatens peace in the Kashmir Valley. By using the word 'sapoot', the prime minister drew an inference from the safe return of IAF pilot Abhinandan Vardhaman and the courageous men like him.

Narendra Modi starts Lok Sabha election campaign trail: Expect PM's poll pitches to be high on nationalism in Meerut, Jammu, Rudrapur
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Narendra Modi starts Lok Sabha election campaign trail: Expect PM's poll pitches to be high on nationalism in Meerut, Jammu, Rudrapur

Narendra Modi is set to begin active election campaigning on Thursday with rallies in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, Rudrapur in Uttarakhand and Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir

Anti-encroachment drive in Meerut sparks violence; unruly mob sets over 150 shanties on fire, damages 24 vehicles
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Anti-encroachment drive in Meerut sparks violence; unruly mob sets over 150 shanties on fire, damages 24 vehicles

Over two dozen cars and two-wheelers and eight or nine buses were damaged in the violence triggered by an attempt by the Cantonment Board and the police to remove encroachments in Bhusa Mandi in Meerut

Yogi Adityanath announces construction of Ganga expressway at Uttar Pradesh cabinet meet, takes holy dip in Sangam in Prayagraj
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Yogi Adityanath announces construction of Ganga expressway at Uttar Pradesh cabinet meet, takes holy dip in Sangam in Prayagraj

Adityanath offered prayers as he took a holy dip in River Ganga at Sangam during the ongoing Kumbh Mela. The area around Sangam was cleaned and decorated on Monday for the holy dip.

Yogi Adityanath govt approves Rs 36,000-cr Ganga Expressway; world’s longest expressway will connect Allahabad and Meerut
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Yogi Adityanath govt approves Rs 36,000-cr Ganga Expressway; world’s longest expressway will connect Allahabad and Meerut

In a historic Cabinet meeting during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath approved the construction of the Ganga Expressway

Hoardings with Bajrang Dal's Yogesh Raj, key accused in Bulandshahr violence, put up across district extending Makar Sankranti greetings
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Hoardings with Bajrang Dal's Yogesh Raj, key accused in Bulandshahr violence, put up across district extending Makar Sankranti greetings

On 3 December, inspector Subodh Kumar Singh was killed in the Bulandshahr violence that broke out in Siyana area after cattle carcasses were found strewn outside a village.

NIA gets 10-day custody of Meerut man who was arrested for supplying weapons to Islamic State-inspired terrorist group
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NIA gets 10-day custody of Meerut man who was arrested for supplying weapons to Islamic State-inspired terrorist group

The NIA had arrested the 10 men, including a 'mufti' from Amroha, also in western Uttar Pradesh, who it said were planning suicide attacks and serial blasts targeting politicians and government installations in Delhi and other parts of north India

NIA arrests 21-year-old from Meerut for supplying weapons to suspected Islamic State-inspired terror group; weapons recovered
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NIA arrests 21-year-old from Meerut for supplying weapons to suspected Islamic State-inspired terror group; weapons recovered

The NIA also recovered a locally-made rocket launcher, material for suicide vests and 112 alarm clocks to be used as timers during its searches in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.