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Woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh’ Chitrakoot; four accused, including woman, arrested
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Woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh’ Chitrakoot; four accused, including woman, arrested

A case was registered against two men on charges of gang-rape and three others on charges of criminal conspiracy

UP govt's name and shame campaign: Police removes posters of Sengar, Chinmayanand put up by SP-linked outfit, files FIR
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UP govt's name and shame campaign: Police removes posters of Sengar, Chinmayanand put up by SP-linked outfit, files FIR

The posters also had a photograph of self-styled godman Ram Rahim and read: "On the orders of chief minister, pictures of rapists have been put up in Azamgarh"

Journeying along the Ganga, in photos: The past, present and future of India's holiest river
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Journeying along the Ganga, in photos: The past, present and future of India's holiest river

For more than 1,700 miles, stretching from the Gangotri Glacier in the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, the Ganga flows across the plains like a timeline of India's past, nourishing an extraordinary wealth of life.

COVID 19 positive patients fight for water in Uttar Pradesh
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COVID 19 positive patients fight for water in Uttar Pradesh

Angry patients admitted to the L1 category COVID 19 hospital in Sangam city, Prayagraj created a ruckus over the lack of water on 28 May.

From Ayodhya locals to senior lawyer, full list of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust members
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From Ayodhya locals to senior lawyer, full list of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust members

Names of 10 members of the Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust, a body constituted to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, were announced

Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj
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Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL filed by Allahabad Heritage Society challenging the decision to change the rename the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj.

Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai
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Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai

Interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and senior leader Rahul Gandhi will lead a silent protest against the amended Citizenship Act, National Register of Citizens at Delhi’s Raj Ghat

UP teacher objects to misbehaviour with girls at Prayagraj college, gets thrashed by students and parents
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UP teacher objects to misbehaviour with girls at Prayagraj college, gets thrashed by students and parents

A teacher was thrashed by a group of male students and their guardians after he reprimanded them after they allegedly misbehaved with girls at a college in UP.

Residents of low-lying areas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj suffer as rise in water level of Yamuna and Ganga leads to flooding
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Residents of low-lying areas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj suffer as rise in water level of Yamuna and Ganga leads to flooding

The continuous rise in the water levels of Ganga and Yamuna rivers due to flooding has made the lives of residents in low-lying areas in and around Prayagraj difficult. They are forced to wade through knee-deep water in order to reach from one place to another in the flood-affected region.

Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway
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Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway

Yogi Adityanath visited the flood-affected areas on Friday in Varanasi and said that the relief, rescue operations are underway

How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela
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How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela

After centuries of ostracism, the Kinnar community’s challenge to the Hindu establishment at the Kumbh Mela reached fruition when they became part of the Juna Akhara at Prayag. The Kinnars — trans and intersex people and hijras — performed the Aghori Puja and took holy dips

Atique Ahmed under CBI scrutiny: Central probe agency raids premises linked to jailed ex-Samajwadi Party leader in Prayagraj, Lucknow
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Atique Ahmed under CBI scrutiny: Central probe agency raids premises linked to jailed ex-Samajwadi Party leader in Prayagraj, Lucknow

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday began a search at the residence of jailed Uttar Pradesh leader and former Samajwadi Party MP Atique Ahmed in Prayagraj

Yogi Adityanath announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to victim's families who died in Uttar Pradesh’s rain-related incidents
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Yogi Adityanath announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to victim's families who died in Uttar Pradesh’s rain-related incidents

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the 14 people who have died due to rain-related incidents. According to official data from the state government, 133 buildings collapsed due to rain-related incidents from 9 July to 12 July.

DGCA grounds pilot who issued 'mayday' distress call due to low fuel near Lucknow airport
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DGCA grounds pilot who issued 'mayday' distress call due to low fuel near Lucknow airport

Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday grounded a pilot who issued a 'Mayday' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport.

'Sakshi Mishra, Ajitesh weren't kidnapped, it was a Muslim couple,' confirms Allahabad Police; HC says marriage legitimate
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'Sakshi Mishra, Ajitesh weren't kidnapped, it was a Muslim couple,' confirms Allahabad Police; HC says marriage legitimate

Refuting claims of several news outlets, Prayagraj police said that reports claiming that the daughter of Bareilly BJP MLA Rajesh Misra, Sakshi, and her husband Ajitesh's abduction was not true and the couple was safe and present inside the Allahabad High Court premises.

Seven Uttar Pradesh police personnel injured after team on way to arrest cow smuggler attacked by villagers
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Seven Uttar Pradesh police personnel injured after team on way to arrest cow smuggler attacked by villagers

The incident occurred in Mariyadih village of Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh where the police team was visiting to arrest an absconding accused in a case of cow smuggling.

Four new ministers inducted into Goa cabinet, including ex-deputy Speaker Michael Lobo and three Congress defectors
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Four new ministers inducted into Goa cabinet, including ex-deputy Speaker Michael Lobo and three Congress defectors

On Friday, the Goa chief minister had asked three legislators from the coalition partner, Goa Forward Party, and an independent legislator, Rohan Khaunte, to step down. Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai, Vinod Palienkar and Jayesh Salgaocar are the ministers from the Goa Forward Party(GFP), who were asked to resign.

Ahead of Goa cabinet reshuffle, CM Pramod Sawant drops four ministers; ex-deputy Speaker Michael Lobo likely to be inducted
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Ahead of Goa cabinet reshuffle, CM Pramod Sawant drops four ministers; ex-deputy Speaker Michael Lobo likely to be inducted

According to the notification, the four Goa ministers who were dropped from the state cabinet are – Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai, Water Resources Minister Vinod Palyekar, Rural Development Minister Jayesh Salgaonkar (all GFP MLAs) and Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte (Independent).

Narendra Modi's Varanasi speech rebuffed 'liberals' who consider cultural pride and modernity to be contradictory
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Narendra Modi's Varanasi speech rebuffed 'liberals' who consider cultural pride and modernity to be contradictory

Modi's speech in Varanasi aimed to give a sense to people that Hindu cultural traditions and civilisational heritage, and the path of a new India are complementary to each other.

Lok Sabha polls: BJP may bank on beneficiaries of electricity, sanitation schemes to defeat SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh
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Lok Sabha polls: BJP may bank on beneficiaries of electricity, sanitation schemes to defeat SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh

Even if the BJP can get a reasonable percentage of Yadav and Dalit votes, it will put up a respectable performance in politically-critical Uttar Pradesh.