Gulf Times - Uttar-Pradesh
More than 100 dead after drinking bootleg alcohol in India

More than 100 dead after drinking bootleg alcohol in India

More than 100 people died in two Indian states after drinking bootleg alcohol, police and media said on Monday, in the worst such case in years.

Tainted liquor death toll rises to 57 in India; crackdown launched

Tainted liquor death toll rises to 57 in India; crackdown launched

The death toll from a batch of illegally brewed alcohol in northern India doubled on Saturday, as authorities launched a crackdown, and police and officials were suspended.

India university official urges students to kill instead of complaining

India university official urges students to kill instead of complaining

A top official at a Indian state-run university urged his students to "murder" fellow students if confronted instead of complaining to him, amid a wave of violence being reported from across the state where the school is based.

Three arrested over death of policeman during India cow protest

Three arrested over death of policeman during India cow protest

Three men have been arrested in connection with the killing of a police officer during mob violence over alleged cow slaughter in northern India, officials said Tuesday.

Policeman and one other dead after violence over cow slaughter in north India

Policeman and one other dead after violence over cow slaughter in north India

A senior policeman and another man were killed on Monday in violent protests over a dead cow, an animal sacred in Hindu culture, in India's Uttar Pradesh state, police said.

India's first elephant hospital cheers animal activists, draws tourists

India's first elephant hospital cheers animal activists, draws tourists

At India's first hospital for elephants, opened last week in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.

India fireworks factory blast kills 7

India fireworks factory blast kills 7

An explosion at a firecracker factory in northern India Friday killed seven people just days before the big Hindu festival of Diwali, police said.

Six dead, 60 injured after train derails in India

Six dead, 60 injured after train derails in India

Six persons were killed on Wednesday after nine coaches and the engine of an express train heading to New Delhi from Malda town in West Bengal derailed in Rae Bareli, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

27 dead as rains lash northern India, flood toll tops 1,300

27 dead as rains lash northern India, flood toll tops 1,300

At least 27 people have died in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the weekend in accidents brought on by heavy monsoon rains, officials said on Monday.

Monsoon rains kill at least 70 in northern India

Monsoon rains kill at least 70 in northern India

The death toll in the incessant rains since Thursday reached 70 on Sunday with reports that 77 people were injured.

Rainstorms kill 49 in northern India

Rainstorms kill 49 in northern India

Heavy monsoon rains that sparked floods and caused buildings to collapse have killed at least 49 people in north India's Uttar Pradesh state since Thursday officials said, as the national weather agency issued further storm warnings.

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

At least 13 children were killed and five critically injured on Thursday after a train smashed into a small school bus in northern India, an official said.