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35 floating bodies in Ganga raise an alarm

Sharat Pradhan reports: The sudden appearance of around 35 bodies in the shallow waters of the Ganga river, about 70 km from Lucknow caused an alarm , sending the Uttar Pradesh administration in a spin. Only hours later, it was discovered that the bodies were none other than those immersed by people living in the neighbouring villages along the upstream . "We have reason to believe that these were bodies that were routinely immersed by certain Hindu communities, who choose not to burn their ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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Why Uttar Pradesh netas love PK

Netas in Uttar Pradesh are using Rajkumar Hirani’s film PK to play the politics of polarization. Sharat Pradhan / Rediff.com reportsAamir Khan’s box-office hit PK has come in handy for Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party, its staunch adversary Bahujan Samaj Party and the now-potent contender Bhartiya Janata Party, to play the politics of polarization.Film-maker Rajkumar Hirani may have left no stone unturned to send his message across against prevailing myths and ...
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Yogi Adityanath's men openly worship Godse

The Hindu Yuva Vahini's hero-worship of Nathuram Godse, the Mahatma's murderer, has clear communal overtones. Sharat Pradhan reports.The crackdown on the Hindu Yuva Vahini, whose activists were rounded up by the Uttar Pradesh police from eastern UP where its founder, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath enjoys considerable clout, does not seem to have dampened its spirits.A band of Adityanath's followers went to the extent of dismissing Mahatma Gandhi as the Father of the Nation and raised ...
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UP BJP chief dissociates party from conversion mess

'We are against anything that is unconstitutional,' says Laxmikant Bajpai. Sharat Pradhan reports from Lucknow. Laxmikant Bajpai, president of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Uttar Pradesh unit on Tuesday, December 16, dissociated his party from the controversial religious conversions, the so-called ghar wapsi (homecoming) programmes, conducted by Hindu fundamentalist organisations known for their proximity to the BJP. "The BJP has nothing whatsoever to do with the exercise being carried out by ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Bootleg liquor kills 28 in India; death toll may rise

By Sharat Pradhan LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - A batch of bootleg liquor has killed at least 28 people in India, where tainted illegal alcohol often kills poor villagers unable to afford licensed spirits. Fifteen people died on Tuesday and about 90 ...
 Yahoo! Canada2 weeks ago UPDATE 1-Bootleg liquor kills 28 in India; death toll may rise  Reuters2 weeks ago
Eurasia Review

India: Maoists Waning Support In Andhra Pradesh Analysis

By SATP By Fakir Mohan Pradhan* Communist Party of India Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres, along with a large number of armed militia members and sympathisers, attacked and destroyed an Ashram (hermitage) of a local spiritual guru, ...
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South Asian Terrorism Portal

South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 13, No. 30

Data and assessments from SAIR can be freely published in any form with credit to the South Asia Intelligence Review of the Print Ambreen Agha Research Assistant, On January 16, 2015, at least three Shia Muslims were shot dead in Rawalpindi District ...
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Times of India

Kay Kay Menon narrates young girl's suicide story at the launch of a TV show

Students at IIM-Lucknow took time out from their academic schedule on Thursday afternoon to participate in a discussion on women's safety, corruption and domestic violence. Organised by Colors, the panel discussion launched their upcoming show, Code ...
 Times of India1 week ago
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More than 80 corpses found adrift in the Ganga; probe ordered

A vendor carrying a basket of flowers walks as migratory birds fly over the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the three holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, amid fog on a cold evening. Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters Fifty more bodies were on Wednesday recovered from the river Ganga in Safipur area of the district even as sanitation workers of Nagar Palikas have refused to further take them out from the river. So far 80 bodies have been taken out from the river near Pariyar ghat, ...
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Lucknow: Toll in hooch tragedy climbs to 31

The toll in the hooch tragedy in Lucknow and Unnao districts on Tuesday climbed to 31 with 17 more people dying in various hospitals in Lucknow. Over 100 persons were still undergoing treatment in different hospitals in the state capital. "Till now 12 deaths have been reported from King George Medical University, two each from Balrampur hospital and Malihabad and one from Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital," Chief Medical Officer, Lucknow, SNS Yadav told PTI. He said these deaths do not include seven ...
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