Bollywood

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Thinking about stardom is scary: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

New Delhi: His name adds credibility to the films he does and the actor has A-listers vying to work with him but Nawazuddin Siddiqui does not want to think about stardom as he fears it will corrupt his performances. Film after film, there has been a growth in Nawazuddin’s fan following so much so that … Continue reading Thinking about stardom is scary: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Crime

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Delhi: Man held for sending lewd messages, videos to 1,500 females

New Delhi: A 31-year-old man, who was apparently annoyed over not getting married, allegedly tormented around 1,500 women and girls in Delhi-NCR by sending them vulgar messages and obscene video clips through WhatsApp and was arrested, police said today. Examining the mobile phones used by the accused, police stumbled upon contacts of more than 1,500 … Continue reading Delhi: Man held for sending lewd messages, videos to 1,500 females

U.P

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Light to moderate rain hits eastern Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW: Light to moderate rains or thundershowers occurred at a few places over eastern Uttar Pradesh, while heavy rains occurred at isolated places in the past 24 hours in the state.  Balrampur and Iglas recorded 9 cm of rain, Bahraich 7 cm, Maharajganj 5 cm, Kakrahi, Bansi and Gorakhur 4 cm each, Fatehgarh, Regoli, Sidhauli, … Continue reading Light to moderate rain hits eastern Uttar Pradesh

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Violence erupts during Durga immersion in Uttar Pradesh

As the Durga Puja celebrations commenced on Thursday, One person died and over two dozen sustained injuries in clashes during a procession for Dugra idol immersion in Uttar Pradesh.

Incidents of violence was reported from Kannuaj, Bulandshahar, Rae Bareli and Allahabad.

A group of people from a particular community started pelting stones at a procession in Kannauj and later opened fire following a full-fledged clash. Mahesh Kushwaha sustained injuries and died on the way to hospital. Apurva Gupta, another youth sustained critical injuries. Six more people have also sustained injuries and admitted to a hospital in Kannuaj.
Clashes also erupted in Bulandshahar, where over a dozen people who were part of a procession sustained injuries. Krishna Veer, a police constable was also left injured in the violence.

Similar clashes broke out in Allahabad and Rae Bareli, leaving five people injured.

It was only two days ago that Alok Ranjan, Chief Secretary of UP had held a meeting with the district officers and said that they would be held responsible for any violence during Durga idol immersion in their areas.