Uttar Pradesh

India: City prides in selection of two PCS(J) candidates

Kanpur: City earned a credit of producing two candidates who ably succeed in the PCSJ services. One is obviously Tushar Jaiswal and another is Aditi Jain. They were declared successful in the provincial judicial services junior division exam-2018.

Residing in Lal Bungalow area of Jajmau area here. Tushar Jaiswal got success by dint of his self-study. He looked happy as he fulfilled his parents' dream ultimately. It was definitely his aim to become a judge. He pursued a law degree after completing his graduation.

India: Man held for raping two minor girls

Ghaziabad, Jul 20 (PTI) A man was arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls here, police said.

Subhash Yadav, a vegetable seller, was known to the family of one of the girls and he would often visit her house, City Superintendent of Police Shlok Kumar.

On July 14, he found the girl 9, and her friend, 10, alone in the house. He lured them to the vegetable market on the pretext of giving them chocolates and raped them there, the officer said.

India: Aryanagar MLA urges Kesco MD for corrective steps

Kanpur: Samajwadi party MLA Amitabh Bajpai has a distinct way of registering protest on issues plaguing the common man. The Aryanagar legislature approached the electricity headquarters to submit his memorandum highlighting at least ten demands. Wearing a black T-shirt with a logo of danger that is normally displayed on power equipment, he wanted to insist upon the problems persisting in different areas and raised demand for swift rectification.

India: Passengers & patients pay extra at rly canteen and pvt clinic

Kanpur: Just as there is a difference in the rate at the ordinary canteen and the air-conditioned canteen at the platform no 1 of the Central railway station here, so as the difference in doctors' fee is seen at their private clinic existing in the same market at Jajmau here.

Both the doctors hold the same degree but show no mercy to the patients by reducing their respective consulting charges. One doctor normally prescribes medicines equivalent to his fee while another doctor tries to make the patients spend more money than his fee.

India: Priyanka ends dharna, leaves for Delhi

Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 20; IANS/GANASHAKTI: "I am now leaving because my purpose of meeting the families of the victims has been fulfilled. But I will return very soon. I had come here on the instructions of my brother Rahul Gandhi."

This is what Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi told people and party workers before ending her 24-hour dharna on Saturday and returning to Delhi.

India: BJP govt using Section 144 to hide shortcomings: Mayawati

Lucknow, Jul 20 (PTI) BSP chief Mayawati Saturday alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh was using Section 144 to hide its shortcomings and not allowing anyone to visit Sonbhadra, where 10 people were gunned down this week.

Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) empowers an executive magistrate to prohibit an assembly of more than four persons in an area.

India: Dalit man set afire in UP

Lucknow, Jul 19 (PTI) A 28-year-old Dalit man Friday sustained injuries after some people mistook him for a thief and allegedly tried to burn him alive when he entered a house to avoid stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district, police said.

The victim, Sujit Kumar, was rushed to a hospital, where his condition is stated to be stable, they said, adding that two of the four accused named in the FIR had been arrested.

India: Priyanka spent night at Chunar guesthouse

Lucknow /Mirzapur, July 20 (PTI) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra spent the night at the Chunar guesthouse in Mirzapur district, turning down all requests of the local administration to return without meeting the Sonbhadra clash victims.

In a late-night tweet, she said she is ready to go to jail if she is not allowed to go ahead.

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