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#Uttar Pradesh

From TheJournal.ie Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election Uttar Pradesh

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

From TheJournal.ie Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers India

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

From TheJournal.ie At least 13 children die after train crashes into school bus in India Uttar Pradesh

At least 13 children die after train crashes into school bus in India

The children were all aged below 10.

From TheJournal.ie At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages Uttar Pradesh

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Indian village bans women using mobile phones to 'limit interaction with men' Radical Measure

Indian village bans women using mobile phones to 'limit interaction with men'

Local police vowed to take action against the village of Madora.

From TheJournal.ie Indian police attempting to identify young girl found living with monkeys Real-life Mowgli

Indian police attempting to identify young girl found living with monkeys

The girl was discovered living with a pack of monkeys and walking on all fours in January.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to 120 in horror Indian train crash India

Death toll rises to 120 in horror Indian train crash

Most of the passengers were asleep at the time of the accident. At least 150 more have been injured.

From TheJournal.ie India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house Uttar Pradesh

India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house

This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred in the Uttar Pradesh state.

From TheJournal.ie Stampede kills 36 people at India's Kumbh Mela festival India

Stampede kills 36 people at India's Kumbh Mela festival

The stampede at a railway station in Allahabad marred the main day of the religious festival in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, considered the largest gathering of humanity.

From TheJournal.ie Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women India

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

From TheJournal.ie Boyfriend of India gang-rape victim: 'The cruelty I saw should not be seen ever' India

Boyfriend of India gang-rape victim: 'The cruelty I saw should not be seen ever'

The boyfriend of the 23-year-old medical student whose brutal gang-rape and murder has sparked an outcry has spoken for the first about what he witnessed during the attack last month.

From TheJournal.ie India: 370 million people affected by power outage India

India: 370 million people affected by power outage

Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.

From TheJournal.ie Couple arrested for attempting to bury baby alive India

Couple arrested for attempting to bury baby alive

Graveyard caretaker contacted police in northern India.

Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest

Two farmers who claim they were denied access to their tax records by officials who wanted bribes released dozens of snakes in the tax office yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India India

Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India

Areas in the north and east of the country have been affected with reports of as many as two million people being affected.

From TheJournal.ie Top Indian politician labels Julian Assange 'insane' Wikileaks

Top Indian politician labels Julian Assange 'insane'

Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Mayawati has said that a leaked cable, in which she was called a “paranoid dictator”, was malicious – and has accused Wikileaks of playing into the hands of unscrupulous powers.