Uttar Pradesh

Tainted syringe infects 33 with HIV in Uttar Pradesh

At least 33 people have tested positive for HIV in Bangarmau town of Uttar Pradesh after an unqualified medical practitioner injected some of them with an infected syringe, a government official says.

July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015

India woman 'set on fire by police'

A woman in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dies after alleging that she was set on fire by two policemen inside a police station after she refused to pay a bribe.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Madhuri Dixit in trouble

Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit finds herself in legal trouble with the Haridwar Food and Drug Administration for endorsing Maggi noodles.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

Indian food inspectors order recall of Maggi noodles

Indian food inspectors have ordered Nestle India to recall a batch of Maggi noodles from shops across the country, saying the product contained dangerous levels of lead.

April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015

Principal beats student to death in India

10-year-old Shiva Rawat died after being allegedly beaten up by his principal Lalit Kumar Verma on suspicion of stealing pencils.

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

India train accident kills 30

A passenger train has derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 30 people

February 15, 2015
February 15, 2015

India building collapse kills 13

A building in northern India has collapsed, killing 13 people believed to be from the same family

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