Security beefed up in Ayodhya

The security is being enhanced in view of the daily hearings in the Ayodhya case in the Supreme Court and also the growing threat from Pakistan and terror outfits in retaliation to abrogation of Article 370.

Journalist shot dead in UP

Dainik Jagran journalist, Ashish, and his brother Ashutosh, were shot dead by Mahipal inside their house. The accused is absconding, DIG Upendra Agarwal said, adding that police teams have been set up to nab Mahipal.

12 killed in Varanasi flyover collapse

An under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi on Tuesday, killing 12 people while over 50 persons are feared trapped under the debris. Many cars have been buried under the heap of rubble, district officials said, adding that the death toll could go up.

Fresh spate of storm in UP, 23 dead

Late on Sunday gusty winds, followed by dust storm had brought life to a standstill in many parts of the state. Many houses were razed to the ground, hoardings and trees uprooted and power outages reported from various cities and towns.