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Girl Found Hanging Under Suspicious Circumstances In UP’s Mainpuri; Allegedly Raped, Strangulated

In Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri, a girl was found hanging with a scarf under suspicious circumstances, informed police on October 5. It is suspected that the girl was allegedly raped and strangulated to death. The girl’s death has occurred when her parents were out of town and her sister was out for coaching. The victim’s sister upon returning home, found her hanging. An investigation is underway.

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 08:34 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: rape, Strangulation, Uttar Pradesh, Mainpuri, crime news

Courtesy: ANI

Sandhya Yadav.

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SP Supremo Mulayam's Niece Sandhya Takes On SP On BJP Ticket

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's niece Sandhya Yadav has pounced on the BJP ticket for UP's zila panchayat elections on April 19. Current chairperson of Mainpuri panchayat, Sandhya had earlier contested elections for SP but switched the side in 2017 following a no-confidence motion against her. Sandhya's husband said if SP members could move no-confidence motion against Sandhya then "why can't she fight the elections on a BJP… read-more

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 12:33 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: mulayam singh yadav, Sandhya Yadav, Samajwadi Party, BJP, Anujesh Yadav, Mainpuri

Courtesy: The Times of India

Representational photo: A voter casting his vote.

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UP Village Emerges With Unique Method To Avoid Election Conflicts

Keeping the unsatisfying election candidates in mind, elders of Aurandh village in Mainpuri District of UP devised a method of internal polls for gram panchayat election, conducted on January 4. Reportedly, a seven-member committee was set up for the internal voting and three candidates preferred by all were selected. As per the villagers, this method to select the panchayat head also averts political rivalries, "once sparked during the polls… read-more

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 02:22 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: gram panchayat, Mainpuri, Aurandh Village, politics