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  • EC orders transfer of Moradabad SSP ahead of by-poll Yesterday

    Lucknow: The Election Commission on Saturday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to remove Senior Superintendent of Police Moradabad Dharamveer Yadav. "On the directives of the EC, SSP Moradabad has been removed and Luv Kumar has been posted in his place," a senior officer said. Yadav's transfer has been done following BJP's...
  • UP: Police constable mowed to death for taking on the sand mafia Yesterday

    Shahjahanpur: Sand mafia in Uttar Pradesh is back in the news for causing the death of a police constable in Shahjahanpur district. The constable was killed for stopping illegal sand mining. The incident occured when the constable tried to stop a tractor that was illegally mining sand. He was mowed...
  • Sonia, Rahul not to campaign for Uttar Pradesh by-polls 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi will not be campaigning for the forthcoming by-polls in Uttar Pradesh. Party sources, however, downplayed it saying the Congress President, by convention, never campaigns in by-polls. The seats going for elections on September 13 include Noida, Lucknow East, Saharanpur Nagar, Bijnore, Thakurdwara,...
  • Deficient rainfall has hit Uttar Pradesh farmers, says Akhilesh Yadav 2 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that deficient rainfall has hit farmers in the state. He says he will write to the Centre seeking government intervention. ...
  • UP: Panchayat orders swapping of wives after man's wife elopes with another woman's husband 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In yet another bizarre diktat from Uttar Pradesh, a Panchayat has ordered swapping of wives after one of them allegedly eloped with the husband of the other. A married woman had eloped a few days back with another married man of the same village. The husband of the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: An year on 3 days ago

    It's been a year since the first riots broke out in Muzaffarnagar that left 60 people dead. CNN-IBN finds out if the divide between Hindus and Muslims has deepened and if the wounds are healed. ...
  • 'Dead' RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma arrested 3 days ago

    Noida: RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma, who was presumed to be dead after a charred body was found in his car, was on Thursday evening arrested by police. On Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh Police had detained Sharma and his lover in Karnataka. According to police, Sharma might have faked his death...
  • Did UP RTI activist fake his own death for love? 4 days ago

    Noida: Three months after the charred body of RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma was found in his car in Greater Noida, the plot has thickened. It has now emerged that the body may not be Sharma's. In fact, the police says that he may have faked his death to be...
  • One year after Muzaffarnagar riots, fear looms in the area of another violence outbreak 5 days ago

    Muzaffarnagar: One year after the deadly Muzaffarnagar riots that killed more than 60 people, the area is shrouded with the fear of a violence outbreak yet again. Families of the deceased have organised condolence meetings and havans for their lost ones. The area is tense over reports that suggest that...
  • UP Police arrests RTI activist who was believed to be dead three months ago 4 days ago

    Noida: The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma, who was believed to be dead three months ago. Three months ago a charred body in a burnt car in Greater Noida was claimed to be the activist's body. The police say that Sharma had run away. The...
  • Kupwara encounter: Martyred Army soldier family criticises Modi government 6 days ago

    Bulandshahr: The grieving family members of an Indian Army soldier who lost his life fighting terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday slammed the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of not taking enough steps to protect the soldiers. The body of 22-year-old jawan Rahul Kumar, a soldier of...
  • Z-plus security for Muzaffarnagar riots accused MLA 6 days ago

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sangeet Som, an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots which claimed over 60 lives, has been granted Z-plus security. The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to raise Som's security cover following intelligence reports of threat to his life. CRPF personnel will provide him security only within the...
  • Saharanpur riots: Probe report blames government officials for failure to control situation 6 days ago

    Saharanpur: The Commissioner of Meerut division, who probed Saharanpur riots that left three persons dead, has blamed government officials for failure to control situation, say sources. The Commissioner submitted an 85-page report to the Uttar Pradesh Home Secretary Rakesh Bahadur on Tuesday. Violence had erupted in Kutubsher area of Saharanpur on July...
  • Society slowly changing, says Meerut man who adopted 12 HIV positive boys 6 days ago

    In Meerut, 12 HIV positive boys have been given a new lease of life by a young couple. A close encounter with death promoted Ajay Sharma to look at life differently and encouraged him to transform lives. Supporting Sharma in this cause is his wife. The couple has adopted 12...
  • Meerut couple adopts 12 HIV positive kids abandoned by their families 1 week ago

    Meerut: In Meerut, 12 HIV positive boys have been given a new lease of life by a young couple. A close encounter with death promoted Ajay Sharma to look at life differently and encouraged him to transform lives. Supporting Sharma in this cause is his wife. The couple have adopted...
  • Meerut woman who took on attackers accuses police of harassment 1 week ago

    Meerut: Accusing police of harassment, the woman who took on a group of attackers singlehandedly on a busy street, on Sunday said that policemen were dilly-dallying in acting against the accused and threatened to commit suicide if she does not get justice. The woman, Mamata Yadav, said that she and her...
  • BJP drops mention of 'love jihad' from resolution 1 week ago

    Mathura: After breathing fire over 'love jihad', BJP dropped any mention of it in the political resolution at its two-day state executive meet that concluded on Sunday. 'Love Jihad' (marriage between a Muslim man and a Hindu woman), especially in the western parts of Uttar Pradesh, has been taken up...
  • BJP accuses SP of promoting, patronising 'love jihad' in UP August 23, 2014

    Vrindavan: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday pledged to oust the "anti-people" Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, accusing it of "promoting and patronising love jihad" in the state. At the first day of its two-day state executive meet in the temple town in western Uttar Pradesh,...
  • Mathura: MP Hema Malini promises all help to abandoned baby August 22, 2014

    In Mathura, a two-day-old baby girl was found abandoned outside a temple in Mathura. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an orphanage. After Network18 aired this story, many people have come forward to offer help. ...
  • Rajnath conducts aerial survey of flood-hit UP August 22, 2014

    Gorakhpur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday made an aerial survey of flood affected areas in eastern Uttar Pradesh, promising central help for rescue and rehabilitation of marooned people, and suggested that the state consider inter-linking of rivers for a permanent solution. During the day-long visit to the worst-affected Gorakhpur, Sidharthnagar,...
  • Phase-I of Lucknow Metro Rail project approved August 22, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Friday approved eight km route of Lucknow Metro Rail project's first phase of North-South corridor for starting work. The approval was made in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. The route will be from Transport Nagar to Charbagh railway station on which work...
  • Two-day old baby girl abandoned in Mathura August 22, 2014

    Mathura: A two-day old baby girl was found abandoned outside a temple in Mathura. The baby was later taken to an orphanage which houses many other children with similar fates. This two-day-old baby was abandoned by her parents simply because she is a girl. Member of Child Welfare Society Pratibha Sharma...
  • Credit card fraud: Court asks police to file FIR against ICICI Bank CEO August 22, 2014

    Lucknow: A local court has directed the police to lodge an FIR against ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and head of card operations Vinay Valse in connection with allegations of cheating and fraud over online shopping through credit card. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lucknow, Sunil Kumar pronounced the order on Thursday on...
  • CNN-IBN Campaign: 2-day-old baby abandoned for being a girl child, help her find a home August 22, 2014

    Two-year-old baby was abandoned just because she was a girl child. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an an orphanage in Mathura. CNN-IBN is carrying out a campaign appealing for help and a good household for baby Prema. ...
  • Meerut: Woman beats up men heckling her and her husband, bystanders take pictures instead of helping August 22, 2014

    Meerut: Amidst everyday reports of sexual assaults and domestic violence, a Meerut resident bravely defended herself and her husband in front of a group of miscreants. The incident took place at a crowded chowk in Meerut when a car driven by some boys hit a couple on a bike. As a...
  • Mathura: Two-day old child abandoned for being a girl, actor Deepika Padukone appeals for help August 22, 2014

    Mathura: Actor Deepika Padukone has appealed for help for a two-day old girl child abandoned by her mother in Mathura for being a girl. "If I was not working I would have adopted her. I hope she gets shelter and somebody takes care of her," said Deepika. It is Deepika's wish...
  • HC asks CBI to complete Badaun probe, submit report on Sep 19 August 21, 2014

    Allahabad: Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed CBI to complete its investigation into the Badaun murder case, in which two teenage girls were killed after alleged sexual assault, and file its report on September 19. A division bench comprising Justice Dilip Gupta and Justice MC Tripathi passed the order after a...
  • UP: Communal clashes in Bulandshahr, few shops damaged August 21, 2014

    Bulandshahr: Communal clashes broke out between two communities on Thursday in Bulandshahr's Hapur district. The fight broke out after some children fought with each other and later their parents clashed with each other in Bahadurgarh village. Few shops have also been damaged due to stone pelting. ...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 800 accused still absconding, says SIT August 21, 2014

    A total of 800 accused found involved in riot cases in Muzaffarnagar last year are still absconding, Special Investigation Team (SIT) officials said. The SIT probing the Muzaffarnagar riots had found the involvement of 1550 accused in different cases. While 750 accused have been arrested so far, 800 are still absconding,...
  • Bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riots accused rejected August 21, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of six persons accused of killing three locals in Lank village during the riots in the district in September last year. Additional District and Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of six accused Satbir, Arun Kumar, Ravinder, Ramvir, Pradeep...