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  • UP: Railway Police arrests people for attacking clerics in Shamli 16 hours 50 minutes ago

    Shamli: A day after clashes in Shamli, police sources said that the situation is now under control. Railway police has said that they have booked five people for attacking clerics on board a train. This incident sparked off the clashes on Saturday where a mob laid siege to a police station,...
  • UP: Locals clash with police officials in Shamli 20 hours 40 minutes ago

    Shamli: Angry Muslim clerics on Sunday clashed with the police in Muzaffarnagar's Shamli district. The clashes erupted over an alleged incident of violence onboard a train. The mob also damaged a train at a local railway station. The clerics claimed that police refused to register their complaint. The police later...
  • Sakshi Maharaj kicks up another row, calls Rahul Gandhi 'mad' 2 days ago

    Etah: Controversy prone BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Friday kicked up another row when he called Rahul Gandhi "mad" while trying to ridicule the Congress Vice President's attempts to reach out to distressed farmers in the recent days. Maharaj also compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lord Krishna, saying like Krishna...
  • UP: Groom turns up drunk for wedding, girl calls off the wedding 3 days ago

    Mahoba: A girl in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh called off her wedding after the groom turned up drunk. The incident took place on Tuesday at the Ajnar village when the girl got incensed at seeing her suitor drunk and fighting with her siblings and other guests. Devaki, bride, said, "The...
  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav invites suggestions from APJ Abdul Kalam on development of state 1 week ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday invited suggestions from former President APJ Abdul Kalam for development of the state. "You are most welcome to give your presentation for the development of the state. Please apprise about your programme for the same," Yadav said in a letter to Kalam. Yadav...
  • Uttar Pradesh government offers help for earthquake-hit Nepal 1 week ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has assured all possible help to Nepal in the wake of the devastating earthquake and will send water, food packets and medicines to the Himalayan country. The decision was taken by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav to send 10 trucks of mineral water, 10 trucks...
  • Earthquake: 12 dead in UP, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announces relief April 25, 2015

    Lucknow: At least 12 people were on Saturday killed and over a dozen injured in parts of Uttar Pradesh as a powerful earthquake originating in Nepal damaged houses and walls. Three deaths each were reported from Barabanki, Gorakhpur and Sant Kabir Nagar districts, one person each died in Kanpur Dehat, Shravasti...
  • UP: Woman thrashed by a group of people over land dispute April 24, 2015

    A woman was beaten up by a group of people in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district. The woman was thrashed allegedly over a land dispute. ...
  • UP: Farmer shoots himself as 60% of his potato produce gets destroyed April 24, 2015

    Farmer of Firozabad situated in Uttar Pradesh takes his life as sixty per cent of his potato produce gets destroyed due to hail storm and unseasonal rainfall. ...
  • Wifi in Ghaziabad's Tilla Shahbazpur village makes life easy for its residents April 24, 2015

    Even As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's promise to make the national capital a Wifi zone remains unfulfilled, a small village, 8 kilometres away from the city, couldn't wait any longer. Tilla Shahbazpur in Ghaziabad isn't not an average village. There are 2700 smartphones using Wifi. Tilla has a Wifi zone...
  • Farmers at Modi's adopted village complain of crop damage being underestimated April 23, 2015

    Jayapur: Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have destroyed 70 per cent of the wheat crop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's adopted village of Jayapur in Uttar Pradesh. Farmers have complained that the crop damage is being underestimated. A farmer said, "The crop damage has affected our family tremendously. We are unable...
  • Mathura: Upset over crop damage, 3 farmers die of heart attack April 23, 2015

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor travelled to Harnaul in Mathura, to find that three farmers had died of a heart attack after seeing their crop land waste. No compensation will be given to them since their land has been leased. ...
  • Mathura: Gangrape victim battles for life as she immolates herself April 22, 2015

    Mathura: In a shocking incident, a gangrape victim in Mathura is battling for her life after she tried to immolate herself. The 14-year-old suffered 70 per cent burn injuries and is said to be in a critical condition. The girl belonged to the Dalit community and was gangraped by five men...
  • Compensation cheques issued to farmers by Uttar Pradesh government bounce April 21, 2015

    Mathura: Adding to the plight of farmers in Mathura whose crops were destroyed by unseasonal rains and hailstorm, the compensation cheques issued to them by the Akhilesh Yadav led Uttar Pradesh government bounced on Tuesday. But district officials claimed the cheques bounced due to technical errors. "Satish could not get payment...
  • Farmers in Modi's adopted village ask for compensation for damaged crops April 21, 2015

    Unseasonal rains and hail have damaged crop in lot of states and affected farmers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's adopted village Jayapur, who have now asked for his help. A farmer said, "70 per cent of the crops are damaged, grains cannot be consumed. We want the Prime Minister to...
  • Shia Board hails Sypreme Court order on maintenance allowance to Muslim women April 20, 2015

    Lucknow: The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) on Monday said the Supreme Court verdict in connection with granting of maintenance allowance to Muslim women even after divorce has come as a respite to those who are unable to sustain themselves. "The Supreme Court verdict has come as a respite...
  • Mayawati asks BSP leaders to donate a month's salary April 19, 2015

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday asked her party MPs and MLAs that instead of donating to the government, they should give as relief their one month salary directly to farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains and hailstorm in their respective constituencies. "The farmers are going through a bad phase due...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Barabanki DM donates his 15 day salary to Chief Minister's relief fund April 18, 2015

    Lucknow: District Magistrate of Barabanki Yogeshwar Ram Mishra has announced to donate his 15-day salary to the chief minister's relief fund for farmers affected by recent rains and hailstorms in the state. The DM also appealed to the district officials to donate their one day salary to the CM's relief fund,...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan takes swipe at Rahul Gandhi over sabbatical April 17, 2015

    Lucknow: Taking a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his 56-day sabbatical, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that ups and downs are part of politics but for the first time he has seen a leader "going missing" after poll drubbing. "Ups and downs are part of...
  • Agra: Church vandalised by unknown miscreants, FIR registered April 16, 2015

    Agra: A church was vandalised in Agra late Wednesday night by unknown miscreants, triggering outrage among the members of the local Christian community. Police said miscreants broke window panes at St Mary's Church in Rakabganj. An FIR has been lodged against unknown persons, they said, adding that two statues on the...
  • UP: Shiv Sena hoardings call BJP leaders 'fake' devotees of lord Ram April 14, 2015

    Kanpur: After Shiv Sena dubbed its ally Bharatiya Janata Party a party of "fake" followers of Lord Ram, hoardings were put up on Monday in various areas of the city saying "Beware of fake devotees of Lord Ram". When Shiv Sena UP Secretary General Manoj Tiwari was asked who these fake...
  • Akhilesh Yadav government 'insensitive' to farmers' suffering: BJP April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday hit out at the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh for "playing" with farmers' emotions and being "insensitive" to their suffering as it sought immediate relief for those whose crops were damaged by unseasonal rainfall. The party also accused the Samajwadi Party dispensation of giving paltry...
  • Uttar Pradesh's rain-hit farmers get Rs 63 as compensation for crop damage April 13, 2015

    Faizabad: Rain-hit farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, reeling under severe debt due to crop loss following unseasonal rains and hailstorm, have got another shock as they are being handed paltry sums of Rs 63 and Rs 100 as compensation. A farmer from Rudauli Tehsil, Mohammad Shahid, claimed having received a...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Azam Khan slams PM Modi's Paris visit; calls him a 'liar' April 13, 2015

    Badaun: Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "liar" and criticised his Paris visit given the rising number of farmer suicides in the country. "He (Modi) is a king who lies. Farmers are dying in the country and he is touring Paris. He has failed...
  • HC asks UP government to review strength of students, teachers April 12, 2015

    Lucknow: In furtherance to its earlier orders, the Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to review the sanctioned strength of students and correspondingly, review the number of teachers required to be provided for higher education. The Lucknow bench of the court also directed the state to apprise...
  • Uttar Pradesh's role in Make in India most important: CM Akhilesh Yadav April 12, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday underlined the importance of his state in ensuring the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' scheme, saying UP has all the necessary resources for it. "Uttar Pradesh will have the most important role in 'Make in India' campaign," Akhilesh...
  • UP: Azam Khan protests delay in demolition of 'unauthorised' colony April 11, 2015

    Rampur: UP minister Azam Khan joined Samajwadi Party activists during a protest against the alleged delay in demolition of an "unauthorised colony", leaving the red-faced officials squirming, and relented only when the collector "apologised". The dharna, which began last evening and continued till midnight at Gandhi memorial in Rampur, was organised...
  • Two coaches of goods train derail in UP; rail traffic disrupted April 11, 2015

    Kanpur: Two bogies of an empty freight train on Saturday derailed near Lalpur village in Kanpur which led to disruption of rail traffic for several hours. However, no loss of life has been reported so far. The incident occurred at 6.05 am when the empty train was on its way to...
  • UPA's response to Pakistan aggression was 'height of humility': Rajnath Singh April 10, 2015

    Lucknow: Terming the response of previous UPA regime to Pakistan's aggression as "height of humility", Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the way NDA government dealt with the cross border firing and infiltration has forced the neighbouring country to "shout for" UN intervention. "We want good ties with our neighbours...
  • UP needs to tighten law and order situation: Rajnath Singh April 10, 2015

    Lucknow: Expressing concern over a spate of train loot incidents in Lucknow, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said there was a need to tighten law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh. "I have come to know about incidents of loots in Lucknow. I will talk to the UP government and...