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  • World Heritage Day: Agra residents show no pride to Taj city's rich historical legacy 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    While World Heritage Day was celebratd globally on Friday, Agra's residents seem unconcerned and indifferent to the Taj city's rich historical legacy. Even with three World Heritage monuments and two more, Akbar's tomb at Sikandra and Etmauddaula, in the pipeline, the people in Agra displayed no sense of pride in...
  • IT firm manager sexually assaults female employee, arrested 2 hours 12 minutes ago

    The manager of an IT company here was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a female employee, police said on Friday. M Jha was arrested after the victim lodged a complaint, police said. Jha's company is located in Sector 127. Police said Jha was being interrogated and other employees of...
  • Attacks on Kejriwal a reflection of frustration in Modi camp: AAP 5 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has claimed that the sudden spurt in the growing attacks from the Bharatiya Janta Party on Arvind Kejriwal at Varanasi is a clear reflection of the frustration in the Narendra Modi camp. In a press release, the AAP said that in less than...
  • LS polls: Hema Malini banks on women voters in Mathura constituency 7 hours 30 minutes ago

    BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha constituency Hema Malini is trying to woo women electors which are expected to play an important role in the elections here. Out of the total 16,83,994 electors in the constituency, 7,50,471 are women voters. "Women normally, prefer a woman candidate. We are trying to...
  • AAP accuses Hema Malini of furnishing false information in affidavit 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Aam Admi Party on Friday accused the BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha seat Hema Malini of allegedly providing wrong facts in her nomination papers. DK Tyagi, an AAP supporter from Delhi, has lodged a complaint to the Election Commission on Thursday stating that the actress did not mention that...
  • AAP accuses BJP of disrupting its campaign; demands EC action 7 hours 41 minutes ago

    Aam Aadmi Party on Friday accused BJP of disrupting the poll campaign of its top leaders including Arvind Kejriwal and demanded the Election Commission to take action against the party. "The Aam Aadmi Party strongly condemns the attempts by BJP workers to disrupt the movement of its leaders, including national...
  • SP workers attempt suicide after EC revokes ban on Amit Shah, cane-charged 7 hours 56 minutes ago

    Hundreds of Samajwadi Party workers allegedly attempting self-immolation were assaulted by police with canes in Allahabad on Friday, and three of them were arrested, police said. The Samajwadi Party workers and activists were protesting the withdrawal of a ban by the Election Commission on campaigning by Bharatiya Janata Party general...
  • Bihar's 'Osama' to contest against Modi from Varanasi 8 hours 6 minutes ago

    Meraj Khalid Noor, popularly known as Bihar's Osama bin Laden due to his uncanny resemblance to the late Al Qaeda leader, on Friday announced he would contest the Lok Sabha poll against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi. "I have decided to contest polls against Modi from Varanasi,"...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav soft on rapists, tough on riot victims, says Modi 8 hours 51 minutes ago

    BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and said when one has to be tough on rapists, Mulayam Singh is soft on them. "We have to be tough on rapists, but Mulayam Singh is very soft on them," Modi said...
  • 'Pravasi chidiya' Uma Bharti lying about Bundelkhand, alleges Congress's Pradeep Jain 9 hours 7 minutes ago

    Terming his rival contestant Uma Bharti a 'pravasi chidiya', sitting Congress MP from Jhansi Pradeep Jain has assured the voters in Jhansi that his party will ensure a separate Bundelkhand state, which, he said has not even found mention in BJP's poll manifesto. Asserting that Congress has always been in...
  • Muslim body slams Salim Khan, Salman for praising Modi 9 hours 26 minutes ago

    The Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis has slammed Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father and film writer Salim Khan for praising Narendra Modi for "pure commercial gains". FMSA, a body of Aligarh Muslim University, mostly comprising muslim intellectuals, passed a resolution in Aligarh on Thursday. Reacting sharply to...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected 9 hours 28 minutes ago

    A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagarlast year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during...
  • Once a critic, Smriti Irani hardsells Modi image to woo voters 9 hours 33 minutes ago

    BJP's Lok Sabha candidate in this Nehru-Gandhi bastion, Smriti Irani, is hardselling Narendra Modi's 'Vikas Purush' image among the people here who know her more as 'Tulsi', the quintessential 'bahu' she played on small screen, than as a politician. As she addresses one meeting after another in the rural interiors...
  • EC's decision to revoke ban on Amit Shah unfortunate, says SP 9 hours 36 minutes ago

    Terming Election Commission's decision to revoke the ban on BJP leader Amit Shah's participation in election campaigning as "unfortunate", Samajwadi Party on Friday said that it was an "injustice" to party leader Mohd Azam Khan. "The decision of EC to lift ban on Amit Shah's campaigning is unfortunate..It's injustice to...
  • BSP candidate approaches EC over bogus voting in 40 polling booths 9 hours 50 minutes ago

    A BSP candidate has approached the Election Commission alleging that proxy voting took place in 40 polling booths in Muzaffarnagar district on April 10, district authorities said. BSP candidate Kadir Rana in his complaint filed with the EC after polling on April 10, alleged that proxy voting took place in...
  • Farmers fear crop damage as rains, dust storm hit UP 10 hours 3 minutes ago

    A change in weather with intermittent showers since early Friday morning has set farmers worrying in this region as they are yet to finish harvesting wheat crop. "The bundles of harvested wheat lying open in the fields could get damaged. In areas where the crop is still to be harvested...
  • Watch: Akshay Yadav, the new Yadav kid on the block, speak 10 hours 37 minutes ago

    Akshay Yadav, the latest entrant into politics from Uttar Pradesh's Yadav clan is all set to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Firozabad. ...
  • Ex-dacoit campaigns for Samajwadi Party candidate Renu Yadav 10 hours 40 minutes ago

    Renu Yadav, a former dacoit is now a Lok Sabha candidate for the Samajwadi Party. Yadav is being supported by another former dacoit Munni in her election campaign. ...
  • Noida: Fresher stripped, beaten up by college seniors 11 hours 33 minutes ago

    Noida: In an apparent case of ragging, a first year student in an animation institute in Noida was badly beaten up and stripped by his seniors. Police have registered a case against the three accused. The accused captured the whole incident which took place in the college hostel on camera...
  • Will pay Rs 2,500 cr in 4 days: Sahara's new proposal for Subrata Roy's release 12 hours 37 minutes ago

    Sahara group on Thursday told Supreme court it is willing to pay Rs 2,500 crore within four days and another Rs 2,500 crore in cash within 60 days for release of its chief Subrata Roy and two directors. Appearing before a bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS Khehar, senior...
  • Miffed SP appeals to EC to lift ban on Azam Khan, reconsider decision on Amit Shah 13 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: While the Election Commission has lifted its ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah allowing him to hold rallies, Samajwadi Party is sulking as its senior leader Azam Khan continues to stay away from party campaigns following EC directives. The SP has appealed to the EC to reconsider...
  • Arvind Kejriwal mobbed; police disperse angry protestors 14 hours 30 minutes ago

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday faced protest by people in Varanasi who were shouting slogans in favour of Narendra Modi, prompting police to use force to disperse the crowd. The incident took place when Kejriwal stopped at a famous pan shop near Benaras Hindu University area after returning from...
  • Election Commission lifts ban on Amit Shah's campaign in UP 14 hours 46 minutes ago

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh after he assured the poll body that he would not disturb the public tranquility and law and order. The Commission...
  • Amit Shah free to hold rallies but EC ban on Azam Khan stays 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh. The move by the EC came after his assurance that he would not disturb the public tranquility and...
  • Uma Bharti asks EC to act against dissemination of video Yesterday

    BJP leader Uma Bharti on Thursday asked the Election Commission to take legal action against "meticulous dissemination of concocted video clips" on social media by "anti-BJP parties" after Congress released a video of her purportedly describing Narendra Modi an agent of destruction. In a letter to the EC, she alleged...
  • Relative rapes 20-year-old for over four years Yesterday

    A 20-year-old B.Com student was allegedly raped by her uncle for over four years in Kavi Nagar area in Ghaziabad. Based on the victim's complaint, a case was registered on Thursday against Dhyanchand Bhaskar at Kavi Nagar police station, police said. The accused is on the run since the registration...
  • Woman stripped as punishment for resisting molestation Yesterday

    Two youth tore woman's clothes when she tried to resist their molestation bid at Siyani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Thursday. Police said the victim, who lives with her family in Ghaziabad, along with her husband, was going to Siyani Gate on a bike. "When the woman and her husband...
  • Modi is 'vinash purush', liar: Uma Bharti in a video released by Congress Yesterday

    The Congress on Thursday released an explosive video showing BJP leader Uma Bharti as describing BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "vinash purush" (man of destruction). "My view is (that) Gujarat is a fear-stricken state," Uma Bharti says in the only English sentence in the video in which...
  • Noida celebrates its 39th Foundation Day Yesterday

    Owing to elections, Noida on Thursday celebrated its 39th foundation day without much pomp and show in simple manner by performing havan ceremony and organizing sports meet for authority employees. New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) was formed on April,17, 1976 for integrated development of the area. The City is...
  • Protesting lawyers vandalise Ghaziabad court complex Yesterday

    A protest by lawyers demanding action against some policemen for allegedly misbehaving with a former bar association official turned violent on Thursday, with some of them vandalising properties in the Ghaziabad court complex. Lawyers have been protesting in Ghaziabadfor the past two days against the police for allegedly not taking...