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  • BJP's Laxmikant Bajpai blames SP for communal clashes in UP, love jihad 8 hours 43 minutes ago

    BJP Uttar Pradesh chief Laxmikant Bajpai has accused the ruling Samajwadi Party of trying to divide people on the basis of religion in the state Speaking to CNN-IBN, Bajpai said, "BJP has won polls on the basis of governance and that remains our plank." ...
  • Bypoll results: People have voted against communal forces, says UP CM 18 hours 3 minutes ago

    The Samajwadi Party took a huge lead in the bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, making its way ahead in nine out of 11 seats. The BJP could gain in only two seats. ...
  • BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj courts controversy, says Madrassas give 'education of terrorism' 2 days ago

    Lucknow: After their campaign against 'love jihad' a word coined by certain sections of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Party MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj made a controversial statement on Sunday saying that children studying in Madrassas are trained to become terrorists. Sakshi Maharaj on Sunday alleged that madrassas were giving...
  • UP: Feud within Sanjay Singh's family over Amethi Palace turns violent, 1 constable dead 2 days ago

    Amethi: Tensions escalated in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as the feud within Congress MP and royal Sanjay Singh's family turned violent. A police constable was injured during the clash and he later succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place after Singh and his second wife Ameeta were...
  • First of its kind online data base for dental care 2 days ago

    Greater Noida: Information related to data on oral health can now be accessed on a first of its kind online data base for dental care, a release said on Saturday. Launched by the FDI World Dental Federation, a leading international organisation representing the dental profession, 'Data Hub for Global Oral Health'...
  • Want best for Lucknow, country, says voter 3 days ago

    As bypolls are being held for one Lok Sabha and 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, voters put forth their demands. One of the voters said, "We want the best for Lucknow as well as the country. There are many issues that need to be tackled." ...
  • UP bypolls: About 50 per cent polling recorded in state 3 days ago

    Lucknow: About 50 per cent electorate on Saturday exercised their franchise in bypolls to 11 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh till 5 pm. Around 53.2 per cent votes were polled in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat where Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his MP wife Dimple...
  • UP to include cycling tracks in future town planning 3 days ago

    Greater Noida: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to include cycling tracks while planning new towns in the future, a senior government official said. Cycle tracks will be developed in the state, Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Industrial Development) Sanjiv Saran said. Cycling is pollution free, it improves health and is...
  • Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath passes away 3 days ago

    Gorakhpur: Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath, who had been in the forefront of the movement for Ram Temple in Ayodhya, died on Friday night after prolonged illness. He was 95. Avaidyanath, also a former MLA, had been ailing for the past few months and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon....
  • EC reprimands Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on poll meeting 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Taking note of the violation of Model Code of Conduct by BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, the Election Commission on Thursday reprimanded the MP from Gorakhpur and warned him to be cautious in the future. The BJP leader has been banned of holding election rallies. Defying the ban,...
  • My son is innocent, says Nithari killer Surendra Koli's mother 5 days ago

    Ghaziabad: The mother of Nithari murders convict Surendra Koli on Thursday maintained that her son was innocent and said Koli's employer Moninder Singh Pandher was responsible for the killings. Kunti Devi met Koli at Meerut jail and said afterwards: "My son is innocent." Speaking to journalists outside the jail, she said Pandher...
  • Muzaffarnagar court returns chargesheet filed against BJP chief Amit Shah in a hate speech case 5 days ago

    Lucknow: In an embarrassment for the Uttar Pradesh government, the Lucknow SJM court has returned the chargesheet filed against Bharatiya Janata party chief Amit Shah on technical grounds in an alleged hate speech case. Shah was chargesheeted on Wednesday for making an alleged hate speech in Muzaffarnagar during campaigning for...
  • FIR against Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on poll meeting 5 days ago

    Lucknow: Hours after BJP leader Yogi Adityanath defied a ban on his election meeting here, police lodged an FIR against the controversial MP and other party leaders who participated in the rally. SSP Praveen Kumar on Thursday said that cases were lodged late on Wednesday night against Adityanath and others...
  • One killed, 2 injured as security guards open fire in Amethi 6 days ago

    Amethi: In a shocking incident in Amethi, one person was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday when guards of a private factory opened fire on each other in Kotwali area. The two guards had a dispute over a trivial issue after which they opened fire on each other....
  • Death row debate: Should a mature democracy abolish capital punishment? September 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of Noida's Nithari killings convict Surinder Koli for one week. The Meerut jail authorities say they received the order from the apex court through the District Magistrate. ...
  • Noida's Nithari killings: SC stays execution of convict Surinder Koli for a week September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of Noida's Nithari killings convict Surinder Koli for one week. An official of the apex court said that the plea in this regard was mentioned before the bench after midnight and the order was passed at 1:40 am. The Meerut jail authorities...
  • A year after Muzaffarnagar riots, victims still await justice September 8, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Even a year after voilent clashes in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh that claimed 65 lives and left 50,000 homeless, the state government has been unable to bring the offenders to book. In fact, the police have even tried to convince victims to withdraw cases. A special cell of...
  • UP: Girl commits suicide after being raped September 7, 2014

    Bahraich: A minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district allegedly committed suicide after being raped. The incident occurred on Sunday morning. Police sources said that the class nine student immolated herself and died of injuries in hospital. The body has been sent for postmortem. The accused has also been arrested. ...
  • Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested from Saharanpur September 6, 2014

    Saharanpur: An Indian Mujahideen operative, who was allegedly involved in several terror attacks including the 2010 Jama Masjid blasts was on Friday arrested from western Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur. Ejaz Sheikh, from Pune, was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell in a joint operation with security agencies. "IM operative Ejaz Sheikh has...
  • Muzaffarnagar riot victims to sell houses at throwaway prices, live in ghettos September 6, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: It has been a year since riots shattered the peace of Muzaffarnagar. Ever since, the city and the villages around it have been on tenterhooks, always tense that any small incident could spark another incident. The mood is best captured in Lissad, a village that has seen 13 deaths...
  • Nithari killer Surinder Koli kept in high security Meerut jail September 5, 2014

    Meerut: Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli who is to be hanged in Meerut on September 12, has been placed in a high-security barrack in Meerut jail, prison authorities said. Koli was placed in the high security barrack on Thursday night and two armed guards deployed outside his cell in order to...
  • Education a distant dream for children in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar September 5, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: This Teachers' Day, CNN-IBN brings you the story of the children who live in riots-ravaged Muzaffarnagar. It has been a year since communal clashes there left over 60 people dead, CNN-IBN revisited ground zero to find that for the children, education is now a distant dream. Sixteen-year-old Furgaan always...
  • Noida: Nithari killer Surinder Koli will be hanged on September 12, say jail authorities September 4, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli will be hanged in Meerut on September 12, the superintendent of the Ghaziabad jail where he is currently lodged, said. A Ghaziabad court had, earlier on Thursday, issued a death warrant against Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14-year-old girl Rimpa...
  • PM is playing drums in Japan, what is he doing about price rise: Rahul's barb at Narendra Modi September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over price rise and corruption in the country. "The Prime Minister is playing drums in Japan. What is he doing about the price rise and corruption in the country?" Rahul asked during a visit to...
  • Rahul visits Amethi, is questioned by locals on lack of facilities in the district September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited his constituency Amethi on Thursday. According to reports, the locals questioned him over the lack of development in the constituency. They complained about the lack of electricity and water supply in the district. Rahul is currently battling criticism from within and outside the party...
  • Badaun murders: Three accused get bail September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The three accused in the Badaun killings case got bail on Thursday after the Central Bureau of Investigation didn't press charges against them. The three had reportedly cleared the lie detector and other forensic tests in the case. The three had been arrested on charges of gangraping and killing...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rape survivor alleges the probe panel offered her bribe to take back the case September 4, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A rape survivor has alleged that the Special Investigation Cell mandated to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots had offered her bribe to take back the case. One year after the Muzaffarnagar riots, CNN-IBN revisited ground zero. "Investigating Officer Mala Yadav took me to the Malakpura camp and asked me to...
  • Noida Nithari killings: Court issues death warrant against Surinder Koli September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ghaziabad sessions court has issued a death warrant against Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14-year-old Rimpa Halder in 2005. It has sent the warrant to the Uttar Pradesh government for making necessary preparations for Koli's execution. President Pranab Mukhejree...
  • 100 days of Modi government: A ground report from Varanasi September 3, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days, we checked what has changed for Varanasi, his constituency. Our correspondent Priyanka Dube reports from the ground. ...
  • UP: Man allegedly rapes, murders woman in Kasganj, family says police not registering rape case September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In another instance of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh, a woman was allegedly raped and murdered in the Kasganj district. The police reportedly reached the spot after locals informed them. The victim's body has been sent for post-mortem. Police have registered a case of murder. However, the woman's relatives...