Farrukhabad

  • 24 cases of tuberculosis reported in Farrukhabad Central Jail June 9, 2014

    Twenty-four cases of tuberculosis have been reported till now among the inmates lodged in Central Jail in Farrukhabad, officials said. Of the 29 inmates who underwent medical examination recently, 24 have been found suffering from TB out of whom eight are at a critical stage, district TB officer Dr Rajbir Singh...
  • Farrukhabad Jailer, Deputy Jailer suspended over death of jail inmate May 20, 2014

    The Jailer and Deputy Jailer of Farrukhabad district jail have been suspended in connection with the brawl over the death of an inmate apparently due to absence of medical aid. While Jailer Suresh Chandra Mishra and Deputy Jailer Rajesh Rai were suspended, nine guards were transferred following the violence in the...
  • MPs rating: Salman Khurshid's performance is below average April 23, 2014

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has scored 4.8 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. The Congress leader is a 2 time MP from Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh. His rating is below the average score of 5.6. Khurshid got...
  • Farrukhabad AAP candidate Mukul Tripathi refuses to contest March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The rebellion woes for the Aam Aadmi Party aren't ending this election season. The party's Farrukhabad candidate Mukul Tripathi has now returned his ticket. Mukul Tripathi has alleged that there is corruption in the AAP. He has also hit out at the mismanagement within AAP. "Though the party claims...
  • LS polls: Salman Khurshid booked for violation of poll code March 24, 2014

    Union minister Salman Khurshid has been booked for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct in his parliamentary constituency in Farrukhabad, police said. The FIR was registered on Sunday night against Khurshid and his two supporters after a vehicle, loaded with solar lights and some other material purportedly meant for distribution...
  • UP: Minor girl set on fire for resisting rape bid January 10, 2013

    Farrukhabad: A 14-year-old girl is battling for her life after she was set on fire for resisting a rape attempt by a youth in Farrukhabad on Thursday. The accused allegedly barged into the house of the victim when she was alone on Wednesday evening but the girl foiled his attempts...
  • Kejriwal takes the battle against Khurshid to his home turf November 1, 2012

    Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday took his battle against Union Minister Salman Khurshid to his home turf in Farrukhabad where he addressed a rally against the Congress leader and asked the people to not vote for him in 2014 General Elections. ...
  • Kejriwal takes on Khurshid, asks Farrukhabad to defeat him November 1, 2012

    Farrukhabad: Anti-corruption crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday took his battle against Union Minister Salman Khurshid to his home turf in Farrukhabad where he addressed a rally against the Congress leader and asked the people to not vote for him in 2014 General Elections. "I want to ask people of Farrukhabad if...
  • Kejriwal dares Khurshid to stop him in Farrukhabad November 1, 2012

    Claiming that all the political parties in the country are involved in corruption, Arvind Kejriwal asked why is Congress president Sonia Gandhi silent on the issue. He also demanded that Salman Khurshid be arrested in the alleged scam involving his NGO. ...
  • Live: Why is Sonia silent on graft, arrest Khurshid, says Kejriwal November 1, 2012

    Farrukhabad: 4.45 pm: Claiming that all the political parties in the country are involved in corruption, Arvind Kejriwal asked why is Congress president Sonia Gandhi silent on the issue. He also demanded that Salman Khurshid be arrested in the alleged scam involving his NGO. 4.25 pm: Targeting Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal...
  • Kejriwal does not have supporters in Farrukhabad: Congress workers November 1, 2012

    Hitting out Arvind Kejriwal, who has reached Farrukhabad to protest against External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, Congress workers said that the activist-turned-politician has supporters there. Kejriwal had accused Khurshid of siphoning off lakhs of rupees through his wife Louise Khurshid's NGO for the differently abled. With slogans like 'who owns Farrukhabad',...
  • Farrukhabad belongs to the common man: Kejriwal supporters November 1, 2012

    While Arvind Kejriwal headed to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's bastion Farrukhabad, the district Congress workers said the activist did not have followers there. Kejriwal's supporters said Farrukhabad belonged to the common man, not Khurshid. ...
  • We are not afraid of threats, says Arvind Kejriwal November 1, 2012

    India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal is on his way to Farrukhabad, the constituency of Salman Khurshid. He will resume his battle against the new External Affairs Minister. "We will head to Farrukhabad and tell people how corruption has widened its feet. Threats would not deter us," Kejriwal said. ...
  • Security tightened in Farukkhabad ahead of Kejriwal's protest November 1, 2012

    Farukkhabad: Security has been stepped up in Farukkhabad on Thursday in view of protests planned by Arvind Kejriwal and his associated against alleged irregularities by the trust run by Union Minister Salman Khurshid and his wife. Congress workers have also announced to lodge their protest against Kejriwal in a democratic...
  • Kejriwal heads to Khurshid's bastion Farrukhabad November 1, 2012

    Farrukhabad: India Against Corruption's main face Arvind Kejriwal is on his way to Farrukhabad, the constituency of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, to resume his battle against him. Kejriwal had accused Khurshid of siphoning off lakhs of rupees through his wife Louise Khurshid's NGO for the differently abled. With slogans...
  • UP: IAC gets permission to protest at Awas Vikas Ground October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has granted permission to India Against Corruption (IAC) to hold a rally at the UP housing development department (Awas Vikas Ground) in Farrukhabad on November. Arvind Kejriwal, along with other IAC activists is scheduled to hold a dharna against law Minister Salman Khurshid. Earlier,...
  • IAC declined permission for rally at UP housing office October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has declined permission to India Against Corruption (IAC) to hold a rally at the UP housing development department in Farrukhabad on November. Arvind Kejriwal, along with other IAC activists is scheduled to hold a dharna against law Minister Salman Khurshid. The IAC has now...
  • Kejriwal has pipe dream of taking on big parties: Khurshid October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid, who is under attack from Arvind Kejriwal, feels "an ant" cannot be a challenge to an elephant like Congress and says the activist is having a "pipe dream" of taking the space of big parties by trying to "destroy" them through allegations. He says that...
  • BKU to protect Kejriwal during Farrukhabad visit October 21, 2012

    Farrukhabad: Criticising Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid for daring Arvind Kejriwal to stage a protest in Farrukhabad, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Tikait group) on Sunday vowed to thwart any attempt to harm the social activist during his visit to the district on November 1. Khurshid's recent statement was strongly condemned in a...
  • IAC activists manhandled in Khurshid's constituency October 18, 2012

    Farukkhabad: Activists of India Against Corruption (IAC) and a journalist were allegedly manhandled in Farrukhabad by some persons on Thursday when they were conducting a survey regarding allegations of financial irregularities in a trust run by Union Minister Salman Khurshid. A Delhi-based journalist, Abhinandan Mishra, and members of IAC led by...
  • My comment on Kejriwal taken out of context: Khurshid October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid clarified his comment on India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal saying his comment was taken out of context. Khurshid said what he meant was that he will fight back the allegations made by Kejriwal. Khurshid said his voters will fight back the charges...
  • UP: Suspected terrorist arrested in Farrukhabad September 4, 2012

    Farrukhabad (UP): A suspected terrorist was arrested by National Investigation Agency here, police said on Tuesday. The man, identified as Anis, was arrested on Monday from Banguspura locality by a joint team of NIA from Hyderabad and Uttar Pradesh Police, they said. Anis was working for terror outfits and was involved in...
  • UP: BJP complains to EC over Beni's quota remark February 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP has registered a complaint with the Election Commission against Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad for allegedly promising 9 per cent quota for Muslims during an election rally. At a public rally in Farrukhabad, the Prasad said, "Muslims will be given more facilities, Muslims will...