Fatehpur

  • Adding political connotation to rally with Mulayam wrong: Amar Singh August 5, 2014

    Ahead of a rally where he will share the dais with SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Tuesday said it would be "extremely wrong" to add "political connotation" to his attending the programme. "I and Mulayam Singh Yadav are doing social work for a senior political...
  • BJP MP Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti attacked, escapes unhurt June 15, 2014

    An attempt was made on the life of newlyelected BJP MP Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti allegedly by three persons but she managed to escape unhurt, police said in Fatehpur on Sunday. The incident occurred last night as the MP was returning from a function at Avas Vikas colony, police added. In her...
  • Intense heat in Agra takes a toll on Taj Mahal visitors May 3, 2014

    The soaring day temperature in Agra is taking a toll on visitors to the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri. Very few tourists are now visiting the historic monuments. "Due to summer vacations, you only see youngsters and domestic tourists these days, but even their number has come down due to the...
  • Live: BJP using religion to woo voters: Akhilesh Yadav April 20, 2014

    Ahead of Lok Sabha elections Uttar Pradesh Cief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address an election rally in Fatehpur Sikri. Akhilesh will address the crowd and party people to garner support for Samajwadi Party for LS elections.   ...
  • Campaign trail with Amar Singh from Fatehpur Sikri April 20, 2014

    RLD leader Amar Singh is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Fatehpur Sikhri in Uttar Pradesh. On a campaign trail with him, here is how he woos the voters by bowing to buffaloes and adding star power. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura April 17, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Arunima visits Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and Mathura constituencies in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • RLD gives ticket to Amar Singh, Jaya Prada from Fatehpur Sikri, Bijnore March 11, 2014

    A day after they joined RLD, Amar Singh and Rampur MP Jaya Prada were on Tuesday named party candidates from Fatehpur Sikri and Bijnore Lok Sabha seats respectively. RLD chief Ajit Singh will contest from Bagpat while his son Jayant Chowdhury from Mathura constituency, according to the first list of six candidates...
  • Four family members killed in house collapse March 2, 2014

    Four members of a family were killed and one seriously injured when part of a mud house collapsed in Jafarganj area in Fatehpur, police said on Sunday. Puja (30), her three daughters Gayatri (10), Priya (6), and Gudiya (1) were killed when the room in which they were sleeping collapsed due...
  • UP: Unknown assailants gangrape, murder woman February 17, 2013

    Fatehpur: A woman was allegedly beaten to death after being gangraped by some men in Sadar area near Bakangha village in the district, police said on Sunday. The body of the unidentified woman, which was hanging from a tree, was spotted by a chowkidar who later informed the police. A liquor bottle...
  • Rajasthan: 3 men gangrape 16yearold in car December 29, 2012

    Barmer, Fatehpur: As the government deliberates the issue of safety of women and the 23yearold gangrape survivor battles for life, there are more reports of sex crimes against women from across the country. In Rajasthan's Barmer district, a 16yearold girl was reportedly abducted and gangraped by three men inside a...
  • UP: Minor set afire for resisting rape attempt July 26, 2012

    Fatehpur: A teenager has been arrested from Jahanabad town in Fatehpur for allegedly setting ablaze a 12yearold girl after she resisted his attempt to rape her, police said on Thursday. According to police, Sharif, 18, allegedly attempted to rape the girl when she was alone at her home on Wednesday and...
  • Bachchans to build college in Aishwarya's name April 22, 2012

    Barabanki: A girls college in the name of Bollywood star and Amitabh Bachchan's daughterinlaw Aishwarya Rai Bachchan would be set up in UP by the megastar's Sewa Sansthan instead of actorturnedpolitician Jaya Prada's Nishtha Foundation. The Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Girls College would be constructed at Daulatpur village in Fatehpur tehsil, Rishikesh...
  • UP: Fatehpur gang rape victim dead January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The 20yearold girl from Fatehpur in UP who was gangraped and set on fire on Sunday died in hospital on Wednesday evening. She had suffered about 95 per cent burns and had been in coma ever since. Three out of 4 suspects have been arrested. The Kanpur police claimed...
  • One person arrested in UP gangrape case January 16, 2012

    Fatehpur: One person was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a teenage girl and setting her afire along with three others in Khekheru area here, police said. One Majid has been arrested by the police in this case, Superintendent of Police, Amit Pathak said. The incident took place on January 14...
  • UP: Girl set on fire after being gangraped January 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district, a 20year old was allegedly burnt alive after being gangraped. The victim from Shivpuri village was allegedly picked up by four men from the local market and allegedly raped. The accused poured kerosene over the girl and set her on...
  • Kalka mail: 8 unidentified bodies cremated July 24, 2011

    Kanpur: Bodies of eight victims of Kalka Mail tragedy, whose identity could not be ascertained, have been cremated after taking their DNA samples, a senior railway official said on Sunday. "Sixtynine people, including two Swedish nationals, were killed in the rail mishap on July 10 at the Fatehpur district of Uttar...
  • 'Engine failure behind Kalka Mail tragedy' July 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Railway Ministry sources tell CNNIBN that engine failure could be the cause of the Kalka Mail accident that killed over 60 people on Sunday. The engine of the Kalka Mail stopped suddenly leading to the accident according to the sources. Malfunction of the undergear of the locomotive could also...
  • Kalka Mail: comatose man remains unidentified July 13, 2011

    Kanpur: It has been three days since the HowrahKalka Mail tragedy and still many injured passengers remain unidentified. One such victim is a man, approximately 30yearsold, who was brought to Hallet Hospital in Kanpur in an unconscious state. Soon after he was admitted, he slipped into a coma. "He has suffered...
  • IAF deploys 8 aircraft at Kalka accident site July 11, 2011

    Allahabad: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has deployed eight aircraft along with 180 army personnel for rescue and relief operations at the site of the derailment of the Kalka Mail in Uttar Pradesh. According to IAF spokesperson, one IL76 transport plane, two Avros, one Embraer, two MI17s and two Chetak helicopters...
  • Malwan villagers help Kalka Mail victims July 11, 2011

    In crisis it's the courage of those from villages near the Kalka Mail accident site that seems to stand out. ...
  • Kalka mishap raises questions on railways safety July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Kalka Express from Kolkata to Delhi derailed on Sunday afternoon near Fatehpur Malwa railway station in Uttar Pradesh killing 35 people and leaving more than 140 inured. Special teams from the Army and National Disaster Relief Force were brought in to rescue trapped passengers. The Kalka Express travelling...
  • Two trains derailed: Helpline numbers July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: At least 35 people were killed and over 200 injured on Sunday when over dozen coaches of two superfast Express trains got derailed in Uttar Pradesh and Assam, raising concerns once again about the patchy safety record of Indian Railways. Railway authorities have given out a railways helpline number...
  • Kalka Mail train mishap worst this year July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The train accident in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday when a speeding Delhibound Kalka Mail derailed killing at least 35 people and injuring over 100 was the worst rail mishap this year. Following is the chronology of major train...
  • Assaulted Dalit girl faces life time of trauma February 8, 2011

    Kanpur: The Dalit girl from Fatehpur who was maimed for resisting a rape attempt may have to live with the trauma of 'permanent hearing loss' and a 'disfigured face'. "The perpetrators crossed all limits of humanity when they brutally chopped off her right ear. The savage attack has dislocated her right...
  • Dalit girl maimed: Second accused arrested February 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday arrested another accused in the Fatehpur Dalit girl assault case. The police had arrested one of the accused in the case on Saturday. However, two other accused are still absconding. The girl's limbs were chopped off by some men as she bravely resisted...
  • Girl's limbs chopped off for resisting gangrape February 6, 2011

    Fatehpur: In a horrendous incident in Uttar Pradesh, a Dalit girl paid a heavy price for fighting off some men who were allegedly trying to rape her. The men allegedly chopped off her arms and legs. The gruesome incident took place in Fatehpur on Saturday. The girl said that she was...
  • VP Singh's son hopes to contest from Fatehpur March 27, 2009

    Fatehpur: Ajeya Singh, the elder son of former prime minister VP Singh, on Friday expressed hope that he will get an Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJSP) ticket to contest from Fatehpur, despite the party's electoral agreements with Samajwadi Party. Addressing the media in Fatehpur, Singh denied the recent statements of Samajwadi...