Ghaziabad

  • Kejriwal to move back to Kaushambi residence by July end July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal is likely to move back to Kaushambi, his place of residence prior to him moving to official accomodation as Delhi Chief Minister at Tilak Lane, sources said. The former Delhi Chief Minister is also expected to retain the Hanuman Road office in Central Delhi,...
  • UP Chief Secretary reviews Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad plans July 13, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has directed the Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad officials to speed up development work and complete the projects in scheduled period at the review meeting held at UP Sadan in Delhi on Saturday. The Chief Secretary (CS) directed the power department officials to provide 24X7...
  • UP: Fire in residential apartments in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram July 11, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Several cars were gutted in a fire that broke out on Friday afternoon in the basement of a residential building in Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad. There was no loss of life in the fire that struck the basement of Tower Number 2 of ATS residential society in Nitikhand area of...
  • Two arrested while planning to execute a robbery in Vijay Nagar July 3, 2014

    Two persons were arrested on Thursday in the district when they were allegedly planning to execute a robbery in Vijay Nagar area in Ghaziabad, police said. According to police, the arrested have been identified as Sunny Kumar, a resident of Aligarh and Momeen, a resident of Bulandshahr. "Police got information that...
  • UPCPMT cancelled after paper-leak in Ghaziabad June 22, 2014

    Ghaziabad: The Uttar Pradesh Combined Premedical Test (UPCPMT) was cancelled on Sunday after the seals of two boxes in which the question papers were kept were found to have been tampered with in Ghaziabad. "Papers of the test were sealed in 40 boxes which were kept in two banks in Ghaziabad,"...
  • GDA to install 200 CCTV cameras to check crime in Indirapuram June 15, 2014

    The Ghaziabad Development Authority has decided to install 200 CCTV cameras in malls, markets and residential societies of Indirapuram area to boost security system and check criminal activities. "The installation of 200 CCTV cameras will be carried out by a private-telecom company, which is erecting 4G network towers in Indirapuram area....
  • MoU with DMRC to extend Metro to Ghaziabad June 11, 2014

    The GDA is initiating steps to sign an MoU with the DMRC soon following the Uttar Pradesh cabinet's nod on Wednesday for extension of the Metro line from Dilshad Garden till the New Bus Stand in Ghaziabad. "We expect the construction work of the Metro line to start in the last...
  • Workers, families jam traffic in Ghaziabad June 10, 2014

    Over a hundred families of the employees of an electronics company in Ghaziabad that had declared a lockout in November 2012 staged a sit-in outside the SSP's office on Hapur Road and jammed the traffic. The angered company employees said that the company's promoters had declared an illegal lockout. After the declaration, the...
  • Youth kills woman after she opposes his marriage with her daughter June 3, 2014

    Ghaziabad: A woman was allegedly murdered by a 24-year-old youth after she rejected his marriage proposal for her daughter, police said on Tuesday. The accused Surendra, working as a mechanic, was acquainted with the family of the deceased Madhu (40) and was pressurising her daughter to marry him. He even visited...
  • 'Ghaziabad industries to remain without power for a week' May 31, 2014

    Industries in Ghaziabad would remain without power for at least a week due to the damages in the transmission lines caused by Friday's thunderstorm, a local factory owner quoted state power corporation officials as saying. Vipin Agarwal, the general secretary of Site IV Industries Association, Sahibabad told IANS that when a...
  • Delhi to have bad air quality for the next three days May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The MET department on Friday predicted bad air quality in the national capital for the next three days. System of Air quality Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), a constituent of Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), recorded PM10 level as 164 microgram per meter cubic while PM2.5 (particulate matters less...
  • Shazia Ilmi likely to quit AAP over political differences May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP may face a major setback as its media face Shazia Ilmi is likely quit the party on Saturday. The leader will also hold a press conference over the same on Saturday. Ilmi reportedly has some political differences with AAP and this is being sighted as the reason...
  • Six policemen injured in attack by Loni locals May 22, 2014

    Six policemen were injured in an attack by some locals in the Loni area in Ghaziabad when they had gone there to arrest a person who was allegedly involved in power theft, police said. The incident took place in the Baag Ranap area at around 12 noon when the police team reached...
  • NaMo victory celebrations: Ghaziabad residents enjoy 'chhole kulche' for Re 1 May 19, 2014

    BJP workers on Monday distributed 'chole kulche' for Re 1 to underline their leader Narendra Modi's assurance that 'Good days are about to come' following the party's landslide victory in Lok Sabha polls. "The aim behind selling chole kulche for Re 1 is to tell the common people that good days...
  • Whatever responsibility I'm given in the NDA, I'll fulfil it: VK Singh May 17, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Former Army chief and BJP leader General VK Singh created history on Friday by winning by a margin of 5.67 lakh votes in Ghaziabad. The number stands tall as the second highest after Narendra Modi's margin in Vadodra. Speaking to CNN-IBN, General Singh said that he owes the victory...
  • Two girls escape from juvenile home in Ghaziabad May 5, 2014

    Two minor girls escaped from a juvenile home in Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad after scaling the wall of the building, police said on Monday. According to the police, the girls escaped from Asha Niketan juvenile home in Shahid Nagar area of Sahibabad a week back, adding that the juvenile home management...
  • Fire breaks out after TV set explodes April 30, 2014

    A fire broke at a house after a television set exploded in Vasundhara area in Ghaziabad on Wednesday evening, but no one was injured, fire department officials said. However, loss of property worth lakhs of rupees could not be ruled out, they added. The incident took place around 4 PM when Prasun,...
  • Ghaziabad courts closed following lawyer's murder April 30, 2014

    Courts in Ghaziabad remained closed on Wednesday after a lawyer was found murdered in Bhoorgarhi locality. Ghaziabad Bar Association president Anil Pandit said senior lawyer Jaivir Sharma was found murdered on Wednesday morning. After coming to know of the murder, association members held a condolence meeting and passed a resolution to suspend...
  • Auto driver beaten to death by passenger after brawl over fare April 29, 2014

    An auto driver was beaten to death allegedly by a passenger after a brawl over paying fare in Link Road area of Ghaziabad. The incident took place late on Monday night when the auto driver, Sohan Pal asked the passenger, Shivam to pay the fare, police said. "Shivam boarded Sohan's auto on...
  • Massive fire breaks out in Ghaziabad slum cluster, 3 injured April 28, 2014

    Ghaziabad: A massive fire broke out in a slum cluster in Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad in the early hours on Monday, leaving three persons injured and gutting around 200 jhuggis. Fire fighters have completely doused the flames, which erupted between 1 am and 2 am. Fire department officials said that around 12...
  • DM restrains Ghaziabad public schools from hiking fees April 25, 2014

    The Ghaziabad district magistrate has restrained public schools from hiking fees for now and regulated them to maintain the same fee structure for three years besides extending proportionate quota to classified students as laid down in land allotment conditions. "The tuition fee cannot be revised before three years and the revision...
  • Show Me The Money: Shahnawaz Hussain's assets valued over Rs 4.7 crore April 25, 2014

    BJP leader from Bhagalpur, Shahnawaz Hussain has cash reserves of Rs 85,000. His investments and bank deposit are valued at Rs 11.6 lakh. He and his wife have jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh. Shehnawaz drives an ambassador worth Rs 1 lakh only. He and his wife have properties in Noida,...
  • Lucknow: Rajnath vs Rita Bahuguna fight, Jaaferi just for comic effect April 23, 2014

    Lucknow: The BJP president Rajnath Singh v/s comedian, actor Jaaved Jaaferi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fight in Lucknow is being keenly watched. The surprising entry of comedian, dancer, "Boogie Woogie" star and reality TV show judge and host Jaaved Jaaferi as the AAP candidate against Rajnath Singh has...
  • Parents agitate against DPS fee hike in Ghaziabad April 21, 2014

    Angry over steep fee hike by DPS, parents on Monday defied orders prohibiting gathering of four or more people imposed by the district administration and staged a sit-in outside the dsistrict magistrate's office in Ghaziabad. A tussle is going on between the Delhi Public School Ghaziabad (DPSG) management and the parents...
  • Protesting lawyers vandalise Ghaziabad court complex April 17, 2014

    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 Ghaziabad for the past two days against the police for allegedly not taking action...
  • Parents protest fee hike in DPS Ghaziabad April 15, 2014

    Enraged parents of students of Delhi Public School (DPS) Ghaziabad on Tuesday staged a protest against the hike in tuition fee. Around 100 parents gathered outside the Indirapuram branch of DPS Ghaziabad and shouted slogans against the school management. They said the fee was hiked by over 40 percent from last year...
  • Man shoots wife dead over suspected illicit affair April 14, 2014

    Suspecting his wife of having an illicit affair, a 49-year-old man shot her dead at their home in Masuri area in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday. The incident happened late on Sunday night after a scuffle broke out between Rahisuddin and his 45-year-old wife Shabana, a senior police officer said. Rahisuddin's son...
  • Three children of a family killed in house fire April 13, 2014

    Three children, aged between 6 and 8 years, of a family were charred to death when a fire broke out at their house in Hapur area in Ghaziabad on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Umeedh (6), Shinu (8) and Abush (6), police said. However, the victims' brother, Shameen, who was also...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Uttar Pradesh April 10, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Habiba Marya Shakil visits various cities in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary Constituencies which will vote on April 10, 17, 24, May 7 and 12. ...