Hardoi

  • Three killed in a road accident August 17, 2014

    Three persons were killed when a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a bus in Hardoi, police said. The incident took place on Saturday when the motorcycle collided with the roadways bus near Baghauli area, Circle Officer BB Singh said. The deceased have been identified as Suresh (40), his mother Anana...
  • Over 7,000 farmers committed suicide in Modi's Gujarat: Mulayam April 21, 2014

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday attacked BJP leader Narendra Modi, alleging that over 7,000 farmers had committed suicide in Gujarat during his tenure. "The most costly fertiliser is being sent to farmers in Gujarat... Over 7,000 farmers have committed suicide there in Modi's regime," Yadav said at an election...
  • Narendra Modi vows to cleanse the political system, set up panel to probe tainted MPs April 21, 2014

    Narendra Modi on Monday vowed to cleanse the political system and Parliament from criminal elements if he comes to power and said his first job will be to set up a panel to probe pending criminal cases against the new MPs. The BJP Prime Ministerial candidate said he will ensure that...
  • Will not spare criminals even if they are in BJP, says Narendra Modi April 21, 2014

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday made a pitch for cleaning up Parliament, freeing it of MPs with criminal cases against them. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said that if he comes to power, he will make sure action is taken...
  • I've sold tea, not the country, says Narendra Modi April 21, 2014

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took on the Congress yet again over the 'tea seller' remarks on him. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, Modi said while he sold tea, he didn't sell the country. "Those who ridicule me about my childhood, they...
  • AAP expels Hardoi, Awadh leaders for fraud March 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday expelled two leaders as they allegedly tried to provide party tickets for monetary consideration. AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal appealed to ticket seekers that they should not give money to any party member who has assured them of providing tickets. "Two members, Aruna Singh (convener of Awadh...
  • AAP sacks two leaders for demanding money in exchange of party tickets March 21, 2014

    Sending out a strong message to party office bearers, the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday sacked two leaders from Uttar Pradesh for demanding money in exchange of party tickets. Addressing a press conference at his Tilak Lane residence, AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal announced sacking of Awadh zone convener Aruna Singh...
  • AAP expels two members on charges of corruption March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday expelled two state leaders on charges of corruption. Awadh Convenor Aruna Singh and Hardoi Treasurer Ashok Kumar were expelled over charges that they were caught taking money. "We will not compromise on corruption. We got a complaint at the district level that some...
  • Hardoi man arrested for trying to extort money from his ex-employer March 20, 2014

    A 19-year-old youth has been arrested, after he allegedly tried to extort money from his former employer in South Campus area of South Delhi, police said on Thursday. Vinod Gautam alias Saroj, a resident of Hardoi district of UP, was arrested on March 13 after an FIR was registered in this...
  • Hardoi District Magistrate dies of heart attack March 14, 2014

    District Magistrate of Hardoi Anand Kumar Dwivedi on Friday died of cardiac arrest Hardoi, official sources said. He was 57. Dwivedi, an IAS officer of 2002 batch, had returned home in the afternoon, and was taking rest before lunch in his room where he was found dead after sometime by his...
  • SP's Naresh Agarwal takes a dig at Modi, says a tea seller cannot become PM November 14, 2013

    In an apparent dig at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Wednesday said that a person who used to sell tea cannot have a national perspective. "Narendra Modi wants to become a PM. Someone rising from a tea shop can never have a national perspective....
  • No Narendra Modi effect in Uttar Pradesh, says Mulayam Singh Yadav November 10, 2013

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said that there was no effect of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. "There is no effect of Modi in UP," Yadav, who was in Hardoi to attend a private function, said. On Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's claim of...
  • Five killed by lightning strike in Hardoi September 30, 2013

    Five persons were killed after being stuck by lightning in Marsa village in Sursa area in Hardoi, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Sunday killing Sarfu (45), Azam (12), Yogesh (13) and two unidentified persons, including a girl, they said. The bodies of the victims have been sent for...
  • CJ Show: Your Videos and Pictures September 8, 2013

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  • Hardoi: Man rapes sister-in-law, burns her alive July 28, 2013

    A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped and immolated by her brother-in-law in Bilgram area here, police said on Sunday. According to the complaint lodged on Saturday, the teenager was raped and later set on fire by her brother-in-law on Friday night, they said. The wife of the accused, also the victim's sister,...
  • UP: Man burns sister-in-law alive after she refuses his advances July 28, 2013

    Hardoi: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a woman was burnt alive after she refused the advances of her brother-in-law in Hardoi. The woman, who suffered severe burns, succumbed to her injuries. The woman was staying at her sister's house when the incident took place. The accused is absconding. Police...
  • UP: Another baby girl found abandoned April 7, 2012

    Hardoi: A newborn baby girl was found abandoned near the railway tracks near Sandila Railway Station in Hardoi, the third such case involving baby girls this week. The girl was found lying near the railway tracks on Thursday morning, RPF sub-inspector S K Singh said. He said the girl was admitted...
  • UP: SP, BSP workers clash; 1 dead, 8 arrested March 10, 2012

    New Delhi: In fresh clashes between Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party workers in Hardoi one person died and five were injured on Saturday. Several instances of violence have been reported till now in Uttar Pradesh after Mulayam Singh Yadav's party swept the Assembly polls last week. Eight people...
  • BSP MP, two MLAs join SP December 30, 2011

    Lucknow: Giving a jolt to the ruling BSP, its National General Secretary Naresh Agarwal and two sitting MLAs from Hardoi joined the Samajwadi Party on Friday. "I am resigning from the Rajya Sabha and the post of BSP National General Secretary," Agarwal said addressing a gathering at a function at the...
  • Sex trade a tradition in UP village June 20, 2007

    Hardoi, UP: Turn pages of our proud culture and you will find chapters of bleak traditions—one of them is forced prostitution. In Nat-Purwa village of UP, people celebrate birth of a girl child. One who will support family and according to old village traditions—will be groomed by the parents to...
  • Internet brings prosperity for farmers June 19, 2007

    Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh: Four years ago Ichnapur used to be like any other village – farmers were steeped in poverty and debt. Today the world is at its fingertips with an ITC e-choupal. An e-choupal is an Internet café that ITC has set up. The farmers of Ichnapur get together once...