KANPUR

  • 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. ...
  • BJP LS list out: Modi to contest from Varanasi, Joshi moved to Kanpur March 16, 2014

    The month-long suspense over Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha seat is finally over. Modi will fight Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi, the constituency represented by Dr Murli Manohar Joshi. The sitting MP from Varanasi and former BJP president, Joshi, has been given a ticket from...
  • As doctors' strike spreads, Mulayam hauls up Akhilesh government March 4, 2014

    The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh today entered the fourth day. More than 200 doctors at a Agra hospital resigned. Several protesting BJP workers were lathicharged by the police. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chided son Akhilesh for being surrounded by "stooges". ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Sriprakash Jaiswal October 2, 2012

    Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, under pressure over a sexist remark, has offered a tame apology. ...
  • IITians join Anna's crusade against corruption July 29, 2012

    Around 50 IITians from Kanpur and Delhi joined Anna Hazare as he began his fast at the Jantar Mantar on Sunday. ...
  • No going back on the new IIT entrance test format: Sibal June 20, 2012

    Kapil Sibal said the autonomy of the IITs is not being challenged and if the IIT Council can come up with a better system then he is willing to listen and change the format. ...
  • Kanpur's leather industry a bane for the Ganga June 5, 2012

    What is worse is that Rs 900 crore of the Ganga Action Plan have simply gone down the drain. It's also the place where the Ganga is at it's dirtiest. ...
  • Saving the Ganga Episode 4: Kanpur's leather industry a bane May 12, 2012

    CNNIBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt tracks the river Ganga, from the Himalayas down to the Sunderbans to find out what it will take to revive India's most sacred river. ...
  • Kanpur: thieves stealing bike caught on camera March 23, 2012

    In Kanpur a vehicle theft was caught on CCTV and police are on the hunt for the thieves who were seen standing next to a bike, climbing on to it and driving it away.. ...
  • Karnit back home, family thankful to Mumbai police April 20, 2011

    Karnit was kidnapped from his apartment complex allegedly by a worker employed at a bakery near his residence. ...
  • Family rejoices after abducted Karnit returns home April 20, 2011

    CNNIBN speaks to Karnit's uncle Devang Mehta, after Karnit was rescued from Kanpur. ...
  • Kanpur rape: CID to handle the case after protests October 24, 2010

    A 10yearold girl was raped and murdered at the Gyan Sthali School in the city on September 27. ...
  • Kanpur boy dies due to PM's security restriction July 9, 2010

    Kanpur: A aam aadmi (common man) family is grieving in Kanpur because they could not get their 10yearold child, badly hurt in an accident, to a hospital in time because they were allegedly delayed because of police forcing restrictions for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit. While the blame game has...
  • Why Rubik's cube is the world's bestselling toy February 17, 2008

    Patience is the mother of all virtues if you want to play the world's bestselling toy the Rubik's cube. CNNIBN's Sushant Mehta was at IIT Kanpur trying to gauge the enthusiasm of those who are fascinated with this simple and yet notsosimple toy. ...
  • Stomach this! Godman stands on devotees to bless July 29, 2007

    A selfproclaimed Baba in Kanpur stands on children to bless them. In fact, the Baba claims to be an incarnation of Lord Krishna. The 25yearold calls himself Kanhaiya Baba and has been patronised by people in parts of Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh for many years. People believe that...
  • A glimpse of Ambedkar's followers December 6, 2006

    Mumbai: Dalits keep the flame alive at Chaityabhoomi for the man who got them their freedom Dr B R Ambedkar. ...