Kushinagar

  • Watch: 'Toilet Heroine' Neelam Sharma shares her story August 18, 2014

    Six newly-wed women on Sunday returned to their parents as the house of their in-laws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. One of the brides, Neelam Sharma spoke to CNN-IBN and shares her story that why she took the step. ...
  • UP: Kushinagar DM orders construction of toilets after 6 women left their in-laws' home August 18, 2014

    Kushinagar: District Magistrate of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh on Monday said that he has authorised the construction of toilets in the village. This comes after six newly-wed women in Kushinagar left their husband's homes due to lack of toilets. Neelam, Kalawati, Shakina, Niranjan, Gudiya and Sita, registered their protest against...
  • UP: Six married women return to parents due to lack of toilet at in-laws' place August 17, 2014

    Lucknow: Six newly-wed women have returned to their parents as the house of their in-laws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. The women left their in-laws' houses in Khesiya village in the past two months, claimed a local social worker Asha Parveen. Neelam, Kalawati, Shakina, Niranjan,...
  • Opinion polls will be proven wrong: RPN Singh May 12, 2014

    RPN Singh, the Congress candidate from Kushinagar, has hit out at opinion polls saying, "The media had estimated very low numbers for us in 2004 and in 2009 but we proved everyone wrong. Even in 2014 your estimates will be proven wrong." ...
  • NDA will form next government with 300 plus seats, says Rajnath Singh May 9, 2014

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday alleged that SP and BSP had extended their support to the UPA government "due to fear of CBI", and claimed that NDA would form the next government with 300 plus seats. "SP and BSP are giving support to the UPA government due to fear of...
  • NDA will form next government with 300 plus seats, says Rajnath Singh May 9, 2014

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday alleged that SP and BSP had extended their support to the UPA government "due to fear of CBI", and claimed that NDA would form the next government with 300 plus seats. "SP and BSP are giving support to the UPA government due to fear of...
  • 'Neech' thoughts and words do not behove Narendra Modi: Sonia Gandhi May 8, 2014

    Narendra Modi was on Thursday at the receiving end of 'neech (low-level)' barb again, this time from Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who berated his "insult" of Rajiv Gandhi and said such "low-level" thought and words does not behove him and national politics. Sonia also invoked former Prime Minister and ailing BJP...
  • Modi's Gujarat model is for dividing India, says Akhilesh Yadav May 5, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday attacked Narendra Modi's for his much-touted Gujarat model saying it was for dividing the country. "This Gujarat model which they have brought is nothing. Gujarat model is of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bajrang Dal and after that BJP...
  • Modi's Gujarat model is for dividing India, says Akhilesh Yadav May 5, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday attacked Narendra Modi's for his much-touted Gujarat model saying it was for dividing the country. "This Gujarat model which they have brought is nothing. Gujarat model is of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bajrang Dal and after that BJP...
  • Now, free X-ray facility available at UP government hospitals January 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Thursday approved a series of welfare and development measures, including free X-ray facilities at all government hospitals in the state, and an international airport at Kushinagar, a prominent Buddhist centre. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state government of the...
  • Akhilesh Yadav to lay foundation of 200 ft Buddha statue, park in Kushinagar December 12, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will lay the foundation stone of multi-crore project in Kushinagar on December 13 that includes construction of a 200-feet bronze statue of Lord Buddha, education institutes and parks, officials said on Thursday. Buddhist monk Lama Jopa Rinposhe and other international dignitaries are likely to take...
  • UP: Policemen beat up two women inside police station in Kushinagar October 30, 2013

    Lucknow: In a shocking case of police brutality in Uttar Pradesh, two women were beaten up by policemen at the Kasya Police Station in Kushinagar. All the four police officers involved in the incident have now been suspended. The women were beaten up when they tried to come to the rescue...
  • Buddhist destination Kushinagar promises tranquillity October 1, 2012

    Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh): Welcome to the land of the Buddha. A breather from most other religious destinations, which, ironically, reel under chaos, Kushinagar - the place where Gautam Buddha breathed his last - is a place where you can pray in peace or simply soak in the beauty of the...
  • UP: Now, CMO's driver plays doctor in govt hospital July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: After Bulandshahr and Ballia, two more incidents of class 4 employees posing as doctors in Uttar Pradesh have come to light in Meerut and Kushinagar. This time the Chief Medical Officer's driver was caught on camera administering saline drips to patients in the district government hospital in Kushinagar on...
  • UP: School girls allege sexual harassment April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: A shocking case of young girls being sexually harassed by the employees of a Government Residential school has come to light in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. Two grade 4 employees of the school have been arrested after the girls took their complaints to the media. The girls alleged that...
  • UP: Voting generally peaceful, turnout 56 pc February 11, 2012

    Lucknow: Nearly 56 per cent of 1.92 crore voters on Saturday exercised their franchise for 59 seats spread over nine districts in the by-and-large peaceful second phase of the fiercely-fought Uttar Pradesh assembly election. The fate of 1,098 candidates, including two state party chiefs, 31 MLAs and 24 former ministers was...
  • River breaks embankments, floods UP villages August 2, 2009

    Kushinagar: Hundreds of families have been affected as the rain swollen River Narayani breaches embankments in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district. Residents are apprehending that almost 50 villages in the region would be submerged in water if the embankments are completely broken. Further they noted that embankments have not been built properly...
  • Farmers block Maya's dream Buddha statue project June 24, 2008

    Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh: Chief Minister Mayawati's dream project of building the tallest Buddha statue in the world at 152 metres—taller than the Bamian Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan—has run into rough weather. The plan has slowed because of protests by farmers in Kushinagar town, where the project is to...