Laxmi

  • Saharanpur clashes: Aggrieved are being booked, alleges BJP August 2, 2014

    Claiming that Saharanpur clashes took place due to administrative laxity, BJP on Saturday alleged that the administration was also lodging cases against aggrieved to appease a "particular section". "Saharanpur riot is a result of administrative laxity and appeasement of a particular section. It was pre-planned," state BJP president Laxmi Kant Bajpai...
  • BJP demands CBI probe into Kumbh 'mismanagement' July 4, 2014

    BJP on Friday demanded a CBI inquiry into mismanagement exposed by Comptroller Auditor General of India in its report on Maha Kumbh organised at Allahabad last year. In the light of the issue raised in the UP Assembly, BJP state unit president Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that state and Centre's share...
  • Akhilesh Yadav should evaluate himself, says BJP June 18, 2014

    A day after Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers, BJP said the CM, who holds major portfolios, should also evaluate himself as he is "responsible" for problems in the department he heads. "Poor law and order, power crisis, non-payment of the dues of cane...
  • Akhilesh Yadav should evaluate himself, says BJP June 18, 2014

    A day after Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers, BJP on Wednesday said the CM, who holds major portfolios, should also evaluate himself as he is "responsible" for problems in the department he heads. "Poor law and order, power crisis, non-payment of the dues...
  • Padma Shri recipient Rajasthani scholar, politician Laxmi Kumar Chundawat dies at the age of 98 May 24, 2014

    Renowned Rajasthani scholar and senior politician Laxmi Kumari Chundawat died here today after a prolonged illness. She was 98 years old. "She was suffering from infection in lung and age-related problems. She was admitted to a private heart and general hospital since April 4," her family member Anirudh Singh Rathore told...
  • Mini-gun factory busted after police raids Adityapur Industrial Estate May 1, 2014

    A mini-gun factory was on Thursday busted in the Adityapur Industrial Estate under Adityapur police station in Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jamshedpur, DIG (Kolkhan) Md Nehal said. The raiding police team recovered 102 pieces almost finished fire-arms and fire-arm making equipment from Vijaya Laxmi Enterprises located in the VII phase of the...
  • More 'young' aspirants fielded from MP for 2014 polls April 10, 2014

    With first-time voters in mind, most political parties including Congress and BJP have this time opted to give a chance to some fresh faces in Madhya Pradesh with the average age of poll contenders in the state hovering around the new 'young' of 50. The youngest Congress nominee in the race from...
  • Sridevi and Boney Kapoor campaign for Amar Singh in UP April 9, 2014

    Bollywood actress Sridevi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sridevi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with the Congress. He...
  • LS polls: BJP fields Alok Sanjar from Bhopal March 22, 2014

    After BJP veteran LK Advani decided to contest from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat and quit his claim from Bhopal, BJP on Satruday decided to field Alok Sanjar, the state office in charge of the party from there. The Bhopal seat was vacated after senior party leader from the state Kailash Joshi...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi March 5, 2014

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • US to honour India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner March 4, 2014

    Washington: Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" on Tuesday. US First Lady Michelle Obama will join deputy secretary of State Heather Higginbottom as the latter presents the...
  • Portals of Badrinath shrine to reopen for devotees on May 5 February 4, 2014

    The sacred portals of Badrinath shrine will be thrown open for devotees in the wee hours on May 5, after a five-month winter break. The doors of the Himalayan shrine will be opened at 4.5 AM on May 5, Badri-Kedar Temple Committee CEO Ganesh Godiyal on Tuesday said. The auspicious day...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Fallah rips apart Bengal; Maharashtra in control January 18, 2014

    Indore: Left-arm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal's batsmen with some incisive swing bowling to put Maharashtra in the driver's seat on the first day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final here on Saturday. Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for 58 in 16.4 overs as...
  • Ranji Trophy: Gutsy Bengal take on confident Maharashtra in semis January 17, 2014

    Indore: It will be a battle between top-notch batting line-up against a quality seam attack when Maharashtra with the likes of Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Zol take on Laxmi Ratan Shukla-led Bengal in the Ranji Trophy semi-finals, starting here on Saturday. Bengal, who have been a surprise package in the national...
  • Sourav Ganguly bats for Laxmi Ratan Shukla's India comeback January 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Urging Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla not to lose hope for a India comeback, Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the national selectors would surely be noticing the allrounder's sparkling show if they make the Ranji final. "If Bengal make the final, Shukla's performance will be counted by the national selectors,...
  • New Delhi: Robbers loot jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi: A man was robbed off jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh at gunpoint at IP Extension area of Central Delhi, police said on Wednesday. Mukesh Jain and his brother Hemant, who have a jewellery shop in Chandni Chowk area, were returning home to Laxmi Nagar when the...
  • Laxmi Shukla docked full match fees for Bengal's slow over-rate January 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla has been docked his full match fees as his team couldn't maintain the required over-rate during their quarter-final win over Railways at the Eden Gardens. Bengal were 11 overs in arrears, including seven in the first innings, something that has happened for the second time...
  • Bengal trump Railways, enter Ranji Trophy semis January 12, 2014

    Kolkata: A spirited Bengal downed bitter foes Railways by 48 runs in their controversy-filled match to set up a Ranji Trophy semi-final clash against Maharashtra at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. Chasing a target of 271, Railways were bundled out for 222 in 83.3 overs with Laxmi Ratan Shukla leading from...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Railways hold edge over Bengal chasing 271 January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely half-century as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target of...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Shukla leads Bengal's recovery against Railways January 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back against Railways in their controversy-marred Ranji Trophy quarter-final at the Eden Gardens on Friday. The third day's proceedings saw both the teams engaged in heated exchange of words as about 2,000-odd spectators also played their part in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: High on confidence after recording back-to-back wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarter-finals from Wednesday, weeks after an ugly 'Mankaded' incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams. After being written off in the league stage, two-time champions Bengal brilliantly...
  • Humble Shami enjoys being with Ranji team-mates January 4, 2014

    Kolkata:He might have cemented his place in the India team in less than a year's time, but Mohammad Shami is not flying high as the pacer on Saturday cherished returning to his roots and bowled to his Bengal team-mates, boosting their morale ahead of their Ranji Trophy quarters against Railways. "It...
  • Bengal bolstered by return of Saha, await BCCI call on Shami January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal will be bolstered by the return of regular wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha in their grudge Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Railways at the Eden Gardens from January 8 to 12. "He (Saha) is available for the quarters," Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla said on the sidelines of the team's...
  • LIVE: Modi reaches Khajuri, to address rally shortly December 20, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister and prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address Vijay Shankhnaad Rally at Khajuri in Varanasi on Friday. After a change in his itinerary for security reasons, President of state BJP Laxmi Kant Bajpai had confirmed that Modi will land at helipad and take land routes to visit the...
  • Narendra Modi to visit temples first, address Vijay Shankhnad rally later December 19, 2013

    The itinerary of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is going to address Vijay Shankhnad rally in Varanasi on Friday, has been changed due to security reasons on the request of the district administration. President of state BJP Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that Modi would visit the Sankatmochan and Vishwanath...
  • UP House summons TV staff who conducted sting operation on Muzaffarnagar riots December 10, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday summoned the executives of a private TV channel for "not cooperating" with a House panel probing its sting operation into alleged political interference during the Muzaffarnagar riots. All parties, except BJP, supported the resolution to summon the executives by voice-vote after the all-party committee, led...
  • CJ: Ground report from AK Walia's constituency in Delhi November 29, 2013

    Days before Delhi goes to poll, here is a ground report from Laxmi Nagar, his constituency in the state. While he claims that the constituency has good water, electricity and health services, the residents of the area narrate the issues that they have to face in day-to-day life. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to sort batting woes against Services November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bengal team under Laxmi Ratan Shukla will aim to put up a dominant performance against an upbeat Services team, when the two sides will square up for their fifth round Group B Ranji Trophy encounter at the Airforce ground in Palam from Thursday. Bengal are currently placed fifth...
  • SP MLA lodges FIR against husband for attacking her November 11, 2013

    A Samajwadi Party MLA has lodged an FIR against her husband, alleging that he and some others attacked her and even opened fire, police said on Monday. SP MLA from Chandausi Laxmi Gautam lodged a complaint at Chandausi police station on Sunday night, they said. She has alleged that her husband Dilip...
  • Man accuses MLA wife of beating him up November 9, 2013

    A Samajwadi Party MLA has been booked along with her aides for allegedly beating up her estranged husband. Dilip Varshney, estranged husband of Laxmi Gautam who is MLA from Chandausi, has lodged an FIR in this regard, police said on Saturday. He alleged that Gautam along with her gunner and other associates...