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  • Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Sukhvinder Singh to perform at Lucknow Mahotsava 15 hours 17 minutes ago

    Lucknow: From Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia's flute recitals, the Sabri Brothers' souldful Sufi music and qawwali's to performances by Bollywood singers like Sukhvinder Singh, Rekha Bharadwaj and Ankit Tiwari, an eclectic mix of tradition and modernity will be witnessed at the forthcoming Lucknow Mahotsava. The fortnight-long annual cultural bonanza will begin November...
  • Mayawati government wasted money on 'parks of stone': Akhilesh Yadav October 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Attacking the previous Mayawati government over "wasting" money on "parks made of stone", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said even those in the opposition visit the green Lohia park here constructed during the Mulayam Singh regime. "Even those in Opposition appreciate Lohia Park, which was developed during...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav exhorts to maintain harmony in wake of border tension October 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday warned that some "forces" might take advantage of the border crisis between India and Pakistan and said it must not affect communal harmony and brotherhood in the country. Addressing the open session on the last day of the three-day SP's national convention,...
  • UP: Trains collide near Gorakhpur, 12 dead, 45 injured October 1, 2014

    Gorakhpur: At least 12 people killed and 45 others were injured when two speeding passenger trains collided near Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday night, a railway official said. The Krishak Express and Lucknow Barauni Express collided at the Gorakhpur Cantt Station late Tuesday night. According to Railway authorities, the death...
  • Lucknow: Cracker factory blast kills six, injures 14 others September 20, 2014

    Lucknow: A major blast in a cracker factory in Lucknow killed six people and injured 14 others on Saturday morning. The incident is reported from Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. The cracker factory is reported to be an illegal establishment. More information is awaited. ...
  • Allahabad HC recommends expulsion of 11 trainee judges over arson in Lucknow September 18, 2014

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday recommended expulsion of 11 trainee judges. The decision comes after the trainee judges allegedly indulged in arson and misbehaved with a girl in Lucknow. The alleged incident took place on September 7 at a restaurant in Lucknow. The judges allegedly got involved in a...
  • Want best for Lucknow, country, says voter September 13, 2014

    As bypolls are being held for one Lok Sabha and 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, voters put forth their demands. One of the voters said, "We want the best for Lucknow as well as the country. There are many issues that need to be tackled." ...
  • UP bypolls: About 50 per cent polling recorded in state September 13, 2014

    Lucknow: About 50 per cent electorate on Saturday exercised their franchise in bypolls to 11 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh till 5 pm. Around 53.2 per cent votes were polled in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat where Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his MP wife Dimple...
  • PhaseI of Lucknow Metro Rail project approved August 22, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Friday approved eight km route of Lucknow Metro Rail project's first phase of NorthSouth corridor for starting work. The approval was made in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. The route will be from Transport Nagar to Charbagh railway station on which work...
  • Credit card fraud: Court asks police to file FIR against ICICI Bank CEO August 22, 2014

    Lucknow: A local court has directed the police to lodge an FIR against ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and head of card operations Vinay Valse in connection with allegations of cheating and fraud over online shopping through credit card. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lucknow, Sunil Kumar pronounced the order on Thursday on...
  • UP: Lack of toilets, 6 women leave home August 18, 2014

    Six newlywed women on Sunday returned to their parents as the house of their inlaws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. The women left their inlaws' houses in Khesiya village in the past two months, claimed a local social worker Asha Parveen. ...
  • Mohanlalganj murder: Government refuses to increase compensation, issues Rs10 lakh cheque to victim's family August 10, 2014

    Ignoring the demand of the family of victim in Mohanlalganj case for increasing the compensation to Rs 25 lakh, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued a cheque of Rs 10 lakh for the children of the 35yearold widow who was found brutally murdered last month. District Magistrate Sharad Kumar Singh...
  • 9 flights diverted due to bad weather in Delhi August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as nine flights landing in Delhi had to be diverted on Saturday due to bad weather. The flights were diverted to Jaipur and Lucknow due to heavy rains and poor visibility. In the last 40 minutes there has been no landing in the New Delhi airport. Flights have resumed...
  • Lucknow rape and murder case: Akhilesh Yadav recommends CBI probe July 28, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Monday recommended a CBI probe into the Mohanlalganj murder case of a 36yearold woman. The victim's family members have been on a hunger strike demanding a CBI inquiry into the case. "Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered recommendation of the CBI probe into the Mohanlalganj incident as...
  • UP government recommends CBI probe into Lucknow rapemurder July 28, 2014

    Lucknow: Days after a 32yearold woman was brutally raped and murdered in Mohanlalganj area of UP's capital city Lucknow, the Akhilesh Yadav government on Monday recommended investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation, The victim's family have been on a hunger strike demanding a CBI probe into the case. "We are...
  • Lucknow rape: Victim's family demands CBI probe July 28, 2014

    Family of the Lucknow rape victim is on a hunger strike demanding CBI probe into the case. ...
  • Lucknow rape: Forensic report contradicts police claims, says more than 1 person involved July 27, 2014

    Lucknow: In a new twist in the rape and murder of a 32yearold woman in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow, forensic report has indicated that more than one person was involved in the crime, said police sources. The latest report is contradictory to the police claims where it had ruled out...
  • Youth Congress demands CBI probe into Mohanlalganj case July 25, 2014

    Activists of Youth Congress on Friday staged a protest against alleged dismal law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a CBI probe into murder of a young woman in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. Led by Youth Congress central zone president Ankit Parihar and outfit's national secretary and incharge of...
  • Watch: Shia protestors beat up policeman over property dispute in Lucknow July 25, 2014

    Clashes erupted on Friday after a group of Shia protesters marched towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's house furious with SP leader Azam Khan's decision to sell properties of Waqf Board and appoint Waseem Akram as the member of the board. The protest was led by Shia community leader Kalbe Javed....
  • Protests in Lucknow over Azam Khan's decision to sell Waqf board properties July 25, 2014

    Lucknow: Certain controversial decisions by Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan to sell properties of Waqf board have led to violent protests in Lucknow. Clashes erupted on Friday after a group of Shia protesters marched towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's house furious with SP leader Azam Khan's decision to sell properties...
  • Lucknow murder: Victim's kids join family dharna for CBI probe July 25, 2014

    Children of a 35yearold widow, who was found brutally murdered in Mohanlalganj area, on Friday joined a dharna that her family has been holding at GPO Crossing here for the past three days to demand a CBI probe in the case. "We are sitting on a dharna with two children of...
  • Lucknow murder: PIL filed seeking CBI probe into the case July 24, 2014

    A PIL was filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking a CBI probe into the July 16 murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area here. The PIL, filed by People's Forum in the bench here, is likely to come up for hearing on July 28. According to convener of People's Forum...
  • CM Akhilesh Yadav assures justice in Mohanlalganj rape and murder case July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the culprits of the brutal rape and murder of the 35yearold woman will be punished. The incident happened in Mohanlalganj in Lucknow. The CM assured that investigations were underway. On Wednesday, the UP police said that particles found in the nails of the...
  • 7 officials suspended for fault in construction of apartment July 24, 2014

    Seven officials, including an IAS officer, has been suspended for alleged faults in the construction of an apartment at Gomtinagar in Lucknow during the previous BSP regime. "On the directives of the Chief Minister, seven officers posted in the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) at the time of the construction of River...
  • Lucknow murder: Victim's family terms probe as 'misleading', demands CBI inquiry July 23, 2014

    Terming the police probe as "misleading", family of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow, has written a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and the DGP demanding a CBI inquiry in the case. "I have sent a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and DGP A...
  • Lucknow rape case: UP Police come out with DNA proof July 23, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that the particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera said that particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it...
  • Lucknow murder: Police come out with DNA proof July 22, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera told reporters these particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it has...
  • Lucknow murder: Officer challenges questions on police theory July 22, 2014

    A senior police officer involved in the Mohanlalganj widow murder case probe has challenged questions being raised on the police theory by family members and opposition parties, saying he would never take up any other probe if investigations failed test of trial. "I will never take up any other investigation if...
  • Lucknow rape, murder: Victim's family alleges involvement of more than one person July 21, 2014

    Lucknow: After a security guard was arrested for sexually assaulting a 32yearold woman in Mohanlalganj, the victim's family has now claimed that there is pressure on them to withdraw the case and have now demanded a CBI probe. The Uttar Pradesh Police had claimed that the accused stole a mobile...
  • Lucknow rape: Relatives ask for CBI probe July 20, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, a relative of the Lucknow rape victim said that the Director General has claimed that it was not a rape. The relative informed that they were being asked to close the case. He requested the CBI to probe the case and get hold of the...