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  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal 5 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • Jet to stop low-cost services, to merge them with parent carrier August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Jet Airways, which reported Rs 217 crore net loss in the June quarter, on Monday said that it will be exiting low-cost services and will merge its two no-frills brands with parent full service carrier. "By the end of this year, there will be no JetLite and Jet Konnect brands...
  • Tomatoes are for the rich, NDA must not be cornered for price rise: BJP MP July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party, its Rajya Sabha MP Prabhat Jha on Sunday downplayed the sudden spurt in tomato prices and said that only the wealthy eat tomatoes. Jha said, "Tamatar jinke gaal laal hote hai, jo paise waale hote hai, woh khate hai. Lekin uske...
  • Jet Airways, Etihad woo passengers with 20-50 pc discount on fares July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways and its 24 per cent equity partner Etihad on Thursday announced a 20-50 per cent special limited period discount on fares across 135 international destinations of the two carriers. "Both economy and business class travellers of Jet Airways and Etihad Airways availing this special offer will...
  • Rapes can happen as UP is a big state, media shouldn't sensationalise: SP July 19, 2014

    Lucknow: Defending themselves over the brutal gangrape and murder of a medical research institute employee in Lucknow, the ruling Samajwadi Party government said that the situation in the state is much better than other states. "Look at the total population of Uttar Pradesh, it has a 21 crore population, if...
  • Maneka's juveniles remark: SP says statement won't change the system July 14, 2014

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that the Maneka's statement will not change the system. "We'll have to think about a lot of things. This matter requires debate and it won't be appropriate to comment," he said. ...
  • RPSC cancels RAS-Pre exam held in October, to be re-conducted soon July 11, 2014

    Rajasthan Public Service Commission on Thursday cancelled RAS-Pre examination held in October last year after Special Operation Group burst a gang which had leaked the paper. The decision was taken in a full commission meeting, RPSC Secretary Naresh Kumar Thakral said. The exam will now be re-conducted in two months and the...
  • Ram Naresh Yadav Sworn In As Chhattisgarh Governor July 2, 2014

    Ram Naresh Yadav was on Wednesday sworn-in as the Governor of Chhattisgarh today following the resignation of Shekhar Dutt. The Madhya Pradesh Governor has been given the additional charge of Chhattisgarh. Chief Justice Yatindra Singh of Bilaspur High Court administered the oath of office to Yadav in a function organized at Raj...
  • Iraq crisis: Government is prepared to act, says Naresh Gujral June 29, 2014

    Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral on Sunday said that the central government has assured to act according to the situation in Iraq. "We are told that our people are safe. Government is prepared," he added. ...
  • Prohibitory orders issued in Shamli after protests over BKU leader's remarks June 17, 2014

    Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC have been issued for Shamli district in the wake of protests by locals over alleged remarks by Bharatiya Kisan Union leaders, officials said. District Magistrate NP Singh told reporters on Tuesday that the move is aimed at maintaining the law and order situation in...
  • Even animals can't be forcefully dragged away: Naresh Agarwal on gangrape of a woman June 17, 2014

    Even as the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh is under fire over incidents of sexual violence against women, party MP Naresh Agarwal Monday evoked outrage among political leaders by saying that even a domestic animal can't be forcefully dragged away. "Today, no one takes away even a domestic animal of...
  • UP government remains defiant even as law and order situation deteriorates in state June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh is now playing out on the streets of Firozabad. The ruling Samajwadi Party government faced more criticism on Monday when protesters hurled stones and vandalised buses after two police constables on duty were shot dead and a BJP leader was found dead in his...
  • US now recognises need for developing relations with India: Chandra June 5, 2014

    Speaking on the Modi-Obama meet, former Cabinet Secretary Naresh Chandra told CNN-IBN, "It is a good sign that US has now recognised the need for developing issues with India.' ...
  • MP Governor moots proposal to set up Chatrasal University in Bundelkhand June 2, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has initiated a proposal to establish the Chatrasal University in the backward Bundelkhand region. "The Governor has directed the government to immediately consider a proposal to establish Chatrasal University in the backward Bundelkhand region to spread education in the area," an official release said on...
  • Ananthamurthy given security after 'threat calls' by NaMo Brigade May 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Noted Kannada literary personality and Jnanpith awardee UR Ananthamurthy has been given police security after the writer claimed that he was getting threat calls and was also sent two one way tickets to Karachi by a group called the NaMo brigade. Ananthamurthy had gone on record to say that...
  • Murlidhar Tiwari appointed new VC of Barkatullah University April 26, 2014

    Noted academician Murlidhar Tiwari has taken over as the new Vice-Chancellor (VC) of city- based Barkatullah University. Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, in his capacity as Chancellor of State Universities, on Friday named Tiwari to the top post of one of India's prestigious varsities, official sources said. A known name in...
  • Governor's former OSD, BSP leader arrested in recruitment scams April 15, 2014

    Dhanraj Yadav, former Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, and BSP leader Radha Raman Ahirwar have been arrested in connection with two recruitment examination scams in the state. The MP Special Task Force arrested the two accused yesterday from Bhopal, STF sources said here...
  • Hisar: Youth slaps Congress MLA at an election meeting March 27, 2014

    Hisar: A youth allegedly slapped Congress MLA from Uklana Naresh Selwal, who was accompanying Sampat Singh, Congress candidate from Hisar Parliamentary seat. The incident occurred on Wednesday when among others the youth, named Kala, son of a sarpanch Shamsher Singh, was garlanding the Legislator during an election meeting, police sources...
  • Activist writes to President, demands animal sex websites to be banned March 12, 2014

    Naresh Kadyan, an activist, has demanded a ban on animal sex websites. Kadyan told IANS that he has sent a petition to the President and state and central government departments concerned. "Not only animal sex websites show cruelty to animals but there are instances of youth being misguided," Kadyan said. He added that...
  • Veer: Paralympian Naresh Sharma overcomes disabilities to become a shooting champion February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With 60 medals, paralympian Naresh Kumar Sharma and his mother have proved that disabilities don't hold back a person if he/she has the will to fulfil their dreams. According to some estimates India has almost 70 million people living with some form of disability. But hardly 1% of them...
  • Budget 2014-15 'a damp squib'; no major surprises: Experts February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Stock market participants said that the Interim Budget for 2014-15 turned out to be a damp squib and did not provide any major surprises either way, positive or negative. "Being the interim budget nothing much was expected out of it. Reduction in excise duty is a welcome step,...
  • Telugu TV actor Sagar set for big screen debut January 31, 2014

    Chennai: Television actor Sagar of 'Mogili Rekulu' fame is all set to make his silver screen debut with upcoming Telugu romantic-drama 'Siddharth', which will be produced by Dasari Kiran Kumar, son of veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao. "I have a subject that I think only Sagar can do justice to. I...
  • 1984 riots: SAD backs Kejriwal's demand of SIT probe January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) which is opposed to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab has come out in support of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for taking up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue. Speaking to CNN-IBN, SAD MP Naresh Gujral said, "This is our own demand...
  • Congress ticks off Aiyar for his teaboy remarks against Modi January 18, 2014

    Congress on Saturday ticked off party leader Manishanker Aiyar for his controversial remarks that the party would welcome Narendra Modi to sell tea at AICC meetings. "The party does not approve of the statement," Congress general secretary Ajay Maken, who is in charge of the media department, told. Aiyar had mocked Modi's...
  • Madhya Pradesh Governor calls for zero-tolerance to corruption January 9, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav on Thursday said the state government will adopt a zero tolerance policy toward corruption. "People today want good governance and therefore my government has decided to adopt zero tolerance policy towards corruption in the state," Yadav said in his customary address on the second day...
  • AAP is still a new party: SP on 2014 elections January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader took a dig at Aam Aadmi Party for casting aspirations on the Lok Sabha elections. Party leader Naresh Agarwal said the party still has to prove a lot before launching eyeing the 2014 general elections. "AAP is still a new party. Let it grow first...
  • Rahul should have done something for the riot victims: Naresh Agarwal December 22, 2013

    Lucknow: After Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to focus more on the deplorable conditions in relief camps for Muzaffarnagar riots victims, the Samajwadi Party hit back by saying that the Gandhi scion should have instead done something for them rather than giving suggestions...
  • Governor's OSD resigns over reports of his alleged involvement in scam December 18, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's Officer on Special Duty Dhanraj Yadav on Wednesday resigned as his name has figured in the criminal case related to the alleged scam in the appointment of contractual teachers in the state. Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force has registered first information report against former Technical Education Minister Laxmikant Sharma and 129...
  • MP CM, Governor condole Union Labour Minister Ola's death December 15, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed condolences on the death of Union Labour Minister Sis Ram Ola. In his condolence message, the Governor said that the country has suffered an irreparable loss in the death of Ola, official sources said. Describing Ola as a man...
  • No lack of facilities at Muzaffarnagar riot victims' relief camps: SP December 13, 2013

    Samajwadi Party Naresh Agarwal said the government will look into the matter of lack of facilities at relief camps for Muzaffarnagar riot victims. He said, "There are no lack of facilities at the relief camps. The media will publish such reports to gain ratings. Our officials have not informed us...