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  • Lucknow murder: Police come out with DNA proof 9 hours 3 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 23 minutes ago

    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...
  • Ram Naik sworn-in as UP Governor 10 hours 23 minutes ago

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 27th Governor of Uttar Pradesh at a ceremony held in Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. 80-year-old Naik was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud this evening. Chief Minister Akhilesh...
  • RJD MLA on dharna, BJP lends support 11 hours 44 minutes ago

    An RJD legislator is on a indefinite sit in in Patna for the second day demanding release of water in the canal system for irrigation and declaration of the state as drought-hit and BJP has lent support to him on the issue. RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh is sitting on dharna...
  • Bihar Government to table Walia panel report on Kosi floods 13 hours 48 minutes ago

    The Bihar government on Tuesday said it will table the Walia Commission report on the causes of embankment breach in Kosi River that had resulted in massive inundation 6 years ago in which over 250 people lost their lives, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Assembly. The announcement was made...
  • Former MLA Jagdish Chaudhary passes away Yesterday

    Ex-MLA Jagdish Chaudhary died on Monday due to heart attack at a private hospital in the state capital, his family sources said. He was 72. Chaudhary is survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters. He had actively participated in the JP movement and later served as a member of the...
  • Paswan seeks punitive measures against hoarders 2 days ago

    Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday blamed hoarders for the "sudden" increase in prices of essential commodities and suggested framing of stern laws to deal with them. "It has been noticed that food and vegetable prices shoot as hoarders stockpile these commodities and make a kill...
  • AAP leaders sent to 14 days judicial custody for promoting enmity 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Dilip Pandey and two other party members were on Saturday sent to 14 days' judicial custody by a court on charges of promoting enmity between different communities. Metropolitan Magistrate Sheetal Chaudhary sent AAP members Pandey, Ram Kumar Jha and Javed Khan to judicial custody till...
  • Centre to help Bihar set up electronic goods manufacturing hub 3 days ago

    The Centre wants Bihar to have manufacturing hubs for electronic goods in the state to improve employment and revenue opportunities, said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday. "We are ready to provide all help for establishing electronic manufacturing hubs as they will increase employment and...
  • Woman stripped, thrashed in Bihar in the presence of policemen 5 days ago

    Patna: A middle-aged woman was stripped and thrashed by unidentified men at a village in Bihar's Jehanabad district. The woman was assaulted in front of policemen who acted as mere onlookers. However, defending the policemen the IG said, "they did not have sufficient numbers to intervene but they made the...
  • RRB paper leak: UP Police arrest one more 6 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested another person in connection with suspected case of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) question paper leak from Ashiyana area here. The Special Task Force of UP Police, which is probing the suspected case of RRB loco pilot examination paper leak on Sunday, nabbed Bedi Ram after...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes 6 days ago

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • 'Bade Achche Lagte Hai' set new benchmark for Indian TV industry: Jai Kalra 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The curtains are down on 'Bade Achche Lagte Hain', which started as a unique mature love story of two distinct individuals, and looking back at the journey, actor Jai Kalra, who's now looking forward to 'Laut Aao Trisha', says it brought a whiff of freshness to the Indian...
  • Watch: All political reactions to Vaidik-Saeed meet 1 week ago

    Reacting to the Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Opposition party leaders demand his arrest. ...
  • Will act as a bridge between UP,Centre: Ram Naik July 14, 2014

    Describing his appointment as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh as a "turning point" in his social and political life, senior BJP leader Ram Naik on Monday said that he would try to serve as a bridge between the state and the Central governments while discharging the gubernatorial responsibility. "I began working...
  • Happy that leaders have recognised my work: UP Governor Ram Naik July 14, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Ram Naik who was recently appointed as the governor of Uttar Pradesh, expressed gratitude to the NDA government for showing confidence in him. Naik said that he will dutifully carry out all his responsibilities and was flattered that leaders have recognised his work. ...
  • I'm happy that what I've done so far has been recognised now, says Naik July 14, 2014

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Monday appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh. Sources in the BJP say that the Centre reportedly cleared Naik's name in a late night development. "I'm happy that whatever I've done so far, the leaders have recognised it now. I was doing...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Jitan Ram Manji inaugurates 'Shravani Mela' in Sultanganj July 14, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on July 13 inaugurated the famous Shravani Mela (fair) of Sultanganj in Bhagalpur district. Lakhs of 'kanwariyas' or devotes of Lord Shiva collect the holy water of the Ganga from here during the Hindu calendar month of 'Sawan' and trek 96 kilometres through three districts...
  • Have accepted BJP's proposal for UP Governor's post: Ram Naik July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran BJP leader Ram Naik on Sunday said that the party leadership had approached him to accept the post of Governor of Uttar Pradesh, to which he agreed. "I was asked by my party to accept the position of the Governor of UP and I said yes. It is a...
  • SP leader's son commits suicide July 13, 2014

    The 45-year-old son of a Samajwadi Party leader allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance, police said on Sunday. Amar Chand, son of Minister of State Ram Sewak Yadav, committed suicide by consuming poison on Saturday at his home in Gangapura village in Basrehar area in Etawah, Circle officer AK...
  • Manjhi calls budget 'routine', says nothing special for backward states July 11, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and senior JD-U leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday said the NDA government's first budget disappointed Bihar as it neglected the needs of the state. They said the budget was routine and there was nothing new or special for a backward state like Bihar. "The budget has...
  • ASI official arrested for accepting bribe July 11, 2014

    Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested an Assistant Sub Inspector for accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 in Phalodi sub-division of the district on July 10. ASI Deep Singh Rajput was demanding a bribe of Rs 15,000 from Tulsi Ram Paliwal of Dayakor in Phalodi sub-division for settling a land relating case and was...
  • JD(U), RJD, Congress demanded Giriraj Singh's arrest and termination of Parliament membership July 9, 2014

    JD(U), RJD and Congress Legislators on Wednesday created ruckus in both Houses of Bihar Legislature over recovery of Rs 1.14 crore, 600 US dollars and ornaments stolen from the house of BJP MP Giriraj Singh and demanded his arrest and termination of Parliament membership alleging it as "black money". As the...
  • Court dismisses plea to quash Raigarh mayor's election July 9, 2014

    A local court has turned down a plea seeking to quash the 2009 election of Raigarh Municipal Corporation (RMC) Mayor Mahendra Chauhatha. Raigarh District and Sessions Judge Anil Kumar Shukla on Tuesday rejected the petition filed by an independent candidate in the RMC election, Sevan Ram Chauhan, citing it as baseless...
  • Senior RSS leaders Ram Madhav, Shiv Prakash join BJP July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior leaders of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Ram Madhav and Shiv Prakash on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Both the leaders were spokespersons for the RSS. Ram Madhav announced in the evening that he has been deputed to BJP. The two RSS leaders are likely to find a...
  • Bihar CM inaugurates 184 bridges, lays foundation for 41 others July 6, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday inaugurated 184 bridges, built by Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam (BRPNN) at a cost of Rs 549 crore, and laid down the foundation of 41 others across the state with a projected cost of about Rs 145 crore. "The bridges will bring people...
  • Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore resignes from party July 5, 2014

    Former Jharkhand minister and Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore on Saturday resigned from the party, alleging there was no democracy left in the Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee. "I have faxed my resignation letter to JPCC president Sukhdeo Bhagat. There is no democracy in the Congress," Kishore told a press conference here. He is...
  • Congress hits out at government over price rise July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday launched a scathing attack on the NDA government over price rise and ridiculed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan for attributing food inflation to hoarding and other reasons. "When did they make those earthshaking discoveries? When did they come across this enlightenment?...
  • Government plans to crackdown on hoarders, make Essential Commodities Act more effective to control prices July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Calling hoarding an anti-national activity, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday asked state governments to rise above politics to control prices by effectively enforcing the Essential Commodities Act. The current price rise is a temporary phenomenon created by hoarders, he said. "Controlling inflation...