UTTAR PRADESH

  • Centre doing injustice to Muslims by not handing over Taj Mahal: Azam Khan 12 hours 24 minutes ago

    Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has demanded that the Taj Mahal be handed over to the Waqf Board. The Taj Mahal is currently managed by the Archaeological Survey of India. Azam Khan says the Centre will be doing an injustice to the Muslim community if the Taj is not handed...
  • 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' for Mulayam's 76th birthday in Rampur 14 hours 46 minutes ago

    Lucknow: A 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' hired from London are among the highlights of the grand celebrations to be held in Rampur on the eve of SP chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday. "The birthday celebrations will start from tomorrow midnight and Netaji (Mulayam) along with Uttar Pradesh Chief...
  • 75-feet-long cake, Victorian 'buggy' from London for Mulayam's 76th birthday Yesterday

    Lucknow: A 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' hired from London are among the highlights of the grand celebrations to be held in Rampur on the eve of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday on Friday. "The birthday celebrations will start from Friday midnight and Netaji (Mulayam) along with Uttar...
  • UP Mining Minister's son booked for abduction of woman Yesterday

    New Delhi: A case has been registered against Uttar Pradesh Mining Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati's son Anurag for allegedly abducting a young woman. The woman's father has alleged that Prajapati's son kidnapped his daughter. Her father said that the police in Amethi initially refused to register an FIR. The case...
  • Suresh Raina does a MS Dhoni, becomes co-owner of a HIL team 4 days ago

    Lucknow: Following in the footsteps of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina has become the second cricketer to be associated with the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) after he was named on Monday as the co-owner of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards franchise. Raina's association with HHIL comes closely on the heels of...
  • Tom Boon becomes highest priced player in 2015 HIL bidding 6 days ago

    New Delhi: s fetched the highest price in a closed bidding Saturday for the 2015 Hockey India League (HIL), getting picked up by new team Dabang Mumbai (DM) for $103,000, as star Indian goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh was bagged up by Uttar Pradesh Wizards (UPW) for $69,000. The 24-year-old Boon, with a...
  • Cash rewards for best cleanliness campaigns: Akhilesh Yadav November 13, 2014

    Lucknow: With a view to encouraging people's participation in "Clean, Green and Healthy UP" programme launched by the Uttar Pradesh government, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced cash rewards for the best performing hospitals and wards. "In the special campaign being run by KGMU, SGPGIMS and other government hospitals in Lucknow,...
  • Vijay Hazare: Vidarbha maul Uttar Pradesh by 9 wickets November 13, 2014

    Swapnil Bandiwar took a five-wicket haul as Vidarbha crushed Uttar Pradesh by nine wickets to qualify for the pre-quarterfinals from Central Zone in the Vizay Hazare Trophy on Thursday. Vidarbha captain Shalabh Shrivastava's decision to put Uttar Pradesh in to bat after winning the toss proved a masterstroke as Bandiwar ripped...
  • Congress to take Nehru's legacy to people in a bid to regain its foothold November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After being reduced to just 44 MPs in the Lok Sabha, the Congress is struggling to find its feet and in its hour of crisis, the party has decided to take former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru's legacy to the people and re-emphasise what it stood for. Congress offices...
  • Aligarh Muslim University controversy continues, administration refuses to lift ban November 12, 2014

    Aligarh: Uproar continues over the controversial comments by the Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor as the administration has rejected demands to end restrictions on women undergraduate students from using the main library on campus. University Vice Chancellor barred undergraduate girl students from entering the library saying boys will follow them. Some...
  • UP: Constable forces dancer to perform at gunpoint for an hour November 12, 2014

    Lucknow: In a shocking incident, a police constable in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly forced a dancer to perform at gunpoint for an hour. The incident has been caught on camera. The video shows the constable throwing currency notes at the dancer who continues to perform. Eyewitnesses claimed that...
  • Is engaging men crucial on issues of violence against women? November 11, 2014

    A study done by the United Nations has produced some alarming results. Six out of 10 Indian men have admitted to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners. ...
  • Six out of 10 Indian men admit to committing violence against their wives: UN report November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Sixty per cent of Indian men admit acting violently against their wife or partner at some point in their lives while 52 per cent of women admit having faced some form of violence during their lifetime, says a UN report. The highest reports of violence came from Odisha and...
  • 6 out of 10 men admit to having perpetrated violence against wives, partners: UN November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A study done by the United Nations has produced some alarming results. Six out of 10 Indian men have admitted to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners. The study goes on to say that men who experienced discrimination as children or faced financial stress are more likely...
  • Meet India's new would-be Test cricketers - KL Rahul and Karn Sharma November 10, 2014

    KL Rahul and Karn Sharma's hard work and prayers have been answered. The Karnataka wicket-keeper batsman and the Uttar Pradesh legspinner will be on the flight to Australia later this month for India's four-Test tour. Rahul, who considers Dravid as his icon, is talked of highly by 'The Wall' himself, who...
  • UP: Station officer beaten up by constable, his companions November 10, 2014

    Greater Noida: A station officer in Greater Noida was beaten up in his office by a subordinate. A constable from the Sikandrabad station is believed to have gotten into a heated discussion with the Station Officer regarding a recommendation - following which the constable, along with his companions, attacked the...
  • Manohar Parrikar to file nomination for Rajya Sabha on Monday November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is scheduled to file nomination for Rajya Sabha election from Uttar Pardesh on Monday. Parrikar was inducted into the Union Cabinet on Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers. "I can confirm that I am going Lucknow in...
  • Vijay Hazare: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by three wickets November 8, 2014

    Nagpur: Akshdeep Nath scored a half-century as Uttar Pradesh got the better of Madhya Pradesh by three wickets in a Central Zone match of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament on Saturday. Riding on Anand Bais and Jatin S Saxena's half-centuries, MP scored 250 for six in their allotted 50 overs, which...
  • Meerut: Girl raped by neighbour; act filmed November 8, 2014

    Meerut: A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour who also filmed the act and threatened her that he will upload the clip on internet if she told anyone about the incident, police said. The incident happened one month ago when the victim was alone at her home in Nawabgari...
  • Rajya Sabha MP Akhilesh Das accused of trying to bribe Mayawati hits back November 6, 2014

    Lucknow: Rajya Sabha MP Akhilesh Das who has been accused by BSP chief Mayawati of trying to bribe her to keep his RS seat has hit back at the former CM. Das had resigned from the BSP on November 3. He said that Mayawati realises it is a big loss for...
  • Akhilesh Das offered Rs 100 crore for RS ticket, alleges Mayawati November 5, 2014

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday alleged that Rajya Sabha member Akhilesh Das, who had quit the party two days ago, offered her Rs 100 crores for renominating him to the Upper House. "Akhilesh Das had talked to me in Delhi and had offered money for repeating him as BSP...
  • US team reaches Gorakhpur in UP to study about encephalitis November 4, 2014

    Gorakhpur: A team of scientists from the United States arrived on Tuesday to gather information about encephalitis that has claimed several lives in different districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, a senior health official said. "The team of scientists from the Centre for Disease Control, Altanta, arrived here today. It will...
  • BJP trying to vitiate atmosphere of UP, says CM Akhilesh Yadav November 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Alleging that BJP was trying to vitiate atmosphere of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that besides election areas, their "ideology" could be anywhere and at any level, be it in offices or in police stations. "I have no hitch in saying that BJP and people...
  • For UP policemen, 'filmi' uniforms, Facebook strictly no, no November 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Here's a crackdown with a difference. Policemen in Uttar Pradesh have been told in no uncertain terms that Bollywood-style uniforms are out as is chatting on social networking sites like Facebook or browsing the worldwide web as these are "unbecoming" for the men in khaki. It started from Taj city...
  • Noida: 57 dead in 5 years due to cancer, villagers blame water quality November 2, 2014

    Noida: Around five villages near the Chhap-raula Industrial Area in Greater Noida are seeing abnormally high number of cancer cases surface in the last five years. According to a survey by the government 57 people have died in the last five years due to cancer and there are 36 people...
  • Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav launches nutrition mission November 1, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday launched the State Nutrition Mission and said its progress would be regularly monitored. After releasing the logo and a vision document of the mission, Yadav hoped that the mission would achieve its targets and make the state malnutrition free. Present at the event...
  • Noida: NGO raises alarm about rising Cancer cases in villages near industrial area November 1, 2014

    Greater Noida: An NGO has raised alarm about the abnormally high number of Cancer cases in five villages near the Chhapraula Industrial Area in Greater Noida. The NGO claims that around 125 cases of Cancer have been reported from these villages in the last five years, whereas official figures tell a...
  • Mohammad Azharuddin's son in Uttar Pradesh one-day squad for Vijay Hazare Trophy November 1, 2014

    Kanpur: The Uttar Pradesh senior one-day squad that will take part in the Vijay Hazare Trophy saw former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin's son Mohammad Asaduddin being included just after appearing for trials at the state team's nets a week back. Asaduddin, better known as Abbas, is a left-hander, who was a...
  • BJP dares Azam Khan to ban RSS in Uttar Pradesh October 31, 2014

    Lucknow: Days after Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan wrote a letter to Union Home Ministry against the RSS, BJP on Friday dared him to ban the outfit in the state. "It seems that Khan is losing his mental balance. He has his government in the state. If he has the guts,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 30, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...