Allahabad

  • The Last Word: Should Narendra Modi stand from a UP constituency? 12-03-2014 08:57 PM

    Just a month ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata is still hunting for a seat for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. Sources suggested that Modi may now contest from Lucknow or Allahabad if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at all. The...
  • A Billion Votes: Will Narendra Modi contest from Lucknow or Allahabad? 12-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Just a month ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata is still hunting for a seat for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. Sources suggested that Modi may now contest from Lucknow or Allahabad if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at all. The...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder verdict: Will challenge the verdict in High Court, says lawyer 25-11-2013 07:17 PM

    Rebecca John, the lawyer of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, said that she is extremely disappointed with the ruling of the special CBI court but said that she will challenge the ruling in the Allahabad High Court. The CBI court has found the dentist couple guilty for the murders of their...
  • News 360: Congress may use Priyanka in 2014 polls to neutralise Narendra Modi 15-10-2013 10:56 PM

    Despite strong denials from the Congress and family sources, the clamour for yet another Gandhi hasn't ended. The Allahabad Congress on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that Priyanka Gandhi should contest polls from Phulpur, which was once the constituency of former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The Allahabad Congress has forwarded...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-09-2013 11:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Does Akhilesh Yadav have the moral right to continue to rule Uttar Pradesh? 19-09-2013 10:30 PM

    Another setback for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Akhilesh Yadav as the Supreme Court on Thursday said that all cases related to Muzaffarnagar riots pending in the Allahabad High Court should be transferred to the apex court. The UP administration has failed to arrest 16 politicians alleged in stoking the violence,...
  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC 19-09-2013 09:31 PM

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • VHP yatra: Praveen Togadia sent to judicial custody for 14 days 25-08-2013 09:40 PM

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia has been taken into preventive custody on Sunday ahead of Ayodhya yatra. ...
  • Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal pleads innocence 02-08-2013 11:32 PM

    Amidst uproar on the suspension of SDM Durga Shakti Nagpal, the suspended IAS officer met the UP Chief Secretary on Friday. In her meeting with the UP Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani, she claimed that she is innocent. ...
  • Caste rallies banned: Will it end political appeals based on caste? 11-07-2013 11:55 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday banned caste based rallies in Uttar Pradesh, observing that such rallies divide the society. ...
  • Caste politics must end, says Congress leader Rashid Alvi 11-07-2013 03:16 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday banned caste-based rallies in the state and issued a notice to all political parties on the same. The court said caste-based rallies divide the society and therefore no such rallies should be organised in Uttar Pradesh by parties. ...
  • FTN: Could the Kumbh stampede have been avoided? 12-02-2013 11:58 PM

    In a major tragedy on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh on Sunday, 36 pilgrims were killed in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station. ...
  • CJ: Kumbh pilgrims cram into Allahabad station despite stampede 12-02-2013 03:57 PM

    CJ Rajesh Sharma has sent this video from the Allahabad station, where a stampede took place on February 10. ...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: We were prepared for large crowd, claims district official 12-02-2013 08:53 AM

    The death toll in the Maha Kumbh tragedy has climbed to 36, with most of the victims being women. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-02-2013 11:49 PM

    CBI finds its own prosecutor AK Singh colluding with one of the accused in 2G case. UP government denies lapse on its part in Allahabad railway station stampede. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Devesh Chaturvedi 11-02-2013 11:31 PM

    The UP government in Allahabad railway station stampede incident has said that responsibility can be fixed only after the probe is complete. ...
  • Allahabad stampede: UP govt denies lapse on its part, Railway says all measures were taken 11-02-2013 11:12 PM

    The UP government on Monday denied any lapses on its part in connection with the stampede at the Allahabad railway station on Sunday, even as the railways also said the incident did not occur because of them. ...
  • Allahabad station stampede: Eyewitnesses recall the fateful night 11-02-2013 08:46 PM

    So far, 36 people have died in the mishap and 37 have been injured. ...
  • Allahabad stampede: Azam Khan takes morally responsibility, quits as Kumbh incharge 11-02-2013 02:24 PM

    Azam Khan resigned as the Kumbh incharge following the stampede. ...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: One policeman started lathi-charge, others followed, says eyewitness 11-02-2013 11:37 AM

    The death toll in the stampede at the Allahabad railway station had gone up to 37 by Monday morning. ...
  • Can't confirm the death toll but at least 10 dead in the stampede: PK Bansal 10-02-2013 11:47 PM

    The Railways Minister also said that 12 to 13 people have been injured in the tragic incident. He said that all the injured and those who lost their loved ones in the incident will get compensation from PM's fund. ...
  • Kumbh Mela: Air surveillance, announcement systems keep track of those who are lost 10-02-2013 11:13 AM

    Over three crore people are expected to take a dip in the Sangam on the occasion of the Mauni Amavasya on Sunday. ...
  • Maha Kumbh: Over 3 crore devotees expected to take a dip on Mauni Amavasya, tight security in place 10-02-2013 09:22 AM

    Security has been beefed up at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. CRPF and ATS personnel will be assisted by 9000 policemen. ...
  • Ram Mandir our agenda for Dharam Sansad: VHP leader 06-02-2013 12:28 PM

    The Vishwa Hindu Parishad's steering committee will meet for the second day on Wednesday in Allahabad. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Maha Kumbh of faith 20-01-2013 05:13 PM

    Millions reach Allahabad to take part in the mass gathering of humans in perhaps the biggest show on earth: Maha Kumbh Mela. ...
  • Watch: People from across world flock to Maha Kumbh Mela 16-01-2013 10:30 AM

    Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose met up with an American guru at Kumbh who became a part of the Juna Akhada more than four decades ago. ...
  • FTN: What is the relevance of the Kumbh Mela in modern society? 15-01-2013 11:58 PM

    The world's largest gathering of people, the 55-day Kumbh congregation, began in Allahabad on Monday with tens of thousands of devotees, led by ash-smeared Naga ascetics, taking a dip at the holy confluence of three rivers. ...
  • Allahabad: Pilgrims gather to take holy dip at Maha Kumbh 14-01-2013 11:56 PM

    The Maha Kumbh Mela started in Allahabad as around one crore people took a dip in the holy Sangam. ...
  • FTN: Is Kumbh greatest celebration of India's diversity? 14-01-2013 11:51 PM

    A sea of humanity converged for the religious event dubbed as the "greatest show on earth". ...
  • Maha Kumbh Mela 2013: Stage set for the biggest religious meet 13-01-2013 10:36 PM

    After 12 long years, the Maha Kumbh Mela is back and the city of Allahabad is teeming with pilgrims as they prepare for the first of the holy baths at the Sangam on Makar Sankranti on Monday. ...