Ghaziabad

  • Lucknow: Rajnath vs Rita Bahuguna fight, Jaaferi just for comic effect 23-04-2014 02:45 PM

    Lucknow: The BJP president Rajnath Singh v/s comedian, actor Jaaved Jaaferi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fight in Lucknow is being keenly watched. The surprising entry of comedian, dancer, "Boogie Woogie" star and reality TV show judge and host Jaaved Jaaferi as the AAP candidate against Rajnath Singh has...
  • Parents agitate against DPS fee hike in Ghaziabad 21-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Angry over steep fee hike by DPS, parents on Monday defied orders prohibiting gathering of four or more people imposed by the district administration and staged a sit-in outside the dsistrict magistrate's office in Ghaziabad. A tussle is going on between the Delhi Public School Ghaziabad (DPSG) management and the...
  • Protesting lawyers vandalise Ghaziabad court complex 17-04-2014 09:52 PM

    A protest by lawyers demanding action against some policemen for allegedly misbehaving with a former bar association official turned violent on Thursday, with some of them vandalising properties in the Ghaziabad court complex. Lawyers have been protesting in Ghaziabadfor the past two days against the police for allegedly not taking...
  • Parents protest fee hike in DPS Ghaziabad 15-04-2014 10:16 PM

    Enraged parents of students of Delhi Public School (DPS) Ghaziabad on Tuesday staged a protest against the hike in tuition fee. Around 100 parents gathered outside the Indirapuram branch of DPS Ghaziabad and shouted slogans against the school management. They said the fee was hiked by over 40 percent from...
  • Man shoots wife dead over suspected illicit affair 14-04-2014 07:45 PM

    Suspecting his wife of having an illicit affair, a 49-year-old man shot her dead at their home in Masuri area in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday. The incident happened late on Sunday night after a scuffle broke out between Rahisuddin and his 45-year-old wife Shabana, a senior police officer said....
  • Three children of a family killed in house fire 13-04-2014 08:29 PM

    Three children, aged between 6 and 8 years, of a family were charred to death when a fire broke out at their house in Hapur area in Ghaziabad onSunday. The deceased have been identified as Umeedh (6), Shinu (8) and Abush (6), police said. However, the victims' brother, Shameen, who...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Uttar Pradesh 10-04-2014 11:49 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Habiba Marya Shakil visits various cities in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary Constituencies which will vote on April 10, 17, 24, May 7 and 12. ...
  • LS polls: 10 UP seats record 65 per cent voter turnout in first phase 10-04-2014 07:37 PM

    The first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh were held on Thursday where people in West UP and neighbouring Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar constituencies, voted to elect Lok Sabha members from 10 seats. 65 per cent polling was recorded in 10 constituencies of western Uttar Pradesh, including riot-hit Muzaffarnagar....
  • Worked hard for farmers in Ghaziabad: Raj Babbar 10-04-2014 04:39 PM

    Congress candidate from Ghaziabad, Raj Babbar said, "Today is the polling day and I have given my affidavit that I'm not an outsider. I have worked here in 2005 for farmers of Ghaziabad and we won the battle." Raj Babbar is contesting against BJP's candidate former Army chief General VK...
  • Rajnath's support helped me: Gen VK Singh 10-04-2014 09:01 AM

    Former Army Chief General VK Singh who is contesting from Ghaziabad, from where the BJP President is a sitting MP told CNN-IBN that Rajnath Singh's support has only strengthened his chances of winning the elections. ...
  • SP's Ghaziabad candidate Mukul Upadhyay moves EC, seeks transfer of DSPs, ADM 10-04-2014 12:26 AM

    On the eve of polls in Ghaziabad, BSP candidate Mukul Upadhyay has approached the Election Commission seeking transfer of two DSPs, ADM, tehsildar and four police stations officers, saying since they belonged to a particular caste they could influence voters. Upadhyay alleged in his complaint that these officers can influence...
  • Ghaziabad district administration is all geared up for April 10 parliamentary election 08-04-2014 09:07 PM

    The district administration is all geared up for the April 10 parliamentary election with a total of 21,561 workers, including civil and security force personnel involved in the exercise, an official said on Tuesday. Giving details to mediapersons, District Magistrate SVS Ranga Rao said 10,040 civil and 11,521 police and...
  • Samajwadi Party leaders likely to be booked for 'hate' speech against Modi 04-04-2014 11:45 PM

    Poll officials on Friday indicated they may file an FIR against some Samajwadi Party leaders after they allegedly delivered "hate" speech against BJP leader Narendra Modi in Muslim dominated Loni area in Ghaziabad. According to poll officials, they are scanning the video footage of leaders and after probing the video,...
  • Money-for-voters sting claims three Ghaziabad officials 04-04-2014 10:35 PM

    The Ghaziabad district magistrate on Friday sacked three Block Level Officers (BLOs) following a sting operation showing them accepting bribe to add names of fake voters in the electoral list. District Magistrate SVS Ranga Rao said the services of BLOs -- Hukum Singh, Ravinder Kasana and Harendra Singh -- of...
  • LS polls: Narendra Modi attacks Robert Vadra over land deals 03-04-2014 07:09 PM

    At the time of addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Thursday, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over land deals. Modi said, "I want to ask the Shehzada, if his brother-in-law will also be a 'chowkidaar' of the country as he said that the...
  • Modi uses Field Marshal Manekshaw's name, says Congress is communal 03-04-2014 06:48 PM

    Ghaziabad: Starting his speech by paying homage to Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw on his 100th birth anniversary, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate once again tore into the Congress accusing it of playing communal politics. Addressing a rally on Thursday in Indirapuram area of Ghaziabad from where...
  • Congress adding communal colour to polls: Modi on Sonia-Imam meet 03-04-2014 02:33 PM

    Ghaziabad: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took on the Congress on the issue of secularism. Addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Thursday, Modi accused Congress President Sonia Gandhi of adding a communal colour to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and playing divide and...
  • Congress' Gautam Buddh Nagar candidate joins BJP 03-04-2014 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate from Gautam Buddh Nagar Ramesh Chand Tomar on Thursday joined the BJP in the presence of party president Rajnath Singh here. Tomar had unsuccessfully contested the last Lok Sabha polls as a Congress nominee from Gautam Buddh Nagar. He has returned to the party fold after...
  • General VK Singh hits back at Shazia after she says he doesn't know his DOB 01-04-2014 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Former Army chief and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate General VK Singh has hit back at Aam Aadmi Party Ghaziabad candidate Shazia Ilmi for her remarks against him. General Singh said that the AAP is making irresponsible statements without knowing the facts. "The AAP seems to have made a...
  • Expose corrupt journalists, says Arvind Kejriwal 01-04-2014 12:20 AM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told party activists to expose "corrupt journalists" for targeting his party but said most journalists were doing a honest job. Addressing over 1,000 volunteers at Vaishali, Kejriwal named a couple of journalists in the electronic media who he said were biased in their reporting....
  • Man arrested for throwing slipper at Akhilesh Yadav during rally in Kavinagar 30-03-2014 06:33 PM

    A 25-year-old youth was on Sunday detained by police after he threw his slipper at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav while he was addressing a rally at the Ramleela Ground in Kavinagar area in Ghaziabad. The incident took place this afternoon as Yadav started addressing people at the rally....
  • LS polls: Campaign heat absent in urban areas of Ghaziabad 28-03-2014 06:34 PM

    The campaign heat for the Lok Sabha election in urban areas in Ghaziabadis yet to pick up with hardly any banner or hoarding visible in places like Vaishali, Indirapuram and Kaushambi which have also not witnessed any political rally by a major leader so far. While there are many guidelines...
  • Shazia Ilmi's assets at Rs 4 crore, electricity bill dues at Rs 59,000 28-03-2014 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: Firebrand Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi has declared a liability of Rs 59,000 as power bill dues even as she holds assets of over Rs 4.42 crore. In addition, her husband Sajid Malik owns over Rs 25 crore worth assets, as per Ilmi's affidavit for Lok Sabha...
  • Raj Babbar loses cool, slams policemen for videographing him 24-03-2014 08:25 PM

    Ghaziabad: A livid Congress candidate Raj Babbar on Monday lashed out at cops for videoraphing him during his campaign in Vijay Nagar area of Ghaziabad. Actor-turned-politician Babbar, the Congress candidate for Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency, lost his cool when he was addressing a gathering in a house located in Vijay...
  • Inflated electric bill shocks Ghaziabad consumer, turns CJ to fight his case 24-03-2014 10:40 AM

    In this report, CJ Aftab Ahmed is highlighting the erroneous electricity billing by the Ghaziabad electricity department. Aftab has been billed for more than four lakh rupees towards his monthly electricity charges which he claims is way above his usage. ...
  • MPs Rating: Raj Babbar scores 4.64 on a scale of 10 24-03-2014 09:38 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor and Congress Leader Raj Babbar is the sitting MP from Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh. The actor-turned-politician who will contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from Ghaziabad has scored a very low 4.6 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. On a...
  • VK Singh, Shazia Ilmi file nominations in Ghaziabad 21-03-2014 10:35 PM

    Nine contestants for the Ghaziabad parliamentary seat, including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP's) General V.K. Singh and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP's) Shazia Ilmi, filed their nomination papers on Friday. Three contestants -- Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) Mukul Upadhyay, Samajwadi Party's (SP) Sudhan Rawat and Independent Aqueela Begum had filed their nominations...
  • Seven arrested for shooting at businessman in Ghaziabad 19-03-2014 09:48 PM

    Seven persons were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly shooting at a businessman in the Sahibabad area in Ghaziabadtwo days ago, police said. The accused have been identified as Rakesh Sirohi, Udishter Sharma, Vikas Tomar, Sunil, Kamal, Rahul and Malik, they said. They were arrested from Aradhana Crossing in Sahibabad area...
  • Rs.6.5 crore unaccounted cash seized in Ghaziabad 19-03-2014 06:48 PM

    Almost Rs.6.5 crore of unaccounted money, suspected to be meant for use during the upcoming parliamentary polls, was seized from four different locations in Ghaziabad on Wednesday, police said. Superintendent of Police Shivhari Meena said the cash was seized during a drive to keep tabs on unaccounted cash flow. It...