Gorakhpur

  • Missing train traced after 17 days in Bihar 4 days ago

    Patna: A train which went missing from one railway division in Bihar was finally traced on Thursday after 17 long days from another division, senior officials said. The Gorakhpur-Muzaffarpur passenger train "went missing" from Hajipur on the night of August 25 after the derailment of a goods train led to the...
  • Over 200 people succumb to encephalitis across India July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 200 people succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and seven districts of West Bengal. In West Bengal alone, 102 people have died due to encephalitis. A total of 344 people have been affected by the viral disease in the state since January 2014. Jalpaiguri district is...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • UP: 24 dead in Gorakhdham Express mishap, toll likely to rise May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The railway authorities on Tuesday said that over 24 people have been killed and 100 others injured when six bogies of Gorakhdham Express got derailed at Sant Kabir Nagar in Eastern Uttar Pradesh on Monday. Six bogies of Gorakhdham Express, going from Delhi to Gorakhpur, got derailed after...
  • UP: 30 people dead in Gorakhdham Express mishap at Sant Kabir Nagar May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 30 people died when six bogies of Gorakhdham Express got derailed at Sant Kabir Nagar in Eastern Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The death toll is likely to rise. Six bogies of Gorakhdham Express, going from Delhi to Gorakhpur, got derailed after it hit a stationary goods...
  • Confident that BJP will win by a huge margin: Yogi Adityanath May 12, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Yogi Adityanath, the sitting MP from Gorakhpur, has sounded a confident note saying that the BJP will comfortably cross the 272 mark. "Hindutva and development is our issue and I'm confident that BJP will get a huge majority. There will be no trace of a Third Front,"...
  • Ground report: Purvanchal, Gorakhpur sway in 'Yogi Adityanath wave' May 11, 2014

    Gorakhpur: As eastern Uttar Pradesh heads to polls on Monday, Bharatiya Janata party's star campaigner Narendra Modi has stayed away from campaigning in Gorakhpur where the party's 4-time MP Yogi Adityanath is in the fray. The BJP has claimed of the presence of a strong wave for the party in favour...
  • Sonia Gandhi's plane makes emergency landing in Agra due to bad weather in Delhi May 9, 2014

    A private plane flying Congress president Sonia Gandhi was forced to make an emergency landing in Agra due to gutsy winds and bad weather in New Delhi late Thursday, an official said Friday. Sources said Gandhi was on way back to the national capital after addressing a series of election meetings...
  • Matter of concern that Modi is being targeted by terrorists: Rajnath March 27, 2014

    Two terrorists were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad at the Gorakhpur railway station on Thursday. According to the UP ATS, the arrested Fidayeen' terrorists were Pakistani nationals and admitted to planning to target Varanasi during the elections. Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal are contesting elections from the...
  • Muzaffarnagar shivers at 1.9 degrees C as mercury dips in UP February 13, 2014

    The minimum temperatures dropped across Uttar Pradesh on Thursday with Muzaffarnagar being the coldest at 1.9 degrees Celsius. MeT office said that night temperature appreciably fell in Gorakhpur division; fell in Varanasi, Faizabad, Kanpur, Meerut and changed little in the remaining divisions of the state.  They were markedly below normal in Faizabad, Kanpur...
  • Samajwadi Party ridicules Modi over '56-inch chest' remark at Gorakhpur rally January 24, 2014

    Samajwadi Party on Thursday ridiculed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his "56-inch chest" remarks, claiming that it was he who "had to hide under a cot" for one-and-a-half hours in Chhattisgarh in 2000. "Everyone in Chhattisgarh is laughing at Modi over his 56-inch chest remarks... He is the same...
  • PM lays foundation stone for nuclear plant in Haryana January 13, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday laid the foundation stone for a 2,800 megawatt nuclear power plant near Gorakhpur village in the Fatehabad district of Haryana. The Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojna project will have four units, each of 700-MW capacity, and is to come up at a cost Rs 23,502 crore....
  • Sashastra Seema Bal officials deny permission for Modi's rally at their ground January 7, 2014

    Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the border guarding force between India and Nepal, has denied permission to BJP for holding a public rally of the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at its ground here. The SSB ground, which houses its recruitment centre, was shortlisted by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for the...
  • Kerosene-carrying train derails between Gonda and Gorakhpur January 7, 2014

    Rail traffic on the Gorakhpur section of North Eastern Railway in Uttar Pradesh was hit on Tuesday when two wagons of a goods train transporting kerosene derailed between Gonda and Gorakhpur, officials said. No one was injured in the incident. The train was headed to Gorakhpur when the derailment took place....
  • Narendra Modi to address rally in Gorakhpur on January 23 January 5, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in Gorakhpur on January 23. Though the venue of the rally is yet to be finalised, police and administrative officials on Saturday inspected Fertiliser Factory ground as the proposed site. The team headed by SSP Pradip Kumar inspected the proposed site and...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show October 15, 2013

    As we bring down the curtains on 'No Country for Children' Campaign- we get a special CJ show from Gorakhpur- the epicenter of encephalitis epidemic, to put focus on this deadly disease that has consumed the lives of many children. Plus, we bring you the best of 'No country for...
  • Teaser: The Citizen Journalist Show October 11, 2013

    This week we bring you the best of 'No Country for Children Campaign'-A platform where children turned CJ's to highlight issues that affected them. From right to education to right to safe food, CJ's covered it all. Also, featuring a special report on how small children are falling prey to...
  • UP govt responsible for allocation of funds for Encephalitis: Azad October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: At least 350 children have died due to Encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. An average of 500 deaths are reported each year from this region. In fact, over 70 per cent of encephalitis cases in the country are reported from UP. In...
  • Encephalitis shame: What will it take to save India's dying children? October 9, 2013

    At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. In the last 33 years, 50,000 people have...
  • News 360: Encephalitis death toll rises to 350 in Gorakhpur October 9, 2013

    At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. ...
  • There's lack of political will to eradicate encephalitis: Dr RN Singh October 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The killer encephalitis is back in Uttar Pradesh and has left over 350 children dead in Gorakhpur this year. Dr RN Singh, a petitioner and the convener of the encephalitis eradication movement has said that even as the government sanctioned money, no action has yet been taken. "We got...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 350 kids this year in Gorakhpur October 9, 2013

    New Delhi/Gorakhpur: At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. In the last 33 years, 50,000...
  • Akhilesh to inaugurate encephalitis ward of Gorakhpur Medical College October 8, 2013

    Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akihlesh Yadav will inaugurate the encephalitis ward of BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur on Tuesday. The 100-bed ward handles maximum number of encephalitis patients from Bihar and Nepal in addition to the local population. The ward was build with the funds granted under NRHM. ...
  • Gorakhpur Junction platform would be the world's longest: GM, North Eastern Railway October 4, 2013

    Passengers at the Gorakhpur Junction are having a difficult time as the remodelling of the railway yard that began last week has led to rescheduling and cancellation of several trains. The lines were blocked from 7 am to 10 am on Friday following which several important trains, including those coming from...
  • Encephalitis claims four more lives, toll rises to 304 in eastern UP September 27, 2013

    Gorakhpur: With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 304 in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Deoria, Gorakhpur, and Kushinagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said, adding...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 30 children in 5 days in Gorakhpur August 22, 2013

    Gorakhpur: Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh has been affected by the encephalitis once again with 30 children succumbing to the disease in the past five days. Almost 100 deaths have been reported in August alone with more than 300 children admitted to the BRD Hospital. A water and mosquito borne disease,...
  • Govt moves HC seeking quashing of terror charges on duo August 8, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh government has filed a revision petition with Allahabad High Court challenging the rejection by a Barabanki court of its application to withdraw terror charges against two youths. The revision application was filed on Wednesday with the Lucknow bench of the HC by government counsel Rishad Murtaza. Justice Arvind Kumar...
  • UP withdraws case against Gorakhpur blast accused April 25, 2013

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday withdrew the case aggainst Tariq Qasmi, prime accused in the Gorakhpur bomb blasts of May 22, 2007 which left six people, including a woman, injured. The move followed a recommendation from the district administration to the state home department that the case against...
  • NIA will establish Liaqat's credentials, says J&K police April 1, 2013

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad on Sunday said the ongoing National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe would establish whether Liaqat Shah "is a terrorist or innocent". Talking to media persons on the sidelines of a police function here, the DGP said, "The NIA is probing the...
  • Delhi Police arrests suspected terrorist planning attacks during Holi March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Gorakhpur. Sources say he has revealed that there were plans of terror strikes on the occasion of Holi. The suspected terrorist has been identified as Liaqat Shah, who hails from Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir and is...