Jhansi

  • State Chief Secretary inspects offices, orders action against 17 lax employees June 29, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan on Saturday inspected various government offices in Jhansi and Chitrakoot divisions and ordered action against 17 lax employees. Ranjan, who arrived in Jhansi alongwith his team this morning, inspected district hospital, a medical college and two police stations, while secretary-level officials in his team visited different...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Bundelkhand April 29, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shreya Dhoundial visits Bundelkhand to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Out of the 80 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, Bundelkhand has 4 constituencies - Banda, Jhansi, Hamirpur and Jalaun - which will vote on April...
  • Chouhan to campaign in Lucknow, Jhansi, Telangana April 27, 2014

    After the completion of polling in his home state Madhya Pradesh, BJP has deputed the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for campaigning in Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. Chouhan left for Telangana on Sunday for canvassing for BJP candidate Kommuri Pratap Reddy who is contesting from Jangaon Assembly seat. He will also...
  • Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Lalitpur today April 25, 2014

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be addressing public gatherings in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, according to a statement issued by his office on Thursday. "Rahul Gandhi will hold an election rally in Lalitpur district of Jhansi Lok Sabha constituency in the morning, and then head for Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, where...
  • Uma Bharti admits she had misjudged Modi, calls Robert Vadra a 'thief' April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The vitriolics continue this election season. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has once again hit out at the Gandhis calling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra a thief who will be punished irrespective of his ties with the Gandhis. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Uma Bharti said, "Vadra...
  • If we reveal truths, Sonia, Rahul will stay indoors: Uma Bharti April 18, 2014

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has launched a scathing attack on the Congress after it released her video of criticism for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Uma has warned the Congress that if the BJP reveals the Congress's truths, its President and Vice President Sonia and Rahul...
  • Modi not a good orator, Vajpayee is the best: BJP leader Uma Bharti April 1, 2014

    Jhansi: Even as Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi continues to lay claim to Atal Bihari Vajyapee's legacy, comparisons are being made between the two. BJP leader Uma Bharti has now said that while Modi's rallies witness huge crowds, his oration skills are pale before those of former...
  • Police officer beaten up by locals for adultery March 28, 2014

    A police officer was beaten up by locals in Jhansi district after he was allegedly found involved in adultery. The incident took place at Marin Dhamele Chowk locality on March 26 when the officer was caught by locals at the house of a woman, Inspector General of Police (Law and Order)...
  • Jhansi: Woman sarpanch, three others shot dead January 21, 2014

    Jhansi: Unknown assailants opened fire at a woman sarpanch and three members of her family on the Kanpur-Gwalior bypass on Sunday. All four were killed instantly. Police say political rivalry could have been the motive behind the killing. ...
  • No buyers for Narendra Modi's chair, party leaders say its too valuable to be sold December 4, 2013

    The chair BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sat on during a recent rally in Agra was up for grabs but there are no takers anymore. Agra's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha member Ramshankar Katheria was the first to show interest in buying the chair Modi sat on during the...
  • Modi mocks Rahul, says he talks only about his family and not the poor October 25, 2013

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, accusing him of talking only about his family and emotional issues and not about the problems plaguing India. Modi, who mockingly called the Congress MP "shahzade" (prince), pointed to Rahul's election speeches...
  • Queen of Jhansi's descendant moves HC to put surname on statue August 13, 2013

    A person claiming to be a descendant of Queen of Jhansi, popularly known as 'Jhansi ki Rani', on Tuesday moved the Bombay High Court seeking a direction to authorities to include the Queen's surname in her name inscribed on her statue near Bal Gandharva Theatre in Pune. The petition was filed...
  • Did Big B make 'derogatory' remark against Quran? January 24, 2013

    Allahabad: A petition was filed in the Allahabad High Court accusing Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan of having made a "derogatory" remark, "with malicious intention", about a Holy book in a more than a year-old episode of the TV quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. The petition was filed by Mudassir Ullah Khan,...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Four train bogies catch fire January 15, 2013

    Lucknow: Four bogies of Barauni-Gwalior mail caught fire late Monday evening when the train was stationed at a railway station near Jhansi, disrupting the train traffic on the Jhansi-Kanpur route for about two hours. The sleeper coach S-8 of the Gwalior-bound train caught fire at Moth station, around 320-kms from...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policeman tries to rape girl December 31, 2012

    Jhansi: In another shocking incident, a policeman was arrested on Monday for allegedly trying to rape a girl in Mauranipur area here, police said. Om Tiwari, posted at Shivganj police outpost, entered the house of the girl when she was alone and allegedly tried to rape her, SSP K Angel...
  • Jhansi policeman parades minor girls on camera July 20, 2012

    Jhansi: Even as the Cabinet approves stricter laws to check attacks on women, a shocking incident occurred in Jhansi where a policeman is seen pulling off the dupatta of two minor girls who were detained on charges of theft, on camera. The police officer also invited the local media to the...
  • Action: Naresh is almost done with the 3D comedy July 11, 2012

    Andhra Pradesh: Anil Sunkara's Action is 50 per cent done. This producer-turned-director, who co-produced Dookudu, comes with no experience. However, he did a 4-year course in direction in an American institute. Naresh is all praise for his talent. "He prepared this script for one-and-a-half years. He...
  • Sushmita Sen returning to films by the end of 2012 June 26, 2012

    Gurgaon: She has been missing from the big screen for over two years now but actress Sushmita Sen says she will be returning to movies soon. The 36-year-old former Miss Universe was last seen in the 2010 box office dud 'No Problem' and the actress says she did not take...
  • 'Chanakyudu' will make Tanish a commercial hero May 20, 2012

    Debutant direcror G Srinivas who directed ‘Chanakyudu’ stars Tanish and Ishitha in the leads. The film has just been wrapped up and the audio would be released by month-end. The producers are sure that the film will install Tanish as a commercial hero. A love story, the film has been...
  • Jhansi: SP worker 'fires' at BDO, injures self March 26, 2012

    Jhansi: Despite several warnings by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, that included expelling partymen for goondaism, Samajwadi Party workers continue to defy their chief's orders by acts of violent behaviour and hooliganism. On Sunday night, a local Samajwadi Party worker, Bharat Singh Yadav, allegedly stormed into a Block Development Officer's...
  • UP: SP workers in another act of violence March 8, 2012

    Sitapur: Violence broke out on Wednesday night outside an independent candidate's house in Sitapur area of Uttar Pradesh, after alleged Samajwadi Party workers tried to set his and 13 other houses on fire. Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident. They are allegedly supporters of SP MLA...
  • 2 dead in UP poll violence, police register FIR March 7, 2012

    Jhansi: The police on Wednesday filed an FIR against unknown people in the poll violence that led to death of seven-year-old Daan-e-alam. The FIR was registered by the police on the complaint made by mediapersons in Jhansi. The police said the Samjawadi Party workers went on a rampage after the supporters...
  • SP workers attack journalists in Jhansi March 6, 2012

    Jhansi: Reminding of the breakdown in the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh during the earlier regime of Samajwadi Party (SP), its workers on Tuesday attacked several video journalists in Jhansi. The violence started after SP candidate Chandrapal Singh Yadav was found trailing by over 4000 votes to BSP...
  • Rahul Gandhi pays surprise visit to Dalit house October 12, 2011

    Jhansi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi paid a surprise visit to a Dalit household in Medhki village in Mauranipur area of the district and took feed back on MGNREGA and other schemes from Bhadarwara villagers. Gandhi made an unscheduled visit to Medhki late Monday night and enquired about the problems relating...
  • Ramdev to start yatra against corruption September 20, 2011

    Gwalior: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will embark on a 1,00,000 km long yatra on Tuesday from Jhansi in Madhya Pradesh to awaken people about corruption and black money. Ramdev paid rich tributes at the samadhi of Rani Laxmi Bai on arrival in Gwalior on Monday. Then he left for Jhansi. The...
  • Sushmita turns director with Jhansi ki Rani February 24, 2008

    Mumbai: Actress Sushmita Sen, who dons the director's hat for an upcoming film about Rani Laxmi Bai, says it was destiny which made her a filmmaker. Jhansi Ki Rani will celebrate the life of the valiant Indian queen who fought British colonialists during the first war of independence 150 years...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news in India today March 13, 2008

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet may take a decision on developing an international airport and a national cargo hub at Nagpur. Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami will visit the poll-bound states of the North East to review poll preparedness. Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will address a rally at Jhansi...
  • Ash turns warrior in Jhansi ki Rani June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai is adding a must-have skill to her acting repertoire: learning to use a sword while riding a horse. Newly-married Ash will need the skills to play warrior queen Jhansi ki Rani in a new movie, director Ketan Mehta told the Mumbai Mirror in an interview published on...
  • Sush readies to play Jhansi Ki Rani June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen wants to portray the character of a legendary Rani Lakshmibai famed for her bravery so badly that she's decided to produce a film on her life, a news report said on Monday. Lakshmibai, the young ruler of Jhansi, was a key player in a failed 1857...