Kanpur

  • Watch: 'Katiyabaaz' features a local vigilante who steals electricity for Kanpur's poor 6 days ago

    'Katiyabaaz', a film directed by Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa, highlights the issues faced by Kanpur due to power cuts and failures from the perspective of Loha Singh, a local katiyabaaz who, with an almost vigilante like attitude, steals electricity for the locals of the town.Winner of the National Award...
  • Air India flight services between Delhi and Kanpur suspended July 4, 2014

    Air India flight services between Delhi and Kanpur have been suspended for two weeks for maintenance work, airline officials said. "I received an email from the Delhi head office intimating that due to some technical reasons Air India flight services between Delhi and Kanpur have been suspended for two weeks after...
  • BJP to protest against power cuts in Kanpur May 21, 2014

    Taking note of the power cuts that are adding to the woes of Kanpur residents, BJP has threatened to protest if the situation does not improve. BJP Kanpur President Surendra Maithani has sent a warning to the MD of Kanpur Electricity Supply Company Ltd (KESCO) saying if the situation fails to...
  • 17 Indian universities in Asia's top 300 but much room for improvement May 13, 2014

    A discreet toast, perhaps, but hold the fireworks and confetti. In the latest edition of the reputed Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings for Asia, an unprecedented 17 Indian universities and institutions of higher learning from India figure in the top 300. However, only seven of these have made it to...
  • No Indian varsity in top-10 of Asian ranking list; IIT-D at No. 38 May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: No Indian university features among the top 10 varsities in Asia in the latest QS university rankings with IIT Delhi securing the best standing for an Indian institution at the 38th position on the list. In all, 10 Indian institutions have found a place in the rankings, which was...
  • Joshi denies any discontent over vacating Varanasi seat for Modi May 12, 2014

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Monday denied any discontent over vacating the Varanasi seat for Narendra Modi and shifting to Kanpur. Joshi said there was a "development wave in the country" which is being led by BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate. "There is a wave for the formation of a BJP-led...
  • US university honours IIT graduate for his work in rural development May 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Anil Rajvanshi, a renewable energy pioneer of India, on Saturday was honoured by the University of Florida, one of the leading universities in the US, for his "groundbreaking" work in rural development. Rajvanshi is the first Indian to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest honour the University of Florida...
  • Rajasthan Police recover fake currency of Rs 3.37 lakh, one arrested May 6, 2014

    Rajasthan Police's Special Operation Group claimed to have busted an inter-state fake currency racket, with the arrest of one person and recovery of counterfeit currency of over Rs 3.37 lakh from him. The suspected money carrier, Surjeet Kumar Yadav of Itawa, was arrested with fake currency of Rs 3,37,500 outside Kanpur...
  • SP supremo Mulayam Singh addresses rally in Akbarpur April 19, 2014

    SP supremo Mulayam Singh addresses rally in Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat, on Saturday. The Election Commission (EC) had on Friday issued a show cause notice to Mulayam Singh for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or risk...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi denies rift with Narendra Modi April 14, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Monday sought to dismiss reports that described him as saying there was no Modi wave in the country, and denied there were any differences between Modi and him. "There is nothing like differences between me and (Narendra) Modi. He is the party's most popular...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Uttar Pradesh April 10, 2014

    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. ...
  • BJP united on manifesto, its release violates no law: MM Joshi April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and chairman of the party's manifesto drafting committee Murli Manohar Joshi brushed aside all criticism of the document and said that this was the best BJP manifesto ever. Refuting the charge that releasing of the manifesto was a violation of the model code...
  • Kanpur: BJP workers resign in protest against Murli Manohar Joshi April 1, 2014

    Kanpur: Several BJP workers in Kanpur resigned on Friday to protest against the ticket given to party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi. The workers were also protesting against the expulsion of a local corporator - Vikas Jaiswal - from the party. Jaiswal had recently heckled and harassed Joshi at a party meeting...
  • Khurshid hits out at UP police over poll code violation case March 28, 2014

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh police for lodging a case of violation of model code of conduct against him, saying he would have taken the police team "hostage" as it had entered the premises without any warrant. "Had I been present in the hospital, I would have...
  • 28-year-old mentally ill man commits suicide at hospital in Kanpur March 21, 2014

    A 28-year-old mentally ill man committed suicide by hanging himself in a bathroom of a hospital in Kanpur, police said on Monday. They said Shivkaran, a native of Banda district, was mentally unstable and had earlier tried committing suicide by touching a high voltage power line, in which he sustained high...
  • Five trucks and a JCB machine charred in fire due to short circuit March 19, 2014

    Five trucks and a JCB machine of a transport company were destroyed in a fire caused by a short circuit in Kanpur, fire officials on Wednesday said. SK Kushwaha, Chief Fire Engineer of the area said the polythene cover on the top of a truck, parked alongside the street in...
  • Indian Medical Association starts lectures to help students, doctors tackle stress March 18, 2014

    The Indian Medical Association in Kanpur has launched a series of lectures by experts to help students and junior doctors cope with psychological pressure, a knock-on effect of their recent face-off with the police. "Students are in depression after the recent fiasco. Mental balance is imperative as they have to deal with...
  • BJP LS list out: Modi to contest from Varanasi, Joshi moved to Kanpur March 16, 2014

    The month-long suspense over Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha seat is finally over. Modi will fight Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi, the constituency represented by Dr Murli Manohar Joshi. The sitting MP from Varanasi and former BJP president, Joshi, has been given a ticket from...
  • Snapshot: President awards standard, colours to IAF units March 11, 2014

    Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday awarded the prestigious President's Standard to 112 Helicopter Unit and President's Colours to 4 Base Repair Depot in a grand ceremonial parade held at Air Force Station Kanpur. The President's Standard is awarded to operational Units and Colours are awarded to non-flying formations based on their...
  • UP: 24 doctors released, threaten hunger strike if charges not dropped March 6, 2014

    Lucknow: The doctors in Uttar Pradesh have threatened to go on strike with more demands. The 24 doctors arrested in Kanpur are out of jail but have threatened to go on hunger strike if all charges against them are not expunged by 6 pm. All resident doctors in Kanpur and...
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors call off strike after Allahabad HC orders probe March 6, 2014

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh has been called off a day after the Allahabad High Court stepped in. The HC had on Wednesday taken suo motu congnizance of the strike and had ordered a probe into the incident that had led to the strike. The Lucknow Bench of the...
  • Allahabad HC orders probe into incident that led to doctors' strike, orders transfer of SSP, DIG, IG March 5, 2014

    Lucknow: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has ordered a judicial inquiry into the Kanpur incident that led to doctors' strike. The probe will be carried out by a former judge. The court has ordered the transfer of the SSP, DIG and IG of Kanpur as well and requested...
  • UP doctors' strike enters Day 5, patients bear the brunt March 5, 2014

    Kanpur: It is Day 5 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, which has crippled the state. The protest broke out after 24 junior doctors at Kanpur medical college were held for getting into a scuffle with Samajwadi Party workers. Caught in the crossfire are the patients, with no access to...
  • As doctors' strike spreads, Mulayam hauls up Akhilesh government March 4, 2014

    The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh today entered the fourth day. More than 200 doctors at a Agra hospital resigned. Several protesting BJP workers were lathicharged by the police. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chided son Akhilesh for being surrounded by "stooges". ...
  • UP: Over 200 doctors at Agra hospital resign, Mulayam chides Akhilesh March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh is turning worse by the moment. More than 200 doctors at the Agra Medical College resigned on Tuesday demanding justice for the junior doctors who were thrashed and beaten up by the police after an altercation by Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki on...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Police lathicharge protesting BJP workers March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party workers who took out a protest march towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence in support of striking doctors were lathicharged by police. Thousands of doctors are on strike across UP to protest what they call the lawlessness of the Samajwadi Party. "Why didn't the...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Lucknow, Delhi hospitals join in March 4, 2014

    Kanpur: The doctors' strike entered its fourth day in Kanpur on Tuesday. They have been demanding the suspension of Kanpur SSP Yasaswi Yadav following an attack on junior doctors on Friday. The strike has spread across the state and beyond as several government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi joined the...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike enters Day 4, AIIMS doctors extend support March 4, 2014

    Kanpur: The doctors' strike entered its fourth day in Kanpur on Tuesday. They have been demanding the suspension of Kanpur SSP Yasaswi Yadav following an the attack on junior doctors on Friday. The strike has spread across the state as several government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh joined the agitation on Monday....
  • LS polls: AAP may emerge as third force in MP, says Alok Agarwal February 17, 2014

    Narmada Bachao Aandolan (NBA) leader Alok Agarwal, who has been named as the AAP nominee from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa constituency for the Lok Sabha election, has said that there is a strong possibility of his party emerging as a "third force" in the state. "Be it the BJP or Congress, both...
  • 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...