Moradabad

  • Youth swept away by rain swollen river in Moradabad 17 hours 48 minutes ago

    A 22-year-old youth was swept away along with his motorcycle while crossing a bridge over Machana river near Betul on Wednesday, a police official said. Ramdev, resident of Bhainsdehi town, was going to the market to purchase ghee required at the funeral of one of his relative, the sub divisional...
  • Ground report: Flash floods hit over 40 villages in Moradabad, 7 dead Yesterday

    Flash floods have hit over 40 villages in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, taking seven lives so far. Locals have complained of administrative apathy. ...
  • Pankaj Singh meets detained BJP workers in Moradabad Jail July 15, 2014

    BJP State General Secretary Pankaj Singh paid a visit to Moradabad Jail to meet the detained BJP workers who were involved in the recent clash with police in Kanth town of the district. Pankaj Singh, who is also the son of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, met the detained party workers...
  • BJP set for a political showdown with the SP government in Moradabad July 15, 2014

    Moradabad: Tensions are escalating in Moradabad once again between local Bharatiya Janata Party workers and the Samajwadi Party-led government. The local BJP leaders along with their MPs will protest outside Moradabad collectorate on Tuesday. The BJP has accused the SP government of targeting BJP workers. This comes just 10 days...
  • 62 arrested in communal clashes in Moradabad July 6, 2014

    Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh: 62 people have been arrested so far in connection with the communal violence that stunned Moradabad on Friday. Clashes broke out in the Kanth district over the installation of loudspeakers at a religious place. Some of the those arrested have alleged that Muzaffarnagar riots' accused MLA Sangeet Som...
  • Centre seeks report from UP government on Moradabad communal clashes July 6, 2014

    Moradabad: Even as normalcy returns after communal tensions broke out in Moradabad on Friday, the Centre has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the violence. Tension errupted in the area after two communities clashed on Friday over the installation of a speaker in a temple. A day after...
  • These allegations are politically motivated by Samajwadi Party, says Kunwar Sarvesh Singh July 5, 2014

    In connection with the Violent protests that broke out in Moradabad on Friday, Kunwar Sarvesh Singh from BJP on Saturday denied the allegations of instigating riots and said that these allegations are politically motivated by Samajwadi Party. He also said that this is Samajwadi Party's attempt to break his Muslim...
  • I am being targeted, says riots accused MP Sangeet Som on tension in Moradabad July 5, 2014

    Moradabad: While the Kanth area of Moradabad city is limping back to normalcy after tension broke out between two communities, riot-accused MP Sangeet Som has claimed that he was unfairly being targeted over the issue. However, the Moradabad Police has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party for communal tension in the area. "MP...
  • Congress blames BJP for tension in Moradabad July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday blamed BJP for tension in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh and defended the Samajwadi Party government over police action, saying there was no other option but to take law and order measures. Party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of remaining "silent" while the...
  • A day after communal violence, Moradabad limps back to normal July 5, 2014

    Moradabad: Moradabad is limping back to normal a day after clashes between two communities broke out over the installation of loudspeakers near a religious place. Five BJP leaders, including Muzaffarnagar riot-accused Sangeet Som and four MPs, were detained in Morababad after they tried to defy a ban on the party...
  • Communal violence over installation of loudspeakers in religious place cripples Moradabad July 5, 2014

    Moradabad: Moradabad is tense again after clashes between 2 communities over the installation of loudspeakers at a religious place. Police have detained 4 BJP leaders including Muzaffarnagar riot-accused MLA Sangeet Som. The BJP was planning to a hold a mahapanchayat in the city on Friday. However, police had detained BJP MLA...
  • Riot-accused BJP MLA Sangeet Som detained near Moradabad July 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sangeet Som was detained on Friday while on his way to Moradabad. Sangeet Som, along with some party workers had planned to hold a mahapanchayat in Moradabad. Sources say the BJP did not get the permission to hold the mahapanchayat. However, BJP workers marched towards the...
  • UP: Another girl found hanging from a tree, third such case in the state June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: There are reports of another horrifying case of alleged murder yet again in Uttar Padesh. In a third such incident, a 19-year-old girl was reportedly found hanging from a tree in the Thakur Dwara area in Moradabad on Thursday. The Moradabad SSP said that the DM is reaching the...
  • Decomposed bodies of a couple found in Moradabad June 12, 2014

    Two bodies of a young man and woman, believed to be a couple, were recovered in a decomposed state from village Bibipur in the district, the police said on Wednesday. According to police, Nafees, a local farmer in the village found half-buried decomposed body of a woman late last night in...
  • Azam Khan's comments are meaningless: Begum Noor Bano April 17, 2014

    Congress candidate from Moradabad seat Begum Noor Bano said that it is people's verdict and will be decided by them. ...
  • MPs Rating: Azharuddin scores 4.7 on a scale of 10 April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Indian Cricket Captain, Mohammad Azharuddin, a sitting MP from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh has scored 4.7 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. On the parameters of accessibility and trustworthiness, Azharuddin got 3.8 and 4.1 respectively. He has...
  • Election Yatra: Watch the political mood in Rampur, Moradabad April 12, 2014

    As a part of special series, Election Yatra, CNN-IBN visits Rampur and Moradabad to find out the mood of voters ahead of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Mulayam's rape remark: Son Akhilesh differs, backs 'stringent action' April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav has stirred a hornet's nest with his rape remarks on Thursday. At a rally in Moradabad, Mulayam seemed to be defending rapists when he questioned the need for a death penalty. "Rape cases mein faansi di jayegi? Ye ladke hain, galtiyan ho...
  • UP Election Yatra: Congress aims for re-election in Rampur, Moradabad April 11, 2014

    With elections round the corner, artisans of Moradabad are back in focus and attempts are being made to reach out to this constituency of voters. The town that welcomed the Congress nominee Mohammed Azharuddin in 2009 is completely disillusioned with the party and that could impact the chances of Noor...
  • Watch: Rahul interacts with artisans in Moradabad March 29, 2014

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi interacted with artisans in Moradabad on Saturday. Rahul won the hearts when he told an elderly participant to not address him as 'Sir'. Watch the video for more. ...
  • Will BJP benefit from divided Muslim votes in Moradabad? March 24, 2014

    A five-cornered contest in the Muslim-predominant western Uttar Pradesh district of Moradabad has made it tough for pollsters to guess which way the wind blows. Moradabad district, home to the famous brassware artisans whose dazzling craftsmanship is much sought after at home and abroad, was till recently also well known for...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes March 13, 2014

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and Akhil...
  • Photos: Samajwadi Party workers fire a gun, throw money in the air during Moradabad road show March 5, 2014

    A Samajwadi Party worker fired in the air during a roadshow in Moradabad on Monday. PTI photos of TV grabs showed party workers allegedly throwing money in the air earlier. ...
  • Police arrest 'kingpin' of auto-lifter gang active in NCR October 4, 2013

    Ghaziabad: The suspected kingpin of an auto-lifter gang active in NCR was arrested and four stolen motorbikes were seized from him in the Modinagar area in Ghaziabad, police said on Friday. According to sources, Kapil of Moradabad district was involved in several cases of auto theft and was evading arrest for...
  • UP: Moradabad SSP suspended for beating up police officers September 22, 2013

    Moradabad: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday suspended Moradabad SSP for allegedly beating up three police officers posted at his residence. The incident reportedly took place when Samajwadi Party leader HT Hasan visting the SSP's residence was asked to wait by latter's staff. A complaint had been lodged with the...
  • Akhilesh admits to 27 incidents of communal violence during SP reign September 9, 2013

    As many as 27 incidents of communal violence have taken since the Samajwadi Party (SP) formed the government in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav admitted. Major clashes were reported from Mathura, Bareilly and Faizabad. Clashes were also reported in Lucknow, Bijnor, Sitapur, Sambhal and Moradabad. Three communal incidents were reported...
  • UP: Woman, son stabbed to death in Moradabad July 30, 2013

    Moradabad: A double murder rocked Moradabad on Tuesday morning. A woman and her four-year-old son were found stabbed to death in the Civil Lines area of the city. The woman has been identified as Neeraj, who was found brutally killed along with her son Manak. According to the police Neeraj was reportedly...
  • Moradabad: People vandalise electricity office over poor power supply July 19, 2013

    Moradabad: Locals in Moradabad vandalised the town's electricity office on late Thursday after they were irked by erratic power supply. The police stood helplessly after the angry locals entered the electricity office on late night. Residents have complained of the erratic electricity supply over the past several years. Police said that...
  • MBBS student death: AAP supporters protest against Mulayam in Delhi July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Supporters of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday gathered outside Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence in Delhi to protest against the alleged murder of a student in a private medical college in Uttar Pradesh. Family members of the student have been staging...
  • Watch: Tourists stranded in Moradabad as NH-24 blocked June 18, 2013

    1000 of tourists are stranded in various parts of Moradabad as National Highway 24 has been blocked. "If bridges are broken, then there should be another way to go. We are facing a lot of problems and don't know where to go," said one of the tourists. ...