RAMPUR

  • Watch: Preparations underway for Mulayam's grand birthday celebrations 2 days ago

    Mulayam Singh Yadav will cut a giant 75-foot cake and go on a royal ride in a Victorian buggy imported from London in Rampur. ...
  • Even as Mulayam rides Victorian buggy at birthday bash, confidante Azam Khan says celebrations funded by Dawood, Taliban 2 days ago

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan kicked off yet another controversy by his irate comments during the birthday celebration of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. When questioned about the funding for the grand event, an irate Khan said that it is funded by terror group Taliban and underworld don Dawood...
  • 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' for Mulayam's 76th birthday in Rampur 3 days ago

    Lucknow: A 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' hired from London are among the highlights of the grand celebrations to be held in Rampur on the eve of SP chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday. "The birthday celebrations will start from tomorrow midnight and Netaji (Mulayam) along with Uttar Pradesh Chief...
  • 75-feet-long cake, Victorian 'buggy' from London for Mulayam's 76th birthday 3 days ago

    Lucknow: A 75-feet-long cake and a Victorian 'buggy' hired from London are among the highlights of the grand celebrations to be held in Rampur on the eve of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh's 76th birthday on Friday. "The birthday celebrations will start from Friday midnight and Netaji (Mulayam) along with Uttar...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav to celebrate his 75th birthday in Rampur November 9, 2014

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will celebrate his 75th birthday on November 21 in Rampur, the stronghold of his trusted lieutenant and senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan. Elaborate arrangements are being made for the occasion which will also be attended by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Mulayam's...
  • UP: Muslim man arranges cremation of Hindu 'sister' October 26, 2014

    Rampur: In a heartwarming display of communal harmony, a Muslim man in a village near here made the arrangements for the cremation of a Hindu widow, whom he treated as his sister and had been supporting for a long time. The unique story is from Moondha Pandey village, about 10...
  • AIR should delve deeper into rural problems: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi October 18, 2014

    Rampur: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledging to revive the radio culture, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday advised the AIR programmers to move out of the studios and sit at village choupals amidst the rural folks to record their problems. Naqvi was addressing a gathering on the...
  • Man booked for hurting religious sentiments of wife in UP October 16, 2014

    Rampur: Police have booked a 30-year-old man on charges of fraud and hurting religious sentiments after his wife filed a complaint against him alleging that he had "lured" her into marriage after lying about his religion. The woman, a mother of two, approached Inspector General of Police (IG) after Akran...
  • Woman gang-raped by relative, six others in Uttar Pradesh September 27, 2014

    Rampur: A woman was allegedly gang-raped by her daughter's father-in-law and six others at her residence, police said on Saturday. A complaint was registered against Dinesh along with six others for allegedly raping his son's mother-in-law at Civil Lines police station following the intervention of a court, police said. The accused had...
  • Allahabad HC issues notice to Azam Khan for holding an office of profit September 25, 2014

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan over the office for profit issue. The court asked why Khan should not be disqualified as an MLA since he is also the Vice Chancellor of Mohammad Ali Jauhar University in Rampur. The Court served...
  • Poll panel unfair, prejudiced against SP: Mulayam April 15, 2014

    Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has targeted the Election Commission (EC) by saying the gag order on SP leader Azam Khan was "unjust and prejudiced". Yadav said in case the EC did not withdraw the order banning Azam Khan from holding election campaigns, millions of his party workers would...
  • EC working as per Congress's directives, will move court: Azam Khan April 13, 2014

    Rampur: Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who has two FIRs filed against him for the alleged hate speech delivered by him at two different occasions alleged that the Election Commission was working as per the directives of the Congress. Khan who has been banned by the EC from holding rallies...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • No building demolished in Rampur at Azam Khan's behest: UP tells HC March 4, 2014

    Allahabad High Court was on Tuesday  informed by the Uttar Pradesh government that no structure has been demolished in Rampur district at the behest of state minister Azam Khan, as alleged in a contempt petition. The submission was made by Advocate General VC Mishra, assisted by senior counsels SMA Kazmi and...
  • Five robbers held while planning loot March 3, 2014

    Five alleged robbers were arrested while planning to execute a loot in Bharatpur district, police said on Monday. Following a tip-off, Dinesh, Lakhan, Jafru, Subhash and Rajpal were caught on Sunday night in the Rampur area, they said. A country-made revolver, gun, two live cartridges, as many knives and motorcycles were...
  • Azam lashes out Modi, says 'Assassin of humanity' cannot become PM February 9, 2014

    Lashing out at Narendra Modi, senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Saturday raked up the 2002 Gujarat riots issue, asserting that "assassin of humanity" cannot become the country's Prime Minister. "An assassin of humanity cannot become Prime Minister of India," the Minister of Minorities and Urban Development said while inaugurating...
  • Seven killed as train rams into car at unmanned railway crossing in Rampur February 7, 2014

    Seven members of a family were killed on Friday when a train rammed into their vehicle at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said. The family of 11 was headed to attend a marriage at Sitarganj in Rampur district, over 300 km from Lucknow, when their vehicle...
  • High level search team on the lookout for Azam Khan's stolen buffaloes February 2, 2014

    Rampur: In a bizarre incident in Uttar Pradesh, the entire district administration in Rampur has launched a one of a kind, high level search operation for seven buffaloes. These buffaloes were stolen from Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's farmhouse in Rampur after reportedly the farmhouse wall was knocked down. The...
  • Woman beaten to death by inlaws, family hold protest January 3, 2014

    The kin of a woman who was allegedly beaten to death by her inlaws held a protest on Friday with her body at the office of the Senior Superintendent ofPolice here in Saharanpur district seeking action against the accused. A police official said that a large group of people from the...
  • Samajwadi Party offers Devyani Khobragade ticket for LS polls December 20, 2013

    Amid outrage over the illtreatmentmeted out to diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US, UttarPradesh's minister for urban development and minoritieswelfare Mohammad Azam Khan on Thursday offered her to contest innext year's Lok Sabha polls from Rampur on Samajwadi Party'sticket. "If she wishes she can resign from her job and contestnext year's...
  • Woman kills two minor daughters, commits suicide July 30, 2013

    After a family dispute, a27yearold woman allegedly committed suicide by settingherself ablaze along with her two minor daughters in Kisunpaliof Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district, about 335 kms from Lucknow. Gudia bolted her room in Rampur Karkhana area and aftersprinkling kerosene oil on her daughter Ranjana (nine months)and Sanjana (2 years), she...
  • Uttarakhand: Local villagers grapple with no ration, electricity June 27, 2013

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand is grappling with its worst natural disaster. Huge challenges remain in terms of relief and supplies for the local survivors. There is already an acute shortage of clean drinking water and at least 300 villagers have already reported sick with dysentery. In the village of Khaat, 2 km short...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Threat of an epidemic looms large June 26, 2013

    Rampur: There is a huge shortage of clean drinking water in Uttarakhand, one of the biggest problems after a natural disaster like this and there are fears of disease spreading, given what survivors have been exposed to. Hundreds of bodies also now need to be cremated at the earliest. To get...
  • Jaya Prada meets Meira Kumar, raises red beacon issue April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of controversy over Uttar Pradesh officials removing red beacon from her vehicle, Rampur MP Jaya Prada on Tuesday met Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar alleging violation of Parliamentary privileges. Jaya Prada, an unattached MP from Samajwadi Party, met Kumar along with expelled SP leader Amar...
  • UP: Beacon of Jaya Prada's vehicle removed forcibly April 13, 2013

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Prada on Saturday said the beacon of her vehicle was forcibly removed by some government officials and threatened to raise the issue in Parliament. She claimed that a group of about two dozen officials, including policemen, were present during the procedure at her home. "The...
  • Modi will prove 'yamraj' for Cong in 2014 elections: BJP April 6, 2013

    Rampur: Hitting back at the Congress, which compared Narendra Modi to 'yamraj', the Lord of Death in Hindu mythology, the BJP on Saturday said the Gujarat Chief Minister will prove fatal for the ruling party in the next Lok Sabha polls. "Yes, Narendra Bhai is yamraj but only for those...
  • UP: Baby boy found abandoned in garbage dump July 15, 2012

    New Delhi: A newborn baby boy was found abandoned in a garbage dump in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district on Saturday. The baby boy is said to be in a critical condition and bleeding from his nose and mouth. Doctors say he also has a difficulty breathing. They say they are doing their...
  • UP: Girl raped inside police outpost in Badaun May 28, 2012

    Badaun: A 17yearold girl was allegedly raped inside a police outpost in Sadar kotwali area, a senior officer said. The girl, hailing from Rampur district, had come to offer prayers at a tomb along with her grand father where they stayed last night, Superintendent of Police Ratan Kumar Srivastava said. During patrol...
  • MP: Youth thrown out of bus for Rs 5, dies February 26, 2012

    Bhopal: A 21yearold youth travelling in a bus in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district was killed on Sunday as the conductor threw him out of the running vehicle after an argument over an extra Rs 5 fare, police said. Subham Singh, a resident of Rampur block, had come to Satna, the district...