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  • UP government transfers Principal Secretary Deepak Singhal June 17, 2014

    In a surprise move, Uttar Pradesh government tonight transfered Principal Secretary (home) Deepak Singhal. Rakesh Bahadur, an IAS officer of 1979 batch, will be the new Principal Secretary (home), a senior government officer said in Lucknow. Deepak Singhal was posted as Principal Secretary (home) on June 3 after Anil Gupta was removed...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 10 months on, victims still face government's apathy June 17, 2014

    It has been nearly 10 months since the deadly riots took place in Muzaffarnagar district in western Uttar Pradesh forcing thousands of people, mostly Muslims to live in refuge campus in Shamli. The condition at the relief camp is getting worse day by day. CNN-IBN's Runjhun Sharma visits the relief...
  • Ex-files: The Preity-Ness tiff and other celebrity splits June 17, 2014

    It has been a messy split for actress Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia. Things seemed amicable till Preity filed a complaint against Ness last week alleging misbehaviour. Here's a look at celebrity splits and how they pan out. ...
  • News 360: PMO acts tough, rejects ministers' choices for private secretaries June 16, 2014

    In a rather strong move, the Prime Minister Office has struck down the proposals made by some of his ministers including Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the appointment of their private secretaries. ...
  • Three policemen sent to police lines as woman makes molestation charge June 16, 2014

    Two policemen allegedly tried to molest a 50-year-old woman in Sonbhadra and an inquiry has been launched into the matter by the department. The woman in her complaint to police has alleged that the two constables - Amrendra Pratap Yadav and Anuj Singh - entered house in an inebriated state and...
  • UP CM announces Rs 20 lakh compensation for 2 murdered policemen June 16, 2014

    Firozabad: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a compensation of 20 lakh each to the families of two policemen who were shot dead in Firozabad on Sunday. UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said, "The two policemen who died in an encounter in Ferozabad, lost their lives to ensure law and...
  • World Cup 2014: The best football lovers ever? Meticulous Japan fans seen cleaning up the stands after a match June 16, 2014

    The Japanese truly are a civilized race. After their side lost to Ivory Coast, Japan fans were reportedly seen cleaning up their section of the stands. There are lessons to be learnt from these photos clicked on a smartphone. ...
  • UP: Violent protests in Firozabad after death of 2 police constables June 16, 2014

    After two police officers were shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants, protestors in Firozabad blocked the roads and were seen hurling stones and vandalising buses. The police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh district, Firozabad, as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the crime spot...
  • UP: 2 policemen shot dead while questioning robbery suspects June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, two police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh in Firozabad on Sunday as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the crime spot immediately. The police have said that there might have been six assailants. The police have started...
  • Gay men using hook-up apps run a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted disease June 14, 2014

    Paris: Gay men who use smartphone apps to hunt for a sex partner nearby run a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted disease than those meeting online or in bars, researchers said. Applications such as Grindr, Scruff and Recon use the smartphone's geolocation facility to help the user hook up with...
  • UP to distribute ex-gratia to Uttarakhand tragedy victims' families June 13, 2014

    Distribution of ex-gratia to the kin of 948 persons belonging to Uttar Pradesh who lost their lives in the last year's Uttarakhand tragedy would commence soon. The process of distribution of death certificates and gazette notification of these 948 persons who died in the Uttarakhand tragedy has been completed, and now...
  • Saddened by election results, says Sonia Gandhi during Rae Bareli visit June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: On her first ever visit to Lok Sabha constituency Rae Bareli after the elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said that she was saddened by the public's mandate. She, however, added that she would continue to lead from the front despite the party's deafening defeat in the elections. Speaking...
  • News 360: FIFA World Cup 2014 all set to begin June 12, 2014

    The beautiful game's most celebrated tournament - the FIFA World Cup - will see daylight in a few hours in Brazil, though the sky hanging over the event's opening will be slightly cloudy due to the smoke emanating from the local protests over money spent in hosting the event. This...
  • Law and order situation better in UP as compared to other states June 12, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav continues to be defiant as he says the law and order situation is better in his state as compared to elsewhere. ...
  • UP gangrape: Revamp of state machinery a necessity, says BJP leader June 12, 2014

    BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh held the division of the Uttar Pradesh police on the basis of caste responsible for the growing violence against women. He demanded the Chief Minister's resignation saying, "Akhilesh Yadav should resign. President's rule is a call that the government to take, but right now a...
  • Investors conclave: UP government signs deals worth Rs 35,000 crore June 12, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday signed 20 initial agreements with corporates entailing investments worth Rs 35,000 crore. These MoUs include a pact with Reliance Jio for providing 4G services and commitments worth Rs 2,100 crore from the ITC group in multiple sectors. The Amity group has also signed a pact with...
  • UP: Four policemen allegedly rape woman inside police station June 11, 2014

    Hamirpur: In a shocking incident, four policemen including a Sub-Inspector allegedly raped a woman inside the police station in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur. An FIR has been registered in the case. While the SI has been arrested, the others continue to remain at large. The incident comes on a day when a 45-year-old...
  • Another BJP leader shot at in Uttar Pradesh June 11, 2014

    Meerut: In yet another attack on BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh, Puneet Singhal was shot at by unknown assailants in Bulandshahr district on Wednesday. The injured leader was rushed to a hospital in Meerut where he is undergoing treatment. This is the third attack on BJP leaders in a week's time....
  • News 360: Government assures additional 400 MW to tackle Delhi power crisis June 10, 2014

    With frequent power cuts hampering normal life in the national capital, the government has now assured additional 400 MW to tackle the crisis. ...
  • Centre recommends CBI probe into Badaun rape-murder: sources June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Almost two weeks after two cousin sisters were allegedly gangraped and brutally murdered in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, sources tell CNN-IBN that the Centre has recommended CBI investigation into the case. Facing severe criticism from political parties and international bodies as well, the Akhilesh Yadav government had earlier given...
  • Spitting in Ganga could land you in jail for three days or fine of Rs 10,000 June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is working on the Ganga clean-up plan. According to sources, anybody found spitting in the Ganga or dumping waste into it will be punished. Sources say the Central government is looking at up to 3 years in jail or a fine of Rs 10,000 for...
  • Snapshot: Make-up fail, or a botox job gone bad? What is up with Rakhi Sawant's face? June 10, 2014

    Headline-seeking damsel and aspiring "politician" Rakhi Sawant managed to shake even the most seasoned journalists recently. The reason? Her face. The patchy make-up, OTT fake lashes, brown contacts and unusually puffy face, left a long-lasting impression on everyone present. You have to see it to believe it. But proceed at...
  • Deepak Singh, General Secretary of UP Congress on Vijay Pandit June 8, 2014

    Deepak Singh, General Secretary of UP Congress on BJP Leader shot dead in Greater Noida. Deepak said,"CM has given order to normalise the atmosphere or stern action will be taken against anyone who does not obey the rules." ...
  • AAP falling prey to personality cult, admits Yogendra Yadav June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With differences in the top leadership of Aam Aadmi Party coming to the fore almost everyday, senior party leader Yogendra Yadav on Sunday admitted that the outfit was surrendering to a personality cult like all other political parties in the country. "We like other parties are surrendering to a...
  • Badaun rape: UP DGP says one victim may not have been raped, contradicts postmortem report June 7, 2014

    Lucknow: In a new twist to the Badaun case, more than a week after two teenaged sisters were found hanging from a tree, the Uttar Pradesh Police is claiming that one of the girls may not have been raped. UP Director General of Police AL Banerjee has revealed that they...
  • Law and order situation in UP will be brought back on track, assures Home Minister June 7, 2014

    Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday assured that the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh would be brought back on track. Rajnath was visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Lucknow for the first time after general elections when he said, "The law and order which has derailed in...
  • Under attack for surging crimes, Akhilesh government now transfers 10 IPS officers June 6, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government which is facing severe criticism for the spate of rape incidents in the state has now transferred 10 IPS officers. The Akhilesh Yadav government had last week removed top bureaucrats including Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary, Home. The IPS officers who are being transferred include Moradabad SSP,...
  • UP: Politicians remain defiant despite rising cases of crime against women June 5, 2014

    Even as the UP government faces flak over increasing rape incidents, the ruling Samajwadi Party remains defiant and insensitive Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that those worried about law and order in UP should stay put in Delhi. He also asked reporters to mind their own business. And if...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • India shamed, spate of rapes in UP, Meghalaya woman killed by molesters June 4, 2014

    Shillong: Rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. On a day when the US criticised India over the state of crime against women, alleged militants shot at a woman from point blank range and blew off her head for resisting...