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  • UP BJP chief pulls up party members for offering namaaz at rally 30-01-2014 09:32 AM

    Meerut: The state BJP unit has landed itself in a soup. At a rally in Meerut on Wednesday, the party president reportedly pulled up its minority cell members for offering namaaz from the stage as the rally got delayed. The Samajwadi Party has targeted the BJP over the issue. ...
  • UP Wizards will be a tough challenge for us: Glenn Turner 28-01-2014 08:50 PM

    Mumbai: Dabur Mumbai Magicians' forward Glenn Turner on Tuesday said a tough challenge awaits them in the next match where the face a confident Uttar Pradesh Wizards but will try their best to secure a win on home turf in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League here...
  • Parenthood has changed Kim Kardashian: Kris Jenner 26-01-2014 01:47 PM

    London: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has changed in a really good way since becoming a parent, her mother Kris Jenner has said. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star says it's remarkable to watch Kim, 33, dote on North, her seven-month-old daughter with fiance Kanye West, reported OK magazine....
  • Mumbai: Gateway of India to be illuminated every evening from today 24-01-2014 10:01 AM

    Mumbai: Starting Friday, the iconic Gateway of India will be lit-up every evening. It is being said that the move is to attract more visitors and tourists to the venue. Electrical and lighting equipment firm, Philips, will light up the iconic structure with the help of the Maharashtra government. The...
  • Sand Mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders 22-01-2014 06:58 PM

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice...
  • BJP confident of electoral tie up with DMDK 21-01-2014 06:22 PM

    BJP on Tuesday expressed confidence of striking an electoral tie-up with actor-politician Vijayakant's DMDK, saying "certainly" there were chances that the two parties could come together. Asked if there were chances of the two parties striking an alliance, BJP's state unit president Pon Radhakrishnan said "certainly." "We have already spoken....
  • UP police acts on IB warnings of terror strike, steps up vigil ahead of Republic Day 21-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh after Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs warned that terrorists might slip in from the porous Indo-Nepal border and try to create trouble on the Republic Day. Additional Director General (Law and Order) Mukul Goel has written to all district police chiefs asking them...
  • As UP's crime graph soars, even high and mighty are unsafe 18-01-2014 01:41 PM

    Even as the Akhilesh Yadav government makes tall claims of Uttar Pradesh being a state where law and order is intact and criminals are inside jails, the statistics rather cut a sorry picture for the Samajwadi Party (SP). While the records released by the home department as a year-ender show...
  • No talks on alliance with DMDK for LS polls held: Karunanidhi 16-01-2014 05:14 PM

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who had welcomed a prospective alliance with DMDK for the Lok Sabha polls, on Thursday said no talks was held in this regard. "No talks had been held; so there is no question of any improvement," he told reporters here when asked if there were any...
  • Now, free X-ray facility available at UP government hospitals 16-01-2014 03:37 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Thursday approved a series of welfare and development measures, including free X-ray facilities at all government hospitals in the state, and an international airport at Kushinagar, a prominent Buddhist centre. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state government of...
  • Huma is being targeted: Anurag Kashyap on link up rumours 15-01-2014 10:15 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is upset with stories about his link up with actress Huma Qureshi, who debuted with his film 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Kashyap, who has separated from his wife Kalki Koechlin whom he had launched in his film 'Dev D', recently attended a screening with Huma. "People run...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Four months on, no rape accused arrested 15-01-2014 07:56 AM

    Muzaffarnagar: Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana village...
  • UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad 14-01-2014 11:49 AM

    Firozabad: There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday. The women were reportedly holding a protest on the highway after their family members were killed in an accident. The police and protesters clashed, following which the police...
  • DM sends report on Muzaffarnagar relief camps to UP government 13-01-2014 02:57 PM

    The district authorities have sent a report to the state government about the rehabilitation measures undertaken for Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps after Supreme Court sought a reply in this regard. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said a report has been sent to the Uttar Pradesh government about...
  • 20 Indian stand-up comedians to watch out for in 2014 13-01-2014 02:31 PM

    Charlie Chaplin once said that life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot: this quote pretty much sums up what stand-up comedians do to tickle your senses - they take a serious subject, something you can relate to, and show you how funny life actually...
  • UP government to give aid to kins of Uttarakhand flood victims soon 13-01-2014 12:48 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government would soon disburse financial assistance to families of residents of the state who died in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, officials said on Monday. An official told IANS that 1,150 people from Uttar Pradesh who went on 'Char Dham Yatra' either died or were missing...
  • Objection overruled: Ghaziabad Police to give 'Z' security to Kejriwal 12-01-2014 11:20 PM

    Ghaziabad: Notwithstanding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's stand against taking any security cover, Ghaziabad Police has decided to provide 'Z' category protection to him from Monday. As per the security plan outlined by the district police, 30 personnel would be deployed round-the-clock to provide security to Kejriwal. Kejriwal presently resides...
  • BJP MLA's nephew beaten up by cops 12-01-2014 08:00 AM

    A BJP MLA's nephew was on Saturday allegedly assaulted by four policemen when he protested against them for refusing to pay for some products they bought from his dairy here. Soon after, BJP workers gheraoed the local police station, and demanded strict action against the accused policemen. BJP MLA Jagan...
  • Kim Kardashian hits out at critics, denies using photoshopped image 11-01-2014 02:50 PM

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has slammed rumours that she had Photoshopped her pictures before posting them on Instagram after she gave birth to her baby. She insists she has worked hard for her post-pregnancy figure. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star has blasted rumours she digitally...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: UP need 278 runs to win against Karnataka 10-01-2014 07:25 PM

    Bangalore: Uttar Pradesh came back strongly to keep their hopes alive for an interesting finish as they needed another 278 runs with nine wickets in hand to register an outright victory over Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy quarter-final at Chinnaswamy stadium on Friday. Batting first, Karnataka had scored 349 all...
  • Salman, Madhuri defend their Saifai performance, donate money 10-01-2014 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: Under all round criticism, Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit today justified their participation in the Uttar Pradesh government's cultural event in Saifai village, saying they were there for charity. The government and the stars are facing public criticism for the extravaganza at the ancestral village of...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Uthappa, Nair tons put Karnataka in control against UP 08-01-2014 08:48 PM

    Bangalore: Robin Uthappa roared back into form with a century, while Karun Nair also cracked a brilliant hundred as the two overcame early jitters to help Karnataka reach 297 for 5 against Uttar Pradesh on the opening day of their quarter-final Ranji Trophy match on Wednesday. The cynosure of all...
  • Won't let AAP hold rallies in Amethi: UP Nav Nirman Sena 07-01-2014 07:47 PM

    Irked over AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' comments against a certain community, a radical outfit in Uttar Pradesh threatened to block his rallies in the state. Vishwas is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Amethi against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, and address a few rallies in Amethi, even as...
  • Home Ministry, Delhi Police deny LeT trying to lure UP riot victims 07-01-2014 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: Union Home Ministry and Delhi Police have denied reports that Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) is in touch with some Muzaffarnagar riot victims and is trying to recruit them. Delhi Police Special Cell Commissioner SN Shrivastava clarified that Liaqat and Zamir who were arrested for being in contact...
  • FIR lodged against contractors for non-maintenance of roads 04-01-2014 07:31 PM

    An FIR was lodged on Saturday against contractors of UP Jal Nigam, L~~amp;amp;T and Megha Engineering and Infrastructure for the alleged ignoring of maintenance of developmental projects here. BJP MLA Ravindra Jaiswal and others lodged the FIR under sections 406, 419 and 420 of IPC for fraud and laxity in...
  • How Gabbar Singh became a feared renegade: director Soumik Sen blogs 03-01-2014 12:54 PM

    The story of Gabbar Singh is the story of Gulab Singh. The son of dalit blacksmith Hari Singh, in a village in UP. The boy, mesmerized by the behroopiyas of the village (traveling folk artists who used to perform the ten avatars of Ravana) and always questioned how a puny...
  • Ranji Trophy: Jammu and Kashmir make their entry into quarter-final 02-01-2014 05:42 PM

    It was a big day for Jammu and Kashmir cricket as they earned three points against Tripura to enter the Ranji Trophy quarters for the first time since 2000. J and K will take on Punjab at the Motibaug Stadium in Baroda. In another match, Karnataka defeated Delhi by eight...
  • Talks between farmers, UP industrial authority fail 01-01-2014 03:22 PM

    The meeting between farmers, officials of UP State Industrial Development Corporation and Tehri Hydro Development Corporation over decision on land compensation rates failed to reach a conclusion with villagers demanding the same land compensation rates as given to farmers in Greater Noida. The meeting came in the wake of decision...
  • Four policemen suspended as UP bureaucrat's wife stuck in traffic 30-12-2013 05:58 PM

    Four policemen have been suspended for stopping traffic to clear the way for the vehicles of a former UP police chief and his family that apparently left many commuters stranded including the wife of a top bureaucrat in the state. Former Director General of Police Prakash Singh and his family...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 34 children died in relief camps, says panel 26-12-2013 07:43 PM

    Lucknow: At least 34 children below the age of 12 years have perished in the relief camps for people displaced during the riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts, according to a high-level committee constituted by the UP government to look into the reported deaths. The deaths occurred between September 7...