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  • Over 200 people succumb to encephalitis across India July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 200 people succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and seven districts of West Bengal. In West Bengal alone, 102 people have died due to encephalitis. A total of 344 people have been affected by the viral disease in the state since January 2014. Jalpaiguri district is...
  • Even gods can't prevent rape incidents: UP Governor July 21, 2014

    Lucknow: Adding to the volley of irresponsible remarks made on crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Monday said that even gods could not prevent rape incidents. Qureshi, who took additional charge as the UP Governor recently, said, "Even god can't prevent rapes there should not be politics over...
  • CBI struggles to exhume Badaun victims' bodies July 21, 2014

    Badaun: Heavy rains have continued to hamper efforts to exhume the bodies of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and then hung from a tree in May. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recorded the statement of doctors who conducted the first post-mortem and found that...
  • CBI yet to exhume Badaun victims' bodies, crime scene reconstructed July 20, 2014

    Badaun: Heavy rains are hampering efforts to exhume the bodies of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and then hung from a tree in May. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation has begun reconstructing the crime scene, tying the hangman's noose from the tree where the incident took...
  • Lucknow gangrape case solved, claims police; security guard arrested July 20, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday arrested a security guard for allegedly raping and murdering a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj. Police sources said that the security guard of the SGPGI Medical college Ramsevak Yadav murdered the victim. The victim used to work in the same medical college. Police have also detained...
  • Watch: Saving the Ganga July 19, 2014

    CNN-IBN travels from the mountain tops to the planes where the might river Ganga flows to find out who are the people trying to save this mighty river from getting anymore polluted. ...
  • Tata Consulting Services net up 27 percent in Q1 July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian IT bellwether Tata Consulting Services (TCS) posted a net profit of Rs.5,058 crore for the first quarter (April-June) of fiscal 2014-15, registering 27 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth. In a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Thursday, the global software major said its consolidated income for the quarter...
  • Have accepted BJP's proposal for UP Governor's post: Ram Naik July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran BJP leader Ram Naik on Sunday said that the party leadership had approached him to accept the post of Governor of Uttar Pradesh, to which he agreed. "I was asked by my party to accept the position of the Governor of UP and I said yes. It is a...
  • Bihar: Class 2 student bitten on various body parts by boarding school teacher July 6, 2014

    Sheikhpura: A class II student was bitten on several parts of his body by a teacher in his hostel room at a public boarding school in Sheikhpura. Sub-divisional police officer Naresh Kumar Sharma said on Sunday, the incident at the Residential Public School at Barbigha took place two days ago and...
  • I'm going to get pregnant really soon: Kim Kardashian July 5, 2014

    London: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian revealed to her sister Khloe and brother Rob, she feels she will get pregnant soon. Kardashian, 33, who married rapper Kanye West in May and has a on-year-old daughter with him, said on her family reality show 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star that...
  • Cabinet Approves Draft of UP Sub Service June 25, 2014

    The state cabinet on Wednesday approved draft of UP Subordinate Service Selection Commission Bill 2014 and the Greater Noida Industrial Development Area Rulebook. As per the draft of the Bill, the Commission would have one chairman and maximum eight members having tenure of five years or till 65 years of age,...
  • UP Governor to meet public regularly, BJP questions move June 24, 2014

    The newly-appointed Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Aziz Qureshi, has decide to meet the general public regularly, a move which has been questioned by BJP. "Dr Qureshi will be available for general public at Raj Bhawan between 11 am to 1 pm daily (excluding holidays)," said an official release in Lucknow on...
  • UP government transfers 8 IAS officers June 24, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight IAS officers including district magistrate of Ghaziabad. DM Ghaziabad, SVS Rangarao has been sent to Agricultural Production Commissioner office as special secretary, while Greater Noida Additional Chief Executive officer, Vimal Sharma has made the new DM, an official release said. Principal Secretary, Institutional Finance, Rajendra Mohan Srivastava...
  • Workers fear uncertain future as UP Stock Exchange fails to comply with Sebi guidelines June 23, 2014

    As the UP Stock Exchange faces the risk of de-recognition for not being able to comply with Sebi guidelines, workers at the 30-year-old bourse say they are looking at an uncertain future. According to Sebi regulations a bourse not having a minimum turnover of Rs 1,000 crore and a networth of...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 22, 2014

    In this episode, one CJ's fight for illegal sand mining in UP, a CJ's fight against litterbugs in Mumbai, a traffic cop's appeal to citizens to follow traffic rules and video volunteers report on how a taboo is forcing young women to hide in the jungle during menstruation. ...
  • UP premedical test cancelled over suspected paper leak, Akhilesh orders probe June 22, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh Combined Premedical Test (UPCPMT) was cancelled on Sunday over suspected question paper leak after the seals of two boxes containing them were found to have been tampered with, prompting the state government to order a high-level probe. More than a lakh students were to appear in the test...
  • SP government always in favour of Hindi, Urdu: CM Akhilesh Yadav June 21, 2014

    Amid controversy over Centre's move to give priority to Hindi on official social media, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said the SP government and the party had always been in favour of Hindi and Urdu. "I presented my budget in Hindi itself. But when we are in favour of Hindi you...
  • New media start up focussing on digital journalism June 20, 2014

    Kochi: A Kochi based new media start up, Southlive Networks, focusing on digital journalism, will go on stream from the first week of September with interactive news both in English and Malayalam. Apart from giving current news, Southlive will have web magazine, IP television and other services like e-business and...
  • Teachers to give wake-up calls to parents at 5 am in Mangalore district June 19, 2014

    Mangalore: The parents of the children who are studying in 10th standard will get a wake up call from their teachers at 5 o'clock in the morning from next month. The teachers will ask if their child has woken up or still asleep. If the child is still sleeping, the...
  • Stormy UP assembly budget session from Today June 18, 2014

    The budget session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly begins Thursday amid apprehension that opposition parties like the BJP would stall proceedings over law and order situation in the state. The budget for 2014-15 would be presented by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who holds the finance portfolio, June 20 and the session...
  • Akhilesh Yadav should evaluate himself, says BJP June 18, 2014

    A day after Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers, BJP said the CM, who holds major portfolios, should also evaluate himself as he is "responsible" for problems in the department he heads. "Poor law and order, power crisis, non-payment of the dues of cane...
  • 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...