UP

  • Rajnath conducts aerial survey of floodhit UP August 22, 2014

    Gorakhpur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday made an aerial survey of flood affected areas in eastern Uttar Pradesh, promising central help for rescue and rehabilitation of marooned people, and suggested that the state consider interlinking of rivers for a permanent solution. During the daylong visit to the worstaffected Gorakhpur, Sidharthnagar,...
  • UP: Communal clashes in Bulandshahr, few shops damaged August 21, 2014

    Bulandshahr: Communal clashes broke out between two communities on Thursday in Bulandshahr's Hapur district. The fight broke out after some children fought with each other and later their parents clashed with each other in Bahadurgarh village. Few shops have also been damaged due to stone pelting. ...
  • Is a fine on littering & urinating in public the only way to Clean Up India? August 20, 2014

    The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has decided to penalise citizens throwing trash in public places in a bid to curb littering in the national capital. The fines will range from Rs 100 to 500. The civic body has also planned on fining pet owners Rs 500 if their pets...
  • Delhiites to pay Rs 500 fine for throwing trash in public places August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has decided to penalise citizens throwing trash in public places in a bid to curb littering in the national capital. The fines will range from Rs 100 to 500. The civic body has also planned on fining pet owners Rs 500 if their...
  • Toilet construction not enough, need a cultural revolution: Jairam Ramesh August 19, 2014

    Former Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has come out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' initiative and backed his boost for a toilet revolution in the country. ...
  • Flood situation continues to be grim in 9 districts, death toll rises to 49 August 19, 2014

    The deaths in the Uttar Pradesh floods rose to 49, officials said on Tuesday. The situation in nine districts of the state continued to be grim as rivers flooded more villages, the officials said. Revenue officials told IANS that 49 people have died, including 22 in Bahraich, 10 in Shravasti, two in...
  • UP floods claim 41 lives, over 1,000 villages hit August 18, 2014

    Lucknow: The toll in Uttar Pradesh floods on Monday mounted to 41, with reports of 13 more deaths in the state where over 1,000 villages were affected by the flood waters of several rivers flowing above the danger mark. According to officials, eight persons died in Shravasti, two each in Bahraich...
  • UP: Kushinagar DM orders construction of toilets after 6 women left their inlaws' home August 18, 2014

    Kushinagar: District Magistrate of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh on Monday said that he has authorised the construction of toilets in the village. This comes after six newlywed women in Kushinagar left their husband's homes due to lack of toilets. Neelam, Kalawati, Shakina, Niranjan, Gudiya and Sita, registered their protest against...
  • #CleanUpIndia: CNNIBNs initiative for a filth free India August 18, 2014

    CNNIBN's initiative to show the filth around us and work towards cleaning it. ...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal August 18, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • UP: Six married women return to parents due to lack of toilet at inlaws' place August 17, 2014

    Lucknow: Six newlywed women have returned to their parents as the house of their inlaws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. The women left their inlaws' houses in Khesiya village in the past two months, claimed a local social worker Asha Parveen. Neelam, Kalawati, Shakina, Niranjan,...
  • Living it Up: 10 crore people in India suffer from hypertension August 16, 2014

    Nearly 10 crore people in India suffer from hypertension in India, and survey predicts that another 20 crore people will be afflicted with hypertension by 2020. The World Health Organisation has however said that hypertension is the most easily preventable problem. A healthy lifestyle, less stress and lot of positive...
  • Kaam Aadmi Party aims for a garbage free Delhi August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Clean up India initiative is a group that is inspiring people to clean their surroundings. They call themselves the 'Kaam Aadmi Party' and are involved in cleanliness drives in different areas of Delhi. Their message is to make people responsible to make their environment clean. The Kaam Aadmi...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay August 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • UP Police to pursue pending cases against MPs, MLAs August 14, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police would effectively pursue pending cases against the elected representatives, in which charges have been framed in courts. A review meeting held at the Prosecution Directorate of the state police today deliberated at length on the pending cases against members of Parliament Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, and...
  • Clean Up India: Expert views on sanitation issues and its solutions August 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. While the government aims to fulfil the plan to achieve maximum sanitation by...
  • Clean up India: Open drains and irregular garbage disposal makes life miserable August 13, 2014

    CNNIBN's initiative 'Clean up India' aims to make India dirt free. CNNIBN found out that open drains and irregular garbage disposal has made life miserable for residents staying in the national capital Delhi. People need to stop urinating in public. ...
  • Clean up India: Citizens from across the country speak up on lack of civic sense in their cities August 12, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Citizen Journalists from various cities have sent pictures and videos exposing filth in...
  • UP faces power outages after two electricity generating units trip August 11, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh is facing power outages as two electricity generating units tripped on Sunday, officials said on Monday. The state is facing severe crisis, the gravest in the last few years, as generation from stateowned units has gone down, officials said. There is a wide gap of almost 2,000 MW between the...
  • Clean up India: Government's sewage treatment plants are too few, say J&K residents August 11, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. CNN-IBN brings to you the real picture of Kashmir's Dal lake. One of...
  • Living It Up: India is the diabetic capital of the world August 10, 2014

    In this episode of Living it Up, we discuss the alarming rise of diabetes in India. Excess sugar may lead to Diabetes. Sugar today is linked to 180,000 deaths. ...
  • Clean up India: Trash mountain in Ghazipur makes life miserable for residents August 10, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at our national capital, Delhi, where in Ghazipur lies a...
  • Clean up India: Jaipur a garbage dump with open drains posing health hazards August 9, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at pink city Jaipur where open drains are posing many...
  • UP: Social media played a vital role in fanning communal riots August 8, 2014

    LucknowSocial media played a major role in fanning communal tension in Uttar Pradesh. Social media played a starring role in the blame game that followed the Muzzafarnagar riots. Akhilesh yadav found his villians in BJP MLA Sangeet Som and this fake video that he allegedly uploaded online. It claimed to show...
  • Political appointees should resign with change of government: UP Governor Ram Naik August 8, 2014

    UP Governor Ram Naik, who on Friday took additional charge of Rajasthan, said political appointees keeping in mind the tradition, should resign voluntarily withthe change of government. Replying to a question on whether Governors should resign in such cases, Naik said there has been a tradition in the country of "proactive...
  • Clean Up India: 25 crore of Indian homes have no toilet August 8, 2014

    There are 25 crore homes in India that have no toilets. CNN-IBN takes up Clean Up India campaign requesting people all over to keep there cities clean and not dump filth on the roads. ...
  • Akhilesh government fails to control communal riots in UP August 8, 2014

    Meerut: As the Samajwadi Party struggles to control the communal cauldron, which many believe has been stirred by the state government itself, Akhilesh Yadav actions to curb such incidents are under question mark. Akhilesh Yadav, under whose leadership the Samajwadi Party cycled into absolute majority in 2012, has allowed UP...
  • Meerut gangrape: UP Police claims girl was in a relationship, underwent abortion voluntarily August 8, 2014

    Meerut: In a new twist in the alleged gangrape of the 20yearold girl in Meerut, the Uttar Pradesh Police has claimed that this may be a case of a relationship gone wrong. The police believe that there are several discrepancies in the account of the complainant. UP Police has alleged that...
  • Clean up India: Kolkata's flower market also serving as a garbage dump August 8, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. ...