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  • 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...
  • Three arrested for sexually assaulting minor girl in Noida's Badlapur June 4, 2014

    Noida: Adding to the disturbing list of crime against women and children, a minor girl was on Monday sexually assaulted in Noida's Badlapur area. Police have arrested all the three accused, two of whom are minors. According to the police complaint, the minor was taken to a secluded building where she...
  • UP government not to post police officials in their home districts June 4, 2014

    Lucknow: After facing a lot of criticism for deteriorating law and order, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has decided not to post police personnel in their home districts. The previous BSP government of Mayawati has ordered that police officials should be posted more than 250 km away from his...
  • Badaun gangrape: UP to send letter to Centre demanding CBI inquiry June 3, 2014

    UP police has received in writing the demand for CBI inquiry into the alleged gangrape of two teenaged cousins in Badaun from their relatives and a formal letter for the same would be sent to the Centre, the state DGP said. The SP-led government in the state had earlier backed the...
  • UP government suspends two IPS officers on charges of sexual harassment June 3, 2014

    Two senior IPS officers, accused by their female subordinates of misbehaving with them, were on Monday suspended by Uttar Pradesh government. D P Srivastva, DIG, PTS Meerut, and Sanjeev Tyagi, ASP Kanpur City, were placed under suspension and attached to the DGP Headquarters with immediate effect, a police headquarters spokesman said. A...
  • Is politics being played over the Badaun gang-rape? June 2, 2014

    Badaun gangrape continues to attract political attention with leaders thronging the UP district to meet the bereaved family members of the teenaged victims. Senior leaders inclusing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati, LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan are among the politicians who have paid a visit to the...
  • Badaun gangrape: Leaders spar, UP government sacks top officials June 2, 2014

    Badaun: Badaun gangrape continues to attract political attention with leaders thronging the UP district to meet the bereaved family members of the teenaged victims. Senior leaders inclusing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati, LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan are among the politicians who have paid a visit to...
  • Badaun gangrape: After Usmani, UP government removes Principal Secretary for Home June 2, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government which is facing severe flak for the surging rate of crime against women and children in the state on Monday removed Principal Secretary for Home, Anil Gupta. This comes a day after the Akhilesh Yadav government removed its Chief Secretary Javed Usmani over the Badaun gangrape...
  • Political blame game over Badaun gangrape continues June 2, 2014

    Political blame game over the Badaun gangrape continues. While BSP chief Mayawati demanded President's Rule; LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan who met the bereaved families today asked why the UP CM have not yet paid them a visit yet. ...