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  • Meerut SSP Deepak Kumar transferred, Ballia SP takes over 01-10-2013 07:23 AM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Monday transferred Senior Superintendent of Police Meerut after the recent clashes in which 20 persons were injured. SSP Deepak Kumar has been attached to DGP office while SP Ballia has been sent to Meerut as new SSP, they said. Raju Babu Singh presently attached to DGP...
  • Delhi: UP IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal meets Narayanasamy 30-09-2013 03:31 PM

    Days after her suspension was revoked by Uttar Pradesh Government, IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, who had taken on sand mining mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar district, on Monday met Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy in New Delhi. It was a courtesy call by Nagpal to the Minister,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Kin of those killed to get govt jobs 28-09-2013 01:26 PM

    An order has been issued by the Uttar Pradesh government to provide government jobs to the families of those killed during riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas, an official spokesman said in Lucknow. "Implementing the announcement made by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on September 15 that kin of those killed...
  • UP govt to recruit 10,000 teachers online starting October 15 26-09-2013 11:36 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government will recruit 10,000 teachers for its basic education schools, an official said on Thursday. The recruitment process would begin on October 15, and would be completed by December 15. The orders were issued by Basic Education Secretary Niteshwar Kumar late on Wednesday. People eligible for the...
  • After Microsoft deal, Nokia aims to tie up with Alcatel: Sources 26-09-2013 10:29 AM

    New York: Nokia is discussing internally whether to approach French rival Alcatel-Lucent about a tie-up, part of the Finnish company's review of how it can grow after the planned sale of its handset business to Microsoft Corp, several people close to the matter said. No formal talks are underway with...
  • 22-year-old Dalit youth stabbed to death in UP 25-09-2013 07:12 PM

    Bijnor: A 22-year-old Dalit youth was allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend's parents when he had gone to meet her at her residence in Khandsal village of the district, police said Wednesday. Sanjeev went to meet his girlfriend last night, but her relatives caught hold of him, they said....
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Oppn slams Akhilesh govt after DGP admits to police failure 25-09-2013 11:42 AM

    The opposition parties on Wednesday demanded to know from the Akhilesh Yadav government who was behind inaction during the Muzaffarnagar violence after the state police chief admitted to police failure. With the admission of state Director General of Police (DGP) Devraj Nagar that police failed to contain communal clashes in...
  • Parle Agro launches Café Cuba to re-enter carbonated drinks market 24-09-2013 09:17 PM

    Mumbai:Fast moving consumer goods major Parle Agro on Tuesday re-entered the Rs.15,000 crore-worth carbonated soft drinks (CSD) segment, 20 years after it sold brands like Thums Up and Limca. "We are excited to be creating a completely new category for the CSD segment," said Prakash Chauhan, chairman and managing director,...
  • Elizabeth Hurley reunites with Shane Warne for family lunch 24-09-2013 12:01 PM

    London: Estranged couple Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne put their personal troubles aside and met over a family lunch with kids. The pair are going through a tough time in their relationship and the 48-year-old model and Warne, 44, were spotted with his kids Brooke, Summer and Jackson, and one...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Several injured in protest in front of Vidhan Sabha 23-09-2013 06:11 PM

    Several persons were injured, on Monday, when police used batons to disperse members of Peace Party protesting in front of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly building here over the Muzaffarnagar violence. A large number of workers of Peace Party, which has four MLAs, today assembled in front of the Assembly building...
  • World Bank to prepare blueprint for three UP growth clusters 21-09-2013 02:49 PM

    The World Bank has agreed to prepare a blueprint for the three regional growth clusters proposed in Uttar Pradesh on the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC), Principal Secretary (Industrial and Infrastructure Development) Surya Pratap Singh said on Saturday. The proposed regions are Auraiya-Kannauj-Kanpur, including Kanpur Dehat; Allahabad-Varanasi, including Kaushambi and...
  • The importance of being Mulayam Singh Yadav 20-09-2013 08:55 PM

    Mulayam Singh Yadav is known as a 'slippery' customer in the political circles of India. The former wrester turned a top ranking 'socialist' leader, who once almost became the Prime Minister is still nurturing the ambitions of addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort. The three times...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP govt to give 'special pension' to victims 19-09-2013 10:51 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give "special pension" to people affected in the violence in Muzaffarnagar.A total of 48 people were killed and more than 43,000 displaced in communal clashes that erupted on September 7 and lasted for three days. Official sources told IANS that a list of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Resist political pressure, Kiran Bedi tells UP Police 19-09-2013 09:50 AM

    Condemning the Uttar Pradesh Police for failing to act and prevent the Muzaffarnagar riots, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said policemen should resist political pressure. "Policemen should strongly oppose political pressure while handling any crime. All top police officials should strongly refuse to accept wrong orders," she said. Bedi was...
  • 'Grown Ups 2' review: It feels like a bunch of tasteless jokes strung together 13-09-2013 10:35 PM

    Cast: Dennis Dugan Director: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock 'Grown Ups 2' wastes no time in setting up its tone. In the very opening scene, Adam Sandler's character Lenny wakes up to see that a deer has wandered into his bedroom. The animal then proceeds to urinate in his...
  • UP govt cancels Advani, Varun Gandhi's rally in Agra 13-09-2013 06:53 PM

    Agra: Uttar Pradesh authorities have revoked permission to a BJP rally to be addresed LK Advani and Varun Gandhi here on Sunday citing law and order situation in view of Muzaffarnagar riots and security threat to leaders. District Magistrate, Agra, Zuhair Bin Saghir today said the permission granted eight weeks...
  • Ajit Singh's son bypasses tight security a day after his father was detained at UP border 13-09-2013 01:39 PM

    A day after RLD chief Ajit Singh was detained for trying to enter Uttar Pradesh, his son Jayant Chaudhary on Friday managed to give police a slip and bypassed the tight security arrangements at the state border. Chaudhary, an MP from Mathura, said he has reached Meerut where he would...
  • Sitapur: 4 men gangrape minor girl on gunpoint, absconding 13-09-2013 12:08 PM

    A minor girl was allegedly gangraped in village Kaima, police said in Sitapur on Friday. The girl had gone to answer nature's call when four boys aged between 24 to 28 years allegedly gangraped her on gun point on Wednesday night, police said. The girl has been sent for medical...
  • Last day of VHP yatra: Over 66 saints, top VHP leaders arrested 12-09-2013 08:04 PM

    Lucknow: Acting tough, UP government has arrested at least 66 seers and some top VHP leaders besides putting senior BJP leader Vinay Katiyar under house arrest ahead of the concluding day of VHP's banned 84 Kosi yatra. IG Ashish Gupta told reporters in Lucknowthat VHP leader Ram Vilas Vedanti was...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP police blames politicians for fanning dissonance 09-09-2013 06:33 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: As Uttar Pradesh is grappling with the communal flare in and around the Muzaffarnagar district, Arun Kumar, ADG Law and Order, said that the situation has improved with no fresh incidents being reported on Monday. "The situation has improved on Monday as far as rural area is concerned because...
  • Former UP Governor, foreign secretary Romesh Bhandari passes away 08-09-2013 12:00 PM

    Former UP Governor and ex-foreign secretary Romesh Bhandari died in New Delhi on Saturday night after a prolonged illness. He was 85. Bhandari is survived by his wife and daughter. Family sources said he was suffering from pancreatic cancer and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon for the last...
  • SP disapproves of Centre's proposed free mobile scheme 07-09-2013 03:05 PM

    Samajwadi Party, which promised free laptops to students in last UP assembly polls, on Saturday disapproved of the Centre's proposed move to distribute mobiles to each village family and tablets to students saying the scheme will render the government poor. "The government is working like a father who is rendering...
  • UP MLA arrested in dance bar raid summoned by Goa police 06-09-2013 06:27 PM

    Panaji: The Panaji police has summoned Uttar Pradesh-based Samajwadi Party MLA Mahendra Singh again on September 15 for further probe into the busted prostitution racket, after the legislator was caught red-handed during a police raid on a dance bar. Officials said that Singh who is out on a bail had...
  • Dengue cases on the rise, UP govt sounds alert 06-09-2013 02:44 PM

    After a sudden increase in the number of dengue cases in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has on Friday directed all the chief medical officers to ensure measures to check spread of the disease. "I have directed the officials to remain alert and take necessary action to check spread of...
  • Records related to NRHM scam missing from Muzaffarnagar: CBI 05-09-2013 04:15 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation has lodged an FIR complaining that some records related to the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam here have gone missing. The CBI has found that some records related to the purchase of medicine in the district hospital between 2008 and 2011 are missing,...
  • Kim Kardashian keen to pose for Playboy? 03-09-2013 05:04 PM

    Los Angeles: Socialite Kim Kardashian, who is on a weight loss spree post-pregnancy, is keen to pose for the US adult magazine Playboy once again. Kim had made the confession during a promotional shoot for the episodes of her reality show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians', before she gave birth...
  • Sonia Gandhi likely to leave for US today for medical check-up 02-09-2013 08:32 AM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi is travelling to the US for a medical check-up, a senior party leader said on Sunday. "Her going to the US for medical check-up is due," he said but declined to give any details when asked about reports that she may by flying out on Monday...
  • Sonia Gandhi to leave for the US for a medical check-up 01-09-2013 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will leave for the US for a medical check-up. She was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for a check-up in New Delhi early this week. She was under observation in the intensive care unit and was discharged from hospital late...
  • 32-year-old woman killed over Dowry in UP 31-08-2013 12:09 PM

    Bedaun: A 32-year-old woman was allegedly killed over dowry in Chaahmir locality under Sadar Kotwali police station area here, police said on Saturday. Seema Gupta, a teacher in a local school, was found hanging from the ceiling in her house Friday morning following which her brother Rajiv has lodged a...
  • Legislators's son-in-law shot at in Lucknow 31-08-2013 10:35 AM

    Lucknow: The son-in-law of a Samajwadi Party legislator and close associate of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was shot at in the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday night, police said Saturday. The man was unhurt. Sameer, the son-in-law of member of legislative council Buqqal Nawaab, was driving past a shopping mall...