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  • Akhilesh in trouble as power crisis hits UP May 30, 2014

    Angry residents are taking to the streets across Uttar Pradesh in the wake of severe electricity outages which have put the Samajwadi Party government in a spot. With little to show in the power sector in the last two years of its rule, this is the worst thing that could have...
  • UP: Murders, rapes, power cuts raise questions over state government May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The bad news continues from Uttar Pradesh. After the mother of a rape victim was assaulted by the rapist in Etawah and two sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, a minor was gangraped in Azamgarh. The incidents have sent shockwaves across the country and hit international headlines. According to...
  • UP: Four men gangrape minor girl in Azamgarh, no arrests so far May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: Four men allegedly gangraped a minor girl in Saraimeer area of Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. The FIR has been filed against the accused but no arrests has been made so far. The incident took place last night when four men allegedly caught the girl and gangraped her in a nearby...
  • Badaun gangrape: Home Minister intervenes, Akhilesh orders fast track trial May 30, 2014

    Badaun: A day after two minor girls were gangraped and hanged from a tree in UP's Badaun, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday ordered fast track trial in the case. This comes after Home Minister Rajanth Singh spoke to the UP government over the gruesome incident. The UP government had sent...
  • UP power crisis: Stop making excuses, Centre tells Akhilesh May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has come down hard on the Uttar Pradesh government over the power crisis issue. A day after UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav blamed the Centre for the massive power outages in the state, Power Minister Piyush Goyal asked Akhilesh to rise above petty politics. "It's easy to...
  • Class X UP Board exam results to be declared today May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The results for Class X Uttar Pradesh Board examination will be declared on Friday at 1 pm. Students can check their results on http://upresults.nic.in/. ...
  • UP: Father of rape accused brutally beats mother of rape survivor May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, the mother of a rape survivor has been brutally beaten by the father of a rape accused, Basant Yadav, and three others in Etawah, home district of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. One of the accused has been arrested and two are still...
  • UP government transfers five IPS officers May 27, 2014

    Two district police chiefs were among the five IPS officers transferred on Tuesday by the Uttar Pradesh government. Vijay Yadav has been made Superintendent of Police (SP) Lalitpur. Earlier he was attached to DGP office. Superintendent of Police of Mahoba Ramlal Verma has been attached to the DGP office, sources said. SP Vigilance,...
  • Romelu Lukaku bags hattrick as Belgium defeat Luxembourg 51 May 27, 2014

    Brussels: Romelu Lukaku scored a hattrick to lead Belgium 51 past Luxembourg in a World Cup warmup game on Monday. The triple boosted Lukaku's chances to be Belgium's striker at the World Cup after Christian Benteke withdrew injured almost two months ago. Belgium had gone four matches without a win but...
  • Girls outperform boys in Class 12 UP Board exams, overall pass percentage drops by 0.47 per cent May 25, 2014

    Girls outperformed boys in Class 12 exams of the Uttar Pradesh Board, results for which were declared in Allahabad on Sunday. A total of 30.48 lakh students had appeared in the examinations held earlier this year, and 28.10 lakh of them secured pass marks, said state Director of Secondary Education...
  • UP policemen to take online test for promotions May 22, 2014

    Policemen in Uttar Pradesh will now have to under go online tests, an official said. The examination would be used to benchmark the promotional criterion. "The tests will be held between May 22July 27," Sandeep Salunke, IG (Technical Services) said. "The tests would be taken by constables and inspectors in all the...
  • 4 students caught copying in UP Technical University exam May 21, 2014

    Four students were on Tuesday caught cheating during the semester examinations of Uttar Pradesh Technical University. The students, who were appearing in the exams for engineering and management courses, were caught copying by the flying squad of the university. "Two students were caught at ITS College, one at IEC College and one...
  • UP government to levy 'green tax' on old vehicles May 21, 2014

    All motor vehicles more than 15years old will have to pay green tax in Uttar Pradesh soon, officials said. The state cabinet has given a go ahead to the amendment in the UP Motor Vehicles Act and it has been decided that all such vehicles that have completed 15 years after...
  • Postpoll survey: BJP leading with 4553 in UP, 2127 seats in Bihar May 14, 2014

    According to CNNIBNCSDSLokniti postpoll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to get 4553 in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is getting 1115 seats and the Samajwadi Party is getting 24 seats. On the other side, BJP is also leading in the Bihar...
  • Turnout 54.21 per cent in final leg of voting in UP May 12, 2014

    Lucknow: Over 54 per cent voters on Monday exercised their franchise for 18 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the last leg of the Lok Sabha polls which will decide the fate of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav among others. With the completion of...
  • Selena Gomez doesn't care who Justin Bieber is dating May 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez reportedly "doesn't care" who her exboyfriend Justin Bieber dates, after he posted a number of photographs looking cosy with model Yovanna Ventura. The 21yearold and her on and off boyfriend have called time on their relationship once again and the "Baby" hitmaker has posted a number...
  • UP government issued directives issued to officials to maintain law and order May 9, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Friday issued necessary directives to officials concerned for maintaining law and order during and after counting of votes of the Lok Sabha elections in the state. "Directives have been issued to all the divisional commissioners, IGs zone, range DIGs, DMs and SPs for maintaining law and order...
  • 'Awful breakup happening beside me in cafe': Author live tweets heartbreaking breakup of a couple sitting next to him May 7, 2014

    You are at a coffee shop. There is a couple next to you obviously distressed about something. With a rising sense of disquiet you realise the couple is having their last conversation together. They are breaking up.Faced with a situation such as this, what would you do? Author Dave...
  • Watch: How the caste factor plays out in eastern UP in phase 8 polls May 6, 2014

    Watch election analysis like never before. Only on CNNIBN's Microsoft Election Analytics Centre. ...
  • SC Commission Team Visits ViolenceHit Kanavani Village May 5, 2014

    A team of National Commission for Scheduled Castes on Monday visited Kanavani village and met victims of a clash that took place there between Dalits and Gujjars last week. The team, led by commission secretary JN Chamber, spent nearly one and half hours in the village. One person was killed and over...
  • Firozabad BJP candidate accuses SP of using minors for bogus voting April 29, 2014

    Firozabad: BJP candidate from Firozabad Lok Sabha seat SP Singh Baghel has accused Samajwadi Party workers of capturing several booths and bogus voting in Jamrana area during the polling on April 24. According to Baghel many Samajwadi Party workers indulged in bogus voting. He also accused that some children voted...
  • Social organisation working hard to ensure Mumbaikars come out to vote April 23, 2014

    "Enough is enough" was the clarion call after the 26/11 attacks but less than 50 per cent people turned up to elect their government. Be it BMC elections or Assembly, one thing that characterises Mumbai elections is low voter turnout. As the maximum city gets ready to vote for Lok...
  • 'PeeBuddy', a new device that helps Indian women urinate standing up to avoid dirty, public urinals April 17, 2014

    How many times have you complained (or heard a woman complain) about dirty public toilets? Women have faced a constant roadblock when it came to outdoor activities, simply due to filthy public toilets, or even the lack of them. Hiking, camping or long journeys -- many women often face problems with...
  • EC working as per Congress's directives, will move court: Azam Khan April 13, 2014

    Rampur: Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who has two FIRs filed against him for the alleged hate speech delivered by him at two different occasions alleged that the Election Commission was working as per the directives of the Congress. Khan who has been banned by the EC from holding rallies...
  • Baroda, Uttar Pradesh to clash in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 final April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh and Baroda on Saturday qualified for the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 final by topping their respective groups on the basis of better net run rate after finishing equal on points with Goa and Kerala. UP defeated Haryana by six wickets by riding on Prashant Gupta's maiden...
  • When I have my wig cap on and I'm taping my face, it's meditation for me: Lady Gaga April 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Lady Gaga uses facelift tape to pull the skin around her cheekbones and neck in a bid to look younger. The 28-year-old singer says she uses the sticky stuff most of the days to help shape her face, even if she risks damaging it, reports mirror.co.uk. Explaining her morning...
  • Gujarat beat UP by 34 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 11, 2014

    Rajkot: Priyank Panchal's all-round performance helped Gujarat beat Uttar Pradesh by 34 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy Group A match here on Friday. Electing to bat first, Gujarat made 184 runs for the loss of four wickets and then bundled out Uttar Pradesh for 150 at the Saurashtra Cricket...
  • UP Election Yatra: Congress aims for re-election in Rampur, Moradabad April 11, 2014

    With elections round the corner, artisans of Moradabad are back in focus and attempts are being made to reach out to this constituency of voters. The town that welcomed the Congress nominee Mohammed Azharuddin in 2009 is completely disillusioned with the party and that could impact the chances of Noor...
  • High voter turnout in 91 seats in LS polls, crosses the 2009 mark April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Marking a considerably high voter turnout as compared to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, India voted for 91 constituencies in 14 states and Union Territories which went to polls in the third and substantial phase on Thursday, with Chandigarh witnessing the highest percentage of 74. The national capital of...
  • A Billion Votes: High turnout in phase 3 of Lok Sabha elections April 10, 2014

    Polling ends in all 91 constituencies in 11 states and 3 union territories for phase 3 of Lok Sabha elections. High voter turnout so far in Kerala, moderate in Delhi, UP and Bihar. ...