UP

  • 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 SubInspector 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 45yearold...
  • 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 rapemurder: 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 CNNIBN 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 cleanup 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: Makeup fail, or a botox job gone bad? What is up with Rakhi Sawant's face? June 10, 2014

    Headlineseeking damsel and aspiring "politician" Rakhi Sawant managed to shake even the most seasoned journalists recently. The reason? Her face. The patchy makeup, OTT fake lashes, brown contacts and unusually puffy face, left a longlasting 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 SPled 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 gangrape? 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. ...
  • Badaun rape shame: Should politics be played over rape cases? June 2, 2014

    Women & Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday insisted that her department was taking the Badaun gangrape case very seriously and it topped their priority list. Earlier in the day, the Home Ministry asked the Uttar Pradesh government on why the SC/ST Act was not slapped against the culprits...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI probe not a solution, says MoS Home June 1, 2014

    MoS Home Kiren Rijiju said, "CBI inquiry is not a solution, we need to think on how to stop such things from happening." ...
  • Don't tweet on electricity problem, help us in solving it: UP CM to PM Modi June 1, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet are busy tweeting but they can't solve the power crisis. "They have won 73 seats in UP, the PM is also from here, give us some electricity. Give us electricity on loan, we will...
  • Meira Kumar slams UP government for lack of safety for women in state June 1, 2014

    Congress leader Meira Kumar on Sunday said that development can be seen all over but there is no human development in Uttar Pradesh. "If our mothers and sisters are not respected, then this development is meaningless," Meira said on Badaun rape case. ...
  • Rihanna heartbroken after failed romance with Drake June 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: R&B star Rihanna is reportedly heartbroken after her relationship with rapper Drake ended in a disaster. The 26yearold 'Umbrella' hitmaker, who broke up with Drake recently, is sad that she could not get a fairytale romance, reported Showbizspy. "All she wanted was the fairytale, you know, all that he promised...