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  • No talks on alliance with DMDK for LS polls held: Karunanidhi January 16, 2014

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who had welcomed a prospective alliance with DMDK for the Lok Sabha polls, on Thursday said no talks was held in this regard. "No talks had been held; so there is no question of any improvement," he told reporters here when asked if there were any improvement...
  • Now, free X-ray facility available at UP government hospitals January 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Thursday approved a series of welfare and development measures, including free X-ray facilities at all government hospitals in the state, and an international airport at Kushinagar, a prominent Buddhist centre. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state government of the...
  • Huma is being targeted: Anurag Kashyap on link up rumours January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is upset with stories about his link up with actress Huma Qureshi, who debuted with his film 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Kashyap, who has separated from his wife Kalki Koechlin whom he had launched in his film 'Dev D', recently attended a screening with Huma. "People run only one...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Four months on, no rape accused arrested January 15, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana...
  • UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad January 14, 2014

    Firozabad: There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday. The women were reportedly holding a protest on the highway after their family members were killed in an accident. The police and protesters clashed, following which the police lathicharged the...
  • DM sends report on Muzaffarnagar relief camps to UP government January 13, 2014

    The district authorities have sent a report to the state government about the rehabilitation measures undertaken for Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps after Supreme Court sought a reply in this regard. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said a report has been sent to the Uttar Pradesh government about relief...
  • 20 Indian stand-up comedians to watch out for in 2014 January 14, 2014

    Charlie Chaplin once said that life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot: this quote pretty much sums up what stand-up comedians do to tickle your senses - they take a serious subject, something you can relate to, and show you how funny life actually...
  • UP government to give aid to kins of Uttarakhand flood victims soon January 13, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government would soon disburse financial assistance to families of residents of the state who died in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, officials said on Monday. An official told IANS that 1,150 people from Uttar Pradesh who went on 'Char Dham Yatra' either died or were missing in...
  • Objection overruled: Ghaziabad Police to give 'Z' security to Kejriwal January 12, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Notwithstanding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's stand against taking any security cover, Ghaziabad Police has decided to provide 'Z' category protection to him from Monday. As per the security plan outlined by the district police, 30 personnel would be deployed round-the-clock to provide security to Kejriwal. Kejriwal...
  • Video Volunteers report exposes non payment of old age pension in UP January 12, 2014

    This video sent to us by our partners video volunteers exposes how many elderly are being deprived of the benefits of the old age pension scheme started by the government in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • BJP MLA's nephew beaten up by cops January 12, 2014

    A BJP MLA's nephew was on Saturday allegedly assaulted by four policemen when he protested against them for refusing to pay for some products they bought from his dairy here. Soon after, BJP workers gheraoed the local police station, and demanded strict action against the accused policemen. BJP MLA Jagan Prasad Garg...
  • Kim Kardashian hits out at critics, denies using photoshopped image January 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has slammed rumours that she had Photoshopped her pictures before posting them on Instagram after she gave birth to her baby. She insists she has worked hard for her post-pregnancy figure. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star has blasted rumours she digitally altered a...
  • News 360: US jury indicts, Devyani returns to India January 10, 2014

    In just over an hour from now, Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade will return to India- after being charged for visa fraud and making false statements. But the diplomatic tussle is far from over with Delhi asking Washington to withdraw one of its diplomats in what is being seen as a...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: UP need 278 runs to win against Karnataka January 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Uttar Pradesh came back strongly to keep their hopes alive for an interesting finish as they needed another 278 runs with nine wickets in hand to register an outright victory over Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy quarter-final at Chinnaswamy stadium on Friday. Batting first, Karnataka had scored 349 all out...
  • Salman, Madhuri defend their Saifai performance, donate money January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Under all round criticism, Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit today justified their participation in the Uttar Pradesh government's cultural event in Saifai village, saying they were there for charity. The government and the stars are facing public criticism for the extravaganza at the ancestral village of Samajwadi...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Uthappa, Nair tons put Karnataka in control against UP January 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Robin Uthappa roared back into form with a century, while Karun Nair also cracked a brilliant hundred as the two overcame early jitters to help Karnataka reach 297 for 5 against Uttar Pradesh on the opening day of their quarter-final Ranji Trophy match on Wednesday. The cynosure of all eyes...
  • Won't let AAP hold rallies in Amethi: UP Nav Nirman Sena January 7, 2014

    Irked over AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' comments against a certain community, a radical outfit in Uttar Pradesh threatened to block his rallies in the state. Vishwas is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Amethi against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, and address a few rallies in Amethi, even as his...
  • Home Ministry, Delhi Police deny LeT trying to lure UP riot victims January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Ministry and Delhi Police have denied reports that Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) is in touch with some Muzaffarnagar riot victims and is trying to recruit them. Delhi Police Special Cell Commissioner SN Shrivastava clarified that Liaqat and Zamir who were arrested for being in contact...
  • FIR lodged against contractors for non-maintenance of roads January 4, 2014

    An FIR was lodged on Saturday against contractors of UP Jal Nigam, L~~amp;amp;T and Megha Engineering and Infrastructure for the alleged ignoring of maintenance of developmental projects here. BJP MLA Ravindra Jaiswal and others lodged the FIR under sections 406, 419 and 420 of IPC for fraud and laxity in maintenance...
  • How Gabbar Singh became a feared renegade: director Soumik Sen blogs January 3, 2014

    The story of Gabbar Singh is the story of Gulab Singh. The son of dalit blacksmith Hari Singh, in a village in UP. The boy, mesmerized by the behroopiyas of the village (traveling folk artists who used to perform the ten avatars of Ravana) and always questioned how a puny...
  • Ranji Trophy: Jammu and Kashmir make their entry into quarter-final January 2, 2014

    It was a big day for Jammu and Kashmir cricket as they earned three points against Tripura to enter the Ranji Trophy quarters for the first time since 2000. J and K will take on Punjab at the Motibaug Stadium in Baroda. In another match, Karnataka defeated Delhi by eight wickets...
  • Has UP govt behaved in inhuman manner towards Muzaffarnagar riot victims? January 1, 2014

    While Samajwadi Party leaders celebrated New Year's eve at the 'Saifai Mahotsav' in party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village, Muzaffarnagar riots victims in relief camps continue to battle the winter chill in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The riot victims in relief camps stare at an uncertain future as...
  • Talks between farmers, UP industrial authority fail January 1, 2014

    The meeting between farmers, officials of UP State Industrial Development Corporation and Tehri Hydro Development Corporation over decision on land compensation rates failed to reach a conclusion with villagers demanding the same land compensation rates as given to farmers in Greater Noida. The meeting came in the wake of decision by...
  • Four policemen suspended as UP bureaucrat's wife stuck in traffic December 30, 2013

    Four policemen have been suspended for stopping traffic to clear the way for the vehicles of a former UP police chief and his family that apparently left many commuters stranded including the wife of a top bureaucrat in the state. Former Director General of Police Prakash Singh and his family were...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: I was shattered, wracked with pain, says Modi on 2002 riots December 27, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday shared his views for the first time on 2002 Gujarat riots through a blog and said he was shaken to the core by the riots. He said after Gujarat was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2001, the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 34 children died in relief camps, says panel December 26, 2013

    Lucknow: At least 34 children below the age of 12 years have perished in the relief camps for people displaced during the riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts, according to a high-level committee constituted by the UP government to look into the reported deaths. The deaths occurred between September 7...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: UP earn three points against MP; Yusuf leads Baroda to victory December 25, 2013

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh walked away with three points owing to their first innings lead in a Group B Ranji Trophy match against Madhya Pradesh that ended in a draw on the fourth and final day. Chasing a victory target of 314 runs, Madhya Pradesh were 140 for seven in their...
  • Muzaffarnagar: Riot victims demand houses be built near relief camps December 25, 2013

    The Muzaffarnagar riots victims said that they did not want to return to their villages and demanded the government to build houses for them near the relief camps. The riot victims also said several people had died due to cold, but the state government had turned a deaf ear towards...
  • Arvind Kejriwal refuses UP's offer of security, Delhi Police approaches him December 25, 2013

    AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal, all set to be the Chief Minister of Delhi, on Tuesday refused to accept the security cover offered by Uttar Pradesh Police even as Delhi Police today made a fresh attempt to make him accept its protection accorded to the occupant of the top post. Senior Superintendent...