UP

  • 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...
  • Kendall Jenner to quit 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'? June 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kendall Jenner is reportedly planning to quit her family's TV show, as she wants to concentrate on her modelling career. The 18yearold actress' family reality TV show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' no longer interests her, reported Female First magazine. Jenner recently did a photo shoot for...
  • Sitapur: 28yearold on the run after raping minor girl June 1, 2014

    Sitapur: In yet another incident of rising crime against women and children in Uttar Pradesh, a minor was raped in Sitapur district on Saturday. A 28yearold man raped the fiveyearold when she had gone to pluck mangies from a nearby orchard. Police have registered a case and hunt for the accused...
  • Badaun gangrape: Mayawati visits victims' family, accuses Akhilesh government of cover up June 1, 2014

    Badaun: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati who has been hitting out at the Akhilesh Yadav government after two cousin sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, visited the bereaving family members on Sunday. Addressing the media after her brief meeting with the victims' family, Mayawati told reporters that they were...
  • UP: Two arrested in connection with Balrampur gangrape case June 1, 2014

    Balrampur: Over a week after the gangrape of a minor girl in Utta Pradesh's Balrampur, police have arrested two people in connection with the case. The incident took place on May 24. The victim's family had alleged that the police was slow to act in the case. Crime against women in Uttar...
  • UP: Minor girl set ablaze over property dispute June 1, 2014

    Basti: In a horrific incident, a minor girl was set ablaze over some property dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district. Police have arrested three people in connection with the case, while four other accused continue to remain at large. This incident comes on close heels with the Badaun gangrape case where...
  • UP government steps in for damage control after outrage over Badaun rape May 31, 2014

    After massive public outrage, the Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI probe into the gangrape and murder of two teenaged girls in the Badaun. In a fallout of the deteriorating law & order situation, the UP government replaced the state's Chief Secretary as well as the Bareilly Commissioner. Meanwhile...
  • Murder accused found dead in lockup, staff police suspended May 31, 2014

    An accused in a murdercase was found dead inside his lockup at Pahasu Police Station here, following which the entire staff of the police station was suspended for illegally keeping him under detention. According to SSP Umesh Kumar Singh, Chand (22) of village Karora under Pahasu Police station was arrested on...
  • Girls outperform boys in Class X UP Board exams May 31, 2014

    Girls outperformed boys in Class X examinations under Uttar Pradesh Board, results for which were declared here on Friday. A total of 33.34 lakh students had appeared in the examinations held earlier this year, and 28.91 lakh (86.71 per cent) of them secured pass marks, said Board's Secretary Shail Kumari Yadav. The...
  • Gangrapes and murders in UP: Is there a total collapse of law and order in 'Akhilesh' Pradesh? May 30, 2014

    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. ...
  • 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...