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  • BJP's UP in-charge Amit Shah visits state for the first time 12-06-2013 12:01 PM

    Lucknow: BJP National General Secreatry Amit Shah, a close aide of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is in Lucknow on Wednesday. This is his first visit to the state after being made the party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh. "I have come to UP for the first time today. I can...
  • Mother killed by neighbours as her daughter used to wear jeans 12-06-2013 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: In a bizarre incident, a woman identified as Kamlelesh Dubey, has been allegedly killed in Aligarh byher neighbours because her daughter used to wear jeans and western attire. The incident took place in Bannadevi area of Aligarh on Tuesday. Kamlesh Dubey's neighbour Phoolwati used to comment on her...
  • India cricket experts sceptical of 'Operation Clean-up' 11-06-2013 11:21 PM

    New Delhi: Plans to jam mobile phones during matches and ban cheerleaders from the sidelines are unlikely to cure Indian cricket of the scourge of corruption, commentators of the sport said Tuesday. Officials announced an ambitious 12-point plan on Monday aimed at ridding the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League (IPL)...
  • Anna Hazare to start UP tour on June 23 08-06-2013 03:36 PM

    Lucknow: Social activist Anna Hazare would start a tour of Uttar Pradesh, the fourth phase of his Jantantra Yatra, on June 23. Anna's associate Ramdheeraj on Saturday said that the yatra, started with the objective of uniting youth and farmers to make the country corruption free, would enter Uttar Pradesh...
  • UP: Barabanki boy Ashutosh Mishra tops class 10 Board exams 08-06-2013 01:42 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad declared results of the 10th Board exams at 12.30 pm on Saturday. The candidates can check their results on: upresults.nic.in. The Board declared 86.63 per cent of the total appearing candidates successful. The first and second toppers were from Barabanki district. Ashutosh Mishra...
  • HC stays UP govt's decision to withdraw cases against terror accused 07-06-2013 11:53 AM

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court has put a stay on the Akhilesh Yadav government's decision to withdraw cases against terror accused. The Lucknow bench has referred the case to a larger bench. This came after the UP government announced that it wants to withdraw cases against 16 terror accused in...
  • UP Board class XII results declared; girls outperform boys yet again 05-06-2013 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: UP Board Director Vasudev Yadav declared class XII results for the state on Wednesday. Lucknow's Harshit Srivastava from SKD college, Barabanki's Arjita Verma from Ramsevak Yadav inter-college and Unnao's Manu Singh from Triveni Basi inter-college topped the state with 96.80 per cent. The intermediate results show that girl...
  • I think Karthik has earned his place in the side, says Dhoni 04-06-2013 10:59 PM

    Cardiff: Captain MS Dhoni indicated that Dinesh Karthik has more or less "earned" his berth in the playing XI with an unbeaten century in India's crushing win over Australia in a warm-up match for the Champions Trophy, here on Tuesday. "I think he has earned his place in the side...
  • India worried about their top order despite warm-up wins: Ashwin 04-06-2013 10:54 PM

    Cardiff: Despite recording two facile victories in the warm-up games, India are worried about their top-order batting, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said here on Tuesday. Like the first warm-up game against Sri Lanka in Edgbaston on Saturday, India suffered a similar top order collapse against Australia on Tuesday. India were struggling...
  • All-round India warm up with 243-run win over Australia 04-06-2013 10:07 PM

    Cardiff: India hammered Australia by 243 runs in a Champions Trophy warm-up match after skittling out the defending champions for just 65 here on Tuesday. Umesh Yadav, who joined the squad late following his recent marriage, took the first five wickets to fall in a stunning return of 5 for...
  • Kim Kardashian: I'm so excited we are having a girl 03-06-2013 02:55 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star Kim Kardashian announced that she is expecting a baby girl with rapper Kanye West on the premiere episode of the show. The 32-year-old said that West had always wanted a baby daughter, reported Aceshowbiz. The Reality TV star who is expecting her...
  • Pressure from Kristen Stewart led to her break-up with Pattinson 02-06-2013 01:44 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Kristen Stewart reportedly put too much pressure on actor-boyfriend Robert Pattinson and that led to their break-up again. The 27-year-old actor was allegedly given an ultimatum by Stewart, 23, and decided to break up with her after she ignored his pleas to take their relationship slowly, reports...
  • Kohli, Karthik tons help India beat SL by five wickets in warm-up 01-06-2013 11:25 PM

    Birmingham: Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik smashed a century each as India warmed-up their Champions Trophy campaign with a five-wicket thumping win over Sri Lanka in their first practice game on Saturday. Kohli (144) teamed up with Dinesh Karthik (106 not out) to rescue India from a wobbly start with...
  • Pakistan's CT warm-up game against SL washed out 30-05-2013 10:17 PM

    London: Pakistan's Champions Trophy warm-up against Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled on Thursday. With persistent rain soaking the Birmingham area, the umpires held a series of pitch inspections at Edgbaston to test the conditions, but the day-night fixture had to be called off. Pakistan's last chance...
  • Kanpur: Woman granted bail 19 years ago, freed now 30-05-2013 07:40 AM

    Kanpur: A woman in Kanpur, who had been granted bail 19 years ago, was finally released from jail this week after her son - born in a jail - grew up to earn enough money for her bond money. Vijay Kumari is home after 19 years and all thanks to...
  • UP announces compensation for serial blast accused Mujahid's family 28-05-2013 08:35 AM

    Lucknow: Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has announced financial compensation of Rs 6 lakh to the family of Khalid Mujahid, a serial blast accused, who died last week while in police custody. The state government recommended a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation after Muslim groups slammed the Samajwadi...
  • One in 10 corporate leader jumping to start-up wagon 26-05-2013 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: An average of one in every ten top level corporate executive is opting for start-up ventures to satisfy their urge to take up challenging roles, a new survey has found. However, the success rate of an executive working with an established traditional business moving to a start-up venture...
  • Kanye West to do a cameo on Kim Kardashian's baby shower episode 25-05-2013 05:56 PM

    Los Angeles: Pregnant reality TV star Kim Kardashian has convinced her rapper boyfriend Kanye West to do a cameo on her upcoming baby shower episode. The 35-year-old West has been avoiding to appear on the reality show 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' for a while now, reported Radar Online. "Kim...
  • UP govt to ensure adequate power supply: Akhilesh Yadav 25-05-2013 05:52 PM

    Lucknow: Amid public resentment over power crisis, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the state government will work on a large scale to ensure power supply was in accordance with the electricity demand. The Samajwadi Party government has inherited a loss of Rs 25,000 crore from the...
  • UP: Woman, daughter jump out of a moving truck to escape sexual assault 25-05-2013 11:28 AM

    Lucknow: A mother and her three-year-old daughter were killed in Uttar Pradesh late on Friday after they jumped off a speeding truck while resisting a sexual assault by the driver, police said Saturday. The incident took place near the Chitaura toll plaza in Fatehpur, 120 km from Lucknow, after Raj...
  • UP: Stepmother kills 7-year-old girl, dumps body in a well 22-05-2013 11:59 AM

    Balrampur: A seven-year-old girl was killed allegedly by her stepmother, who threw her body into a well in Haraiya area, police said on Wednesday. Shanti, a student of standard III, went missing on May 19 from Dharmpur village, they said. During police interrogation last evening, her stepmother Krishnawati allegedly confessed...
  • UP: Two men gangrape 10-year-old girl in Bareilly 22-05-2013 11:25 AM

    Bareilly: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a farmhouse owner and his domestic help in Bhojipura area, police sources said on Wednesday. The minor was raped by Pappu and his domestic help Prem Shanker on Tuesday while she was grazing cattle along with her mother, they said. Shanker was...
  • Advocate defending UP blast accused beaten up 21-05-2013 11:53 PM

    Faizabad: One of the advocates defending four UP serial blasts accused, including Khalid Mujahid, was on Tuesday beaten up by a group of around 50 lawyers allegedly owing allegiance to right-wing groups in court premises in Faizabad. The lawyers beat up Mohammad Saleem and also ransacked the chambers of three...
  • Noida: Drunken miscreants open fire in Film City 21-05-2013 11:22 AM

    Noida: The poor law and order in Uttar Pradesh was once again highlighted on Monday night when five drunken men opened fire in Noida's Film City, the hub of several national and regional news channels. The men first consumed alcohol and then opened fire. Uttar Police reached the spot after...
  • Shreya Dhoundial on credibility of Uttar Pradesh police 20-05-2013 05:47 PM

    Another case of shocking police brutality in Uttar Pradesh came up recently - a murder suspect dies and another is critical after being injected with petrol during interrogation. Shreya Dhoundial has covered Uttar Pradesh for many years now, here's her take on the credibility of the UP police. ...
  • Amit Shah made in charge of UP BJP, Varun Gandhi to lead party in WB 19-05-2013 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: In a run up to the Lok Sabha elections, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Sunday reorganised the party's poll machinery. Rajnath made Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in charge of the party's affairs in key state Uttar Pradesh. Shah will be assisted by party...
  • UP murder suspect dies due to acid injection, 3 suspended 18-05-2013 09:00 PM

    Lucknow: A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital in Lucknow. Three errant policemen were suspended, an official said on Saturday. Accused Balveer was brought to Avagarh police station in Etah district...
  • Greater Noida: Woman allegedly killed for dowry 17-05-2013 10:40 PM

    Greater Noida: A newly-married woman was burnt to death allegedly by her in-laws in Jarch area in Greater Noida. Five persons, including her husband, have been booked, police said, adding that they are absconding. According to the complaint filed by father of the twenty-year-old Renu, she got married to one...
  • UP Police beat 3-year-old girl, NHRC seeks explanation 16-05-2013 04:46 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday sought explanation from the senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Bulandshahar in Uttar Pradesh over beating of a three-year-old girl by police officials in a court premises. "A notice has been issued to the SSP Bulandshahar, seeking explanation from him...
  • UP: 10 people attack person offering prayers, several injured 14-05-2013 01:57 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Tension gripped Kazikhera village in Muzaffarnagar after several people, including a religious head, were injured when ten persons allegedly attacked people offering prayers inside a place of worship, police said on Tuesday. The accused entered the place of worship on Monday evening to attack a person who was offering...