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  • Centre to seek explanation from LBSNAA Deputy Director Saurabh Jain in IAS impostor case 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    Mussoorie: After a woman was allegedly found to have used a fake identity card to enter the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), the Centre has decided to seek an explanation from the academy's Deputy Director Saurabh Jain. The impostor, Ruby Choudhary from Uttar Pradesh, accused Jain...
  • Robbers decamp with goods worth Rs 25 crore from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj 1 hour 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major robbery case, a gang decamped with goods worth around Rs 25 crore along with a truck from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area. The daring heist took at around 1 am on April 1. The truck carrying Samsung's Electronic goods was stopped by the robbers who broke...
  • Impostor Ruby blames IAS training academy Deputy Director Saurabh Jain, says he issued her a fake ID 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    Mussoorie: Ruby Choudhary, accused of using a fake identity card to gain entry into the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration where Indian Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationers undergo training, has blamed the academy's Deputy Director Saurabh Jain for the incident, claiming that he facilitated her stay...
  • Woman uses fake ID to join IAS training at LBSNAA, flees after FIR is filed Yesterday

    Mussoorie: In a major security lapse and embarrassment for the government, a woman posing as an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationer joined the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie and underwent training for seven months before the truth came out. The woman from Muzaffarnagar in...
  • Government to revive two fertiliser units, nod for Jagdishpur-Haldia pipeline Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Tuesday approved revival of two shut fertiliser plants in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar at an investment of up to Rs 12,000 crore and by making use of 2,000-km proposed gas pipeline from Jagdishpur to Haldia. The urea plants at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh and Barauni...
  • Taunkpuri Tanda: A village in Uttar Pradesh where grooms are penalisesd Rs 100 per minute for turning up late 2 days ago

    Rampur: They are neither part of a Khap's diktat nor any Fatwa from clerics, but Taunkpuri Tanda village follows certain interesting norms during their marriages including penalising the groom's party Rs 100 per minute if they turn up late at the venue. The villagers also believe that it is auspicious if...
  • Akhilesh Yadav ensures prompt action in acid-attack cases 3 days ago

    Lucknow: Promising all possible help for victims of acid attacks, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said his government would ensure prompt action in such cases. "Our government is committed to provide all possible help to acid attack victims. We are ensuring strict and prompt action in such...
  • Celebrated mango grower comes out with 'Modi mango' 1 week ago

    Lucknow: Celebrated mango grower Haji Kalimullah has come out with a new "Modi mango" variety and wishes that it will reach Prime Minister Narendra Modi so that he can taste this royal fruit named after him. "I had kept the first fruits of the Modi mango variety...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Gangster arrested while planning to kill industrialists 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A 32-year-old Uttar Pradesh-based gangster was arrested here after he hired sharpshooters to kill three top industrialists, police said on Wednesday. Mohammad Yusuf was arrested from the Alipur area of north Delhi on March 20 following which he was in five-day police custody. According to the police, Yusuf was on...
  • UP: Eunuch chops off private parts of two youths in Meerut March 25, 2015

    Meerut: The private parts of two youths were on Tuesday allegedly chopped off by a eunuch in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The incident came to light on Wednesday morning when villagers found two youths, in critical condition near Panchali poultry farm under Jaani police station limits, police said. The...
  • Mulayam Singh blames party workers for Lok Sabha poll debacle March 23, 2015

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's pain over the humiliating defeat in Lok Sabha polls on Monday came to the fore as he told party workers that they poured cold water on his dreams of forming a government at the Centre. Addressing party workers on the birth anniversary of socialist...
  • UP: Students assault professor for trying to prevent them from cheating in exams March 21, 2015

    Jhansi: Soon after the mass cheating episode came to light in Bihar, yet another grim picture of cheating in examinations was witnessed in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. Students in Jhansi assaulted their professor for trying to prevent them from cheating in their college exams. A Samajwadi Party student leader was...
  • AAP to protest against Land Bill in Uttar Pradesh March 20, 2015

    Lucknow: The Aam Aadmi Party will launch statewide protests in Uttar Pradesh against Land Acquisition Bill next week on the occasion of the death anniversary of Bhagat Singh. "AAP will hold protests in all district headquarters of UP on March 23 against the Land Acquisition Bill," the party's national spokesperson Sanjay...
  • 34 dead, 150 injured as three coaches of Janta Express train derail in Raebareli March 20, 2015

    Raebareli: Thirty four people are feared dead while 150 others have been injured when three coaches of the Janta Express train 1422 derailed in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh on Friday. The incident took place near Bachhrawan in Raebareli. The 150 injured people have been transferred to nearby hospitals. Several relief vans are...
  • We should not over react on Section 66A of IT Act: Ravi Shankar Prasad March 19, 2015

    The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstances in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "We should not over react on Section...
  • SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy. Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the police has detained a...
  • Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the...
  • UP: Class 11th student's family agrees to apologise to Azam Khan for 'mischief' on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: After the arrest of the Class 11th student for posting against Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, the boy's family has agreed to apologise to the Samajwadi Party leader. Raising objection over the case, Azam Khan said, "there was a comment from a boy on Facebook against me which caused...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policemen beat up, throw stones at farmers outside DM's office March 18, 2015

    Chitrakoot: Shocking visuals have emerged of the Uttar Pradesh police brutally beating up farmers who were on protest seeking compensation for crop damaged in the unseasonal rains. Police threw stones as well as beat up protestors including women in Chitrakoot. The farmers had come to the District Magistrate's office to seek...
  • UP: Class 11 student detained for allegedly posting against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the Uttar Pradesh Police has detained a Class 11 student for allegedly putting up a Facebook post against UP minister Azam Khan. An FIR had been lodged by Azam Khan's media in-charge Fasahat Ali claiming that the post is objectionable. A court...
  • UP: 6 men molest, thrash girl and make video of the incident in Hathras March 17, 2015

    Hathras: A girl was allegedly molested and beaten up by a group of young men in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. The girl, accompanied by a male friend, was allegedly stopped by a group of six men and thrashed on her way back from school. According to the girl the assailants took them...
  • Agra: Man who allegedly got drunk, harassed girls, beaten to death by mob March 13, 2015

    Agra: A man accused of getting drunk and misbehaving with girls was dragged out of his house by a mob and thrashed in Agra. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified to as Jeetu and post-mortem is being conducted. An eyewitness said,...
  • Former Uttar Pradesh MP DP Yadav, convicted in a murder case, surrenders March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh member of Parliament DP Yadav, convicted in a murder case, surrendered on Monday. He has been sent to judicial custody. Yadav will be presented in Dehradun court for sentencing. He was earlier convicted in a murder case of Mahendra Singh Bhati, then MLA from Dadri in...
  • English medium schools make education ludicrous: Azam Khan March 8, 2015

    Rampur (UP): Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has said that English medium schools make education "ludicrous" and that they have been "exploiting and looting" the parents of poor students by charging exorbitant fees. "They have been exploiting and looting the poor guardians of students. Then they dump the money in gunny...
  • UP: Doctor carries out sterilisation surgery on 27 women in 1 hour March 5, 2015

    Chandauli: A doctor allegedly carried out sterilization surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe. "Chief Medical officer (CMO) has been asked to probe the alleged negligence in carrying out laparascopic tubectomy...
  • Won't allow land acquisition against farmers' will: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav March 4, 2015

    Mirzapur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that acquisition of farmers' land by the Centre would not be allowed at any cost. Akhilesh said that the "precious land of farmers" could not be taken without their will. "Agriculture is the main employment oriented sector in the country. Farmers...
  • UP: Women asked to sleep on floor near washrooms for sterilisation surgery in Chandauli March 4, 2015

    Chandauli: In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh, doctors performed sterilisation surgery on 27 women and asked them to sleep on the floor next to the washrooms in Chandauli district. The incident took place in a sterilisation camp in Niyamatabad PHC of Chandauli. There were no beds in the hospital and...
  • Rain lashes Uttar Pradesh; CM Akhilesh Yadav reviews loss of Rabi crops March 2, 2015

    Lucknow: Moderate to heavy rain/thundershowers which lashed most parts of Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours came as a dampener for farmers whose ready crops suffered losses due to it. MeT department here said that heavy rain/thundershowers occurred at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reviewed...
  • Snowfall, rains lash North India, temperatures dip below normal, several areas waterlogged March 2, 2015

    North India is witnessing heavy rainfall with major cities and towns water logged. Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have witnessed rain and snowfall in most areas. Rain and thundershowers also occurred at most places in Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. With severe rains, the entire...
  • Advocates protest for separate Allahabad High Court bench in west Uttar Pradesh February 28, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Demanding a separate western UP bench of Allahabad High Court, scores of lawyers on Saturday staged a protest inside court premises in Ghaziabad on Saturday and also locked the main gates of district treasury. Currently the Allahabad High Court has a bench in Lucknow and lawyers in West UP have...