Yadav

  • Lucknow murder: Police come out with DNA proof 10 hours 40 minutes ago

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera told reporters these particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it has...
  • Lucknow murder: Officer challenges questions on police theory 13 hours 0 minutes ago

    A senior police officer involved in the Mohanlalganj widow murder case probe has challenged questions being raised on the police theory by family members and opposition parties, saying he would never take up any other probe if investigations failed test of trial. "I will never take up any other investigation if...
  • Ram Naik sworn-in as UP Governor 12 hours 0 minutes ago

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 27th Governor of Uttar Pradesh at a ceremony held in Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. 80-year-old Naik was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud this evening. Chief Minister Akhilesh...
  • Bihar Government to table Walia panel report on Kosi floods 15 hours 25 minutes ago

    The Bihar government on Tuesday said it will table the Walia Commission report on the causes of embankment breach in Kosi River that had resulted in massive inundation 6 years ago in which over 250 people lost their lives, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Assembly. The announcement was made...
  • Akhilesh Yadav orders audit of government departments 18 hours 40 minutes ago

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered internal auditing of all the government departments, an official said on Tuesday. The auditing would not only enable financial discipline but would also help in fixing the responsibilities, a spokesman said. A proposal to initiate the internal auditing process was approved by the state...
  • Entire police force cannot stop rapes: UP Governor Yesterday

    In a controversial remark, Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Monday said incidents of rapes could not be stopped even if entire police force was deployed for women's safety and only a divine intervention could check such crimes. Qureshi's statement comes after SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav stirred up a controversy...
  • Police seize cash, valuables stolen from RJD MP Sadhu Yadav's house 2 days ago

    A sum of Rs 39 lakh and other valuables stolen from former RJD MP Sadhu Yadav's house last month have been recovered and three persons arrested in this connection, police said. Acting on a tip-off about suspicious movement of one Kundan Kumar Sah near Yadav's residence in Saket Bihar Mitramandal Colony...
  • Uma Bharti slams SP over law and order situation, accused UP government of 'shielding rapists' 2 days ago

    Union Minister Uma Bharti slammed the Samajwadi Party government over the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and accused it of "shielding" criminals and rapists. "There is no law and order in UP. The state government is shielding criminals and rapists," Bharti said during a press conference in Lalitpur...
  • Man arrested in connection with Lucknow murder case 2 days ago

    A man has been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area of the city, a senior police official said on Sunday. The accused Ram Sewak Yadav, who works as a security guard, has been arrested in this connection, the officer said. The incident came to light...
  • Secure women, children by implementing rules: Smriti to UP government 3 days ago

    Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani asked the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh to secure women and children by implementing rules. She said, "I request the state government to secure women and children by strictly implementing rules and punishing culprits." The remarks came in the backdrop of gangrape and...
  • Rapes can happen as UP is a big state, media shouldn't sensationalise: SP 3 days ago

    Lucknow: Defending themselves over the brutal gangrape and murder of a medical research institute employee in Lucknow, the ruling Samajwadi Party government said that the situation in the state is much better than other states. "Look at the total population of Uttar Pradesh, it has a 21 crore population, if...
  • Lucknow rape: UP policemen working on leads, no arrest yet 4 days ago

    The Uttar Pradesh Police is working on some leads obtained during investigations into the gruesome rape and murder of a young woman whose nude body was recovered from Mohanlalganj area of the state capital, though no arrest has been made so far. "We have got some leads and some people are...
  • Akhilesh Yadav suspends Mirzapur Forest Range officer over 'illegal mining' allegations 5 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended forest range officer of Mirzapur DN Singh with immediate effect and ordered a disciplinary action against him. Mirzapur District Magistrate had recommended action against Singh following illegal mining and transportation in Mirzapur forest area, an official spokesman said. Following recommendations of the DM of Mirzapur,...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes 6 days ago

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • UP registers 55% rise in rape cases in 2013 6 days ago

    Under the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government, Uttar Pradesh has recorded a steep rise in the number of rape cases in 2013 as compared to the previous year. Per data tabled in the Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, while answering a question by Ramdas Athawale,...
  • Monsoon has revived across north India: MET department director 6 days ago

    In a ray of hope, MET department director BP Yadav has said that monsoon has revived. "There's been good rainfall in many parts of Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh, eastern Rajasthan, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal and Uttarakhand," he said adding that this is the best phase of monsoon this season. ...
  • Despite rising crimes, UP government downsizes women commission's budget 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as crimes against women continue unabated in Uttar Pradesh, the Akhilesh Yadav government has downsized the budget of the state women's commission. A Right to Information application by an activist has revealed that the UP government has been slashing the budgetary allocation by over 85 per cent...
  • Akhilesh Yadav gets luxury cars, but cuts budget for women's panel 1 week ago

    As women's safety continues to be a cause for concern in Uttar Pradesh, here's a shocker: An activist has found that the Akhilesh Yadav government has drastically downsized the budget of the state women's commission but has the money for two seven-seater Mercedes cars and two similar Land Cruisers. A Right...
  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A 1 week ago

    Brisbane: In-form Naman Ojha struck a brave ton while No. 10 batsman Umesh Yadav made 90 to not only pull India A out of trouble but also give the visitors a valuable lead after the third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial Test at Allan Border Field,...
  • SP leader's son commits suicide July 13, 2014

    The 45-year-old son of a Samajwadi Party leader allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance, police said on Sunday. Amar Chand, son of Minister of State Ram Sewak Yadav, committed suicide by consuming poison on Saturday at his home in Gangapura village in Basrehar area in Etawah, Circle officer AK...
  • Mishra's spell puts India A on top against Australia A July 13, 2014

    Brisbane: Legspinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for 7 on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday. Electing to bat in the four-day game, the Aussies...
  • UP Chief Secretary reviews Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad plans July 13, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has directed the Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad officials to speed up development work and complete the projects in scheduled period at the review meeting held at UP Sadan in Delhi on Saturday. The Chief Secretary (CS) directed the power department officials to provide 24X7...
  • Bihar government to provide plots to 25,679 landless Mahadalit families July 12, 2014

    Bihar government would provide three-decimal plots to remaining 25,679 landless Mahadalit families under a scheme launched five years ago, the Bihar Assembly was informed today. Out of 2.46 lakh landless Mahadalit families identified for getting three decimal plots for housing under a scheme launched in 2009-10, 2.21 lakh families have been...
  • Bihar Finance Minister's grandson was not kidnapped, but had left home on his own: Police July 11, 2014

    A new twist has suddenly popped up in the much media attended case of the abduction of the Bihar Finance Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav's 11-year-old grandson who had gone missing on July 1. According to the police on Thursday, Manish Kumar, the grandson, was not abducted, but ran away on...
  • Kidnapped grandson of Bihar finance minister Bijendra Yadav rescued July 10, 2014

    The grandson of Bihar Finance Minister Bijendra Yadav, who was allegedly kidnapped on his way to school on July 1, was on Wednesday found in Katarwa village of Madhepura district, a senior police officer said. 12-year-old Manish Kumar was found by the police from a village under Pharahi police station in...
  • BJP demands judicial probe into police firing in Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others were left injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • UP government approves recruitment of five lakh employees July 9, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh has lifted a long-standing ban on fresh recruitments in the state, opening avenues for five lakh new jobs, including 1.38 lakh in the police force, an official said on Wednesday. The state cabinet led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav approved the proposal on Tuesday. In the proposal, officials said the...
  • Girls married off in relief camps, dumped within months in Muzaffarnagar July 9, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: In the aftermath of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, Akhilesh Yadav's Uttar Pradesh government, under criticism, promised Rs 1 lakh for any girl getting married at the relief camps. But that has resulted in hundreds of spurious marriages with young girls being married for just days and then being...
  • Finance Minister's 11-year-old grandson kidnapped on July 1, police keeps it under wraps July 7, 2014

    Bihar Finance Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav's grandson has been kidnapped from Pipra block area of Supaul district of the state, police said. The incident happened on July 1 but it came to light on Sunday as the police had kept it under wraps to trace the kidnappers. Confirming the incident, Supaul SP...
  • SP leader expelled from party for 6 years after he garlands Nitin Gadkari July 7, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has expelled Samajwadi Party leader Rajesh Masala for his anti-party activities. Masala, who was party's nominee from Amethi in 2007 Assembly polls, was expelled from the party for six years yesterday. Yadav, who is also the state party chief, ordered the expulsion. According to local MLA...