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Man cooks heinous plot to kill wife

The Kanpur police claims to have solved the sensational murder of Jyoti Dasani, daughter-in-law of a biscuit magnate in Kanpur.

Muslim youth don’t want to learn Urdu

Urdu, despite efforts by governments, may soon be relegated to the pages of history since a large majority of young Muslims are showing no inclination to learn how to read or write the language.

UP CM ‘employs’ langur to scare monkeys away

He is presently the most important “employee” in the UP chief minister’s high security office at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan, popularly known as Sachivalaya Annexe in Lucknow.

Is honeymoon over for Amar Singh and RLD?

The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) circles in Uttar Pradesh are buzzing with speculations of Amar Singh and Jaya Prada preparing to quit the party.

Saharanpur peaceful, curfew eased further

Id ul-Fitr was celebrated in a subdued manner in riot-torn Saharanpur Tuesday, with curfew relaxed in the morning for eight hours in two shifts.

CM wants CBI to probe rape-murder

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav finally succumbed to pressure from the Opposition and the media and recommended a CBI probe into the gangrape and murder of a young widow in Mohanlalganj on

Top UP cops indicted for arson

Some top police officers of the Mayawati government could find themselves in deep trouble soon.

Lab confirms Lucknow victim was gangraped

The post-mortem report of the victim had earlier revealed several discrepancies, including her age and the presence of two kidneys even when she had donate done kidney to her husband two years ago

Samajwadis to develop ‘Brand Azamgarh’

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav has prepared a blueprint for the branding of Azamgarh, which is his parliamentary constituency.

VHP goes slow on ‘jal abhishek’

The Hindu month of “Saawan” in Uttar Pradesh over the years had become almost synonymous with the programmes of “jal abhishek” by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) that invariably led to a confrontation

The collective moral might and high-mindedness of the Communist parties of India miserably failed the country in the critical battle of 2014. Their numbers in Parliament dropped drastically and their presence as an ideological force is dwindling day by day.

Here is something for Dinanath Batra to chew on. While he leads the charge against cakes and candles on birthdays, all things Western, including English language education, millions of Chinese college students take the country’s many standardised English tests every year, hoping to embellish their resumes with language certificates.