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Modi tone to ‘ring in every ear’ for UP elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI)

The BJP theme song, Mera desh badal raha hai, will soon be the ringtone of majority of mobile holders in Uttar Pradesh.

Video before death goes viral

Apprehending that she would be killed by her own family who were opposed to her romantic relationship, a young woman, Soni, recorded a video on her mobile phone in which she clearly said that she woul

NCRB analysis reveals politics, crime nexus

In a revelation made on the basis of figures provided by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), it has been found that while crime has escalated in constituencies held by Samajwadi Party members, c

SP and BSP struggle to overcome rifts within

On the face of it, there is little in common between engineering and politics, but in Uttar Pradesh, one has started impacting the other.

BJP protest brings Lucknow to a halt

Police baton charge BJP workers who were staging a protest in front of Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow. -PTI

BJP workers on Wednesday were lathicharged by the police and made to face water cannons for almost three hours when they attempted to gherao the Vidhan Sabha in protest against the breakdown of the la

MLAs evicted from Uttar Pradesh Assembly

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday created and broke parliamentary traditions, forcing the Speaker to order the eviction of protesting Opposition members.

SP govt plans action on BSP’s corrupt leaders

After allowing files related to corruption during the Mayawati regime to gather dust for almost four-and-a-half-year, the Akhilesh government is now planing to take action against guilty political lea

Flood halts cremations at Manikarnika Ghat


The famous Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi, where the dead are cremated round the clock, has been flooded with the rising waters of the river Ganga.

Samajwadis get musical for Assembly elections

The ruling Samajwadi Party is going musical with a vengeance even though recent bickering in the party is certainly no music to the ears.

Congress to play ‘Ajgar’ card in poll-bound UP

In its endeavour to revive itself in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is planning to play the Ajgar card in western part of the state.

Ever since the BJP-PDP government came to power in J& K, there has been a concerted effort by a section of the media and the entire spectrum of political parties, who call themselves secular, to torpe

A new name has been added to the illustrious list of those who have fought to strengthen democratic India post-1947: Perumal Murugan.