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BJP, SP battle to claim Charan Singh’s legacy

With an eye on Jat votes in western UP, the Bharatiya Janata Party has also jumped on to the bandwagon to celebrate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister and Jat leader, the late Chaudhary Ch

70 Hindus convert to Christianity

Over 70 Hindus have allegedly converted to Christianity in Bahraich district.

UP lion safari waits for new additions next year

UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s dream project, the Lion Safari in Etawah, is getting ready to welcome new additions to the lion family.

UP jails to offer PCO facility to prisoners

For the first time, jails in Uttar Pradesh will now offer public call office (PCO) facilities for the 97,000-odd prisoners lodged in 67 jails to enable them to talk to their family members at regular

Aligarh ceremony called off

The Dharam Jagran Samiti that had planned mass religious conversions in Aligarh on December 25 has called off its programme.

Iconic Gita Press faces lockout

The iconic Gita Press in Gorakhpur that is known worldwide for printing religious scriptures has announced a lockout after prolonged labour trouble.

Jackson under pressure to be Jaikishan again

Anil Jackson, a retired driver, is a worried man these days.

Agra conversion accused arrested

The Agra police on Tuesday arrested Nand Kishore Valmiki, the main accused in the Agra conversion case.

The accused surrendered before the police and was taken into custody.

‘AAP ki thali’ at Rs 11,000 per head, but without Arvind Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is organising a fund raiser lunch in Lucknow on December 27 but it is unlikely that the common man will be able to afford it.

Stage set for bigger Sefai Mahotsav

Unfazed by the criticism it drew last year, the Sefai Mahotsav in Etawah this year will be bigger and better than ever before.

India’s retail sector is a potpourri of formats.

There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte