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Uttar Pradesh

BSP leader offers Rs 50 lakh for beheading of BJP MLA for remarks against Mayawati

Sadhna Singh called Mayawati ‘blot on womankind’ and ‘worse than a eunuch,’ referring to 1995 incident when SP workers assaulted Mayawati.

22 Jan 2019 10:22 AM

#MeToo accused MJ Akbar features on govt booklet; Centre explains

Sources say Akbar is not associated with Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, booklet was published months before he quit as minister.

22 Jan 2019 10:00 AM

Reclaiming lost glory

From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at the Kumbh Mela.

21 Jan 2019 9:00 PM

Countries like US, Japan, China ageing, India getting younger: Swaraj

‘The Indian diaspora has dramatically changed the world's perception of Indians and our country,’ said Sushma Swaraj.

21 Jan 2019 7:26 PM

Akhilesh avoids question on Oppn leadership, asks BJP to come out with new PM face

'...if BJP, which is so concerned about us, has a new prime minister they should tell the people,' Yadav said.

21 Jan 2019 6:16 PM


Nothing wrong in Sadhana Singh's remarks against Mayawati: BJP MLA

BJP MLA Surendra Singh Monday came out in support of his party colleague Sadhana Singh.

21 Jan 2019 2:30 PM

Meet the 'Machaan wale baba' at Kumbh

Another popular ascetic at the Kumbh, like the 'Australian baba', Sharabhang Giri, adding to the buzz of the congregation.

21 Jan 2019 1:47 PM

Mayawati should join hands with BJP for Dalits, tie up with SP won't last: Athawale

The SP and BSP had formed an alliance to jointly contest 38 seats each in Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

21 Jan 2019 12:26 PM

‘Act like woman,' says NSUI district prez, booked for threatening female student

The leader has been identified as National Students Union of India’s district president Irfan Hussain, who is absconding.

21 Jan 2019 10:03 AM

BJP MLA Sadhana Singh apologises for comments against BSP chief Mayawati

Singh, a legislator from Uttar Pradesh’s Mughalsarai had Saturday called the BSP chief a 'blot on womankind' and 'worse than a transgender'.

21 Jan 2019 8:25 AM


‘Kumbh to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue’, says industry body CII

UP govt has allocated Rs 4,200 crore for 50-day Kumbh Mela this time, which is over thrice the budget of Maha Kumbh in 2013.

20 Jan 2019 3:28 PM

‘Sadhana Singh mentally ill’: BSP slams BJP MLA for remarks on Mayawati

Uttar Pradesh MLA Sadhana Singh called Mayawati 'a person worse than a eunuch' over SP-BSP alliance.

20 Jan 2019 11:06 AM

Bulandshahr violence: UP police donate Rs 70 lakh to Inspector Subodh's kin

Inspector Singh was trying to control the mob and was wounded in the head with a stone.

19 Jan 2019 11:17 AM

The trendy Australian ascetic at Kumbh

Australian baba, Sharabhang Giri, has become the centre of attraction in this year's Kumbh Mela

18 Jan 2019 5:37 PM

Alliance with BSP, RLD final; seat-sharing no problem: Akhilesh Yadav

'Uttar Pradesh has always acted as a catalyst for change. This time, the people of the state will change the prime minister,' Yadav said.

18 Jan 2019 12:06 PM


UP woman's body removed from funeral pyre for autopsy; husband charged

The complainant alleged that the in-laws used to harass the woman and she was killed over domestic dispute.

18 Jan 2019 9:49 AM

UP cops remove woman's body from pyre, probe cause of death; husband booked

The complainant said that in-laws used to harass woman and she was killed over domestic dispute.

17 Jan 2019 7:02 PM

Man arrested for stalking woman on Facebook, Instagram in Noida

A case was filed against Rajat Shrivastava, in which woman's brother claimed that accused would often chase her with a motive to harass her.

17 Jan 2019 5:34 PM

Don't trust Mayawati: Uncle Shivpal Yadav ‘cautions’ Akhilesh Yadav

Shivpal Yadav, who was powerful minister in Akhilesh's govt, quit SP in Sept over persistent feud with his nephew and floated his own party.

17 Jan 2019 3:11 PM

NIA Conducts Raids In UP, Punjab As ISIS-Related Probe Intensifies

NIA today carried out searches at eight places in western Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

17 Jan 2019 12:50 PM