Lucknow

  • Dr Abdul Kalam at HT Lucknow office
    Jul 28, 2015 09:07 IST

    When India’s missile man walked into HT office in Lucknow

    When Dr Kalam walked into HT Lucknow office, it was his first visit to any media house outside Delhi. Here are excerpts from his interaction with the Hindustan Times and Hindi Hindustan staff.

  • Urmila Yadav
    Jul 25, 2015 17:33 IST

    SBI accounting error makes this Kanpur woman super rich for a day

    A few days ago, Urmila Yadav became one of the richest women to walk the earth when an amount of Rs 95,71,16,98,647 was credited to her State Bank of India (SBI) account, thanks to a strange procedure followed by the bank to get in touch with its customers.

  • AIPMT
    Jul 25, 2015 11:08 IST

    AIPMT retest begins in Jaipur amid tight security

    Applicants were seen queueing up for frisking and admit card verification in the morning hours as All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) re examination commenced amidst tight security in 66 nodal centers across Jaipur on Saturday. A total of 49,195 aspirants will take the pre medical re test in Jaipur.

  • A doctor attends
    Jul 22, 2015 13:13 IST

    FIR filed against govt doctor accused of 'medical negligence'

    The state suspended a government doctor of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, and set up an inquiry against him on Tuesday, after an FIR accusing him of death of a patient due to negligence was registered at the Vibhuti Khand police station.

  • Yadav Singh
    Jul 16, 2015 21:01 IST

    Noida chief engineer's graft case: Allahabad HC orders CBI probe

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday ordered a CBI probe into alleged corruption by former Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh on a PIL accusing him of amassing huge property disproportionate to his known sources of income.

  • Amitabh Thakur
    Jul 16, 2015 14:51 IST

    Few takers for Thakur’s defiance, may have taken things “too far”

    Even as suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur remains defiant and is convinced that his acts didn’t amount to violation of service conduct rules, the political class and some others feel that he may have taken things a bit “too far.”

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav, Amar Singh, Samajwadi Party
    Jul 15, 2015 11:52 IST

    Amar-Mulayam bonhomie at CM’s iftar fuels talk of return

    Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav, who could not attend the iftar party of Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Monday reached the one hosted by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday along with expelled SP leader Amar Singh.

  • Amitabh Thakur
    Jul 12, 2015 19:47 IST

    I will move HC for CBI probe into the FIRs: Amitabh Thakur

    Senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on Sunday said he would file a petition in the Allahabad High Court for a CBI probe into the alleged threat to him by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. He said he would also urge the court to direct the premier agency to probe into the FIR lodged by a woman alleging he raped her.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav
    Jul 11, 2015 23:41 IST

    IPS officer files police complaint against Mulayam

    According to the complainant, the Samajwadi Party chief threatened him with dire consequences if he does not mend his ways.

  • A turtle
    Jul 09, 2015 11:44 IST

    UP: Over 100 turtles die as waterweed is burnt in pond

    Over 100 turtles were killed in a pond at Baklai, Oonch village in Unnao district when the waterweed was burnt to make it fit for pisciculture.

  • Students inside IIM (Lucknow)
    Jul 09, 2015 08:54 IST

    Bharat Bhaskar named as IIM-Lucknow's new interim director

    Prof Bharat Bhaskar was named as the new interim director of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML) on Wednesday for a period of three months or till the appointment of a regular director.

  • children
    Jul 09, 2015 08:31 IST

    Uttar Pradesh: RTE opens window of hope for many families

    The Right to Education (RTE) Act has opened the window of hope for many families, whose first generation of learners would soon enter the portals of educational institutions.

  • Medicines
    Jul 08, 2015 10:14 IST

    Lucknow: Now, FSDA to crack down on ‘health’ supplements

    After taking action against instant noodles, the Food Supply and Drug Administration (FSDA) is now set to test the quality of health supplements being sold in the market.

  • Barabanki woman
    Jul 08, 2015 09:37 IST

    Barabanki incident turns spotlight on illegal detention

    The Barabanki incident wherein a woman was allegedly set to fire by cops at a police station has brought focus to illegal detention, a practice that is said to be widely prevalent in UP and other states.

  • A student in a Lucknow school sweeps the classroom while others adjust the furniture. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photos)
    Jul 07, 2015 09:47 IST

    Lucknow: Students hold brooms instead of books on day one

    On day one of school after the summer vacation, the norms of Right to Education Act, which mandate free and compulsory education to children, were thrown to the wind with students holding brooms instead of books.