HindustanTimes Thu,17 Apr 2014


Rajnath to file nomination from Lucknow on April 5, two days earlier than scheduled

BJP president Rajnath Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh will file his nomination papers from Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency on April 5, two days earlier than originally scheduled.

Lucknow: Police custody a 'picnic' for Subrata Roy

Subrata Roy
A day after Subrata Roy was remanded in police custody in Kukrail, locals were shut out from the popular picnic spot even as the Sahara chief received a steady stream of family, friends and well-wishers with almost no restrictions imposed.

Lucknow police search Sahara Shaher, serve non-bailable warrant for Subrata Roy's arrest

Subrata Roy
A city police team on Thursday carried raided Sahara Shaher in Gomti Nagar in compliance with Supreme Court orders to arrest Sahara chief Subrata Roy and served a non-bailable warrant issued for his arrest.

UP: Spurned lover attacks 16-year-old girl with acid

The 16-year-old girl, who is a class 11 student, originally hails from Bihar and has been staying with her maternal grandparents for the past several months. She was admitted to hospital with 35% burns on face and legs.

UP Civic bodies to get more powers ahead of poll

Akhilesh Yadav
Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha poll, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to grant more powers to the urban local bodies and nagar panchayats in the state.

UP staff threaten to paralyse medical services

Bank employees
The state government employees intensified their indefinite strike on its seventh day on Monday with some workers’ unions threatening to even stall medical services in phases.

‘Desist from compounding of uanuthorised buildings’: UP HC

A rapid visual screening of 10,000 buildings in East Delhi has exposed many structural flaws
With the high court bench here ordering the demolition of a city hotel, the state government has asked development authorities to desist from arbitrary compounding of unauthorised buildings.

UP Cops tried to help accused in Magnum fraud

Cops’ nexus with lawbreakers again came to the fore when a CD exposed frequent telephonic conversation of a police constable and incharge of Gudamba police station with the prime accused in the multicrore Magnum Group fraud.

Police encounter not the solution: NHRC chairman

Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Human Rights Organisation lighting candles
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman and former chief justice of India justice KG Balakrishnan has said police encounters with criminals are not the solution to the problem (of lawlessness).

13 'unattended' patients die in Kanpur's LLR hospital

With medical staff on strike, as many as 13 patients admitted to Kanpur's LLR hospital died while hundreds remained unattended at various medical colleges across the state on Saturday.

Govt invokes Esma against striking doctors in UP

Essential Services Maintenance Act (Esma) was invoked against striking doctors in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The act includes "essential services" in its charter and prohibits key employees in these services from striking.

Delhi police hunt for businessman accused of raping kin of UP cabinet minister

Delhi police on Tuesday raided the house of a garment showroom owner in connection with the alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman –relative of a  Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister -- at a club in the national capital around 13 days ago.

Modi’s Meerut Rally: People enveloped in 'blankets' will be frisked

A homeless Indian woman sits wrapped in a blanket on a pavement on a cold and foggy morning in Jammu
The people enveloped in blanket will be on radar of the police in Meerut when BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi lands there to address Vijay Sankhnad rally on Sunday.

Akhilesh takes to Twitter to hit back, twitterati liking it

Akhilesh Yadav

Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is back with a bang on the social media, prompted by sarcastic and critical comments made by Narendra Modi, prime ministerial nominee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Girl raped in UP by driver while returning with laptop

crimes against women
An 18-year-old girl was raped on Sunday night in Amethi district while she was on her way home after receiving a laptop in a programme organised in neighbouring Faizabad district.
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