HindustanTimes Fri,28 Nov 2014


Kanpur: Six persons injured in communal clash

bangalore clash

Six persons were injured in a clash involving members of two communities in Kanpur's busy Babupurwa area late on Saturday night. No arrests were made, though an FIR was registered against 14 people.

Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train soon

bangalore clash
A double-decker train will ply between the state capital and New Delhi from September this year after trial runs are held in August, an official said on Friday.

Mulayam does it again, defends UP’s rape record

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday tried to explain away growing incidents of crimes against women in the Uttar Pradesh by making the state's large population an alibi.

Lucknow rape-murder: Cops detain key accused

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The police on Saturday said a guard working at a premier medical institute, who has been detained, is the main accused in the brutal rape and murder of a 35-year-old woman on Wednesday night on the outskirts of Lucknow.

Mohanlalganj: Suspend all cops for discourtesy to victim's body, says Akhilesh

Akhilesh Yadav
Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has asked the director general of police, AL Banerjee, to suspend all the cops present at the crime scene for not covering the body of the 35-year-old woman who was sexually assaulted and murdered in Mohanlalganj tehsil of the state capital.

CM orders probe into UP pre-medical test paper leak

MBBS Post-Graduation Institute
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday ordered a high-level probe into the paper leak in the Uttar Pradesh Combined Premedical Test-2014, which was detected in Ghaziabad minutes before the exams were set to begin across the state.

HT pays homage to Khushwant Singh, announces plans to institute award in his name


HT Senior Resident Editor Sunita Aron announced plans to institute an award in the name of Khushwant Singh for original writing. The award may be announced during next year’s literary festival, she said.

Mayawati plays the fiddle as 'Rome' burns

UP Chief Minister Mayawati

It is a Mayawati poll-drowned Uttar Pradesh is not familiar with – quiet in her backyard, active beyond. Her uncharacteristic approach to Mandate 2014 is being attributed to her pan-India plans for more clout in New Delhi.

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 rape victim's kids join dharna for CBI probe

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Children of a 35-year-old widow, who was found brutally murdered in the Mohanlalganj area, on Friday joined a dharna that her family has been holding at Lucknow's GPO Crossing for the past three days to demand a CBI probe in the case.

Three cheers ring out for ‘Modi Sir’ in UP madrasas

Hundreds of madrasa students in the city, including girls in burqas, listened to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Teachers’ Day speech with rapt attention on Friday, sometimes noisily cheering the proceedings that they watched on television sets installed especially for the event.

HRD minister Smriti Irani visits Rahul turf Amethi

Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani built on her association with Amethi on a rainy Saturday afternoon, taking potshots at sitting Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and tearing into the ruling SP government in Uttar Pradesh over law and order.

Guard killed woman after she resisted rape: police

The Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday announced the arrest of the security guard. Accused Ram Sevak, father of two sons and a daughter, allegedly committed the crime barely 500 metres from his house in Balsinghkheda village.

Lucknow rape-murder: CM wants probe intensified

No country for women
Uttar Pradesh police are close to cracking the case of gang-rape and murder of a 32-year-old woman in a village under Mohanlalganj tehsil of Lucknow district, officials said on Saturday.

UP assembly adjourned after opposition's protests

Akhilesh Yadav, file

The budget session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly began on a stormy note Thursday with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators staging a sit-in inside the house.

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