Anuraag Singh

Anuraag Singh

He is a special correspondent based at Bhopal who covers state crime, police headquarters, all investigative agencies and Income Tax.

Articles by Anuraag Singh
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Domestic violence against women higher in UP

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2010 12:20 PM IST
On paper, UP might be low on domestic violence against women compared to other states, but when it comes to the ground reality, the state is ahead of others, reports Anuraag Singh.
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Green museum to come up in Varanasi

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2010 03:38 PM IST
A green museum to be developed out of 12 heritage 'okhals' dating back to BHU founder Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya's times is on cards in Rasa Shastra Department of the central university.
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Swimming 'revolution' in UP

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2010 11:31 AM IST
Forget about scams racking the potent MNREGS in UP. The rural employment guarantee scheme initiated by the UPA govt, is set to be used by Mayawati government in UP to usher a swimming revolution in rural parts of the state.
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UP Bhaiyyas dine with US president

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2010 05:23 PM IST
Acoording to, JB Bernstein who has been acting as sports agent and guardian for the rags to riches duo, the two pitchers, were among the 150 lumaniries, diplomats and celibrities from Asia and the Pacific Islands selected to attend the grand meeting with President Obama at the White House on Monday.
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Mega festival to mark Prem Chand birth anniversary

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2010 08:26 AM IST
For Lamahi, which is the native village of legendary writer Munshi Premchand, the 130th birth anniversary of the literary legend will be memorable.
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Artist eyes another Ganesha record

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2010 05:22 PM IST
City-based artist Vijay Gaur, who set a national record by painting 3,500 images of Lord Ganesha non-stop for 51 hours at the Siddhi Vinayak Temple in Mumbai last year, now wants to better his own feat.
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Artist eyes another Ganesh record

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2010 08:33 PM IST
City-based artist Vijay Gaur, who set a national record by painting 3,500 images of Lord Ganesh non-stop for 51 hours at the Siddhi Vinayak Temple in Mumbai last year, now wants to better his own feat.
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Cure for Gangrene

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2010 05:42 PM IST
Curative power of Chameli and Neem leaves when coupled with Ayurvedic medicated bandage, surgical procedures and modern antibiotics can cure Fournier's Gangrene, a festering bacterial infection which turns fatal in 40 per cent of cases.
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No pact with BSP; will fight battle for better future: Rahul

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Ahraura
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2010 09:14 PM IST
In his maiden public rally in the naxal heart of UP, Congress national general secretary Rahul Gandhi made it loud and clear that his party will not have any truck with ruling BSP ever.
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Eager wait for Rahul Gandhi’s public rally

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Mirzapur
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2010 05:46 PM IST
Hope of elusive development coming their way, makes commoners in Naxal-affected Ahraura in Mirzapur district of East UP wait eagerly for Rahul Gandhi’s today public rally.
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Natural cure for ground water arsenic contamination

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2010 10:34 AM IST
A team of researchers led by Dr Asha Lata Singh, an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at Department of Botany, BHU has successfully found out a natural (microbe) based cleaning solution to free ground water from slow poisoning Arsenic up to a level of 0.8 ppm (parts per million). Anuraag Singh reports.
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Natural way to control arsenic

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2010 02:09 AM IST
A team of researchers led by Dr Asha Lata Singh, an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at Department of Botany, BHU has successfully found out a natural (microbe) based cleaning solution to free ground water from slow poisoning Arsenic up to a level of 0.8 ppm (parts per million), reports Anuraag Singh.
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Plan your pregnancy the Vedic way

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2010 04:09 PM IST
A decade ago an NRI couple from Canada lost their only child, an eight-year-old daughter due to an incurable genetic disorder. After subsequent medical screening of the couple, doctors strictly advised the mother (who had genetic problems too), not to conceive again to avoid a fatality of her child again.
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Herbal remedy for swine flu

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh/HTC, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2010 11:56 PM IST
A herbal remedy will protect you against the dreaded swine flu virus? That is what experts of the State Ayurvedic College in Allahabad are claiming to have developed.
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Varuna turning into a dirty nullah

None | By Anuraag Singh/HTC, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2010 08:43 AM IST
Is river Varuna, which bisects temple city Varanasi turning into an obnoxious nullah? A study by experts from IT-BHU conducted during first three months of 2009 could hold an affirmative reply to this question.
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Judo trainers to land in Varanasi

None | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2010 08:30 AM IST
A professional judo coach from Mecca of Judo (Kodokan Judo University in Tokyo) is likely to make it to India in 2011 for two years to render training to UP's judokas in pure judo base rather than wrestling judo base being practised hitherto at different centres of the state.
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Vitamin A ointments may cause birth defects

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2010 08:50 PM IST
A Vitamin A ointment, used in facials and found in beauty creams and treatment against acne, if used during pregnancy could result in birth defects.
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Ayurveda hope for blocked hearts

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2010 01:48 PM IST
A green ray of hope for patients of renal failure and coronary heart blocks! Power of Ayurveda coupled with healthy and controlled diet has helped postpone dialysis and renal transplant in acute cases of renal failure at the PD Patel Ayurvedic Hospital in Nadiad (Gujarat).
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Time to say bye to painful dental problems

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2010 08:46 AM IST
Experts at IMS-BHU are working at saying good-bye to painful problem of dental pyorrhoea via four herbs, including multi-potent Neem.
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UP farmers do a Singur on Didi

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh and Srinand Jha, Chandouli/new Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2010 01:38 AM IST
Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee is at the receiving end of a “Singur-like” agitation emerging in the eastern Uttar Pradesh district of Chandouli, where farmers groups are resisting Railways’ plans to acquire land for a 1850-kilometer long Eastern Freight Corridor from Ludhiana in Punjab to Dankuni in Bengal, report Anuraag Singh and Srinand Jha. See map
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Law student found hanging from a tree at BHU soccer stadium

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2009 01:48 PM IST
Morning walkers at BHU were shocked to find a young law student hanging to death from a mango tree at the varsity soccer stadium on Thursday on morning.
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Temple of Mother India captivates Goldie

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh/Rashmi Gupta, Varanasi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2009 09:27 PM IST
It was the celestial Ganga Arti coupled with Ganga Pujan which captivated Hollywood actor-turned-film maker Goldie Hawn in Varanasi on Saturday, report Anuraag Singh/Rashmi Gupta.
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Get Sachin down the order, says Azhar

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Aneyi (varanasi)
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2009 12:23 AM IST
Mohammed Azharuddin said Sachin Tendulkar could be more effective if he bats down the order. Speaking to reporters while campaigning for Congress candidate J.P. Singh in Aneyi (Varanasi), Azharuddin said "a change in Sachin's batting order might work for the team," reports Anuraag Singh.
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US clubs need Indian pitchers

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2009 11:33 PM IST
'Go there, bring as many as possible.'Apparently that's the brief for Jeff Bernstein, a US baseball scout. Having spotted Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, two javelin throwers from eastern Uttar Pradesh now being transformed into pitchers at Pittsburgh Pirates, Bernstein claimed all 33 major clubs in the US are now asking for more.
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Beirut bound judoka Ram Asre wrestling to make history

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Bharathara (varanasi)
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2009 12:08 AM IST
Shobha Yadav once used to wrestle in akhadas abounding this village but it’s now the turn of the new generations. But he doesn’t have a clue what sport his youngest son Ram Asre is involved in, nor has he any idea where in the world he will be off to soon, reports Anuraag Singh.
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UP lads pitch it hard, Hollywood comes calling

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Khanpur (varanasi)
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2009 11:29 PM IST
These are two real life Slumdog Millionaires from eastern Uttar Pradesh. And Sony Pictures will release a Hollywood blockbuster based on their lives in 2011, reports Anuraag Singh.
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Amar declares all out war against Mayawati

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Anayi
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2009 11:02 PM IST
The Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh on Sunday launched frontal attack on BSP government. Terming himself as "Hanuman of Mulayam Singh Yadav", Amar said he would expose the state government in Lucknow on Monday. Amar Singh would also call on the Governor B L Joshi at Raj Bhawan.
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Varanasi boy prerhaps the youngest trickster of India

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh, Varanasi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2009 02:49 PM IST
Inspired by Hindi flicks, Hera Pheri and Phir Hera Pheri, a boy, 14, here has turned perhaps the youngest trickster of India, coning job-seekers to net over Rs 2 lakh, before landing in police net. Anuraag Singh reports.
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Rooted to the soil

Hindustan Times | By Gaurav Choudhury and Anuraag Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2009 01:10 AM IST
For Imran Matin (32) and many other weavers in Varanasi, last month’s Eid was special. Three days before the festival, the Banarasi saree was given a geographical indication (GI) certificate, meaning no saree or brocade made outside the six districts of Uttar Pradesh can be legally sold as a Banarasi saree, report Gaurav Choudhury and Anuraag Singh.
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Expelled BHU students find support

Hindustan Times | By Anuraag Singh/HTC, Varanasi
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2009 05:23 PM IST
Perhaps for the first time, over 1400 budding engineers have thrown their weight behind four fellow students at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), who were expelled for two years last month on ragging a Dalit junior beyond imagination, reports Anuraag Singh.
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