• Jamuna devours houses, croplands in Tangail 07 Jul 2019 05:15 Erosion by the Jamuna has taken a serious turn in Bhuapur upazila as the river sees a sudden rise in water level due to onrush of water from the upstream in the last one month. Due to the sudden erosion many dwelling houses as well as a vast tract of …
  • Mamata reshuffles cabinet after Trinamool’s dismal LS show 28 May 2019 19:26 Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Following her party’s shocking performance in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reshuffled her cabinet with two ministers left without portfolios. Binay Krishna Barman, who had charge of the …
  • 63.3 Per Cent Voting In Round 6 Of Lok Sabha Elections: 10 Points 12 May 2019 15:33 Election 2019 Phase 6: Over 10.17 crore voters were eligible to vote across the 59 constituencies. New Delhi:  Violence in Bengal and allegations of malfunctioning electronic voting machines in Delhi marked the sixth round of election, which took place for …
  • Complaints Of EVM Glitches As Delhi Votes In Round 6: 10 Points 12 May 2019 12:21 Election 2019 Phase 6: Over 10.17 crore voters are eligible to vote across the 59 constituencies. New Delhi:  Violence in Bengal and allegations of malfunctioning electronic voting machines in Delhi marked the sixth round of election, which took place for …
  • Maoist-infested Bengal belt may see another revolution 09 May 2019 05:19 BALARAMPUR (PURULIA, WEST BENGAL): The killing and hanging of three villagers in Balarampur, an assembly constituency under Purulia Lok Sabha seat, is fresh in the minds of people there. The deceased were associated with BJP's youth morcha and their …
  • A prestige battle for Trinamool Cong's heir apparent 09 May 2019 03:10 PURULIA: People say the star campaigner in West Bengal’s Ayodhya is Ram and not PM Modi. In this western-most constituency of the state, ‘Jai Shree Ram’ reverberates most. According to local BJP leaders, Modi is a ‘political representation of Ram’ for …
  • A prestige battle for Trinamool Congress' heir apparent 09 May 2019 01:54 PURULIA: People say the star campaigner in West Bengal’s Ayodhya is Ram and not PM Modi. In this western-most constituency of the state, ‘Jai Shree Ram’ reverberates most. According to local BJP leaders, Modi is a ‘political representation of Ram’ for …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 59 flights cancelled in Guwahati, 8 in Agartala, 2 in Dimapur, 2 in Lilabari, 4 in Dibrugarh and 6 in Imphal 04 May 2019 14:54 Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday. According to the Meteorological department, the …
  • Purulia turns killing field, another BJP man dead 19 Apr 2019 02:20 Political violence that rocked West Bengal during its Panchayat election in 2018 revisited Purulia on Wednesday. Sishupal Sahis, a 22-year-old BJP yuva morcha worker was found hanging from a tree near his village at Arsa. Ten months ago, on May 31, Purulia …
  • Purulia turns killing field, yet another BJP man Sishupal Sahis found dead 19 Apr 2019 02:15 Political violence that rocked West Bengal during its Panchayat election in 2018 revisited Purulia on Wednesday. Sishupal Sahis, a 22-year-old BJP yuva morcha worker was found hanging from a tree near his village at Arsa. Ten months ago, on May 31, Purulia …
  • SC refuses permission for CBI inquiry into murder of BJP workers in West Bengal 26 Mar 2019 16:21 [India] Mar 26: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant permission for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the alleged murder of two BJP workers--Trilochan Mahto and Shaktipad Sarkar in West Bengal last year. The Apex Court bench, …
  • SC to hear plea seeking CBI probe in murder of BJP workers in West Bengal 20 Feb 2019 00:41 [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea filed to demand a CBI probe into the murder of three BJP workers in West Bengal. The apex court is hearing a petition filed by BJP leader and lawyer Gaurav Bhatia, who sought a Central …
  • Much is happening in West Bengal, says SC 19 Feb 2019 14:22 NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, while hearing a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged killings of BJP workers in West Bengal, on Tuesday said "much is happening in West Bengal". The top court's observation came after petitioner Gaurav …
  • SC can’t look into closure report by state police in criminal case: Bengal 19 Feb 2019 13:39 New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Tuesday said that the Supreme court cannot go into the validity of a closure report filed by the state police in a criminal matter as this jurisdiction rests with the magistrate’s court. The bench of …
  • Opposition alliance like wedding preparations without a groom: Shivraj Singh Chouhan 07 Feb 2019 12:42 KOLKATA: Calling opposition parties' efforts to forge an alliance to take on BJP in upcoming national polls a futile exercise without a prime ministerial candidate, senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said it was like readying for a …
  • Maa, Maati, Manush not safe in WB: Rajnath Singh 02 Feb 2019 13:24 Posted by sana on Feb 02, 2019, 6:17 PM IST India News Politics: Neither ‘Maa’ (Mother) nor ‘Maati’ (Soil) or ‘Manush’ (Human) is safe in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday in an apparent dig at Trinamool Congress (TMC) …
  • Seats won uncontested, reports of violence: A look back at Kolkata rural polls 01 Jan 2019 07:47 Police lathicharge BJP workers during their ‘law violation programme’ protest in Basirhat, in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district. (PTI) The battle between Trinamool Congress and BJP in the 2018 panchayat polls took centre stage in the state, with …
  • Farmers resort to distress sale of paddy 24 Dec 2018 03:58 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Large number of farmers in the district are resorting to distress sale of paddy. Nalinikanta Sethi, a farmer of Marichapali village, said several farmers in his village harvested their paddy hastily fearing rains as …
  • Trees cut for factory in Odisha: Forest rules may have been violated, says NGT 01 Dec 2018 10:38 Following the protests in Balrampur, the BJD government came under fire from opposition parties Congress and BJP.(Express photo by Gajendra Yadav/Representational) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has observed that there may be prima facie violation …
  • Trinamool will contest in Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam in 2019 LS elections: Mamata 28 Nov 2018 13:14 Posted by Syed Qayam Ali on Nov 28, 2018, 4:13 PM IST India Purulia: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party Trinamool Congress will contest a number of Lok Sabha seats in the neighboring states of Jharkhand, Odisha, and …
  • TMC will contest in Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam in 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mamata Banerjee 28 Nov 2018 11:34 PURULIA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party Trinamool Congress will contest a number of Lok Sabha seats in the neighbouring states of Jharkhand, Odisha and Assam in the 2019 General Elections. Upping the ante against the …
  • RDC visits Balarampur to probe land irregularities 21 Nov 2018 04:52 By Express News Service DHENKANAL:  A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik cancelled the beer bottling plant at Balarampur in the district, Revenue Divisional Commissioner (North) D V Swamy on Tuesday visited the village to look into the irregularities …
  • Odisha: CM Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal 20 Nov 2018 05:28 Image Source : PTI Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling …
  • Following protests, CM revokes Dhenkanal beer plant project 20 Nov 2018 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  As tree felling in Balarampur village of Dhenkanal district for setting up a beer bottling plant became difficult for the State Government to handle because of the outrage among the people and the ongoing winter …
  • Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal 19 Nov 2018 14:31 \R Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 () Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling of hundreds of trees for the project. …
  • Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik halts tree cutting after women use ‘Chipko’ tactics 19 Nov 2018 13:28 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: November 19, 2018 4:47:49 am “Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik issued an order on Sunday to stop the cutting down of trees in Balarampur area of Dhenkanal. He has also asked the Revenue Divisional Commissioner ( …
  • Odisha cancels beer bottling plant after protests 19 Nov 2018 11:46 Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the permission given to a beer bottling plant to come up in Dhenkanal district following protests from locals. “After receiving the report of Revenue Divisional …
  • Odisha CM stops tree felling for beer-bottling plant 18 Nov 2018 13:37 Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday directed the administration to put a stop to the cutting of trees at the proposed beer-bottling plant near Balarampur in the Dhenkanal district after protests by the villagers. The …
  • A Product of Abbasuddin Shongeet Academy 17 Nov 2018 11:25 He sat there in the rickshaw, his mother holding him firmly on her lap, as the rickshaw travelled the inner roads with potholes in Banani. He was around ten years old. This was on Mondays and Wednesdays, when Abbasuddin Shongeet Academy in Banani offered …
  • After Durga Puja celebrations, political violence returns to Bengal 22 Oct 2018 16:33 Express News Service KOLKATA: Just after the end of Durga Puja festivities, political violence returned to West Bengal with Trinamool Congress and BJP leaders dead in separate incidents in Birbhum district of the state. A few hours after Khoyrasole block …
  • SC asks Bengal govt to submit its report on murders of BJP workers 17 Sep 2018 14:29 The bench said it needed only a brief outline of what is being done in these cases. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the West Bengal government to file a report in two weeks on the investigation into the alleged killing of three BJP workers in …
  • West Bengal: TMC leader’s son held in BJP worker’s murder 16 Sep 2018 21:20 TMC leader Shristhidhar Mahato’s son Sandip Mahato was arrested by CID Saturday in connection with the murder of BJP worker Trilochan Mahato. So far four were arrested in this case. Mahato was found hanging from a tree on May 30 in Balarampur village …
  • Trilochan Mahato murder: TMC leader's son arrested by WB CID 15 Sep 2018 17:45 [India], Sep 15 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shrishti Dhar Mahato's son Sandip Mahato was on Saturday arrested by the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker …
  • SC agrees to examine plea for CBI probe into Bengal BJP workers death 24 Aug 2018 16:43 New Delhi The Supreme Court today agreed to examine a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged killing of three BJP workers in West Bengal after the recently held local bodies elections in the state. The plea filed by a BJP leader alleged that family …
  • SC seeks Centre, WB Govt’s reply on BJP workers murder 24 Aug 2018 11:32 By sana On August 24, 2018, 4:52 PM IST India News New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and West Bengal Government seeking their responses in the alleged killing of three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in the state. The …
  • Gold fact check: Truth vs fiction in Akshay Kumar film 23 Aug 2018 12:31 Not everything that glitters is Gold. Akshay Kumar's latest box-office hit might be able to vouch for that. The film, directed by Reema Kagti, is doing wonders at the ticket windows for the story of independent India's first Olympic gold win. But …
  • Atal Bihar Vajpayee & Narendra Modi – a tale of two BJP Prime Ministers 20 Aug 2018 03:44 Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first non-Congress Prime Minister to serve a full term of five years, made his first public appearance in almost 10 years in a casket decked with flowers and covered with the Indian tri-colour on 16 August 2018. As we sat in front …
  • BJP man’s death: After calling it suicide, cops lodge murder case 29 Jun 2018 06:50 PURULIA: A few days after asserting that it was a case of suicide, the Purulia police has registered a murder case in the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar. The 32-yearold was found hanging from a high-tension tower at Dabha village under Balarampur police …
  • Purulia death: Three weeks after BJP worker Dulal Kumar’s body found, police lodges fresh murder case 29 Jun 2018 03:09 Purulia police authorities have initiated a case of abduction and murder into the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar (32), three weeks after the police had recorded it as a suicide. Kumar’s body was found hanging from a high voltage electric tower in Purulia …
  • Handle state before grand alliance: Amit Shah to Mamata Banerjee 29 Jun 2018 03:09 BJP’s national president Amit Shah on Thursday challenged Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to continue with her work on ‘Mahagathbandhan’. Shah, on a two-day tour visit to the state has sounded the poll bugle ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election from …
  • Only BJP can bring change in Bengal, says Amit Shah 29 Jun 2018 01:21 Mr Shah also lashed out at the Trinamul accusing it of killing 20 BJP workers and attacking others in the state. Kolkata: Vowing to oust the Mamata Banerjee government from West Bengal in 2019, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday predicted that the …
  • Sounds of Rabindrasangeet are getting drowned in bomb blasts: Amit Shah in Purulia 28 Jun 2018 22:06 BJP national president Amit Shah at a public rally in Purulia on Thursday. PTI BJP national president Amit Shah on Thursday launched a scathing attack against the Mamata Banerjee government for “spreading violence” in the state and said her government will …
  • BJP workers' sacrifice will change Bengal, Amit Shah on Panchayat deaths 28 Jun 2018 13:03 Addressing a rally in West Bengal, BJP chief Amit Shah calls for the ouster of Mamata Banerjee government. Kolkata: Calling for the ouster of the Mamata Banerjee government from West Bengal, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday predicted that the Trinamool …
  • BJP plan in Bengal is ‘politics of foolishness’ 28 Jun 2018 00:46 According to him, the BJP had used the central para-military forces against the Trinamul in the last Assembly Elections. Kolkata: The Trinamul Congress has lashed out at BJP president Amit Shah’s target of winning fifty per cent of all the Lok Sabha seats …
  • Amit Shah sets uphill target for state leaders 28 Jun 2018 00:46 Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah kick-started his two-day tour of West Bengal on Wednesday by setting a daunting target for the party’s state leadership. The BJP, he told them, must win 50 per cent of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state …
  • 50 pc of LS seats without fail: Amit Shah sets 2019 target for West Bengal 27 Jun 2018 17:40 Kolkata: Kick-starting his two-day West Bengal tour, BJP president Amit Shah has set a target before the party's state leadership. The target is of winning fifty per cent of the 42 Lok Sabha (LS) seats in the state 'without fail' in the 2019 …
  • Amit Shah sets 2019 target for WB, wants to win 50 per cent of LS seats 'without fail' 27 Jun 2018 14:40 On a two-day visit to the state, the BJP chief outlined the party's plans for 2019 and ruled out any understanding with Trinamool Congress. Kolkata: Kick-starting his two-day West Bengal tour, BJP president Amit Shah has set a target before the party…
  • One arrested over BJP youth activist’s killing 25 Jun 2018 11:34 Body of 20-year-old Mahato was found hanging from a tree in the Khudigora jungle, a kilometre away from his village in Balarampur area on May 30 Kolkata: One person was arrested in West Bengal’s Purulia district on Sunday for his alleged involvement in the …
  • One arrested in BJP youth activist’s killing in Bengal 24 Jun 2018 14:31 Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) One person was arrested in West Bengal’s Purulia district on Sunday for his alleged involvement in the killing of local BJP activist Trilochan Mahato, a senior CID officer said. “Punjabi Mahato, 45, a resident of Supurdi Nich basti …
  • Muslim BJP leader hacked to death in Karnataka's Chikmagalur 23 Jun 2018 11:51 Muslim BJP leader hacked to death in Karnataka’s Chikmanglur. (Representational image)Creative Commons/Yumi Kimura The general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) unit in Karnataka's Chikmagalur was hacked to death on Friday (June …
  • Karnataka BJP leader from minority religion hacked to death 23 Jun 2018 06:08 BJP leader hacked to death in Karnataka. (Representational Image)Creative commons The general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) unit in Karnataka's Chikmagalur was hacked to death on Friday (June 22) night. The BJP leader, who has …
  • Mamata Banerjee Calls BJP a Militant Organization 21 Jun 2018 13:23 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a militant organisation. “We are not a militant organisation like the BJP. They are creating fights not only among Christians, Muslims but also among Hindus,” …
  • West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee says BJP a militant organisation, creating fights among Hindus 21 Jun 2018 11:58 Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a militant organisation. “We are not a militant organisation like the BJP. They are creating fights not only among Christians, Muslims but also among …
  • Mamata calls BJP a militant organization 21 Jun 2018 10:09 [India], June 21 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a militant organisation. "We are not a militant organisation like the BJP. They are creating fights not only among Christians, …
  • BJP claims workers fleeing state due to attacks, TMC says ‘baseless’ 14 Jun 2018 04:43 BJP’s Jhargram chief Sukhamay Satpati on Wednesday claimed that many party workers have fled and taken shelter in neighbouring countries like Jharkhand and Bihar due to “relentless” attacks by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers. Speaking to The Indian …
  • Purulia death: Preliminary probe closed in an hour 10 Jun 2018 18:30 KOLKATA: The Bengal police took just little more than an hour to close the preliminary investigation into the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar (32) in Purulia, according to the report under Section 174 of CrPC. A copy of the document, commonly known as …
  • Purulia killings: BJP to hold nation-wide protest 08 Jun 2018 04:03 KOLKATA: the BJP leadership is planning to organise nation-wide agitation against the alleged killing of two party workers in West Bengal's Purulia district, a senior party leader said on Thursday. The party has planned to hold protests and …
  • BJP to organise nationwide protest over Purulia killings 08 Jun 2018 01:11 We will also organise similar agitation programmes in all West Bengal districts during the same time,” he said. Kolkata: The BJP leadership is planning to organise nationwide agitation against the alleged killing of two party workers in West Bengal’s …
  • Shah to meet kin of dead 05 Jun 2018 20:52 Calcutta/Purulia: The Bengal BJP chief said on Tuesday that Amit Shah would visit the state later this month and might meet the relatives of two party workers who had been allegedly murdered in Purulia's Balarampur. "BJP national president …
  • After BJP workers’ death: Armed groups keep nightly vigil in Balarampur villages 05 Jun 2018 01:09 Village protection groups have been formed in Balarampur block, Purulia district. (Express photo by Subham Dutta) As darkness descended on Supurdi village on Sunday in West Bengal’s Balarampur block of Purulia district, a group of men armed with bows and …
  • BJP workers death: Party to approach HC, demand CBI probe; protests planned 04 Jun 2018 20:21 At Supurdi village where BJP worker Trilochon Mahato was found hanging. (Archive) The BJP on Monday said it would move Calcutta High Court to demand a CBI probe into the deaths of two BJP workers in Pururlia district. State BJP general secretary Sayantan …
  • Purulia killings: BJP, family members refute suicide theory, point fingers at Trinamool Congress 04 Jun 2018 09:57 A special team of CID has visited Balarampur after the state government handed over the case to them. Political violence in West Bengal has raised multiple questions on the Mamata Banerjee administration. The recent alleged murders of two Bharatiya Janata …
  • Tale of two Bengal deaths: TMC vs BJP, personal and political 03 Jun 2018 23:35 Written by Ravik Bhattacharya | Dava (purulia), Supurdi | Updated: June 4, 2018 5:03:35 am The children and wife of Dulal Kumar, who was found hanging from a high-tension wire in Purulia. (Photo: Subham Dutta) AT SUPURDI in Purulia district, the house of …
  • BJP workers death: TMC removes five district block chiefs 03 Jun 2018 23:33 The Trinamool Congress on Saturday removed five party block presidents in Purulia, including the one from Balarampur where two BJP workers were found dead last week. Party insiders say that the move comes on the back of twin concerns – the BJP’s good …
  • West Bengal BJP workers' death: ‘Then Maoists were after our lives. Now it’s the TMC’ 03 Jun 2018 21:11 Trilochon’s parents Hariram and Pano at Supurdi. (Photo: Subham Dutta) Two CPM flags flutter atop concrete platforms raised in Baikuntho Mahato and Bhibuti Singh Sardar’s memory at Supurdi village in West Bengal’s Purulia. Maoists shot dead the two CPM …
  • Purulia loses protest face 03 Jun 2018 19:48 Balarampur (Purulia): Dulal Kumar was a poster boy of protest in Dava, his village in Purulia's Balarampur. A day after the 32-year-old's body was found hanging from an electric transmission tower, villagers vowed on Sunday that they would force …
  • Police term Purulia death suicide 03 Jun 2018 18:05 Party had called the 12-hour Purulia strike after two of its party workers were allegedly murdered within a span of three days Kolkata: The man found hanging from an electricity tower in West Bengal’s Purulia had committed suicide as per the post-mortem …
  • 'BJP Worker', Whose Body Was Found Hanging, Killed Self: Purulia SP 03 Jun 2018 15:44 The man, whose body was found hanging from a power transmission tower in Purulia, West Bengal, yesterday, had committed suicide, the police said today on the basis of the post-mortem report, even as normal life was partially hit in the district following a …
  • Man, whose body was found hanging, killed self: Purulia SP 03 Jun 2018 14:19 Purulia (WB), June 3 The man, whose body was found hanging from a power transmission tower here on Sunday, had committed suicide, the police said today on the basis of the post-mortem report, even as normal life was partially hit in the district following …
  • Latest death of BJP worker in Purulia a suicide case: police 03 Jun 2018 13:55 Amid allegations by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the death of another party worker in the State’s Purulia district viewing it as “political murders,” police officials said that the postmortem report revealed that it was a case of suicide. This …
  • Police term Purulia death suicide, BJP strike hits life 03 Jun 2018 12:48 Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The man found hanging from an electricity tower in West Bengal’s Purulia had committed suicide as per the post-mortem examination, police said on Sunday while as life was hit in the district by the 12-hour strike called by the BJP to …
  • 'BJP worker' found hanging in Purulia commited suicide: Police 03 Jun 2018 11:18 IMAGE: BJP Mahila Morcha president Locket Chatterjee , centre, participated in a rally with party's Yuva Morcha activists against alleged killing of BJP's Trilochan Mahato and Dulal Kumar in Purulia. Photograph: PTI Photo The man, whose body was …
  • 2nd BJP worker found dead in Purulia 03 Jun 2018 03:32 PURULIA: A second BJP worker was found hanging — this time from a high-tension electric transmission tower— in a Purulia village along the Bengal-Jharkhand border early on Saturday. The macabre death comes just 72 hours after a 21-year-old student and BJP …
  • One more BJP worker found dead, West Bengal CID to probe 02 Jun 2018 23:49 Written by SWEETY KUMARI | Kolkata | Published: June 3, 2018 5:14:30 am In Kolkata, union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar described Kumar’s death as a “rajnaitik hatya”, and said political murders had become endemic in the state. (Representational photo) …
  • Hanging rerun in Purulia 02 Jun 2018 21:40 Purulia: A BJP activist was found hanging from a transmission tower on Saturday morning in Purulia's Balarampur block, where another young party worker had been found hanging from a tree three days ago. Dulal Kumar, 32, had been missing since Friday …
  • Youth found hanging in Bengal, BJP blames Trinamool 02 Jun 2018 18:23 Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) A 32-year-old man was found hanging from a high-tension tower in Dabha village of West Bengal’s Purulia district on Saturday morning, police said. Claiming that the deceased was a prominent party worker, the Bharatiya Janata Party ( …
  • Purulia deaths: West Bengal govt has failed to maintain law and order, says Amit Shah 02 Jun 2018 16:33 BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee following the alleged murder of another party worker and said her government has failed to maintain law and order in the State. “Distressed to know about yet another …
  • Another man found hanging in WB; BJP demands CBI probe 02 Jun 2018 16:03 The body of another man was found hanging from a power transmission tower in West Bengal’s Purulia district, with the Bharatiya Janata Party claiming he was a party worker and Union minister Prakash Javadekar alleging that it was “political murder”. IMAGE: …
  • Amit Shah slams Mamata for BJP worker's death, says law and order not maintained 02 Jun 2018 16:00 BJP alleged that the ruling-Trinamool Congress was behind the death of its party worker in Purulia. New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee following the alleged murder of another party worker …
  • Youth found hanging in West Bengal 02 Jun 2018 15:09 Dulal Kumar’s death comes close on the heels of the murder of a BJP worker Trilochan Mahato in the area Kolkata: A 32-year-old youth was found hanging from a high-tension tower in Dabha village of West Bengal’s Purulia district on Saturday morning, police …
  • Mamata Banerjee govt transfers Purulia SP after another BJP man found hanging 02 Jun 2018 15:06 Transferred SP Joy Biswas (Photo: ANI) In the wake of two alleged murders of BJP members in Purulia district, the West Bengal government on Saturday ordered the transfer of the district superintendent of police, ANI reported. Akash Magharia took over the …
  • Purulia: Man found hanging from electric tower 02 Jun 2018 14:54 PURULIA (WB): The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower here, triggering protests by locals, police said. The incident comes two days after the BJP claimed that its worker Trilochon Mahato (20), who was found …
  • Another BJP worker found hanging from pole in Purulia; triggers protests 02 Jun 2018 14:17 Purulia, West Bengal, June 2 (PTI): The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower here, triggering protests by locals, police said.  The incident comes two days after the Bharatiya Janata Party claimed that its …
  • Youth found hanging in Bengal, BJP says victim party worker 02 Jun 2018 13:23 Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) A 32-year-old youth was found hanging from a high-tension tower in Dabha village of West Bengal’s Purulia district on Saturday morning, police said. Claiming that the deceased was a prominent party worker, the Bharatiya Janata Party …
  • Mamata govt has failed to maintain law and order: Amit Shah on alleged murder of BJP worker 02 Jun 2018 13:05 By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: June 2, 2018 6:06:02 pm BJP president Amit Shah. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee following the alleged murder of another party worker …
  • BJP Urges NHRC Probe After Another Man Found Hanging In West Bengal, Triggering Protests 02 Jun 2018 12:49 The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower in Purulia, triggering protests by locals, police said. The incident comes two days after the BJP claimed that its worker Trilochon Mahato (20), who was found hanging …
  • WB govt has failed to maintain law and order: Shah after alleged murder of BJP worker 02 Jun 2018 11:57 BJP president Amit Shah today hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee following the alleged murder of another party worker and said her government has failed to maintain law and order in the state. "Distressed to know about yet another …
  • BJP urges NHRC probe on party workers' death in WB 02 Jun 2018 10:20 [India], June 2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday urged the the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to conduct thorough investigation into the alleged murder of its party workers in West Bengal's Purulia. "We do not trust the …
  • Another person found hanging in West Bengal's Purulia 02 Jun 2018 09:45 Purulia (WB) June 2 The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower here, triggering protests by locals, the police said. The incident comes two days after the BJP claimed that its worker Trilochon Mahato (20), who was …
  • Another Bengal BJP leader found hanging, CID probe ordered, NHRC seeks report 02 Jun 2018 09:04 Express News Service KOLKATA: Days, after 18-year-old BJP leader Trilochan Mahato was found hanging by a tree in Balarampur in West Bengal’s Purulia district with a poster, stuck on his back blaming his association with the saffron party for his death, …
  • BJP worker found hanging from tree in Bengal with political message 02 Jun 2018 04:36 Kolkata: A 21-year-old college student who worked for BJP in the recent panchayat polls was found hanging from a tree, with a political message written on his T-shirt, in West Bengal’s Purulia district on May 30, triggering a row between BJP and Trinamool. …
  • BJP moves NHRC on Purulia murder 01 Jun 2018 01:27 BALARAMPUR: Police have sought call detail records (CDR) from the service providers of two SIM cards found in the mobile phone of Trilochan Mahato, the 20-year-old BJP Yuva Morcha member found murdered on Wednesday. The mobile was found near the third-year …
  • West Bengal Dalit boy a victim of clash between BJP and Bajrang Dal: TMC leader 31 May 2018 10:49 The BJP youth worker was found hanging from a tree. (Representational Image)Wikimedia Commons Even as BJP continues to blame TMC for the murder of a Dalit boy, who was found hanging from a tree in Balarampur town of West Bengal's Purulia district on …
  • WB BJP worker found hanging from tree, killers left message on his t-shirt 31 May 2018 08:20 The unsigned note stated that he was 'punished for working for the BJP' during the recent rural polls in the state, police said. Balarampur: The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the BJP claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his …
  • 18-yr-old man 'punished for working for BJP' in West Bengal 31 May 2018 07:10 Balarampur: The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the BJP claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his home in Purulia district on Wednesday morning. The incident invited strong criticism of the Trinamool Congress (TMC)  government from BJP …
  • BJP worker found dead, chilling note on T-shirt 31 May 2018 00:54 PURULIA: The body of a 20-year-old college student was found hanging from a tree early on Wednesday in Purulia’s Balarampur with the chilling message “BJP politics at only 18 years …” scribbled on the back of his white T-shirt. A poster found nearby …
  • BJP worker in Bengal found hanging, note left on body 30 May 2018 23:50 Written by SWEETY KUMARI , | Kolkata | Updated: May 31, 2018 5:15:40 am Police said Trilochan’s body was found in a forest. “We did not find external injury marks. He was wearing a T-shirt with a message written on it. A note with the same message was also …
  • BJP worker Trilochan Mahato in Bengal found hanging, note left on body 30 May 2018 23:35 Written by SWEETY KUMARI , | Kolkata | Updated: May 31, 2018 5:02:36 am Police said Trilochan’s body was found in a forest. “We did not find external injury marks. He was wearing a T-shirt with a message written on it. A note with the same message was also …
  • Youth found hanging with note saying 'killed because you work for BJP' 30 May 2018 18:12 The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the Bharatiya Janata Party claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his home in Purulia district of West Bengal on Wednesday morning. The incident invited strong criticism of the Trinamool government …
  • 18 year old Dalit supporter of BJP found hanging from tree: killed for being member of BJP, says poster 30 May 2018 16:50 An 18 year old Dalit boy was found hanging from a tree, nearly 200 meters away from his house in West Bengal’s tribal dominated Purulia district, a part of Junglemahal. The boy, a second year student of Balarampur College in Purulia has been identified as …
  • IMD predicts heavy rainfall in 16 UP districts 16 Sep 2019 07:05 Lucknow: The Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall to likely occur over 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh during the next three hours. “Rain, thundershowers, and lightning are very likely to occur today during next three hours (valid …
  • Weather Department Predicts Heavy Rainfall In 16 UP Districts Today 16 Sep 2019 06:18 Lucknow: The Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall likely to occur in 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh during the next three hours this morning. "Rain, thundershowers and lightning are very likely to occur today during next …
  • Looking for ‘Raghuvansh’ in Ayodhya 24 Aug 2019 19:29 Ram Ki Paidi in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. (Vishal Srivastav) HEARING the civil dispute in the Ram Janmabhoomi case, the Supreme Court earlier this month said it was “curious” to know whether any descendants of Lord Ram were still living in Ayodhya. The …
  • Grandparents set my mother ablaze: Minor narrates ordeal after woman burnt alive over triple talaq 23 Aug 2019 09:58 Image Source : PTI / REPRESENTATIVE UP woman burnt alive over triple talaq complaint In yet another incident of triple talaq, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly set ablaze by her husband and in-laws after she lodged a police complaint on being given …
  • Woman set on fire over dowry dies, husband, father in-law held 20 Aug 2019 00:52 Additional SP Dubey said the father had not yet provided a copy of the written complaint he claims to have submitted on August 6. (Representational Image) A 22-YEAR-OLD woman died on August 16 after she was set on fire allegedly by her husband and father- …
  • UP woman burnt alive for triple talaq complaint 19 Aug 2019 21:01 A 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in Uttar Pradesh’s Shravasti district on Friday evening, after she tried lodging a police complaint over an attempt to divorce her using now the banned ‘triple talaq’ practice. …
  • UP: Woman set on fire over dowry dies, husband, father-in-law among 8 booked 19 Aug 2019 18:49 Nafees and Azeezullah have been arrested and were sent to jail after produced before a court on Monday. (Representational Image) A 22-year-old woman died on August 16 after she was set on fire allegedly by her husband and father-in-law over dowry in Gadra …
  • Yogi slammed after woman burnt alive over talaq plaint 19 Aug 2019 11:12 Lucknow: A young woman in Uttar Pradesh was burnt alive in front of her five-year-old daughter after she complained to the police that her husband has divorced her by uttering “talaq” thrice. Major opposition parties have launched a scathing attack on the …
  • UP woman given triple talaq, cops ask to stay with husband, family burns her alive 19 Aug 2019 10:32 Shravasti: A 22-year-old Uttar Pradesh woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in on Friday evening, after she tried lodging a police complaint over an attempt to divorce her using triple talaq practice. According to NDTV report, the …
  • Woman burnt alive by husband for triple talaq complaint 19 Aug 2019 08:36 19 Aug 2019, 01:14PM ISTSource: Mirror NowIn a shocking case, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt alive by her husband and in-laws after she lodged a police complaint on being given triple talaq. The incident happened in Gadra village of Shravasti …
  • Yogi plans to set up development board for spiritual tourism 11 Aug 2019 04:47 Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has planned to set up a development board to promote spiritual tourism in Uttar Pradesh. The state government has already been pushing religious tourism with Deepotsav in Ayodhya, Holi in Barsana and …
  • A Forgotten Urdu Epic Is Essential Reading for Understanding the Indian Political Situation 22 Jul 2019 14:55 Indians in a courtyard beneath the Red Fort celebrating the first anniversary of India's independence, in New Delhi ,1948. (Photo by Max Desfor / AP) In the front parlor of a boarding house in 1950s London, the Urdu poet and “staunch Pakistani” …
  • NITI Aayog should prepare for transformation of every district: UP CM Adityanath 15 Jul 2019 17:26 Aayog members said in the next 3-4 months, all the aspirational districts of UP will be on the top of every key parameter. Lucknow: NITI Aayog should prepare a plan for the transformation of every district on the lines of its plan for the eight …
  • Need Niti Aayog’s support to turn UP into Uttam Pradesh: Yogi 15 Jul 2019 14:03 Lucknow (UP), July 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday asked the Niti Aayog to prepare a plan, similar to the Centre’s aspirational districts programme, for transformation of every district in his state. The Centre’s ‘ …
  • Yogi Adityanath asks Niti to prepare plan on lines of 'aspirational districts' scheme for UP 15 Jul 2019 11:37 Lucknow, Jul 15 () Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday said that Niti Aayog should prepare a plan for transformation of every district of the state, similar to the Centre's aspirational districts programme. The state government will …
  • 7 killed in Assam floods, north India receives light to moderate showers 13 Jul 2019 17:41 NEW DELHI: Heavy rains worsened the flood situation in Assam on Saturday, with the death toll rising to seven, while northern parts of the country received light to moderate showers. The rains, however, eluded the national capital. The city continued to …
  • Rains in north, eastern India bring relief from heat as monsoon progresses further 07 Jul 2019 07:06 Image Source : PTI Rains in north, eastern India bring relief from heat as monsoon progresses further Many parts of northern and eastern India received rains on Saturday as monsoon covered most of the country, bringing respite from the sweltering heat. The …
  • 19 CMOs transferred in Uttar Pradesh 02 Jul 2019 03:54 New Delhi [India], July 1(ANI): As many as 19 Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of Uttar Pradesh have been transferred on Monday. The names and transferred city of the CMOs are as follows: Dr Alok Pandey (Siddharthnagar), Dr Girish Chandra Nougai (Kushinagar), …
  • Uttar Pradesh stares at drought-like situation 14 Jun 2019 19:51 Image Source : PTI People in this region are being forced to migrate due to paucity of water, while cattle deaths have also been reported (Representational Image) Uttar Pradesh is staring at a drought-like situation with a deficient pre-monsoon rainfall …
  • Yogi raps officials as NPAs of UP cooperative banks swell, recoveries drag 09 Jun 2019 11:41 Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has raised concerns over rising non-performing assets (NPAs) and poor loan recovery of the state's cooperative banks. The CM has directed the state cooperative department to analyse the root cause of …
  • Party is over for Samajwadi family, gain for BJP 24 May 2019 05:27 Lucknow: The defeat of three members of the Samajwadi Party -- Dimple Yadav, Dharmendra Yadav and Akshay Yadav -- is perhaps the biggest jolt that SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has received in recent times. Dimple Yadav lost in Kannauj, Dharmendra Yadav lost in …
  • Blog: Indian voters... 12 May 2019 14:50 The voting for the remaining 60 seats will be held on May 19. Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party …
  • Blog: Indian voters disappointed as names missing ... 12 May 2019 14:45 The voting for the remaining 60 seats will be held on May 19. Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party …
  • Uttar Pradesh records low voter turnout amid clashes 12 May 2019 14:28 Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Sporadic violence, scuffles and allegations of vote rigging marked the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh in which polling was held on 14 seats. The voter turnout was recorded at 50.6 per cent at 5.p.m., which …
  • Live: Voters disappointed as names missing from list 12 May 2019 13:14 The voting for the remaining 60 seats will be held on May 19. Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party …
  • Live: Voters disappointed as names missing from... 12 May 2019 13:09 The voting for the remaining 60 seats will be held on May 19. Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party …
  • Live: Violence, EVM glitches mar sixth phase of India elections 12 May 2019 11:38 The voting for the remaining 60 seats will be held on May 19. Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party …
  • 34.92% voting recorded in UP (3rd Lead) (1 p.m.) 12 May 2019 10:16 Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh recorded 34.92 per cent polling till 1 p.m. on Sunday for 14 of the state’s 80 constituencies in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. There was a steady stream of people to polling booths as polling began at 7 a. …
  • 21.98% polling in Uttar Pradesh till 11 a.m. (2nd Lead) 12 May 2019 09:16 Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh recorded around 21.98 per cent polling till 11 a.m. on Sunday for 14 of the state’s 80 constituencies in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. There was a steady stream of people to polling booths as polling began …
  • 9.28% polling in Uttar Pradesh in two hours (9 p.m) 12 May 2019 06:45 Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh on Sunday recorded around 9.28 per cent polling in the first two hours for 14 of the state’s 80 constituencies in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. There was a steady stream of people to polling booths as …
  • Voting underway for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP 12 May 2019 03:42 Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday for 14 parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, election officials said. Voting began at 7 a.m. in the constituencies of Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Phulpur …
  • Temperatures soar, stakes increase in UP sixth phase 10 May 2019 09:39 Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Temperatures are rising all around and as Uttar Pradesh prepares to vote in the sixth phase of the general election, the stakes are getting higher for all political parties and alliances. The sixth phase in Uttar Pradesh, polling for …
  • SP-BSP worked for castes, not society: Amit Shah 09 May 2019 11:31 Shravasti (Uttar Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday attacked the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), saying that when these parties were in power they never worked for the society but only for select castes. …
  • Enlightened Journeys 09 May 2019 04:23 World Journeys have launched two new itineraries in India and Nepal, focusing on the Buddhist religion and culture. The new 8-day Buddhist Highlights by Train itinerary journeys aboard the Maha Parinirvan Express train from Delhi to the significant …
  • Priyanka’s U-turn in U.P. 02 May 2019 19:36 There is no doubt that by declaring that Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will not be contesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress has lost this round of public perception to the BJP. There is …
  • Congress 'relying on turncoats' in LS polls in Uttar Pradesh 06 Apr 2019 10:55 [India], Apr 6 (ANI): The Congress party is relying on turncoats in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, said a party leader requesting anonymity on Saturday. Talking to ANI, the party leader annoyed with ticket distribution said, "In Moradabad, …
  • Joshi among 8 denied BJP ticket, seats of Maneka, Varun swapped 26 Mar 2019 17:30 New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Days after denying tickets to party veterans L.K. Advani and Shanta Kumar, the BJP on Tuesday kept out Murli Manohar Joshi from the list of candidates and instead fielded Uttar Pradesh Minister Satyadev Pachauri from Kanpur won …
  • UP suspends 7 school teachers for social media posts critical of Pulwama, Govt 26 Mar 2019 01:18 Also suspended is a Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA), a Group-A education service officer. (Illustration by C R Sasikumar) From questioning the Pulwama terror attack to praising Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, from criticising the effectiveness of the …
  • Shivamogga: K'taka’s 2nd longest bridge coming 16 Mar 2019 07:39 SHIVAMOGGA: A bridge between Amabaragodlu and Kalasavalli villages, one of the long-pending demands of the residents in Shravasti backwater region of Sagara taluk, is all set to become a reality in the next three years. Once completed, the 2.14 kilometre- …
  • UP fast tracks Ayodhya, Kushinagar airports to boost religious tourism 07 Mar 2019 19:41 Weeks ahead of the Lok Sabha polls and before the Election Commission of India (ECI) declares election dates, the Yogi Adityanath government has fast tracked the Ayodhya and Kushinagar airport projects to boost religious tourism in Uttar Pradesh. While, …
  • Parliamentary panel asks Centre to act against illegal felling of trees 12 Feb 2019 16:15 NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel expressed concern on Tuesday over forest degradation in the country, especially in the north-eastern states, and urged the environment ministry to take stringent steps to curb the illegal felling of trees. The Parliamentary …
  • Forest degradation: Parliamentary panel asks Centre to act against illegal felling of trees 12 Feb 2019 15:23 NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel expressed concern on Tuesday over forest degradation in the country, especially in the north-eastern states, and urged the environment ministry to take stringent steps to curb the illegal felling of trees. The Parliamentary …
  • Ayodhya gets Rs 300-cr allocation in UP Annual Budget ahead of 2019 polls 07 Feb 2019 12:22 Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Ayodhya on Thursday got a significant share in the Uttar Pradesh Budget, including Rs 200 crore for an airport and Rs 101 crore for the development of tourist spots in the city. As part of its focus on development and …
  • Ayodhya gets Rs 300 crore in UP budget 07 Feb 2019 11:47 LUCKNOW: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Ayodhya on Thursday got a significant share in the Uttar Pradesh budget, including Rs 200 crore for an airport and Rs 101 crore for the development of tourist spots in the city. As part of its focus on development …
  • Child marriage a dangerous burden: LS Speaker 28 Jan 2019 15:48 ALLAHABAD: Child marriage is a dangerous burden, a girl who is not physically or mentally ready, is not mature and does not understand the world must not be burdened with marriage, said speaker of the Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan. She was speaking at the …
  • Priyanka Gandhi in charge: East Uttar Pradesh a Congress stronghold, political hotbed 25 Jan 2019 20:01 Cutouts of Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi ahead of an election rally in 1998. Express Archive Photo by Mukesh Parpiani East Uttar Pradesh, where Congress’s newly appointed general secretary Priyanka Gandhi will take charge on behalf of the party, has …
  • Mission Super 30 is Congress war strategy for UP 25 Jan 2019 04:31 LUCKNOW: While Congress will contest all 80 parliamentary seats after being nudged out of the SP-BSP alliance, the party’s resurrection plan codenamed, Mission Super 30, includes a more realistic focus on one-third seats, which the party will go all out to …
  • Priyanka in charge: East UP a Congress stronghold, poll hotbed 23 Jan 2019 22:57 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Lucknow on Wednesday. (Express Photo by Vishal Srivastav) East Uttar Pradesh, where Congress’s newly appointed general secretary Priyanka Gandhi will take charge on behalf of the party, has been, over the years, a Congress …
  • Will boycott all BJP events until they implement 27% quota division: OP Rajbhar 29 Dec 2018 11:41 [India], Dec 29 (ANI): Suheldev Bahujan Samaj Party (SBSP) president OP Rajbhar underscored on Saturday that his party will boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Ghazipur and will not attend any other BJP-related event until their demands are …
  • UP forests new pit stop for migrant tigers 25 Dec 2018 03:29 LUCKNOW: There could at least be four 'migrant' tigers in UP at present. They could have either come from Bihar or Nepal. The tigers have been clicked in Sohagibarwa wildlife sanctuary in Maharajganj district that is linked to tiger reserves in …
  • Thousands pay tributes to B R Ambedkar on death anniversary 06 Dec 2018 12:17 Updated: 06 Dec 2018, 03:26 PM IST Mahaparinirvan Diwas Thousands of people paid tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar on his 62nd death anniversary Thursday. There was heavy rush of followers since morning on roads leading to the Chaityabhoomi, the place of the …
  • Cleanup act: Yogi govt to merge govt controlled co-op banks into one entity 21 Nov 2018 17:42 Even as the domestic banking sector is witnessing a massive cleanup exercise, the Yogi Adityanath government has planned to merge all the government controlled cooperative banks into a single entity for better management, efficiency and credit growth. The …
  • UP Cabinet nod for 95 ‘VIP’ cars, centres for the malnourished 21 Nov 2018 07:20 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. (File photo) The State Cabinet on Tuesday cleared the proposal to establish 28 ‘Mukhyamantri suposhan ghar’ (nourishment centres) in 10 high-risk districts to combat malnourishment. It also cleared the …
  • 35 held across Uttar Pradesh for rigging Teacher Eligibility Test 19 Nov 2018 05:19 Lucknow: The Special Task Force (UP) and districts police nabbed 32 solvers, impersonators and copycats from different centers holding the Teacher’s Eligibility Test across the state on Sunday. In all, over 17.5 lakh aspirants took the test for recruitment …
  • Cabinet nod for higher ASHA visit charges, fund to create fisheries infrastructure 25 Oct 2018 00:50 The new rates will be effective from October 2018 and will be for the financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20. (Express photo: Prashant Nadkar/File) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday increased the charges of supervisory visits of ASHA facilitators from Rs 250 …
  • Cabinet panel clears Bahraich-Khalilabad rail line in Uttar Pradesh 25 Oct 2018 00:43 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved a new railway line between Bahraich and Khalilabad (in Uttar Pradesh) with an estimated project cost of ₹4,939.78 crore. The total length of the new broad gauge line will be 240.26 km, an …
  • CCEA okays higher pay for health workers 24 Oct 2018 14:48 Increasing the benefits for 41,000 health workers by about ₹1,000 a month, creating a ₹7,522 crore special fisheries and aquaculture infrastructure fund, and making available funds for a new railway line are the decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee on …
  • Bahraich-Khalilabad railway line approved 24 Oct 2018 12:21 [India], Oct 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new railway line between two Uttar Pradesh's towns of Bahraich and Khalilabad. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the new line, …
  • Nod for Bahraich-Khalilabad rail line in UP 24 Oct 2018 11:23 New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new railway line between Bahraich and Khalilabad in Uttar Pradesh, which will provide basic infrastructural support for industrial development in five districts, besides boosting tourism in …
  • Cabinet approves new railway line between Bahraich and Khalilabad in UP 24 Oct 2018 09:32 NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday approved a new railway line between Bahraich and Khalilabad in Uttar Pradesh. "The new line serves five districts of Uttar Pradesh including four aspirational districts -- Bahraich, …
  • This family crafts Ravan’s effigy to ward off curse 19 Oct 2018 01:33 A 60-year-old man was busy sharpening knives, cutting bamboo sticks and tying them with wire to create frames for the base of demon king Ravan’s effigies on a piece of land along Rae Bareli road. Sagar Prasad Kashyap, who hails from Shravasti district and …
  • Haryana: India’s tallest Ashok Chakra to be inaugurated in October in Yamunanagar 14 Oct 2018 06:12 India’s tallest Ashok Chakra to be inaugurated in Yamunanagar The work on India’s tallest Ashok Chakra, in Topra Kalan village of Haryana's Yamunanagar district, has been completed and it is scheduled to be inaugurated later this month. According to …
  • Over 50,000 trees to be axed in Uttar Pradesh's tiger habitat 10 Oct 2018 08:46 By IANS LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government is set to chop about 55,000 trees in critical tiger habitats to build a road of strategic importance. According to a document accessed by IANS, the over 500-km-long Indo-Nepal Border Road project has been …
  • Over 50,000 trees to be axed in UP’s tiger habitat 10 Oct 2018 07:39 Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is set to chop about 55,000 trees in critical tiger habitats to build a road of strategic importance. According to a document accessed by IANS, the over 500-km-long Indo-Nepal Border Road project has been …
  • Minister contradicts Yogi Adityanath's ODF deadline, seeks 3 more months 06 Oct 2018 07:02 LUCKNOW: A day after chief minister Yogi Adityanath said that rural UP would be declared open defecation free by November 30, state panchayati raj minister Bhupendra Singh said that it would take at least three months to construct toilets to meet the …
  • S-I found dead in residence, police suspect suicide 23 Sep 2018 22:07 45-year-old sub-inspector found dead at his residence. (Representational) A sub-inspector was found dead in his official residence on Sunday in Shravasti. Police suspect suicide. Manoj Yadav, 45, was posted at Jamunaha police outpost in Malhipur police …
  • UP govt to recapitalise 16 district coop banks, inject Rs 80 mn in each 17 Sep 2018 12:49 The Uttar Pradesh government is working on a blueprint to infuse fresh capital in 16 ailing District Cooperative Banks (DCB). The government will inject almost Rs 80 million in each of the 16 DCBs operating in Faizabad, Shravasti, Allahabad, Sitapur, …
  • UP woman neglected by various hospitals, delivers baby on roadside 29 Aug 2018 05:43  'When we reached the district hospital in Bhinga, they asked me to take her to a hospital in Bahraich. However, I didn't have enough money. My wife had to deliver the baby on road,' Sunita's husband Ramesh told ANI. (Photo: ANI | Twitter) …
  • Neglected by various hospitals, woman forced to deliver baby on road in UP 29 Aug 2018 04:35 The District Magistrate of Shravasti district, Deepak Meena said he has ordered in inquiry in the case. Shravasti: A woman was forced to deliver her baby on the roadside in the Bhinga area of Uttar Pradesh's Shravasti district on Tuesday, after she was …
  • UP: Neglected by hospitals, woman delivers baby roadside 29 Aug 2018 02:35 [India], Aug 29 (ANI): A woman, named Sunita, was forced to deliver a baby on the roadside in the Bhinga area of Uttar Pradesh's Shravasti district on Tuesday, after she was apparently referred multiple times from one hospital to another. "When my …
  • IHG signs four Holiday Inn hotels in India 15 Aug 2018 10:36 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Lotus Trans Travel Private Limited to establish a four-hotel portfolio under the Holiday Inn banner in India. Slated to open between 2020 and 2023, Holiday Inn Bodhgaya, Holiday Inn …
  • Lotus Trans Travel and IHG Sign Portfolio Deal for Four Holiday Inn Hotels in India 13 Aug 2018 17:58 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed a management agreement with Lotus Trans Travel Private Limited to establish a four hotel portfolio under the Holiday Inn banner. Slated to open between 2020 and 2023, …
  • Ihg Signs a Portfolio Deal for Four Holiday Inn Hotels in India 13 Aug 2018 16:31 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Lotus Trans Travel Private Limited to establish a four hotel portfolio under the Holiday Inn banner. Slated to open between 2020 and 2023, Holiday Inn Bodhgaya, Holiday Inn …
  • BJP’s OBC push in UP: Each district to have road named after Karpoori Thakur 10 Aug 2018 00:55 Written by Lalmani Verma | New Delhi | Updated: August 10, 2018 6:21:06 am Karpoori Thakur mobilised EBCs in Bihar WITH Samajwadi Party, BSP and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) coming together as part of a political realignment in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok …
  • 14 more deaths in Uttar Pradesh rains, toll rises to 106 01 Aug 2018 12:30 LUCKNOW: Fourteen people were killed and seven others injured in rain-related incidents in different parts of Uttar Pradesh in 24 hours, raising the death toll to 106 since the last week, official sources said today. According to reports, two people were …
  • 14 more deaths in UP rains, toll rises to 106 01 Aug 2018 10:50 LUCKNOW: Fourteen people were killed and seven others injured in rain-related incidents in different parts of Uttar Pradesh in 24 hours, raising the death toll to 106 since the last week, official sources said on Wednesday. According to reports, two people …
  • Twelve more die in UP rains, toll rises to 92; more rains likely tomorrow 31 Jul 2018 18:46 By: PTI | Lucknow | Published: July 31, 2018 9:32:08 pm Waterlogging near the Charbagh Railway Station, following heavy rains in Lucknow on Monday, July 30, 2018. (PTI Photo)  Twelve people have been killed and seven others injured in rain-related …
  • Kharif sowing: UP draws roadmap for deficient rainfall amid subdued monsoon 17 Jul 2018 08:06 With the spectre of sub-optimum rainfall looming large in the Northern states, the Uttar Pradesh government has started to brace up for deficient rainfall in the backdrop of the kharif sowing season underway. The multipronged strategy includes encouraging …
  • Mission Impossible 15 Jul 2018 14:58 In this image made from video, three of the 12 boys are seen recovering in their hospital beds after being rescued along with their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand. ( AP) THE rescue of the Thai boys who were trapped in the Chiang Rai cave was …
  • Injunctions, defamation suits emerge as new weapons against authors, publishers (Part-I) 11 Jul 2018 07:44 New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A biography that traces Baba Ramdev’s rise from godman to tycoon has been caught up in a legal storm for over 11 months; Amish Tripathi’s upcoming book has been served a legal notice and its launch postponed; a nonfiction account …
  • UP govt identifies 3,000 hectare land for defence industrial corridor 03 Jul 2018 21:32 The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today gave its approval to the state's UP Defence, Aerospace Unit and Employment Promotion Policy, 2018 while also paving the way for the construction of a defence industrial corridor, …
  • News Alerts: Brazil edge towards knockouts after Costa Rica late show 22 Jun 2018 16:27 8.00 pm: FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil edge towards knockouts after Costa Rica late show 7.51 pm: All-female ISIS terror attack plotters in UK sentenced to long jail terms 6.08 pm: Bankers lobby IBA flays arrest of Bank of Maharashtra brass, to approach …
  • Release of Amish Tripathi's book 'Suheldev & the Battle of Bahraich' postponed 18 Jun 2018 09:03 By IANS NEW DELHI: Author Amish Tripathi has "postponed" the launch of his upcoming book "Suheldev & the Battle of Bahraich", which was accepting pre-orders and was scheduled to release on July 16. The book is said to revolve around …
  • Release of Amish Tripathi’s book postponed 18 Jun 2018 08:54 New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Author Amish Tripathi has “postponed” the launch of his upcoming book “Suheldev & the Battle of Bahraich”, which was accepting pre-orders and was scheduled to release on July 16. The book is said to revolve around Raja …
  • Amish Tripathi forays into historical fiction with story of King Suheldev 08 Jun 2018 13:24 By PTI NEW DELHI: Famous Indian author Amish Tripathi has announced his new book 'Suheldev & The Battle of Bahraich', the first in a new series called 'Indic Chronicles'. While his fans wait for the third book in his 'Rama Chandra …
  • UP home to 3% of all pneumonia deaths in the World 17 May 2018 10:31 LUCKNOW: At least 26,200 children under the age of five die of pneumonia in Uttar Pradesh each year. This makes Uttar Pradesh, the biggest contributor to all pneumonia deaths in India - 1.78 lakh. As per Unicef data, 8,80,000 children died of pneumonia in …
  • ‘Publish age of bride, groom on wedding cards’ 14 May 2018 21:24 Meena said that he will be holding a meeting with printers in the district to discuss the issue and address their queries, if any. Lucknow: In a unique initiative, the district magistrate of Shravasti district in Uttar Pradesh is making it mandatory for …
  • Southern comfort: India’s global poverty rank improves 13 May 2018 10:27 Between 2005-06 to 2015-16, poverty level came down from 55 percent to 21 percent, improving the country’s MDP ranking. Following the drop in poverty levels, India moved to the 26th rank from its earlier 54, in a decade, among 102 developing countries with …
  • India’s global poverty rank improves 13 May 2018 10:26 Between 2005-06 to 2015-16, poverty level came down from 55 percent to 21 percent, improving the country’s MDP ranking. Following the drop in poverty levels, India moved to the 26th rank from its earlier 54, in a decade, among 102 developing countries with …
  • News Alerts: Earthquake tremors felt in Kashmir Valley, Delhi and NCR 09 May 2018 12:14 BREAKING: Earthquake tremors felt in Kashmir Valley, Delhi and NCR — Reports Tremors felt in parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh. PTI SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son confirms Walmart buying India e-tailer Flipkart — AFP It is now Karnataka’s turn to say …
  • News Alerts: Lalu Prasad Yadav granted parole of five days for son Tej Pratap Yadav’s wedding 09 May 2018 10:18 SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son confirms Walmart buying India e-tailer Flipkart — AFP It is now Karnataka’s turn to say goodbye to Congress: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangarpet. PTI #WATCH live from Karnataka: PM Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting …
  • Bumper vegetable, wheat yields push back farm distress in UP 01 May 2018 21:40 Kallu Ram has halved the use of chemical fertilisers and is supplementing it with vermi-composting. At a time when farmers across the country are feeling marginalised, many unable to meet the rising costs of seeds, fertilisers, weighed down by loans they …
  • Uttar Pradesh: Police chiefs of Meerut, Unnao among 36 IPS officers shifted 29 Apr 2018 18:29 LUCKNOW/MEERUT: Police chiefs of Meerut, where a newlywed bride was shot on Friday, and Unnao, in news for alleged rape by a local BJP MLA, were shunted out on Sunday. While Meerut SSP Manjil Saini has been sent on child care leave, Unnao SP …
  • Vardhaman Mahaveer, his life & Jainism :: Jain Community, Imphal 20 Apr 2018 02:56 Vardhaman Mahaveer, his life and Jainism Jain Community, Imphal * Mahavir Jayanti Mahotsav celebration at Thangal Bazar, Imphal on April 4 2012 :: Pix - Bunti Phurailatpam On the 29th March 2018, we are going to celebrate 2617th Birth Anniversary of …
  • How MGNREGA can be re-engineered for doubling of farmers’ incomes 12 Apr 2018 05:31 Updated: April 12, 2018 10:35:28 am (Express Photo/Prashant Nadkar/File) By Ashok Pankaj & Mondira Bhattacharya The NDA government’s approach towards MGNREGA — the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act — has differed from that …
  • Tharu village turns model for safe motherhood 12 Apr 2018 03:44 SHRAVASTI/LUCKNOW: While family planning targets are still a distant dream in the country, the Tharu community in UP’s Sravasti district has achieved 100% goals, according to an assessment by the district health office. The report showed that 100% …
  • Surgeons remove worm from inside woman's eye 27 Mar 2018 09:40 The doctors saw a 'coiled up thread-like structure which was moving'. Doctors in India were shocked to discover a long white worm wriggling in a 42-year-old woman's eye after she complained of immense pain. The woman, identified as Shravasti …
  • Pictures show a worm wriggling about in Indian woman’s eye 26 Mar 2018 13:51 An Indian woman needed nasal surgery to remove a long, white worm that had lodged itself just behind her cornea. The 42-year-old woman, from Shravasti, a tiny village in Utter Pradesh, India, was told by doctors she had a 'thread-like structure' …
  • Shravasti villagers worst-hit by floods in U... 18 Aug 2017 11:20 SHRAVASTI: A day after flood water of Rapti receded, Ramnagra village in Shravasti, on Thursday, had tell-tale signs of worst flood to have struck it in recent years more than visible. At least 20 houses and a school building has been washed away in last …
  • Child brides make Shravasti India’s ‘most fertile’ dist 10 Jul 2017 21:03 | Fatima was just 4 when she was married to a 10-year-old. When she was 8, her in-laws started pressing for 'gauna' but her mother refused saying that the girl had not even attained menarche. The dilly dallying made Fatima possibly the youngest …