The Biggest Stories of August 28, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Immersion of Ganesh idols in the Yamuna river will not be permitted in Agra.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Senior Congress leaders and party workers including Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee President Nirmal Khatri and former president Rita Bahuguna Joshi were taken into custody while they were trying to take out a protest march against Modi government's...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today assured the people of her parliamentary segment that she would take up their problems regarding the poor supply of power and drinking water with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 1, 2014
Amid an unprecedented power crisis and a drought in the state, a high-level delegation led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav left for Netherlands on Monday, a government spokesman said.
India | Agence France Presse | Monday September 1, 2014
Decorated with marigolds and ribbons, 108 toilets unveiled in a tragedy-hit village are a small step in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to end open-air defecation for impoverished Indian women.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 31, 2014
BJP Members of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh will stage a demonstration in Hazratganj in Lucknow on Monday to register their protest against the poor law and order situation and power crisis in the state.
Tuesday September 2, 2014
The Uttar Pradesh government has announced exemption of entertainment tax on Priyanka Chopra's biopic Mary Kom.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Sunday August 31, 2014
Controversial BJP MP Yogi Adityanath, who is one of the party's key campaigners for by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, has yet again sparked a controversy, this time with his comments that blame Muslims for communal violence in the country.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 30, 2014
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Saturday arrested a passenger for illegally carrying 1.8 kg of gold at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi, an official said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 30, 2014
A 25-year-old woman from Delhi was seriously injured when she allegedly jumped out of a moving train to escape harassment from two youths who were eve-teasing her and trying to snatch her bag.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 30, 2014
All 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an officials said on today.
Tuesday September 2, 2014
Recently, Rani Mukerjis Mardaani was also exempted from entertainment tax by the UP government
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 29, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today assess a plan to give 10 holy cities a massive facelift. These include Varanasi, the Uttar Pradesh town that voted him to Parliament in the national election.
Blog | Mohd Asim | Thursday August 28, 2014
Love jihad and forced conversions? Let's investigate, writes Mohd Asim.
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday August 28, 2014
Controversial BJP lawmaker Yogi Adityanath is among three BJP leaders who have been handed charge of campaigning for by-elections in Uttar Pradesh by party chief Amit Shah.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday August 28, 2014
There is tight security in Malikapura village of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, where a prayer meeting was held at the home of two young Jat men who were murdered by a Muslim mob one year ago, leading to deadly riots in the area that left 6...
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Wednesday August 27, 2014
In two homes in Muzaffarnagar, the Uttar Pradesh district lacerated by deadly riots, two families are holding prayers to mark a year since their young sons died.
Cheat Sheet | Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday August 27, 2014
After barely five months as the Kerala Governor, three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit resigned the post on Tuesday. While it gives the Narendra Modi government what it was looking for - a Governor House for its own nominees - it also gives ...
Ishita Blaggan | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Uttar Pradesh government announced exemption of entertainment tax on Rani Mukerji's action drama Mardaani
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav today directed officials to visit flood and drought hit areas and stay overnight to redress grievances of the people.