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Deepak Gidwani

  • Disqualification of 2 UP MLAs in OOP cases historic

    In a development unprecedented in the history of Indian democracy, two MLAs – Bharatiya Janata Party's Bajrang Bahadur Singh and Bahujan Samaj Party's Uma Shankar Singh – were disqualified from the UP Assembly on Thursday on charges relating to holding "office of profit...

    Friday, 30 January 2015 - 6:55am
  • Skeletons tumble out of police hospital store in UP

    Skeletons have tumbled out of the UP Police's cupboard – quite literally this time. Over a hundred human skeletons have been found in a room in the Unnao Police Lines on Thursday. The authorities are totally clueless about how the skeletons got there or about the identity of those whom...

    Friday, 30 January 2015 - 7:10am
  • Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Yadav in a rift over next UP police chief

    The father-son duo seem to have opposite opinions over whom to appoint as the next head of Uttar Pradesh police force.

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 6:48am
  • Unidentified corpses in river Ganga send Uttar Pradesh government in a tizzy

    Over 100 bodies found floating in Ganga at Unnao

    Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 7:00am
  • Jagnu Shahi's deadly brew claims 32 lives in Uttar Pradesh

    Notorious bootlegger Jagnu Shahi of Malihabad on the outskirts of Lucknow has been arrested. But any action against him cannot bring back the lives of as many as 32 people who have so far succumbed to his lethal brand of locally brewed country liquor. Almost 200 people have been hospitalised since...

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 6:55am
  • ABCs of a child prodigy: Sushma Verma

    Sushma Verma is a microbiologist in Lucknow. And will be 15 only in 2015! The masters' student cleared high school when she was 7, intermediate when she was 10 and is looking forward to doing her PhD in environmental microbiology. The remarkable young woman, whose father is a daily wage labourer...

    Saturday, 27 December 2014 - 5:20am
  • Ex-aide exposes Raja Bhaiya's links with Yadav Singh

    The multi-crore Yadav Singh scam took a new turn on Friday as UP Food and Civil Supplies Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya's name emerged as one of his associates who had invested several crore rupees in the tainted Noida Chief Engineer's shell companies.

    Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 7:00am
  • UP govt, RSS off shoot head for showdown

    The Akhilesh Yadav government is headed for a showdown with the saffron brigade over the proposed conversion ceremony organised by the Dharma Jagran Samiti (DJS) in Aligarh on the day of Christmas. Even though the Aligarh district magistrate has issued prohibitory orders under section 144, the DJS...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • Ready to talk: Babri litigant Hashim Ansari says he won't pursue the case, wants Ram Lalla to be free

    Hashim Ansari (94), the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya shrine dispute, stirred the proverbial hornets' nest in political circles on Wednesday saying he would not pursue the matter any further, and that he was ready for talks with the Prime Minister for peaceful negotiations in the matter if he...

    Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 7:25am
  • Subrata Roy still enjoys immense respect among Sahara employees

    Subrata Roy involved his family members in running the Group and top-level decision making and virtually gave them complete control at various junctures, but they couldn't manage the big business empire well.

    Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 6:30am