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Deepak Gidwani

  • Shocking ATM loot in Lucknow, 3 guards shot dead

    In a brazen incident, two masked robbers shot dead three guards and escaped with a cash box containing Rs 50 lakh from a private bank's ATM in the crowded Babuganj area near the Lucknow University, that too at noon, on Friday.

    Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 6:10am
  • Posters announce reward for info on Rahul Gandhi's whereabouts

    Reports about Rahul Gandhi's sabbatical in Bangkok have sparked off a variety of negative and satirical reactions relating to the timing of his 'holiday', announced to the media recently by his mother Congress chief Sonia Gandhi herself.

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:10am
  • Shiva was our first prophet, says Jamiat mufti

    A cleric and senior functionary of the Jamiat Ulema has raised a religious storm by stating that Lord Shiva was the first 'paigambar' (Prophet) of the Muslims, and that all Muslims are also the children of Shiva and Parvati. The statement – made in Ayodhya – has expectedly set...

    Friday, 20 February 2015 - 5:40am
  • Dalit man's nose cut off for breaking bread with upper castes

    Upper caste anti-social elements in a village in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh cut off a Dalit man's nose only because he had displayed the temerity to break bread with them at a 'barat' (wedding party).

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 5:10am
  • IPS officer places UP Police in the dock over whodunnit

    Suspicious: The family is being kept away from the investigation. The girls' father says the police has deleted all data from her mobile before returning it to them

    Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 6:15am
  • AAP factor will play out in UP: Akhilesh Yadav

    Fiery Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mohd Azam Khan was one of the earliest birds when it came to congratulating Arvind Kejriwal on AAP's landslide victory. His written statement in quite some detail was released to the media just when it had started appearing that AAP's victory march would...

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 6:55am
  • 73 tubectomy operations in four hours in UP's primary health centre

    After horrific tales of ward boys performing surgeries and infants being delivered in candle light in government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh, here comes another shocker. As many as 73 tubectomy operations were performed at a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in the prime minister's constituency...

    Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 6:40am
  • 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