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Deepak Gidwani

  • Havaldar Gaya Prasad : Unsung hero laid to rest

    Around Independence Day recently, countless people on social networking sites apparently swept by a wave of patriotism posted a picture of Shahid Bhagat Singh's ramshackle house in Khatkar Kallan (Punjab) along side that of a top politician in Delhi. The idea was to drive home the point that while...

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 7:05am
  • How Uttar Pradesh is turning into a communal cauldron

    When the firebrand BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the occurrence of as many as 600 communal incidents in the state over the past two months alone, he hit the proverbial nail on the head of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav who seems to have failed...

    Monday, 18 August 2014 - 5:18am
  • Is Amar Singh returning to Samajwadi Party at Mulayam Singh Yadav's invite?

    In a move that must have surprised many in the political circuit, Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has himself initiated a gambit to pave the way for the return of stormy petrel Amar Singh to the party fold. In fact, the move has surprised many within the SP itself, and is sure to...

    Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 6:35am
  • How Bill Clinton got conned in Uttar Pradesh

    Even former US president Bill Clinton got conned in Uttar Pradesh! That might sound amazing but is actually true. And those responsible for pulling a fast one on the high-profile foreign dignitary were no crooks, but government officials. Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, informed of the highly...

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 7:25am
  • Now Uttar Pradesh Governor utters insensitive comment about rapes; says even God cannot stop rapes

    As if the reckless utterances by Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders on the rising incidents of rape in Uttar Pradesh were not enough, the state's part-time governor has gone ahead and pushed his proverbial foot tightly into his rather loud mouth by saying even God cannot stop rapes in UP.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 6:40am
  • Uttar Pradesh Police claim to solve Lucknow rape case

    The UP Police on Sunday claimed to have solved the gang rape and murder case which has been making headlines for the past three days due to the brutality with which a young widow was battered to death after being sexually assaulted in a school in Lucknow on Wednesday night. The police also said...

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 6:14am
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav creates controversy again with his rape comments

    SP leader and UP chief minister's father says state witnesses minimum rapes

    Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 7:05am
  • Lucknow woman was raped, brutalised; she bled to death

    Initial investigations into the gang rape and murder inside a primary school here show that the vengeance with which the rapists committed brutalities on the woman before she died surpasses all limits of cruelty. "It is more horrendous than the Delhi gang rape and murder," said a police officer in...

    Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 6:00am
  • Dacoit gang imposes 'water tax' in Bundelkhand

    Lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh is not limited to crimes against women as is widely publicized in the media. Dacoits mounted on horses holding villages to ransom at will – a phenomenon often considered medieval and a thing of the past – are a reality in Bundelkhand, the most backward back-of-beyond...

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 6:45am
  • Outrage against gang-rape, immolation turns violent in Uttar Pradesh

    A massive outrage against the immolation of a young gang rape victim and the related police inaction manifested itself in widespread violence and arson in Hathras district of west UP on Tuesday. The people furious over police inertia staged violent protests on the roads along with the victim's dead...

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 6:50am