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Deepak Gidwani

  • Governor Ram Naik puts Akhilesh Yadav government in dock with performance report

    Failure: Apart from rapping the Akhilesh regime on the law and order issue, he has often placed it in the dock over its complete inaction on reports submitted by the Lokayukta indicting ministers

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 6:10am
  • D Litt for Netaji sparks controvery

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has added another feather to his cap – he is now a doctor as well. Though he has thrust many a bitter pill down his political opponents' throats, the Yadav chieftain is not yet qualified to administer medicine. He can only attach the prestigious title of...

    Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 7:25am
  • Uttar Pradesh foresters in a fix over monkey killings

    The UP Forest Department (UPFD) is in a fix over the mysterious death of as many as 54 monkeys in a village in Hardoi district, about 110 km from here. Villagers who came upon the carcasses dumped in an agricultural field on Monday were horrified at the gory sight and feared some 'tantrik' ritual...

    Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 6:50am
  • After Tipu, ninth Yadav kin Teju enters Uttar Pradesh politics as MP

    When political watchers discuss the famous Yadav clan, they mostly have two things to talk about – the family in politics and the politics in the family. Both facets of the Yadav family became a subject for heated discussion once again on Tuesday when Tej Pratap (27), fondly known as 'Teju Bhaiya'...

    Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 6:35am
  • After Tipu, Teju Pratap ninth of Yadav clan to enter UP politics

    When political watchers discuss the famous Yadav clan, they mostly have two things to talk about – the family in politics and the politics in the family. Both facets of the Yadav family became a subject for heated discussion once again on Tuesday when Tej Pratap (27), fondly known as 'Teju Bhaiya'...

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 5:20am
  • Amorous standoff in Bareilly leaves parents, police stumped

    In yet another example of the extent to which social media can influence and change lives, a young boy from the western UP district of Bareilly is ready to abandon his real parents because he now wants to spend the rest of his life with his 'Facebook mom' who has come down from Bahrain to take him...

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 5:05am
  • Amethi palace row: More charges flow

    The unsavory past of Congress leader Sanjay Sinh and his second wife Ameeta returned to haunt the controversial couple after 26 years when Anant Vikram, Sinh's son with his first wife Garima, raked up the Syed Modi murder case to cast aspersions on his father and step-mother. The latest development...

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 8:00am
  • Amethi royal dispute gets ugly as cop dies in firing

    The palace intrigue in the erstwhile royal state of Amethi turned ugly on Sunday as a police constable died in the cross-firing between supporters of Congress MP 'Raja' Sanjay Sinh and his estranged son Anant Vikram Singh.

    Monday, 15 September 2014 - 7:36am
  • It's Centre versus state government in UP by-poll today

    Perhaps for the first time in Uttar Pradesh's recent electoral history, the prestige of some top national-level leaders, including that of the incumbent prime minister, is involved in a by-election, normally considered infra dig by senior politicians.

    Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 6:10am
  • Ustad Bismillah Khan's 'shehnai' stolen

    This bit of news would be shocking for all musicians and music lovers. Ustad Bismillah Khan's most treasured 'shehnai' has been stolen. The maestro's youngest son Nazim Hussain, who accompanied the Ustad on the 'tabla' at almost all concerts, says it could be the handiwork of someone within the...

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 7:05am