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Deepak Gidwani

  • Akhilesh Yadav doesn't bat for father's pet sport

    On the lines of the famously successful IPL, he has started the IGCL–Indian Grameen Cricket League -- in which teams from different districts of UP are competing at a tournament going on at the KD Singh Babu stadium here. The chief minister proudly informs the media that 32 of the state's 75...

    Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 7:35am
  • Farmers dying a silent death in Uttar Pradesh

    As many as 24 deaths were reported from just one district (Jalaun) in March, a particularly bad month for farmers. All were officially labelled either natural deaths or suicides over family problems. None of the suicides were attributed to crop damage or "rural distress."

    Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 7:10am
  • UP civil services prelims paper leaked on Whatsapp

    First time in the history that highly prestigious examination's paper is leaked; STF had picked up two suspects

    Monday, 30 March 2015 - 6:20am
  • 200 west Uttar Pradesh villages facing scourge of cancer

    Cancer is striking at a furious pace in west Uttar Pradesh. By the time the doctors and medical experts have noticed the unusual frequency in this particular area, over a hundred people have already died over the past five years.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 6:55am
  • Lucknow boy happy with judgment, but wary of social media

    The youngster from Bareilly, who was arrested on March 18 for allegedly posting "objectionable" comments against senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Facebook, is a relieved boy now.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • 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