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‘Kidnapped’ man challenges Dimple Yadav’s election to Lok Sabha


September 12th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) The election of Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj has been challenged in the Allahabad High ... Read more...

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Akhilesh moots extension of Yamuna Expressway to Lucknow (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday mooted the idea of extending the Noida-Agra Expressway up to Lucknow so that the entire state could benefit from ... Read more...

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Akhilesh moots extension of Yamuna Expressway to Lucknow


August 13th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday mooted the idea of extending the Noida-Agra Expressway up to Lucknow so that the entire state could benefit from ... Read more...

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Students paint nuclear holocaust


July 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 29 (IANS) Students from nine districts of Uttar Pradesh have painted the horrors of wars at an event organised by the Mangalayatan University here as part of a ... Read more...

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Agra finally gets rains


July 26th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 26 (IANS) Heavy rains have lashed Agra and the neighbouring region, flooding low-lying areas and pushing back the spectre of drought.Agra saw several spells of rain in the ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav elected to Lok Sabha unopposed (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav was Saturday declared elected unopposed to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj constituency.Returning officer Selva Kumari J. announced ... Read more...

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Noida hotel faces action for land grab


June 7th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A police complaint was lodged Thursday against a luxury hotel in Noida following allegations of land grabbing and construction of the facility on a gram samaj ... Read more...

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Dimple files nomination, plays ‘bahu’ card


June 5th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday filed her nomination papers for the June 24 Kannauj Lok Sabha seat by-election.Accompanied by ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav’s wife to contest Kannauj by-election (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will contest the June 24 Lok Sabha by-election from Kannauj constituency, the Samajwadi Party announced Saturday. ... Read more...

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Son kills father for opposing love affair


March 30th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 30 (IANS) In a tragic incident of patricide in an Uttar Pradesh village, a youth shot dead his father for refusing to let him marry the girl he ... Read more...

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Karauli Mela, Braj region’s very own Kumbh


March 21st, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) If one climbs the ridge overlooking this erstwhile capital of Mughal emperor Akbar and looks beyond, the sea of humanity around appears like ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav to contest from Kannauj?


March 15th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Dimple Yadav could be the Samjwadi Party candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat once the seat is vacated by her husband and Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s officials out to taint SP’s image: Akhilesh (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Pushed on the backfoot by reports of hooliganism by his party workers in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav Friday ... Read more...

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BSP officials out to taint SP’s image, says Akhilesh Yadav


March 9th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Amid reports of hooliganism by Samajwadi Party supporters in several parts of the state, party president Akhilesh Yadav Friday accused "mischief makers" and state government ... Read more...

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Akhilesh tells SP cadres to stop hooliganism or face action


March 7th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Worried at violence by overzealous party workers, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has issued strict instructions to them to "mend their ways" or face "exit from the ... Read more...

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Mayawati quits, warns against SP’s hooliganism (Third Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh was likely to witness a wave of hooliganism as the Samajwadi Party (SP) had been voted back to power in the state, outgoing ... Read more...

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UP polls: 59 percent vote in 5th phase (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifty-nine percent of the 1.56 crore voters in 49 Uttar Pradesh constituencies exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of balloting Thursday, an official said.Deputy ... Read more...

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59.4 percent turnout in 5th phase of UP polls (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP's seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies Thursday witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said."Today's turnout was an impressive ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was on Thursday in the fifth round of the seven-phase balloting in Uttar Pradesh, with the 49 constituencies falling mostly in the state's ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in fifth phase of UP poll (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was reported Thursday from most of the 49 assembly constituencies that voted in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh elections, including ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s prestige at stake in fifth phase of UP poll


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) The prestige of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti will be at stake during the fifth phase ... Read more...

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Vote Congress to transform UP, says Rahul Gandhi


February 14th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday appealed to voters to bring his party to power to radically transform Uttar Pradesh.He said the Bharatiya Janata Party, ... Read more...

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Agra lawyers to step up stir for high court bench


January 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 6 (IANS) Lawyers in the five districts of Agra division have decided to intensify their agitation for an Allahabad High Court bench in this city. And ... Read more...

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Fog claims 15 lives in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 24 (IANS) Fifteen people have been killed in accidents in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, Mathura, Agra, Mainpuri and Hathras districts as dense fog enveloped the entire region. Cement ... Read more...

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Six prisoners injured in fire


November 11th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) Six prisoners received burn injuries in a fire that broke out in a jail in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district Thursday, police said.The fire broke out in ... Read more...

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Agra growers in distress as potato goes cheap


September 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) Farmers in the potato-growing belt of Agra region, which accounts for more than 30 percent of the country's yield, are in peril as market prices continue ... Read more...

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Arms smuggler held in Uttar Pradesh


September 10th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) An inter-state arms smuggler was arrested after a brief shootout with police in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district Saturday with 10 pistols.Police said Aftab alias Guddu (30) ... Read more...

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From stars to Tihar, Amar Singh’s fall from grace


September 6th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Amar Singh, who stole the limelight as a political heavyweight and a friend of corporate honchos and Bollywood stars, fell a long way from ... Read more...

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SBI employee arrested for killing wife, children


August 25th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) A State Bank of India (SBI) employee was Thursday arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district for allegedly killing his wife and two minor children, police ... Read more...

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Couple held with 15 pistols in Uttar Pradesh


August 21st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) A young couple involved in smuggling firearms was arrested with 15 pistols in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district Sunday, police said.Arif, 24, and his wife Anjum, 21, ... Read more...

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Cops gun down wanted criminal in Uttar Pradesh


July 28th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) A criminal wanted in over 16 cases of murder, abduction and loot was killed in a gunbattle with police in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh but his ... Read more...

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Annual ‘parikrama’ around Agra’s Shiva temples begins


July 24th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 24 (IANS) The annual 'parikrama' (circumnavigation) around the four Shiva temples at the four corners of the Taj city began Sunday morning with thousands of people offering prayers ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle likely Tuesday, Big 4 to continue (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to reshuffle his cabinet Tuesday, informed sources said.Though there is no official announcement so far, the reshuffle is ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle likely Tuesday (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to reshuffle his cabinet Tuesday, informed sources said Monday.Though there is no official announcement yet, the reshuffle is ... Read more...

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Sonia meets PM over cabinet reshuffle (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Monday to discuss the cabinet reshuffle expected this week, official sources said.Gandhi's meeting with ... Read more...

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