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UP traders claim bandh a success, to keep up protests (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by opposition parties Thursday evoked a mixed response in Uttar Pradesh. While many shops and business establishments opened post lunch, normal life ... Read more...

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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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Yamuna Expressway to be aligned Agra-Lucknow highway


August 28th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Monday approved the alignment of the 165-km Greater Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway with the proposed 274-km Agra-Lucknow road project, a move which will considerably ... 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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Dimple Yadav takes oath as Lok Sabha member


August 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, the wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Wednesday took oath as a Lok Sabha member from Kannauj. She had won the ... Read more...

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After urban wins, BJP upbeat in UP


July 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 18 (IANS) Following the BJP's victory in local bodies elections, the party's Uttar Pradesh unit president Laxmi Kant Vajpayee said Wednesday that his party hoped to provide ... Read more...

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UP backtracks on 7 p.m. closure order for shop, malls (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Rattled by strong opposition to its decision to close all shops and malls by 7 p.m. for the next 15 days due to the acute power ... Read more...

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Heat wave kills 16 in UP


June 18th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The unabated heat wave in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 16 lives since Sunday, officials said.At least 11 people died of extreme heat conditions in the parched ... Read more...

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Man hammers two minor daughters to death in UP


June 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A man hammered his two minor daughters to death Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district, police said. He was arrested.Khushnuma, 9, and Saba Parveen, 6, were ... Read more...

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BJP cries foul over nominee’s failure to file papers


June 7th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh of preventing its candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll ... Read more...

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BSP not to contest against Dimple


June 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Wednesday decided not to contest the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-election.The BSP said it took the decision as "nothing fair" could ... 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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Dimple Yadav to launch second political innings Tuesday


June 4th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will file her nomination for the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-poll Tuesday, a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader ... 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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UP considers banning gutka, paan masala


May 24th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is seriously contemplating banning gutka and paan masala. The state's legal department has been asked to work on the proposal.On Wednesday, Uttar ... Read more...

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Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll is slated for June 24


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The two-month-old Akhilesh Yadav government in the state is set to face the first test of its popularity -- or the lack of it -- as ... Read more...

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Akhilesh takes oath as legislative council member


May 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday took oath as a member of the legislative council. The 38-year-old chief minister was recently elected unopposed to ... Read more...

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Youth hangs self at police station in UP; two suspended


May 1st, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Two policemen were suspended after a youth allegedly committed suicide Tuesday by hanging himself at a police station in Uttar Pradesh' Kannauj district.Sardana (25) was found ... Read more...

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24×7 power for Akhilesh, Mulayam’s constituencies


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday ordered round-the-clock power supply to the constituencies represented by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his father and Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam ... 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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Akhilesh Yadav to be UP chief minister (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Akhilesh Yadav, 38, will be the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party said Saturday.Akhilesh, the son of party chief and former chief ... Read more...

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Akhilesh comes of age in rough, tough UP politics


March 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Akhilesh Yadav, the Samajwadi Party's young member of parliament from Kannauj, Tuesday proved he had come of age in Uttar Pradesh's rough and tumble politics, ... Read more...

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57 percent turnout in UP’s fourth phase: Poll panel (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The voter turnout in the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh's assembly elections Sunday was recorded at 57 percent, the poll panel said, adding the balloting ... Read more...

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57 percent turnout estimated in UP poll’s fourth phase (Evening Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Starting on a sluggish note, voting across 56 constituencies, including Lucknow, in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday picked up pace ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in fourth round of UP elections (Afternoon Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh saw brisk polling by Sunday afternoon, with a large number of voters exercising their franchise in the fourth round of the seven-round ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling in UP, young Lucknow voters queue up (Third Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully in 56 constituencies that voted in the fourth round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday, with young voters turning up in ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in UP after slow start (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) The morning chill initially kept many voters in the confines of their homes in Uttar Pradesh, but picked up as the day progressed Sunday when ... Read more...

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All eyes on Lucknow in fourth phase of UP polls


February 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) The fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections Sunday has a major focus on Lucknow where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tries to retain ... Read more...

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On day of love, warring leaders in battleground UP


February 14th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) They may not see eye to eye and don't tire of condemning each other. But what a coincidence that sworn political rivals converged in Uttar ... Read more...

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Itar festival — a sensory treat!


January 29th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The mellow fragrance of lavender comes wafting, men in traditional clothes beat drums, curious customers scrutinise little transparent bottles -- it's a scene out of ... Read more...

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Nominations for fourth phase begin in Uttar Pradesh


January 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) The filing of nominations for the fourth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh began Wednesday.The fourth phase, which would cover 56 of the state's 403 ... Read more...

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Gujjar group appeals for restoration of Gurjar-era monuments


December 25th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) A frontal organisation of Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday expressed shock over deteriorating condition of monuments built by Gurjar-Pratihara kings in various parts of the ... Read more...

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Three of family murdered


December 1st, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) A couple and their three-year-old daughter were found with their throats slit at their home in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, police said.Jai Singh Katiyar, 40, a businessman, ... Read more...

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Truck mows four kids, one killed in police firing


September 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) At least 13 policemen, including a senior officer, were injured when a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district Wednesday attacked them during a protest over the ... Read more...

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