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Ready to face CBI, says Akhilesh Yadav on illegal mining case

Ready to face CBI, says Akhilesh Yadav on illegal mining case

Lucknow: Amid reports that the CBI is likely to quiz Akhilesh Yadav in the illegal mining case, the Samajwadi Party chief Sunday said he is ready to face the probe agency, but people are also ready to answer the BJP. Talking to reporters in Lucknow, he said the BJP is […]

Akhilesh says seat sharing with BSP may be announced in a week

Akhilesh says seat sharing with BSP may be announced in a week

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav Sunday said that details of seat sharing with Mayawati's BSP may be announced in a week, but kept cards close to his chest on the possibility of having any ties with the Congress. The Samajwadi Party and the BSP have decided to fight the […]

Graft: Personal secretaries of 3 UP ministers held

Graft: Personal secretaries of 3 UP ministers held

LUCKNOW: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of has arrested the personal secretaries of state ministers Archana Tripathi, Sandeep Singh and on charges of corruption and bribery. “On getting sufficient evidence against the secretariat staff members, they have been arrested and sent to jail. The chief minister has a zero-tolerance towards […]

23 carcasses found floating in Gomti river

23 carcasses found floating in Gomti river

LUCKNOW: Tension prevailed in Bakshi Ka Talab on Saturday after 23 were found floating in the near Kolwa Ghat, which is 200 metres away from the famous Chandrika Devi temple. The incident came to light in the noon when some devotees attending the religious fair at Chandrika Devi Temple in […]

PM Modi’s Muslim PR man meets Nadwa rector

PM Modi’s Muslim PR man meets Nadwa rector

LUCKNOW: Zafar Sareshwala, former chancellor of Maulana Azad University, and better known as PM Modi’s public relations man in Muslim circles, held a closed-door meeting with the president of All-India Muslim Personal Law Board Maulana Rabe Hasan Nadvi in Lucknow late Friday. The two prominent Muslim scholars have learnt to […]

Chandrakala had more FB fans than Akhilesh

Chandrakala had more FB fans than Akhilesh

LUCKNOW: The ambitious IAS officer B , 39, embroiled in a sand mining scam in UP, had during her tenure hired an agency for brand-building on social media sites. Custom-made videos were routinely sent to news channels and social media sites to enhance her image as a lady crusader against […]

CBI raids premises of IAS officer, UP staff

CBI raids premises of IAS officer, UP staff

LUCKNOW: CBI personnel on Saturday, swooped down on residences of 2008 batch IAS officer B Chandrakala and several government employees on a directive by Allahabad HC to probe illegal grant leases in UP between 2012 and 2013. CBI registered its third FIR in the case and booked 11 people for […]

8 lads bell CAT at 99%, mostly engineers

8 lads bell CAT at 99%, mostly engineers

LUCKNOW: A number of candidates from the city scored high in the Common Admission Test (CAT), the results of which were declared on Saturday. There were at least eight candidates from Lucknow who got above 99 percentile in , most of them being engineering graduates. Pulkit Sachan who scored 99.90 […]

Sundays may stink as sanitary staff take off

Sundays may stink as sanitary staff take off

LUCKNOW: Brace for mounting garbage and more dirt on streets on Sundays as Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) has accepted the request of to take a weekly off on Sunday. No sanitary workers on Sunday would mean a pile-up of around 640 metric tonne garbage in the streets. Of 10,000 sanitary […]

SP & BSP join hands for 2019, leave out Cong

SP & BSP join hands for 2019, leave out Cong

LUCKNOW: In what spells a challenge for BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, BSP and SP have decided to contest the 2019 polls together in Uttar Pradesh and are likely to formally announce a seat-sharing pact without Congress. The two parties have decided to contest an equal number of seats, […]