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Cops finally nab boss-woman of car theft company!

Cops finally nab boss-woman of car theft company!

ALLAHABAD [ Uttar Pradesh]: Shweta Gupta, a lady with an MBA degree exchanged her job at an agency selling used cars for a more exciting and lucrative career. She became…

King George’s University for ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ tribe?

King George’s University for ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ tribe?

LUCKNOW: Is the King George’s Medical University in Lucknow fast becoming a hub of imposters and admission racketeers? Reports say there have been three incidents over the past eight months,…

16 year old shakes 15 year old’s hand, told to marry her or face assault charges

16 year old shakes 15 year old’s hand, told to marry her or face assault charges

MEERUT: This defies logic, but here’s the newest case of Panchayat ‘moral’ policing. A boy who shook hands with a teenaged girl at his village near Bulandshahr, was ordered by…

Monkeys bite off Namo’s connectivity plans

Monkeys bite off Namo’s connectivity plans

It’s monkey business that’s preventing Banaras from BSNL broadband services!  An utterly fascinating Uttar Pradesh story: Now Prime Minister Narendra Modi planned to improve internet services in India, and of…

5000 to be ‘reconverted’ to Hindus on Christmas:RSS

5000  to be ‘reconverted’ to Hindus on Christmas:RSS

AGRA: A Hindu right-wing group has brazenly come out with a plan to ‘re-convert’ some 5000 Muslims and Christians on Christmas day. According to a report in the  Times of…

Riot survivors aghast as accused is named Minister

Riot survivors aghast as accused is named Minister

Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh: Several residents of Muzaffarnagar expressed shock after learning that Sanjeev Baliyan, the local MP who is accused of inciting Hindus to kill Muslims in last year’s riots,…

Adopt a tiger from Lucknow zoo

Adopt a tiger from Lucknow zoo

LUCKNOW: Do you have a couple of lakhs of rupees lying around idle? Well, use your spare cash to co-adopt a tiger from the Lucknow zoo. If you wished to…

Bare-chests and boycott in UP Budget session

Bare-chests and boycott in UP Budget session

It was a free-for all at Uttar Pradesh Assembky, with two Rashtriya Lok Dal MLAs stripping off their shirts even as Governor B.L. Joshi shortened his address to the joint…

What to do with workers booted out from Saudi?

What to do with workers booted out from Saudi?

India has over 1.3 lakh workers who have been sent home from Saudi Arabia, and is at a loss because it doesn’t know what to do about them. India’s economy…

Facebook for Women is un-islamic: Indian Maulanas’ Fatwa

Facebook for Women is un-islamic: Indian Maulanas’ Fatwa

Facebook is a work of Satan, and staunch Muslims should shun it. Some Maulanas have dictated a moral code of conduct for young Muslim girls : social networking sites such as…

Man throws acid on pregnant wife for refusing embryo sex test

Man throws acid on pregnant wife for refusing embryo sex test

LUCKNOW: A man threw acid on his pregnant wife when she refused to undergo a sex determination test. The media say he was ‘ desperately longing for a son’. He…

Flipcart trims UP sales, shuts down music store

Flipcart trims UP sales, shuts down music store

LUCKNOW: Non-serious ‘customers’ and pranksters are causing losses to e-commerce sites. Flipkart has stopped high value delivery to Uttar Pradesh. Only last week, Flipkart announced the closure of its music…

In a week 3 tigers found dead in Corbett Tiger Reserve

In a week 3 tigers found dead in Corbett Tiger Reserve

A team of forest officials in Uttarakhand recovered the decomposed body of a 4-year-old tiger near Dhela River in the Corbett Tiger Reserve near Ramnagar in Nainital district on Saturday.…

UP cops try to flush out illegals in University Hostels

UP cops try to flush out illegals in University Hostels

ALLAHABAD, Uttar Pradesh : Crude bombs, handmade pistols, illegal inmates! Allahabad University hostels have become a bed of ‘criminal activities’, and the Police force is trying to flush the young…

Encephalitis hits UP, 38 down and counting…

Encephalitis hits UP, 38 down and counting…

LUCKNOW: Acute encephalitis has claimed 38 lives and affected 118 persons even before the onset of the monsoons, the ‘disease season’, say reports. Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Jawed Usmani issued…

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