Uttar Pradesh
India  /  Published 02.09.19

FIR on journalist for salt-roti report

Police in Uttar Pradesh have registered a case against a journalist and two others for making a video of a midday meal served at a primary school that purportedly shows the students being given only c...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Priyanka crime rate punch at Yogi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said it was a matter of “shame” for the Yogi Adityanath government that Uttar Pradesh had registered the highest number of crimes against women.“The most heinous...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Reward announced for Tiwari suspects

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced a reward of Rs 2.5 lakh for information on either of the two alleged killers of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari, who was shot and stabbed in hi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Arrests, questions in UP murder

Three allegedly “radicalised Muslims” were arrested in Surat on Friday night on the charge of plotting the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, president of the fringe group Hindu Samaj Party, in Lucknow tha...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.18

In New India, places belong only to the rulers

Dictionaries, everyone knows, have to be regularly updated. Not just to include new words but also to throw out words that have become unfamiliar through disuse. Or misuse. The word ‘democracy’, f...
By The Editorial Board in


India  /  Published 16.10.19

‘Rumour’ & denial of wakf withdrawal

Swift denials followed the claim that the UP Sunni Central Wakf Board had withdrawn the claim on the Ayodhya land but an element of intrigue hung in the air with chairman Zufar Ahmad Farooqui remainin...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.18

Sanskritising films: A to-do list for Yogi Adityanath

One place that will soothe Yogi Adityanath’s eyes, tired of spotting Muslim names everywhere, is the list of the earliest Hindi films. The first years look like edicts of Hindutva now, though they c...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Bhim Army hunger strike row in Tihar

A tweet from jailed Ambedkarite leader Chandrashekhar “Ravan” Azad’s account on Sunday morning announced that he and fellow Bhim Army undertrials were on hunger strike in Tihar over prison autho...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.18

Yogi forgot Faizabad, Allahabad are divisions

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Sports  /  Published 10.10.19

Eight units out of AGM

Former vice-president and IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla has been dropped from the final electoral roll for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s annual general meeting on...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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