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Kidnapped girl rescued from SP MLA's house

Saturday, 28 Dec 2013 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

In what may swell further the existing controversy over abduction of a 14 year old girl in Shikohabad , the girl was rescued from the house Hariom Yadav, a Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA, from Sirsaganj assembly constituency.The girl was kidnapped from Sikandra area of the Taj City on November 13...

SP issues notice to senior leaders for misconduct

Saturday, 28 Dec 2013 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Almost a week after Samajwadi Party national president Mulayam Singh Yadav had threatened to take action against indisciplined workers, the party leadership issued show cause notice to senior party leaders including former candidate from Jaunpur K.P. Yadav for his conduct that brought disrepute to the party. Party’s spokesman Rajendra Chaudhry said...

Women held captive, looted

Saturday, 28 Dec 2013 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Three unidentified miscreants held a woman captive at her house and looted jewelries and cash from the house before fleeing the scene in Pratapgarh district on Friday afternoon. The victim identified as Reeta Singh of Civil Lines locality, was all alone at her house when the miscreants came at the...

Congress, BJP misleading riot victims: Mulayam

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | Biswajeet/PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Reiterating his commitment to fight the communal forces Samajwadi party national president Mulayam Singh Yadav said here on Friday that Congress and BJP leaders were misleading riot victims against state government who have taken shelter in relief camps after Muzaffarnagar riots. "Whether Samajwadi Party wins or loses next Lok Sabha election...

STF nets contract killer

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Special Task Force (STF), UP claimed to have arrested a contract killer who was to bump off a prominent person. The miscreant arrested was identified as Sumit Kumar Singh aka Monu of Mau district. His arrest came after the sleuths intercepted some call and got to know of his...

Prez to inaugurate ISSC at AMU today

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | Pioneer News Service| Raza | in Lucknow

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 37th Indian Social Science Congress (ISSC) at 12 noon at Aligarh Muslim University’s Kennedy Hall Auditorium, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Friday. On the occasion, the Governor, BL Joshi is likely to be visiting the University with the President of India. In...

Govt to raise PAC company of eastern UP personnel

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

To address the problems of eastern UP native PAC employees, the state government will raise a company of PAC employees who are native of eastern UP districts of 49 Battalion, Gautum Buddha Nagar and will establish it in Azamgarh, Gorakhpur and Varanasi. It was also decided that PAC employees who are...

Saifai Mahotsav: BJP, Cong slam SP

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | Biswajeet / PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The opposition parties including Congress and BJP have criticized the Samajwadi party for organising Saifai Mahotsava from public money when the state was reeling under a financial crisis. BJP spokesman Dr Chandra Mohan said that when the state is craving for development it does not look prudent for the Government to...

34 children died in riots, relief camps: Officials

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

State government, on Thursday, admitted that 34 children died in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts with 12 of them were in the relief camps in which four due to cold waves. This disclosure was made by the senior officials on the report submitted by a high level committee headed by Meerut Divisional...

Govt suspends Director, Sports

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The state government has suspended a senior IAS officer S.K. Singh for not releasing Rs 200 crore for construction of an international swimming pool in Saifai. Singh, who was Director sports, was to retire next month. He was punished for not clearing the file. Official said that he was sitting tight...


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