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    BJP treating Ram as vote bank, says SP leader

    BJP treating Ram as vote bank, says SP leader


    Launching a scathing attack on BJP, senior SP leader and leader of opposition in UP legislative assembly Ram Govind Chaudhary accused the saffron party of treating Lord Ram as a vote bank and said the country and the state are suffering from draught,...

    Launching a scathing attack on BJP, senior SP leader and leader of opposition in UP legislative assembly Ram Govind Chaudhary accused the saffron party of treating Lord Ram as a vote bank and said the country and the state are suffering from draught, flood and other natural disasters due to the sins committed by BJP. He also claimed that BJP is stalling construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.

    Two flee with 15,000 Saudi riyals in Chowk


    Two miscreants took away over 15000 Saudi Riyal of Rs 2.70 lakh value by diverting the attention of staff of currency exchange firm and escaped.The incident was reported from Chowk market on...

    Two miscreants took away over 15000 Saudi Riyal of Rs 2.70 lakh value by diverting the attention of staff of currency exchange firm and escaped.The incident was reported from Chowk market on Thursday.
    MMF writes to President, demands ban on AIMPLB

    MMF writes to President, demands ban on AIMPLB


    The Muslim women associated with Muslim Mahila Foundation in Varanasi have come forward in support of Nida Khan and Supreme Court lawyer Farah Faiz on the issue of triple talaq and practice of Nikah Halala. Demanding a ban on All India Muslim Personal...

    The Muslim women associated with Muslim Mahila Foundation in Varanasi have come forward in support of Nida Khan and Supreme Court lawyer Farah Faiz on the issue of triple talaq and practice of Nikah Halala. Demanding a ban on All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), the MMF wrote a letter to the President Ram Nath Kovind.
    Stakeholders discuss benefits of JMVP

    Stakeholders discuss benefits of JMVP


    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has started a month-long programme from Varanasi to discuss the benefits of multi-modal terminal project being implemented under the Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP). The effort is part of an IWAI dialogue...

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has started a month-long programme from Varanasi to discuss the benefits of multi-modal terminal project being implemented under the Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP). The effort is part of an IWAI dialogue series being held with stakeholders and local communities along the National Waterway 1 (River Ganga).
    ECR gets first women guards for its trains

    ECR gets first women guards for its trains


    Jyotika Kumari and Sudha Kumari became the first women guards to operate goods trains at East Central Railway on Wednesday. The two women guards, along with women trainee guards, operated goods trains between Gaya and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway...

    Jyotika Kumari and Sudha Kumari became the first women guards to operate goods trains at East Central Railway on Wednesday. The two women guards, along with women trainee guards, operated goods trains between Gaya and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway stations on Wednesday.
    Denied fake papers, woman assaults doctor, guard at BHU hospital

    Denied fake papers, woman assaults doctor, guard at BHU hospital


    Creating high drama at SSL hospital of Banaras Hindu University, a woman thrashed Dr Anurag Sahu of neuro department for refusing to give fake medical certificate to her, late on Tuesday...

    Creating high drama at SSL hospital of Banaras Hindu University, a woman thrashed Dr Anurag Sahu of neuro department for refusing to give fake medical certificate to her, late on Tuesday afternoon.
    Girl 'poisons' mid-day meal to avenge brother's murder

    Girl 'poisons' mid-day meal to avenge brother's murder


    Police have lodged an FIR against a class VII student for allegedly mixing poison in the mid-day meal (MDM) at a primary school in Bauli village of UP's Deoria district on Tuesday to avenge her brother's murder on the school campus a few days ago....

    Police have lodged an FIR against a class VII student for allegedly mixing poison in the mid-day meal (MDM) at a primary school in Bauli village of UP's Deoria district on Tuesday to avenge her brother's murder on the school campus a few days ago. Samples of the food have been sent for laboratory tests and report is expected by Saturday.
    BJP 'toying' with Gujarat model to reach UP women voters

    BJP 'toying' with Gujarat model to reach UP women voters


    After promoting the ambitious Ujjwala Yojana envisaging free gas connections to rural households, the ruling BJP in UP is all set to touch yet another emotional chord of women folk by providing toys to their...

    After promoting the ambitious Ujjwala Yojana envisaging free gas connections to rural households, the ruling BJP in UP is all set to touch yet another emotional chord of women folk by providing toys to their children.
    Hockey legend’s widow threatens to return awards

    Hockey legend’s widow threatens to return awards


    Legendary hockey player Mohammed Shahid's (in pic) widow Parveen has threatened to return her late husband's Padma Shri, Arjuna and other awards back to the government as the promise made by Vijay Goel in the capacity of Union sports minister, to start a...

    Legendary hockey player Mohammed Shahid's (in pic) widow Parveen has threatened to return her late husband's Padma Shri, Arjuna and other awards back to the government as the promise made by Vijay Goel in the capacity of Union sports minister, to start a national championship in Shahid's name, has not been fulfilled even two years after his death.
    BJP worker, wife sprayed with bullets

    BJP worker, wife sprayed with bullets


    The assailants were pressurising Verma to withdraw statement in his brother Premchand Verma's murder case.On declining assailants opened indiscriminate firing on the...

    The assailants were pressurising Verma to withdraw statement in his brother Premchand Verma's murder case.On declining assailants opened indiscriminate firing on the couple.
    Tough tender clause derails ODOP, results in single bid

    Tough tender clause derails ODOP, results in single bid


    The state government has been compelled to call for fresh bids for its ambitious 'One District One Product' scheme after it received just a single bid in the first...

    The state government has been compelled to call for fresh bids for its ambitious 'One District One Product' scheme after it received just a single bid in the first tender.