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Gorakhpur Muslim sings Hindu prayers

Gorakhpur, May 10 (ANI): A Muslim in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur area has acquired big popularity for his inclination to sing praises of Lord Rama from Ramayana, the religious text of Hindus, with utter devotion.   Drawn to study Hindu religious ... Read More »

Eight Uttar Pradesh villages boycott polls

Etawah (UP), May 8 (ANI): Eight villages in Uttar Pradesh boycotted the fourth phase of general elections on Thursday to protest against the lack of irrigation facilities. Villagers expressed resentment over lack of water supply in their locality. “Why should ... Read More »

Violence rocks West Bengal, UP, Rajasthan, J-K

Kolkata/Mathura/Srinagar, May 7 (ANI): Several incidents of violence were reported from West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. In West Bengal, one CPM worker was reportedly killed in ... Read More »

Violence in Mathura on polling day

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), May 7 (ANI): Agitated voters from a village near Mathura in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday smashed windowpanes of several cars belonging to the relatives of a poll candidate who were allegedly distributing money and solicit votes. The ... Read More »

Kapil Dev campaigns for Azharuddin

Moradabad / Mathura (UP), May 6 (ANI): Former Indian cricket skipper Kapil Dev campaigned for the successful innings of fellow cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin as a politician at Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Kapil Dev along with Azhar’s wife Sangeeta ... Read More »

Mayawati lashes out at Congress

New Delhi/Amritsar, May 4 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has accused the Congress party-led Central Government of being biased while allocating development funds.   “The Congress-led UPA Government, showing their anti-Dalit mentality. It did not release 720 billion rupees ... Read More »

Wooden slippers still in demand

Faizabad, May 4 (ANI): Wooden slippers, which used to be popular in ancient India, are still in demand.  The workers in Uttar Pradesh’s Faizabad District are making these slippers in hundreds. Their religious significance dates back to the reign of ... Read More »

Varun Gandhi continues to be defiant

Bulandshahr/ Aligarh, Apr 30 (ANI): The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has said that none, howsoever high and mighty, would be spared if he spreads religious hatred. “Whosoever spreads communal violence, be it the Gandhi family, will be shown the right ... Read More »

Mayawati casts her vote in Lucknow

Lucknow/ Siliguri/Rajkot, Apr 30 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati cast her vote along with commoners here on Wednesday morning. “I urge the supporters of my party in every public meeting to leave all their work and go cast their ... Read More »

Kamran Khan performance in IPL evokes warm response

Nadwa Sarai (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 28 (ANI): Villagers of Nadwa Sarai in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau District rejoiced the instant success of Kamran Khan, a pace bowler of Rajasthan Royals, in the ongoing Indian Premier League’s Twenty-20 tournament. Left-arm seamer Kamran ... Read More »