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Dial 100 to know UP's crime scene: Akhilesh to ModiRediff.com14 Sep 2021
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday challenged Prime Minister Narerndra Modi's claim about the crime situation in Uttar Pradesh, asking him to check data of the home department and other central agencies.
Army men arrested in Agra for links with Pak spiesRediff.com13 Sep 2021
In the last few years, there have been multiple attempts by Pakistani agencies to virtually trap Indian services personnel and gain sensitive military information from them.
Gadkari plans 19 more emergency landing facilitiesRediff.com9 Sep 2021
According to an official statement, Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said the 19 other places in the country include Phalodi-Jaisalmer road and Barmer-Jaisalmer road in Rajasthan, Kharagpur-Balasore road in West Bengal, Hashimara-Guwahati road in Assam, Bhuj-Naliya road in Gujarat, Leh/Nyoma area in Assam and on the Jorhat-Baraghat road, among others.
IAF plane with Rajnath, Gadkari lands on highwayRediff.com9 Sep 2021
NH-925 is India's first national highway to be used for emergency landing of IAF aircraft.
As Covid ebbs, 70 die of mystery fever in western UP, Firozabad worst hitRediff.com1 Sep 2021
Firozabad has been the worst hit district, with nearly 50 casualties. It has also gripped Agra, Mathura, Mainpuri, Etawah and Kasganj in the past few days.
PIX: India celebrates JanmashtamiRediff.com30 Aug 2021
A glimpse into how India celebrates the birth of Lorrd Krishna. Take a look
Prices of tomatoes, onions and potatoes to remain benignRediff.com24 Aug 2021
Several experts are of the view that inflationary pressure, including that in food items, may build from October with economic activity gathering steam. However, the price movement in three key items of tomato, onions and potatoes, commonly known as TOP, may give some solace in the months to come. Traders and market watchers said the price movement in all the three will remain within the band sans any unusual spikes.
PIX: Indians Celebrate Raksha BandhanRediff.com22 Aug 2021
With a dip in Covid-19 cases and easing of restrictions, people across the country chose to travel to meet their relatives and celebrate Raksha Bandhan on Sunday, unlike last year when festivities were subdued because of the rampaging pandemic.
PIC: Deepti Sharma rings in play on Day 4 at Lord'sRediff.com15 Aug 2021
India's women's team all-rounder Deepti Sharma was bestowed the honour of ringing the bell to mark the start of the fourth day's play in the second men's Test between England and India at the hallowed Lord's Cricket Ground, on Sunday.
PHOTOS: India gears up for 75th Independence DayRediff.com13 Aug 2021
As the preparations are in full swing, here's what to expect at this year's Independence Day in different parts of the country.
2021 iPhone Photography AwardsRediff.com30 Jul 2021
Sharan Shetty from India wins 1st Place as Photographer of the Year in the 14th Annual iPhone Photography Awards 2021.
PHOTOS: India celebrates Eid al-Adha amid COVID-19 fearRediff.com21 Jul 2021
Most devotees stayed indoors to offer 'namaz' as religious and festive gatherings remain prohibited in most part of the country.
We're still looking at skies for pigeons to communicate orders: SCRediff.com16 Jul 2021
Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana-led bench was irked over the increasing number of reports regarding delay in implementation of the orders passed by the top court and has recently taken suo motu cognisance of news reports of delay by Uttar Pradesh authorities in releasing 13 prisoners who were granted bail by it on July 8.
Army man, vegetable supplier held for providing classified documents to ISIRediff.com15 Jul 2021
The development comes after a 34-year-old vegetable supplier at the Pokhran Army base camp was held for allegedly getting sensitive documents from an Army man for money and providing them to the ISI.
How Many Children do BJP MLAs in UP have?Rediff.com13 Jul 2021
Given the controversy over Uttar Pradesh's population control moves, Hemant Shivsaran/Rediff.com digs deep to find out how many children BJP MLAs in UP have.
71 dead in lightning strikes in several statesRediff.com13 Jul 2021
In Uttar Pradesh, the death toll due to lightning strikes rose to 42.
Eye on 2022 polls, 7 new ministers from UPRediff.com7 Jul 2021
Anupriya Patel, Pankaj Chaudhary and B L Verma are from the Other Backward Classes, which BJP leader in UP say make up 50 per cent of voters in the state. Three others -- Kaushal Kishore, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma and S P Singh Baghel -- are from the Scheduled Castes category. Ajay Kumar is the lone Brahmin in this batch of ministers from the state.
2 OBC faces from poll-bound UP inducted in CabinetRediff.com7 Jul 2021
S P Singh Baghel and B L Verma who made it to the Union council of ministers on Wednesday are two prominent Other Backward Classes leaders from Uttar Pradesh.
Will Sudhir Valia, Suraksha's 'deal maker' manage to bag Jaypee Infra?Rediff.com7 Jul 2021
With the Jaypee acquisition, the Suraksha group, which made lenders an offer of Rs 7,736 crore, will be able to expand its footprint in north India after making inroads in Mumbai's real estate market over the past year. Sudhir Valia, the promoter, was a co-founder and executive director of India's biggest pharmaceutical firm, Sun Pharmaceuticals, and is a close relative of Dilip Shanghvi.
BJP wins big in UP local body polls, blow to AkhileshRediff.com3 Jul 2021
The panchayat polls or those for district panchayat chiefs are not held on a party symbol but candidates enjoy the tacit support of various parties.
Another BJP leader criticises Covid handling in UPRediff.com27 Jun 2021
Criticising the handling of the COVID-19 crisis in Uttar Pradesh, a ruling party leader has claimed that at least 10 people died in every village during the second wave as no lessons were learnt from the first one.
'You can't blame the people of India!Rediff.com26 Jun 2021
'What was the message that was going to them?' 'The message was, we are a great country and we have beaten Covid!' 'No one talked about the precautions to be taken.'
How world's costliest mangoes are guardedRediff.com25 Jun 2021
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No I-T scrutiny on cash deposits up to Rs 2.5 lakh by housewivesRediff.com23 Jun 2021
Cash deposits of up to Rs 2.5 lakh by housewives post demonetisation will not come under I-T scrutiny as the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has held that such deposits cannot be treated as income of the assessee. Ruling on an appeal filed by an individual, the Agra bench of ITAT said the order would act as a precedent for all similar cases. The appellant, a housewife Uma Agrawal of Gwalior, had declared total income of Rs 1,30,810 in her income tax return filed for fiscal 2016-17.
Spotted: Lovebirds Saina-Kashyap at Taj MahalRediff.com22 Jun 2021
Indian badminton's 'first couple' were photographed gazing deep into each other's eyes as they posed in front of the magnificent monument to love.
'22 deaths not due to oxygen mock drill': UP hospital gets clean chitRediff.com19 Jun 2021
The enquiry had been ordered by the Agra administration last week after a video clip surfaced on social media in which the owner of the city's Shri Paras Hospital was purportedly heard saying that he conducted a "mock drill" in which oxygen supply was cut off for COVID-19 patients for five minutes.
UP deputy CM: National leadership to decide CM faceRediff.com17 Jun 2021
UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said the BJP parliamentary board and its national leadership will decide under whom the upcoming state assembly elections will be fought.
Tourists delighted after Taj reopens after 2 monthsRediff.com16 Jun 2021
Tourists at the Taj Mahal were asked to follow Covid protocols and were thermal screened and sanitised before entering the premises.
All centrally protected ASI monuments to reopen from June 16Rediff.com14 Jun 2021
The Taj Mahal and other centrally protected monuments closed for around two months due to the Covid pandemic will be reopened on June 16, an Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) official said.
Private hospital in UP cuts off oxygen supply for 'mock drill'Rediff.com9 Jun 2021
The Agra administration on Tuesday ordered an enquiry after a video clip surfaced in which the owner of a private hospital in Agra is purportedly heard saying that he conducted a 'mock drill' in which oxygen supply was cut off for Covid patients for 5 minutes.
'What is being done to Pearl is horrific'Rediff.com8 Jun 2021
'I am glad Ekta Kapoor spoke up for Pearl.' 'More people need to come forward in his support because I truly believe he is innocent.'
Aligarh hooch tragedy: Autopsy on 87 bodies, govt toll 35Rediff.com2 Jun 2021
Post-mortems of 16 more suspected hooch victims were conducted here in the last two days, raising their number to 87, but authorities on Wednesday kept the official death toll in tragedy pegged at 35.
Sonam, a VISION in BlackRediff.com1 Jun 2021
Urvashi dances... Arjun is happy...
Home sales in Tier II and III cities fall in AprilRediff.com31 May 2021
With the arrival of the second Covid wave in April, the numbers fell by almost 50 per cent.
New Covid cases fall by 13% in India last week, still highest globally: WHORediff.com19 May 2021
India registered a 13 per cent decrease in new COVID-19 cases in the past week but the number of fresh infections was still the highest around the world, the World Health Organisation has said.
Armed forces get emergency financial powers to fight CovidRediff.com30 Apr 2021
"These powers will help Formation Commanders to establish and operate quarantine facilities/ hospitals and to undertake procurement/ repair of eqpt/ items/ material/ stores, besides provisioning of various services and works required to support the ongoing effort against COVID," his office tweeted.
'People are losing relatives because...'Rediff.com22 Apr 2021
'...of the non-availability of doctor expertise or appropriate treatment.' 'That's because of the nature of the disease at this point of time, it is very difficult to contain.'
UP panchayat polls: Huge participation despite COVID surgeRediff.com15 Apr 2021
The elections are being seen as a semi-final to the 2022 assembly election.
COVID appropriate behaviour not being followed in 50 most-affected districts in 3 statesRediff.com11 Apr 2021
On the basis of feedback from the teams, the ministry has written to the states highlighting the areas of concern, including sub-optimal containment operations and contact tracing, skewed testing and shortage of health workers. Authorities need to work in these areas, it said.
IM terrorists learnt bomb-making in MumbaiRediff.com8 Apr 2021
Judge Vyas observed that it was for the first time that a dozen persons were being convicted for conspiring in a terror attack before they could do any damage.