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It Happens only in India: Wedding called off over all-veg menu, bride finds new groom among guests
29.04.17 - TEAM PT

The ban on illegal slaughterhouses across Uttar Pradesh took a toll on a wedding as a man in the district refused to solemnise his marriage after seeing that only pure vegetarian dishes were served. The incident took place on Wednesday in Kulhedi village, when a ...
  


Yogi waves farm loans of Rs 36,359 crore in first cabinet meeting
04.04.17 - team pt

In keeping with its poll promises, the Bharitya Janata Party-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday, announced its much touted farm loan waiver, estimated to benefit over 2.15 lakh small and marginal farmers in the state.
 
The Yogi Adityanath cabinet today decided to waive their crop loans ...
  


Owaisi slams 'BJP's hypocrisy'; Cow is ‘mummy’ in UP, but ‘yummy’ in Northeast
01.04.17 - TEAM PT

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has mocked the BJP for its apparently contradictory stance on cow slaughter in the Northeast.

"BJP’s hypocrisy is that in Uttar Pradesh cow is mummy but in the Northeast it’s yummy,” Owaisi was quoted as saying by news ...
  


Modi was right,
01.04.17 - TEAM PT

The war within the Yadav clan is back on. Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav pulled up his son Akhilesh Yadav while addressing party supporters in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh. While coming down heavily on Akhilesh, the SP founder said, "One who can ditch his father ...
  


Azam Khan demands nationwide ban on animal slaughter; 'Muslims should stop eating meat'
27.03.17 - team pt

Demanding uniformity in laws, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Monday stated that there should be a nationwide ban on slaughter of animals.

A nine-time MLA and former minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government, Azam Khan has demanded a ban on cow slaughter all across India ...
  


After CM Adityanath’s cleanliness push; UP minister picks up broom, cleans office
24.03.17 - TEAM PT

A day after UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath emphasised on cleanliness, his cabinet colleague Upendra Tiwari on Thursday picked up a broom to clean his office in the state legislature, pictures of which were shared on social media.
 
Armed with a broom and a mop, the ...
  


Akhilesh Yadav to ride Cycle: Election Commission
16.01.17 - TEAM PT

The Election Commission of India alloted the Samajwadi Party’s ‘bicycle’ poll symbol to the faction led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
 
The 43-year-old has been facing off with his father Mulayam Singh Yadav for control of the party.  

Both sides filed competing claims with ...
  


Samajwadi Party U-turn: Akhilesh, Ram Gopal Yadav reinducted into party
31.12.16 - TEAM PT

In a dramatic turn of events, the Samajwadi Party on Saturday revoked the expulsion of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav, a day after they were ousted from the party for six years over anti-party activities.

The latest decision was taken soon after meetings ...
  


Exile Mulayam Style; Expels son Akhilesh and cousin Ram Gopal for 6 years
30.12.16 - TEAM PT

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav dropped a bombshell on Friday evening expelling his son and chief minister Akhilesh Yadav from the party for six years just ahead of crucial elections in Uttar Pradesh. He has also expelled his cousin and senior party leader Ram ...
  


Akhilesh Yadav to be CM face in Uttar Pradesh
17.10.16 - TEAM PT

The Samajwadi Party on Monday announced that Akhilesh Yadav will be its chief ministerial face in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections again.

Briefing the media, party vice-president Kironmoy Nanda said the announcement had the approval of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
 
Addressing a press conference in the ...
  


Varanasi stampede: 24 killed; During Overcrowded Religious Event
15.10.16 - TEAM PT

At least 24 people were killed and many were injured in a stampede at a religious gathering on the outskirts of Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Saturday. 

The incident took place when thousands of followers of religious leader Jai Gurudev were on their way to Domri village ...
  


12-year-old dies on father's shoulder after hospital denies admission, stretcher
30.08.16 - TEAM PT

A father lost his ailing son on his shoulder after he was allegedly turned down at the government-run Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital in this Uttar Pradesh industrial city Kanpur on Monday.

The hospital’s emergency section refused to admit Sunil Kumar’s 12-year-old son, Ansh, neither did the ...
  


Akhilesh has ruined the entire Samajwadi Party: Mulayam Singh Yadav
15.08.16 - TEAM PT

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav today slammed his son CM Akhilesh Yadav for ruining the whole Samajwadi party.

 Addressing his party workers after unfurling the tri-colour at the party office in Lucknow, Yadav said, "The present government in Uttar Pradesh doesn’t want to work. Akhilesh ...
  


Punish minister Azam Khan; Minor victim in Bulandshahr gang-rape case appeals to SC
13.08.16 - team pt

A 14-year-old girl who was gang-raped near a highway in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr has moved the Supreme Court seeking police complaint against minister Azam Khan for his outrageous comments.
 
In her petition, the victim also demanded the transfer of this case to New Delhi, a court-monitored ...
  


Jungle Raj: Denied Rs 100 bribe, UP cops beat labourers to death
06.08.16 - TEAM PT

Angry locals beat up five policemen at a police post in Uttar Pradesh, after the police allegedly beat up two men who had refused to pay them a bribe, then pushed them into a pond and watched them drown. A case of murder has been ...
  


Bulandshahr gang-rape could be political conspiracy: Azam Khan
02.08.16 - team pt

Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Tuesday created a controversy by alleging that a "political conspiracy" might be involved in the gang-rape of a Noida-based mother and daughter near Bulandshahr .

The urban development and parliamentary affairs minister said in Raampur on Monday night ...
  


Pilibhit Jail case: SP govt withdrew case against staff 9 yrs ago, didn’t inform killed prisoners’ kin
27.07.16 - by Manish Sahu/The Indian Express

It was in 2007 that a local court in Pilibhit accepted the then UP government’s application for the withdrawal of criminal case against 41 jail officials and staff members who were accused of killing seven Sikh TADA prisoners and injuring 21 others inside Pilibhit district ...
  


Sheila Dikshit checks all boxes as Cong face for UP elections
14.07.16 - TEAM PT

Sheila Dikshit, the former Delhi chief minister, will be Congress's chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh where Assembly elections are due early next year.

The Congress, however, yet to decide what role Priyanka Vadra will play in the crucial state polls in 2017.

"You have been ...
  


Amar and Beni ready for Cycling to Rajya Sabha
17.05.16 -

More than six years after it expelled Amar Singh, the Samajwadi Party "unanimously” declared him as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls on Tuesday, setting the stage for his possible return to the party.
 
The party also nominated six others, including former Union minister Beni ...
  


1991 Pilibhit Fake Encounter: All 47 Policemen Get Life Imprisonment
04.04.16 - pt team

Forty-seven policemen have been sentenced to life in prison for shooting dead 10 Sikh pilgrims who they claimed were terrorists, 25 years ago.
 
A trial court had on Friday held the policemen guilty of a "fake encounter."
 
On July 12, 1991, the policemen stopped a luxury bus ...
  



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