Saturday 10 May '14With a couple of days left in campaigning, the opponents of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have targeted him on the issue of cleaning and developing the banks of River Ganga on the lines of Sabarmati in Ahmedabad.
Friday 25 Apr '14It was a huge show of strength — for three hours, a sea of saffron blocked the roads as the crowds cheered the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, before he filed his nomination here on Thursday.
Wednesday 09 Apr '14The wait that appeared to deflate the enthusiasm of many a Congress worker, a few of whom left the party for BJP, finally ended on Tuesday when the party announced Ajai Rai as its candidate from Varanasi.
Wednesday 30 Jan '13Looking for a traditional-yet-modern and comfortable stay and be part of the Kumbh Mela experience? Well, there are quite a few options available with around half-a-dozen service providers offering tourists and devotees cottages and dormitories.
Thursday 17 Jan '13The loudspeakers and mikes at Kumbh 2013 are yet to begin emanating sounds of bhajan-kirtan and pravachan (discourse) — which are considered to be the essence of the mela - during the day.
Friday 14 Dec '12In the wake of increasing demand for better air facility in the city, the Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ajit Singh has written to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to transfer 50 acres of land to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for developing a civilian enclave for handling civilian operations at Bamrauli airport in the city.
Wednesday 08 Aug '12The Allahabad High Court has passed an interim order directing the principal of the Girls’ High School of the Aligarh Muslim University to give admission to two candidates, who had been denied admission to Class 1 after a medical test conducted by the school found them over-age.
Tuesday 14 Feb '12A number of villages in Jaunpur and Pratapgarh districts reflect a trend — migration for jobs — an issue that has been taken up by both Rahul Gandhi and Raj Thackeray, each from his own point of view