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Everything you need to know about I. T. I. Etawah: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Everything you need to know about I. T. I. Etawah: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Sadly, rapes in UP no longer shock (Comment: Special to IANS)

June 3, 2014 at 9:20 AM

Rapes in Uttar Pradesh no longer shock - neither the political masters, nor the government and not even the people. Even as there was a national outcry against the recent twin gang-rape, brutal assault and ghastly murder by hanging from a tree in Badayun's Katra Sadatganj, forcing even the UN to sit up and take note, the powers that be in the state are unfazed.

BJP protests poor power supply in Uttar Pradesh

May 29, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Ghaziabad, May 29 (IANS) Over 200 BJP workers held a protest here Thursday against poor electricity supply in Uttar Pradesh.

UP to set up crime branch cells in 14 districts

May 23, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) Faced with spurt in crimes and growing criticism over the law and order situation in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has cleared a proposal to create special crime branch cells in 14 districts, an official Friday said.

Repolling in five booths in Uttar Pradesh

April 26, 2014 at 9:34 AM

Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Repolling will be held at five polling stations of Firozabad and Etawah Lok Sabha constituencies as the Election Commission (EC) has received complaints about booth capturing and intimidation during the election, officials said Saturday.

Amid minor violence, 60.12 percent voting in UP

April 24, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of firing blanks, stone pelting and scuffles, 60.12 percent of the 2.03 crore voters exercised their franchise in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh Thursday.

Mulayam soft on criminals: Modi

April 18, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Friday lashed out at the Samajwadi Party and the Congress and blamed them for the ills plaguing Uttar Pradesh and the nation.

Samajwadi MP apologises to voters

February 17, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) A parliamentarian from the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) has publicly sought forgiveness from voters of his constituency for his mistakes.

Chilly Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh as rain returns

January 22, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh experienced a chilly Wednesday morning led by sporadic rain along with icy winds. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.

Uttar Pradesh bans telecast of Madhuri-Salman Saifai event

January 8, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) The Etawah district administration in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday banned the entry of mediapersons and camera crews into the Saifai Mahotsav and telecast of the event where film stars Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit are to perform.

Lawlessness keeping industrialists away from UP: BJP

November 13, 2013 at 7:58 PM

Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh was so poor that industrialists were turning their backs on the state.

Third Front meet in Delhi Oct 30: Mulayam

October 5, 2013 at 7:56 PM

Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) Like-minded political parties will meet in Delhi Oct 30 to discuss the formation of a Third Front ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said Saturday.

Violence after UP road accident

September 10, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Violence broke out Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh after a truck ran over a youth following which villagers blocked a highway and pelted stones, forcing police to fire in the air and cane protestors, an official said. At least 12 people were injured.

Journalist shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

August 24, 2013 at 8:34 AM

Lucknow, Aug 24 (IANS) A journalist with a Hindi daily was shot dead in Etawah, home district of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Police said the incident took place in the Bakewar area as he was returning home after the day's work.

Three criminals escape from UP jail

August 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Three rape and murder accused Thursday escaped from the high security district prison in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district, police said.

"CBI is used to practice of harassing political opponents", alleges Venkaiah Naidu

July 21, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Chennai, July 21 (ANI): Questioning the credibility of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in investigating cases involving top politicians, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu today alleged here today that CBI is used to the practice of harassing political parties.

Congress using CBI for its nefarious political gains, alleges CPI

July 20, 2013 at 6:46 PM

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Saturday lashed out at the UPA Government over reports that Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav may be given a clean chit in an eight year old disproportionate assets case, and said that the ruling Congress Party is always using the CBI for its nefarious political gains.

UPA misusing CBI to seek support from partners: BJP

July 20, 2013 at 4:46 PM

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the ruling Congress Party over reports that the Samajwadi Party is likely to support the Food Security Ordinance during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that begins from August 5.

UP gang-rape victim succumbs to injuries

July 19, 2013 at 1:10 PM

Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) A young girl who was allegedly gang-raped by her lover and his five friends and then set ablaze last week in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah, the home town of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, succumbed to her injuries Friday, officials said.

U.P. Govt. orders magisterial probe into Etawah gang-rape

July 13, 2013 at 9:50 AM

Lucknow, July 13 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the alleged gang-rape of a 20-year-old girl in Etawah.

Girl gang-raped, set ablaze in UP

July 12, 2013 at 2:07 PM

Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) A young girl was set ablaze after she was allegedly gang-raped by six men in Etawah, the home town of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, police said Friday.

Policemen roughed up by mob in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh

June 3, 2013 at 9:21 PM

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), June 3 (ANI): Residents of Uttar Pradesh's Etawah roughed up a policeman, for delay in dousing a fire, which killed one and injured another.

Heat wave continues across India (Second Intro Roundup, reissuing story with correction)

May 29, 2013 at 1:00 AM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued across India Tuesday with no respite in sight, an official said.

Heat wave continues, over 500 dead since April (Intro Roundup)

May 28, 2013 at 9:56 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Heat wave conditions, which have seen over 500 people losing their lives since April due to heatstroke, continued across India Tuesday, an official said.

Heat wave continues, over 500 dead since April (Roundup)

May 28, 2013 at 9:25 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Heat wave conditions, which have seen over 500 people losing their lives since April due to heatstroke, continued across India Tuesday, an official said.

UP sizzles as mercury hovers around 45 degrees

May 28, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued to roast Uttar Pradesh Tuesday with the mercury soaring to 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of the state and hot winds lashing the state.

Girl in UP alleges gang-rape in moving car

May 10, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) A girl in Uttar Pradesh said she was kidnapped from a busy market in Etawah and brutally gang-raped in a moving car. However, police said Friday that her complaint was suspect, prompting the opposition BJP to say that police response was dismaying.

Vidyut Jammwal, the saviour

April 29, 2013 at 8:12 PM

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Action hero Vidyut Jammwal, who is currently shooting in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, for Tigmanshu Dhulia's action movie "Bullett Raja", saved the life of a stuntman while doing an action sequence.

After snapping ties, Shahi Imam to hold rally on Mulayam's home turf

March 16, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Spelling trouble for Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), Syed Imam Bukhari of Delhi's Jama Masjid Saturday said he would hold a rally at party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's home turf Etawah April 21 to "expose" its real attitude towards Muslims.

Uttar Pradesh spends Rs.120 cr to protect VIPs

February 4, 2013 at 10:38 AM

Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) With security often seen as a status symbol, the Uttar Pradesh government is spending a whopping Rs.120 crores in public money a year to provide security cover to around 1,500 VIPs of different hues, deploying as many as 2,913 police officials, officials records show.

Winter chill returns in UP

January 22, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) With icy winds blowing in many parts of the state, fog and the winter chill returned to Uttar Pradesh Tuesday.

No respite from severe cold in Uttar Pradesh

January 2, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Despite a sunny day, Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under extreme cold wave conditions Wednesday.

Speeding truck kills 13 in Etawah

July 22, 2012 at 11:07 AM

Etawah, July 22 (ANI): A truck mowed down 13 people, including 11 women, in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's hometown Etawah on Saturday. Five others suffered critical injuries in the accident, which took place after the truck driver lost control of the vehicle and ran over the victims, who were sitting by the roadside. Fuming locals blocked the traffic, demanding the chief minister to visit the accident site and refused to let the bodies be removed from the spot.

Speeding truck mows down 15 in Uttar Pradesh

July 22, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Fifteen people were mowed down by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district, police said Sunday.

UP backtracks on 7 p.m. closure order for shop, malls

June 18, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Rattled by strong opposition to its decision to close all shops and malls by 7 p.m. for the next 15 days due to the acute power shortage in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Monday withdrew the order and said these establishments will do business as usual.

Uttar Pradesh's Asiatic Lion safari plan finalised

June 10, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), June 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Wildlife Department has completed the master plan for the state's first Lion Safari in Etawah. The department now plans to make the safari operational within a month's time.

BSP not to contest against Dimple

June 6, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Wednesday decided not to contest the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-election.

Six of family killed in UP

May 28, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Six members of a family were hacked to death Monday by unidentified people allegedly over a property dispute in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Bukhari hopeful of SP fulfilling its promise of Muslims representation in UP

April 15, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Etawah, Apr 15 (ANI): Muslim cleric Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Sunday expressed hope that Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav would keep up the promises to provide representation to the Muslims in the state.

UP government transfers 109 officials

April 7, 2012 at 11:29 AM

Lucknow, April 7 (IANS) The new Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government Saturday transferred 109 provincial civil service (PCS) officials and posted new ones in many important places.

Mulayam pulls up government over Etawah firing

April 2, 2012 at 8:08 PM

Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) His patience with Uttar Pradesh Police wearing thin after Sunday's firing on a crowd of devotees in his home district Etawah, Samajwadi Party )SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav pulled up the government for neglecting the key issue of law and order.

Conspiracy in UP firing that killed three?

April 2, 2012 at 12:53 PM

Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Amid theories suggesting a "larger conspiracy", the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the Sunday firing in Etawah that killed three people.

Minor fire in Shatabdi Express

March 29, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Hundreds of passengers on board the Shatabdi Express had a close shave Thursday evening in Uttar Pradesh after a minor fire broke out under a coach, leading to panic.

Security stepped up for fifth phase of UP polls

February 22, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Kanpur/Etawah/Jhansi, Feb 22 (ANI): With Uttar Pradesh entering the fifth phase of assembly polls tomorrow, the concerned authorities have stepped up security measures to avoid any untoward incident.

Pre-election raid in UP busts tortoise smuggling racket

January 15, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Aligarh, Jan 15 (ANI): Police officials in Uttar Pradesh, given the stringent guidelines with from Election Commission in the wake of assembly elections to be held in five states, unexpectedly came upon a tortoise smuggling racket on Saturday.

Pre-election raid in UP busts tortoise smuggling racket

January 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Aligarh, Jan 15 (ANI): Police officials in Uttar Pradesh, given the stringent guidelines with from Election Commission in the wake of assembly elections to be held in five states, unexpectedly came upon a tortoise smuggling racket on Saturday.

Amar Singh slams Mulayam Singh

August 1, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Etawah (UP), Aug 1 (ANI): Amar Singh has slammed Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh, saying that his former party chief had instigated him against the Congress party earlier, but now speaks a different language.

Samajwadi Party to move court against brutal cop beating

March 11, 2011 at 8:20 PM

Etawah, Mar 11 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said that a list of officers who 'committed atrocities' against its workers on the 'orders' of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati was being prepared and a case would soon be filed against them.

Cold wave kills two in Uttar Pradesh

December 30, 2010 at 12:45 PM

Lucknow, Dec 30 (ANI): Two persons died in different parts of Uttar Pradesh as the cold wave prevailed in most parts of the state, taking the toll to 13 this season.

Quintals of wheat decay at Etawah station due to official neglect

July 6, 2010 at 9:37 PM

Etawah, July 6 (ANI): Large quantity of wheat, stored in gunny bags, has been lying in open at Etawah Railway Station of Uttar Pradesh for many days.

Etawah road accident sparks off agitation

March 24, 2010 at 1:37 PM

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 24 (ANI): Etawah locals turned violent on Wednesday following the death of a youth in a head on car-bike collision.

Mulayam Singh Yadav has a narrow escape as crash is averted

March 14, 2010 at 3:21 PM

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 14 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav had a narrow escape as his small plane breezed past a cyclist on the runway while landing in Etawah.

Amar should have stated his grudges keeping party discipline in mind, says Mulayam

January 7, 2010 at 9:11 PM

Etawah, Jan.7 (ANI): Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has confirmed differences existing between Amar Singh and Ram Gopal Yadav, the two senior leaders of his party.

Two Uttar Pradesh villages boast of rare Shiva temples

December 26, 2009 at 11:29 AM

Talhati/ Sarsai Navar (UP), Dec 26 (ANI): Two temples devoted to Lord Shiva in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh boast of a rare phenomenon.

Gilani's PRO refutes reports about PM's ties with Headley

December 1, 2009 at 1:13 PM

Islamabad, Dec.1 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's Public Relations Officer (PRO), Danyal Gilani, has refuted media reports suggesting that the Prime Minister knew Lashkar terror suspect David Coleman Headley.

Campaigning picks up for Firozabad bypoll

November 5, 2009 at 2:01 PM

Firozabad (UP), Nov 5 (ANI): Bollywood actors and top political leaders landed here as campaigning picked up for Saturday's bypoll to the lower house of Parliament.

Two held with fake currency in Etawah

September 29, 2009 at 1:18 PM

Etawah, Sep 29 (ANI): Police seized fake currency of approximately rupees 850,000, and arrested two persons in Bakebar area of Etawah district on Monday.

Rampant poaching of Sarus crane in Uttar Pradesh

June 16, 2009 at 3:03 PM

Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, June 16 (ANI): The population of Sarus crane in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh is fast dwindling due to illegal poaching.

Uttar Pradesh all set for 'mini elections'

May 18, 2009 at 4:37 PM

Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) After the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh is all set to witness another political battle, as byelections will have to be held in 10 assembly constituencies where seven sitting legislators were elected to parliament while the other three resigned to contest.

Allahabad High Court stays arrest of Mulayam Singh

May 15, 2009 at 3:28 PM

Allahabad, May 15 (ANI): The Allahabad High Court on Friday stayed the arrest of Samajwadi Party (SP) Chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav in connection with an FIR lodged against him pertaining to alleged misbehaviour with an Election Commission (EC) official in Etawah on May 11.

SP supporters face charges of disrupting poll

May 12, 2009 at 5:18 PM

Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) At least 125 supporters of the Samajwadi Party (SP) have been named in a rioting case after they allegedly disrupted polling in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said Tuesday.

Case registered gainst Mulayam for tiff with Etawah EC official

May 12, 2009 at 4:32 PM

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), May 12 (ANI): A case has been registered against Samajwadi Party (SP) president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, a day after he was involved in a second tiff with an Election Commission (EC) observer, this time in Etawah.

Eight Uttar Pradesh villages boycott polls

May 8, 2009 at 1:54 PM

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.

Eight Uttar Pradesh villages boycott polls

May 8, 2009 at 1:54 PM

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.

21 arrested for drugging, looting train passengers

April 11, 2009 at 4:04 PM

Agra, April 11 (IANS) They would loot rail passengers after drugging them with poison-coated biscuits and other eatables. More than 20 'friendly poison peddlers' were arrested in a joint operation by railway and Agra police here.

EC shuns action against Mulayam over Holi 'bribe'

March 31, 2009 at 5:58 PM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday said it is not taking any action against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose activists were filmed distributing money to potential voters.

This BSP candidate rides bullock cart to visit voters

March 28, 2009 at 7:32 PM

Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) At a time when politicians hire helicopters and SUVs for election campaigns, a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Lok Sabha candidate in Uttar Pradesh goes about on a bullock cart and pedal-rickshaw for canvassing.

BSP candidate campaigns on bullock cart

March 27, 2009 at 3:21 PM

Etawah, Mar 27 (ANI): A candidate of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh has adopted unique means for campaigning to woo the voters.

Legislator accused of murder threatens police

March 21, 2009 at 4:34 PM

Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari is in prison on charges of murdering a government engineer in Uttar Pradesh. But police say he still managed to get drunk and create a ruckus both outside and in the jail.

Another engineer shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

March 15, 2009 at 4:04 PM

Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) An engineer was killed and another injured when unknown assailants opened fire at them in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Sunday.

Distributed money was "Holi reward": Mulayam Singh to EC

March 14, 2009 at 10:16 PM

Lucknow, March 14 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday contended in his reply to the Election Commission that he had not violated the model code of conduct by giving "reward" to people during Holi as it was part of the festivities in Uttar Pradesh.

Poll panel seeks report on cash dole by Congress MP

March 14, 2009 at 12:16 AM

Lucknow, March 13 (IANS) Taking note of TV footage showing Varanasi MP Rajesh Misra of the Congress offering money to people in his constituency, the Election Commission Friday sought a report from the district magistrate.

EC notice to Mulayam Singh

March 13, 2009 at 1:01 AM

The Election Commission on Thursday issued a show cause notice to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for violating the model code of conduct after his supporters caught in camera

Mulayam admits mistake, not bribe, as poll panel issues notice

March 12, 2009 at 9:08 PM

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday slapped a notice on Mulayam Singh Yadav after his activists were filmed distributing money to potential voters even as the Samajwadi Party chief admitted it was a 'mistake' though not a bribe.

Mulayam gets notice over bribing of voters

March 12, 2009 at 6:09 PM

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday issued notice to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav after his activists were filmed distributing money to potential voters.

Sonia Gandhi deplores treatment of poor Children in India

February 5, 2009 at 6:19 PM

New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has said that it is shameful that children are being tortured in India. Her statement comes in the backdrop of the incident of a Dalit girl being beaten by police in Etawah.

Uttar Pradesh teachers to face action for mid-day meal anomalies

January 10, 2009 at 1:34 PM

Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) Teachers and principals of over 100 government-run primary schools in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district will face action for irregularities in the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme, an official said Saturday.

Radio chips to monitor Ghariyals in River Chambal in Uttar Pradesh

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

By Brajesh Kumar Singh