Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh

Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh is a government body that organizes high school and intermediate examination in state.

Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh is a government body that organizes high school and intermediate examination in state. To fulfill the objective of quality education, organize examination and prescribing syllabus the board was brought into existence in 1921 with headquarters in Allahabad. So in this manner it can be called one of the oldest boards in India.

The readers can find latest information UP Board Allahabad here. The latest updates and results are also available here.

The UP board Allahabad conducted its maiden examination in the year 1923. It also commands the credit of having adopted 10+2 system of examination from the very beginning. It took the burden of conducting high school and intermediate examination from Allahabad University which was formerly conducting this taste.

Every year board conducts class 10 and class 12 examinations for lakhs of students.

The main functions carried out by Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh involve granting recognition to newly opened school, prescribing syllabus and text books for high school and intermediate classes and conducting examination and publishing results.

In addition to that, the board also offers equivalence to other boards of examinations.

One can find latest news and information regarding the UP Board Allahabad.

Growing ammo seizures at Delhi airport

April 23, 2014 at 5:02 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Arrests from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), in a little over two years, of over 100 passengers, who had managed to sneak firearms and ammunition aboard Delhi-bound flights, has set off alarm bells for Delhi Police, who say the number of such incidents is rising.

Most men last only 2 minutes in bed: Expert

April 23, 2014 at 4:38 PM

New York, April 23 (IANS) Men won't like this. Women won't enjoy this. But the truth is out. An astonishing 45 percent of men finish sex too quickly - in flat two minutes!

Mulayam no hero for Mainpuri's young (Election Special)

April 23, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), April 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is no longer a hero for the young in Mainpuri, the constituency which sent him to parliament seven times.

Money and liquor trail: Rs 240 crore cash, 1.3 crore litre liquor seized

April 23, 2014 at 11:02 AM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Money and liquor seems seems to lining the electoral trail this election, if the latest figures of the Election Commission are anything to go by.

US, China must strengthen trust to tackle problems

April 23, 2014 at 9:18 AM

Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) American and Chinese economies and societies have never been as closely joined as they are today, but strengthening trust between the two countries is essential to tackle big problems, said a report.

Dalit, minority kids pushed out of schools: HRW

April 22, 2014 at 11:42 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) School authorities in India have persistently discriminated against children from Dalit, minority and other marginalised communities, pushing them out of education, a report by Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

NHRC asks UP Police for report on woman's gang rape

April 22, 2014 at 7:58 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The NHRC Tuesday sought a report from Uttar Pradesh Police following a media report that officials refused to file a complaint in a gang rape case.

Modi not a remedy for all ills: Himachal CM

April 22, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday said the way BJP was projecting its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, it appeared that the party was considering him as a "remedy to cure all ills".

Chandrababu Naidu shares dais with Modi

April 22, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Mahabubnagar (Andhra Pradesh), April 22 (IANS) An air of camaraderie prevailed as the TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu shared dais with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at a public meeting here Tuesday.

Lok Sabha Election: Now countdown begins for the Seventh Phase of Polls

April 22, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Now all is set for another important phase of election as now campaigning across 11 states and one union territory where 179 million voters are eligible to decide the political fate of over 2,000 candidates in 117 seats.

Owaisi hate speech video: Ban plea hearing April 26

April 22, 2014 at 7:02 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A court here Tuesday fixed April 26 for hearing a plea for a permanent restraint on Andhra Pradesh legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi's hate speeches being aired on YouTube.

Campaigning ends in 11 states, one union territory (Roundup)

April 22, 2014 at 6:54 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Campaigning for the Lok Sabha election ended Tuesday across 11 states and one union territory where 179 million voters are eligible to decide the political fate of over 2,000 candidates in 117 seats.

2014 Election: TV actress hope for better education, women's security

April 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The 16th Lok Sabha elections are underway and actresses like Jennifer Winget and Deepika Singh sat that once the new government comes to power, it should work towards education for all, security for women and eradication of child labour.

AAP to demand world spiritual capital status for Varanasi

April 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Varanasi, April 22 (IANS) The AAP will demand the status of world spiritual capital for this Hindu holy city in Uttar Pradesh, a party leader said Tuesday.

'Mastram' will create some good records for filmdom: Distributors

April 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) "Mastram", an erotic thriller about a porn writer popular in the country's northern part, is coming on the big screen May 9. Distributors from various territories predict that if promoted smartly, the film will get a good opening, overwhelming footfall and they can also "smell" that the fictional biography will do "something good" for the industry.

Akhilesh-Dimple duo charms city of perfume (Election Special)

April 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Kannauj, April 22 (IANS) Kannauj, the city of 'itar' (indigenous perfumes) is reeling under the Akhilesh-Dimple fragrance. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhiliesh Yadav and his 35-year-old wife Dimple, who is seeking re- election from this Lok Sabha constituency in the Lower Doab region of the Hindi heartland, are on a charm offensive, sharing the dais at rallies, jointly addressing voters and undertaking road shows.

Apex court asks Mudgal if he would probe IPL scandal

April 22, 2014 at 4:50 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday did not favour the probe panel proposed by the Indian cricket board and asked Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee if it would investigate the IPL's betting and spot fixing scandal last year.

Gandhis removed Narasimha Rao from public memory: Modi

April 22, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Nizamabad (Andhra Pradesh), April 22 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday accused the Gandhi family of "removing" late former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao from public memory.

Mayawati demands more security for UP polls

April 22, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said Tuesday that free and fair polls were not possible in the state under the Samajwadi party government and sought more security in the remaining phases of election.

Miss America to defence of teen who asked her for a dance

April 22, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Washington, April 22 (IANS) The first ever Indian-American Miss America, Nina Davuluri, has come to the defence of a teen who asked her to a dance as the news of his suspension for the stunt reached the White House.

Congress headed for historic defeat, says Modi (Roundup)

April 21, 2014 at 10:33 PM

Mumbai/Kalyan (Maharashtra)/Hardoi/Etah/Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), April 21 (IANS) The Congress is headed for a historical defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Monday.

Norway teen living in cave to save environment

April 21, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Oslo, April 21 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl in Norway has been living in a cave for almost a year now as she wants to reduce her environmental impact to close to nothing, the media reported.

Compensate kin of dead man, NHRC tells Madhya Pradesh

April 21, 2014 at 8:01 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The NHRC has asked Madhya Pradesh to compensate the kin of a man allegedly tortured to death by police and also demanded action against the guilty.

Himachal public service panel studying UPSC exam pattern

April 21, 2014 at 6:09 PM

Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission will explore possibilities to adopt the new pattern of examination as that of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for state administrative services, an official said here Monday.

Rahul to hold rallies in three states Tuesday

April 21, 2014 at 4:57 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will hold rallies in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh Tuesday, his office said.

Corrupt politicians will be behind bars: Modi

April 21, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Hardoi/Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 21 (IANS) BJP leader Narendra Modi Monday said in Hardoi all corrupt leaders in the country would have to face trial if he is voted to power in the Lok Sabha elections.

In Bundelkhand, dacoits still call the shots (Election Special)

April 21, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Banda (Uttar Pradesh), April 21 (IANS) In Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, power still flows from the barrel of the gun, where - believe it or not - dacoits play a key role in deciding who will win the five parliamentary seats from the region.

Corrupt politicians will be behind bars: Modi

April 21, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), April 21 (IANS) BJP leader Narendra Modi Monday said here all corrupt leaders in the country would have to face trial if he is voted to power in the general elections.

Will free country of criminals: Modi

April 21, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), April 21 (IANS) BJP leader Narendra Modi Monday said that if he comes to power, he will free the country of criminals by sending all offenders to prison.

G. Rohini sworn in as Delhi High Court chief justice

April 21, 2014 at 12:49 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Justice G. Rohini was Monday sworn in as the first woman Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

JPK Education gets Nelson Mandela Peace Award

April 21, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Panjim, April 20 (IANS) Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat Education has bagged the prestigious Nelson Mandela Peace Award for exceptional work in the field of education of the girl child.

Terror groups now pick sophisticated Indian-made arms, ammunition

April 20, 2014 at 4:48 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Terror groups in India, like the banned Indian Mujahideen, are relying more on indigenously made weapons and ammunition, from underground "arms factories", rather than smuggling them in from abroad.

Vrindavan widows to vote for social recognition (Election Special)

April 20, 2014 at 2:24 PM

Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) Manu Ghosh, 85, a destitute widow residing at an ashram here, is both eager and elated at the prospect of casting her vote in this election. Ghosh is one of the 225 lucky women, out of 3,000 widows living here in miserable conditions who have a valid voter card each and can vote this time.

English as she is spoke (Column: Soliloquy)

April 20, 2014 at 10:32 AM

What's "puncher" got to do with "shock observer"? Well, one explanation is that since the car's shock absorber was defective, the tyre punctured when the vehicle went over a pothole!

EC launches voter awareness campaign with RED FM

April 19, 2014 at 9:12 PM

Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday launched a voter awareness campaign in partnership with 93.5 RED FM here as part of its Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) activities.

Andhra Pradesh accounts for half of unaccounted cash seized so far

April 19, 2014 at 9:12 PM

Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Money plays a big role in Andhra Pradesh elections and this is evident from the fact that it accounts for nearly 50 percent of the unaccounted cash seized so far across the country.

Modi neither superman nor magician: Virbhadra

April 19, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Shimla, April 19 (IANS) Taking a jibe at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said "he's not a superman or a magician" to solve all the problems.

First woman Delhi chief justice to take charge Monday

April 19, 2014 at 7:04 PM

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Justice G. Rohini will Monday assume charge as the first woman chief justice of the Delhi High Court, 47 years after the court was established in October 1966.

Opening day bonanza for '2 States' with over Rs.12 crore

April 19, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer "2 States", which released

TTFI hires North Korean coaches to train youngsters

April 19, 2014 at 2:32 PM

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has hired two North Korean coaches - An Jong Son and Kim Song Han from - to help its state units conduct training sessions for junior paddlers during the summer vacations.

US teen suspended for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom

April 19, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Washington, April 19 (IANS) A Pennsylvania teenager has been suspended for asking the first ever Indian-American Miss America Nina Davuluri to the prom, the annual end of the year dance for high school students.

First bodies found within cabins of South Korean sunken ferry

April 19, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Seoul, April 19 (IANS) Three days after the 6,825-tonne passenger ferry capsized and sank off the Jindo Island near the southwestern tip of South Korea, first bodies were found Saturday morning within the passenger cabins of the ferry, local media reported.

Country divided in name of secularism: Modi

April 18, 2014 at 10:24 PM

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Holding that the country has been divided in the name of secularism, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Friday said his appeal would not be to any Hindus and Muslims but to the entire people of India.

Mumbai Indians take nine underprivileged children to Dubai

April 18, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians, under their initiative 'Education For All', have invited nine underprivileged children from various Mumbai based NGOs to Dubai as part of the experiential tour and to watch Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Congress-led UPA government has become history: Modi

April 18, 2014 at 6:25 PM

In a major attack on the SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that he is soft on the criminals. He was addressing a massive election rally here

Mayawati bares her prime ministerial ambitions

April 18, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Agra, April 18 (IANS) A day after Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said he would stake claim for the prime minister's post, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati Friday said if her supporters voted intelligently, a "Dalit ki beti" could well be at the helm of affairs of the central government.

Congress promises free TVs, laptops in Seemandhra

April 18, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) The Congress has promised free television sets along with dish connection for poor and free laptops for students of government colleges, in its manifesto for Seemandhra released Friday.

OCA to select 2019 Asian Games host city in September

April 18, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Beijing, April 18 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will select the 18th Asian Games host city at its 33rd General Assembly Sep 20, 2014, in Incheon, South Korea, after Vietnam withdrew as the host of the 2019 games.

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.

CPI-ML to back Kejriwal against Modi in Varanasi

April 18, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Patna, April 18 (IANS) The CPI-ML has decided to support Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Arvind Kejriwal who is contesting the Lok sabha polls against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

How God intervenes when romance fails you

April 18, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Washington, April 18 (IANS) You turn to the almighty when faced with difficulties in life. New research explores a little-known role of God in your life - helping you cope with the threat of romantic rejection.

EC prepares for next phases of polling in UP

April 18, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday will hold a review meeting of the preparations for the crucial third and fourth phases of the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

UP advocate general hauled up for campaigning for SP

April 18, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) The Election Commission has indicted the advocate general of Uttar Pradesh for using the state chopper and addressing an election rally favouring the ruling Samajwadi Party.

India, US poised on more collaborative path: Envoy

April 18, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Washington, April 18 (IANS) India and the United States are today positioned to embark on a more closely collaborative path with growth in India providing it new impetus, according to Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar.

Dust storm kills 18 in Uttar Pradesh

April 18, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and property worth several million rupees damaged in a dust storm that hit Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh late Thursday, officials said Friday.

Poll panel allows Amit Shah to resume campaign

April 18, 2014 at 12:48 AM

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday allowed BJP leader Amit Shah, a close aide of the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, to resume campaign in Uttar Pradesh after he promised not to use derogatory language or do anything violative of the poll code.

Court asked to restrain Owaisi's hate speech video on YouTube

April 17, 2014 at 10:16 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A lawyer Thursday moved a court here seeking a permanent restraint on Andhra Pradesh legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi's hate speech being aired on YouTube, saying that it is hurting the sentiments of the various religious communities.

VD 116 million vote in sixth round of Lok Sabha battle (Lead National Roundup)

April 17, 2014 at 8:56 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) An estimated 116 million people voted peacefully Thursday in the critical sixth round of parliamentary election to pick 121 MPs from 12 states, officials said.

Uma Bharti slams Modi in video

April 17, 2014 at 7:21 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Congress Thursday released an explosive video showing BJP leader Uma Bharti as describing BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "vinash purush" (man of destruction).

Never extended favour to Himachal cricket body: Dhumal

April 17, 2014 at 7:13 PM

Shimla, April 17 (IANS) BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday dismissed the allegations that he extended favour to the Himachal Pradesh cricket body during his tenure as chief minister.

SC clears way for land acquisition for Jamia

April 17, 2014 at 7:12 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Clearing the decks for the expansion of Jamia Millia Islamia, the Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Delhi government to acquire about 107 bighas (approximately 26 hectares) of prime land in Okhla village in south Delhi.

100 million vote in sixth round of Lok Sabha election (National Roundup)

April 17, 2014 at 6:48 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Nearly 100 million people voted in 12 Indian states Thursday in the sixth round of parliamentary election to pick 121 MPs in a battle vital for all major stakeholders.

'Four-year undergrad programmes need of the hour'

April 17, 2014 at 3:12 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Ashoka University, a philanthropic higher-education initiative of a group of entrepreneurs and business leaders, is set to open its doors in August with four-year undergraduate programmes in the liberal arts. Similar term courses in Delhi University have led to widespread resentment and criticism.

Millions vote in sixth round of Indian election (Afternoon National Lead)

April 17, 2014 at 1:20 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Millions poured into polling centres across 12 states Thursday in the sixth round of general election to pick 121 members to the Lok Sabha, officials said.

Foodie Rajeev Khandelwal sheds six kg for film

April 17, 2014 at 12:48 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal, who loves eating, managed to lose some weight while filming his forthcoming movie "Samrat & Co.".

Pollings peaceful in Uttar Pradesh

April 17, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Polling for 11 parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh began peacefully at 7 a.m. Thursday, marking the second phase of elections in the state.

Defective Pune EVM 'transfers' all votes to Congress

April 17, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Pune, April 17 (IANS) Early morning voters, including many senior citizens, were bewildered when an electronic voting machine (EVM) reportedly "transferred" all votes to the Congress.

Uttar Pradesh votes

April 17, 2014 at 8:16 AM

Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Polling in Uttar Pradesh for 11 Lok Sabha seats began Thursday, officials said.

Voting starts in Madhya Pradesh

April 17, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Bhopal, April 17 (IANS) Voting for 10 parliamentary seats in Madhya Pradesh began Thursday, officials said.

Voting begins in Uttar Pradesh

April 17, 2014 at 7:12 AM

Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Voting for 11 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh began Thursday at 7 a.m., officials said.

BJP fields Purandeswari from Rajampet

April 17, 2014 at 12:48 AM

Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded former union minister D. Purandeswari from Rajampet Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh.

Gujarat HC grants injunction on Dawoodi Bohra trusts, Wakfs

April 16, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Ahmedabad/Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday granted an interim injunction restraining Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, and his supporters from dealing with the assets of around 75 public trusts and 261 Wakfs till April 25, an official said here.

'Provide infrastructure to labs probing pesticide levels'

April 16, 2014 at 7:20 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the state government to provide sufficient infrastructure to various laboratories probing the level of pesticides beyond permissible limits.

All set for polling in sixth phase of Lok Sabha battle

April 16, 2014 at 6:08 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Polling begins at 7 a.m. Thursday in 121 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states in the sixth phase of staggered general election, officials said Wednesday.

Six children injured in UP clash over cricket

April 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) A minor scuffle between children during a cricket match turned ugly in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut town Wednesday when people took sides and hurled stones and fired blanks, police said.

Air India restarts flights in Himachal

April 16, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) Air India Wednesday recommenced operations to this Himachal Pradesh town after snapping air links on this route almost two months ago, an airport official said.

BJP to get majority, Modi will be PM: Naidu

April 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Patna, April 16 (IANS) The BJP will get an "absolute majority" in the Lok Sabha election and Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of the country, BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu said Wednesday.

N.D. Tiwari not to contest from Nainital

April 16, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari will not contest from Uttarakhand's Nainital Lok Sabha constituency seat, his close aides said Wednesday.

Polling officials reach remote booths for April 17 polls

April 15, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Siliguri, April 15 (IANS) Polling officials Tuesday night reached 16 remote booths in the mountainous terrain of Darjeeling constituency for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal April 17.

Rape heinous crime but against blanket death penalty, Mulayam tells NCW

April 15, 2014 at 8:32 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Amid a controversy over his remarks opposing death penalty for rape, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has told the NCW that he holds rape to be a heinous crime deserving stern punishment but believed that capital punishment should be used only in the rarest of rare cases.

Campaigning ends for sixth phase polling in 122 seats

April 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Campaigning came to an end Tuesday for the sixth phase of general elections that will decide the fate of 122 Lok Sabha seats across 10 states, including West Bengal and Rajasthan which will see their initial rounds.

Campaigning for Bengal first phase Lok Sabha polls ends

April 15, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Darjeeling, April 15 (IANS) The campaign drums fell silent Tuesday for the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, covering the four constituencies of Cooch Behar, Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling that go to the hustings Thursday.

Mayawati slams Congress and BJP for worsening condition in Maharashtra

April 15, 2014 at 5:51 PM

BSP chief Mayawati alleged that poor people, especially Dalits and Muslims of Uttar Pradesh, who have come to Mumbai in search of jobs and live in slums are being treated "worse than animals"

Shilpa's IOSIS Wellness opens in Ghaziabad

April 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Ghaziabad, April 15 (IANS) Actress-producer Shilpa Shetty along with business partner and cosmetologist Kiran Bawa has launched IOSIS Wellness here.

Lacking basic services, Rammam celebrates new polling booth (Election Special)

April 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Siliguri, April 15 (IANS) Situated nearly 2,600 metres above sea level, Rammam lacks conventional power, landphone and TV connectivity. For the inhabitants, recharging their mobile phones involves an arduous four-five-hour trek into neighbouring Sikkim. But this village in north Bengal is now elated - at least they have a new polling booth.

Rahul to hold rallies in UP, Bihar

April 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will Wednesday address two election rallies in Uttar Pradesh and one in Bihar, his office said Tuesday.

Kejriwal to start Varanasi campaign Tuesday

April 15, 2014 at 4:48 PM

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will begin campaigning against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi from Tuesday, his colleagues said Monday.

Economy to be top priority: Rajnath Singh

April 15, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) BJP president Rajnath Singh Monday said once voted to power, bringing back the economy on track would be the top priority of the NDA government under Narendra Modi.

Iron improves women's performance at gym

April 13, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Sydney, April 13 (IANS) Women who take iron supplements experience a marked improvement in their exercise performance, a study has found.

Have empowered 12 lakh women in Amethi: Rahul

April 12, 2014 at 10:20 PM

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) On a day he filed his nomination papers for the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said that he has empowered around 12 lakh women of his constituency by getting them bank loans.

Handloom exhibition in Delhi

April 12, 2014 at 7:08 PM

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) An array of Indian textiles and a demonstration to show the process behind the making of handlooms, are on display at an exhibition that began here Saturday.

Nursery Admission: BJP demands LG to form a monitoring Committee

April 12, 2014 at 6:55 PM

For solving the serious problem of admission in nursery and primary schools, BJP Delhi Pradesh President Dr. Harsh Vardhan has demanded Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung that he should form a high level monitoring committee under his supervision to monitor the admission process in Delhi Schools

Notification for second phase of elections in Andhra Pradesh

April 12, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) The Election Commission of India Saturday issued notification for the second phase of elections in Andhra Pradesh, scheduled to be held May 7.

How low can you stoop, show UP's leaders (Election Special)

April 12, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) The electoral battle in Uttar Pradesh, which has 80 parliamentary constituencies, the most from any state, has turned increasingly vicious, with high-pitched vitriolic and expletives being hurled by rival politicians against each other.

High voter turnout shows people's desire for change: Modi

April 11, 2014 at 10:44 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) High voter turnout in the third phase of general election Thursday shows the people's unhappiness with the resent government and their desire for change, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Friday.

Dec 16 victim's father, activists condemn Mulayam's rape remark (Roundup)

April 11, 2014 at 10:12 PM

New Delhi/Lucknow/Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's comments on rape Friday attracted widespread outrage with political parties, tinsel town celebrities and the father of the Dec 16, 2012 rape victim condemning it roundly.

Important to change mindset towards vocational studies: Hamid Ansari

April 11, 2014 at 8:04 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday stressed on the need of imparting vocational education at the school level and said it is important to change the people's mindset, which attached social stigma to this genre.

SC notice to central, state governments on RTE plea

April 11, 2014 at 7:40 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central and state governments on a plea seeking enforcement of the right of 37.7 million children to be admitted in schools under the Right to Education Act.

Congress complains to EC on Modi's marital status issue

April 11, 2014 at 5:32 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Congress Friday filed a complaint with the Election Commission over BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi hiding his marital status in affidavits submitted in earlier polls.

BJP slams Mulayam Singh for his rape remarks

April 11, 2014 at 3:40 PM

BJP has slammed SP chief Mulayam Singh's controversial comments on rape and said that it is dangerous.