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  1. Congress questions PM Modi's silence over Sakshi Maharaj's remarkRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 |

    Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government's silence over Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj's remark that all Hindu women must produce at least four children, and asked whether India's population policy has undergone a change. "Is the Indian population policy being changed? Why has the Prime Minister maintained silence even for 24 hours? Why has the home minister, the party president, the finance minister maintained silence on this issue? Is this the new population policy of India?" asked Singhvi.


  2. .com | Hindu women must have 4 kids, Indian MP saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | News24

    A lawmaker from India's ruling party has called for Hindu women to have at least four children to "protect" their religion, sparking calls for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in his hardline supporters. Sakshi Maharaj, who represents a seat in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh for Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party , said in a speech on Tuesday that Hindus should see it as their duty to have large families.


  3. India's ruling party MP says Hindu women must have four children to protect religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Straits Times

    Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers on the banks of the Yamuna river as the landmark Taj Mahal monument is seen in the background during daybreak in Agra on Oct 30, 2014. A lawmaker from India's ruling party has called for Hindu women to have at least four children to "protect" their religion, sparking calls for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in his hardline supporters.


  4. Indian MP Says Every Hindu Woman 'Must Produce' Four ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 |

    An Indian Member of Parliament with a history of controversial remarks caused another stir on Tuesday, saying in a speech that every Hindu woman should produce at least four children in order to "protect" the religion. Addressing a gathering in the north Indian town of Meerut, MP Sakshi Maharaj told a crowd that "the concept of four wives and 40 children will not work in India and the time has come when a Hindu woman must produce at least four children in order to protect Hindu religion," the Times of India reported.


  5. One more disturbance in Narendra Modi's development chorus as BJP MP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Merinews

    "I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it."


  6. Commuters still face traffic issues on Ghaziabad-Delhi highwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 |

    Vehicular movement was restored on National Highway-24 leading to the national capital but commuters continued to face traffic issues Tuesday. NH-24 connects national capital Delhi to Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow via Ghaziabad.


  7. Huge traffic jam on NH-24, 58 due to road cave inRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 |

    Huge traffic jams were witnessed on National Highway-24 and NH-58 Monday inconveniencing a large number of commuters bound for the national capital, said police. Police said a leakage from a pipeline running parallel to NH-24 caused a part of the road to cave in.


  8. KTM organises a spectacular Stunt show in HowrahRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 |

    The stunt-show was organized in order to showcase the mind-blowing stunts and tricks by the professional stunt riders. The Stunt show was held in Belilious Park Compound, Belilious Road, Near Tikiapada Rly Station.


  9. India in Pictures 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Wall Street Journal

    India's year opens with a celebration of Republic Day at the end of January. This photograph of Indian security personnel imitating dogs, was taken in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir on Jan. 26, 2014 taking part in the celebrations.


  10. UP bust Animal bones to make biscuits crunchierRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    A raid on a food factory in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad unearthed mounds of animal bones on Tuesday, officials said, raising fears that the cattle remains were used to adulterate biscuits. Sources in the food department suspected that the factory could have been using animal bones as powder or in other forms to make the biscuits "more crispy and tasty".


  11. 2014 Photos: IndiaRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2014 | Outlook

    Bringing curtains down on the glorious saga of the Maruti 800 model, Maruti Suzuki India has stopped production of the iconic car brand that had been carrier for millions of Indian middle class families. - Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh is lifted by pro-Telangana leaders after the passage of Telangana Bill in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi.


  12. Ravana was a dalit from Ghaziabad: SwamyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Times of India

    VARANASI: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy said that content of history text books in schools was rubbish and the time has come when the Centre should make necessary changes. He was addressing a seminar on 'I and my India' hosted by Youth in Action at Swatantrata Bhawan on Banaras Hindu University campus on Saturday.


  13. UP shivers as cold wave continues; death toll 70Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 |

    A cold wave continued to shiver people across Uttar Pradesh Thursday as the mercury dropped at most places. Eighteen people died due to intense cold taking the toll to 70. Most parts of the state were enveloped with fog, crippling road and rail transport.


  14. 31 die due to cold in Uttar PradeshRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Big News

    A drop in the mercury accompanied with a dense fog delayed trains and forced authorities to shut schools till Dec 28. Eight people have died in eastern UP because of the inclement weather since Monday. Six died in the Avadh region, two each in Meerut and Kanpur, seven in Moradabad and six in Aligarh as the cold wave continued unabated.


  15. Steps Taken to Relieve Traffic Congestion on National Highway-58: VK SinghRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | INDOlink

    GHAZIABAD: Efforts are in progress to relieve daily commuters of recurring traffic congestion on NH-58, the city Member of Parliament and Union Minister General V K Singh said on Sunday. The work for widening of NH-24 will too start soon, Mr Singh said while talking to media persons in Modi Nagar on his way to Meerut.


  16. Water in Hindon Unfit for Bathing: CPCB to NGTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Outlook

    Central Pollution Control Board today informed the National Green Tribunal that water quality of Hindon river in Uttar Pradesh does not meet the prescribed standards and is unfit for bathing. The submission was made in an affidavit filed by CPCB before a bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.


  17. Karn struggles to stay afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Cricketer International

    The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be On June 17 1999, Shane Warne produced one of the great spin performances in ODI cricket. In the semi-final of the World Cup , defending a paltry 213, he bowled - while delivering figures of 10-4-29-4 - a ball that was nearly as good as the ball of the century.


  18. Conversion row UP Bajrang Dal convenor vows to carry onRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    Balraj Doongar is the convenor of the Bajrang Dal in Uttar Pradesh. He has done time in jail and is accused of being involved in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots that left more than 60 dead and displaced nearly 50,000 people.


  19. Lucknow shivers at 2.2 degree as cold wave intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Indian Express

    The north was shivering in the grip of the cold wave which has now intensified over the region as Delhi on Friday recorded its lowest temperature of the season so far while Lucknow saw the mercury settle at a chilly 2.2 degrees Celsius. Rain and thundershowers were tipped to hit the region over the coming few days, which is expected to add to the winter woes of the people.


  20. Karn Sharma can be India's trump card in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 |

    On the tour of Australia, India also needs to focus on their spin option. Ayush Gupta takes a look at Karn Sharma's journey so far and dwells on how he could make a difference.