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Boy thrashed for refusing to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ in Kanpur

Kanpur: A 16-year-old Muslim boy was allegedly beaten by unidentified men here for wearing a skull cap and refusing to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram. According to police reports, the incident took place on Friday when the victim, Mohammad Taj, a resident of Barra, was returning home after offering namaaz in Kidwai Nagar. Four unidentified motorcyclists stopped […]

Poora Express derailed near Kanpur late on Friday night (Photo: IANS)

3 injured after 12 coaches of Delhi-bound Poorva express derails near Kanpur

Kanpur: At least three people were injured on Saturday after 12 coaches of the Delhi-bound Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur, railway officials said. The accident took place at 12.52 a.m. in Rooma, 15 km from Kanpur. The 12 coaches comprised 10 passenger coaches, one pantry and the power car, according to the officials. Four coaches capsized […]

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during road show in Kanpur (Photo: EP)

Priyanka slams Modi government over OROP

Kanpur: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of politicising the Armed Forces by calling the one rank one pension (OROP) a favour to them. The Congress General Secretary was holding a roadshow while campaigning for his party’s Kanpur candidate Sriprakash Jaiswal here. She kicked off her roadshow from Ghantaghar area […]

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Opposition’s statements helping Pakistan, demotivating forces: PM

Kanpur | Prime Minister Narendra Modi tore into the opposition on Friday and slammed them for making “politically motivated” statements that are “demotivating the defence forces”. Addressing a public rally in Kanpur, Modi said he is making this “serious charge” against some political opponents who, blinded by their dislike for Modi, are harming the interests […]

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If grand alliance took power, country would see a PM every day of the week : Amit Shah in Kanpur

Kanpur : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday vowed to defeat the SP-BSP alliance in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. Addressing party workers here, Shah also made fun of opposition parties’ attempts to forge a Grand Alliance, saying if they took power, the country would see a Prime Minister every […]

View of river Ganga at Kanpur's Ganga Barrage (File Photo)

91 Kanpur tanneries ‘polluting’ Ganga closed

Kanpur | Kanpur authorities have ordered the “immediate shutdown” of 91 leather tanneries in the city that were offloading their waste in the Ganga river, causing widespread water pollution, an official said on Tuesday. The crackdown comes days before the start of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj from January 14. “The idea is to ensure […]