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Swara Bhasker trolled for her new web series 'Rasbhari'

28 Jun 2020

Swara Bhasker trolled for her new web series 'Rasbhari'

Swara Bhasker, who never shies away from commenting on issues concerning women and portraying herself as a righteous feminist, is now facing the wrath of netizens for all wrong reasons, thanks to her new web series Rasbhari.

More than 13,500 Vivo phones found using same IMEI number

05 Jun 2020

More than 13,500 Vivo phones found using same IMEI number

In a major shocker, more than 13,500 Vivo smartphones have been seized with the same International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number.

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

17 May 2020

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

As India is set to enter the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, 30 municipal areas that account for 80% of all cases in India will reportedly face maximum restrictions.

UP: Bus runs over migrant workers, six die, two injured

14 May 2020

UP: Bus runs over migrant workers, six die, two injured

In a tragic piece of news, six workers died and two were injured after being run over by an over-speeding state transport bus in Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

01 May 2020

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

16 Apr 2020

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

On Wednesday, the Centre identified 170 hotspot districts and the list covered all the six metros and almost all major cities.

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

08 Apr 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

To limit the coronavirus transmission, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to completely seal parts of 15 districts, from midnight today. This effectively means that more stringent restrictions will be imposed and people's movements will be halted.

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

Over the past two days, the threat of the coronavirus pandemic has increased manifold.

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

31 Mar 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

To deal with COVID-19, which has infected 1,251 and killed 32 across India, the government has identified ten hotspots, two of which are Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin, a report in Indian Express said on Tuesday.

Days before Nirbhaya convicts' hanging, their families seek euthanasia

16 Mar 2020

Days before Nirbhaya convicts' hanging, their families seek euthanasia

In yet another dramatic development in the infamous 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the families of the four death-row convicts have asked the President to grant them euthanasia.

The inspiring journey of India's Under-19 prodigy Kartik Tyagi

29 Jan 2020

The inspiring journey of India's Under-19 prodigy Kartik Tyagi

India's pace spearhead Kartik Tyagi ran all over Australia in the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 quarter-final 1 at Potchefstroom.

Airtel Xstream users can buy Nest Mini for Rs. 1,699

26 Jan 2020

Airtel Xstream users can buy Nest Mini for Rs. 1,699

Airtel has announced a new offer wherein Xstream Box users can buy a Google Nest Mini smart speaker worth Rs. 4,499 for just Rs. 1,699.

Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre

13 Jan 2020

Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre

While some states are protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with all their might, Uttar Pradesh has started implementing it.

Meet Pawan Jallad, the man who will execute Nirbhaya convicts

12 Jan 2020

Meet Pawan Jallad, the man who will execute Nirbhaya convicts

Anyone who commits heinous crimes like the Nirbhaya case deserves to be hanged, says Pawan Jallad, an executioner from Meerut.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

28 Dec 2019

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

Days after five people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut amid violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act, a shocking video clip has surfaced.

Anti-CAA protests: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi stopped from entering UP's Meerut

24 Dec 2019

Anti-CAA protests: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi stopped from entering UP's Meerut

Currently, tensions are high across India due to the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. But it seems, BJP doesn't want any opposition party, especially Congress, to milk the opportunity.

Praveen Kumar drunkenly thrashed me, my minor son: Ex-cricketer's neighbor

15 Dec 2019

Praveen Kumar drunkenly thrashed me, my minor son: Ex-cricketer's neighbor

Former cricketer Praveen Kumar is back in the news and for all the wrong reasons.

Meerut: Doctor among three arrested for patient's gang-rape in ICU

25 Mar 2019

Meerut: Doctor among three arrested for patient's gang-rape in ICU

In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old woman has alleged that three men, including a doctor, raped her in the ICU of a private hospital in Meerut.

UP: As spurious alcohol deaths cross 90, 175 people arrested

10 Feb 2019

UP: As spurious alcohol deaths cross 90, 175 people arrested

With the death tolls in spurious liquor cases in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand having crossed 90, the UP Police, on Saturday, arrested 175 people in connection to the manufacture of spurious liquor - marking possibly the biggest-ever crackdown on the illicit alcohol business.

UP: Yogi Adityanath announces development of Rs. 36,000cr Ganga Expressway

29 Jan 2019

UP: Yogi Adityanath announces development of Rs. 36,000cr Ganga Expressway

While holding a cabinet meeting at the ongoing Kumbh Mela, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Tuesday, announced the UP government's decision to develop the Ganga Expressway.

Gang-rape victim alleges accused set her ablaze, police doesn't agree

07 Jan 2019

Gang-rape victim alleges accused set her ablaze, police doesn't agree

One of the accused of a gang-rape case in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, allegedly set the victim ablaze, she has claimed.

Shah Rukh Khan eclipsing Bauua Singh is Zero's biggest failure

22 Dec 2018

Shah Rukh Khan eclipsing Bauua Singh is Zero's biggest failure

Zero was announced almost two years ago, so one can only imagine the anticipation around the movie.

UP: Youth 'jokingly' lights bomb in three-year-old's mouth

08 Nov 2018

UP: Youth 'jokingly' lights bomb in three-year-old's mouth

Celebrations of Diwali turned sour for a three-year-old and her family in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh after a boy lit a sutli bomb (popular firecracker) in her mouth.

Meerut: BJP councilor arrested for fighting with cop, assaulting woman

21 Oct 2018

Meerut: BJP councilor arrested for fighting with cop, assaulting woman

On Saturday, the Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a BJP municipal councilor from Meerut over a scuffle with a police officer and for allegedly assaulting a woman at his restaurant on the Delhi-Dehradun highway.

Brothers rape teen-sister for four-years, she films incident for proof

19 Oct 2018

Brothers rape teen-sister for four-years, she films incident for proof

In a ghastly incident, two brothers were arrested for allegedly raping their sister for four years in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut.

UP: Medical-student assaulted by police, video goes viral

26 Sep 2018

UP: Medical-student assaulted by police, video goes viral

On Tuesday, three cops in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut were suspended after a video went viral which showed them assaulting a woman in a police vehicle.

UP: After BJP-minister garlands Ambedkar-statue, Dalit-lawyers 'purify' it with gangajal

11 Aug 2018

UP: After BJP-minister garlands Ambedkar-statue, Dalit-lawyers 'purify' it with gangajal

The Ambedkar statue placed outside the district court in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, was 'purified' by Dalit lawyers on Friday after the BJP state general secretary Sunil Bansal garlanded it.

Kanwar yatra: UP spends Rs. 14L on chopper for petal-showering

10 Aug 2018

Kanwar yatra: UP spends Rs. 14L on chopper for petal-showering

We're used to believing that the government lacks money to improve the many things wrong around us- illiteracy, hunger, homelessness, etc.

UP-cop files complaint against himself for failing to check cow-smuggling!

15 Jul 2018

UP-cop files complaint against himself for failing to check cow-smuggling!

Talk about sincerity. Or bizarreness? A Meerut station house officer (SHO) has lodged a complaint against himself for having failed to prevent cow smuggling!

UP: Married for ten-years, woman alleges forceful conversion to Islam

09 Jul 2018

UP: Married for ten-years, woman alleges forceful conversion to Islam

A 27-year-old woman has alleged she was forced to convert to Islam by her husband and approached Uttar Pradesh police following which the Meerut-based man has been booked.

UP Army Major detained for alleged murder of colleague's wife

24 Jun 2018

UP Army Major detained for alleged murder of colleague's wife

An Indian Army Major has been detained from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh for his alleged involvement in the killing of another Army Major's wife in west Delhi yesterday.

Soon, travel from Delhi to Meerut in 60 minutes

09 Jun 2018

Soon, travel from Delhi to Meerut in 60 minutes

In a major boost to infrastructure, soon the travel time between Delhi and Meerut will be reduced to 60 minutes.

Modi opens Delhi-Meerut Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway today

27 May 2018

Modi opens Delhi-Meerut Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway today

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway this morning, before embarking on a 6km-roadshow on it in an open jeep.

Delhi: Man, who could dismantle a car in 1-hr, arrested

17 May 2018

Delhi: Man, who could dismantle a car in 1-hr, arrested

A seasoned vehicle lifter, who could dismantle a car within an hour, was recently nabbed in Dwarka, while trying to escape in a stolen Volkswagen Polo.

Bride shot dead by robbers on Meerut highway for jewellery

29 Apr 2018

Bride shot dead by robbers on Meerut highway for jewellery

A 22-year-old newly-wed woman was shot dead by robbers on Meerut highway late on Friday night for artificial jewelry they mistook for gold.

Meerut put on high-alert for Ambedkar Jayanti

14 Apr 2018

Meerut put on high-alert for Ambedkar Jayanti

The 127th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar will be celebrated in Meerut amid high-security and suspended Internet.

Varanasi Brahmins burn 500 quintals of wood to "reduce pollution"

19 Mar 2018

Varanasi Brahmins burn 500 quintals of wood to "reduce pollution"

In a democracy, protests/rallies are a strong tool of the people, but sometimes, they just miss the mark.

High-speed rail between Delhi-Meerut to save Rs. 6,300 crore

20 Feb 2018

High-speed rail between Delhi-Meerut to save Rs. 6,300 crore

The high-speed rail corridor that will cut the travel time between Delhi and Meerut to just 62 minutes will also double up as a local metro for the people of Meerut.

Son and mother murdered brutally in UP

26 Jan 2018

Son and mother murdered brutally in UP

On Wednesday, a son and his mother were murdered by her relatives in broad daylight in Meerut district of UP.