Ramendra Singh


Peace party urges Mayawati to form grand alliance, minus BJP and SP
Mon, Nov 30, 2015

In an advertisement published in a Hindi daily, Ayub urged Mayawati to “initiate the formation of a grand alliance, respecting the people’s sentiments”.

Makeshift temple in Ayodhya gets new tarpaulin cover
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

The work for replacing the old tarpaulin sheet and dilapidated bamboo sticks, part of the structure of the makeshift temple, began on Sunday morning.

I thought, I am not guilty but who is, says framed officer who fought UP govt for 12 years and won
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The battle culminated this week with the Supreme Court asking the UP government to pay Singh Rs 10 lakh as compensation for having framed him.

Ayodhya: Makeshift temple to get new cover on November 22
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

In August, the Supreme Court had allowed changing of the worn-out tarpaulin sheets and other material at the makeshift temple.

Eye on Muslim voters, Mayawati makes Munquad party in-charge of east UP
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Ali will now oversee the BSP’s affairs in Varanasi, Azamgarh, Mirzapur and Allahabad divisions.

Bihar polls: In NDA vs Grand Alliance fight, BSP fails to make mark
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

With a setback in Bihar and poor presence in states like West Bengal, Assam and Tamil Nadu, which will go to polls in 2016, the BSP could be officially stripped of its national party status.

A hut without a toilet serves as a house for Uttar Pradesh’s new Dalit minister
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

The Dalit MLA from the reserved constituency of Balha and his family of nine have lived in five huts for the past four decades.

UP Sena chief held for remarks on Ghulam Ali
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

This comes days after he claimed that Pakistani Ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, who is scheduled to perform at Lucknow Mahotsav on December 3, will face a worse fate than Sudheendra Kulkarni if he comes to the state.

BSP stages comeback in UP panchayat polls, leaves Samajwadi Party red-faced
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

The result has come as a morale-booster for the BSP which had been lying low since its failure to win any seats in last year's Lok Sabha polls.

‘Threat call’ to IPS officer: Cops give clean chit to Mulayam Singh
Sun, Nov 01, 2015

IPS officer Amitabh Thakur who had accused the Samajwadi Party supremo of threatening him in a telephonic conversation on July 10.

Won’t construct memorials or parks in future, says Mayawati
Sun, Nov 01, 2015

“Once back in power, I will concentrate on development, and on making the state free of crime, communal violence, corruption and injustice. I have already got the memorials constructed during our previous regime,” Mayawati said.

A hiding: A day in the life of cattle skinners, Rahimabad, UP
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

In this “workplace”, the 28-year-old, from Sandila village in Hardoi, waits for phone calls from nearby villages alerting him about dead animals.

CBI to probe into death of daughter-in-law of former UP minister Amarmani Tripathi
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

CBI spokesperson RK Gaur confirmed that the central agency had taken over the investigation of FIR registered by the Firozabad Police at Sirsaganj police station a few days after Sara's death.

Girl murders 5-yr-old whose father raped her: UP police
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

The girl was booked for murder, causing disappearance of evidence and under provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Muslim youth beaten up: My son had bought (ox) hide to repair dhol, says father
Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Police have booked the men, both in their early 20s, under the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act.

Muslim youths in UP beaten for carrying ‘ox hide’, sent to jail
Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Police reached the spot and arrested the two youths, booking them under the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act.

BSP keeps Satish Misra out of star campaigner list
Thu, Oct 15, 2015

In almost every election for which the BSP has campaigned, Misra’s name has been at number two, immediately after Mayawati’s.

Riot-hit UP sees surge in cow slaughter cases
Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Uttar Pradesh State Crime Records Bureau, obtained under the RTI Act by The Indian Express, UP registered a total of 2,456 cases under the law prohibiting cow slaughter in 2011.

Will launch agitation if Modi govt decides to review quota policy: Mayawati
Fri, Oct 09, 2015

Mayawati cautioned people against the saffron brigade's efforts to declare India a 'Hindu rashtra' "where their interest will not be safe".

Muayam vs IPS office: Police lodge FIR against SP chief, Thakur says not given its copy
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

Complainant Amitabh Thakur says not given its copy.

BSP in Bihar: 13 seats in six polls, a high of five
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

The party could not win any seat in the last election, in 2010, while polling 3.27 per cent of the votes in the 239 seats it contested.

A day in the life of constables on prisoner escort duty: ‘Daudte jao, haanfte aao’
Sun, Sep 06, 2015

They take the train from Lucknow to Faizabad, and back, ticketless, on limited time and minimal allowance, bearing in mind the ticking court deadline, crying family members, and possibility of escape plans.

Lokayukta that SP promised to bolster during 2012 elections beset by ‘graft’
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

From pending action on corruption cases to disagreement with Gov on Lokayukta’s appointment, the list only went one way under the govt’s three-year rule — upward.

Lokayukta office: Two crucial posts vacant as govt returns names to CJ
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Deadline set by Supreme Court to appoint Lokayukta ends today.

The inmate of Room No. 8
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

As the Amarmani family fights another murder charge, Ramendra Singh finds a father holding on to the remains of his power, a son riding on it, and a town that has long been a stage for the Tripathi saga

Book on Madhumita murder, penned by sister, to be out soon
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Nidhi had graduated from Kanpur University through correspondence in 2006 and joined the Congress five to six years ago.

Sara’s mother ‘confronts’ Amanmani in jail with queries
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Sara’s family believes she was 'murdered' and has met all the top authorities submitting applications for a CBI inquiry.

FIR filed against Amanmani in wife’s death
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Shikohabad Circle Officer Shyamkant said the FIR was filed based on a complaint lodged by Sara’s mother Seema Singh to Firozabad Superintendent of Police Piyush Srivastava on Friday.

Conduct narco test on Amarmani and son, says Amanmani wife’s family
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

In the application, Sara’s mother Seema Singh said the car accident could be a 'conspiracy' by Amarmani to murder her daughter as he was against her marriage with his son.

Amanmani’s in-laws demand narco test on him, Amarmani
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Amarmani, who is serving life term for murdering a poet with whom he allegedly had an affair, is currently admitted at a Gorakhpur hospital under judicial custody.

One Year Earlier: Before the car crash, the ‘kidnapping’ that led to Amanmani’s arrest
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Amanmani’s bail plea was rejected by an ACJM court in Lucknow on Friday.

Sara wanted to end marriage with Amanmani: Mother
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Seema said Sara, who had married Amanmani at an Arya Samaj temple in July 2013, wanted a divorce as her father-in-law Amarmani Tripathi had refused to accept their marriage.

Amanmani Tripathi’s wife death: Two days on, kin yet to file police complaint
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Sara’s mother Seema Singh said she will lodge a formal police complaint soon but did not specify when and at which police station.

Father in jail for murder, son now under cloud after wife’s death
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Amanmani was sent to judicial custody on Friday, a day after he emerged unscathed from a car accident in which his wife Sara died.

Kannauj clash: BJP leaders booked for firing, inciting violence
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Sunday’s violence stemmed from a dispute between a landlord and a tenant. Imran Warsi’s shop was taken on rent by his neighbour Satish and had remained with the latter for over 50 years.

In mediation between kin, Akhilesh by BSP MLCs, whiff of politics
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Dwivedi, an MLC from Deoria, too, said he is known to the journalist’s family and had gone to the CM’s residence on Monday on the family members’ insistence.