Namita Bajpai

BJP leader, his security guard shot dead in Greater Noida

BJP leader Shiv Kumar Yadav, 40, was shot by unidentified assailants in Tigri village under Bisrakh Police Station of Greater Noida.

17 Nov 2017

Ayodhya tangle: Sri Sri Ravishankar starts talks amidst opposition in temple town

After meeting seers and Muslim leaders, he said there was scope for a peaceful ‘out-of-court’ settlement to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

16 Nov 2017

Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute: Sri Sri on ‘mediation mission’ meets Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

The meeting at Adityanath’s residence, which lasted about 40 minutes, came through as the spiritual leader ramped up his efforts to mediate in the dispute.

16 Nov 2017

Ayodhya talks gain momentum

Process for Ram Temple will start by December 5, Mahant Giri says after talks with Shia Waqf Board chairman

14 Nov 2017

Supreme Court judge's bribery case leaves Lucknow medical college students clueless about future

The institute which falls short of norms was being investigated by a bench of Supreme Court judges, who are now being probed for taking bribes, leaving the students in a lurch regarding their future.

14 Nov 2017

Banaras Hindu University on boil: Student groups clash, proctor’s car damaged

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was on the boil once again on Friday night when two students’ groups clashed over a musical event leading to vandalism and arson on campus.

12 Nov 2017

This is a madrasa, not a medical school

A UP madrasa teacher said that the government must realise that these centres of education are meant to impart Islamic learning to produce religious teachers and maulvis. 

12 Nov 2017

Madrasa is for religious teaching: Cleric on Uttar Pradesh government’s move to make NCERT books must

UP government’s move to make modern subjects, NCERT books must in madrasas comes in for criticism

12 Nov 2017

Modern education welcome, but state must help out

Chairman, Islamic Centre of India, tells Namita Bajpai of The Sunday Standard that before introducing modern education in madrasas, the Government must equip them with requisite infrastructure.

12 Nov 2017

Uttar Pradesh to impound old four lakh four-wheelers in view of pollution

Uttar Pradesh government has decided to seize around four lakh four-wheelers following a tough stance taken by the National Green Tribunal over pollution.

11 Nov 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, brother summoned by ED for online fraud case

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his brother were summoned by the Enforcement Directorate to appear before it at its Lucknow office, in connection with an online fraud case.

10 Nov 2017

After Nitish, Mayawati demands quota for SC/ST, OBC in private sector

Mayawati suggested the Bihar CM to facilitate the move instead of just demanding it as he is a part of the ruling coalition in the country now.

08 Nov 2017

Unidentified men attack seven members of Uttar Pradesh football team on Gwalior-Barunai Express

The football team along with 22 other sportspersons was returning after participating in a three-day inter-state tournament organised in Samastipur district of Bihar.

07 Nov 2017