Articles by Saurabh Sharma
Apr 18, 2019
Lok Sabha Election Phase 2: UP sees 61.94% turnout; boycott calls galore as disenchanted voters stay away at many placesDistrict officials in parts of Uttar Pradesh had a tough time trying to calm agitating voters who had called for a boycott of the election.
Apr 10, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Muzaffarnagar set for high-pitched battle between two popular Jat leadersMuzaffarnagar is set to witness a high-pitched battle where two Jat leaders of very big stature are contesting against each other.
Mar 23, 2019
Muslim man killed by group of 20 in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra over dispute linked to Islamic holy structureOn the night of 20 March, Mohammed Anwar, 50, was attacked and killed by a group of over 20 people in Parsoi village of Sonbhadra.
Mar 13, 2019
Day after 'confidential' letter was 'leaked', Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj claims intent wasn't to threat BJP but justify suitability for ticketAbout his ticket aspirations, Maharaj said he is confident the party will not field another candidate from Unnao and abide by his suggestion.
Mar 09, 2019
'Fell in love with Lucknow again': Days after attack, Kashmiri street vendors back at work, say nothing to fearIn the wake of the Pulwama attack, Kashmiri people, especially students, had been attacked by mobs in parts of the country, forcing some of them to return to their home state.
Feb 26, 2019
For Ayodhya residents, peace more important than Ram temple; Hindus, Muslims resent extremists threatening communal harmonyLike every other resident of Ayodhya, all that Gulnaz yearns for is an end to the communal frenzy that the Hindutva activists keep stoking. "Every day we sleep with a fear of redux of 1992 when our brothers and sisters were killed in the communal riots which broke out after the demolition of the Babri mosque."
Jan 15, 2019
At Rs 4,236-cr, 2019 Kumbh mela in Prayagraj is Uttar Pradesh's costliest ever: Figure is 80% of UP's total health budget, claim activistsThe 2019 Kumbh is also the costliest so far. The Maha Kumbh of 2013, when the state was ruled by Samajwadi Party and led by Akhilesh Yadav, cost Rs 1,300 crore while the 2001 Purna Kumbh Mela had a budget of just Rs 165 crore.
Jan 03, 2019
Bulandshahr violence key accused Yogesh Raj was 'in constant touch' with Bajrang Dal and 'wanted to surrender'The Bajarang Dal said it will always stand by Yogesh Raj as the Uttar Pradesh Police had "wrongly framed" him in the Bulandshahr violence case.
Jan 02, 2019
For fire-free Kumbh Mela, tent city administration in Allahabad gears up with firefighting bikes, hydrants and a hi-tech hospitalThe Kumbh Mela administration has a fleet of 55 Motorbike Fire Fighting System, which can reach the corners of the massive tent city faster than a fire tending vehicle.
Dec 25, 2018
Fearing black flag protests, BJP and Congress impose unofficial ban on dark clothes at rallies; even undergarments not sparedUttar Pradesh BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi said the party has given no such instructions