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Not yet five, and she studies in Class 9

Not yet five, and she studies in Class 9

Virendra Singh Rawat discovers that this child prodigy has never been to school. Talk to her and Ananya Verma sounds like any other four year old. But put a book in front of her and the child reads it with jaw-dropping fluency. Such is her grasp over languages that the Lucknow district inspector of schools took it upon himself to grant special permission to admit her in Class 9 straightaway. Ananya, who lives in Lucknow, has never been to school before this. But now the girl who is three months ..., 1 month ago

Yadav vs Yadav: Mulayam backs brother, Amar Singh

The rift between Samajwadi Party strongman Mulayam Singh Yadav and ‘obedient’ Akhilesh grew even wider with the father openly backing his son’s foes in the party. Virendra Singh Rawat reports IMAGE: A party worker raises a poster of Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav in front of the party office in Lucknow. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo Acrimony and personal attacks marked a Samajwadi Party meeting with senior leader Shivpal Yadav snatching the ...
 Rediff.com19 hours ago What the Yadav family feud is all about  Sify17 hours ago Yadav family feud threatens to derail SP's poll prospects  Rediff.com1 day ago

No teacher in school, students sent to another school

PITHORAGARH: A government high school in a village in Munsiyari, a part of CM Harish Rawat's constituency, was shut down last month due to unavailability of teachers in the institution. The block education officer, thereafter, ordered 32 students to ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Police raid houses of 3 'close' to Harak Rawat

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Dehradun, Aug. 21 -- In a development that might fuel a fresh political controversy, Dehradun police raided houses of three persons on Friday evening who are ...
 HT Syndication2 months ago

How SP reached the breaking point

Akhilesh was always seen as someone working under the shadow of his father and uncles. However, overtime, he started asserting his authority, say Virendra Singh Rawat and Amit Agnihotri. Even as the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh is preparing to celebrate its silver jubilee on November 5 in Lucknow, indications are the party might split before the event with the warring factions hardening their stand. The latest crisis has come with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav removing his ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Amid cloud of uncertainty Pithoragarh awaits new DM

PITHORAGARH: The refusal of Nitin Bhadauria, till recently the municipal commissioner of Dehradun, to join as district magistrate (DM) of Pithoragarh, is the latest instance of reluctance by bureaucrats in the state to take up postings which are not ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Ericsson evangelists handloom weavers' cluster in UP

The initiative 'Baank-e-Loom' in partnership with Digital Empowerment Foundation envisages digital development of the handloom cluster in Barabanki Global technology major Ericsson on Monday announced the launch of its handloom weavers' social ...
 Business Standard India4 weeks ago

Young turks to lay claim to family legacy in polls

DEHRADUN: As the next assembly elections draw near, the next generation of Congress leaders — essentially off springs or relatives of prominent leaders of the party are getting ready to take the political plunge and claim the legacy of their ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

An uneasy Congress gears up to battle for its survival

The Congress, out of power in UP for 27 years is making a big pitch to bounce back, on a cocktail of caste politics and promises of agriculture debt waiver worth Rs 49,000 crore and power rate reduction for farmers hit by high input costs and diminishing returns., reports Amit Agnihotri. IMAGE: : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi with children at the Acharya Narendra Dev Park during his Kisan Yatra in Faizabad. Photograph: PTI Anxieties in the Congress party are mounting. Party ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

News flash: Modi, Obama to meet in Laos on Thursday

Sept 7: Karnataka begins release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers hold protest against the release. Get all the latest news updates of the day: 11.30 pm: Andhra Pradesh will be considered as a special state, & all the support is being ...
 Oneindia1 month ago
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