Fatehpur Sikri (India)

Type: City
Name: Fatehpur Sikri (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 27.1
Longitude: 77.669998
population: 30,029
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

India prepares to vote amid estrangement

As a large chunk of 117 Lok Sabha seats got ready to vote tomorrow (Thursday), the alienation between the majority and the minority communities came sharply to the fore. The Election Commission stepped in where it could to enforce rule of law, but has ... [Published Business Standard India - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Dynasty, glamour and ambition to be tested in UP (Curtain Raiser)

The third round of balloting in the 12 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh Thursday has big names, glamour and dynasty - all mixed in a heady cocktail. Trying their luck in this round of polling, among others, is Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rajnath Singh plays down Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s temple remark

AGRA: Attacking the Congress for questioning the Gujarat model of development, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked the party to check the website of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, helmed by Sonia Gandhi, which has appreciated the performance of ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mayawati bares her prime ministerial ambitions

A day after Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said he would stake claim for the prime minister's post, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati Friday said if her supporters voted intelligently, a "Dalit ki beti" could well be at the helm ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Maya sets her sights on being first dalit woman PM

AGRA: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, in rallies in west UP on Friday, asserted that she would be India's first female dalit prime minister.Mayawati said she would make India more reservation-friendly, and appealed to the people to cast their votes ... [Published Times of India - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Technology comes to aid of tourists

NEW DELHI Technology is aiding in the digital preservation of India’s cultural heritage, with mobile apps offering audio tours and virtual space providing panoramic views of various historical sights, all at the click of a button.The innovations in the ... [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

India’s Rashtriya Lok Dal — a party fallen from grace

Ajit Singh’s constant flip-flops have left him an object of sympathy New Delhi: The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) led by federal civil aviation minister Ajit Singh is a curious case of a party that has fallen from grace and faces a real threat of getting completely ... [Published Gulf News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Fatehpur Sikri: Abandoned by Mughals, ignored by ministers

FATEHPUR SIKRI: The ruins of Akbar's 'city of victory' are a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. But Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned by the Mughals for lack of water centuries ago, fails to draw the attention of its political representatives even today.Nazaruddin, ... [Published Times of India - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

BJP in UP downplays reports of dissent over ticket distribution

Uttar Pradesh BJP today sought to downplay the reports of dissent within the party over distribution of tickets for the Lok Sabha polls, saying "longer queues are natural where there is a greater possibility of victory".BJP national general secretary ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 2 reports

70-yr-old farmer hopeful of victory after 72 poll defeats

AGRA: Seventy years and 72 electoral losses have not dampened Hasnu Ram Ambedkari's spirit. The septuagenarian, who hails from Ram Nagar village of Kheragarh Tehsil here, is hoping to strike 73rd time lucky in the coming Lok Sabha election as an independent ... [Published Times of India - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

3/30/2014: My India My Vote: ‘SENIOR LEADERS SHOULD WATCH WHAT THEY SAY’

AGRA: Amar Singh, the RLDCongress alliance candidate from Fatehpur Sikri, on Saturday said politicians should exercise restraint while taking names during election campaigns. Maintaining that nobody could endorse the language used by Saharanpur... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

3/25/2014: MY INDIA MY VOTE: Divided by caste, a Mughal capital awaits development AGRA:

Legend has it that Mughal Emperor Akbar walked barefooted from Ajmer to Fatehpur Sikri to seek blessings from Khwaja Sheikh Salim Chisti and pray for a son. His wish was granted and the grateful Emperor made Fatehpur Sikri his capital. Since then,... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Mar 25 2014]

Quotes

...the people to forgive his son and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and vote with a single aim of electing him as the next prime minister of India. "There will be no majority for any formation and the Third Front will come together after the polls and the SP, being the biggest group after the Congress and the BJP, will be the natural choice for the top job" he told IANS...
"I have not listened to what comment has been made by someone. We have already made our stand clear in our manifesto" Singh said. Naqvi had raised the issue of Ram Temple which was seen as contradicting the party's stated position
"Agar log BJP jaisi sampradayik takato ko jitatate hain to wo ye dhyan rakkhe ki ye party aarakshan ko puri tarah se khatam kar dengi. BSP ko jitane par mai ye wada karti hu ki sabhi neechi jatio ko aarakshan dekar or mazbooti dungi" (If people are thinking of voting for the BJP, they must know that BJP is going to finish off reservations...
...in the world can boast of so many wonderful architectural marvels?" Pathak said this year's World Heritage Day theme is "Commemoration of History". "Monuments and sites, including those more complex and diversified forms of heritage places such as living landscapes, are tangible carriers of the memory of a part of the human experience. Thus, through their authenticity and integrity, they contribute, in their way, to the commemoration and transmission of values which include history" an official annoucement said...

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India prepares to vote amid estrangement [Published Business Standard India - 4 hours ago]
Campaigning ends in 11 states, one union territ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 22 2014]
Dynasty, glamour and ambition to be tested in U... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 22 2014]
Opens April 24: Prime time in Yadavland [Published Times of India - Apr 22 2014]
Rajnath Singh plays down Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 21 2014]
A sign of belief [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 20 2014]
Maya sets her sights on being first dalit woman PM [Published Times of India - Apr 18 2014]
Agraites show no pride in Taj city's rich herit... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 18 2014]
Mayawati bares her prime ministerial ambitions [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 18 2014]
Golden Triangle Tour 4 Days – A Fantastic Way t... [Published PR inside - Apr 18 2014]
Technology comes to aid of tourists [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
'Change should not mean murder of beauty' [Published Times of India - Apr 17 2014]
Lok Sabha elections: Will Uttar Pradesh believe... [Published zeenews.com - Apr 17 2014]
Technology adds new dimension to India's herita... [Published News Track India - Apr 17 2014]
India’s Rashtriya Lok Dal — a party fallen from... [Published Gulf News - Apr 16 2014]
General Elections: Will Uttar Pradesh believe i... [Published zeenews.com - Apr 13 2014]
Dastan-i Masih, the court of Akbar and the Goan... [Published Navhind Times - Apr 13 2014]
Amar Singh, wife assets worth about Rs 100 crore [Published Rediff Realtime News - Apr 11 2014]
Congress misled people, failed Muslims: Modi [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
Fatehpur Sikri: Abandoned by Mughals, ignored b... [Published Times of India - Apr 06 2014]
Flight of yore [Published The Hindu - Apr 06 2014]
The Build-UP [Published Indian Express - Apr 05 2014]
'Mamu' governments have destroyed UP: Amar Singh [Published Times of India - Apr 05 2014]
India's ruling Congress Party 'looking for allies' [Published Telegraph - Apr 02 2014]
BJP in UP downplays reports of dissent over tic... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 01 2014]
70-yr-old farmer hopeful of victory after 72 po... [Published Times of India - Mar 30 2014]
After 72 poll losses, UP farmer hopes to change... [Published Times of India - Mar 30 2014]
3/30/2014: My India My Vote: ‘SENIOR LEADERS SH... [Published Hindustan Times - Mar 29 2014]
General Elections: Will UP believe in Narendra ... [Published zeenews.com - Mar 28 2014]
‘Lohia made party a family, SP made family a pa... [Published Indian Express - Mar 26 2014]
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