Abhishek Mishra tops, C.S Santosh retains Desert Storm title

As expected, Overnight leaders Abhishek Mishra (co-driver P.V. Srinivasa Murthy) and C.S. Santosh emerged champions in the XTreme and Moto (two-wheelers) categories, respectively, as the weeklong, 2,300 km 13th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm cross-country Rally concluded here on Sunday night.

Suresh Rana to face off with Amanpreet Ahluwalia

Manali`s Suresh Rana, the multiple winner of Raid de Himalaya and Desert Storm, will again go head-to-head with last year`s winner Amanpreet Ahluwalia in the five-day 6th Maruti Suzuki Dakshni Dare Rally, a cross-country event, commencing here in early Tuesday.

Moradabad violence: BJP team arrives in district, denied permission to visit site

Shortly after Muzaffarnagar riots accused MLA Sangeet Som was barred from entering Moradabad by the administration, a Bharatiya Janata Party team including party MLA Suresh Rana arrived in the district on Sunday.

UP govt seeks cancellation of bails to Muzaffarnagar riots accused

The Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has appealed to courts to cancel bail of at least 50 persons accused of playing a role in the last year`s Muzaffarnagar riots, claiming that they could try to disturb peace during elections.

Snooping row: You don`t tap phones when someone is threatened, says Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on the recent snooping issue.

Digvijay slams BJP for honouring UP MLAs facing Muzaffarnagar riots charges

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today said that BJP and Narendra Modi have shown their true colours by honouring those MLAs of the party who are facing charges of having fomented recent riots in Uttar Pradesh.

Fresh chargesheet against BJP MLA Suresh Rana

A fresh chargesheet has been filed against controversial BJP legislator Suresh Rana and two other party activists for rioting during a protest against a gang-rape in Shamli in June.

Modi rally: BJP felicitates Muzaffarnagar riots accused MLAs in Agra

Undeterred by criticism from rival political parties, the BJP on Thursday honoured two of its MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana, who have been accused of inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, in Agra where its PM candidate Narendra Modi is due to address a rally.

BJP MLAs named in Muzaffarnagar riots case to be honoured

A controversy has been sparked with BJP deciding to felicitate its MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana, accused of inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, at Narendra Modi`s rally in Agra on Thursday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP MLA Suresh Rana granted bail

BJP legislator Suresh Rana has been released on bail by a local court, almost two months after he was arrested for allegedly fanning communal riots here.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Another BJP MLA granted bail

BJP legislator Suresh Rana has been released on bail by a local court, almost two months after he was arrested for allegedly fanning communal riots here.

BJP MLA Sangeet Som released on bail

BJP legislator Sangeet Som who was arrested for his alleged role in inciting communal violence here, was released on bail by a neighbouring Deoband court.

Bail pleas of 2 BJP MLAs to be heard tomorrow

The bail plea of BJP MLA Suresh Rana would be heard in court tomorrow in connection with violence in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh.

UP riots: BJP MLAs Som, Rana get relief from Advisory Board

Uttar Pradesh Advisory Board on Thursday revoked the detention under NSA of two BJP MLAs, Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana.

BJP MLA`s judicial custody extended in Muzaffarnagar riot case

The judicial custody of BJP MLA Suresh Rana, arrested for allegedly inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar by making provocative speeches, has been extended till November 20 by a local court here.

Rana, Helmut win Raid de Himalaya

Suresh Rana/Ashwin Naik, driving a Grand Vitara, were crowned champions in the X-Treme four-wheeler category while Helmut Frauwallner lifted the trophy in the two-wheeler category as the 15th edition of the Maruti Suzuki Raid De Himalaya culminated on Saturday.

Rana grabs pole position at 2nd leg

Seven-time Raid de Himalaya champion Suresh Rana grabbed the pole position in four wheeler extreme category at the end of the second leg of the event on Monday .

Muzaffarnagar riots: 252 cases registered

A total of 252 cases have been registered and more than 500 people booked in connection with last month`s riots in the district, police said Monday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Authorities for video conferencing of Som, Rana

District authorities have requested the court hearing the Muzaffarnagar riots case against BJP MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana that the proceedings be conducted through video conferencing.

BJP MLA Suresh Rana booked in another case

BJP MLA Suresh Rana, who was arrested in Lucknow on Sep 20 for allegedly inciting violence by making provocative speeches, has been booked in another case of rioting, police said Monday.