Woman beaten to death by daughter’s molesters in Kanpur

A woman witness in a case of molestation of her 13-year-old daughter succumbed to her injuries at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on Friday (January 17) after she along with another witness was brutally beaten up.

Stray dog kills newborn after dragging it out of operation theatre in UP

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32,000 listed: UP begins identifying potential citizens under CAA

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has begun the process of identifying people who are seeking Indian citizenship under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Around 32,000 people have been identified so far in 21 districts of the state. A majority of the people identified seem to be from Pilibhit.

Local Samajwadi Party leader shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

A local Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former village head was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Uttar Pradesh's Mahammadabad on Sunday (January 12) morning.

SHO among 4 suspended in Greater Noida loot-and-murder case

A station house officer (SHO) and three sub-inspectors have been suspended for dereliction of duty in connection with a loot-and-murder case in Greater Noida, officials said on Saturday. SHO Manoj Pathak, SIs Veerpal Singh Tomar, Rajendra Kumar and Maan Singh of Bisrakh police station were suspended on Friday night after a probe by Circle Office...

24 feared dead as fire breaks out after bus-truck collision in Kannauj

Kannauj: There were around 45 passengers in the bus which was on its way to Jaipur from Farrukhabad, police said, adding that the accident took place under the Chhibramau Police Station area.

Govt acting against constitution: Priyanka on meeting anti-CAA activists

Varanasi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday visited Varanasi to meet the activists arrested during the protests against the amended Citizenship law and accused the government of acting against the Constitution.

Girls assumed dead at Bihar shelter were found alive, CBI tells SC

In a sensational twist, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 8) that all the 35 girls who were alleged to have been murdered in the Bihar's Muzaffarpur shelter home were traced and found to be alive. The probe agency also told the apex court that two skeletons were recovered from the home's premi...

Jafar and Darapuri, arrested during anti-CAA violence, walk out of jail

Lucknow: Congress spokesperson Sadaf Jafar and retired IPS officer SR Darapuri, who were arrested during anti-Citizenship law protests in Lucknow last month, walked out of the prison on Tuesday (January 7). A Lucknow court had last Saturday granted bail to 15 persons, including Jafar and Darapuri.

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All deaths during anti-CAA protests in UP caused by police bullets: Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday (January 5) alleged that all deaths during anti-CAA protests in Uttar Pradesh were caused by police bullets. Akhilesh, who visited the residence of Mohammad Wakil killed during an anti-CAA protest in the state capital, said, “He was not involved in the agitation. The government should probe...

Kannan Gopinathan ‘detained’ en route Aligarh university, taken to ‘...

Former IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan, who made headlines for quitting the civil services over the Centre's decision to scrap Article 370 of the Indian Constitution to Jammu and Kashmir, said that he was detained by the police at the Uttar Pradesh border on Saturday (January 4) en route Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). He was later released on a ...

Image of UP police takes huge hit as senior cops wash dirty linen in public

The Uttar Pradesh police find themselves in the thick of a controversy following the leak of three videos that went viral, allegedly of Senior Superintendent of Police of Gautam Budh Nagar (Noida), Vaibhav Krishna chatting with a woman.

Anti-CAA protests: 46 served notices for damaging public property in UP

Muzaffarnagar: The district administration has sent notices to 46 people for their alleged involvement in damaging public property during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests here.

Anti-CAA protests: Priyanka makes unscheduled visit to Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made an unscheduled visit to this western Uttar Pradesh town to meet the families of those who bore the brunt of the recent violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act.

Arrested for anti-CAA stir, activist Sadaf Jafar, ex-IPS officer get bail

Lucknow: A court in Uttar Pradesh on Friday granted bail to activist Sadaf Jafar and retired IPS officer SR Darapuri, among others, who were arrested in connection to the protests against amended Citizenship law on December 19.

CAA protests: UP court grants bail to activist couple, 56 others

Varanasi (UP): Activists Ekta and Ravi Shekhar returned home to their 14-month-old baby here on Thursday (January 2), a day after an Uttar Pradesh court gave bail to them and 56 others arrested for protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the NRC nearly two weeks ago. The Shekhars, who run the environment NGO Climate Agenda and made national headline...

Cong demands judicial inquiry into ‘unlawful conduct’ of UP police

Lucknow: The Congress party on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the “unlawful conduct” of the Uttar Pradesh police during violent protests against the new citizenship law. In a memorandum to the Governor, Priyanka Gandhi said the police actions were destructive of the rule of law and repressive.

Protests in UP divide along religion, not caste or politics

In UP, where caste is the major factor that sways voters, The Indian Express reported that support for CAA protests has seen religion as the factor rather than caste.

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Noida (Uttar Pradesh): Six people, including two minors, were killed when their car skidded off the road and fell into a canal in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida, apparently due to fog, police said on Monday (December 30). Five other occupants of the vehicle sustained injuries in the incident that took place around 11.30 pm on Sunday (December 29), they said. "Altogethe...

Congress worker who ferried Priyanka on scooter fined ₹6,100

Lucknow: The Congress worker, who ferried party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra after her cavalcade was stopped by the police in Lucknow on her way to the residence of former IPS officer SR Darapuri on Saturday, has been issued a challan of ₹6,100 for riding without helmets.

NPR, NRC against poor, minorities, I will not fill up the forms: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday (December 29) said the National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) were against the poor people and minorities of the country while asserting that he will not fill up the NPR form.

‘Go to Pakistan’: Meerut cop heard saying in anti-CAA protest video

Amid raging protests and violence over the amended citizenship law (CAA) in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police officer in Meerut has been filmed on camera making communal comments and asking the local residents to tell protesters to “go to Pakistan”.

CAA protests continue in Delhi, UP, Maharashtra and Bengal

Protests broke out outside the iconic Jama Masjid in Old Delhi on Friday against the amended Citizenship law. A group of agitators also carried out a march towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence demanding Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad’s release but were stopped by the police.

UP on high alert for Friday prayers, internet suspended in 21 districts

In view of the deaths of at least 19 people in anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued a high alert across the state and disconnected internet services in 21 districts, including 9 sensitive districts till the evening of December 27, to prevent any untoward incidents during the Friday prayers.

Ahead of Friday prayers, UP cuts internet in at least eight districts

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government continued to use internet ban to allegedly prevent any untoward incidents on Friday, the day of prayers for the Muslim community, by blacking out services in at least eight districts of the state. Uttar Pradesh witnessed widespread violence in several parts of the state between December 19 and 21, resulting in the death of at least 19 protesters.

UP minister refuses to meet kin of Muslim men who died in CAA stir

Bijnor: Uttar Pradesh Minister Kapil Dev Agarwal stoked a controversy on Thursday (December 26) after he refused to meet the families of the two Muslim men who died in the recent protests against the new citizenship law (CAA), terming them "upadravi" (vandals).

UP Shia Central Waqf Board favours implementation of NRC

Lucknow: Favouring implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board (UPSCWB) on Thursday (December 26) said that Indian Muslims do not face any threat from it. "Hindustani Muslims do not have any threat from NRC. It should be implemented in the country. The real matter is of identification of intruders,...

TMC delegation, set to meet families of UP victims, detained at airport

Lucknow: A four-member Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation, which was set to meet the families of those killed during protests in Uttar Pradesh over the amended Citizenship Act, was detained at Lucknow airport on Sunday (December 22), reports said.

Shops sealed over violence in Uttar Pradesh after Yogi’s ‘revenge’ ...

Lucknow: At least 60 shops have been sealed in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar in a crackdown by the state government after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned of avenging the violence that erupted during protests against the Centre’s new Citizenship law.