The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested one of the four men accused of killing a 50-year-old man, who had filed a case of molestation against one of them for harassing his daughter. The incident happened under Sasni police station of Hathras district
The Uttar Pradesh police arrested a 28-year-old man and detained a 15-year-old boy on Friday (February 19) for the deaths of two minor girls by alleged poisoning in Unnao district. A third girl is in hospital undergoing treatment. According to the police, the girls — cousins aged 17, 16 and 13 years — suffered poisoning after they drank water mixed with insecticide offered by the accused.
In a shocking incident, bodies of two minor Dalit girls, aged 13 and 16, were found in an agricultural field in Unnao while another 17-year-old girl was rescued in a serious condition.
According to reports the 16-year-old was the sibling of the rescued girl, while the other deceased was their cousin.
The brother of the girls said they were fo...
To provide an enabling atmosphere for the general wellbeing of people, or meeting the demands of public interest, appears to be a tall order, given the disinterest of Yogi Adityanath in egalitarianism of any kind, point out observers and activists.
Shahjahanpur: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped at her home by a man from her village here when her parents had gone out, police said on Sunday. A case has been registered against the accused who is on the run, they said.
Circle Officer Mahendra Pal Singh said the girl was raped at her home by a man from her village under Kanth police station area when h...
Fatehpur: A man allegedly shot dead his 22-year-old daughter at Jaisinghpur village here and then surrendered before police. The accused has been arrested, police said.
Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar said around 9 am on Saturday, Chandra Mohan Yadav shot dead his daughter Swati Devi using his licensed gun and then surrendered before poli...
DMK president MK Stalin on Sunday (March 7) released the party's vision document for the next 10 years, focussing on thrust areas such as economy, agriculture, water resources, education and health, urban development, rural infrastructure and social justice.
Guwahati: The AICC on Sunday issued the second list of three candidates for the prestigious Titabor, Dhakuakhana and Naoboicha assembly constituencies of Assam, which goes to polls in the first phase on March 27.
Popular media constantly makes us feel we are not good enough, instilling a fear in us of missing out on something big, of not making enough money or that we are marrying too late or for debating whether to have a kid or not, or for not maintaining the ideal weight!
Budaun: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in a village under Civil Lines area here, police said on Thursday. She had gone to a jagran on Monday from where her neighbour Pintu lured her to his house and allegedly raped her, Senior Superintendent of Police Sankalp Sharma said.
Budaun: In a shocking example of victim-blaming, a National Commission for Women (NCW) member has said that the rape-murder of the 50-year-old anganwadi worker in Uttar Pradesh’s Budaun could have been avoided if she had not ventured out in the evening.
Budaun: In a late-night crackdown, the Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a priest, who is the main accused in the alleged gangrape of an anganwadi worker here.
District Magistrate Kumar Prashant said on Thursday midnight that mahant (priest) Satya Narayan was hiding in the house of his follower in a village under Ughaiti police station from where he was pic...
A 50-year-old woman was gang-raped and brutally murdered allegedly by a priest and two others in Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday (January 6).
Police have filed an FIR against the three accused and arrested two of them on Tuesday while the priest is absconding.
According to reports, the woman was attacked while she had...
The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday (January 1) transferred 16 IAS officers, including Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar who was dealing with the Hathras gang-rape and murder case.
The transfer comes two months after the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court expressed concern over the Uttar Pradesh government not taking a...
In Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, the police have booked six persons, including college students, for sedition after the principal of government-run KS Saket Degree College filed a complaint alleging that they had raised "anti-national slogans like le ke rehenge azadi."
In an incident that shows a blatant misuse of Uttar Pradesh’s anti-conversion law, a Muslim youth in Bijnor has been arrested under the law and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and sent to judicial custody, after he was found walking with a minor Dalit girl by a group of vigilantes.
The FIR which was reportedly filed b...
The Uttar Pradesh government suffered a setback when the Supreme Court dismissed its appeal against an Allahabad High Court decision quashing the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act (NSA).
Interfaith couples wanting to get married can use the Special Marriage Act, 1954, to escape the heavy hand of the recently passed ordinance in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh restricting such marriages on the grounds they constitute "love jihad"
Lucknow became the ninth city in the country to have raised money through municipal bonds listed with the stock exchange in the country.
The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) listed bonds worth ₹200 crores with Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday (December 3).
Municipal bonds are essentially bonds issued by the local authorities in orde...
Continuing its efforts to check interfaith marriages under the new anti-conversion ordinance, the Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday (December 3) stopped a wedding ceremony in Lucknow minutes before it was to be solemnized.
A police team reached the Para area of the state capital Lucknow and told members of both sides to accompany them to the loc...
Based on a complaint from the father of a young woman in Bareilly district, Uttar Pradesh has registered its first case under the new anti-conversion law on Saturday (November 28), officials said. The case was registered at the Devarniyan police station.
The ‘love jihad’ does not exist, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the Uttar Pradesh government has found after two months of investigation.
The SIT set up in September to probe alleged cases of ‘love jihad’ has ruled out any conspiracy angle in the 14 such cases it investigated and also found no evidence that the Muslim youths i...
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday (November 20) told the Supreme Court that Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras under the “garb of journalism” with a “very determined design” to create caste divide and disturb law and order situation.
Pratapgarh (UP): A tragic road accident resulted in the death of 14 persons, including six children, in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district late on Thursday night after the vehicle they were travelling in rammed a truck on the Prayagraj-Lucknow highway.