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.
In a horrific incident in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, a six-year-old girl was gangraped and killed, and her lungs were extracted from her body by the killers for performing black magic, said the police on Monday. Her body was found in a forested area on Sunday morning.
Soon after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav ruled out any possibility of joining hands with the Congress for the next Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh in 2022, the Grand Old Party has decided to go solo under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi, reported India Today.
The report said Priyanka who will lead the election campaign is likely to...
The Ayodhya administration is geared for the fourth Deepotsav on Friday (November 13) to set a new Guinness World record of lighting 551,000 earthen diyas at 28 ghats in the temple town.
Last year too, a Guinness record was made when 410,000 earthen lamps were lit up on the banks of the Saryu. A bulk of diyas will be lit up at the renovated Ram ...
Four members of a Delhi-based social organization were booked on Sunday after two of them allegedly offered namaz at Nand Mahal temple in Mathura district last month. The organization, named ‘Khudai Khidmatgar’, claims to spread communal harmony. One of them, Faisal Khan, was arrested from Delhi on Monday.