04 Apr 2021
'Aligarh' writer Apurva Asrani separates from partner of 14 years
Film writer and editor Apurva Asrani has announced he has parted ways with his partner of 14 years, musician Siddhant Pillai.
06 Mar 2021
UP: 5 killed, over 25 injured in Aligarh bus accident
In a tragic incident, five people lost their lives while more than 25 were injured as two buses, run by the Haryana Roadways, collided in the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
02 Mar 2021
Aligarh: Dalit girl was strangulated, no clear evidence of rape
The postmortem report of the teenage Dalit girl, whose body was found on Sunday in Aligarh, has not indicated any clear evidence of rape and found that she was strangulated to death, a senior official said.
01 Mar 2021
UP: Dalit girl found dead, villagers clash with police
The body of a 16-year-old Dalit girl was found in a field in the Akrabad area of Aligarh, following which villagers clashed with police and indulged in stone-pelting, the police said on Monday.
02 Mar 2020
UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death
In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old woman allegedly thrashed her six-month-old daughter to death in the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh.
01 Mar 2020
Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC
Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.
14 Feb 2020
Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA
Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).
11 Feb 2020
Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail
An Aligarh district court on Monday granted bail to Dr. Kafeel Khan, two weeks after his arrest for allegedly making a provocative speech at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
26 Oct 2019
19-year-old throws acid on boyfriend for refusing to marry her
A shocking incident has come to fore from Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, where a 19-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly throwing acid on her boyfriend on Thursday.
11 Aug 2019
UP: Aligarh BJP minority leader's husband thrashed over membership drive
The husband of a local BJP minority wing leader named Farheen Mohsin in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh was allegedly thrashed by some people who were angered by her participation in a membership drive of the party.
26 Jul 2019
Aligarh administration bans namaz and Hanuman Chalisa recitation on roads
In Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, people will no longer be seen offering namaz or reciting Hanuman Chalisa on the streets, courtesy an order by the district administration.
25 Jun 2019
Aligarh: This Kachori seller earns Rs. 60L; gets tax notice
There may be many reasons for why Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pakoda selling advice doesn't work, and you can add another to your list: pakodas aren't kachoris.
10 Jun 2019
#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women
Recently, Uttar Pradesh minister Upendra Tiwari made controversial remarks about rape, questioning the veracity of rape allegations made by adult women.
08 Jun 2019
Sonam Kapoor and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit argue over Aligarh murder-case
When a two-and-a-half-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Aligarh over a petty sum of Rs. 10,000, the entire country wept.
08 Jun 2019
Aligarh Murder: Accused was earlier arrested for raping his daughter
As India is demanding justice for a two-and-a-half-year-old girl who was brutally murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, a shocking detail related to the case has come to fore.
07 Jun 2019
2-year-old brutally murdered over Rs. 10,000 'loan'. Cry India, cry!
India is outraged over the murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl. And why shouldn't we? We have clearly fallen off the rails and humanity is long dead.
28 May 2019
BSP leader tried to leak MBA paper for girlfriend, arrested
People are known to do crazy things for love. And BSP leader Feroz Alam alias Raja took it a step further by committing an illegal act.
06 Feb 2019
No regrets, says Hindu Mahasabha leader arrested for 'killing' Gandhi
Pooja Shakun Pandey, the Hindu Mahasabha leader, who recreated Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on January 30 by shooting at his effigy, was arrested early on Wednesday, a TOI report claimed.
31 Jan 2019
Hindu Mahasabha leaders detained for shooting Gandhi's effigy
Hindu Mahasabha's recreation of Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on Wednesday stirred a controversy after which two members of the right-wing outfit were detained by Aligarh police. The Uttar Pradesh police also booked nine other members.
30 Jan 2019
On Gandhi's death anniversary, Hindu Mahasabha recreates his assassination
In a shocking incident, right-wing outfit Hindu Mahasabha recreated the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, Wednesday, in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh.
02 Jan 2019
UP: Government to levy 'gau kalyan' cess to build shelters
On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approved a plan to impose a 'gau kalyan cess' (cow welfare cess) on multiple "profit-making" public sector departments in a bid to raise funds for the setting up of temporary cowsheds across the state.
27 Dec 2018
To protect crops, UP farmers lock stray cows in schools
Aligarh city administration in Uttar Pradesh is currently busy handling the problem of stray cows in rural areas.
22 Jul 2018
Days before death, eminent poet Gopal Das sought mercy killing
Noted Hindi poet Gopal Das 'Neeraj', who passed away on July 19, had sought mercy killing, a letter sent to Aligarh district magistrate reveals.
05 May 2018
Jinnah-portrait in AMU: What Muslim groups are saying on controversy
Wading into the controversy over 138-year-old Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University, All-India Muslim Mahasangh on Friday announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for taking the picture down.
04 May 2018
Jinnah-portrait row: Internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in Aligarh
The Aligarh Administration announced, on Friday, that internet services will remain suspended from 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM Saturday, in the wake of protests over Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University.
03 May 2018
Jinnah portrait row at AMU: Police allegedly cane students
Many students of Aligarh Muslim University staged a protest after police allegedly caned them for marching to lodge a complaint against Hindu group that sought removal of Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait from the varsity's campus.
02 May 2018
Uninvited, BJP minister barges into a Dalit man's house
Rajnish Kumar, a Dalit man from Aligarh, alleged that a BJP minister barged into his house, uninvited, with his own food, mineral water and cutlery.
01 May 2018
BJP MP questions Jinnah's portrait at Aligarh Muslim University
A BJP MP has asked Aligarh Muslim University to explain why it displays a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, triggering a row days after a student sought permission to hold an RSS Shakha on its premises.
25 Apr 2018
AMU alumnus pic with Hizbul Mujahideen operatives surfaces on social-media
A new photo of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) PhD scholar Mannan Wani, who was in the news a few months back for joining terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, has surfaced on social media.
31 Mar 2018
Aligarh: 2 Patients tied to hospital-bed in absence of safeguards
In a rather shocking revelation, two patients were found tied to the hospital beds in AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College's emergency ward.
02 Dec 2017
Mayawati: If ballot papers replace EVMs, BJP will lose elections
19 Nov 2017
AMU prof's wife alleges 'triple talaq', but no law available
Months after the SC banned triple talaq, an AMU professor's wife has accused him of divorcing her through WhatsApp and harassing her for dowry, among others.
12 Nov 2017
Aligarh: Charred body found in car on UP highway
The completely charred body of a 35-year-old builder from Delhi's New Ashok Nagar was found near Aligarh-Etah highway, in a Noida registered burnt Skoda car on Saturday morning.
18 Oct 2017
Sex determination: Aligarh BJP MLAs help allegedly-involved doctor evade action
Two days ago, Rajasthan officials claimed to have busted a sex determination racket in Aligarh. They had caught a doctor couple 'red-handed'.
16 Oct 2017
UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras
The UP state government has decided to provide all school examination centres with CCTV cameras by December 2017 to deter the use of unfair practices by students.
18 May 2017
Kangana's Simran- Writer claims actress snatched his hard work
Apurva Asrani, the writer of Kangana Ranaut's next 'Simran', slammed her for claiming that she wrote the film.