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UP: 5 killed, over 25 injured in Aligarh bus accident

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.

Aligarh: Dalit girl was strangulated, no clear evidence of rape

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.

UP: Dalit girl found dead, villagers clash with police

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.

UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death

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.

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

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.

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

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).

Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail

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).

19-year-old throws acid on boyfriend for refusing to marry her

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.

UP: Aligarh BJP minority leader's husband thrashed over membership drive

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.

Aligarh administration bans namaz and Hanuman Chalisa recitation on roads

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.

Aligarh: This Kachori seller earns Rs. 60L; gets tax notice

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.

#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women

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.

Sonam Kapoor and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit argue over Aligarh murder-case

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.

Aligarh Murder: Accused was earlier arrested for raping his daughter

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.

2-year-old brutally murdered over Rs. 10,000 'loan'. Cry India, cry!

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.

BSP leader tried to leak MBA paper for girlfriend, arrested

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.

No regrets, says Hindu Mahasabha leader arrested for 'killing' Gandhi

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.

Hindu Mahasabha leaders detained for shooting Gandhi's effigy

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.

On Gandhi's death anniversary, Hindu Mahasabha recreates his assassination

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.

UP: Government to levy 'gau kalyan' cess to build shelters

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.

To protect crops, UP farmers lock stray cows in schools

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.

Days before death, eminent poet Gopal Das sought mercy killing

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.

Jinnah-portrait in AMU: What Muslim groups are saying on controversy

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.

Jinnah-portrait row: Internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in Aligarh

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.

Jinnah portrait  row at AMU: Police allegedly cane students

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.

Uninvited, BJP minister barges into a Dalit man's house

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.

BJP MP questions Jinnah's portrait at Aligarh Muslim University

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.

AMU alumnus pic with Hizbul Mujahideen operatives surfaces on social-media

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.

Aligarh: 2 Patients tied to hospital-bed in absence of safeguards

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.

Mayawati: If ballot papers replace EVMs, BJP will lose elections

02 Dec 2017

Mayawati: If ballot papers replace EVMs, BJP will lose elections

AMU prof's wife alleges 'triple talaq', but no law available

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.

Aligarh: Charred body found in car on UP highway

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.

Sex determination: Aligarh BJP MLAs help allegedly-involved doctor evade action

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'.

UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras

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.

Kangana's Simran- Writer claims actress snatched his hard work

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.