Kanpur: News

24 May 2024


Kanpur: Teen who killed 2 with car, now hits 4 

A 15-year-old boy from Kanpur, previously implicated in an accident last October that resulted in two deaths, was taken into custody on Wednesday after another accident.

24 May 2024


Bomb threat to Lucknow school sent 'accidentally' by children: Police 

A bomb threat email received by a private school in Lucknow on May 13 was "accidentally" sent by a group of minor school children aged between 10 and 11 years, police said.

22 May 2024

Union Home Ministry

Home Ministry office in North Block gets bomb threat mail

The Delhi Police said that the Ministry of Home Affairs office in Delhi's North Block received an email bomb threat at 3:30pm on Wednesday.

Chaos on Delhi-Vadodara Air India flight after 'bomb' scare

A wave of panic swept through a Delhi-Vadodara Air India flight on Wednesday evening when a note containing the word "bomb" was found in the aircraft's lavatory.

15 May 2024

Uttar Pradesh

10 Kanpur schools get bomb threat mail from Russian server 

At least 10 schools in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh received bomb threat emails on Wednesday.

29 Feb 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur: 2 minor girls found hanging, families allege gang rape

Two minor girls, aged 14 and 16, were found hanging from a tree near a brick kiln in Ghatampur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday night.

07 Jan 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Video: Elderly man stuffed in box, thrown into drain; dies

A shocking incident has come to the fore in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur after two young men were caught on CCTV throwing an elderly man, still alive, into a drain.

28 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur: 2,000 people booked for offering namaz on road

The Uttar Pradesh Police have booked more than 2,000 people for offering namaz without permission on the road outside the Eidgah in Kanpur, reported PTI.

03 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Railway constable arrested for molesting Swiss woman onboard Tejas Express

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable has been arrested for allegedly molesting a Swiss woman onboard a train in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place on the Tejas Express, going from Delhi to Lucknow.

14 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Fire kills mother-daughter duo during anti-encroachment demolition drive

A fire during an anti-encroachment drive claimed the lives of a 45-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter at Madauli village in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district on Monday, reported NDTV.

16 Jan 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches 5G Plus in Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Prayagraj

Bharti Airtel has launched 5G Plus in five major cities of Uttar Pradesh including Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, and Prayagraj.

27 Nov 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur horror: Teacher drills student's hand for forgetting number table

A teacher in the Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly used a power drill on the hand of a primary standard student on Thursday after he could not recite a number table, the police reportedly said.

27 Oct 2022


UP: Man films wife suicide attempt, held for dowry harassment

The police arrested a man (37) for allegedly abetting his wife's suicide by harassing her for dowry in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

16 Oct 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Popular magician, master of illusion OP Sharma dies at 76

India's popular magician OP Sharma passed away in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was 76.

21 Sep 2022

Raju Srivastava

From Congress, SP to BJP: Raju Srivastava's 'versatile' political journey

India is mourning the demise of Raju Srivastava, a legendary comedian and the nation's favorite "Gajodhar Bhaiya."

SC refuses to apply brakes on bulldozers in Uttar Pradesh

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the demolition drive by the Uttar Pradesh government but directed the authorities to strictly follow the due procedure under the law.

04 Jun 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Kanpur: 36 arrested after violence over BJP leader's 'Prophet' remark

The police arrested 36 persons in connection with the violence that erupted in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday, HT reported.

20 Feb 2022

Samajwadi Party

UP elections: FIR against Kanpur Mayor for sharing EVM photos

An FIR has been registered against BJP's Kanpur Mayor Pramila Pandey after she took and shared photos of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) inside the polling booth.

28 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi inaugurates Kanpur Metro; here's all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the completed section of the Kanpur Metro Rail Project during his visit to the city in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

10 Nov 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Kanpur: Zika virus cases cross 100; Adityanath to hold meeting

The tally of Zika virus infections in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur has crossed 100 with 16 more cases reported on Tuesday.

08 Nov 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur reports nearly 90 Zika virus cases. What is it?

Kanpur has reported as many as 89 cases of the Zika virus in recent weeks, becoming a new hotspot for the mosquito-borne disease.

30 Sep 2021


UP businessman death: Wife alleges cover-up, questions cops' role

The wife of Kanpur-based businessman Manish Kumar Gupta, who allegedly died in a police raid, alleged that her husband was killed by police officers.

11 Aug 2021

Delhi Police

Miffed over friendship with ex-girlfriend, twenty-year-old stabs man to death

A 20-year-old man and his juvenile friend allegedly stabbed a person in Delhi's Mangolpuri for talking to his former girlfriend, police said on Wednesday.

09 Jun 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur-Allahabad Highway accident toll climbs to 17

The death toll in the head-on collision between a double-decker bus and a loader ferrying factory workers on the Kanpur-Allahabad Highway has climbed to 17.

03 Jun 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Eight miscreants help wanted history-sheeter escape from police jeep

Eight people allegedly surrounded a police jeep and forcibly took away a wanted history-sheeter while he was being taken to Naubasta Police Station in Kanpur on Wednesday, an official said.

28 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Fire breaks out at Kanpur hospital; all patients evacuated

A fire broke out at a government hospital in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday.

26 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

2016 Kanpur train-accident: Not conspiracy, corrosion blamed for 152 deaths

Four years ago, the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur, killing 152 passengers. The accident, one of the worst to hit Indian Railways, was suggested to be a result of a terrorist conspiracy, even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

25 Jul 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur: Technician kidnapped, murdered; probe ordered into police's involvement

Already being slammed over extra-judicial killings, the Kanpur Police landed itself in yet another row after the family of a murdered lab technician claimed cops didn't make efforts to rescue him after he was kidnapped.

16 Jul 2020

Air Force

Vikas Dubey's "encountered" aide was a minor, claims family

The family of Prabhat Mishra, who was killed in an alleged encounter by police before noted gangster Vikas Dubey was arrested (and subsequently killed), has claimed he was a minor and had cleared Class 12 exams, merely ten days before his death.

11 Jul 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Terrorized by gangster Vikas Dubey, villagers celebrate new-found independence

The news of noted criminal Vikas Dubey's death sent a wave of joy across Shivali village, Kanpur, where people said they are now free from his "terror."

09 Jul 2020

Madhya Pradesh

UP gangster Vikas Dubey arrested in Madhya Pradesh

In a major breakthrough for Uttar Pradesh Police, wanted criminal Vikas Dubey, who is responsible for the deaths of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

08 Jul 2020


Vikas Dubey seen at Faridabad hotel, escapes before cops arrive

Vikas Dubey, the notorious criminal from Uttar Pradesh who is responsible for the ambush in Kanpur that killed eight police officers, was allegedly seen at a hotel in Haryana's Faridabad on Tuesday.

07 Jul 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Vikas Dubey murdered politician in 2001, 25 cops turned hostile

Before history-sheeter Vikas Dubey planned an attack in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, which took the lives of eight policemen last week, he committed a series of crimes.

03 Jul 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Kanpur: Eight cops killed during an encounter with criminals

At least eight policemen lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday when criminals opened fire at them during a raid.

Kanpur's shelter home: 57, including five pregnant girls, test COVID-positive

57 girls of a government-run shelter home in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, tested positive for coronavirus last week, turning the facility into a hotspot. Out of these 57 girls, five are pregnant and one is HIV positive.

18 Jan 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Men sexually assaulted minor, killed her mother after getting bail

A 40-year-old woman died in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on Friday, a week after she was thrashed brutally by men who allegedly tried to rape her 13-year-old daughter in 2018.

31 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief

Temperatures across North India are scripting new records on a daily basis, and the same happened today when the mercury hit zero degree Celsius in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, reports SkyMet.

25 Dec 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

Last week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had vowed to take "revenge" against people responsible for damage to public property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

10 Sep 2019


IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

A female student of foreign origin at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has accused a professor of the institute of molestation.

06 Jul 2019


Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.