Articles about Kanpur
11 Aug 2021
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
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
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
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
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.
14 Sep 2020
UP: 'Shot' businessman, who accused IPS officer of corruption, dies
A businessman from Uttar Pradesh, who accused an IPS officer of corruption, died at a hospital in Kanpur on Sunday, days after he was found with a bullet injury inside his Audi car.
25 Jul 2020
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
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
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."
10 Jul 2020
Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter
The death of Vikas Dubey, who was wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the death of eight cops, is not the end of the story but the beginning, the family member of a slain senior police officer said.
09 Jul 2020
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
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
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.
22 Jun 2020
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
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
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
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.
21 Jun 2019
Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her
Earlier this month, Kanpur police arrested a Madrassa's cleric for allegedly raping a 15-year-old minor.
11 Jun 2019
What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the toughest management entrance exams through which students are admitted to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other top B-schools.
09 Jun 2019
13-year-old Kanpur-boy has written 37 letters to Modi. Here's why
Children are often the responsibility of their parents but a 13-year-old boy from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, has shown otherwise.
03 Jun 2019
IIT graduate dupes 15L people with fake Modi laptop scheme
If you recently signed up for a free laptop scheme under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name, you have been duped.
03 May 2019
Frustrated with marriage, IIT-graduate killed wife, drank poison
In a shocking turn of events, an IIT-Roorkee graduate is suspected to have murdered his wife before drinking poison on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.
20 Apr 2019
12 coaches of Poorva Express derail near Kanpur, 13 injured
On Saturday, twelve coaches of Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed and thirteen people have been injured so far, claimed reports.
26 Mar 2019
BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi
Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
06 Mar 2019
'Lucky' chair for PM Modi being prepared before Kanpur rally
The wooden chair, believed to be the lucky charm for the BJP, is in news again.
24 Dec 2018
UP: Mob, upset with delay, pelts stones at Shatabdi Express
On Sunday, passengers aboard the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express experienced an untoward incident after stones were pelted at the train near Rura Railway halt in Kanpur dehat.
08 Dec 2018
UP: Ten arrested for using proxy candidates in rail exam
The Uttar Pradesh special task force (STF) has arrested 10 suspected members of a gang for allegedly facilitating copying in the Group D exam of the railways.
15 Sep 2018
UP govt to set up special research centers in universities
To maintain the quality of higher education and provide a conducive environment for research work, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up special research centers in universities, Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma said.
12 Sep 2018
UP: Depressed over failing to clear exam, student commits suicide
A 19-year-old student of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University in UP's Kanpur allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room on the campus, police said.
09 Sep 2018
Uttar Pradesh: IPS officer dies after consuming poisonous substance
The 30-year-old IPS officer, who was in a critical condition after consuming some poisonous substance, died on Sunday at a private hospital in Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh.
05 Sep 2018
UP: East Kanpur police superintendent attempts suicide, in critical condition
In a tragic incident, the superintendent of police of the East Kanpur district, Surendra Kumar Das, made an attempt to take his own life on Wednesday morning at his official residence in Kanpur.
17 Aug 2018
When Vajpayee and his father were classmates in college
In 1945, when a 21-year-old Atal Bihari Vajpayee enrolled in a Kanpur college in Uttar Pradesh to study law, he had a classmate who was already retired after serving 30 years as a teacher. That was none other than his father.
15 Aug 2018
UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports
Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Center for its approval to rename the airports in Bareilly, Kanpur, and Agra, a move that comes close on the heels of rechristening the iconic Mughalsarai Railway Station after RSS thinker Deendayal Upadhyay.
22 Jul 2018
IIT-K develops online tool to help people deal with mental-health-issues
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has developed an online tool, TreadWill, to help people cope with issues related to their mental health.
11 Jul 2018
Supreme Court criticizes Center for 'lethargy' in protecting Taj Mahal
The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Center for its "lethargy" in taking steps to protect the Taj Mahal, dubbing the issue of preserving the historic medieval structure a "hopeless cause".
28 Jun 2018
Finance ministry approves Rs. 1.07 lakh crore for metro-rail projects
The Finance Ministry has given 'in-principle' approval to metro rail projects in Kanpur, Bhopal, Indore, Agra and the phase IV of Delhi Metro, amounting to Rs. 1.07 lakh crore, multiple reports said.
08 Jun 2018
5 patients die in Kanpur hospital allegedly due to AC-failure
Five elderly patients died in the ICU of the state-run Lala Lajpat Rai hospital in Kanpur during the last two days, with their attendants citing AC plant failure as the reason of their death.