Articles about Kanpur

UP elections: FIR against Kanpur Mayor for sharing EVM photos

20 Feb 2022

India
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.

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

28 Dec 2021

Politics
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.

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

10 Nov 2021

India
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.

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

08 Nov 2021

India
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.

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

30 Sep 2021

India
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.

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

11 Aug 2021

Delhi
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.

Kanpur-Allahabad Highway accident toll climbs to 17

09 Jun 2021

India
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.

Eight miscreants help wanted history-sheeter escape from police jeep

03 Jun 2021

India
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.

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

28 Mar 2021

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

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

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

26 Oct 2020

India
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.

UP: 'Shot' businessman, who accused IPS officer of corruption, dies

14 Sep 2020

India
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.

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

25 Jul 2020

India
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.

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

16 Jul 2020

India
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.

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

11 Jul 2020

India
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."

Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter

10 Jul 2020

India
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.

UP gangster Vikas Dubey arrested in Madhya Pradesh

09 Jul 2020

India
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.

Vikas Dubey seen at Faridabad hotel, escapes before cops arrive

08 Jul 2020

India
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.

Vikas Dubey murdered politician in 2001, 25 cops turned hostile

07 Jul 2020

India
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.

Kanpur: Eight cops killed during an encounter with criminals

03 Jul 2020

India
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

22 Jun 2020

India
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.

Men sexually assaulted minor, killed her mother after getting bail

18 Jan 2020

India
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.

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

31 Dec 2019

India
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.

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

25 Dec 2019

India
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.

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

10 Sep 2019

India
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.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

India
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.

Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her

21 Jun 2019

India
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.

What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?

11 Jun 2019

India
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.

13-year-old Kanpur-boy has written 37 letters to Modi. Here's why

09 Jun 2019

India
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.

IIT graduate dupes 15L people with fake Modi laptop scheme

03 Jun 2019

India
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.

Frustrated with marriage, IIT-graduate killed wife, drank poison

03 May 2019

India
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.

12 coaches of Poorva Express derail near Kanpur, 13 injured

20 Apr 2019

India
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.

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

26 Mar 2019

Politics
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.

'Lucky' chair for PM Modi being prepared before Kanpur rally

06 Mar 2019

Politics
'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.

UP: Mob, upset with delay, pelts stones at Shatabdi Express

24 Dec 2018

India
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.

UP: Ten arrested for using proxy candidates in rail exam

08 Dec 2018

India
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.

UP govt to set up special research centers in universities

15 Sep 2018

India
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.

UP: Depressed over failing to clear exam, student commits suicide

12 Sep 2018

India
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.

Uttar Pradesh: IPS officer dies after consuming poisonous substance

09 Sep 2018

India
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.

UP: East Kanpur police superintendent attempts suicide, in critical condition

05 Sep 2018

India
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.

When Vajpayee and his father were classmates in college

17 Aug 2018

India
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.