Muzaffarnagar: News

23 May 2024

Indian Penal Code

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's brother Ayazuddin nabbed in forgery case

Ayazuddin Siddiqui, the elder brother of Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, was arrested by Budhana Police in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

19 Apr 2024

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and family cleared in molestation case

Prominent Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, along with four of his family members, has been acquitted of molestation charges by Uttar Pradesh Police.

Teacher targeting one community: SC on Muslims schoolboy slap case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday reportedly condemned the teacher from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, who last month instructed her students to slap their Muslim classmate.

28 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP Muslim schoolboy slap case: Police case against Mohammed Zubair

Fact-checker and Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair is facing a First Information Report (FIR) for revealing the identity of the minor Muslim boy who was allegedly slapped by his classmates on the orders of their school teacher in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

27 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

'Not ashamed': Teacher who asked students to slap Muslim classmate

A private school teacher in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, who allegedly ordered students to beat their Muslim classmate, is "unapologetic," NDTV reported.

26 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

'Hit me for hour': UP boy slapped on teacher's orders

A Muslim boy who was reportedly slapped by classmates on his teacher's orders on Thursday in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, narrated his ordeal on Saturday.

26 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Teacher asks students to slap Muslim classmate, action initiated

A private school in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, has come under severe criticism after a video emerged showing one of its teachers allegedly instructing students to slap their Muslim classmate, NDTV reported.

09 May 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Truth wins: Muzaffarnagar gang-rape survivor after court convicts 2 men

A trial court in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar on Tuesday convicted two men for gang-raping a woman during the 2013 communal riots in western UP.

Karva Chauth: BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar warns Muslim mehndi artisans

The members of Hindu Mahasabha in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh have warned Muslim henna artists of dire consequences if caught applying mehndi or henna to Hindu women celebrating Karva Chauth.

06 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Jawed Habib stirs controversy after spitting on woman; NCW intervenes

Famed hairstylist Jawed Habib has stirred public outrage after a video of him spitting on a woman's head went viral on social media.

07 Dec 2021

Uttar Pradesh Police

17 school girls sedated, molested by teacher in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Seventeen girl students of Class 10 were called to school and asked to stay overnight purportedly for a practical exam.

07 Sep 2021

Samajwadi Party

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Over 1,100 acquitted, just seven convicted

Eight years since the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 in Uttar Pradesh, 1,117 people accused in 97 cases related to murder, rape, robbery, and arson among others connected to the violence have been acquitted over lack of evidence.

05 Sep 2021

Farmers

Muzaffarnagar Mahapanchayat: Farmers call for Bharat Bandh on September 27

At the "Kisan Mahapanchayat" in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar on Sunday, protesting farmers resolved to intensify their protest against the Centre's controversial farm laws.

31 Mar 2021

India

UP: Man beaten to death by lover's family

A 25-year-old man was beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar by the family members of a woman he was in a relationship with, police said on Wednesday.

10 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Khap panchayat bans jeans for women, shorts for men

A khap panchayat in Muzaffarnagar District of Uttar Pradesh has barred women from wearing jeans and men from wearing shorts, saying they are part of western culture and that people should wear traditional Indian clothes.

08 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: Pregnant woman found hanging under mysterious circumstances

A pregnant woman was found hanging at her home in Muzaffarnagar under mysterious circumstances, police said on Monday.

09 Feb 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Unemployment fears strike UP village after BJP MLA welcomes refugees

Earlier this month, BJP MLA Vikram Saini had vowed to help 25 Hindu Pakistani refugees settle in the Kawal village of Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.

22 Dec 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Muzaffarnagar: 60 shops closed after Adityanath seeks 'revenge' over violence

Over 60 shops in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar were sealed following violent protests in the city.

10 Aug 2019

Haryana

Haryana CM Manohar Khattar's comments on Kashmiri girls spark controversy

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar landed himself in a soup on Saturday after his remarks on Kashmiri girls grabbed headlines.

08 Apr 2019

India

UP-govt yet to give permission to withdraw Muzaffarnagar riots cases

The Uttar Pradesh government has not yet permitted the district authorities to withdraw any of the Muzaffarnagar riots cases that it had decided to take back, an official said today.

Leave election manifestos, Congress supporters are now fighting over Biryani

Several persons were injured in clashes among supporters of Congress's Bijnor candidate Nasimuddin Siddiqui over biryani, which officials said was being served at an election meeting without permission, prompting authorities to lodge a police case and arrest nine.

11 Mar 2019

Murder

Woman loves her cousin, killed husband with his help, murdered

In a suspected case of honor killing, a woman was shot dead allegedly by her cousin in Haiderpur village, Muzaffarnagar, police said today.

05 Mar 2019

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Woman abducted from wedding function, raped by 6

A 23-year-old woman was reportedly abducted and raped by six persons in Dudhli village of Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

11 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Over 100 cows die over 2 days, probe ordered

Over 100 cows were reported to have died in some villages in Muzaffarnagar, UP over two days following which an inquiry was ordered in the incident, officials said Friday.

08 Feb 2019

Muslims

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Seven guilty men sentenced to life imprisonment

On Friday, a local court sentenced all seven convicts in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case to life imprisonment.

07 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: One of seven convicted via video conferencing

One of the seven persons found guilty of killing two youths in an attack which is said to have triggered the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots appeared before a court in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, through video conferencing.

05 Feb 2019

India

UP: One killed, six injured in communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar

One person was killed and six others were injured after members of two communities clashed at Chatela village in Muzaffarnagar yesterday.

01 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: 42 arrested in drive against illegal arms and weapons

As many as 42 people have been arrested in a drive against illegal arms in the Muzaffarnagar district, police said today.

30 Dec 2018

Murder

Man arrested for killing colleague, burning his body in Muzaffarnagar

A 60-year-old man, who used to work on a farm in Badhiwala village in UP's Muzaffarnagar was killed yesterday by his colleague following an altercation; his body was also set on fire.

17 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment

A fast-track court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a man to 10 years' imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry in 2013.

13 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: Sexual-harassment of minor Dalit girl triggers clashes, 1 held

One person has been arrested and six others booked after clashes broke out between two groups in Aterna village (Muzaffarnagar) over the alleged sexual harassment of a minor Dalit girl, police said today.

12 Nov 2018

Dalit

Muzaffarnagar: 25 Dalits convert to Buddhism alleging discrimination

Twenty-five Dalits converted to Buddhism in Shamli district (Muzaffarnagar) in a ceremony performed by Bodh Bhikshu Bhante Pergyashil.

29 Oct 2018

West Bengal

UP: Gang of highway robbers busted, Rs. 5L cash seized

Eight persons were arrested as police busted a gang of highway robbers in Muzaffarnagar, UP.

27 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 5 killed, 4 injured in two accidents in Muzaffarnagar

Five people, including a woman, died and four others were seriously injured in two road accidents in UP's Muzaffarnagar district today.

26 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Armed men loot 18 buffaloes after taking dairy-owner hostage

Nearly 25 armed men stormed a dairy in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district and took away 18 buffaloes worth Rs. 20 lakh after taking the owner hostage, a police official said on Friday.

01 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

30-year-old married woman killed over 'illicit affair' in UP

A 30-year-old married woman was strangled to death today allegedly over an "illicit relationship" in Loi village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, police said, adding that the accused has been arrested.

01 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 25-year-old woman burned to death over dowry dispute

A 25-year-old Uttar Pradesh woman was allegedly burned to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry.

24 Sep 2018

Dalit

UP: Dalit woman leaves college after constant harassment by man

A 22-year-old Dalit woman had to leave college after being allegedly harassed by a man in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

22 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man arrested for illegally withdrawing Rs. 18L from ATM

Uttar Pradesh Police said on Saturday that they have arrested a man for illegally withdrawing more than Rs. 18 lakh from an ATM in Shamli district with help from the bank manager.

18 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Class 11 student shot at by two schoolmates

A Class 11 student was allegedly shot at by two of his schoolmates at Sikanderpur village of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh yesterday evening, police said today.

14 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man rapes 14-year-old daughter for six months; goes absconding

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father for six months at Umerpur village in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

09 Sep 2018

Dalit

20-year-old beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh by unidentified persons

A 20-year-old Dalit youth was beaten to death by unidentified persons at Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

05 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Woman, who married against family's wishes, abducted during age determination

The family members of a woman, who married against their wishes, allegedly abducted her after attacking a police van at a government hospital in UP's Muzaffarnagar, where she was taken for age determination on court's order, police said.

28 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 17-year-old girl sexually harassed by youth in Muzaffarnagar

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly sexually harassed by a youth, who also tore her clothes when she was going to a shop in Muzaffarnagar, police said today.

25 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Three, including parents, held guilty for killing 3-year-old girl

Three people, including the parents, were held guilty for murdering a three-year-old girl by a court in Muzaffarnagar district of UP.

25 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Another man loses eyesight after consuming spurious liquor

One person has lost his eyesight after consuming spurious liquor at Bidoli village under Jhinjhana police station in UP's Muzaffarnagar, a day after another man was hospitalized with a similar complaint.

14 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Honor killing: Man poisons daughter to death in UP

In a suspected case of honor killing, a 15-year-old girl was poisoned to death allegedly by her father in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, police said today.

22 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 23-year-old woman raped by friend's husband in Muzaffarnagar

A 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her friend's husband in Muzaffarnagar, police said today.

17 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 55-year-old man murdered by brothers over 'love-marriage' of daughter

A 55-year-old man was shot dead by his two younger brothers, following an altercation over the "love marriage" of his daughter, at Sallah Khedi village under the Titawi police station in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said today.

14 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Woman commits suicide after being raped by BSF jawan

A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage in Muzaffarnagar city of Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

06 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: Woman tied to tree, beaten up over 'illicit relationship'

A woman was allegedly tied to a tree and beaten up on the orders of a panchayat in a village in Muzaffarnagar over an "illicit relationship" with her brother-in-law's son, police said.

05 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: Private hospital sealed for irregularities, including employing 'unqualified' doctors

The Muzaffarnagar authorities have sealed a private hospital in Shamli district and canceled its registration for various irregularities, including the practice of employing unqualified persons as 'doctors', a senior official said.

05 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: 12-year-old Dalit girl raped by 6, including 5 minors

A 12-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped for three days by six youths after being abducted by them last month from Kotwali police station area in UP's Muzaffarnagar district.

29 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Two suspected meteorites fall on UP village

Two hot embers fell from the sky at a Kasoli village in Muzaffarnagar district in UP last night which villagers claimed to be meteorites.

27 Jun 2018

Dalit

Muzaffarnagar: Youth attacks Dalit woman, mother for opposing sexual harassment

A 21-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly sexually harassed and her mother was attacked by a youth for opposing him at Bhokaheri village in Muzaffarnagar, police said today.

26 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Four kill man, gang rape his wife in Budhana

A case has been registered against four persons for allegedly raping a woman and killing her husband on June 6 in Budhana town in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, the police said today.

25 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: Explosion in scrap shop; 4 killed, 3 injured

An explosion ripped through a scrap shop in Muzaffarnagar today, killing four people, including two passersby, and injuring three, police said.

24 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP hospital sealed after doctor 'steals' patient's kidney

A private hospital at New Mandi area in Muzaffarnagar has been sealed after a doctor there was booked for allegedly stealing a kidney of a patient during surgery to remove stones from the organ.

12 Jun 2018

Social Media

UP: Cyber cell of police to probe Nawazuddin's brother case

The cyber cell of UP Police will inquire into a case lodged against the brother of Bollywood actor Nawazuddin for allegedly posting an objectionable picture on social media site, Facebook, and hurting religious sentiments, a senior official said today.

11 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Doctor rapes woman for year; used recorded video to blackmail

A doctor has been arrested for allegedly raping a 38-year-old woman repeatedly for a year in Miranpur town in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, police said today.

25 May 2018

India

Muzaffarnagar: Six persons injured in clash between two groups

At least six persons were injured in a clash between two groups over a minor dispute in Miranpur town of Muzaffarnagar district.

09 May 2018

Delhi Police

Muzaffarnagar: Men throw child out of moving car, gangrape mother

In yet another horrifying case of sexual assault, two men allegedly threw out the three-year-old child of a woman from a moving car on the Delhi-Dehradun highway in Muzaffarnagar, before gangraping her Monday evening.

07 May 2018

India

Muzaffarnagar: 35-year-old woman commits suicide over dowry demand

A 35-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance allegedly due to harassment over demand for dowry in Muzaffarnagar's Shahpur town, police said today.

27 Apr 2018

India

Muzaffarnagar: Body of missing 8-year-old boy found; man arrested

An eight-year-old boy, who was missing since April 20, was found dead at a village in Muzaffarnagar, following which a man was arrested, the police said.

22 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

In Muzaffarnagar, two minors sexually assaulted in separate cases

A day after the government approved death-penalty for rapists of children under-12, two cases of sexual assault have been reported from Muzaffarnagar.

07 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: 75-year-old woman objects to less ration, beaten to death

A fair price shop owner in Muzaffarnagar allegedly thrashed a 75-year-old woman to death, after she objected to being given less ration.

22 Mar 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi government initiates the process to withdraw 131 riots cases

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's government has started the process of withdrawing as many as 131 cases lodged against Hindus in connection with the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.

04 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

BJP leader dies during election victory celebration

A district-level BJP leader in Muzaffarnagar, UP died of cardiac arrest while preparing to celebrate the party's impressive performance in the assembly polls in three North-Eastern states.

03 Jan 2018

India

BJP's Vikram Saini: Hindustan belongs to Hindus!

A few months back, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat had said that Hindustan is the country of Hindus, but does not exclude others.

31 Oct 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Terror threat: Cops to re-verify passports in UP's Deoband

All passports in UP's Deoband town, Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar districts will be verified by the police amid reports of terrorists hiding in the region.

07 Oct 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: Baby held hostage, mother 'gang-raped' in front of husband

In a horrific incident, a woman was allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint by four men in front of her husband and infant in Muzaffarnagar, UP.

19 Sep 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: 16-year-old allegedly kidnapped at gunpoint, gang-raped for 10 days

Four youths in UP's Muzaffarnagar allegedly abducted a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint, held her captive for 10 days and gang-raped her repeatedly.