Saharanpur: News

12 May 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man arrested for drinking inside police station, cop suspended

The police have arrested a man for allegedly drinking alcohol while sitting on the police station in-charge's chair in the Saharanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, reported India Today.

05 Nov 2022


Tensions flare as 'lovers' found dead in UP's Saharanpur

Tensions flared up in a village in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh following the death of a Muslim youth and a 19-year-old woman, who were classmates, within a span of 10 hours this week.

20 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Kabaddi players served food in toilet, video sparks outrage

A viral video showing Kabaddi players in Uttar Pradesh being served food in a toilet has sparked massive outrage.

20 Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP Boards: Kidnapper, murder-accused take exams behind bars, score 70%+

Lokesh, a convict in a case involving kidnapping and forcing a woman to marry in Saharanpur, received 72% marks in Class 12 Uttar Pradesh Board examinations, as per a senior jail official.

10 Jun 2022


Prophet remarks: Protests outside UP, Delhi mosques after Friday prayers

Massive protests erupted in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Friday in response to derogatory remarks made by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled party leader Naveen Jindal about Prophet Muhammad.

03 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Two booked over rape of woman by promising marriage

The Uttar Pradesh police has booked a man, who claimed to be a retired army officer, and his aide in connection with the alleged rape of a woman on the false promise of marriage, police said Saturday.

01 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

UP thana turns wedding venue; cops help couple get married

In a bizarre incident, a couple in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur got married inside a police station over the weekend.

07 Apr 2019


Why Akhilesh and Mayawati's first rally at Deoband is important

More than 20 years after Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party kept Bharatiya Janata Party out of Uttar Pradesh (in 1993), the foes-turned-friends will address a joint rally in Deoband on Sunday.

25 Feb 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Suspects arrested in UP had links to Pulwama attack mastermind

The two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Saharanpur have confessed to having links with JeM.

11 Feb 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 116, Adityanath speaks of 'conspiracy'

Just as the death toll in hooch tragedy touched 116 on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath smelled a political conspiracy.

05 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Fatwa issued against women who apply nail-polish as it's un-Islamic

A fatwa or decree was issued against Muslim women wearing nail polish before offering namaz by the Darul Uloom Deoband in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Monday.

14 Jun 2018

Indian Railways

Man issued railway ticket dated 3013, gets compensation

When retired professor Vishnu Kant Shukla boarded the train from Saharanpur to Jaunpur on November 19, 2013, he wasn't prepared for what was coming his way.

07 Mar 2018

South Africa

I-T raids the controversial Gupta brothers' premises in India

Less than a month after South African (SA) police raided the home of the controversial Indian-origin Gupta family, the Indian I-T department has now raided their premises in various locations.

08 Jun 2017


Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

Chandrashekhar Azad 'Ravan', head of the Dalit rights outfit Bhim Army, has been arrested from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh.

27 May 2017


Rahul Gandhi sets off for Saharanpur despite no permission

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi left for violence-hit Saharanpur despite being denied permission by authorities.

26 May 2017


Saharanpur riots- Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Saharanpur

Police have denied permission to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit Saharanpur, which is tense after recent communal clashes that killed at least two and injured several.

26 May 2017


Saharanpur violence: 400 anti-riot personnel sent by Center

The rapid caste violence spreading in Saharanpur from 5th May onwards has killed at least 2 people and left 29 injured.

26 May 2017

Chandra Shekhar

BSP funding Bhim Sena, group responsible for Saharanpur clashes: Report

A report by UP Police claims the Mayawati-led BSP is giving tacit support to Bhim Sena, the group believed to be responsible for the Saharanpur clashes.

25 May 2017


Saharanpur violence: Section 144 imposed, internet disabled

Police have imposed Section 144 in Saharanpur in light of the growing caste based violence in the district.

24 May 2017


Dalit man killed in UP, 24 arrested

In a fresh incident of caste-violence, a Dalit man was killed and 7 others were seriously injured while they were on their way home after meeting BSP chief Mayawati in riot-hit Shabbirpur.

22 May 2017


Saharanpur clashes- Thousands of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar

Over 5,000 Dalit protesters gathered at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on May 21, demanding justice over the recent clashes in Saharanpur.

22 Apr 2017

Uttar Pradesh

BJP MP booked for instigating communal violence in Saharanpur

Saharanpur BJP MP Raghav Lakhanpal and his supporters were booked for allegedly instigating communal clashes during a rally in tribute of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on April 20.