Articles about Shahjahanpur
27 Mar 2021
Chinmayanand acquitted of keeping woman law student in captivity
A special court for lawmakers on Friday acquitted former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand of keeping a law student in his captivity at Shahjahanpur allegedly to rape her.
25 Mar 2021
40 mosques to be covered ahead of Holi in Shahjahanpur
Around 40 mosques in Shahjahanpur are being covered with plastic sheets ahead of Holi to prevent miscreants from throwing color on the structures and disturb communal harmony, a senior official has said.
17 Mar 2021
UP: Home guard alleges commandant sought sexual favors
A home guard posted in Shahjahanpur District of Uttar Pradesh has accused the District Commandant of trying to force him into having sex with him, a charge denied by the officer, who claimed that the home guard was leveling the baseless allegations as he was reprimanded for being absent from duty for days.
06 Mar 2021
Raped 27 years ago, woman files complaint against two
Raped on several occasions by two men at the age of 12 about 27 years ago, the victim, who had become a mother, has now lodged a case against the accused on court orders after her son inquired about his father's name.
02 Mar 2021
Three minor girls go missing in UP's Shahjahanpur
Three minor girls went missing in Shahjahanpur after they left home for school on Monday, with one of them carrying cash and clothes supposedly meant for a program at the institution, police said on Tuesday.
24 Feb 2021
Set on fire after gang rape attempt failed, alleges girl
A college student who was found without clothes and severely burnt lying along a national highway in Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh has claimed she was set on fire after a failed attempt to gang-rape her, police said on Wednesday.
23 Feb 2021
Uttar Pradesh: 4-year-old girl found dead, minor cousin injured
A four-year-old girl was found dead while her seven-year-old cousin was in a critical condition hours after they went missing in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police confirmed.
13 Dec 2020
Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests
Thousands of farmers have planned to stage a tractor rally on Sunday blocking the Delhi-Jaipur highway in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.
12 Dec 2020
Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow
Thousands of farmers from Rajasthan have planned to take out a tractor rally to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway on Sunday in protest of the central government's new agricultural laws.
14 Oct 2020
Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations
The Swami Chinmayanand rape case, which garnered headlines, took an unexpected turn on Tuesday, when the accuser, a young law student, took back her allegations during a hearing before a special MP-MLA court.
03 Feb 2020
BJP leader Chinmayanand, accused of raping law student, granted bail
Former Union Minister and an ex-BJP member, Chinmayanand, who is accused of repeatedly raping a law student was on Monday granted bail by the Allahabad High Court.
26 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized
In an unfortunate turn of events, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe rape allegations against former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, arrested the woman who spoke against him on Wednesday.
24 Sep 2019
Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape
The 23-year-old law student, who accused former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, got a reprieve on Tuesday after a court agreed to hear her plea seeking protection from arrest in connection to extortion case filed against her.
22 Sep 2019
Arrested after rape allegations, BJP leader Chinmayanand to lose sainthood
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union Minister, Chinmayanand, who was arrested on Friday, upon allegations of sexual harassment, is set to lose his sainthood.
21 Sep 2019
There's no justice: Chinmayanand's accuser upset with probe, watered-down charges
A 23-year-old law student mustered enough courage to speak against powerful BJP leader Chinmayanand, who allegedly sexually harassed her for months.
20 Sep 2019
Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand finally arrested, sent to 14-days custody
Days after a 23-year-old student accused him of rape, former Union Minister Chinmayanand was finally arrested on Friday by the Special Investigation Team (SIT).
19 Sep 2019
Won't be affected by media trial: SIT on Chinmayanand case
Days ago, former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was accused of rape. Neither has he been arrested nor been booked for the heinous crime.
17 Sep 2019
After woman records statement, rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand 'falls ill'
Days ago, he was accused of raping, filming and threatening a 23-year-old law student of Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur.
15 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram
UP student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, has claimed that "important evidence has been removed" from his ashram, where the ordeal took place.
13 Sep 2019
Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours
Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a 23-year-old law student, was grilled by Supreme Court-appointed SIT for nearly seven hours on Thursday.
09 Sep 2019
"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing
BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was on Monday accused of rape by a young woman who went missing for a week from her home in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She was later found in Rajasthan.
31 Aug 2019
How police traced student who accused BJP leader of harassment
It took Uttar Pradesh police seven days to find the 23-year-old law student who went missing after leveling harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand.
30 Aug 2019
UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found
Last week, a law student mustered the courage to speak about the harassment she faced at the hands of BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand. However, just a day after she spoke up, she went missing.
28 Aug 2019
BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student
Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.
27 Aug 2019
Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits two tempos; 16 dead, 5 injured
In an extremely tragic piece of news, 16 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur on Tuesday after a truck hit two tempos. Among those who lost their lives are three children and a woman.
16 Jun 2019
Uttar Pradesh: Father stabs daughter for refusing to quit studies
As if female education wasn't already a challenge, in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur, a 15-year-old girl has accused her father and brother of trying to kill her as she wanted to continue her studies against their wishes.
26 Sep 2018
UP: Prove yourself a hygiene-champion, become DM for a day
Prove yourself to be a hygiene champion and become Shahjahanpur's District Magistrate for a day, albeit minus financial powers.
02 Sep 2018
UP: 16 dead and 12 injured in rain-related incidents
As many as 16 people died and 12 were injured in rain-related incidents across Uttar Pradesh since Saturday, officials said on Sunday, with the meteorological department predicting rainfall throughout the northern state for the next two days.
31 Aug 2018
Rape victim commits suicide after police 'refuse' to file FIR
A 28-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by a man, died after she set herself ablaze in a police station in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh.
21 Jul 2018
Bareilly NGO head announces rewards for stoning triple talaq activists
The head of a Bareilly NGO yesterday allegedly announced cash rewards for anyone who stones and shaves the heads of two women who led campaigns against triple talaq.
21 Jul 2018
UP: PM Modi to address farmers' rally in Shahjahanpur today
PM Narendra Modi will address a "Kisan Kalyan Rally" in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh today.
26 Jun 2018
UP: Nepalese woman gang-raped by two gurudwara 'sevadars' in Shahjahanpur
A 30-year old Nepalese woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in a gurudwara complex in the Shahjahanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, the police said today.
16 Apr 2018
UP: Man ties wife to ceiling, brutally-thrashes her for dowry
In a horrifying incident, a man in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri Thursday allegedly beat his wife for hours till she fell unconscious, then tied her hands to the ceiling and continued thrashing her.
22 Mar 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Three held for alleged cow slaughter
In Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 3 persons were arrested after cow meat weighing nearly three quintals was recovered from them.
28 Nov 2017
Nestle India "in soup" again; Maggi noodles fail lab test
Nestle India is again facing fresh troubles after samples of Maggi noodles were found to be of "sub-standard" quality in a lab-test in Uttar Pradesh.
24 Apr 2017
Triple talaq and tech: National player gets 'divorced' on phone
When national-level netball player Shumaila Javed gave birth to a girl, she wasn't probably expecting what she received from her husband next: triple talaq over the phone.
18 Apr 2017
UP: Dozens of missing girls rescued overnight in Shahjahnpur
In a surprising turn of events, police in Shahjahanpur rescued 27 missing girls in just 72 hours, after a stern warning by Shahjahanpur Superintendent of Police, KB Singh.