Shahjahanpur: News

18 Oct 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Lawyer shot dead at district court in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur

A lawyer was shot dead inside a district court complex in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.

07 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Four held for duping people by promising Army jobs

Four men were arrested in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh Wednesday for allegedly duping people on false assurances of getting them jobs in the Army, police said.

29 Jun 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Shahjahanpur suicide: Video shows family complaining about threats from lenders

Nearly a month after four members of a family died by suicide due to financial problems in Shahjahanpur, a video posted on social media showed them begging for help as a moneylender was allegedly threatening them, police said on Tuesday.

27 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

India

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

Jaipur

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

Haryana

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Narendra Modi

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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

India

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Rajasthan

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

Allahabad High Court

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.

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

India

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.

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

India

"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.

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.

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

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

Swachh Bharat

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Narendra Modi

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

Narendra Modi

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

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

India

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

India

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

India

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.