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Three minor girls go missing in UP's Shahjahanpur

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.

Set on fire after gang rape attempt failed, alleges girl

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.

Uttar Pradesh: 4-year-old girl found dead, minor cousin injured

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.

Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

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.

Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow

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.

Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations

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.

BJP leader Chinmayanand, accused of raping law student, granted bail

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.

Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized

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.

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

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.

Arrested after rape allegations, BJP leader Chinmayanand to lose sainthood

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.

There's no justice: Chinmayanand's accuser upset with probe, watered-down charges

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.

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand finally arrested, sent to 14-days custody

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).

Won't be affected by media trial: SIT on Chinmayanand case

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.

After woman records statement, rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand 'falls ill'

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.

Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram

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.

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours

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.

"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing

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.

How police traced student who accused BJP leader of harassment

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.

UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found

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.

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits two tempos; 16 dead, 5 injured

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Father stabs daughter for refusing to quit studies

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.

UP: Prove yourself a hygiene-champion, become DM for a day

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.

UP: 16 dead and 12 injured in rain-related incidents

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.

Rape victim commits suicide after police 'refuse' to file FIR

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.

Bareilly NGO head announces rewards for stoning triple talaq activists

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.

UP: PM Modi to address farmers' rally in Shahjahanpur today

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.

UP: Nepalese woman gang-raped by two gurudwara 'sevadars' in Shahjahanpur

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.

UP: Man ties wife to ceiling, brutally-thrashes her for dowry

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Three held for alleged cow slaughter

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.

Nestle India "in soup" again; Maggi noodles fail lab test

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.

Triple talaq and tech: National player gets 'divorced' on phone

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.

UP: Dozens of missing girls rescued overnight in Shahjahnpur

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.