Unnao: News

20 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Gangrape accused set victim's house on fire, 2 infants injured 

Two gangrape accused allegedly set fire to the house of a 14-year-old victim with the help of their associates in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao on Monday, reported PTI.

16 Jan 2023

Kuldeep Sengar

Unnao rape case: Ex-BJP MLA gets bail for daughter's wedding

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar—convicted of raping a minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district in 2017—was granted interim bail by the Delhi High Court on Monday in order to allow him to attend his daughter's wedding.

16 Sep 2022


UP: Heavy rains lead to wall, roof collapse; 12 dead

Two incidents of heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh have led to the death of 12 people over the last 24 hours.

20 Dec 2021

Uttar Pradesh

'Police take money, get job done,' UP cop tells students

A police officer in Uttar Pradesh was caught on camera admitting to department officials taking bribes

17 Jun 2021

Road Accidents

Protest against Unnao crash deaths turns violent; 12 cops injured

Twelve police personnel were injured when people protesting over the death of two motorcycle riders in an accident pelted stones at them near a village in Unnao, officials said on Thursday.

23 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Unnao vegetable vendor dies after being thrashed by cops

Three cops in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao have been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old vegetable vendor, identified as Faisal Hussain.

13 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Fourteen doctors resign over misbehavior by administration officers

Fourteen doctors working at community and primary health centers in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao have tendered their resignation alleging misbehavior and mental harassment by administration officers.

13 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Floating bodies found in Varanasi; more found buried in Unnao

Days after dozens of decomposing dead bodies were seen floating in Ganga river of Bihar's Buxar district, at least four corpses turned up in different parts of the river along Varanasi ghats on Wednesday.

24 Feb 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Unnao survivor confirms poisoning, denies sexual assault in statement: Police

Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that the 17-year-old Dalit girl who was found unconscious along with her two cousins in Unnao was poisoned, citing the victim's statement. She denied any sexual assault attempt, the police said.

22 Feb 2021


Mojo Story, seven other Twitter handles booked over 'fake news'

An FIR has been lodged against eight Twitter handles for allegedly propagating fake news in connection with the death of two Dalit girls in Unnao, last week, police said on Monday.

19 Feb 2021


Unnao: Last rites of two girls performed amid heavy security

The last rites of two teenage girls, found dead in an agriculture field in Babuhara village of Asoha Police station area, were performed in Unnao, UP on Friday morning amid tight security arrangements.

18 Feb 2021


UP: Two minor cousins found dead in field; another critical

Two teenaged Dalit girls were found dead in a field in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao last evening, and a third girl found with them is in a critical condition in the hospital, the police confirmed today.

Unnao: Sengar gets 10-years imprisonment for murder of victim's father

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was on Friday sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Delhi's Tis Hazari court in connection to the murder of the father of Unnao rape survivor.

Kuldeep Sengar convicted in Unnao rape victim's father's death case

Expelled BJP legislator from Uttar Pradesh, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who was convicted for raping a girl in Unnao in 2017, was today pronounced guilty in a case related to the survivor's father's death in police custody.

08 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

File complaint after you get raped: UP cops tell woman

In another shocker from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, a woman has said that the police refused to file her complaint of an attempt to rape since she "hadn't been raped yet."

07 Dec 2019

Sexual Harassment

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

A day after the Unnao rape victim died, a report states that the district now qualifies as the "rape capital" of Uttar Pradesh.

07 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Unnao rape victim dies day after being burnt alive

The 23-year-old woman, who was set ablaze by the men she accused of rape, died at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital on Friday night.

05 Dec 2019

Samajwadi Party

Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail

A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.

29 Oct 2019

Delhi Police

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.

22 Aug 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

P Chidambaram's arrest by CBI on Wednesday is being viewed differently by various sections. While Congress sees it as a breach of privacy and government's revenge, BJP feels he is being brought to justice for "ill deeds".

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was granted two extra weeks by Supreme Court to complete the investigation into an accident which involved the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer, and her relatives.

Rape accused BJP leader Sengar's photo published on I-Day advertisement

Kuldeep Singh Sengar may have been expelled from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but that didn't stop a local party leader from giving him a prime spot in an advertisement, meant to wish Independence Day.

Unnao case: Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar charged with rape

Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Friday framed rape and other charges against Kuldeep Singh Sengar, an expelled BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao, for raping a minor in 2017.

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

The Unnao rape survivor, who was seriously injured in a car crash last month, continues to be critical and is on a life support system, AIIMS said on Wednesday.

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the now-expelled BJP MLA from Unnao, raped a minor in 2017, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told New Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Wednesday.

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

The Unnao rape survivor was moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, yesterday night, following a Supreme Court order.

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel

In a bid to understand what actually happened on Sunday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which is probing the accident of Unnao rape survivor recreated the crash on Friday on Lalganj road in Raebareli district.

'Brother' Sengar facing difficult times: BJP leader on rape accused

A BJP lawmaker has come out in support of Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is accused of raping a teen in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao two years ago.

02 Aug 2019

Kuldeep Sengar

Unnao teen won't be airlifted to AIIMS for now: SC

The Unnao rape survivor, who met with a horrendous accident on Sunday, will be treated in Lucknow and won't be airlifted to AIIMS Delhi, the Supreme Court said on Friday.

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

The BJP whose pet slogan is "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhaao" finally expelled rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from the party on Thursday.

SC orders Adityanath to give Rs. 25L to Unnao teen

It took a deadly accident of a rape survivor for the Supreme Court to finally wake up and realize law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has become a joke.

01 Aug 2019

Uttar Pradesh

UP schoolgirl leaves cops speechless with question on Unnao rape

On Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh police delivered a lecture on women's safety at a school in Barabanki to mark police security week.

Unnao rape survivor's accident: Eyewitnesses reveal what they saw

A truck that collided with a car, in which the Unnao rape survivor was traveling, was moving at high speed, eyewitnesses who saw the accident on Sunday told Indian Express.

30 Jul 2019


Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

Just days before she met with a deadly accident, Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, apprising him of threats she received.

In Unnao rape survivor's village, locals fear Kuldeep Sengar's henchmen

A powerful lawmaker raped a girl, her father died in police custody, she met with an accident and is now critical. This might seem like a scene from a gangster flick, but, unfortunately, it isn't.

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

Hours after the mother of the Unnao rape case's survivor alleged that the accident in Raebareli, in which the teen was seriously injured, was a conspiracy, a murder case has now been filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar.

Unnao rape survivor injured, her aunts killed, in road accident

The woman who had leveled rape allegations against BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar in 2018 was injured in a road accident on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli.

27 Jun 2019

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Prisoners flash guns, government says weapons made of 'clay'

Administration in Uttar Pradesh came under fire on Wednesday after two prisoners of Unnao district jail were seen flashing country-made pistols in a viral video.

28 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Unnao: Priyanka shown black flags by Hindu Yuva Vahini workers

On Saturday, Congress' star-campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was shown black flags by the workers of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, during her roadshow in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh.

#UnnaoRapeCase: FIR filed against survivor, family members on forgery allegations

In a major twist in the Unnao rape case, an FIR has been registered against the survivor, her mother, and uncle on directions of a local court.

#UnnaoRapeCase: Forensic report of dead witness found no poison

The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report of Yunus, a witness in Unnao rape case who died recently, has ruled out poisoning as the cause of his death.

06 Jul 2018

Crime Against Women

Unnao: Three men drag, molest woman as another shoots video

Cops in Unnao, UP have launched a manhunt after a video surfaced of three men molesting a woman while another records it.

25 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Plates' shortage in wedding leads to fight, one killed

Things took an ugly turn at a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Vikrampur area when event organizers ran out of plates for the guests.

28 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Kathua, Unnao rapes: IIM-Bangalore professors write to Modi demanding justice

"Your Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign hope has repeatedly been trampled upon," reads a letter by IIM-Bangalore professors, addressed to PM Narendra Modi in the wake of the Kathua and Unnao rapes.

Now, potency test for rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar

BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, who is the prime accused in the Unnao rape case, is likely to undergo a potency test in AIIMS Delhi.

Unnao: Rape accused MLA loses security cover

The UP government has withdrawn security cover for MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is accused of raping a teenager in Unnao last year.

19 Apr 2018


Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

PM Narendra Modi addressed the Kathua and Unnao rapes at a public program in London yesterday, saying "rape is rape" and it shouldn't be politicized.

Confusion over Unnao rape victim's age gets murky

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the primary accused in Unnao rape case, has been booked under Protection of Children against Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and other IPC sections.

16 Apr 2018


Kathua, Unnao rapes: India demands justice, severe punishment for predators

India has taken to streets once again like it did after December 16, 2012.

15 Apr 2018


Unnao: BJP slam's Congress' 'hatred of unapologetic-Hindus' after K'taka-president's comment

A political war has erupted in poll-bound Karnataka after state Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao called for beating UP CM Yogi Adityanath with slippers.

Unnao rape: Primary accused BJP MLA sent to 7-day CBI custody

After being arrested by the CBI on Friday, BJP MLA from Bangarmau in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, was sent to a seven-day CBI custody on Saturday.

14 Apr 2018

Sexual Assault

Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?

On December 16, 2012, a paramedical student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in Delhi, an incident that forced India to confront the horrors of gender-based sexual violence prevalent in the country.

13 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi

All about Rahul Gandhi's midnight-protest against Unnao, Kathua rapes

At midnight yesterday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi led a "silent vigil" at Delhi's India Gate seeking justice for the Unnao and Kathua rape victims.

12 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Justice for Unnao, Kathua rape victims: Bollywood comes forward

Angry, ashamed, and heartbroken is how the Indian film industry personalities described their feelings over the brutal Unnao and Kathua rapes and demanded swift action against the perpetrators.

11 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

DM confined family, even water not served: Unnao rape victim

An 18-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by UP BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, has claimed her family is being held in confinement by the administration and DM.

11 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Who is Kuldeep Singh Sengar, BJP-MLA accused of rape?

Last week, an 18-yr-old woman alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his accomplices. Harassed, she attempted suicide outside UP CM Yogi Adityanath's residence.

09 Apr 2018


UP BJP MLA rape case: Father of victim dies

The father of an 18-year-old woman, who alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers, died while in judicial custody in Unnao today.

23 Feb 2018


18-year-old Dalit girl burnt to death in Unnao

An 18-year-old Dalit girl was set ablaze yesterday by unidentified men in UP's Unnao.

08 Feb 2018

Health & Wellness

Unnao HIV crisis: 5,000 people spend days in fear

The 5,000 residents of Premganj in UP's Unnao are living in worry. In three months, at least 38 of them have discovered they are HIV-positive.

07 Feb 2018


Unnao HIV-crisis: Top official knew earlier, but didn't take action

An unqualified quack in UP's Unnao used to "treat" patients in villages nearby. In the process, he ended up infecting at least 38 people with HIV by using unsterilized syringes.

17 Aug 2017

Samajwadi Party

Akhilesh Yadav, on way to Auraiya protest, detained

Samajwadi Party leader and former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav was detained in Unnao when he was on his way to Auraiya, where a protest rally was happening.