Articles about Uttar Pradesh Police

UP DGP Mukul Goel removed for 'neglecting duty, disobeying orders'

12 May 2022

India
UP DGP Mukul Goel removed for 'neglecting duty, disobeying orders'

Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday removed the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Mukul Goel for "not taking interest in departmental work" and "disobeying orders."

'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

26 Apr 2022

India
'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a new order directing authorities to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious establishments.

UP shocker: 2-year-old girl, 4 other family members found murdered

23 Apr 2022

India
UP shocker: 2-year-old girl, 4 other family members found murdered

In a horrific incident that came to light on Saturday, five members of a family—including a two-year-old girl—were found murdered in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj.

No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

19 Apr 2022

India
No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of Eid and Akshaya Tritiya festivals early next month, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said religious processions will not be allowed in the state without proper permission.

NCW writes to UP DGP over Sitapur rape threat incident

08 Apr 2022

India
NCW writes to UP DGP over Sitapur rape threat incident

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday took cognizance of an alleged incident involving Bajrang Muni Das—mahant of Maharshi Shri Lakshman Das Udasin Ashram—threatening Muslim women with rape in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur.

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

20 Dec 2021

India
'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

Parliament: Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment notice over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

15 Dec 2021

India
Parliament: Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment notice over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other Members of Parliament on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

17 school girls sedated, molested by teacher in UP's Muzaffarnagar

07 Dec 2021

India
17 school girls sedated, molested by teacher in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Seventeen girl students of Class 10 were called to school and asked to stay overnight purportedly for a practical exam.

J&K students to face sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan's win

28 Oct 2021

India
J&K students to face sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan's win

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said those who celebrated Pakistan's victory over India in a T20 World Cup match will be charged with sedition.

Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

20 Oct 2021

India
Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been allowed to visit Agra to meet the family of a man who died in police custody.

'Cannot be an unending story': SC on Lakhimpur case probe

20 Oct 2021

India
'Cannot be an unending story': SC on Lakhimpur case probe

The Supreme Court of India today slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over its handling of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence which claimed the lives of eight people.

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

19 Oct 2021

India
Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

Four more people, including a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, have been arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

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

18 Oct 2021

India
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.

UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

13 Oct 2021

India
UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

A 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh has accused 28 people, including her father and several political leaders, of raping her over the past several years.

Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

11 Oct 2021

India
Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra has been sent to police custody for three days over the killing of farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Union Minister's son arrested after 12-hour questioning

10 Oct 2021

India
Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Union Minister's son arrested after 12-hour questioning

Ashish Mishra, an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday after 12 hours of questioning.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Union Minister's murder-accused son appears before police

09 Oct 2021

India
Lakhimpur Kheri: Union Minister's murder-accused son appears before police

Ashish Mishra, the son of junior Home Minister Ajay Mishra, today arrived at the Crime Branch office in Lakhimpur in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

UP businessman death: Wife alleges cover-up, questions cops' role

30 Sep 2021

India
UP businessman death: Wife alleges cover-up, questions cops' role

The wife of Kanpur-based businessman Manish Kumar Gupta, who allegedly died in a police raid, alleged that her husband was killed by police officers.

Narendra Giri death: CBI takes over probe; constitutes six-member team

24 Sep 2021

India
Narendra Giri death: CBI takes over probe; constitutes six-member team

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday took over the investigation into the death of top seer Mahant Narendra Giri.

Mahant Narendra Giri's death: UP Police makes third arrest

23 Sep 2021

India
Mahant Narendra Giri's death: UP Police makes third arrest

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested a third person in connection with the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri, officials said.

UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies

20 Sep 2021

India
UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies

A woman died after being brutally assaulted by her husband for at least two straight days in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

Bulandshahr: Eight-year-old found dead in home; mother accuses ex-husband

20 Sep 2021

India
Bulandshahr: Eight-year-old found dead in home; mother accuses ex-husband

An eight-year-old girl was found murdered with her throat slit in her house at a village near Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, with the victim's mother accusing her former husband and seven others of being behind the killing, police said on Sunday.

Noida: Bangladeshi man held for killing wife over illicit relationship

13 Sep 2021

India
Noida: Bangladeshi man held for killing wife over illicit relationship

A Bangladeshi origin man staying illegally in India was arrested on Sunday for allegedly strangulating one of his wives in Noida over suspicion of her illicit relationship, police said.

Man who faked his death after killing wife, kids, arrested

02 Sep 2021

India
Man who faked his death after killing wife, kids, arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a man, who was believed to be dead, for allegedly killing his wife and two children three years ago and then burying their bodies in the basement of his house in Greater Noida, officials said.

Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

28 Aug 2021

India
Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

Amitabh Thakur, a former senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, was arrested on Friday in Lucknow in an abetment of suicide case.

UP: Man arrested from Saharanpur for hacking into ECI website

13 Aug 2021

India
UP: Man arrested from Saharanpur for hacking into ECI website

The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a 24-year-old man in Saharanpur for allegedly hacking into the Election Commission of India (ECI) website and creating hundreds of fake voter IDs, officials said Friday.

Ill-gotten properties of gangsters worth Rs. 1,800cr attached in UP

06 Aug 2021

India
Ill-gotten properties of gangsters worth Rs. 1,800cr attached in UP

In order to break the backs of gangsters and mafia and discourage their activities, the Uttar Pradesh Police has attached or demolished their ill-gotten properties worth over Rs. 1,800 crores in UP.

Delhi: Gangster who killed BJP leader found dead in Tihar

04 Aug 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Gangster who killed BJP leader found dead in Tihar

A 29-year-old Tihar jail inmate was found dead in his cell and his two cellmates were found injured on Wednesday morning, officials said.

UP man dies by suicide after COVID-19 vaccine center assault

27 Jul 2021

India
UP man dies by suicide after COVID-19 vaccine center assault

A man died by suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat hours after being assaulted by policemen at a COVID-19 vaccination center.

UP: Child trafficking racket busted; six kids rescued, 16 arrested

26 Jul 2021

India
UP: Child trafficking racket busted; six kids rescued, 16 arrested

Uttar Pradesh police has busted a child trafficking racket rescuing six kids and arresting sixteen persons including nine women in an overnight operation, officials said on Monday.

UP police seizes Phoolan Devi statue before installation

26 Jul 2021

Politics
UP police seizes Phoolan Devi statue before installation

The police and district administration Sunday seized a statue of dacoit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi before it was installed at Amilhara village and did not allow Bihar minister Mukesh Sahani to exit the Varanasi airport for attending the installation ceremony, officials said.

Mastermind behind the kidnapping of UP surgeon killed in encounter

22 Jul 2021

India
Mastermind behind the kidnapping of UP surgeon killed in encounter

The mastermind in the kidnapping case of a senior surgeon, along with his colleague, was killed in an encounter in the Agra district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday.

Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

21 Jul 2021

India
Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

A professor from Uttar Pradesh has been jailed for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on social media earlier this year.

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

16 Jul 2021

India
Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

Wasim Rizvi, the former chief of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman.

Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

12 Jul 2021

India
Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

Security has been beefed up in Mathura following the arrest of two operatives of the Al Qaeda-linked Ansar Ghazwatul Hind in Lucknow, who were planning to attack several places across the state including the temple town, police said on Monday.

Twitter MD says would appear before police on one condition

06 Jul 2021

India
Twitter MD says would appear before police on one condition

Manish Maheshwari, the chief of Twitter's India operations, has told the Karnataka High Court he is ready to appear before the Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with the Ghaziabad assault video case, on one condition.

64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

01 Jul 2021

India
64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

A 64-year-old man has been arrested in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly assaulting his widowed daughter-in-law there.

Twitter India MD gets relief from court in Ghaziabad case

24 Jun 2021

India
Twitter India MD gets relief from court in Ghaziabad case

Manish Maheshwari, the Managing Director of Twitter's India operations, has been granted interim protection from arrest by the Karnataka High Court in connection with tweets about the alleged assault of an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad.

UP Police sends notice to Twitter over Ghaziabad assault video

18 Jun 2021

India
UP Police sends notice to Twitter over Ghaziabad assault video

The Uttar Pradesh Police has sent a legal notice to Twitter's India head for allegedly "provoking communal unrest" in the recent case involving an assault on an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad near Delhi.

Police treating journalist's mysterious death in cavalier manner: Editor's Guild

15 Jun 2021

India
Police treating journalist's mysterious death in cavalier manner: Editor's Guild

Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Police of passing off TV journalist Sulabh Srivastava's death as being caused by an accident in Pratapgarh, claiming that they did not pay any heed even though he had informed them about the danger to his life.

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