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Inter-state gang, that looted more than 100 jewelers, busted

05 Mar 2021

Inter-state gang, that looted more than 100 jewelers, busted

The Ghaziabad police, on Thursday, claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of thieves that targeted jewelry shops with the arrest of four of its members, including a woman. Interestingly, three jewelers also used to help the gang regularly.

UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

03 Mar 2021

UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

A 60-year-old man allegedly bludgeoned his wife and two daughters to death with a hammer at their house in Bulandshahr over suspicion that they had illicit relationships with outsiders, police said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

02 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

A serial rapist wanted in multiple cases of crime against women was arrested following an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida on Monday, the officials said.

UP Police books Sundar Pichai; removes name from FIR later

12 Feb 2021

UP Police books Sundar Pichai; removes name from FIR later

Police in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi had booked Google CEO Sundar Pichai and 17 others last week over a video that allegedly defamed PM Narendra Modi but later removed the tech giant officials' names from the FIR, police officials said on Friday.

Aligarh farmers' meeting: RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary, 5000 others booked

11 Feb 2021

Aligarh farmers' meeting: RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary, 5000 others booked

The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Chaudhary and over 5000 others who attended a major farmers' meeting in Aligarh district two days ago under the Epidemic Diseases Act for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols.

'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

22 Jan 2021

'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

A team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday visited the residences of Tandav's director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki in Mumbai.

Criminal killed in a shootout between rival factions in UP

07 Jan 2021

Criminal killed in a shootout between rival factions in UP

A notorious criminal was killed and two others injured in a shootout between rival factions in the posh Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow on Wednesday night, police said.

Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

18 Oct 2020

Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia shooting case.

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

07 Oct 2020

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.

Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

02 Oct 2020

Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.

UP: Rahul, Priyanka detained, not allowed to march toward Hathras

01 Oct 2020

UP: Rahul, Priyanka detained, not allowed to march toward Hathras

Uttar Pradesh Police detained former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka on Thursday, just as they were on way to Hathras to meet the bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was raped earlier this month and succumbed to serious injuries on Tuesday.

Lakhimpur rape: Accused arrested, admits to assaulting victim after argument

27 Aug 2020

Lakhimpur rape: Accused arrested, admits to assaulting victim after argument

In a new development, Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri rape and murder case, a day after the mutilated body of the victim was found.

BJP leader's son booked for printing fake NCERT textbooks

23 Aug 2020

BJP leader's son booked for printing fake NCERT textbooks

The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked a BJP leader's son for printing fake NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) textbooks worth Rs. 35-50 crore, News18 reported.

Hapur gang-rape accused spotted in Amroha; gives police the slip

12 Aug 2020

Hapur gang-rape accused spotted in Amroha; gives police the slip

A man named Dalpat, an accused in the brutal gang-rape of a six-year-old in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, was reportedly spotted in Amroha but couldn't be nabbed despite police being alerted, a report in TOI said.

24 years jail time for known sex trafficker Sonu Punjaban

23 Jul 2020

24 years jail time for known sex trafficker Sonu Punjaban

Sonu Punjaban, an infamous name in flesh trade, was on Wednesday handed 24 years in prison.

Vikas Dubey's "encountered" aide was a minor, claims family

16 Jul 2020

Vikas Dubey's "encountered" aide was a minor, claims family

The family of Prabhat Mishra, who was killed in an alleged encounter by police before noted gangster Vikas Dubey was arrested (and subsequently killed), has claimed he was a minor and had cleared Class 12 exams, merely ten days before his death.

Terrorized by gangster Vikas Dubey, villagers celebrate new-found independence

11 Jul 2020

Terrorized by gangster Vikas Dubey, villagers celebrate new-found independence

The news of noted criminal Vikas Dubey's death sent a wave of joy across Shivali village, Kanpur, where people said they are now free from his "terror."

Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter

10 Jul 2020

Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter

The death of Vikas Dubey, who was wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the death of eight cops, is not the end of the story but the beginning, the family member of a slain senior police officer said.

PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

10 Jul 2020

PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

Hours before wanted criminal Vikas Dubey was gunned down by Uttar Pradesh Police in Kanpur this morning, a PIL was filed in the Supreme Court predicting the same, whilst demanding a CBI inquiry into the extra-judicial deaths of his aides in last few days.

Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender

10 Jul 2020

Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender

Noted Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed in an encounter on Friday, tried to surrender before police thrice, but his pleas weren't entertained, a report in News18 claimed.

Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed

09 Jul 2020

Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed

After giving police the slip for nearly a week, noted gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the brutal killings of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain this morning.

UP gangster Vikas Dubey arrested in Madhya Pradesh

09 Jul 2020

UP gangster Vikas Dubey arrested in Madhya Pradesh

In a major breakthrough for Uttar Pradesh Police, wanted criminal Vikas Dubey, who is responsible for the deaths of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

UP: Cop suspended after eight officers get killed in encounter

05 Jul 2020

UP: Cop suspended after eight officers get killed in encounter

The Uttar Pradesh Police has suspended the Station Officer of Chaubeypur police station, suspecting him of tipping-off history-sheeter Vikas Dubey before a raid on Friday.

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

18 Apr 2020

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.

Ghaziabad: Tablighi Jamaat members kept in hospital roam naked

03 Apr 2020

Ghaziabad: Tablighi Jamaat members kept in hospital roam naked

In a rather disgusting incident, members of Islamic group Tablighi Jamaat, who have been kept under observation in Ghaziabad, allegedly passed lewd comments at nurses and roamed about naked inside the medical facility, the Chief Medical Superintendent of the MMG District Hospital claimed in a letter to the Uttar Pradesh Police.

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

26 Feb 2020

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on petitions seeking to shift the sit-in protests in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

14 Feb 2020

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).

FIR against Dilip Ghosh for 'sexual remarks' against woman protestor

31 Jan 2020

FIR against Dilip Ghosh for 'sexual remarks' against woman protestor

In yet another controversial statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh said that the woman protestor heckled by the party's supporters should "thank her stars."

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

03 Jan 2020

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.

Priyanka Gandhi alleges UP police manhandled her, cop denies

29 Dec 2019

Priyanka Gandhi alleges UP police manhandled her, cop denies

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Uttar Pradesh Police are locked in a bitter battle since yesterday after the Congress leader alleged she was manhandled by cops in Lucknow.

Man possessing Jamia violence videos arrested to maintain 'communal harmony'

19 Dec 2019

Man possessing Jamia violence videos arrested to maintain 'communal harmony'

A man was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday after he was found possessing videos from violent protests at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia.

Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student

06 Nov 2019

Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student

The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing rape charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand, on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the case.

UP: Cops mercilessly thrash youth as his terrified nephew watches

13 Sep 2019

UP: Cops mercilessly thrash youth as his terrified nephew watches

A hair-raising incident of police brutality has been reported from Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar district, wherein two cops savagely thrashed a youth after he allegedly broke traffic rules.

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.

Constable marries gangster, red-faced UP police launches probe

10 Aug 2019

Constable marries gangster, red-faced UP police launches probe

In a bizarre incident, a woman constable in Greater Noida has reportedly married a gangster, much to the embarrassment of Uttar Pradesh police.

Sonbhadra mass firing: Priyanka Gandhi stopped from meeting victims' families

19 Jul 2019

Sonbhadra mass firing: Priyanka Gandhi stopped from meeting victims' families

On Friday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped by Uttar Pradesh Police while she was on her way to meet the families affected by Sonbhadra shooting.

After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes

15 Jul 2019

After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes

Days after Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP MLA from Bareilly, released a video alleging her life was under threat as she married a Dalit man, another girl has followed suit.

UP Police launches app for lodging e-FIR: Details here

24 Jun 2019

UP Police launches app for lodging e-FIR: Details here

Several people opt out of filing a complaint at police stations in the country, despite the gravity of the crime, as it's tedious.

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

09 Jun 2019

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

Delhi-based freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia has been arrested on Saturday by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly sharing an "objectionable post" online on UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

23-year-old caught selling 14 lakh online shoppers' personal information

01 Apr 2019

23-year-old caught selling 14 lakh online shoppers' personal information

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Greater Noida for holding/selling data of 14 lakh people.