Uttar Pradesh Police: News

28 Mar 2023


Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed jailed for life

A court in Prayagraj on Tuesday found gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and two others guilty and sentenced them to life imprisonment in the 2006 kidnapping case of Umesh Pal, a witness in Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder.

27 Mar 2023


Jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed's convoy reaches MP amid 'murder' apprehensions

Jailed former MP Atiq Ahmed, who is being brought to Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from Gujarat's Sabarmati Jail for a court hearing, reached Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri on Monday.

26 Mar 2023


Umesh Pal murder: 'Pakistan link' suspected, shooter traced to Ajmer

The Uttar Pradesh Police began investigating a Pakistani connection in the high-profile Umesh Pal murder case, according to India Today.

16 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

New CCTV footage shows shooters firing at Umesh Pal

A new CCTV video has emerged in the Umesh Pal murder case from Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj in which multiple shooters are seen firing at Pal in an alley while he tries to escape.

UP: Akhilesh attacks CM Adityanath over 'bribery' involving IPS officer

A fresh political controversy has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday tweeted a video of an IPS officer demanding money from a businessman.

13 Mar 2023

Bahujan Samaj Party

Breakthrough in Umesh Pal murder case; prime accused's aide detained 

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday claimed to have made a breakthrough in the recent murder case of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's killing in 2005.

08 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Priyanka Gandhi's PA booked for 'misbehaving' with 'Bigg Boss' contestant

Uttar Pradesh Police booked Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's personal assistant (PA) for allegedly misbehaving and threatening Bigg Boss 16 contestant Archana Gautam.

06 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Another Umesh Pal murder accused killed in Prayagraj encounter

Another accused in the Umesh Pal murder case was killed in an encounter by a Prayagraj Police team in Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.

27 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Umesh Pal murder case: Accused shot dead in police encounter

The Uttar Pradesh Police shot dead a key accused in the killing of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder in 2005, in an alleged encounter.

22 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Singer served notice over satire on government's eviction drive

The Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a notice to famed Bhojpuri singer Neha Singh Rathore for a variant of her popular song UP Mein Ka Ba, in which she spoke of the alleged death of a mother-daughter duo in an eviction drive by the Yogi Adityanath government.

14 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Fire kills mother-daughter duo during anti-encroachment demolition drive

A fire during an anti-encroachment drive claimed the lives of a 45-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter at Madauli village in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district on Monday, reported NDTV.

02 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan walks free after over 2 years

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on terror charges in 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh in the aftermath of a horrific gang rape and murder case there, was released from jail on Thursday after more than two years.

05 Jan 2023


Swiggy agent dies in accident, body dragged for 1 km

A Swiggy delivery executive died after a car reportedly crashed into his bike and dragged him for 500 meters in Noida's Sector 14 on Sunday, police confirmed on Thursday.

04 Jan 2023

Delhi Police

4 injured, Delhi cop booked after car hits 6 vehicles

A private vehicle belonging to an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the Delhi Police crashed into cars and left several injured in Delhi's Dwarka Mor area on Tuesday night.

15 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Landlord kills tenant, cuts, disposes body parts across state

After two months of investigation, the police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly killing his tenant, chopping up his body, and disposing of it across the state.

05 Dec 2022


Bypolls of prestige: Akhilesh claims cops stopping people from voting

While bypolls are underway in one Lok Sabha constituency and six state Assembly seats on Monday, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav claimed that the police and administration were stopping people from casting votes.

04 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: 9-year-old girl's body found with abdomen cut open

In what can be described as a gruesome murder case, a child reportedly went missing and was later found dead in an agricultural field in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit.

25 Nov 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Man who justified Shraddha Walkar's murder arrested

A man who justified Shraddha Walkar's murder by her live-in partner Aftab Poonawalla in May was arrested on Friday by the Uttar Pradesh Police.

15 Sep 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri

UP: Dalit sisters found hanging were raped, strangled to death

Two minor sisters hailing from the Dalit community were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Booked under UAPA, Supreme Court grants bail to Siddique Kappan

The Supreme Court granted bail to Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan on Friday.

10 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Mathura shocker: Wife sets husband on fire over extramarital affair

In a shocking incident, a man in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh district was allegedly set on fire by his wife earlier this week.

10 Aug 2022

Samajwadi Party

Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Swami Prasad Maurya, has denied giving the "vidhayak" sticker to Noida "politician" Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested on Tuesday for assaulting a woman.

08 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

Bulldozers entered the Grand Omaxe Society at Noida on Monday and demolished illegal structures belonging to a man who abused a woman resident last week.

04 Aug 2022


Techie found hanging in Noida hotel, father alleges rape

A 26-year-old techie was found hanging in a hotel in Noida this week.

29 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh

He's a demon: Daughters testify against father who burnt mother

Six years after a 48-year-old man burnt his wife alive, he was accorded a life sentence by a court in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

19 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Lulu Mall row: Police arrest 4, Yogi's warning to miscreants

Amid raging controversy over a viral video, the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested four men who allegedly offered namaz on Lucknow's Lulu Mall premises.

14 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

Mohammed Zubair moves SC, seeks quashing of six UP FIRs

Journalist and fact-checker Mohammed Zubair has moved to the Supreme Court with a plea to quash all six UP Police FIRs against him.

09 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

New warrant against Alt-news co-founder Mohammed Zubair after SC bail

The Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri police obtained a warrant against Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in a one-year-old case filed last year on charges of inciting animosity between two groups, hours after the Supreme Court granted five-day interim bail to Zubair in the Sitapur case.

Man sells chicken wrapped in paper with Hindu gods, arrested

At a time when religious tensions are running high across India, a fresh incident from Uttar Pradesh has come to light.

Judge who ordered Gyanvapi survey gets threat letter; case filed

The Uttar Pradesh Police has registered a case in connection with a "threat letter" received by the judge who ordered the filming of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi.

12 May 2022

Yogi Adityanath

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."

26 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

'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.

23 Apr 2022


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.

19 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

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.

08 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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

15 Dec 2021

Rahul Gandhi

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.

07 Dec 2021


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.

28 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

20 Oct 2021


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.