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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.

Mumbai cricketer dies by suicide at his home

12 Aug 2020

Mumbai cricketer dies by suicide at his home

In another unfortunate event, a local-level cricketer from Mumbai, named Karan Tiwari, died by suicide at his Malad home on Monday.

Prayagraj: Hospital guard thrashes mentally-challenged elderly woman, arrested after outrage

08 Aug 2020

Prayagraj: Hospital guard thrashes mentally-challenged elderly woman, arrested after outrage

In a shocking video that went viral today, a security guard at a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj was seen mercilessly beating up an elderly woman as she pleaded for help.

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.

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.

Gangster Vikas Dubey shot dead, was trying to escape

10 Jul 2020

Gangster Vikas Dubey shot dead, was trying to escape

Gangster Vikas Dubey, who was arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain yesterday after giving Uttar Pradesh police the slip for nearly a week, is dead, the police confirmed on Friday.

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.

Hero MotoCorp presents 100 custom-built, hi-tech scooters to UP Police

06 Jul 2020

Hero MotoCorp presents 100 custom-built, hi-tech scooters to UP Police

Hero MotoCorp has donated 100 scooters to the women officers of the Gorakhpur Police department in Uttar Pradesh.

Kanpur: Eight cops killed during an encounter with criminals

03 Jul 2020

Kanpur: Eight cops killed during an encounter with criminals

At least eight policemen lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday when criminals opened fire at them during a raid.

Police attacked in Punjab's Patiala; cop's hand chopped off

12 Apr 2020

Police attacked in Punjab's Patiala; cop's hand chopped off

Early Sunday morning, cops were attacked at a wholesale vegetable market in the Patiala district of Punjab, the police said.

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

12 Mar 2020

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

01 Mar 2020

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.

Anti-CAA stir: 22 died in UP, government tells Allahabad HC

18 Feb 2020

Anti-CAA stir: 22 died in UP, government tells Allahabad HC

The agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) took lives of as many as 22 people, the state government run by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath informed Allahabad High Court on Monday.

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).

For participating in CAA protest, minor spends 42-days in jail

08 Feb 2020

For participating in CAA protest, minor spends 42-days in jail

A minor, who allegedly participated in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow, spent 42 days in jail, a report in TOI said on Saturday.

Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech

30 Jan 2020

Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr. Kafeel Khan from the Mumbai airport Wednesday night.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

28 Dec 2019

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

Days after five people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut amid violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act, a shocking video clip has surfaced.

Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart

27 Dec 2019

Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart

Mumbai witnessed unusual scenes today with pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests taking place just 4 kilometers away from one another.

After FIR over hurting religious sentiments, Raveena Tandon clarifies stance

27 Dec 2019

After FIR over hurting religious sentiments, Raveena Tandon clarifies stance

After a police complaint was filed against her over allegations of hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community, actor Raveena Tandon clarified her stance on the matter and offered an apology.

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.

File complaint after you get raped: UP cops tell woman

08 Dec 2019

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."

Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire

02 Nov 2019

Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire

On Saturday afternoon, a scuffle broke out between lawyers and police personnel at the Tis Hazari Court complex in Delhi.

UP: As minor son watched, cops beat man to death

16 Oct 2019

UP: As minor son watched, cops beat man to death

Another day, another case of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh. This time, unfortunately, the guardians of the law are accused of breaking it.

4 officers killed in knife attack at Paris Police headquarters

03 Oct 2019

4 officers killed in knife attack at Paris Police headquarters

In a tragic incident, a knife-wielding man reportedly killed four police officers before being shot dead at the central police headquarters in Paris on Thursday.

Assam: Cops torture and strip three sisters, one suffers miscarriage

18 Sep 2019

Assam: Cops torture and strip three sisters, one suffers miscarriage

In Assam, cops put their humanity aside and unleashed their barbaric nature on three sisters, to such an extent that one of them suffered a miscarriage.

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.

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

13 Sep 2019

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

Arrest warrant issued against Mohammed Shami: Details here

02 Sep 2019

Arrest warrant issued against Mohammed Shami: Details here

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami is once again at the center of controversy after an arrest warrant was issued against him.

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.

Rajasthan cop seen "taking bribe" in pre-wedding shoot; served notice

27 Aug 2019

Rajasthan cop seen "taking bribe" in pre-wedding shoot; served notice

Apart from being obnoxiously expensive, unnecessary, and undeniably cringe-worthy, it seems pre-wedding shoots can also land one in serious trouble at work.

#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice

17 Aug 2019

#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice

In a disturbing turn of events, the blind father of a man who was lynched to death in Rajasthan's Alwar last month, committed suicide earlier this week. He was forced to take the extreme step as authorities did nothing to bring his son's killers to justice.

Cousins, who wanted to marry one another, thrashed in Andhra

17 Aug 2019

Cousins, who wanted to marry one another, thrashed in Andhra

A disturbing incident has been reported from Andhra Pradesh. A minor Dalit girl and her 20-year-old cousin, named Sai Kiran, were allegedly thrashed by a village elder as they wanted to marry each other.

Malaysia: Zakir Naik banned from addressing event over 'racist remarks'

16 Aug 2019

Malaysia: Zakir Naik banned from addressing event over 'racist remarks'

The Malaysian police on Friday banned controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from addressing a religious event in the country's Perlis state over the racially sensitive remarks he made on August 8.

Hyderabad: Businessman flees #TajBanjara without paying Rs. 12 lakh bill

11 Aug 2019

Hyderabad: Businessman flees #TajBanjara without paying Rs. 12 lakh bill

A real estate businessman, who stayed in the five-star Taj Banjara hotel in Hyderabad for 102 days, allegedly fled without clearing bills worth Rs. 12.34 lakh, police said.

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.

Ohio mass shooting: 9 killed, 16 injured in Dayton

04 Aug 2019

Ohio mass shooting: 9 killed, 16 injured in Dayton

At least nine people have been killed and 16 injured in a mass shooting outside a bar in the Dayton city of Ohio in the US.

UP: CBI raids 17 locations in connection with #UnnaoRapeVictim accident

04 Aug 2019

UP: CBI raids 17 locations in connection with #UnnaoRapeVictim accident

The CBI is conducting raids at 17 different places in Uttar Pradesh as part of its probe into the Unnao rape survivor's car accident last week.

Zomato customer gets police notice over 'non-Hindu' delivery row

01 Aug 2019

Zomato customer gets police notice over 'non-Hindu' delivery row

The Madhya Pradesh police on Thursday sent a notice to a Zomato customer, who had canceled an order placed on the food delivery app as he was unwilling to accept food from a Muslim delivery executive.