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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.

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.

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.

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.

UP: Court grants bail to 48 CAA protesters, slams police

30 Jan 2020

UP: Court grants bail to 48 CAA protesters, slams police

Though Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) prompted protests across India, it was most violent in Uttar Pradesh where cops went on an overdrive to "punish" protesters.

Anti-CAA protests: Jailed activist reunites with 14-month-old daughter after weeks

02 Jan 2020

Anti-CAA protests: Jailed activist reunites with 14-month-old daughter after weeks

For weeks now, baby Ayra (or Champak as she is called at home), was living with her relatives as her activist parents, Ekta and Ravi Shekhar, were jailed for participating in the anti-Citizenship Act protests in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

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.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Two main accused arrested by Gujarat ATS

23 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Two main accused arrested by Gujarat ATS

Last week, a Hindu leader named Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered in Lucknow, sparking immense outrage across the nation.

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.

UP: Bus runs over pilgrims sleeping on pavement, 7 dead

11 Oct 2019

UP: Bus runs over pilgrims sleeping on pavement, 7 dead

In a terrible incident, seven people lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh on Friday morning, after a bus ran over them.

Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized

26 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized

In an unfortunate turn of events, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe rape allegations against former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, arrested the woman who spoke against him on Wednesday.

For Allah's sake, don't do this: Girl requests her rapists

24 Sep 2019

For Allah's sake, don't do this: Girl requests her rapists

In a horrific incident which once again raises questions about the state of women in India, a Dalit teen was raped by three Muslim men on September 21 in Ghosia village of Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi district.

UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

28 Aug 2019

UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

A couple was harassed by a muscleman in Uttar Pradesh. In hope of getting a respite, they went to police but the officials in uniform shunned them instead.

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

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.

Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center

15 Jul 2019

Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center

A Dalit woman was molested, touched inappropriately, her kurta ripped off, and when her husband came to her rescue, he was brutally thrashed.

Papa sent goons: BJP leader's daughter threatened for marrying Dalit

11 Jul 2019

Papa sent goons: BJP leader's daughter threatened for marrying Dalit

The daughter of a BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh has alleged her life is under threat from her own father, as she married a man belonging to lower caste.

Noida Police to issue red cards to harassers and loiterers

27 Jun 2019

Noida Police to issue red cards to harassers and loiterers

In order to strengthen the anti-Romeo squads for protection of women in the city, Noida Police will now issue 'red cards' as a warning to men, who harass women verbally or non-verbally.

UP shocker: Railway cops beat journalist, urinate in his mouth

12 Jun 2019

UP shocker: Railway cops beat journalist, urinate in his mouth

A distressing video has emerged from Uttar Pradesh wherein a journalist was slapped, punched, and abused by a group of policemen who paid no attention to his pleas.

Five people arrested for online comments on Adityanath. RIP democracy

10 Jun 2019

Five people arrested for online comments on Adityanath. RIP democracy

A woman claimed she sent a marriage proposal to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a journalist shared her video in jest and was arrested.

Uttar Pradesh: Three men gang-raped deaf, mute 17-year-old; recorded act

27 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Three men gang-raped deaf, mute 17-year-old; recorded act

A disturbing incident has been reported from Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district. According to police, three men gang-raped a deaf and mute minor.

Amethi: Smriti Irani to ensure death sentence for aide's killers

27 May 2019

Amethi: Smriti Irani to ensure death sentence for aide's killers

When Congress President Rahul Gandhi was defeated by Smriti Irani, he asked the BJP leader to "take care" of Amethi.

UP: As spurious alcohol deaths cross 90, 175 people arrested

10 Feb 2019

UP: As spurious alcohol deaths cross 90, 175 people arrested

With the death tolls in spurious liquor cases in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand having crossed 90, the UP Police, on Saturday, arrested 175 people in connection to the manufacture of spurious liquor - marking possibly the biggest-ever crackdown on the illicit alcohol business.

Cop transferred after video shows woman begging at his feet

20 Jan 2019

Cop transferred after video shows woman begging at his feet

In Lucknow, a police inspector displayed complete lack of empathy when an elderly woman, who lost her son, begged him to file an FIR.

Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

19 Jan 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

The family of Uttar Pradesh police inspector Subodh Singh, who was slain during the Bulandshahr violence, has been given Rs. 70 lakh as compensation by the state police, over and above the Rs. 50 lakh that was given by the state government.

'Kumbh Mela' begins amid tight security to ensure incident-free event

15 Jan 2019

'Kumbh Mela' begins amid tight security to ensure incident-free event

Blending traditions with modern-police techniques, the Uttar Pradesh police is all geared up for an incident-free Kumbh, the largest congregation in the world, which begins today at Prayagraj.

UP cop who died last month named in transfer list

12 Jan 2019

UP cop who died last month named in transfer list

In an embarrassing gaffe, the Uttar Pradesh police ended up including the name of a deceased police officer, Satya Narain Singh, in its latest list of officers to be transferred.

UP: Cop burns unclaimed body with waste, despite getting cremation-funds

11 Jan 2019

UP: Cop burns unclaimed body with waste, despite getting cremation-funds

In a despicable case of police corruption, a police officer in Uttar Pradesh burned an unclaimed dead body using waste after taking money from the police department for a proper cremation.

UP: Cop, who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals, injured

05 Jan 2019

UP: Cop, who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals, injured

Uttar Pradesh sub-inspector Manoj Kumar, who shot to fame after he shouted thain thain last year to scare away criminals, was injured in an encounter on Friday.

Bulandshahr violence: Prime accused Bajrang Dal member Yogesh Raj arrested

03 Jan 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Prime accused Bajrang Dal member Yogesh Raj arrested

Bajrang Dal member Yogesh Raj, the prime accused of Bulandshahr violence which claimed lives of a police inspector and a youth has been arrested, Uttar Pradesh police said on Thursday.

#GhazipurCopKilling: Constable killed in stone-pelting hours after PM Modi's rally

29 Dec 2018

#GhazipurCopKilling: Constable killed in stone-pelting hours after PM Modi's rally

In yet another case of mob violence against cops, a police constable was killed in stone-pelting by protesters today in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.

UP: Man goes to register complaint, gets jailed instead

23 Dec 2018

UP: Man goes to register complaint, gets jailed instead

In a disturbing incident which raises concern about police administration in Uttar Pradesh, again, a man was arrested in Wazirganj after he went to register a complaint on behalf of his mother-in-law.

Agra shocker: Four men kidnap B.Tech student, gangrape her

20 Dec 2018

Agra shocker: Four men kidnap B.Tech student, gangrape her

Four men raped a first-year B.Tech student in Poiya Ghat of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and two accused have been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

UP shocker! 15-year-old girl set ablaze by unidentified men

19 Dec 2018

UP shocker! 15-year-old girl set ablaze by unidentified men

A 15-year-old school girl received burn injuries after she was set ablaze allegedly by two unidentified motorcycle-borne men near Agra (Uttar Pradesh), police said today.

#BulandshahrViolence: Video shows mob chanted 'maaro, maaro', 'take his gun'

06 Dec 2018

#BulandshahrViolence: Video shows mob chanted 'maaro, maaro', 'take his gun'

A disturbing video shows a frenzied mob yelling 'maaro, maaro' and 'take his gun', has emerged in the Bulandshahr violence which killed one police inspector and another youth.

Bulandshahr violence: Bajrang Dal member among five arrested

04 Dec 2018

Bulandshahr violence: Bajrang Dal member among five arrested

A day after two persons, including a police inspector, were killed in mob violence over alleged cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, a special investigation team (SIT) has been formed to probe the incident.

UP: Police inspector killed in violence over alleged cow slaughter

03 Dec 2018

UP: Police inspector killed in violence over alleged cow slaughter

On Monday, a police inspector was killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district after violence broke out in the aftermath of an alleged case of cow slaughter.

Former Uttar Pradesh MLA booked for beating up tehsildar

17 Nov 2018

Former Uttar Pradesh MLA booked for beating up tehsildar

Two cases were registered against the former MLA of Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh) Dilip Verma and his supporters for allegedly beating up a tehsildar in his chamber, police said today.

Image of 'MotherCop' with baby goes viral; time for creche-facilities?

29 Oct 2018

Image of 'MotherCop' with baby goes viral; time for creche-facilities?

An image of a woman police constable working at her desk with her infant fast asleep has gone viral and has sparked discussion on bringing reforms to police stations.