Uttar Pradesh News

Woman raped at gunpoint in UP

A married woman was on Thursday raped by a man at gunpoint at Nagal Rai village in the district, police said.

Badaun sisters case: Akhilesh Yadav attacks media for 'blowing things out of proportion'

On a day when the CBI concluded that Badaun sisters were not murdered, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav trained his guns on media on Thursday, saying "small mistakes" of the state government are blown out of proportion while good initiatives do not find any mention in the media.

Badaun sisters case: Family members to move SC, PM

After the CBI found no evidence of murder or sexual assault in its probe into the death of the two Badaun girls, family members of the two teenage cousins on Thursday said they will move the Supreme Court and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for justice.

President Mukherjee to visit WB, UP and Odisha

President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha beginning Friday.

Media should apologise to CM for Badaun reporting: Azam Khan

With the CBI ruling out rape and murder in the Badaun case, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday demanded that the media apologise to the state chief minister over its "irresponsible" coverage of the incident.

Waiter shot dead by customer for not paying for 2 chapatis in UP

A 26-year-old waiter was shot dead allegedly by a customer following a quarrel with a group of diners who refused to pay for two additional chapatis they had ordered during the meal at a hotel here, police said on Thursday.

Road mishap: UP roadways to pay over Rs 17L to victim's family

Family members of a 28-year-old youth, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven UP roadways bus, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 17 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Five children drown in a pond in Uttar Pradesh

Five children drowned on Thursday after they fell into a pond in Chandan Chowki area here, police said.

Badaun gang-rape case: Social activists slam CBI's 'suicide' theory

New Delhi: Social activists on Thursday slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation's report on the Badaun case which reportedly stated that the two teenage cousins who were found hanging from a tree in May this year had committed suicide.

Three injured in eve-teasing in Muzaffarnagar; four booked

Three members of a family were injured in stone pelting when they opposed four drunken men who were allegedly eve-teasing their girl in Khalapar locality under Kotwali police station here, police said.

Man gets life imprisonment for raping six-year-old

Etah: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for raping a minor.

Badaun case: No evidence of rape and murder, says CBI; Mayawati dissatisfied
Badaun case: No evidence of rape and murder, says CBI; Mayawati dissatisfied

Badaun: In a major twist in the highly criticised Badaun gang-rape case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which has been probing the case for the past five months, has now concluded that the two teenaged cousins were not sexually assaulted and they had committed suicide.

Uttar Pradesh: Body of a teenage girl recovered; father alleges rape

A teenage girl was on Wednesday allegedly strangulated to death and her semi-nude body with injury marks was recovered from a nearby sugarcane field in Mitauli area here, police said.

Mahendra Pratap birth anniv event: AMU VC meets BJP leaders

Aligarh Muslim University VC Zameer Uddin Shah met leaders of BJP and ABVP as a controversy brewed over the birth anniversary celebrations of Raja Mahendra Pratap, a freedom fighter who had made contributions to the institute.

Woman shot at in UP for marrying outside community

A 25-year-old woman was shot at allegedly by her brothers and an accomplice for marrying outside her community at Sivaya village here, police said.

Woman gang-raped by husband, two others in UP

A woman was allegedly raped by her husband and two of his friends in Bilaspur area, following which a case has been registered against the three, police said on Wednesday.

UP Legislative Council adjourned sine die

The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council was on Wednesday adjourned sine die, a day after the Assembly was adjourned indefinitely.

Whistleblower shot dead in UP

An advocate and whistleblower was allegedly shot dead by three unidentified assailants at his residence in Khurja area, 20 kms from here, police said on Wednesday.

Deaths due to illicit liquor: UP govt suspends six officials

Taking serious note of deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor in Bhadohi district, Uttar Pradesh government has suspended the excise inspector and five others of the excise department.

Panic grips Mathura Refinery over spotting a wild beast

Panic gripped neighbourhood of Mathura Refinery over reports that a wild beast - maybe a leopard or a tiger - was spotted around it. Refinery officials, however, scoffed at rumours, saying there was no proof.

Arms factory unearthed in UP

Muzaffarnagar: In a major haul, police have seized a huge quantity of ammunition after they unearthed an arms manufacturing factory at Kookri village in the district.

Minor kidnapped, sodomised and killed in UP

An eight-year-old boy was allegedly kidnapped, sodomised and later killed by a youth in Kotwali dehat area, a senior officer said here on Wednesday.

Allahabad HC asks AMU V-C to allow girls to use library
Allahabad HC asks AMU V-C to allow girls to use library

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday ordered the Aligarh Muslim University authorities to allow girls full access to its central library.

Allow entry of girls inside library: Allahabad HC to AMU

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) authorities to allow entry of girl students inside the Maulana Azad central library.

Two youths found dead in Kanpur

 Two youths were found dead in a case of suspected poisoning at the Rail Bazar area here, police said on Tuesday.

SP and Centre's intentions unclear on cane dues payment: Ajit

 Alleging inaction on the part of the ruling Samajwadi party government in the state and BJP at the Centre regarding payment of cane dues to farmers, former Union Minister and RLD chief Ajit Singh has said that intentions of both the governments are not clear regarding this.

Nine injured in clash in Muzaffarnagar

At least nine persons were injured when a clash broke out between two groups over a land dispute at Rajpur Chajpur village under Budhana police station in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Woman shot at in UP

A woman was shot at by unidentified men when she was going with her brother at Tulhera village under Miranpur police station in the district, police said on Tuesday.

KGMU assistant professor arrested in alleged admission racket

An assistant professor at King George Medical University has been arrested in connection with an alleged admission racket, police said here.

Mistry blames BJP, RSS for BHU violence

Launching a scathing attack on BJP and RSS over the violence in Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Congress on Monday said the incident reflected "their character".