Uttar Pradesh News

Ghaziabad police to launch 'Rules on the road' today
Ghaziabad police to launch 'Rules on the road' today

The Ghaziabad police will on Wednesday launch 'Rules on the Roads' -- a month-long awareness drive to create awareness among the people and streamline the unruly movement of traffic in the district.

Flood like situation affects hundreds in Uttar Pradesh

Flood-like situation in Uttar Pradesh remained grim as several districts experienced heavy rain in the past 24 hours.

Lawyer shot at in UP, colleagues suspend work

Scores of lawyers on Tuesday suspended work at district court and jammed roads protesting the attack on a 30-year-old lawyer who was grievously injured when unidentified persons shot at him, police said.

Watch: Girl drags eve-teaser inside police station, slaps him in front of cops
Watch: Girl drags eve-teaser inside police station, slaps him in front of cops

In a lesson of sorts for eve-teasers, a schoolgirl in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district dragged a man inside a police station and thrashed him before cops for allegedly stalking her and passing lewd comments.

Samajwadi Party says Barabanki woman burning case guilty will be punished

 The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday said that an investigation is going on in the Barabanki incident, where a woman was allegedly set ablaze by two policemen, and added that the guilty will be punished.

Three of family killed in Kanpur

A 32-year-old man, his wife and their five-year-old son were found dead with their throats slit at their home here in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

BJP president Amit Shah to visit Kanpur on July 11

BJP national president Amit Shah will visit the city on July 11 to hold a meeting with senior leaders and MLAs to discuss about the 2017 Assembly elections in the state on the sidelines of 'Mahasampark Abhiyan'.

Minor boy sodomised in Deoband

A six-year-old boy has allegedly been sodomised by a youth at Gujjarwada locality in Deoband, police said on Tuesday.

Ex-minister RPN Singh demands judicial probe in Barabanki woman burning case

Former Union minister of state for home affairs RPN Singh on Tuesday demanded an independent judicial probe of a woman who was burnt alive by two policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki District.

Woman gets life term for killing, burying husband in bathroom

A woman was on Tuesday awarded life term by district court for killing her husband, an Army jawan, and burying the body in the bathroom of their house at Ganganagar locality here.

Wife files assault complaint against Tehsildar in UP

An FIR has been filed against Jalesar Tehsildar by his wife for allegedly assaulting her at his residence here, police said on Tuesday.

Army jawan's body found on railway tracks in UP

Body of an Army jawan was found on railway tracks near Ambeta village in Shamli district after he allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train, police said on Tuesday.

Nine people, including two policemen, injured in UP clash

At least nine people, including two policemen, were injured in a clash allegedly between two groups over a minor dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said on Tuesday.

Barabanki incident: AAP slams 'jungle raaj' in Samajwadi Party ruled UP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday condemned the Barabanki incident, where a woman was set ablaze in a police station for allegedly refusing to pay a bribe, claiming that the law and order situation of Uttar Pradesh has deteriorated to such an extent that even the phrase 'jungle raaj' does not do justice to it.

Barabanki incident: BJP condemns UP govt

BJP state president Laxmikant Bajpai on Tuesday said the Barabanki incident was a shameful one which has exposed the reality of the Uttar Pradesh government's 1090 Women Powerline in the state.

Barabanki incident: No reason she would self-immolate, says woman's husband

The husband of the woman, who was allegedly set on fire by two policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district, has rejected reports that she had self-immolated.

Here's what a SP MLA did when truck carrying buffaloes zipped passed his car

In yet another case of abuse of power, ruling Samajwadi Party MLA Rajkumar Yadav made life tough for Rajasthan Police when he stopped a truck carrying buffaloes and freed all the bovines out on the field after it raced ahead of his car, a newspaper report said on Tuesday.

Agra: Three die after consuming toxic liquor

At least three people died while three others were admitted to a hospital for treatment after allegedly consuming toxic liquor.

Woman set ablaze by 2 UP cops in Barabanki; DCW blames Akhilesh Yadav govt

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Barkha Shukla Singh on Tuesday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government led by Akhilesh Yadav for a gruesome incident took place on Monday.

Journalist's mother 'set ablaze' by two cops dies, UP CM orders magisterial probe
Journalist's mother 'set ablaze' by two cops dies, UP CM orders magisterial probe

In yet another incident exposing the brazen face of Uttar Pradesh Police, a middle-aged woman, said to be the mother of a journalist, was set ablaze by two policemen after she refused to "bribe" them to free her husband, reports said on Tuesday. The 40-year-old woman, who suffered serious burns, died last night.

Daya Rani Kinnar's murder case cracked, two held

Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday claimed to have solved the murder case of transgender Daya Rani Kinnar with the arrest of two accused.

UP shocker: Journalist's mother 'set ablaze' by two policemen

The mother of a journalist was set ablaze on Monday at Kothi police station here allegedly by two policemen after she refused to "bribe" them to free her husband, prompting authorities to suspend the two officials and register a case against them.

CRPF jawan booked for raping 20-yr-old girl

A CRPF jawan has been booked here on the charges of raping a 20-year-old girl for over a year on the pretext of marrying her, police said on Monday.

BJP trying to orchestrate riots in UP: Samajwadi Party

 Samajwadi Party on Monday accused BJP of "blowing up even small incidents" and giving them "communal colours" to "orchestrate" riots in Uttar Pradesh.

Woman attempts suicide alleging police misbehaviour in UP

A 28-year-old woman here tried to commit suicide be immolating herself at Kothi police station alleging "humiliation and abuse" by police on Monday, following which the accused cops have been suspended.

Sex racket busted in Kanpur; five men, nine girls arrested

Police on Monday claimed to have busted a sex racket with the arrest of nine girls and five men from a rented house at Kalyanpur area here this morning.

Three kids electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh

Three children were electrocuted on Monday in Uttar Pradeh when they came in contact with a live wire that was lying unnoticed in an inundated agricultural land, police said.

UP: Three die as boat capsizes in Moradabad

A mother and her child were saved by divers, while three others, including her husband alongwith seven-year-old son, drowned when their boat capsized in river Dhela in Bhagatpur here.

One arrested for sending 'objectionable' message in Moradabad

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the 'objectionable' message that had allegedly circulated via social networking app here, sparking communal tension in the district on Saturday last week.

UP: Lawyer arrested for gunning down corporator's husband

A lawyer has been arrested for allegedly killing the husband of a local corporator in Shahabad area here, police said on Monday.