Uttar Pradesh News

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".

Controversial CD case: SC seeks response from EC and UP Police

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Election Commission and Uttar Pradesh Police on a plea seeking a probe into non-filing of charge sheet in a case relating to alleged circulation of a controversial CD in Lucknow in 2007.

BHU violence: Detained students released, new VC appointed

A total of 103 students of Banaras Hindu University, who were detained in connection with violence in the varsity campus, were on Monday released, an official said.

Petrol pump employee shot after tiff in Ghaziabad

A petrol pump employee was in critical condition Monday after three men on a motorcycle shot him when he refused to fill up fuel as they were without safety helmets.

Three members of family die after consuming poisonous tea in UP

Three persons of a family, including two minors, on Monday died and four got seriously ill after consuming poisonous tea in Kampil area here, police said.

Child killed in a clash over land dispute in UP

Sambhal: A child was killed and two others injured when two groups clashed following old rivalry over land in Kothra village here.

Vrindavan robbery: Police announces cash reward of Rs 1 lakh

A reward of Rs one lakh has been announced for disclosing whereabouts of the robbers who looted Rs 30 lakh cash at gun-point from a nationalised bank's branch in Vrindavan area of the district, police said on Monday.

Youth killed in mishap, father injured in Kanpur

 A youth was killed and his father got injured when their motorbike collided with another vehicle at the Panki crossing, police said here on Monday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Another gang-rape accused arrested

One more accused has been arrested in connection with gang-rape cases during the communal riots here last year, raising the number of arrested accused to 19, police said on Monday.

Mono rail planned to connect Noida with Agra

Agra: The Uttar Pradesh government has set its eyes on a mono rail project that would connect Noida with Agra.

Man held for posing as RAW officer in UP

The police have arrested one person who posed as a RAW officer in a bid to release a criminal from a jail here on Sunday.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Raju Srivastav wields the broom, nominates Mayawati, Azam

Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastav, who was nominated for Swachhta Abhiyaan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, weilded the broom here on Sunday and nominated Mayawati and Azam Khan among 11 persons for the cleanliness challenge.

MP police coordinating with UP police, NIA in Bijnor blast case

The Madhya Pradesh police has joined hands with their Uttar Pradesh counterparts and National Investigation Agency (NIA) in probing the case related to explosion during bomb-making in UP's Bijnor district in which five SIMI activists are allegedly involved.