“According to the complainant, when the girl raised an alarm, her family members caught the accused. Other villagers too gathered at the place. They assaulted the accused him and later informed the police,” said the SHO.
In Bijnor, FIR was lodged under section 153 B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration) of IPC at Chandpur police station, after two posters related to Babri demolition were found pasted on walls at a local bus stand on December 5.
“I had asked the vice-chancellor not to bestow upon me the honorary degree as I do not consider myself laayak (worthy) of it. But when the V-C cited tradition, I agreed,” said Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who represents Lucknow in the Lok Sabha.
When the woman’s husband and in-laws could not get in touch with her on Tuesday, they asked a relative to pay them a visit. The relative found a padlock on the door, and a foul smell coming from inside, following which police were called.
Sources said the exercise was aimed at pre-empting anti-party activities during the Lok Sabha elections.
The police said they recovered the cow hide from a plot adjacent to the dhaba, following a tip-off. The person who informed them had claimed that the father had hidden the cow hide there, the SHO added.
According to the complaint, the “tearing and pulling down the poster" has “caused the Dalit and other minority students deep mental and psychological trauma, leaving them with a deep sense of insecurity on campus”. It alleged that anti-Dalit slurs were hurled at SC/ST students
While the last date of submitting the applications for the 2018 Haj pilgrimage is December 7, the committee has received around 19,000 applications till the morning of December 6 for its quota of around 29,000 seats.
The accused have been booked on sedition charge for allegedly raising "Pakistan Zindabad" slogan during a procession after Uttar Pradesh civic poll results were declared on December 1.
On December 9, the state AIPC will hold its first “big” event in Lucknow - “Challenges before contemporary India” with commentator Salman Anees Soz, and a member of AIPC’s national body, as chief guest.
The draft law makes instant triple talaq a cognizable offence, punishable with three years' jail and a monetary fine.
While the PFI did not confirm whether the posters were theirs, they said they had put up some that “carried nothing objectionable”
"That is a routine programme that we hold every year. There we will take a pledge that only Ram temple should be built and there will be no mosque at the site of dispute," VHP spokesperson said.
“Two residents — Khalid and Yusuf — were arrested on Monday while one person, Nazeem, was arrested on Sunday,” said Akash Tomar, SP City, Ghaziabad.
Shouting slogans such as “Amethi ka Toofan, Badlega Hindustan”, they said that despite BJP barbs about “Congress-mukt Bharat”, the party has a good chance of reviving under Rahul.
A majority of the community, which has backed SP in most elections after the Babri Masjid demolition, appears to have voted for the BSP this time.
The cards were brought to the notice of authorities by a BJP candidate who had lost the election there and claimed the voting process was compromised.
The move to include Jais nagar palika parishad chairperson-elect Mahesh Pratap and Amethi nagar panchayat chairperson-elect Chandrama is being seen as “message against Rahul” ahead of the Gujarat elections.
IG Bareilly Range S K Bhagat said, “Directions have been issued to SSP Bareilly to verify the allegations by going through video and statement of people present at the spot and then take necessary action.”
According to the government, 15,440 gram panchayats have been selected for holding classes across the state and the five day module classes will run from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm everyday.
Among the 5,260 wards in 198 nagar palika parishads, Independents have won 3,380 (64.25 per cent). BJP, on the other hand, managed to win 922 wards (17.53 per cent). While SP won 477 wards, BSP emerged victorious in 262 and Congress in 158.
Referring to SP leader and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul, Adityanath said the civic elections prove that both should be given a farewell.
Tariq, who is originally from Bisesarganj area in Varanasi, was staying with his family at Kaveri Apartment in Gomti Nagar Extension since the last three years.
The project, which included beautification of the riverfront and channelisation of the river, was executed by the state irrigation department headed by then minister Shivpal Yadav.
An officer said some photographs and maps were recovered from him, and claimed that he has carried out reconnaissance of some vital installations, including Army camps and power projects.
Along with Saharanpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Firozabad and Jhansi municipal corporations, polling will be held in 152 nagar panchayats and 76 nagar palika parishads.
SBSP president Om Prakash Rajbhar said the decision to field candidates in Gujarat will not affect SBSP’s alliance with BJP in UP though he admitted the talks regarding an alliance for the civic polls had failed.
This holds significance as the Adityanath government has already issued instructions that non-performing officials, over 50 years old, would be given compulsory retirement if the review found their performance below average.
Among the seven persons named in an FIR lodged at Bhadreswar police station, five were arrested from Varanasi. This comes after another accused, Munnai Rai, was arrested a day after the murder.
Their deed, in which other animals were also allegedly involved, cost the jail administration a loss of 'Rs 50,000'.
Police said the incident occurred when Guddu Khan, an Independent candidate for the chairperson’s post, supported by local MLA Tripathi, was holding a roadshow in Nautanwa town.
Uttarakhand Police had arrested Rajbala Chowdhary, 58, on November 11 from Baghpat in connection with a case lodged at Ganga Nahar police station in Uttarakhand’s Roorkee on November 5.
The Congress and Samajwadi Party are keeping a watch whether BSP decides to contest. The party had won the seat in the 2012 state polls.
An ATS official said they are yet to acquire “concrete information” about the whereabouts of the four alleged IM men since after terror cases were lodged against them in different states.
In the 2012 polls, BJP’s Dinesh Sharma won by securing 3.35 lakh votes, around 1.72 lakh votes more than the Congress nominee, who came second.
Though there were reports of many names allegedly missing from the voters’ list, state election Commissioner S K Agarwal said the commission had taken all steps to create awareness among voters to increase turnout.