Aligarh News

October 6, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Six dead in Aligarh

Six persons were killed and several injured in Aligarh when violent clashes between two groups erupted in the town. Curfew was imposed in several parts of the town.

Aligarh encounter: Two killed, kin claim they were picked up from home

The family members of the two men claimed that they were picked up by police from their house in Bhainspada Sunday. They also said that Mustakeen’s age was 22 and Naushad 17.


Aligarh murders: Five arrested for killing six to frame witness

Two Hindu priests, a couple and two farmers were found murdered in different areas of the district. These victims, police said, were chosen at random.

Aligarh: Week after 12-year-old dies, accused in juvenile home; four others on run

However, police said the families had communicated to them that they want to surrender in court.

Uttar Pradesh: Two days since release order, Pakistan man still in Aligarh jail

According to jail sources, Iqbal has been lodged in the Aligarh jail since 2012, with a trial pending in a drugs case. He had two other drugs cases against him, he was sentenced to five years’ in jail in a 2001 case and acquitted in a 2007 case.

Dacoit gang ‘kingpin’ killed in Aligarh encounter

Officials said Abdul Kareem carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head. He was killed four days after police gunned down three alleged members of his gang in Sikri village.


Aligarh: College students protest installation of CCTV cameras in men's loo

The students deemed the move as ''unacceptable"and "intrusive", while the college authorities said that security cameras have been placed to discourage acts of cheating inside washrooms.

Week after double murder, Aligarh tense

On Friday afternoon, a clash between a group of protesters and the police left at least half a dozen policemen injured.

'Aligarh' gets standing ovation in Busan, director Hansal Mehta elated

Hansal Mehta's "Aligarh” garnered applause and received a standing ovation following its screening at the 20th Busan International Film Festival on Sunday.

Tension in Aligarh over mosque construction work

According to the police, Rajkumar Verma, a jeweller, on Friday objected to the construction claiming it would hamper future extension of his house.

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Jai Gangaajal, Neerja, Aligarh, Ghayal Once Again: Box office clashes of 2016

A year of multiple box-office clashes. This week Prakash Jha’s Jai Gangaajal starring Priyanka Chopra clashed with Guneet Monga’s Zubaan.

Box office clashes in February: Aligarh, Neerja, Ghayal Once Again, Sanam Re

Sonam Kapoor's Neerja, Sunny Deol's Ghayal Once Again, Pulkit Samrat's Sanam Re have topped the charts of Box office hits in the month of February. Even though we witnessed clashes at the screens, there was no stopping for the films and their content or the star cast pulled crowds towards the theatres. Here are the films which clashed, yet did well at the box office in this month.


Aligarh, Neerja, Airlift, Tere Bin Laden, Ghayal Once Again: Clashes of the year 2016

Aligarh, Ter Bin Laden, Neerja, Ghayal Once Again, Airlift - Take a look at the clashes of the year 2016.

Tabu, Shriya Saran, Radhika Apte watch Aligarh with Manoj Bajpayee

Actresses Tabu, Shriya Saran and Radhika Apte were special guests at the special screening of Aligarh movie starring Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao. Also seen at the screening were Kay Kay Menon, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and others.

Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao watch Aligarh after promotions

Aligarh actors Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao were busy promoting their forthcoming film on February 16, and later attended the screening with film fraternity including Esha Gupta, Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah, Shriya Saran and others.

Parineeti preps up; Vidya, Patralekhaa watch Hansal Mehta's 'Aligarh' at MAMI Film Festival

Parineeti Chopra was clicked during the rehearsals of her finale performance for an NGO in Mumbai on October 31, while actresses Vidya Balan and Patralekhaa were snapped at the premiere of Hansal Mehta's 'Aligarh' at MAMI Film Festival.