May 22, 2021 6:34 am
The police said Yogesh Raj, along with five accused, attacked a local man in his house allegedly over voting in the recent panchayat elections.
October 29, 2019 4:23 am
The SHO of Siyana police station, Subodh Kumar Singh, was killed by protesters while Sumit Kumar (20) was shot allegedly by the policeman in an act of self-defence.
September 26, 2019 3:56 am
Yogesh Raj was granted bail in the sedition case on Wednesday and had earlier been given bail in the rioting and conspiracy case.
September 25, 2019 10:25 pm
On December 3, Yogesh Raj and several other accused protested outside Chingrawait police booth against an alleged incident of cow slaughter in Siyana. Siyana SHO Subodh Kumar Singh tried to control the crowd but riots broke out soon.
August 27, 2019 6:47 am
Shikhar Agarwal, from Siyana in Bulandshahr district who headed the district unit of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, BJP’s youth wing, before his arrest, has gone to Aligarh and is unlikely to return home soon, according to his mother, Hema.
August 26, 2019 6:22 pm
The family's reaction came after a video surfaced which showed two of the accused — Shikhar Agarwal, who was a BJP youth wing leader, and Jeetu Fauji — being garlanded by their supporters amidst cheers and sloganeering in what appear to be a festive atmosphere.
August 26, 2019 6:55 am
Agarwal, who headed the BJP’s local Yuva Morcha and posted a video along with Yogesh Raj, another accused, while in hiding, received a hero’s welcome outside the prison.
August 25, 2019 10:17 pm
Subodh Kumar Singh, the station house officer of Siyana, and local youth, Sumit Kumar, were killed on December 3 in mob violence near Siyana village in Bulandshahr during protests against alleged cow slaughter.
April 22, 2019 2:55 am
As per the chargesheet, accused Sachin Ahlawat made a 28-second call to Yogesh at 8.55 am on December 3, informing him of an alleged cow-slaughter incident in Mahav.
March 06, 2019 7:07 am
A total of 38 people, including local BJP and Bajrang Dal leaders, were arrested for the violence that broke out in Siyana tehsil of Bulandshahr on December 3, leading to the killing of Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and villager Sumit Singh.
June 22, 2020 6:08 pm
Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.
June 22, 2020 6:08 pm
This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.