Kasganj News

Kasganj: Roundabout to be named after youth shot dead during ‘Tiranga Yatra’

The murder had triggered several incidents of violence in Kasganj last year.

Youth shot dead during Tiranga Yatra in Kasganj: NSA invoked against three accused

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to investigate the Kasganj violence had filed chargesheets against 24 persons including the three in connection with the murder of Abhishek Gupta in April.


Violence in Kasganj town after three of family killed in robbery

Some people even brought the three bodies out on to the road. As police tried to remove the blockade, the protesters turned violent and started pelting stones on them. Additional force later rushed to the spot and lathicharged to disperse the mob.

Groom who won baraat battle: Water supply to Dalits’ fields stopped over route crisis, says Bride’s father

“Strongmen” reportedly stopped water supply to fields of poor Dalit farmers due to their family’s insistence on a route through the village, which is flanked by Thakur families.

Kasganj: Dalits, Thakurs in month-long tussle over taking out baraat

While the Dalits want to hold the procession (baraat) through the village, the dominant Thakurs are against it.

Opposition claims Kasganj clash planned; UP govt denies

Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary alleged that while Muslims, who were hoisting the Tricolour on January 26, asked the youths participating in the tiranga rally to join them, they were instead forced to chant ‘Vande Matram’ and ‘Jai Sri Ram’, following which the argument began.


Chandan Gupta murder case: Another accused surrenders in court

Last week, a person was arrested in connection with the killing. On Thursday, police claimed to have recovered the weapon used to kill Gupta.

The Urdu Press: The agony of Kasganj

Rashtriya Sahara’ s editorial on January 29 writes, "The incidents give rise to a question: Why did the police not take any effective action when these dangerous events started?”

Kasganj: Police recover weapon used to kill Chandan Gupta

Following the violence, the administration cracked the whip on a WhatsApp group operating here and arrested the administrator for posting objectionable and communally inciting messages.

Kasganj violence: AMU group meets IG, claims two accused were in Aligarh on Republic Day

Aseem Qureshi’s brother Qayub told this newspaper that on January 23, he and Aseem had rushed their father to Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College in Aligarh after the latter had complained of severe chest pain.