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Unnao rape accused claims he was in hospital, doctor says his records fake
Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Officials at the Sumerpur PHC, however, confirmed to The Indian Express that the purported “medical registration slip” in the name of Shubham Trivedi is “fake” and that no patient by that name was admitted to the hospital on those dates.

Dalit prof at BHU chased by students for ‘backing’ Firoze Khan, files complaint
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Students of the university’s SVDV faculty have been protesting against Khan’s appointment since early November on the grounds that he is a Muslim.

Her village in Unnao swarming with police, rape victim set afire is buried
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

While the 23-year-old’s body reached her village in Unnao on Saturday night from Delhi, the burial was delayed as the family waited for the victim’s elder sister to arrive from Pune, and demanded that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meet them.

In Unnao, father of victim seeks justice ‘like Hyderabad’
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

“My only demand is that my daughter’s killers should be chased and shot dead, like it happened in Hyderabad,” he said. “They should not come out of jail. I want them dead... Only then will her soul find peace.

Unnao again: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail
Fri, Dec 06, 2019

The woman’s family said she was on her way to catch a train to Rae Bareli in connection with the rape case when she was waylaid by the accused.

Non-Hindus not allowed at SVDV: Posters surface in BHU
Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The university administration, meanwhile, said they got information on a few such posters and they were all removed by Wednesday evening.

Lucknow: Maoist outfit threatens to blow up Raj Bhavan, security beefed up; FIR registered
Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The Anti-Terrorism Squad, which has been asked to help the Lucknow police in its investigation, has found that similar threat letters have been sent to Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das.

Babri Demolition Post-verdict, Nyas says no to Shaurya Diwas, VHP divided
Sun, Dec 01, 2019

Before and after the Ayodhya verdict in favour of the Hindu parties on November 9, religious and political leaders had urged people to restrain themselves from rallies and celebrations.

Muslim Sanskrit prof applies for job in other BHU faculties
Tue, Nov 26, 2019

The students of SVDV who opposed the appointment of Khan had said on multiple occasions that they did not find a Muslim fit to teach them about Sanatan Dharma and Karmkaand, as he was not connected with their culture.

BHU row: RSS affiliate backs Professor Firoze Khan; students opposing end sit-in protest
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

The students had been staging a sit-in protest for the past two weeks. The SVDV faculty was closed since November 7. It reopened on Thursday. However, Khan is still on leave. 

Row over Muslim prof: BHU says Sanskrit Dharam faculty open, students say dharna on
Fri, Nov 22, 2019

Chancellor backs Feroze Khan’s appointment, says students’ protest wrong.

As Muslim Sanskrit professor leaves for home, BHU students come out in his support
Fri, Nov 22, 2019

A section of students of the university came out in support of Firoze Khan, who could not attend the university since his joining on November 7.

BHU Assistant Professor Firoze Khan: ‘Studied Sanskrit all my life, never made to feel I am Muslim, but now…’
Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Having joined as Assistant Professor at Banaras Hindu University’s Sanskrit Vidya Dharam Vigyan (SVDV) 11 days ago, Firoze Khan, a doctorate in Sanskrit, has gone hiding for the past few days, switching off his mobile phone too.

CM Yogi summons minister after she ‘threatens’ police officer for Ansal FIR
Sun, Nov 17, 2019

In the recording, Swati Singh, Minister of State for Women’s Welfare, Child Development & Nutrition, purportedly questions DSP Beenu Singh, posted as circle officer (CO) of Lucknow’s Cantonment area, for lodging an FIR against Ansal Developers

Ayodhya verdict: Police identify schools as temporary prisons anticipating arrest windfall
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

According to a letter issued by the DIOS, five intermediate colleges and three degree colleges will serve as makeshift prisons.

Ayodhya case verdict: Police identifying colleges for makeshift prisons
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

College principals have raised concerns that the move may lead to delays in completing syllabus and possible closure of institutes.

EPF ‘scam’: Former MD of UPPCL AP Mishra held
Wed, Nov 06, 2019

The latest arrest comes hours after the BJP government in the state removed Power Secretary and Managing Director of UPPCL, Aparna U, and replaced her with M Devraj, who has returned from central deputation.

Talk of Ayodhya left other govts scared: Yogi Adityanath
Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Saying Ayodhya holds a significant place for sanatan dharam followers, Adityanath said, “Where else can we find a state with such cultural and religious richness? Ayodhya has to get due recognition. This Deepotsav programme is a step in that direction.”

In the fray, 3 first-timers and son of veteran leader
Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Samajwadi Party’s candidate, Gaurav Kumar Rawat, had joined the party two years ago and will be making his electoral debut. He owns a petrol pump in the district. According to SP district chief Aijaz Ahmad, Gaurav is considered close to party veteran Beni Prasad Verma.

Jhansi man’s killing: Named in FIR, brother says was in Delhi
Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Asked if Pushpendra posed enough of a threat to be killed in an encounter, police said, “The question that should be asked is whether the use of force was lawful or not and that is exactly what is being investigated.”

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