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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Manish Sahu


Cong candidate barred from staying in Aligarh
Sun, Jan 23, 2022

🔴 The order has been issued under the U.P. Control Of Goondas Act, 1970, and authorities said it was based on police action against Salman in five cases all of which are related to his role in the anti-CAA/NRC protests in 2019.

Lakhimpur Kheri lynching case: Charges against 4 farmers, clean chit for three others
Sat, Jan 22, 2022

🔴 The four farmers are accused of lynching two local BJP leaders and the driver of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra’s SUV after a convoy of three SUVs ran over four farmers and a journalist, killing them at Tikonia October 3.

Game on in Rampur as BJP fields Azam Khan bete noire in his backyard
Thu, Jan 20, 2022

Since the BJP came to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2017, the family of the senior Samajwadi Party leader has had 81 cases lodged against it (Khan is facing 103 in total).

Number of ‘sensitive’ seats in UP rises to 73: which ones and why
Fri, Jan 14, 2022

🔴 The number of Assembly seats declared “sensitive” by the Uttar Pradesh Police this election has risen to 73. That is 35 more than the 2017 state elections, when 38 seats were declared “sensitive”.

2014 ‘attack’ on Police: State minister, BJP MLA among 74 acquitted
Wed, Jan 12, 2022

“There were a total of 82 accused in the case. Six of them died during the trial. The court separated the file of two accused. On Tuesday, Additional District and Session Judge Punit Kumar Gupta acquitted 74 persons, including Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary and Ritesh Gupta,” said government counsel, Moradabad, Mohan Lal.

Former SP MP, daughter held for murder of party colleague
Tue, Jan 11, 2022

Firoz Ahmed, who joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) last October, was on his way home in Tulsipur on January 4 night when he was attacked by a group of men who slit his neck.

Varanasi: VHP says have removed two members FIR filed against five over communal posters
Tue, Jan 11, 2022

Of the five people booked for putting up the posters — purportedly signed “Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)” and “Bajrang Dal Kashi” — two men were VHP and Bajrang Dal workers.

Balrampur: SP leader murdered near home
Thu, Jan 06, 2022

🔴 Deputy Inspector General (DIG - Devipatan Range) Upendra Agarwal said the attackers fled with the SP leader’s licensed pistol. It could not be ascertained if Ahmed had fired the weapon to defend himself, he added.

Congress worker shot at in Sultanpur, was held for waiving black flags at PM in Nov
Wed, Jan 05, 2022

🔴 Police said Reeta Yadav had said that three assailants on a motorcycle had forced her driver to stop at gunpoint on the Lucknow-Varanasi highway and opened fire.

Lakhimpur case: Chargesheet in, MoS son faces murder, conspiracy case
Tue, Jan 04, 2022

This is the first chargesheet in the October 3 case. Mishra's car was allegedly part of the convoy of vehicles that ran over a farmers' march against the farm laws.

Saharanpur: 24-year-old out on bail in molestation case held for ‘stabbing victim to death’
Mon, Jan 03, 2022

The accused remained in jail for about a month before getting out on bail. “The trial in the case is still pending in court,” said an officer.

Vaishno Devi stampede: ‘He was 1st doctor in our family; married just 30 days ago’
Sun, Jan 02, 2022

Arun Pratap Singh, who completed Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) degree from a college in Khurja in Bulandshahr, was running a hospital in Gorakhpur.

On the nose: The rising stink in Kannauj
Sun, Jan 02, 2022

Perfume is said to flow down even the drains of Kannauj. But these days, the city is engulfed in a rising stink: of raids, politics, and pouring cash

Uttar Pradesh: IT dept conduct raids at premises of two Kannauj-based perfume traders
Sat, Jan 01, 2022

Pushpraj Jain's name came up recently when GST authorities conducted raids at premises of another perfume dealer Peeyush Jain where they recovered unaccounted cash of over Rs 190 crore.

Kannauj traders say Peeyush neither big businessman nor politically linked
Thu, Dec 30, 2021

On the streets of Kannauj, a hub of perfume (ittar) makers, the conversation for the last few days has been about Peeyush Jain and the flying political charges between the ruling BJP and the Opposition Samajwadi Party in the election season.

P Jain and P Jain: Tale of 2 perfume merchants raises some stink in UP
Wed, Dec 29, 2021

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said the “wrong Jain” was raided by Central authorities, one who has links to the BJP. The SP's Jain, he said, is Pushpraj “Pampi” Jain, an MLC whose latest perfume he had launched last month

Lakhimpur Kheri case: SIT to file charge sheet soon
Wed, Dec 29, 2021

The agency is verifying evidence collected against accused and also studying forensic and ballistic reports they received from forensic laboratory, the officer added.

10 held for assault inside RSS-linked building in Agra
Tue, Dec 28, 2021

🔴 On Sunday evening a group of people, some of whom were carrying sticks, barged into the building side in an inebriated state and thrashed Sewa Bharti staff and students, police said.

India-Pak T20 match: Agra Police seek UP govt sanction to prosecute 3 Kashmiri students for sedition
Fri, Dec 24, 2021

The three students -- Arsheed Yusuf, Inayat Altaf Sheikh and Showkat Ahmed Ganai -- were arrested for allegedly sharing anti-India messages on WhatsApp after Pakistan's victory in the match.

UP: Charge sheet filed against BSP MP for abetting rape victim’s suicide
Thu, Dec 23, 2021

MP Atul Rai has been in a Prayagraj jail since June 2019 for allegedly raping the woman in Varanasi residence the year before. The victim and her friend set themselves on fire outside the Supreme Court on August 16 to bring attention to the case. They died days later.

Sultanpur: Man beaten to death over ‘affair’, 4 held
Tue, Dec 21, 2021

🔴 The police are also looking into the role of Shiv Shankar’s elder brother, Rama Shankar Yadav (43), who works as a taxi driver in Mumbai.

‘Harassment’ of girl triggers to communal clash in Bareilly village; accused at large
Sun, Dec 19, 2021

🔴 After the incident, two communities pelted each other with stones and opened fire, said police.

SC acquits three on death row for 2014 murder, pulls up HC & trial court
Fri, Dec 17, 2021

“We are amazed by the manner in which the High Court has dealt with the present matter,” a Bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao, BR Gavai and BV Nagarathna said on Wednesday

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Screws tighten on MoS son, SIT says killing of farmers was planned
Wed, Dec 15, 2021

"During the hearing, the defence counsel raised objections over including section 34 of IPC against the accused. They cited that conspiracy charge was already mentioned in the FIR," S P Yadav, senior prosecuting officer, Lakhimpur Kheri said.

Coonoor Chopper Crash: He told mother about her doctor’s appointment, assured her she would be fine
Fri, Dec 10, 2021

🔴 Family members said Prithvi, who went to Sainik School in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, joined the Indian Air Force in 2000 after finishing NDA. His first posting was in Hyderabad.