Manish Sahu

Articles By Manish Sahu

Samjhauta case verdict: I feel humiliated, says UP tailor who lost his parents

Mohammad Zakir says, "The Railways had announced Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the family of those killed in the blast. I did not get any compensation of my father’s death."

Field a local person from Pilibhit, not Maneka Gandhi, BJP leaders tell Amit Shah

Two of the leaders alleged that Maneka Gandhi ignored development of the district and remained inaccessible to both the people and local partymen. The MLAs and other leaders also held a meeting to discuss the issue.

UP: 1 held after forest guard lynched, another injured

Divisional Forest Officer, Sonbhadra, Sanjeev Kumar Singh, said around 9 pm Friday, the department got a tip-off that a few persons involved in illegal mining were loading stones in a tractor-trolley at Papri village under Machhi Forest range.

One arrested after forest guard lynched, another injured

An FIR was registered against 12 persons, 10 of whom are unidentified, on several charges including murder. One of the prime accused, Laxmi Yadav, was arrested Saturday, informed Superintendent of Police, Sonbhadra, Salmantaj Jafertaj Patil.

Physical injury not cause of prisoner’s death in Saharanpur: Autopsy report

Senior Superintendent of Police, Saharanpur, Dinesh Kumar P, said, “A murder case was filed on the basis of the complaint filed by the jail authority. Since postmortem could not confirm the cause of death, we will wait for the viscera report to decide the next court of action. We will also seek opinion from legal experts.”

Kin of 12 men in Pakistan jail pray for border tension to settle soon

The men from Jasaipur village of Banda district were working as fishermen in Gujarat and were arrested for crossing over to Pakistan’s waters in 2017

No proof, will drop sedition charge against AMU students, say police

On February 12, during a protest on the campus against a scheduled visit of AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi, AMU students had an altercation with journalists of a TV channel, police said.

1984 riots: SIT to examine over 1250 cases filed in Kanpur

On February 5, the state government ordered to set-up a four member SIT headed by former UP DGP Atul to examine the cases filed during 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Kanpur police have been collecting the case documents and the status of each cases to be sent to the government.

14 AMU students are booked on sedition charge

The FIR comes a day after protests on campus against a planned visit by AIMIM lawmaker Asaduddin Owaisi Tuesday when some AMU students were allegedly involved in an altercation with reporters and a cameraman of Republic TV.

‘A cover to hide nervousness’: Akhilesh hits back as Yogi says visit to AU could have triggered violence

Akhilesh tweeted, 'I was prevented from boarding the airplane without any written orders. Currently detained at Lucknow airport. It is clear how frightened the govt is by the oath ceremony of a student leader."

Ailing UP tanneries shut for Kumbh, start shifting to Bengal

UP Leather Industries Association vice-president Iftakhar said around one lakh people used to work in these tanneries and after the closure, daily-wage workers from other states have returned home.

UP stray cattle crisis: Police start closing cases against angry farmers

UP Police have not been able to make any progress in similar cases filed in Agra, Shamli, Shahjahanpur and Hathras, either.

Woman who fired at Mahatma effigy not part of outfit, claims Hindu mahasabha ‘member’; FIR lodged

Rajeev Kumar Ashish, claiming to be state president of ABHM, alleged that Pooja misused the banner of his organisation.

BKU joins sugarcane farmers protest in Bijnor, threatens to boycott polls if demands not met

As per government records, 24 sugar mills across the state owe around Rs 900 crore to the farmers for financial year 2017-18. According to the state cane department, 14 of the 24 sugar mills are in West UP.

Two members of Hindu outfit detained, 9 booked for shooting Mahatma effigy

The video shows national secretary of ABHM, Dr Puja Shakun Pandey, purportedly shooting thrice at Gandhi’s effigy with an air pistol

Lucknow: FIR against ex-BSP MLA for ‘bounty’ remark

Speaking at a rally in Chandauli last Saturday, the Mughalsarai MLA had said that Mayawati had “sold her dignity” for power, and was “worse than a kinnar (eunuch)”.

‘Fatwas’ against triple talaq activist: Chargesheets in two cases against clerics

The ‘fatwa’ was issued days after Nida had in a press conference supported a woman who had alleged that she was given triple talaq and forced to marry her father-in-law in the name of nikah halala.

UP: Two village panchayat members arrested for ‘harassing’ family

The panchayat “meted out the punishment” to one Prem Chand after he falsely accused his neighbour of stealing his buffaloes, police said.

1996 SP MLA murder: After plea to withdraw charge against BJP ex-MLA rejected, govt to appeal in HC

Uday Bhan Karwariya is an accused in the murder of Jawahar Singh who was a Samajwadi Party MLA. He was shot dead while seated in a car in Civil Lines area of Allahabad on August 13, 1996.

Around 4,000 students affected: 96 schools running ‘without recognition’ sealed in UP’s Bhadohi

The drive to identify such schools began two days after 16 students of a non-recognised school in the district were injured in a cylinder explosion inside a school van on January 12.