Lucknow News

AMU sacks cleric arrested for ‘raping’ 9-year-old girl

A 34-year-old cleric employed at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) mosque was arrested and later dismissed from the job for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl in Aligarh district. The accused had been teaching Urdu and Quran to the girl for the past nine months, police said. The accused was arrested on Wednesday after a case was […]

Wanted Maoist arrested from Bareilly railway station: UP ATS

He was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000, announced by Uttarakhand police in 2017. Four criminal cases, including charges of sedition and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), are pending against him.

Lucknow: Hospital manager ‘found bleeding’ in his house, dies

His mother, elder brother and the latter’s wife were present in the house at the time. In a complaint, the brother said a profusely bleeding Vishwajeet walked into their mother’s room seeking her help.

UP: Bareilly mayor booked for ‘beating up’ official

An FIR was registered against Gautam and nearly 20 unidentified persons. No arrests have been made yet.

UP: Monsoon session from today, Oppn to raise law & order issue

During the session starting Thursday, the BJP government will table the supplementary budget. The government had passed the interim budget ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

Mining scam: ED questions Prajapati in hospital

Prajapati held the post of mining minister when the alleged scam took place. He had held portfolio of mining minister from July 28, 2013 to September 12, 2016.

Samajwadi Party panel to probe ‘false cases’ against Azam Khan

A 21-member panel, which will be headed by Leader of Opposition in the State Legislative Council, Ahmed Hasan, has been formed to probe into the “false cases against Khan lodged to oppress him”.

Two FIRs registered against Azam Khan’s son, aides in two days

In one of the FIRs, a local Congress leader has alleged that Mohammad Abdullah and his aides were threatening him.

BJP MLA Sangeet Som questions UP police cover to ‘criminal’

Som has written to Meerut SSP, Ajay Sahni, in this connection on Sunday and has forwarded copies of his letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, apart from a number of officials concerned in Lucknow seeking a high-level inquiry.

UP: Family ‘abducts’ girl who had eloped, police rescue her

The girl and the youth, who belong to the same community, were rescued by police two hours later from Khaga in neighbouring Fatehpur district.

UP on way to becoming Uttam Pradesh: Governor Ram Naik

Claiming that he met 30,225 people over five years and received 2.19 lakh letters, Naik said when he took oath of office five years ago, he had said that he would work to make Uttar Pradesh “Uttam Pradesh”

UP: VHP leader shot dead on way to court, probe on

Mishra’s family members, lawyers and VHP and BJP workers staged a protest, demanding arrest of the culprits, a job for the wife of the deceased and a compensation of Rs 25 lakh. The protest was called after senior officials promised them of taking action in the case.