Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicUP Police

Topic: UP Police

‘Land mafia’, mystery of missing idol — ‘Yogi temple’ in Ayodhya courts string of controversies

Man who built temple dedicated to UP CM also 'missing' in midst of land dispute with uncle. Villagers claim cops took away idol, local police officer rubbishes 'rumours'.

‘It’s love’, said Kannauj cop as he ‘raped rape survivor’s mother’ in police quarters

According to Kannauj addl SP Arvind Kumar, the woman had gone to meet the accused inspector to demand arrest of two suspects in a gangrape case registered on her daughter's complaint.

Dalit man dead in field, Muslim woman’s body exhumed — UP cops probe Basti ‘honour killing’, 3 held

While the man was throttled to death, the cause of the woman's death is unclear, say police. Her viscera samples have been preserved for analysis.

Politician Shrikant Tyagi, on the run after abusing neighbour, arrested in UP

Tyagi claims to be a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Kishan Morcha, but the national party has distanced itself from him.

What to do & what not? Kanpur school facing ‘kalma’ protest will write to Yogi for guidelines

Florets International School is set to reopen Thursday after protests over its multi-faith prayer routine disrupted classes for two days this week.

UP police officer is India’s ‘hero saab’. After Bhojpuri, Telugu film industry wants him too

Anand Ojha squeezes the annual leaves from his police job to act in Bhojpuri films. His films like Rann and Maahi are in pipeline at Amazon Prime and Netflix.

‘No illness, he was beaten to death’ — why family of Kannauj Muslim teen wants fresh autopsy

Dilshan, 15, died days after he was allegedly beaten by 2 teachers & a school principal, but police say no injuries found. With police yet to file FIR or question teachers, family demands new autopsy.

AltNews co-founder Zubair gets bail, SC directs Tihar to ensure he is out by 6pm today

SC allows Zubair’s plea to club all FIRs against him and transfer the investigation in these cases to Delhi Police Special Cell, which too has lodged a case against him.

UP police arrests 4 who offered namaz at LuLu mall in viral video

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested four people who had allegedly offered namaz inside the newly inaugurated LuLu Mall here in an...

UP Police’s brutality shows Indian law enforcement remains true to its colonial heritage

The 1923 Goondas Act, which laid the foundation for legislation like the UP Gangsters Act, established a principle: No crime needs to be committed for punishment.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.