Friday, 28 January, 2022
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Topic: UP Police

Alcoholism or torture? What’s known about UP man who died hours after police questioning

Bluish marks covered Jitendra alias Kallu’s back after death, leading to allegations of police brutality. Family says he was scared but denied being beaten up, wants those responsible punished.

List of Padma awardees shows de-eliticising of this prestigious recognition continues

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SC won’t interfere with Allahabad HC order for CBI probe in alleged custodial death case in UP

The case pertains to the death of 24-year-old Krishna Yadav alias Pujari who was allegedly picked up by the police from his house on 11 Feburary and died next day.

SIT arrests 2 persons in connection with lynching of BJP workers in Lakhimpur Kheri

The arrested individuals are Gurvinder Singh and Vichitra Singh, according to a statement issued by UP Police’s Crime Branch-Lakhimpur.

Lawyer shot dead in Shahjahanpur court, opposition alleges ‘no one is safe in UP’

Victim Bhupendra Singh was allegedly shot by fellow lawyer Suresh Gupta, who has been arrested. Opposition questions law & order situation under BJP govt.

5 lakh ‘forced’ into Islam, funds from Gulf, UK: What UP ATS found in ‘conversion racket’ probe

UP ATS have arrested 16 people in the case, including cleric Maulana Kaleem, and Islamic Dawah Centre chief Umar Gautam. The accused say they never forced anyone to convert.

Farmer killed in Lakhimpur violence cremated after conduction of second autopsy

Family members of farmer Gurvinder Singh had earlier refused to cremate him, claiming that he was shot dead but the post-mortem report had no mention of it.

19 years after ‘fake encounter’, why SC fined UP govt for shielding policemen from trial

18-year-old Pradeep Kumar was killed in an alleged fake encounter in 2002. His father has filed countless petitions in SC & HC, but accused cops’ trial hasn't started.

Police suspect ‘jilted lover’ behind death of UP Dalit girl found ‘murdered’ metres away from home

According to police, the class 10 student, sustained an internal injury, possibly after being forcefully hit with a blunt object, leading to her death. Post-mortem rules out sexual assault.

UP Police books Owaisi for vitiating communal harmony, violating Covid norms

The FIR against AIMIM chief was registered Thursday at Barabanki police station. He is on a 3-day trip to UP, where his party will contest 100 seats in the upcoming Assembly polls.

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Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.