Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh Police

Topic: Uttar Pradesh Police

UP Police probe Dalit child’s death as father, social media allege ‘Thakurs threw acid’ on him

Boy's body fished out of stream on 26 November. Police say the boy’s post-mortem report concluded that he had died of drowning and had no external injuries on his body. 

‘Can’t allow this’ — why SC stayed UP Police notice to Yes Bank in Dish TV dispute

SC terms police action 'dangerous' and 'short circuiting of judicial process', says police has done something that even the Company Law Tribunal has not.

UP police paid family Rs 5L for ‘clean chit’ in Muslim man’s death in custody, cousin claims

Police have denied allegation as ‘blatant lies’. Altaf, 22, allegedly hanged himself with the drawstring of his hoodie Tuesday. His family has disputed police’s ‘suicide’ account.

UP custody death: Muslim man was detained after Hindu girl ‘fled’ to Delhi with his friend

Police are yet to trace the minor girl and the friend. Father of man found dead claims he was made to sign papers, which police are now using to claim that his son was depressed. 

Muslim youth dies in custody, UP cops say he killed himself using ‘jacket hood drawstring’

Altaf, 30, had been picked up by the police Monday for allegedly eloping with a woman from his village of Ahirauli in Kasganj.

This is what transpired at Room no. 512 of Gorakhpur hotel where cops ‘killed’ UP businessman

Manish Gupta had been staying at Gorakhpur’s Krishna Hotel with 2 friends when police accosted them and allegedly beat him to death. 

Before Kanpur businessman case, here are 5 times UP Police conduct came under fire since 2020

A 36-year-old Kanpur businessman died during an alleged police raid at Gorakhpur hotel. His death has triggered a storm, with Adityanath govt being blamed for lawlessness in the state.

Karnataka HC restrains Ghaziabad police from initiating coercive action against Twitter India MD

Manish Maheshwari was issued notice by the Ghaziabad Police in connection with an assault of an elderly Muslim man. The bench said the police can examine him through virtual mode.

Ghaziabad police warns Twitter MD of prosecution in Muslim man assault case, sends 2nd notice

In the second notice, SSP Pathak sternly told the MD that the email sent by you shows that you are escaping the responsibility of cooperation with the police in the investigation.

UP Police sends notice to Twitter India MD over assault on Muslim man in Ghaziabad

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari has been asked to join the probe in the case. The platform has been booked over circulation of a video in which the elderly man says he was thrashed.

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Army chief Gen M.M. Naravane addressing the annual press conference on 12 January | ANI

Many good reasons to demilitarise Siachen. But India-Pakistan ties too torn to allow it

After 10 years, India has spoken about Siachen. Army chief General Naravane said that the country wasn’t opposed to demilitarisation of the glacier.

Why domestic consumers may not be enough to power India’s economy

The Covid pandemic has hollowed out India’s middle class by destroying 10 million manufacturing jobs. For the second time in history, self-reliance might prove to be a costly mistake.


File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.