Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh Police

Topic: Uttar Pradesh Police

Men ‘beaten in UP Police custody for Prophet protest’ released, court cites ‘deficient proof’

Lawyer says four men ‘honorably discharged by Saharanpur court after no evidence was found against them’. Videos of alleged assault had gone viral.

Gandhigiri, but detention too: How UP Police handled ‘twin challenge’ of Agnipath, Prophet rows

UP Police engaged in dialogue Friday with youngsters protesting against Agnipath scheme. However, 260 people were detained after arson & violence were reported in some districts.

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.

SHO arrested in UP for ‘raping 13-year-old who filed gang-rape case’, now police station under probe

The incident, which comes days after a 24-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death at her home by police in Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh, has caused a political uproar in the state.

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. 

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.