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UP Police books Asaduddin Owaisi for inflammatory speech and targeting PM Modi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has been booked by the Uttar Pradesh Police for his alleged inflammatory speech at Barabanki to provoke a certain community and affect the communal harmony in the state. The Hyderabad MP has been also charged for flouting COVID-19 norms and using abusive language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh...

Commission probing gangster Vikas Dubey’s encounter gives clean chit to cops

The commission that was probing the encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey has given a clean chit to the cops, asserting that their version of how the event unfolded was corroborated by evidence. Parliamentary affairs minister Suresh Khanna tabled the report in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly. Notably, the commission comprised Justice (Retd) BS Chauhan, Justice (Retd)...

UP Police moves SC against relief granted by Karnataka HC to Twitter chief

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the relief granted by the Karnataka High Court to Twitter India managing director Manish Maheshwari. Interestingly, Maheshwari has also approached the top court and has filed a caveat asking the court to hear his side before passing any orders on UP Police’s appeal. The...

Karnataka HC grants protection from arrest to Twitter chief in case filed by UP Police

In a temporary relief to Twitter India managing director Manish Maheshwari, the Karnataka High Court has granted him protection from arrest by the Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with a case related to the viral video of a Muslim man being assaulted by a group of people. The court has also clarified that Maheshwari, a...

Twitter chief moves court seeking protection from arrest in case filed by UP Police

Twitter India’s managing director Manish Maheshwari has moved the Karnataka High Court seeking transit anticipatory bail in connection with a case filed by the Uttar Pradesh Police regarding the assault of a Muslim man in Ghaziabad district. A transit anticipatory bail provides protection from arrest. The development comes after the Twitter chief was summoned by...

Available for questioning on video call, Twitter MD tells UP Police

Social media giant Twitter has informed the Uttar Pradesh Police that its managing director for India Manish Maheshwari is available for questioning on video call. Last week, the police had issued notice to Maheshwari and summoned him to a police station at Loni Border for recording his statement in connection with an FIR linked to...

Uttar Pradesh: Policemen thrashed in public by RSS, BJP workers

A video of policemen getting thrashed in public by supporters of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the Kumbh region of Vrindavan has gone viral on social media depicting the state of law and order in Uttar Pradesh. Notably, the video is of a scuffle between RSS supporters and the police after an RSS member accused...

Taj Mahal temporarily shut, tourists evacuated after bomb hoax

The iconic Taj Mahal in Agra was temporarily shut and tourists were evacuated following a bomb scare call that triggered panic on Thursday morning. Security agencies conducted thorough checks to ensure the safety of the structure as well as people, but eventually, no bomb was found and it turned out to be a hoax call....

Hathras Gang-Rape Case: CBI charges 4 accused with rape and torture

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its chargesheet submitted on Friday has said that the four accused in the infamous Hathras gang-rape case had raped and tortured the victim that resulted in her death at a Delhi hospital while availing treatment. The CBI has also charged the four upper-caste men under the SC/ST Act...

4 arrested in UP for putting PM Modi’s office on sale on OLX

In a bizarre incident, four people in Uttar Pradesh have been arrested for putting up Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Varanasi office for sale on an online platform. Notably, PM Modi has been elected to the Lok Sabha from the Varanasi constituency. He is representing the constituency since 2014. The police said the accused had taken...

Uttar Pradesh: 14 dead in road accident after SUV rams into truck

In an unfortunate incident, 14 people were killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh late on Thursday. The accident took place after their car hit a truck on the Lucknow-Prayagraj highway. The casualties include six children. Notably, the victims were travelling in a sports utility vehicle (SUV). The fatal accident resulted in the...

UP police bust illegal arms factory in Hathras

The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Police on Thursday claimed to have busted an illegal arms-manufacturing factory in Hathras. The factory was busted after the arrest of a man and seizure of over a dozen firearms along with ammunition. The UP police have seized 14 pistols of .315 bore, three rifles, including two of .315 bore, and...