Sharma, the kingpin of the liquor mafia, was arrested as he was about to slip out of the district after being holed up in hideouts for the past nine days
The decision was taken after the twin districts recorded a fall in the number of active COVID-19 cases, settling below the 600-mark
The high court quoted an SC court order that had held that the sexual orientation of a person is an individual choice and any act of treating it as an offence interfered with the person’s right to privacy
According to police, the girl was earlier allegedly raped by a local resident and was being pressured by the uncle of the accused to withdraw her complaint
No complaint has been lodged in this regard so far and police said the incident is yet to be confirmed
Medium intensity earthquake of 4.3 magnitude hits Delhi with epicentre near Wazirpur, third quake in less than a month
A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hit Delhi on Sunday, a third in less than a month, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said
22-yr-old Jamia law student booked for Instagram post over Handwara encounter after plaint from Bajrang Dal member: Report
A 22-year-old law student of New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University was booked for an Instagram post over the 3 May Handwara encounter after a Bajrang Dal office bearer filed a complaint, Indian Express reported.
Two priests found murdered in temple in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, one arrested; suspect was accused of stealing tongs from temple
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed strict action in the case as Opposition leaders targeted his Bharatiya Janata Party government over the crime.
In Bulandshahr, the message to families who paid 'damages' for CAA protests is clear: Cough up and you'll face no harassment
The Bulandshahr villagers probably thought giving the money on their own would be a way of avoiding the inconvenience and worse, the ignominy of appearing in court repeatedly to prove that they hadn’t destroyed the property
Muslims in Bulandshahr pay Rs 6.27L to district administration to compensate for damages during anti-CAA protests
They also requested the police and the administration in Bulandshahr to withdraw cases lodged against community members in the aftermath of the protests on 20 December
Anti-CAA protests: Anticipating trouble after Friday prayers, Uttar Pradesh govt suspends internet services in 6 western UP districts
Internet services were suspended in half a dozen western Uttar Pradesh districts on Thursday night as a precautionary measure amid protests against the contentious citizenship law, officials said.
17-year-old boy 'accidentally' drowns in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr; scores of people block road in Noida to protest laxity in police probe
Sujeet's parents, Geeta Devi and Lal Bahadur Shah who protested in Noida, had earlier claimed laxity in the probe and accused SHO Pundir of manhandling them inside the police station, according to details in the FIR.
Mobs thrash six over child-lifting rumours in three separate incidents in UP; attacks occurred despite police warning on invoking NSA
Attacks over rumours of child-lifting have increased over the past week in Uttar Pradesh. On Thursday, Director General of Police OP Singh said 82 people have been arrested.
Bulandshahr violence accused get heroic welcome after release on bail; supporters raise slogans of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', 'Jai Shri Ram'
The violence had erupted in Bulandshahr after carcasses of around 25 cattle were found in the forests close to a police station.
Samajwadi Party questions setting up of RSS ‘army’ school in UP’s Bulandshahr, calls it ‘disregard of Constitution’
The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Wednesday questioned the need of setting up an RSS 'army' school in Bulandshahr district, saying it will be a disregard of the Constitution.
Uttar Pradesh law panel submits draft bill on mob lynchings to Yogi Adityanath, pushes for life term imprisonment for guilty
Suggesting that such a law may be called the Uttar Pradesh Combating of Mob Lynching Act, the commission specified the responsibilities of police officers and district magistrates, spelling out the punishment for failing in their duty.
CBI books former SP leader Gayatri Prajapati, four IAS officers in Uttar Pradesh 'mining scam', raids 12 locations in state
The agency teams descended at 12 locations in the state, including in the premises of 2007-batch IAS officer Abhay, presently the district magistrate of Bulandshahr, and 2009-batch IAS officer Vivek, the mission director of Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission to carry out searches after registering the FIRs, they said.
Two women in UP's Bulandshahr killed after man 'runs car over them'; victims had rebuked accused for 'lewd comments'
Two women in Uttar Pradesh were crushed to death under the wheels of a car, driven by a man who they accused of passing lewd comment against their family member.
In the 2009 elections, the seat went to Samajwadi Party’s Kamlesh Balmiki before he lost to Bhola Singh of the BJP in 2014.
Travels through the Hindi belt: Hatred, unemployment spur UP youths in search of purpose to join cow vigilante groups
After Yogi Adityanath took over as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in March 2017, things have gotten worse, say critics, with cow vigilantes running amok.