In an age of hyper media activism, Akhilesh Yadav somehow manages to remain supremely unsullied despite presiding over some of the most outrageous incidents of violence since assuming office in 2012.
UP-based journalist Jagendra Singh, who was killed allegedly for his exposes on illegal sand mining and other misdemeanours, was honoured posthumously.
Supreme Court on Friday decided to entertain a plea seeking CBI probe into the circumstances leading to the withdrawal of a petition by a journalist's son.
The victim, who had suffered severe burns, had accused the police station in-charge and sub-inspector with torching her when she refused to give Rs one lakh for the release of her husband.
The mother of a journalist was set ablaze on Monday at Kothi police station in Barabanki allegedly by two policemen.
In case of the deaths of journalists Jagendra Singh and Sandeep Kothari, the police have tried to justify their death by saying they themselves were history-sheeters.
Allahabad HC fixed first week of August as the next date of hearing on a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the killing of a Shahjahanpur-based journalist.
Our states are effectively lawless and run by muscle-power and murder. Time for liberals to get out of Delhi and do some real work
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday accepted the three demands of the kin of slain Shahjahanpur journalist, including Rs 30 lakh financial aid and government jobs, following which the family said they will call off their agitation.
Even as the Supreme Court pulled up the Centre and Uttar Pradesh governments over a CBI probe into the death of journalist Jagendra Singh in Shahjahanpur, the state government has offered compensation to his family but there is no word on the probe.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday advised Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to get an impartial inquiry conducted into the alleged killing of
The CPI(ML) on Wednesday condemned Uttar Pradesh government over the recent attacks on journalists in the state and staged protests in New Delhi demanding immediate arrests of the accused.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Tuesday said "credibility" must be ensured while probing the case of journalist Jagendra Singh's death.
A day after Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Shivpal Yadav said that no minister will be sacked without probe in the murder case of a journalist, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday asserted that his government would ensure that no injustice is meted to anyone.
Journalist's killing in Shahjahanpur: Some incidents are pre-decided; it's the rule of nature, says UP minister
Days after a cabinet minister in Uttar Pradesh was accused of orchestrating the murder of a journalist, another state minister on Monday described the incident as law of nature.
A journalist was allegedly attacked by a group of people in Pilibhit with four persons having been booked over the incident, police said.
Jagendra Singh's dying declaration in a video is perhaps the most damning of the allegations against a minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government.
Uttar Pradesh police on Friday said probe against state minister Ram Murti Verma into killing of a journalist was going on and after collection of enough
The latest casualty of UP's lawlessness is a journalist Jagendra Singh who was allegedly burnt to death for Facebook posts against a Samajwadi Party MLA Ram Murti Verma.