CAA protests: Toll rises to 15 in Uttar Pradesh as stir turns violent for second consecutive day; police post torched in Kanpur
A police post was torched in Kanpur on Saturday amid fresh incidents of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Uttar Pradesh's several districts including in Rampur and Aligarh as the toll in the violence in the last two days rose to 15
BJP MLAs son threatens policeman in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj with transfer if he fails to 'fall in line'
Rajput's son Jasveer allegedly created a ruckus at the Soron Gate police station after its personnel arrested two ambulance drivers for engaging in a brawl. Jasveer
Numerous cases of UP Police falsely implicating, arresting Muslims under charges disproportionate to crime, reveals report
Investigation reveals allegations of police excesses including falsely implicating and arresting Muslim men, levying onerous charges against them that are disproportionate to their alleged crime, and applying different legal yardsticks to Muslim and Hindu accused.
Thakur-dominated Uttar Pradesh village witnesses first-ever Dalit baraat: Sanjay Jatav sought permission 3 months ago
A Dalit groom, who has been struggling for the past six months to take out his wedding procession (baraat) in his village which is Thakur-dominated (upper caste), was finally able to do it on Sunday.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was, however, safe and proceeded for the scheduled programmes, Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar said in Lucknow.
Aurangabad violence: Curfew imposed in Bihar district as administration sleeps over flaring communal tensions
Communal violence broke out in Aurangabad district of Bihar for the third consecutive day on Monday as authorities failed to contain the rising tensions.
Director General of Police (DGP) OP Singh said there were no riots in Uttar Pradesh in the last one year and termed the violence in Kasganj a group clash, which, he claimed, was "effectively checked".
Police on Wednesday claimed to have recovered the weapon used by the main accused in the murder of Chandan Gupta here on Republic Day during a procession.
Gupta was killed in communal violence that broke out in Kasganj on the Republic Day.
Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi on Tuesday alleged that Muslims are being targetted by investigators in the aftermath of the Kasganj communal riots in Uttar Pradesh.
Two persons circulating inflammatory videos and communal messages on social media were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district on Tuesday, police said.
Kasganj continues to simmer after mosque door is set ablaze; authorities rush to pacify angry residents
A door of a religious place in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district was set ablaze by some persons on Monday in an attempt to disrupt the communal harmony.
The Delhi Police arrested Kasganj sharpshooter Munawwar alias Tanwir in an early Monday morning encounter in the Okhla Mandi area in Delhi
UP deputy CM Dinesh Sharma said the NCERT pattern would replace the existing syllabus in examinations conducted by the UP Board from the next academic session
Kasganj violence: Police arrest another accused for murder of Chandan Gupta in Uttar Pradesh clashes
Rahat Qureshi, an accused in the killing of a youth in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj after which communal violence started, was arrested on Saturday, Uttar Pradesh Police said
Kasganj riots: Fresh violence erupts despite curfew; police say shops, religious structure damaged to arouse hatred
In a fresh outbreak of violence, a mosque was damaged, a shop was burnt, and locals got into heated altercations at different places in Kasganj district in the last 24 hours.
The Uttar Pradesh government in its report to the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday said it was in the process of ascertaining if the violence and arson were pre-planned in Kasganj
Kasganj violence: Police probe unverified video showing men carrying guns as UP town limps back to normalcy
Days after violence rattled the Uttar Pradesh town of Kasganj, chief minister Yogi Adityanath broke his silence on the communal clashes and promised stringent action against the culprits.
This reporter encountered seething anger and hostility in Hindu colonies whereas the dominant feeling in Muslim-populated areas was of fear and apprehension.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath broke his silence on Kasganj violence promising action against those involved even as politics brewed over the clashes with Union minister Giriraj Singh claiming that media would have chosen a "different" line if the killed youth was from the minority community