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Mukhtar Ansari denied food, water during Punjab-UP transfer, alleges brother; UP govt says no health issues
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Mukhtar Ansari denied food, water during Punjab-UP transfer, alleges brother; UP govt says no health issues

The Uttar Pradesh government said a team of doctors of the Banda Medical College examined Mukhtar Ansari at the jail and found no "immediate" health issues

UP Police takes custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab's Rupnagar jail amid heavy security
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UP Police takes custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab's Rupnagar jail amid heavy security

The Supreme Court had directed the Punjab government to hand over the custody of Ansari to the Uttar Pradesh Police, saying it was being denied on trivial grounds under the guise of medical issues

Take custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari by 8 April, Punjab tells Uttar Pradesh govt
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Take custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari by 8 April, Punjab tells Uttar Pradesh govt

Ansari, who is wanted in various cases in Uttar Pradesh, has been lodged in the Rupnagar district jail in Punjab since January 2019 in connection with an alleged extortion case

Supreme Court reserves order on Mukhtar Ansari's transfer to Uttar Pradesh from Punjab jail
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Supreme Court reserves order on Mukhtar Ansari's transfer to Uttar Pradesh from Punjab jail

While Uttar Pradesh alleged in the apex court that there is collusion between Ansari and Punjab Police, the Amarinder Singh government refuted these claims and raised questions over the maintainability of plea filed by the Yogi Adityanath-led government

From Mukhtar Ansari to Harishankar Tiwari, UP's 'bahubali' leaders have long rap sheets, political influence in spades
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From Mukhtar Ansari to Harishankar Tiwari, UP's 'bahubali' leaders have long rap sheets, political influence in spades

The intersection of crime and politics is perhaps nowhere more evident than in Uttar Pradesh, where one in four legislators have criminal cases, including rape and murder, against them.

Man lynched to death over 'stealing' battery in Jharkhand's Bokaro, another injured; five arrested, manhunt on for one more
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Man lynched to death over 'stealing' battery in Jharkhand's Bokaro, another injured; five arrested, manhunt on for one more

Five persons of the same family, including a woman, have been arrested in Jharkhand's Bokaro district for lynching one man to death and injuring the other suspecting that they were stealing a truck battery

Delhi court acquits gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, others in 2005 murder of BJP legislator Krishnanad Rai
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Delhi court acquits gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, others in 2005 murder of BJP legislator Krishnanad Rai

The trial of the 2005 murder case was transferred from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh to Delhi by the Supreme Court in 2013 on a plea filed by Alka Rai, the wife of Krishnanand Rai.

Lok Sabha polls: UP's Ghazipur is nothing like it was in 1970s, but Manoj Sinha has emerged as 2019's Sarjoo Pandey
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Lok Sabha polls: UP's Ghazipur is nothing like it was in 1970s, but Manoj Sinha has emerged as 2019's Sarjoo Pandey

Union communication minister Manoj Sinha fondly remembers communist leader Sarjoo Pandey (1919-89), arguably the tallest mass leader eastern Uttar Pradesh ever produced

Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot dead in Baghpat jail; wife claims UP Special Task Force wanted to eliminate husband
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Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot dead in Baghpat jail; wife claims UP Special Task Force wanted to eliminate husband

Munna Bajrangi was brought to Baghpat from Jhansi jail— where he was imprisoned since 2009— on Sunday and was to be produced in a local court on Monday in a case for demanding extortion money from BJP MLA Lokesh Dixit.

Allahabad HC bars BSP's Mukhtar Ansari from voting in Rajya Sabha polls
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Allahabad HC bars BSP's Mukhtar Ansari from voting in Rajya Sabha polls

This is set to be setback to the BSP, which is trying hard to get its candidate Bhim Rao Ambedkar elected to the Upper House of Parliament.

Jailed Uttar Pradesh MLA Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack, shifted to hospital
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Jailed Uttar Pradesh MLA Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack, shifted to hospital

Uttar Pradesh MLA and jailed don Mukhtar Ansari suffered a heart attack inside the premises of Banda Jail on Tuesday, according to media reports.

UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari, seven others acquitted in Ajay Pratap Singh's murder case; three get life term
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UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari, seven others acquitted in Ajay Pratap Singh's murder case; three get life term

A fast-track court on Wednesday acquitted mafia don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari and seven others in an eight-year-old murder case.

Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh is in the grip of an encounter mania; Ab tak Attharah (18) and counting...
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Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh is in the grip of an encounter mania; Ab tak Attharah (18) and counting...

The Yogi government has obviously been influenced by the rhetorical psy-ops of supercops such as Julio Ribeiro or KPS Gill who lionised the ‘an eye for an eye’ theory to deal with terrorism and cross-border insurgency.

UP Election Results 2017: 322 of new MLAs crorepatis, 143 face criminal cases
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UP Election Results 2017: 322 of new MLAs crorepatis, 143 face criminal cases

Around 322 of the 403 new lawmakers elected to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly are 'crorepatis' (multi-millionaires) while as many as 143 have criminal cases.

Uttar Pradesh Election Results 2017: Rajnath's son Pankaj Singh wins Noida seat
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Uttar Pradesh Election Results 2017: Rajnath's son Pankaj Singh wins Noida seat

Firstpost has compiled a quick list of heavyweights leading/ trailing in their respective constituencies.

UP Election 2017: Yogi Adityanath gives impetus to BJP's Hindutva agenda in 'Poorvanchal'
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UP Election 2017: Yogi Adityanath gives impetus to BJP's Hindutva agenda in 'Poorvanchal'

Adityanath says that his agenda is of development for all but it is against the SP and BSP politics of appeasement of one community.

UP Election 2017: Mukhtar Ansari's son, a national-level shooter, aims to consolidate Muslim votes in Ghosi
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UP Election 2017: Mukhtar Ansari's son, a national-level shooter, aims to consolidate Muslim votes in Ghosi

Abbas Ansari, who is a four-time national shooting champion, plunged into electoral politics to take forward the family legacy.

UP Election 2017: Delhi HC's ruling on Mukhtar Ansari could help put an end to 'gundaraj'
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UP Election 2017: Delhi HC's ruling on Mukhtar Ansari could help put an end to 'gundaraj'

A Delhi High Court ruling on Mukhtar Ansari has the potential to dent the power structures of criminals in UP & clean the electoral process to a good extent

UP Election 2017: Delhi HC rejects MLA Mukhtar Ansari's parole for poll campaign
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UP Election 2017: Delhi HC rejects MLA Mukhtar Ansari's parole for poll campaign

The right to contest an election from jail does not give anyone the right to be released for campaigning, the Delhi High Court said on Monday while rejecting parole to MLA Mukhtar Ansari to canvass for himself in the UP Assembly polls.

UP Election 2017: Delhi High Court cancels Mukhtar Ansari's parole, bars him from campaigning
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UP Election 2017: Delhi High Court cancels Mukhtar Ansari's parole, bars him from campaigning

The Delhi High Court on Monday set aside the trial court order granting custody parole to MLA Mukhtar Ansari for canvassing in the UP Assembly polls.