BJP leader Dhirendra Pratap Singh allegedly shot dead Jai Prakash on Thursday as a fracas broke out over allotment of ration shops during a meeting at Durjanpur village
As per the police, a major reason behind the anxiety among people was the unusual shape of the balloon
Police said the incident took place at a village under the Satrikh police station area in Barabanki and it seemed the victim was strangled
Hathras gangrape: UP govt requests SC to monitor CBI probe, says 'three-fold protection' given to victim's family
In an affidavit filed in the top court, the state government has said that it has deployed adequate security forces to the victim’s family and witnesses to 'ensure free and fair investigation'
The PIL stated that the series of events as reported purportedly showed involvement and complicity of the state officials in 'destruction of evidence and shielding the accused persons'
The court on 1 October had asked the victim's parents to apprise it of their version of the incident and had also ordered the Hathras district administration to arrange for their travel to the court
Hathras gangrape accused claim innocence in letter to SP; victim's kin move Allahabad HC against 'illegal confinement'
The gangrape victim's family have termed the letter to the Hathras SP as "lies" and said that none of them knew any of the four accused
While the father has been arrested, the victim's brother fled from the spot. The police are also trying to identify the person responsible for the girl's pregnancy
Charges under the stringent UAPA and the IT Act have also been filed against the four, who were accused by the state police of having links with the alleged radical group Popular Front of India and its affiliates
Hathras gangrape: SC seeks govt reply over witness protection; ex-BJP MLA booked over 'justice for accused' meet
Accusing the Yogi Adityanath government of trying to cover-up the crime with its affidavit in the SC, the Congress said the annexures in the affidavit were copied from the 'Black Lives movement in US'
'Yogi entitled to his opinions, but must have decency to call Hathras case a tragedy': Rahul on UP govt's 'conspiracy' theory
The former Congress chief's statement comes after the the UP government reportedly said that there was an international conspiracy to defame it over the Hathras gang-rape and murder case
Hathras victim's body hastily cremated to avoid violence, says UP govt; SC questions state on witness protection
The state government in an affidavit further recommended a CBI probe into the case as it would obviate hindrance being created by certain "vested interests" in the fair and impartial investigation
Hathras case: Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against unidentified persons for inciting caste-based conflict, sedition charge included
The first information report filed at the Chandpa Police Station on Sunday afternoon mentions 19 charges under the IPC and also invokes section 67 of the IT Act
The girl, who is out of danger but still in ICU, told the police on Tuesday that the four men raped her on 14 September when she had gone to collect fodder
Officials said that this is a 'dream project' of CM Adityanath. "The basis of this force is an order of the High Court, which had ordered that there should be a specialised force for civil courts. In all, there will be 9,919 personnel in the force," officials said
Suspected Islamic State operative had left village two days ago to get relative treated in Lucknow, says UP cop
Mustakeem Khan alias Abu Yusuf, who was allegedly planning to carry out a lone wolf terror strike in Delhi, was arrested on Friday night after a brief exchange of fire with a Delhi police team
Uttar Pradesh Police arrest journalist Prashant Kanojia for 'indecent' social media post on Ram temple
Kanojia, who previously has been booked at least thrice by the UP police, said that he had uploaded the post on the orders of Hindu Sena chief Sushil Tiwari, who denied the allegation
Preliminary information shows that the 'hijackers' had financed the vehicle. Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi, however, said the bus driver, staff and passengers are all safe
Journalist, shot in Ghaziabad over plaint against niece's harrassment, passes away; 9 accused arrested
The journalist was returning home in Vijay Nagar area when he was waylaid by over half a dozen armed men and suffered a bullet injury in the head
The apex court also said it was 'appalled' that the gangster got bail despite so many cases against him.