Baghpat

  • Police constable commits suicide, shoots himself with his pistol July 1, 2014

    Apparently depressed over his illness, a police constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his pistol. 41yearold Shokinpal Singh shot himself dead in police lines yesterday, SP (City) Sarvan Kumar told reporters on Tuesday. Singh, who hailed from Jimana village in Baghpat district, was suffering from a disease and was...
  • Ajit Singh loses to exMumbai police chief Satyapal Singh in Baghpat May 16, 2014

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh lost the Lok Sabha election on Friday from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh to BJP's Satyapal Singh, a former Mumbai police commissioner. The 75yearold Jat leader is the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) president and has never lost an election since 1999 from Baghpat. BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra...
  • Modi blasts Congress over weak policies, says its slogan now is 'Mar Jawan, Mar Kisan' March 29, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday tore into the foreign policy of the UPA government and accused it of neglecting national interests. He also tweaked the "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan" slogan. Alluding to the alleged incursions by the Pakistan army and beheading of Indian soldiers in 2013, the Gujarat...
  • Modi mocks Congress slogan, says party advocates 'Mar Jawan, Mar Kisan’ March 29, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday said 2014 is the year of "Lotus (the party's symbol) and Modi". He was addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat town. Modi spoke of India's first freedom struggle against the British colonialism in 1857. "People then fought for 'swaraj' (self-rule) and a...
  • MPs Rating: Ajit Singh scores 5.37 on a scale of 10 March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: RLD chief Ajit Singh is a six time MP from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh. He is the son of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh. Ajit Singh scores 5.6 on accessibility and 5 on trustworthiness on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR...
  • Scared of rapists, parents lodge FIR six days after daughter's alleged gangrape February 6, 2014

    A teenaged girl was allegedly raped by three youths in Kirthal village of Baghpat district, police said on Wednesday. The alleged incident took place on January 30, but a complaint in this regard was registered by the victim's family today, they said. The victim is a resident of Biral village in...
  • Haji Ghulam Mohammad SP's Lok Sabha candidate from Baghpat September 16, 2013

    A day after Samajwadi Party MP from Baghpat, Sompal Shastri, decided not to contest next year's Lok Sabha polls on party ticket, the SP on Monday declared Haji Ghulam Mohammad, a sitting MLA, as its candidate from the parliamentary constituency. Mohammad is a legislator from Siwal Khas constituency, a party release...
  • News 360: Police suspect use of AK 47 rifles in Muzaffarnagar riots September 11, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh police has recovered 41 cartridges of AK 47 assault rifles from Kirthal village in Baghpat. The police is suspecting that the assault rifles were used during Muzaffarnagar riots which could mean that the riots had been well organised. ...
  • Unidentified assailants shoot police constable dead in Uttar Pradesh September 3, 2013

    A police constable was on Tuesday shot dead by unidentified assailants in Baghpat town in Uttar Pradesh, an official said. The attack took place outside the railway station when Krishna Singh, a resident of Bawli village, was about to board a train. He was posted in Ghaziabad near Delhi and was home...
  • Murder of 50yearold man leads to tension in Baghpat August 2, 2013

    Tension prevailed in a village in neighbouring Baghpat district on Thursday after a man was shot dead by a rival group, police said. Hanif (50) was with his two sons Sajid and Shahnawaz when three persons fired at them in Amheda village of the district, police said While Hanif died...
  • UP: Grandmoms become shooters, fight gender bias September 12, 2012

    Baghpat: Grandmothers from Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district have decided to take on age old prejudices and discrimination against women. The gunwielding grandmoms are the new force to reckon with. In the wild west of Uttar Pradesh, where female foeticide is practised, the two guntoting grandmoms are shooting some age and...
  • UP: Weren't consulted on Panchayat, say authorities July 14, 2012

    Baghpat: A Khap Panchayat in Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh is in news after it decided to ban love marriages and put restrictions on women. The police have registered an FIR against 19 people after locals clashed with the police. Two police officers were injured and two police motorcycles were also...
  • Can Khap Panchayats be reigned in? July 13, 2012

    A Khap Panchayat in the Baghpat constituency has decided to ban love marriages. ...
  • UP: After 'Taliban' diktat, villagers thrash cops July 13, 2012

    Lucknow: Furious that two of their panchayat members had been arrested, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region on Friday beat up two policemen investigating the panchayat's 'Taliban' diktat banning women from using cell phones, going to the market or walking unescorted. The policemen, who had arrested two panchayat members, had gone...
  • Banning love marriages is Panchayat's internal matter: Azam Khan July 13, 2012

    A village panchayat in Baghpat, UP, has banned loved marriages and issued a fatwa against women below the age of 40 using mobile phones and shopping. ...
  • UP: No love marriages, rules village Panchayat July 13, 2012

    Lucknow: A Talibanlike diktat in a village Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh has banned love marriages and also barred young women from using mobile phones. What is most shocking is that the Panchayat is located in Baghpat, which is barely 50 km from the national capital and is Civil Aviation Minister...
  • No admission in hospital, woman delivers in jeep April 9, 2012

    Muzaffarnagar: A woman gave birth to a child in a jeep after a government hospital allegedly refused to admit her at Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district, officials said. The incident took place on Sunday when Vikram brought his wife Nilam to a primary health centre in Baghpat after she complained of labour...
  • 3.5 magnitude quake hits UP, tremors felt in Delhi March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: According to Indian Met department, tremors measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale rocked Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning with Baghpat as epicentre of the earthquake. Tremors were felt across Delhi, adjoining towns and across North India. The earthquake occurred at 3:37 am, no injuries were reported. ...