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  • AMU students take out protest march against lawlessness in campus March 10, 2014

    Students of Aligarh Muslim University on Monday took out a protest march against deteriorating law and order situation in the campus. The group of 250 AMU students, who were prevented from proceeding to the Vice-Chancellor's office by the police, later raised slogans against the rising incidence of violence in the campus...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: India 'not a lawless republic', Congress tells AAP February 10, 2014

    India is "not a lawless republic" where anyone can take the law into their own hands, Congress on Monday said as it underlined its opposition to the path adopted by AAP for bringing in the Jan Lokpal Bill. The party, however, made it clear that the above issue was not linked...
  • Falling law and order in UP snowballing into a major crisis for SP July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A minor girl, raped in December 2012, was brutalised just days before appearing in court to testify against the rapist. Her tongue was chopped off by the brother of the rapist on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district. "She came out of the house at night to go to...
  • Mother killed by neighbours as her daughter used to wear jeans June 12, 2013

    New Delhi: In a bizarre incident, a woman identified as Kamlelesh Dubey, has been allegedly killed in Aligarh byher neighbours because her daughter used to wear jeans and western attire. The incident took place in Bannadevi area of Aligarh on Tuesday. Kamlesh Dubey's neighbour Phoolwati used to comment on her daughter...
  • Noida: Drunken miscreants open fire in Film City May 21, 2013

    Noida: The poor law and order in Uttar Pradesh was once again highlighted on Monday night when five drunken men opened fire in Noida's Film City, the hub of several national and regional news channels. The men first consumed alcohol and then opened fire. Uttar Police reached the spot after...
  • UP: Former students' union leader shot dead May 13, 2013

    Hamirpur: Uttar Pradesh's poor law and order situation was once against highlighted when a former students' union leader and one more person was allegedly killed by the mining mafia. Former students' union leader Raman Singh had been protesting against illegal mining in Morang. He was allegedly cornered by the mining mafia...
  • UP: SP MP's supporters manhandle toll plaza staff April 14, 2013

    Fatehpur: Supporters accompanying a Samajwadi Party (SP) MP allegedly manhandled the staff of a toll plaza in Mallawan area of the district blaming them for traffic jam, a charge denied by the lawmaker. No police complaint has been lodged from either side. Vehicle of SP MP Rakesh Sachan, who was coming...
  • UP: SP workers beat up water department engineer April 4, 2013

    Rampur: Some Samajwadi Party members allegedly locked up an engineer in a room and then thrashed him brutally in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur. Azam Khan, an important and powerful minister in the state Cabinet, represents Rampur constituency in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly. Water department engineer Janardan Singh was allegedly beaten up for...
  • Akhilesh Yadav completes one year as UP CM March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Akhilesh Yadav on Friday completes his first year as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and maintaining law and order remains his biggest challenge. In the latest controversy to have hit his government, his cabinet minister, who later quit, has been named in an FIR in the murder...
  • UP govt to fully cooperate in DSP murder probe: Akhilesh March 6, 2013

    Pratapgarh: UP government will fully cooperate with the investigation into the killing of a police officer and village head in Kunda in the district for which it has recommended a CBI probe, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Wednesday. Visiting the family of the slain village head Nanhe Yadav, he...
  • Congress attacks SP over killing of UP police officer March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday attacked Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government over the killing of a police officer, saying it indicated a poor law and order situation in the state. "It is very unfortunate that the law and order situation in UP is very bad. If a police officer is...
  • 'Possession' takes control in slow movie weekend September 3, 2012

    Los Angeles: The fright flick The Possession has scared up a No. 1 debut with $17.7 million over the long Labor Day weekend. The Lionsgate release led the last weekend of a fairly quiet season for Hollywood, with attendance down 4 percent from summer 2011, according to boxoffice tracker Hollywood.com. Opening...
  • Shia LaBeouf shifts movie gears, goes 'Lawless' September 1, 2012

    Los Angeles: After a string of bigbudget Hollywood flicks like the 'Transformers' and 'Indiana Jones' franchise films, actor Shia LaBeouf is downsizing his career and taking on new, dramatic challenges in movies such as Lawless. The film, which opened to mixed reviews, is based on author Matt Bondurant's The Wettest...
  • Young Hollywood stars strike out on own at Cannes May 23, 2012

    Cannes: Vampires, Transformers, singing highschoolers: They can all be tough to outrun. But at the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival, a number of young Hollywood stars are attempting to do just that. By striking out on their own, they hope to move their careers beyond mega franchises and toward more...
  • 65th Cannes Film Festival: The Palme d'Or contenders May 22, 2012

    Director John Hillcoat's 'Lawless', Austrian director Michael Haneke's 'Amour' and Romanian director Cristian Mungiu's 'Beyond the Hills' are competing for the prestigious Palme D'Or this year. ...
  • Cannes film fest puts spotlight on new talents May 12, 2012

    London: Rising stars will compete against established Hollywood names for the limelight at this year's Cannes film festival, with Robert Pattinson, Zac Efron, Kristen Stewart and Shia LaBeouf all appearing in highly anticipated movies. They will rub shoulders with the likes of Brad Pitt and Nicole Kidman, as well as some...
  • Criminals in Bihar taking centre stage January 20, 2008

    Patna: People in Bhagalpur taking to the streets, seeking better power supply. As the crowds went berserk, the police opened fire leaving one person dead. With this, three people have died so far in the protests that began on Friday. In many parts of the town, people and police fought...
  • Cong sees chink in Mulayam's armour January 25, 2007

    Noida: Even as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, gets ready to face a confidence vote in the state Assembly, the prime accused in the Nithari serial killings, Moninnder Singh Pandher, was attacked by angry lawyers and locals outside a Ghaziabad courtroom highlighting another incidence of the state...