UP Police

  • Ajay Mishra appointed as new SSP of Kanpur 10-03-2014 10:48 PM

    IPS officer Ajay Mishra, posted with Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), was on Monday appointed as Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kanpur. "Mishra has been appointed by the state government as new SSP of Kanpur. He was posted in ATS," IG, Law and OrderAmrendra Sengar told reporters in the district. SSP...
  • Retired constable kills two people following dispute over drinking water 10-03-2014 10:02 PM

    A retired police constable on Monday shot dead two people and critically injured another at his village in Kanpur, police said. Anil Kumar, who retired as a constable with the Provincial Armed Constabulary, opened fire at three people after a dispute over drinking water at Sumerpur village. Jeetendra Yadav and...
  • Sahara's Subrata Roy, 2 directors sent to Tihar jail till March 11 04-03-2014 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: It was a day of hectic and dramatic developments in the Supreme Court which heard the Sahara case on Tuesday. Subrata Roy along with two other company directors have been sent to judicial custody till the next date of hearing on March 11. The detention of the fourth...
  • Subrata Roy tenders apology to SC 27-02-2014 03:44 PM

    Lucknow: Sahara India chief Subrata Roy evaded arrest despite a non-bailable arrest warrant by the Supreme Court against him as Uttar Pradesh Police failed to locate him. UP Police officials who had gone to Roy's residence in Sahara Shaher said that they could not arrest him as he was not...
  • Policeman shoots at waiter for being asked to drink liquor outside hotel premises 21-02-2014 03:31 PM

    A police official shot at a waiter in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city when he was asked not to drink liquor in the restaurant premises since the eatery did not have a permit. The victim Inderjeet (33) was rushed to a hospital where he was stated to be in critical condition....
  • UP police acts on IB warnings of terror strike, steps up vigil ahead of Republic Day 21-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh after Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs warned that terrorists might slip in from the porous Indo-Nepal border and try to create trouble on the Republic Day. Additional Director General (Law and Order) Mukul Goel has written to all district police chiefs asking them...
  • UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad 14-01-2014 11:49 AM

    Firozabad: There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday. The women were reportedly holding a protest on the highway after their family members were killed in an accident. The police and protesters clashed, following which the police...
  • Four policemen suspended as UP bureaucrat's wife stuck in traffic 30-12-2013 05:58 PM

    Four policemen have been suspended for stopping traffic to clear the way for the vehicles of a former UP police chief and his family that apparently left many commuters stranded including the wife of a top bureaucrat in the state. Former Director General of Police Prakash Singh and his family...
  • Arvind Kejriwal refuses UP's offer of security, Delhi Police approaches him 25-12-2013 10:12 AM

    AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal, all set to be the Chief Minister of Delhi, on Tuesday refused to accept the security cover offered by Uttar Pradesh Police even as Delhi Police today made a fresh attempt to make him accept its protection accorded to the occupant of the top post. Senior...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP police asks SIT to complete probe by this month 13-12-2013 04:00 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh police has asked the Special Investigation Team to complete its probe into Muzaffarnagar riot cases by this month. The SIT officials have been asked to complete its probe into the riot cases at Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Baghpat and Meerut districts by this month, state Additional Director General of...
  • Rahul's ISI remark: UP Police denies having received any IB input 26-10-2013 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday denied having received any Intelligence Bureau input on what Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said on ISI, said sources. While addressing a rally in Indore on Thursday, Rahul had claimed that intelligence inputs have revealed that some ISI agents were in touch...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Another BJP MLA accused of inciting violence arrested 17-10-2013 03:52 PM

    BJP legislator Kunwar Bhartendu Singh, accused of inciting last month riots in Muzaffarnagar, was on Thursday apprehended by Uttar Pradesh police and sent to 14-day judicial custody. Singh was arrested by police after a press conference in Muzaffarnagar in which he claimed his innocence and said he was being targeted...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Oppn slams Akhilesh govt after DGP admits to police failure 25-09-2013 11:42 AM

    The opposition parties on Wednesday demanded to know from the Akhilesh Yadav government who was behind inaction during the Muzaffarnagar violence after the state police chief admitted to police failure. With the admission of state Director General of Police (DGP) Devraj Nagar that police failed to contain communal clashes in...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Several injured in protest in front of Vidhan Sabha 23-09-2013 06:11 PM

    Several persons were injured, on Monday, when police used batons to disperse members of Peace Party protesting in front of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly building here over the Muzaffarnagar violence. A large number of workers of Peace Party, which has four MLAs, today assembled in front of the Assembly building...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Resist political pressure, Kiran Bedi tells UP Police 19-09-2013 09:50 AM

    Condemning the Uttar Pradesh Police for failing to act and prevent the Muzaffarnagar riots, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said policemen should resist political pressure. "Policemen should strongly oppose political pressure while handling any crime. All top police officials should strongly refuse to accept wrong orders," she said. Bedi was...
  • Sitapur: 4 men gangrape minor girl on gunpoint, absconding 13-09-2013 12:08 PM

    A minor girl was allegedly gangraped in village Kaima, police said in Sitapur on Friday. The girl had gone to answer nature's call when four boys aged between 24 to 28 years allegedly gangraped her on gun point on Wednesday night, police said. The girl has been sent for medical...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP police blames politicians for fanning dissonance 09-09-2013 06:33 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: As Uttar Pradesh is grappling with the communal flare in and around the Muzaffarnagar district, Arun Kumar, ADG Law and Order, said that the situation has improved with no fresh incidents being reported on Monday. "The situation has improved on Monday as far as rural area is concerned because...
  • Terror threat ahead of Independence Day puts UP on high alert 13-08-2013 09:30 AM

    An alert has been sounded in Uttar Pradesh following intelligence reports that a terrorist group may try to sneak in from the Nepal border, police said. Following the tip-off, commandos have been stationed at Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi and other sensitive places. An official said the tip-off was specific and prior...
  • Shreya Dhoundial on credibility of Uttar Pradesh police 20-05-2013 05:47 PM

    Another case of shocking police brutality in Uttar Pradesh came up recently - a murder suspect dies and another is critical after being injected with petrol during interrogation. Shreya Dhoundial has covered Uttar Pradesh for many years now, here's her take on the credibility of the UP police. ...
  • UP murder suspect dies due to acid injection, 3 suspended 18-05-2013 09:00 PM

    Lucknow: A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital in Lucknow. Three errant policemen were suspended, an official said on Saturday. Accused Balveer was brought to Avagarh police station in Etah district...
  • UP Police beat 3-year-old girl, NHRC seeks explanation 16-05-2013 04:46 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday sought explanation from the senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Bulandshahar in Uttar Pradesh over beating of a three-year-old girl by police officials in a court premises. "A notice has been issued to the SSP Bulandshahar, seeking explanation from him...
  • Ghaziabad: Double murder accused found dead in police station 28-04-2013 11:25 AM

    Ghaziabad: An accused in a double murder case was found dead in a police station in Ghaziabad on Sunday. Vinish, an accused in a double-murder case was found dead at the Indirapuram Police Station in his cell. The police claim he committed suicide by hanging himself with a blanket. Vinish...
  • No policeman can act without my orders: UP minister 24-04-2013 11:39 AM

    Lucknow: A minister in Uttar Pradesh has brought further embarrassment for the Akhilesh Yadav government. At a time when ministers are touring districts for state's image makeover, UP Textile Minister Shiv Kumar Beria in his remarks said that no policeman can sit down without his permission and they have to...
  • NHRC notice to UP Police over beating, detention of rape victims 23-04-2013 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: The NHRC said on Tuesday that it has sought reports from the Uttar Pradesh government over its role in the alleged beating and detention of two rape victims in the state. "Notices have been issued to the state chief secretary and DGP (director general of police) calling for...
  • Police officer arrested for attempting to rape minor girl 14-12-2012 12:36 AM

    Faizabad: A Senior Sub Inspector (SSI) of Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested for allegedly abducting and attempting to rape a minor girl, who was rescued from his possession in a hotel in Faizabad, police said on Thursday. On the complaint by the girl's family, police team raided a hotel in...
  • FIR against policemen in Bhatta-Parsaul rape case 24-10-2011 08:48 PM

    Dhankaur: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday registered an FIR against more than a dozen police personnel on charges of raping a woman in Bhatta-Parsaul. The FIR was registered in Dhankaur police station. This comes soon after the Allahabad High Court rejected a petition by the police which requested for...
  • Journalists slam UP govt for police atrocity 27-06-2011 10:54 PM

    Lucknow: A day after IBN7 journalists Shalabh Mani Tripathi and Manoj Ranjan Tripathi, who had been closely tracking the YS Sachan story, were roughed up by Additional Superintendent of Police BP Ashok and Circle officer Anup Kumar, an FIR was registered against them and the police officers were suspended. Shalabh...
  • Arrest not solution to farmers' issue: Cong 12-05-2011 12:01 AM

    New Delhi: Congress tonight dubbed as "autocratic" the arrest of its leader Rahul Gandhi, who joined the farmers anti-land acquisition agitation near Greater Noida, and said Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh "is digging its own grave" by taking such action. Senior party leader and Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said...
  • More loopholes in Sonu Sinha's story: UP Police 05-05-2011 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: It was on April 11, 2011, that Sonu Sinha, who claims she is a sportswoman was thrown off a moving train in UP after she said she was trying to fight off chain snatchers. While the railways and the railway police dispute her version of the incident, 25-year-old...