Amroha

  • UP: Man commits suicide over inaction in daughter's rape case April 21, 2014

    Amroha: There are more reports of inaction over crimes against women from Amroha in Uttar Pradesh. Upset by the lack of action by authorities after his daughter was allegedly sexually assaulted, a Dalit man has committed suicide. According to his family, a group of men kidnapped and tried to rape...
  • LS polls: Akhilesh Yadav to address rally in Amroha today April 5, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address a rally at Amroha on Saturday. In his address in Bagodar, Giridih, on Friday, Akhilesh had vowed to stop BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from becoming the next Prime Minister. The SP leader said, "The propaganda machinery of the BJP cannot make Narendra...
  • Man rapes 6-year-old neighbour, flees; police launch manhunt February 17, 2014

    A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday. The girl was playing in her house in village Khoolpur with other children while her family had gone to visit some relatives. The accused, identified as Babloo, who was a guest in...
  • UP home guard mysterious death: Family alleges murder October 22, 2013

    A home guard who exposed corruption in his department died under mysterious circumstances in Uttar Pradesh. Whistleblower Munesh Sharma had carried out a sting operation with IBN7. ...
  • UP home guard who exposed graft in his department dies mysteriously October 21, 2013

    Lucknow: In a shocking development in Uttar Pradesh, the whistleblower who had revealed that bribes were being paid by home guards to their commandants in parts of Uttar Pradesh to fix duties of their choice, has died under mysterious circumstances. Home guard whistleblower Munesh fell from a moving train in...
  • Uma Bharti may contest Lok Sabha polls from Amroha April 19, 2013

    Bhopal: BJP Vice-President Uma Bharti, a sitting MLA from Uttar Pradesh, is likely to contest the next Lok Sabha election from Amroha in the neighbouring state. "The BJP is seriously considering fielding Bharti, a prominent face of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, from Amroha seat in Uttar Pradesh," sources close to...
  • UP: Violent clashes in Amroha over power crisis July 17, 2012

    Amroha: Violent clashes broke out on Monday in the ruling Samajwadi Party's stronghold of Amroha over an ongoing power crisis. The police lathicharged some of the protestors who were staging a sit-in at the Hasanpur area. The mob retaliated by torching several police vehicles as well as trucks, a bus and a...
  • UP: 15 killed as bus rams into tree June 25, 2012

    Amroha (UP): At least 15 people were killed and 24 others injured, two of them critically, when a bus rammed into a tree on Amroha-Joya road in the wee hours on Monday. The incident took place at around 2 am when the overloaded bus coming from Haridwar was on its way...
  • Delhi: Man killed by friend after altercation April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old man was allegedly killed by his friend on Monday in central Delhi apparently after an altercation, police said. The incident was reported from outside a meat shop in Hauz Qazi and the deceased has been identified as Danish, who hailed from Uttar Pradesh's Amroha. A passerby found the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 16, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Amroha baby sale case: NCPCR demands action April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Monday wrote to the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh demanding action on the Amroha baby sale case by April 23. Taking cognizance of the CNN-IBN Cobrapost expose on babies for sale, the NCPCR asked the state government to...
  • Baby bazaar: FIR against 7 hospital employees April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: An FIR has been filed against seven employees, including two doctors of a government hospital in Amroha where a CNN-IBN-Cobrapost expose caught staff and a man selling his child in the act. The action comes after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took note of the investigation and...
  • News 360: US embassy apologises to SRK April 13, 2012

    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has decided to investigate the matter related to baby trafficking in UP government hospitals. ...
  • Child rights panel to probe baby bazaar April 13, 2012

    New Delhi: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Dr Shanta Sinha has promised a thorough probe into the selling of babies in Uttar Pradesh. A CNN-IBN Cobra Post expose on babies for sale shows how a government hospital in Amroha in Western Uttar Pradesh has become a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 12, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • How widespread is the problem of child trafficking? April 12, 2012

    An investigation by CNN-IBN and Cobrapost has revealed that a government hospital in Amroha sells children. ...
  • Govt hospital in UP turns into a Baby Bazaar April 12, 2012

    Amroha: A government hospital is expected to be a safe haven for those who cannot pay for medical attention. But, a government hospital in Amroha in Western Uttar Pradesh has a different story as it has become a shop for babies. For a price, the staff of the hospital steal children...