Bareilly

  • Engine of Gonda Express catches fire; passengers safe July 15, 2014

    A fire broke out in the engine of the Gonda-Bareilly Gonda Express between Risia and Matera railway stations on Monday night, following which some panic-stricken passengers jumped off the train. No passenger was injured in the incident that took place at about 10.32 pm. Some of the passengers jumped off from...
  • UP: BJP leader found dead in his car in Bareilly, 3rd leader to be killed in 2 weeks June 15, 2014

    Bareilly: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Uttarakhand was found dead in his car near Baheri in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. Rakesh Rastogi was found with multiple injury marks on his body. He had reportedly gone missing after he left his house on Friday evening. "According to the post mortem report, BJP...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes March 13, 2014

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and Akhil...
  • Will Priyanka Chopra's international dream remain elusive? April 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra's journey from Bareilly to Bollywood proves how if girls, who belong to middle-class families, are given the freedom to make professional choices, can turn even the most unfeasible dreams into reality. From bagging the Miss World title to taking up the most challenging roles in...
  • PM should also visit other places of state, says Azam Khan September 16, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mohammed Azam Khan Monday told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to also visit other places in the state that have seen communal clashes. Khan made the remark soon after Manmohan Singh visited Muzaffarnagar along with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi. "They have gone...
  • Akhilesh admits to 27 incidents of communal violence during SP reign September 9, 2013

    As many as 27 incidents of communal violence have taken since the Samajwadi Party (SP) formed the government in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav admitted. Major clashes were reported from Mathura, Bareilly and Faizabad. Clashes were also reported in Lucknow, Bijnor, Sitapur, Sambhal and Moradabad. Three communal incidents were reported...
  • Amethi, Rae Bareli lose 24x7 power supply April 12, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh has ended 24x7 power supply to Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented in Parliament by Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, indicating a rift between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress. The move was taken by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd, officials said on Friday. The nine-month-old decision to...
  • UP: Team of policemen attacked in Bareilly March 4, 2013

    Bareilly: In another incident of crime against police in Uttar Pradesh, a team of policemen in Bareilly was attacked by a group of 15-20 men. The police were trying to make an arrest in a robbery case when the incident happened. The team was fired upon while arresting a history-sheeter, leaving...
  • Man sentenced to death for raping, killing girl December 25, 2012

    Bareilly: A sessions court here on Tuesday sent a man to gallows for raping and killing a minor Dalit girl in 2009. The seven-year-old girl was raped and killed by Ashok in Bhuta area of the district in May 2009, prosecution said. The accused had buried the body of the girl...
  • UP: Man beheads daughter for having an affair December 18, 2012

    Bareilly: In another gruesome case of honour killing in Uttar Pradesh, a man beheaded his daughter for having an affair with a boy from the same village. The incident took place in a village in Bareilly. The accused confessed to the crime after surrendering himself at the Izzatnagar police station....
  • Bareilly clashes: relief in curfew today August 15, 2012

    Bareilly: The district administration on Tuesday decided to relax the curfew, clamped in parts of the city in the wake of clashes, for two to four hours on Wednesday following improvement in the law and order situation. District magistrate Abhishek Prakash said there was complete peace in curfew bound areas,...
  • Bareilly violence: Curfew remains in force July 27, 2012

    Bareilly: In the wake of fresh incidents of violence, curfew remained in forced across the city without any relaxation. Divisional Commissioner K Rammohan Roy said so far 290 people have been arrested in the city in connection with clashes that began on Sunday. He said ration was distributed in the curfew-bound...
  • 75 arrested, curfew continues in Bareilly, Aonla July 24, 2012

    Bareilly: Seventy five people have been arrested in connection with the clashes in Bareilly and Aonla even as curfew remained in force in the two towns for the second consecutive day on Wednesday amid stray incidents of brick-batting and slogan-shouting. "So far 75 people, including 35 in Bareilly and 40 in...
  • UP: One killed in clash, curfew in Bareilly July 24, 2012

    Bareilly (UP): One person was killed and several others injured in Bareilly in a clash that spread to neighbouring Aonla tehsil even as curfew was imposed in the city, officials said. Divisional Commissioner K Rammohan Rao said curfew has been imposed in the entire city and all the schools and colleges...
  • UP: 9-year-old killed in celebratory firing July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Another celebratory firing incident has been reported in Uttar Pradesh, this time in the Bareilly district. A nine-year-old boy was killed in a celebratory firing, allegedly by the supporter of a newly elected civic body chairman. The police say the shooter has been arrested and a double barrel...
  • UP: 9-year-old boy killed in celebratory firing July 17, 2012

    Bareilly: A nine-year-old boy was killed on Monday in celebratory firing allegedly by the supporter of a newly elected civic body chairman in Uttar Pradesh, a senior officer said. Danish, supporter of the newly elected chairman of Visharadganj Nagar Palika Riyaz Ahmad, opened fire after his oath ceremony in which...
  • UP: Man kills wife for not bearing male child July 11, 2012

    Bareilly: Upset with his wife for not bearing a male child, a man killed her in Bareilly, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday at Paratpur Nai Basti locality in Izzatnagar area. The woman identified as Salma was beaten and later strangulated by her husband Arif, police...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Girl burnt alive by molesters April 23, 2012

    Bareilly: In a shocker from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly burnt alive by four boys who had earlier molested her. The incident occurred after the parents of the victim had filed a molestation case and the police released one of the accused after arresting him. The accused are...
  • UP: Cold wave claims 13 more; toll rises to 74 December 22, 2011

    Lucknow: Cold wave conditions and dense fog continued unabated claiming 13 more lives in Uttar Pradesh today even as parts of the state witnessed bright sunshine. The state-wide death toll owing to the cold now stands at 74. As many as six people died in Deoria, four in Bareilly, two in Lucknow...
  • Sonu mystery: victim or suicide attempt? April 27, 2011

    New Delhi:The mystery surrounding the case of national level athlete Arunima Sinha who lost a leg after allegedly being flung off a moving train by a gang of chain snatchers, deepened with the police accusing her of attempted suicide, a claim she has denied. The Government Railway Police on Wednesday claimed...
  • UP police not telling the truth, says athlete April 27, 2011

    New Delhi: National level athlete Arunima Sinha alias Sonu Sinha on Wednesday said that the Uttar Pradesh Police, which has been claiming that she is telling the truth about the incident in which she lost her leg after reportedly being thrown out of a train near Bareilly. Claiming that the police...
  • Athlete Sonu jumped from the train: Railways April 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Two weeks after her tragedy forced the Government to act, the UP government's Railway Police are now claiming to have solved the mystery behind athlete Sonu Sinha's accident on a moving train on April 11. AK Jain, ADG Railways, says, "She claimed that she was robbed, but there...
  • UP: blame game over train mishap February 2, 2011

    Bareilly: Seventeen job seekers traveling on roof of a train got killed in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Lakhs of youth had come to UP to attend a recruitment camp organized by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at Bareilly. While UP government has blamed the central para military force for utter...
  • SP MLA's drunk son opens fire, kills one October 28, 2010

    Bareilly: In a brazen act of lawlessness in Bareilly the drunken son of an Uttar Pradesh MLA fired indiscriminately in a crowded market because he was upset with a motorcycle blocking his path. The firing by Atul Gangwar, son Samajwadi Party MLA from Nawabganj Assembly seat Bhagwat Saran Gangwar, left...
  • Policemen drag woman SP on road September 3, 2010

    Bareilly: In a shocking incident in Bareilly on Thursday, a woman police officer was dragged on the road in a car by her subordinates whom she caught accepting bribe. The subordinates were trying to flee the spot when the incident took place. One of the accused has been arrested and the...
  • In UP, train drivers do gatesmen's work June 13, 2010

    The massive manpower crunch has forced railway officials to come up with this alternative plan to prevent mishaps. ...
  • BJP MP Maneka seeks judicial probe into Bareilly riots March 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi on Monday demanded a judicial probe into the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district. "I want a judicial inquiry into (Bareilly violence). The (central) government should step in and solve the problem," Gandhi said in the Lok Sabha. Bareilly has been under curfew...
  • Priyanka was once not allowed to wear jeans August 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who made a style statement with her hot pants and halter tops in Dostana, wasn't allowed to wear jeans at her Bareilly home. The 27-year-old actress, who was brought up in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, faced these restrictions at home after returning from the US, where she...
  • Maneka Gandhi files nomination for Aonla constituency April 18, 2009

    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Maneka Gandhi on Saturday filed her nomination papers from Aonla parliamentary constituency without any fanfare. Fifty two-year-old Maneka filed her papers before the Bareilly District Magistrate at collectorate office. Maneka, who is MP from Pilibhit, reached the collectorate office at about 1145...
  • Poll agenda backfires, Varun to cool heels in jail March 31, 2009

    New Delhi: BJP leader Varun Gandhi has got bail for the two alleged hate speeches case against him but he isn’t going home anytime soon. Varun will continue to be in jail because of his detention under the National Security Act. The streets of Pilibhit witnessed mob frenzy, especially around the...