Bijnor

  • Fresh FIR lodged against Azam Khan for making 'provocative speech' at Bijnor rally 15-04-2014 02:37 PM

    Another FIR has been lodged against controversial Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan for making a provocative speech at an election rally in Afzalgarh in Bijnor district. The FIR was registered against Khan on Apr 13 night at Afzalgarh police station here for violation of model code of conduct, official...
  • Fresh FIR against Azam Khan for making 'provocative' speech during Bijnor rally 14-04-2014 01:31 PM

    Another FIR has been lodged against controversial SP leader Mohd Azam Khan for allegedly making a provocative speech at an election rally in Nehtaur in Bijnor district. The FIR was lodged by Assistant Returning officer Sanjay Kumar Singh on Sunday at Nehtaur Police Station, police said on Monday. Khan has...
  • Fed up of police inaction, rape victim attempts suicide at Akhilesh's rally 09-04-2014 12:12 PM

    A rape victim, tormented because her attackers have not been arrested days after she lodged a police complaint, consumed poison at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's on Tuesday at the rally venue. The incident took place in Bijnor, when the woman was trying to reach out to the Chief...
  • I was a tea vendor, I can empathize with the poor: Modi 06-04-2014 12:26 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Bijnor on Sunday. In his address Modi said, "People are unwilling to forgive those who have looted the nation." Slamming Congress Modi said that despite being in power for 10 years, Congress leaders don't consider PM as their leader. He...
  • Modi slams Congress, SP and BSP, says they are all same 06-04-2014 07:47 AM

    BJPs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses rally in Aligarh on Sunday. Narendra Modi's scheduled rally at Ramlila Ground here on April 7 has been canceled as the BJP leader will be delivering speech through 3D technology across the country on the same day. "BJP has decided to cancel Narendra...
  • Mayawati to begin Uttar Pradesh campaign on Thursday 02-04-2014 11:24 AM

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati would begin a whirlwind tour of Uttar Pradesh, her home state, from Thursday, a party leader said. The Dalit leader will address her first election rally in Bijnore in western UP and will later address a public meeting at Nagina, Aligarh. She will fly...
  • Watch: RLD candidate Jaya Prada sings 'de de pyaar de, vote de' 02-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Singing her way through campaigning is the new RLD candidate from Bijnor Jaya Prada. She has a message for other actresses in politics that they should leave star tantrums behind. ...
  • Model Code violation case registered against BSP candidate 22-03-2014 01:40 PM

    A case of violation of the election Model Code of Conduct has been registered against the BSP candidate for Bijnore constituency, Maluk Nagar and two others, police said on Saturday. Maluk and two other activists were booked on Friday over allegations of holding a meeting in Meerapur district in Muzaffarnagarwithout...
  • 7 killed, 12 injured in two separate accidents in UP 20-03-2014 07:44 PM

    Seven persons were killed and 12 others injured in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday. Three persons were today killed and 10 others injured, when their multi-utility vehicle, in which they were going to Haridwar, collided with a truck in Bijnore district, they said. The...
  • RLD gives ticket to Amar Singh, Jaya Prada from Fatehpur Sikri, Bijnore 11-03-2014 11:52 PM

    A day after they joined RLD, Amar Singh and Rampur MP Jaya Prada were on Tuesday named party candidates from Fatehpur Sikri and Bijnore Lok Sabha seatsrespectively. RLD chief Ajit Singh will contest from Bagpat while his son Jayant Chowdhury from Mathura constituency, according to the first list of six...
  • Notice issued against BSP MLA for entering forest with arms 20-02-2014 03:18 PM

    A notice has been issued against BSP MLA Mohd Ghazi for entering into the reserved forest in Bijnorwith arms aiming to kill a man-eater tigress, which had created panic in the area, a forest department official said. Divisional Forest Officer, Najibabad, had issued a notice to the Barhapur MLA on...
  • 7 persons arrested for looting vehicles in Bijnor 20-01-2014 03:13 PM

    Seven persons, accused for allegedly looting vehicles, were arrested after an encounter broke out with the crime branch of the local police at Noorpur road, police said. Acting on a tip off, the police on Sunday intercepted their vehicle and asked it to stop. However, the accused tried to flee...
  • Rains add to winter chill in UP, Met predicts more downpour tomorrow 11-01-2014 02:14 PM

    Chilly conditions prevailed in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, with Nazeebabad in Bijnor district recording 0.5 degrees Celsius overnight.A sunny afternoon on Friday provided some relief but the evening witnessed heavy rains in many places in Uttar Pradesh. The meteorological department has predicted more rainfall in the coming days. Its director...
  • Bijnor: Husband beats wife to death for opposing his drinking habits 31-12-2013 02:08 PM

    A woman was allegedly beaten todeath by her husband after she opposed his drinking habits,police said in Bijnor on Tuesday. The incident happened on Monday night at Rasidpur Garhivillage when Mukhesh hit his wife Pooja repeatedly with a bedpost, they said, adding that they frequently used to fightover Mukhesh's alcoholism....
  • Congress leader, five others booked for widow's gangrape 21-10-2013 04:10 PM

    A local Congress leader and five others have been booked for allegedly raping a widow in Bijnor, police said on Monday. The FIR was registered on Sunday against Congress leader Yadram Chandel and five others Ompal, Raghu, Rizwan, Salman and an unidentified man at a city police station, police said....
  • Akhilesh admits to 27 incidents of communal violence during SP reign 09-09-2013 11:05 AM

    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...
  • 8-year-old girl found raped, murdered in Bijnor 03-09-2013 12:01 PM

    An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in village Chhitawar in Kiratpur area in Bijnor, police said on Tuesday. The dead body of the girl was found in a field on Monday with scarf tied around her neck, they said. The girl went missing on September 1 after which...
  • NHRC issues notice to UP govt for refusing compensation to gangrape victim 28-08-2013 10:00 AM

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday asked Uttar Pradesh government as to why the victim of a gangrape in the state's Bijnore should not get compensation. "Findings in the case are very disturbing and shocking... the commission has issued a notice to the state chief secretary to show...
  • 4 killed, 13 injured as jeep en route Bijnor collides head-on with tanker 20-08-2013 10:59 AM

    Four persons were killed and 13 others critically injured when the jeep they were travelling in collided head-on with a tanker in Haridwar district, police said on Tuesday. The mishap occurred late on Monday night near Gajiwala village in the district when the jeep carrying 17 passengers was on its...
  • UP: 16-year-old gangrape survivor beaten up by police 16-04-2013 06:42 PM

    Bijnor: Barely a week after a minor rape victim was detained in a lock-up in Uttar Pradesh, a 16-year-old gangrape victim on Tuesday claimed she was beaten up by police when she went with her parents to file a complaint. Three police personnel - SHO of Afzalgarh police station Ramji...
  • UP: Man murders his pregnant wife 30-12-2012 07:54 AM

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  • News 360: Bizarre dress diktats in UP, Haryana cause outrage 10-12-2012 09:55 PM

    In major embarrassment for the Akhilesh Yadav government, a district magistrate banned women from wearing black clothes. While in Haryana, a college banned girls from wearing jeans. ...
  • 'Dead' girl appears in court 10-05-2011 12:14 PM

    Bijnor: A girl, declared dead and even buried by her family, suddenly appeared before a local court accusing her family of trying to sell her. 18-year-old Chandani left home on May 5 and was missing since then, her mother Rashida Khatoon had claimed. After the incident, body of a young...
  • Flood victims struggle to come to terms 23-09-2010 01:41 PM

    Bijnor: The floods may be receding in Uttar Pradesh, but it's now that people are coming to terms with what the floods took away. People are returning home to pick up the pieces. Reaching the villages where the flood had wreaked havoc was impossible without tractors. If at some places...
  • Flood havoc; 25 Bijnor villages are under water 21-09-2010 08:48 PM

    Several lives have been lost and thousands are rendered homeless in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district. ...