BIJNOR

  • Escaped SIMI members major security threat, CCTV shows them fleeing after Bijnor blast December 14, 2014

    New Delhi/Mumbai: As the five operatives of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from a jail in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa in October 2013 emerge as the biggest internal security threat to India, CNN-IBN has accessed CCTV footage which shows the five fugitives after an explosion in Bijnor in...
  • UP bypolls: About 50 per cent polling recorded in state September 13, 2014

    Lucknow: About 50 per cent electorate on Saturday exercised their franchise in bypolls to 11 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh till 5 pm. Around 53.2 per cent votes were polled in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat where Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his MP wife Dimple...
  • Truck carrying goods worth Rs 3 lakh looted June 30, 2014

    A group of unidentified persons bound a driver and cleaner of a truck and looted the vehicle, which was carrying goods worth Rs 3 lakh, police said on Monday. The incident took place last night, near a gas agency in Chandpur police station area. The truck carrying soaps and detergents of...
  • SP nominee held at IGI airport after bullet was found in his baggage April 27, 2014

    Samajwadi Party candidate from Bijnor Lok Sabha seat of Uttar Pradesh, Shahnawaz Rana was arrested at the IGI Airport here after a live cartridge was found in his hand baggage, police said on Saturday. The incident took place last evening when Rana had reached the airport to catch a Jet Airways...
  • Fresh FIR lodged against Azam Khan for making 'provocative speech' at Bijnor rally April 15, 2014

    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 April 14, 2014

    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 been accused...
  • Fed up of police inaction, rape victim attempts suicide at Akhilesh's rally April 9, 2014

    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 Minister,...
  • I was a tea vendor, I can empathize with the poor: Modi April 6, 2014

    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 said that Congress...
  • Modi slams Congress, SP and BSP, says they are all same April 6, 2014

    BJP’s 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 Modi's rally,...
  • Mayawati to begin Uttar Pradesh campaign on Thursday April 2, 2014

    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 to...
  • Watch: RLD candidate Jaya Prada sings 'de de pyaar de, vote de' April 2, 2014

    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 March 22, 2014

    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 Muzaffarnagar without permission...
  • 7 killed, 12 injured in two separate accidents in UP March 20, 2014

    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 injured were...
  • RLD gives ticket to Amar Singh, Jaya Prada from Fatehpur Sikri, Bijnore March 11, 2014

    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 seats respectively. RLD chief Ajit Singh will contest from Bagpat while his son Jayant Chowdhury from Mathura constituency, according to the first list of six candidates...
  • Notice issued against BSP MLA for entering forest with arms February 20, 2014

    A notice has been issued against BSP MLA Mohd Ghazi for entering into the reserved forest in Bijnorwith arms aiming to kill a maneater 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 Wednesday...
  • 7 persons arrested for looting vehicles in Bijnor January 20, 2014

    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 away...
  • Rains add to winter chill in UP, Met predicts more downpour tomorrow January 11, 2014

    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 JP...
  • Bijnor: Husband beats wife to death for opposing his drinking habits December 31, 2013

    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. A case...
  • Congress leader, five others booked for widow's gangrape October 21, 2013

    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. According...
  • 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...
  • 8-year-old girl found raped, murdered in Bijnor September 3, 2013

    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 her...
  • NHRC issues notice to UP govt for refusing compensation to gangrape victim August 28, 2013

    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 cause...
  • 4 killed, 13 injured as jeep en route Bijnor collides headon with tanker August 20, 2013

    Four persons were killed and 13 others critically injured when the jeep they were travelling in collided headon 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 way...
  • UP: 16yearold gangrape survivor beaten up by police April 16, 2013

    Bijnor: Barely a week after a minor rape victim was detained in a lockup in Uttar Pradesh, a 16yearold 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 Lal,...
  • UP: Man murders his pregnant wife December 30, 2012

    Bijnor: A pregnant woman was allegedly murdered by her husband who slit her throat with a knife, police said on Saturday. According to police, the accused, Arvind, on Friday took his 23yearold wife Hemlata, to Nurpur Marg on the pretext of driving her to her parent's house and killed her. The...
  • UP: Eightmonth pregnant woman murdered by husband December 29, 2012

    Bijnor: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a pregnant woman was allegedly murdered by her husband who slit her throat with a knife, police said on Saturday. According to police, the accused, Arvind, on Friday took his 23yearold wife Hemlata, to Nurpur Marg on the pretext of driving her...
  • News 360: Bizarre dress diktats in UP, Haryana cause outrage December 10, 2012

    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. ...
  • Dress code diktats: NCW seeks probe, UP Muslims cry attack on faith December 10, 2012

    Bijnor: Two regressive and strange diktats have ruffled feathers in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. While women students in Bijnor have been barred from wearing black clothing and jeans at a function to be presided by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, a college in Bhiwani has made it mandatory for its women...
  • No jeans for girls in Bhiwani college, no black clothes in Bijnor December 10, 2012

    Bhiwani/Bijnor: There has been public outrage after two diktats in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. While in Haryana, a college has banned girls from wearing jeans, in Uttar Pradesh, the Bijnor District Magistrate has asked girls not to wear black clothes at a Chief Minister event. A women's college in the Bhiwani...
  • UP: Bijnor DM asks women not to wear black clothes December 10, 2012

    Bijnor: A regressive and strange diktat has ruffled feathers in Uttar Pradesh. Women students in Bijnor have been barred from wearing black clothing and jeans at a function to be presided by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Reports say women have also been barred from wearing jeans and using mobile phones. This...