Bulandshahr

  • Another BJP leader shot at in Uttar Pradesh June 11, 2014

    Meerut: In yet another attack on BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh, Puneet Singhal was shot at by unknown assailants in Bulandshahr district on Wednesday. The injured leader was rushed to a hospital in Meerut where he is undergoing treatment. This is the third attack on BJP leaders in a week's time....
  • 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...
  • LS polls: Congress-RLD engage in tug of war over Bulandshahr seat March 8, 2014

    Congress and its ally Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) are engaged in a tug of war over Bulandshahr constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Bulandshahr, which has around 17.1 lakh voters, and is a reserved for Scheduled Castes, will go to polls on April 10. Ajit Singh-led RLD has claimed the right...
  • Despite police protection, witness shot dead by unidentified assailants February 18, 2014

    A 42-year-old person, who was a complainant in his brother's murder case and having police protection, was on Monday shot dead by three unidentified assailants in Bulandshahr district, police said. Gulab Singh of Dhoosri village under Shikarpur police station was shot dead while on his way back to his village from Shikarpur...
  • Dog bites ex-policeman, named accused in police report February 15, 2014

    "Abhiyukt Kuttey Hain" (the accused is a dog), says a report lodged in a police station in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. In an unusual happening, police have registered a case against a stray dog for biting retired sub-inspector of Delhi Police Vijay Singh on February 13. A case has been registered...
  • Postal inspector arrested for taking bribe of Rs 2,000 February 15, 2014

    A postal inspector was nabbed by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 from the head post office here. Superintendent of the Post Office, RK Tiwari confirmed the arrest of Postal Inspector, Roop Kishore by the CBI team yesterday evening. Posted at Bulandshahr, Kishore was entrusted with examining complaints regarding...
  • Bulandshahr: Dalit woman battles for life as employer sets her ablaze for resisting rape February 14, 2014

    A dalit woman working at a brick kiln at Kirra village in Bulandshahr was allegedly set ablaze by her employer when she resisted his attempt to rape her. The woman, who suffered 95 per cent burns, was admitted to the district hospital from where she was referred to Meerut for treatment. According...
  • Clashes erupt after boy repeatedly harasses girl; 3 killed, 2 police officers injured January 29, 2014

    Three people were killed and three injured in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district when two groups clashed after a teenage girl was harassed, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place late on Tuesday in Sainda Faridpur village of Khurja, around 400 km from Lucknow, after the 14-year-old girl...
  • Despite huge funds, enrollment in primary, junior schools declines January 7, 2014

    Despite Rs 250 crores being spent annually by the Uttar Pradesh government in the district, students enrollment in the Primary and Junior High Schools has declined during the current academic year. There were 2,73,272 students enrolled with these schools during the current academic (2013-14) year against 2,84,245 in (2012-13), last year, according to the statistics provided by...
  • BSP MLA wife's murder: Police announce reward for providing clue leading to arrest of accused October 22, 2013

    Police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 30,000 for anybody providing information leading to the arrest of two sons of BSP MLA from Uttar Pradesh Haji Aleem in connection with the murder of his wife. According to police, Bulandshahr MLA's 40-year-old wife Rehana was murdered allegedly by Danish (25) and...
  • Family members of UP legislator Haji Aleem's questioned over murder of his wife October 11, 2013

    At least nine family members, including two brothers of Uttar Pradesh legislator Haji Aleem, have been questioned in connection with the gruesome murder of the lawmaker's wife in New Delhi, police said. Rehana, 40, wife of Aleem, who represents the Bulandshahr constituency, was murdered on Wednesday morning in her New Jafrabad...
  • UP legislator's wife murdered in Delhi October 9, 2013

    An Uttar Pradesh legislator's wife was murdered at her home in Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. Rehana, 40, wife of Haji Aleem, a legislator from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, was at her New Jafrabad home in east Delhi, while her husband was away for Haj pilgrimage, police said. The police suspects...
  • Middlemen responsible for high onion price, says Khurshid Bulandshahr, Sep 2 (PTI) September 2, 2013

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid has held middlemen responsible for the high cost of onions and said state governments should sternly deal with the issue. "Middlemen are responsible for the high rates of onion and other essential commodities," Khurshid told reporters in Bulandshahr on Sunday. State governments should sternly deal with them, he...
  • Missing journalist's body found in a gunny bag on roadside August 26, 2013

    The body of a local scribe who was missing since Friday, was found in a gunny bag on roadside in Chola area of Kotwali Dehat in Bulandshahr, police said on Sunday. The deceased, Zakaullah (28) of Khurja town, about 20 kms from Bulandshahr, had been missing since Friday evening, said Khurja...
  • Woman, family members sets themselves on fire in front of police June 13, 2013

    Bulandshahr: In the well-known Arauli honour killing case in Bulandshahr, a woman identified as Mahvish and her family members set themselves ablaze in front of Uttar Pradesh police personnel alleging atrocity by them. Mahvish's brother-in-law suffered 90 per cent burn injuries and has been shifted to a hospital in Delhi in...
  • Bulandshahr alleged rape: Minor cannot be jailed, says SC April 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file response within a week on detention of a 10-year-old rape victim by police in Bulandshahr, when she approached them to lodge a complaint. "A minor cannot be put in lock up," a bench headed by Chief Justice...
  • UP: Accused are threatening us, says rape victim's family April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: In Bulandshahr some musclemen and influential people are threatening the family of the minor Dalit rape victim who was locked up by the police after she filed a complain against those who had allegedly sexually assaulted her. According to the victim's family the accused are putting pressure on...
  • FTN: Have new anti-rape laws failed to make any impact, especially in small towns? April 12, 2013

    A 10-year-old girl and her mother were put behind the bars when they reached a police station in Bulandshahr to file a rape complaint. ...
  • Bulandshahr rape: Supreme Court seeks UP govt's reply April 11, 2013

    A 10-year-old girl and her mother were put behind the bars when they reached a police station in Bulandshahr to file a rape complaint. ...
  • Bulandshahr case: SC demands explanation from UP govt April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: In the Bulandshahr incident where a 10-year-old was locked in a police station for more than 10 hours, the Supreme Court has now taken suo motto cognizance and demanded an explanation from the UP government. This even as the police assures the guilty will be punished, the victim's...
  • Medical report of Bulandshahr minor says no evidence of rape April 10, 2013

    Lucknow: In a new twist in the alleged rape case in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, the pathological report of the minor states that there is no evidence of rape. The doctors, however, have not ruled out sexual assault. The report comes hours after the Supreme Court took suo motu cognisance of the...
  • Bulandshahr rape: Supreme Court seeks UP govt's reply April 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking suo motu cognisance of the Bulandshahr minor rape case, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to explain why a minor rape victim was locked up in the jail when she approached the police to file a complaint. The apex court has asked the...
  • Bulandshahr: Rape survivor alleges she was slapped by women constables April 10, 2013

    In a yet another case of police brutality, a 10-year-old rape survivor was locked up in the jail when she reached a police station to file a complaint. "Mujhe thappad mara (I was slapped)," alleged the girl, who spent more than 15 hours in the jail with her mother. ...
  • UP: Police put 10-year-old rape survivor behind bars April 10, 2013

    Bulandshahr: The callous response of police came to fore when a 10-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped, was put behind bars by women police officials after she approached them to file a complaint along with her mother. Two women constables have been suspended while two sub-Inspectors including the station-in-charge have...
  • Honour killing: Victim's brother meets Aamir December 9, 2012

    Bulandshahr: Elder brother of slain Abdul Hakim, a victim of honour killing in the district, on Sunday claimed actor Aamir Khan has assured all possible help to the his family. Shakir, who returned from Mumbai last night, said he met Aamir two days back. He said the actor has assured all...
  • Bulandshahr: Police arrest prime accused in Abdul's murder November 30, 2012

    Bulandshahr: The police claim to have cracked the murder of Abdul Hakim in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh and they denied it was an act of honour killing. The police have arrested the prime suspect in the case, Salman. They allege the suspect was out to kill the victim's nephew but...
  • Bulandshahr honour killing: One more arrested November 28, 2012

    Bulandshahr: The Centre has finally stepped in the Bulandshahr honour killing case of 28-year-old Abdul Hakim following a request by Bollywood actor Amir Khan. UP Police have so far arrested three accused in the case. Officials claim that the third person arrested has been identified as Gullu while three other...
  • UP: Concerned about Mehwish's safety, says Aamir November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Aamir Khan has expressed sympathy and demanded protection for Abdul Hakim's wife Mehwish. 28-year-old Abdul was shot dead in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh. Hakim's wife on Monday alleged that her family was behind the murder of her husband. The couple had featured on Aamir Khan's show Satyamev...
  • UP govt takes 'serious note' of suspected honour killing case November 27, 2012

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said it had taken "serious note" of the suspected honour killing incident in Bulandshahr district of the state. "It is a very serious incident especially when some people for social reasons want to have a different kind of rule.... government has taken a serious...
  • Aamir: We had seen the fear Hakim lived with November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan is saddened by the murder of labourer Abdul Hakim, who spoke against khap panchayats on the superstar's show "Satyamev Jayate" earlier this year. Hakim's wife Mahvish Monday alleged that her family was behind the murder of her husband, who was killed late Saturday in Bulandshahr. Hakim had...