DEORIA

  • Police officers wash Lalu's feet, carry his slippers, probe ordered December 19, 2013

    Jharkhand Police on Wednesday ordered aprobe into media pictures showing a police officer washing thefeet of Lalu Prasad before the RJD chiefwent inside a templewhile another policeman allegedly carried Lalu's slippers, asenior police officer said in Ranchi. "The probe has been ordered by the police headquartersafter publication of photographs in newspapers,...
  • Labourer hailing from UP found dead in Jaipur September 6, 2013

    A young labourer was  found dead in his room in Vishkaram area on Friday in Jaipur, the police said. The deceased was identified as 28-year-old Ramesh Kumar Paswan, they said. Ramesh, hailing from Deoria in Uttar Pradesh, probably succumbed to his illness of epilepsy, they said, adding the body has been sent...
  • UP: Unidentified men shot dead former village head April 26, 2013

    Deoria: A former village head and panchayat member was shot dead on Thursday by some unidentified persons in Patharhut area in Deoria police said. Arun Singh (25) was shot dead in Gouri Bazar village on Thursday evening by some persons due to old enmity, they said. Tension prevailed in area...
  • Deoria rape: ASP, SHO transferred over 'insensitivity' March 23, 2013

    Lucknow: The Deoria ASP, who was caught on camera humiliating a 35yearold Dalit rape victim, was on Saturday transferred by the Uttar Pradesh government. The SHO of Bankata police station, who had allegedly refused to file rape complaint of the woman, was also sent to police lines, a home department...
  • UP: Who will rape a mother of four, police officer asks victim March 22, 2013

    Deoria: A police officer in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh not only insulted and humiliated a rape victim but also used foul language against her. The police officer who allegedly humiliated the victim has been identified as Additional Superintendent of Police Keshav Chandra Goswami. A Dalit woman was allegedly raped in...
  • Jama Masjid Shahi Imam prevented from visiting slain DSP's house March 4, 2013

    Deoria: Delhi's Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari was prevented this afternoon from heading towards the native village of DSP Zia-ul-Haq who was killed by a mob last Saturday. The cleric was stopped in Gauri Bazar area as a precautionary measure while he was on way to police officer's...
  • Criminals run truck over UP subinspector May 17, 2012

    Lucknow: In yet another evidence of the rampant criminalisation of Uttar Pradesh and their brazen functioning, suspected criminals ran a truck over a police subinspector in Deoria district, killing him and critically injuring a police constable, police said. The incident took place late on Wednesday night when a small police team...
  • UP polls: BJP chief Surya Pratap Sahi resigns March 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Surya Pratap Sahi, the Uttar Pradesh BJP president, has resigned. Sahi submitted his resignation to BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Thursday, accepting responsibility for the BJP's poor show in the state during the Assembly elections on Tuesday. Sahi contested the elections from the Pathardeva seat in Deoria district. He was...
  • UP: Voting generally peaceful, turnout 56 pc February 11, 2012

    Lucknow: Nearly 56 per cent of 1.92 crore voters on Saturday exercised their franchise for 59 seats spread over nine districts in the byandlarge peaceful second phase of the fiercelyfought Uttar Pradesh assembly election. The fate of 1,098 candidates, including two state party chiefs, 31 MLAs and 24 former ministers was...
  • 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 statewide death toll owing to the cold now stands at 74. As many as six people died in Deoria, four in Bareilly, two in Lucknow...
  • Student tied with ropes, dragged on ground in UP October 23, 2008

    Lucknow: A fiveyearold child was tied with ropes and dragged for nearly 50 metres by authorities in Uttar Pradesh for not attending school regularly, an official said Thursday. "We have learnt that inhumane treatment was meted out to the child, Alok Gupta, studying in the kindergarten at a private school," officer...