Etawah

  • Uttar Pradesh: Rape victim commits suicide; family, BSP protest July 15, 2014

    Hathras: There is no end to the rape horror in Uttar Pradesh. A Dalit woman, who was allegedly gangraped, reportedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze. Her family and BSP workers protested on Tuesday. The woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped near Etawah on July 12. She set herself ablaze on...
  • Akhilesh's angry retort to media on rape cases: Why are you bothered? May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: In what is likely to create more trouble for him, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reacted angrily when asked about the spate of rape cases in his state on Friday. "Have you faced any problem? You are safe, why are you bothered?" he asked a journalist who sought...
  • UP: Father of rape accused brutally beats mother of rape survivor May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, the mother of a rape survivor has been brutally beaten by the father of a rape accused, Basant Yadav, and three others in Etawah, home district of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. One of the accused has been arrested and two are still...
  • Repolling in five booths in Uttar Pradesh today April 28, 2014

    Lucknow: Faulty EVMs and bogus votes in several constituencies across the country has lead to the Election Commission to call for repolls in some constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Repolling will be held at five polling stations of Firozabad and Etawah Lok Sabha constituencies as the Election...
  • UP: Etawah gangrape victim, who was set on fire, dies in hospital July 19, 2013

    Etawah: The 20-year-old girl in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh, who was allegedly gangraped and set on fire last week, succumbed to her injuries on Friday in the hospital. While police had claimed that the girl in her declaration had said that she was raped by a man and was later...
  • Rise in rape cases in UP a matter of concern: Rita Bahuguna Joshi July 12, 2013

    Reacting to the Etawah rape case, where a woman was allegedly raped and later set on fire, Congress leader Ritu Bahuguna Joshi said it is a matter of great concern. ...
  • Etawah rape: SP leader Naresh Agarwal assures action July 12, 2013

    A 20-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped and set on fire in Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh, has succumbed to her injuries. While police are claiming that the girl in her declaration had said that she was raped by a man and was later set on fire by his family,...
  • UP: Girl critical after 3 men rape her and their family sets her on fire July 12, 2013

    Etawah: A 20-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by three men and set on fire in Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh, is battling for her life in a district hospital. While police are claiming that the girl in her declaration had said that she was raped by a man and...
  • UP: Crime rate rises, Akhilesh comes up with more promises March 5, 2013

    Lucknow: When Akhilesh Yadav took over as the Chief Minister of Uttra Pradesh, he was promised to control crimes and make the state a safer place. But the last few months have shown that the crime rate is spiraling upwards and Akhilesh is just offering empty promises on the law...
  • UP: HC questions 24-hour power supply to VIP districts September 25, 2012

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has questioned the 24-hour power supply to the VIP districts in Uttar Pradesh. These include power supply in Amethi, Raebareli, Etawah, Kannauj, Mainpuri and Ramnagar. Amethi is Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's constituency, Raebareli is Sonia Gandhi's while Etawah and Mainpuri are...
  • Come only when I call, Shivpal Yadav tells media August 15, 2012

    Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Yadav is making news again after he threatened the media in Etawah on Tuesday. ...
  • Etawah accident: 'No cremation of victims till Akhilesh comes' July 22, 2012

    A speeding truck killed 13 people including 11 women on Saturday in Etawah, the hometown of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. ...
  • Thirteen mowed down by truck in Etawah July 21, 2012

    Etawah: Thirteen people, including eleven women, were on Saturday killed and five others injured when they were run over by a truck on Etawah-Farukkhabad road in Uttar Pradesh, police said. All the thirteen people were sitting by the roadside when the truck ran over them after the driver lost control of...
  • UP: Honour killing in Akhilesh's hometown July 17, 2012

    Etawah: The father and the brother of a Dalit boy were murdered in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's hometown of Etawah in a suspected case of honour killing. The Dalit boy had eloped with an upper caste girl, whose family members committed the murders. The murders came to light when the...
  • Akhilesh's lion safari hits environment roadblock July 6, 2012

    Lucknow: An ambitious project by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh to start a lion safari in his hometown of Safai in Etawah has now hit a green hurdle. The regional office of the Environment Ministry has issued a showcause notice, stopping all construction till the project gets all green...
  • Will Akhilesh's lion safari project benefit anyone? July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: New Delhi: The roar of the lions may soon echo across Etawah if the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has his way. Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly asked his state government to flatten and develop a 50 hectare patch of forest in the region for enclosures for lions who...
  • UP: Akhilesh asked to halt Lion Safari project July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A dream project of UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav - the Lion Safari in Etawah - has been ordered to be halted by the Environment Ministry. The ministry on Friday sent a show cause notice to Akhilesh with regard to the matter. It red-flagged the project asking the state government...
  • SP nears majority, Mulayam heartland celebrates March 6, 2012

    Etawah: The traditional Yadav bastions of Mainpuri, Etawah and Firozabad celebrated wildly on Tuesday as the Samajwadi Party (SP) seemed set to return to power in Uttar Pradesh. Groups of party workers took to the streets in Shikohabad with party flags. The mood turned festive, with many smearing one another with...
  • Kanpur-Shikohabad Express derailed in Etawah July 27, 2011

    New Delhi: The engine and three bogies of the Kanpur-Shikohabad passenger train derailed on Wednesday morning at the Sarai Bhupat station. No casualties have been reported so far. Initial reports suggest the derailment could have been caused by a crack on one of the rail tracks. Railway authorities say traffic...
  • Violence, booth capturing during UP panchayat polls October 12, 2010

    Etawah: Violence erupted in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh during the first phase of the panchayat elections. Locals clashed with police at Bharthana after an inspector allegedly tore papers related to the election. Seven people were arrested for influencing the voters at the polling booth. Meanwhile, in restive Gorakhpur district the...
  • Case against 6-yr-old girl dropped, cops suspended February 5, 2009

    New Delhi: The case of theft against the six-year-old Dalit girl who was brutally beaten up by a policemen on Monday, has been cancelled and the woman who made the allegations against the child has been booked for making a false complaint. The girl named Komal was thrashed by the policemen...
  • UP cops who beat up six-yr-old girl surrender February 4, 2009

    Etawah/Lucknow: Two cops who mercilessly beat up a six-year-old Dalit girl, sparking a public outcry, surrendered before a local court which granted bail to one and remanded another to 14 days in judicial custody even as the case of theft slapped against the child was found to be false. Inspector Chandra...
  • Watch: Six-year-old girl brutally beaten up by cops February 5, 2009

    A six-year-old girl was beaten up brutally by a Sub Inspector in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh. According to the policeman she stole Rs 280, which her father denied, stating some other child had stolen the money. Two police personnel involved in beating up the child have been suspended....
  • Boys rob train passengers to contest student elections October 7, 2008

    Lucknow: The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Tuesday claimed it had solved the October 1 train robbery by arresting two suspects from Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. The arrested were students of a degree college who, according to the police, had committed the crime to arrange funds for contesting student union...
  • Cops face ire as UP railway employee dies in custody March 31, 2008

    New Delhi: The Railway Police (RPF) was the target of angry employees after one of their colleagues died in police custody in Etawah In Uttar Pradesh. The victim was arrested by the RPF on charges of theft and handed over to the local police in Kasganj. “He was on duty from 8...
  • Mayawati beats Rahul to meet bereaved Dalit family March 15, 2008

    New Delhi: All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and Member of Parliament (MP) from Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) Rahul Gandhi is visiting Etawah on Saturday to console the Dalit family whose members were shot dead earlier this week. Five members of a Dalit family were shot dead allegedly by members of...
  • Five members of a Dalit family gunned down in UP March 13, 2008

    New Delhi: A Dalit family of five was gunned down by unidentified people in Aminabad village in Etawah on Wednesday night. According to reports reaching here, a group of unidentified gunmen stormed into the house on Wednesday night and showered bullets on the family. A relative who was visiting them...
  • UP CM's hometown stones his convoy December 19, 2006

    Uttar Pradesh: Ahead of the crucial UP Assembly polls due early next year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav is busy visiting all districts and villlages to garner as many votes as he can. However, his pre-election visit to his hometown, Etawah, turned ugly on Tuesday afternoon when his convoy...