Saharanpur

  • Stage set for polling in 10 LS seats of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday April 9, 2014

    Lucknow: The electoral fortunes of 154 candidates will be decided in 10 Lok Sabha seats in politically important state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Muzaffarnagar riots have changed the political equations of the area dominated by Jats and Muslims which form 15 to 40 per cent of the populace, with...
  • SP leader escapes unhurt after his helicopter makes an emergency landing April 8, 2014

    A Samajwadi Party minister on Tuesday escaped unhurt when a helicopter in which he was travelling made an emergency landing after its engine failed in Saharanpur. Malik was going to address a political rally at Mankamau when his helicopter's engine failed but not before the pilots brought it down to safe...
  • Modi hate speech case: I won't sit at home fearing death, says Masood April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress candidate from Saharanpur Imraan Masood is caught in a piquant situation after threatening to kill BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. The Congress candidate, who was vehemently criticised by the saffron brigade for his controversial remarks against Modi, said that he won't sit at home due to fear...
  • Imran Masood gets an edge over rivals in Saharanpur with his anti-Modi rant April 5, 2014

    Saharanpur: Positive publicity or negative publicity, it sure grabs eyeballs. At the moment, the person who seems to be cashing in on all the limelight he received for his remarks on Narendra Modi is Imran Masood. The Congress candidate from Saharanpur who was arrested for a hate speech against the...
  • Court grants bail to Imran Masood in Modi hate speech case April 3, 2014

    Congress Lok Sabha candidate Imran Masood, arrested for hate speech in which he allegedly threatened to "chop" Narendra Modi "into pieces", was on Wednesday granted bail after defence argued that he was wrongly charged under sections for hurting religious sentiments. Masood, who was sent to jail for 14 days after a...
  • 2014 battle gets vitriolic with 'chop Modi', 'Sonia Tarka' remarks March 31, 2014

    Saharanpur: The battle for 2014 is getting more vitriolic by the day. After Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood, another leader from western Uttar Pradesh, Nahid Hassan from the Samajwadi Party, has made derogatory remarks against Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and BSP chief Mayawati. Barely 24 hours after...
  • Hate speech: Rahul Gandhi criticises Imran Masood for hate speech March 30, 2014

    Saharanpur: Criticising Congress's Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood, party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, while addressing a rally in Saharanpur, said that politics of hate should be left to the Opposition. His statements came even as Masood's wife claimed that her husband was being framed. "I want justice from all of...
  • Imran Masood's wife shares stage with Rahul in Saharanpur March 30, 2014

    Wife of Congress candidate Imran Masood who is serving 14-day judicial custody shared the stage with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday during his rally in Saharanpur. ...
  • Rahul raps party candidate Imran Masood for hate speech against Modi March 29, 2014

    Saharanpur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has criticised his party's Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood who threatened to kill BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. Rahul's comments come on a day when Masood was sent to 14-day judicial custody for hate speech. Rahul asking his party workers to abstain from making such remarks,...
  • Hate speech: Imran Masood produced in court amidst chaos by supporters March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Imran Masood has been produced in the Deoband court amidst heavy security as his supporters have created chaos outside the court. As a fallout of Masood's arrest, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi cancelled his scheduled visit to Saharanpur on Saturday. The Congress has condemned Masood's statement....
  • Rahul Gandhi cancels Saharanpur rally after Imran Masood's arrest March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has called off his rally in Saharanpur after party leader Imran Masood was arrested on the intervening night of March 28 and 29 from Saharanpur for making hate speeches against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In the video that had gone...
  • Rahul Gandhi may call off Saharanpur rally after Imran Masood's arrest March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to call off his rally in Saharanpur after party leader Imran Masood was arrested late on Friday night for making hate speeches against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In the video that had gone viral, the Saharanpur Congress candidate...
  • Congress's Imran Masood arrested for 'chop Modi into pieces' speech March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after a video of Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood's hate speech surfaced, he has been arrested. Masood was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on the intervening night of March 28 and 29 from Saharanpur after he was seen threatening to chop Bharatiya Janata Party Prime...
  • Has the law failed to check hate speech? March 28, 2014

    Congress's Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood, who was seen threatening to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi remains defiant even as a case has been registered against him. ...
  • After threat to kill Modi, Imran Masood says will apologise if Modi apologises for 2002 riots March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood, who was seen threatening to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, remains defiant even as a case has been registered against him. Speaking to IBN7, Masood said that he will apologise only if Modi apologises for the 2002 Gujarat riots. He...
  • Saharanpur Congress candidate threatens to chop Modi into pieces March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could be a huge embarrassment for the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, party's Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood has threatened to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. A video has surfaced showing Masood addressing a gathering and claiming to...
  • Shadan Masood to contest as SP candidate from Saharanpur January 25, 2014

    Shadan Masood, son of disqualified Rajya Sabha MP Rashid Masood, was on Sunday named as Samajwadi Party candidate from Saharanpur parliamentary constituency. Shadan Masood has been declared as the party's candidate in place of Imran Masood, SP's national general secretary and spokesman Ramgopal Yadav said in a statement in Lucknow. 66-year-old Rashid...
  • Man arrested for throwing 21-year-old boy out of train December 11, 2013

    A man has been arrested for allegedly pushing a 21-year-old boy out of a moving train, government railway police said. The incident occurred on November 28, 2013, when three youths allegedly pushed Madrassa student Ikram out of Delhi-Saharanpur passenger train when he was going from Deoband to Baraut, they said. The injured...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Top police officials transferred September 9, 2013

    Heads have started rolling over the violence in Muzaffarnagar with the Uttar Pradesh government transferring top police officials, including Saharanpur DIG, SSP Muzaffarnagar and SP Shamli on Monday. DIG range, Saharanpur DD Mishra has been replaced by A M Jain, who was posted in police recruitment board as DIG, official sources...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Saharanpur DIG transferred September 9, 2013

    In the wake of the violence in Muzaffarnagar, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday transferred Saharanpur DIG DD Mishra. Mishra has been replaced by A M Jain, who was posted in police recruitment board as DIG, official sources said. Mishra has been attached to the DGP office, they said. Violence-hit Muzaffarnagar...
  • UP: 5 men allegedly molest an athlete, try to run over her July 11, 2013

    Saharanpur: An 18-year-old national level sprinter was seriously injured after she was allegedly molested by in a car by five men who later tried to run over her. Police said two of the accused have been arrested while three others are absconding. The incident took place on early Wednesday morning...
  • UP: Former village head murdered by his children April 8, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: A former village head was allegedly murdered by his three children at Manani village in Saharanpur district, police said on Monday. The body of Rampal (55) was found in his house on Sunday. His sons Anil (23), Kuldeep (20) and a daughter Priyanka (16) are absconding after the...
  • UP: Railway police throw old couple off moving train February 28, 2013

    Lucknow: In a shocking incident, an elderly woman was killed and her husband got wounded as the couple was thrown out of a moving train by government railway police (GRP) personnel for boarding the wrong train, police said on Wednesday. The incident occurred around 10 am at Muzaffarnagar, when the elderly...
  • UP: Woman allegedly thrown out of train, dies February 27, 2013

    Lucknow: In a shocking incident a woman identified as Santosh Devi died after being allegedly thrown out of Shatabdi Express by a security man on Wednesday in Muzaffarnagar. The woman boarded the Shatabdi Express by mistake but was thrown out of the train by the accused. Santosh died after she...
  • UP: Police does a U-turn, says woman rescued no NRI November 1, 2012

    Saharanpur: The exploits of Saharanpur police on Tuesday embarrassed the force when a woman planned her own abduction after seeing an advertisement of a television serial aired on a private channel and sent the police on a wild goose chase. The advertisement showed a NRI woman as missing. It is...
  • UP: DIG who advocated honour killing transferred May 10, 2012

    Lucknow: Saharanpur range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur, who had on Wednesday sparked a controversy by advocating honour killing, was transferred by the authorities on Thursday. This came hours after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said he would take action against Mathur if the police officer had supported honour killing. "If...
  • Honour killing: UP CM to act against DIG May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after Saharanpur range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur sparked a controversy by advocating honour killing, the Uttar Pradesh government has promised action. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said he would take action against Mathur if the police officer had supported honour killing. "If that is the statement then that...
  • Looking into DIG advocating honour killings: Police May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order, Crime) Jagmohan Yadav said on Wednesday that he would look into the statements made by Saharanpur Range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur justifying honour killing. Yadav said that he had already spoken to Mathur once and will speak to...
  • If my sister runs away, I will kill her: UP DIG May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A top-ranking police official in Uttar Pradesh has sparked a controversy by openly advocating honour killings. The official in question is Satish Kumar Mathur, the DIG of Saharanpur Range. Mathur was caught on camera saying that if his own sister ever eloped he would kill her or commit...
  • UP: 18-year-old girl abducted in broad daylight April 29, 2012

    New Delhi: An 18-year-old girl was abducted by four men in a car in broad daylight on Saturday. The incident occurred at around 2 pm on the Loni-Saharanpur road when the victim Gulistaan had stepped out to buy medicines. Her sister-in-law who was with her at the time claims the...