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  • India shamed, spate of rapes in UP, Meghalaya woman killed by molesters June 4, 2014

    Shillong: Rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. On a day when the US criticised India over the state of crime against women, alleged militants shot at a woman from point blank range and blew off her head for resisting...
  • Three arrested for sexually assaulting minor girl in Noida's Badlapur June 4, 2014

    Noida: Adding to the disturbing list of crime against women and children, a minor girl was on Monday sexually assaulted in Noida's Badlapur area. Police have arrested all the three accused, two of whom are minors. According to the police complaint, the minor was taken to a secluded building where she...
  • UP government not to post police officials in their home districts June 4, 2014

    Lucknow: After facing a lot of criticism for deteriorating law and order, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has decided not to post police personnel in their home districts. The previous BSP government of Mayawati has ordered that police officials should be posted more than 250 km away from his...
  • Badaun gangrape: UP to send letter to Centre demanding CBI inquiry June 3, 2014

    UP police has received in writing the demand for CBI inquiry into the alleged gangrape of two teenaged cousins in Badaun from their relatives and a formal letter for the same would be sent to the Centre, the state DGP said. The SP-led government in the state had earlier backed the...
  • UP government suspends two IPS officers on charges of sexual harassment June 3, 2014

    Two senior IPS officers, accused by their female subordinates of misbehaving with them, were on Monday suspended by Uttar Pradesh government. D P Srivastva, DIG, PTS Meerut, and Sanjeev Tyagi, ASP Kanpur City, were placed under suspension and attached to the DGP Headquarters with immediate effect, a police headquarters spokesman said. A...
  • Is politics being played over the Badaun gang-rape? June 2, 2014

    Badaun gangrape continues to attract political attention with leaders thronging the UP district to meet the bereaved family members of the teenaged victims. Senior leaders inclusing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati, LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan are among the politicians who have paid a visit to the...
  • Badaun gangrape: Leaders spar, UP government sacks top officials June 2, 2014

    Badaun: Badaun gangrape continues to attract political attention with leaders thronging the UP district to meet the bereaved family members of the teenaged victims. Senior leaders inclusing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati, LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan are among the politicians who have paid a visit to...
  • Badaun gangrape: After Usmani, UP government removes Principal Secretary for Home June 2, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government which is facing severe flak for the surging rate of crime against women and children in the state on Monday removed Principal Secretary for Home, Anil Gupta. This comes a day after the Akhilesh Yadav government removed its Chief Secretary Javed Usmani over the Badaun gangrape...
  • Political blame game over Badaun gangrape continues June 2, 2014

    Political blame game over the Badaun gangrape continues. While BSP chief Mayawati demanded President's Rule; LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan who met the bereaved families today asked why the UP CM have not yet paid them a visit yet. ...
  • Badaun rape shame: Should politics be played over rape cases? June 2, 2014

    Women & Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday insisted that her department was taking the Badaun gangrape case very seriously and it topped their priority list. Earlier in the day, the Home Ministry asked the Uttar Pradesh government on why the SC/ST Act was not slapped against the culprits...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI probe not a solution, says MoS Home June 1, 2014

    MoS Home Kiren Rijiju said, "CBI inquiry is not a solution, we need to think on how to stop such things from happening." ...
  • Don't tweet on electricity problem, help us in solving it: UP CM to PM Modi June 14, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet are busy tweeting but they can't solve the power crisis. "They have won 73 seats in UP, the PM is also from here, give us some electricity. Give us electricity on loan, we will...
  • Meira Kumar slams UP government for lack of safety for women in state June 1, 2014

    Congress leader Meira Kumar on Sunday said that development can be seen all over but there is no human development in Uttar Pradesh. "If our mothers and sisters are not respected, then this development is meaningless," Meira said on Badaun rape case. ...
  • Rihanna heartbroken after failed romance with Drake June 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: R&B star Rihanna is reportedly heartbroken after her relationship with rapper Drake ended in a disaster. The 26-year-old 'Umbrella' hitmaker, who broke up with Drake recently, is sad that she could not get a fairytale romance, reported Showbizspy. "All she wanted was the fairytale, you know, all that he promised...
  • Kendall Jenner to quit 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'? June 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kendall Jenner is reportedly planning to quit her family's TV show, as she wants to concentrate on her modelling career. The 18-year-old actress' family reality TV show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' no longer interests her, reported Female First magazine. Jenner recently did a photo shoot for...
  • Sitapur: 28-year-old on the run after raping minor girl June 1, 2014

    Sitapur: In yet another incident of rising crime against women and children in Uttar Pradesh, a minor was raped in Sitapur district on Saturday. A 28-year-old man raped the five-year-old when she had gone to pluck mangies from a nearby orchard. Police have registered a case and hunt for the accused...
  • Badaun gangrape: Mayawati visits victims' family, accuses Akhilesh government of cover up June 1, 2014

    Badaun: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati who has been hitting out at the Akhilesh Yadav government after two cousin sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, visited the bereaving family members on Sunday. Addressing the media after her brief meeting with the victims' family, Mayawati told reporters that they were...
  • UP: Two arrested in connection with Balrampur gangrape case June 1, 2014

    Balrampur: Over a week after the gangrape of a minor girl in Utta Pradesh's Balrampur, police have arrested two people in connection with the case. The incident took place on May 24. The victim's family had alleged that the police was slow to act in the case. Crime against women in Uttar...
  • UP: Minor girl set ablaze over property dispute June 1, 2014

    Basti: In a horrific incident, a minor girl was set ablaze over some property dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district. Police have arrested three people in connection with the case, while four other accused continue to remain at large. This incident comes on close heels with the Badaun gangrape case where...
  • UP government steps in for damage control after outrage over Badaun rape May 31, 2014

    After massive public outrage, the Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI probe into the gangrape and murder of two teenaged girls in the Badaun. In a fallout of the deteriorating law & order situation, the UP government replaced the state's Chief Secretary as well as the Bareilly Commissioner. Meanwhile...
  • Murder accused found dead in lock-up, staff police suspended May 31, 2014

    An accused in a murder case was found dead inside his lock-up at Pahasu Police Station here, following which the entire staff of the police station was suspended for illegally keeping him under detention. According to SSP Umesh Kumar Singh, Chand (22) of village Karora under Pahasu Police station was arrested on...
  • Girls outperform boys in Class X UP Board exams May 31, 2014

    Girls outperformed boys in Class X examinations under Uttar Pradesh Board, results for which were declared here on Friday. A total of 33.34 lakh students had appeared in the examinations held earlier this year, and 28.91 lakh (86.71 per cent) of them secured pass marks, said Board's Secretary Shail Kumari Yadav. The...
  • Gangrapes and murders in UP: Is there a total collapse of law and order in 'Akhilesh' Pradesh? May 30, 2014

    Bad news continues from Uttar Pradesh. After the mother of a rape victim was assaulted by the rapist in Etawah and two sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, a minor was gangraped in Azamgarh. The incidents have sent shockwaves across the country and hit international headlines. ...
  • Akhilesh in trouble as power crisis hits UP May 30, 2014

    Angry residents are taking to the streets across Uttar Pradesh in the wake of severe electricity outages which have put the Samajwadi Party government in a spot. With little to show in the power sector in the last two years of its rule, this is the worst thing that could have...
  • UP: Murders, rapes, power cuts raise questions over state government May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The bad news continues from Uttar Pradesh. After the mother of a rape victim was assaulted by the rapist in Etawah and two sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, a minor was gangraped in Azamgarh. The incidents have sent shockwaves across the country and hit international headlines. According to...
  • UP: Four men gangrape minor girl in Azamgarh, no arrests so far May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: Four men allegedly gangraped a minor girl in Saraimeer area of Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. The FIR has been filed against the accused but no arrests has been made so far. The incident took place last night when four men allegedly caught the girl and gangraped her in a nearby...
  • Badaun gangrape: Home Minister intervenes, Akhilesh orders fast track trial May 30, 2014

    Badaun: A day after two minor girls were gangraped and hanged from a tree in UP's Badaun, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday ordered fast track trial in the case. This comes after Home Minister Rajanth Singh spoke to the UP government over the gruesome incident. The UP government had sent...
  • UP power crisis: Stop making excuses, Centre tells Akhilesh May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has come down hard on the Uttar Pradesh government over the power crisis issue. A day after UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav blamed the Centre for the massive power outages in the state, Power Minister Piyush Goyal asked Akhilesh to rise above petty politics. "It's easy to...
  • Class X UP Board exam results to be declared today May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The results for Class X Uttar Pradesh Board examination will be declared on Friday at 1 pm. Students can check their results on http://upresults.nic.in/. ...
  • 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...