Two children died and their mother received burn injuries after they were allegedly set on fire by their mentally unstable tenant in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district, police said on Monday.
A differently-abled woman in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district has alleged that she paid between Rs 10,000 and Rs 15,000 to local policemen to fill diesel in their vehicles so that they would agree to search for her minor daughter who, she says, was kidnapped last month by a relative.
In a desperate effort to save a piece of "graveyard'' land, a man on Thursday tried to immolate himself, his wife and six children in Moosa Nagar area of Kanpur Dehat, police said.
The Kanpur Zoological Park has been shut down until further orders in the view of the bird flu outbreak.
The Kanpur postal department has ordered an inquiry after stamps featuring underworld don Chhota Rajan and gangster Munna Bajrangi were issued by the main post office in the city, officials said today.
An Army colonel accused of raping his civilian friend's wife of Russian origin after intoxicating her husband at the Officers' Mess in Cantonment area was arrested on Tuesday.
An Army colonel posted here was charged on Sunday for allegedly raping a friend's wife at an officers mess, police said.
A 14-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped for more than two days by four people in Chakeri town, the police said on Monday.
An elderly man, who was rescued from the debris of a building that had collapsed and was being treated at the Lala Lajpat Rai hospital in Kanpur, died due to his injuries in the early hours of Tuesday, police said.
A seven-year-old girl was found dead in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on Sunday with her liver extracted. The police suspect that the accused also tried to rape her.
Back home after years in a Pakistani jail on espionage charges, 70-year-old Shamsuddin could not hold back his tears.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU Bank, are set to invest EUR650 million into the construction of Kanpur's first city metro line, which will enable around 3 million people in the city to benefit from fast and affordable public transport.
The Uttar Pradesh government has extended the deadline till August 31 for the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to submit their report in Kanpur encounter case in which eight police personnel had lost their lives after a group of assailants opened fire on a police team, which had gone to arrest gangster Vikas Dubey.
A former district BJP office-bearer and his two accomplices were arrested on kidnapping charge in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat after police freed an astrologer from their captivity, an official said on Tuesday.
After being detained for 15 days, gangster Vikas Dubey's close aide Jai Bajpai and one of his accomplices were arrested on Monday morning, police said.