Lucknow News

Cops Release CCTV Grab Of Suspect In UP Hindu Group Leader's Murder

Cops Release CCTV Grab Of Suspect In UP Hindu Group Leader's Murder

Reported by Kamal Khan, Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Sunday February 02, 2020, Lucknow

The Lucknow Police have released the CCTV grab of a man suspected to have murdered the founder-member of a right wing group in Uttar Pradesh's capital city, news agency ANI has reported.

Hindu Group Leader, Out On Morning Walk, Shot Dead In Lucknow

Hindu Group Leader, Out On Morning Walk, Shot Dead In Lucknow

Reported by Kamal Khan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday February 02, 2020, Lucknow

The founder member of a right wing group was shot dead in Lucknow today when he went out for a morning walk. Ranjit Bachchan, chief of Vishwa Hindu Mahasabha, was attacked by bike-bourne assailants, who pumped bullets into him before fleeing, the police said.

'And Amit Shah?' Poet Questions '2 Sets Of Laws' After Daughters' Arrests

'And Amit Shah?' Poet Questions '2 Sets Of Laws' After Daughters' Arrests

Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 22, 2020, Lucknow

Urdu poet Munawwar Rana, whose two daughters have been named in criminal cases by the police after they participated in an ongoing protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Lucknow's iconic clock tower, has now accused Union Home Minister Amit Shah of violating prohibitory orders, banning large gatherings.

Daughters Of Renowned Poet Among 160 Booked For CAA Protests In Lucknow

Daughters Of Renowned Poet Among 160 Booked For CAA Protests In Lucknow

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 22, 2020, Lucknow

Daughters of renowned Urdu poet Munawwar Rana were among the 160 women booked by the police for allegedly defying prohibitory orders and taking part in the protests against the CAA and NRC in Lucknow, officials said on Tuesday.

Poet's Daughters, Other Women At Lucknow CAA Protest Charged With Rioting

Poet's Daughters, Other Women At Lucknow CAA Protest Charged With Rioting

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Tuesday January 21, 2020, Lucknow

Dozens who are participating at an indefinite sit-in against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA at Lucknow's iconic clock tower, which started on Friday night, have been identified and accused of "rioting" and "unlawful assembly" in three criminal cases filed by the Lucknow Police.

"Seized Blankets After Due Process": Lucknow Cops On Anti-CAA Protest

"Seized Blankets After Due Process": Lucknow Cops On Anti-CAA Protest

Written by Alok Pandey , Edited by Swati Bhasin | Sunday January 19, 2020, Lucknow

Amid fresh protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA in Lucknow, cops have been accused of taking away blankets and food meant for the protesters holding a demonstration at city's iconic clock tower since Friday evening. Dismissing the allegations in a statement, Lucknow police today said: "Do not spread rumours" but added that "blankets were seized after due process".

UP Woman Beaten To Death By Teen Daughter's Alleged Molesters Out On Bail

UP Woman Beaten To Death By Teen Daughter's Alleged Molesters Out On Bail

Written by Alok Pandey | Friday January 17, 2020, Kanpur

A 40-year-old woman whose teenage daughter was allegedly molested by six men in 2018 died at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on Friday evening.

Uttar Pradesh Approves Commissionerate System Of Policing For Lucknow, Noida

Uttar Pradesh Approves Commissionerate System Of Policing For Lucknow, Noida

Press Trust of India | Monday January 13, 2020, Lucknow

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Monday approved the commissionerate system of policing in Lucknow and Noida, which aims at giving more powers to the police.

14-Year-Old Injured After Acid "Accidentally" Falls On Her In Lucknow: Police

14-Year-Old Injured After Acid "Accidentally" Falls On Her In Lucknow: Police

Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 12, 2020, Lucknow

A 14-year-old girl was injured in an acid attack in Lucknow when an argument broke out between some people at a shop in Kaiserbagh area on Saturday evening, the police said.

20 Feared Dead After Bus Carrying 46 Catches Fire In Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj

20 Feared Dead After Bus Carrying 46 Catches Fire In Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj

Written by Alok Pandey | Friday January 10, 2020, Lucknow

Twentypeople are feared dead after a bus carrying 46 passengers collided with a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district and caught fire on Friday evening. Twenty onepassengers have been rescued and taken to hospital, police said.

Lucknow Lawyer Murdered, Protesting Colleagues Take Body To District Magistrate's Office

Lucknow Lawyer Murdered, Protesting Colleagues Take Body To District Magistrate's Office

Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday January 08, 2020, Lucknow

The murder of a 32-year-old lawyer in Lucknow on Tuesday night sparked unprecedented protests on Wednesday, with lawyers angry over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh's capital taking the body of their colleague inside the compound of the city's district magistrate's office to protest.

"Won't Fill Out Forms, Will You?": Akhilesh Yadav Amid NPR, NRC Protests

"Won't Fill Out Forms, Will You?": Akhilesh Yadav Amid NPR, NRC Protests

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday December 29, 2019, Lucknow

Former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said he will be "the first (to) not fill any form" circulated as part of the controversial NPR (National Population Register) exercise cleared by the Union Cabinet earlier this week

Denied Free "Paan", Man Bites Vendor's Ear, Lips In UP

Denied Free "Paan", Man Bites Vendor's Ear, Lips In UP

Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 26, 2019, Lucknow

In a bizarre incident, a youth bit the left ear and the lower lip of a paan vendor in Uttar Pradesh state capital's Alambagh area when the latter refused to give him 'paan without paying money.

Video Shows Cop Telling Students In Delhi To Leave. Police Say "Fake"

Video Shows Cop Telling Students In Delhi To Leave. Police Say "Fake"

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 25, 2019, New Delhi

The Delhi Police said today that "fake messages" of police shutting down coaching centres in Mukherjee Nagar in north Delhi were circulating on social media and a case had been filed. The police also said they would write to Twitter to take down a video that apparently shows a police officer warning students and asking them to leave immediately.

UP Government Should Probe Deaths Of People In Citizenship Protests: Mayawati

UP Government Should Probe Deaths Of People In Citizenship Protests: Mayawati

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 25, 2019, Lucknow

BSP supremo Mayawati today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to conduct a thorough probe into the deaths during anti-citizenship law protests and help the innocent victims.