The family of noted theatre artist Deepak Kabir - who was arrested on Friday when he had gone to a police station in Lucknow to inquire about the whereabouts of his friends a day after taking part in a Citizenship Amendment Act protest - has alleged that the police have not provided them a certified copy of a first information report or even the arrest memo in the case.
Lucknow Police has claimed that the Popular Front of India or the PFI, an Islamic group with its headquarters in Delhi and its strongest base in Kerala is behind the violence in the Uttar Pradesh capital on Thursday during protests over the new citizenship law. The violence had left one person dead, government property, broadcasting vans of TV channels and private vehicles destroyed.
Internet services will remain suspended in Lucknow till 8 pm on December 25, officials said on Monday.
A journalist with 'The Hindu' newspaper was picked up by the Lucknow police from a city restaurant, detained for over two hours at a police station and then a police post, and finally released after harrowing moments where he was accused of conspiracy in the Lucknow violence against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Thursday that saw one person killed.
Mobile internet and SMS services have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow since last night after violence took place in parts of the state on Thursday during protests against the new citizenship law. A 25-year-old man died and three others were injured in the city. Prohibitory orders banning large gatherings have been announced across Uttar Pradesh. Protests have erupted across the country over the contentious Citizenship Act that makes it easier for non-Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh to become Indian citizens. Critics say the law discriminates against Muslims and is against secular principles of the constitution.
Samajwadi Party leaders on Thursday held a protest outside the state assembly in Lucknow on several issues including law and order situation in the state, atrocities against women and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
The police in Lucknow cracked down protesters using tear gas and batons after vehicles parked outside a police post were set on fire and stones thrown during a demonstration in the Uttar Pradesh capital against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Students threw stones at the police who tried to stop them from exiting the campus for a march as massive protests erupted at a university in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning. Hundreds of students of the Nadwatul Ulama university pushed against the main gates as the cops kept the gates firmly shut.
Stating that education is the basic need, he said various boards and institutions have to prepare uniform and quality courses in the interest of the society and the nation.
A 25-ft bronze statue of former prime minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was installed at the Lok Bhawan building and is expected to be formally unveiled on December 25, his birth anniversary.
A teenager tried to commit suicide after she was allegedly raped in Kakauli village in Madiyaon area in Lucknow, the police said on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh BJP has announced 59 district presidents which includes many new and young faces.
A highly decomposed body of a 10-year-old girl was found on the outskirts of Lucknow.The body of the girl, who had been missing since November 8, was found on Thursday evening in the Gosainganj area, about 200 metres from her house and the left leg, probably eaten by a wild animal, was missing.
A young man was killed while trying to chase and stop the driver of the tractor trolley that knocked down a buffalo in Maal area of Lucknow, the police said today.
For an Afghani man who flew down to watch one-day international cricket series between Afghanistan and West Indies in Lucknow, his 8-feet height became a problem in finding accommodation.