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"No FIR Copy", Says Family Of UP Artist Arrested For Citizenship Protest

"No FIR Copy", Says Family Of UP Artist Arrested For Citizenship Protest

Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday December 24, 2019, Lucknow

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.

Islamic Outfit PFI's Hand In Lucknow Violence, Say Cops; 2 Arrested

Islamic Outfit PFI's Hand In Lucknow Violence, Say Cops; 2 Arrested

Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday December 24, 2019, Lucknow

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 To Remain Suspended In Lucknow Till Wednesday

Internet Services To Remain Suspended In Lucknow Till Wednesday

ANI | Tuesday December 24, 2019

Internet services will remain suspended in Lucknow till 8 pm on December 25, officials said on Monday.

"Cop Said He Would Tear My Beard": Lucknow Journalist Detained, Released

"Cop Said He Would Tear My Beard": Lucknow Journalist Detained, Released

Written by Alok Pandey | Friday December 20, 2019, Lucknow

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.

India vs Lockdown: Cops On Alert In Lucknow Ahead Of Friday Prayers

India vs Lockdown: Cops On Alert In Lucknow Ahead Of Friday Prayers

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Friday December 20, 2019, Lucknow

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.

"BJP Damaging Constitution": Akhilesh Yadav On Citizenship Amendment Act

"BJP Damaging Constitution": Akhilesh Yadav On Citizenship Amendment Act

ANI | Thursday December 19, 2019, Lucknow

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).

Citizenship Act Protesters In Lucknow Torch Police Post; Tear Gas Used

Citizenship Act Protesters In Lucknow Torch Police Post; Tear Gas Used

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Thursday December 19, 2019, Lucknow

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.

Protests At University In Lucknow, Cops Ask Students To Remain Inside

Protests At University In Lucknow, Cops Ask Students To Remain Inside

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 16, 2019, Lucknow

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.

Yogi Adityanath Calls For Uniform Education System In Country For Social Equality

Yogi Adityanath Calls For Uniform Education System In Country For Social Equality

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 11, 2019, Lucknow

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.

25-Feet Bronze Statue Of Atal Bihari Vajpayee To Be Unveiled On December 25 In UP

25-Feet Bronze Statue Of Atal Bihari Vajpayee To Be Unveiled On December 25 In UP

Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 10, 2019, Lucknow

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.

Lucknow Girl Tries To Commit Suicide After Alleged Rape: Police

Lucknow Girl Tries To Commit Suicide After Alleged Rape: Police

ANI | Monday December 09, 2019, Lucknow

A teenager tried to commit suicide after she was allegedly raped in Kakauli village in Madiyaon area in Lucknow, the police said on Sunday.

Ahead Of 2022 Assembly Polls, BJP Appoints 59 District Presidents In Uttar Pradesh

Ahead Of 2022 Assembly Polls, BJP Appoints 59 District Presidents In Uttar Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2019, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh BJP has announced 59 district presidents which includes many new and young faces.

Decomposed Body Of Lucknow Girl, Missing For A Week, Found Near Her Home

Decomposed Body Of Lucknow Girl, Missing For A Week, Found Near Her Home

Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 15, 2019, Lucknow

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.

Buffalo Hit By Tractor, Man Killed While Chasing Driver In Lucknow

Buffalo Hit By Tractor, Man Killed While Chasing Driver In Lucknow

Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 11, 2019, Lucknow

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.

8-Feet Tall Afghan Cricket Fan Struggles To Find Place To Stay In Lucknow

8-Feet Tall Afghan Cricket Fan Struggles To Find Place To Stay In Lucknow

ANI | Thursday November 07, 2019, Lucknow

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.