The first meeting of the newly elected mayor and corporators in western Uttar Pradesh's Meerut saw chaos and confusion over the national song 'Vande Mataram'.
The meeting began with the song being played on tape when Muslim corporators from both the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP), walked out and soon after Bhartiya Janta Party corporators started shouting anti BSP slogans.
A police complaint has been lodged against some students from Jammu and Kashmir at a dental college in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans and uploading objectionable picture of Indian cricket team on social media after the ICC Champions Trophy final.
In the middle of a debate on triple talaq, the practice of Muslim men getting an instant divorce from their wives, a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut has turned the tables by flinging the three words at her abusive husband.
Former Uttar Pradesh minister and BSP leader Haji Yaqub Qureshi's son and his three friends were booked after they allegedly created ruckus and had a scuffle with policemen who intercepted them when their car hit a motorcycle, police said today.
Juveniles lodged at an observation home in Meerut created ruckus and threw stones at police officials after their demand for a DJ to celebrate the birthday of an inmate was turned down by authorities even as 12 of them tried to escape from the premises taking advantage of the commotion.
Three labourers working in an under-construction building in Fazalpur area in Meerut Cantonment were injured in an attack by a leopard, which has created panic in the city prompting authorities to shut all schools on Wednesday.
Parents of 29-year-old Devika Sirohi are delighted these days after their daughter became the youngest member of a team of seven researchers which, for the first time, determined the structure of Zika virus.