India  /  Published 23.08.20

Piracy hunt for BJP leader kin

The police are looking for the nephew of a BJP politician whom they accuse of illegally printing NCERT school textbooks in Meerut and selling them to wholesalers and retailers in several states. Sach...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.12.19

‘Go-to-Pakistan’ cop confirms prejudice

A video has purportedly shown a senior Meerut police officer saying the protesters against the new citizenship law can “go to Pakistan”, drawing wide condemnation and prompting Priyanka Gandhi Vad...
By PTI in Meerut

India  /  Published 27.12.19

Cop waves baton, footage abruptly ends

Zaheer Ahmed had just returned home from work on December 20 afternoon and stepped out for a smoke before lunch.Minutes later, he was dead, shot in the head.His death, and the killing by gunfire of fo...
By Zeba Siddiqui/ Reuters in Meerut

India  /  Published 24.12.19

Priyanka and Rahul can’t enter Meerut

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were on Tuesday not allowed to enter Meerut to meet families of those killed in police action on the protests against the amended citizenship la...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.07.19

Internet blocked to nip lynch backlash in Meerut

The day passed without trouble in Meerut but not before the Yogi Adityanath government thought it fit to block Internet services for several hours to defuse a situation linked to a backlash against ly...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


India  /  Published 05.04.19

Lone Muslim on college trip says she was abused for refusing BJP cap

A Muslim law student has alleged on Twitter that she was harassed and touched inappropriately by college mates in a bus during a trip to Agra when she refused to wear BJP caps and other accessories, s...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Sharaab? Then it’s OK to slur your speech

If a schoolboy had made the same error, a stern schoolmaster might well have handed him this punishment: “Recite ‘she sells seashells by the seashore’ 50 times after school.”Prime minister Nar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.04.19

Harass stick on law students

Two students of a Meerut law college were suspended on Friday on the charge of harassing a female student in a bus while on a tour of Agra, three days after the girl narrate her ordeal on Twitter and ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.03.19

PM’s ‘one-by-one’ warning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised to deal with all his rivals one by one as he kicked off his election campaign in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.“Aapto jaante hain main chowkida...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 17.01.20

Gone in 2 days: cop with ‘bullet in belly’

Multiple government officials and hospital sources have told The Telegraph that the gunshot wounds police received during last month’s citizenship protests in Uttar Pradesh were all pellet injuries,...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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