India  /  Published 25.12.20

Attempt to let BJP leaders off riot hook

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has initiated the process of withdrawing cases related to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots against three BJP lawmakers. Rajiv Sharma, a government counsel,...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.07.20

UP cane dues: This time, it’s worse

Sugarcane farmers in Muzaffarnagar have alleged that the eight sugar mills in the district have been delaying payments totalling Rs 1,300 crore, a perennial problem of late clearance of dues that is t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Muzaffarnagar court orders land seizure of riot accused

A sessions court in Muzaffarnagar has directed district authorities to seize the land belonging to an accused in the in the riots case, officials said on Saturday.Chief judicial magistrate Rakesh Gaut...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 11.02.19

Over 100 cows die in UP in 2 days, probe ordered

More than 100 cows have been reported to have died in villages in Muzaffarnagar district over two days following which an inquiry has been ordered, officials said.The cows died in pastures and were su...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 04.12.18

Hanuman headache for Yogi

A group of Dalits on Tuesday practised what Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath preached, removing the priest of the Sankatmochan Hanuman temple in Muzaffarnagar city and appointing a Dalit p...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


India  /  Published 10.10.19

Ambedkar vandal row: Cops put up new bust

Police installed a new stone bust of Babasaheb Ambedkar in a Muzaffarnagar village on Thursday after vandalism of the old plaster-of-Paris bust on Tuesday hung the threat of caste violence over the ar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Patient stuck in Muzaffarnagar healthcare centre

An unconscious patient was stuck inside a community healthcare centre in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district after employees of the facility allegedly shut its gates and left as their duty hours ...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Ajit Singh trails by 11317 votes in Muzaffarnagar

Ajit Singh, the mahagathbandhan candidate for Muzaffarnagar, was trailing the BJP's Sanjeev Kuman Balyan by 11,317 votes  The ‘Jat’ lands of Western Uttar Pradesh were once the stronghol...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.04.19

BJP minister tells Muslim women to remove veil

Union minister Sanjeev Baliyan was on Thursday accused of “insulting” Muslim women by asking them to remove their veils at a Muzaffarnagar polling station, causing a standoff that prevented them f...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 09.09.19

Cop shoots at girl's uncle after marriage gets cancelled

A police constable opened fire at a girl's relative in Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar after his marriage was cancelled over dowry demands, an official said on Monday.Shahrukh, posted as a constable in ...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar


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