Uttar Pradesh
India  /  Published 02.08.20

UP kidnap case goes to CBI after kin protest

The Uttar Pradesh government has recommended to the Union home ministry a CBI probe into the kidnapping and murder of a youth in which police involvement has been alleged, hours after his family had b...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.20

Poisoned stick: Urgent need for police reforms

In the late 80s, I got to know a lawyer in London. A British Gujarati born in East Africa, R, in his early 30s then, was quietly making a name for himself in the United Kingdom’s legal and civil...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.20

Stay wild: Global Tiger Day

Sir — Today is celebrated as Global Tiger Day across countries, in order to raise awareness about the need to conserve tigers and protect their natural habitats. Since the 1970s, steps have been...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 28.07.20

UP: on CM turf kidnap, murder

A 14-year-old boy in Gorakhpur, the stronghold of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Adityanath, was allegedly kidnapped and killed after a ransom of Rs 1 crore had been demanded from his father who had rec...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 27.07.20

CBI probe sought in cop-kidnapper ‘collusion’

Kanpur paan shop owner Chaman Lal Yadav, who claims to have paid a Rs 30-lakh ransom under police guidance after the kidnappers had killed his son Sanjeet, has demanded a CBI probe into police collusi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 25.07.20

UP: police supervise ransom payment

Police supervised the payment of a Rs 30-lakh ransom to kidnappers 17 days after the hostage had been killed, the victim’s family said on Friday, alleging the cops were in cahoots with the crimi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 24.07.20

Ghaziabad journalist killing: Cop suspended for negligence

The Ghaziabad police have suspended the police station incharge of the area where slain journalist Vikram Joshi was shot at four days ago, an officer said on Friday. The probe in the case has been tr...
By PTI in Ghaziabad

India  /  Published 24.07.20

Vikas Dubey's slain aide Kartikey was not minor: Police

The Uttar Pradesh police have said gangster Vikas Dubey's close aide Prabhat Mishra alias Kartikey, who was killed as he attempted to flee from police custody while being taken to Kanpur from Fari...
By PTI in Kanpur

India  /  Published 23.07.20

'Ram-Raj': Cong snarls at BJP

They promised Ram-raj and delivered gunda-raj: That’s how Rahul Gandhi summed up the murder of journalist Vikram Joshi in Uttar Pradesh. “Journalist Vikram Joshi was murdered for protesti...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.07.20

'Gundaraj': journo shot in UP

A journalist shot  at on a Ghaziabad street on Monday night died at a hospital on Wednesday, his family accusing police of colluding with the accused and senior politicians questioning the law-an...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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