Uttar Pradesh

India: HC reserves order on bail plea of rape accused BJP leader Chinmayanand

Allahabad, Nov 16 (PTI) The Allahabad High Court on Saturday reserved its order on a bail application of Swami Chinmayanand in the sexual harassment case filed against him by a law student of Saharanpur.

After hearing the counsel for Chinmayanand and the complainant, Justice Rahul Chaturvedi reserved his order on the bail plea of the former union minister.

Chinmayanand was arrested on September 21. Police had on August 27 booked him under sections 364 (kidnapping or abducting in order to murder) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.

India: Dalit woman gang raped, thrashed in UP's Shamli

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Nov 16 (PTI) A 30-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gang raped and beaten up by four men at Ahata Gos Garh village in Shamli district here, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place on Thursday when the woman had gone to the fields to relieve herself.

The men dragged her to a sugarcane field and took turns to rape her, they said, adding that the victim was also beaten up when she tried to resist.

India: Denizens demand better & cleaner roads

Kanpur: The denizens appreciate the start of the metro project in the city areas but they also wait for good roads and clean city. Unfortunately, both of these factors appear to be overlooked by our political leaders. They looked too much interested in bringing the metro, an addition for the city commuters. However, at the same time, the people also raise voice for potholed free roads and dengue-free city.

India: BHU Professor forced to quit after removing RSS flag from campus, charged

Mirzapur; 16 Nov 2019 (UMM): Prof Kiran Damle of Banaras Hindu University south campus in Mirzapur district has been booked by Police on complaint by RSS for removing the RSS flag from a ‘Shakha’ inside the university campus, and later forced to quit.

She has also been charged by the Uttar Pradesh police of "insulting religious beliefs", after the local RSS unit filed a complaint.

India: Teenage girl gangraped in UP village

Mau (UP), Nov 14 (PTI) A teenage girl was allegedly raped by three men in a village in the Ghosi area here, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place on November 8, they said, adding that the 17-year-old girl had gone to her field when the three men of the same village allegedly raped her.

The family members of the girl alleged that they had approached the police with a complaint on the day of the incident itself, but the latter did not register an FIR.

India: Permission required to sell, purchase, fly drones in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad (UP), Nov 14 (PTI) The Ghaziabad administration on Thursday issued orders making it mandatory to obtain its permission for buying, selling or flying drones, a senior official said.

The buyers and sellers of drones have also been instructed to get their Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) registered, Additional District Magistrate (city) Shailendra Kumar said.

Permission must be obtained from the M's office before buying or selling drones or using unregistered ones, he said.

India: Woman gang raped in Noida park

Noida (UP), Nov 15 (PTI) A 21-year-old woman was allegedly raped by five men in a park here where she had reached to meet a friend in the hope of finding a job but was molested by him also, police said on Friday.

The incident took place in Sector 63 on Wednesday night and four of the six men involved in the case have been arrested, Senior Superintendent of Police, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Vaibhav Krishna said.

India: Dalit (untouchable) youth strangulated to death in Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar, Nov 14 (PTI) A Dalit youth was strangulated to death at Kamalpur village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Thursday.

The body of the youth, identified as Pankaj Kumar alias Guddu, was found near a tubewell in Kamalpur village under Shahpur police station, Circle Officer Vijay Pratap Singh said, adding that the victim was missing since Wednesday night. The victim was strangulated to death, he said.

Two people have been taken into custody for interrogation, Singh said, adding that the body has been sent for post mortem examination.

India: Newborn girl found in earthen pot recovering

Bareilly (UP) Nov 12 (PTI) The newborn girl, who was rescued from an earthen pot buried almost three feet below the ground, is fast on the path of recovery, doctors said on Tuesday.

The doctors attending to her in a city medical centre said her weight has doubled in one month and other medical parametres are also under control.

Last month, a trader had found the newborn girl in the earthen pot while he had gone to bury his daughter, who died minutes after being born prematurely.

India: Cow shelter built on land given by Muslim youth

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Nov 11 (PTI) A cow shelter home and an old-age home, built on a land given by a Muslim youth in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, have been inaugurated.

The shelter homes on Khaikheri road near Purkazi town were built on a land of two bighas, which was gifted by Sharbat Ali few years ago, the secretary of the managing committee said.

The shelter homes were inaugurated by Hanumat Dham mahant Swami Keshvanand Maharaj on Sunday, he said.

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