Uttar Pradesh

India: Kamlesh Tiwari’s family meets UP CM Adityanath but not satisfied with response

Sitapur; 21 Oct 2019 (UMM): Family of the assasinated KamleshTiwari met Chief Minister Adityanath and demanded justice.

Tiwari’s mother said the family wasn’t content with Yogi’s promises, and Tiwari’s son told the media he doesn’t trust the UP administration and wants NIA to probe the matter.

India: UP CM Adityanath meets Kamlesh Tiwari's family

"My son was killed by a local BJP leader Shiv Kumar Gupta due to a temple land dispute in village. But I am alive and I will kill him,"

Lucknow, Oct 20 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday met the family of Kamlesh Tiwari, chief of a little-known Hindu outfit who was murdered two days ago.

Tiwari's mother, his wife, and three sons spent some 30 minutes with the chief minister at his official residence here.

India: Woman gang-raped in UP, six booked

Banda, Oct 19 (PTI) Six persons have been booked in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district for allegedly raping a 23-year-old woman, police said on Saturday.

Station Hose Officer (SHO), Karwi, Anil Kumar Singh said the case was registered on Friday.

The woman was raped around two weeks ago. Four men took the woman to an unknown place on the pretext of dropping her from her college to village. She was gang-raped for two days, the SHO said.

India: Students walk out of UP school to protest Head Master’s suspension

Pilibhit; 19 Oct 2019; (UMM): Around 30 students, none in uniform, walked out of the school premises protesting their Head Master’s suspension, raising slogans, “Desh ki Raksha kaun karega? Hum karenge (Who will protect the country? We will)”, and “Kaise karenge? Tann se karenge, mann se karenge, dhan se karenge (We will do it with our mind, our and body and our wealth).”

India: Over Rs 13 lakh robbed from bank in UP

Mahrajganj (UP), Oct 17 (PTI) Four masked men allegedly robbed over Rs 13 lakh from HDFC Bank in Anand Nagar area here on Thursday afternoon, police said.

The robbers entered the bank in the morning when six employees and eight customers were present, police said.

They took away over Rs 13 lakh from the cash counter, they said, adding that no security personal was present at the time of the incident.

The robbers, who were having pistols, fled on two bikes, police said quoting a witnesses.

Police are probing the matter. No arrest has been made so far.

India: girl molested in UP on way home from college

Muzaffarnagar, Oct 18 (PTI) A 16-year-old girl was allegedly molested by two men when she was on her way home from an intermediate college here, police said on Friday.

The incident took place on Barla-Baseda road on Thursday, they said.

The two men accosted the girl and tried to forcibly take her to nearby sugarcane fields. They fled the spot after she raised an alarm, police said.

The girl's family lodged a police complaint against the accused, they said.

India: Poor roads cause casualties, need repairing

Kanpur: Despite tough traffic rules the road accidents are not going downwards. Deaths and injury cases are increasing day by day. If we look at the figures of deaths from the year 2015 to 2019 it gives us a clear rising trend. The number of deaths was 468 in the year 2015 which increased to 531 in the year 2019.

Various reasons were given for deaths occurring on the roads. Potholes, stunts and negligence towards the traffic rules are normally defined for death cases on the road. 

India: US woman molested by bike taxi driver in UP

Lucknow, Oct 17 (PTI) A 27-year-old woman from the US was allegedly molested by a bike taxi driver in Lucknow's Hazratganj area, police said on Thursday.

The woman, who is on a one-year visa, was on her way to work when she was sexually harassed by bike taxi driver Vijay Kumar, Hazratganj Circle Officer Abhay Kumar Mishra told PTI.

She had booked the bike taxi from Sikandar Bagh to New Hyderabad here when Kumar (28) touched her inappropriately and indulged in sleazy talk, the circle officer said, adding that the driver was later arrested.

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