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So Far, 325 Held For Violence After Friday Prayers: Uttar Pradesh Police Official

So Far, 325 Held For Violence After Friday Prayers: Uttar Pradesh Police Official

A mob had pelted police with stones during the violence in Prayagraj and Saharanpur. At least four other cities witnessed similar scenes during the marches that were carried out to protest the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad.

13 June 2022
Who Is Afreen Fatima? Support Pours In For Student Activist After UP Govt Demolishes Homes Of 'Rioters'

Who Is Afreen Fatima? Support Pours In For Student Activist After UP Govt Demolishes Homes Of 'Rioters'

Afreen Fatima is a student activist who has been a prominent face in anti-CAA/NRC protests and in protests against hijab bans.

12 June 2022

Uttar Pradesh Government Demolishes 'Illegal' House Of Prayagraj Violence Accused

Properties of two people accused of rioting were demolished on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur.

Prophet Row | Nationwide Protests, Over 300 Hundred Arrests: All You Need To Know

Prophet Row | Nationwide Protests, Over 300 Hundred Arrests: All You Need To Know

Initially, several places in Uttar Pradesh saw violence, which included stone-pelting at Prayagraj. People raised slogans and pelted stones in the Atala area...

12 June 2022

Uttar Pradesh Police Arrests 227 People For Violence In Protests Over Comments On Prophet Muhammad

Stone-pelting and arson were reported in multiple districts in Uttar Pradesh on Friday in protests over Nupur Sharma's comments on Prophet Muhammad.

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10 June 2022
Over 100 Held In UP For Violent Protests Over Prophet Muhammad Remarks, Internet Snapped In Bengal, Jharkhand

Over 100 Held In UP For Violent Protests Over Prophet Muhammad Remarks, Internet Snapped In Bengal, Jharkhand

Stone-pelting and arson were reported in UP's Prayagraj whereas an IPS officer was injured in violence in Jharkhand's Ranchi.


10 June 2022
Protests Over Comments On Prophet Muhammad Turn Violent In UP, Jharkhand; Curfew, Internet Snapped In J&K

Protests Over Comments On Prophet Muhammad Turn Violent In UP, Jharkhand; Curfew, Internet Snapped In J&K

Police personnel were injured in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand amid violent protests in multiple cities involving stone-pelting.


10 June 2022
Protests Across Uttar Pradesh Over Nupur Sharma's Remarks On Prophet, Stone-Pelting In Prayagraj

Protests Across Uttar Pradesh Over Nupur Sharma's Remarks On Prophet, Stone-Pelting In Prayagraj

The violence comes a week after violence in Kanpur when some people tried to shut shops in protest against Nupur Sharma's comments.


07 June 2022
Kanpur Violence: 13 More People Including Ex-BJP Leader Arrested, FIR Lodged For Inflammatory Social Media Posts

Kanpur Violence: 13 More People Including Ex-BJP Leader Arrested, FIR Lodged For Inflammatory Social Media Posts

It has emerged in the investigation that the rioters came from various districts and localities from far away, said Uttar Pradesh Police.


07 June 2022
UP Police Arrests Tamil Nadu Man Who Had Threatened To Blow Up RSS Offices

UP Police Arrests Tamil Nadu Man Who Had Threatened To Blow Up RSS Offices

Uttar Pradesh cops reach Tamil Nadu to interrogate Raj Muhammad in Pudukkottai district, who had threatened to blow up six RSS offices.


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06 June 2022
Varanasi Serial Blast Convict Waliullah Khan Sentenced To Death

Varanasi Serial Blast Convict Waliullah Khan Sentenced To Death

Two bombs exploded at Varanasi's Sankat Mochan Temple and Cantonment Railway Station on March 7, 2006, killing 20 people.


06 June 2022
Kanpur Violence: Nine More Arrested, Over 100 Rioters Identified: Uttar Pradesh Police

Kanpur Violence: Nine More Arrested, Over 100 Rioters Identified: Uttar Pradesh Police

Officials said UP Police would put up hoarding with photos of key suspects in and around affected areas.


05 June 2022
BJP Suspends Spokesperson Nupur Sharma After Remarks On Prophet Spark Outrage

BJP Suspends Spokesperson Nupur Sharma After Remarks On Prophet Spark Outrage

Nupur Sharma's comments also reportedly ignited outrage and calls for boycott of Indian products abroad.  


05 June 2022
Hapur Factory Blast: FIR Against Factory Owner, Operator For Fire That Killed 13 People

Hapur Factory Blast: FIR Against Factory Owner, Operator For Fire That Killed 13 People

It took firefighters three hours to douse the fire caused by the explosion in a boiler.


04 June 2022
Kanpur Violence: 3 FIRs Registered For Rioting, 500 Booked As Cops Stay Alert

Kanpur Violence: 3 FIRs Registered For Rioting, 500 Booked As Cops Stay Alert

On Friday, the violence broke out after namaz when some people tried to force shopkeepers to down shutters over allegedly insulting remarks made by BJP...


21 May 2022
UP: Man's Mutilated Body Recovered From Well; Ex-Girlfriend, Her Uncle Arrested

UP: Man's Mutilated Body Recovered From Well; Ex-Girlfriend, Her Uncle Arrested

According to police, they fetched the victim's call records and found that his maximum engagement on calls was with his ex-girlfriend.


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20 May 2022
UP: Man Booked For Objectionable Social Media Posts About Holy Sites Of Muslims

UP: Man Booked For Objectionable Social Media Posts About Holy Sites Of Muslims

The accused has posted objectionable comments on Facebook about holy places of Muslims, said the SHO.


19 May 2022
UP Loudspeakers: Yogi Adityanath Warns Officials Of Action If Rules Are Not Followed

UP Loudspeakers: Yogi Adityanath Warns Officials Of Action If Rules Are Not Followed

Nearly 46,000 loudspeakers were removed and volume of around 59,000 loudspeakers was lowered last month at religious places in UP.


17 May 2022
Four Illegal Immigrants From Bangladesh Held At Nepal Border: UP Police

Four Illegal Immigrants From Bangladesh Held At Nepal Border: UP Police

The arrests were made during checking at the international border, said an official.


15 May 2022
Akhilesh Yadav Targets BJP Govt Over Removal Of UP Police Chief

Akhilesh Yadav Targets BJP Govt Over Removal Of UP Police Chief

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday accused the Adityanath government of lowering the morale of the Uttar Pradesh police by removing its chief...


14 May 2022
UP Police, SSB Intensify Vigil Along India-Nepal Border Ahead Of PM Modi's Visit To Lumbini

UP Police, SSB Intensify Vigil Along India-Nepal Border Ahead Of PM Modi's Visit To Lumbini

"CCTV cameras have been put on the SSB post, besides, on the main routes to Nepal. The dog squad, trained in detecting narcotics and arms, and women wing have...


10 May 2022
UP: Former Village Head Arrested For Threatening Dalits

UP: Former Village Head Arrested For Threatening Dalits

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act provisions have also been included in the case, said the police.


02 May 2022
UP woman killed for opposing husband's extramarital affair

UP woman killed for opposing husband's extramarital affair

A 33-year-old married woman was allegedly strangulated by her husband for opposing his extramarital affair, police said Monday.


01 May 2022
53,942 Unauthorised Loudspeakers Removed From Religious Places Across UP

53,942 Unauthorised Loudspeakers Removed From Religious Places Across UP

The drive will continue in the coming days, confirmed a senior home department official.


30 April 2022
UP Govt Removes Nearly 46K Loudspeakers From Religious Places. What Are The Legal Grounds?

UP Govt Removes Nearly 46K Loudspeakers From Religious Places. What Are The Legal Grounds?

The ongoing drive to remove loudspeakers is rooted in two UP government orders issued in 2018 and a UP High Court order issued in 2017.


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