Prime Minister Narendra Modi will cruise through the Ganga River in Kanpur on Saturday to review the 'Namami Gange' project and get a first hand experience of the impact of the programme on the holy river.
Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Atul Sharma said, 'During the investigation, it was found that the parents of the minor killed her on December 3. Her father's elder brother helped in disposing of the body. It is a case of honour killing.'
It has now emerged that the rape victim, who was set ablaze in Unnao on Thursday had been promised marriage by the same man who raped her earlier this year.
The suspended cops included Ajay Kumar Tripathi, Station House Officer (SHO) of Unnao's Bihar police station, along with six other police personnel, according to Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avanish Awasthi.
In another incident of crime against women, a woman was attacked with acid by four men in Uttar Pradesh Muzaffarnagar for refusing to withdraw her complaint of rape against them.
Even as the death of the Unnao rape victim who was set ablaze by her accused has led to national outrage, another rape incident has taken place in the Uttar Pradesh district.
She was later brought to Lucknow civil hospital with 90 per cent burns and later on Friday evening, she was airlifted to Delhi for treatment at the Safdarjung Hospital, where she breathed her last.
According to the police, the 15-year-old girl had gone to the field to fetch some vegetables when the minors held her hostage and gang-raped her in the Pahasu area of the district.
Four persons, including a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and the son of a retired jailor, have been arrested for allegedly abducting a class 10 student and then gang-raping her at a deserted place.
The UP Sunni Waqf Board will not challenge the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute. A decision to this effect was taken at a stormy meeting of the Board held here on Tuesday which was attended by seven members.
Four officials of the Uttar Pradesh Home Guard unit have been arrested in the salary scam case of the security force, including Divisional Commandant Ram Narayan Chaurasia, SSP Gatam Buddh Nagar confirmed.
A 22-year-old woman has been brutally murdered by her father in Ferozabad district in what is believed to be the 23rd case of honour killing in the last 18 months in western Uttar Pradesh.
Jilani said in reply to a question that senior lawyer Rajiv Dhawan would continue as their lawyer and they would try to file the petition within 30 days of the judgment which came on November 9.
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday issued an appeal asking people not to see the final Ayodhya verdict by the Supreme Court as a victory or defeat.
The USP of this balloon is that by positioning it at a height of 100 metres, a range of 4 to 6 km can be monitored and the activities happening in that area can also be recorded.
Police vehicles are being repaired, the armoury is being re-visited to ensure that there are no last-minute glitches and even the public address system is being tested.
He was appointed as managing director of UPPCL in the Akhilesh government and was known for his proximity to the then chief minister. He even wrote a book on Akhilesh Yadav while in service.
Kartick Satyanarayan, co-founder and CEO of Wildlife SOS, said, 'Rescuing the huge snake was not an easy job as it was surrounded by a large crowd, who wanted to catch a glimpse of it.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has appealed to the people to calmly accept whatever decision is given by the Supreme Court in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case.
In his complaint, Rajpal said that Poonam was married to Pushpendra in 2007. But, Pushpendra later developed relations with his sister-in-law and this caused friction between the couple.
The Deepostav organised by Uttar Pradesh's the Yogi Adiyanath government has found a place in the Guinness World Records as a total 5.61 lakh earthen lamps were illuminated on the occasion on Saturday in Ayodhya.
Tourists who visit the Taj Mahal and other historical monuments are aghast to see the polluted Yamuna. Many even wonder why Mughal emperor Shah Jahan chose this site for constructing his dream project, according to tourist guide Ved Gautam.
The Customs Department at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport here in the Uttar Pradesh capital on Friday apprehended a man trying to smuggle 542g gold valued at Rs 21,46,320 lakh.
Uttar Pradesh DGP O.P. Singh on Monday announced a reward of Rs 2.50 lakh each on the two suspects, accused of killing 43-year old right wing leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow on Friday last week.