Two men allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman, while her brother was held at gunpoint in Saharanpur district on Saturday.
Two of the six women allegedly gang-raped during the Muzaffarnagar riots recorded their statements before a court on Tuesday. The statements of three others had been recorded earlier.
Angry over alleged persecution of men in the aftermath of the Muzaffarnagar riots, women of several villages of the region have warned the police that they would first have to arrest them along with their cattle if they came after their men folk.
The court on Tuesday granted bail to MLAs Suresh Rana of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Noor Salim Rana of the Bahujan Samaj Party, who had been arrested for giving instigating speeches in Muzaffarnagar during the recent communal clashes.
Rabia Begum of village Paldi near Shahpur, who has five sons and three daughters, says she doesn’t care what caste or religion the abandoned baby girl belongs to and that she would raise her like her own daughter. Vasistha Bhardwaj reports.
Just five kilometres away from the Islamabad locality of Shahpur, over 50 persons have huddled in a Shiv temple in the heart of village Palari. The people fear a retaliation of September 8 attacks.
Riot-hit Muzaffarnagar and Shamli, by and large, remained peaceful today with no reports of clashes being reported for anywhere.
Vijay (name changed) is haunted by the murderous and fatal attack on Saturday when he was returning to his village after attending a mahapanchayat.
Agree not to wear jeans and top, will keep their nails short.
Mahendra Singh Tikait, who spearheaded farmer movements for 25 years, lived a life of relentless struggle, his friends recalled on Sunday. S Raju and Vasistha Bhardwaj reports.
Thousands of devotees, who reached Shukratal for the holy dip in the Ganga on the occasion of Amavasya on Sunday, abstained from taking a holy dip when they noticed that thousands of fishes had died becaused of a poisonous chemical which was mixed in the Gangawater made the water foul smelling.
Days after a man killed two of his cousins in the name of family honour in the Delhi suburb of Greater Noida, another brutal case of honour killing has come to light in Muzaffarnagar district, reports Vasistha Bhardwaj.
Supporters of BKU leader MS Tikait clash with the police and RAF personnel for over 18 hours at Sisauli, report S Raju and V Bhardwaj.
A mysterious man going around, attacking young schoolgirls in the town with blades, for the past few months, has created a huge panic among parents, report S Raju & Vasistha Bhardwaj.
Ten people were electrocuted and 16 injured when an 11,000-volt high-tension wire touched the bus they were travelling in, reports Vasistha Bhardwaj.
Once again a bride has found the courage to turn away her groom because of dowry. Everything went fine till the time of vida, when the groom demanded Rs 1 lakh more. The bride objected and the groom's family ended up in the police lockup, reports Vasistha Bhardwaj.
A major train tragedy on the Delhi-Saharanpur route, about five km from Muzaffarnagar, was averted on Sunday morning thanks to the quick thinking of three youngsters, all 11 years of age.
Thanks to the quick thinking of three 11-year-old boys, a major train tragedy was averted on Sunday morning, reports Vasistha Bhardwaj.
Tension prevails in Muzaffarnagar and Bulandshahr districts after Saturday's clashes, reports Vasistha Bhardwaj.
VERDICT HAS been delivered in the Imrana case -- a sordid, small-town crime that had turned into a national scandal. District and Sessions Judge R.D. Nimesh of the Muzaffarnagar district court on Thursday convicted 70-year-old Ali Mohammed to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping his daughter-in-law Imrana in June last year.