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UP school principal suspended, booked over ‘Islamic’ prayer after saffron outfit’s protest ( Deccan Herald )

The principal of a government school in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district was suspended after protests by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal (BD)...

Dalit Teen Allegedly Raped, Killed, 2 Arrested: UP Police ( NDTV )

Mathura, UP:  A 14-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly strangled to death after gang-rape in a village under Mahavan Police Station area of Mathura district. According to...

UP CM Says 2013 Riots Convict BJP Leader ‘Lost House Seat Protecting Muzaffarnagar’s Dignity’ ( The Wire )

Khatauli (Uttar Pradesh): Uttar Pradesh chief minister Adityanath has said that Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former MLA from Khatauli Vikram Saini – convicted in...

UP: Muslim man killed in ‘celebratory firing’ by BJP leader ( Maktoob Media )

A local leader of Bharatiya Janata Party was arrested in Kanpur on Saturday in connection with an apparent case of celebratory firing that led...

UP: Upper-caste Hindu men threaten Dalit gang-rape survivor to withdraw case ( Maktoob Media )

The Dalit woman, a resident of Handia area of Allahabad district, had lodged a gang-rape report against former BJP MLA Vijay Mishra’s nephew and...

In Police Denial That Hindu Mob’s Killing Of Muslim In UP Village Was A Communal Attack, A Pattern Emerges ( Article-14 )

By NIKITA JAIN & MEGHNA PRAKASH / Article14 Baghpat: In the village of Vinaipur, in western Uttar Pradesh’s (UP’s) Baghpat district, 27-year-old Shahrukh Tyagi sat in...

Fabricated to take revenge: Kin protest UAPA against Muslim youth in UP with PFI links (Maktoob Media)

On 29 September, around 5 pm, three officers in plain clothes arrived at the house of Abdullah Saood Ansari in summoning him to the...

UP: Muslim man lynched, another Muslim seriously injured as mob attacks them ( Maktoob Media )

A 32-year-old Muslim man Zaheer Khan was lynched while another person Yusuf Khan (30) was seriously injured after a mob attacked them suspecting them...

‘Woman Offering Namaz at Hospital Not Crime,’ Says UP Police; Authorities Announce ‘Probe’ Anyway (The Wire)

By Sumedha Pal / The Wire New Delhi: On September 23, a video surfaced on social media from Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh. It soon went viral. In...