All stories by Kishor Dwivedi
Sea of people in Saifai for Mulayam Singh Yadav's last ritesRediff.com11 Oct 2022
Frequent chants of "netaji amar rahe, amar rahe amar rahe (long live netaji!)" by lakhs of people rent the air.
Zee News anchor wasn't named in FIR before UP cops picked him upRediff.com6 Jul 2022
The TV news anchor arrested and released on bail over a misleading video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was not named as an accused in the first information report (FIR) lodged by the Uttar Pradesh, just minutes before they reached his home in Ghaziabad.
How Chhattisgarh cops were prevented from arresting TV anchor in UPRediff.com5 Jul 2022
The drama unfolded early in the morning as the Chhattisgarh Police came face to face with their counterparts from Ghaziabad and Noida, who, they claimed, prevented them from arresting Zee News anchor Rohit Ranjan despite an arrest warrant and court order against him.
UP polls: SP picks winnable candidates, ally RLD relies on clean recordRediff.com14 Jan 2022
The Rashtriya Lok Dal has chosen educated candidates hailing from the constituency and with no criminal background, while partner the Samajwadi Party picked them on their 'winnability' factor as the alliance announced the first list of nominees for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.
Lakhimpur violence: 2nd FIR silent on farmers' deathsRediff.com10 Oct 2021
The second FIR mentions only one "unnamed rioter", who has been charged with IPC Sections 302 (murder), 324 (causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) among others.
Ahead of polls, babu-turned-Modi aide AK Sharma to focus on western UPRediff.com8 Sep 2021
The Bharatiya Janata Party's Uttar Pradesh vice president Arvind Kumar Sharma will be reaching out to residents of western UP with public meetings in Noida, Greater Noida and Bulandshahr from Friday.
Rakesh Tikait, the cynosure of many eyesRediff.com30 Jan 2021
Tikait has been at loggerheads with various governments on a range of farmers' issues, including loan waivers, minimum support price, power tariff and land acquisition in states such as UP, Haryana Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh.
Ahead of R-Day, bomb hoaxes keep cops on their toes in UPRediff.com23 Jan 2021
The miscreants behind these hoax threats, which even prompted evacuations in hospitals and shopping malls, are yet to be identified. FIRs have been lodged in connection with some of the incidents, according to officials.
When supporters celebrated Pranab's first LS win at 3.45 amRediff.com31 Aug 2020
Mukherjee had lost the Lok Sabha elections twice earlier and it was third time lucky for him, much to the delight of the Congress leader's supporters.
UP farmer's son gets full scholarship at US universityRediff.com15 Jul 2020
Anurag Tiwari, who belongs to Sarasan village in Lakhimpur district, said he has got selected to Cornell University where he would be pursuing higher studies in Economics.
Vikas Dubey's police record: 61 FIRs, 8 of murderRediff.com11 Jul 2020
The last murder case registered in the Chaubeypur police station of the district following the ambush of a police team by his henchmen alone accounts for the killing of eight policemen, besides the seven other cases of murder registered against him between 1992 and 2017, reveals a police history sheet on Dubey's offences.
Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs unite to fend off mobs in Delhi colonyRediff.com28 Feb 2020
'Violence begets violence, crowd begets crowd. We thought if somebody would see sticks or rods in our hands from a distance and large crowds standing guard, it is likely they would want to come prepared. This could fuel violence'
Prices of milk, veggies go up in violence-hit NE DelhiRediff.com26 Feb 2020
The Delhi police had on Tuesday clamped restrictions on the gathering of four or more people under Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure in a bid to check violent clashes which has also left more than 200 injured.
How Delhi's Shaheen Bagh ushered in the New YearRediff.com2 Jan 2020
The youth skipped parties and the elderly shunned the comfort of watching TV at home on the New Year's eve as thousands of people protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act rang in 2020 with singing the national anthem at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.
Anti-CAA protesters ring in 2020 with national anthemRediff.com1 Jan 2020
As the clock struck 12, the protesting crowd burst into a cheer to greet the fellow protesters the new year, and moments later broke into the national anthem in unison which was followed by the slogan 'Inquilab Zindabad'.
Sahir Ludhianvi's priceless notes, poems found in scrap shop!Rediff.com9 Sep 2019
Mumbai-based Film Heritage Foundation, a not-for-profit NGO, found these items recently amid a dump of newspapers and magazines at the scrap shop in Juhu and now plans to preserve and exhibit "the archives".
Bulandshahr violence: 10 and 12-year-olds named in FIR for cow slaughterRediff.com5 Dec 2018
The children are cousins, one of whom is a student of class 6 and another a student of class 5.
Bulandshahr: 4 arrested for cop's murder; Bajrang Dal man on the runRediff.com5 Dec 2018
Of the 27 named, at least four are workers and functionaries of right-wing organisations, including the Bajrang Dal, officials said.
Bulandshahr: Fearing police action, villagers flee their homesRediff.com4 Dec 2018
Police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and a 20-year-old man Sumit died of gunshot wounds when a mob went on rampage over alleged cow slaughter.
How rumours hit immunisation programme in Muslim-dominated MewatRediff.com4 May 2017
The rate of immunisation is low mainly because of rumours that the vaccines would have a sterilising effect on the children.