Section 144

No new event will be allowed in Lucknow without prior permission from the district authorities, the state government said in its order.

Congress party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and brother Rahul Gandhi is expected to make a visit to the family of the Hathras gangrape victim today.

Ahead of the carnival festivities, the North Goa district administration has withdrawn Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) which was imposed last week after intelligence inputs about possible terror threat along the western coast.

Lucknow: Violent demonstrations against Citizenship law have disrupted normal life in Uttar Pradesh, where in the violent protest at least 19 people lost their lives, while, 1,100 have been booked for creating ruckus in the state. At the same time, when the nawabi city has been burning under violent protest for almost a week, the …

The protest against CAA has turned violent in Uttar Pradesh. Cities including Lucknow and Sambhal are worst affected, where protesters challenging the Citizenship act have started to destroy public properties and news of burning buses and police vehicles is taking rounds.

In such bedlam where oppositions, marches and protests are being carried out by thousands of people across the nation against CAA, historian Ramchandra Guha, on Thursday, was dragged by the police mid-interview and was detained along with dozens in Bengaluru for voicing against the Citizenship law.

When there are apprehensions of breach of public peace and order by some people, Section 144 CrPC is put into effect. Under this section, all civilians are barred from carrying of weapons....

BSP chief Mayawati Saturday alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh was using Section 144 to hide its shortcomings and not allowing anyone to visit Sonbhadra, where 10 people were gunned down this week.