Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

Topic: Aligarh

Dalit girl in Aligarh was ‘strangled, smothered, dragged, but no sign of sexual assault’

A 16-year-old verbally-impaired girl was found dead in her village Kiwlas Sunday afternoon. Her family alleges rape, says she was found partially disrobed.

4 dead, 12 injured in explosion at toy factory in Aligarh

The explosion, apparently caused by a gas cylinder Tuesday, had ripped apart at least half a dozen neighbouring houses in Khatikaan locality of Aligarh.

6-year-old Hathras girl raped, held captive by relative, dies at Delhi hospital

After an FIR was registered on 21 September on the complaint of the girl's father, police arrested the 15-year-old relative who confessed to the crime.

Kafeel Khan detained on ‘whim & humour’, selective reading of speech, says Allahabad HC

The high court has passed damning remarks against the state authorities that ordered the detention of Kafeel Khan, who has been in jail since 29 January.

HC drops NSA charges against Kafeel Khan, says his speech called for ‘national integration’

HC says Aligarh DM who passed the detention order 'had selective reading and selective mention for few phrases from the speech ignoring its true intent'.

‘Youths with covered faces’ lay siege to Aligarh village as Twinkle murder takes communal turn

Prime suspects Zahid and Aslam, accused of killing Aligarh two-year-old Twinkle over a money-related feud with her family, have been arrested.

Aligarh two-year-old was beaten up for 8 hours before she died

Aligarh toddler Twinkle's autopsy has revealed broken ribs, nose and legs, with her body also missing an arm. She was allegedly killed by men who owed her family Rs 10,000.

Pakistan is sharing old video of Indian cops thrashing people claiming it’s at a mosque

The original video is from last year when local police in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh had lathicharged a group of Hindu Jagran Manch activists.

Why Jinnah once famously called AMU ‘the arsenal of Muslim India’

The AMU students worked as foot soldiers for the Muslim League during its election campaign in the 1945-46 elections that became a referendum on Pakistan.

India’s mean-spirited war on Christmas

Christmas is the wrong target. It cannot pay for the sins of the church because Christmas has long flown the coop of Christianity. It’s a now consumer festival.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.