Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: Bulandshahr

‘Another Hathras’? Family claims UP girl raped & killed by Brahmins, cops deny forced cremation

16-yr-old allegedly shot dead by Brahmin man in January. Her family claims she was raped by upper caste men protected by local BJP MLA. Police deny rape, say it was a crime of passion.

UP Police apprehend 3 for Dalit teen’s murder in Bulandshahr, including ‘jilted lover’

Police claim the accused were known to 16-year-old girl’s family, and ‘slapped, thrashed and pushed’ her to the ground, where she hit her head on a brick.

‘Can’t a girl even go out to study?’ UP Dalit family cries after daughter, 16, is murdered

Bulandshahr student was allegedly murdered metres away from her home. 72 hours later, accused are yet to be arrested. Relatives demand compensation for family.

UP Police drops ‘promoting enmity’ charge against Muslim vendor who sold ‘Thakur shoes’

Bulandshahr police says investigation has found that allegations against shoe vendor Nasir about promoting enmity based on religion were ‘false’.

With ‘icon’ Sudeeksha’s death, UP family and village lose hope as accident case gets murkier

Family had alleged ‘eve-teasing’ in the lead-up to the accident, but formal complaint doesn’t mention it. Father says they want men responsible to be caught.

Bulandshahr DM says Sudiksha wasn’t ‘harassed’, died in accident caused by underage brother

Sudiksha Bhati, who studied in the US, died in a bike accident in Bulandshahr. Her family alleged she was harassed by bikers while being driven by her uncle.

Sadhus scolded 25-yr-old for stealing tongs, he killed them under bhang influence: UP Police

The two sadhus were killed inside a Bulandshahr temple Monday night. Police rules out 'communal angle', says accused confessed to crime.

Bulandshahr cop murder prompted UP law panel to draft stringent bill on mob lynching

UP State Law Commission chief Justice A.N. Mittal (retd) says incidents of mob lynching are increasing, there should be a strict law on this.

From jail, Bulandshahr ‘cop killer’ Yogesh Raj sends Sankranti greetings via posters

Appearance of the posters have angered Muslim residents who call the move brazen, and say they vitiate an already communally charged atmosphere.

Suspected BJP youth wing member is latest to be arrested for Bulandshahr violence

Shikhar Agrawal had claimed that inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, who died in the Bulandshahr violence, threatened to kill him.

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters File Photo/Danish Siddiqui

RBI to launch first pilot for retail digital rupee on 1 December

The pilot will be launched in two phases, with State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank and IDC First Bank participating in the first phase across four cities in the country.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.