Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: Chinmayanand

HC rejects law student’s allegations of bias, harassment against SIT in Chinmayanand case

The woman has alleged the SIT, formed by UP government, had harassed & assaulted her family. But the Allahabad High Court isn’t convinced.

‘Virginity at stake’ but law student didn’t report abuse: What Chinmayanand’s bail order notes

The bail order of Chinmayanand, accused of sexually abusing a Shahjahanpur law student, makes several references to the woman's behavior and 'strange' ties to her family. Read the full text here.

Supreme Court should be more involved in Chinmayanand case & less with running Indian cricket

The court chooses headline-hunting on lost or misplaced causes over real issues, where its swift and strong intervention would send out a clear message.

What Chinmayanand shares with India and a ‘muted’ Kashmir

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Shahjahanpur law student arrest: Is UP police weakening Chinmayanand case by booking her?

The Uttar Pradesh Police has jailed the law student from Shahjahanpur, who has accused BJP politician Chinmayanand of sexual assault, in an extortion case.

UP law student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape, placed under arrest in extortion case

The law student’s arrest comes just a day ahead of her interim bail plea hearing. Her lawyer says she was ‘dragged out of her house’.

Chinmayanand shifted to hospital, UP law student plea seeking stay on arrest turned down

The UP law student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape, had sought a stay on her arrest after the SIT booked her and arrested 3 men for allegedly trying to extort the BJP leader.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.