Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Topic: Ghaziabad

Ropes, tapes & an ‘escape’ plan — how 14-year-old adopted daughter ‘killed’ father in Ghaziabad 

A 58-year-old man was found dead in his flat in Vaishali on 22 September. A week later, Ghaziabad Police apprehended his daughter and her 23-year-old alleged boyfriend.

Gazab Ghaziabad wants to clean up its act. No longer just a dirty NCR town

While a tide of change has got the mill running in Ghaziabad, there is still a long way to go. The NCR town is ranked 18th in the list of cleanest cities.

Accused who drugged, raped UP teen after birthday party was her brother’s friend, say police

The woman's drink was spiked at the party and she was later taken to a room. Police said one of the accused called his friends and then the three took turns to rape her.

19-year-old given spiked drink, raped; 3 accused arrested in Ghaziabad

The woman attended a party on Sunday where she was taken to a room by a man and raped by him and his friends. On Monday, she along with her father lodged an FIR at the Modi Nagar police station.

‘Throat slit with razor, body stuffed in trolley bag’ — Ghaziabad woman held for lover’s murder

The woman, a 36-year-old domestic worker, was intercepted while on her way to dispose of live-in partner's body in a crowded place, say Ghaziabad police.

Zee News anchor detained after cops of 2 states fight over him in Rahul Gandhi video case

The Chhattisgarh Police reached anchor Rohit Ranjan’s Ghaziabad home early Tuesday morning to arrest him, but the UP police beat them to it after the journalist tweeted to local authorities.

‘Why shoot?’ — question for Ghaziabad cops after 3 Muslim men are wounded in ‘cow smuggling’ case

Police in UP's Ghaziabad have justified opening fire on 3 men accused of cattle smuggling Thursday, saying the latter had fired the first shots while trying to escape, and injured a constable.

What’s the e-way land acquisition ‘scam’ for which Yogi govt has suspended Ghaziabad ex-DM

In 2017, a group of farmers had alleged that Ghaziabad magistrate officials acquired land from them in their relatives’ names & sold it to the state govt at much higher prices.

Darling of Hindu Right to ‘jihadi’ — UP priest Narsinghanand spews hate despite losing fans

Narsinghanand, the head priest of the Dasna Devi temple in Ghaziabad, has long spewed anti-Muslim views. But last week, he upset his prominent backers, including in BJP. 

Noida is growing, Ghaziabad is fading. The story of Uttar Pradesh’s two boom towns

Poor performance has reduced Ghaziabad to risk becoming a ‘bedroom community’ for those working in Noida and Delhi.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.