Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: Hapur

6 killed, several injured in explosion at chemical factory in UP’s Hapur

CM Yogi Adityanath has conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families and directed district administration officers to go to the spot and oversee rescue & relief measures.

Alleged rapist of 6-year-old held after police shootout in UP’s Hapur

The police said the accused, a resident of Amroha in Uttar Pradesh, was on the run for over a week after raping the girl in Gadh Mukteshwar town of Hapur district.

6-yr-old Hapur rape victim ‘extremely critical’, police release sketches of accused

The incident took place Friday when a man kidnapped the girl from outside her house. She was later found in a nearby field with grievous injuries.

Man being thrashed in viral video a UP madrasa teacher, not Dalit as claimed

The video was actually shot in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, in which a Muslim youth was being thrashed by a group of people on suspicion of stealing mobile phones.

Hapur villagers find it hard to believe ‘rape story’ of a woman who married twice & eloped

For villagers of Shyampur Jatt in UP's Hapur, the 29-year-old 'rape' victim, who wears make-up, has a suspicious character and has ruined the reputation of the village.

Hapur rape horror — how 16 tormentors over 6 years forced woman to set herself on fire

The woman is currently admitted to a Delhi hospital with 70-80% burns. But she says even more than the rapes, it was society’s attitude to her that hurt.

In ‘Oscar Hapur’, menstrual period is still a conversation only among women

In Kathikhera, the village where Oscar-winning documentary Period. End of Sentence was filmed, menstruation remains a stigma that elicits whispers & giggles.

Rahul Gandhi on a foreign summer break and Hapur lynching village becomes tourist spot

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Pierced with screw drivers, scraped with sickles: How a Muslim trader was lynched in UP

Autopsy report shows Qasim sustained 18 grievous injuries— his ribs were fractured, there were deep cuts on his shoulders, knees and head. 

On Camera


Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.