Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicHathras gang rape case

Topic: Hathras gang rape case

‘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.

Hathras was no exception, at least 4 ‘rape’ victims were ‘forcibly cremated’ by police

In each of the 4 cases, which took place between September 2020 and January 2021, families allege they were under pressure from police to quickly cremate the bodies.

1-yr since Hathras ‘gang rape’: Caste divide is deeper, memories don’t fade, drama in court

The 20-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped and murdered by four Thakur men in UP’s Hathras district last September.

9-yr-old Dalit girl ‘gang-raped’ in Delhi and ‘forcibly cremated’, legs & ashes only evidence

A priest and 3 of his associates are accused of the crime. Girl's family allege police harassed them. Police says investigation is on and all guilty parties will face action.

Kappan chained in Mathura hospital, move him back to jail, journalist’s wife writes to new CJI

Kappan was admitted to the K.M. Medical College in Mathura Wednesday morning after he tested positive for Covid-19.

Judicial custody of Siddique Kappan, 3 others arrested on way to Hathras extended for 90 days

Defence counsel Madhuban Datt Chaturvedi said he would challenge the decision. He had opposed the extension contending that it was mandatory to release the accused after 90 days.

Hathras DM among 16 IAS officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh

Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar, who had hit the headlines after the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, will be the new district magistrate of Mirzapur.

Anti-CAA stir, Delhi riots, Hathras gangrape — photos of what happened beyond Covid in 2020

2020 was not only about Covid. It also witnessed protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, riots in Delhi, Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan, as well as elections in Bihar.

Tackling malnutrition in ‘New India’, and BJP’s mutating law

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UP Police neglected woman’s use of ‘zabardasti’, ‘chhedkhani’ — CBI in Hathras charge sheet

CBI also highlights delay in woman’s medical exam, cites medical board that said possibility of sexual assault can’t be ruled out because of it.

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Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

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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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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