Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: Hathras

After going viral with radio silence on TV, this IAS officer has found his voice on YouTube

During the Hathras episode, a video went viral of a journalist accusing IAS officer Prem Prakash Meena of misbehaviour. Now, he is seeking image change with Youtube tutorials.

WhatsApp chats & 36 ‘communal’ articles is what UP Police has against jailed journalist Kappan

Charge sheet against Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan and seven others was filed by UP Police in a Mathura court on 3 April. Court has taken cognisance, charges yet to be framed.

Siddique Kappan was in touch with top SIMI leaders, Mathura court says while denying bail

In a four-page order, court discusses the merits of the case in one page, says Kappan was in possession of literature related to banned SIMI.

Riots planned in Hathras after CAA plan failed: UP Police charge sheet against Kappan, 7 others

The charge sheet, filed by the UP Police's Special Task Force, says Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan and other accused were receiving funding from foreign sources, including Muscat.

Hathras man ‘shoots father of woman he molested in 2018’, CM Yogi wants NSA against accused

It was the father who filed a complaint against accused Gaurav Sharma when he allegedly molested his daughter. Sharma subsequently spent a brief stint in jail.

Rauf Shareef, accused of stirring unrest in Hathras, being brought to UP from Kerala

The Campus Front of India leader is being brought to Uttar Pradesh by plane after a court issued a production warrant in connection with the Hathras rape case.

Allahabad HC monitoring CBI probe into Hathras case as directed by SC, govt tells Rajya Sabha

Union minister Kishan Reddy said that since the UP Police was divested of the probe and CBI is carrying out the investigation, there would be no room for apprehensions at this stage.

Links showing dead woman as Hathras rape victim blocked— FB, Google, Twitter to Delhi HC

A man had contended that a photograph of his dead wife was being circulated on various social media platforms wrongly depicting her as the Hathras rape and murder victim.

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.

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.