Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Hathras

Hathras rape evokes outrage online but UP opposition leaders are nowhere to be seen

While the three leaders — Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra — have tweeted about the incident, none of them has so far visited the victim’s family.

Dalit woman raped and murdered in Hathras died another death in UP Police’s forced cremation

While the Hathras gangrape and murder is not an isolated incident, the responses of the Yogi Adityanath-led government and UP Police to it speak of the resentment against calls for social justice.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, Delhi unit head detained by UP Police, claim associates

According to functionaries of Azad Samaj Party, the two men went missing after 10 pm on Tuesday while on their way to Hathras accompanying the family of the gang-rape victim.

Modi calls for strict action against culprits in Hathras case, CM Yogi says SIT will probe

Amid outrage over UP Police’s decision to cremate the Hathras gang rape victim’s body at night, CM Yogi Adityanath also said the case will be tried in a fast-track court.

UP Police cremates Hathras gang rape victim at 2.25 am, keeping protesting family away

The Hathras rape victim's family wanted to take the body home before conducting last rites, but police decided to cremate her before sunrise to ‘maintain law and order’.

Hours of wait, protest & cremation without family — a night in Hathras rape victim’s village

The Hathras rape victim's family members kept requesting police to allow a last look at her body but they didn't. Manisha Mondal brings you images from the night.

Times Now debates Amnesty ‘witch hunt’, India Today questions UP Police over Hathras gangrape

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Bhim Army protests at Safdarjung Hospital, demands death penalty for Hathras rape culprits

The 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped a fortnight ago, succumbed to her injuries Tuesday morning after she was shifted to Safdarjung Hospital on Monday.

Hathras Dalit woman, who was gang-raped and assaulted, dies at Safdarjung Hospital

Four men, on 14 September, allegedly dragged the woman into a field in UP's Hathras where they raped her. She was left in a critical condition, with severe injuries to her neck and spine.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

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.