Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicHathras

Topic: Hathras

Family of Hathras victim living in conditions similar to house arrest, says rights body

People's Union for Civil Liberties said the family feared for their lives if the CRPF cover given to them was withdrawn. And demanded their rehabilitation from Nirbhaya fund.

‘PFI link, anti-CAA, riot intention’ — What Kerala journalist headed to Hathras is accused of

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan was arrested on 5 October along with three others. After Arnab Goswami’s bail, Kappan’s wife is now hopeful of bail for him too.

Campus Front member held on way to Hathras ‘accused in 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots’ — UP Police

Atiq-ur-Rahman is one of four men arrested on their way to Hathras last month. Campus Front of India has denied Rahman’s involvement in 2013 riots.

Sengar in jail, his wife is canvassing for BJP as Unnao’s Bangarmau bypoll sees 3-corner fight

Sengar’s wife Sangeeta and family members are making regular appearances at public meetings in support of BJP candidate Srikant Katiyar. Women’s safety not a poll issue here.

Dear upper caste Indians, Hathras is not another Nirbhaya. It is a Khairlanji

From Kilvenmani massacre in 1968 to the Chunduru massacre in 1991 to the Khairlanji atrocity in 2006, Dalits have been vainly hoping to access legal justice in India.

Hathras ‘rape-murder last straw’, 236 Valmikis in Ghaziabad village convert to Buddhism

Karera's Valmiki residents allege the ‘upper-caste’ Chauhans, who form the majority in the village located close to the Hindon Air Base, discriminate against lower caste villagers.

‘Name & shame’ posters, Kafeel Khan case, Hathras — 5 times Allahabad HC pulled up UP govt

In past one year, the Allahabad HC has passed several orders questioning the Yogi Adityanath government and its functionaries for several of its actions.

‘Shakti’ drive to raise awareness & track ‘criminals’ — Yogi govt’s makeover bid after Hathras

The government will launch two new programmes — ‘Mission Shakti’ and ‘Operation Shakti’ this week. Move comes weeks after the Hathras controversy.

Modi sells India Dream to world but sweeps ugly truth of rapes under the carpet

PM Modi may be a marketing maverick but the world is watching.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

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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