Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: Kanpur

‘Have no choice but to borrow’: Kanpur leather industry owners reel under second Covid wave

The nationwide lockdown imposed last year to check the spread of Covid had already dealt a blow to Kanpur's leather industry. The second wave has made things only worse.

4 UP cops, including Kanpur rape accused’s father, suspended for ‘negligence, absence from duty’

SI Devendra Yadav, father of accused Deepu Yadav's father, was earlier booked for 'murder' of the 13-year-old 'rape' victim's father who died in a hit-and-run day after filing complaint.

UP govt suspends 4 policemen for laxity in Kanpur lab technician kidnapping-murder case

The four suspended included an Additional SP and a Circle Officer. Police said 27-year-old S Yadav, who was kidnapped last month, was killed within a week of being held captive.

Seeing Vikas Dubey as ‘Robin Hood of Brahmins’ distorts true picture of caste, crime, politics

Indians’ fantasy wrongly turned Vikas Dubey into a UP don who could overturn the government if arrested.

Vikas Dubey put Kanpur on the map, but many in city hadn’t even heard of him until shootout

Vikas Dubey only controlled Chaubeypur, a tiny kasba with a population of just 4,000. And yet, he will now be remembered as 'Kanpur don'.

Uma Bharti questions MP CM Chouhan after Vikas Dubey ‘encounter’, praises Yogi govt

BJP leader Uma Bharti questioned the Madhya Pradesh govt over how Dubey reached Ujjain, among others. A BJP leader says this doesn’t reflect well.

3 policemen suspended on charges of laxity in connection with Kanpur attack

An FIR would also be lodged against the policemen and they would face further action if their involvement is proved during the course of inquiry.

Call from police station tipped off Vikas Dubey hours before raid, aide tells probe officers

Eight policemen were killed and seven others were injured when they had gone to arrest wanted criminal Vikas Dubey in Kanpur on Thursday.

Vikas Dubey, a criminal for police but ‘dabang neta’ with clout in all parties for villagers

Dubey is the prime accused in the murder of 8 policemen in Kanpur. But residents of his village say he always helped the poor and had good rapport with local cops.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

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.