Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Unnao

Photos shared by Salman Khurshid aren’t from Yogi govt’s ‘Buldozerland’. They are from 2016

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid Tuesday shared pictures of bulldozed houses on social media, claiming they were from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao and Farrukhabad districts.

Unnao woman’s 2nd autopsy shows few more injuries, family says ‘cops shielding ex-minister’s son’

Dalit woman, 22, was allegedly killed by the late SP minister’s son. Both autopsy reports suggest she was strangled to death 6 weeks before she was found, do not mention rape.

BJP, SP play blame game after missing Dalit woman’s body found near ex-minister’s ashram

The 22-year-old Dalit woman's decomposed body was found in a septic tank near an ashram built by former Samajwadi Party leader Fateh Bahadur Singh.

Unnao residents say over 50 bodies seen floating at Buxar Ghat in 2 days, officials deny claim

The incident comes days after over 100 bodies were found buried by the Ganga at Unnao. Residents say this is only the beginning of ‘something terrible’. 

Unnao vegetable seller ‘killed by cops’ quit school to help family, now they want Rs 1 cr relief

Family of 18-year-old Faisal Hussain says he was the only earning member, claims he was tortured by cops, a charge dismissed by police.

Former IAS officer booked by UP Police for allegedly spreading misinformation

Unnao Kotwali police station's SHO Dinesh Chandra Mishra said the case against Surya Pratap Singh was lodged on 13 May after several residents complained.

Officials clueless, villagers blame ‘outsiders’ as Unnao finds over 100 bodies buried by Ganga

Officials have no confirmation about the identity of the dead, or whether they were Covid victims. Local villagers said many buried the bodies because they couldn't afford wood.

35 Samajwadi Party leaders booked for violating Covid norms in Unnao

The Additional Superintendent of Police said the leaders met on 8 May at a banquet hall in Unnao, which was in violation of section 144 of the CrPC.

SC imposes Rs 5 crore fine on medical college in Unnao for violating MCI regulations

The court noted the college admitted 132 students without seeking a nod from Director General Medical Education, UP; asked students to do 2-yr community service after their course.

New SC commission chief has this message for IIT panel: Don’t forget a Dalit wrote Constitution

Vijay Sampla, who took charge as NCSC chairperson Wednesday, questioned an IIT committee’s suggestion to exempt faculty from caste-based reservation.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.