Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: Unnao

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.

Rescued Unnao girl says accused offered snacks & water, there was no sexual assault

UP Police says the accused had mixed pesticide in the water offered to the three minor girls who were found in the fields last week. Two of the girls died.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.