Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Unnao

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.

Twitter handle of Barkha Dutt’s Mojo Story among 8 booked for ‘fake news’ on Unnao deaths

Journalist Barkha Dutt said the use of IPC sections that are punishable with prison is 'pure intimidation' and that she is ready to face the case in court.

Police registers FIR against Congress leader Udit Raj for misleading tweet on Unnao deaths

Police said the claims made in the tweet were far from the facts of the case and it was an attempt to create anger through 'misleading' rumours.

Minor among 2 detained for Unnao cousins’ ‘poisoning’, police say ‘one-sided love’ is motive

Family of the three cousins allegedly poisoned in Unnao Wednesday, while out to collect fodder, has sought a CBI inquiry in the matter.

‘People bomb’ on India Today, US super ‘power’ failure on Zee & kaun banega CM on ABP News

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Autopsy finds ‘no external injury’ on Unnao teens, murder FIR filed amid poisoning suspicions

A third teenager, cousin of two girls found dead in family field at Unnao, is in a serious condition at a Kanpur hospital, police say.

‘UP crushing Dalits, human rights’ — Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi target govt over Unnao deaths

Rahul Gandhi said Congress will endeavour to get justice for the 2 teenage girls found dead in Unnao while Priyanka Gandhi demanded the third girl be shifted to Delhi for treatment.

2 minor Dalit girls found dead in Unnao field, cousin ‘critical’, police suspect poisoning

While the two girls were declared dead on arrival at hospital, the 17-year-old has been referred to Kanpur in a ‘critical’ state.

They said no one should cry, but then broke down — how Unnao village mourned ‘rape’ victim

This report, which won the Laadli Media Award for gender sensitivity this week, delves into the death of a 23-year-old woman who was burnt alive by her alleged rapists in Unnao in December 2019.

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.

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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.