Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Unnao

Over 350 employees of UP ‘women helpline’ not paid salary for a year, threaten hunger strike

361 employees of the women counselling helpline ‘181’ have not been paid since June 2019. One worker died by suicide this month. Yogi govt says will resolve the issue soon.

Ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar convicted under POCSO Act in Unnao rape case

Delhi court questions why CBI took one year to file the chargesheet, gives benefit of doubt to co-accused Shashi Singh.

Low caste, loose morals – UP’s ‘rape capital’ Unnao blames its victims for sex crimes

Two high-profile cases of rape in 18 months have put an unseemly spotlight on Unnao, a district in central Uttar Pradesh.

Unnao rape victim’s statement before death ‘strong’ enough to prosecute accused: UP DGP

The UP Police chief said the victim's deposition before the sub divisional magistrate will be used to file the chargesheet against the 5 accused of burning her.

Unnao rape victim’s family stop local officials from cementing grave, demand justice first

The sister of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, who died Friday, also threatened to commit suicide if her family didn't get justice soon.

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

Family of 23-yr-old, who fought for over a year to get FIR registered against her alleged rapists before being burnt alive, says will build a memorial for her.

Unnao woman set on fire knew accused, he had raped her on pretext of marriage, says family

23-year-old rape survivor has told police she was set ablaze by two men she had accused of raping her. She is under treatment in a Delhi hospital.

Burnt alive by accused, Unnao rape survivor in extremely critical condition

The Unnao rape survivor, who suffered 90 per cent burn injuries, was airlifted to Delhi to receive medical treatment.

Rape survivor set on fire by 5 men, including the accused, in Unnao

Two of the accused were granted bail after the rape complaint was registered in March. All five have been arrested.

Unnao farmer beaten by UP Police wasn’t unconscious, Congress used clipped video

At a farmers' protest against the Yogi Adityanath govt in UP's Unnao, a policeman was seen beating up a man who lay on the ground with a stick.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.


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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.