Monday, 27 March, 2023

Topic: Hathras

Hathras case co-accused gets bail under UAPA, wife says ‘light at end of tunnel’ after 23 months

Mohammad Alam was arrested on 5 October, 2020, along with journalist Siddique Kappan, others, while driving them to Hathras. Court finds no 'incriminating evidence' against him.

‘Siddique Kappan had no work in Hathras’ — Allahabad HC rejects journalist’s bail plea

Justice Krishan Pahal says the prosecution's allegations of tainted money being used by the applicant and his colleagues for inciting violence cannot be ruled out.

After going viral with radio silence on TV, this IAS officer has found his voice on YouTube

During the Hathras episode, a video went viral of a journalist accusing IAS officer Prem Prakash Meena of misbehaviour. Now, he is seeking image change with Youtube tutorials.

WhatsApp chats & 36 ‘communal’ articles is what UP Police has against jailed journalist Kappan

Charge sheet against Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan and seven others was filed by UP Police in a Mathura court on 3 April. Court has taken cognisance, charges yet to be framed.

Siddique Kappan was in touch with top SIMI leaders, Mathura court says while denying bail

In a four-page order, court discusses the merits of the case in one page, says Kappan was in possession of literature related to banned SIMI.

Riots planned in Hathras after CAA plan failed: UP Police charge sheet against Kappan, 7 others

The charge sheet, filed by the UP Police's Special Task Force, says Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan and other accused were receiving funding from foreign sources, including Muscat.

Hathras man ‘shoots father of woman he molested in 2018’, CM Yogi wants NSA against accused

It was the father who filed a complaint against accused Gaurav Sharma when he allegedly molested his daughter. Sharma subsequently spent a brief stint in jail.

Rauf Shareef, accused of stirring unrest in Hathras, being brought to UP from Kerala

The Campus Front of India leader is being brought to Uttar Pradesh by plane after a court issued a production warrant in connection with the Hathras rape case.

Allahabad HC monitoring CBI probe into Hathras case as directed by SC, govt tells Rajya Sabha

Union minister Kishan Reddy said that since the UP Police was divested of the probe and CBI is carrying out the investigation, there would be no room for apprehensions at this stage.

Links showing dead woman as Hathras rape victim blocked— FB, Google, Twitter to Delhi HC

A man had contended that a photograph of his dead wife was being circulated on various social media platforms wrongly depicting her as the Hathras rape and murder victim.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.