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Day after being set afire, Unnao rape victim dies at Safdarjung Hospital

The rape victim from Unnao, airlifted to Delhi and admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital here after she was set on fire allegedly by five persons, died on Friday night, hospital sources said.
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Day after being set afire, Unnao rape victim dies at Safdarjung Hospital

The rape victim from Unnao, airlifted to Delhi and admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital here after she was set on fire allegedly by five persons, died on Friday night, hospital sources said.

4 Hyderabad rape accused snatched 2 guns from 10 cops, shot dead: Police

The killings occurred at Chattanpally village near Shadnagar, a stone’s throw from where the suspects were alleged to have set the woman’s body on fire after killing her. Police had taken the accused to the spot to recover the veterinarian’s mobile phon
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4 Hyderabad rape accused snatched 2 guns from 10 cops, shot dead: Police

The killings occurred at Chattanpally village near Shadnagar, a stone’s throw from where the suspects were alleged to have set the woman’s body on fire after killing her. Police had taken the accused to the spot to recover the veterinarian’s mobile phone and accessories.

Exhausted, orchestra dancer pauses to take a break, gets shot in the face

According to local police, on November 30, Sudhir Singh had hired an orchestra for his daughter’s wedding, where a group of women were performing onstage. The injured woman has been identified as Heena Devi, who was taken to Lucknow SGPGI for a jaw surgery
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Exhausted, orchestra dancer pauses to take a break, gets shot in the face

According to local police, on November 30, Sudhir Singh had hired an orchestra for his daughter’s wedding, where a group of women were performing onstage. The injured woman has been identified as Heena Devi, who was taken to Lucknow SGPGI for a jaw surgery. She is said to be in stable condition now.

Hyderabad: ‘Encounter cop’ had led similar operation in 2008

Vishwanath Chennappa Sajjanar was superintendent of police of Warangal district then. Eleven years later, four men - Mohammed Areef, Shiva, Naveen and Chennakesavulu - accused of gang-raping a veterinarian and murdering her near Shamshabad, met the same fate
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Hyderabad: ‘Encounter cop’ had led similar operation in 2008

Vishwanath Chennappa Sajjanar was superintendent of police of Warangal district then. Eleven years later, four men - Mohammed Areef, Shiva, Naveen and Chennakesavulu - accused of gang-raping a veterinarian and murdering her near Shamshabad, met the same fate. The area in Shamshabad comes under Cyberabad police commissionerate limits, which Sajjanar heads now.

SC raps govt over delay in judges’ appointment

A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K M Joseph asked attorney general K K Venugopal how the government could sit over recommendations for HC judge appointments even after the collegium had reiterated the names after brushing aside the objections raise
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SC raps govt over delay in judges’ appointment

A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K M Joseph asked attorney general K K Venugopal how the government could sit over recommendations for HC judge appointments even after the collegium had reiterated the names after brushing aside the objections raised by the Centre.

Low conviction rate, tardy probes behind public jubilation over Hyderabad encounter: Experts

Low conviction rate, tardy probes and prolonged trials result in 70 per cent rape cases remaining unattended in the judicial system and this, experts say, explains the public jubilation over the encounter killings of all four accused in the rape-and-murder o
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Low conviction rate, tardy probes behind public jubilation over Hyderabad encounter: Experts

Low conviction rate, tardy probes and prolonged trials result in 70 per cent rape cases remaining unattended in the judicial system and this, experts say, explains the public jubilation over the encounter killings of all four accused in the rape-and-murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian. People applauding the police action shows a loss of faith in the existing systems, they said.

Both Unnao and Hyderabad incidents shameful : Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said both Hyderabad and Unnao incidents are «shameful» and demanded stringent legislation to deal with cases of rape.
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Both Unnao and Hyderabad incidents shameful : Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said both Hyderabad and Unnao incidents are «shameful» and demanded stringent legislation to deal with cases of rape.

Keeping those excluded from NRC in detention camps not 'great idea': Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday that keeping people, whose names have been excluded from the NRC in the state, in detention camps is not a «great idea».
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Keeping those excluded from NRC in detention camps not 'great idea': Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday that keeping people, whose names have been excluded from the NRC in the state, in detention camps is not a «great idea».

No other wounds except 90% burn injuries, states Unnao rape survivor's medico-legal report

Some media reports dated December 6 were doing rounds claiming that Unnao rape victim was beaten with sticks and stabbed with knives. The medico-legal test conducted at an Unnao hospital on December 5 says «90 per cent burn» and «no other in
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No other wounds except 90% burn injuries, states Unnao rape survivor's medico-legal report

Some media reports dated December 6 were doing rounds claiming that Unnao rape victim was beaten with sticks and stabbed with knives. The medico-legal test conducted at an Unnao hospital on December 5 says «90 per cent burn» and «no other injury except burn». A medico-legal report is a report written by a doctor in the role of a medical expert witness in a legal case.

Hyderabad vet rape-murder case: All four accused killed in encounter

All four accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. Cops claimed they tried to escape while the crime scene was being reconstructed and were killed in the encounter. The four were arrest
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Hyderabad vet rape-murder case: All four accused killed in encounter

All four accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. Cops claimed they tried to escape while the crime scene was being reconstructed and were killed in the encounter. The four were arrested for the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana.

Gear up for Delhi mega rally on Dec 14: Congress to state units

​​​The urgent message, sent by AICC general secretary in-charge of organisation KC Venugopal just ten days ahead of the show, indicates the party’s expectations on the turnout. “As you are aware, the date of the rally is fast approaching. I am sure
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Gear up for Delhi mega rally on Dec 14: Congress to state units

​​​The urgent message, sent by AICC general secretary in-charge of organisation KC Venugopal just ten days ahead of the show, indicates the party’s expectations on the turnout. “As you are aware, the date of the rally is fast approaching. I am sure preparations are on from your side to mobilise as many workers as possible.

Assam Agitation 2.0? State braces for fight against CAB

Unrest over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in Assam and spread to Tripura on Thursday amid reports that the proposed legislation would be introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 9 and taken up for debate the next day. The central executive of th
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Assam Agitation 2.0? State braces for fight against CAB

Unrest over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in Assam and spread to Tripura on Thursday amid reports that the proposed legislation would be introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 9 and taken up for debate the next day. The central executive of the All Assam Students Union held an emergency meeting to discuss the feasibility of moving the SC if the bill gets past Parliament.

Unnao rape survivor set ablaze; 5 arrested: Top developments

Outrage mounted across India after a 23-year-old rape survivor from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao was set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to the court on Thursday. The five accused named by the woman have been arrested and U
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Unnao rape survivor set ablaze; 5 arrested: Top developments

Outrage mounted across India after a 23-year-old rape survivor from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao was set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to the court on Thursday. The five accused named by the woman have been arrested and UP CM Yogi Adityanath has assured strict action against the culprits.

Parliament canteen subsidy to be out from next session

From the next session, MPs may have to pay more for the food they are provided in Parliament canteen after they unanimously gave an in-principle approval to a proposal on Thursday to withdraw the subsidy they get on eatables.
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Parliament canteen subsidy to be out from next session

From the next session, MPs may have to pay more for the food they are provided in Parliament canteen after they unanimously gave an in-principle approval to a proposal on Thursday to withdraw the subsidy they get on eatables.

Congress protests at Parliament premises over rising onion prices

Congress leaders P Chidambaram, who is out on bail after 106 days in jail, Adhir Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi and others protested at the Parliament premises on Thursday against rising onion prices.
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Congress protests at Parliament premises over rising onion prices

Congress leaders P Chidambaram, who is out on bail after 106 days in jail, Adhir Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi and others protested at the Parliament premises on Thursday against rising onion prices.

West Bengal governor enters assembly through gate meant for media persons and officials

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday had to wait in front of locked gate no 3 of the state assembly, designated for the governor. Later he entered the assembly premises through gate no 4, meant for media persons and officials. «The governor
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West Bengal governor enters assembly through gate meant for media persons and officials

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday had to wait in front of locked gate no 3 of the state assembly, designated for the governor. Later he entered the assembly premises through gate no 4, meant for media persons and officials. «The governor's gate being locked has put our democratic history to shame,» Dhankhar said.

Yediyurappa's future at stake: All you need to know about Karnataka bypolls

Karnataka bypolls are being conducted in 15 constituencies. The byelections were necessitated due to the disqualification of the 14 Congress and three JD(S) rebel legislators after they resigned from their assembly seats in July. The result is due on Decembe
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Yediyurappa's future at stake: All you need to know about Karnataka bypolls

Karnataka bypolls are being conducted in 15 constituencies. The byelections were necessitated due to the disqualification of the 14 Congress and three JD(S) rebel legislators after they resigned from their assembly seats in July. The result is due on December 9. The BJP needs to win at least six of the seats to remain in the majority in the 225-member assembly.

Manmohan Singh: 1984 riots could have been avoided if Narsimha Rao had listened to Gujral's advice

Speaking at an event organised to remember former PM IK Gujral on his 100th birth anniversary, Former PM Manmohan Singh said that Inder Kumar Gujral advised then home minister Narsimha Rao «to call the army at the earliest» would have prevented th
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Manmohan Singh: 1984 riots could have been avoided if Narsimha Rao had listened to Gujral's advice

Speaking at an event organised to remember former PM IK Gujral on his 100th birth anniversary, Former PM Manmohan Singh said that Inder Kumar Gujral advised then home minister Narsimha Rao «to call the army at the earliest» would have prevented the 1984 massacres. Gujral is also known for his role as the minister of information and broadcasting during Emergency.

‘Confident’ govt to table CAB in Rajya Sabha next week

The NDA is confident of getting adequate support for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, with alliance partners like Janata Dal (United) and some ‘neutral’ regional parties like YSR Congress set to support the bill. TDP is likely to abstain, whil
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‘Confident’ govt to table CAB in Rajya Sabha next week

The NDA is confident of getting adequate support for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, with alliance partners like Janata Dal (United) and some ‘neutral’ regional parties like YSR Congress set to support the bill. TDP is likely to abstain, while Shiv Sena, now out of the alliance, it is yet to announce its final stand. The legislation is likely to be brought to Parliament early next week.

ETF for bonds gets approval, likely to hit market this month

​​The New Fund Offer (NFO) of this ETF is expected be to launched during December itself. Bharat Bond ETF would be the first corporate bond ETF in the country. “With the creation and launch of umbrella ETF we hope to diversify investor base,” FM Nirma
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ETF for bonds gets approval, likely to hit market this month

​​The New Fund Offer (NFO) of this ETF is expected be to launched during December itself. Bharat Bond ETF would be the first corporate bond ETF in the country. “With the creation and launch of umbrella ETF we hope to diversify investor base,” FM Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters after the Cabinet gave in-principle approval to bond ETF.