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Hathras Gang-Rape: SC asks Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

The Supreme Court on Tuesday instructed Allahabad High Court to monitor the CBI probe in the infamous Hathras gang-rape case. The Supreme Court said that a request to transfer the trial in the case outside Uttar Pradesh is left open until the investigation in the case is completed. The apex court’s direction came in response...

CBI team visits Hathras gang-rape crime spot

A month after the Dalit girl was gang-raped by four upper caste men on September 14, a team from CBI, which is probing the case, visited the crime spot on Tuesday. The team called the deceased victim’s brother to identify the place and directed the local police to cordon off the area. Notably, experts from...

25-year-old thrown out of moving car after she resists rape by nephew, friend in UP

In yet another attempted rape incident in UP, a 25-year-old woman was thrown out of a moving car and left for dead on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Unnao on Friday. The men first tried to strangulate her with a belt after she resisted the rape attempt. The accused are her nephew and his friend. Police...

Yogi Adityanath slams Opposition on Hathras issue

After facing flak for the poor handling of the Hathras gang-rape and murder case, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has criticised the Opposition for leading protests on the issue. Yogi Adityanath has accused the opposition parties of hatching conspiracies. He has alleged that the Opposition is doing politics on the basis of caste, region...

Noida police apologises to Priyanka Gandhi

The Noida police have tendered an apology to Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi after a picture of a policeman holding Priyanka Gandhi by her kurta went viral. The incident happened during a ruckus at the DND flyover on Saturday when Priyanka Gandhi was on her way to Hathras to meet the gang-rape victim’s family. The Gautam...

Hathras gang-rape: Cops suspended, Uma Bharti criticises UP CM & protest in Delhi

The protests against the Uttar Pradesh government’s handling of the Hathras gang-rape case intensified on Friday. Massive protests were held in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar which witnessed the participation from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, Delhi MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and actor Swara Bhaskar. The protest was earlier...

Hathras DM issues veiled threat to rape victim’s father

In what could be an example of the blatant highhandedness of the Uttar Pradesh administration, the Hathras district magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar has been caught on camera issuing a veiled threat to the rape victim’s family members. In a video that has gone viral, the district magistrate is seen saying the victim’s father that: “Do...