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DIGIPUB News India Foundation: an initiative in the Digital News space

October 27, 2020
Newsdesk

11 digital news organisations came together to launch DIGIPUB News India Foundation on Tuesday. The members of DIGIPUB News India Foundation include news platforms which are solely digital. The founding member organisations of DIGIPUB are Alt News, Article 14, Boomlive, Cobrapost, HW News, Newsclick, Newslaundry, Scrol | Read more|

13-year-old girl gangraped in UP's Jalaun: Police

October 24, 2020
Newsdesk

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two youth in a village under the Kuthaund police station area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police said on Saturday. The girl, a student of Class 9, was alone at home on Thursday night when the accused allegedly barged in and raped her, the police said. | Read more|

UP Man, Accused Of Killing Man In Presence Of Cops, Arrested

October 18, 2020
Newsdesk

A man accused of shooting another man dead in presence of police in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, has been arrested. Dhirendra Singh -- who had filed a "surrender application" at a court in Ballia -- was arrested on the Lucknow-Faizabad highway by the Special Task Force of the state police. The STF said he had fled to Bihar a | Read more|

Amid Hathras Outrage, UP 22-Year-Old Drugged, Allegedly Gang Raped, Dies

October 1, 2020
Newsdesk

Amid outrage in the country over the gang rape and death of a young woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, another similar case has been reported from the state. A little more than 500 km from Hathras, a 22-year-old Dalit woman died after being allegedly raped and assaulted on Tuesday evening, when the attention of the coun | Read more|

Woman gang-raped in Hathras dies in Delhi hospital

September 29, 2020
Newsdesk

A 19-year-old Dalit woman died at a Delhi hospital on Tuesday morning, days after being raped by four men here, a senior police officer said. The family of the girl informed that she died around 3 am, Superintendent of Police, Hathras, Vikrant Vir, said. The woman was shifted to a hospital in Delhi from Aligarh on Mond | Read more|

Militant killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

September 24, 2020
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An unidentified militant was killed on Thursday in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. An encounter broke out at Maghama in Tral area of the district after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area, a police officer said. | Read more|

Home Minister Amit Shah Admitted To Delhi's AIIMS Again

September 13, 2020
Newsdesk

Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS last night, nearly two weeks after he was discharged from the hospital. He was earlier admitted to the national capital's top hospital for post Covid-care. In an official statement, the AIIMS this morning said: "Shri Amit Shah, Honourable Home Minister was dis | Read more|

IED found in J-K's Baramulla

September 10, 2020
Newsdesk

Security forces on Thursday detected an Improvised explosive device in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. A joint patrolling party of security forces detected the IED concealed in a sand bag near a bus stop at Chatloora in Dangiwacha area of the district, a police official said. The IED was apparentl | Read more|

Rhea Chakraborty's Bail Rejected, Part Of "Drug Syndicate," Says Agency

September 8, 2020
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Sources say Rhea Chakraborty, who dated Sushant Singh Rajput in his final months, admitted to organising drugs for the Bollywood star during hours of questioning. Actor Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau today in connection with drugs-related allegations in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. She | Read more|

Pregnant woman strangulated to death, body thrown into Ganga canal

September 5, 2020
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A pregnant woman was strangulated to death and her body dumped into Ganga canal allegedly by her husband and in-laws when she refused to fulfil their demands for dowry here, police said on Saturday. SHO Rajender Giri said that according to a complaint lodged by the victim's father, Neha (30) got married to Kamal four y | Read more|

Three militants killed in encounter

August 30, 2020
Newsdesk

Three militants were killed in a gunfight on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said. Militants fired on a joint 'naka' of police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Pantha Chowk area late on Saturday night, a police official said. He said the joint parties of the forces cordoned off the area a | Read more|

...Because You Locked Down Entire Country": Supreme Court Rebukes Centre

August 26, 2020
Newsdesk

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the government's stand on waiving interest on loan repayments during the moratorium period. The top court said the central government cannot hide behind the Reserve Bank of India and should not look at business interest alone, and directed the Centre to make its stand clear by Sept | Read more|