LIVE News Updates: Rahul slams UP govt over Hathras case, asks how long will it stifle people’s voice?
How long will you hide the truth. How many more daughters will you burn secretly?You will not be able to stifle the voice of the country now!, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi slams UP govt over Hathras rape case says, How many more daughters will you burn secretly?
You will suppress the voice of the poor-dalit-tribal?
How long will you hide the truth
How many more daughters will you burn secretly?
You will not be able to stifle the voice of the country now!
#HathrasHorror, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
Youth Congress workers protested near Shastri Bhawan over Hathras gangrape case, later detained
Delhi: Youth Congress workers held a protest near Shastri Bhawan over the incident of alleged gangrape of a woman in #Hathras (Uttar Pradesh). They were later detained by Police
KingsXi Punjab win toss, choose to field first against Mumbai Indians
UAE: KingsXi Punjab win the toss and elect to field first against Mumbai Indians in the 13th IPL 2020 match being played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The family has called me to Hathras as they want me to stand as their legal counsel, says Seema Kushwaha, lawyer of victim in 2012 Delhi gangrape case
The family (of alleged gangrape victim) has called me to Hathras as they want me to stand as their legal counsel. I'm not being allowed to meet them as administration says it'll affect law & order situation: Seema Kushwaha, lawyer of victim in 2012 Delhi gangrape case.
Hathras victim's family claims District Magistrate threatening them
Hathras victim's family claims District Magistrate threatening them, reports NDTV
14-year-old girl killed with bricks, stones in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district
14-year-old girl killed with bricks, stones in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district, reports NDTV
Detention of Rahul, Priyanka illegal, says Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday condemned the Uttar Pradesh police and termed the detention of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as "illegal".
Taking to Twitter, Gehlot said, "I strongly condemn the way UP police has detained Congress leader Rahul Gandhi ji & Priyanka Gandhi ji illegally. They misbehaved with Rahul ji. This is undemocratic & brutal use of force. UP BJP govt's attempt to harass opposition leaders like this is reprehensible."
"UP BJP govt's actions smacks of political vendetta. They are acting in a dictatorial manner," he said.
Rahul and Priyanka were detained near Yamuna Expressway when the duo, after being stopped on the highway, decided to march to Hathras to meet the family of the UP Dalit woman who was gang raped and died in a Delhi hospital earlier this week.
slamabad High Court fixes hearing of case related to appointment of defence counsel for Kulbhushan Jadhav for October 6
Pakistan's Islamabad High Court (IHC) fixes the hearing of the case related to the appointment of defence counsel for Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav (in file pic) on October 6: Pakistan media
Hathras-like incidents won't be tolerated in Maharashtra, says CM Uddhav Thackeray
Hathras-like incidents won't be tolerated in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray, reports NDTV.
An arrogant Government is demonstrating its power over the dead bodies of innocent girls, says Priyanka
An arrogant Government is demonstrating its power over the dead bodies of innocent girls. Instead of providing justice to them, the govt itself is doing injustice.
Our struggle will continue for a safe society and state for women - where they can live freely and move forward.
16 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, Mumbai, 3,192
16 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 3,192 including 170 active cases and 2,731 discharges: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Congress treasurer Ahmed Patel tests COVID positive
Congress treasurer Ahmed Patel has tested positive for COVID-19 and he has asked all those who came in close contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested.
"I have tested positive for COVID-19. I request all those who came in close contact with me recently to self isolate," Patel tweeted.
The Congress leader was recently seen in the concluded Parliament session where he was seen opposing the farm Bills in Rajya Sabha.
Earlier, Vice President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu had also tested positive.
Rahul and Priyanka taken to Buddh International Circuit guest house
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka GandhiVadra being taken to Buddh International Circuit guest house, reports NDTV
Woman found hanging along with her threee kids in UP
In a shocking incident, a woman was found hanging in her house along with her three kids at Dibiyapur area of Aurraiya district in Uttar Pradseh.
According to the police, the bodies were found hanging with a saree from a hook in the room at their house on Thursday afternoon.
Police officials have so far, refused to comment on the incident and other family members also did not say a word on what happened.
Pushed by police to ground Rahul Gandhi says will walk alone to Hathras
Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi alleged on Thursday that he was pushed to the ground and lathi-charged when he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi were marching on the highway between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Rahul says, will walk alone to Hathras.
We have stopped them here. The Epidemic Act is being violated, says Noida ADCP Ranvijay Sing
We have stopped them here. The Epidemic Act is being violated. We will not allow them to proceed forward: Noida ADCP Ranvijay Sing
Lathicharged by police, says Rahul Gandhi on his way to Hathras
Just now police pushed me, lathicharged me and threw me to the ground. I want to ask, can only Modi Ji walk in this country? Can't a normal person walk? Our vehicle was stopped, so we started walking: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at Yamuna Expressway,on his way to Hathras
19,000 American Airlines workers to be furloughed
At least 19,000 American Airlines workers will be furloughed from Thursday, the Texas-based airline said in a statement, adding that it would reverse the move if Congress reaches a deal to extend aid.
In the statement issued on Wednesday, CEO Doug Parker said that he spoke with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and that negotiations were continuing on an agreement that would include the extension of funds, The Hill news website reported.
"Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that any of these efforts will come to fruition. However, in an effort to encourage cooperation and keep hope alive or our team, I informed the Secretary that if these efforts to extend (the Payroll Support Program) are successful over the next few days, we will reverse our furlough processes and recall any impacted team members," Parker was quoted as saying in the statement.
Agra: Religious sites, schools, colleges to remain shut till Oct 15
In view of the rising coronavirus cases, the Agra district administration has further decided to keep religious places and educational institutions shut till October 15.
School and college management said that normal classes would commence from October 1.
Priests of Hindu temples were equally disappointed as special functions for the Purushottam Maas (an extra month every three years in the Hindu calendar considered auspicious for conducting worship and rituals) will not be allowed.
The incident was big injustice and what the govt did after that in cremating the body was bigger insult: Priyanka Gandhi on Hathras rape case
Unless govt is shaken, woken up, it will not do anything to ensure women's safety, says Priyanka
Unless govt is shaken, woken up, it will not do anything to ensure women's safety: Cong leader Priyanka Gandhi
Sanitation workers in Moradabad, UP demonstrate, demanding justice for the Hathras victim
Sanitation workers in Moradabad demonstrate in the Civil Lines area of the city, demanding justice for the Hathras victim of alleged gang-rape.
Yogi Ji needs to take the responsibility of safety of women, says Priyanka as she marches to Hathras with Rahul
Yogi Ji needs to take the responsibility of safety of women. The atrocities against women in UP have to stop. The accussed need to be given the strictest of punishment. Same time last year we were fighting for the Unnao rape victim, says Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi
2 soldiers killed, 4 hurt in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Naugam sector: Army
Rahul and Priyanka stopped by district authorities at Yamuna Expressway, start walking towards Hathras
Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi have been stopped by district authorities at Yamuna Expressway, started walking towards Hathras.
Shiromani Akali Dal begins three separate 'kisan marches' from three religious Takhts in Punjab to Chandigarh against new farm laws
UP Congress takes a jibe at CM Yogi Adityanath over Hathras gang rape case
Congress workers greet & raise slogans in support of party leaders Rahul & Priyanka Gandhi in UP
Noida: Congress workers greet & raise slogans in support of party leaders Rahul & Priyanka Gandhi who are on their way to Harthras where a 19-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped, at the toll plaza on Delhi-Noida Direct Flyway
Na beti bach pa rahi hai, na padh pa rahi hai, says Congress leader PC Sharma
Na beti bach pa rahi hai, na padh pa rahi hai. A Hathras-like incident took place in Khargone too. Accused haven't been arrested yet. The case should be tried in a fast-track court & they should be hanged. Concerned officers should be suspended: PC Sharma, Madhya Pradesh Congress
JEE Advanced 2020 results to be announced on October 5
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has announced that the result for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2020 will be released on October 5, according to the official website of JEE Advanced, reports India Today.
UP Special Investigation team reaches Hathras
3 member team set by Yogi Government to submit report in 7 days
Rahul and Priyanka reach Delhi-UP border on way to Hathras
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi reach Delhi-UP border, site of big Congress protest, on their way to Hathras, reports NDTV
Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi head to Hathras; visuals from Delhi-Noida border
Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi head to Hathras; visuals from Delhi-Noida border, reports NDTV
SAD is beginning a long struggle today to make the government roll back the black laws, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Shiromani Akali Dal is beginning a long struggle today to make the government roll back the black laws. The party left behind everything - alliance, post, government, relations - to become the voice of farmers, who have lost everything due to these Laws: Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi leave for Hathras, will meet victim’s family
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leave for Hathras in Uttar Pradesh where a 19-year-old woman was gang-raped.
Uttar Pradesh: Hathras administration imposes prohibitory orders in the district for maintaining law and order
11-year-old boy killed in suspected leopard attack in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district
Samajwadi Party workers protest after being denied entry to Hathras village
Samajwadi Party workers protest after being denied entry to the village where a 19-year-old woman was gang-raped. An officer says, "The SIT is conducting probe in the village, therefore no one is allowed to enter."
Prashant Bhushan files petition before SC seeking review of Aug 31 verdict for contempt of court on him
Lawyer Prashant Bhushan files petition before Supreme Court, seeking review of its August 31 judgement slapping a fine of Re 1 on him for contempt of the court
Film director Anurag Kashyap reaches Versova Police station in Mumbai
Film director Anurag Kashyap reaches Versova Police station in Mumbai to appear before the police in connection with the alleged sexual assault against actor Payal Ghosh.
Borders of Hathras are sealed. Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed, says Hathras DM
Borders of Hathras are sealed. Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed in the district, more than 5 people are not allowed to gather. We've no information about Priyanka Gandhi's visit. SIT will meet the victim's family members today, media will not be allowed: Hathras DM P Lakshkar
Priyanka Gandhi to visit Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras on Thursday, meet victim’s family
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi will visit Hathras in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday to meet the family of the 20-year-old woman who died after being gang-raped and tortured and cremation at night by the UP police has provoked nationwide outrage
Rahul Gandhi slams Yogi govt over rising crime against women
In UP’s Jungle Raj, the persecution of the daughters and the scandal of the government continues. Never gave honour while alive and took away the dignity of the funeral. The BJP's slogan is not to 'save daughter', hide the fact, save power, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
India's COVID19 tally crosses 63-lakh mark with a spike of 86,821 new cases
India's COVID-19 tally crosses 63-lakh mark with a spike of 86,821 new cases & 1,181 deaths reported in last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 63,12,585 including 9,40,705 active cases, 52,73,202 cured/discharged/migrated & 98,678 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Soldier killed in Pak firing in J&K district
A soldier was killed in action in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
Pakistan violated the ceasefire on Wednesday night, officials said.
The soldier has been identified as Lance Naik Karnail Singh.
"GOC @ Whiteknight_IA & all ranks salute the braveheart Lance Naik Karnail Singh, who made the supreme sacrifice in Krishna Ghati Sector on the night of 30 Sep'20 & offer condolences to his family," the army said in a tweet.
There has been a spurt in ceasefire violations along the LoC in the Kupwara district of the Kashmir valley, and to the south of Pir Panchal in Rajouri and Poonch districts in Jammu.
Pakistan has been targeting the civilian areas and defence positions with long range mortars and small arms.
The army said it is giving a benefiting response to all acts of aggression by Pakistan along the LoC.
Maharashtra: Fire at chemical unit in Pune; none hurt
A major fire broke out at a chemical solvent manufacturing unit in Maharashtra's Pune district in the wee hours of Thursday, a fire brigade official said.
Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi govt over rising crime against women,
A gruesome incident like Hathras took place in Balrampur. The girl was raped and broke her legs and back. In Azamgarh, Baghpat, Bulandshahar, the girl child was punished. The extent of Jungle Raj has no limits in UP. Law and order does not work through marketing, speeches. This is the time of accountability of the Chief Minister. The public needs answers, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi
8-yr-old raped in Azamgarh village
An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old man in a village in Jiyanpur area of the Azamgarh district, police said on Wednesday.
The accused took the girl with himself from her home telling her mother that she would have her bath in his house, the police said, quoting from the complaint lodged by the girl's mother.
The accused had also taken from the girl's mother her clothes, the police aid.
But when the child returned from the neighbour's house, she was writhing in pain and bleeding, the police said.
The girl was rushed to a hospital where her condition was stated to be serious, the police said.
Azamgarh Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Singh said the accused, identified as Danish, has been arrested.
14-year-old raped in UP's Bulandshahr
A minor girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, police said on Wednesday.
Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh said on Wednesday night, the girl's father submitted a complaint in this regard, alleging that his 14-year-old daughter was raped by their neighbour Rizwan (20) on Tuesday night.
The victim is undergoing medical treatment. A report has been lodged against the accused and efforts are on to nab him. The accused will be taken into custody soon, police said.
Global COVID-19 cases surpass 33.8 million mark: Johns Hopkins
The overall number of global coronavirus has surpassed 33.8 million, while the deaths have increased to nearly 1,012,900, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
As of Thursday, the total number of cases stood at 33,874,283 and the fatalities rose to 1,012,894, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 7,229,723 and 206,905, respectively, according to the CSSE.
India comes in the second place in terms of cases at 6,225,763, while the country's death toll soared to 97,497.
The other top 15 countries with the maximum amount of cases are Brazil (4,810,935), Russia (1,170,799), Colombia (829,679), Peru (811,768), Spain (769,188), Argentina (751,001), Mexico (743,216), South Africa (674,339), France (604,031), Chile (462,991), Iran (457,219), the UK (455,846), Bangladesh (363,479), Iraq (362,981) and Saudi Arabia (334,605), the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 143,952.
The countries with a death toll above 10,000 are Mexico (77,646), the UK (42,233), Italy (35,894), Peru (32,396), France (32,396), Spain (31,791), Iran (26,169), Colombia (25,998), Russia (20,630), Argentina (16,937), South Africa (16,734), Chile (12,741), Ecuador (11,355), Indonesia (10,740) and Belgium (10,001).