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Student Abuducted and Gang Raped in Uttar Pradesh
A BA student was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three persons in Amroha. The case was registered on Thursday, 11 October and one person was arrested on Saturday, 13 October.
Petrol, Diesel Price Hike in Delhi & Mumbai
Petrol and Diesel prices on Sunday, 14 October, reached Rs 82.72 per litre and Rs 75.38 per litre in Delhi, showing an increase by Rs 0.6 and Rs 0.19.
Whereas in Mumbai, petrol reached Rs 88.18 per litre, increasing by Rs 0.6 and diesel increased by Rs 0.20, at Rs 79.02 per litre.
MJ Akbar Returns to India, Says "There Will Be a Statement Later"
Union Minister MJ Akbar returns to India amid accusations of sexual harassment against him. He says "there will be a statement later on."
Chhattisgarh: 9 People Died in a Road Accident
Nine members of a family who were returning to Bhilai from Dongargarh, killed in a road accident in Rajnandgaon, 3 people injured.
Rajnath Singh to Celebrate Dussehra with BSF Jawans
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to celebrate the festival of Dussehra with Border Security Force jawans in Rajasthan's Bikaner during his two-day visit on 18 and 19 October.
MJ Akbar Reportedly Tenders Resignation via Email Amid Multiple Sexual Charges
Union Minister MJ Akbar has reportedly resigned via email amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment, News18 reported.
Also Read : MJ Akbar Reportedly Resigns via Email: Sources
Protests Against SC's Sabarimala Verdict in Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Akhil Hindu Parishad on Sunday, 14 October, held a protest march in Trivandrum against the Supreme Court’s Sabarimala verdict. The organisation demands an ordinance in state assembly against the verdict allowing women of all age groups to enter the temple.
Whereas, Lord Ayyappa devotees in Chennai also took out a march protesting against the verdict.
15 Migrants Killed in a Truck Crash in Izmir
At least 15 migrants, including children, killed in a truck crash in Izmir, Turkish state media reports.
Voting Begins for By-Election in 35 Constituencies in Pakistan
Voting opened on 14 October for by-election in 35 national and provincial assemblies in Pakistan amid heightened security. Over 600 candidates, including some political bigwigs, are running for the election.
Three Dead and Two Injured After a Pressure Pump Explodes in Punjab's Ludhiana
Three people died and two were injured after a pressure pump exploded in Ludhiana's Gayaspura area today. A police team is present at the spot. Investigation is underway.
Two Men Beaten to Death by Mob in Amethi
Two men were beaten to death by a mob after they allegedly shot at a 12-year-old boy during a religious function at a temple in Saraiya village here, police said Sunday.
The boy suffered bullet injuries and is undergoing treatment at a local hospital, they said.
On Saturday night, Dilip Yadav (28) and Rahul Singh (30), who were allegedly in an inebriated state, shot at Sumit, injuring him, Station House Officer (SHO), Musafirkhana, Vishwanath Yadav, said The incident took place during a puja at the temple, following which Dilip and Singh were thrashed to death by a mob, he said.
13 People Arrested Over Malira Violence
Thirteen people were arrested following violence over the death of a youth in a road accident in Malira village, police said Sunday.
The police had booked 150 people in connection with the violence and arrested 13 people Saturday, they said.
Irate villagers had blocked Malira road and pelted stones after the youth was killed by a vehicle in a road accident, they added.
One Killed in Pressure Pump Explosion
One person was killed and three others injured in a pressure pump explosion in Ludhiana, reported ANI.
Five Arrested fr Raping 15-Yr-Old in Gorakhpur
Police have arrested five persons in connection with the alleged gang rape of a minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthanagar district, an official said Sunday.
The girl (15) was gang raped on October 4, and on the complaint of her mother, police lodged an FIR against eight people on Friday evening, Superintendent of Police Dharamveer Singh said.
"Of these, five of the accused persons were arrested Friday night, while a search is on to arrest the remaining three accused persons," he said.
Singh said as per reports, the girl went to a field on October 4 night to relieve herself and the eight men dragged her, and after covering her mouth with a cloth, raped her.
AAP Announces In-Charges for Two LS Seats
AAP leaders Brijesh Goyal, Rajpal Solanki will be in-charges of New Delhi and West Delhi LS constituencies for 2019 polls, said Delhi Minister Gopal Rai.
NRC An Issue of National Security, Not Vote Back: Amit Shah in MP
BJP President Amit Shah, who is on a visit to Madhya Pradesh, only in his party can someone who was born in a poor household become the prime pinister.
Speaking about the NRC in Assam, Shah said that it was an “issue of national security” for his party.
Two Dead in Shahjahanpur Building Collapse
Two bodies have been recovered from under the debris and 15 people were rescued in the Shahjahanapur under-construction building collapse incident, reported ANI. The injured have been sent to a hospital in Lucknow.
Split CM Tenure Between BJP, Shiv Sena: Ramdas Athawale
Union minister Ramdas Athawale Sunday said that he had devised a formula to satisfy bickering allies BJP and Shiv Sena which involved splitting the tenure of chief ministership in Maharashtra equally between the two parties.
He said that he would discuss this proposal with leaders of the Sena and the BJP, allies in the Maharashtra and Union governments.
"The formula of the party with the maximum number of seats getting the Chief Minister's post is already there but I am going to discuss this new formula (splitting the CM's tenure) with leaders of both the parties," Athawale said.
60 Cases of Zika Virus Detected in Rajasthan
Five new cases of Zika virus were detected in Jaipur Sunday, taking the total number of infected people to 60, a Rajasthan health department official said.
The figures were issued after a review meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) medical and health, Veenu Gupta.
"Forty-five out of the total 60 patients are healthy after treatment," the official said after the meeting where measures required to contain the situation were discussed.
Most of the cases which have been reported are from Shastri Nagar area here where fogging and other anti-larvae activities are being carried out to prevent the spread of the virus.
Case Against Chhattisgarh BJP for Posting Incorrect Map of India
Chhattisgarh BJP workers filed a complain against Congress for posting a picture of the map of India without Kashmir on the state Congress' Twitter handle, reported ANI. Congress spokesperson has responded saying it was a”printing mistake.”
3 Killed as Under-Construction Building Collpases in UP's Shahjahanpur
At least three persons were killed after an under-construction building collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur. According to the Divisional Commissioner of Bareilly Ranveer Prasad, 17 epople were resuced, of which three succumbed. Rescue operations are currently underway.
Speaking to ANI, Prasad said: