Rahul, Priyanka among 5 allowed to proceed to Hathras: Noida Police
Saturday, 3 October 2020 () Only five members of a delegation of MPs led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have been permitted to go to Hathras via Noida considering the restrictions imposed under CrPC Section 144, Police said on Saturday. The Congress leaders are headed to Hathras in UP to meet the family of a Dalit woman who was allegedly raped by four men outside her village.
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday were on their way to meet the family of the Hathras gang-rape victim. This is the second time that the Congress leaders are attempting to meet the victim’s family. Rahul and Priyanka were stopped briefly at Delhi Noida Delhi (DND)...
A political war of words broke out over the alleged rape and murder of the 6-year-old child of a migrant labourer in Punjab. The Bharatiya Janata Party cited the reaction of Congress leaders to a similar crime in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras. While Nirmala Sitharaman said that rapes shouldn't be politicised, her colleague in the Union Cabinet, Prakash Javadekar questioned why Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi hadn't visited the victim's family in Punjab, like Hathras. Responding to the attacks, Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the governments in Congress-ruled Punjab and Rajasthan are not denying rape or blocking justice. Watch the full video for more.
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Air Quality Index (AQI) of national capital remained in poor condition on October 19 amid fear of coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to ANI, the Senior Director of Interventional Cardiology in Max Super Speciality Hospital (Patparganj) and Max Multi Speciality Centre in Noida, Dr Manoj Kumar said, "It has been hypothecated that in winter there is possibility that per day cases even can cross 2 lakh as per the study from MIT." "40% cases can increase on per day basis in India during winter season due to many factors," he added.
The air quality of national capital Delhi and its neighbouring city Noida is continuously deteriorating. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index of Delhi (AQI) was at 283 on October 14. The neighbour city Noida has also recorded 'very poor' air quality, with overall AQI at 319. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, residents shared concerns over the deteriorating air quality. Residents of Noida said they have felt change in air quality and the pollution level is increasing every day. "We have seen changes in air quality, now we can see pollutants in air. Stubble burning is a matter of concern but it is not the only reason behind the poor air, factory pollution is also here," said a local. It is to remember that incidents of stubble burning have started in neighbour states due to which air quality has gone down. Traffic pollution, garbage burning, stubble burning are some of the reasons for air pollution.
Number of people lost their jobs during pandemic, Noida's resident Ravi being one of them. Ravi worked for a multinational company in tour and travels sector. Ravi didn't lose hope after being laid off and started a food stall in Sector 19. His food stall offers patties, sandwiches, burgers and mocktails. Ravi said, "I was working at a multinational corporation in a tour and travels sector and used to earn well. After losing job, it was very difficult to run my family so I started this stall."
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the Government will make sure that ''nopupil in the UK will go hungry'', after MPs last week rejected legislationthat would have provided free meals during all school holidays from Octoberthrough to the Easter break. Mr Johnson said the Government has given''specific sums'' to local councils to help support families in need.
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Boris Johnson is reportedly planning to increase funding for the poorestfamilies over Christmas in an attempt to head off a damaging revolt over freeschool meals. The Times quoted allies of the Prime Minister as saying work wasunder way on providing additional support for eligible pupils outside termtime. There was no immediate response to the reports from Downing Street. Sucha move is likely to be seen as a partial climbdown by the Government in itsstruggle with footballer Marcus Rashford, who has been spearheading demandsfor free meals to be extended in England over the school holidays. However, itwas unclear whether it would be enough to defuse the growing anger on the Torybenches as more MPs continued to speak out against the Government’s handlingof the issue.
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Volunteers in Skipton are putting together hundreds of food packages to feed vulnerable children during the half-term holidays. Donations have been flooding in from the local community after MPs voted against continuing the services throughout the break. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Cafes, pubs and restaurants across the country have stepped up to offer free school meals for local children during half term, after MPs rejected a campaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford. The Manchester United player says he's "blown away" by the growing grassroots effort across England to feed poor students during the upcoming school break Report by Fullerg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Police used water cannon and lathi-charge to disperse BJP workers during 'Nabanna Chalo' protest at Hastings in Kolkata on October 08. The similar incident was witnessed at Howrah. BJP leader Locket Chatterjee said, "Police is lathi charging our people...Stone-pelting being done from Khidirpur side. Can't the police see that?" BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said, "This is Mamata Banerjee's dictatorship. We were doing protest democratically but they turned this into violent." BJP began state-wide 'Nabanna Chalo' agitation march today to protest against the alleged killing of its party workers.
A scuffle broke out between Police and Congress workers at Delhi-Noida Direct flyway on October 03. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi was also present. They were en-route to Hathras to meet victim's family.
Former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and Congress leader, Kamal Nath sparked controversy after his comment on Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Imarti Devi, while addressing a rally in MP's Gwalior ahead of Madhya Pradesh bypolls. While referring to Imarti Devi, Kamal Nath said, "Yeah kaun item hai?' BJP leader Imarti Devi broke into tears while speaking to ANI. In her reply said, "What's my fault if I was born in a poor family? What is my fault if I belong to Dalits? I want to appeal to Sonia Gandhi, who is also a mother, to not keep such people in her party. If such words will be used for women then how can any woman move forward?"
A 35-year-old woman beheaded body was found in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut. The body was found in a bag, informed, Akhilesh Narayan Singh, SP City, Meerut. "A body of 35-year-old woman was found in the bag. Further investigation is underway," said Akhilesh Narayan Singh, SP City, Meerut.
Displaying mutual tolerance and having regards for each other's beliefs, this is what forms the foundation of Indian culture. Even today, several examples can be found across the nook and corner of the country who are keeping this culture intact. The latest one to join this list is Rohit Shrivastava from Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh, who has set a milestone of Hindu - Muslim camaraderie by becoming the first one to donate money for the building of Ayodhya Mosque. No matter how many religions we practise in India, but in essence they all are one. Every religion teaches us to respect the other and be kind and generous to everyone in the universe. Depicting the same principles, a Hindu man in Lucknow city donated an amount of Rs 21,000 for the construction of the Mosque complex in Ayodhya, also becoming the first one to make the contribution. A law faculty employee of Lucknow University, Rohit Shrivastava handed over the amount to Indo Islamic Cultural Foundation, a trust constituted by the Sunni Waqf Board to oversee the construction of the Mosque complex.
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