Protests have broken out in many parts of Uttar Pradesh against the Hathras incident. Congress workers were lathi charged and detained by police when they were going to gherao the Chief Minister’s residence in Lucknow. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has demanded the Chief Minister’s resignation over the Hathras shocker. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister has set up a Special Investigation Team in the case and sought a report within seven days. PM Modi also called up the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and called for strict action against the guilty. Uttar Pradesh police is facing fire over the victim’s family members’ allegations that they forcefully cremated the victim’s body in the wee hours despite objections from the family members. The local administration has said that they had sought the family members’ permission before her cremation. The woman was raped in a village in Hathras by four men on September 14. After her condition deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi's Safdarjung hospital where she breathed her last on Tuesday. Watch the full video for all the details.
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BJP National General Secretary Bhupender Yadav assured NDA's win under CM Nitish Kumar in the upcoming Bihar elections. Yadav said, "NDA 'gathbandhan' under the leadership of CM Nitish Kumar will fight the Bihar elections. BJP, JDU and Lok Janshakti Party, these three parties will fight the elections. Even Jitan Ram Majhi's party has extended support to JDU, they are also with us."
Indian and Japanese Navies conducted joint military exercise in North Arabian Sea. Weapon firing, anti-submarine, and air warfare drills were part of the joint naval exercise. The exercise is coinciding with china's increasing tension with neighbours, especially India. China's expansionist attempts in South China sea are also irking nations like USA and Japan. The fourth edition of India-Japan's 'jimex' drill is being conducted in North Arabian Sea from September 26 to 28. Indian warships Teg, Tarkash, Chennai and fleet tanker Deepak, and Japan's Kaga & Ikazuchi were part of the drill. Jimex is conducted biennially, with the last edition held in oct 2018 off the coast of Visakhapatnam. Days earlier, India and Australia navies had held joint exercise in east indian ocean region. It was a passage exercise which are held when the opportunity arises, unlike pre-planned exercises.
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Mortal remains of singer SP Balasubrahmanyam was brought to his farmhouse in Thamaraipakkam village of Thiruvallur district on September 25 for last rites. The legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam died at the age of 74. Balasubrahmanyam was admitted to Chennai's MGM hospital after symptoms of coronavirus. Balasubrahmanyam's close ones and people paid their last respects to him.