UP: Mother-daughter abducted, gang raped

A woman has alleged that she was abducted along with her two children- daughter and her son from the Bareilly Railway Station and claimed that they were taken to a village in Ginnaur area, where she was gang-raped for four days. While she managed to flee along with her son, her daughter was still trapped with the perpetrators, she alleged. Police reportedly said an FIR had been filed, and an investigation is going on.

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Adityanath’s Hindu Yuva Vahini activists arrested on rape charge

Following a dispute over playing loud music, three activists of the Hindu Yuva Vahini were arrested in Bareilly on charges of gangrape and thrashing a police officer. The organisation was formed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The incident took place on Monday night following the dispute between one Deepak and Avinash. Avinash and his friends, who were HYV workers, barged into Deepak's house and allegedly misbehaved with the women. The HVY activists also allegedly beat up a sub-inspector. A case has been filed, and a probe is on.

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Those without Aadhaar card can avail benefits till order: SC

Supreme Court on Tuesday refused the government's rule of making Aadhaar card compulsory to pass any order. However, it ruled that people who currently do not have an Aadhaar card will not be deprived of any government schemes or benefits until the next hearing, which is scheduled for 7 July 2017.

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Telangana woman allegedly raped after being forced to drink alcohol

According to reports, a 20-year-old married woman was allegedly raped in Telangana’s  Kamareddy District on Sunday. The police reports suggest that the victim was forced to consume liquor. Once she fell unconscious, the survivor claimed that strangers raped her. Notably, police have filed a FIR under the section 376 D (Gangrape) of the IPC.

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GST Council likely to include natural gas to benefit ONGC

atural gas is expected to be included in Goods & Services Tax regime in order to benefit Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. According to reports, a senior official in oil and gas sector has said that natural gas is largely an industrial product and so its inclusion will not be a problem. Notably, petrol, diesel, crude oil, jet fuel, etc. are also not included in GST.

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UP CM is happy with is 100 day work

According to reports, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath addressed the media on Tuesday, as his government completed 100 days in the state. He said that his cabinet is "satisfied with the work" done in the first 100 days. Adding that women feel safe in the state after anti-Romeo squads, he said the government is "working for all sections of society without any discrimination".

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Alcohol may get costlier after GST: Report

According to reports, the price of alcohol is expected to increase after the implementation GST. Several reports suggest that the input cost of alcohol will be increased by 12-15 percent after the GST rolls out on July. This will reportedly translate into the companies passing on the cost pressure to customers. Notably, alcohol for human consumption has been kept out of the purview of GST.

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Woman convict dies after jailors insert lathi into private parts

According to reports, a female convict at Mumbai's Byculla jail died after women jailers allegedly stripped her and inserted a lathi into her private parts for complaining about missing eggs in the ration. The convict, Manjula Shetye, was allegedly assaulted and doctors found she had damaged lungs and contusions over her body. The FIR accuses five constables and the jail officer of murder.

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Results of 850 class X students cancelled in Gujarat

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board has reportedly cancelled the results of 850 Class X students on Tuesday. The board has cancelled the results after the board found discrepancies between the student’s OMR and descriptive exam results. Notably, these students scored 40-49 marks out of 50 in the OMR paper whereas they have scored only 0-3 marks in the descriptive papers.

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India has true friend at White House: Trump after meeting Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met US President Donald Trump at the White House and agreed to enhance trade and defence cooperation after holding delegation-level talks. Asserting that the US is a "primary partner" for India's transformation, President Trump said he would be India's "true friend" at the White House. The two leaders also vowed to destroy terrorism.

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Donald Trump accepts Narendra Modi's invite

White House on Monday reportedly announced that United States President Donald Trump had accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India. Inviting Trump and his family, Modi had said, "I hope that you will give me the opportunity to welcome you and host you in India." Meanwhile, he separately invited Trump's daughter Ivanka to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India.

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Hyderabad lake spills toxic foam

The Ramakrishnapuram Lake in Hyderabad has reportedly started spilling clouds of noxious foam on Monday. The lake reportedly feeds the aquifer which serves drinking water to the residents of 14 different colonies. Notably, Bengaluru's Bellandur and Varthur lakes gained notoriety after they started spewing toxic foam on February.

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8-year-old shoots sis dead while playing with dad's pistol

According to reports, an 8-year-old boy in Madhya Pradesh allegedly shot his sister, while he was playing with their father's licensed pistol. The boy was playing with his 10-year-old sister when he picked up their father's gun and accidentally pulled the trigger. The bullet hit the girl who died on the spot, a police official said.

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Man thrashed by Tirumala security guards dies

A 56-year-old Thota Padmanabham who was allegedly thrashed by security personnel of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has succumbed to his injuries on Sunday. According to reports, Padmanabham was beaten by security guards for standing in the ladies queue. Notably, relatives of the victim staged a protest on Monday at the mortuary of the hospital.

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US govt approves $2 billion drone deal with India

The US government has reportedly cleared the sale of its 'Predator Guardian' drones to India. According to reports, the deal is valued over 2 billion USD. Notably, the approval was announced after US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to deepen their defence and security cooperation.

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Club ousts woman for wearing traditional attire

Tailin Lyngdoh, a 51-year-old woman from Meghalaya, was reportedly asked to leave the Delhi Golf Club because of her attire. Notably, Lyngdoh was wearing her traditional Khasi attire 'jainsem'. Lyngdoh was invited to the club by Dr Nivedita Barthakur, an honorary advisor to Assam government. Following the incident, Barthakur tweeted that this is "an example of North Indian bigotry, chauvinism and ignorance". The tweet has gone viral.

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China accuses India of entering its territory

China on Monday reportedly accused Indian border guards of crossing into its territory via Sikkim. The move comes after China suspended its official pilgrimages at the Nathu La Pass. Notably, the Nathu La Pass lies on the frontier between Sikkim state and Tibet. China defence ministry also issued a statement saying, “ We hope India won't do anything to complicate the border".

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Congress may skip GST special session

According to reports, the Congress is mulling over the option to skip the special Parliament event on the midnight of June 30. Notably, the event was planned to roll out the Goods and Services Tax (GST). However, the official word is yet to be announced. Notably, the GST was envisaged during the UPA regime. But, Congress has expressed reservations about the GST bill brought out by the BJP-led NDA regime accusing it of not giving breathing space for small traders.

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Journalist shares photo of Hindu, Muslim praying in Dargah

In what can be seen as an act of religious diversity, a Delhi-based photojournalist on Monday shared a photograph showing a Hindu and a Muslim praying at Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah. He reportedly posted the picture in a tweet, with the caption "A Hindu Posture of Praying, right, and a Muslim Posture of Praying left at the Sufi Shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Delhi."

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ICAI to revise syllabus for Chartered Accountancy

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is reportedly set to revise the syllabus for Chartered Accountancy. According to reports, ICAI former President Ramaswamy, on Monday, made this announcement and added that the revised syllabus would be launched from July 1. Notably, there is demand for one lakh Chartered Accountants in India, said Ramaswamy.

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