The five accused, whom the police interrogated for a day before sending them to jail on December 6, did not confess to their crime while in police custody, state police chief OP Singh confirmed to ET. In fact, sources said that the accused even alluded to the girl committing self-immolation in order to implicate them.
According to the order passed by the Raebareli court on October 25 that denied him bail, Shivam Trivedi had argued that the woman was his “legally wedded wife” and hence he was entitled to bail. Marital rape is not a crime under Indian law.
The chief executive says Zurich Airport International is bullish on Uttar Pradesh as a investor and developer and is not ruling out a partnership with a strategic investor at a later stage. We consider four factors important — offering peak hour slots; Noida’s proximity to eastern, north-eastern areas of NCR as well as Uttar Pradesh, says Daniel Bircher.
Before the horrific incident in Unnao on Thursday, a similar case was reported from UP’s Sambhal a fortnight ago when a 15-year-old girl was raped and burnt as she succumbed to her injuries in Delhi last week. Opposition leaders Akhilesh Yadav and Priyanka Gandhi have raised over half a dozen more shocking incidents of sexual crimes in UP over the past month.
This new policy comes close on the heels of a series of media reports from schools in UP regarding poor facilities or sub-standards mid-day meals.
“I feel the people who want to go for a review are doing this just to do politics and remain in the media spotlight. They are not exercising a legal right but pursuing a personal agenda,” Iqbal Ansari, whose later father Mohd Hashim Ansari was one of the oldest litigants, told ET from Ayodhya.
A laggard Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state of the country, has been advised “to raise the game” in the implementation of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana and treble the number of daily treatments under the scheme at present.
VHP joint general secretary Surendra Jain accused the Muslim parties of ‘never staying true to their word’ in the case, while the chief of the Nirmohi Akhara in Ayodhya, Mahant Dinendra Das, and chief priest of the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple Satyendra Das termed it a ‘ploy to disturb communal harmony’ in India.
The chief minister has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone of two of these projects — the Bundelkhand Expressway this month and the Jewar International Airport in January. Work on the third such project, the defence corridor in UP, is expected to begin next February when the Defence Expo is held.
The Ramalaya Nyas is headed by Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati and Swami Avimukteshwaranand is its secretary. It said in the letter that it was formed in 1994 after the enactment of the Ayodhya Act, 1993, which stipulated that a trust be formed in the future for the construction of the temple. Since the VHP’s Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas was formed in 1985.
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