National President of the Bhim Army Vinay Ratan Singh said that Priyanka’s visit came as a complete surprise. “There was no prior communication about her visit. She came and expressed support to us. We are busy ensuring that our rally to Delhi is successful,” he told The Indian Express.
Modi said that some people continued to question the Balakot air strike across the border. “Pakistan is saying that Modi attacked. And here, people lost their sleep. They began at 7-8 am asking, is Balakot in India or Pakistan? Is it in PoK or next to our Kashmir? It has not even been investigated,” he said.
In Kanpur, Modi paid his respects to CRPF constable Shyam Babu, who was killed in the Pulwama attack, and IAF Corporal Deepak Pandey, who was killed in the Budgam helicopter crash. Both were Kanpur residents.
The prime minister inaugurated two model inter-colleges, one for boys and one for girls, in Loni town area, drinking water plant, sewage treatment facility and 180 houses built under the government's Aasra residential scheme in Ghaziabad city.
Police said the incident took place when the girl had gone to the washroom located outside her house. The accused allegedly spotted the girl stepping out of her house and then forcefully took her to a sugarcane field where he raped her, police said.
"Five people have been charged with murder of Siyana SHO Subodh Kumar Singh. The other 33 have been charged with rioting, arson and offences of similar nature,” Bulandshahr SP Atul Kumar Srivastava said.
According to the ATS, an unidentified student tipped the police about activities of the two men, who were allegedly trying to radicalise students. Monitoring of the suspects was initiated and an operation conducted post 1 am.
Members of Bharatiya Kisan Union (Tomar) had protested outside the mill on Tuesday and demanded that Kashmiri workers should be sent back, as “people abuse and throw stones at soldiers in the Valley and come here to take shelter”.
“There are around 200 Kashmiri workers in the mill, while the company claims that there are just 70-80 of them. They throw stones at the army in their region and come here to take shelter. They should be sent back wihtin three day."