Sukrita Baruah


Couple found dead at home in Greater Noida, two others injured
Sun, Oct 14, 2018

A dusty set of footprints could be seen on the wall near the front gate of the house, and police suspect that the assailant climbed over the wall to enter the house. 

Govt amends circular on student details, seeks voter ID of family again
Sat, Oct 13, 2018

The petitioners against the September 11 circular — the Government School Teachers’ Association (GSTA) — attempted to move the court against the new circular on Friday.

Delhi school dissolves sections divided on religious lines
Fri, Oct 12, 2018

According to the official, while reshuffling in itself might not have been unwarranted, for it to be conducted in this manner was unacceptable.

Delhi teacher suspended for placing Hindu, Muslim boys in different classes
Thu, Oct 11, 2018

“The act of segregating children in a BJP-governed municipal corporation school is a conspiracy against the Constitution,” Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said

Delhi school divided: Hindu and Muslim students assigned to separate sections
Thu, Oct 11, 2018

“Of course children this young don’t know about religion, but they squabble over things. Some children are vegetarian, so there may be differences, and so on. We need to look after the interests of all teachers and students," a staff member said.

Noida: Four workers dead as scaffolding collapses at 18-storey building; structure was under construction, FIR filed
Mon, Oct 08, 2018

According to police, the incident seemed to have occurred because a tractor-trolley, used for loading and unloading material, accidentally backed into the scaffolding.

Man named in Sharda case made FB videos fanning hate, says he focuses on ‘terrorism, love jihad’
Sun, Oct 07, 2018

In 2011, Sharma had posted a video purportedly assaulting a man, claiming it was for making memes about “his religion”.

NSA against man who fanned communal hate at Sharda university
Sat, Oct 06, 2018

Police also registered an FIR against 300-350 unknown students for rioting.

Noida: Ruckus after Bajrang Dal worker shot dead
Sat, Oct 06, 2018

Ajay Chauhan (25), a Bajrang Dal worker, was shot dead in Noida Sector 8 at around 9.30 pm on Thursday.

Kashmiri student assaulted in tense Sharda university
Fri, Oct 05, 2018

Ahtisham Bilal, a first-year student of Medical Imaging Technology, was allegedly beaten up by a group of students. The group had gathered to demand action against Afghan students, who allegedly beat up some Indian students on campus a few days ago.

After midnight visit to Kisan Ghat, farmers pack up and head home
Thu, Oct 04, 2018

As farmers tried to break through the barricades, police lobbed teargas shells and used water cannons and lathicharged them. The march then turned into a sit-in under the Ghazipur flyover.

Rally stopped at Delhi border, Govt assures farmers on MSP, insurance
Wed, Oct 03, 2018

Trouble began when farmers from several states, including poll-bound Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, were stopped by police from completing the final leg of a ten-day Kisan Kranti Yatra by crossing the Uttar Pradesh border into Delhi.

Teargas, water cannons greet farmers on Delhi-Ghaziabad border
Wed, Oct 03, 2018

Numbering thousands, the farmers travelled on foot and in tractor-trolleys, coming mostly from villages in Uttar Pradesh, as well as from Punjab and Haryana. A smaller number came from Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Delhi: 10-day long Kisan Kranti march reaches city today
Tue, Oct 02, 2018

“There is a rage amongst us farmers,” said Ramesh Yadav (65), from Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur district, who was present at the start of the march in Haridwar. “Why else would elderly men like be out in the streets for so many days?”

Delhi: Posted at farmer march, BSF man shoots colleague dead
Tue, Oct 02, 2018

“Both men were staying in the same hall. We have learnt that after the argument the previous night, they were persuaded to go to sleep. In the morning, Ajeet shot at Jagpreet in the hall, in front of the other jawans,” said SHO Varma.

Aligarh encounter case: ‘Kidnapped’ women say left voluntarily
Sun, Sep 30, 2018

Naushad and Mustakeem had been killed on September 20. According to the police, the two carried bounties of Rs 25,000 each for their arrests in connection with six murders in different parts of the district over the course of a month.

Gautam Budh Nagar: Over one lakh e-challans issued
Sat, Sep 29, 2018

The second highest number of e-challans has been issued in Kanpur Nagar at 12,598. The numbers elsewhere stand at 8,986 (Lucknow), 3,898 (Ghaziabad), 903 (Bareilly), 531 (Saharanpur), 241 (Budaun) and 37 (Muzaffarnagar).

Dadri lynching: No question of returning home, just hope case moves quickly, says Akhlaq’s kin
Fri, Sep 28, 2018

With 45 court hearings since the case was registered, the trial is yet to begin as the city court is still hearing arguments on charges against the accused.

Sent to protect her, UP cops beat woman, mock her for Muslim friend
Wed, Sep 26, 2018

A male voice is heard using a derogatory reference to Muslims and “Sharam nahi aati (Don’t you feel ashamed)” when the woman constable slaps her on the head repeatedly.

Local fights escalate in sensitive Muzaffarnagar village, 27 held
Wed, Sep 26, 2018

The families of those arrested denied perpetrating the violence. Eight people were arrested on August 24. The others surrendered in the following days.