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4-day-old baby girl dies due to negligence, doctor suspended

Bareilly, Jun 20: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday ordered the suspension of a doctor and departmental proceedings against another after reports of negligence in attending to an infant at a government hospital in Bareilly surfaced, officials said here.

The Chief Medical Superintendent (CMS) of the men’s wing at the government hospital, Dr Kamlendra Swaroop Gupta, was...

Mumbai Police probing rape case against Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son in Kerala

Mumbai, Jun 19: A team of Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrived in Kannur to investigate the rape allegations against Binoy Kodiyeri, son of Kerala CPM Chief Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.

Yesterday, a 33-year-old woman filed a complaint against Binoy, alleging him of rape, criminal intimidation and cheating for over a decade on the pretext of marriage.

A case was registered...

Model harassed by bike-borne youths in Kolkata, 7 held

Kolkata, Jun 19: Model-turned-actor Ushoshi Sengupta was allegedly chased and harassed by a gang of bikers twice on Monday night while returning home from work in an app-based cab, police said.

Seven persons have been arrested in connection with the incident that took place around 11.40 pm on Monday, they said.

Sengupta, 30, said she...

NCW seeks report over Kerala woman constable's killing

New Delhi, Jun 18: The National Commission for Women (NCW) has sought a report over the death of a woman constable who was burnt alive allegedly by another policeman in Kerala last week.

Expressing "deep concern and shock" over the incident, the NCW has taken up the matter with the Kerala police and sought a detailed report from them....

Cops refuse to file gangrape FIR, victim commits suicide in UP

Badaun, Jun 18: A 24-year old rape victim in Badaun hanged herself to death a couple of hours after FIR was registered against the alleged rapists.

Her body was found hanging at her Badaun residence on Sunday. Police have claimed to have recovered a suicide note.

Badaun Senior Superintendent of Police Ashok Tripathi suspended the station house officer...


Kerala CPM leader's son booked for rape, cheating

Mumbai, Jun 18: A Kerala CPM leader's son has been booked on charges of rape and cheating following a complaint filed by a woman in Mumbai, police said on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old woman in her complaint alleged that Binoy Vinodini Balakrishnan (37), the son of CPM's Kerala unit secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, sexually assaulted her on the pretext of marriage,...

Kolkata magician drowns after live stunt turns fatal

Kolkata, Jun 17: A live stunt meant to surprise people turned fatal as the magician performing the act reportedly drowned in river Ganges here on Sunday, police said.

Chanchal Lahiri, in an attempt to show his skills, entered the water with his arms and legs tied. He, however, could not come out of the river, they said....

Posing with pistol for TikTok video proves fatal as teenager accidentally shoots himself

Ahmednagar, Jun 15: A teenager was killed after accidentally pressing the trigger of a country-made pistol, while shooting a clip for the social video app TikTok in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, police said on Thursday, 13 June.

Pratik Wadekar (17) and his relatives were posing for a TikTok video with a country-made pistol one of his relatives had brought, police...

Illegal pills given to women workers in Tamil Nadu to make them work through period pain

Chennai, Jun 14: Sudha seldom thought about the pills she took to ease her period pains during 10-hour shifts as a seamstress in southern India.

She could not afford to let anything interrupt her work and cut her wages so she sought medicine from a factory supervisor.

“They are depressing days and the pills helped,” said the factory...

2-yr-old boy retrieved from 150-ft borewell after 110 hours dead

Sangrur, Jun 11: The two-year-old boy who was pulled out on Tuesday from a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell in a village in Punjab's Sangrur district after six days was declared dead.

The child, Fatehveer Singh, was brought to the PGI hospital in Chandigarh, some 130 km from the accident spot, soon after he was retrieved from the well, officials said....