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Family members set father on fire for objecting to daughter’s affair

A 55-year-old father was allegedly set on fire by his family members after he objected to to his daughter’s affair with a man. The father, Mohammad Aamir succumbed to his injuries during treatment at the hospital. Before his death Aamir gave a statement to the police naming his daughter, son, wife and his nephew poured […]

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Mob in India beat to death endangered Ganges river dolphin

Three people involved in the killing of  the endangered Ganges river dolphin were arrested after a video of the grim incident went viral on social media. Police officers found  the dolphin’s carcass on the embankment of the Sharda canal in the Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh state. Nine other people involved the brutal attack are […]

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Crematorium roof collapses in India; 25 dead, 17 injured

Twenty-five people were killed and seventeen injured after a roof of a shelter at a cremation ground in India’s Uttar Pradesh state collapsed on Sunday. The incident occurred in Ghaziabad district when several people had taken shelter under the recently constructed structure while it rained. All the dead were men and relatives or neighbours of […]

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Man won’t marry until he gets newly launched phone, so company sends him one

A man who declared on social media that he wouldn’t get married until he got a newly launched smartphone was in for a surprise when the company actually turned into a wish-granting Santa and gifted him a new phone. Twitter user Kamal Ahamad from Uttar Pradesh was in for a pleasant surprise when he actually […]

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Man spends 8 months extra in jail after his middle name was missing from bail order

A man spent eight more months in prison even after he was granted bail by a court because his bail order did not mention his middle name ‘Kumar’. The incident was reported in India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh. The applicant’s name in the remand sheet was Vinod Kumar Baruaar, while the court order mentioned […]

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At least 4 people have died in Prayagraj after consuming illicit liquor

At least four people died and over a dozen were poisoned after consuming toxic liquor in Allahabad (now Prayagraj) in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The victims consumed country liquor from a government-licensed shop on Thursday night. A government statement has asked for an investigation against those selling toxic liquor under the Gangster Act […]

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Teenage son kills his father and then watches crime TV show to destroy evidence

A 17-year-old killed his father in a fit of rage and took cues from a crime anthology series to destroy the evidence. The incident was reported in the sacred Indian city of Mathura. When the boy, a Class 12 student, was arrested on Wednesday, the police checked his mobile phone and found that he had […]

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Teenager dies after falling from the roof while being chased by a troop of monkeys

A 13-year-old girl died after she fell from the roof of her house after being chased by a troop of monkeys in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The incident occurred in the Muzaffarnagar district. According to the police, the girl, a student of class 8, had gone to the roof to remove dry clothes […]

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“Play loud music, wear helmets, walk a dog”: Forest officials’ bizarre anti-leopard regulations

In a bizarre set of regulations the Forest Department officials in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh asked farmers in Bijnor and adjoining districts to beat drums, wear helmets, neck pads and take a dog along while visiting fields to apparently save them from leopard attacks. Farmers will be working in their fields in large […]

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Man kills 11 pigeons of his neighbour to avenge ‘insult’ after being scolded for spitting

In a baffling incident, a youth killed 11 pigeons, belonging to his neighbour, after he was caught spitting in front of his house. Rahul Singh climbed onto the roof of his neighbour Dharampal Singh’s house where he killed 11 pigeons kept in a cage with a stone. Dharampal Singh later made a video of the […]

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Outrage in India over gang rape victim’s death

A 19-year-old lower-caste (Dalit) woman died after she was allegedly gang raped by four upper-caste men, sparking an outrage in India. Police said four men had dragged the victim to a field where they allegedly raped her. She was grievously injured in the attack. The attack occurred on 14 September in India’s most populous state, […]

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Doctor gives his own swab samples 15 times for coronavirus test to meet sampling target

In a viral video on social media a doctor in India gave more than 15 of his samples for conducting coronavirus test in order to complete the sampling target. The incident was reported from Mathura, a holy city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In the video Rajkumar Saraswat’s swab samples were collected by a […]