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Mumbai: Woman molested and assaulted on train as passengers watched silently

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Mumbai: Woman molested and assaulted on train as passengers watched silently

Mumbai: Woman molested and assaulted on train as passengers watched silently

A woman travelling on a Mumbai local train was assaulted and molested by a man last Thursday night. Footage of the incident had been recorded and diffused on social networks. The video shows how the man cornered his victim in the handicapped compartment on a moving train. The incident happened on a CST train Kalyan to Dadar route, between 11 pm and 11.22 pm.

Passengers on board just watched the scene and did not intervene. According to witnesses, the woman and the man are two friends and were sitting side by side. An argument led the man to act violently towards the woman.

Some passengers, however, contact the police, and the man identified as Rafique Shaikh, was allegedly accused of molestation and attempt to commit murder. As Rafique tried to strangle the woman, co- passenger and on-board police raised the alarm but could not intervene as they were in the train’s next compartment.

Forwarding the accused arrest, the woman had been questioned by the police. She declared that the man owed her a huge sum of money and was unwilling to pay her back.

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India teacher arrested for wedding bomb murder

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India teacher arrested for wedding bomb murder

Soumya Sekhar Sahu, a 26-year-old software engineer, was killed and his 22-year-old wife Reema was seriously injured when he opened a parcel addressed to him, five days after their marriage.

Police in India have arrested a college teacher in connection with a “wedding bomb” that killed a newly-married software engineer and injured his wife. Punjilal Meher worked with the victim’s mother in Orissa state, police said.

They say he plotted the revenge killing after she was promoted over him at their work place which was at state college. The shocking killing in February riveted India and led the police to question more than 100 people, mostly relatives and friends of the couple.

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India: 13 children killed in bus-train collision

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India: 13 children killed in bus-train collision

Thirteen children have died after their school bus collided with a train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The bus had been travelling across an unmanned railway crossing when the accident took place.

The incident comes weeks after 24 children died when their bus fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh state. The latest incident took place in the Kushinagar region of Uttar Pradesh state. It is not yet known how many children were travelling in the bus.

The state government has ordered an investigation into the incident and announced compensation to the families of those killed in the accident.

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Data leak in India: Cambridge Analytica states that investigations are on-going

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Alexander Nix, Cambridge Analytica's now suspended CEO

Data leak in India: Cambridge Analytica states that investigations are on-going

Cambridge Analytica in London stated that all activities around the world including India will be investigated and reported. The spokesperson underlined that all “national issues and national associations are part and parcel of the independent investigation”. This information was released from a press release of Cambridge Analytica in London on Wednesday 25 April.

Huge concerns were brought last month as NaMo App was allegedly accused stealing users’ data. Clashes rose between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and BJP leader Narendra Modi as both accused each other of taking information without users’ consent.

Moreover, a Twitter post from Janata Dal, revealed that castes researchs were carried out in Uttar Pradesh during 2010 elections by SCL India Ltd, a branch company of Cambridge Analytica. Janata Dal also provided documents which revealed that SCL had a database of “over 600 districts and 7 lakh villages”. Furthermore, it was revealed that SCL had an office in Ghaziabad and nine regional offices Bangalore, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Patna, Pune, Ahmedabad and Cuttack.

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