New Delhi: Man beheads sister-in-law for family honor
A 35-year-old man, Rama Shankar, brutally murdered his 31-year-old sister-in-law, Kalawati, by chopping off her head and hands in Delhi's Rohini. He allegedly didn't like her "liberal outlook towards life," which was hurting the family's honor. Shankar even surrendered before the police, saying he did the right thing. Kalawati's family comprised of her husband, three daughters, and a son. Tap in for more Delhi-NCR news!
Delhi murder: Uncle was jealous, says Kalawati's daughter
Kalawati's daughter Sanjana said her paternal uncle was jealous because their family was earning more than him. Kalawati used to run a cosmetics shop and work in a manufacturing unit. Sanjana identified her mother's decapitated body found in a park in Delhi's Rohini Sector-24.
Criminalizing marital rape would become tool for harassing husbands: Centre
The Centre told Delhi HC criminalizing marital rape "may destabilize the institution of marriage," becoming a husband harassing tool. It was responding to petitions by NGO RIT Foundation, All India Democratic Women's Association, and a marital rape victim. They challenged an exception to IPC Section-375 (deals with sexual intercourse with wife aged over 15 years) and Section-376B (intercourse with wife during separation) as unconstitutional.
Kherki: Operator approaches govt for loss compensation due to toll-exemption
The toll plaza at Gurgaon's Kherki Daula is likely to be relocated to Sehrawan, Panchgaon. Millennium City Expressway Limited (MCEPL), a major stakeholder of Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, asked Haryana Government to compensate for its loss due to toll-exemption to the residents of 31 villages around Kherki, which amounts to Rs. 100cr monthly. MCEPL said relocating to Sehrawan, a low revenue potential location, would double the losses.
Sanitation workers' deaths in Delhi: Contractors to be held liable
Following the death of 10 sanitation workers cleaning sewers in Delhi in just a month, the Centre is planning to take action against contractors. The Union Social Justice Ministry is reportedly planning to amend the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. The hired contractors may be held liable for the deaths and also pay compensations to the families.
Ghaziabad: Traffic diversions ahead of CM Adityanath's visit
Ghaziabad Police deployed additional personnel and put in place a traffic diversion plan ahead of UP CM Yogi Adityanath's visit to a site proposed for opening a Kailash Mansarovar pilgrim center. He was earlier scheduled to visit a site in Arthala, but the government officials canceled this proposed site. Police say a new Indirapuram site may be finalized for the center.