Class VIII boy stabs senior
In another case of violence on school campus, a Class VIII student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Delhi Cantonment, stabbed and grievously injured a senior with a paper cutter on Monday. Police said it happened during a scuffle between two groups of students on the school playground.
Rahul Singh, a Class XI science student, received injuries on his shoulders and abdomen and had to be operated upon.
A senior police officer said the Class VIII boy, Shravan (name changed), had passed lewd comments on the sister of Rahul's classmate Ajay (name changed) on January 31. Ajay wanted to teach Shravan a lesson. So, on Monday, he along with Rahul and another friend confronted Shravan and two of his friends in the school playground at around 12.30 pm. Soon, a scuffle broke out.
A student said one of the seniors was carrying the paper cutter. "During the scuffle, Shravan snatched the cutter and attacked Rahul," he said.
Rahul's father KK Singh said: "There was a clash between two groups of students and my son was attacked when he tried to intervene in the scuffle." A case under Juvenile Act was registered at the Delhi Cantonment police station. Two boys were detained in the case. They would be produced before a magistrate on Tuesday.
Eight medal winners in Birmingham Commonwealth Games hailing from Uttar Pradesh, including four silver medallists, will be entitled to a total cash prize of ₹5.25 crore as per the policy of the state government.
The Jaypee Greens Kalypso Court project has become the first stalled housing project in the state to be completed under the supervision of the UP RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Authority). The project got stalled after the developer couldn't complete it within the stipulated time frame. The promoter, Jaiprakash Associates Limited, has started giving possession of flats to 148 allottees in two towers in its township in Gautam Buddha Nagar.
After questioning mafioso-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad's second son Ali Ahmad during a day-long police remand, the Kareli police have recovered an illegal semi-automatic pistol used by Ali for assaulting property dealer Zeeshan aka Janu in December 2021. SHO of Kareli police station Arvind Gautam said the illegal firearm and two live ammunitions have been recovered from a deserted spot near Bakshi Modha Bridge on confession of Ali.
Chief secretary Durga Shankar Mishra on Monday issued guidelines for the celebration of the 76th Independence Day and other planned events, including the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign from August 13 to August 15 and Independence Week from August 11 to August 17 with all the fervour in the state. All government and non-government offices, educational institutes, commercial/industrial establishments etc will remain open on August 15, and only khadi flags will be hoisted there.
The East-West corridor project, which will be India's first underwater metro service, is likely to be completed by June 2023, its executing agency Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation said on Monday. The metro line, which will connect Salt Lake to Howrah via Kolkata with a stretch below the Hooghly river, is currently operational between Sector V and Sealdah stations.