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Back from adult prison, Bihar minors arrested in police raids on Muslim homes post CAA protests tell of maltreatment
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Back from adult prison, Bihar minors arrested in police raids on Muslim homes post CAA protests tell of maltreatment

Bihar Police passed minors off as adults in the First Information Report (FIR). Which meant they spent a month in an Aurangabad prison with hardened criminals before they were moved to a juvenile home on 23 January.

Police probe against anti-CAA protesters in Bihar's Aurangabad riddled with loopholes; no independent witnesses; FIR, police diary make contrasting claims
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Police probe against anti-CAA protesters in Bihar's Aurangabad riddled with loopholes; no independent witnesses; FIR, police diary make contrasting claims

Following the unrest, the Bihar police raided localities, which were predominantly Muslim, to identify 'miscreants'. However, its probe is riddled with loopholes.

Bihar Police arrests 13 minors from Aurangabad during CAA protests, passes them off as 'adults' in FIR
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Bihar Police arrests 13 minors from Aurangabad during CAA protests, passes them off as 'adults' in FIR

Bihar police have arrested 13 minors and identified them as 'adults' over anti-Citizenship Amenment Act protests on 21 December 2019 in town of Aurangabad turned violent. All arrested are Muslim youths. Firstpost had earlier reported that Bihar Police had altered the age of two minor boys and identified them as adults in the FIR.

SC lawyer writes to Patna HC about minors booked as adults in Bihar's Aurangabad after Firstpost report exposes state police action
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SC lawyer writes to Patna HC about minors booked as adults in Bihar's Aurangabad after Firstpost report exposes state police action

A Supreme Court lawyer in Patna has written to the Chief Justice of Patna High Court, to take cognisance of what's happening in Aurangabad, Bihar after a Firstpost article pointed out that the Bihar Police had arrested 13 minors during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Uddhav Thackeray 'disappointed' with newly inducted minister Abdul Sattar for considering 'alternative' during Zilla Parishad polls, claims Shiv Sena leader
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Uddhav Thackeray 'disappointed' with newly inducted minister Abdul Sattar for considering 'alternative' during Zilla Parishad polls, claims Shiv Sena leader

Uddhav Thackeray is 'disappointed' with newly-inducted minister Abdul Sattar in connection with the Aurangabad Zilla Parishad polls where the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi managed to win the president's post after a rebellion and draw of lots, a senior Shiv Sena leader said

Watch: In aftermath of police action during anti-CAA protests in Bihar's Aurangabad, video proof emerges of cops wrecking vehicles, barging into homes
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Watch: In aftermath of police action during anti-CAA protests in Bihar's Aurangabad, video proof emerges of cops wrecking vehicles, barging into homes

Several videos emerging from Bihar's Aurangabad show the extent of police high-handedness in Muslim dominated areas in the town. The videos were shot on 21 December, 2019, when Bihar Police arrested 46 people after anti-Citizenship Amendment Act and anti-National Register of Citizen protests turned violent in the town of Aurangabad.

In Bihar's Aurangabad, police raid Muslim households to 'quell' CAA unrest, alter age of minors in FIR to identify them as adults
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In Bihar's Aurangabad, police raid Muslim households to 'quell' CAA unrest, alter age of minors in FIR to identify them as adults

“You want azaadi? Wait, we will give you azaadi!” That is what the police told Khurshida Khatoon, a 20-year old BSc student in Bihar’s Aurangabad town, after barging into her home on Saturday, 21 December, 2019. “They threatened to shoot us if we did not open the door,” she said. “There were only women in the house, and my uncle who is very old. They did not even have a lady constable.”

Maharashtra cops solve 7-month-old murder case using shirt button; police sieve through 10,000 shirt buyers to catch culprit
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Maharashtra cops solve 7-month-old murder case using shirt button; police sieve through 10,000 shirt buyers to catch culprit

The Aurangabad police has cracked a seven-month-old murder case using just a tiny piece of evidence — a shirt button from the crime scene

In Raja Deen Dayal's 19th-century albumen prints, discovering the Deccan's archaeological heritage
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In Raja Deen Dayal's 19th-century albumen prints, discovering the Deccan's archaeological heritage

An album of 58 albumen prints by Deen Dayal, originally commissioned for the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1888, is going under the hammer as a complete album at Mumbai-based auction house, Prinseps' first-ever live sale on 17 November.

Chhath Puja 2019: Wall collapse, stampede and drowning incidents claim 30 lives in different parts of Bihar
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Chhath Puja 2019: Wall collapse, stampede and drowning incidents claim 30 lives in different parts of Bihar

Two women were killed in a wall collapse, two children died during a stampede while 26 others, including 16 children, drowned in different districts of Bihar

Amid Maharashtra govt formation impasse, Devendra Fadnavis, Uddhav Thackeray tour regions that suffered crop damage due to unseasonal rains
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Amid Maharashtra govt formation impasse, Devendra Fadnavis, Uddhav Thackeray tour regions that suffered crop damage due to unseasonal rains

Fadnavis is in Akola on Sunday to meet farmers and review the crop damage and Thackeray is touring Aurangabad district on Sunday where he will take stock of the crop losses in Kannad and Vaijapur talukas

Stampede during Chhath puja in Bihar's Aurangabad kills two minors; devotees sustain serious injuries
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Stampede during Chhath puja in Bihar's Aurangabad kills two minors; devotees sustain serious injuries

The deceased include a six-year-old boy from Patna's Bihta and a one and a half year-old-girl, resident of Sahar in Bhojpur

Ex-Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav’s Aurangabad house attacked, car, window panes damaged following remarks against Uddhav Thackeray
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Ex-Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav’s Aurangabad house attacked, car, window panes damaged following remarks against Uddhav Thackeray

Former Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav's residence in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district was vandalised by unidentified persons on Thursday after he allegedly made some demeaning remarks against Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at an election rally

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Crop loan disbursement in poll-bound Aurangabad, repo rate cut, Joker movie review; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Crop loan disbursement in poll-bound Aurangabad, repo rate cut, Joker movie review; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Crop loan disbursement in poll-bound Aurangabad, India vs South Africa test at Vizag, Joker movie review; today's must-read stories

Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500
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Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500

The Central Government is planning to create a National Coordination Centre (NCC) which will function as a databank on Maoists' core strongholds and cadres, and act as a synergy point for intelligence gathering and anti-Maoist operations

Only 39% of crop loan disbursement target met in poll-bound Aurangabad; farmers seek private lenders as banks, political parties play blame game
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Only 39% of crop loan disbursement target met in poll-bound Aurangabad; farmers seek private lenders as banks, political parties play blame game

In May 2019, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis okayed a 4.24 lakh crore annual credit plan, which included Rs 87,000-crore credit plan for agriculture. He urged the banks to give maximum loans to farmers by being sensitive in order to achieve the target.

Centre of excellence for hockey and boxing to be set up at Sports Authority of India Aurangabad campus
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Centre of excellence for hockey and boxing to be set up at Sports Authority of India Aurangabad campus

Hockey and boxing players currently playing in junior groups will be nurtured here. They will be groomed for 2024 and 2028 Olympics, Deputy Director of SAI Aurangabad, Virendra Bhandarkar, told PTI.

After exodus of key NCP leaders, Sharad Pawar to embark on Maharashtra tour ahead of Assembly polls
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After exodus of key NCP leaders, Sharad Pawar to embark on Maharashtra tour ahead of Assembly polls

Sharad Pawar is setting out on a state-wide tour beginning 17 September to reach out to the party's rank and file ahead of assembly elections in the state.

Woman, gang-raped by friends in Mumbai, dies in Aurangabad hospital; NCP slams police, to take out protest march tomorrow
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Woman, gang-raped by friends in Mumbai, dies in Aurangabad hospital; NCP slams police, to take out protest march tomorrow

A 19-year-old woman who was allegedly raped by four of her friends in Mumbai died at a state-run hospital in Aurangabad city

19-yr-old girl gang raped in Mumbai's Chembur on her birthday, suffers multiple injuries, partial paralysis; police yet to make arrests
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19-yr-old girl gang raped in Mumbai's Chembur on her birthday, suffers multiple injuries, partial paralysis; police yet to make arrests

The police on Friday registered a case against four unidentified persons for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl on her birthday in Chembur area of Mumbai.