Chronic illness influencers accused of faking it

With 15m people in England alone living with a long-term condition, and numbers rising, it’s no surprise the chronically ill community has exploded online in the last few years. Celebrities like Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez and Lena Dunham are opening up about their conditions, and chronic illness influencers are attracting huge social media followings. But … Read more

Court rejects bail application of accused in Black Fungus injection case – ET HealthWorld

Kanpur: Special judge, Drugs and Cosmetic Act court, Kanpur Nagar Vikas Goel on Monday rejected the bail application of accused Madhuram Bajpai alias Sumant, who has been charged for black marketing of counterfeit Liposomal Amphotericin B Injection Brand Amphinex injection used in the treatment of Black Fungus. The accused claimed in his bail application that … Read more

Family Accused of Selling Bleach as COVID-19 Cure

April 26, 2021 — A family in Florida has been accused of selling tens of thousands of bottles of bleach as a “miracle cure” for the coronavirus and other diseases. Mark Grenon, 62, and his sons — Jonathan, 34, Jordan, 26, and Joseph, 32 — were accused of fraud and violating civil court orders … Read more

UP: 80-year-old priest beaten to death for refusing to give money to drunk man; accused held

According to police on Sunday, an elderly priest was allegedly beaten to death by a man, who was in an inebriated condition, for refusing to give him money to buy liquor. The accused had come up to the victim in an inebriated state and asked for money. When the priest refused, he beat him up … Read more

Ballia shooting accused Direndra Singh arrested; wanted to surrender, says STF

Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia shooting case, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday. A team of UP Special Task Force (STF) team arrested Singh near Janeshwar Mishra Park in Lucknow. Two other accused — Santosh Yadav and Marajeet Yadav — were also arrested. So far, 10 people have been … Read more

Ballia shooting: Accused to be charged with NSA, Gangster Act, say police

The Uttar Pradesh Police has said that those accused in the killing of a 46-year-old man in UP’s Ballia will be charged under the National Security Act and the Gangster Act. The man was killed at a meeting attended by senior administration and police officials in Ballia. This, even as the hunt for the local … Read more

I was attacked: Ballia shooting accused claims innocence in video, accuses SDM of corruption; BJP MLA seeks FIR

Two days after the shooting incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia where BJP worker Dhirendra Pratap Singh gunned down a local during a commotion over the allotment of ration shops, the BJP leader has now come out with a video claiming that he did not fire at anyone. Instead, the BJP member has accused the police … Read more

UP: Teen gangraped on her way to see ailing mother in Jalaun hospital, accused held

According to police, the incident took place on Thursday night when the girl, a Class 11 student, was going to the hospital where her father had taken her ailing mother the previous day. File image for representation: Reuters A teenage girl was allegedly gangraped in Orai area in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun district while she was … Read more

NCB arrests 22nd accused in Sushant Singh Rajput drug case

The Narcotics Control Bureau, probing the dug angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, has arrested 22nd accused in the matter. File photo of NCB officials during a raid at actor Rhea Chakraborty’s house in September (Source: PTI) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a management professional for the consumption and distribution of … Read more