In pics: The week that was

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Bangalore, Sept 21: This week there were many events that shocked and surprised the world. OneIndia News brings to you all the events from September 15 to September 21 in pictures.

1. Delhi gangrape defense counsel makes outrages comments.

2. Indian American Nina Davuluri wins Miss America, racist tweets follow

3. Indian wrestlers shine in the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest.

4. US witnesses two shooting incidents

5. Congress ministers are booked for rape

6. Baba Ramdev is detained at the Heathrow airport and many more pictures.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav reaches Muzaffarnagar, faces protest

Amid tight security, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday reached riot-affected areas of Muzaffarnagar district in the western part of the state.



Delhi gangrape case: 'Defence counsel's remark outrageous'

Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Sunday termed the controversial remark of one of the defence lawyers in the December 16 gangrape case as "outrageous".



UP Assembly adjourned as BSP members stage a walkout

Members of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) staged a walkout in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday after accusing a match-fixing by Samajwadi Party and BJP.



Muzaffarnagar riots: PM promises strictest action

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, on Monday visited communal violence-hit areas of this district in Uttar Pradesh to share the pain of those affected and promised "strictest punishment" to the perpetrators.



Racist tweets flow after Indian-American wins Miss America crown

In what appeared to be a new page in the history of Miss America's beauty pageant, the crowning moment took a sour turn when Indian- American Nina Davuluri was crowned as the new Miss America on Sunday night.



Amit Kumar wins silver at world wrestling championship

Asian Champion Amit Kumar settled for silver after going down narrowly in the final of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships here on Tuesday.



Narendra Modi meets mother on 64th birthday, thanks supporters

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 63 on Tuesday, met his nonagenarian mother Hiraben Modi here to seek her blessings. Modi, who has been nominated as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, thanked his supporters and followers across the nation and the globe for their greetings.



Gunman, 12 victims killed in Washington Navy Yard shooting

At least 13 people, including a gunman, were killed and the police were looking for another suspect, in an audacious mass shooting at the high-security Washington Navy Yard located at a short distance from the White House.



Minister claims conspiracy as he is booked on rape charges

Crying foul at rape allegations made at him, a Rajasthan minister claimed that the rape charges against him were baseless and was a political conspiracy against him.



Afzal Guru's controversial writings released as book in Srinagar

The National Front (NF), a major separatist organisation based in Jammu and Kashmir has compiled the jail house diaries of 2001 Parliament House terror attack convict Afzal Guru who was executed hastily in Tihar Jail in February.



Yeddyurappa intensifies efforts to return to BJP

Former BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa has intensified efforts to return to the party by sending his emissary to the national capital on Wednesday to meet senior leaders L K Advani, Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley to build a consensus on merging his KJP with the saffron party.



Mumbai gangrape chargesheet filed, key evidence to be included

Its been close to a month ever since the ghastly Mumbai gangrape took place, where a 22-year-old photojournalist was gangraped by five men in the deserted Shakti Mills Compound.



80 dead and many stranded as Mexico is ravaged by hurricanes

Two deadly hurricanes ravaged parts of Mexico leaving at least 80 dead and 40,000 stranded here on Wednesday.

Yogendra Yadav sacked from UGC over AAP affiliation

Activist Yogendra Yadav was shocked after he was sacked on Wednesday from the University Grants Commission (UGC), saying that he was surprised with the government's decision.



Why Nandan Nilekani won't be an easy opponent for Ananth Kumar

A news that put Bangalore abuzz on Wednesday is that Infosys co-founder and chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Nandan Nilekani could contest the next Lok Sabha polls on the Congress's ticket and that too from South Bangalore, a stronghold of the BJP and constituency of five-time sitting MP Ananth Kumar.



At least 12 people were shot and many injured in Chicago

United States has been reeling under violence and shooting incidents and reports on Friday suggested that at least 12 people were shot at a basket ball court in Cornell Square Park.



Raj Thackeray blames state government for Dabholkar's murder

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday lashed out at the state government, with regards to slain activist Narendra Dabholkar's murder.



Haryana Horror: What a killer father can do to save family 'Honour'

Days after killing his daughter and her friend, a man in Haryana shocked the world with his statement which shows what some family members can do to save their "honour".



IM operative Afzal Usmani flees Mumbai sessions court

Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Afzal Usmani fled the Mumbai sessions court when he was being produced there by the Mumbai Police.



VK Singh refutes charges says report politically motivated

Ex-Army Chief General VK Singh finally broke his silence on Saturday regarding allegations made against him in the misuse of funds.



UP Riot: Rajnath Singh makes Akhilesh happy,not to visit Muzaffarnagar

Bharatiya Janat Party (BJP) President Rajnath SIngh on Saturday, Sept 21 called off his plan of visiting riot-hit Muzaffarnagar. According to sources, Singh cancelled his plan following an appeal from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.



Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev detained for six hours at Heathrow

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was on Sept 20 detained and questioned at Heathrow airport for over six hours by British customs officials.



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