A lot a has happened over this week. India witnessed its biggest nationwide strike by the trade union government. Manipur continued to boil due to violent crashes between the mob and police . India won its 3rd test match against Sri Lanka. Pictures of Alyan , the Syrian kid who was washed ashore while trying to run away from the war, went viral trigerring global heartbreak. In the midst of all this, Hardik Patel and his antics remained the main attraction of the political circuit.

ScoopWhoop presents a news wrap up of the week that was:

Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, died on Sunday, 30 August afternoon. He was 76 | Source: Reuters Conflict between farmers and companies trying to secure land for industrial projects has hampered India’s plans to expand its network of highways, build mines and other infrastructure, holding up about $300 billion of investment | Source: Reuters