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Goa court grants ex-parte interim bail to ex-CM Kamat in Mining Scam

Monday, April 24, 2017

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The Panaji District and Sessions Court on Monday granted ex-parte interim bail to former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the 2013 mining scam case. The court ordered to release him after furnishing a bail bond of Rs one lakh. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) had last week issued another summon to Kamat …

Security guard at late Jayalalithaa’s Kodanad estate killed

Monday, April 24, 2017

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A security guard at late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa‘s Kodanad estate was killed on late Sunday night by unidentified men. Another security guard was seriously injured and was rushed to hospital thereafter. ALSO READ: SC reinstates Kerala DGP T.P. Senkumar The attack is being viewed as a possible robbery attempt. The investigation into the …

SC reinstates Kerala DGP T.P. Senkumar

Monday, April 24, 2017

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The Supreme Court on Monday directed the reinstatement of former Director General of Police (DGP) T.P. Senkumar after noting he was removed from the post “arbitrarily”. The apex court set aside the order of the Kerala High Court that had earlier upheld the Central Administrative Tribunal’s (CAT) decision. The CAT was in agreement with the …

Local train services affected post track fracture

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Mumbai: Following reports of a track fracture between the Vashi and the Mankhurd stations, local train services in Mumbai were affected on Monday. Bringing inconvenience for Mumbaikars, train towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus are running late after the track fracture was reported. ALSO READ: Satyarthi calls for enforcement of Juvenile Justice Act Train services are expected to …

Naxal carrying reward of Rs. 1 lakh apprehended

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Dantewada: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Chhattisgarh Police on Sunday apprehended a Naxal carrying reward of Rs.1 lakh on her head from Dantewada’s Gadiras. The woman was injured during Dabba-Kunna encounter, wherein she was shot in the leg. She came to a hospital for the treatment where she was later arrested.

14 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for clashing with police

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Agra: Around 14 activists belonging to rightwing groups Bajrang Dal, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and other groups were arrested by the police after they ransacked the Sadar Bazar Police Station in Agra’s Fatehpur Sikri. An FIR has been registered against the accused after they clashed with the police earlier in the day. The station came …

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: Surat businessman offers Rs. 85000 bond to 50 girls

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Surat: In an unique initiative, a Surat Diamond Association Health Committee has given a bond of Rs. 85,000 to 50 girls who are born in families which have more than one daughter. The initiative has been named as ‘Vidyalakshmi Yojana.’ ALSO READ: 300 WhatsApp groups used to mobilise stone-pelters in Kashmir However, the girls will get …

Another case of triple talaq over WhatsApp emerges in Hyderabad

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Hyderabad: Amid the raging debate over ‘Triple Talaq’ and the rights of Muslim women, another case of the age-old practice has emerged in the by-lanes of Hyderabad. A case was registered in the Sanathnagar Police Station on the complaint of Sumaina Sharfi under the sections 420, 406, 506 r/w 34 of the Indian Penal Code …

Tamil Nadu Farmers temporarily breaks protest after 41 days

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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The long going farmers protest which started from Tamil Nadu to Jantar Mantar finally was called off on Sunday by the assurance of Tamil Nadu chief minister Eddapadi Palinasami. The protest witnessed various forms of agitation from carrying skulls of farmers who committed suicide to walking nude on roads and drinking urine. Chief Minister Palanisami …

IAF officer assaulted in Delhi’s Sangam Vihar

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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An Indian Air Force corporal was allegedly assaulted and robbed by a group of men after his motorcycle brushed past their car in southeast Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area, police said today. A case has been registered on his complaint and three men have been arrested, they added. A video has also surfaced online showing the …

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