Tuesday , 23 October 2018

National News

SC orders house arrest for five rights activists

NEW DELHI/PUNE: The Pune police’s bid for immediate custody of the five noted rights activists arrested on Tuesday for suspected Maoist links was on Wednesday halted by the Supreme Court which ordered they be kept under house arrest till September 6. Please like & share: Read More »

UAPA being misused to terrorise people into silence: Teltumbde 

NEW DELHI: Senior professor and chair, big data analytics at the Goa Institute of Management Anand Teltumbde, whose house was raided along with those of several other Left-wing activists over suspected Maoist links, on Wednesday said the government was “misusing” the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act to terrorise people into “silence” by targeting select intellectuals and activists. Please like & ... Read More »

‘99.3% of demonetised notes returned to banks’

MUMBAI: Almost all the 500 and 1,000 currency notes that were made illegal in November 2016 have returned to the banking system, the RBI said ON Wednesday, prompting the Opposition to question the efficacy of demonetisation in curbing black money. Please like & share: Read More »

Country gearing up to ‘overthrow’ govt: Pawar

NEW DELHI: Launching a strident attack on the Modi government, NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the country was gearing up to “overthrow” the “communal” forces in the forthcoming parliamentary elections. Please like & share: Read More »

Country heading towards dictatorship: Lalu Prasad

PATNA: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said the country is heading towards dictatorship and that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paving the way for the imposition of Emergency. Please like & share: Read More »

128 organisations identified for suspected links with Maoists

NEW DELHI: As many as 128 organisations suspected to be having links with Maoists were identified by the UPA government in 2012 and some of those arrested by the Maharashtra Police in recent crackdown were part of these front groups of the red ultras, officials said Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Muzaffarpur case: Patna HC again pulls up CBI

PATNA: The Patna High Court on Wednesday again pulled up the CBI for giving an unsatisfactory explanation for the transfer of a CBI officer probing the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case. Please like & share: Read More »

Jaitley, Rahul slug it out on Rafale deal

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday battled over the Rafale deal with the former accusing the opposition party of “peddling untruth”, and the latter responding by calling it “the Great Robbery”. Please like & share: Read More »

Five top activists arrested after police raids in several states

PTI   PUNE The Maharashtra police on Tuesday raided the homes of prominent Left-wing activists in several states and arrested at least five of them for suspected Maoist links, sparking a chorus of outraged protests from human rights defenders. The raids were carried out as part of a probe into the violence between Dalits and the upper-caste Peshwas at Koregaon-Bhima ... Read More »