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Sukma attack: Before ambush, CRPF men were waiting for transfer  
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Inspector Raghbir Singh, who apparently led the CRPF retaliation, would not have had to face the ambush had his reliever arrived in time.

Sukma attack: CRPF asked for new tech for faster roads but…
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

However, a proposal to adopt a new technology that would cut the time taken to construct a 1-km road stretch to just around two days has been gathering dust with the Chhattisgarh government for at least three years, sources told The Indian Express.

Worst in Chhattisgarh in seven years: 25 CRPF men killed by Maoists in Sukma
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Senior police officers said the ambush took place after personnel from the 74th battalion of CRPF had emerged from their camp to secure an under-construction road in a Maoist stronghold in south Sukma.

Lalit Modi gave forged documents in his defence: ED tells Interpol
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The ED has also questioned Interpol’s decision to deny an RCN against Modi on the ground that there is no chargesheet against him and that extradition proceedings have not started.

For 9 hours, ED questions Virbhadra Singh on his assets
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Sources said Singh was questioned about his assets, a farmhouse he bought with money taken from a businessman and his agricultural income.

Terror module busted recently may be connected to Islamic State affiliate
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Sources said that Khan, who worked in Saudi Arabia as a mason, got radicalised when he was in Rajasthan without work

Law starts catching up: Vijay Mallya held in London by Scotland Yard, gets bail
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Police say held on behalf of Indian authorities; CBI sending team to UK

ED notice to Karti for alleged FEMA violation, Chidambaram says govt can’t silence my voice
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

The ED alleged that the FEMA violations were made while infusing foreign investment in the eye care chain through venture capital firms such as Sequoia Capital and Westbridge Capital.

Narada case probe: Lodging FIR against 12, CBI closes in on Trinamool Congress
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

The FIR also mentioned “unknown persons” and CBI officials claimed there were “many others who were a part of the conspiracy but were not shown in the footage’’.

Probing Bikaner land deal, ED searches Faridabad premises
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

According to the agency, Mahesh Nagar was an authorised representative of Skylight Hospitality and helped purchase land in Rajasthan.

National Herald case: CBI books Bhupinder Singh Hooda for land to publisher
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Hooda told The Indian Express that re-allotment of the plot in Panchkula to AJL in 2005 was strictly as per rules.

NIA arrests key man of IS-linked group deported from Saudi
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

He was also allegedly in regular touch with Bengaluru Church Street Blast accused and former Indian Mujahideen operative Alamzeb Afridi.

UP cow protection effort is in spirit of freedom movement: Nirmala Sitharaman
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Opposition MPs had raised the issue of cow vigilantism, crackdown on slaughterhouses, stress on vegetarianism and the scarcity of leather.

Drunk driving causes just 1.5% of all accidents: NCRB data
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Weather conditions (3.7 per cent) and mechanical defects (1.7 per cent) led to more accidents than drunk driving in 2015.

ED attaches Virbhadra Singh’s farmhouse in Delhi
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

The development comes days after the CBI filed a chargesheet against Virbhadra for alleged corruption.

NIA closes Ajmer case against Sadhvi Pragya, Indresh Kumar
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

The sadhvi’s name too figures in the context of this meeting.

After raids in 16 states, ED finds over 1,000 shell companies
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

According to ED, the raids were conducted simultaneously on Saturday in 16 states, where 110 premises linked to 300 known shell companies were searched.

No more stamping of hand baggage tags at 7 airports
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

CISF sources said that to ensure that the removal of baggage stamping does not adversely impact security, a large number of high-definition cameras have been installed, and existing cameras re-oriented to cover gaps.

I have lived with a mental illness victim, know the pain: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Shashi Tharoor called mental illness a very complicated disability as compared to a broken leg.

Mecca Masjid blast: NIA may not contest Aseemanand bail
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

The order will take two days to be processed before Assemanand can walk out of jail.

Ujjain train blast: NIA sees no direct IS link to UP terror module
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The investigations into the online activities of the module have revealed that the the group had been reading inflammatory IS material over the Internet and planning nefarious actions for over six months.

Delhi: Two entry operators held on Rs 8,000-crore black money charge
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

The agency’s investigations, based on a case lodged by the SFIO, involve 90 shell companies with 559 beneficiaries and the movement of close to Rs 11,000 crore.

Govt cites ‘narrowed’ rich-poor gap and UP win to justify note ban
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The minister insisted demonetisation has helped curb corruption and black money besides checking fake currency and squeezing funding to terrorists

NIA to chargesheet eight from Kerala, Tamil Nadu for ‘IS terror plot’
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Five members of the module were arrested when they were holding a meeting at Kanakamala in Kannur last year.

Taken up fisherman killing with Lanka: Sushma Swaraj
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The Sri Lankan government has denied the involvement of its navy in the March 6 killing; India continues to pursue the matter, says Sushma Swaraj.

Health policy moves from ‘sick care’ to ‘wellness’: Government
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The minister said the policy proposes to raise public spending to 2.5% of GDP.

Tracking UP election results in Varanasi: ‘You have to gather yourself to fight the next battle’
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

At the makeshift BJP camp near the counting station, scores of BJP workers were glued to a handful of mobile phones beaming the results live.

Night before Uttar Pradesh election result: 3 moods – hope, anger and nostalgia
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

“I am telling you, we are forming the government. Don’t listen to the rubbish on TV. You worry about arranging for the band-baja and sweets tomorrow,” he shouts at a worker over the phone.

Tracked from Telangana, module busted in UP, MP
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

All module members, including its Lucknow-based leader Mohammed Saifullah, were under electronic surveillance but their recent communications did not reveal any plot to bomb the Bhopal-Ujjain Passenger train.

Under watch until train attack, phone chatter gave them away
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

The four men had made contact with pro-Islamic State Facebook accounts, and downloaded jihadist material, ahead of the attack on the Bhopal-Ujjain train.

On the ground, mixed signals for BJP’s upper-caste-plus-OBC experiment
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

Non-Yadav OBCs are not a cohesive group; they are also spread across UP. The largest group, Shakya-Kushwahas, account for 7-8% of the votes.

ED to file PMLA case against ex-CBI chief AP Singh
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

The ED has already registered a case against meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is alleged to have moved money for AP Singh and some other CBI officers.

Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017: On board S6 of Sabarmati Express, 15 years later from poll-bound state
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The gutted S6 coach of Sabarmati Express still stands at the Godhra railway yard, a grim reminder of one of the worst tragedies in India’s recent history.

UP Polls 2017: More to Ayodhya than temple politics; residents call for tourism push
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Ayodhya is a prestige constituency for the BJP. It rose to power on the back of the Ram Mandir movement and, after the demolition, won the assembly seat four times before suffering a shock defeat to the SP in 2012.

UP Elections 2017: PM Modi says cross-border plot in Kanpur train accident, probe unclear
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

This is the first time that Modi has spoken out about the probable cause of the derailment, endorsing the Bihar police’s claim that it was an act of sabotage.

UP Elections 2017: Many sing Akhilesh Yadav’s praise but not all of them will put their vote where their mouth is
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Almost everyone in UP, across caste lines, agrees that Akhilesh Yadav has done a lot of “kaam (work)” in the state in the past couple of years.