Journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati was shot at in October 2002 after his newspaper, ‘Poora Sach’, published an anonymous letter narrating how women were being sexually exploited by Gurmeet Ram Rahim at the Dera headquarters in Sirsa.
ANI quoted police as saying that Ahmed Ali alias Harsu, the husband of the previous village head, had been arrested as locals burnt a vehicle and blocked the Arrah-Sasaram state highway demanding strict action against the culprits.
The decision to constitute a SIT was taken by the Manik Sarkar cabinet following demand by journalists’ organisations and opposition political parties to order a high-level inquiry to identify the culprits.
Renowned music composer A. R. Rahman, on Thursday, expressed his grief over the demise of senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh. Speaking to media during the premiere of ‘One Heart: The A.R. Rahman Concert Film’, the music maestro said he is very sad to hear about Gauri Lankesh’s death, adding, “This is not my India. […]