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Pune: ‘RTI activist’ Sudhir Alhat arrested over ‘Rs 50 lakh extortion bid’

December 24, 2021 8:51 am

The woman's husband was booked in two cases at the Deccan police station in 2018 and 2020. When the woman approached Alhat, he allegedly asked her to file complaints against a sub-inspector at the Deccan police station, who was investigating the cases against her husband.

Bihar: Burnt body of RTI activist found, family claims murder

November 15, 2021 3:04 am

Police identified the deceased as Buddhinath Jha, alias Avinash Jha, and said he was missing from his residence since November 9.

Bihar: RTI activist, who sought details on government land encroachment, shot dead

September 25, 2021 7:34 am

Local police said the incident occurred around 11.30 am in Harsiddhi where the activist, Bipin Agrawal (45), was shot by unidentified assailants on a motorcycle.

Pune: Man held for RTI activist’s murder flees while being shifted for kidney treatment

August 30, 2021 7:05 am

Initial probe had revealed that the activist, Rohidas Datir, who worked for a weekly magazine, had an ongoing dispute with the accused over a property in Ganegaon village in Rahuri.

Two RTI activists killed in Karnataka in separate incidents within week

July 19, 2021 6:44 pm

RTI activists T Shridhar and Venkatesh S were attacked on Thursday in Harapanahalli town and Bengaluru, respectively. While Shridhar succumbed to his injuries on the same day, Venkatesh passed away on Sunday.

Criminal killed in Mau encounter, say police

April 29, 2021 5:47 am

Vinod Yadav alias Lalu Yadav, against whom a reward of Rs 1 lakh was announced, had 82 cases against him, including those of murder, attempt to murder, dacoity and robbery, said Superintendent of Police (Mau) Ghule Sushil Chandrabhan.

2 held for ‘extortion attempt’ by posing as journalist, RTI activist

March 08, 2021 1:22 am

"We have booked the accused under IPC sections 384 for extortion, 452 for house trespass and 114 for offence committed when abettor present. The other accused will be nabbed soon," said an officer at Vatva police station.

‘Since Feb ’18, no action on violence against Bihar RTI activists’

January 03, 2021 5:25 am

"When I sought information of the status of cases against activists, I was told that 184 of 213 cases have been disposed of. But I was not told what action was taken against officials and people responsible for harassing them,” said RTI activist Shiv Prakash Rai.

RTI activist booked in assault case, he says bid to silence him

July 04, 2020 12:39 pm

The activist, who is the whistleblower in multi-crore Hoshiarpur land scam and has also been exposing cases of illegal mining and child marriage said that he was implicated in a false case to stop him from highlighting illegal activities in the district.

Haryana RTI activist knocks Raj Bhavan against info commissioner over ‘caste remark’

June 16, 2020 1:45 pm

In the audio, Singh is purportedly heard telling Pal to not feel bad when he asks him about his caste before telling him that he was doing “chaudripana” (becoming dominating).