On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a rally in the western UP constituency, repeatedly referred to Masood’s remarks, allegedly threatening to chop Modi into pieces — unusual for the Prime Minister to pick on a small leader, BJP leaders point out.
In 2014, he, along with Vinay Ratan Singh, co-founded the Bhim Army or the Bhim Army Bharat Ekta Mission, an unregistered organisation, to fight for the development of Dalits and other marginalised sections
Saharanpur SP (Rural) Vidyasagar Mishra said Sajid and his relatives lodged a complaint at Biharigarh police station on Thursday only after a video, showing the youth being thrashed and tonsured, went viral on Wednesday.
Saharanpur SP (City) Prabal Pratap Singh said the trio was booked under IPC section 304 A (culpable homicide not amounting to murder). A departmental inquiry has also been initiated against the accused policemen, he said.
ONE PERSON was killed and at least 13 injured in fresh violence in Saharanpur on Tuesday evening. Barring a Muslim who was injured, the others are all Dalits. According to reports, the victims were targeted — in small groups across different areas — when they were returning after attending BSP chief Mayawati’s public meeting in […]