Entrepreneur Vasudev Parab, who is being questioned by the DRI in connection with 100 kg ketamine found on his industrial premises.
Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam leader T T V Dhinakaran also warned of massive protests “if the government is going to favour big corporates by arresting villagers”.
Lambhua circle officer Dalveer Singh said that the two were booked under IPC sections on charges of gangrape, wrongful confinement and criminal intimidation and under sections of POCSO Act.
Even though a case under IPC section 307 (attempt to murder) has been registered, Harish’s family has not blamed anyone as the people at the party were known to the officer, police said.
More than 50 national and international scholars gathered for the five-day international conference, “Karl Marx - Life, Ideas, A Critical Examination of the Bicentenary”, that began on Saturday.
Speaking of the role played by Das in creating the Bengal pact - that was aimed at forming “unity from the top” between Muslims and Hindus in 1923 - Mukherjee said, “Many believe that had it been implemented across India, then there perhaps would not have been any need for the partition.”
A CBI official said, “We had sought CBI court’s permission before conducting the operation at Singh’s flat. It was done in presence of two private witnesses and station house officer (SHO) of Makhi police station. We have recovered a country-made pistol from the house.”
Citing data by independent agencies, the report pointed out that with nearly 70 per cent of water being contaminated, India is placed at 120th among 122 countries in the water quality index.
“We have decided to constitute a committee of three members each from the Congress and JDS. The committee will look at the manifestos of both parties and will draft a common minimum programme,” said former chief minister Siddaramaiah.
On February 15, the agency issued a diffusion notice — a mechanism through which location of an absconder is shared among member countries of the Interpol — against Modi, Choksi and Nishal, following which the United Kingdom shared details of “movements” of Modi and the other fugitives, while maintaining that his specific location was still unknown.
"Today, the reason why Indian Muslims are not falling victim to the temptation of Islamist violence is because, and I hope I am not wrong in saying, that Indian Muslims are the only Muslims in the world who have enjoyed seven decades of sustained democracy," MJ Akbar said.
Responding to the Opposition’s demand to withdraw cases against the channel, Chief Minister E Palaniswami said in the Assembly that the government would take necessary action based on the outcome of the police probe.
On Friday, the Hindu Mahasabha arranged her “return to Hinduism” at an Arya Samaj temple in Aligarh. Police said they have registered the case and launched a probe. Till the time of filing this report, no one was arrested.
The higher education regulator on November 9, 2015, had directed 10 deemed universities, including the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Pilani and the BIT in Mesra, to shut down their off-campus centres as they were “unauthorised” and set up without its permission.
The next assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh would be held in 2024 while they are due two years earlier if the state’s proposal is accepted.
PM Modi spoke about how the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Housing for All) is not just about brick and mortar but holds the promise for a better quality of life.
Described as a terrorist organisation, the SIMI was first declared an outlawed outfit in 2001. Since then, it has been declared a banned group under the relevant law.
In a statement released by the agency, NIA said, "During interrogation, Dar, a timber dealer in Pulwama, disclosed that the terror attack was carried out by the Jaish-e-Mohammed, a banned terror group in Pakistan".
Kathua rape-murder case: The defence counsels on Friday filed their objections to the prosecution application seeking directions to keep the accused in Pathankot District Jail during the trial.
The division bench of the High Court, comprising Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Anil Kshetarpal, struck down all three notifications on Thursday and said that no such employee shall be allowed to work after six months.