Deeptiman Tiwary

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Sadhvi Pragya Thakur likens Hemant Karkare to Ravan, IPS Association condemns statement

The BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal had compared Ashok Chakra awardee and former Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare with Ravan and Kans and said he was killed during 26/11 Mumbai attacks because he was cursed for arresting her.

Explained: The case against BJP candidate Sadhvi Pragya

BJP’s Bhopal candidate is facing trial under terror charges for the Malegaon 2008 attack in which 6 people were killed. She has also figured in investigations into several other cases of alleged Hindutva extremism.

ED attaches Om Prakash Chautala’s properties in disproportionate assets case

The ED case is based on a CBI FIR which alleged that the Chautala family, between 1993 and 2006, amassed properties worth over Rs 153 crore disproportionate to their known sources of income.

Explained: Anatomy of a giant election

The world’s biggest, most complex democratic exercise begins today. Here’s what it takes to organise, secure, and conduct India’s Lok Sabha elections.

Banihal: J&K Police arrest driver of car that exploded near CRPF bus

Police said that the other IED, parts of which have been recovered, is currently being examined and it is not clear yet whether it was remote controlled or used a timer device.

Fact Check: PM Narendra Modi says Congress coined ‘Hindu Terror’ term

Addressing a rally in Wardha, Maharashtra, citing acquittals in the Samjhauta Express blast case, Prime Minister Narendra Modi denied there were any acts of “Hindu terror.” And that the term was coined by the Congress. We fact check.

Before Pulwama, CRPF officer wrote to HQ about holes in anti-terror training

This is the essence of a report and a series of letters sent between January and November 2018 by a senior officer to the CRPF headquarters in New Delhi highlighting the poor condition of its counter-terror training apparatus.

Deepak Talwar probe: ED attaches Rs 120-crore Aerocity hotel

The ED has alleged that Talwar received over Rs 272 crore as kickbacks for pushing several deals in the aviation sector in India. This money, the ED has claimed, was routed through several shell companies floated by Talwar, and used to buy the hotel, which is valued at over Rs 120 crore.

Delhi: ED attaches Hotel Holiday Inn at Aerocity in PMLA case against Deepak Talwar

The ED has claimed that Talwar had created a web of entities owned by him and his family members in India and international offshore havens, to launder the Rs 272 crores received from foreign airlines.

Kashmiri arrested by NIA may have links with Pulwama: Probe

An analysis of Sajjad’s call data records and social media exchanges has shown that he had conversations with slain JeM militant Mudassir Ahmed Khan right before and after the February 14 Pulwama attack.

J-K: ED attaches separatist leader Shabir Shah’s property in Srinagar

The property, located at Effandi Bagh, in the city’s Rawalpora area, is in the name of Shah’s wife and daughters, the agency has stated.

Maoist audio message does WhatsApp rounds in Bastar jungles

In the four-minute clip, Vikas calls on the intelligentsia and the media to demand a judicial inquiry into the encounter. “It is good for us operationally, (since) it has the potential to generate intelligence inputs,” the officer said.

Simply Put: The cases other than Samjhauta

Aseemanand & others have been acquitted of train blast. A look at where other cases against them stand.

Nirav Modi arrested in London, denied bail, and sent to custody until March 29

District Judge Marie Mallon, presiding over the hearing, said that she was not inclined to accept Modi’s bail plea due the “high value amount” attached to the allegations against him and that he would have “every incentive” to evade surrendering before the court.

Explained: What does Nirav Modi’s arrest mean?

The arrest of Nirav Modi by UK authorities officially heralds the beginning of extradition proceedings against the jeweller in London. He is likely to be released on bail after he is produced before the court.

Nirav Modi faces arrest in UK after ED request

Nirav Modi arrest soon? According to ED sources, Nirav Modi will be arrested and released on bail on the condition that he cannot leave the country after which extradition proceedings would begin.

Priyanka Gandhi visit: Bhim Army signals may fight SP-BSP

The Bhim Army is scheduled to hold a Hunkar Rally at Jantar Mantar Friday to press for its demands, including the rollback of 10 per cent quota in government jobs for the economically weak among the general category.

Terror funding case: ED looks at role of Pakistan High Commission in disbursing funds

The agency, in its probe, has found that Kashmiri separatists have allegedly received at least Rs 7 crore from across the border to fund unrest in India.

Increase in retirement age: CRPF objects, other forces say yes

Currently, only the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Assam Rifles (AR) have fixed the retirement age at 60 years.

VVIP chopper case: ED attaches Paris property of Christian Michel’s ex-wife

The ED is probing Michel for receiving alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3,600 crore AugustaWestland chopper deal. According to the ED, part of kickbacks in the deal were also transferred to his ex-wife, Valerie Michel.