The AEL has been named in the CBI FIR along with three top officials of National Cooperative Consumers' Federation of India Ltd (NCCF), a government-owned cooperative society, and unknown public servants for alleged corruption.
In an editorial encapsulating the contents of the issue, the Organiser has criticised the JNU violence, blaming it on the influence of Marxism in the campus, and not focusing on “life building and man-making” as Vivekanand believed.
The order states that the measure would come into effect Wednesday for a week unless modified. “lnternet service providers (ISP BSNL/private service providers) to provide broadband facility... to all the Institutions dealing with essential services, hospitals, banks, etc.,” it states.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Home Affairs is working on acquiring technology to disable drones. “There are inputs that at various launch pads across the border, terrorists who have fought in Afghanistan or are of Afghan origin are waiting to cross over to Kashmir,” a senior BSF officer said.
The assets include residential flats, land, cash and plant and machinery in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra “totalling to Rs 78.15 crore in possession of accused Chanda Kochhar, Deepak Kochhar and the companies owned/controlled by Deepak Kochhar”.
Latest NCRB crime report shows shifting trends in causes of riots. The overall number of cases has dropped, driven by a decline in riot cases over communal and political issues. On the other hand, cases due to industrial and water disputes have multiplied. The Indian Express looks at this and other trends in the report.
The Ministry also advised the university not to “precipitate” the matter by pursuing police cases and disciplinary action against the students. “The idea is not to close the university, but ensure that things return to normal,” a Ministry official said.
The Indian security establishment has never considered Iranian intelligence or militia operations as a major threat. Barring an attack on an Israeli diplomat in New Delhi in 2012, there is no history of Iranians or Iranian agencies being involved in a terrorist attack or subversive activity in India.
The government had stripped the state of its special status on August 5. The decision abrogated Article 370 and Article 35A — the latter reserved jobs in Jammu and Kashmir for residents of the erstwhile state and prohibited anyone from outside the state to own property there.