While thousands of posts have been deleted, the police are now keeping a watch on such posts, analysing them and trying to have a dialogue with the stakeholders and local leaders to ensure that the upcoming celebrations go off peacefully.
The LeT operative, Sajid Majeed alias Sajid Mir, who has been "underground" for the last two years, is suspected to have been part of teams "planning and plotting" to carry out strikes in India, the sources said.
According to the sources, the probe has also revealed that the accused were planning to set up an arms factory in Belgaum, Karnataka. Both Kale and Bangera have also been arrested by the Karnataka SIT for their role in the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh.
In an editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana, the party said: “Chief Minister, you should not play with fire of Saamana. What you got due to Modi’s blessings will be burnt in Saamana’s fire... Saamana is the people’s loudspeaker and is the mirror for liars.”
The probe has further revealed that the boat, which had a capacity to ferry 13 to 15 people, including the crew, was carrying at least 10 extra passengers. Also, it was not carrying adequate number of lifejackets.
“Earlier this week, we had received prosecution sanction from the government on Rao and it has been communicated to the court. Now, with the sanction in place, Rao like others would also stand trial,” a senior official said.
While 24 passengers on board were rescued, first by a passenger boat owned by Peasants & Workers Party legislator Jayant Patil and then by the Indian Coast Guard, one passenger, identified as Siddhesh Pawar (25) remained stuck in the sharply listing vessel.
The three BoM officials - Ravindra Marathe (CMD), Rajendra Gupta (Executive Director) and Sushil Muhnoot (former CMD) - were arrested on June 20, leading to protests by the banking industry and prompting senior government officials in New Delhi to step in .
While the direction came on Tuesday, in the absence of a formal communication from the government so far, the police had already constituted a committee under the ADGP in June and submitted a report to the DGP stating that only 54 cases need to be investigated.
On July 1 five nomads of the Govani community, who had camped for the second time in less than a month in Dhule to seek alms, were killed on the suspicious of being child lifters in Rainpada hamlet of Dhule around 350 km from Mumbai.
ACB arrested Tushar Savarkar, social worker at the state-run JJ Hospital, and Sachin Salve, organ transplant co-ordinator with the SL Raheja Hospital, for allegedly demanding Rs 1.5 lakh from a patient requiring a kidney transplant
In its complaint, SEBI has accused Anand Rathi Commodities, Geofin Comtrade, Motilal Oswal and Philip Capital among others of indulging in illegal trading in commodities on the NSEL platform between 2008 and 2013
In his plea before the Interpol, while Choksi claimed that the jails “violate human rights conditions”, he has also alleged that a media trail was in progress against him and the judicial system may be influenced.
MPDA Act empowers the district magistrate and the commissioner of police to exercise provisions under MPDA to detain a person who in their view is acting in manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order.