Deeptiman Tiwary

Articles By Deeptiman Tiwary

Pulwama attack: CRPF holds meetings with Army, police to devise ways to counter vehicle IEDs

To protect force convoys from Vehicle-borne IED attacks, Home Minister Rajnath Singh had on Friday announced that civilian vehicles would not be allowed on highways when convoys move.

On NIA radar: Red car witnesses saw speeding along convoy

Sources said that the NIA has also recovered a portion of the bumper and the axel that were both likely parts of the red car. This has established that the car used in the attack was of a Maruti-make and not a Scorpio as believed earlier.

Pulwama attack: NIA probes 15-km span, calls from Pakistan

The two teams visited the site of the attack at Lethpora, some 30 km from Srinagar on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, took photographs and videos and collected samples from the area for forensic examination.

Pulwama attack: Ghastly sight made us scream… bus disappeared, CRPF constable in convoy speaks

Pulwama attack: CRPF sources told The Indian Express that usually convoys start from Jammu in regular vehicles early in the morning and make a pit stop at Qazigund.

For CRPF, Pulwama attack a ‘massive setback’, a new challenge

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured.

Pulwama attack: In worst terror attack in Valley, car bomber kills 37 CRPF men

Kashmir terror attack: The Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility and identified the bomber as a 20-year-old local boy from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Explained: CRPF in the Valley, its role and numbers

In recent years, the Valley has not seen many IED attacks, which were once routine in the 1990s. In 2017, there was only one IED attack; in 2018, there were fewer than 10.

Airbus floated Singapore firm with Deepak Talwar, moved $10.5 million, finds ED probe

No comment on ongoing probe, says Airbus; kite flying, says Talwar lawyer

ED Vadra probe looks into contract linked to ONGC-Samsung Engg

The ED is probing Vadra in connection with half-a-dozen properties in London, which, it claims, are indirectly owned by him. The agency recently told a Delhi court that one of these properties had been purchased in 2010 with “kickbacks” through Bhandari.

Palwal mosque terror funding: ED files money laundering case

The Indian Express had first reported on October 15 how FIF had funded the construction of a mosque in Uttawar village of Haryana's Palwal district through a man from Delhi's Nizamuddin.

You came on false promises, not stopped lying: Mallikarjun Kharge

Participating in a discussion on the motion of thanks to the President’s address, Kharge called the PM arrogant who, in his “hatred”, was not ready to recognise the Congress contribution to the progress of the country since Independence.

CBI officer at centre of tussle at top shunted out by govt

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Wednesday repatriated DIG Anish Prasad to his parent cadre of Tripura more than a year before his tenure at the Centre ends.

ED questions Vadra over his ‘links’ to arms dealer and London properties

Called again today; Priyanka drops him at ED office, says I stand by my family .

Give paramilitary officers higher grade salary if you can’t promote them when eligible: SC to Govt

In a landmark judgement by Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and M R Shah, the court said the CAPF officers--from BSF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP and CISF-- will now be granted the NFFU and will be considered as organised group A Central Services.

UK Home Secretary signs Vijay Mallya extradition order

India was quick to “welcome” the decision, with government sources saying that they “await” the early completion of the legal process. Mallya said he would appeal against the order — he has 14 days to do so.

Explained: What is the Saradha scam? How is Trinamool linked?

What is the alleged scam that has led to the current unprecedented political standoff between the Centre and Mamata Banerjee? How are the TMC and the Kolkata Police Commissioner linked to the allegations?

Antrix-Devas case: Rs 1,585 crore penalty slapped on Devas Multimedia

It was alleged in an FIR that the lease was given in violation of rules, causing an undue gain of Rs 578 crore to Devas Multimedia, and a corresponding loss to the exchequer. The CBI filed its chargesheet in the case in 2016.

Like former boss Chhota Rajan, Ravi Pujari sought title of ‘Hindu don’

According to officers, like Rajan was said to have been used as an asset by agencies to target 1993 blasts-accused Dawood Ibrahim’s infrastructure, Pujari tried to demonstrate his dislike for Pakistan-linked dons, and those alleged to be part of jihadi terror infrastructure.

AgustaWestland case: ED says Rajiv Saxena hid $45 mn in Swiss banks

ED sources said Saxena would be confronted with key AgustaWestland middleman Gautam Khaitan as the latter had prompted Saxena to float companies to launder kickbacks.

Deepak Talwar exploited Minister link, his firms got Rs 212-crore kickbacks, ED tells court

Talwar’s counsel Tanveer Ahmed Mir opposed the ED contention, saying its investigation was based on documents which it already had, so no purpose would be served by taking him into custody.