Latest News of Indian Society:
For old news of indian society, please click in the sub-menu navigation bar above
Apr 14, 2016 Act against hospitals that detain patients over medical bills: HC tells Maha govt: "Citing the miserable conditions of patients in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court today asked the state government to come up with a mechanism that would enable it to take action against hospitals that detain patients and hold up bodies for non-payment of medical bills. The court has given a deadline of one month to implement its order."
Apr 14, 2016 Sena MLA holds up train for preferred berth: "A Shiv Sena MLA and his supporters “held up” an express train at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus here for almost an hour seeking a berth of his choice."
Apr 9, 2016 #EndVVIPRacism: Ambulance for Lalu's son removed: "In what is a TIMES NOW impact, the advanced ambulance that was stationed outside the Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap's house for over 8 hours every day, has finally been moved. It is a provision that only the Chief Minister and the Govenor are entitled to. But, some rules seem to have been bent for Lalu's son."
Apr 8, 2016 Government ambulance parked outside Lalu's house, Tej Pratap says not for personal use: "Patna has around 10 ambulances and one of them is parked outside RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's house. Defending his party, Bihar Health Minister and Lalu's son Tej Pratap said, "This ambulance is not for my personal use. It is for public.""
Apr 6, 2016 What explains brutality?: "The Ministry of Human Resource Development has sent 2-member team to Jammu & Kashmir to assess the situation after students at NIT Srinagar were lathicharged by police."
Apr 6, 2016 Suspended IPS officer should be reinstated: Centre to HC, UP govt: "The Centre has told Allahabad High Court and Uttar Pradesh government that the continued suspension of IPS officer Amitabh Thakur is against rules and he should be reinstated. The IPS officer was suspended in July 2015 for alleged indiscipline and corruption. The order had come after he had lodged a complaint against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening him over the telephone."
Apr 5, 2016 Kidnappers change demands in Bihar, now asking for Whiskey bottles instead of cash as ransom: "Meanwhile, a train full of bootlegging experts from Gujarat has arrived in Patna and they have set up an office right next to Bihar Police Headquarters."
Apr 4, 2016 47 cops get life term in Pilibhit encounter case: "A special CBI court on Monday sentenced 47 UP cops to life imprisonment on charges of killing ten Sikh pilgrims in a fake encounter in state’s Pilibhit district, about 300 kilometres from here, after branding them terrorists 25 years ago."
Mar 29, 2016 Mayor demands VVIP batti: "Netas love for Batti is unending. Now, Bengaluru Mayor justifies the need for amber batti on Mayor's car. BBMP has written to state Government seeking permission to put amber light on Mayor's car. The mayor cited traffic as the reason for the need for amber light. Here's a report from Bengaluru."
Mar 28, 2016 #SackRadadiya: India's most violent MP: "In 2012, BJP Porbandar MP Vitthal Radadiya was seen brandishing a gun at a toll booth employee in Gujarat. 4 years later, the controversial politician seems to have turned rogue once again. This time, a video circulated on social media shows him kicking an elderly man repeatedly. But, it's been over the week since the incident and there's no action against the MP yet. Will the BJP act against the Radadiya?"
Mar 27, 2016 Repeat offender Radadiya: "In 2012, he openly brandished a gun and threatened a toll booth employee. Serial offender BJP MP Vitthal Radadiya is at it again. This time, he is caught on camera kicking an old man at a religious fest."
Mar 27, 2016 Events in Hyderbad University, JNU were ultra-Left movements with a small section of Jehadis, says Jaitley: "at least they were pushed into this position (to say Jai Hind instead of Bharat Mata Ki Jai). I am quite happy and satisfied that they were pushed into this position.”"
Mar 26, 2016 Vikaspuri dentist murder: Police reject communal conspiracy theories: "According to police, a message doing the rounds on social media had claimed that some “Bangladeshis”, residents of a slum cluster near Narang’s house, were responsible for his murder."
Mar 25, 2016 Cops beat up theft accused after tying to pillar in UP: "A 24-year-old man, accused of theft, was tied to a pillar and beaten up by six policemen in the lockup in Kotwali police station in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh, following which three of them were suspended."
Mar 25, 2016 Students held for ‘Pakistan Ki Jai’ message on WhatsApp, released : "Two college students in Karnataka were detained for sharing pro-Pakistan slogans on WhatsApp during the India-Pakistan cricket match"
Mar 23, 2016 Rape accused MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav parties: "Raid conducted at Bihar Sharif prison on Wednesday (March 23) by district administration after reports of controversial RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav hosting lunch for jail mates. The MLA is accused of raping a minor at his residence in Nawada on February 6. An FIR was lodged against him in this connection on February 9."
Mar 21, 2016 In friendly T20 match, IAS XI lose to Akhilesh Yadav's team again: "Not one bowler from IAS XI could stop Akhilesh from hitting 65 runs courtesy 11 boundaries and a six. The bowler who finally did get his wicket looked shockingly crestfallen as he held his head and covered his face. Most of the remaining batsmen failed to score more than 10 runs but that did not stop CM XI from scoring 126 runs."
Mar 20, 2016 Case against Thrissur top cop Purohit?: "The Thrissur Vigilance Court issued an order to charge case against Inspector General, Suresh Raj Purohit, Thrissur Range, for letting his minor son drive his official vehicle. The court also ordered a probe against the cop who refused to file a case in the incident. Video clippings of the IPS officer's son driving the official vehicle of the officer came out in public and media had widely reported about it."
Mar 19, 2016 UP: SP workers carry rifles and pistols: "At the oath taking ceremony of newly elected block pramukh in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders were seen carrying guns, rifles and ammunition. A block member was also thrashed at the event, this despite police presence at the event."
Mar 18, 2016 'Molester' Jailor enjoys VIP treatment: "Suspended Kishanganj district jail superintendent Kripa Shankar Pandey, who was sent to 14-day judicial custody for allegedly molesting a minor girl, was caught on camera enjoying VIP treatment in the prison. The video footage shows the jailor talking on mobile phone while watching the television. The prison room, he has been lodged in, also has other facilities like bed and a refrigerator. Pandey was arrested late Wednesday night from his official residence after an FIR was lodged with the Mahila police station at Kishanganj."
Mar 10, 2016 Newborn baby dies falling off mum's lap as she is gang raped on a bus 'by conductor and his friend': "The 30-year-old woman, who has not been named, had been visiting her sister with her 15-day-old son when the bus pulled into a station in the town of Shishgarh in northern India¿s Uttar Pradesh State"
Mar 10, 2016 RJD MLA, accused of raping minor girl, surrenders in Bihar court: "The former labour minister and RJD MLA from Nawada Raj Ballabh Prasad alias Raj Ballabh Yadav was accused of raping a minor."
Mar 8, 2016 #UPLawlessness: Is Akhilesh watching this?: "5 startling cases of lawlessness emerge from Uttar Pradesh reinforces the image of a breakdown of law and order in the state. It seems that the state adminstration just won't learn from its mistakes."
Feb 28, 2016 Universities becoming incubators of jihad virus: "When, under the cover of free speech, elite institutions such as the Jawaharlal Nehru University, become breeding grounds for a vile ideology"
Feb 28, 2016 'Girls were dragged out of the cars': "After reports of gangrapes emerged from Murthal in the Sonipat district, Haryana, another witness speaking with TIMES NOW says girls were dragged out of their cars to the nearby field and were raped. Clothes were sprawled across the fields and cars were torched in the area. But, police continue to deny the incident and has requested people to come forward if they have any information."
Feb 26, 2016 Palghar: Mid-day meal turns poisonous: "At least 104 students of a zila parishad-run primary school in neighbouring Palghar District were admitted to hospital as they suffered health problems after consuming mid-day meal food, district officials said. Over a 50 students of the school at Kasa Budruk village complained of health problems immediately after eating the packed food this afternoon. "Nearly 280 students of the ZP school at Kasa Budruk in Palghar district were served the food under mid-day meal scheme this afternoon."
Feb 23, 2016 Maha #RamdevRedCarpet questioned: "Opposition parties in Maharashtra have questioned the Maharashtra government's move to allot over 600 acres of land to Baba Ramdev's Patanajli Yogpeeth. Opposition parties NCP and Congress are demanding that the procedures followed for allotting the land to Ramdev should be revealed. Ramdev has been allotted over 600 acres at three locations in Vidarbha to set up an orange processing plant and units for ayurvedic products."
Feb 21, 2016 Union Minister's VVIP racism?: "Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan allegedly forces couple to vacate their coupe onboard Kanyakumari express."
Feb 15, 2016 Hafeez Saeed denies supporting JNU protest, says the University is too extreme for him: "Speaking to Faking News from his not so secret location in Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed said, “Well initially I was pleased after I got an invitation from JNU as I knew it was a breeding ground of individuals with a similar ideology as that of mine."
Feb 14, 2016 #BiharJungleRaj: Demand for CBI probe into 2 killings: "NDA leaders in Bihar met state Governor over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state after the three recent killings - of 2 BJP leaders and an LJP leader. NDA demanded a CBI inquiry into the killings."
Feb 13, 2016 RJD MLA faces sexual assault charges: "A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA from Nalanda region of Bihar has been accused of abduction and raping a minor girl. The minor girl alleged that she was taken to Nawada and was raped by RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav. The state's DIG has issued orders for the MLA's arrest and an investigation into the case is underway. Meanwhile, reacting to the issue, RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha said that the party wouldn't think twice before sacking the leader if found guilty."
Feb 13, 2016 Bihar: Arrest order issued against RJD MLA in rape case: "The order was issued following a complaint against the MLA by a 15-year-old girl from Nawada who has alleged that Yadav raped him"
Feb 11, 2016 Lalu Prasad Yadav’s brother-in-law Sadhu Yadav booked for extortion: "The builder alleged that Sadhu Yadav, over phone, demanded Rs 50 lakh or a flat in Patna."
Feb 10, 2016 VVIP reaches late to the airport, quietly goes back home after seeing Arnab in the departure lounge: "“Bhaiyyaji always has his way at the airport. No security personnel ever frisked him and if anyone dares to, have been slapped. But that day Bhaiyyaji broke into sweat. His blood pressure suddenly dropped and we had to take him to the hospital. His speech was incoherent and all we could hear him say was ‘Arnab …Arnab..Arnab’,” said Bachu Yadav, who was accompanying the VVIP."
Feb 10, 2016 #NetagiriKillsChild: Police not serious about the case, says father: "Even after a week of 8-year-old Shamis death in Shamli, UP, only five people have been arrested. Many remain absconding.Speaking to TIMES NOW Shamis father said that the police is not taking the case very seriously. People responsible in my sons death havent yet been arrested. The culprits should be caught. We dont know when justice will be served. While Shami uncle said that if justice is not received from the state, they would approach the CBI. Last week, 8-year-old boy Shami was killed during a celebratory firing in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh by SP MLA Nahid Hasan."
Feb 10, 2016 #FlashpointAfzal at JNU: "It's become common these days to cite freedom of speech and right to dissent on anything controversial said. In the last 24 hours, anti-India slogans have been chanted and a man who attacked Indian Parliament Afzal Guru has been called a martyr. And, all of this is happening in the guise of a 'cultural event'. Dissent can't be laced with sedition. Freedom of speech can't be used as a disguise for anti-national activities. Members of ABVP today staged a protest at JNU demanding expulsion of students who went aheadwith a protest march on the campus against hanging ofParliament attack convict Afzal Guru, despite withdrawal ofpermission by university authorities."
Feb 9, 2016 Debate: #NetagiriKillsChild: Cops punished, netas spared: "discuss Samajwadi Party government not acting against its party workers 72 hours after 8 year old Shami was killed on the streets of Shamli due to the party workers' celebratory firing, relatives of politicians responsible for the killing roaming free, and policemen getting punished."
Feb 9, 2016 Debate: Can UP CM deny #SPGoondaraj?: "TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and panelists -- Srikant Sharma, National Secretary, BJP; Syed Asim Waqar, Leader, SP; Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP; Shahid Siddiqui, Former Member of Parliament & Chief Editor, Nai Duniya; Brinda Adige, Child Rights Activist & Director, Global Concerns of India; and Arati Jerath, Senior Journalist -- discuss 8 year old Shami dying due to Samajwadi Party workers' celebratory firing in Shamli, partymen going on a rampage and attacking TIMES NOW's crew, police people joining the show and not helping the son's mother when she went to file complaint against the SP, whether there is no value for a child's life in Uttar Pradesh, and wherther Akhilesh Yadav can deny goonda raj in the state."
Feb 9, 2016 UP govt has issued licence to goons: BJP: "Lashing out at Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh over "lawlessness" in the state, BJP today called it a 'Mughal sultanate' which has issued licence to its "goons" to do what they want."
Feb 9, 2016 Goat taken into custody for criminal trespass, freed later: "A goat was taken into custody by police in Chattisgarh on a trespass complaint. The goat, which was accused of being a 'repeat offender', was released later but its owner was not lucky."
Feb 8, 2016 TIMES NOW crew attacked by SP goons: "TIMES NOW crew was on Monday (February 8) attacked by local Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Nahid Hasan and his aides in Shamli District of Uttar Pradesh. The crowd abused TIMES NOW reporter Samia and Video Journalist Mukesh Kumar and threatened them of dire consequences, asking them to delete the video footage of their interview with the SP leader. Mukesh was held hostage by them and the video footage was forcefully deleted. "They took my camera away and they also tried to remove the memory chip. I was asked to delete the footage, for this they even called their own photographer. They told me if you don't give the camera you know what we will do."
Feb 8, 2016 TIMES NOW tried speaking to SP MLA but in vain: "TIMES NOW'S Correspondent Pranshu Mishra tried speaking with Samajwadi Party MLA Nahid Hasan over the celebratory firing incident where an 8 year old boy lost his life in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh. Here is the telephonic conversation Pranshu had with the man who claims to be the MLA's PA."
Feb 1, 2016 IS suspect arrested in Bhopal: "The man named Azhar, who was wanted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), was arrested from Tila Jamalpura area,"
Jan 28, 2016 Karnataka: 'Item number' for jail inmates: "In a bizarre incident, an 'item number' was organised for inmates in Vijaypura Central jail on Republic Day. Karnataka government has sought a report from the jail authorities after a video surfaced showing two girls performing on Bollywood numbers in the jail premises and inmates throwing money on them."
Jan 28, 2016 Doctor claims assault by RJD MLA's son: "As arrogance in the attitude amongst netas and their kin continues, another example of VVIP racism was highlighted in Bihar. Doctor, Satendra Kumar Sinha has claimed that he had been assaulted by RJD MLA Kunti Devi's son Ranjit Yadav along with his accomplices, for not giving him the register. Sinha also claimed that the police acted late on his complaint."
Jan 24, 2016 UP gun culture: Samajwadi Party leader’s son fires 11 shot in public: "Samajwadi Party leader Atique Ahmed's son fired eleven live shots from a gun in a party."
Jan 23, 2016 JD-U MLA suspended for alleged misbehaviour with couple: "Inderpal Singh Bedi and his wife, in an FIR registered at Patna railway station, complained that Alam, his bodyguard and another aide misbehaved with them aboard the train, an official said, adding they passed vulgar comments about the couple who boarded the train from Delhi."
Jan 23, 2016 15th ISIS suspect picked up by Mumbai ATS: "The Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Saturday (January 23)picked the 15th ISIS suspect in the nationwide crackdown of the anti-terror swoop ahead of Republic Day. The suspect Md Hussain Jamil Khan was arrested from Mazgaon, Mumbai by the ATS first and then he was handed over to the Mumbai Police. Overall 14 people have been detained in this module, apart from the five arrested in Haridwar. The others being picked up are, three from Mumbai earlier, four from Hyderabad, four from Bangalore, one from Manglore, one from Tumkur and one from Lucknow. On Friday, raids were carried out simultaneously in five states of Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh where 14 people were "arrested or detained". They were part of a group named 'Janood-ul-Khalifa-e-Hind' (Army of Caliph of India), a terror group which has almost similar ideologies that of ISIS."
Jan 18, 2016 Train harass fire at MLA: "JDU MLA Sarfraz Alam, the son of RJD MP Mohammed Taslimuddin, was booked today for allegedly misbehaving with a woman on the Dibrugarh-New Delhi Rajdhani Express yesterday night. The woman and her husband Indrapal Singh Bedi, 36, were travelling in AC 2-tier coach A4 and had boarded the train at Guwahati on Sunday morning. The couple, residents of Virender Nagar in New Delhi, were in Guwahati for a family function."
Jan 18, 2016 Debate: Neta involved but state missing: Where's the state gone?: "On THE NEWSHOUR with TIME NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and panellist - R P Singh, National Secretary, BJP; Dr Sunil Kumar Singh, Leader, JD(U); Srikanth Reddy, Leader, YSR Congress; Ashwini Kakkar, CEO, Mercury Travels; Padma Rao, Senior Journalist and Shailesh Gandhi, Former CIC & RTI Activist discuss whenever there is a Neta involved we find the State Missing until the media takes up the issue."
Jan 18, 2016 Bihar MLA helps husband flee from police station: "Bharti remained inside her white SUV with two armed guards in front of the police station building, sources said. Mandal suddenly jumped into the MLA's vehicle which then sped towards Harda. Soon Kushwaha also left. "
Jan 16, 2016 On Cam: K'taka CM slaps bureaucrat: "Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today stirred up a controversy by slapping a man in Ballari. Siddaraiaham was caught on camera slapping the Municipal Commissioner of Ballari at a public meeting. The CM was here to announce special schemes for the overall development of the district."
Jan 14, 2016 Punjab sinking in Pak drugs worth Rs 7,500 crore per year: AIIMS: "Of these, heroin's share is a massive Rs 6,500 crore."
Jan 13, 2016 Lalu ordering officials in Bihar?: "RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav finds himself in fresh controversy as a civil servant in Darbhanga has alleged that Yadav had directed him to reappoint a group of health workers. In a letter addressed to the DMCH Patna, the surgeon has complained that Lalu Yadav, whose son Tej Pratap is Bihars Health Minister, had called him and asked him to reinstate women workers in the department and thus, had attempted to interfere in his work."
Jan 13, 2016 Malda violence: Edara-e-Sharia admits organising rally: "Days after TIMES NOW highlighted Muslim group Edara-e-Sharia's link to Malda violence, the chairman of the group has admitted that it had called for a rally on January 3 which turned violent. Speaking to TIMES NOW, the chairman said that they organised the rally to protest against the alleged blasphemous comments by a right wing leader. He had also said that the group had taken permission from the police to hold the rally."
Jan 11, 2016 Rahul Gandhi’s return trip delayed as there was no one in Europe to carry his footwear: " “There was chaos at Soniaji’s residence with every party worker volunteering to go to Europe, but Narayansamy was unanimously chosen by all to help Rahulji with his shoes,” said a party spokesperson."
Jan 11, 2016 Why India has a ‘low’ crime rate: "As soon as crime graph of a particular region, as reflected in data, rises, the minister responsible reprimands the concerned officer. The officer, in turn, tries his best to keep the numbers to the lowest. One of the ways this is allegedly done is by refusing FIRs. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/why-india-has-a-low-crime-rate/#sthash.Xs2XdEb0.dpuf"
Jan 9, 2016 ASI shot dead by unknown miscreants: "A police Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) was shot dead by unidentified assailants and his body was found today in Bihar's Vaishali district."
Jan 9, 2016 Video of policeman 'groping' girls goes viral; probe ordered: "the accused policeman 'groping and indecently touching' girls and women while walking at the Kankaria Carnival held in the last week of December."
Jan 9, 2016 Flight delayed due to VIP pressure, alleges MP; AI denies: "Air India operated its flight to Bhubaneswar at around 12.30 am today against its scheduled departure at 7.30 pm yesterday."
Jan 8, 2016 Girl disrobed by cops ousted from hostel: "The 21-year-old woman, who has lodged a complaint against three police officers for allegedly disrobing her and rubbing chilli powder on her private parts, has been thrown out of the private hostel she has been living in for the past seven months. "
Jan 7, 2016 Seven-day mourning for Mufti Sayeed: "The Jammu and Kashmir government announced a week-long mourning and a day's holiday on Thursday in memory of Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed. "
Jan 7, 2016 Madrassa teacher with al-Qaeda, ISI links held in Bengaluru: "Once employed at a mosque in Bengaluru, he was asked to leave after he delivered a speech demeaning women. Police said that Mosque authorities had cautioned him in past against making hate speeches and provoking the youth but he ignored. Following this, intelligence agencies had kept Anzar under watch for his provocative speeches leading to arrest."
Jan 7, 2016 B'luru cleric held for 'terror' link: "Maulana Anzarshah Qasmi (50) a resident of Iliyasnagar in Banashankari 2nd Stage in Bengaluru South was arrested on charges of making hate speeches and having links with a terrorist organisation in Pakistan. He is believed to have been involved in financial transaction of the terrorist outfit."
Jan 6, 2016 West Bengal: Malda tense after hate speech: "West Bengal's Malda district continued to witness violence for the third day after an alleged hate speech by a fringe group leader sparked off communal riots in the district.Curfew has been imposed in the district, even as additional security forces were deployed to control the situation."
Jan 6, 2016 TMC seeks reply from controversial MP: "The TMC has sought a reply from its controversial leader Idris Ali after he openly threatened to break CPI(M) leader Gautam Deb's bones. "I am warning you, that if you say another word against Mamata Banerjee, we will cut your tongue off, chop your legs off, break your back so that you can no longer walk," said Idris. However, the TMC MP when confronted by TIMES NOW, remained unapologetic for his remarks."
Jan 1, 2016 SP workers brandish firearms: "Welcoming Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Nadeems nomination for the post of District panchayat president in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, his supporters celebrated the victory by firing.Fire crackers were busted and election code of conduct was thrown to winds with open display of fire arms."
Jan 1, 2016 One of the accused arrested: ASP Hapur: "In a bizarre incident in Hapur, where gang rape accused where let off with mere five shoe slaps and Rs. 5 lakhs fine, police have arrested one of the accused. One of the accused named Rijwan has been arrested while the other is yet to be arrested. The probe is still on, said Additional SP OP Singh. The regressive diktat on a rape case by a Panchayat in Hapur has made a complete mockery of justice."
Dec 30, 2015 Rs.75 Crore was demanded in Bihar engineers killing: ""Pathak demanded 10 percent of Rs.750 crore road construction project of the company," he said. Two engineers of the company were shot dead by two motorcycle-borne unidentified criminals allegedly for failure to pay the extortion money."
Dec 28, 2015 Crowd looks on as girl abducted in lawless NCR: "Lack of security for women and the shocking apathy of denizens of the Delhi-NCR region came into sharp focus when a college student was pulled into a car by three youths in a crowded area of Old Gurgaon on Monday morning. The abduction took place around 9.43 am right outside Guru Dronacharya College."
Dec 27, 2015 Three Hyderabadi youths arrested over alleged plan to join IS: "the youths reached Nagpur by road and from there planned to reach Jammu and Kashmir."
Dec 25, 2015 Horse-riding: Bihar Minister’s new mantra to curb pollution: "Hitting the Patna streets on a horse, the Minister reminded many city residents of former bahubali (strongman) and JD(U) legislator (now Independent MLA from Mokama), Anant Singh, who was often seen riding on his horses or horse-drawn carriages in the VIP zones of the capital. “There is so much pollution and traffic jams because of so many vehicles… its better to ride a horse,” said the Health Minister."
Dec 22, 2015 Political party revokes membership after Pajero owner pays toll charges: "A red and white Pajero, which had a huge logo and flag of a political party (known for promoting Pakistan tourism by asking some people to go to Pakistan and doling out rewards for slapping people), pulled in his lane."
Dec 17, 2015 Arrest of two men on charge of terror links shocks U.P. town: "Earlier it was Azamgarh now it is Sambhal. This was the popular refrain heard on the streets of Sambhal, a district in Western Uttar Pradesh, a day after two of its residents, Mohammad Asif and Zafar, were arrested on charges of being al-Qaeda operatives."
Dec 17, 2015 IS leanings put 16-year-old from Pune under ATS radar: "A 16-year-old college girl from Pune, who was allegedly in touch with arrested Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) executive Mohammed Sirajuddin, has been put under surveillance for her suspected links with the Islamic State (IS), "
Dec 16, 2015 Head of Al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent is from UP: "Known to the world as Maulana Asim Umar, Haq was appointed amir of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, or AQIS, by its overall chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, last year."
Dec 13, 2015 This winter intellectual decides to sleep with the AC on, to share the plight of the homeless people: "His way of supporting those not fortunate enough to have an abode is generating immense acclaim amongst fellow intellectuals and some media personalities. This follows a similar thoughtful step of the Delhi Government to launch an Android app for the homeless people who own flagship Android devices, enabling them to find the nearest homeless shelters."
Dec 13, 2015 Rajasthan: Four arrested for ‘shouting’ pro-ISIS slogans at a rally: " a marketing manager in Indian Oil Corporation Mohammad Sirazuddin was arrested in the state capital for spreading the ideology of ISIS through social media."
Dec 11, 2015 Life term for former RJD MP Shahabuddin: "The two sons of Chandeshwar Prasad–Satish and Girish–were bathed in acid in the presence of the MP. As a result, both of them died. According to the FIR, the MP’s henchmen cut their bodies into pieces. Incidentally, the third son Rajesh Roshan managed to flee, but he was subsequently killed by Shahabuddin’s men in 2014 in Siwan district. The former MP’s son Osama was named accused in the Roshan’s murder case."
Dec 11, 2015 Life term for former RJD MP Shahabuddin: "Controversial Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former MP from Siwan Mohammad Shahabuddin was sentenced to life imprisonment for his involvement in the killing of two sons of a local trader Chandeshwar Prasad."
Dec 10, 2015 Indian Oil Corporation manager in Jaipur held for ‘Islamic State links’: "According to the ATS, he was using Internet groups and forums to instigate Muslim youth to join the IS."
Dec 9, 2015 Former Min holds slippers for Rahul: "At a time when Chennai and other coastal areas of south India are devastated by the floods, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has landed himself in a controversy. While touring rain-affected parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry with Rahul ,V Narayanasamy, former Union Minister was seen holding a pair of slippers for the Congress scion who took off his shoes to walk through a flooded area. Narayanswamy was the Minister of state with the Prime Minister's Office in the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government. The 68-year-old Congress veteran then placed them for 45-year-old Rahul, who wore them without any ado."
Dec 9, 2015 Ex-RJD MP Shahabuddin held guilty of abducting, killing two brothers: "Former RJD MP Md. Shahabuddin and three other accused were on Wednesday held guilty by a special court in connection with the murder case of two brothers 11 years ago in Siwan district of Bihar."
Dec 8, 2015 All Oxygen molecules in TN atmosphere to be stamped with Amma’s pic before they are inhaled by inhabitants: "Amma’s smiling pic will be ‘carved’ on the face of these molecules. These ‘modified’ oxygen molecules will then be released into the atmosphere for consumption by normal people.”"
Dec 2, 2015 Dons still pull the strings in Bollywood: "Indian agencies listened in on several conversations between Chhota Shakeel, a leading organiser of Bollywood events in the UAE, and other underworld operatives that showed that arrangements were under way in full swing to welcome a Bollywood superstar at the popular Meydan Hotel in Nad Al Sheba in Dubai from May 27 to 30. The fugitive don booked a double-room in the hotel for Dawood Ibrahim’s son Moin and daughter-in-law who were keen on a photo-op with the star."
Nov 29, 2015 Three people arrested in Kolkata for ISI links: "Earlier in the month, the Kolkata STF had arrested suspected ISI agents Akhtar Khan and his brother Zafar Khan from the city."
Nov 29, 2015 Women are fit only for delivering babies: Muslim cleric's shocking statement: "Aboobacker Musalyar, Secretary-General of the All India Sunni Jam-Iyyathul Ulema made a shocking statement in regard to gender equality saying, “Gender equality is against Islam” and that “men and women can never be equal.”"
Nov 27, 2015 ‘ISI agent’ held in Meerut , Pak agency paid his kin Rs 50,000/month: Police: "THE UTTAR Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Friday arrested Pakistani national Mohammad Eizaz alias Mohammad Kalam for allegedly sending vital information about the Indian Army to Pakistani intelligence agency ISI."
Nov 24, 2015 Islamic State's efforts to induct Indians still going on : Kiren Rijiju: "Twenty-three Indians have so far joined the ISIS, six of whom were reportedly killed. The dead were identified as Athif Vaseem Mohammad (Adilabad, Telangana), Mohammad Umar Subhan (Bengaluru), Maulana Abdul Kadir Sultan Armar (Bhatkal, Karnataka), Saheem Farooque Tanki (Thane), Faiz Masood (Bengaluru) and Mohammad Sajid alias Bada Sajid (Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh)."
Nov 24, 2015 Islamic State's efforts to induct Indians still going on : Kiren Rijiju: "MoS for Home Kiren Rijiju today said that Islamic State is the latest challenge to India and its efforts to recruit youth from the country are on, the government today said."
Nov 24, 2015 Chatting away to jihad: Hyderabad becoming hub for cyber terrorists: "Afsha Jabeen seemed just another Hyderabad housewife taking care of her husband and family. But away from prying eyes, the 38-year-old was running a social media ring to lure young people to the dreaded Islamic State. She created an alias — Nicky Joseph — and pretended to be a UK national converting people to Islam from Christianity. Using the online avatar, she spotted those responding to IS literature on social media and systematically bait them till they became radicalised."
Nov 22, 2015 Rs 15 cr for #MulayamBash: "Even as Uttar Pradesh reels from a drought situation, the ruling Samajwadi Party spends 15 cr for Supremo Mulayam Singh's 76th Birthday bash triggering a political fight."
Nov 22, 2015 #SaifaiGalaBack despite drought: "As Saifai gets ready to celebrate Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's 76th birthday tomorrow with great pomp, Opposition questions the splurge as when the state reels under drought."
Nov 22, 2015 'Rebel' UP bureaucrats slam Mulayam's b'day bash: "“It is an insult to the people....many districts of the state have been hit by drought but the government is spending public funds on celebrating the birthday,” said senior IAS officer S P Singh."
Nov 21, 2015 BMW car to Super bike: Know what all Lalu’s sons Tej Pratap, Tejashwi own: "4- Tejashwi studied in Delhi’s renowned RK Puram branch of Delhi Public School but dropped out after class 9th. 5- His total movable assets are worth Rs 1.4 crore (Rs 1,40,93,822). He also owns some properties in Gopalganj and Patna districts. 6- He does not own a car in his name but earns more than his brother. His total income is Rs 5.08 lakh (Rs 5,08,019 as shown in income tax return)."
Nov 21, 2015 Tejashwi Yadav: From Delhi Daredevils' 12th man to Bihar’s deputy Chief Minister: "He dropped out of Class 9"
Nov 21, 2015 Saifai wears festive look to celebrate Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday: "A cultural extravaganza, including a performance by Oscar- winning composer AR Rahman and his 300-member troupe, has been lined up as part of the three-day bash, which got off to a colourful start yesterday at Saifai, around 200km from state capital Lucknow."
Nov 10, 2015 Bihar election: 58% newly elected MLAs face criminal charges: "Altogether 142 (58%) of the 243 MLAs elected in 2015 face criminal charges. RJD tops the list with 46 out of its 80 MLAs in that category. The total figure is 1% up compared to 57% in 2010 assembly election. One MLA has declared himself illiterate while 93 (38%) are 5th to 12th pass, 138 (57%) graduate or above and nine are simply literate."
Nov 7, 2015 SP's mega plans for Mulayam's b'day: "Samajwadi Party will hold district and booth-level functions on "political journey" of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav across Uttar Pradesh to mark his 76th birthday this month."
Nov 4, 2015 Debate: #KhakiShame: Police station or torture chamber?: "Mumbai Police brutally thrashing a young couple inside a police station, the police station turning into a torture chamber, CM Devendra Fadnavis keeping silence on the shocking behaviour of the police, and whether Khaki is policeman's licence to abuse."