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Jan 9, 2015 Debate: Open VVIP treatment? - 1: "Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt spent second day at home in Mumbai on Friday (January 9) after the end of his furlough due to lack of coordination between Pune jail authorities and Mumbai Police over taking a decision on his plea for prison leave extension. The 55-year-old 'Munnabhai MBBS' star, convicted for illegal possession of an AK-56 rifle and its destruction and lodged in Pune's Yerwada Jail, was released on a 14-day furlough on December 24. He has sought an extension of his leave, although the authorities concerned are yet to take a decision on his plea."
Jan 9, 2015 #BendItForDutt and then issue denial?: "Sanjay Dutt furlough drama has almost become a joke. When an underprivileged convict is running pillar to post for his furlough to go through, here you have a superstar prisoner who flaunts his 8 pack abs on his prison leave and takes advantage of a bureaucratic loophole to stay out of jail. All this because a listless state Government won't make up it's mind whether to extend his furlough or not and sadly the joke tonight, ladies and gentlemen is on other prisoners at Yerwada Jail."
Jan 8, 2015 3 suspected IM operatives arrested, huge cache of explosives seized: "Syed Ismail Aafaque, aged 34, Saddam Hussein, 35, and Abdus Sabuur, 24, an MBA student, saying they were found to be in regular interaction with other members of the banned organisations."
Jan 8, 2015 BSP’s ex-MLA offers Rs 51cr to killers of French scribes: "he offered to pay Rs 51 crore to "anyone who comes forward and claims responsibility for the attack". "All our parties must introspect about why such elements are able to become lawmakers.""
Jan 4, 2015 Steps to weed out graft in police force: "The department received 57,990 complaints against policemen on the anti-corruption helpline number, 9910641064, in the past one year, of which only 378 were found to be actionable."
Jan 2, 2015 Bihar: Two arrested for raping Japanese girl in Gaya: "A Japanese research scholar was allegedly abducted and raped by five men in Bihar's Gaya district. The accused have been arrested on Friday by a joint team of Kolkata and Gaya Police."
Jan 2, 2015 Cops gang-rape minor girl in police station in Badaun, Akhilesh assures stern action: "According to a complaint filed by the victim’s mother, two drunk constables — Avnish Yadav and Veerpal Yadav — abducted the girl when she was going to a nearby field to relieve herself and dragged her into a car. They then took her inside a room in the police station and repeatedly raped her, the complainant said, adding, the two then left the minor, who was bleeding profusely, outside her house in the village."
Jan 1, 2015 Saradha scam: TMC MP Idris Ali says 'touch Mamata Benerjee and West Bengal will burn': "All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Idris Ali from Basirhat has threatened to resort to violence in West Bengal if Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is framed in the Saradha scam. 'Touch Mamata Banerjee and West Bengal shall burn,' the TMC MP warned on Wednesday."
Dec 31, 2014 22 policemen booked for corruption in Ghaziabad: "for offences ranging from extorting money from people plying heavy transport vehicles to demanding bribes for registering a case. Ghaziabad SSP Dharmendra Singh said, "A sub-inspector, Sanjiv Kumar Bishnoi, and three constables demanded a bribe from a Shahidnagar resident who had come to the Sahibabad police station to file a report about his wife and two children going missing"
Dec 27, 2014 Viral video: Gujarat cop in uniform dances with bar girl, gets suspended: "Solanki was also seen in the video, showering currency on the bar girl and dancing with her in his police uniform."
Dec 25, 2014 Brazen display of power by Jharkhand Cong MLA: "Supporters of Congress MLA from Jharkhand Bidesh Singh openly flout norms, fire gun shots during a victory rally. Bidesh Singh won on a Congress ticket from Panki consituency in Jharkhand. The MLA was also given a gun salute during his victory rally in Panki. This was the third time he won from Panki assembly constituency."
Dec 22, 2014 Shocking: 82-year-old man rapes teenage girl: "A 15-year-old girl was impregnated allegedly by an octogenarian man, who raped her in Adilabad district of Telangana"
Dec 20, 2014 Police corruption, past and present: "A study by the Bangalore-based portal I-Paid-A-Bribe concludes that of all the government departments in Karnataka, the police are the most corrupt. In the first 11 months of the year, citizens logging on to the portal reported paying close to Rs. 9 crore as bribes to the men in khaki. The study surveyed 37 state agencies; the second-most corrupt was the transport department"
Dec 19, 2014 BJP suspends abusive neta: "BJP suspended India's most abusive politician Prahlad Gunjal, exposed first on TIMES NOW. He was suspended for using filthy language but is that enough? Shouldn't the party expel him?"
Dec 19, 2014 MLA booked for abuse regrets, CMHO resigns: "Government doctors, meanwhile, boycotted work for two hours in Rajasthan demanding arrest of Gunjal. "All the in-service doctors across the state boycotted work from 9 AM to 11 AM against the MLA's behaviour and to demand his arrest for threatening and abusing CMHO,""
Dec 17, 2014 Rs 9,300cr black money changes hands in medical seat sale every year: "The White Paper on Black Money in India, published in May 2012, estimated that deposits by Indians in all Swiss banks at the end of 2010 amounted to Rs 9,300 crore or about $1.5 billion. "
Dec 16, 2014 Police shame: Junagadh lady PSI caught taking Rs 2.5 lakh bribe: "Bagda had demanded Rs7 lakh from him for not “harassing him in the fake robbery case and over reported errors in records of his land.”"
Dec 14, 2014 2 constables booked for corruption: "The complainant told police the men came to his shanty in east Delhi on Tuesday and demanded Rs 1 lakh to allow him to repair his home."
Dec 13, 2014 Media and the Corrupt: "The Nagaland Governor’s call for the media to fight and expose “rampant corruption” underlines the seriousness of the situation"
Dec 13, 2014 Mumbai cop and friend caught by corruption bureau: " accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from a slum dweller in Govandi in Mankhurd."
Dec 13, 2014 ISIS India link arrested in Bengaluru: "Bengaluru-based engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who was named by UK-based Channel 4 as the man behind terror group Islamic State's (IS) most influential Twitter handle, was today (Dec 13) arrested from his flat in Bengaluru and slapped with charges of "waging war" and unlawful activities."
Dec 13, 2014 Mehdi was close to English-speaking ISIS terrorists: Bengaluru police commissioner: "Mehdi Masroor Biswas's arrest at home came days after Britain's Channel Four identified him as the man behind "Shami Witness", the Twitter handle followed by thousands of people including most foreign fighters for the Islamic State."
Dec 8, 2014 Delhi shamed again: Police in the dock: "Brutal rape of a 25-year-old in Delhi sending shockwaves across the nation and as cops probe the case, glaring lapses emerge in the functioning of radio cab service, whose driver committed the heinous crime. But what is even more shocking is that, the serial rapist got a character certificate from cops earlier this year."
Dec 8, 2014 Country-wide alert that 5 SIMI men may be planning terror strike: "The group is suspected to be involved in a bank robbery in Karimnagar (Telangana) on February 1, 2014, blast in a Bangalore-Guwahati train at the Chennai Central station that killed a young software engineer, on May 1, 2014 and the July 10, 2014 explosion near Faraskhana and Vishrambag police stations in Pune."
Dec 4, 2014 Take Rs.50,000 and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl: "five girls, mostly from the Muslim community, have filed similar complaints of being raped and getting pregnant"
Dec 3, 2014 Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to seek ‘invincible’ power to tame enemies: "Known for his penchant for all things astrological, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is planning to perform the Ayutha Chandi Yaga, a mega ritual that involves 1,000 priests praying non-stop for 10 days. The yaga is believed to bestow the one performing it invincible powers."
Dec 3, 2014 Gujarat: 6-month-old raped by an acquaintance, remains critical: "In a gruesome act, a six-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, acquainted to the victim's family in Gujarat's Patan district. The six-month-old is critical and is being treated at Dharpur civil hospital in Chanasma."
Dec 2, 2014 Shadowy Islamic cult in Thane probe focus: "Mumbai-based religious cult, Islamic Guidance Society, whose members are suspected to have funded and facilitated the travel of four men from the city’s suburbs to fight with the Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East."
Nov 27, 2014 Black money rampant in realty deals, reveals sting op: "An undercover operation by investigative website Cobrapost has blown the lid off many real estate companies that it claimed are willing to accept and launder black money in property transactions."
Nov 26, 2014 Custody of Srinjoy Bose extended
Nov 22, 2014 Mulayam parties, SP gets free run: "Samajwadi Party (SP) clan is busy partying up, completely ignoring state affairs. And supporters of their party are running amok. Goons of SP MLA Abhay Singh thrashed a toll booth employee in broad daylight."
Nov 22, 2014 Mulayam thanks Azam Khan for throwing a lavish birthday bash: "Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh whose 75th birthday is being celebrated with great fervour and grandeur by the party thanked his close aide Azam Khan for organising the lavish celebrations."
Nov 22, 2014 Sterilisation deaths: Rat poison mixed medicines given to women, confirms Health Ministry: "Medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, were given to womwn who underwent sterilisation surgery at government medical camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, confirmed state Health Ministry on Saturday."
Nov 22, 2014 Jharkhand elections: Coal mafia controls the politics of Dhanbad, family fights for power: "The politics of Dhanbad like everything else is seeped in coal. In the 1970s, coal was nationalised but before that private mine owners owned these mines. One BP Sinha was the leader of all the coal workers."
Nov 22, 2014 Caught on cam: SP goons thrash toll plaza employee: "Supporters of Samajwadi Party legislator have been caught on camera, brutally beating up toll plaza employees."
Nov 20, 2014 Cops carry MP min's slippers: "A policeman is seen carrying Madhya Pradesh minister Yashodhara Raje's slippers in Shivpuri district. Are cops her servants? Should the minister apologise?"
Nov 19, 2014 After demanding Rs 1 crore ransom, kidnappers kill 13-year-old Delhi boy: "The body of a 13-year-old son of an east Delhi jeweller was found near a drain in Geeta Colony on Wednesday morning, a day after the boy was abducted while walking home from school"
Nov 17, 2014 Bihar CM recollects story of political compulsions, says ‘to appease Yadav voters, didn’t help harassed girls’: ""One of my co-villager Lalji Manjhi came to me and complained that the powerful mukhiya, Tek Narain Yadav, had taken away his land at a throwaway price and after that trying to sexually harass his daughters. Despite being an MLA, I did not act against this mukhiya for fear of losing Yadav votes; they had a large presence in the assembly segment.""
Nov 15, 2014 The rise of MIM has left Indian Muslims confused: Here's why: ""I fail to understand how the rise of MIM will help Muslims because leaders like Owaisi brothers are responsible for bringing bad name for the community. In fact, if such a proposition or endorsement comes from the educated class, the community is sure to suffer,”"
Nov 14, 2014 Karnataka: Brutal savagery on tape: "Two youths in Karnataka were stripped naked and brutally assaulted by a BJP MLA's aide for their alleged involvement in a marriage. The BJP MLA Sanjay Patil has washed his hands off the incident promising to resign if the police manage to establish a connection between him and the incident."
Nov 14, 2014 Chhattisgarh deaths: Rat poison in antibiotics: "An analysis of the antibiotic tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 revealed the medicine was adulterated with zinc phosphide, a chemical used in rat poison."
Nov 13, 2014 Christian priest held for raping minors: "The couple was running the orphanage and hostel –Mercy Home– in city’s Jhotwara area that housed 19 girls."
Nov 12, 2014 Cong defends chauvinist candidate: "Congress shamlelessly defends its Gandherbal candidate who sparked controversy by saying that unmarried daughters are a liability. J&K state Congress president says Yousf Bhat could not distinguish between liability and responsibility."
Nov 12, 2014 Bengal Minister #BackingRapists?: "Mamata Banerjee's government finds itself in another controversy. Now, two of her senior leaders have passed shocking remarks over an 'attempt to rape' case in Malda district of West Bengal. The victim alleges mental torture by the police, and that her father was brutally beaten by the accused. But, instead of punishing the culprit, TMC minister Krishnendu questions the woman's character."
Nov 12, 2014 #KhakiAbuse on full display in UP: "In what is an appalling state of affairs in Uttar Pradesh, an onduty cop is seen dancing with a girl in a public event. The cop was reportedly in an inebriated state and is seen showering money on the girl performing on stage. The defiant cop is also seen brandishing his service revolver in full public view."
Nov 12, 2014 Brandishing revolver, UP policeman showers Rs 30,000 cash on dancer: "The "fun" at the barrel of a revolver went on for nearly an hour"
Nov 12, 2014 Doctor flouted SC order: "violated a Supreme Court order which allows a maximum of 30 operations in a day with two separate laparoscopes only in government facilities. Also, a doctor cannot perform more than 10 sterilisations per day."
Nov 12, 2014 Madrasas with foreign teachers used for terror activities: "Madrasas that have foreign teachers are more prone to be used for terrorism or radicalisation"
Nov 12, 2014 Caught on camera: Drunk cop forces dancer to perform at gunpoint in UP's Shahjahanpur: "A drunk policeman allegedly forced a dancer to perform at gunpoint for an hour and showered currency notes worth Rs, 30,000 on her at a function in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh."
Nov 11, 2014 #NoEntryForGirls at AMU library: "A huge controversy has erupted over the comment by the Vice-Chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah -- over barring girls from entering the library of Aligarh Muslim University. The Vice-Chancellor insisting that there will be "four times more boys" and it will be a distraction if girls were allowed."
Nov 11, 2014 Can't allow girls in library as there would be four times more boys there: AMU: "Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice-chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah has turned down the demand of students of Women's College to access the Maulana Azad Library saying there would be four times more boys in the library if girls were allowed in."
Nov 11, 2014 Sena attacks AIMIM, says Owaisis 'poisoned' minds of Muslims: ""The Owaisi brothers (MP Asaduddin and MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi) are in the habit of conceiving and spreading fundamentalist ideas. Both of them have poisoned the minds of Muslims in the country."
Nov 11, 2014 Botched govt sterilization kills 11 women in Chhattisgarh: "As many as 83 tubectomy operations were performed in three-and-a-half hours, with one doctor and his attendant spending, on average, two minutes per surgery."
Nov 10, 2014 6 women dead, 52 hospitalized after sterilization surgery in Chhattisgarh: "as per government policy, the next of the kin of the dead would be paid Rs two lakhs compensation and Rs 50,000 from it had been released immediately."
Nov 10, 2014 J&K: PDP MLA openly brandishes AK-47: "Earlier this month, National Conference leader Nasir Aslam Wani's son was also seen brandishing a gun"
Nov 9, 2014 Youths joining ISIS:Tech instt head to be quizzed again by ATS: "The head of a technical institute in Maharashtra's Raigad district will again be interrogated in a day or two for his suspected role in radicalising youths towards terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)"
Nov 5, 2014 Dhanbad men detained for wearing ISIS shirts: "Jharkhand, has of late, been in news for being home to several sleeper cells of banned terrorist outfits, the SIMI and Indian Mujahideen."
Nov 4, 2014 Mobile footage exposes cop brutality: "In yet another case of police brutality -- a mobile thief was beaten up black and blue on the streets of Yadgir in Karnataka by cops. The thief, who was caught red-handed by the public was turned over to the cops who chose to give the thief street justice in full public view by thrashing him with a cane. The brutality of Karnataka cops was recorded by a passerby on a mobile phone."
Nov 3, 2014 ISIS attempt to ‘lure’ Muslim youth on top cops’ agenda: "The agenda reveals that the officials — including Director Generals of Police and Inspector Generals of Police from all states and and heads of all central paramilitary forces — will discuss strategies to “counter Muslim radicalisation and attempt to attract radical Muslims to ISIS and Qaeda-tul-Jehad""
Nov 1, 2014 #BengalTerrorFactory: NIA widens probe: "The probe in the Burdwan terror blasts has revealed a terror network growing across West Bengal and Assam with links to Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh. Sources tell Times Now that the National Investigation Agency is hunting for 300 terrorists who were trained by JuM-B members in madarsas in Bengal."
Nov 1, 2014 Flourishing #JihadFactory in Bengal?: "The probe in Burdwan terror blasts has revealed a massive terror network growing across West Bengal and Assam with links to Jamaat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh. Sources tell TIMES NOW that NIA is hunting for 300 terrorists who were trained by JuMB members in madarsas in Bengal."
Nov 1, 2014 Colonial structure, feudal values: "First, the J&K DIG is one of many “kings” in the police forces of the country. Only two years ago, a PIL heard in the Punjab and Haryana High Court alleged that an officer of the rank of inspector general of police of the vigilance department was using as many as 31 police constables and head constables as “servants”."
Oct 30, 2014 U.P Police blame all but the rapists: "Embarrassed Uttar Pradesh Police orders inquiry into the report given under Right to Information Act (RTI). Uttar Pradesh's IG Law and Order says controversial report has not been prepared at the DG level, and action will be taken after a detailed inquiry"
Oct 30, 2014 Debate: Imam's #AntiIndiaInvite - 2: "Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Thursday (October 30) triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22. 19-year-old Shaban, who is pursuing Bachelors in Social Work at a private university, will be anointed as the 'Naib Shahi Imam' (Vice Imam) at a ceremony in the historic Jama Masjid which is expected to be attended by religious leaders including some from abroad."
Oct 30, 2014 Debate: Imam's #AntiIndiaInvite - 1: "Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Thursday (October 30) triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22. 19-year-old Shaban"
Oct 30, 2014 Evangelist converts man at Tirumala, posts video online: "The video, allegedly shot for donors in the United States, urges its audience to help the pastor save more souls by converting them into Christianity. After praying at the walkway at the Mada Street, the pastor was shown walking towards the main gate where he meets a man from Nellore and announces he was disappointed by the “devil god”."
Oct 29, 2014 Burdwan terror attack: Jamat operatives sold utensils by the day, made bombs by night: "A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005."
Oct 29, 2014 Debate: #FatherSonPowerTrip on internet: " In one of the pictures, a man is seen tying shoe laces ofthe DIG while the caption next to the picture reads,"Real King --My Dad!! Last time he put his shoes himself was almost 15 years ago #BossLife #King xx." The caption on another picture shows a police gypsy surrounded by the armed police personnel reads, "Motivation right here! Traffic and this is how police and gunmen clear traffic when my dad is on the road #power#king#guns." In another picture, the DIG who was awarded Presidential police medal this year, is seen coming out of a building with his son and surrounded by policemen. The caption on the picture reads,"Dad and I. #Security, #Guns and #Umbrella even when there is no sun or rain." Reacting to the news the DIG told an English news channel,"I have served my entire life with respect and dignity, now that I am retiring, someone has done the mischief.""
Oct 29, 2014 J&K DIG's son exposes father's lavish life, abuse of position: "One picture posted by junior Beigh shows a man, apparently a cop, tying shoelaces of senior Beigh with a caption “Real King – My Dad! Last time he put his shoes himself was almost 15 years ago! #BossLife#Kingxx”"
Oct 27, 2014 Bombs booming, cop says: ‘we’re having puffed rice and bread’
Oct 26, 2014 Crackdown on faculty’s invalid PhDs : "The Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) plans to act against faculty members who enjoy additional benefits by citing doctoral degrees that do not conform to the rules of the University Grants Commission."
Oct 25, 2014 Bank robberies had terror links?: "Investigations by the Telangana police have found terror links to around eight bank robberies in the country, including that of Choppadandi in Karimnagar. Four Simi activists, who broke out of the Khandwa jail, are suspected to be involved in the `46 lakh robbery case of SBI where cash was looted at gunpoint"
Oct 24, 2014 Bengal’s turf war explodes - Cops bombed in BJP vs TMC : "A group of villagers today hurled bombs and brickbats to beat back a police squad hunting for explosives in Birbhum, blowing the lid off a turf war between the Trinamul and the BJP in an erstwhile Left bastion."
Oct 24, 2014 Gangs of Wasseypur: Jailed warlord controlling crime empire via mobile phone: "Coal mafia Fahim Khan, 50 – whose area of operation is Wasseypur – is serving life term at the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Hotwar. The reel character depicting Khan and played by Nawazuddin Siddique was a central figure in the Anurag Kashyap’s two-part film released in 2012."
Oct 22, 2014 After Maharashtra show, MIM eyes UP Muslims: "the MIM-projecting itself as the next "Muslim league" with a pan-India presence"
Oct 18, 2014 Debate: Auditor nails Hooda lie - 1: "Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has repeatedly and vehemently denied that his government did not favour Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in his land deal with DLF Company. But a 2013 June letter, written by the Principal Accountant General of Haryana highlights policies in which Vadra's company was treated as a special case and rules were relaxed accordingly. As a result, other companies were also benefited after the policies were relaxed."
Oct 18, 2014 Bihar CM defends his remark to chop off hands of doctors who don't work: "Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has stirred controversy once again as he was heard threatening to chop off the hands of doctors if they didn't work. He has defended himself by saying that it was just a figure of speech."
Oct 18, 2014 Woman delivers baby on the floor after Government Health Centre refuses to admit her without bribe: "after the doctors on duty refused to admit her, demanding a bribe as the price of admission."
Oct 17, 2014 Barbaric warning of Manjhi Raj Chop off hands of errant docs: CM: "“Jo gareebo ke saath khelwar karenge unka hum haath kaat lenge (Those who play with the lives of the poor will have their hands chopped off),”"
Oct 11, 2014 Durga Shakti Nagpal's IAS husband suspended: "the SDM summoned Fauran Singh on Wednesday night to his office and made him do sit-ups in front of his 24-year-old son"
Oct 9, 2014 Girl raped by TMC leader’s brother inside party office: "A 12-year-old girl was today raped allegedly by the brother of a local Trinamool Congress leader inside the party’s office at Durgapur"
Oct 9, 2014 57% of Mumbai citizens surveyed say our MLAs are corrupt: ""When I began my service early in the 1950's, corrupt officials might have existed back then too, but they had fear in their minds of being caught. Today, with low conviction rates, more officials believe they can go scot-free if they doing anything.""
Oct 9, 2014 All rules bent for Vadra guesthouse in Gurgaon: "not only was a single structure built on two plots of land (one owned by Vadra, the other by a private company), but also that an application for change of land use (CLU) from residential to commercial was being processed only after the building was completed, both of which are in gross violation of the law."
Oct 8, 2014 An Open Letter to Moderate Muslims: "the four Sunni schools of jurisprudence, the Shafi'i school makes FGM mandatory based on these hadith, and the other three schools recommend it. This is why Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, mostly Shafi'i, where Aslan said women were "absolutely 100% equal" to men, has an FGM prevalence of at least 86%, with over 90% of families supporting the practice. And the world's largest Arab Muslim country, Egypt, has an FGM prevalence of over 90%."
Oct 8, 2014 CID probe finds jihadi link to Burdwan blast: "the West Bengal CID finding that the terrorist module operating out of Khagragarh in Burdwan district was not only planning a strike but also looking to recruit youngsters."
Oct 8, 2014 'Sex maniac' cop gets slap on the wrist: " but ironically not even a first information report (FIR) was registered against Abids inspector TS Umamaheshwar Rao, who was suspended a week ago for harassing women constables right at the police station. On the other hand, a section of police officers are lobbying hard to get his suspension revoked."
Oct 7, 2014 WB cops destroy clinching evidence?: "TIMES NOW accesses explosive video footage of the West Bengal local police detonating the bombs found after the Burdwan blasts. The police took over 50 grenades and detonated them 3 km away by the banks of the River Damodar before the National Investigative Agency could get access to the evidence. The local police avoids questions on their decision to destroy the clinching evidence."
Oct 7, 2014 Dry the tears and govern the state of Tamil Nadu: "In the past 10 days that Jayalalithaa has been in jail Tamil Nadu has witnessed the most sycophantic outpourings of love for her. The AIADMK cadre has held protests — from hunger strikes to ‘Mannu Soru’ (eating food from the ground) to human chains — have disrupted public life and even destroyed public property."
Oct 7, 2014 Burdwan blast: Is West Bengal police shielding accused?: "The West Bengal police didn’t slap charges of terrorism and other serious offences against the accused in the Burdwan blast case to keep the NIA at bay"
Oct 7, 2014 Residents cancel travel, buses run empty: "The usually bustling Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT) at Koyambedu wore a deserted look on Tuesday evening, with most residents avoiding travel, fearing possible violence in the aftermath of the denial of former Chief Minister Jayalalitha’s bail plea. "
Oct 5, 2014 Bhopal: Man accused under Arms act, dragged to court in chains by police: "In a shocking incident of police brutality in Bhopal, a man accused under the Arms act was dragged in chains to a district court."
Oct 5, 2014 Burdwan blast: TMC comes under fire by opposition: "Trinamool Congress came under fire by opposition CPI(M) and BJP, that attacked the ruling party in West Bengal in connection with the explosion at TMC leader Nurul Hasan Choudhury's residence in Khagragarh locality of Burdwan district."
Oct 5, 2014 Jaya brigade: Who is the most loyal of them all?: "They follow a strict pecking order - MLAs and MPs sit in the relative comfort of a makeshift tent as district and city council level leaders squat on the pavement outside the prison. Ordinary workers are stopped by the police at barricades, 500 metres away."
Oct 5, 2014 Indian jihadist group calls for attacks on western nationals: "“Kill the mushrik (idolators) wherever you find them… shoot them if you can, stab them, throw stones at their heads, poison them, run them over, burn their fields — and if you are unable… spit in their faces,” he says in the speech. “Target the security forces, the agents, and the helpers of the oppressors, cut down their beds (so they might not rest), harry their every moment”. He adds: “Spilling the blood of civilians and soldiers are both permitted… (for) the blood of an unbeliever is like the blood of a dog”."
Oct 5, 2014 Burdwan Blast: West Bengal under Mamata a safe haven for Jihadis, says BJP: "the Burdwan police instead of handing over to the NIA the materials recovered, took away the entire evidence and destroyed it."
Oct 1, 2014 JNU teachers' body to examine increased instances of plagiarism: "Due to increased number of reports on instances of plagiarism in dissertations submitted in academic institutions, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers Association (JNUTA) has decided to set up a committee to look into the issue and other broader related issues."
Sep 30, 2014 Jayalalithaa in jail, Tamil film fraternity joins protests in Chennai: "Cinema halls in Chennai were shutdown to protest against the verdict on Jayalalithaa."
Sep 29, 2014 Tears flow freely as Jayalalithaa loyalist Panneerselvam steps into her shoes: "The swearing-in ceremony, for which the media and the opposition parties were not invited, witnessed emotional scenes as several MLAs broke down"
Sep 29, 2014 Akhilesh Yadav to confer doctorate on dad Mulayam Singh Yadav: "Higher education minister Akhilesh Yadav will confer honorary doctorate on his father Mulayam Singh Yadav at the first convocation of Dr Shakuntala Devi Mishra Rehabilitation University"
Sep 21, 2014 Walk the line: In Rohtak, the streets are a hostile space for young women: "A group of men ogle as girls leave a Rohtak college"