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News Alerts! Government to set up a high level committee to research Mob Lynching


18: 15 pm Amit and Ganesh, arrested in connection with Gauri Lankesh murder case were produced before 3rd Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) court today. They have been sent to police custody up to 6th August

17: 28 pm Gauri Lankesh murder case: Two people were arrested by Special Investigation Team (SIT) from Hubli yesterday. They have been brought to Bengaluru.

17:56 pm Mob Lynching: The high level committee will submit its recommendations to the Government within four weeks.

17: 53 pm Centre to set up a high level committee headed by Union Home Secretary, Govt has also decided to constitute a Group of Ministers headed by Home Minister to consider recommendation of the high level committee. They will submit their recommendation to the PM.

17: 24 pm Muzaffarpur shelter home alleged rape case: The digging in the shelter home premises has been stopped, no body has been recovered from the spot. A sample of the soil, which has been dug out from the spot, will be sent to Forensic Science Laboratory.

16: 43 pm Madras High Court sets aside Look Out Circulars issued by the CBI against Karti Chidambaram in June 2017. However court makes it clear that the order would not affect any proceedings initiated against him in the case under the registered FIR.

16: 13 pm Mumbai residents Irfan Machchiwala and Mushtaq Ansari have undertaken campaign to fill potholes in the city. Ansari says ‘Both of us have been doing it as part of our social responsibility,we started by filling 20-25 potholes in April this year on Western Express highway’

15: 17 pm RJD National Spokesperson Shankar Charan Tripathi has been expelled from the party.Tripathi had criticized Rahul Gandhi for hugging PM Modi in Lok Sabha during No Confidence Motion debate

15:00 pm INX media case: Delhi High Court to hear P Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail plea tomorrow.

14:28 pm Indian Government has sent strong advisories to all the state governments and lynching issue has been taken up very seriously, no leniency in terms of action will be there: MoS Home Kiren Rijiju.

14: 18 pm Aircel Maxis case: Interim protection granted to P Chidambaram by Delhi’s Patiala House Court extended till August 7

14:09 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for a 5-day visit to Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa.

13:39 pm Nothing has been found so far at the shelter home premises where digging is underway. We are conducting a thorough investigation, police is working independently: Harpreet Kaur, SSP, Muzaffarpur on Muzaffarpur shelter home alleged rape case

13:38 pm Congress to move privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha on Rafale issue. Reported by ANI

13:17 pm INX Media case: Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel to USA, France and UK from July 23rd to 31st for business purpose.

13: 12 pm Muzaffarpur shelter home alleged rape case : Digging starts in shelter home premises after statement of one of the victims that a girl was beaten to death and buried in the premises after disagreement with staff members

12: 52 pm West Bengal: Two people killed in collapse of a 100-year-old building in Sealdah

12.35 pm: Shariat says Talaq should be given in three stages. Whereas,triple talaq has been kept as an option.For eg.,if you find your wife in a compromising situation with another man,what will you do? You will either kill her or give triple talaq to get rid of her: Riyaz Ahmed, SP leader

12.30 pm: I didn’t said anything wrong in my video,these lynching cases won’t stop until cow slaughtering stops. there should be a law against it. According to media the person who died was a cow trafficker: BJP MLA T. Raja Singh on his video on Alwar lynching

12.20 pm: Supreme Court asks Uttar Pradesh government to submit the file with respect to the case of former chief ministers not vacating bungalows at the right time.

12.15 pm: P Chidambaram moves anticipatory bail plea in Delhi’s Patiala House Court in Aircel-Maxis case, hearing at 2 pm today.

12.10 pm: Bihar: RJD MLAs stage a protest outside Bihar legislative assembly over Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case , Law and order and Drought like situation in Bihar.

12.05 pm: The victim was declared brought dead at 4 am. The body was sent to Alwar for postmortem on the request of a police officer: Dr Hasan, Ramgarh District Health Center who inspected the victim of Alwar lynching case

11.50 am: P Chidambaram has filed a bail plea in Delhi’s Patiala House court in Aircel-Maxis case.

11.50 am: Live streaming proceedings of Supreme Court cases or hearings: AG KK Venugopal suggested to the court that instead of live streaming of all cases, SC should consider live streaming of Constitutional cases and the Court number 1 should start this.

11.45 am: Delhi: SHO Janakpuri transferred to police lines after a photo of him went viral on social media where he was seen taking blessings of self styled god woman Namita Acharya in Uttam Nagar wearing his uniform

11.40 am: Rajasthan police’s actions are not a surprise to me, they did the same in Pehlu Khan murder case. Rajasthan police is supporting cow vigilantes. These Gau Rakshaks and police are in this together: Asaduddin Owaisi on Alwar lynching case

11.35 am: According to few media reports there was delay by the police in taking the victim to the hospital. We will get this information verified and if it is found true, we will take action against those responsible: Rajasthan minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Alwar lynching case

11.30 am: Delhi air-hostess death case: Delhi High Court allows anticipatory bail plea of Sushma Singhvi and RS Singhvi, parents of Mayank Singhvi (husband of the victim who is currently in judicial custody).

11.20 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:00 noon after uproar in the house on Anand Sharma’s comment on Central Investigation agencies.

11.15 am: The central investigation agencies have a role to perform under the constitution they are not instrument to use for the govt of the day for political vendetta or persecute senior government officials ,there cannot be any discrimination: Anand Sharma in Rajya Sabha

11.10 am: Supreme Court to hear plea on Alwar lynching case and plea seeking contempt action against Rajasthan, Haryana and UP, on 20th August.

11.05 am: Telangana: CM K. Chandrashekar Rao announces recruitment Of 9,200 new village Panchayat Raj secretaries in Panchayat Raj department.

11.00 am: Tamil Nadu: Personnel of Police Force 4th Battalion allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree inside the Battalion campus, in Kovaipudur, last night. The body has been sent for postmortem.

10.55 am: Maharashtra: More than 20 people have been detained by Pimpri-Chinchwad police as a precautionary measure. They were going to stage a protest for Maratha reservation at CM Devendra Fadnavis’s program at Pimpri-Chinchwad today, reported ANI.

10.45 am: Delhi: Congress MPs from Punjab protest over unemployment in front of Parliament

10.40 am: Delhi: TDP MPs protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament over special category status to Andhra Pradesh and implementation of AP re-organizing Act

10.30 am: Supreme Court says that there cannot be any “blanket ban” on holding protests at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar and Boat Club.

10.20 am: The government is encouraging such incidents in the country. This government does not want the situation in the country to improve. We will raise the issue in the Parliament today: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress on incidents of cow vigilantism

10.10 am: Our defence minster has clearly said about the Rafale agreement b/w India&France in the Parliament,now Rahul Gandhi wants to rake up a non issue with baseless charges, let them come with there allegations, govt had made this deal in best interest of the country: Union Min A Kumar

10.00 am: Chhattisgarh: 20 girls fell sick after consuming food in a girl’s hostel yesterday in Kanker’s Pakhanjore. All girls were admitted to hospital.

9.50 am: Delhi: 2 people died and 3 injured after a roof collapsed in Harsh Vihar near Dwarka around 1 am last night.

9.35 am: Canada: 9 people were shot in Toronto ‘s Danforth and Logan Avenue, Shooter has died. Conditions of victims including a young girl is unknown: Toronto Police

9.30 am: Minor girls allegedly raped at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur: Police to start digging in shelter home premises over statement of one of the victims that a girl was allegedly beaten to death and buried in the premises after disagreement with staff members

9.25 am: BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe gives notice for suspension of business in Rajya Sabha today to take up the issue of flood and other natural calamities due to heavy rain in several parts of country.

9.15 am: Navi Mumbai: Unidentified persons vandalized 12 trucks in Taloja Industrial area last night. Case registered against unidentified persons, investigation underway. The nationwide truck operators’ strike has entered its fourth day today.

9.05 am: Multiple casualties in Toronto shooting, says reports: AFP

8.55 am: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inspects a government school in Etah, also distributes school bags to students.

8.40 am: Assam: Dibrugarh Police has arrested DSP Kavita Das from Duliajan. She is an accused in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) job-for-cash scam: Surajeet Singh Panesar, Superintendent of Police, Dibrugarh Police

8.20 am: Amroha: Man says,”My 6-year-old daughter was raped when she had gone to take a bath at the well. I later found her in unconscious condition. I demand the culprit should be hanged till death.” Police says,”Girl is undergoing medical treatment, further probe underway.”(22 July)

7.45 am: Gujarat: A shepherd from Amreli’s Ambardi village who was grazing his sheep was saved by his dog after he was attacked by three lions on July 21.

7.20 am: One more body recovered and two persons rescued from the site where a building collapsed in Ghaziabad’s Missal Gadi, yesterday. Rescue operations underway.

7.15 am: Five persons lost their lives in the fire that broke out at a residential building at Ner Chowk in Mandi. LPG Cylinder blast seems to be the reason behind the fire: Rajiv Kumar, ADM Mandi

7.00 am: Mumbai: Visuals from Wadala’s Vitthal Temple where devotees have gathered in numbers on the occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi. am:

6.20 am: During the no-confidence motion, Congress was exposed completely. When Rahul Gandhi hugged PM Modi, it meant that they don’t have any issue. Besides ‘Dramebazi’ Congress doesn’t have any issue to talk about: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar in Maharashtra’s Pune (22/7/18)

6.15 am: Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta Fadnavis perform Vitthal pooja at their residence. Earlier he was supposed to go to Pandharpur to perform Vitthal Pooja on Aushadhi Ekadashi which he cancelled due to Maratha Kranti Morcha protests.

6.00 am: Kullu: Police arrested one Nigerian national for allegedly supplying drugs in the region and seized 15 grams of heroin and 0.2 grams of suspected methamphetamine colloquially from him, yesterday. Investigation underway.

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