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  • Nalasopara arms haul case: Shiv Sena leader fetes lawyer for defending right-wing activists

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut lauded the efforts of advocate Sanjeev Punalekar for representing ‘innocent’ Hindu right wing activists accused in the Nalasopara arms haul case and murder cases and felicitated him at the Mumbai Patrakar Sangh on Monday. Outside the venue, the National Congress Party (NCP) leader Vidya Chauhan staged a protest against the ceremony.

  • Nalasopara arms haul case: ATS gets custody of prime accused in Lankesh murder

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Saturday obtained the police custody of Amol Kale, Ganesh Miskin and Amit Baddi till October 12 in the Nalasopara arms haul case. The trio was arrested by the Bengaluru Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar and scholar MM Kalburgi.

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    Gauri Lankesh murder case: Maharashtra ATS, Karnataka SIT may share custody of mechanic

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad are likely to share Vasudev Suryavanshi’s custody with Karnataka’s SIT, who are probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh. Karnataka SIT  will be asking for Suryavanshi’s custody as he has been identified as ‘mechanic’ mentioned in Amol Kale’s diary. The ATS also took custody of two accused arrested for Lankesh murder case in order to interrogate them in connection with the alleged plot to conduct disruptive

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    Narendra Dabholkar murder case: CBI takes custody of Gauri Lankesh’s murder accused

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken Amol Kale, the prime accused in journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case, in its custody in connection with its probe in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar’s murder case, an official said Thursday. The CBI suspects that Kale is also the mastermind of Dabholkar’s killing, he said. Kale, who was arrested in May this year by the Karnataka Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with Lankesh’s killing. will be

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    Hindus directly being dubbed ‘terrorists’, those with Naxal links ‘purported supporters’: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today said killers of rationalists Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar should be punished, but Hindus should not be dubbed as “terrorists” in their own country by merely “adding up” different cases. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, the Sena said killings of Pansare, Dabholkar, journalist -activist Gauri Lankesh and rationalist M M Kalburgi could be individual conspiracies and the mastermind may not be the same. Referring to the recent

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    ATS strongly suspects Dabholkar, Gauri Lankesh killings are linked

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) strongly suspects the arrested accused in Nalasopara explosives haul case are connected to the killings of Dr Narendra Dabholkar and journalist Gauri Lankesh. This suspicion has intensified after Maharashtra ATS and Karnataka’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) found the motorbike used to kill Lankesh in Nanded, on the basis of information obtained from the ex-Shiv Sena corporator from Jalna, Shrikant Pangarkar.

  • The killing of our people and our languages

    Two apparently unrelated yet deeply inter-connected events of July invite serious reflection. One belongs to an unending story of crime, the other a not so interesting bureaucratic muddle. One will continue to fetch headlines for long and the other will survive, if it does at all, in footnotes for researches. Yet, both are of a piece in a larger plot threatening our republic. One is a murder story, the other is a

  • 2 more arrested in Gauri Lankesh murder case

    Hubli: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested two more suspects in connection with the Gauri Lankesh murder case.

  • ‘In India, media outlets critical of govt pressured’

    Washington : The Trump administration on Saturday claimed that in India, media outlets critical of the government were allegedly pressured or harassed in 2017. “The Constitution (of India) provides for freedom of speech and expression, but it does not explicitly mention freedom of the press. The government (of India) generally respected these rights, although there were instances in which the government allegedly pressured or harassed media outlets critical of the government,” US

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    SIT to conduct narco test on Gauri Lankesh murder accused

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): The special investigation team probing the murder of journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh will conduct a narcoanalysis test on accused K T Naveen Kumar. Hindu Yuva Sene’s Naveen was arrested and named as one of the accused in the case on March 9. Earlier on March 5, five days SIT custody was granted to Naveen by the Bengaluru Magistrate Court in regards to the same. On March 3, the Karnataka

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