Saturday, June 11, 2011

Crime reporter murdered in broad day light

SituationsIndia: MUMBAI: What an irony? Senior crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey, who spent most of his reporting career revealing the goings on in the Mumbai underworld, was shot at by four assailants, reportedly from the underworld, near his home in Powai today. He was immediately rushed to the Hiranandani Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Dey was working as Editor, Investigations, for the Mid-Day newspaper.

Talking about Dey’s death, Mid-Day executive editor Sachin Kalbag said, “All of us here are in a state of shock. His loss is tremendous not only to Mid-Day, but also to the science and art of crime reporting."


Friday, June 10, 2011

Kashmiri leaders plea Pandits to come back

SituationsIndia:  Srinagar,: The Chairman of the Hurriyat (Geelani) faction asked migrant Kashmiri Pandits to return to the valley.
Asking migrant Kashmiri Pandits outside the valley and migrant Kashmiri Muslims in Muzaffarabad to return to the valley, Syed Ali Shah Geelani repeated that any solution to the Kashmir issue within the framework of the Indian constitution would not be acceptable to Kashmiris.
Geelani said that Kashmiris would not accept any readymade solution even if that had the concurrence of India and Pakistan or other nations. “No solution under the Indian constitution will be acceptable to Kashmiris. They will only accept a solution that is based on the right of self-determination and the historical perspective of the

Why is UPA not disclosing names of blackmoney holders?

SituationIndia: BJP today sought to know as to why the UPA government was not disclosing the names of those who have stashed black money abroad, "despite repeated rebukes by the Supreme Court."

"There are thousands of crores of unaccounted and illegal money stashed away in foreign shores. Why is the government hell bent on protecting their identities despite repeated rebukes by the Supreme Court?" BJP spokesman Venkaiah Naidu said while speaking to reporters.

Asked what BJP has done during its tenure between 1999 and 2004, he said there were no international agreements initiated by the United Nations at that time in this area."Now

Fast: What Anna, Baba didn't learn from Gandhi

Situations India :Over the last one year, the present UPA government has got used to being periodically bombarded by exposes of innumerable cases of financial irregularities. The people of the country, too, have got increasingly frustrated with the top UPA leadership for its absolute failure to rein in or punish these unscrupulous elements.
Deliberations on the corruption-slaying Lok Pal bill got a new fillip on April 5, 2011 when Anna Hazare started an indefinite fast unto death in New Delhi. Prominent activists, jurists and public figures supported Anna and the white collar crowd at Jantar Mantar soon swelled to 6,000. Anna called it the "Second Freedom Struggle" and the people lapped it up.

WB Govt to Recognise 10,000 Unrecognised Madrasas

Kolkatta: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the state government has decided to give recognition to over 10,000 unrecognised madrasas in the state.

"We have decided to recognise over 10,000 hitherto unrecognised madrasas in the state," the chief minister told reporters at the state secretariat. She, however, clarified that the government would not take any financial responsibility for them.

She said that the madrasas, once recognised, would be eligible to receive central grants under various schemes.

The new state government has already decided to rename the Aliah University as Aliah madrasa university.

Maoist Rebels Kill 15 Policemen in India

Maoist in India

NEW DELHI – Maoist rebels killed 15 policemen and injured three others in attacks during the past two days in India's eastern state of Chhattisgarh, state police officials said Friday.

An overnight landmine explosion triggered by left-wing guerrillas in a forested area in the state's Dantewada district, almost 400 kilometers south of the state's capital of Raipur, killed 10 officers and injured three others, according to Ram Niwas, state police official in-charge of Maoist operations.
The attack came just hours after heavily-armed guerillas, known here as Maoists, killed five security personnel in a pre-dawn ambush Thursday in the neighboring district of Narayanpur, also in Chhattisgarh state.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

RSS man plotted attack on co-worker

NAGPUR: In a rare occurrence in the tightly knit organization that prides itself on discipline, an RSS man plotted the assault on a co-worker and that resulted in serious injuries. Police said that rivalry between the two was the main reason for the incident that had put immense pressure on them for the case to be quickly solved.

Ganesh Shripatre, a Sangh parivar member for more than 20 years, was arrested on Thursday for his alleged involvement in the incident on RSS city in-charge Mohan Agnihotri on May 30. Police has also arrested Shripatre's
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