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11 get death penalty for killing Bengal woman

Kolkata: A West Bengal court on Thursday awarded death penalty to 11 people convicted of murdering a woman over a land dispute in Nadia district.

The Nadia district court sentenced to death the 11 people who had shot dead Aparna Bag during her attempt to prevent them from grabbing land in Joyghata panchayat in Krishnagunge on November 23, 2014.

While Bag was killed, two other women and a minor had sustained bullet injuries.

The prosecution had charge-sheeted 12 people in the case, with one of them still absconding.

NIA officials quizzing Goa terror suspect: CM

Panaji: A team of NIA officials were in Goa to quiz a 44-year-old Uttarakhand resident, who was detained and subsequently arrested by the Goa Anti-Terror Squad for his suspicious activities at the Vasco railway station, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Thursday.

"The person has been sent to six days in police custody and National Investigation Agency officials are in Goa to question him," Parsekar told reporters on the sidelines of the inauguration of a lifestyle event on Thursday.

Storm over CBI permission to prosecute Ashok Chavan

Mumbai: Maharashtra's ruling BJP and the opposition Congress and the NCP engaged in a verbal duel after Governor C.V. Rao gave the green signal to the CBI to prosecute former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Society scam on Thursday.

While Chavan, who is the state Congress president, cried foul over the move, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis justified the sanction to prosecute him and rejected charges of vendetta.

Fadnavis said the government had sought the opinion of the state advocate general and he clearly said "such permission should be and could be granted".

IMRC to provide monthly ration to 1,500 poor and elderly women in Hyderabad

By TCN News

Hyderabad: US-based Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC), in collaboration with their Hyderabad-based sister organisation Sahayata Trust, have launched a programme to help poor and elderly women in Hyderabad in Hyderabad by providing them rations every month.

Advocacy group set up in Kashmir to educate people about Islamic Banking

By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net

Srinagar: Mehboob Makhdoomi, an expert on Islamic Banking and alumnus of Harvard and Pennsylvania University, has teamed up with like-minded Kashmiri youth to launch Islamic Banking Kashmir (IBK), an awareness, research and advocacy group dedicated to making Kashmiri people aware about the ethical and religious implication of ‘Interest-free finance’.

आज भी ख़ौफ़ज़दा है आज़मगढ़ का संजरपुर

Afroz Alam Sahil, TwoCircles.net

आज़मगढ़ के संजरपुर में घुसते हुए कहीं से भी नहीं लगता कि यह अलग गांव है. वैसे ही चौड़ी सड़कें, लहलहाती फ़सलें, मिठाई की दुकानें, बाज़ार में दुकानदारों का शोर, खेल के मैदानों में क्रिकेट टूर्नामेंट खेलते नौजवान और इस खेल को देखने के लिए हज़ारों की भीड़…

Owaisi brothers booked, three held for attacks

Hyderabad : Police on Wednesday booked MIM leaders Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbaruddin Owaisi and arrested three activists of the party for attacks on their political rivals during elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Tuesday.

Hyderabad police have booked Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief and Hyderabad Lok Sabha member Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother and party leader Akbaruddin Owaisi in three different incidents of attacks on political rivals.

Sushma calls attack on Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru 'shameful'

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday described as "shameful" an alleged attack and stripping of a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru following a road accident.

Expressing deep pain over the Sunday incident on microblogging site Twitter, the minister said she has sought a report from the Karnataka government and asked Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to ensure safety of foreign students.

Government reviewing counter terror strategy: Rajnath

Jaipur : Appropriate legal and structural frameworks to fight against terrorism is being created in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday.

Addressing the International Conference on Counter Terrorism organised by the India Foundation here on Wednesday, Rajnath Singh said that after the Pathankot terror attack, the government was reviewing its counter terror strategy.

He said the government was now formulating an effective strategy which would help in preventing the country from such terror attacks in future.

शहीद-ए-आज़म भगत सिंह से क्यों डरता है आरएसएस?

TwoCircles.net News Desk

नई दिल्ली : आज़ादी के मुजाहिदों में सितारों की तरह चमकने वाली देश और दुनिया में प्रख्यात क्रन्तिकारी युवा दिलों की धड़कन शहीद-ए-आज़म भगत सिंह का नाम भी अब मोदी सरकार को नहीं जंच रहा है.

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