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Justice M.L. Tahaliyani, who awarded death to Kasab, is Maharashtra Lokayukta

Mumbai: Retired Bombay High Court judge Justice Madanlal Laxmandas Tahaliyani, who was hailed for his exemplary conduct of the trial of hanged terrorist M. Ajmal Amir Kasab, was sworn-in as Maharashtra's new Lokayukta on Monday.

He was also praised as "a true flag-bearer of the rule of of law in this country".

He was sworn-in by Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao at a function in Raj Bhavan attended by top dignitaries including Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, judges of various courts, ministers and Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam.

भाजपा-संघ का बिहार गेम-प्लान

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

पटना: राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ ने बिहार में मोदी की नाव पार लगाने की ठान ली है. संघ के स्वयंसेवक बिहार के हर ज़िले के हर ब्लॉक तक पहुंच चुके हैं. मक़सद सिर्फ एक है, बिहार में भाजपा की सरकार बनवाने के खातिर अधिक से अधिक संख्या में दलितों, पिछड़ा वर्ग व युवाओं को हिन्दुत्व के नाम पर पार्टी के साथ जोड़ना व भाजपा के समर्थकों को पोलिंग बूथ तक ले जाना और अनंतः बिहार की सत्ता पर क़ाबिज़ होना. इसके लिए संघ के लोकल काडर को सीधे तौर पर नागपुर से इस बाबत आदेश दिए जा चुके हैं.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu region

Jammu: The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing at the Indian positions overnight on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region, a defence spokesman said.

"The Pakistani Army used 60 mm mortars and automatics to target our positions in Balakote sector of Poonch district yesterday (Sunday)," defence spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS.

"The Pakistan shelling and firing started at 7 p.m. and continued till 7.10 p.m. Our troops responded effectively and appropriately," he added.

बिहार में जद(यू) व राजद के सहारे भाजपा

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

पटना: यह भाजपा का ओवर कांफिडेंस है या पार्टी बुरी तरह से डरी हुई है. जिस रफ़्तार से दूसरी पार्टियों के विधायकों व नेताओं को भाजपा अपने पाले में खींच रही है, उससे ये घबराहट साफ़ दिखाई देती है कि पार्टी को अपने नेताओं से दूसरे पार्टी के बागी व दाग़ी नेताओं पर भरोसा है.

Unfortunate demise of anti-poaching activist from Assam’s Pobitora Sanctuary

By Abdul Gani,,

Guwahati: With the demise of Esob Ali, a chapter came to an end. Ali was an example and source of motivation for many while a ‘major threat’ for poachers at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam’s Morigaon district.

It was a sad and a tragic end of the brave-heart who was hacked to death by miscreants while Ali was on his way to a local market at Mayong. He was attacked by some suspected poachers on Thursday and finally succumbed to his grievous injuries at the Guwahati Medical Hospital College (GMCH) on Saturday morning.


Across 19 states IMRC reached out to over hundred thousand people during Ramadan

By TCN News,

Hyderabad: Misra Begum from Shiraz area in Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir is old now and has no male relative to look after her except a teenage son Yaqoob, who was forced to leave his school to start working when his father died from cancer. Earlier, her elder son had died from cardiac arrest, leaving behind his widow and to infants. Misra received a Ramadan food kit weighing nearly 25 kgs that comprised of rice, flour, pulses, cooking oil, tea, spices, etc.

Gujarat BJP minority cell leader and his son shot dead in Rajkot

By :, Staff Correspondent,

Rajkot (Gujarat) : In a brazen midnight attack, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Minority leader, Ilyas Khan Pathan from Gujarat and his son were shot dead when a group of assailants attacked them late on the Saturday night at their residence in Rajkot. Pathan was also a member of Haj committee of India.

Government fell prey to Pakistan's designs on NSA talks: Congress

New Delhi : The Congress on Sunday accused the government of not preparing adequately on the issue of the NSA talks and falling prey to Pakistan's designs.

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi told reporters here that the Narendra Modi government had not done proper hard-nosed groundwork and its approach lacked focus.

He said Pakistan was provided an opportunity to wriggle out of discussing the serious issue of terrorism.

What does axing of NSA talks mean to Kashmiris

By Sheikh Qayoom

Pakistan's decision to call off the NSA-level talks with India proves an old maxim for the people of Jammu and Kashmir: Whether the knife falls on the watermelon or the watermelon falls on the knife, it is the watermelon that gets cut.

There have been nearly 100 violations of the 2003 ceasefire by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) and the international border in Jammu and Kashmir since January 1.

Will expose truth of Bihar package: Nitish Kumar

Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he would soon "expose the truth" behind the Rs.1.25 lakh crore special package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the poll-bound state.

"Soon, we will bring out the truth and the real face of Rs.1.25 lakh crore special package to Bihar," Nitish Kumar said here after launching several projects totally worth Rs.19,499.13 crore.