Telangana CID arrests three more in medical exam paper leak

Hyderabad : Telangana's CID has arrested three more accused including a key broker in TS EAMCET-II-2016 (medical) question paper leakage case.

Sanikam Rajagopal Reddy, who acted as a broker was arrested in Bengaluru.

The 65-year-old was earlier arrested in several cases of medical entrance exam question paper leakage cases and medical admission irregularities in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

High Court dismisses MP minister's plea in 'paid news' case

Bhopal : The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a plea by the state's Water Resources Minister Narottam Mishra questioning the Election Commission's competence to inquire into a case of "paid news" against him dating back to 2008.

The dismissal of Mishra's plea by Justice Vinod Agrawal of the Gwalior bench of the high court means that the Election Commission will continue its inquiry into the charges against the minister who belongs to the BJP and represents Datia constituency in the assembly.

Death sentence to 2005 Shramjeevi train blast convict

Lucknow : A court in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur on Saturday sentenced to death a Bangladeshi convicted in the July 2005 Shramjeevi Express blast which had left 12 passengers dead.

Additional Sessions Judge Budhiram Yadav, who had convicted Mohammad Alamgir aka Ronny on Friday, pronounced the sentence amid high security. The other accused, Ubaid-ur-Rehman, will be sentenced on August 2.

Ronny was convicted for murder, attempt to murder ans conspiracy under the Indian Penal Code, and under various sections of the Explosive Material Possession Act and the Railway Act.

5 members of a family commit suicide near Hyderabad

Hyderabad : Five members of a family committed suicide on Saturday in Ranga Reddy district near Hyderabad, police said.

A woman along with her two daughters and a son ended their lives by jumping before a train early Saturday, a few hours after her husband committed suicide.

The shocking incident occurred at Ankushapur in Ghatkesar mandal of Ranga Reddy district, about 80 km from here.

According to police, Satyanarayana (58), who was working in the irrigation department in Adilabad district, committed suicide by consuming poison late Friday night.

Mumbai court convicts 12, acquits eight in decade-old Aurangabad Arms case

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Mumbai: A special MCOCA court on Thursday convicted twelve accused and acquitted eight in a decade old Aurangabad arms haul case. The convicted include 26/11 Mumbai attack accused Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal.

However, none of the accused has been found guilty of offences under stringent sections of MCOCA. The case of two accused is separated while eight other accused are acquitted from the case.
Court convicted seven under sections of UAPA while other five are found guilty under Explosive Substance Act and Arms Act.

No action against ministers, BJP MPs facing criminal cases: AAP

New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday said no action has been taken against union ministers and BJP parliamentarians against whom criminal cases were pending while all official agencies had been let loose after AAP leaders.

"Of the 75 union ministers, 24 have criminal cases against them. Fourteen of them face serious criminal cases. However, the law enforcement agencies such as police and the CBI have not shown any alacrity in acting against them," AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha said.

The murder of Qandeel Baloch and the ‘honour’ in killing

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A welcome move by Irom Sharmila: SSSC

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Imphal: Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign (SSSC), a nation-wide campaign in support of Irom Sharmila and for the repeal of draconian law of AFSPA has welcomed the decision of Irom Sharmila to break her fast in coming days.

Irom Sharmila, the anti-AFSPA icon and activist stunned everyone on Tuesday when she announced of ending her 16-year indefinite protest fast against the draconian law and also disclosed her plans to contest in the upcoming State Assembly election as an independent candidate.

ज़ाकिर नाईक के विरोध में उतरा ऑल इंडिया उलमा व मशाइख बोर्ड व सदा-ए-सूफ़िया-ए-हिन्द

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लखनऊ/अजमेर: बांग्लादेश में हुए आतंकी हमलों में शामिल आतंकवादियों पर जाकिर नाईक का प्रभाव मिलने से भारत के कई मुस्लिम संगठनों ने ज़ाकिर नाईक के संगठन और उनके टीवी चैनल पर प्रतिबन्ध लगाने की मांग की है. ऐसे संगठनों में ताज़ा नाम ऑल इंडिया उलमा व मशाइख बोर्ड व सदा-ए-सूफ़िया-ए-हिन्द का है. इन संगठनों ने ज़ाकिर के भाषणों और पीस टीवी के प्रसारण को भारत में बंद किये जाने की मांग की है.

Congress surprised over CRPF chief's stand on pellet guns

New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday expressed surprise over CRPF Director General K. Durga Prasad's statement that the force will continue using pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir, and said he must have got such directions from the Union Home Ministry.

"It's unfortunate. How can you make your own people blind," Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said at a press conference here in Parliament House complex.

Injuries from pellet guns have led to many cases of blindness among protesters in the state.