Crime/Terrorism




Crime/Terrorism

Swaraj Abhiyan demands PM to break silence and act on Atali

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New Delhi: Swaraj Abhiyan has issued a statement on the Atali violence demanding from the Prime Minister to act.

“It is a matter of extreme shame that just 40 kms from the Indian Parliament, Indian citizens have to live in much fear and terror and have to leave their land, their villages, their ancestral past in search of a "safer" place,” a statement by Swaraj Abhiyan said.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu : Pakistan Rangers on Sunday once again violated the bilateral ceasefire, opening unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the international border in Jammu district, an official said.

"Pakistan Rangers opened unprovoked firing at Border Security Force (BSF) positions on the international border in Arnia area of R.S. Pura sector today (Sunday) evening," a police officer told IANS here.

The Pakistani firing -- with small arms and automatic weapons -- started at 7.25 p.m., the officer said.

Journalist's sister wants viscera examined in Delhi

New Delhi : Pakshi Singh, the sister of television reporter Akshay Singh who died in Madhya Pradesh under mysterious circumstances while covering the Vyapam scam, has requested that the viscera samples of her brother should be sent to Delhi for test.

In a letter addressed to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Pakshi said: "As you know, he died in mysterious circumstances."

"I request you to get examined his viscera outside Madhya Pradesh, preferably at AIIMS Delhi for free and fair investigation," the letter said.

Girl killed in Bengal, rape suspected

Kolkata : A seven-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and killed by a man in West Bengal and police suspect she was raped before being strangulated, an officer said on Sunday.

The incident took place on Friday night in North Dinajpur district's Rarira village.

Police arrested the accused on Saturday after locals discovered the body and informed them.

"We have arrested the accused. He was presented before a court today (Sunday) which remanded him to police custody for five days," Superintendent of Police Syed Waquar Raza said.

Congress demands SC-monitored CBI probe in Vyapam case

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored CBI probe into the deaths of more than 40 people connected with the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, adding the matter needs to be investigated thoroughly and impartially.

"A Supreme Court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe is needed (in the matter). There is no bar on it even as the Special Investigating Team (SIT) is already probing the case," Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said at a press conference here.

Supreme Court must oversee Vyapam probe, demands AAP

New Delhi: The AAP on Sunday targeted the Madhya Pradesh government over the Vyapam scandal, demanding the Supreme Court must oversee the SIT's probe into it after a television reporter covering the scam died under mysterious circumstances.

"It is sad that one of our journalist friends has died while reporting the Vyapam scam," Aam Aadmi Party spokesman Dilip Pandey told the media here. "Vyapam is no longer a scam, it has become a 'narsanhar' (massacre)."

He said the Supreme Court should oversee the probe presently being conducted by a Special Investigation Team.

Won't recommend CBI probe into Vyapam scam: CM

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said he would not recommend a CBI probe into the Madhya Pradesh Vyavsayik Pareeksha Mandal (Vyapam) scandal.

"My government is not above the judiciary. When the high court has refused a CBI enquiry into the matter, how can we order it?" the chief minister said.

He said a Special Investigation Team (SIT) is probing the scam under the supervision of the Madhya Pradesh High Court and if the court feels it should be investigated by any other agency, it is free to do that.

Three soldiers killed in Pakistan blast

Islamabad: At least three soldiers were killed and six injured when a bomb hit their vehicle in North Waziristan in Pakistan on Sunday, a media report said.

Unidentified militants blew up a roadside bomb by remote control as the vehicle passed by it in Datta Khel area, a restive tribal area along the Afghanistan border, Xinhua reported.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

The Pakistan Army is carrying out an offensive against the Taliban in the region.

Vyapam probe panel to investigate journalist's death

Bhopal: A special investigation team (SIT) probing Madhya Pradesh Vyavsayik Pareeksha Mandal (Vyapam) scam will also investigate the death of a journalist covering it, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Sunday.

The chief minister said he stood with the bereaved family in this hour of grief.

Akshay Singh, a New Delhi-based journalist of TV channel Aaj Tak, died in Jhabua on Saturday afternoon.

He went to Madhya Pradesh to cover the recent string of deaths of people involved in the scam.

Supreme Court must oversee Vyapam probe: AAP

New Delhi: The AAP on Sunday said the Supreme Court must oversee the SIT's probe into the Vyapam scandal in Madhya Pradesh after a television reporter covering it died under mysterious circumstances.

"It is sad that one of our journalist friends has died while reporting the Vyapam scam," Aam Aadmi Party spokesman Dilip Pandey told the media here. "Vyapam is no longer a scam, it has become a 'narsanhar' (massacre)."

He said the Supreme Court should oversee the probe presently being conducted by a Special Investigation Team.

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