The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is all set to file a chargesheet on Friday against separatists; Yasin Malik, Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi, All Party Hurriyat Conference general secretary Masarat Alam and Shabir Shah, the president of the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly receiving funds from Pakistan. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday will visit activists on indefinite hunger strike at Wayanad in Kerala, who are protesting against traffic restriction along NH 766 connecting Kerala and Karnataka through Bandipur Tiger Reserve.
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Anurag Kashyap, Aparna Sen And Other Celebs Booked For Letter To PM Modi Over Mob Lynching
An FIR was lodged against nearly 50 celebrities, including Anurag Kashyap, Ramchandra Guha, Mani Ratnam and Aparna Sen, who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising concern over the growing incidents of mob lynching, police said. The case was lodged after an order was passed by Chief Judicial Magistrate Surya Kant Tiwari two months ago on a petition filed by local advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis files his nomination from Nagpur South West. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was also present on the occassion.
Supreme Court seeks response from CBI on a plea of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram against the order of the Delhi High Court that dismissed his bail plea in INX Media case. Court issued notice to the CBI and asked it to file reply on October 15.
Maharashtra: Bombay High Court has dismissed all petitions against BMC decision which allowed felling of more than 2700 trees in Mumbai's Aarey forest for metro car shed.
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta sought blessings of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and his wife Kanchan, earlier today, before Fadnavis left to file his nomination from Nagpur South West.
Former CM of Haryana & Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda files his nomination from Garhi Sampla-Kiloi.
17 hand grenades recovered near LoC in Poonch
Army and police personnel launched a joint search operation in border areas of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district and recovered 17 hand grenades on Friday, a senior police officer said. A search operation was launched on specific information in Kharagali area of Loran border belt and a hideout was busted, he said. Seventeen hand grenades were recovered, he said adding it appears they were 3-4 months old.
PMC Bank: ED raids 6 locations, slaps money-laundering charge
The ED on Friday raided six locations in Mumbai and adjoining areas and registered a money-laundering case to probe alleged fraud in the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank case, officials said. They said the raids were being conducted after a criminal compliant was filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act by the central agency.
Tejas Express: UP CM Yogi Adityanath Flags Off Lucknow-Delhi Train
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday flagged off the Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express. The Tejas Express is the first train of Indian Railways that will be fully run by its subsidiary Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The commercial run would start from Saturday onwards.
3 Drown, More Than 20 Missing After Boat Capsizes In Bihar
At least three persons drowned while more than 20 others went missing after a boat carrying close to 80 people capsized in the Mahananda river in Katihar district, police said on Friday. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Barsoi, Pankaj Kumar said the incident took place on the Bihar-Bengal border at about 8.15 pm on Thursday night close to Jagannathpur Ghat when residents of Wajidpur village here were returning after shopping in Rampur Haat market of the adjoining state, situated right across the river.
Anti Corruption Bureau conducted a raid at residence of Motor Vehicles Inspector A Siva Prasad, in Kurnool, for allegedly possessing disproportionate assets. ACB has identified assets worth more than Rs 20 cr at 5 different locations, including a locker in Uganda.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will hold road shows & rallies in Maharashtra and Haryana from 10th to 19th October, as part of election campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in the two states.
PMC Bank matter: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR), on the basis of FIR of Economic Offences Wing (EOW).
Former CM of Haryana and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda perform ‘hawan,’ ahead of filing his nomination from Garhi Sampla-Kiloi for the upcoming elections to the legislative assembly of Haryana.
Bangladesh Has No Problem With NRC, Was Assured By PM Modi In New York: Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who is on a four day visit to India on Thursday said she was satisfied with implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance her on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly that Bangladesh should not be worried about the issue. “I don’t see any problem. I had a talk with Prime Minister Modi. Everything is OK,” the Indian Express quoted Hasina as saying. Ties between India and Bangladesh have been on an upswing in the last few years. Read more...
Maharashtra Polls: BJP Releases Fourth List, No Ticket For Vinod Tawde
Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its fourth list of seven candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls. BJP has announced tickets to Rohini Khadse from Muktinagar, Sunil Rane from Borivali, Rahul Narvekar from Colaba, Parag Shah from Ghatkopar East, Pradeep Padole from Tumsar, Charan Singh Thakur from Katol and Rahul Dhikale from Nashik East seats. While the list features only seven names, it is quite significant as it confirms four BJP stalwarts and sitting MLAs in the state- Eknath Khadse, Prakash Mehta, Raj Purohit and Vinod Tawade - will not get the ticket this time. Read more...
Maoists kill two policemen in Jharkhand
Two policemen were killed when Maoists opened fire on security forces in Ranchi district in Jharkhand on Friday, a senior police officer said. Following a tip that members of the banned CPI (Maoist) group had gathered near Dassam falls between Bundu and Namkum, security forces rushed to the area around 4 am, Additional Director General of Police Murari Lal Meena told news agency PTI.
"The Maoists opened fire on the security forces and two of our district jawans suffered bullet injuries. While one jawan was declared brought dead at the hospital, another succumbed during treatment," the ADGP said.
The security forces retaliated but there was no report of any casualty from the other side, Meena said adding search operations are under way.