2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Battle lines have been drawn, says Vanzara
Claims charges are concocted Ahmedabad, May 5
“The battlelines have been drawn”. This is what the arrested Gujarat IPS officer D G Vanzara said while talking informally to reporters when he was sitting in the court waiting for the proceedings to begin.
custody till May 8 Ahmedabad,
A court here
today extended till May eight the police remand of
three IPS officers arrested for the killing of
Sohrabuddin Sheikh in a fake encounter after
Gujarat’s CID (Crime) argued that its probe into
the motive behind the murder of his wife Kausar Bi
DIG (Border Range) D.G. Vanzara (front), superintendent of police (Intelligence Bureau) Rajkumar Pandiyan (centre) and Rajasthan IPS officer Dinesh Kumar (left) being taken to the metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Saturday for a hearing in the fake encounter case.
— PTI photo
encounter’ of Kashmiri lawyer SC
clean chit to security forces New Delhi,
The Supreme Court has
exonerated security forces of charges of stage-managed
killing of a Kashmiri lawyer suspected to be a
Pakistan-trained terrorist and acting as a self-styled
divisional commander of militant outfit Albarq.
Indians among 114 aboard crashed plane Nairobi, May 5
Fifteen Indians were aboard a
Kenyan Airways airliner that crashed today after taking off from Douala
airport in Cameroon on a flight to Nairobi, the company said today.
Kenya Airways said a total of 114 people were on board the Boeing 737-800 travelling from Abidjan to Nairobi, via
Douala, including 105 passengers and nine crew.
Ludhiana, May 5
The chairman of the Punjab
Mandi Board Ajmer Singh Lakhowal today claimed to have unearthed a
major financial scam worth about Rs 25 crore involving two
Ludhiana food-processing units, Bonn Breads and Cremica Foods.
Punjab Mandi Board chairman Ajmer Singh Lakhowal in Ludhiana on Saturday.
— Photo by Inderjeet Verma
names more MPs Hyderabad, May 5
More skeletons are tumbling out of
the cupboards of scores of politicians in Andhra Pradesh following the
confessional statement given by Abdul Rasheed, the alleged kingpin in
the human trafficking case.
convicted of murder Patna, May 5
In what could perhaps embarrass RJD
supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, a local court held his party MP Mohammad
Shahabuddin from Siwan guilty for the kidnapping and murder CPI-ML
activist Chhote Lal in 1999.
in Pereira case resigns Mumbai, May 5
Sessions court judge Ajit Mishra, who gave the controversial judgment in
the Alister Pereira case, today resigned days after the Bombay High
Court pulled up the prosecution and the trial court for allowing the
businessman to get away with a light punishment.
Indian captain Rahul Dravid holds a towel after being hit by a ball in the face during net practice on the fourth day of a five-day conditioning camp at Eden Gardens in
Kolkata on Saturday. Dravid was injured as he tried to hook a delivery and the ball came off his bat and hit his face. The Indian team is preparing to head for Bangladesh to play a
one-day international and Test series.
— AFP (Details on Sports
New Delhi, May 6
A key Left party and an
outside supporter of the UPA government says that the Left as a
whole should review its backing to the central coalition, whose
policies only seek to help the BJP and go against common man.
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