CBI won’t need govt’s permission to conduct enquiry,
New Delhi, May 06 (ANI): In a historic judgement, the Supreme Court
today said the CBI would need no permission from the government to investigate
officials above the rank of Joint Secretary. The court said there can
not be any discrimination when it comes to investigating a criminal act. Lawyer Prashant Bhushan said
the court had held the provision in the law requiring government's approval to probe senior bureaucrats on corruption
charges as invalid and unconstitutional.
torch road-construction machines in Gaya
Wazirganj, May 06 (ANI): Maoists in Bihar torched two road-construction machines after a construction company refused to pay any extortion money. A group of
more than 50 Maoists attacked the site of road construction at Wazirganj in Gaya district.
Maoists have killed police personnel and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks
and killed thousands of persons since 1960s. The red rebels have been
targetting several government development initiatives in the rural areas. Attacks in Maoist-inflicted states increase before every election
season as the rebels are against the democratic exercise.
BSP candidate announces
one crore bounty for beheading Ramdev
Hoshiarpur, May 06 (ANI): The BSP candidate from Hoshiarpur constituency in Punjab, Bhagwan Singh Chauhan,
today declared a reward of one crore rupees for beheading Yoga guru Ramdev over his alleged anti-Dalit remarks
targetting Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Ramdev had commented that Gandhi had visited households of Dalit community for picnics and honeymoon. The Election Commission had issued
a revised guideline to stop this kind of 'malicious' statements and said the perpetrators of such comments would not be allowed to hold campaigning programmes. Two separate FIRs
had been filed against Ramdev, including one by police in Uttar Pradesh.
asked to leave Amethi, administration saves Rahul: Kumar Vishwas
Amethi, May 06 (ANI): The AAP candidate form Amethi, Kumar Vishwas,
today alleged that district administration had asked his family to leave Amethi. He
said the administration had been trying to save Rahul Gandhi’s sinking ship.
He further said the police had come outside his house late Monday night asking all
of his family members, who were not registered as voters at Amethi, to leave or else they
would be arrested.