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NCW slaps contempt notice on MLA Dasburma

Monday, 20 May 2013 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The National Commission for Women (NCW) served a criminal contempt of court notice on Brahmagiri MLA Sanjay Dasburma for his various media statements on May 15 and 16 last after the launch of NCW’s Inquiry Committee’s report on the mysterious death of Ayush doctor Madhabilata Pradhan. The NCW in its notice...

Rawat yet to put in UPNL papers

Monday, 20 May 2013 | SUNIL KUMAR | DEHRADUN

Though Uttarakhand Agriculture Minister Harak Singh Rawat had resigned from Uttarakhand Purva Sainik Kalyan Nigam Limited (UPNL) chairman’s post verbally, he did not submit any resignation letter to anyone so far. Now question being raised is whom did Rawat submit his resignation to? During The Pioneer’s investigation, it was...

Arrest warrants against Mumbai blasts convicts

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | Pioneer News Service | Mumbai

The designated TADA court on Friday issued non-bailable warrants against the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convicts Zaibunissa Kazi and Sharif Parkar, after they failed to surrender before it to serve their remaining jail terms. Appearing on behalf of the 70-year-old Zaibunissa and 80-year-old Parkar in the designated TADA court, senior lawyer...

Sanjay spends 1st night in transit barrack

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who surrendered before the designated TADA court here on Thursday, spent his first night of the remaining 42 months’ jail term inside the transfer barrack of the Arthur Road prison in south Mumbai. He will in likelihood be shifted to Pune’s Yerwada prison in the early...

Court orders DNA test on Bitti Mohanty

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | PTI | Kannur

A Sessions Court here on Friday ordered DNA test on Bitti Mohanty to obtain scientific proof for establishing his identity following his arrest in March this year after being on the run for several years. Bitti remained absconding by jumping bail following his conviction for raping of a German woman at...

Bookies held in Chennai

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai

The Crime Branch Crime Investigation Department of Tamil Nadu Police on Friday conducted searches at various locations in the city in connection with betting and match-fixing relating to IPL matches, a day after Delhi Police arrested three Rajasthan Royals players including former India speedster S Sreesanth for alleged spot-fixing. According to...

Security stepped up in Hyderabad

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | Pioneer News Service | Hyderabad

Friday prayers passed off peacefully as the security was tightened in Hyderabad on the eve of the seventh anniversary of bomb blast in historic Mecca Masjid. In all, 14 people were killed in the bomb blast and subsequent police firing after the Friday prayers on May 18, 2007. Senior police officials...

Cold war between Bengal Govt, SEC still continues

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

The cold war between the Bengal Government and the State Election Commission over the conduct of panchayat elections was far from over. The SEC on Friday gave a cold snub to the Government which announced the poll dates earlier in the day. The Commission, however, postponed the formal announcement of...

Will Siddaramaiah keep tainted MLAs at bay?

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | Kestur Vasuki | Bangalore

After hectic parleys in Delhi with the High Command to appease groups and influential MLAs who are exerting pressure to join the Cabinet, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is finally expanding his Cabinet on Saturday. The CM told the mediapersons in Mysore on Friday that he would expand his Cabinet...

Probe against Etah police ordered after victim’s death

Saturday, 18 May 2013 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow

A high-level inquiry has been ordered in connection with brutality and torture by Etah police which led to death of a murder suspect in Etah. The victim died here at Trauma Centre of King Georges Medical University in the wee hours of Friday. Surprisingly, the local officers who claimed to have...


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Lynch protest: police fire in air, Sec 144 imposed in four areas

21 May 2017 | PTI | Jamshedpur

Protest against lynching of four persons intensified today and the police had to fire in the air to disperse a mob, while prohibitory orders under Section 144 were imposed in four areas here for tonight. Police fired in the air to disperse a mob that blocked roads in Mango area, demanding arrest of culprits involved in the lynching of four persons of a community at Rajnagar in Seraikela-Kharswan district on Thursday...

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ED sleuths raid three stores, seizes Rs68L

24 May 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

Acting on information received on stacking of foreign exchange in violation of rules, possession of assets disproportionate to sources of income and unaccounted- for money and others, the vigilance sleuths of Enforcement Directorate reportedly swooped down on a well-known chain of shops- Kumar Store- located at Nashvila Road, GMS Road and Rajpur Road in Dehradun on Tuesday. The raids started from 1 pm and continued till evening...

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