J&K to release 21 persons detained under PSA

j-kNew Delhi, Mar 31: The detention of 21 persons under the Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir was revoked by the administration. All 31 are in different jails across the Union Territory.

Sources confirmed to OneIndia that all these detainees would be released over the next couple of days. 17 are from Kashmir, while the rest are from the Jammu region. All the 14 detainees from the Jammu region are from the Poonch district. 5 are from Baramulla, four each from Anantnag and Budgam, two from Bandipore and one each from Kupwara and Pulwama.

NPR, Census postponed in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

npr.jpgNew Delhi, Mar 24: The NPR exercise scheduled to begin from April 1 2020 has been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Home Ministry said that due to the outbreak of the virus, the first phase of the census and NPR have been postponed until further orders.

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J&K govt orders release of former CM, Omar Abdullah

Omar_AbdullahNew Delhi, Mar 24: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah. An order revoking the detention of Abdullah was ordered by the Jammu and Kashmir government a while ago.

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Amidst COVID-19 outbreak, census, NPR likely to be deferred

census-nprNew Delhi, Mar 21: The government is exploring the option of deferring the launch of the census and NPR exercise owing to the coronavirus outbreak. The exercises were to begin from April 1 2020 and the centre would now advise the states to defer the same.

The exercise was to kickoff at Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and Meghalaya on April 1.

Delhi riots: Agencies zero in on spread of toxic propaganda by NGOs from Pak, Malaysia, India

delhi-violence-newNew Delhi, Mar 18: The role of more Islamic nations apart from Pakistan have come under the scanner of the agencies, who are probing the Delhi riots. While the role of Pakistan was text book, the agencies now have under their scanner NGOs from Malaysia.

An Intelligence Bureau official tells OneIndia that the NGOs from Malaysia and Pakistan worked closely with those with India to spread a toxic propaganda. Money was pumped in and social media handles were activated for this toxic spread. The main intention was to incite the Indian Muslims to indulge in violence the officer cited above also informed.

Do nominated members of Rajya Sabha have voting rights

ranjangogoiNew Delhi, Mar 17: Former chief justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi was nominated to the Rajya Sabha. The issue has been heavily debated since and both Congress and the BJP have traded charges at each other.

Justice Gogoi’s name was proposed after the term of K T S Tulsi came to an end in February.

Delhi riots: In an 18 day old probe, Pakistan’s role features multiple times

delhi-riots-mnNew Delhi, Mar 17: The probe into the Delhi riots is now increasingly pointing towards the role of Pakistan. The role of Pakistan in the Delhi riots has cropped up at least twice during the probe conducted by the various agencies.

It was a mix of both internal and external elements that led to the Delhi riots, an Intelligence Bureau official tells OneIndia.

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Is Justice Gogoi the first former CJI to make it to the Rajya Sabha?

ranjan gogoiNew Delhi, Mar 17: A controversy has erupted after former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi was nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

The Opposition has asked if this is quid pro quo. Justice Gogoi presided over important matters such as Rafale and the Ayodhya case. However Justice Gogoi is not the first former CJI to make it to the Rajya Sabha.

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Madhya Pradesh: Governor well within his right to order floor test

lalji-tondonNew Delhi, Mar 17: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister has refused to take a floor test claiming that he has a majority. The Governor has directed that a floor test be taken on two occasions, but the same has not been adhered to.

Experts that OneIndia spoke with say that the Governor is well within his right to order a floor test. If the Governor has the required material and believes that a government is in minatory, then a floor test can be ordered.

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Bhima Koregaon: SC directs Navlakha, Teltumbde to surrender within 3 weeks

Top: Gautam Navlakha Bottom: Anand Teltumbde

New Delhi, Mar 16: The Supreme Court has directed Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde to surrender before the police within 3 weeks. Both are accused in the Bhima Koregaon case. Navlakha through his counsel told the court that he is not a violent reactionary of any sort.

I have an intellectual approach which may on some issues be against the state. The court however rejected his contention and asked him to surrender within 3 weeks. The court also directed that they surrender their passports immediately.

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