Justice Gaur who rejected Chidambaram’s plea had also trashed challenge to summons by Sonia Gandhi

justice-sunil-gaurNew Delhi, Aug 21: Justice Sunil Gaur of the Delhi High Court was in the news on Tuesday after he rejected a plea filed by P Chidambaram, seeking anticipatory bail in the INX Media case.

Due to retire, this Friday, it was Justice Gaur, who had also rejected a plea challenging the summons issued against Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case.

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Ambush on Assam Rifles: NIA arrests key accused who handled operation

New Delhi, Aug 21: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one person in connection with the ambush on the ROP of the 4th Assam Rifles.

The person arrested is Thangjam Achou, a self styled Lieutenant of a proscribed organisation. The NIA has been probing the case relating to an ambush on a Road Opening Party of the 4th Assam Rifles at Manipur that took place on November 15, 2017.

What the extension given to General Bajwa means to India

qamarbajwaNew Delhi, Aug 20: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s term was extended for another three years by Prime Minister Imran Khan in view of the “regional security environment”, an official announcement said on Monday.

General Bajwa, 58, who was appointed as the chief of Army Staff by former jailed prime minister Nawaz Sharif in November 2016, was to retire in November.

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First GSL issued: India set to have a leaner, meaner Army

Indianarmy44New Delhi, Aug 21: Formal instructions on the restructuring of the Indian Army have been issued by the Ministry of Defence. Called the Government Sanction Letter (GSL), this would lead to the creation of separate wings to deal with internal vigilance and human resources policies.

The move would also reduce over 200 officers from Delhi. Currently there are around 1,000 officers posted at the headquarters in New Delhi. They would be sent to formations.

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ED issues LOC against Chidambaram to restrict his movement across land, air, seaports

chidambaramNew Delhi, Aug 21: The Enforcement Directorate has issued a Look Out Circular as P Chidambaram remains untraceable.

The fresh Look Out Circular was issued against Chidambaram to restrict his movement across land, air and seaports, officials have said.

Why Zakir Naik is now a menace to Malaysia

Over the past few days, calls have been mounting to act against Naik, who is primarily wanted in a series of cases in India, that range from radicalisation to money laundering to conversion.

Naik, who was being backed by Malaysia after fleeing India is suddenly facing the heat after he said that Hindus in Malaysia have 100 times more rights than Muslims in India and also suggested that Chinese Malaysians be expelled before he was.

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17 ministers sworn into BSY led Karnataka govt: Full list here

Bengaluru, Aug 20: Seventeen Cabinet ministers would be sworn in today in Karnataka. Chief Minister, B S Yediyurappa has sent the list of 17 names to the Governor. The list inlaces, former chief minister, Jagadish Shettar and former deputy chief minister, R Ashoka.

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MHA fixes retirement age for all paramilitary forces at 60 years

New Delhi, Aug 20: The retirement age of all paramilitary personnel has been fixed at 60 years, irrespective of their ranks.

The government has issued the order, following a Delhi High Court directive, which had observed that the current policy was discriminatory and unconstitutional. The court had also said that it had created two classes in the uniformed forces.

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ED set to quiz Farooq Abdullah in money laundering case again

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New Delhi, Aug 19: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has decided to question, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Farooq Abdullah in connection with the alleged financial irregularities in the cricket association case.

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In any Indo-Pak talks, Kashmir will be off the table

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New Delhi, Aug 18: The scrapping of Article 370 has closed a major chapter, where talks on Kashmir is concerned. In case of any future talks, India would not raise the Kashmir issue with Pakistan as the matter is now internal.

In case there are talks with Pakistan, the focus would only be around cross border terrorism and infiltrations. India says that with Kashmir off the table, it would look to normalise relations with Pakistan in a bid to ensure stability in the region.