NIA makes major headway in CRPF camp attack case

img_0110-1New Delhi, Apr 15: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one person in connection with a case relating to the attack on the CRPF camp at Lethpora in Jammu and Kashmir.

It may be recalled that the NIA had recently arrested Nisar Ahmad Tantray and Syed Hilal Andrabi in connection with the same case. NIA officials said that the arrested person, Irshad Ahmad Reshi is an active over ground worker of the Jaish-e-Mohammad. He was a close associate of Noor Mohammad Tantray, the NIA also said.

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Nothing wrong in media reporting AgustaWestland chargesheet: ED

agustaNew Delhi, Apr 13: The Enforcement Directorate has told a Delhi court that there was nothing wrong in the media publishing the supplementary chargesheet it had filed in connection with the AgustaWestland case.

The chargesheet is a public document and there was no harm in the media publishing it, the ED said in response to an application filed by the counsel of James Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the case. Michel’s counsel had alleged that the chargesheet had been deliberately leaked to the media.

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As battle shifts down South, a lot at stake for all parties

electionsNew Delhi, Apr 15: Phase two of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 promises to be an interesting one. One would get to witness several interesting battles that include the ones to be fought in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka.

Polling will be held on 97 seats and all eyes would be on the seats in Uttar Pradesh, where the BSP and SP together are taking on the BJP.

Rahul’s comments on Rafale not part of our observations: SC

rahulgandhi22New Delhi, Apr 15: The Supreme Court has issued notices to Congress president, Rahul Gandhi for his statements on the Rafale deal.

The court is hearing a contempt plea against Rahul. The court has asked him to explain his comments.

Polling percentage in 1st phase of LS polls better than 2014

New Delhi, Apr 13: The voter turn out in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 was recorded at 69.43 per cent, the Election Commission said.

A total of 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states and two Union territories had gone for polls in the first phase.

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Yasin Malik’s crimes since 1995 set to be probed by NIA

Yasin_Malik_JKLF_AFP_360x270New Delhi, Apr 10: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested JKLF chief, Yasin Malik in connection with a terror funding case. Malik has been investigated several times in the past for his role in channelising funds to create unrest and aid terror related activities in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Several political parties yet to publish criminal antecedents of its candidates

New Delhi, Apr 10: There are 35 candidates from the Congress who have declared pending criminal cases against them. Out of the 83 candidates analysed, 35 with pending criminal cases are fighting in the first phase of the polls.

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Valued at Rs 6,68,57,50,975, Chandrababu Naidu is Andhra’s third richest candidate

naiduNew Delhi, Apr 10: The richest candidate contesting the Andhra Pradesh assembly elections is Krishnaiah Bollineni and he is worth Rs 689 crore.

Contesting on a TDP ticket from Atmakur, Bollineni has declared movable assets to the tune of Rs 6,56,25,68,895 and immovable property worth Rs 33,42,04,443. His total assets are worth Rs 6,89,67,73,338 says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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NIA charges four in murder of ex-MLA involving naxals

New Delhi, Apr 11: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet in the murder case of an MLA and a former legislator.

Three persons have been named in the chargesheet- Yedala Subba Rao, Gemini Sobhan and Korra Kamala. The NIA has also named four other persons in the chargesheet and stated that these persons are absconding.

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To monitor elections, Election Commission brings in drones for first time

voting-11New Delhi, Apr 11: For the first time the Election Commission (EC) of India is using drones to monitor the elections. Voting in the first phase of the polls commenced today.

At least 13 drones are being used in the Gautam Buddh Nagar constituency and the same was introduced to monitor any unwanted activities on the ground. The drones have been deployed in the various districts that falls under this constituency.

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