Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Arrest

22 FIRs, 34 days in jail for 1 post on ‘Pawar’ — bizarre case of Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale

The actor was arrested for sharing an allegedly offensive Facebook post about NCP chief Sharad Pawar. She has moved the high court, asking for her arrest to be declared as ‘illegal’.

DU prof gets bail in ‘Shivling’ post case but protests go on as students slam ‘systematic attack’

While granting bail to Dr Ratan Lal, the court said that while the post was ‘avoidable’ and ‘reprehensible’, it ‘didn’t indicate an attempt to promote hatred between communities’.

Glitz, glamour and gambling: Behind China’s secret societies and crime syndicates

The arrest of Alvin Chau, CEO of China's biggest junket company, throws light on the unholy alliance of politicians and criminals working in tandem.

Amid political pressure over alleged bitcoin scam in Karnataka, hacker arrested – over a brawl

Hacker Srikrishna Ramesh alias Sriki is being investigated in the multi crore scam currently by three different departments -- the Enforcement Directorate, Cyber Crimes wing of the CID and the Central Crime Branch of Bengaluru police.

Bitterness in House of Baghels isn’t the first in politics. It’s a new-old Ramayana

In India, the optics of the 'hum-saath-saath-hain' family are part of the sanskari political photo op. But Bhupesh Baghel's father's arrest was to be expected.

Two JNU students from women’s rights group Pinjra Tod arrested over February anti-CAA protest

JNU students Devangana Kalita & Natasha Narwal, both associated with women’s rights collective Pinjra Tod, were arrested from their homes.

Give Shehla Rashid 10-day pre-arrest notice in sedition case: Delhi court tells police

Political activist Shehla Rashid was booked for sedition for her controversial tweets on Kashmir in August. She was accused of spreading fake news and maligning the Army.

The real reason why Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Shah Faesal are under arrest

Their only crime is that they don’t agree with Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

US doubts Pakistan on arrest of Hafiz Saeed, says it should be more than ‘window dressing’

The US said it was doubtful of Pakistan's intentions since Hafiz Saeed's previous 7 arrests made no difference either to his activities or his terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.

NIA arrests ‘Facebook friend’ of Sri Lanka Easter suicide bomber in Coimbatore

The arrest of Mohammed Azarudeen is the first that establishes a link between Islamic State modules in Coimbatore and Sri Lanka.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.