Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: FIR

Kept in detention for past 28 hrs without any order or FIR, Priyanka Gandhi tweets PM Modi

Priyanka Gandhi was detained in UP's Sitapur Monday on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri. Congress claims the general secretary is also not being allowed to meet her lawyers.

FIR registered against MoS Ajay Mishra’s son, others in connection with Lakhimpur violence

Eight people were killed Sunday as violence erupted during a farmers’ protest ahead of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya's visit to the district.

UP Police books Owaisi for vitiating communal harmony, violating Covid norms

The FIR against AIMIM chief was registered Thursday at Barabanki police station. He is on a 3-day trip to UP, where his party will contest 100 seats in the upcoming Assembly polls.

Narayan Rane’s arrest justified but custodial interrogation not needed, Maharashtra court says

Rane was granted bail after being arrested Tuesday following his remarks that he would have slapped Uddhav Thackeray. He claimed the CM didn't know the year of India's independence.

Personal liberty important part of constitutional mandate, routine arrests can cause harm— SC

The bench said if the investigating officer does not believe that the accused will abscond or disobey the summons, he is not required to be produced before the court in custody.

FIR against ex-Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh, 5 other cops for extortion

According to the FIR lodged by Mumbai police, Singh and the 5 other policemen have been booked for allegedly demanding Rs 15 crore from a builder to withdraw cases against him.

Mumbai Police registers FIR against man for posting ‘objectionable’ photo of Sharad Pawar

FIR was lodged by NCP worker D S Sawant after being informed about a Facebook user who posted an edited picture of Pawar.

CBI books its DSP for amassing illegal assets worth Rs 1.94 cr, 3 times more than income

DSP Brajesh Kumar, who was booked by CBI under the Prevention of Corruption Act, had previously been a recipient of the Union home minister's medal for excellence in investigation.

FIR against 3 for ‘objectionable’ Facebook post against Ram Janmabhoomi trust official

The FIR has been lodged at Nagina police station on the complaint of a man claiming to be the brother-in law of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust general secretary Champat Rai.

Journalist bodies demand quashing of FIR by UP police against scribes for circulating video

The FIR alleged that the follow-up news stories on the video clip of the elderly Muslim being assaulted was already in the public domain and therefore did not violate public order.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.