Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicGauri Lankesh

Topic: Gauri Lankesh

SC restores organised crime charges against Gauri Lankesh murder accused

The high court had quashed the August 2018 order of the police authority granting approval to invoke Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act for probe against accused Mohan Nayak.

Sanatan Sanstha on Facebook ban list, ‘but affiliate pages’ flagged for hate are still active

Digital Forensic Research Lab, which studies online disinformation, says it has flagged many pages & groups linked with Sanatan Sanstha & Hindu Janajagruti Samiti to Facebook since last year.

4 years, 4 charge sheets, 17 arrests later, trial yet to begin in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Progress in the case currently hinges on the Supreme Court's decision on a plea filed by Lankesh's sister, Kavitha, challenging the Karnataka HC's decision to quash KCOCA charges against an accused.

5 agencies, multiple arrests — 7 yrs after Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead, probe continues

The doctor-rationalist Narendra Dabholkar was gunned down on 20 August, 2013. While CBI has arrested members of the radical Sanatan Sanstha, it is yet to complete the probe.  

‘Remember Gauri Lankesh’: Rana Ayyub receives death & rape threats after posts on Kashmir

Journalist Rana Ayyub posted screenshots of several death and rape threats she has been getting on social media after calling out Bashir Ahmed Khan's killing in Jammu and Kashmir.

Every person on Yogi Adityanath’s UP posters is now vulnerable — just like Gauri Lankesh was

Putting up names & photos of anti-CAA protesters is an invitation to mobs — Allahabad High Court has labelled it ‘absolute encroachment’ on citizens’ liberty.

SIT arrests one in connection with Gauri Lankesh murder case

Rushikesh Devdikar was arrested Thursday in Jharkhand's Katras in connection with the September 2017 murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru.

U2 honours Gauri Lankesh, Arundhati Roy, Smriti Irani at Mumbai concert

U2 played a visual montage, featuring women achievers from India and across the world during their maiden India performance in Mumbai Sunday.

3 years after JNU student Najeeb went missing, his mother to march to Amit Shah’s residence

On 15 October, Fatima Nafees will be joined by slain UP cop Subodh Kumar Singh's wife Rajni Singh and families of Tabrez Ansari & Gauri Lankesh.

Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in RSS defamation case, to face trial along with Yechury

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury posted bail for Rs 15,000 each after they pleaded not guilty in the defamation case of a RSS worker.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.