Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicGauri Lankesh

Topic: Gauri Lankesh

Training for Kalburgi murder took place in Mangaluru forest: Karnataka SIT

An SIT team is headed to Mangaluru to scour the area for possible evidence, particularly bullet cartridges, to link to Kalburgi's alleged killers.

SIT dismisses report claiming BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya’s link to Gauri Lankesh murder

The SIT, which has so far arrested 16 people for the murder of Gauri Lankesh, said it did not find Sadhvi Pragya's involvement at any stage of its probe in the murder.

On World Press Freedom Day, a look at what Indian journalists have to deal with

The World Press Freedom Index noted that six Indian journalists were murdered in 2018 for being critics of Hindu nationalism.

Supreme Court transfers Kalburgi case to SIT probing Gauri Lankesh’s murder

Former vice-chancellor of Hampi University and well-known epigraphist Kalburgi was shot dead at his residence in Kalyan Nagar.

SIT framing us for Gauri Lankesh’s murder: Sanatan Sanstha refutes charges

The SIT named an organised crime syndicate, allegedly inspired by a Sanatan Sanstha book, in its additional charge sheet filed before a court here recently.

Karnataka govt doing nothing & just fooling around in Kalburgi probe, says Supreme Court

After receiving the Karnataka government's status report on the investigation into MM Kalburgi's death, the Supreme Court hinted it might transfer the case to the Bombay high court.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT chargesheet names Sanatan Sanstha as organisation behind crime

SIT chargesheet says Goa-based radical Hindu organisation Sanatan Sanstha killed Gauri Lankesh as part of a larger conspiracy to eliminate liberals and rationalists.

Year since Lankesh murder, probe looks to tie up killings of 4 rationalists as one plot

The Karnataka SIT probing the case has unearthed a nexus of fundamentalists who reportedly had dozens of rationalists on their radar.

CBI finds link between Lankesh and Dabholkar murders, asks court for extended custody of accused

CBI officer says awaiting ballistic reports on pistol seized from accused's house.

On his death anniversary, Dabholkar’s family demand arrests. Pansare’s kin join in

Eminent public personalities joined the protest rally- Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Tushar Gandhi, actor Sonali Kulkarni & a few others. 

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

A Centurion tank used by the Indian Army | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Centurion tank, other weapons used in 1965 & 1971 to add historical flavour to 26 Jan parade

These armoured vehicles and artillery pieces will symbolise battles fought by Indian armed forces over the past decades as part of celebration of 75 years of independence.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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