Saturday, 20 August, 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. 

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Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (file photo) | Twitter | @BSYBJP

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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