Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicHemant Karkare

Topic: Hemant Karkare

Sometimes, it’s late to reach for the gun. Doesn’t mean Karkare wasn’t gallant: IPS officer

Officer responds to ThePrint article on India's gallantry awards system to say 'those killed in 26/11, Parliament attacks were heroes'.

Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings have Indian links & pose a serious security threat

New Delhi must outlaw the Tamil Nadu NTJ. India cannot become a victim of Thowheed Jamat terror after warning Sri Lanka about the bombing plot.

Ashok Chakra to Hemant Karkare shows why India must overhaul its gallantry award system

Nine Ashok Chakras & 10 Kirti Chakras in 2001 Parliament and 26/11 Mumbai attacks raise disturbing questions about India’s gallantry award system.

Appalling how many justified Pragya Thakur’s Karkare remark with twisted logic: IPS officer

Dishonouring Hemant Karkare, who laid down his life and can’t defend himself or his family, takes the level of public debate to a new low.

4 years ago, NHRC gave clean chit to Karkare on Thakur’s allegations of police torture

An NHRC panel had noted that the 'allegations were not substantiated by facts and evidence on record from the prison, court, hospitals and the ATS'.

A Sadhvi-sized hole in BJP’s nationalism as two arch rivals unite in UP

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

EC to issue notice to Sadhvi Pragya Thakur for her Hemant Karkare remarks

BJP’s Sadhvi Pragya Thakur triggered a political storm after she said Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare died in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks because she had ‘cursed’ him.

Sadhvi Pragya’s aide says that the BJP leader has apologised for statement on Karkare

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur had said that police officer Hemant Karkare died during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack because she 'cursed' him.

Sadhvi Pragya’s Karkare rant ‘embarrasses’ BJP, which sees her as a ‘double-edged sword’

BJP’s Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, said Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare died because she had ‘cursed’ him.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.