Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: investigation

Fake ICSE to CBHE — over 100 unrecognised school boards are taking Indian students for a ride

While the government is working on a mechanism to identify fake school boards, ThePrint conducted an independent investigation to find out what how these bodies operate.

Don’t just blame India’s courts, it’s the police that can’t solve criminal cases in time

Unoccupied police posts, inhumane work hours, lack of training are some reasons why investigations of thousands of criminal cases are pending in India.

In Sunanda Pushkar case, court grants Tharoor permission to travel abroad

Tharoor had sought permission for eight visits to five countries, including the US, Canada and Germany, till December.

Vigilance raids in Odisha probe govt officials for undue favours to gangster

The raids are to investigate whether officials abused their official position to act in collusion with gangster Syed Usaman Ali.

Home Ministry acquires 5,000 rape investigation kits to distribute to police stations

Maneka Gandhi says these kits will be instrumental in equipping forensic labs with uncompromised evidence in rape cases.

Johann Hari’s ‘Lost Connections’ doesn’t solve all the world’s problems, but it offers a start

Hari uses his own experience of anti-depressant abuse and the discovery of a complicit system of over-prescription in the health industry to ask the one question the doctor failed to — Tell me about your life.

UP encounters: One ‘mistaken identity’, another killed after ‘raising hands in surrender’

Cities in Delhi’s neighbourhood have seen 3 encounters in the last 5 months, and locals say each of the slain gangsters was frequently visited by the police.

Police lost track of Gauri Lankesh murder suspect after Hindu Right-wing leader’s arrest

SIT says news of Hindu Yuva Sene founder’s arrest could have alerted the suspect, who had been under police surveillance for months

Friend blew juvenile’s cover in Gurugram school murder, says CBI chargesheet

The 2,500-page chargesheet submitted in court uses witnesses, fingerprints, CCTV footage and forensics to establish that the juvenile committed the murder.

Breakthrough on murder weapon, says team probing Gauri Lankesh killing

Shell casings found at the crime scene matched the illegal weapons that have been tracked by special investigation team.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.