Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Murder


Godman Rampal sentenced to life imprisonment in two murder cases

The victims’ husbands had complained that Rampal and his followers had held their wives captive and murdered them inside Rampal’s ashram in Haryana.
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Delhi tuition teacher Ankit Sagar was killed over jealousy, not inter-faith love

Murder suspect Aakash Kashyap, Ankit Sagar's student, was said to be furious about the teacher's alleged advances towards his girlfriend.
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Delhi tuition teacher shot dead for ‘affair’ with Muslim student

Police said the attack took place Monday morning at the coaching centre where Ankit Garg took political science classes.

How a Tinder date in Jaipur ended in heartbreak and murder

The Tinder date was doomed from the start. They lived double lives and allegedly lied to each other.
Rally of 2016

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. 
Dabholkar, Pansare, Kalburgi, Lankesh

Bombay HC’s remark on Dabholkar shows our fear isn’t just a product of the paranoid

Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar stood for rational and scientific temper, and they were killed for it.
'We will pass on our message of tolerance,' said Yashpal Saxena (L) | Ananya Bhardwaj | ThePrint

Months after son’s murder by his Muslim lover’s family, Delhi man plans iftar for love

Yashpal Saxena has continued to reject the attempts to politicise his son’s death, and wants Ankit to be an inspiration for those in inter-faith relat...
Former cricketer Virender Sehwag

The curious case of Sehwag’s ‘communal’ tweet, an apology, and their disappearance

Former cricketer named three Muslim names as the people who lynched tribal man Madhu in Kerala, ignoring the other 13 Hindus & Christians who're also suspected. 
A photo of Ankit Saxena, who was murdered in Delhi

The horrific Ankit Saxena murder is thanks to India’s unending faith in arranged marriages

The Rajasthan murder video, Hadiya, Rahul Gandhi’s religion have unleashed our collective anxieties about mixed-faith marriages.
Gauri Lankesh and the scene outside her house

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.
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...