Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicSameer Wankhede

Topic: Sameer Wankhede

IRS officer Vijendra Singh replaces Sameer Wankhede as NCB zonal director

Wankhede, whose tenure with Mumbai NCB ended on 31 December, was in news during his stint with the NCB due to action against Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan in an alleged drug case.

Sameer Wankhede ‘detached’ from NCB, will report back to revenue intelligence as ‘loan’ ends

Wankhede, Mumbai Zonal Director of NCB, was in spotlight for Bollywood-linked cases like arrests of Rhea Chakraborty and Aryan Khan. His tenure at NCB ended on 31 December.

BJP will go booth to booth in Maharashtra, highlight how Uddhav govt is ‘damaging’ agencies

At state executive meeting, BJP passed resolutions against political situation in Maharashtra. It will hold nearly 20,000 booth-level assemblies to talk about govt's failures.

Wankhede or Punjab or Bengal, why Dalit rights panel is accused of being partisan to BJP

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes is a statutory body but critics claim it only highlights atrocities on Dalits in opposition-ruled states. 

Nawab Malik claims NCB’s Sameer Wankhede part of plot to kidnap Aryan Khan for ransom

Speaking to reporters in Mumbai, Malik claimed BJP leader Mohit Bharatiya was the "mastermind" of the plot.

What is the new Daisy Dee lingerie ad and why is it a hoorah for Indian TV commercials

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Sameer Wankhede out, Aryan Khan drugs case shifted to NCB in Delhi

NCB said, however, that 'no officer has been removed from their present role' & only some cases of 'national & international ramification' been shifted to headquarter for 'deeper investigation'.

Why Sameer Wankhede cannot be both: Muslim and an SC. Read Constituent Assembly debate

The function of constitutional morality is to ensure the realisation of constitutional values, norms, and provisions, rather than facilitation of conversion.

Who is Sameer Wankhede, the IRS officer in the spotlight in Aryan Khan drugs case

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Aryan Khan-Wankhede story nudges IPS-IRS-IAS officers to call out those who violate their oath

We see what madness for fame and stardom has done to some people from the All India and Class I Services. Even as most others work sincerely, in relative anonymity.

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Sania Mirza does it again. Just like she did on motherhood, Pakistani spouse and court-dress

Six Grand Slams and 47 titles didn't come easy for Sania Mirza who fought fatwas, questions on her patriotism and sexism to put Indian tennis on global stage.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

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.