Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicSecurity breach

Topic: security breach

300 witnesses examined, Kolkata Police suspect ‘larger conspiracy’ behind break-in at Mamata home

Family claims accused Hafizul Mollah 'mentally unstable', and was arrested earlier while trying to break into Nabanna, the state secretariat.

‘States did it first’: Modi justifies 2020 Covid lockdown, denies govt agencies misused for polls

In interview with ANI a day before UP elections, PM Narendra Modi speaks on issues including dynastic politics, farm laws, and BJP’s poll prospects.

SC ex-judge Indu Malhotra to head 5-member panel that will probe ‘breach’ in PM Modi’s security

3-judge bench led by CJI Ramana says questions over PM’s security ‘can't be left to be resolved through one-sided inquiries’, reiterates central & Punjab govt probes won't proceed.

Actor Siddharth clarifies tweet on Saina Nehwal referred to ‘cock & bull’, as NCW cracks down

Siddharth called Saina world’s 'subtle cock champion' in response to her tweet on PM Modi's 'security breach'. NCW chief lodges police complaint, asks Twitter to take action.

SC sets up 5-member panel to probe PM ‘security breach’, Centre & Punjab’s inquiries on hold

Panel is to be headed by a retired SC judge, and will also include DGP Chandigarh, Punjab's ADGP (security), IG NIA and registrar general of Punjab and Haryana HC.

PM security breach: Gandhis silent, Congress spokesperson says matter ‘should not be politicised’

Senior BJP leader Sudhanshu Mittal says he was shocked the Gandhi family hadn’t commented on the matter as they have been ‘the biggest sufferers of security lapses’.

PM Modi’s security failed in Punjab. Waste no time on conspiracies, it’s colossal incompetence

Politicians, especially those in power, are most endangered & protected people. They’ll only be safe if their security can say no, like IAF saying it wouldn’t fly in that weather.

Cooperative finger-pointing over PM’s security, and BJP has a new slogan

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

Human chains, doorstep campaigns, yajnas: How BJP is targeting Congress over PM ‘security lapse’

Experts say BJP is building narrative that there was a design behind what home ministry called 'major security lapse', when PM's convoy was stranded on flyover in Punjab Wednesday.

PM Modi could have been killed by drone or telescopic gun, claims Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Singh also alleges high-level conspiracy linked to Punjab CM’s office behind the ‘security breach’ that led to the PM’s visit to Ferozepur being cancelled Wednesday.

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SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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