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The Supreme Court of India denies woman the permission to terminate her baby| Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Act against 9 cops for ‘suspicious’ role in Gujarat encounters under CM Modi: Report

The STF, led by retired Justice Bedi, does not link any politicians or high-profile police officers to any of the these encounters.
Supreme Court of India | Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

SC-appointed Special Task Force ‘finds 4 Gujarat encounters suspicious’

The STF, headed by former SC judge H.S. Bedi, has indicated the involvement of some police officers in the encounters that followed the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Siddharth Chattopadhyaya (extreme left) and DGP Suresh Arora (right)

It’s DGP vs DGPs in Punjab as top cop names two others in ‘drug racket’ investigation

DGP Chattopadhyaya has also told the high court that he was being framed for suicide abetment to derail his team’s probe.
Supreme court building

Committee probing Gujarat ‘fake’ encounters submits report to SC in sealed cover

The panel, headed by former SC judge H.S. Bedi, was set up by the Supreme Court to probe 22 encounter deaths in the state between 2002 and 2007.
Bikram Singh Majithia

Timeline: Kejriwal has apologised but Punjab’s Majithia has a pretty ‘murky’ past

He faces allegations of having links with drug smugglers in Punjab and has filed a series of defamation cases against politicians and media in this connection.

On Camera

Rahul Gandhi at the press conference | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Communists who once sided with BJP now irked over no alliance with Congress in West Bengal

With a chequered history, where the Left Front had ‘aligned’ with the BJP, it is impossible for the CPM cadre to adjust themselves with the Congress.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.