Monthly Archives: November 2015

CBI Starts Quizzing Dayanidhi Maran in BSNL Telephone Exchange Case

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NEW DELHI: CBI today questioned former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in connection with the case of alleged installation of over 300 high-speed telephone lines at his Chennai residence.            

This comes after the Supreme Court had rejected the demand of CBI to take Maran into custody while directing the former minister to appear before the agency from 11 AM to 5 PM for six days for answering its queries.    

Maran reached the agency headquarters in the morning where his examination is underway, CBI sources said.           

CBI has registered an FIR against Maran and others alleging that over 300 high-speed telephone lines were provided at his residence here and extended to his brother Kalanithi Maran’s SUN TV channel to enable its uplinking when Dayanidhi Maran was Telecom Minister from 2004-07.           

The then Chief General Manager of BSNL has claimed that the telephone exchange was set up on the oral order of the then minister, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the SC.        

Madras High Court had on August 10 cancelled Maran’s interim anticipatory bail and directed him to surrender before CBI in three days, holding that “prima facie” Maran had “misused” his office by obtaining phone connections illegally and the charges against him were backed by material.  

It was challenged before the apex court by Maran where CBI had claimed his custodial interrogation by the probe agency which said it needed his custody to unravel the “actual conspiracy” as the telephone lines were allegedly used by his family-run Sun TV.   

“We will not grant you (CBI) his custody. Interim order (of protection against arrest) to continue. In the meantime, we direct the petitioner to appear before CBI…,” the apex court said, admitting the plea of Maran for final hearing.     

It asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for CBI, to prepare a questionnaire and give them to CBI personnel and the accused and further granted liberty to the agency to move before it if Maran does not cooperate and answer the queries.  

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Congress Distances Itself From Chidambaram’s Rushdie Book Remark

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NEW DELHI: Congress these days distanced itself from previous Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s assertion that the banning of Salman Rushdie’s controversial novel ‘The Satanic Verses’ by the Rajiv Gandhi federal government was improper.    

Describing Chidambaram’ remark as his personal view, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath right now explained, “No concern of a one particular person puncturing party’s stand. Congress’ stand is obvious. Today what the place is confronted with is an assault on harmony,” he stated.        

“That is Chidambaram’s possess view,” the former Parliamentary Affairs Minister said even though replying to a question.             Chidambaram experienced on Saturday explained the choice of the Rajiv Gandhi govt to ban Rushdie’s book ‘The Satanic Verses’ was mistaken.        

“I have no hesitation in declaring that the ban on Salman Rushdie’s e-book was wrong,” Chidambaram had mentioned at the Instances LitFest below.  

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SIMI Camp Case: Two Convicts Get 14 Years RI, Three 12 Years

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KOCHI: A particular NIA court below today sentenced two convicts in the Panayikulam SIMI camp case to 14 years rigorous imprisonment and three others to twelve years following they have been discovered guilty beneath numerous IPC sections and Unlawful Routines (Avoidance) Act.       

Added District and Periods Court Decide K M Balachandran mentioned the accused are not entitled to get the gain of concurrent running of scenario.        

The courtroom had on November twenty five convicted 5 SIMI activists and acquitted 11 other folks in the case relating to a ‘secret’ meeting of the banned outfit at Pannayikulam around Aluva in 2006.    

The court located all accused responsible beneath part thirteen(one)(b) of Unlawful Pursuits (Avoidance) Act and awarded a greatest sentence of seven many years RI besides sentencing them underneath different sections of UAPA and IPC.      

Even however counsel for the accused canvassed for extending the gain of Probation of Offenders Act to the accused, “because the offences committed by them are from our nation, I uncover that this is not a suit circumstance wherein the advantage of the Probation of Offenders Act could be prolonged to them,” the judge mentioned.            

The court docket imposed a Rs sixty,000 wonderful each on first accused P A Shaduly and next accused Abdul Rasik although a Rs 55,000 wonderful every was imposed on third accused Ansar Nadvi, fourth accused Nizamudeen and fifth accused Shammi.           

“The sentences shall operate consecutively with the consequence, the accused 1 and 2 will have to go through substantive sentence of 14 years each and the accused 3,four and five will have to endure a substantive sentence of 12 several years every,” it ruled.       

The period of time of remand undergone by the accused would be given established off as mandated underneath CrPc segment 428, it explained.

The second accused Abdul Rasik and third accused Ansar Nadvi have been discovered guilty of sedition, whilst first accused P A Shaduly, fourth accused Nizamuddin and fifth accused Shammin were convicted under Area 120 (b) (criminal conspiracy).     

Hailing the verdict, NIA prosecutor P G Manu explained the courtroom has awarded optimum sentences to the convicted who have been found responsible of anti-nationwide pursuits.  

The prosecution situation was a Sub-Inspector of Binnanipuram in the district experienced received data that the accused experienced assembled unlawfully at a hall in Pannayikulam and created inflammatory speeches.      

Books and pamphlets which have been professional-Pakistan and anti-govt, seditious and provocative in content material with a check out to develop spiritual animosity have been seized from them,  it was stated.     

The accused hailing from districts like Idukki and Kottayam, Thrissur and Palakkad assembled at Pannyikulam only for the ‘secret’ assembly, the prosecution said.     

The situation was very first probed by state law enforcement and later on handed in excess of to Countrywide Investigation Company, which filed a demand sheet in December 2011.     

The expenses had been framed by the court in June 2014 and demo commenced on July 2014.     

The prosecution completed arguments on March 2015.  

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No Plans to Retire: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

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NEW DELHI: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said he has no programs of retiring soon and that he will go again to Goa only after ending the activity presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

His comment came subsequent media stories which quoted him as saying that he is planning to retire as he will switch sixty on December thirteen. 

“My statement has been misinterpreted and twisted. I did not make any such assertion on retirement,” he mentioned. 

Parrikar, who has served as Goa main minister thrice, tweeted, “At the age of 60, usually people feel of retirement and perhaps I would have also. But I experienced to take larger duties at Centre & I assure you that I will come again only right after ending the job I am offered”. 

The BJP leader, who accomplished one 12 months as defence minister this thirty day period, has an tremendous process prior to him — to have ahead the modernization programme of the armed forces and to streamline the procurement process in a rapidly and transparent fashion.

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Youth Congress Workers Protest Against ‘Intolerance’, Ask PM to Break Silence

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NEW DELHI: Agitating from the alleged growing “intolerance” in the place, scores of Youth Congress employees assembled at Jantar Mantar listed here these days demanding that the Prime Minister break his silence on the concern.          

The agitating employees were tackled by Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia who accused the BJP-led NDA govt of failing to include the situation of increasing intolerance in the region.       

“The atmosphere of intolerance has been produced by BJP and we have to get rid of it. Their ministers and MPs are creating irresponsible remarks and they are silent. Their Assam Governor claims that India is for Hindus and Muslims can go to Pakistan or Syria…they are forgetting that India is a united nation,” he said in his tackle.            

Scindia also alleged that the NDA government has moved from “chai pe charcha”  to “gai (cow) pe charcha” and demanded that PM Narendra Modi break his silence on the issue.            

Although the activists ongoing with their “Sansad Gherao” programme, law enforcement had to use water canons to disperse them.

The protesters also targetted the government for the price tag hike of important commodities as properly, specially onions and potatoes.  

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Apex Court Dismisses TN Government’s Plea Seeking Police Custody of Folk Singer Kovan

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Courtroom these days dismissed a plea of the Tamil Nadu authorities searching for two-working day police custody of ultra-Left people singer Kovan, who was granted reduction by the Madras High Courtroom in a sedition circumstance.

A bench comprising Justices FMI Kalifulla and U U Lalit did not discover any benefit in the point out government’s charm looking for police custody of Kovan.

The point out government experienced challenged the large court docket order which experienced stayed the remand of Kovan to law enforcement custody.

fifty four-year-aged Kovan, propagandist singer of ultra-Remaining arts and literary outfit ‘Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kazhagam’, was arrested in Tiruchirapalli on Oct thirty for alleged sedition, uploading “defamatory” electronic content against Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and “disturbing community peace”.

On November seven, the Madras Substantial Court docket experienced stayed a local court buy remanding Kovan to police custody for two days, declaring it was ‘erroneous’.

The higher courtroom experienced handed the interim route at a unique hearing on a petition by the singer, difficult Main Judicial Justice of the peace Court’s November six buy.

The alleged defamatory articles in the kind of films were uploaded on some Tamil sites which had long gone viral in messaging mediums like Whatsapp.

The content material, although centred about the liquor vending plan of the Tamil Nadu government, allegedly had immediate references to Jayalalithaa, exhibiting her in a poor light-weight.

The HC had stated a perusal of the papers uncovered that in allowing two-day custody to Kovan, the principal issue of the reduce court docket experienced been the need to probe any link with the Naxals.

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Rains Lash Many Parts of TN, Chennai Schools Declare Holiday

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CHENNAI: Sharp showers ongoing to lash several parts of the state, like Chennai, ensuing in water-logging in numerous places and forcing closure of schools in the city even as the climate place of work forecast far more rains.

Authorities declared a getaway for faculties these days in Chennai, which witnessed large downpour in the morning, following spells of rain yesterday.

Several reduced-lying areas and streets ended up inundated and office-goers had a challenging time reaching their location.

Traffic in some elements, like the active Velachery region, moved at a sluggish speed adhering to inundation.

In a lot of areas, motorists and pedestrians were observed carefully negotiating potholes on the streets, numerous of which experienced been destroyed owing to the monsoon fury.

The weather office said a low force region would form in the southeast Bay of Bengal throughout the subsequent 24 hrs commencing 0830 hrs, warning of more rain in different components of the point out.

“Average to fairly hefty rain would happen at many locations in excess of all the districts of Coastal Tamil Nadu and Puduchery,” it mentioned.

Rain also ongoing to lash a lot of other components of the point out including Tiruchirappalli, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur and Tiruvarur.

A report from Erode explained vegetable wholesale traders and retail dealers ended up impacted as they could not transportation the produce from villages to city locations.

Inspite of the rain, instructional establishments remained open in Erode district and mothers and fathers ended up observed escorting their children in h2o-logged places.

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Bihar Assembly Adjourned Following Death of RLSP MLA

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PATNA: The Bihar State Assembly was adjourned on Monday pursuing the unexpected demise of Rashtriya Lok Samata Get together (RLSP) MLA Basant Kushwaha.

Kushwaha died this morning of a heart assault. He was fifty four.

Main Minister Nitish Kumar compensated tributes to the chief whose body was introduced to Patna and stored at the party workplace for people to offer their final respects.

“This is very regrettable. I shell out my condolences and I pray that he rests in peace. This is the 1st incident of a chief that has died just before the session and the getting of oath. There has been tradition that when a chief passes absent, then the Vidhan Sabha proceedings are suspended,” mentioned Kumar even though spending tribute to Kushwaha.

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India, Central African Republic Ties Will Strengthen in Coming Years: President

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NEW DELHI: Extending his greetings and felicitations to the Authorities and individuals of the Central African Republic on the eve of their Nationwide Day, President Pranab Mukherjee nowadays explained that bilateral relations between equally sides would be additional strengthened in the coming years.

“On behalf of the Govt, the individuals of India and on my own behalf, it provides me excellent enjoyment to express to you, to the Govt and the individuals of the Central African Republic heat greetings and felicitations on the event of your National Working day,” he said in his information to Central African Republic president Catherine Samba Panza.

President Mukherjee mentioned both nations enjoy warm and pleasant relations.

“I am assured that our bilateral relations will be more strengthened in the coming many years to our mutual gain. Remember to settle for, Excellency, my good needs for your personal health and nicely-getting, as effectively as for the development and prosperity of the pleasant folks of the Central African Republic,” he extra.

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Tejaswi Yadav Named Leader of RJD Legislature Party

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PATNA: Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav was picked as the chief of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislature get together at a meeting held listed here.

Meanwhile, previous Bihar main minister Rabri Devi has been named as the leader of RJD Legislative Council.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav had nominated the names of Tejaswi and Rabri for the posts throughout party’s first legislature party conference held on November 13.

Tejaswi, who has also been given the charge of 3 portfolios in the Nitish Kumar-led authorities, yesterday mentioned that he would go away no stone unturned for development of Bihar.

“I will leave no stone unturned for advancement & to improve the worth of Brand Bihar, so that @NitishKumar can be very pleased of me as his deputy,” he tweeted.

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