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Vol. XLVIII No. 8, 2010-05-23
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SRI RAM SENE CHIEF EXPOSED PROMISING RIOTS FOR PRICE
 
Sri Ram Sene chief, Pramod Muthalik, has been exposed promising riots for price in Muslim concentration areas. The recent move is likely to bust his alleged role in the infamous Mangalore pub attack, on January 24, 2009. A sting operation carried out by TV channel Headlines Today and Tehelka magazine reveals that the Sene and its leader Muthalik were willing to stage riots for ‘a price’ in Bangalore or Mangalore. “If you are willing to spend Rs 60 lakh, t... More
 
 
 
INSURANCE POLICIES UN-ISLAMIC; NO FATWA AGAINST WORKING WOMEN: DEOBAND
 
The Darul Uloom Deoband, country’s largest Islamic seminary, has declared that insurance policy is against the tenets of Islam.  “The insurance policy is unlawful as it is based on interest and gambling”, says a recent fatwa from the seminary. The edict issued by Darul Ifta department of Darul Uloom came in response to a query whether it is lawful to get insurance. Earlier, Darul Uloom had declared the job of writing and calculating interest based work in banks a... More
 
 
 
CONVERSION A MUST FOR A NON-MUSLIM TO MARRY A MUSLIM: HC
 
In a judgment of far-reaching implications, the Allahabad High Court, on May 11, ruled that a non-Muslim girl must convert to Islam to marry a Muslim – failing which her marriage with a Muslim man would be void as it contradicts Islamic dicta and tenets of the holy Quran. The ruling, by a division bench comprising Justices Vinod Prasad and Rajesh Chandra, came on a writ petition filed by Dilbar Habib Siddiqui. Siddiqui had sought quashing of an FIR registered against him on March 17 u... More
 
 
 
CPM FLAYS GOVT FOR BEING SOFT ON HINDUTVA EXTREMISTS
 

The CPI(M), on May 13, criticised the central government for lack of firmness in dealing with Hindutva extremists and demanded a coordinated probe into the Malegaon, Hyderabad and Ajmer blasts allegedly carried out by Hindutva terrorists. “The terrorist attacks at these places must be seen as the handiwork of a network of Hindutva extremist groups. It is inexplicable why cases involving the Hindutva terrorist attacks have not been handed over for investigation by the newly set up Nation... More

 
 
 
PLEA FOR KARKARE KILLING PROBE REJECTED
 

The Supreme Court, on May 11, dismissed the petition for a probe into the killing of Hemant Karkare, then head of Maharashtra Police’s Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS), who succumbed to his injuries during the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. The petition, filed by Radhakant Yadav, wanted an independent fact-finding committee, headed by a sitting or a retired judge of the Apex Court, to look into the events before Karkare’s killing. A bench of Justice B. Sudershan Reddy and Justice Surinder S... More

 
 
 
VERDICT OF BHOPAL GAS TRAGEDY ON JUNE 7
 

After 26 years of the Bhopal gas tragedy, which claimed thousands of innocent lives, a local court of Bhopal, trying the case, would pronounce its verdict on June 7. Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohan P. Tiwari informed that he will pronounce the judgement on the toxic leak from the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) factory. After the arguments of prosecution, the CBI, and defence of eight accused drew to a close in the 23-year-old trial. During the trial, 178 prosecution witnesses were examine... More

 
 
 
DECLARE HONOUR KILLING A HEINOUS CRIME: EXPERTS
 
Amid strong voices against caste council rulings and honour killings, experts, on May 11, demanded an amendment in Indian Penal Code to define these deplorable activities as a ‘heinous crime’ by adding a new section to the criminal law. “There is lack of accurate information on honour killings in India, primarily because it is not defined in our law. It should be defined as a heinous crime, it is a crime against women,” said Supreme Court Advocate Kirti Singh during ... More
 
 
 
3 GET CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, 20 LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR KILLING 21 DALITS
 

A Bihar court, on May 12, sentenced three persons to death and 20 others to life imprisonment in connection with the killing of 21 Dalits, in 1996, at Bathani Tola in Bhojpur district of Bihar. Additional District and Sessions Judge A.K. Srivastava announced the quantum of punishment. On May 5, the court had found the accused guilty of killing the Dalits on July 11, 1996. The accused were suspected activists of Ranvir Sena, a private militia of land owners. The court had earlier acquitted 30 ... More

 
 
 
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