No news of baot carrying 80 Rohingya Muslims since last 10 days

There are rumours that the Indian Coast Guard has pushed the boat into Bangladesh or Myanmar territorial waters KOLKATA — Fifty days after they sailed out of Bangladesh’s coastal region of Cox’s Bazar, more than 80 Muslim Rohingya refugees were reported stranded in a boat in the Andaman sea. “But there is no news from the boat in the last 10 days. The Indian Coast Guard seem to have snatched the one satellite phone on the boat. There are rumours that the Indians have pushed the boat into Bangladesh or Myanmar…

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Sitting BJP MLA caught red-handed distributing money to women voters in Assam

By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi: Amid the allegations of gross violation of Model Code of Conduct by the ruling BJP in Assam, a sitting party MLA was caught red-handed  while allegedly distributing money to prospective voters in the state which will vote for the 39 constituencies in the second phase on Thursday. The sitting BJP MLA Ramakant Dewri caught on camera distributing money ahead of phase II polls who is contesting the Assam Assembly election from the Morigaon constituency, which will go to the polls on Thursday. In the…

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Yogi govt withdraws case against ex-DSP who booked Mukhtar Ansari under POTA

New Delhi: The Yogi Adityanath-led government has withdrawn a case filed against former Deputy SP Shailendra Singh, who had invoked POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act) against Mukhtar Ansari. CJM Varanasi has ordered the withdrawal of the case against former Deputy SP Shailendra Singh. In January 2004, Shailendra Singh was the Deputy SP in-charge of the Varanasi unit of UP Spcial Task Force. He had claimed that Ansari had procured a light machine gun for the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai. Shailendra Singh had resigned from the UP Police Service after…

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Imam attacked inside mosque in Mangalore

New Delhi: A group of three unidentified persons attacked Imam of a mosque on Tuesday night in Farangipete area of Mangalore district in Karnataka. The assailants were caught on CCTV camera. Local police said that the Imam identified as Mushtaq was attacked when he was sleeping. However, the cause of the attack is being ascertained. The Imam has been admitted to a hospital for medical assistance, said the police. A case has been filed under various sections of Indian Penal Code against three unnamed persons and an investigation has been launched…

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10 Rohingya refugees picked up by police, sent to detention center

New Delhi : 10 Rohingyas refugees living in a make shift camp at Kanchan Kunj area of Jamia Nagar New Delhi have been picked up by Delhi Police and sent to detention center on Wednesday. “Today morning the policemen came and took away 10 Rohingyas refugees to a detention camp near Shastri Park Metro station, named White House, said Salim Ullah. Those picked up had valid documents / card from UNHRC. When we approached the police station and asked why they picked up our people, one police officer said ‘we…

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