15 more Maoists’ bodies recovered from Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

15 more Maoists’ bodies recovered from Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

Gadchiroli: Security forces on Tuesday recovered 15 more bodies of Maoists, who were killed in an encounter with C-60 squad of commandos of the Maharashtra Police. The total number of casualties of Naxals in the Gadchiroli encounter now stands at 31. “In the operation by C-60 squad in Kasanasur jungle area, 16 bodies of Naxals […]

Names of 5,500 dead voters found in list in MP

Bhopal: Over 5,500 dead voters and 1,900 multiple entries were found in the voters list of Madhya Pradesh’s Kolaras Assembly constituency, where bypoll was held on February 24, according to a letter from the state’s CEO to the Election Commission (EC). In the letter, sent earlier this month to the EC, state Chief Electoral Officer […]

Centre defends death by hanging in SC, calls it safer, quicker

Centre defends death by hanging in SC, calls it safer, quicker

New Delhi: The Centre in its counter affidavit over a plea seeking an alternative method of execution other than hanging, on Tuesday submitted to the Supreme Court that hanging is far safer and quicker than lethal injections or firing squads. Supreme Court lawyer, Rishi Malhotra had filed the petition before the apex court seeking a […]

Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition seek ‘death’

Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition seek ‘death’

Ahmedabad: Over 5,000 people in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district, battling against the acquisition of land by a state power utility, have written letters to authorities seeking permission to die, a farmers’ body leader on Tuesday claimed. “A total of 5,259 people, comprising farmers and their family members from 12 affected villages, have sought ‘icchha mrityu’ (right […]

Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

Mandla : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scheme that seeks to strengthen the country’s Panchayati Raj system and address critical gaps that hinder its success. He launched the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Ramnagar in this tribal-dominated district of Madhya Pradesh on National Panchayati Raj Day. The Central government scheme aims at […]