With a landmine blast, this time suspected Naxalites attacked on CRPF jawans, killing 15 personnel dead and many injured near Pushtola in Gadchiroli district of eastern Maharashtra on Tuesday.
The blast was triggered while the troops belonging to the to the CRPF’s 192 Battalion were moving from Pushtola to Gatta in a bus. It is said that they were dominating the area for some specific operational information when bus hit a landmine fitted by Naxalites, died them on-the-spot, CRPF officials source said.
However Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra borders Andhra Pradesh is one of the major Maoist isolated area. Thereby, any relief and rescue to reach the area immediately is more difficult. Read more
With a slow upheld motion in Lok Sabha, Parliament assembly started, but within few hours the House blasted with slogans for demand of separate Telangana.
It was said to do on Monday, the second day of session. The major issue that forced to loud the voice of all the members of Congress, TDP and TRS party was the suicide by a tribal student demanding creation of Telangana state, along with 609 persons who have already said to suicide on this uproar issue.
While they raised the issue with copies of newspapers containing reports of suicides in Telangana, two more issue continued – one was the derogatory remarks by Team Anna against MPs and the second was Army chief’s allegations of bribe that was raised by BJP’s members.
The Parliament Speaker Meira Kumar had to adjourn the House till noon seeing out of control the assembly track. Read more
As per fresh reports, Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is in Patiala jail and was considered as main accused in assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh has written a letter to the Akal Takht.
Reports have said that latter says that there was no need for anyone to seek clemency for him. Balwant Singh Rajoana also denied accepting any kindness from the BJP, Capt Amarinder Singh or from late CM Beant Singhs family members.
Rajoana handed over the latter to his sister, Kamadeep Kaur, and she gave the latter to Akal Takht.
The latter said, “I have fought for my rights all through my life. I do not want to give away my principles for anyone.”
Balwant Singh Rajoana criticized all the political parties in his latter, especially the Akali Dal. He writes, “I neither trusted them (Akalis) nor believe them as they have failed to get justice from New Delhi. These leaders were mum till date and suddenly they are speaking for my clemency. All know how they have made money and what their reality is. The Akalis should give away blue turbans and instead don khaki turbans for failing to get justice from New Delhi time and again.” Read more
In a big crack-down in Army bribe case, the Army Chief VK Singh has once again given a socking statement.
The army chief has today named retired Lft Gen Tejinder Singh in the incident in which VK Singh was offered a bribe of Rs14 crore.
In regards to this, when media tried to approach Defense Minister AK Antony, he said, “I did not receive any written complaint at any stage.”
AK Antony was asked by media that his ministry did not act on army chief’s allegation. Read more