UP Polls: Polling starts for 7th and final phase in Uttar Pradesh
Seventh, but Final Phase of Polling of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections spreading over 60 seats in ten districts started early morning at 7 am amidst tight security arrangements.
Covering Bijnore, Moradabad, Bheem Nagar, Rampur, Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Badaun, Bareilly, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur and Lakhimpur Kheri district, more than 1.82 crore voters cast their votes to decide the fate of their franchise.
In the list of candidates, Samajwadi Party’s Muslim face Mohammad Azam Khan is on top most who is contesting from Rampur. Read more
I will fight my battle in court, says Kripashankar Singh
On the direction of Bombay High Court, the Police arrested Former Mumbai Congress President Kripashankar Singh allegedly in the case of disproportionate assets.
All the properties that Singh and his family reportedly own including a bungalow, seven flats and hundreds of acres of land, all are seized by SIT for investigating high profile untraceable assets.
Answering the questions of Media reporters over his untraceable matter, Kripashankar said he was not running away.
He said, “Law will takes its own course, I am not running away, I am innocent. I will fight my battle in court.” Read more
Aarushi murder case: SC rejects Talwar’s plea to transfer case
Once again Dr Rajesh Talwar and his wife Nupur has failed in their attempt of petition as rejection made by Supreme Court, to transfer the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case from Ghaziabad to Delhi, on Friday.
The apex court said that personal inconvenience instead of having adequate security to the Talwars cannot be made a ground for transferring the case.
After being attacked Aarushi’s father Rajesh from outside the Ghaziabad court in January 2011, the Talwars couple had appealed to transfer the case from a Ghaziabad court to a Delhi court. Read more
Is Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s link to Lashkar militant?
Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has recommended the name of one of the two suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militants who were nabbed by New Delhi on Wednesday at a railway station for a Pakistani visa, reportedly said by Delhi Police official.
Talking to media, Home Minister P Chidambaram said that Duo were planning to bomb a crowded area of Delhi as bomb-making material including wires, flash powder used in crackers and sulphuric acid has recovered from Malik.
Shocking fact was that the name of national agencies and a couple of state police forces and two people were also declared to be involved in this jointly carried out operation. Read more