Sadiq

  • Pak will 'fine tune' trade with new government in India after LS polls 06-03-2014 08:34 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan, which has deferred granting MFN status to India, on Thursday said will "fine tune" its trade policies with the new government that will come to power after the general elections in April. "Pakistan will fine tune our trade with India when a new government is formed after the...
  • Family seeks justice for Sadiq on 11th anniversary of his encounter 13-01-2014 06:59 PM

    Ahmedabad: A prayer meeting was organised to mark 11 years of the encounter of Sadiq Jamal, who was allegedly on a mission to kill Narendra Modi. A large number of people took part in the prayer meeting where verses from holy books were read out. Shabbir Jamal, Sadiq's brother says...
  • Muslim leaders say Rahul Gandhi's statement 'most unfortunate' 25-10-2013 06:30 PM

    Lucknow: Rahul Gandhi's statement that Pakistani agencies approached young Muslims who lost family members in the communal riots of Muzaffarnagar has been slammed by prominent clerics of the community as "most unfortunate". Maulana Saif Abbas Naqvi, a Shia cleric, said the Congress leader's statement not only showed the Muslim community...
  • If Modi re-invents himself, we can revise our stand: Muslim cleric 25-10-2013 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: Muslim Personal Law Board Deputy chief Maulana Kalbe Sadiq has said that doors are not closed for talking to Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. A newspaper report quotes him as saying Modi's failure to prevent the Gujarat riots cannot be forgotten. However, he goes on...
  • Sadiq Jamal alleged fake encounter: CBI to question ex-IB officer, say sources 01-08-2013 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will question former IB officer Sudhir Kumar in connection with the Sadiq Jamal alleged fake encounter case, according to sources. Jamal was shot dead in Ahmedabad in January 2003. Sudhir Kumar, who was then the IB special director of the western zone,...
  • Court to hear Sadiq Jamal fake encounter case on August 6 03-07-2013 03:04 PM

    Ahmedabad: While the CBI is set to file its first chargesheet in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, another alleged fake encounter case being probed in Gujarat is that of Sadiq Jamal who was shot dead in Ahmedabad in 2003. Uncannily like in the Ishrat Jahan case, IB reports claimed...
  • Pak poll candidate, son shot dead by Taliban in Karachi 03-05-2013 10:38 PM

    Islamabad: An Awami National Party leader contesting Pakistan's upcoming general election and his six-year-old son were gunned down by the Taliban outside a mosque in the southern port city of Karachi on Friday. Sadiq Zaman Khattak, a candidate for polls to a parliamentary seat in Karachi, and his son were...
  • IM co-founder Sadiq Sheikh declared hostile witness 06-04-2013 01:50 AM

    Mumbai: Defence advocates on Friday declared alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Sadiq Sheikh a hostile witness in the 2006 train blast case. Sadiq, deposing in the court as a defence witness in the 2006 train bombing case, retracted his confessional statement given before a magistrate. "We declared him hostile because...
  • Israelis have brought unacceptable conditions: Adli Shaban Sadiq 20-11-2012 01:17 PM

    Ambassador of Palestine to India talks about truce with Israel and more. ...
  • No question of Chidambaram's resignation: Cong 27-09-2011 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing confidence that the controversy over the Finance Ministry note on the 2G issue will be over soon, Congress on Tuesday dismissed the Opposition's demand for Home Minister P Chidambaram's resignation. Law Minister Salman Khurshid had a meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi at her 10 Janpath residence...
  • 2G scam: CBI to probe Batcha's suicide note 07-07-2011 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is considering re-examination former telecom minister A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha's suicide note to ensure that there was no forgery involved, sources have told CNN-IBN. Doctors of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are likely to be consulted...
  • CBI to probe Sadiq Jamal Mehtar encounter case 16-06-2011 04:50 PM

    Ahmedabad: In a setback to Gujarat Police, the state high court today ordered a CBI inquiry in the 2003 Sadiq Jamal Mehtar encounter case. Justice MR Shah ordered the transfer of investigation from the city crime branch to the CBI on a petition by Sadiq's brother Shabbir Jamal Mehtar. The...
  • Fresh links exposed in 2G Spectrum scam 09-04-2011 08:55 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has details of what will be in the CBI's additional chargesheet in the 2G scam, two weeks hence. The Kalaignar TV link between Shahid Usman Balwa and A Raja has been long alleged and sources say the CBI is going to detail the 214 crore alleged kick...
  • CBI will probe Batcha death case: Govt tells SC 04-04-2011 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will probe the mysterious death of Sadiq Batcha, a close aide of former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja. The court then directed the Central Government to notify investigation into...
  • 2G scam: CBI to probe death of Raja aide Batcha 01-04-2011 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: The mysterious death of Sadiq Batcha, considered to be a key aide of former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja, is to be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The CBI told the Supreme Court on Friday that it would take over the investigation...
  • Batcha's autopsy doc files nomination for polls 26-03-2011 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: Dr V Dekal has filed his nomination as an independent candidate from Maduravoyal constituency for the Tamil Nadu polls. Dr V Dekal, a forensic surgeon, had conducted the postmortem of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. The Tamil Nadu government had earlier rejected the resignation of the doctor who...
  • Batcha autopsy doctor's resignation rejected 25-03-2011 11:40 AM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has rejected the resignation of the doctor who had conducted the postmortem on the body of Sadik Batcha, a close aide of former Union Telecom Minister A Raja. Batcha, who was under the CBI scanner, was found hanging at his house here on March 16...
  • Batcha's death: SC to hear plea for CBI probe 17-03-2011 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: The mysterious death of former telecom minister A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha was on Thursday brought to the notice of the Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the plea for a CBI probe in the matter. Appearing for NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation, on whose plea...
  • Doctor claims Sadiq Batcha died of asphyxia 17-03-2011 04:47 PM

    Chennai: The death of former telecom minister A Raja's key aide Sadiq Batcha was due to asphyxia and his body showed compression of the neck with hanging mark, a doctor who conducted the postmortem said on Thursday. "We cannot say now whether it was suicide or murder. The report will...
  • 2G: foul play not ruled out in Batcha's death 17-03-2011 10:18 AM

    Chennai: Investigators are not ruling out a foul play in the death of Sadiq Batcha, who was a close aide of jailed former telecom minister A Raja. Batcha was reportedly found hanging at his Chennai residence on Wednesday with his family members claiming that he committed suicide. One of the...
  • How does Sadiq Batcha's death impact 2G probe 16-03-2011 10:09 PM

    On Talking Point, CNN-IBN discusses if Sadiq Batcha's death will impact the 2G probe. ...
  • Batcha's death will not affect 2G probe: CBI 16-03-2011 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said the death of Sadiq Batcha, a close aide of former Telecom Minister A Raja, in Chennai will have no bearing on the probe in the 2G spectrum scam as "all the evidences have already been recorded". "There has been...
  • BJP demands CBI probe into Batcha's death 16-03-2011 05:19 PM

    Guwahati: The BJP on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the mysterious death of A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha. "A CBI probe is necessary to ascertain the reason of sudden death of one of the chief operators of 2G scam," BJP's national spokesman Prakash Javadekar told reporters here. "Although...
  • Subramanian Swamy demands probe into Batcha's death 16-03-2011 05:02 PM

    Janata Party President and the petitioner in the 2G scam probe Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday demanded investigation into the death of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. ...
  • Swamy demands probe into Batcha's death 16-03-2011 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: Janata Party President and the petitioner in the 2G scam probe Subramanian Swamy, on Wednesday, demanded investigation into the death of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. "The most important thing is that suicide and murders are going to be a common part of the 2G investigations because reputations...
  • Raja's close aide Batcha's suicide note found 16-03-2011 02:19 PM

    Chennai: A close aide of jailed former telecom minister A Raja, Sadiq Batcha was on Wednesday found dead in his Chennai home. Though the police and his family suspect suicide, foulplay is not being ruled out in the case. Batcha's suicide note was found by the police on Wednesday evening....