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  • J&K: Minister's son storms police station, assaults complainant July 16, 2014

    Srinagar: In a shocking incident from Jammu and Kashmir, the son of the state's Forest Minister on Wednesday stormed into a police station and allegedly assaulted a man who had filed a complaint against three of his men. Mohammad Sadiq had complained that three aides of Mehr Ali had beaten...
  • BJP leader Trivendra files nomination from Doiwala seat for bypolls July 4, 2014

    BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat was among four candidates who filed their nomination papers on Friday for the Doiwala assembly seat where a bypoll is slated for July 21. Rawat was accompanied by by Pradesh BJP president Tirath Singh Rawat and former chief minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank as he filed his...
  • Uneasy calm prevails in Pune after techie's murder in suspected hate crime June 6, 2014

    Pune: Uneasy calm prevails in Pune where a 24yearold IT professional was murdered in a suspected case of hate crime earlier this week. While the Pune Police has arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh, to death,...
  • Hate crime in Pune: Time to act against religious fanatics? June 5, 2014

    A 28yearold software professional was bludgeoned to death allegedly by seven persons with suspected links to a Hindu outfit near Pune, police said on Wednesday. The murder of Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed from Solapur and was a resident of Hadapsar, on Monday night sparked tension in the area, they...
  • Pune youth murder: 'The first wicket has fallen', said an SMS by the accused June 5, 2014

    Pune: The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24yearold IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. Hindu Rashtra Sena leader...
  • Pune: 20 people arrested for the murder of 28yearold IT professional June 4, 2014

    Pune: The Pune Police has arrested 20 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group Hindu Rashtra Sena for allegedly beating to death a 24yearold IT professional in Pune on Monday. Thirteen of the accused have been charged with murder. The software professional Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed...
  • Muslims need not fear Narendra Modi: Kalbe Sadiq May 26, 2014

    Expressing confidence over the country's development under Narendra Modi's prime ministership, Shia cleric Kalbe Sadiq has said Muslims do notneed to fear. "As Prime Minister, his (Modi) mentality will change automatically," the All India Muslim Personal Law Board vice President, Sadiq, said yesterday at Chilkana village in the Saharanpur district. The Shia...
  • Pak will 'fine tune' trade with new government in India after LS polls March 6, 2014

    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 general...
  • Family seeks justice for Sadiq on 11th anniversary of his encounter January 13, 2014

    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' October 25, 2013

    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 in...
  • If Modi reinvents himself, we can revise our stand: Muslim cleric October 25, 2013

    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 exIB officer, say sources August 1, 2013

    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, will...
  • Court to hear Sadiq Jamal fake encounter case on August 6 July 3, 2013

    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 May 3, 2013

    Islamabad: An Awami National Party leader contesting Pakistan's upcoming general election and his sixyearold 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 cofounder Sadiq Sheikh declared hostile witness April 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Defence advocates on Friday declared alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder 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...
  • 7/11 Mumbai blasts: Accused to examine IM cofounder March 31, 2013

    Mumbai: A special MCOCA court on Saturday allowed the accused in July 2006 suburban train blasts case to examine Indian Mujhahideen (IM) cofounder Sadiq Israr Sheikh and two others as defence witnesses, ignoring opposition by the AntiTerrorism Squad. The defence had filed an application in the Maharashtra Control of Organised...
  • Acidattack victim appointed to school education department March 27, 2013

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday appointed the Hyderpora acidattack victim to the state school education department, on compassionate grounds. Local MLA and ruling National Conference provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani and Tanvir Sadiq, political secretary to the Chief Minister on Wednesday visited the victim's house in Baghat...
  • Tendulkar's retirement announcement came suddenly: Sadiq January 1, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Pakistan opener Sadiq Mohammad questioned the timing of Sachin Tendulkar's ODI retirement, saying the Indian could have called it quits in a more organised manner, which would have given his team a chance to give him a "grand farewell". "His retirement announcement came suddenly. Normally, a big player announces...
  • Israelis have brought unacceptable conditions: Adli Shaban Sadiq November 20, 2012

    Ambassador of Palestine to India talks about truce with Israel and more. ...
  • Gujarat: CBI to charge extop cops in Jamal encounter case September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is ready to file a chargesheet on October 30 against former top Gujarat police officers DG Vanzara and PC Pandey in yet another fake encounter. The central probe agency has said that like the killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, the...
  • No question of Chidambaram's resignation: Cong September 27, 2011

    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 in...
  • 2G scam: CBI to probe Batcha's suicide note July 7, 2011

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

    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 court...
  • Fresh links exposed in 2G Spectrum scam April 9, 2011

    New Delhi: CNNIBN 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 April 4, 2011

    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 April 1, 2011

    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 March 26, 2011

    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 had...
  • Batcha autopsy doctor's resignation rejected March 25, 2011

    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 March 17, 2011

    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...