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After 30 Years Police Inside Tamil Nadu Assembly February 20, 2017 16:26

2017 Tamil Nadu assembly had many repetitions of history. After 30 years Tamil Nadu assembly had a floor test. After 30 years police entered the Tamil Nadu assembly. Even when a section of IPS officers had faulted of having violated the service rules which bars the IPS officials from wearing any other uniform except khakhis at all the times, the deployment of senior IPS officers as House Marshals in Watch and Ward (all-whites) uniform to evict the DMK legislators during the trust vote in the Assembly is ‘termed’ as a legislative privilege of the Speaker. “When the Inspector level officers could not execute the orders of the Speaker to evict the DMK MLAs, the Speaker held a meeting with COP S. George and DGP T.K. Rajendran, and the orders were issued in concurrence. Therefore, obedience to the order promulgated by the Legislative Assembly Secretariat would supersede the service rules. The permission will be deemed as special duty requiring them to wear Watch & Ward uniform. The legislative privilege is invoked in allowing senior IPS officers into the Assembly in House Marshal’s uniform. The Watch and Ward duty is usually awarded upto the rank of Inspector who has experience and training. The moment he enters the house, the official will cease to be a policeman and will be at the discretion of the Speaker for the conduct of the Assembly,” said a senior police official. The only precedent of IPS officers entering the Assembly took place 30 years ago during the floor test of the then CM Janaki. “The then bureaucrats present discouraged me from going inside as they stated it would disrupt the sanctity of the Assembly. I was more Police. I heard the then Speaker PH. Pandian calling for help repeatedly. I saw the charged-up atmosphere going out of hands. I entered the Assembly, and my constables followed me. We took control of the situation,” said Walter Isaac Devaram, the then COP of Chennai City in 1988, the first person to enter the Assembly in Khakhis. Edappadi K Palaniswami Appointed as TN Chief Minister by Guv By Premji

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Blackmail angle in the actress’s kidnap emerges February 20, 2017 12:18

Abduction and sexual assault of a mainstream actor revealed that a seven-member gang had conspired a month ago to blackmail and extort money from her. “The interrogation revealed that a conspiracy was hatched to blackmail the actor and extort money,” Ernakulam (Rural) district police chief A.V. George said. “We cannot share further details now.” The police have identified Sunil kumar a.k.a. Pulsar Suni, a history sheeter from Perumbavur in Ernakulam as the key accused in the case. The investigation team, have arrested the actress’s driver Martin Antony and  picked up ‘Vadival’ Salim, a native of Alappuzha and Pradeep, a native of Kannur, from their hideout in Coimbatore by tracing their mobile phones. The gang leader ‘Pulsar’ Suni, had told the investigation team that the Martin had planned to extort Rs 30 lakh from the actor using the videos of the “molestation” bid and offered money to them for their “help”. They said that Suni had asked them to join the gang from Kalamassery on February 17. “They, too, were offered money, but were not paid by Suni after the incident,” police sources said. Martin is remanded to 14-day judicial custody by the Kalamassery Magistrate. The cops said that the absconding accused, Suni, Manikandan, Vijeesh and another unidentified person, will be apprehended shortly. “We’ve issued lookout notices against them,” Mr George said. The police has lodged an FIR with IPC sections 376 (rape), 365 (kidnap), 120-B (criminal conspiracy) 341 (wrongful restraint) 506 (criminal intimidation) and provisions under the IT Act. Malayalam Actress Bhavana Kidnapped & Molested Inside her Car, 1 Accused Arrested By Premji

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Fugitive Dawood Ibrahim Funded Zakir Naik February 20, 2017 11:51

In a major revelation by Zakir Naik’s aide, it has come to know that underworld don fugitive Dawood Ibrahim used to fund Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). Zakir Naik's chief financial officer (CFO) Aamir Gazdar revealed that, "Dawood Ibrahim has funded Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation.”. Aamir Gazdar said that, "the said funding by Dawood Ibrahim used to take place through a mediator -  Sultan Ahmed." ED officials said that they suspected, Gazdar handled the funds and transactions worth more than Rs 200 crore on behalf of Naik and his NGO. On Feb 17, a special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) cases in Mumbai had remanded Aamir Gazdar, a close aide of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, in to the custody of Enforcement Directorate. "Enforcement Directorate custody granted till February 22," said the judge P R Bhavke. "Apart from IRF, Naik was also running various trusts in India as well as abroad and he was in complete control over such instrumentalities which are being run by him in close cahoots with his confidante trustees Mohammed Naik (his brother) and Gazdar," the ED's remand application said. Gazdar was director in at least six companies viz. Universal Broadcasting Corporation, Lords Production (both in UK), Harmony Media, Longlast Constructions, Majestic Perfumes and Alpha Lubricants (all in Mumbai). Harmony Media used to produce videos of provocative speeches and were exported to Dubai for telecasting, the ED said. By Premji

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Pawan takes up weaver’s issues at Mangalagiri February 20, 2017 11:19

Jana Sena Chief Pawan Kalyan back on to the street after a short break, raking up the issues of weavers at the handloom hub Mangalagiri, in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. He is going to address a massive meeting of Padmasalis (weavers) on today evening. 75 handloom weavers will be fasting for one day at the ground in front of the Acharya Nagarjuna University near Mangalagiri, where over 10,000 people from the weaving community are expected to gather to highlight the problems faced by the community. Jana Sena volunteers are mobilising the people in large number and making massive arrangements for the public meeting which will be addressed by Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, who will then make a call to the agitators to call off their fast in the evening. After a lull break, this is for the first time Pawan Kalyan is going to be amidst the people, after his tour in the Uddanam area in Srikakulam district where he had highlighted the problems of mysterious kidney diseases. While he gave a call for a Jallikattu-style rally at Visakhapatnam beach on January 26 demanding for the special category status to Andhra Pradesh, he did not participate and was confined to attacking the Centre through twitter. By Premji

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AIMIM MLA Calls PV Sindhu a Volleyball Player February 18, 2017 13:20

The 5K run held on Friday in Hyderabad at Charminar. Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MLA, Mr Mumtaz Ahmed Khan gave a speech in which he referred PV Sindhu as a volleyball player. The MLA inaugurated the run. While thanking the organisers and other dignitaries present on the dais he got confused about PV Sindhu career. After whispering into the ears of Deputy Chief Minister Mr Mahmood Ali, said, “We are thankful to PV Sindhu, the volleyball player who has represented Hyderabad on an international platform.” The Olympic silver medallist shuttler took it on the lighter sid. She was seen smiling at the misrepresentation. Sindhu’s parents are former volleyball players and she is a badminton star. The MLA got confused with that. Asaduddin Owaisi raises slogans of ‘Hindustan Zindabad’ BY M. DIVYA SRI

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NGT Asks UP Government to Pay Rs 20,000 Fine for Neglecting Taj Mahal February 18, 2017 12:26

The National Green Tribunal on Friday has fined Uttar Pradesh government agencies for not responding to a plea stating that large-scale garbage waste is turning the Taj Mahal yellow. The Tribunal had ordered the state government’s Urban Development ministry, Agra municipal authority and its District Magistrate to pay a fine of Rs 20,000 to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The verdict came after an NGO named Social Action for Forest and Environment (SAFE) said that a joint report of IIT-Kanpur, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Wisconsin has shown that the dust and carbon generated from the large-scale municipal solid waste burnt are turning the Taj Mahal’s white marble into yellow. The bench was headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar previously asked a reply from the concerned authorities about the same. The bench has given the last chance to the officials to file the response. “Let reply be filed within two weeks subject to payment of Rs 20,000 each as the cost to CPCB,” the bench said. UP Special Task Force Arrest 3 for Online Fraud Worth Rs 3,700 crore BY M. DIVYA SRI

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NRI Dumps his Wife and 8 Months Old Boy at RGI Airport February 18, 2017 12:16

In a shocking incident, an NRI who came from Virginia left his pregnant wife along with their eight-month-old baby boy at the RGI airport in Shamshabad. According to the reports, on Tuesday at around 2.30 a.m, Y Keerthi Sai Reddy along with his wife Sirisha and their son landed at RGIA from Virginia via Dubai. As soon as they arrived, Sai Reddy met his mother Vanitha. Instead of informing Sirisha, he left with her mother. “Stating that he will return in a few minutes, my husband left us both at the airport. Instead of returning, he along with his mother went to their house at Ramanthapur. Also, he took my mobile phone and did not give any cash,” Sirisha said at a press conference. Sirisha approached a police outpost for help. Assistant Sub-Inspector Dhan Singh made her talk to her parents who live in Vanasthalipuram Y Keerthi Sai Reddy was a mechanical engineer and married 25-year-old Sirisha, a B.Tech graduate in 2015. Two months after their marriage, he along with his mother started to harass Sirisha. They suspected her fidelity after she gave birth to their son Sahit. Sirisha said, “My husband got my child DNA typed. I have a six-month-old daughter. They would not allow me to breastfeed the child. My husband said that he wanted me to go back to India as it was not possible to live in the US due to financial reasons. He just dumped me at the airport.” In January, Sirisha had told the matter to her parents, who in turn lodged a police complaint with Vanasthalipuram police against Sai Reddy Kirthi and his mother Tour Operator Fails to Deliver Visas, Group gets Stuck at RGIA BY M. DIVYA SRI

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Malayalam Actress Bhavana Kidnapped & Molested Inside her Car, 1 Accused Arrested February 18, 2017 11:36

Malayalam actress Bhavana was kidnapped and molested in a moving car by unidentified men. The incident took place on Saturday when the actress was returning home from a shoot in Ernakulam district in Kerala. The men stopped and came inside Bhavana’s car near Athani in Angamaly. The actress was assaulted in a moving car for 25 kms till they reached Palarivattom. The accused men then got down and fled in another car. The actress then informed the police about the incident. In her complaint, she said that her former driver, Martin, was among those who forcibly came inside her car. The police have arrested the driver while another accused Sunil, who also worked as a driver for the actress has been absconding. The actress also said in her statement that the gang took video and photos of her and also threatened her with dire consequences if tells about the incident to anyone. The police have registered a case of kidnapping and molestation. Bhavana has acted in Telugu films like Ontari, Hero, Mahatma, NIppu. She has also acted in many advertisements. Namrata Shirodkar Gives Rs.30 Lakh Cheque to Siddhapuram Village BY M. DIVYA SRI

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First Look of 'Duvvada Jagannadham' is Here February 18, 2017 10:23

Finally the wait is over. Here's the first look of Tollywood Stylish star Allu Arjun's movie 'Duvvada Jagannadham'. In the poster Bunny is seen in traditional Brahmin avatar, as he arrives on a scooter loaded with vegetables. The movie is set against an Agraharam backdrop. According to the reports, Allu Arjun might be playing a role of a cook or a vegetable vendor. The movie is being directed by Harish Shankar. The film has music by Devi Sri Prasad. Dil Raju is producing the movie under the banner of Sri Venkateswara Creations. Previously, a photo of Allu Arjun in 'Duvvada Jagannadham' avatar was leaked which went viral on social media. The movie is expected to release on 19th May. Allu Arjun's 'Duvvada Jagannadham' Look Leaked, Goes Viral on Social Media BY M. DIVYA SRI

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Delhi: Commonwealth Medalist Arrested With 2 Others, 25 kg Drug Seized February 18, 2017 09:32

In a shocking incident, a Commonwealth youth games silver medallist was arrested along with two other persons for holding over 25 kg of party drug 'Meow-Meow'. The drugs were worth of Rs 50 crore. All the three were arrested from New Delhi railway station. "The drug recovered from the arrested accused had originated from African countries and was brought to Mumbai through shipments", a senior police official said. "The accused had brought it to Delhi from where it was to be sent to UAE, UK, USA, Malaysia and other Middle-East countries", said Sanjeev Yadav, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell). "The trio Amandeep Singh, 29, Harpreet Singh, 30, and Hanish Sarpal, 36, was arrested on February 15 by a Special Cell team that was tracking their movement based on specific inputs", Yadav said. "Accused Harpreet Singh is a former international athlete who had won the silver medal for India at Commonwealth Youth Games, 2004, held in Australia. He also won the bronze medal in SAF Games, 2006, held in Colombo," he said. The Special Cell sleuths got a tip off on February 11 that Amandeep along with Harpreet would travel to Mumbai to collect the drug mephedrone (Meow Meow). After taking the packet they planned to come back to Delhi by train. "Further, the team learnt that the duo will board Dadar-Amritsar train and reach Delhi in the wee hours of February 15. A trap was laid and all the entry and exit points of New Delhi station were covered. Around 6.15 AM, the cops spotted Amandeep and Harpreet near a parking and caught them after a short chase", the officer said. "The third member of the syndicate, Hanish, was arrested on the insistence of accused Amandeep and Harpreet and 650 gms of the drug was recovered from his possession", he said. "During the interrogation of the accused it emerged that Kailash Rajput, presently residing in Dubai and Kishan, living in Uttar Pradesh, are kingpins of the syndicate", the DCP said. Kishan has many associates working in Mumbai. Once, the consignment arrives in Mumbai, Kishan and Kailash Rajput talk to Delhi-Mumbai based agents including Amandeep, Hanish and Harpreet, to get the drug consignment and send it to other countries. "Harpreet allegedly around 2006, took part in some national athletic championships but was debarred from the events as he was detected "positive" in the dope test. He had to quit games as during the trial of Commonwealth Games 2010, he had a permanent injury", said the officer. "After quitting games, he started a business of property dealing but due to slump in the property business in 2013-14 he was lured into drug trafficking through Amandeep," he said. Police with the help of electronic surveillance and secure sources discovered that these days Mephedrone is usually being used by the youngsters, especially in "Rave parties" in Mumbai, Delhi and other metro cities of the country. This dangerous drug is considered to be the "appropriate substitute" of cocaine. The Special Cell of Delhi Police last year in July had nabbed nine drug traffickers seizing 14 kg of Mephedrone from them. NCB Racket Arrest Scientist & his Wife, Seize Drugs Worth Rs 231 Cr BY M. DIVYA SRI

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