Bhanvad Taluka woman who settled in Pak gets Ind citizenship

BP World Bureau | Dec 20 2019

Hasina Ben, who was settled in Pakistan post-marriage, received Indian citizenship amidst the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). She was born and brought up in Bhanvad Taluka of Gujarat and went to Pakistan in 1999 after marriage. Hasina then applied for Indian citizenship after the death of her husband over two years ago.

Delhi's Jantar Mantar ground zero for anti-CAA-NRC protests

BP World Bureau | Dec 19 2019

Delhi's Jantar Mantar has become ground zero for protests against newly passed Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Protestors who have gathered raised slogans against the CAA and NRC. The protestors defied the Section 144 to come out in large numbers. Police have also started detaining some protestors. The Delhi metro services and internet were suspended.

SC says police version of Hyd encounter needs to be probed

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 12 2019

Ordering a probe into the alleged encounter killing of 4 accused in the murder of Hyderabad veterinarian, the SC said that the police version needs to be investigated. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, who is representing Telangana, resisted a judicial probe citing undertaken SIT and NHRC probes. A court-appointed commission will probe the encounter.

Telangana appoints SIT to probe encounter of Vet’s killers

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 09 2019

Telangana Govt has appointed a Special Investigation Team to investigate the encounter of the 4 accused in the murder of the 26-year-old Hyderabad veterinarian. On Dec 6, in a reported encounter, the Cyberabad Police shot dead four accused in the case in an alleged “retaliatory firing” while the accused were taken for scene recreation at the crime spot.

Encounter: SC receives plea seeking action against cops

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 07 2019

The SC has received petitions seeking investigation and registration of FIR against the police personnel involved in the alleged encounter in Telangana. Petitioners advocates GS Mani and Pradeep Kumar Yadav argued that the police had not followed the SC’s 2014 guidelines in the case. Four accused in the murder of Hyderabad vet were shot dead by cops.

Kerala HC books 12 lawyers for gheraoing a woman magistrate

BEYOND Pink App | Nov 29 2019

The Kerala HC has booked against 12 lawyers for gheraoing a woman magistrate of Thiruvananthapuram District Court. The Kerala Judicial Officers' Association wrote to the court Registrar General seeking action against the lawyers for humiliating Magistrate Deepa Mohan. It was her ruling denying a bail to KSRTC driver that irked the lawyers.