Activist Trupti Desai stopped from entering Shani Shingnapur Temple despite HC order

Trupti Desai

The Maharashtra Police on Saturday detained activist Trupti Desai while she was trying to enter the Shani Shingnapur Temple in Ahmednagar district of the state along with other Bhumata Brigade supporters. The development came just days after the Bombay High Court allowed women’s entry into the temple, which was banned earlier. The detention followed clashes between Bhumata Brigade members and locals, who were…

Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh accused of sexual harassment

Sardar Singh

An international hockey player of Indian origin has filed a police complaint against national team captain Sardar Singh alleging sexual harassment. The 21-year-old player, who hails from Leeds in England and was the first Sikh player in the Britain under-19 women’s hockey team, has filed a written complaint with Ludhiana police. Investigation of the case…

AAP MLA Mahendra Yadav gets bail in assault case

AAP MLA Mahendra Yadav

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Mahendra Yadav, who was sent to one-day police custody for assaulting a public servant on Friday, has been granted bail. The Vikaspuri MLA was arrested while he was protesting against Delhi Police for not filing an FIR in a rape case. The court had yesterday granted bail to four other accused…

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain receives threat letter

Shahnawaz Hussain

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday received a threat letter. A case was registered at North Avenue police station after the threat letter was received. While confirming receiving a threat letter, the BJP leader said, “I’ve received a threatening letter which had derogatory content against my party and my statements.” Hussain further…

My son’s innocent, stop defaming him: Zarina Wahab

Zarina Wahab

Sooraj Pancholi’s mother Zarina Wahab is angry and feels that her son is being targetted. Sooraj has been charge sheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Jiah Khan murder case under the Indian Penal Code, Section 306, which deals with abetment of suicide. “The entire charge sheet is not out yet. How dare…

Assault case: Cricketer Amit Mishra arrested in Bengaluru, gets bail

Legspinner Amit Mishra

Legspinner Amit Mishra was arrested and later released on bail in Bengaluru on Tuesday for allegedly assaulting a woman in September when he was in the city to attend a training camp for the ongoing series against South Africa. The cricketer was arrested after a nearly three-hour-long interrogation at Ashok Nagar police station after he…

Hardik Patel’s intention was to wage war against Gujarat govt, says FIR

Hardik Patel

The 27-page FIR filed by city crime branch against Hardik Patel and five others under serious charges of sedition says that the young quota leader had allegedly instigated his community to adopt violent means to “wage war” against Gujarat government. The probe agency has put transcripts of various telephonic conversations and speeches of Patidar Anamat…

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti sent to two-day policy custody

Somnath Bharti

Controversial AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, arrested in the wee hours in connection a domestic violence and attempt to murder case, was today sent to police custody for two days by Delhi court. 41-year-old Bharti, who had surrendered before police last evening, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Manika who remanded the former Delhi Law Minister to…