Pune techie murder: HRS chief, 20 others sent to JC

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A magistrate court here on Thursday remanded chief of Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) Dhananjay Desai and 20 others in 14 days judicial custody in connection with the murder of 28-year-old IT professional in Hadapsar following uploading of a Facebook post denigrating King Shivaji and late Bal Thackeray. Public prosecutor who earlier pleaded for extended police… Read more »

What action on arrest of girls: HC to Maha on FB row

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The  Maharashtra government has been asked by the Bombay High Court that what action it had taken against policemen who arrested two girls from nearby Palghar district for posting comments on Facebook against the bandh observed in Mumbai during Bal Thackeray’s funeral in November last year. A Bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka asked prosecutor Konde-Deshmukh… Read more »

Courts act tough on politicians, terrorists

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Cases involving corporates, politicians and terrorists engaged trial courts, which also advocated strong measures to deal with crime against women like the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old student at the fag end of the year. There was national outrage over the gang-rape case even as the courts here on regular intervals asked lawmakers to explore… Read more »

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray attacks Anna Hazare again

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Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray came up with an angry rejoinder Friday to activist Anna Hazare’s reaction to his Dussehra day comments on the anti-graft movement. In a sharp statement this evening, the 85-year-old Thackeray warned Hazare to stop behaving in a “childish manner” and not to lock horns with the Shiv Sena. “Yesterday, I… Read more »