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11 June, 2016 2:56 PM Dhabolkar Murder Accused Remanded to CBI Custody Till June 16

The CBI on Saturday remanded a Sanatan Sanstha activist Virendra Tawde to CBI custody till June 16 after her was arrested in connection with the murder a rationalist Narendra Dhabolkar from Pune. Rationalist Narendra Dhabolkar was murdered on the morning of August 2013 in Pune. Virendra Tawde who belongs to the Hindu Jan Jagruti group has been taken 141

11 June, 2016 2:56 PM Dabholkar murder case: Tawde remanded to CBI custody till June 16

A special court on Saturday has given time to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) till June 16 to quiz Dr. Virendra Tawde, a fringe rightwing Hindutva activist arrested by the agency in connection with the 2013 murder of firebrand rationalist-thinker Dr. Narendra Dabholkar. Dr.Tawde, a member of Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) – a splinter of the Sanatan 308

11 June, 2016 10:13 AM Narendra Dabholkar: A champion of rationalism

Three years ago, atheist and rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar was shot in the back of the head from close-range and in broad daylight by motorcycle-borne assailants when he was on his morning walk. The 67-year old was a veteran activist who dedicated his life to the eradication of social evils, religious superstition, and the caste system. Read to learn 196

11 June, 2016 6:39 AM CBI makes first arrest in Narendra Dabholkar murder case

CBI has arrested Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member Virendrasing Tawde in connection with the murder of Narendra Dabholkar in Pune in 2013 Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member Virendrasing Tawde in connection with the murder of noted rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune in 2013, the first in the case by the agency 161

11 June, 2016 5:38 AM Narendra Dabholkar case: CBI arrests Hindu Janjagruti Samiti leader for role in rationalist's murder

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested the chief coordinator of the Hindu Janjagruti Samiti (HGS) for his alleged role in the killing of rationalist Dr. Narendra Dabholkar on Friday. The arrest comes more than a week after the probe agency revealed that its investigators had found 'cyber forensic evidence' against HGS chief Dr. Virendra Singh 257

11 June, 2016 1:57 AM ENT doctor, a Sanatan member, held in Dabholkar murder case

PUNE: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) made its first arrest in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case late on Friday evening. The CBI arrested Dr Virendrasinh Tawade (48), an ENT specialist, from Panvel in Navi Mumbai. Tawade is a member of the Sanatan Sanstha as well as the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, CBI sources said. He used to earlier live in Satara 134

11 June, 2016 12:37 AM Hillary hires a PIO activist to win youth demographic

WASHINGTON: At 74, he's one of the oldest candidates to have run for the White House, and had he been elected, he would have been the oldest US president to take office. Remarkably, he attracted more support from the young (below 30) than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump put together — a staggering 71% in a two-vote race, which kept him in the nomination 133

10 June, 2016 12:13 AM Water scarcity cost power firms Rs 2,400 crore revenue loss

KOLKATA: Water scarcity has already cost coal fired companies nearly 7 billion units in lost electricity generation, with an estimated revenue loss of Rs 2,400 crore in the first five months of 2016 alone, according to an analysis by Greenpeace India. Greenpeace claim the findings have been independently reviewed by equity analysts at the research firm Equitorials 118

9 June, 2016 11:15 PM Maneka Gandhi objects to permission for culling animals damaging life, property

NEW DELHI: Maneka Gandhi, the women and child development minister and animal rights activist, and the Prakash Javadekar-led environment and forests ministry got into a tussle on Thursday over the killing of wild animals causing damage to human life and property. Gandhi reportedly said she couldn't understand the environment and forest ministry's "lust 180

9 June, 2016 3:23 PM JD(U) criticises Maneka for controversy on nilgai killing

Patna, Jun 9 (PTI) The JD(U) today criticised Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi for creating "unnecessary controversy" on the killing of nilgai (blue bills) and supported the move for culling in the interest of Bihar farmers. "Maneka Gandhi is creating an unnecessary controversy over the issue of culling of nilgai...If she is so much concerned 127