Tag Archives: detained

Protesters detained for lodging protest outside Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Network

New Delhi: Fifty-five protesters, mostly women lawyers and activists, who were protesting outside the Supreme Court against the clean chit given to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi by an inhouse probe panel in the sexual harrasment case, were detained by the police on Tuesday, 7 May 2019.

The protesters were taken to the Mandir Marg Police station where they were detained under Section 144 of CrPC and .

A three Judge panel of the apex Court headed by Justice SA Bobde and comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Indu Malhotra, found “no substance” in the complaint lodged against the CJI by a former employee of the Supreme Court.

The complainant had raised procedural objections and withdrawn from the enquiry proceedings.

The secretary general of the Supreme Court issued a notice on Monday which stated: “The In-House Committee has found no substance in the allegations contained in the Complaint dated 19.04.2019 of a former employee of the Supreme Court of India”.

OROP and suicide by Army veteran: Police stops Rahul from leading candle march

Newsroom24x7 Staff

rahul-gandhi-detained-thrice-in-two-daysNew Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, after being detained twice yesterday, was against stopped from marching to India Gate here to register protest over the suicide by Army veteran Ram Kishan Grewal due to the lopsided implementation of the one-rank-one-pension (OROP) scheme by the Union Government
Rahul was detained twice yesterday when he was trying to meet the family of the deceased soldier.

Police took away Rahul Gandhi in a van when he was leading a Congress party’s candle light march from Jantar Mantar to India Gate. He was then dropped on the adjacent Feroze Shah Road.

Army veteran commits suicide over OROP: Rahul Gandhi slams Modi Government

Newsroom24x7 Staff

rahul-gandhi-detained-by-delhi-policeNew Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi earlier today was detained by police and not allowed to meet the family members of the Army veteran who allegedly committed suicide by taking poison at Jantar Mantar in the capital last night as he had failed to receive pension according to the one-rank-one pension (OROP) scheme implemented by the Union Government.

Amid high drama, Rahul Gandhi was arrested for the second time after he had met the deceased ex-Armyman’s family. Even Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejrival’s movement was restricted by Delhi Police. Matters got precipitated as many Congress and AAP leaders, including Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia were detained by the police.

The Congress Vice President lashed out at the Modi Government. He said how can they arrest the family members of the deceased ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal, who was from Bhiwani district in Haryana. He also described his own detention as undemocratic.

When a media-person told senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad that Union Minister and former Army chief General V.K. Singh had said that the deceased ex-serviceman was of unstable mind, the Congress leader said that the person who has said this should get his mental condition examined.

Pathankot attack mastermind Masood Azhar detained

Newsroom24x7 Desk

Masood Azhar
Masood Azhar

Islamabad/NewDelhi: With just 48 hours left for the scheduled Foreign Secretary level talks, Pakistan today issued an official statement announcing that the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Azhar Masood has been detained along with several others of the terrorist outfit following actionable intelligence provided by India holding the extremist group responsible for the Pathankot terror attack.

Masood Azhar was among three militants released in December 1999 following the hijacking of Indian airlines Airbus A300 – IC 814 en route from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal to Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India. The three militants were implicated in terrorist acts, including the 9/11 New York, the kidnap and murder of Daniel Pearl and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Azhar subsequently founded JeM in 2000 which was behind the 2001 Indian Parliament attack.