According to the NIA, the ATS probe led by Hemant Karkare had 'planted' evidence. This is a defamatory allegation that seeks to sully the name of Karkare posthumously
Faraz Ahmad Delhi
When The Indian Express reported that National Investigating Agency (NIA) officials told the Special Public Prosecutor in the Malegaon bomb blast case, Rohini Sailan, to quietly withdraw from the case, not many were really surprised. The report suggested that the agency official told Sailan that, after the new government took over in Delhi in 2014, there was little reason to pursue the case vigorously, as the political environment had changed.
In light of the National Investigation Agency's(NIA) U-turn with regards to the Malegaon blasts case it is important to revisit and reassess the circumstances in which Hemant Karkare the head of ATS was killed. The NIA has cast aspersions on the manner in which the Anti-terrorism squad(ATS) led by Karkare conducted the investigation and allegedly found the hand of Right wing hindu organisations like Abhinav Bharat. The new NIA chargesheet threatens to overthrow the findings made by Karkare
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
The manner in which the first anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai is being observed has the makings of the theatre of the absurd.
What happens if another ten come from the same sea route and create mayhem, even while we protect the Taj as if nothing else matters?
Indian policy towards Pakistan is like the Mughal emperor who just didn’t want to know what’s going to hit him Jawed Naqvi Delhi
I love how connections sometimes just 'happen', criss-crossing the world, spanning generations, borders and continents. This particular stream traverses Pakistan's early progressive struggle to Chicago, an inspiring book by an American who recently received Pakistan's highest civilian honour, and a Bangladeshi photographer who came to Pakistan to document that moment.
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