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The Maharashtra government has suspended an information officer for allegedly providing 'incorrect information' under the Right to Information Act.
The Maharashtra government has suspended an information officer for allegedly providing "incorrect information" under the Right to Information Act. Sarangkumar Patil had provided documents to RTI activist Jeetendra Ghadge, which had revealed that Devendra Fadnavis government had not followed the due procedure before clearing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.
At least 11 people have been arrested in connection with the death of a police constable in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur. Additional Director General of Police (Varanasi Zone) PV Rama Sastry said 32 people had been named in the FIR.
The weapons of Congress leader and Member of Legislative Council Muzaffar Parray's PSOs went missing from the guard room of his official residence in Jawahar Nagar area of the city, a police official said.
Ahead of the 201st anniversary of the Battle of Koregaon, the number of security forces deployed at Bhima Koregaon village in Maharashtra is 10 times more than that deployed last year to prevent violence, said Superintendent of Police (Pune Rural) Sandip Patil.
This comes after a Pakistani terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and a local terrorist were killed in the Kulgam district on Sunday
When Deepak Chand, another Kashmiri pandit, was killed in October last year, there was a threat perception and Bhat thought that something may happen to him as well, said a Kashmiri Pandit employee
Based on specific input about the presence of terrorists in Srichand Top forest area in Pahalgam area of Anantnag, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there