Amulya Leona wanted to become like Gauri Lankesh, reveals police investigation

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Bengaluru : Police investigation has revealed that Amulya Leona Noronha, who raised the slogan ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ during the anti-CAA protest in the Freedom Park in the city, wanted to emulate slain journalist Gauri Lankesh. Amulya had participated in various protests after the death of journalist Gauri Lankesh. She was very much influenced by ‘I am […]

Gauri Lankesh murder case : Rishikesh Devdikar in 15-day police custody

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Bengaluru : A court here has remanded Rishikesh Devdikar, an accused in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, to 15 days police custody, official sources said on Monday. He was recently arrested in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. The Special Investigation Team that is investigating the case produced Devdikar before the court and based on the request […]

Gauri Lankesh murder case : Special investigation team arrests absconding accused in Jharkhand

Friday, January 10th, 2020

Bengaluru : The Special Investigation Team probing the murder of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested one person in connection with the case. Rushikesh Devdikar alias Murali, 44, who was absconding was arrested on Thursday from his hideout at Katras in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand, the SIT said in a statement. According to the probe team, […]

Hindi can’t be language of unity : Journalist Ravish Kumar

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Bengaluru : Magsaysay award-winning journalist Ravish Kumar on Sunday said the Centre’s view that only Hindi can be India’s lingua franca was nothing but language politics seeking to marginalise the regional languages. Kumar was speaking after inaugurating, a website dedicated to slain journalist Gauri Lankesh. He said most of the people who study in […]

Gauri Lankesh murder: Kavitha Lankesh to oppose CBI probe

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Bengaluru: Slain journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s sister Kavitha Lankesh on Thursday came out against any move to handover the probe in the case to the CBI, saying the Special Investigation Team of the Karnataka police had made a lot of progress, arresting 16 suspects. Kavitha said if the state government agreed to the CBI probe, she […]

Theist or atheist has equal right in this country: Narendra Nayak

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: “Indian constitution has given every citizen the right ti practice the religion of their choice. Similarly it is the constitutional right of an individual to abstain from practicing any religion. No one has to live in this country at the mercy of any other religion,” said rationalist and thinker Prof Narendra Nayak speaking after […]

Gauri Lankesh murder: Hotelier taken into custody

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Belagavi: The SIT probing the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh today arrested a 37-year old hotelier from Belagavi on charges of harbouring two key accused in the case, police said. Bharat Kurne, a resident of Sambhaji Galli in Belagavi, runs a hotel and was picked up as he was allegedly in contact with Amol Kale, […]

Govt will not interfere in the investigation of Shiroor Swamiji death: G Parameshwar

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Bhatkal: The government will not interfere in the investigation of the recently deceased Lakshmivara Theertha Swamiji of Shiroor Mutt, assured Deputy Chief Minister and home minister Dr G Parameshwar on Friday, August 10th. The Seer’s untimely death is being investigated by Udupi police. Speaking to reporters here on his way to Bhatkal the DCM said, […]

Udupi : Two taken into custody in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Udupi: SIT officials have taken into custody two persons in connection with the sensational Gauri Lankesh murder case here, on Thursday August 9th. The persons taken into custody were identified as Sandesh Shetty Padebettu(28) and Yuvaraj Kanchinadka(30) who are said to be members of Hindu Jagarana Vedike. The Special Investigation Team sleuths arrived in Udupi […]

Girish Karnad was first and Gauri Lankesh second on ‘hit-list’..!

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Bengaluru: The SIT probing journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s murder has stumbled upon a diary with a ‘hit-list’ which has the name of film and theatre personality Girish Karnad’s name on top, the police said on Wednesday. Girish Karnad is among the most vocal critics of hardline Hindutva whose security was beefed up following the killing of […]