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Hakeem Irfan

  • How a South Indian drug lord runs the show from Kuwait jail

    One of the major drug trafficking networks in India is currently believed to be handled by a 32-year-old south Indian drug lord, operating and guiding the dangerous network from a jail in Kuwait. Though he's been in a Kuwait jail for more than seven years, investigating officials in the capital...

    Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 6:00am
  • Most infrastructure projects in India running way behind deadline

    Project delays and escalated costs drag infra projects

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 6:45am
  • Home ministry referred 24 cases to CBI, ten to state police concerning FCRA violations

    The Union home ministry has referred 24 cases to the Central Bureau of Investigation and ten cases to state police departments for violations of various provisions of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act by the NGOs. Out of the four NGOs against whom Union home ministry has received complaints for...

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 6:40am
  • Hindu nationalist organisations take root in the United States

    Hindu nationalist organisations have established a strong network in the United States, with around 140 Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh shakhas across the country and over $55 million dollars in aid, largely sent to groups in India in the last 10 years.

    Monday, 7 July 2014 - 8:26pm
  • Jindals acquire land in Raigarh through threats, coercion

    Kanhai Ram Patel, 41, of Sarasmal, a tribal village, 40 km from Raigarh, has 15 FIRs (first information reports) registered against him in the local police station. This piece of statistic may traditionally match that of a dreaded criminal but Patel, a farmer, is fighting for what he calls "...

    Monday, 7 July 2014 - 6:22am
  • How National Herald newspaper funds Rahul and Sonia Gandhi’s Young Indian

    Did Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi form a company called Young Indian with the deliberate intention of diverting funds from Associate Journals Ltd (AJL), a company owned by the Congress? The issue is at the crux of a Public Interest Litigation in the metropolitan magistrates court in Patiala House...

    Wednesday, 2 July 2014 - 6:00am
  • Jindals grab tribal land worth crores in Chhattisgarh

    In ordinary circumstances, Santram Paikara would have grabbed global headlines. After all, you don't get to hear stories about a poor tribal carrying out land deals worth crores of rupees every day. Why then the world's not talking about Santram? Well, it's because of the Jindals.

    Sunday, 29 June 2014 - 6:10am
  • Delhi court summons Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued summons to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and four others in connection with the misappropriation of funds in Associated Journals Limited through Young India, a company owned by the Gandhi family. It is popularly referred to as the National...

    Friday, 27 June 2014 - 6:15am
  • Swiss to give no quarter

    Switzerland on Monday denied preparing any list of suspected Indian tax evaders as reported in sections of Indian media, and categorically said it would cooperate only if India seeks information under the Swiss legal framework. The Union finance ministry also clarified it has not received any...

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 6:20am
  • I receive death threats almost every day, says woman allegedly raped by Union Minister Nihalchand Meghwal

    20-year-old rape victim speaks out as pressure builds on Modi government to sack MoS Nihalchand

    Thursday, 19 June 2014 - 7:35am

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