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SIT formed to probe extortion calls to UP BJP legislators

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday constituted a three member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe alleged threat calls and extortion demands received by 14 ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators. Additional Director General of Police Anand Kumar said the team has been assigned the task of cracking this sensitive case. He also expressed hope that the team would be able to soon decipher who are the people behind such WhatsApp messages and calls to the legislators. Between Monday and Tuesday this week as many as 14 BJP legislators have been sent WhatsApp messages seeking money to the tune of Rs 10 lakh from each or else their family members would be eliminated. The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday constituted a three member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe alleged threat calls and extortion demands received by 14 ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators. Additional Director General of Police Anand Kumar said the team has been assigned the task of cracking this sensitive case. He also expressed hope that the team would be able to soon decipher who are the people behind such WhatsApp messages and calls to the legislators. Between Monday and Tuesday this week as many as 14 BJP legislators have been sent WhatsApp messages seeking money to the tune of Rs 10 lakh from each or else their family members would be eliminated.

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SC refuses relief to DU student who missed classes due to pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to grant interim relief to a Delhi University law student who was detained in Semester IV for lecture shortage owing to her pregnancy. A bench of Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice Navin Sinha denied her plea to allow her to write her exams, one of which was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. The bench, however, granted liberty to the petitioner to seek remedy from the Division Bench of the Delhi High Court, where an appeal is already pending.

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One more killed in TN police firing

One person was killed and four others were injured on Wednesday when police fired at protesters opposed to the Sterlite Copper smelter plant here in Tamil Nadu, police said. The firing took place at Anna Nagar where a group of people were assembled. The dead person was identified as Kaliappan, 22. Since morning, the police had asked the public to remain indoors to avoid any untoward incident.

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Madras HC stops construction at Sterilite's second plant

The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed the construction work at Vedanta Ltd's second copper smelter plant at Thoothukudi, around 650 km from here. Hearing a public interest petition (PIL) against the company's application for renewal of environmental clearance for the second copper smelter plant project, the Madurai Bench of the High Court ordered that the application be processed after mandatory public hearing.

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In PICS..Sonia, Mamata, Maya, Akhilesh, Rahul dare Modi

H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.

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Message for Modi..May, Akhilesh share stage for the first time.. VIDEO

H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.

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Challenge for Modi..Sonia-Pawar's zabardast chemistry.. VIDEO

H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.

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Maya-Sonia bonhomie hogs limelight at Kumaraswamy swearing-in.. VIDEO

H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.

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LIVE: Sonia takes Mayawati's hand in hand..2019 opposition PIC

Here are the LIVE updates of the swearing-in ceremony of Kumaraswamy. The big drama unfolds

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See this video to know the truth behind ghosts in the girls' hostel

Some girl students have complained that a UP school warden turns ghost to molest them, watch the video

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