UK police examine right-wing extremism link to murder of lawmaker

By Elisabeth O’Leary and Paul Sandle BIRSTALL, England, Jun 17 : British police said today right-wing extremism was an important line of inquiry in the murder of lawmaker Jo Cox after a man with suspected neo-Nazi links and a history of mental illness was arrested over the killing. Cox, 41, a supporter of Britain staying […]

Mamata orders Narada sting inquiry, top cop to probe

Kolkata, June 17 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday ordered a comprehensive probe into the Narada sting footage controversy, in which a number of Trinamool Congress leaders were allegedly shown receiving wads of currency notes. “If anybody is guilty, he will be punished. I have asked the Chief Secretary to order a […]

Cameron, Corbyn defend democratic values in tribute to Cox

London, June 17 : British Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn defended democratic values at a ceremony on Friday in tribute to MP Jo Cox, killed on Thursday in the English village of Birstall. After placing flowers near the scene of her murder, Cameron called for redoubling efforts to defend the […]

I chose to convert to Islam, says Pakistan’s Kalash girl

Islamabad, June 17 : A day after clashes broke out in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa between Muslims and people of the Kalash tribe over “forced conversion” of a Kalash girl to Islam, the girl clarified that she embraced Islam of her own will. Reena, a Kalash girl in Chitral, said in a statement that she decided to […]

Let the Calcutta High Court decide: Narada CEO on probe order

Kolkata, June 17 : Narada news portal chief executive Mathew Samuel, the man behind the sting that purportedly showed around a dozen Trinamool Congress heavyweights accepting wads of currency notes on camera, on Friday said the Calcutta High Court was seized with the issue and was the best forum to decide on it. Reacting to […]

Mamata orders Narada sting probe

Kolkata, June 17 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday ordered a comprehensive probe into the Narada sting footage controversy, in which a number of Trinamool Congress leaders were allegedly shown receiving wads of currency notes. “If anybody is guilty, he will be punished. I have asked the Chief Secretary to order a […]