Judicial probe ordered in encounter of SIMI men

Bhopal: Four days after the eight SIMI members fled away from the Central Jail Bhopal and within hours gunned down in the outskirts of the city, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ordered a judicial probe in the complete episode. However, the activists from different organizations are not ready to accept this judicial probe and insisting on their demand of probe by independent Commission in the supervision of Supreme Court. The opposition Congress right from the …

Bitta slams Digvijay for favouring SIMI activists

Bhopal: Defending the MP government over the alleged encounter of 8 SIMI activists, Chairman of All India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) Maninderjeet Singh Bitta on Thursday said he salutes Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the state police for killing terrorists. Former youth Congress leader Bitta, told media persons here, After I came to Madhya Pradesh I met Chief Minister Chouhan for the first time. I saluted Chouhan and MP police for killing the terrorists. Notably, …

CM to distribute crop insurance certificates

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will distribute certificates of insurance amount to the beneficiaries of the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme at Datia on November 4. Datia will become first district in the country to provide benefit to the farmers under this scheme. The programme will be organized at Datia Stadium ground. Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Narottam Mishra inspected the arrangements at Datia Stadium ground today. He directed the …

No clue in abducted woman leader case

Indore: No clue was received about the whereabouts of a local woman Congress leader, who has been missing for last 17 days from this commercial capital. Town Congress Secretary Twinkle Dagre (21) resident of Banganga went out from his residence on October 16 morning but did not return since then. A missing report was registered by her kin on October 18. Sub-Inspector Meena Borasi, who is conducting the investigation, said raids were conducted in eight …

SIT initiates probe in jailbreak

Bhopal: A Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed by Madhya Pradesh Police on Wednesday inspected the site of encounter where eight SIMI members were gunned down on Monday. Besides, a separate investigation began into the jailbreak by extremists by recreating the scene. The CID team led by SP Anurag Sharma also examined some people about the encounter, which has come under scanner with opposition parties and the lawyer of the slain SIMI activists pointing to several …

NHRC issues notices on SIMI members’ encounter

Bhopal: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Madhya Pradesh Government, Chief Secretary and state police after eight activists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI,) who had escaped from the Central Jail in Bhopal, were gunned down in an encounter. NHRC has sent notices to the Chief Secretary, Director General of Police (DGP), Director General of Prisons and Inspector General of Prisons and Government of Madhya Pradesh over …

Shivraj slams politics of killing terror

Bhopal: Slamming the dirty politics being played over the encounter of eight SIMI members by police, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said the slain SIMI men were dreaded terrorists who could have wreaked devastation. Chouhan was talking to media persons here after paying tributes to Head Constable Ramashankar Yadav, who was killed by the activists while escaping from the Bhopal Central Jail early on Monday morning. Chouhan said he was pained to see …