On Video, UP Cops Check Locals At Gunpoint, Call It “Tactical Technique”

The video shows one of the police officials shouting warnings to commuters as guns are pointed at them

Lucknow: A video shot in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district showing police personnel pointing their guns at commuters and forcing them to hold up their hands while checking their vehicles, has gone viral. The video, shot at Bagren police outpost in Wazirganj, shows the outpost-in-charge Rahul Kumar Sisodia shouting threats at commuters, according to news agency IANS.
The video shows one of the police officials, surrounded by constables pointing their weapons at commuters, shouting warnings to them.
Police point gun at people during regular vehicle checking in Wazirganj, Badaun. (20.6.19) pic.twitter.com/N02fSAYwsx
– ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 24, 2019″Raise your hands. Open your legs. If you lower your hands, you'll be shot. Then don't say you were shot. Who will put on your helmet? You will be shot,” the police official is heard saying in the video, accessed by news agency..


Sam Jacobs reveals how he built a million-dollar e-commerce business

Sam JacobsPR Handout Sam Jacobs, who built a million-dollar E-Commerce business at 18, has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs start their very own online businesses. He has generated over Hundreds of thousands in sales online through dropshipping
E-commerce has helped creating wealth for various budding entrepreneurs, due to the immense growth of internet purchases and immeasurable success of Amazon over the past few years. One such noteworthy name in the e-commerce industry is Sam Jacobs, who is a rising star in his industry at the age of 18.
Sam Jacobs says that he learned to take risks from a very young age, and hence today is the founder of two companies in less than two years. Unlike most students, his journey didn't follow the school-college-job route. In fact, there was a time when he contemplated dropping out of college to embark on his entrepreneurial journey.
The teanage entrepreneur says, “Ask yourself why you want success. For me, I wanted to stay away from college. I..


“Safety Guaranteed”: Bengaluru Police Say IMA Scam Accused Can Return

Mansoor Khan said he is willing to liquidate his assets to pay back investors in his company.

Bengaluru: A day after IMA Jewels case accused Mansoor Khan claimed in a video that he was willing to face an investigation in India despite an alleged risk to his life, Bengaluru police today said they will guarantee the businessman's safety if he returns to the city.
In his video message to Bengaluru Police Commissioner Alok Kumar, Mansoor Khan said he wanted to return and ensure that the thousands of people who lost their investments in his business venture are adequately compensated. “We are willing to liquidate whatever assets we have, worth around Rs 1,350 crore, in an effort to pay back to those we owe money,” he said.
However, Mansoor Khan remains a wanted man for now. After he disappeared earlier this month, thousands of investors had filed police complaints demanding that the money they put into his Bengaluru company be returned. The businessman says he has no problems with sub..


Dasarathi Satpathy Appointed Odisha Assembly Secretary

The first session of Odisha's 16th legislative assembly will commence from Tuesday

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today named Dasarathi Satpathy as secretary of the legislative assembly.
Dasarathi Satpathy, an Odisha Administrative Service officer of 2005 batch, was appointed to the post in a reshuffle on June 21.
The post was lying vacant after the retirement of Amiya Kumar Sarangi on March 31. Shishir Kanta Swain, a joint secretary rank officer, was given the additional charge of secretary of the assembly.
The first session of the 16th legislative assembly will commence from Tuesday.
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Five Arrested In Jharkhand Mob Killing, 2 Police Officers Suspended

Tabrez Ansari, beaten mercilessly by a mob on Tuesday, was declared dead on Saturday.

Ranchi: Five men have been arrested and two police officers suspended amid outrage across the country over the fatal mob attack on a man in Jharkhand last week. The police are on the lookout for at least one more person accused of beating 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari last Tuesday for allegedly stealing a motorcycle.
Tabrez Ansari was going home to Saraikela-Kharsawan's Karsova from Jamshedpur along with some friends on Tuesday, when they were attacked by a mob barely 5 km from home, a relative said.
Accused of stealing a two-wheeler, Tabrez was tied to a pole and beaten for hours. He was handed over to the police only when he fell unconscious. He was declared dead when he was brought to a hospital on Saturday, after four days in police custody.
His family has alleged that despite their appeals, the police had not arranged for proper treatment of Tabrez, that they were not allowed to meet him, and t..


Foreign Ministry Proposes Manufacture Of E-Passports On Priority

S Jaishankar said that that on average, more than one crore passports are issued every year. (File)

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday said his ministry has proposed manufacture of e-passports on priority so that the travel document with advanced security features can be rolled out in the near future.
Speaking at the seventh Passport Seva Divas, Mr Jaishankar said the ministry has initiated discussions with the “India Security Press” regarding the project for issuing chip-enabled e-passports to the citizens.
“We propose to pursue the manufacture of e-passports on priority so that a new passport booklet with advanced security features can be rolled out in the near future,” the minister said.
He said that in line with the commitment made by the government in its previous tenure, the ministry shall continue with the process of opening new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) in every Lok Sabha Constituency where no seva kendras exist today.
“Both our ministries..


“Modi Baba Will Do Everything”: Congress’s Adhir Chowdhury Berates BJP

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury also accused the government of leaving everything to PM Narendra Modi (PTI)

New Delhi: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the new Lok Sabha leader of the Congress, today verbally hammered the Narendra Modi government, questioning his claims that people are proud to be Indians. He also accused the government of a practice of leaving everything to the Prime Minister. “It is filled in your head that Modi ''baba'' will do everything so you worship him,” he said during the response to the “Motion of Thanks” to President's speech in parliament.
He also challenged the Prime Minister on his claims during a visit abroad that his government has made Indians — who were ashamed of their country during the Congress rule — proud.
“What our Modiji has conveyed the message to the world in Shanghai in 2015 – 'earlier we feel ashamed to be called Indian, now we are proud'. So do you say that Atalji (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) was not proud to be Indian?” Mr C..


“…What Malkin Of Alliance Has Done,” Samajwadi Leader’s Dig At Mayawati

Mayawati is speaking against the Samajwadi Party in haste, Ramashankar Vidyarthi said

Ballia: Samajwadi Party leader Ramashankar Vidyarthi on Monday said Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's decision of going solo in all future elections will “weaken” the fight for social justice.
Mayawati on Monday declared that her party in the future will contest all elections “small and big” on its own, signalling the end of the much discussed SP-BSP alliance forged for the Lok Sabha polls.
“She is speaking against the Samajwadi Party in haste and due to the Dalit support to the SP and its leader Akhilesh Yadav. She is weakening the fight for social justice,” Mr Vidyarthi told reporters.
The SP national general secretary said the ''Dalit samaj'' is getting connected with the Samajwadi Party and its chief Akhilesh Yadav in a big way.
“People know the reality about what the ''malkin'' of the alliance has done,” he said.
Mayawati's announcement came a..


India’s May oil imports down 11% from April

India imported 4.3 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in May, a decline of 11% from the previous month, according to preliminary tanker arrival data obtained from shipping and industry sources, as some refiners plan maintenance work.