Articles about Gauri Lankesh

Rahul Gandhi summoned by court for calling PM Modi "Commander-in-thief"

31 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi summoned by court for calling PM Modi "Commander-in-thief"

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who leveled corruption allegations on BJP over the Rafale deal, has found himself in the middle of yet another legal soup.

RSS Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty, gets bail

04 Jul 2019

RSS Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty, gets bail

A day after he publicly stepped down as Congress President, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appeared before a Mumbai court in connection to a defamation case filed by an RSS worker.

Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

20 Jun 2019

Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

A case has been filed against UK-based rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, popularly known as Hard Kaur, for her comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, RSS, and its chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Singer Hard Kaur blames RSS for Pulwama, calls Yogi rapist

18 Jun 2019

Singer Hard Kaur blames RSS for Pulwama, calls Yogi rapist

Rarely do Bollywood stars speak on politics. They choose silence to avoid running into controversies.

EVMs are foolproof, says EC; rejects 2014 polls #EVMHacking claims

21 Jan 2019

EVMs are foolproof, says EC; rejects 2014 polls #EVMHacking claims

The Election Commission of India today maintained that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in India are foolproof and cannot be tampered with.

Prakash Raj meets Kejriwal, discusses ways to address various issues

10 Jan 2019

Prakash Raj meets Kejriwal, discusses ways to address various issues

Actor Prakash Raj, who recently announced that he would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the national capital and discussed ways to address various issues.

Actor Prakash Raj will be contesting Lok Sabha elections

06 Jan 2019

Actor Prakash Raj will be contesting Lok Sabha elections

Actor Prakash Raj, who has been critical of the Narendra Modi government, announced on Saturday he will contest the Lok Sabha election as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central constituency.

Lankesh Killing: Karnataka government to take call on banning organizations

24 Nov 2018

Lankesh Killing: Karnataka government to take call on banning organizations

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara today said the state government would soon take a call on banning the organizations involved in the killing of noted journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh.

#GauriLankesh: SIT names Hindu right-wing outfit in the murder case

24 Nov 2018

#GauriLankesh: SIT names Hindu right-wing outfit in the murder case

The special investigation team (SIT), probing the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, has named Hindu right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha in its additional charge sheet filed before a city court in Bengaluru yesterday.

Dabholkar murder case: CBI slaps terror charges against accused

13 Nov 2018

Dabholkar murder case: CBI slaps terror charges against accused

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) sections 15 and 16 pertaining to acts of terror against the accused arrested in connection with the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, public prosecutor, Vijaykumar Dhakane, said.

Gauri Lankesh murder: 'Accused' claim SIT bribed them to confess

30 Sep 2018

Gauri Lankesh murder: 'Accused' claim SIT bribed them to confess

In what is bound to steer investigation into the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh in a new direction, two accused have claimed they are innocent and were coerced by the SIT of Karnataka police to confess.

Now, JNU student Shehla Rashid alleges she received death threat

14 Aug 2018

Now, JNU student Shehla Rashid alleges she received death threat

A day after JNU student leader Umar Khalid was shot at, student activist Shehla Rashid Shora filed an FIR with the Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar against mafia don Ravi Poojary for allegedly threatening her.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT arrests 7th suspect in Bengaluru

20 Jul 2018

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT arrests 7th suspect in Bengaluru

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested the seventh suspect in the case, investigating officer MN Ancheth said.

Won't be silenced: Prakash Raj on 'threats' from Lankesh killers

29 Jun 2018

Won't be silenced: Prakash Raj on 'threats' from Lankesh killers

Vocal actor Prakash Raj, who has earlier criticized the government's alleged inaction in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, yesterday said he is "not threatened" by her killers.

'Why'll Modi react if dog dies?': Muthalik on Lankesh murder

18 Jun 2018

'Why'll Modi react if dog dies?': Muthalik on Lankesh murder

In extremely controversial comments, Pramod Muthalik, chief of the right wing group Sri Ram Sene, ended up comparing slain journalist Gauri Lankesh to a dog.

US: Gauri Lankesh, Sudip Dutta Bhuamik added to Journalists Memorial

05 Jun 2018

US: Gauri Lankesh, Sudip Dutta Bhuamik added to Journalists Memorial

Two Indian journalists Gauri Lankesh and Sudip Dutta Bhaumik were among the 18 fallen members of the media added to the Journalists Memorial by Newseum at a ceremony in Washington.

Why minority status for the Lingayats before Karnataka elections?

10 May 2018

Why minority status for the Lingayats before Karnataka elections?

Karnataka goes to polls in 2 days, and the hottest debated question of the assembly elections - is which way will the Lingayats vote?

PCI rejects Press Freedom ranking citing "lack of clarity"

07 May 2018

PCI rejects Press Freedom ranking citing "lack of clarity"

Press Council of India (PCI) has rejected the World Press Freedom Index ranking after India slipped two positions to rank 138th among 180 countries.

India ranks 138 in Press Freedom Index; PCI rubbishes report

06 May 2018

India ranks 138 in Press Freedom Index; PCI rubbishes report

Press Council of India has rubbished the recently released Press Freedom Index, in which India slipped two places to rank 138 among 180 countries, saying there was a "lack of clarity" on the inputs that weighed in rankings which were based on "opinion/perception".

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

20 Apr 2018

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.

Sari-clad women with dhols welcome Prime Minister Modi in UK

19 Apr 2018

Sari-clad women with dhols welcome Prime Minister Modi in UK

Hundreds of demonstrators chanting slogans in favor of India's development and against "atrocities" taking place in the country have greeted PM Narendra Modi as he landed in the UK for a four-day visit.

Prakash Raj lodges plaint against PostCard news for derogatory articles

05 Apr 2018

Prakash Raj lodges plaint against PostCard news for derogatory articles

Trouble seems to be mounting for arrested Postcard News co-founder Mahesh Vikram Hegde.

MP: Truck mows down journalist fighting sand mafia

26 Mar 2018

MP: Truck mows down journalist fighting sand mafia

Reminding yet again that India is unsafe for journalists, a stringer for a news channel was mowed down in broad daylight in MP's Bhind district this morning.

Man arrested in connection with Gauri Lankesh's murder

10 Mar 2018

Man arrested in connection with Gauri Lankesh's murder

Six months after Gauri Lankesh was killed outside her house in Bengaluru, police have arrested a man linked with the murder that made headline across the globe.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT takes into custody right-wing group founder

03 Mar 2018

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT takes into custody right-wing group founder

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has taken into custody a 37-year-old man.

What are BJP's and Congress's strategy for Karnataka polls?

25 Feb 2018

What are BJP's and Congress's strategy for Karnataka polls?

In about a month, Election Commission (EC) will announce the schedule for the Karnataka Assembly polls. As the battle draws close, BJP and Congress have rolled up their sleeves for the big fight.

'Don't want to die like Lankesh': Humans of Hindutva goes-offline

29 Dec 2017

'Don't want to die like Lankesh': Humans of Hindutva goes-offline

Humans of Hindutva (HoH), a popular Facebook page satirizing mostly the right wing, has been taken down.

Uttar Pradesh: Kanpur-based journalist shot dead by unidentified attackers

30 Nov 2017

Uttar Pradesh: Kanpur-based journalist shot dead by unidentified attackers

In yet another shocking murder of a journalist, Naveen Gupta, who worked with a national Hindi daily newspaper, has been shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Bilhaur town of Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.

Journalist shot dead in Tripura, the second in two months

21 Nov 2017

Journalist shot dead in Tripura, the second in two months

Another journalist was killed in Tripura today, the second in two months. Today's murder was the result of an altercation.

Karnataka Home Minister: Gauri Lankesh's killers will be revealed soon

12 Nov 2017

Karnataka Home Minister: Gauri Lankesh's killers will be revealed soon

Two months after the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru, an SIT is nearing the end of its investigation and will reveal its findings in a few weeks, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of prime suspects

14 Oct 2017

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of prime suspects

The SIT probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has released sketches of two main suspects.

Rahul in Gujarat: Never seen women wear shorts in RSS!

10 Oct 2017

Rahul in Gujarat: Never seen women wear shorts in RSS!

Rahul Gandhi began his second day of Navsarjan Yatra in Vadodara by paying his respects to Babasaheb Ambedkar at a Sankalp Bhoomi prayer meeting.

Five Sanatan Sanstha men linked to Gauri Lankesh murder

06 Oct 2017

Five Sanatan Sanstha men linked to Gauri Lankesh murder

In the latest development in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, five names associated to the right-wing Sanatan Sanstha have emerged as key suspects. Four of them have Interpol Red Notices against them for their alleged involvement in earlier crimes.

Lucknow: Case against Prakash Raj over comments on PM Modi

04 Oct 2017

Lucknow: Case against Prakash Raj over comments on PM Modi

A Lucknow court has registered a case against National Award-winning actor Prakash Raj following his remarks on PM Narendra Modi's silence over journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing.

Actor Prakash Raj questions PM's silence over Gauri Lankesh's murder

02 Oct 2017

Actor Prakash Raj questions PM's silence over Gauri Lankesh's murder

On October 2nd, actor Prakash Raj had questioned Prime Minister Modi's silence over Gauri Lankesh's murder.

PM Modi unveils "Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana"

25 Sep 2017

PM Modi unveils "Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana"

In a major announcement, PM Modi unveiled the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana that aims to provide electricity to all rural and urban households.

BJP's National Executive meet: Amit Shah targets Rahul Gandhi

25 Sep 2017

BJP's National Executive meet: Amit Shah targets Rahul Gandhi

During BJP's National Executive meet, BJP President Amit Shah has attacked Congress VP Rahul Gandhi for defending dynastic politics.

Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead in Mohali residence

23 Sep 2017

Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead in Mohali residence

Senior journalist KJ Singh and his 92-year-old mother were found dead at their Mohali residence in Punjab today.

Hindutva outfits deny role in Gauri Lankesh murder

23 Sep 2017

Hindutva outfits deny role in Gauri Lankesh murder

Hindutva outfits Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Janajagruti Samiti condemned the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh and claimed they weren't involved.

Tripura journalist murder: Two people arrested, another questioned

22 Sep 2017

Tripura journalist murder: Two people arrested, another questioned

Two men have been arrested in the murder case of Tripura journalist Santanu Bhowmik. Both are members of the IFPT, a group demanding a separate Twipraland.