BJP leader VK Malhotra has been served a legal notice by All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat for allegedly causing "damage to secular fabric" by his controversial statement that Jamia Nagar and Batla House have become safe havens for terrorists.
The Delhi court verdict in the Batla House case on Thursday led to a political war of words, with BJP slamming Congress leaders who had questioned the genuiness of the encounter while the ruling party hit back.
Nearly five years after the Batla House encounter that killed Delhi Police Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, a session court on Thursday found the lone accused in the case, Shahzad Ahmad, guilty of killing the brave police officer.
A Delhi court has framed charges
against suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Shahzad Ahmed,
involved in a gunbattle with a Delhi police team at Batla
House here in 2008, paving the way for start of trial against
The trial in the Batla House encounter case is all set to begin as a Delhi court sent the matter to a sessions judge for hearing arguments on charge & subsequent proceedings against Shahzad, member of Indian Mujahideen.
The Ulema Council will hold a
rally here on February 20 to press for a judicial probe into
the Batla House encounter besides raising other issues facing
Muslims in the country, its President Madani on Thursday said.
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said here today that he had not committed any crime nor done anything to polarise communities by paying a two-day visit to Azamgarh in the first week of this month.
Under attack for his remarks on
the Batla House encounter, Congress leader Digvijay Singh
Tuesday met party chief Sonia Gandhi and gave a report on his
visit to Azamgarh where he had raised doubts over the