Indian Navy along with the officials of Coast Guard on Monday evening detained three boats between the Jakhau and Porbandar ports here, on charges of suspected smuggling. One of them is allegedly a Pakistani boat.
Indian Navy along with the officials of Coast Guard, during a joint operation, on Monday detained three boats between the Jakhau and Porbandar ports here, on charges of suspected smuggling. One of them is allegedly a Pakistani boat.
The Hyderabad High Court on Friday sought to know if Andhra Pradesh Police have registered a case of unnatural death in connection with the killing of 20 people in a police operation in Chittoor district.
The Madras High Court Friday extended the time for preserving the bodies of six persons, gunned down in an encounter in the Seshachalam forests of Andhra Pradesh, till April 17, but refused to pass any order on re-postmortem.
Terming the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers in Andhra Pradesh as "heinous" and "inhuman", the Centre of Indian Trade Unions CITU) has demanded a judicial probe into the matter and sought adequate compensation for kin of the victims of "police brutality".
In the midst of a raging controversy over the killing of 20 alleged red sanders smugglers in the state, the Centre on Wednesday sought a report from Andhra Pradesh government about the incident which created an uproar in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
A magisterial inquiry has been ordered by the Chittoor District Collector into the "police encounter" in which 20 alleged red sanders smugglers were shot dead in Seshachalam hill ranges in Andhra Pradesh.
Seeking to put to rest all speculation over the Pakistani “terror boat”, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday debunked the suggestion that it was a smugglers' vessel and those on board were not terrorists.
Italy`s coastguard said Wednesday it had narrowly averted a catastrophe after people smugglers set a cargo ship with 900 people on board on a collision course with the country`s rocky southern shoreline.
With the drug menace becoming a major poll issue in Punjab, state Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday said if he is re-elected from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, he would seek death penalty for drug dealers and smugglers.
Two forest officials were killed and another official seriously injured when a gang smuggling red-sanders attacked them by raining stones in the dense forest of Seshachalam hills near here this morning, police said.