Custodial torture claims: Gujarat HC refuses to quash private complaint against former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt

Refusing to quash a private complaint by a man who alleged custodial torture by former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and then constable Pravinsinh Zala in 1990 during Jamjodhpur riots, the Gujarat High Court reasoned that “it would be too premature to hold at this stage” that the complaint is malafide. Bhatt and Zala had petitions … Read more

Velingkar’s comment draws flak, Pacheco files complaint

Staff Reporter Margao/Panaji The recent comments made by the convenor of Hindu Raksha Maha Aghadi and former chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Goa, Subhash Velingkar, on St. Francis Xavier has drawn flak from various quarters with people and politicians statements taking strong objection to his. Former MLA Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky has … Read more