Category Archives: Plot in India

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The move by New York City’s new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some … Continue reading

India’s Titli lands at Cannes Film Fest

India’s Titli, directed by debutant Kanu Behl, will be a part of the Cannes Film Festival’s A Certain Regard. Produced by Dibakar Banerjee and Yash Raj Films, Titli features Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and newcomer Shashank Arora in the lead roles. The … Continue reading

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

NEW YORK — The move by New York City’s new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9/11 intelligence-gathering … Continue reading

HC asks Centre, city govt to induct more cops in Delhi Police

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre, city government and police to take steps in creating and filling up additional posts in the police saying the “great shortage” of security personnel has been felt by the … Continue reading

The Profits of Doom

Every cloud has a silver lining. And every hurricane, every melting glacier, every millimeter of sea-level rise. That’s the uncomfortable message delivered by McKenzie Funk’s Windfall: while global warming may bring catastrophe to billions, it will also make some people … Continue reading

NYC Police Rolling Back Some Counterterror Efforts

NEW YORK (AP) — The move by New York City’s new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9/11 … Continue reading

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

Among other anti-terror programs that are getting a hard look from Commissioner William Bratton is a unit that stations NYPD officers in foreign cities such as London, Paris, Tel Aviv and Amman, Jordan. Also under review are the protocols for … Continue reading

Saradha scam: ED arrests Sudipta Sen’s absconding wife, son

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday night arrested the wife and son of the alleged kingpin of the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam accused Sudipta Sen in a money laundering case. The duo, wife Piyali Sen and son Shubhojit, were … Continue reading

PSE land monetisation: More talk, little action

The government’s plan to monetise surplus land of public sector enterprises (PSEs) to improve their bottom line, especially the ones making losses, has come a cropper. Protests from labour unions and opposition parties, lack of land records and inordinate delays … Continue reading

NYPD disbands Muslim surveillance programme unit

The New York police has disbanded a controversial unit that conducted surveillance on Muslim neighbourhoods and monitored the daily lives of people from the community to detect terror plots. The secretive surveillance squad, which had been set up in 2003, would … Continue reading