Friday, Dec 03, 2021


Court Acquits 9 Veerappan Men In Actor Rajkumar Kidnap Case

Sep 25, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The actor was in captivity for over 100 days in the jungles spread across Western Ghats

Operation Inundation

Feb 04, 2017 K. Vijay Kumar

In a new book, 'Veerappan: Chasing The Brigand', former Special Task Force (STF) chief K. Vijay Kumar writes about how the sandalwood smuggler Veerappan hoodwinked the police for 20 years, and how he finally met his end. Here, Kumar talks about the STF starting yet another operation to catch the brigand.

A Land Of Serial Executions?

'Political brownie points cannot be scored by the union government over the lives of death row convicts; it is the worst form of democratic degeneration of any country.'

Now, a Mission with a Vengeance

Dec 04, 2000 B.R. Srikanth

H.T. Sangliana could be the man to nab the brigand

"Where's the documentary proof?"

Amid the celebrations following film icon Rajkumar's release, disturbing questions have been raised on the role of his third son, Puneeth, and his involvement in illegal quarrying. Many feel the whole abduction episode had to do with a falling

04 December, 2000

Murky Truths

Murali Krishnan

Illegal quarrying, extremist groups, shady emissaries - the kidnap drama reveals an unholy nexus

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A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...

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