Current Affairs 16 June

MAHARASHTRA POLICE ASK PEOPLE NOT TO POST PICTURES OF DECEASED ACTOR

Maharashtra Police’s cyber department has asked people to refrain from circulating online pictures of the body of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found hanging in his apartment in Mumbai’s Bandra area. Terming it as a “disturbing trend”, it warned that circulation of such pictures could attract legal action. Rajput, 34, was found hanging in his apartment on Sunday, sending shockwaves rippling through the Hindi film industry and elsewhere. Later, some people circulated pictures of the actor’s body on social media platforms, following which the state police’s cyber department said it was in “bad taste”.

NIA Files Supplementary Charge-sheet in FICN Case of Bettiah, Bihar

NIA filed Supplementary Charge sheet in RC-04/2019/NIA/ DLI before the NIA Special Court, Patna u/s 489B & 489C read with 120B of IPC against two accused namely, Shahnawaj Shaikh, aged 37 years, r/o Village Jainpur Juna Morol Tola, PS Baishnabnagar, District Malda, West Bengal and Mannalal Chaudhary, aged 38 years, r/o Ward no-07, Bagahi Neem Ka Tola, PS Bairiya, District West Champaran, Bihar. Case is related to recovery and seizure of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) by Bettiah Police, District West Champaran, Bihar on 02.02.2019, having total face value of Rs. 4,00,000/- from the possession of accused Julkar Shaikh at Subhash Chowk, Bettiah Bihar.

Right to challenge the encroachment of Hindu property by another faith barred: Plea filed in Supreme Court challenging S.4 Places of Worship Act

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the vires of Section 4 of the Places of Worship Act, 1991 as being violative of the principles of secularism. The petitioners, who are followers of the Hindu faith, have moved the Supreme Court claiming that the provision is in violation of Articles 14, 15, 25, 26 and 29(1) of the Constitution of India. Under this provision, the religious character of a place of worship will continue as it existed on August 15, 1947. Section 4 of the Places of Worship Act, 1991

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