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SC seeks Maharashtra govt’s reply on pleas seeking CBI, NIA probe in Palghar lynchings

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the Maharashtra government on two petitions seeking separate probes by the CBI and the NIA into the alleged lynching of three people, including two seers, in the state’s Palghar district in April. A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, which heard the matter through videoconferencing, agreed...

Stern action against those involved in Palghar lynchings: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said stern action will be taken against those involved in the lynching of three men in Palghar district. The state government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident that took place on April 16. “The Palghar incident has been acted upon. The police have arrested all those accused...