US condemns murder of Lankesh

US condemns murder of Lankesh

Some social activists have also organised a protest meeting in suburban Bandra this evening to condemn the killing.

"In fact her mobile phone also contains a lot of evidence and clues". She edited Kannada tabloid Gauri Lankesh Patrike besides owning some other publications, and was known for her forthright views against hardline Hindutva politics.

"People in front of her house heard gunshots", the city's Police commissioner, T Suneel Kumar, told reporters.

Shivasundar, a journalist colleague of Gauri siad that few days back her mother went to her elder sister's house and she had been living alone.

On the Kalburgi case, Siddaramaiah conceded that there has been a delay, but said investigation was on track.

According to sources, the CCTV footage of her murder showed a man in helmet approaching Ms Lankesh.

In a defamation case, Police produced her on the court on 1st October 2016.

#GauriLankesh: Attacker fired 7 bullets, 3 hit her, one on forehead
Gauri Lankesh, the senior journalist shot dead at her Bengaluru residence

Baseless allegation we have nothing to with Gauri Lankesh's murder, onus to maintain law & order is on state government, that is Cong.

Mainly she fights on the Freedom of Press. Are we free to speak out our mind?

Gauri's family has asked the for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the matter, while the Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah, has directed the formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe into the matter. Demand that Karnataka Govt act with alacrity to bring culprits to justice apart from instituting judicial probe.

Bengaluru: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pays last tributes to the mortal ramains of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru on Wednesday. "Government of India, BJP or any of our organisations are not linked to this murder", Gadkari said. "Which is a shame for the society".

Taking jibe at the saffron party, Sanghvi said, "If you do not agree with us, we shall kill you- is the new slogan of "New India".

A senior leader of the opposition Congress Party, Kapil Sibal, said "that it is mindboggling that in this country, a democratic country, a country with such diversities on the basis of ideologies, people are being killed".

"Dhabolkar, Pansare, Kalburgi, and now Gauri Lankesh". Time and again, she would protest what he felt were divisive moves of the right wing, she had, among her supporters, the venerated actor Girish Karnad. Meanwhile, as per a theory on Twitter, Congress is also being held responsible for the murder of the veteran journalist.

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