Bihar government recommended a CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
CM Nitish Kumar said the decision was take after Rajput’s father KK Singh met state police chief.
Singh had also met Kumar seeking CBI investigation in the case.
A PIL has been filed before Bombay HC in this regard.
The hearing, which was scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed due to heavy rains in Mumbai.
On Monday, actor’s father said he had filed a complaint with Mumbai police in February.
In his complaint, Singh claimed that his son’s life was in danger.
The revelation came as Singh filed an FIR with Patna police where he alleged Mumbai police of inaction even after 40 days of the actor's sudden death.
In a self-made video, Singh alleged the accused in actor's death case is on the loose.
An FIR was registered by Bihar Police on Singh's complaint against actor Rhea Chakraborty under several sections of IPC including abetment of suicide.
Bihar Police started the investigation and dispatched a team to Mumbai.
So far, Bihar Police recorded statements of Sushant’s friend and creative content manager Siddharth Pithani, actor's sister, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, director Rumi Jaffrey, his cook, friends and doctor.
The opposition leaders of Bihar Assembly reacted over the incident in Kishanganj where the newly-constructed bridge was washed away. Leader of Opposition in Bihar Legislative Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav said, "Nitish is 'Bhishma Pitamah' of corruption." Member of Parliament and Rashtriya Janata Dal, Manoj Jha raised question over process of giving tender for construction of bridges.The bridge was completed recently in June this year and didn't even last for formal inauguration. Locals had alleged lapses in construction.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated seven urban infrastructure projects in poll-bound Bihar. Out of them, four projects are related to water supply, two on sewerage treatment and one on riverfront development. PM Modi also lauded Bihar government's efforts over issues including girl education. Without naming anyone, the Prime Minister slammed earlier state govts. "Bihar used to have tall and visionary leaders. But an era came when focus shifted from governance. Selfish interests took over governance. Real problems of the people were not addressed. Vote-bank politics suppressed the system," he said. The inaugural event was held via video conferencing. The seven urban infrastructure projects worth Rs 541 crore. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Union Minister RS Prasad were present among others. Assembly polls in Bihar are likely to be held in October-November.
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Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party MPs continued demonstration in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament premises over the demand of CBI inquiry into Amaravati capital land and FIBER NET scam on September 19. MPs also held placards for probe into Antarvedi Temple incident. Rajya Sabha member AAR Reddy said, "Opposition is damaging image of Andhra. There is an SIT and a cabinet sub-committee which found some clear disNationalcrepancies. We want a probe into these."
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Member of Parliament, Sanjay Singh wrote a letter to Chairman of Rajya Sabha after Uttar Pradesh government registered 13 cases against him. The leader alleged that there was "corruption" in the purchase of medical equipment for COVID-19 management by the BJP-led government in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a CBI probe into the matter. "I raised issue over the corruption in the purchase of medical equipment for COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh, several opposition leaders supported me, I write a letter against it," said Sanjay Singh.
A sculptor in Asansol, West Bengal has created a wax statue of Sushant Singh Rajput as a mark of tribute to the late Bollywood actor. The sculptor, Sukanto Roy has unveiled the wax statue at his museum and people have been coming in to get a glimpse of the statue. Some were also seen taking pictures with the wax statue of Sushant Singh Rajput. The sculptor is reportedly a big fan of the late actor. Roy has also created the wax statue of other famous personalities including actor Amitabh Bachchan and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli at his museum. Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Mumbai apartment on 14th June, 2020. CBI, ED and NCB are probing different angles of the case. Sushant’s family has alleged that Rhea Chakraborty and his family of abetment to suicide and siphoning off the actor’s money. Rhea, her brother Showik and some others are also under the custody of the NCB in connection with the drug angle of the Sushant death case. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Former business manager of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Shruti Modi, arrived at the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) SIT office in Mumbai on Sep 16. She was summoned by drugs probe agency on Sep 15. The NCB has so far arrested 18 people in connection with the death of Sushant. Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and Sushant's house manager Samuel Miranda are under judicial custody.
After a bridge in Bihar's Goabari village was washed away ahead of its inauguration, Bihar Congress in-charge S Gohil accused the state government of being mired in corruption, adding that the bridge collapse is an evidence of JDU-BJP alliance stealing the treasury. "The BJP-JDU coalition government in Bihar is mired in such corruption that no work is done in the right way. Collapse of bridge which has not been inaugurated shows that BJP-JDU alliance is only stealing the treasury of the people," Gohil added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that misinformation is being spread that farmers won't get correct prices. He hailed the passage of agriculture bills in Lok Sabha and slammed opposition for not supporting the reforms. PM Modi's statements came in the backdrop of protests across nation against passage of bills. PM Modi was speaking at a railway bridge inauguration event in Bihar. He inaugurated the Kosi Rail Mega Bridge, new rail lines and electrification projects. The event was held via video-conferencing. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was also present at the event. Kosi Rail Mahasetu is 1.9 KM long and its construction cost is Rs. 516 Crore. This bridge is of strategic importance along the India-Nepal border. Assembly polls in Bihar are likely to be held in October-November.
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Mangaluru Police Commissioner on September 19 informed about the arrest of ABCD fame actor Kishore Shetty for possession of drugs. He further assured that the police will find out all possible ends in the drug network. Mangaluru Police Commissioner Vikas Kumar said, "We will find out all the possible ends in this drug network. One of the arrested is actor Kishore Shetty. The drugs were sourced from Mumbai. A case has been registered under the NDPS Act. Further probe is on."
Historic decommissioned aircraft carrier of Indian Navy 'Viraat' commenced its last journey on September 19. The aircraft carrier started its last journey from Mumbai naval dockyard and will reach Gujarat port. Indian Navy on its official twitter account tweeted, "Viraat Callsign "Romeo Two Two" - End of an era, a glorious chapter in the history of @indiannavy. She departs Mumbai today for her final journey. Old ships never die, their spirit lives on."
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale reacted to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan's Rajya Sabha speech. In her speech, Bachchan had slammed BJP MP and Bollywood actor Ravi Kishan. Athawale said that Kishan highlighted the drug issue from his experience in the film industry. Backing Kishan, Athawale added that the BJP MP just said the truth. "Ravi Kishan highlighted drug issue from his experience in film industry. To save the industry we need to make it drug free. What Jaya Bachchan said is also not incorrect. However, the matter is not about defaming the film industry. Not all, but many people in Bollywood take drugs. Ravi Kishan just raised the issue and said this should be stopped. Rhea Chakraborty, a few others have also been arrested by NCB. Ravi Kishan just spoke the truth," the union minister said.
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Actor Ankita Lokhande performed Mahalaxmi puja at home. The Manikarnika actor performed the puja post Ganesh Chaturthi. Ankita shared a glimpse of the puja with her mother on Instagram. She decked up in maroon silk sari with traditional Maharashtrian nosering. In the video, the actor is seen joining her mother in performing puja. Ankita shared many videos of rituals by the mother-daughter duo. Earlier on Ganesh Chaturthi, Ankita had shared a glimpse of her Ganpati. On August 22, Ankita had joined ex-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti's call for global prayer. Last month, Ankita was questioned by Bihar Police in Mumbai in Sushant's death case. Reports had also emerged that Ankita's flat's EMI was deducted from Sushant’s account. Slamming claims, Ankita had shared details of flat registration and EMIs.
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On Sushant Singh Rajput death case, JD(U) leader Sanjay Jha said, "What appears is that the Mumbai Police was trying to close the case. It is only after Sushant Singh Rajput's family filed an FIR, a serious probe started. Mumbai Police was not cooperating with Bihar Police that's why we appealed for CBI investigation. We will ensure that the family gets justice." Sushant Singh Rajput was allegedly died by suicide on June 14.
Fresh twists and turns in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case on Monday. Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty approached the Supreme Court on Monday with a fresh plea alleging “media trial”. Rhea said she should not be made a scapegoat of political agendas. The actor also alleged the transfer of probe by Bihar Police to CBI was “illegal and bad in law”. Rhea was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate on Monday in the money laundering case linked to Sushant’s death. Rhea and her family members were summoned on Monday morning. Later, Sushant’s business manager Shruti Modi was also questioned in the case. Sushant’s friend Siddharth Pithani also reached Enforcement Directorate on Monday. Centre had transferred Sushant’s case to the CBI after which an FIR was re-registered on Thursday naming Rhea and others. Meanwhile, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that Sushant did not have the best of relations with his father. Sushant’s family hit back at the Shiv Sena leader and demanded an apology.
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Bihar IPS Officer Vinay Tiwari left from quarantine centre on August 07. He reached Mumbai on August 02 to probe in the case of Sushant Singh's death case. He was 'forcibly quarantined" by BMC officials after he reached to investigate. Speaking to reporters, Superintendent of Police of Patna (Central) said 'I would say I wasn't quarantined, the investigation was quarantined. Investigation of Bihar Police was obstructed."
Bollywood celebrities voiced their support for Kangana Ranaut after the Queen actor’s office was partially demolished by officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). A bunch of Kangana's industry colleagues questioned motives behind the move. Actors Dia Mirza, Rashami Desai, Devoleena Bhattacharya joined the chorus of support. Ankita Lokhande also came out in support of Kangana. In a tweet, Ankita called Kangana a ‘braveheart’. Actors Himanshi Khurana, Sonal Vengurlekar lended their support for the Queen actor. Filmmakers Apurva Asrani, Hansal Mehta condemned the demolition incident. Kangana's Mumbai office was partially demolished by BMC on Wednesday. The demolition was carried out on the basis of structural violations. Watch the full video for more.
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In today's biggest development in Sushant Singh Rajput case, Narcotics Control Bureau arrested late actor's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty in connection with the drug angle related to the case. Reactions started pouring in soon after the arrest. Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti welcomed Rhea's arrest and said 'God is with us'. Sushant’s ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande reacted to the tweet. Reacting to Rhea's arrest, Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey said NCB must have found evidence against her. Pandey had initiated the criminal case against Rhea before handing it over to the CBI. Calling it a 'travesty of justice', Rhea's lawyer said three central agencies hounding a single woman just because she was in love with a drug addict who was suffering from mental health issues.
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As probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death case intensified, Rhea CHakraborty made some big charges in back-to-back interviews. Sushant’s father, KK Singh, in an FIR, has accused Rhea of abetting the actor’s suicide and misappropriating his funds, among other allegations. From Sushant's drug use to his strained relationship with his father, here are some of the biggest revelations made by the late actor's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. Watch the full video for more details.
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