Cop injured in accidental fire in Kishtwar
GJ Report
Jammu, Mar 28: A police personnel of Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday got injured in an accidental fire in Kishtwar district.
“A constable namely Suresh, resident of Chatroo, Kishtwar on Wednesday afternoon suffered a bullet injury when his service rifle accidentally while he was shifting an accused from Police Station to Court, which was a meters away,” police sources said. They said that he was rushed to the hospital and his condition was stated to stable.
Two arrested with heroin in Jammu outskirts
GJ Report
Jammu, Mar 28: Two persons were arrested alongwith contraband of heroin here on city outskirts.
“Acting on tip off, police intercepted two persons carrying consignment of One-kg of Heroin valuing worth crores of rupees in the International Market near Chowki Choura area of Akhnoor,” police here said.
They said that they were smuggling the consignment from Poonch to hand it over to the third party in Jammu.
The arrested persons were identified as Ghulam Mustafa and Mohammad Azad, residents of Poonch.
“During questioning, the duo revealed that the consignment was originated from Pakistan,” police added and said that it was supposed to be dispatched to Delhi and Kolkata. “More arrests into the case cannot be ruled out,” said police.
Creamy layer concept not applicable in SC/ST quota: Centre to SC
NEW DELHI, Mar 28: The Centre today ruled out in the Supreme Court the possibility of excluding the creamy layer from among Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes from getting quota benefits, saying the entire community is “backward”.
The top court was hearing a PIL filed by NGO Samta Andolan Samiti seeking exclusion of affluent SC and STs members from availing the quota benefits on the ground that they did not need reservation and it led to deprivation of benefits to those needy among these communities.
“There cannot be any creamy layer concept for SCs and STs,” Additional Solicitor General P S Narasimha, appearing for the Centre, submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra. (Agencies)