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Major News and Events of 22 March 2017

What Happened on 22 March 2017


2007 Ajmer Dargah Blast: Special NIA Court Sentences Life Imprisonment to Two

Two accused, Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel, have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a special National Investigative Agency Court on Wednesday for the Ajmer Dargah blast case. Earlier, three people were convicted and many others were acquitted by the court.

Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel were convicted under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Suspends 19 MLAs till 31 December

As per reports, 19 MLAs created ruckus on the state budget day, following which all of them were suspended till 31 December by Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade on Wednesday. The MLAs were seen playing cymbals displaying banners and raising slogans.

Among the 19 MLAs, nine are from Congress and 10 are from NCP.

SC Postpones Hearing in Babri Masjid Demolition Case

As per reports, hearing in the Babri Masjid demolition case has been postponed by the Supreme Court till tomorrow.

It was observed a fortnight ago that something was strange about this case. Also it was earlier reported that Rohinton F Nariman, who was involved with the observations made, will not be a part of the bench that will be hearing the matter.

On Monday, a new bench was constituted, comprising of justices P C Ghose and Deepak Gupta. Some sources say that Nariman might be included in the bench.




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