Major Events and Top News Headlines of 29 December 2010:
- Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Rajan Ghate, who was the whistle-blower against foreigners illegally purchasing lands in Goa, has been selected for prestigious National RTI Awards 2010 given by National RTI Secretariat, Uttar Pradesh.
- As investigators look closely into the alleged role of Hindu extremist groups in the Samjhauta Express attack, top government sources today disclosed that there is “overwhelming preponderance of evidence that these (Hindu extremists) did it”.
- The CBI today filed a closure report in the Aarushi double murder case before a court on the grounds there was no available evidence at the crime scene to pursue the probe, meeting a dead-end in the case that shook the country over two years back.
- The Delhi Police’s Special Cell has arrested a 33-year-old alleged gangster, who is reportedly linked to underworld dons Chhota Rajan, Aijaz Lakarwala and Bharat Nepali, from the Uttar Pradesh border.