Encroachments by Computer Baba’s aide demolished in Indore- The New Indian Express


INDORE: Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district on Tuesday razed illegal structures built by an associate of self-styled godman Namdeo Das Tyagi on 15,000 sq ft area here, a senior official said.

Tyagi, popularly known as Computer Baba, was earlier arrested in preventive action when the administration was removing encroachment from a government land in Jamburdi Hapsi village near Indore on November 8.

“When we demolished Tyagi’s illegal ashram in Jamboori Hapsi, we seized an SUV from there, and although Computer Baba was using the vehicle, it was registered in the name of Ramesh Tomar,” additional district magistrate (ADM) Ajaydev Sharma said.

There are 19 cases related to criminal conspiracy, cheating, extortion, manhandling, among others registered against Tomar, he said.

“During our probe, we found that Tomar had built a few houses in Musakhedi area without the Indore Municipal Corporation’s (IMC) permission,” the official said, adding that these

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Incendiary texts traced to outfit run by top Trump aide

BOSTON (AP) — A texting company run by one of President Donald Trump’s top campaign officials sent out thousands of targeted, anonymous text messages urging supporters to rally where votes were being counted in Philadelphia on Thursday, falsely claiming Democrats were trying to steal the presidential election.

The messages directed Trump fans to converge at a downtown intersection where hundreds of protesters from the opposing candidates’ camps faced off Thursday afternoon. Pennsylvania is a crucial battleground state where former Vice President Joe Biden’s supporters believe the outstanding ballots will put him over the top in the presidential election.

“This kind of message is playing with fire, and we are very lucky that it does not seem to have driven more conflict,” said John Scott-Railton, senior researcher at the University of Toronto’s online watchdog Citizen Lab. Scott-Railton helped track down the source.

The texts were sent using phone numbers leased to

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