TMC’s Partha, ex-Kolkata CP quizzed in chit fund cases

TMC’s Partha, ex-Kolkata CP quizzed in chit fund cases

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

In a major embarrassment for the Trinamool Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the larger conspiracy angle of the Saradha and other chit fund cases, on Friday, interrogated Partha Chatterjee, a comparatively less controversial face of the Bengal ruling outfit. In a similar vein, CBI also questioned former Kolkata...

Cong slams BJP for not releasing Rs 5K cr to flood-hit Karnataka

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | PTI | Bengaluru

The Congress in Karnataka on Fridaythreatened to agitate against the "anti-people" stand of the BJP government in the state as well as the Centre, and slammed the latter for not releasing Rs 5,000 crore for flood relief in Karnataka.  "We have been demanding release of Rs 5,000 crore as an interim...

Return of Pandits possible, Guv told

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | PTI | Jammu

Adviser to J&K Governor, Farooq Khan, has said the complete return of Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) to the Valley is possible only with the support and cooperation of all stakeholders.  "The complete return of Kashmiri migrants to the Valley is possible only with the support and cooperation of all stakeholders, including the...

3 brothers get 7 years RI for practising black magic

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | PTI | Thane

A court here has sentenced three brothers from Maharashtra's Palghar district to seven years of rigorous imprisonment for physically torturing patients at the de-addiction centre run by them and also for practising black magic on them. Thane district court judge Shailendra Tambe, in his order passed on Wednesday, also imposed a...

Facing criticism, BSY drops offer to rename villages after donors

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | PTI | Bengaluru

Apparently faced with criticism from a section of villagers and political class, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday dropped the offer to rename flood-hit villages after donors who contribute more than Rs 10 crore for relief works. The offer has now been modified, and the Chief Minister said such donors...

Situation in Kerala, K’taka improves; toll reaches 176

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram/Bengaluru/Amaravati

The situation in Kerala and Karnataka, battered by heavy rains over the past several days improved on Friday with the combined toll in the two states rising to 176, while the Krishna and Godavari rivers in Andhra Pradesh were in spate. Over five lakh people have been housed in 1,758 relief...

Maha flood toll rises to 50, crisis eases

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

With three more deaths, the toll in the flood-ravaged western Maharashtra rose to 54 on Friday, even as the authorities restored a majority of flood-ravaged roads and bridges and distributed a total cash relief of Rs 16.88 crore among the flood victims in the Pune revenue division. Sangli, which is one...

TN CM Palaniswami announces trifurcation of Vellore district

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

Opposition parties may allege Edappadi Palaniswami-led AIADMK Government as corrupt and inefficient. But that has not deterred the Chief Minister from taking steps to facilitate governance easily accessible to the people of the State. While addressing the the Independence Day Parade at Fort Saint George in Chennai, the Chief Minister...

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