CBI files FIR against Spl Director Asthana

CBI files FIR against Spl Director Asthana

Sunday, 21 October 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The CBI has booked its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana for accepting Rs 2 crore bribe to sabotage the probe against controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi. The CBI’s Anti-Corruption Unit has arrested one Manoj Kumar, the middleman who gave money to settle the case on October 16. Senior CBI officials confirmed...

As air quality worsens, Delhiites advised to stay indoors

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

Air quality in the national Capital on Friday has recorded “very poor” as National Ambient Air Quality Index (NAAQI) marked the index “red”.  The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), in its advisory cautioned people to avoid all physical...

ED files money laundering cases of AI deals during UPA regime

ED files money laundering cases of AI deals during UPA regime

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate has slapped money laundering charges in  several  cases of irregularities in connection with the decision related to Air India  during the UPA regime. The move comes in the wake of  CBI FIRs against Air India  and other Government officials of that period. The controversial decisions  include  aircraft...

Protesters foil women  bid to enter Sabarimala

Protesters foil women bid to enter Sabarimala

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | PNS | Sabarimala /Thiruvananthapuram

Priest threatens to close temple if any woman of barred age group enters premise Two women, including a TV journalist in her late 20s, nearly made it inside the Sabarimala temple on Friday under heavy police security, but they had to retreat amid massive protests by Ayyappa devotees and the head...

TDB to file review plea in top court

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | Agencies | Nilakkal

Amid the huge protest after the Sabarimala verdict, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) on Friday decided to file an appeal against the apex court’s order of allowing women of every age to enter the historical shrine. The Board also said it is ready for any sort of compromise to end this...

Dussehra turns tragic

Dussehra turns tragic

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | PNS | Amritsar/Chandigarh

Amritsar revellers mowed down on tracks by speeding trains while watching Ravana dahan; death toll may rise to 60 plus The occasion of Ravana dahan to mark the end of Durga Puja festivities turned out to be a heart-rending event  in Amritsar when a speeding train mowed down around 61 revellers...

ND Tiwari passes away on 93rd b’day

ND Tiwari passes away on 93rd b’day

Friday, 19 October 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister ND Tiwari, who served in various positions at the Centre and in States and was even a strong contender for prime ministership in 1991, died on his 93rd birthday at a private Hospital in the national Capital on Thursday after prolonged illness. The veteran politician...

Gun-toting ex-MP’s son surrenders

Friday, 19 October 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Thursday accepted the surrender plea submitted by Ashish Pandey, who was seen brandishing a gun and threatening a man at a five-star hotel in Delhi. Pandey, who is the son of former BSP MP Rakesh Pandey, was missing since October 14 when the incident occurred...

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