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Sunday, February 10th, 2019

 

Kolkata Police chief, Trinamool ex-MP quizzed in Saradha, Rose Valley scams

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar (Photo : IANS)

Shillong :  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday grilled Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar and former Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh separately, and then together, in connection the Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund scams. Both Kumar and Ghosh were still inside the CBI office at Oakland area here as of 10.30 p.m. The Kolkata police chief reached the CBI office at 10.20 a.m. and faced the interrogators for a little more than three hours before a lunch break. Soon after Kumar returned to the CBI office atRead More


Lets begin a new politics: Priyanka ahead of UP visit

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (File Photo/IANS)

New Delhi : A day ahead of her mega road show in Uttar Pradesh, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday called on party workers to initiate a “new kind of politics” which listens to the voices of the poor and the marginalised. “I have hope in my heart that together we will start a new kind of politics, a politics in which all of you will be stakeholders — my young friends, my sisters and even the weakest person, all their voices will be heard. “Come, let’s build a newRead More


EC asks Delhi Police to probe misleading calls to voters

New Delhi :  The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday said it has asked the Delhi Police to probe telephone calls made to voters claiming their names have been deleted from the electoral rolls. In a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Delhi mentioned receiving several complaints alleging that certain unknown persons/entities/sources are making misleading phone calls to the citizens of Delhi, telling them that their names have been deleted from the electoral roll, and that the caller is trying to get the same restored. “TheRead More


IIM Calcutta achieves 100% placement

Kolkata :  IIM Calcutta, one of the premier B-Schools of the country, has achieved 100 per cent placement on the first day, a statement from the institute said here. In all, 123 companies from diverse sectors participated in the placement process for the 54th batch of the institute’s flagship Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) with 441 students and made 501 jobs offers. According to the IIM release, 15 per cent of the batch received more than one offer. Also, 50 per cent of offers were from the consulting (29 perRead More


Modi dubs Kumaraswamy punching bag of everyone in Karnataka

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Hubballi (Karnataka) :  Terming the 8-month-old JD-S-Congress coalition government in Karnataka a ‘majboor sarkar’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dubbed its Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy a “punching bag” of everyone in the state. “Kumaraswamy has become a punching bag of everyone in the state, especially the Congress leaders, who have been threatening to unseat him from day one and challenging him daily,” Modi said at a massive BJP rally here, about 400 km from Bengaluru. Wondering who was in charge of government in the state in view of theRead More


Jet Airways revises cancellation charges for domestic flights

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New Delhi : Jet Airways has revised its change and cancellation fees for its flights within India, based on the number of days prior to the travel date that the change or cancellation is made. According to the airline, the change and cancellation fee in its premier (business class) classic fare will be Rs 2,300 and Rs 4,800 respectively both over or within seven days from departure, the flex fare will have no change fee but there will a cancellation fee of Rs 3,800 over or within seven days inRead More


Priyanka’s entry won’t impact LS polls outcome: Sushil Modi

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi (File Photo/IANS)

Patna :  Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday said Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics will not have any impact on the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. “Priyanka Gandhi will not be able to make any impact on the outcome of Lok Sabha polls,” Sushil Modi said here. The Congress may have appointed Priyanka Gandhi as the General Secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, but it would make no difference for the BJP in polls. Sushil Modi said people would vote forRead More


Citizenship Bill will not be passed: Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha (File Photo/Facebook)

Guwahati :  Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 will not be passed in the Rajya Sabha even as he insisted that the Modi government is not going to come to power for a second time. The veteran politician, who quit the BJP last year, said this here while delivering a talk organised by a citizens’ forum. “Before coming here, I met lots of people. Except the BJP, all the people told me that they won’t let the Bill pass in the Upper houseRead More


Two of family die after eating ‘poisonous’ meal

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Ranchi :  Two of eight members of a family died and the remaining six were taken ill in Jharkhand’s Gumla district on Sunday after allegedly consuming poisonous food, police said. According to the police, Salen Tigga and his family had eaten meat with rice on Saturday night. Around midnight, all of them started vomiting. They were rushed to a hospital where 12-year-old Neha Tigga died on Sunday morning, and another family member breathed there his last during treatment in Ranchi. The rest six family members have also been rushed forRead More


Acid attack on woman teacher in Ranchi

Ranchi :  A woman sustained acid burns on her face after allegedly attacked by two persons, police said here on Sunday. According to police, the woman — a teacher — was on her way back to home from school in an auto rickshaw after attending Saraswati Puja function. Two youth were following her on motorcycle and threw acid on her near the Church complex area of the city. She was rushed to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) for treatment. Police have recorded her statement in which she namedRead More