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West Bengal court to hear Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea

Kolkata: A district sessions court on Tuesday admitted the anticipatory bail plea filed by senior IPS officer and former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who has been under the CBI scanner in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam. Kumar’s counsels moved the petition at the North 24 Parganas District Sessions Court in Barasat, after the MP, […]

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Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar again ignores CBI summons

Kolkata/New Delhi: Senior IPS officer and former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday again failed to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into the Saradha Chit fund scam case, official sources said. The agency is discussing it’s next move by holding talks with their lawyers, a source related to the […]

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People of Pakistan treat all Indians as relatives: Sharad Pawar

Mumbai: In potentially controversial statements, Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar has lavished praises on the people of Pakistan and alleged that the ruling BJP is spreading “misinformation”. “People here say Pakistanis are facing injustice and are unhappy but that is far from the truth. Such comments are being made only for political gains, without realising […]

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Mumbai tutor demands sexual favours from 13-year-old, arrested

Mumbai: A private tuition teacher has been arrested on charges of allegedly demanding sexual favours from a 13-year old girl, police said here on Saturday. The accused, S. G. Handle, 42, has been charged under various sections of POCSO and remanded to police custody. According to police, a couple of days ago, the accused called […]

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Veterinarian booked for death of pet dog at KCR’s house

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police have booked a veterinary doctor for negligence that led to the death of a pet dog belonging to Pragati Bhavan, the official residence of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao. A case under section 429 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 11 (4) of The Prevention of Cruelty to […]

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Odd-Even scheme back in Delhi from Nov 4: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Ahead of Diwali and the stubble burning season, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced a seven-point Action Plan to protect the city from air pollution, including re-introduction of the Odd-Even scheme between November 4 and 15. Addressing the media, Kejriwal said that the odd-even scheme — under which vehicles will ply […]


Bengal: Youth lynched on suspicion of child abduction

Kolkata: A youth was lynched in Asansol of West Bengal’s West Burdwan district on Wednesday by locals, who suspected that he was a child-kidnapper, police said. The locals became suspicious on seeing the youth roam aimlessly in Salanpur and challenged him. Not convinced with his reply, the mob dragged him on the ground and started […]