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Awaiting govt sanction to prosecute Vanzara, Amin: CBI 

Ahmedabad: The CBI told a special court Monday that it is waiting for Gujarat government’s sanction to prosecute retired police officers accused in the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case. Read More »

One body retrieved, another spotted in illegal mine: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was informed Monday that the body of a person, among the 15 miners trapped for over a month inside a flooded illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, has been retrieved while another body has been spotted by the Indian Navy. Read More »

Relief package for farmers on cards

NEW DELHI: The Union cabinet is expected to soon approve a relief package for farmers grappling with falling prices of their crops and to tackle distress in the farm sector, according to sources. Read More »

Rahul has all qualities to make a good PM: Tejashwi

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has all the qualities to make a good prime minister, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has said, and alleged that the BJP’s propaganda machinery spent hundreds of thousands of crores to malign the Congress leader’s image. Read More »

Rahul has all qualities to make a good PM: Tejashwi

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has all the qualities to make a good prime minister, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has said, and alleged that the BJP’s propaganda machinery spent hundreds of thousands of crores to malign the Congress leader’s image. Read More »

Govt empowers PSU banks to seek lookout circulars against wilful defaulters

NEW DELHI: In a bid to prevent big economic offenders like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi from fleeing the country, the government has empowered PSU banks to request lookout circulars (LOCs) against wilful defaulters and fraudsters, officials said on Sunday. Read More »

Gautam Khaitan arrested in fresh money laundering case

PTI   NEW DELHI Lawyer Gautam Khaitan, an accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a fresh case of alleged possession of black money and money laundering and remanded in a two-day custody of the agency by a court here. Officials said Khaitan was placed under arrest Friday night under the Prevention ... Read More »

Priyanka may begin political innings with Kumbh holy dip

IANS   NEW DELHI Notwithstanding charges of pursuing “soft Hindutva” hurled at the Congress and its president Rahul Gandhi, his sister Priyanka Gandhi is likely to begin her formal political career with a holy dip at the Sangam at the Kumbh Mela on February 4. Priyanka Gandhi, who will take charge as the general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East that ... Read More »

Railways approach PMO to launch Train-18 with fares 40-50% higher than Shatabdi

IANS   NEW DELHI With all the safety clearances, trials and tests in place, the Railways is all set to launch the indigenously-built Train-18 with fares that are likely to be around 40-50 per cent higher than the Shatabdi Express, officials said. Officials said they have approached Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) seeking time for the launch by Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More »