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'What Would Didi Comment Now,' Taunts BJP on Bengal Minister's Photo With Mehul Choksi
In response, Mitra said: This is no secret, the information is on a government website. Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee said it was an attempt by the opposition to divert attention from the real scam. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) also used the opportunity to target the Trinamool Congress government. Wht will the so called leaders of Trinamool say to the camaraderie and closeness that was evident between Amit Mitra and Mehul Chokshi, CPI-M leader and MLA Sujan Chakraborty said.
Jaipur's Gandhi Nagar becomes country's first all-women railway station
Starting Monday, all 32 posts at the station - from station superintendent to head ticket collector, point woman to railway protection force constable and station master to ticket reservation clerk - were occupied by women. Gandhi Nagar has a footfall of nearly 7000 passengers per day and of the 50 trains which pass by, 25 trains halt here. I have never thought I would be handling a station which would be all-women within one year of my job.
Ready to bring no-trust motion against Centre as last resort: Chandrababu Naidu
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said he was ready to move a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government with the support of other parties to get justice for the southern state. Naidu had dismissed the demands made by the opposition YSR Congress and Jana Sena to consider bringing a no-trust motion. YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy announced that his party would move the no-trust motion if the TDP did not do so.
Role of two senior executives in PNB fraud under scanner
A fourth employee has access to a printout when the transaction related to a letter of undertaking (LoU) is received. As a result, it is possible that the trust that people had enabled Shetty to have more than one password. While bank executives acknowledged the failure of internal controls, the lender at the centre of the crisis is key to solving many puzzles. Manoj Kharat, another employee who was accused in the first FIR by PNB, is said to be the one issuing the message.
Despite 70 civic workers' death in 10 years, manual scavenging continues unabated in Karnataka
In the past ten years, ever since activists began campaigning against manual scavenging, over 70 civic workers - described as manual scavengers - have died in Karnataka. The above cases demonstrate how cases of manual scavenging are handled by the police and the courts. The inhuman practice, long abolished under law, continues in the heart of India's tech capital and elsewhere in the state.
Karnataka proposes to amend Trees act; citizen groups slam the move
It proposed denotification of 50 species of trees including coconut, gulmohar, silver oak, rain tree, pink tabebuia, Indian cork tree and eucalyptus. If passed, any governmental agency will not require any nod to chop trees nor will they need to hold a public consultation. The 2015 amendment had said that the permission of the tree officer is not required if less than 50 trees were to be axed for public purposes.
Language of politics that speaks to the people
He went on to say that Tamil was older than Sanskrit and that it was a beautiful language. Language and Tamil identity being the hallmark of politics in the state, by professing his love for Tamil, Modi has made a stronger attempt to make the lotus bloom in the south. The PM's recognition is a moment of pride, feels state minister for Tamil official language and Tamil culture K Pandiarajan.
AAP MLAs Assaulted Me at CM Arvind Kejriwal's Residence, Alleges Delhi Chief Secretary
Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and registered a complaint against two ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs for allegedly assaulting him. Prakash alleged that he was assaulted by Ajay Dutt and Prakash Jharwal at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Monday evening. There was no incident of assault or attempted assault by any AAP MLAs, a statement from Kejriwal's office said.
Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reluctant to take stern action against JuD, says report
Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reversed his decision to take stern action against Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-i- Insaniyat Foundation fearing that any such move could trigger a political crisis, a media report said on Monday. The JuD is believed to be the front organisation for the LeT which is responsible for carrying out the Mumbai attack that killed 166 people.
Trump Jr on Kolkata visit to raise toast to city's Tower success
The Trump property in Kolkata is priced nearly half of what a condo costs in any other Trump property. The Kolkata visit is part of the first business trip made by a Trump family member since Trump senior's election. KOLKATA: Donald Trump Jr will raise a toast and deliver a speech at a dinner hosted to celebrate the success of Trump Tower Kolkata on Tuesday evening. Trump Jr then took control of the family business that had been founded by his great-grandmother Elizabeth Trump.
Eye on votes, ticket aspirants offer sops to migrant communities, slum-dwellers
Promises to allot properties to various community groups are being made at get-togethers with lavish spreads and cocktail parties at upscale recreation clubs. Actually, it's the state government's duty to build a community hall for those who have migrated from other states. Uday Garudachar, who is in the race for a BJP ticket from Chickpet constituency, is eyeing slum-dwellers. The biggest worry is whether the migrants will remain indifferent to the elections; their turnout has been poor over the years.
Satyam scam has villa twist: Ramalinga Raju son's tenant tells ED to open seal
Raja Gajapathi Raju says that he is a tenant of Teja Raju's villa and has been paying monthly rent to him. This villa was identified by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) authorities as part of proceeds in the Satyam scam. Following a confirmation order by the adjudicating authority under the Act, the ED officials took over physical possession of the villa. In the current case, such a facility cannot be extended to the tenant whose lease deed was not even registered.
As investments pour in, government raises target to Rs 12 lakh crore
Looking at the overwhelming response we are likely to sign investment commitments worth Rs 12 lakh crore, said Fadnavis on Monday. The biggest among the investments that came through on Monday were in the housing sector. Around 10 organizations such as CREDAI, NAREDCO, MCHI, Khaleeji Commercial Bank & Bhumi Raj, K Raheja and Poddar Housing promised to create 14.5 lakh affordable homes, majority in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, at a cost of Rs 3.5 lakh crore.
Choksi seeks quashing of FIR in chit fund case
Choksi has filed a petition for quashing the FIR registered by city crime branch with the consent of the complainant, a Bhavnagar-based doctor, Meeta Mankad. The main accused in the FIR, a Bhavnagar-based jeweller, Digvijaysinh Jadeja, has been objecting to quashing of the FIR. Claiming innocence in the chit fund case, Jadeja has submitted that Choksi and his associates have duped a large number of people by introducing chit fund schemes.
PNB fraud: Banking on Chilkur Balaji temple to save nation from Punjab National Bank crisis
To save us from the severe threat in the banking system, I thought chanting the 'Runa Vimochana Nrusimha Sthotram' is the only remedy, he added. The 'Runa Vimochana Nrusimha Sthotram' chanting began at noon at the temple with devotees sitting at their places and chanting it, instead of doing 'pradakshinas' (circumambulations). Nearly 800 devotees took part in the chanting of the Sthotram for about 15 minutes, the priest said.
DB Realty owner's brother abducted in Mozambique
Pramod, who is in the jewellery business, split from his brother and the construction business years ago. His son Yash approached the Juhu police on Monday to lodge a missing person's complaint, TOI has learned. The ministry's officials have assured the family that they have communicated with Mozambique government officials and sought help, a source said. Younger brother of Vinod Goenka, chairman of D B Realty. He had gone to Mozambique on Saturday for a business deal he was to finalize.
Send pics, videos to prove students saw PM Modi's chat, schools told
Sources said the HRD ministry instructed all state governments to compile reports soon after the PM's interaction. Schools across the country received circulars from their respective state education departments to submit the evidence by February 19. A senior HRD official said, The ministry has not asked for any report on participation of schools in the event. It was a routine feedback where no mandatory clause was given.
Maharashtra: No RSS worker involved in Loya's hospitalisation and death
There was an insinuation in the magazine about alleged involvement of an RSS worker called Ishwar Baheti in the scene after the death of Loya. The one who was involved in arrangements for taking the body to Loya's ancestral village near Latur was Baheti, who was Loya's friend for the last 30 years. The counsel said the magazine also insinuated that Loya, after suffering a heart attack, was taken to hospital in an autorickshaw.
Uttar Pradesh signs 900 MoUs before start of investors' summit
Two days ahead of the mega investor summit, the UP government on Monday claimed of having signed over 900 memorandums of understanding (MoU) with companies from various sectors. Briefing reporters, Industry minister Satish Mahana said that this was perhaps the highest number of MoUs UP government has ever signed with private companies. Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey said that UP government would be felicitating the industrial houses and companies who have signed MoU.

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