No cash transfer in lieu of food rations: Centre to state Govts

  New Delhi, Feb 22: The Centre will not offer money to beneficiaries in place of take-home rations provided at anganwadis as proposed earlier, state Governments have been told. The Government’s think-tank NITI Aayog in its national nutrition strategy had recommended initiating pilot schemes in a few districts to test if cash transfers could replace […]

PNB Case:Nirav Modi aide Vipul Ambani aware of fraud LoUs, says CBI

PNB Case:Nirav Modi aide Vipul Ambani aware of fraud LoUs, says CBI

  Mumbai: Continuing its probe into the Rs 11,400 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday told a special court that Vipul Ambani, billionaire Nirav Modi’s high-profile aide, accused in the fraud case, was aware of the fraudulent Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) made to the bank. CBI said […]

ED seizes 94 crore assets, luxury cars of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

  Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it has frozen mutual funds and shares worth ?7.80 crore belonging to the Nirav Modi group and ?86.72 crore belonging to the Mehul Choksi group in connection with a money laundering probe against them in the ?11,400-crore alleged fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB). The ED […]

Red carpet, not red tape to welcome you: Modi at UP Investor Summit-2018

Red carpet, not red tape to welcome you: Modi at UP Investor Summit-2018

  Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a defence industrial corridor in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh in a bid to bring development in one of the most backward regions of the state. “One of the two defence industrial corridors mentioned in the budget, one is proposed in the Bundelkhand region of […]

Vacated govt bungalow as Nitish released ghosts in it: Pratap Yadav

Vacated govt bungalow as Nitish released ghosts in it: Pratap Yadav

  Patna: Six months after stepping down from his post as Bihar’s health Minister, Tej Pratap vacated his government bungalow in Patna last week claiming that “Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Modi had unleashed ghosts”. “I decided to vacate the bungalow because Nitish and deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi had released […]

59% candidates in Nagaland Assembly elections are crorepatis: ADR

59% candidates in Nagaland Assembly elections are crorepatis: ADR

  Kohima: Fifty-nine percent of the candidates for the February 27 Assembly elections are crorepatis with JD(U) nominee Ramongo Lotha being the richest with a total wealth of Rs 38.92 crore, an analysis of the affidavits said. The Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR), which analyzed the affidavits of 193 aspirants out of a total of […]

Parrikar discharged from Mumbai hospital

Parrikar discharged from Mumbai hospital

  Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was on Thursday discharged from the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, where he was undergoing treatment for a pancreatic ailment. Parrikar has arrived in Goa after the discharge. Deputy Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly Michael Lobo confirmed this development. Parrikar was being treated in Mumbai for pancreatitis since […]

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