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Tuesday , April 23 , 2013
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Saradha group boss held in Kashmir, BJP wants CBI to probe chit funds

Updated: 23 April 2013, Tuesday, 19:00 hrs (IST)
The Jammu & Kashmir Police on Tuesday detained Saradha group chairman & managing director Sudipto Sen and a director of the company from Sonamarg, where they had fled after their Calcutta-based chit fund business collapsed last week leaving thousands of depositors and agents stranded....   | Read..
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BJP criticises Sonia for defending PM on coal blocks issue

Updated: 23 April 2013, Tuesday, 17:16 hrs (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday for defending Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the coal blocks issue, and demanded that the original affidavit by the Central Bureau of Investigation on the status report and emails reportedly sent to the agency by the...   | Read..

Helicopter deal: CBI freezes bank account of former IAF chief

Updated: 23 April 2013, Tuesday, 17:16 hrs (IST)
The Central Bureau of Investigation has frozen the bank accounts of former Indian Air Force chief S P Tyagi and other Indians named as accused for allegedly receiving kickbac...   | Read..

PMEAC sees 6.4% GDP growth in 2013-14

Updated: 23 April 2013, Tuesday, 15:40 hrs (IST)
The agriculture and manufacturing sectors are expected to perform better this year and lift the economic growth rate to 6.4 per cent in 2013-14 from 5 per cent in the previous fiscal, according to the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council....   | Read..

Pune traffic cop stops boss for not wearing seat belt — and is rewarded

Updated: 23 April 2013, Tuesday, 15:40 hrs (IST)
A traffic constable here who happened to stop the car of his boss for not fastening the seat belt was in for a pleasant surprise when he was rewarded for his alertness. ...   | Read..

What the govt balance sheet shows

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today flagged a four-member panel headed by a retired judge, a task force and an ordinance in her ....   | Read..

Modi’s new high

Indian households with alcohol consumption tend to have less healthy family lifestyles and need more medical care, according to a five-state study that has also documented dr...   | Read..

HC for timely probe, refund

Gauhati High Court today said cases of fraud against dubious deposit collecting companies should be probed in a time-bound manner, while their victims’ deposits should ...   | Read..

Politician joins rebel ranks

A Samajwadi Party candidate, who had unsuccessfully contested the Meghalaya Assembly polls this year, has allegedly joined the banned GNLA....   | Read..

Land-swap bill on RS list

The UPA government seeks to introduce the Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill, 2013 in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow amid the BJP’s decision to oppose ratification of th...   | Read..

Atlas on disaster hazards

The Northeast may be prone to all kinds of natural hazards, given its diverse topography and seismic instability. But means of mitigation are also available now, thanks to th...   | Read..

Messiah for killer roads

A 13-year-old girl suffered a fractured leg when the car she was travelling in with her parents met with an accident in Chuttupalu Valley. She was quickly ferried to a pri...   | Read..

From bombs, it’s back to books

A school is a primary lesson in going away from fear and towards power, feel the CRPF. ...   | Read..

Kidnap trail to Giridih

The son of a Calcutta restaurateur, who was abducted on April 13, was rescued from a Giridih forest, about 300km from the Bengal capital, this morning. ...   | Read..
What the govt balance sheet shows
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