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PNB head Sunil Mehta appears before SFIO

PNB managing director and CEO Sunil Mehta on Wednesday appeared before the Serious Fraud Investigation Office here to record his statement in the nearly Rs 12,700 crore scam at the bank.
Mar 07, 2018 11:47 IST

Lok Sabha disrupted for third day, protests over statue vandalisation

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were washed out for the third consecutive day on Wednesday as parties protested on various issues, including vandalisation of statue of Dravidian icon Thanthai Periyar and PNB scam.
Mar 07, 2018 13:21 IST

UGC faculty quota tweak triggers alarm

Reservation for socially backward sections in faculty recruitment in universities and colleges will now be implemented by treating each department or subject as a unit instead of grouping the posts from an institution as a whole.
Basant Kumar Mohanty Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

RS proceedings washed out for 3rd day

Rajya Sabha proceedings were washed out for the third straight day on Wednesday as Opposition parties and allies like the Telegu Desam Party and the AIADMK created  uproar  over the PNB banking fraud, special package for Andhra Pradesh and Cauvery Board issues.
Mar 07, 2018 12:37 IST

Hint of new Aadhaar deadline

The Centre on Tuesday assured the Supreme Court that the government was open to extending beyond March 31 the deadline for linking Aadhaar cards with bank accounts and mobile phones.
Our Legal Correspondent Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Cong targets nirav and Nirav Modis

The Congress alleged on Tuesday that the government was trying to divert the nation's attention from the "main" question of how so many fraudsters fled India despite repeated warnings by raising irrelevant issues and selectively targeting rivals.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Air India gets Saudi nod, says Israel

Air India has been allowed by Saudi Arabia to fly over its territory on its new route from New Delhi to Tel Aviv, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said here on Tuesday.
PTI and Our Business Bureau Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

MP pension not wrong: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday prima facie felt that there was nothing wrong morally or legally in granting lifelong pension, perks and other benefits to lawmakers or their spouses.
Our Legal Correspondent Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Dad cuts off son's wrist over phone

A butcher has allegedly chopped off his teenager son's hand while he was asleep following a tiff over the teenager's habit of watching films on a mobile phone, police said on Tuesday.
Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Fraud office probes NiMo lenders

The Serious Frauds Investigation Office (SFIO) has launched a probe into the diamond scam.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

4 more weeks for Lokpal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted four more weeks to the Centre to explain the steps being taken to appoint a Lokpal after attorney-general K.K. Venugopal said the selection committee met on March 1 and decided to first fill the vacancy caused by the death of jurist P.P. Rao.
Our Legal Correspondent Mar 07, 2018 00:00 IST

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