Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Sudipta Sen, Saradha Group chief and alleged mastermind of the chit fund scam, and one of his close aides were Sunday sent to 10 days' police custody by a West Bengal court in a fresh case. Sen and his employee Arvind Chauhan were sent to police custody by a South 24-Parganas district court on a complaint lodged by Manik Chakrabarty, an agent of a Saradha Group chit fund company who claims to have collected money from over 3,000 investors. In his complaint to the Baruipur police station, Chakrabarty accused Sen of cheating and defrauding people
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Rejecting the bail plea of Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen and one of his close aides, a West Bengal court Saturday sent them to judicial custody till May 31.
Jammu, May 18 (IANS) Victims of the May 1 earthquake in the mountainous Doda and Kishtwar regions of Jammu and Kashmir allege the government is adopting an "unfair and partisan approach" in disbursing relief to them.
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) A junior commissioned officer (JCO) was killed and a soldier was injured when army soldiers foiled an infiltration bid in north Kashmir's Kupwara district early Saturday, an official said. A gunfight erupted between a group of four-five militants and security forces when the soldiers detected the infiltration bid in Machil area, an army spokesperson said. "The militants opened fire resulting in the death of a JCO and injuries to another trooper," the spokesperson added
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) Are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti hunting for "safe" seats for the 2014 assembly elections? The question is particularly poignant in Abdullah's case as it would mean his moving away from a constituency that his grandfather and father have nursed since 1975 and which has gone out of the family's grasp only once. Political circles here are agog with rumours that Abdullah would not contest from his traditional Ganderbal constituency in north Kashmir, while there are suggestions that Mufti might not contest from south Kashmir's Wachi constituency.
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court decision to grant bail to militant Liyaqat Shah, saying it proved Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's stand that he was returning for rehabiliation, not a terror strike.
"Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh congress Committee President Saif ud din Soz has said that the Article 370 is an integral part of Indian Constitution that can never be omitted. He said Congress Party is committed to safeguard Article
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved the continued allocation of subsidised grain to above poverty line families during 2013-14 under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS), an official statement said. Expecting sufficient stocks of foodgrains in the central pool, the CCEA approved additional allocation of 41.89 lakh tonnes of wheat and 19.84 lakh tonnes of rice at APL issue prices to states and union territories (UTs).
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Lieutenant General (retd) Nirbhay Sharma, one of the most decorated field commanders of the Indian Army, has been appointed governor of Arunachal Pradesh, an official statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said Thursday. "The President of India has been pleased to appoint Lt.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has turned down the proposals of the Army to take over the command of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), in the wake of recent incursion by the Chinese troops in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. He reiterated that his ministry will continue to hold control of the paramilitary outfits including the Assam Rifles deployed along the Sino-Indian border in the northeast.