City News Mumbai

Bulli Bai case accused Shweta Singh, Mayank Rawat sent to 14-day judicial custody

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] (ANI): A Bandra court on Friday sent Bulli Bai app case co-accused Shweta Singh and Mayank Rawat into 14-day judicial custody till January 28, confirmed Sandeep Sherkhane, accused Mayank’s lawyer on Friday.Shweta Singh and Mayank also filed a bail plea in the Bandra Court. Hearing on the case is on Monday (January 17), said Mayank’s lawyer. Earlier Sweta Singh and Mayank were sent to Mumbai Cyber Cell police custody till January 14. They were arrested from Uttarakhand on January 5.Sweta Singh was produced before the court on Friday while Mayank Rawat could not, as he tested COVID positive, informed Mumbai Police.The other co-accused, Vishal Kumar Jha was earlier sent to police custody for 14 days while Niraj Bishnoi and Aumkerashwar Thakur are in Delhi police custody for further investigation.‘Bulli Bai’ app was on the open-source platform Github which carried images of…

International UK News

UK high court allows Uyghur advocacy group to proceed with forced labour case

London [UK] (ANI): The High Court of England and Wales on Wednesday allowed Uyghur rights advocacy group to proceed with a forced labour case against UK authorities for permitting the importation of cotton goods produced with Uyghur forced labour in China.The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) of Munich, Germany, and the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) had registered a case against states and actors involved in human rights violations, alleging that cotton goods produced by Uyghurs in detention camps in Xinjiang are entering the UK, reported Radio Free Asia. Roseanne Gerin, writing in Radio Free Asia said that rights groups also argued that a 19th-century law prohibiting the importation of prison-made goods is being violated by the purchase of cotton goods produced by forced labour.GLAN said a court win would set a “world-first precedent” by confirming that the UK’s Proceeds of Crime Act — originally…

Entertainment Malayalam

Kerala Police Registers Fresh Case Against Actor Dileep

The Crime Branch wing of Kerala police on Sunday registered a case against actor Dileep and five others for allegedly threatening investigation officers in the sexual assault case of an actress in which he is also an accused. The Crime Branch registered the case on a complaint filed by an investigating officer based on a purported audio clip of Dileep, which was released by a TV channel recently in which the actor was heard conspiring to attack the officials. Sources also said that director Balachandra Kumar, who had recently made some startling revelations against Dileep in the actress assault case through media, had also given some corroborative statements to the Crime Branch. The actor and five others were booked under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, including Sections 116 (abetment), 118 (concealing design to commit offense), 120B (criminal conspiracy), 506 (criminal intimidation), and 34 (criminal…

City News Hyderabad

Telangana: TRS MLA’s son held in abetment to suicide case

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India]: Telangana Police has arrested TRS Kothagudem MLA Vanama Venkateshwar Rao’s son Vanama Raghavendra Rao in connection with an abetment to suicide case, said police on Saturday.Vanama Raghavendra was arrested by the police at Chintalapudi police in Andhra Pradesh and brought to Kothagudem district. Raghavendra was booked by the police under sections 302, 306 and 307 of the IPC after four members of a family died of burn injuries.According to ASP Rohit Raju, Mandiga Naga Rama Krishna poured petrol on his wife Mandiga Sri Laxmi, two daughters – Sai Sahitya and Mandiga Sai Sahithi – and on himself and set themselves ablaze.In a video before his death, Rama Krishna alleged that he had a property dispute with Rao, and the former had asked him to send his wife to settle the dispute, said ASP Raju.On January 3, Rama Krishna, Sri Laxmi and…

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ED files chargesheet against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, others in money laundering case

Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India]: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, his wife Bindu Kapoor, and Avantha group promoter Gautam Thapar at a Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai in connection with the money laundering case.According to the ED, the 1300-page chargesheet names 10 people as accused in the money laundering case. A case has also been registered against Rana Kapoor for illegally giving a loan of Rs 1900 crore to Gautam Thapar’s Avanta company.The ED has alleged that a bribe of Rs 300 crore was paid to Kapoor for facilitating around Rs 1,900 crore loans from Yes Bank to Gautam Thapar’s company.Rana Kapoor is currently in judicial custody, the chargesheet also names some senior officers of Yes Bank, who helped Rana Kapoor in giving loans.

Politics State's Latest

Goa detects its first Omicron case

Panaji (Goa) [India]: Goa detected its first case of COVID-19’s Omicron variant on Monday.An 8 yr old boy who had travelled from the UK on December 17, 2021, has tested positive for the Omicron variant in the state. “#OmicronVariant Update – Goa. 8-year-old boy who had traveled from the UK on December 17, 2021, has tested positive for #OmicronVirus as confirmed by NIV Pune,” tweeted Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane.Meanwhile, India has logged 6,531 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Monday. As per the Health Ministry, the country’s active caseload stands at 75,841.“Active cases constitute 0.22 per cent of the country’s total positive cases, which is lowest since March 2020,” said the Ministry.Meanwhile, the tally of cases of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus in the country has risen to 578.The Ministry further…

Politics State's Latest

West Bengal: One more arrested in Bangladeshi national infiltration case

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]: One more person has been arrested in the case of infiltration by a Bangladeshi national, Kolkata police said on Monday.According to police, the accused was arrested on the suspicion that he produced forged identification documents. He has been remanded to police custody till January 3, 2022, police said.On December 25 midnight, Kolkata Police nabbed one Bijoy Kr Roy, 41, of Jatrapur, Nadia from his residence in connection with a case registered at the Anandapur police station (case against accused being Bangladesh national, according to a statement issued by the police.“He is suspected of producing forged documents like voter ID card, Adhar card, etc. Police have seized a portion of documents from his custody. He was produced before court where he was remanded to police custody till January 3, 2022. An investigation is on,” the police added.

Politics State's Latest

COVID-19: Second Omicron case confirmed in Andhra

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India]: Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday confirmed the second case of the Omicron variant of coronavirus in the state.The Omicron positive patient is a 39-year-old international traveller from Kenya. While speaking with ANI, Dr Hymavati, the Director of Andhra Pradesh’s Public Health Department, said, “A 39 years old foreign traveller came from Kenya to Chennai Airport on December 10. She reached Tirupati by car. She was tested on reaching Tirupati and declared RT-PCR positive for COVID19 on December 12.”“The sample was sent to Centre For Cellular And Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad for Genome Sequencing and the result was declared as Omicron Positive on December 22,” she added.The doctor further informed that six of the woman’s family members were tested and were found COVID negative.“She is healthy and in institutional quarantine under the close observation of the health department,” Dr Hymavati informed.In…

New Products Technology

New renders for Xiaomi 12 Pro case reveal back design

Beijing [China]: A new set of case renders seem to confirm the back design of the upcoming Xiaomi 12 Pro handset.According to GSM Arena, the images show a total of five cutouts for the camera bump, three for the actual cameras, one for the LED flash and one for an additional sensor, about which there is no information. Interestingly, the renders seem to conflict with the case pictured earlier, it had only four cutouts, skipping the sensor placed under the LED flash.This new sensor could be a LiDAR sensor but that’s just speculation for now.As per GSM Arena, the new renders also show the power button and volume rocker on the right side and a big earpiece, which likely doubles as a secondary loudspeaker for a complete stereo sound.

TOP NEWS UPDATES

ED summons Jacqueline Fernandez on December 8 in Rs 200-cr money laundering case

New Delhi [India]: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez to appear before the investigators on December 8 here in the national capital in connection with its ongoing probe in Rs 200 crore money laundering case linked to conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, said sources.Fernandez has been asked to be present at the ED office by 11 am on December 8 as her questioning is significant in the case as a witness in the alleged multi-crore extortion racket operated by Chandrasekhar. The actress has earlier skipped various summons issued by the federal agency citing different reasons.The ED’s move come a day after Fernandez was offloaded from an Air India flight at about 5.25 pm by Immigration Officials as a Look Out Circular in the case of the Enforcement Directorate is pending against her.She was supposed to fly to Muscat by “AI-985 flight scheduled…

TOP NEWS UPDATES

India’s 5th Omicron Case Detected In Delhi, Tanzania-Returnee Tests positive

New Delhi [India] : A man who arrived in Delhi from Tanzania and was admitted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital (LNJP) was today found positive with the new Covid variant, Omicron, taking the total number of such cases in the country to five. “Twelve samples had been sent to the National Centre for Disease Control. One was found carrying the Omicron variant. The patient is an Indian and had returned from Tanzania a few days ago,” news agency PTI said quoting an unnamed official. “The patient’s travel history is being collated and contacts being traced,” the official further said. Omicron, first detected in South Africa on November 25, has been described as a “variant of concern” by the  World Health Organization (WHO). “PM sahib, please stop the flights”, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Chief Minister had…

City News Mumbai

Mumbai Police files chargesheet against Param Bir Singh, Sachin Waze in extortion case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Mumbai Police Crime Branch Unit 11 on Saturday filed chargesheet against former police commissioner Param Bir Singh and three others including Sachin Waze in Esplanade Court.The 400-page chargesheet has been filed in the Goregaon alleged extortion case. Singh had recorded his statement in the case last week.“400-page chargesheet filed against Param Bir Singh, Sachin Waze, Alpesh Patel and Sumit Singh in Goregaon alleged extortion case. Singh and Waze will be served a copy each on the next date of the case,” Special Public Prosecutor Advocate Shekhar Jagtap told ANI.A case of extortion was registered on July 23 against Sachin Waze, former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, and others at Goregaon Police Station, and the investigation was handed over to the Mumbai Crime Branch.Six cases of corruption and extortion were filed against Param Bir Singh after he wrote a letter to…

Business

ED attaches properties worth Rs 227.95 crore of Prakash Industries under money laundering case

New Delhi [India]: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached properties worth Rs 227.95 crore of Prakash Industries Limited, Hisar, Haryana under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in a coal block allocation case.According to the statement by ED, the attached assets are in the form of land at Hisar, Delhi, Noida and various parts of Chhattisgarh. ED initiated a money-laundering investigation on the basis of FIR registered by CBI against the company in 2016. In the FIR it was alleged that Ved Prakash Agarwal, Chairman of Prakash Industries Ltd. and other officials of the company had misrepresented and concealed facts which includes furnishing false production capacity and financial position in order to qualify for coal block allocation process and fraudulently obtained Chotia Coal Block in Chhattisgarh in 2003.Excavation of coal started in the year 2006.Later Supreme Court cancelled the…

City News Mumbai

Bombay HC allows default bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj in Bhima Koregaon Case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed the default bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj and directed her to approach Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court for further proceedings in the Bhima Koregaon Case.A bench of Justices SS Shinde and NJ Jamadar said that Bharadwaj’s bail conditions will be decided by the Special NIA Court in Mumbai. The High Court ordered that she should be produced before the Special NIA Court on December 8.Simultaneously, in the same case, the court rejected the default bail plea of eight accused Surendra Gadling, Sudhir Dhawale, Shoma Sen, Rona Wilson, Mahesh Raut, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira.Bharadwaj was among the five activists, including Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira and Gautam Navlakha, who were arrested from various cities in 2018 for their alleged involvement in the Elgaar Parishad event near Pune.On January 1, 2018, violence at…

State's Latest

NIA to take over Manipur ambush case, proposal under consideration in MHA

New Delhi [India]: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will soon take over the Manipur ambush case, which has claimed the life of an Assam Rifles Colonel, his wife and child as well as four of his colleagues, from the state police. An official in the Ministry of Home Affairs told ANI that a proposal sent by the NIA linked to the case has been received and is under consideration.The official said that the MHA will issue an order to the NIA any time this week or next, giving authority to the anti-terror agency to take over, re-register the case and start its probe in it.A senior NIA official also confirmed to ANI that the agency sent a proposal to the MHA last week to issue a formal order to take over the Manipur ambush case from the state police.On November 13, the insurgents ambushed…

TOP NEWS UPDATES

Param Bir Singh appears before Mumbai Police Crime Branch in connection with extortion case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Thursday appeared before the Mumbai Police Crime Branch in connection with an extortion case registered against him.As per Singh’s lawyer, he has given statements before the crime branch. “As per Supreme Court’s order, he will continue to cooperate in the probe,” his lawyer added.Singh who has been declared ‘absconding’ by a Mumbai court, had arrived at Crime Branch unit 11 office in Kandivali to join the investigation of the Goregaon extortion case.Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Monday told the Supreme Court that he is very much in the country and is not absconding. The top court granted him interim protection from arrest and directed him to join the investigation.Six cases of corruption and extortion were filed against Singh after he wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray levelling…

City News Kolkata

ED attaches Rs 42.36 cr assets of Kolkata-based firm in bank fraud case

New Delhi [India]: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday attached 11 immovable properties worth Rs 42.36 crore of a Kolkata based company for defrauding State Bank of India to the tune of Rs 164 crore by availing loan on the basis of false documents, the agency said on Monday.The properties belong to the directors of Shree Mahalaxmi Corporation Pvt Ltd, and its assets were attached under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. ED initiated a money-laundering investigation on the basis of FIR dated March 28, 2017, and charge-sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Kolkata on December 30, 2019, under the sections of Indian Penal Code, 1860 and Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against Shree Mahalaxmi Corporation, its directors and other persons, for defrauding the State Bank of India to the extent of Rs 164 Crore by…

City News Mumbai

ED summons Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali on Nov 24 in money laundering case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali on November 24 in connection with the arrest of her close aide Saeed Khan in an alleged money laundering case.This is the third summon by the agency to Gawali. The ED had earlier summoned Gawali on October 20 in connection with the case.Saeed Khan was arrested by the ED on September 28. The accused, Saeed Khan, is the director of ‘Mahila Utkarsh Trust’, the trust has now been transformed into a company.

Politics State's Latest

Calcutta HC adjourns Nandigram vote-counting case to Dec 1

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]: The Calcutta High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing for Nandigram vote-counting case to December 1.In this matter, the Court asked the BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari to file a written response by November 29. The results of the state assembly polls were released on May 2.On July 13, after Justice Kausik Chanda recused himself from the hearing of the petition filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over Nandigram poll results, the matter has been allotted to the Bench of Justice Sampa Sarkar of Calcutta High Court. On July 7, the Calcutta High Court imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakhs on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for putting the judiciary in a bad light.The Calcutta High Court’s single bench led by Justice Kausik Chanda had passed the order while…

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Drugs-on-cruise case: Prabhakar Sail grilled by NCB for second day, summoned again

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) vigilance team, led by NCB Deputy Director General Gyaneshwar Singh has summoned Prabhakar Sail, a witness in the drugs-on-cruise case, for questioning for the second consecutive day in the alleged payoff in the case.Earlier on Monday, the NCB vigilance team questions Prabhakar Sail for over 10 hours. Speaking to media personnel here, NCB Deputy Director General Gyaneshwar Singh said, “Prabhakar Sail appeared before NCB’s vigilance team (in Mumbai) today for questioning which started at 2 pm (of November 8) and ended at 12:20 am (of November 9). We will again start the questioning in the morning.”Singh had earlier informed that the NCB vigilance team is inspecting several locations in connection with the drugs-on-cruise case.Singh had said, “I will not take names but all those who are needed will be called (for questioning). I expect Prabhakar Sail to…

TOP NEWS UPDATES

Top NCB officer leaves for Mumbai to probe pay-offs in drugs-on-cruise case

New Delhi [India]: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Deputy Director-General Gyaneshwar Singh, who is leading a vigilance team of the agency, left for Mumbai from Delhi airport on Monday.The vigilance team had summoned Prabhakar Sail, a witness in the drugs-on-cruise case, to record his statement in the alleged payoff in the case today. The agency asked Sail to appear before it at 2 pm on Monday, said NCB. Gyaneshwar Singh is heading the Special Enquiry Team (SET) which has been constituted to probe allegations against NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede in the drugs-on-cruise case.Sail, who is the personal bodyguard of Kiran Gosavi and also a witness in the Mumbai cruise ship raid case, levelled allegations of corruption against Gosavi and NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede.

City News Mumbai

Sunil Patil denies Mohit Bharatiya’s allegations of being mastermind in drugs-on-cruise case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Sunil Patil on Sunday denied allegations levelled by BJP leader Mohit Bharatiya alias Mohit Kamboj that he is the “mastermind” behind the conspiracy in the drugs-on-cruise case.Earlier on Saturday, Kamboj alleged that Sunil Patil is a close associate of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). He is the mastermind of the whole conspiracy, Kamboj alleged. Sunil Patil has been associated with NCP for the last 20 years. He is a close friend of Hrishikesh Deshmukh, who is the son of Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who was recently arrested, alleged Kamboj.Reacting to the allegations, Patil said, “I am not the mastermind nor do I have anything to do with this case and I have no contact with NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede.”He said, “I don’t know Rishikesh Deshmukh, except that he is the son of Anil Deshmukh”.

National News Politics

Deshmukh in Arthur Road Jail

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was on Saturday brought to Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail.Earlier in the day, the Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court sent him to 14-day judicial custody. On November 2, Deshmukh was remanded to four days of Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till November 6.He was arrested on November 1 in connection with extortion and money laundering allegations levelled against him by the former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.Singh had alleged that Deshmukh was involved in several wrongdoings, including, asking Sachin Waze to collect Rs 100 crore from bars and restaurants in Mumbai.

City News Mumbai

Non-bailable warrant issued against former Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh in extortion case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Mumbai’s Esplanade Court on Saturday issued a non-bailable warrant against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and two other accused in connection with an extortion case.As per official information, this warrant has also been issued against Vinay Singh and Riaz Bhati, accused in the same case. At present, Bhati is absconding. The application was filed in court by the Mumbai Crime Branch.A case of extortion was registered on July 23 against Parambir Singh, Sachin Wajhe and others at Goregaon Police Station, whose investigation was handed over to the Mumbai Crime Branch.It was the second case of extortion in which Param Bir Singh has been named.The Enforcement Directorate had earlier summoned the former Mumbai Police Commissioner to record a statement in connection with the Rs 100 crore money laundering case against ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

Bollywood TOP NEWS UPDATES

Bollywood Star Shahrukh Khans’ son Aryan Khan to be released from jail on Saturday

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail officials on Friday informed that Aryan Khan, who was granted bail in the drugs-on-cruise case, will be released from the jail on Saturday.“Aryan Khan will not be released from the jail today. He will be released tomorrow morning,” jail officials said. Nitin Waychal, Arthur Road Jail Superintendent said, “A physical copy of the release order has to be put into the bail box outside Arthur Road Jail for the release. The jail officials waited until 5.35 pm for this.”Earlier today, Bombay High Court issued a detailed bail order of Aryan Khan which stated that the accused should appear before Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) every Friday and was asked to surrender his passport.The court asked all three applicants- Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant, Munmum Dhamecha- to appear before the NCB Mumbai office every Friday, between 11.00 am to 2.00…

City News Kolkata

SC defers to November 16 hearing on West Bengal’s suit against CBI probe

New Delhi [India] : The Supreme Court on Friday deferred to November 16 the hearing of a West Bengal government’s suit alleging that the Central Bureau of Investigation is pressing ahead with an investigation into the post-poll violence cases in the state without securing its nod as per the law.A Bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice BR Gavai said parties may file a rejoinder and additional document in the case. The West Bengal government in its suit while referring to provisions of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act 1946, said that the Central Bureau of Investigation has been proceeding with the investigation and filing FIRs without getting consent from the state government as mandated under the statute.The state government has sought a stay of investigation in FIR by CBI in cases of post-poll violence in West Bengal in pursuance of the…

City News Mumbai

Mumbai Police looking for Dawood Ibrahim’s aide in extortion case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch on Friday informed that it is now looking for underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s aide Riyaz Bhati who has been named in the FIR against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in an extortion case.“Riyaz Bhati’s name is also mentioned in the same FIR which has been registered against Param Bir Singh in an extortion case. But Bhati has disappeared since the crime branch called him for interrogation,” the police said. The police further informed that Bhati filed an anticipatory bail application in September this year which was rejected by the sessions court. “While dismissing the plea, the court said that custodial interrogation is necessary in this case,” the police added.Police alleged that Bhati used to collect money from bar and restaurant owners and send it to suspended Mumbai Police officer Sachin Waze.Earlier on October 9, the…

National News Politics

NCB arrests 2 more

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Mumbai Narcotics Control Bureau on Monday night arrested two persons- one person who was detained during a raid on the cruise ship for the second day and a drug peddler from the Jogeshwari area.The NCB arrested an alleged drug peddler after a raid in Mumbai’s Jogeshwari area and seized Mepehdrone drugs from his procession. According to NCB, both the arrested persons will be produced before court today.An NCB team busted an alleged drugs party on the Cordelia Cruise ship which was on its way to Goa at mid-sea on October 2 night.Eight persons were detained for questioning by the NCB in connection with the drug seizure on the cruise ship, according to NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede. All of the eight persons were later arrested on October 3.Three accused including Aryan Khan, Arbaz Seth Merchant, and Munmun Dhamecha were produced before…

Politics State's Latest

Rakesh Tikait demands registration of case

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) [India]: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday demanded the registration of a murder case against Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra Teni’s son after the death of four farmers allegedly in an accident with a convoy of cars. He also demanded compensation for the victims, removal of the minister and government jobs to the kin of victims.“A case should be registered under Sections 302 (murder) and 120 (criminal conspiracy), Mishra should be removed from the post, compensation of Rs 1 crore to all the victims and also government jobs to the relatives of the family,” Tikait demanded. He alleged that the minister’s son is involved in killing people and action should be taken against him.Tikait also said that the further course of action will be decided after consulting villagers.As many as eight people died in the Lakhimpur Kheri…

Bollywood

Case Registered Against Rajat Bedi For Hitting A Person With His Car

A case has been registered against Bollywood actor Rajat Bedi for allegedly knocking down a person with his car in Andheri area, Mumbai. According to an update on ANI, the case has been registered at the DN Nagar police station. The actor reportedly brought the injured man to Cooper hospital, where he (Bedi) admitted that he knocked down the victim. The incident occurred at around 6.30pm near Sitla Devi Temple (which is a four-minute walk from DN Nagar metro station) when the actor was heading home. The victim, identified as Rajesh Boudh (40), was reportedly in an inebriated condition when he was hit by Bedi’s car. “The actor immediately rushed the pedestrian to Cooper hospital and after getting him admitted, returned to the DN Nagar police station and narrated the incident. The injured person is unconscious. A case of a traffic accident will be registered,” said…

City News Just In

Kolkata: 16 held in connection with bank fraud case

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 2: Detective Department of Kolkata Police on Thursday arrested 16 persons in connection with an alleged bank fraud case in the city.Officials conducted raids across multiple locations and recovered fake sim cards, mobiles and laptops from them. The accused were operating from Kolkata, Jamtara, Giridih and Dhanbad. More details are awaited. 

City News Just In

Punjab Vigilance Bureau arrests fmr DGP Sumedh Singh Saini in Rs 6.40 cr transaction case

Chandigarh, Aug 19: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau arrested former Director General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini in Rs 6.40 crore transaction case and produced him in the local CJM court of SAS Nagar to get his remand. Stating this here on Thursday, a spokesperson of Vigilance Bureau said the Director of WWICS Estates Private Ltd Davinder Singh Sandhu in colluding with Deputy Director Ashok Sika PCS, now retired, and Senior Town Planner Sagar Bhatia, now retired and others officials of local government converted illegally an agriculture land into residential colonies — Green Meadows-1 and Meadows-2 at Kurali in SAS district by fraudulently hiding the actual facts and showing fake documents in the year 2013. A case had been registered under various sections of IPC and 7(A)(B)(C) and 7-A, 13(1) r/w 13(2) Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 on September 17, 2020 at SAS Nagar…

City News Just In

Mah: Govt official, aide booked in bribery case

Nanded, Aug 18: A tehsil clerk was among two persons booked for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1,000, the ACB stated here on Wednesday.The duo accused have been identified as Laxman Vitthalrao Panchal (36), a clerk at Bhokar tehsil office and an ITI instructor Santram Vaijnath Gholak (50).The erring official, in connivance with Santram, sought the money from the complainant in lieu of sanctioning his payment earned through technical training programmes.Based on the allegation, a trap was laid and the duo were nabbed while accepting the bribe on August 17, ACB told.A case against them has been filed under the Prevention of Corruption Act with the Shivajinagar police station, it added.

International UK News

Uk Reports 32,548 Coronavirus Cases; The Highest Daily Increase Since January

Britain has reported another 32,548 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest daily increase since January, according to official figures released on Wednesday. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 4,990,916, the Xinhua news agency reported. The country also recorded another 33 coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain to 128,301. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test. More than 45.5 million people in Britain have received the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine and over 34 million people have received two doses, the official figures showed. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that most Covid-19 restrictions are set to end on July 19 as part of the final step of England’s roadmap out of the lockdown. This will be confirmed on…

International UK News

UK Reports Highest Daily Rise Of Covid-19 Cases Since Late January

Britain has reported another 26,068 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest since January 29, according to official figures released on Wednesday. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 4,800,907. It was the third consecutive day that Britain has reported more than 20,000 daily cases. A total of 20,479 coronavirus cases were recorded on Tuesday, Xinhua reported. The country also recorded another 14 coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain to 128,140. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test. Earlier Wednesday, British Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said he expects school “bubbles” to be removed as part of the final step of England’s roadmap for lifting Covid-19 restrictions. Speaking in the House of Commons, the lower house of British Parliament, Williamson said that…