No sweetheart deal in Telangana says Venkaiah Naidu on allegations against son

M Venkaiah Naidu at press conference

Venkaiah Naidu has denied allegations that his family members had indulged in irregularities. Naidu, the NDA’s vice-presidential candidate said that the issues raised by Congress leader, Jairam Ramesh had been responded to in the past.


CBI set to grill Lalu Yadav and family

lalusadThere is more trouble for Lalu Prasad Yadav as a team of the Central Bureau of Investigation will grill him next week. A team is set to leave for Patna and will question him for the alleged in awarding tenders for development, maintenance and operation of railway hotels at Ranchi and Puri to a private company.

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CBI begins probe into Rs 2,900 crore Pilatus deal by UPA govt

pilatusThe Central Bureau of Investigation has begun its probe into the 2012 Pilatus aircraft deal by the previous UPA government. A preliminary enquiry (PE) was registered after going through the Income Tax investigation report against Sanjay Bhandari, the defence dealer. Bhandari is currently not in India.

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Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail for Mallya if extradited says India

Vijay Mallya--621x414Vijay Mallya will be lodged in the Arthur Road jail if extradited to India, a UK court has been told. The Indian government was responding to questions from the UK government on where Mallya would be lodged if extradited to India.

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Before the CBI raids on Lalu, here is what the PMO told Nitish Kumar

nitishkumarThe Central Bureau of Investigation was ready and it had been decided that raids would be conducted at 12 locations including the residence of Lalu Prasad Yadav. The Chief Minister of Bihar had to be kept in the loop since raids were about to take place at the residence of his deputy, Tejashwi Prasad as well.

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CBI raids Lalu, files case in alleged land scam

lalusadThe Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife, son and also four others. The case was registered in connection with the alleged irregularities in the tenders for hotels in Ranchi and Puri in 2006 when Lalu was the union railway minister.

Mallya extradition hearing, India submits relevant papers

mallya-political-2_647_031116082604In a bid to extradite former liquor baron Vijay Mallya, India has submitted relevant papers before the Westminster Magistrates’ Court. The court is expected to hear the matter today.

No extension to Sahara to clear Rs 552 crore: SC

subbuThe Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to extend the July 15 deadline to the Sahara group to pay Rs 552 crore. Sahara paid SEBI Rs 1,500 crore, but sought an extension to pay another Rs 552 crore.
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2G spectrum case verdict to be out between Aug 25 and Sep 5

2gspectThe verdict in the 2G spectrum case will be pronounced between August 25 and September 5. The indication was given by the special CBI judge at the Patiala House court in Delhi.

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ED to approach 6 nations to get details on financial dealings of Vijay Mallya

mallya2In a bid to dig out more details on the financial transactions of former liquor baron, Vijay Mallya, the Enforcement Directorate will approach six countries. The ED has decided to approach the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the US, France, Singapore, Ireland and Mauritius for details on Mallya’s properties, bank accounts and shell companies.

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