There has been no positive news after search operations resumed for the missing Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft its two pilots. The fighter jet went missing soon after take-off from Tezpur airbase in Assam. It lost radar and radio contact with the controlling station around 11.10 a.m. near Arunachal Pradesh’s Doulasang area, an area adjoining China, 60 km north of Tezpur.
In the drive by the Narendra Modi government against black-money, a total of Rs 600 crore has been seized by the Income Tax department in the past six months. The raids and seizures were conducted under the provisions of of the benami prohibition law.
There are 43 complaints of corruption against Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah pending before the Lokayukta. The complaints are pending in various stages.
The state of Karnataka spent Rs 1,85,12,500 on advocate fees to conduct the trial in the Jayalalithaa Disproportionate Assets case. B V Acharya who was the first special public prosecutor in the case charged Rs 40,75,000, an RTI response has revealed.
On Monday, a special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation sentenced former secretary H C Gupta, former joint secretary in Coal Ministry K.S. Kropha and former director of Coal Ministry K C Samaria to two years in prison for their involvement in the Coal Scam. They were however granted bail so that they could challenge the sentence in the High Court.
The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh has been granted bail by a CBI court in connection with a money laundering case. His wife too has been granted bail while the rest of the accused have been sent to judicial custody. Singh was questioned last month by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a disproportionate assets case.
Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has been given 7 days to resign.The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court Bar Association have threatened to launch a countrywide movement if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif doesn’t resign in seven days. In a joint declaration issued by the two bar associations, they said that following the Supreme Court’s order on the Panama Papers case, the Prime Minister should no longer hold the position and resign within seven days, The Dawn reported.
The Enforcement Directorate which filed a case under the PMLA against Karti Chidambaram has decided to widen the probe. Enforcement Directorate sources say it will probe the alleged proceeds of crime generated in the case and may also attach assets of the various accused.
The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering act against Karti Chidambaram son of former union minister union minister P Chidambaram. The ED is likely to issue summons to him soon. Karti is however away at London.
Two days after the Central Bureau of Investigation raided him, Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union Finance Minister, P Chidambaram has left for London.