With the TDP pulling out of the NDA, there is already talk of a new alliance. Chandrababu Naidu said that in the absence of the Centre giving Andhra Pradesh, special status, the TDP had decided to pull out of the NDA.
You name any terrorist outfit in India and there will be a southern link that would crop up. While groups such as the Indian Mujahideen, Islamic State, Students Islamic Movement of India have their routes in India, a new worry is the spotting of jihadis fighting the Kashmir battle.
A special court has remanded Karti Chidambaram to judicial custody till March 24th. This means he will be lodged at the Tihar jail until March 24.
The Enforcement Directorate has said that P Chidambaram, former union minister was part of the conspiracy to give FIPB clearance to Aircel-Maxis in a bid to avoid a reference to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs and ensure that it was cleared by the finance ministry.
Karti Chidambaram was subject to CBI interrogation today, a day after his custody was granted by a court till March 5. The CBI had arrested Karti in connection with the INX Media case earlier this week.
The fall of the Congress in Tripura and Nagaland was stunning. For some reason, the party focused all its resources on Meghalaya to the extent that it earned the ire of its leaders in Tripura and Nagaland.
The Mohammad Nalapad Haris bail case has been out of bounds for the media. For the second time, the media persons were not allowed to cover the bail proceedings of Congress MLA, N Haris’s son who is accused of assaulting a person at a pub in Bengaluru.
The Enforcement Directorate is set to send at least a dozen requests in a bid to obtain information about the overseas businesses and assets belonging to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in connection with the PNB scam.
Chennai’s City Union Bank has been hit by fraud and the method used was similar to the one at PNB. The Rs 11,400 crore scam one of the biggest in Indian history was reported at the Punjab National Bank. The CUB said it suffered three fraudulent remittances of nearly US 2 million or Rs 12.8 crore.
The Cauvery Waters Tribunal had drastically reduced the share of water to Karnataka towards domestic and industrial purposes. This was done on the ground that only 1/3rd of the city of Bangaluru falls within the river basin and also on the presumption that 50% of the drinking water requirement would be met from ground water supply.