What was Waze’s teething hurry to execute Antilla bomb scare a week before budget session

New Delhi, Apr 17: The National Investigation Agency are probing to find out why there were 62 unaccounted bullets at suspended Mumbai cop, Sachin Waze’s residence in Thane.

The NIA is probing if these bullets were to be given to two history sheeters who were to drive the vehicle laden with Mukesh Ambani’s residence. The original plan wast to get these two persons drive the vehicle to Ambani’s residence, following which Waze had allegedly planned to kill them in an encounter, officials probing the case said.

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At Rs 236 crore, TN tops valuables seized during assembly elections 2021

New Delhi, Apr 17: The multiple agencies deployed by the Election Commission have till date seized valuables worth Rs 1,000 crore so far in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry and Assam. 

Cash worth Rs 236 crore has been seized from Tamil Nadu., while in the case of West Bengal it is Rs 50.71 crore. In Assam and Kerala the seizures were worth Rs 27.09 crore and Rs 27.09 crore while in Puducherry the figure stood 5.52 crore. 

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No decision to close local programming at AIR, the claims are fake says Prasar Bharti CEO

New Delhi, Apr 16: At a press conference in Mangaluru, an announcer at the All India Radio, Manohar Kadri said that the new policy of Prasar Bharti would affect the regional programmes and the reduction of the local content is a threat to the employment of announcers. 

Reacting strongly to these claims, the CEO of Prasar Bharti, Shashi Shekhar said that there is no truth to these claims. He made it abundantly clear that there is no such policy or decision or instruction. He further explained that content reforms in Akashvani are a continuous process with a focus on quality and on meaningful utilisation of public funds. It has become habitual for certain vested interests to misrepresent facts. Local programming will continue to nurture local talent and fresh voices, he also said.

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Playing a role to bring Delhi, Islamabad to the talks table says UAE in first official confirmation

New Delhi, Apr 16: The United Arab Emirates has given the first official confirmation that it was playing a role in bringing Delhi and Islamabad to the talks table.

UAE’s envoy said that the country was helping India and Pakistan reach a healthy and functional relationship. 

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Arrested teacher who recruited Bengal girl into Lashkar planned violent jihad in India

New Delhi, Apr 16: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a recruiter belonging to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. 

The case relates to the arrest of one Tania Mondal by the West Bengal police for her association with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. The arrested person, Altaf Ahmed Rather, a school teacher from Bandipora was a sympathiser of the outfit. 

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With 75 questions, CBI grills Deshmukh for 11 hours on specific allegations

New Delhi, Apr 15: Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh. 

The questioning lasted for 11 hours, during which Deshmukh was asked 75 questions. He was questioned at the DRDO guest house by Abhishek Dular and Kiran S, both superintendent of police rank officers of the CBI. 

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Why BJP is the only party that can control the menace of infiltrations into West Bengal

New Delhi, Apr 14: Union Home Minister Amit Shah said at an election rally in West Bengal that only a BJP government can stop infiltrations into the state. 

He said that the Communists, Congress and Trinamool Congress have a vote bank in infiltrators. “If things continue the same way, Kolkata will face the problem of infiltration as well in the nearby time. Communists, Congress and Mamata Didi all have vote banks in these infiltrators. Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal,” Shah said according to a report by ANI. 

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As India-China stalemate continues, top IAF officers grouping to be held this week

New Delhi, Apr 13: The Indian Air Force Commanders would group this week and discuss the operational capabilities and challenges.

The meeting comes in the wake of the tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. The top leadership of the IAF would meet for three days at the commanders’ conference which would be inaugurated by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh. 

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CBI to quiz Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday

New Delhi, Apr 13: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will record the statement of former Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh. 

On Sunday the CBI questioned two of Deshmukh’s personal assistants for over 4 hours. The questioning took place based on the statements given by Singh and suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Waze against Sanjeev Palande and Kundan Shinde. Singh and Waze said that the two were privy to the demands made by Deshmukh. 

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Antilla bomb scare: NIA to probe Kazi’s role in destruction of evidence

New Delhi, Apr 13: The Mumbai police has suspended assistant police inspector, Riyaz Kazi a day after he was arrested by the National Investigation Agency in connection with the Antilla bomb scare case.

In another development, NIA IG Anil Shukla who was heading the probe was repatriated to his paren AGMUT cadre after his deputation with the case came to an end. A replacement would be made in the next few case. 

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