How this Congress leader smuggled gold to Chennai from Sri Lanka

goldThe scanner of the Director of Revenue Intelligence is on a Tamil Nadu Congress leader who was caught ferrying gold from Sri Lanka. Rajendran or Good Luck Rajendran the Ramnathpuram district president of the Congress being investigated by the DRI officials. Acting on a tip-off, DRI officials stopped a car that was heading towards Tiruchy.

They found 119 gold bars with foreign marking. The gold weighing 11.9 kg and worth Rs 3.8 crore was concealed in the air bag compartment. The arrest of ‘Gandhi’, the driver, and his subsequent interrogation revealed that he was taking the gold smuggled from Sri Lanka to his boss, Rajendran.

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Kanpur train tragedy a conspiracy says PM Modi

trainSpeaking at an election rally in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Kanpur train accident was a conspiracy. Modi said that the conspiracy was hatched from across the border. “A rail accident happened in Kanpur and a few people were caught after that.

The police found that it was a conspiracy from across the border, the prime minister said without naming Pakistan.

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Madras HC rejects plea challenging Devanagari script on Rs 2,000

rs-2000-noteThe Madras High Court has rejected a petition that sought to declare the Rs 2,000 note as it the Devanagiri script on it.

The plea was rejected the Madurai Bench of the Madras high Court.

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Malda menace: How apathy in West Bengal is threatening the Indian economy

2000The menace of Malda is not something that is unknown. Malda in West Bengal is better known for its fake currency module and 99 out 100 cases reported since the past three years have been from this district. Intelligence Bureau officials say that the Malda menace is due to a poor security mechanism.
Several warnings and leads have been provided to the local administration, but the crackdown has been slow. Also most of the cases that have been detected are usually when the central agencies step in.

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Kalhiko Pul suicide: The high voltage argument in the Supreme Court

kalhikopulThere was high drama in the court hall of the Supreme Court presided by Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit which was hearing the Kalhiko Pul case. The 60-page suicide note written by Pul, former chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, made some sensational disclosures. Pul’s wife, Dangwimsai had written to the Chief Justice of India seeking a CBI probe. A bench was constituted to hear the matter.

However her counsel Dushyant Dave made some sensational allegations in the court following which they withdrew the petition. Dave said that since the note makes allegations against the judiciary, it cannot be heard by the SC.

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Hyd engineer shot in Kansas was ‘top of his class kind of guy’, say friends

kansasSrinivasa Kuchibhotla was shot dead in Kansas after he was told, “Get out of my country,” on Wednesday. Originally from Hyderabad, Srinivasa was an aviation engineer at the Olathe-based technology company Garmin. The 32-year-old had married in October 2012.

His wife Sunayana Dumala has listed Intouch Solutions as her employer. He studied electronics and power systems and in 2005, he graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad. He earned a Master’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, where he also worked as a teaching and research assistant before graduating in 2007.

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Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest is a Pak sponsored vacation

Pic: NDTV

Pic: NDTV

Hafiz Saeed the chief of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba was placed under house arrest. Further he was placed under the terrorism watch list by Pakistan. India was however not convinced and says that such acts will remain an eye-wash until Pakistan prosecutes him for the Mumbai 26/11 attacks.

India doubts Pakistan’s actions as it has seen a similar set of events unfurl after the 26/11 attacks. It is nothing but a state sponsored holiday for Saeed says an Indian official in Delhi. The point that must be noted here is that while Saeed is under house arrest, the activities of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba continue unabated.

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I put board game currency in the SBI ATM says accused

fakeNew Delhi, Feb 24: On Thursday the police arrested one Mohammad Isha after he put fake notes in an SBI ATM in Delhi.

The police learnt during his questioning that he worked at a security firm and had mapped the route taken by the cash van.

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Paid crores to SG, RG, AICC, Karnataka Congress leader’s diary reveals

govindBengaluru, Feb 23: A diary containing several names to whom kickbacks were paid allegedly by Congress MLC Govindraj has become public. The diary entry of the leader, who was recently raided by the Income Tax department, contains initials such as RG, AICC, SG office, M Vohra among other initials.
It is not clear who these persons are. It may be recalled that on Sunday BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa accused chief minister Siddaramaiah of taking Rs 150 crore as kickback for sanctioning the controversial steel flyover in Bengaluru.

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Hizbul Mujahideen carried out attack at J&K’s Shopian

shopianattackThe militants who carried out the Shopian attack in which three army personnel were martyred were from the Hizbul Mujahideen, investigations have revealed.
Terrorists launched an attack on an army patrol party in the wee hours of Thursday. One woman was killed in the cross-firing.

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