How Lalu’s family bagged a Rs 90 crore plot for a throw away sum of Rs 62 lakh

lalu1The Central Bureau of Investigation today carried out raids at 12 different places including the residence of former Railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav. The CBI is probing the alleged misconduct in giving out contracts for railway hotels.

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Kashmir: Why Musa’s breaking away from Hizbul is good news for India

zakir_musaThe breaking away of Zakir Musa from the Hizbul Mujahideen to form a new terror outfit in Kashmir is being viewed with keen interest. While the split meant that a new terror outfit was in the making, this is indirectly good news for the Indian security agencies.

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First Ransomware attack reported in India: Clothing company in Gurgaon falls prey

ranssomeFor the first time a Ransomware attack has been reported in India. A Gurgaon based clothing company became the victim of the attack. Hackers demanded a ransom of Rs 25 lakh from the company.

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Why Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam are hubs of terror activity

pulwamaPulwama, Shopian and Kulgam have been problematic for the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir to deal with. The most number of local terrorists who are tech savvy too have been joining the Hizbul MUjahideen from these areas.

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Rs 573 crore spent on 5 state polls: Check tables

votePolitical parties spent Rs 573.24 crore on the assembly elections held in the five states of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. The West Bengal state units of parties spent Rs 110.62 crore while the BJP and Congress spend Rs 230.77 crore and Rs 57.2 crore on the candidates. Political parties are required to submit a statement of election expenditure to the Election Commission within 75 days of completion of Assembly Elections.

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Vikram Chatterjee arrested in model Sonika Chauhan death case

vikramchattThe Kolkata police have arrested Vikram Chatterjee the main accused in the Sonika Chauhan death case. The 29 year old has been arrested and will be produced before court in connection with the death of the model and TV anchor.

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Cop lynching case in Srinagar cracked says police

moh.jpgThe case in which a Deputy Superintendent of Police was lynched in Srinagar has been cracked, the police said. The police said that it arrested three persons who were involved in the killing of DySP Mohammad Ayub Pandith.

Pakistani currency note found in Sabarimala temple ‘hundi’

SabarimalaTemple2A Pakistan currency note in the denomination of Rs 20 was found in the ‘hundi’ of the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. The note was found by the management after it had opened the ‘hundi’ for counting.

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Why are women breaking their ‘mangalsutras’ in Karnataka

magalIn a bid to save their husbands, women in Karnataka have started breaking the beads on their mangalsutras. Incidents such as these have been reported from Ballari, Davangere, Chitradurga, Koppal and Raichur. Thousands of married women destroyed the red …

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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.