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Month: September 2013

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  • Lalu convicted

    Lalu convicted

    Sentence in fodder case to be pronounced on 3 october Press trust of india Ranchi, 30 September Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad today suffered a major blow when a special CBI court convicted him in a 17-year-old fodder scam case of corruption that disqualifies him from Parliament and will keep him out of electoral …

    September 30, 2013
  • Petrol price cut; diesel, LPG dearer

    Petrol price cut; diesel, LPG dearer

    New Delhi, 30 September: Petrol price was today cut by Rs 3.05 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five months and the steepest in over five years, while diesel prices were raised by 50 paise a litre. Oil firms also raised the rates of non-subsidised domestic cooking gas (LPG) that households buy …

    September 30, 2013
  • BJP welcomes court order, Cong cautious

    BJP welcomes court order, Cong cautious

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September  The conviction of RJD president and ex-Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad in a 17-year-old multi-crore fodder scam case by a special CBI court in Ranchi today  generated intense political heat in the national Capital as the development might have a crucial bearing on the alliances and results in Bihar in the coming …

    September 30, 2013
  • Sonia  backs PM in public

    Sonia backs PM in public

    Statesman news service Mandya (Karnataka), 30 September Congress president Sonia Gandhi today reaffirmed  her support, at a public rally here, to the beleaguered  Mr Manmohan Singh while emphasising  that the entire party stood  behind the Prime Minister. This is the second time in two days that she has backed him in public. This, after  the …

    September 30, 2013
  • J&K House privilege motion against VK Singh

    J&K House privilege motion against VK Singh

    Press trust of india Srinagar, 30 September National Conference ministers today moved a privilege motion in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly against former Army Chief V K Singh for making allegations that money was paid to politicians in the state for getting certain jobs done. Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mir Saifullah informed the House, …

    September 30, 2013
  • SFIO probe confirms Saradha scam, fiscal mismanagement

    SFIO probe confirms Saradha scam, fiscal mismanagement

    Press trust of india New Delhi, 30 September A Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) probe into the Saradha scam and ‘chit fund’ operations of 62 other entities has found serious financial mismanagement and siphoning off the funds by their promoters, who took advantage of regulatory gaps. The financial fraud investigative agency is also trying to …

    September 30, 2013
  • Mamata warns of a ‘hunkar’

    Mamata warns of a ‘hunkar’

    ‘We will not beg for our dues from the centre’ Statesman News Service Kolkata, 30 September Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today threatened to lead an agitation in Delhi with one crore people from Bengal if the Centre didn’t either stop collecting repayment of debts incurred by the previous government or restructure the debt repayment. Mamata&’s …

    September 30, 2013
  • Thumbnails

    Thumbnails

    Sensex down: BSE Sensex closed 347.50 points or 1.76 per cent down at 19,379.77 on Monday following the impasse in the USA.           P8 Core sector: Eight infrastructure industries posted a seven-month high growth rate of 3.7 per cent in August.                  P8 Srinivasan shackled: The Supreme Court declined to revoke its orders restraining Srinivasan from taking …

    September 30, 2013
  • Vacant classes irk DU VC

    Vacant classes irk DU VC

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September After the reports of poor infrastructure, Delhi University (DU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dinesh today made surprise visits to some colleges and found several classes were empty during teaching hours. The VC, accompanied by some university officials, visited Ramjas College followed by Kirori Mal College in the afternoon without …

    September 30, 2013
  • 395 dengue cases  reported

    395 dengue cases reported

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September With 395 fresh dengue cases, the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease has gone up to 2124 in the Capital. While official figure puts the death toll at three, independent sources say more than 10 persons have died so far this season. The North Municipal Corporation …

    September 30, 2013
  • BJP gears up for new phase of poll campaign

    BJP gears up for new phase of poll campaign

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September BJP workers, elated after the success of yesterday’s Vikas Rally, have decided to move on to the next phase of  campaigning to carry forward the momentum generated by the rally.  In a statement issued after the rally, Delhi BJP president, Mr Vijay Goel, said the poll campaign would …

    September 30, 2013
  • Sheila lashes out at  Modi for comments

    Sheila lashes out at Modi for comments

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September While countering the Gujarat chief minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi’s lacerating comment that she has the cushiest job among chief ministers and "only cuts ribbons," chief minister, Mrs Sheila Dikshit today sought to remind Mr Modi that, "ribbons are cut when work has finished." Mr …

    September 30, 2013
  • Six sent to police custody for cheating in SSC exam

    Six sent to police custody for cheating in SSC exam

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September A Delhi court today sent six youth, arrested for allegedly using electronic devices for writing answers in the Staff Selection Commission’s Combined Graduate Level Examination 2013, to ten days of police custody. Producing before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Amitabh Rawat, the crime branch of Delhi Police sought …

    September 30, 2013
  • Gokalpuri double murder: 6 questioned

    Gokalpuri double murder: 6 questioned

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September A day after two persons were gunned down in Gokalpuri area of north-east district, police have grilled half a dozen suspects.  According to police, 28-year-old Tabrez, who lived in Jafrabad area, was probably targeted by the assailants due to personal enmity while the second deceased, identified as Shanu, …

    September 30, 2013
  • 3 Tunda aides remanded in judicial custody

    3 Tunda aides remanded in judicial custody

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September A city court today sent three associates of alleged LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda to judicial custody till 14 October. Allauddin, Mohd Basiruddin and Mohd Zakaria were produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Bansal after expiry of their police custody. They were sent to judicial custody after …

    September 30, 2013
  • DU librarian commits suicide

    DU librarian commits suicide

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 30 September In what appears to be a suicide pact, a 35-year-old sacked Delhi University&’s female librarian set herself on fire near Delhi Secretariat on Monday evening. The victim is battling for her life at a city hospital with 90 percent burn injures.  The victim, whose name was withheld, lives …

    September 30, 2013
  • Aarushi murder: Dentist couple submits list of 13 more witnesses

    Aarushi murder: Dentist couple submits list of 13 more witnesses

    STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Ghaziabad, 30 September Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, accused of killing their teenaged daughter Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj, today submitted a list of 13 more witnesses, including seven CBI officials, to a special court. "These 13 people were made prosecution witnesses by the CBI, but were never produced in …

    September 30, 2013