Opposition seeks Odisha minister’s sacking in chit fund scam

Bhubaneswar, April 7 : The opposition Congress and BJP on Thursday sought the sacking of Odisha Food Minister Sanjay Dasburma after he was issued notice by the CBI for allegedly accepting a car as gift from a chit fund firm. “The minister should immediately resign on moral ground or else the chief minister should ask […]

Panama Papers: Congress says government ignored leaks, demands SIT

New Delhi, April 7 : The Congress on Thursday accused the government of ignoring the ICIJ probe in the past and demanded Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh’s resignation over his son’s alleged ownership of assets in the British Virgin Islands. The opposition party also demanded a Supreme Court-monitored Special Investigation Team probe against all those […]

Unrepentant mobster interviewed on state TV sparks outrage in Italy

By Steve Scherer ROME, Apr 7 : A convicted mobster whose father was the bloodiest of all Sicilian mafia bosses has sparked outrage in Italy by giving an interview to RAI state television in which he described his childhood as “nice” and refused to denounce the mob. Giuseppe Salvatore Riina has written a book called […]

Congress allegations against Jaitley baseless: BJP

New Delhi April 7 : Terming the Congress allegations based on the ‘Panama Papers’ leak as “baseless”, the BJP on Thursday said that the opposition party should refrain from the “Kejriwal-style politics”. “The Congress allegations levelled against the BJP and Arun (Jaitley) ji are baseless. They (Congress) should refrain from Kejriwal-style politics of making an […]

Pratyusha’s boyfriend’s anticipatory bail plea rejected

Mumbai, April 7 : A court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of actor-director Rahul Raj Singh, the boyfriend of television actress Pratyusha Banerjee who committed suicide on April 1. Opposing the plea, the Banerjee family’s lawyer Falguni Brahmabhatt said investigations were still at a preliminary stage and it could be a case of […]

NIA arrests three NDFB

New Delhi, April 7 : Three cadres of the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) have been arrested from Assam for their involvement in the killing of civilians in Kokrajhar town in December 2014, the NIA said on Thursday. The three militants, Armish Basumatary, 22, Gangaraj Wary, 33, and Lothen Basumatary, 42, were […]