One of the pilots of the BSF’s Air Wing has written to its top brass, alleging that like Rijiju, several VIPs, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, have been flying in unsafe conditions, with uncategorised pilots flying VIPs, aircraft not being maintained properly.
On a four-day tour of Uttarakhand to visit remote border outposts and to interact with ITBP personnel, Rajnath Singh on Saturday went to border outposts at Lapthal and Rimkhim near the India-China border.
The Home Minister said that his ministry was also working on quickly completing pending work on border roads. He said that of 27 roads approved, 10 were in Uttarakhand. Out of 10, four have been completed and two would be completed by the end of the year.
The Indian Express had reported on September 2 that the CBI had sent a similar note to the Central Agency Section of the Department of Legal Affairs (Ministry of Law and Justice) on June 22 — the same day that it informed the Supreme Court.
In 2015, the agency had registered a case against Qureshi under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) with regard to the purchases. It later registered a case of money-laundering when the CBI filed an FIR against Qureshi.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at 27 locations across Delhi and Srinagar in connection with its probe into alleged terror funding in Kashmir through separatists.
An ED team had searched three farmhouses in Delhi — at Ghitorni, Bijwasan and Sainik Farms — in July in connection with the agency’s probe into alleged laundering of over Rs 8,000 crore by two market entry operators, identified as Surendra Jain and Virendra Jain, through a maze of shell companies.
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday provisionally attached a farmhouse owned by Misa Bharti, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, in connection with a case of money laundering. The farmhouse is located in Delhi's Bijwasan and is found has been bought with “proceeds of crime”.
According to the agency, Qureshi transferred money using hawala operators to Dubai, from where it was further routed to Paris, London, USA, Hong Kong, Italy and Switzerland. The agency is investigating these foreign accounts to trace “proceeds of crime”.
The DGMI probe, which began in October 2008, shortly after Purohit’s name cropped up in the 2008 Malegaon blast, revealed that beginning October 2007, Purohit used his “relaxed work environment” at the Army Education Corps (AEC) Training College to hold meetings and negotiations with prominent religious leaders and arms dealers.
Thirteen years later, Pashupati Nagar’s residents are grappling with fresh trouble, again from the Indian side. The Gorkhaland agitation, at its most violent around Mirik, has halted business in this trading town.
The report stated that Purohit was “involved in procurement and disposal of wpns (weapons) for monetary benefits”. It said he initially dealt with a Pune-based arms dealer but later started interacting with Rakesh Dhawde (an accused in the Malegaon case).
Doklam standoff: The three villages of Kupup, Gnathang and Dzuluk, in a stretch of about 30 km, are closest to the trijunction between India, China and Bhutan that is under dispute, and virtually survive on tourism and jobs provided by the Army.
A third bomb was made by the group in a plastic bottle and planted at Ghatampur Road beside the railway line. It was to be put in a busy square of Kanpur, but the group did not succeed. “Ghaus was aware of all these attempts,” the chargesheet says.
Following the merger, the total customer base of SBI increased to 37 crore with a branch network of around 24,000 and nearly 59,000 ATMs. The merged entity began operation with a deposit base of more than Rs 26 lakh crore and advances level of Rs 18.50 lakh crore.
Naseem, who could not appear before the NIA on Wednesday, said that this will allow him to claim travel allowance. He wrote that he could not make it to Delhi since he did not have enough money to arrange for his trip.
Uttarakhand: "Soldiers of the PLA came in about 1 km into Indian territory and asked local shepherds from India who were grazing their cattle there to leave. By the time, personnel of the ITBP reached the area, the Chinese soldiers had left,” said an officer.