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February 20, 2018 2:51 am

Upendra Shukla, BJP’s regional unit president, was named the party’s nominee. Shukla has also served as the BJP’s district president in the past. For the Phulpur seat, the party has fielded state secretary Kaushlendra Singh Patel

CBI sleuths at Punjab National Bank’s south Mumbai branch on Monday. (Express photo/Ganesh Shirsekar)
February 20, 2018 2:23 am

All the officers were being questioned for the past three days before CBI arrested them after being convinced of their role in the scam, sources said.

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February 20, 2018 2:20 am

Neelam Jatav, along with Geeta Devi, Saroj Kumari Dhakad and Angel Stella, have been posted as Assistant Station Masters. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel posted at the station too are all women. RPF in-charge Kavita now leads a team of seven women constables

February 20, 2018 2:19 am

The director of Enforcement Directorate (ED), Karnal Singh said the agency will examine the RBI audit reports in connection with its on-going money laundering probe in the alleged Rs 11,400 crore fraudulent transactions at the state-owned bank.

Vikram Kothari case: CBI registers FIR against Rotomac Pen owner, conducts raids at his office, residential premises in Kanpur
February 20, 2018 10:50 am

The CBI has registered a case against Rotomac, a pen manufacturer, on the basis of a complaint from Bank of Baroda (BoB). The bank had in February 2017 declared Rotomac as a "willful defaulter".

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February 20, 2018 1:56 am

“If talking about farmers, youths and jobs is casteism, I will not mind the charge, but what about those who pit Hindus against Muslims and talk,” Hardik asked, indicating the BJP

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February 20, 2018 1:47 am

Special judge P Velmurugan sentenced him to death and 46 years in prison. The court found him guilty under Sections 302 (murder), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence), 363 and 366 (kidnapping, abduction), 354-b (criminal force on woman with intent to disrobe), of the IPC and POCSO Act

February 20, 2018 1:44 am

The govt’s continued policy interventions across various sectors go against its initial promise of “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance”.

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February 20, 2018 1:25 am

Party insiders said workers have been told to greet each other with a simple ‘Jai Bhim’ — the usual practice among leaders who have been working in the organisation since the time of party founder Kanshi Ram

Supreme Court aadhaar hearing
February 20, 2018 1:03 am

Perusing the petition filed by Delhi BJP leader and Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said, “We will take it up after four weeks”

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February 20, 2018 2:40 am

According to results declared by the State Election Commission, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) won one municipality (Ranavav in Porbandar district) and Independents gained clear majority in three others. Eight municipalities threw a hung verdict, with no clear edge to any party

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February 20, 2018 12:46 am

According to the police, they arrested Ravinder alias Ravi and Kapil, both residents of Fatehabaad district in Haryana, along with Rakesh Kumar, a resident of Jhajjar district and a serving ASI of the Haryana Police

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February 20, 2018 12:29 am

“My desire and the desire of the BJP government in Delhi is to develop the country at a rapid pace and bumps cause slowdown in these efforts. Congress governments work as road bumps and slowdown development,” said Narendra Modi

February 20, 2018 12:05 am

An increasing revenue deficit and half-cooked schemes marked Budget 2018. There was no accounting for the two major programmes it announced.

February 20, 2018 5:25 am

Besides cooperation in security and counter-terrorism, exchange of views on global and regional issues of mutual interest will also form important components of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is being treated at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai since February 15. (File)
February 19, 2018 10:37 pm

The action against the journalist was taken after BJP leader Sunil Desai filed a complaint with Ponda police alleging that a fake news was being circulated, in which he (Desai) was being quoted about the health condition of Parrikar.

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February 19, 2018 9:46 pm

"Corruption in Madhya Pradesh goes on very silently. The Vyapam scam occurred in the state. Farmers were killed in police firing in Mandsaur. The government here doesn't talk about the implementation of Swaminathan report," said Hardik Patel.

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February 19, 2018 9:35 pm

"Of the total 2,060 seats in these 75 municipalities spread across 24 districts, the BJP won 1,167, Congress 630, NCP 28 and BSP 15 seats. Other small political parties won 18 seats, while Independent candidates emerged winners on 202 seats," State Election Commissioner said.

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February 19, 2018 9:17 pm

Replying to a debate on the state budget 2018-19 presented by her in the Legislative Assembly, Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje expressed concern over crime against women and said the government had decided to amend IPC for making provisions for stricter punishment.

February 19, 2018 9:18 pm

The chief minister said the armed forces were the most preferred career choice for Himachal Pradesh's youth, but the recruitment quota for the state had been reduced after the implementation of the RMP.

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February 19, 2018 8:29 pm

PNB, the country's second-largest bank, has reported a fraud of Rs 11,400 crore, wherein Letters of Undertaking (LOUs) were fraudulently used allegedly by companies owned by billionaire jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.

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February 19, 2018 8:21 pm

A trial court had in February last year acquitted nine other adult accused in the case on the grounds that the identity of the real culprits could not be proved.

Waste-to-energy plant: NGT gives another deadline to JK govt
February 19, 2018 8:06 pm

"UP Pollution Control Board shall inspect the said premises within one week and in event there being no STP of the specific capacity been found installed at the Haj House, it shall be sealed," the NGT said.

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February 19, 2018 8:05 pm

The outspoken minister, while inaugurating a 'gaushala' Ambala, said the Bengal tiger had been declared the national animal and suggested that this honour should be bestowed on the cow.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at IIM-Ahmedabad on Monday. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
February 19, 2018 8:32 pm

Calling himself a "feminist", Trudeau also said that "we as a society" are under-performing as women are not being given an opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Vikram Kothari, the promoter of Rotomac Pen, has allegedly gone abroad after swindling Rs 800 crore from various public sector banks, including Allahabad Bank. (Representational)
February 19, 2018 8:17 pm

ED raids Nirav Modi residence in Mumbai; Punjab CM clarifies stance on meeting with Canadian PM who's cabinet he had earlier accused of being pro-Khalistani; Rotomac Pen and promoter under CBI scanner for alleged bank fraud and many more

PNB fraud case: SC to hear plea seeking deportation of Nirav Modi on Friday
February 19, 2018 7:53 pm

A bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao said such material has to be brought before it along with an application.

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February 19, 2018 7:31 pm

Naidu said, "There is freedom of speech, but it needs some regulations to protect the rights of others as well."

February 19, 2018 7:26 pm

The petition was filed before a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud which kept the matter for hearing in March.

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February 19, 2018 6:41 pm

The main opposition YSR Congress and the Jana Sena wanted the TDP, a constituent of the NDA, to move the no-trust motion demanding that the Centre grant the special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

February 19, 2018 8:12 pm

PM Modi on his second visit to Karnataka in just 15 days, announced new infrastructure investments in Mysuru and urged people to vote for his parent party, as the poll heat intensifies in the state.

Taming the bulls: A day in the life of stock brokers in Navi Mumbai
February 19, 2018 6:32 pm

Sentiments at BoB counter also remained muted after a case was filed on its complaint against Kanpur-based Rotomac Global Pvt Limited, its director Vikram Kothari, his wife Sadhana Kothari, and son Rahul Kothari and unidentified bank officials. 

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February 19, 2018 6:28 pm

Pradhan said this referring to the BJD's allegation that the cash seized by police from Bijepur on Saturday night, was meant for electoral benefits of the BJP candidate. The ruling BJD also claimed that the persons arrested in the cash recovery case, were VHP and BJP members.

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February 19, 2018 6:21 pm

"An official from the deputy commissioner's office had visited us to book rooms for the prime minister and his staff, including security personnel, but we were not in a position to do so as most of the rooms were booked for a wedding reception," the hotel's General Manager said.

CBI sleuths at Punjab National Bank’s south Mumbai branch on Monday. (Express photo/Ganesh Shirsekar)
February 19, 2018 9:57 pm

PNB on Monday said it will honour all its "bonafide commitments" under the Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) and Foreign Letters of Credit (FLCs) in connection with the colossal banking fraud.

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February 19, 2018 6:10 pm

The coastal state currently has international airport at Dabolim in South Goa near Vasco town, which operates from the naval base INS Hansa.