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2008 cash-at-judge’s door scam: Accused moves plea for moving abroad, CBI to reply

The cash-at-judge's-door scam had come to light on August 13, 2008, when Rs 15 lakh were delivered to the residence of then Punjab and Haryana High Court judge, Justice Nirmaljit Kaur. She reportedly summoned the police and informed them about the money.

Mohali: CTU staffer killed in road accident

The villagers, who witnessed the accident, alleged that the truck was being rashly driven and it was used to ferry sand by illegal miners.

Chandigarh: Juvenile held for snatching in Manimajra, two others booked

During interrogation, the apprehended juvenile confessed about his involvement in three snatching cases, including the snatching outside Uppal Marbal Arc on October 14, wherein the victim, Shalini Modi, received severe injuries.

For charging Rs 18 for carry bags, Big Bazar told to pay Rs 1,500 to 2 customers, Rs 20K to Legal Aid

The cost price of the cloth bag provided by them is in fact higher than the price (Rs 18) it charges for the same from the consumers, who wish to separately purchase a cloth bag.

Mumbadevi: Cong candidate misused Assembly letterhead to support Yakub Memon’s mercy petition, advocate writes to EC

The complaint, filed by Gaurang Jhaveri, stated that Patel has allowed signatures of various people on the said letterhead. The letter was allegedly sent to the President in 2015.

Pune: Relentless downpour dampens last day of campaign

The downpour thwarted many planned election events.

MumbaiVotes Candidate-Profile App: Over 100 candidates reach out to voters through video messages

Vivek Gilani, founder of Mumbai Votes, said the mobile application to upload videos “humanises” the candidate for voters and thus amplifies how vested they feel in their voting decision.

As campaigning ends, BJP steps up pitch on Article 370

While the BJP dismissed any suggestions of anti-incumbency against its chief ministers Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal Khattar, top party leaders did not hesitate to campaign extensively in both the states.

Mumbai: Many brave rain, hold roadshows, bike rallies; some opt for star attractions

With the city soaked by showers, many extravagant plans for roadshows were dampened, but some braved the rain, proceeding with bike rallies and others peppered their campaign with a last-minute star attractions.

Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa resigns as SAD’s leader in Rajya Sabha

Party says it had elected new leadership in June

Haryana elections: BJP’s nationalism pitch Vs Congress’ specific issues, and a new comer

The prime contest, this time, will be between the two national parties - BJP and Congress. From among the regional parties - the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and its offshoot the Janayak Janata Party (JJP).

Maharashtra: In Parner, ‘Make in India’ showcase project still awaits its first investor

While the first industrial park in Supa came up in 1978, the MIDC developed a new park in the village to attract new investment.

Maharashtra: Campaigning draws to a close with one last push from star campaigners

The ruling BJP made “national integration” a poll plank leveraging the Modi government’s decision to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir’s special status while pledging to work towards making Maharashtra a drought-free state and a trillion-dollar economy by 2024.

Maharashtra: NCP takes fight to EC, Congress targets turncoats

Party general secretary Shivajirao Garje, in his letter addressed to the EC secretary in New Delhi, stated that “if no such law exists, then strict action be initiated against persons and authorities who had acted to deliberately cancel the tour of NCP’s star campaigners”.

Five held for murder of lawyer, search on for 3 more

Mukesh was attacked while he was returning home to Kamalpur village late Friday night. He was taken to a hospital where doctors pronounced him brought dead.

Row over Iqbal poem: Headmaster’s suspension revoked, gets transferred

On October 14, the administration had suspended Ali after local VHP members complained that he made students recite a religious prayer at the morning assembly. They had alleged that the particular prayer is recited in madrasas.

Security beefed up in Mumbai

There are a total of 36 Assembly constituencies in the city, with a major chunk of them, at least 26, located in the suburbs.

Daughter of ex-MLA accuses him of harassment, seeks protection

The former legislator told The Indian Express that she was being treated for depression. He admitted that she wanted to marry someone against the family’s wishes, and that the man follows a different faith.

Mookerjee’s industrial policy sowed seeds of Make in India: Goyal

On other initiatives in which the state can look for investment, Goyal pointed to infrastructure potential at ports and airports, but said the scope of development was being stalled by “NGOs and activists”.

Police cooked up story, Kamlesh Tiwari’s killers not yet held: Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday termed the police version a “cooked-up story”, alleging that “the perpetrators of the crime have not yet been arrested”.