TIRUPATI: The famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala is caught in a piquant situation as it has received over Rs four crore in demonetised 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from devotees in its ‘hundi’ in the last two months, past the deadline for their exchange.
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Thursday dismissed a couple of public interest litigation petitions filed against the supply of Tamirabarani river surface water to the industries set up by the co-packers of Pepsi and Coca Cola on 1,991.58 acres at the Industrial Growth Centre (IGC), established by the State Industries Promotion…
NEW DELHI: Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India is now a registered party with the Election Commission of India, a party spokesperson said today.
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today directed the Sahara Group to deposit Rs 5092.6 crore by April 7 in the SEBI-Sahara account to keep its chief Subrata Roy out of jail and said the amount will be refunded to the investors.
INDORE: Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) chief Safdar Nagori and 10 members of his terrorist outfit were sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court in Indore on Monday, in a major boost for law enforcement against the outlawed group which has allegedly been the feeder for jihadi groups.
BHUBANESWAR: The Central Bureau of Investigation confirmed BJD leader Prasanna Acharya’s link with Chitfund company Green Ray International Limited. Mr Acharya, currently a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament from Biu Janta Dal and former health minister, had endorsed Green Ray International Limited (GRIL)’s pharma business which was running illegally.
By Subash Mohapatra PURI: A foreign ISKCON devotee was detained in Odisha’s pilgrim town for allegedly trying to enter into the world famous 12th century shrine of Lord Jagannath here today. Locals alleged that the demand and the defiancy committed by detainee is conspired by ISKCON which has been demanding temple entry since years.
PATNA: Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) chairman Sudhir Kumar, a 1987-batch IAS officer, was arrested on Friday for alleged involvement in the job scam that had rocked the state earlier this month. He was later taken to Beur Central Jail, on Patna’s outskirts.
BHUBANESWAR: It is not surprise. It is also not legal. But it is true for Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik. It occurs in his regime that his police can arrest and send jail anyone. It is revealed that one-year-old baby girl has been arrested along with her mother for a crime allegedly committed by her…
KANSAS, US: An engineer from Hyderabad was shot dead and another was injured on Wednesday night after a man at a bar in Kansas in US allegedly opened fire at them, yelling, “get out of my country”.
NEW DELHI: You are killed every day. Your city life is poisonous as air pollution on the rise. Nearly a third of Indian cities have breached annual pollution limits mandated by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) between 2011 and 2015, according to figures from the Union Environment Ministry-affiliated organisation.
NEW DELHI: J.P. Singh, a former Joint Director with the Enforcement Directorate, was on Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation, along with his former subordinate and two others, for allegedly receiving money from several suspects in two cases of hawala and cricket betting rackets busted by his team about two years ago. Among…