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Punjab National Bank detects Rs 11,360-crore fraud
TEN EMPLOYEES SUSPENDED
14.02.18 - TEAM PT

Punjab National Bank (PNB), the country's second-largest lender on Wednesday said that it has detected "fraudulent and unauthorised" transactions worth more than Rs 11,360 crore at one of its branches in Mumbai.
 
The bank said in a regulatory filing the transactions were "for the benefit of ...
  


Chandrababu Naidu emerges as richest CM of India, Amarinder ranked 3rd
25 OUT OF 31 CM'S ARE CROREPATI
13.02.18 - TEAM PT

Extreme inequality in India is evidently not restricted to the general population, going by an analysis of the assets of Chief Ministers.

It extends to top politicians as well, with the richest Chief Minister found to be 680 times wealthier than the ‘poorest’ one.
 
A total of ...
  


Nagaland's Baptist Church's anti-RSS Stance, a la Akali Dal-SGPC’s anti-Congress rhetoric. Will it succeed?
Polls in Nagaland, Lessons from Punjab
13.02.18 - S Pal

Nagaland is Christian country, and Christians as a minority in India are very suspicious of the rise of the Hindutva. On the 27th of this month, Nagaland is going to elections, and BJP, a party of resurgent Hindutva, is making a major play for power.
How ...
  


Indian Railways to sack 13,000 employees
RAILWAYS HAS INITIATED DISCIPLINARY ACTION
09.02.18 - TEAM PT

Over 13,000 Group C & D employees of the Indian Railways are likely to face termination of services for remaining absent from duty for a long time without authorisation.
 
The move came after railways minister Piyush Goyal asked the top brass to launch a massive drive ...
  


I’ve begun to fear as even girls have started drinking beer: Goa CM Parrikar
THE TOLERANCE LIMIT IS BEING CROSSED
09.02.18 - TEAM PT

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is a worried man these days as girls have started consuming alcohol.

"I have begun to fear now because even the girls have started drinking beer. The tolerance limit is being crossed," said Parrikar, whose coastal state is one of most ...
  


IAF officer arrested for passing on secret information to Pak's ISI
SEDUCED ON FACEBOOK
09.02.18 - TEAM PT

Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested Indian Air Force (IAF) Group Captain Arun Marwaha on charges of espionage for passing secret information to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency.

"He was arrested on Wednesday after a case was registered against him under the Official Secrets ...
  


Judge Loya death: 114 Opposition MPs approach President demanding SC monitored probe
NEITHER THE NIA NOR THE CBI SHOULD BE ENTRUSTED WITH INVESTIGATION
09.02.18 -

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday led a delegation of Opposition MPs to President Ram Nath Kovind, demanding a Supreme Court-monitored special investigation into justice BH Loya’s death.
 
Congress President Rahul Gandhi met reporters outside Rashtrapati Bhavan after the meeting, and said as many as 114 ...
  


Will deal with Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case as pure land dispute: SC
NEXT HEARING ON MARCH 14
08.02.18 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it would treat the politically sensitive Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute as a "pure land dispute", an indication that the centuries-old history attached to the case was of no significance to it.

The three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra ...
  


Muslims who oppose Ram Mandir should go to Pakistan, says Shia Waqf Board chief
'GO JOIN ISIS'
03.02.18 - TEAM PT

The Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi has sparked a controversy by stating that Muslims who are against the construction of a Ram temple on the disputed land of Ayodhya, should move to Pakistan or Bangladesh.
 
Stirring up a controversy, Rizvi stated,”Those who are ...
  


GST commissioner, eight others arrested in bribery case
PROTECTION MONEY
03.02.18 - TEAM PT

In a development which can have a remarkable implications on the government’s newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday arrested 9 people including the Commissioner of GST, Kanpur with 3 other Supritendent of GST, Kanpur and 5 ...
  


Video showing UP IPS officer pledging ‘early construction of Ram temple’ stirs row
RAM BHAKT CONTROVERSY
02.02.18 - TEAM PT

A senior Uttar Pradesh IPS officer has stoked controversy after a video surfaced appearing to show him taking a pledge at an event for the ‘the early construction of Ram temple’ in Ayodhya.

"Hum sab Ram-bhakt, aaj ke karyakram ke dauraan, yeh sankalp letey hain, ki ...
  


CBI files chargesheet against rape convict Dera chief in castration case
FORCIBLY CASTRATED 400 FOLLOWERS
01.02.18 - TEAM PT

The CBI today filed a charge sheet against rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and two doctors for allegedly forcibly castrating 400 followers of the sect, officials said.
 
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving a 20-year jail term after being ...
  


Blow to BJP in bypolls; Cong wins all 3 in Rajasthan and TMC win both seats in WB
01.02.18 - Team PT

ON A DAY, when the BJP leaders are congratulating the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for presenting a "pro-poor budget”, the party suffered a massive setback in Rajasthan and West Bengal.

Delivering a major blow to the ruling BJP ahead of several state elections and the ...
  



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