obert Vadra appears before ED

Court directs Robert Vadra to appear before ED on Tuesday

New Delhi, Feb 25. A Delhi court on Monday directed Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, to join the Enforcement Directorate‘s (ED) investigation in connection with a probe into a money laundering case. Special Judge Arvind Kumar ordered Vadra to appear before the ED on Tuesday. Robert Vadra, who was slated to appear before the Enforcement Directorate at its Jamnagar office here on Monday for his sixth round of questioning, did not depose before the investigating agency and has moved a separate plea before the court seeking a stay on his interrogation. Vadra has been till date questioned for over 34 hours in connection with the case on February 6, 7, 9, 20 and 22. Earlier in the day, the court had directed the Enforcement Directorate to provide Robert Vadra hard copies of documents recovered in raids at his properties within five days. The case relates to ownership of overseas assets worth 1.9 million pounds by Vadra. On December 7 last year, the ED had searched several of Vadra’s properties in Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru. Robert Vadra, husband of Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, is on interim bail till March 2.

Assam hooch tragedy toll touches 133

Assam hooch tragedy toll touches 133, CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the victims’ families

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy increased to 133 on Sunday, with over 200 people hospitalized in Golaghat and Jorhat districts, authorities said. Toll was confirmed by Senior Police officer The toll was confirmed by Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Mukesh Agarwal, who added that 10 people have been arrested in connection with the sale and manufacture of the illicit liquor known as ‘Sulai mod’ in Assamese. “We have sent liquor samples to the forensic science laboratory and a report is awaited,” he said. 90 cases registered for unauthorized sale and production of hooch Meanwhile, an Excise Department official said that a total of 90 cases have been registered regarding the unauthorized sale and production of hooch and also for violating the excise law. “We have seized and destroyed 4,860 liters of illegal liquor since February 22,” he said. CM Sonowal visited the Jorhat Medical College Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday visited the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital to check on the victims undergoing treatment. He also announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the victims’ families and Rs 50,000 to the people undergoing treatment. The tragedy occurred after a large number of people consumed the spurious liquor on Thursday night at the Salmora tea estate in Golaghat, 300 km from here, and at two remote villages in Titabor sub-division of Jorhat district.

Vande Bharat Express

inauspicious : Vande Bharat Express runs over cattle, halted in UP

Tundla (Uttar Prades), Feb 16. A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the indigenously built Vande Bharat Express to Varanasi from New Delhi, the train made an unscheduled stop for over three hours on Saturday near Tundla in Uttar Pradesh. The train came to a halt 18 km ahead of Tundla station after it ran over some livestock around 5.30 a.m. near Chamraula station, according to railway officials. He also pointed out that this was not a scheduled commercial run. “Commercial operation of Vande Bharat Express starts from February 17.” The train resumed its onward journey for Delhi at around 8.15 a.m., he added The 16-coach train will have two executive compartments with 52 seats each and trailer coaches with 78 seats each. प्रधानमंत्री #NarendraModi द्वारा हरी झंडी दिखाकर #नईदिल्ली से #वाराणासी के लिए रवाना किए जाने के एक दिन बाद स्वदेश निर्मित #VandeBharatExpress 16 फरवरी को वापस #दिल्ली लौटते समय #उत्तरप्रदेश के #टुंडला के पास रुक गई। ट्रेन तीन घंटे से भी ज्यादा देर तक रुकी रही। Photo: IANS — IANS Tweets (@ians_india) February 16, 2019 Did you like this news / article? Please also comment and share in the comment box so that more people can talk Please subscribe to our YouTube channel

New Delhi: Interim CBI Chief M. Nageswara Rao during the three-day workshop - "synergy programme" - organised by the Art Of Living, at CBI headquarter in New Delhi on Nov 10, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

CBI’s Nageswara Rao held guilty of contempt. This is also the first time in 70 years!

CBI’s Nageswara Rao held guilty of contempt. This is also the first time in 70 years! New Delhi, Feb 12. The Supreme Court on Tuesday held former acting- chief of CBI M. Nageswara Rao guilty of contempt of court, sentencing him till the rising of the apex court for the day and fined him Rs 1 lakh for transferring an agency officer probing the Muzaffarpur shelter home case despite the court’s embargo against the transfer of then Additional Director A.K. Sharma who was heading the investigation team. Did you like this news / article? Please also comment and share in the comment box so that more people can talk Please subscribe to our YouTube channel

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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for a fifth consecutive day on Sunday, as authorities said road clearance operation was continuing on “war-footing”. Death toll in UP-Uttarakhand hooch tragedies reaches 104 Lucknow/Dehradun. The death toll in the twin hooch tragedies in Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring Uttarakhand has increased to 104, with over 200 people arrested in a police crackdown, officials said on Sunday. Karnataka CM for probe into authenticity of audio tape Calling for an inquiry into the audio tape to ascertain if its voice was that of BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday offered to quit politics if it was proved fake and fabricated. CPI-M slams MP government for invoking NSA in cow slaughter case The CPI-M on Saturday slammed the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh for invoking the stringent National Security Act (NSA) in cases of alleged cow slaughter, terming it as an attempt to “appease the communal forces”. Delhi poll panel to take legal action against ‘misleading’ calls(23:32) Delhi’s chief electoral officer on Saturday said that they will be taking legal action against those calling to residents of the capital to tell them that their names have been deleted from the electoral rolls and that they will get them restored. WhatsApp blocks TDP MP’s account Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP C.M. Ramesh’s WhatsApp account was blocked on Saturday by the messaging application platform. Not a single infiltrator be allowed to stay:  Amit Shah on NRC The National Register of Citizens (NRC) will remove infiltrators from the length and breadth of India and once the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returns to power in 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will weed out every single infiltrator from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Kolkata to Kutch, BJP president Amit Shah said here on Saturday. Parliamentary panel hints at action against Twitter Hours after Twitter declined to appear before a parliamentary committee on information technology on Monday citing short notice, the committee headed by Anurag Thakur has hinted that it will initiate breach of privilage action against it and its brass. Talks…