A day after mid-day reported how a 15-year-old, threatening her lover with killing herself on railway tracks, actually got hit by a fast local, the boy attempted to end his life too After making suicide threats to her boyfriend and actually getting killed by a train, a young woman has left another casualty in her wake. Her boyfriend consumed poison yesterday, following her death on Tuesday.
The Centre has submitted a list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva, to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, directing a special investigation team to complete the tax probe on suspected black money by March next year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he wants to prosecute tax dodgers and bring money stashed in tax havens back into the country but his opponents claim enough progress has not been made since his landslide election victory earlier this year.
On a day when it furnished before the Supreme Court the full list of 627 Indians having accounts in foreign banks, the NDA government put off the signing of a crucial multilateral agreement aimed at facilitating access to financial information on taxpayers abroad. The messages have one common theme: Pradeep seeking Qureshi's help in the bail applications and discharge petitions filed by his father and his brother Madhu Koneru.
The district administrations of Surat, Navsari and Valsad in South Gujarat have started preparations to ensure safety of life and property in the wake of cyclone Nilofar which is likely to hit the state coast on October 31 or November 1. Around 100 villages in the three districts are likely to experience high-velocity winds and heavy rain, as an effect of the cyclone. The district administrations have started surveying the kutcha houses in their jurisdiction so that its residents can be shifted to a safer place when the cyclone reaches the coastline in Saurashtra.
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Vadodara and now East Delhi - a series of communal incidents have flared up of late. How should we understand their causes? How far might tensions escalate? Let us start with a brief historical background.
Reliance Industries Limited is the largest private company in India in terms of income, assets as well as profits. For the 5th time in a row, the company has topped the Business World Real 500 rankings.
Doordarshan has planned a series of programmes, including a half-hour documentary on the leader known as 'Loh Purush' . NEW DELHI: October 31, commemorated as former PM Indira Gandhi's death anniversary, is being recast as National Unity Day, a celebration of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel's birth anniversary.
This huge construction work will be completed in four years at a cost of Rs 2,979 crore: Gujarat CM Summary The work order for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Statue of Unity' - the world's tallest statue of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel The work order for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Statue of Unity' - the world's tallest statue of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was issued by the Gujarat government today, to leading engineering company Larsen and Toubro . Work on the 182-metre tall statue of Sardar Patel is to be completed at a cost of Rs 2,979 crore, said Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel who presided over the function of handing over the work order.
The National Disaster Response Force has geared up for rescue operations in the wake of cyclonic storm 'Nilofar' in Arabian Sea along Gujarat coast. NDRF has alerted its three battalions situated at Vadodara , Pune and Bathinda .
After 12 years of its appointment and 24 extensions to probe into the 2002 Godhra train carnage case and the subsequent communal riots in parts of Gujarat, the Nanavati-Mehta Commission has completed its probe and is likely to submit its final report to the state government next week. Last month, the Commission sought one month's extension to submit the report to complete indexing and printing of the report.
Porbandar, Oct. 27: Coastal districts in Gujarat would receive heavy to very heavy rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Nilofar is reportedly going to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours. Nilofar is expected to hit the land mass on October 28 with a wind speed of 90-100 kilometres per hour.
Jamnagar collector and district magistrate Nalin Upadhyay on Monday confirmed that the state was on high alert after reports emerged of a cyclone heading towards Gujarat. We have received reports from the Indian Meteorological Department that the deep depression in the Arabian Sea has converted into a cyclone and under the moniker 'Nilofer' is heading towards Gujarat.
Amid opposition attack of being soft on money laundering, the Indian government Monday furnished the names of two individuals, including a promoter of the Dabur consumer goods company, and a mining company and its five directors to the Supreme Court, alleging they had funds in bank accounts abroad over which proceedings had been initiated for tax evasion. Those named are prominent industrialist and scion of the Dabur Group Pradeep Burman, Rajkot-based bullion trader and realtor Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya and Goa-based mining firm Timblo Pvt Ltd and its five directors.
Top officials in the Shreeji Group in Rajkot have become incommunicado following revelations by the central government that an owner of the company held Swiss bank account/s. The central government, in its affidavit to the Supreme Court Monday, named Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya, a bullion trader from Rajkot as the holder of accounts in a Swiss bank, among others.
Narendra Modi played the 'Black Money' card, which helped him garner a number of votes in 16th Lok Sabha election, and his theory of black money seems to be on show now. The Centre filed an additional affidavit in the Supreme Court in the black money case today.
NEW DELHI: The Union government has named three persons who are black money account holders in an affidavit to the Supreme Court, TV reports said. According to television reports on Monday, the three persons named are Pradip Burman, director of the Burman Group, Pankaj Chimanlal Lodya, a Rajkot-based bullion trader and Radha S Timblo, a Goa-based miner and owner of Timblo Pvt Ltd. READ ALSO: Centre likely to give fresh affidavit on black money in Supreme Court today The television reports also indicated that four members of the Congress party, including a former minister of the previous UPA regime, are under investigation, and added that their names may be revealed after the probe is completed.
The central government has disclosed to the Supreme Court the names of three business people who have allegedly stashed black money abroad. Former Dabur executive Pradip Burman, Rajkot-based bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhia and Goa miner Radha S Timblo were named by the Centre--a legal development that will turn the national focus on black money and funds allegedly stashed in tax havens aboard.
The coastal districts of Gujarat would receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall as cyclone Nilofer would intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, India Meteorological Department said on Sunday. Fishermen were warned against venturing into sea by the state government as the western coast of the state braced for Nilofer, brewing in the Arabian Sea on Sunday.
The air quality in the national capital deteriorated significantly and noise pollution witnessed an upward trend following Diwali but the level of pollutants was on the lower side compared to what it was during the celebrations last year. Scientists from System of Air quality and Weather Forecasting and Research said the Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter , which directly affects breathing, has gone up by five times from the national ambiance air quality standard.
In the sprawling campus of Bhavnagar's Nandkuvarba Kshatriya Kanya Vidhyalaya , about a thousand girls dressed in white and saffron uniforms are gathered with their teachers and members of the managing committee for the birth centenary celebrations of the late Maharaja Krishnakumar Sinhji of Bhavnagar, one of the first Indian princes to voluntarily ... (more)
Ahmedabad, Jan 13 : In a fresh affidavit before the Nanavati Commission, probing the 2002 post-Godhra riots, former Director General of Police R B Sreekumar has sought action against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the then minister of state for home and others, for their alleged inaction during the riots.