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15 November, 2017 9:55 PM Ponzi Firm Chief Pradeep Sethy Jailed For 5 Years In Chit Fund Case

Sambalpur, Odisha: A court in Sambalpur sentenced ponzi firm Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradeep Sethy to five years' imprisonment in a case related to the chit fund scam. Chief Judicial Magistrate Manas Kumar Panda also sentenced Sethy to three years' imprisonment under two sections of the Prize Chits and Money Circulation (Banning) Act. The court also directed 40

7 November, 2017 10:19 AM ED summons Aditya Chopra, two others in music royalty scam

The bigwigs are likely to appear before the agency in a couple of days with relevant documents. Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned chairman of Yash Raj Films (YRF) Aditya Chopra; vice-president of Sony Music India Shridhar Subramanium and MD-CEO of Universal Music Devraj Sanyal, for recording their statements in connection with the alleged 46

4 November, 2017 12:44 PM Lalu Prasad raises a stink, hits Nitish Kumar with toilet joke

Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday let his witty side out when he took on his estranged ally Nitish Kumar over the Rs 13.50 crore toilet scam in Bihar.  PATNA: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday let his witty side out when he took on his estranged ally and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the alleged 43

31 October, 2017 10:28 PM CBI lets Shivraj Singh Chouhan off Vyapam hook, heat now on Digvijaya

The alleged tampering was the basis on which Congress member Digvijaya Singh levelled allegations of irregularities against Chouhan, but the CBI has, in its chargesheet filed in a special court, dismissed the claim. Singh could face prosecution for fabricated documents in keeping with the CBI's submissions to the SC earlier this year. "The computer from which 70

31 October, 2017 4:36 PM CBI files charge sheet in Vyapam admission scam

Agency denies tampering with electronic evidence The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a charge sheet in the Vyapam admission scam case and rejected allegations that computer hard discs seized from an accused purportedly carrying reference of the letters “CM” have been tampered with. The findings of the CBI will come as a major relief 4

27 October, 2017 5:42 PM Meeting between DKS and HDK triggers speculation

Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar’s hour-long meeting with JD(S) State president H.D. Kumaraswamy at his JP Nagar residence on Friday led to speculation that the government was set to speed up probe into the alleged power purchase scam during the BJP regime. The House Committee headed by Mr. Shivakumar is probing into a complaint from Mr. Kumaraswamy about 26

26 October, 2017 10:44 PM Stamp paper scam convict Abdul Kareem Telgi dead

Abdul Kareem Lala Telgi, 56, convicted in the Rs 32,000-crore counterfeit stamp paper scam, died in a Bengaluru hospital on Thursday . He is survived by his wife and a married daughter. BENGALURU: Abdul Kareem Lala Telgi, 56, convicted in the Rs 32,000-crore counterfeit stamp paper scam, died in a Bengaluru hospital on Thursday . "He died of cardiac 39

26 October, 2017 7:23 PM Abdul Kareem Telgi: From Vegetable Vendor To Stamp Paper Scam Mastermind

For over a decade, Abdul Kareem Telgi, who died on Thursday following illness while serving his sentence, ran an empire as the mastermind of the counterfeit stamp papers until 2003 when the scam spread across several states broke out and shook the nation. Bengaluru: Son of a railway employee who started off as a vegetable and fruit vendor in trains 44

26 October, 2017 3:07 PM Lalu, Rabri, Modi and the politics of Chhath puja in Bihar

As Chhath puja is being celebrated with gaiety and reverence, the festival has got politicised in Bihar. Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi of the BJP took a dig at former chief minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi who does Chhath puja almost every year. Rabri has been celebrating Chhath puja for the past over 30 years when her eldest 32

26 October, 2017 12:15 PM Abdul Karim Telgi, Jailed For 30 Years In Stamp Paper Scam, Dies In Bengaluru

Abdul Karim Telgi's arrest in Rajasthan's Ajmer in 2001 revealed his vast wealth, including 36 properties and over 120 bank accounts in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and other cities. New Delhi: Abdul Karim Telgi, the mastermind of the fake stamp paper scam, died at a hospital in Bengaluru today. He was suffering from multiple medical problems including 32