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'The drought is a policy induced disaster'

'Drought in the 1990s was essentially the drought of a poor India.''This 2016 drought is of a richer and more water-guzzling India.''The severity and intensity of the drought is not about lack of......

Women activists' bid to enter Shani temple foiled, Maha govt to intervene

Around 400 women activists on Tuesday made an attempt to defy a centuries-old ban on female devotees entering the sacred platform at Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar district but it was......

Goa building collapse: Two senior govt officials held

The Goa Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two senior government officials in connection with the last month's building collapse that left more than 30 people dead. Additional District Collector......

Gujarat snooping scandal reaches the Supreme Court

The Gujarat snooping controversy on Tuesday reached the Supreme Court, with suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma urging it to take cognisance of the audio tapes aired by news portals, saying......

Modi govt rejects SIT's appeal to seek death for Maya Kodnani

The Gujarat government has refused permission to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to file an appeal in a higher court seeking death penalty for former minister Maya Kodnani in......

Government orders merger of NSEL with FTIL

FTIL prepares to challenge the order in the Bombay high court The Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on Friday ordered the amalgamation of the crisis-hit National Spot Exchange (NSEL) with......

Sensex, Nifty end at record highs; banks, capital goods rally

The 30-share Sensex surged 267 points to end at 28,335 and the 50-share Nifty gained 75 points to close at 8,477. The markets scaled fresh all-time highs led by a strong rally in banking shares......

Jignesh Shah quits as Financial Technologies MD

Jignesh Shah, who is fighting legal cases in the NSEL's Rs 5,600-crore (Rs 56 billion) scam, has resigned as the Managing Director of Financial Technologies India, a company set up by him, and......

'Typo' spooks Financial Technologies investors

On June 30, Financial Technologies published a 25-page quarterly results presentation, giving detailed insight into the performance of the company during the first quarter of 2013-14. This......

The word 'budget' originated from which language?

1.This shield (left) belongs to which country? a) United Kingdom b) United States c) Spain Wrong! Try again.. Wrong!The correct answer is United StatesThe shield belongs to the US Treasury......

Review:1920 London's music is engaging

Lots of love songs in the horror movie, 1920 London, writes Aelina Kapoor. After being stuck in the cans for a long time, 1920 London is ready for release. Directed by Tinu Suresh Desai,......

PIX: Rubina Dilaik, Debina-Gurmeet at SAB Ke Anokhe Awards

Here's looking at the star arrivals. Television actors walked the red carpet for the SAB Ke Anokhe Awards 2014 on August 12 at Film City, Goregaon, in the western suburb of Mumbai. Actress Rubina......

Where pickpockets and chess meet

Looks like Bollywood is not done with exposing the underbelly of Mumbai just yet. The latest movie to join the bandwagon is Bhindi Bazaar Inc set against the bylanes of Mumbai. The......

Things are not looking good for Aisha at BO

Though beautifully shot and packaged, Sonam Kapoor's Aisha has not been able to make a mark at the box office.Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai, however is still going great guns.Trade analyst Vinod......

Ranji: Karnataka in command after Uthappa, Agarwal flay Delhi bowlers

IMAGE: Karnataka'ss Robin Uthappa celebrates after completing his century during a Ranji trophy match against Delhi in Hubli. Photograph: PTI Robin Uthappa flayed the Delhi bowlers with......

Ranji Roundup: Gurkeerat shines as Punjab thrash Andhra

FILE IMAGE: Virender Sehwag hits out. Photograph: Getty Images Off-spinner Gurkeerat Singh Mann registered his career best bowling figures as Punjab defeated a sorry-looking Andhra by seven......

Rain ruins Day 1 in Rajasthan-Bengal Ranji match at Eden

Rajasthan were treading cautiously at 102 for three before rain played spoilsport on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Bengal at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.......

Rajeev Shukla back as IPL Governing Council chairman

Former Union minister and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla was re-appointed chairman of the powerful IPL Governing Council on Monday, ending a month-long suspense over the selection for the top post......

IPL 8 Auction: No takers for these players!

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene The Players' Auction for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League saw cash being splurged. - IPL 8 Auction: The players, their price - IPL......
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Maharashtra Sadan scam probe getting affected due to rich defense team

By end of June 2016, the ED was supposed to do a provisional attachment of Bhujbal's properties worth Rs 650-700 crore across Maharashtra state and... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/bhujbals-ed-probe-maharashtra-sadan-scam/1/698665.html
Alert locals thwart bid to grab 4,000-sq m open space

By Shailesh Bhatia | Posted 2 hours Land sharks were erecting barricades around one of the plots in Kalina; residents alerted the authorities... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-alert-locals-thwart-bid-to-grab-4000sq-m-open-space/17347194
India on course to become world's first trillion-dollar bull market in 2016

In 2016, India will be the first trillion-dollar equity market in the world to kick back into a bull run phase, reported the Bloomberg . Amid a... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/india-course-become-worlds-first-trillion-dollar-bull-market-2016-682293
Son of IPS officer makes a fraudulent purchase of MIDC land

MIDC lodges an FIR, moves Court against the fraudulent purchase of land Minister for Industries, Subhash Desai yesterday contended that the... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/city-news/son-of-ips-officer-makes-a-fraudulent-purchase-of-midc-land/article_169430
Maha minister

Mumbai, June 9 () Even as dust on the controversial land deal involving former Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse is yet to settle down, a Maharashtra... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/IPS-officers-son-co-accused-in-MIDC-land-Maha-minister/articleshow/52679931.cms

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