Friday, 12 August, 2022
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CBI searches seven locations across states in connection with IPL ‘match-fixing’ in 2019

CBI had earlier registered two FIRs to probe the syndicates that were involved in organising betting and allegedly influenced the outcome of matches based on inputs from Pakistan.

Gifts to ‘loved one’ Jacqueline not proceeds of crime: ‘Conman’ Sukesh in handwritten letter

Sukesh Chandrasekhar, alleged kingpin of Rs 200 crore extortion racket, says actor Jacqueline Fernandez, who’s under ED scanner, had no role in money laundering case.

Horse, Persian cats, gifts worth Rs 10 cr: How ‘conman’ got Jacqueline Fernandez in ED trouble

Actor has been tagged by ED as a witness & possible “beneficiary” of a Rs 200-crore money laundering racket, allegedly run by Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who has a long criminal history.

From extortion to corruption, these are the cases against Mumbai’s ex-top cop Param Bir Singh

Singh is facing at least 5 charges of extortion and corruption in the state. Earlier this year, he had made allegations of corruption against former State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

Don’t want to show evidence in Deshmukh case, untraceable Param Bir Singh tells judicial panel

Former Mumbai commissioner's lawyer tells Chandiwal Commission he doesn’t want any cross-examination either. Panel is probing his ‘extortion’ claims against ex-state home minister Anil Deshmukh.

Target on Stripchat, get sex videos: How Ghaziabad couple ‘extorted’ Rs 20 cr in over a year

New Delhi: A couple in Ghaziabad has been accused by the police of honey trapping and extorting crores from businessmen and senior working executives...

How Rajasthan man ran ‘sextortion’ racket, fleeced Rs 30 lakh from 300-plus victims

Hakmuddin from Bharatpur has been arrested by Delhi Police Cyber Cell. He, along with 3 cousins, targeted victims through Facebook and WhatsApp.

Centre’s order to expand BSF’s jurisdiction in border states strains fragile federal set-up

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Kolkata’s ‘Special 16’ — how realty agent & Republic reporter ‘posed as CBI’, conned businessmen

The arrest of a journalist covering CBI last week blew the cover of a suspected abduction-extortion racket that saw around a dozen businessmen kidnapped.

Police Medal winner Delhi ASI arrested in ‘Rs 2 crore extortion’ case, suspended

The accused has been identified as Rajbir Singh. Four others accused in the case were arrested earlier.

On Camera

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
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How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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