Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: scam

Delhi Police dismisses 12 constables for submitting fake driving licences 14 years ago

The constables, recruited via an exam in 2007, were posted with the Police Control Room unit.

JEE scam and NEET ban are failures of the existing system. But tougher questions lie ahead

Given the large number of students associated with these exams, and the high stakes involved, NEET and JEE controversies need to be handled with care.

Kerala used proxy firms to receive foreign funds for housing project, evade audit, CBI to SC

CBI says 2 private companies were used as proxy firms to receive funds from UAE for Kerala govt's LIFE Mission, a housing project for underprivileged. Cites high court order to back its probe.

Court sends former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta to police custody in alleged TRP scam

Dasgupta is the fifteenth person to be arrested in the case related to alleged rigging of Television Rating Points (TRP) by some TV channels.

Delhi Assembly passes resolution demanding CBI probe into ‘scam’ in BJP-ruled civic bodies

Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri termed the allegations of misappropriation of funds worth Rs 2,500 crore in the municipal bodies as 'baseless'.

Sanjay Shah, the unemployed trader who’s now worth $700 million but is wanted for ‘fraud’

Sanjay Shah and Solo Capital Partners LLP are central figures in the Danish Cum-Ex scandal that helped investors to rapidly sell shares and claim multiple refunds on dividend taxes.

CM Amarinder transfers Punjab IAS officer who accused minister of scam, draws flak

Kirpa Shankar Saroj, whose report indicted minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, has been sent from social welfare to the animal husbandry and fisheries department.

Congress MP Bajwa takes on CM Amarinder again, this time over Dalit scholarships scam

Bajwa and Amarinder are now arguing over the MP’s demand for an independent probe into Punjab minister S.S. Dharamsot’s alleged involvement in the scam.

CM Amarinder orders probe into Dalit scholarship scam after secretary indicts Punjab minister

Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan will probe the alleged involvement of Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot in Rs 64-cr Dalit scholarship scam.

Twitter cryptocurrency scam echoes similar rackets on YouTube in the past

Though the link between the schemes on Twitter and YouTube aren’t definitive, the possibility that they are connected may give investigators ways to identify the perpetrators.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.