IT Sleuths Seize Rs 27 lakh Cash And Documents In Raids From Hospitals Of Yogendra Yadav’s Kins

New Delhi:The Income Tax department claimed that it has seized about Rs 27 lakh cash and many documents including payment receipts during raids at multiple premises of a hospital group in Haryana's Rewari. These hospitals are related to the family of Swaraj India chiefYogendraYadav.

A senior ITD official said that the department also recovered transaction receipts of about Rs 15 crore, suspected to be unaccounted, after the raids on the offices of the hospital group. The raids have ended now.

Department officials in Chandigarh also claimed to have found alleged documents related to the purchase of a land plot by the owners of the hospital group in the past, using a purported cash amount of Rs 93 lakh. This transaction is under investigation now, they said.


Four Cases Of Gang Rape Including Two Minors Reported In MP In A Period Of Just 24 Hours

New Delhi:Madhya Pradesh has reported slew of rape incidents in the recent past. Four cases of gang rape, two of them involving minors, were reported in Raisen and Bhopal in a period of just 24 hours.In the first case, a 15-year-old girl was raped at Murpar village in Raisen district on Monday night. Two people have been arrested in this connection.

Gairatganj town inspector Sanjay Pathak said the girl was allegedly lured by the accused – Ravi Shankar Lodhi and Ganga Prasad Lodhi – to a hut in the vicinity of Murpar and raped. The girl spent the night inside the hut in an unconscious state, and returned to tell her parents about her ordeal the next morning.


Rahul Gandhi Meets A Dozen Of Muslim Intellectuals,Activists During His Outreach Programme

New Delhi:As a part of the Congress outreachprogramme, party president Rahul Gandhi met a dozen of Muslim intellectuals and activists.The Congress plans to reach out to professionals, industrialists, civil society and all those who ‘influence public opinion’ and “are aligned to the party’s ideology” ahead of the 2019 LokSabha elections.

The exercise is similar to the ruling BharatiyaJanata Party’s (BJP) Sampark for Samarthan (Contact for Support) initiative launched on May 29 to mark the completion of four years of the NarendraModi government and with an eye on the 2019 polls.

Those who attended Wednesday’s interaction with Gandhi included economist Abusaleh Sharif, former Planning Commission member SyedaSaiyidainHameed, New Delhi-based historian S IrfanHabib, activist Farah Naqvi, educationists RakhshandaJalil and Ilyas Malik apart from Congress leaders Salman Khurshid and NadeemJaved.


Telangana Police Externs A Hindu Seer From Hyderabad For Making Inflammatory Comments

New Delhi:Telangana police externed a Hindu seer SwamyParipoornananda from Hyderabad for six months for allegedly making inflammatory comments against Muslim community. The Telengana government using provisions of the Telangana Prevention of Anti-Social and Hazardous Activities Act, 1930 banished the Hindu seer.

Two days ago the government used the same law to banish Dalit activist Kathi Mahesh for a similar period of time for insulting Lord Ram.The law allows the police to banish people through so-called externment.Paripoornananda was picked up from his residence at Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hills, forced into a vehicle and sent to Kakinada in East Godavari district, where he runs a spiritual centre called Sri Peetham.


CPM Government In Kerala To Observe ‘Ramayana Month’ After Celebrating Krishna Janmashtami

New Delhi:The Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led state government is preparing observe ‘Ramayana month’ in a big wayafter celebrating Krishna Janmashtami and other Hindu festivals.Communism and religion may make for strange bedfellows, but a new trend is emerging for the modern Reds in Kerala.

In Kerala, the Malayalam month of ‘Karkidakom’ (July 17-August 16) is known as the ‘Ramayana month’ and many Hindu households read the epic daily in the belief that it will ward off sufferings. The CPM’s feeder organisation ‘SamskrithaSangham’ has lined up several events for the month in a move to pre-empt the SanghParivar from gaining mileage from the occasion.