News Desk: The Delhi High Court granted bail to former BJP president Bangaru Laxman, giving him a huge relief in a graft case. He had been lodged in Tihar jail for past five months after a CBI special court on April 28 had awarded him to four years of rigorous imprisonment. He was found guilty of accepting bribe from a fake arms dealer 11 years ago.
Breaking News! The Union Cabinet approved the proposal to hike urea prices by Rs 50 per tonne. With the increase, the urea-based fertilisers will be priced Rs 5,360 per tonne, cheaper than potash and phosphate that cost Rs 24,000 per tonne. The cabinet also cleared the subsidy transfer to farmers.
News Desk: Unitech, partner of Norwegian telecommunications group Telenor, will sell its share of their joint venture, which operates under 'Uninor' to a new entity, owned by Telenor. The real estate company will withdraw the nominees from the board of Uninor. It owns about a third in Telenor's mobile phone joint venture.
Breaking News! Delhi police claimed to have busted a terror module in the city. Three people suspected to be operatives of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) have been arrested today. Police suspect the suspects have possible links with the August 2012 Pune blasts that had left one person injured. More details are awaited.
Aaj Tak Sting: Salman Khurshid's Trust under Scanner
Written by Breaking News Online Team
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 16:48
Breaking News! Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid landed in trouble after a sting operation conducted by TV news channel Aaj Tak revealed that a trust chaired by him forged signatures of Uttar Pradesh government officials and lakhs of amount were siphoned off.
News Desk: Despite Congress President Sonia Gandhi's visit to Haryana and warning to take strong action against the culprits in rape cases, the barbaric incident continues as another gangrape was reported in the state, taking the number to 14 in a month. A dalit girl was gangraped in Kaithal district last night.
News Desk: BSP supremo Mayawati made a u-turn and decided to stay with the UPA Government at the Centre and said she would take a final decision on her continuance at an appropriate time. Mayawati's change of stance came hours after the Supreme Court issued notices to her in a disproportionate assets case. The BSP has authorised Mayawati to take any decision on support to the UPA Government.
Breaking News! In a shocking incident, Cricket bat manufacturing firm BDM's director Sudhir Mahajan was abducted by unidentified persons in Meerut. The abductors demanded Rs 2 crore as ransom to leave him. A Special Operation Group team has been set up to rescue the businessman. The incident took place at around 1 am while Mahajan was returning home from work on Tuesday.
News Desk: The Indian Rupee fell to 53 for the first time in two weeks after touching a six-month high recently. The Rupee had closed at 52.72/73 yesterday. Most Asian currencies have also fallen against the US Dollar this week.
Breaking News! India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal exposed Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra by revealing more dirt today. He exposed the Haryana government-DLF nexus alleging more than 300 acres of land had been given to the top company at much below market rate.