NEWS IN BRIEF – JUL 08, 2013 1. 9 blasts rock Bodh Gaya in first terror strike on Buddhist site, 2 Monks Injured; Attack Seen As Jihadi Backing For Rohingyas Of Myanmar: Bodh Gaya: In the first major terror attack on a Buddhist holy site in India, the temple town […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – JUL 06, 2013 1. Bring manifestos within poll code, SC tells EC, ‘Frame Rules On Freebies To Lure Voters’: New Delhi: In a decision intended to maintain a level playing field in elections, Supreme Court on Friday directed the Election Commission to consult all political parties […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – JUL 05, 2013 1. CBI names Bansal as witness in rail cash-for-post case, Ex-Minister’s Nephew Is Key Accused: New Delhi: In a move that could cause some eyebrows to be raised, the CBI has not only let former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal off the hook in the Rs […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – JUL 04, 2013 1. Gujarat police & IB killed Ishrat, 3 others in ‘cold blood’, says CBI, Heat On Modi But CM & Close Aide Not Named: Ahmedabad: The CBI has charged the Narendra Modi government and the Intelligence Bureau with the fake encounter of 19-year-old Mumbra college student […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – FEB 23, 2013 1. Centre sent 4 alerts to Andhra just before Hyderabad blasts, Last Warning Issued 8 Hrs Prior To Strike: New Delhi: Faced with allegations of intelligence failure, home minister Sushilkumar Shinde told Parliament on Friday that the Centre had issued aseries of alerts […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – FEB 16, 2013 1. CBI Ready for Raids in Delhi and Chandigarh, Agency plans to send team to Italy next week to speak to prosecutors: NEW DELHI : CBI is set to conduct raids in Delhi and Chandigarh as it begins to probe whether AgustaWestland paid […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – FEB 15, 2013 1. Ex-IAF chief briefed us on tender: Middlemen, Claim They Met Tyagi In Office, Influenced Him To Change Terms: New Delhi: The alleged middlemen in the deal for VVIP helicopters have claimed that the then Air Chief Marshal Shashi P Tyagi used to […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – FEB 13, 2013 1. 350cr Kickback Suspected In 3,546cr Purchase CEO Of Supplier Firm Arrested, Bribe charges hit Italian copter deal, Defence Ministry Forced To Order CBI Investigation : New Delhi: A few arrests in Italy sent ripples down the corridors of power in South Block […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – FEB 12, 2013 1. Prosecutor was helping key accused in 2G case, says CBI, Talk Between Unitech MD, Counsel ‘Taped’: New Delhi: In a stunning twist to the 2G case, an audio tape of a CBI senior public prosecutor purportedly advising a key accused on how […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – FEB 08, 2013 1. Govt Stumped as Growth Pegged at Decade-Low 5%: NEW DELHI : The statistics office has forecast GDP growth of just 5% this year, surprising many and piling on pressure on the finance minister to deliver a growth-inducing budget and the central bank […]