The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summon notices to Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali, asking her to appear before them next week for questioning in a money laundering case. On April 28, ED alleged her involvement with the trust identified as ‘Mahila Utkarsha Pratishthan’ and related illegal transactions. Furthermore, recently ED arrested Gawali's close associate Saeed Khan in the same case. Notably, she has to appear before ED next week… read-more
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Former cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Harbhajan Singh, on April 16, announced to donate his earnings from Rajya Sabha to the daughters of the farmers, for their education and welfare. He stated that he joined the house, to "contribute for the betterment" of the nation. "I will do everything I can. Jai Hind," he stated. Harbhajan Singh was elected into the Rajya Sabha, as a member from Punjab.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu NR Elangovan's son Rakesh (22) died in a road accident on March 10. MP’s son Rakesh was traveling from Puducherry to Chennai along with one more passenger. The car crashed into a road divider injuring the passenger and killing Rakesh on the spot. Notably, in 2020, NR Elangovan a former advocate became a Rajya Sabha member.
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In Madhya Pradesh's Alirapura, three persons were killed and 28 others got injured when the bus they were travelling in fell into the Melkhodra river, on January 2. The accident took at around 6 am near Chandpur village. Meanwhile, the bus was on its way from Gujrat's Chotta Udepur to Alirapura, said Manoj Kumar Singh, SP. Reportedly, doctors were directed to provide adequate medical support to the injured people.
Uttam Kumar Sharam, the field director of Madhya Pradesh's Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) said that we've found the photo presence of an Indian Desert Cat for the first time in the Reserve. The cat's presence was captured by a tourist in the reserve's Akola buffer zone during the night safari. Reportedly, the feline is famous to survive without water and its toes are said to be cushion-like.
Taking a humanitarian step, the Madhya Pradesh government granted permission to a woman constable to undergo surgery for sex reassignment, informed State Home Minister Narottam Mishra. ''The woman constable was diagnosed with gender identity since childhood,'' Mishra told to ANI. She applied for permission after getting recommendations from doctors of Bhopal's Gandhi Medical College. Reportedly, it is the first time that the state government… read-more
In a shocking incident, Rajkumar Bahe (50) killed his wife Pushpa Bai (45) in rage for not giving him a towel on time, after taking bath on the evening of November 7 in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat. Reportedly, Pushpa asked her husband to wait as she was washing utensils. However, Rajkumar killed her by hitting on his wife's head. The police have arrested the accused.
Lightning amid rainfall across Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan claimed a total of 68 lives on July 11. Reportedly, among the 68 deceased, 41 cases were from UP, 20 from Rajasthan and the rest seven died in MP. Besides, over 10 people have also suffered injuries in Rajasthan so far. Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has announced a sum of Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to the families of the deceased.
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Trinamool Congress MP, Mimi Chakraborty has been duped by Debanjan Deb who posed as an IAS officer, requested her to visit his vaccination camp at Kasba in Kolkata. Not only she visited the camp but also got vaccinated to boost the morale of others. Neither receiving the confirmation message nor the certificate, Mimi filed a complaint and got him arrested. Police are investigating whether the vaccines were genuine or not.
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The Madhya Pradesh BJP has accused former CM Kamal Nath of "blackmailing" after the latter made explosive claims of possessing video clips of 2019 honey-trap scandal. Alleging Kamal Nath of threatening, BJP state president VD Sharma said, "If he has proof against any politician or officer, why did he not take any action..." However, the former CM added, "Many journalists and others have a pen drive of the honey-trap scandal."
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