Bikaner-Guwahati Express

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8 Dead, 45 Injured As Bikaner-Guwahati Express Derails In Jalpaiguri: WB

The death toll is now eight, after Bikaner-Guwahati Express derailed in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on January 13, at around 5:15pm. Sources confirmed that the train had 12 coaches carrying about 1,200 passengers. An ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh and Rs 1 lakh has been announced for relatives of deceased and injured, respectively. Meanwhile, an inquiry has been ordered to probe the cause of the accident.

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 12:15 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Bikarner-Guwahati Express, accident, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Probe

Courtesy: NDTV India

Nobuo Kishi

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Japan Calls US' Decision To Resume F-16 Fighter Jets 'Highly Regrettable'

Defence Minister of Japan, Nobuo Kishi stated that US' decision to resume flights of F-16 fighter jets is "highly regrettable", especially before the investigation of the matter where US aircraft dropped fuel tanks. Previously on November 30, US F-16 was forced to drop two fuel tanks during an emergency landing near the… read-more

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 12:50 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Japan, USA, Defence Ministry, Probe, World news

Courtesy: ANI

Supreme Court.

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SC Not Satisfied With SIT's Probe In Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

While hearing the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, the Supreme Court said on November 8 that it's not satisfied with the SIT's probe in the case. The apex court told the UP government's advocate Harish Salve that ''we granted 10 days' time...lab reports haven't come so far.'' The SC also said it was ''inclined to appoint a monitor day-to-day investigation''. The next hearing will be held on November 12.

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 03:57 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Lakhimpur Kheri Violence, SC, UP government, Probe, SIT

Courtesy: Zee News


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Amazon Accused Of Bribing Govt Officials; Govt Claims 'Zero Tolerance Towards Corruption'

Amazon is under scrutiny for its legal representatives allegedly bribing Indian government officials on September 21. The government questioned Amazon for spending over Rs. 8500 crores in "legal fees" since 2019. The government also defended its stand through a "zero-tolerance policy" towards corruption. Modi government accused "Whole system working on bribes, which is not the best business practice". Amazon has reportedly launched an… read-more

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 06:44 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Amazon, Goverment, Bribery, Probe, corruption

Courtesy: NDTV

The Elgar Parishad case

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Calling It Attempt To 'Thwart' Probe, NIA Denies Elgar Accused Plea

NIA has told the Bombay HC that the plea filed by two Elgar accused challenging the transfer of the probe is an attempt to "thwart" the investigation. In an affidavit, the agency stated that the "Naxal Plague has destroyed at many levels". It further said, the Centre suo motu directed the NIA to handle the case, given the gravity of the scheduled offense that reflects “national security”.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 10:55 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Elgar Parishad Case, NIA, Naxal, investigation, Probe

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Lata Mangeshkar-Sachin Tendulkar

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Maha Govt Orders Probe Against Tweets By Lata Mangeshkar, Sachin

Maharashtra government has ordered an investigation against recent tweets by celebrities including Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar. Earlier, several Indian celebrities had tweeted in support of united India with the hashtag #IndiaAgainstPropaganda after Rihanna, Greta Thunberg, and Mia Khalifa tweeted supporting farmers’ protests. Ordering for investigation, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said the motive is to check whether the… read-more

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 03:49 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Maharashtra , Tweets, Sachin Tendulkar, Lata Mangeshkar, Probe, Uddhav Thackeray

Courtesy: ABP News

Representational Image of CBI

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Punjab Becomes 9th State To Withdraw General Consent To CBI Probes

Punjab has become the ninth state government to withdraw the general consent given to the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct probes in its territory. The state government announced this decision on November 9. With this, the federal investigating agency will need to obtain prior permission from the government to conduct any probe in the state. Earlier, the agency could instigate any… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 07:59 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Punjab, CBI, Probe, Captain Amarinder Singh