Category: Politics

Vyapam Case: CBI Files Chargesheet against Former State Minister and 94 Others

sudhanshu trivedi

The CBI today filed a chargesheet against former Madhya Pradesh minister Laxmikant Sharma, his OSD (Officer On Special Duty) and 93 others for alleged irregularities in the recruitment of contractual teachers through Vyapam in 2011, officials said.

Besides Mr Sharma and his then OSD O P Shukla, the chargesheet, filed in a special court in Bhopal, also named Pankaj Trivedi (cousin brother of Sudhanshu Trivedi who is the present BJP spokesperson), the then controller of examinations at Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board also known as Vyapam; the then principal system analyst in Vyapam Nitin Mohindra, two other officials, six middlemen and 83 candidates, they said.

Congress demands PM Modi order probe into Amit Shah son’s firm

shobhan mittal

The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party lapped up a media report which said the turnover of a company owned by BJP President Amit Shah’s son increased 16,000 times over in the year following the election of Narendra Modi as prime minister and the elevation of Shah to the post of party president. The Congress sought answers from Prime Minister and the BJP president, and demanded a probe by the ED and the CBI.

Addressing a press conference at the AICC headquarters, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said it seems the fortunes of some people have changed after the change of power. He said filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) have revealed that the company owned by Shah’s son Jay started making profits after 2014. The story was reported by The Wire today.

North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea today test-discharged a ballistic rocket, the most recent in a progression of dispatches that have tightened up pressures over its journey to create weapons equipped for hitting the United States.

PM Modi to address Madison Square-like event during historic visit to Israel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for a Madison Square minute in Tel Aviv when he makes a memorable visit to Israel in July.