2019 polls: Oppn leaders to meet in Delhi, move EC over VVPATs

Opposition parties will also be meeting the Election Commission and demand tallying of VVPAT slips with EVM figures in an entire Assembly constituency in case a discrepancy is found in any polling booth. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: For AIADMK and DMK, enemy’s friend is first enemy

The adage ‘Enemy’s enemy is a friend’ appears to be pass√©, at least in the Tamilnadu political arena. With Lok Sabha elections fast approaching, the two major players – AIADMK and DMK – have decided to follow a new strategy –¬† ‘Enemy’s friend is your first enemy’. Continue Reading

Long arm of law

“Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar cannot be arrested but he has to appear before the CBI, make available all evidence and cooperate with investigations into chit fund scams in West Bengal,” the apex court said. Continue Reading

Ponzi scam: SC asks Kolkata police commissioner to appear before CBI

Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the CBI, told the Supreme Court bench, headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, that Rajeev Kumar, as head of SIT, had earlier probed the chit fund scam. But he had not only failed to retain the evidence but also provided false call data records of the accused to CBI when it took over the probe on orders from the top court. Continue Reading