Suspended Noida engineer-in-chief Yadav Singh faces a CBI probe into alleged corruption on a PIL accusing him of amassing huge property disproportionate to his known sources of income. Sharat Pradhan reports from Lucknow Tainted and suspended Noida engineer-in-chief Yadav Singh, against whom the high court ordered a CBI probe on Thursday, enjoyed political patronage under different governments. A diploma holder in civil engineering, Singh began his career as a junior engineer (a ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
From confusion over Smriti Zubin Irani’s qualification to V K Singh’s tweets, Giriraj Singh’s controversial remarks, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti’s hate speech and the rape controversy surrounding Nihal Chand, some ministers in the Narendra Modi government remained in the news for the wrong reasons during their first year in office Smriti Zubin Irani, HRD Minister There was much heartburn within the Bharatiya Janata Party as Irani was picked to head the key human ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said that Aam Aadmi Party’s Tilak Nagar MLA Jarnail Singh is absconding over his alleged involvement in assaulting an Municipal Corporation of Delhi engineer during the demolition of an illegal colony in west Delhi. According to Bassi, Singh had filed an anticipatory bail to avoid arrest but it was “rejected” following which he went into hiding. “Jarnail Singh’s anticipatory bail was rejected and he is absconding ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said it would not sack any of its ministers without a probe, days after a cabinet minister was accused of orchestrating the murder of a journalist in the state. “Some issues have come up. So, I want to tell you that no minister will be sacked without probe,” Cabinet minister Shivpal Yadav told reporters when asked about minister Ram Murti Verma’s alleged involvement in murder of a journalist in Shahjahanpur. “We will not sack ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
With uncertainty prevailing over 'Janata Parivar' constituents contesting the Bihar assembly polls as one party, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asked Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to convene a meeting of the merger committee to "clear the air". On his part, Kumar, however, said, "The chapter is still not closed." Kumar told media persons he would suggest Mulayam Singh Yadav to convene a meeting of the merger committee soon to "clear the air and end the public debate ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
From wearing a turban made from 400m of cloth to eating drinking glass, Indians have done some really bizarre stuff to set a Guinness World Record. Rediff.com presents some of the oddest Guinness world records held by Indians. Largest wearable turban The largest turban is made with 400 m (1,312 ft) of cloth and belongs to Major Singh, a Nihang Sikh who wears the tower-shaped turban using over 100 hairpins, and 51 religious symbols made in metal. This style of round turban is known as a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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