Arrested Nirav Modi sent to England’s most overcrowded jail

Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India on fraud and money laundering charges amounting to USD 2 billion, spent Holi behind bars in one of England’s most overcrowded jails on Thursday, a day after a UK judge rejected his bail application.


Mamta calls SC verdict “moral victory”, ends dharna

Happy with the ‘favourable’ Supreme Court order that directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday not to take any coercive measures against Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called it a ‘moral victory’ of Bengal and India against the vindictive attitude of the Centre. The Supreme Court in its order said: “We make it clear that no coercive steps including the arrest shall be taken against the Commissioner of Police.

VK Yadav appointed Chairman Railway Board

The government on Monday appointed V K Yadav as the new chairman of railway board on the superannuation of Ashwani Lohani
Yadav belongs to the 1980 batch of the Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers. Till Monday, he was general manager of South Central Railway.