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Last updated: Monday, October 05, 2015 3:26:17 PM

Financial crimes: enforcement officers stagger under investigation load
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED), the country's premier agency probing financial crimes, is grappling with a staggering manpower cruch: 1,382 of its sanctioned 2,064 posts are lying vacant. This means that 682 of its officers deal with at least nine cases each - with 6,102 cases pending investigation, enquiries reveal.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:30:03 PM

India, Africa to forge common cause against Western trade bullying
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India and the 54 countries of Africa are expected to join forces at a mega summit later this month to form a united front to counter perceived Western bullying, notably by the US, over global trade negotiations ahead of an upcoming WTO ministerial meet to be held in Nairobi in December.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:22:04 PM

Councillor's driver's killing sparks gang war
Gurgaon, Oct 4 (IANS) The driver of a Gurgaon councillor was shot dead here, triggering a retaliatory attack on Sunday that left a 35-year-old man injured in what police said was gang war.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:16:06 PM

Bulk of black money within India: Jaitley
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that bulk of black money was still within the country and called for a change in the attitude of people so that plastic currency becomes the norm and transactions in cash an exception.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:06:04 PM

Elections in Bihar, campaigning in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 4 (IANS) It may not be election time in Punjab yet but campaigning is on in a different way. As faraway Bihar readies to elect a new 243-member assembly, leading parties are wooing the Bihari migrant population in Punjab.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:04:03 PM

Goa CM reshuffles ministry
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) In a minor reshuffle on Sunday, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar divested Alina Saldanda of the environment and forest ministry, allotting it to Rajendra Arlekar, who was inducted into the cabinet as the 12th minister on Thursday.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:00:04 PM

Defeat BJP in Bihar: Jethmalani
Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) Noted lawyer and former union minister Ram Jethmalani on Sunday urged the people to defeat the BJP-led NDA in the Bihar assembly elections.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 3:56:19 PM

Modi pays tributes to Shyamji Krishna Varma
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Shyamji Krishna Varma on his birth anniversary.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 3:36:18 PM

Firecracker ban: legal eagles support restrictions
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Legal luminaries have expressed concern over the deteriorating levels of air pollution in the city even as the Supreme Court gets ready to hear a plea by three parents, representing their vulnerable children, seeking a ban on firecrackers in Delhi during Dussehra and Diwali.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 3:26:18 PM

India needs more eye hospitals: Rajnath
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday inaugurated an eye hospital here and said there was a need for more such hospitals.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 3:02:17 PM

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