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CBI should dig deep into Roshni scheme, retrieve land from powerful people: Apni Party

Srinagar, Nov 25 (UNI) Asserting that CBI should dig deep into the Roshni scheme in J&K, senior Apni Party leader and former minister Mohammad Dilawar Mir on Wednesday said that the government land should be retrieved from powerful politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen.
“The probe in Roshni scheme should be taken to its logical conclusion and no illegal beneficiaries irrespective of their power and positions should be left out without scrutiny under any circumstances,” he said.
However, Mir said that the genuine beneficiaries of this scheme who have benefitted by exchanging their proprietary land or by paying the government notified rates to the State exchequer for their small landholdings should not face any kind of inconvenience or harassment under the garb of investigations.
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Another death in MP, hooch suspected

18 Jan 2021 | 3:29 AM

Morena, MP, Jan 17 (UNI) The grim spectre of spurious liquor-related fatalities in this district appears to be far from exorcised as – close on the heels of 25 individuals perishing and four losing vision – one person died in Chichawali village on Sunday whereas a couple of youths are battling for life.
In the words of Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar Pande, “Locals blamed hooch as being the causative agent behind Mataprasad Kushwaha’s demise. The viscera report is awaited. Balbir and Dhamendra were rushed to the District infirmary from where the latter was referred to Gwalior.”
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Crackdown to go unabated against mafia: MP CM

18 Jan 2021 | 3:14 AM

Bhopal, Jan 17 (UNI) Throwing down the gauntlet again to organised crime, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan minced no words when he averred on Sunday that the campaign against the underworld shall continue full steam ahead.
Addressing a function – at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s state office – marking assumption of charge by office-bearers, the veteran leader averred, “My dispensation adheres to its unalloyed commitment vis-à-vis liberating Madhya Pradesh from that scourge. Certain elements – who are perpetrating propaganda against the crusade – shall be provided a fitting reply.”

The senior politician also fired a broadside at policies of the predecessor Congress government.

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MP CM thanks PM for Rewa-Kevadiya link

18 Jan 2021 | 2:59 AM

Bhopal, Jan 17 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday expressed gratitude to Premier Narendra Modi for direct rail connectivity between Rewa and Kevadiya where stands the world-famous statue of Iron Man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who was the prime mover vis-à-vis integration of more than 500 princely states.
“Lakhs of people visit the place that has emerged as not only a tourist destination but also a source of inspiration. Henceforward, residents of Vindhya region will be able to easily undertake the journey,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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DS varsity VC meets MP CM

18 Jan 2021 | 2:41 AM

Bhopal, Jan 17 (UNI) On the occasion of its golden jubilee year and the Kumbh Mahaparv, the Haridwar-based Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya has launched the Aapke Dwar Pahuncha Haridwar and Har har Gange ghar ghar Gange campaign to promote Sanatan Dharma.
University Vice Chancellor Chinmay Pandya met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in this regard on Sunday and the latter extended his best wishes, it was officially learnt.

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77 50 pc polling recorded in first phase of PRI elections in HP

77 50 pc polling recorded in first phase of PRI elections in HP

17 Jan 2021 | 8:23 PM

Shimla, Jan 17 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh recorded 77.50 percent polling in first phase of elections for 1228 Gram Panchayats held on Sunday, an State Election Commission spokesperson said.

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