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HC seeks Mah Govt's reply in scam worth Rs 66 lakh in Shri Saibaba

Pune, Jun 29 (UNI) The Aurangabad bench of Bombay high court has
directed the Maharashtra government to file a reply in three weeks
on the petition filed by Hindu Janajagruti Samiti against an alleged
scam of Rs 66 lakh in Shri Saibaba Sansthan of Shirdi.
The Hindu Vidhidnya Parishad (HVP) and HJS had alleged in a letter
to court that a scam of Rs 66,55,997 was committed by Shri Saibaba
Sansthan Trust while purchasing materials at exorbitant rates for
controlling the crowd during the Simhastha Kumbha Mela at Nashik in
2015, said a release issued by HJS here on Friday.
In this regard, a clarification was sought from Shri Saibaba
Sansthan, however, despite the lapse of one and a half year, no
reply was received.
A complaint to this effect was also made with the Chief Minister.
Since no action was taken so far in this matter, HJS had filed a
public interest litigation in the Aurangabad bench of Bombay high
In the hearing held on June 26, the bench of Justices Ravindra Borde
and Arun Dhawale has issued notices to Shri Saibaba Sansthan,
secretary of Law & Judiciary Department, secretary of Home Ministry
and the superintendent of police of Ahmednagar district by directing
them to file their say within 3 weeks.
The next hearing in the case will be held after 3 weeks.
Advocates of HVP Suresh Kulkarni, Pankaj Gaikwad, Umesh Bhadgaonkar
represented HJS, whereas Adv A B Girase represented the state
government, the release added.
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Mishap claims youth

29 Jan 2020 | 3:34 AM

Sehore, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) A youngster died on the spot and his sibling was severely injured when their motorcycle was dashed head on by a pickup vehicle near Nipaniya Mod village on Tuesday evening, law-enforcement authorities said.
Chainpura Jhagriya village’s Ravi Malviya was returning home with Ashok when the incident occurred. The pickup consequently veered off the road, came to a halt at a farm and its driver absconded. Ravi perished whereas his brother is battling for life at a hospital.

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Collision claims 2

29 Jan 2020 | 1:16 AM

Chhindwara, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) Two teenagers died as a consequence of their motorcycle being rammed from the rear by a hitherto-unidentified vehicle in the vicinity of this district headquarters on Tuesday, law-enforcement authorities said.
Jamunia Pathar-residents Sagar and Kuldeep Nagwanshi were heading for Amarwara when the incident occurred. The duo succumbed while being rushed to an infirmary.

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Dentist kills self

29 Jan 2020 | 1:01 AM

Sehore, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) A dentist has committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance at his Chanakyapuri Colony dwelling here, law-enforcement authorities said.
Amit Verma, who had a clinic in Ganga Ashram locality, took the extreme step late Monday. The motive is unclear. He was rushed to the District infirmary from where he was referred to Bhopal and succumbed on Tuesday.

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MPHC applies brakes on OBC quota

29 Jan 2020 | 12:46 AM

Jabalpur, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday ruled that reservation for the Other Backward Classes would not exceed 14 per cent vis-a-vis the state Public Service Commission’s examination for selecting officials for 400 posts in various departments.
Chief Justice AK Mittal and Justice VK Shukla were hearing approximately a dozen petitions vis-a-vis the state dispensation raising the OBC quota to 27 per cent besides reservation for economically weaker sections. The next hearing is scheduled on February 12.

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MP CM to inaugurate Cargo Terminal

29 Jan 2020 | 12:06 AM

Bhopal, Jan 28 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath is scheduled to dedicate to the public the state capital’s Raja Bhoj Airport’s Cargo Terminal on February 10.

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