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Anti-Corruption Bureau conducts raids against Jammu and Kashmir bank, files case after unearthing Rs 177-cr fraud
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Anti-Corruption Bureau conducts raids against Jammu and Kashmir bank, files case after unearthing Rs 177-cr fraud

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) registered a case and conducted raids after unearthing a loan fraud worth over Rs 177 crore in Jammu and Kashmir Bank.

BCCI turns down Afghanistan Cricket Board's request to host its T20 league APL in India
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BCCI turns down Afghanistan Cricket Board's request to host its T20 league APL in India

The Afghanistan officials had conveyed their request to the BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim during their meeting in Mumbai on 16 May.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad says he'll 'quit cricket' after ACB declares him unfit, sends him back home
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad says he'll 'quit cricket' after ACB declares him unfit, sends him back home

Mohammad Shahzad has threatened to quit cricket after being declared unfit for the remainder of the World Cup by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB).

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad says few members of ACB conspired against him to force him out of squad
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad says few members of ACB conspired against him to force him out of squad

Shahzad has played a significant role in Afghanistan's rise in world cricket and a was their star player in the triumphant campaign in the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe where they beat the West Indies twice including in the final.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Phil Simmons to step down as Afghanistan coach after mega event
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Phil Simmons to step down as Afghanistan coach after mega event

Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons will step down from his position as Afghanistan coach at the end of the ICC men's World Cup.

Why Asghar Afghan's ouster as Afghanistan skipper just before World Cup is neither timely, nor altogether seemly
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Why Asghar Afghan's ouster as Afghanistan skipper just before World Cup is neither timely, nor altogether seemly

Even those who feel that Asghar Afghan's removal as Afghanistan captain is long overdue will concede that he appears to have been axed for all the wrong reasons.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib to lead Afghanistan in event as Asghar Afghan steps down as skipper, makes way for split captaincy
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib to lead Afghanistan in event as Asghar Afghan steps down as skipper, makes way for split captaincy

Afghanistan replaced long-serving one-day international captain Asghar Afghan on Friday, replacing him with Gulbadin Naib less than two months before this year’s 50-over World Cup in England and Wales.

Afghanistan to host Ireland's first overseas Test aside from ODIs and T20Is; DSport to telecast matches
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Afghanistan to host Ireland's first overseas Test aside from ODIs and T20Is; DSport to telecast matches

Afghanistan will host Ireland for a full series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun from 21 February to 19 March.

Delhi govt vs Centre turf war: Kejriwal says SC verdict against 'democracy,' BJP accuses him of insulting top court
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Delhi govt vs Centre turf war: Kejriwal says SC verdict against 'democracy,' BJP accuses him of insulting top court

Arvind Kejriwal said, "If the government has no powers, how will it function? We have been suffering in this situation for the past four years."

Delhi govt vs Centre turf war: Supreme Court gives L-G control of Anti-Corruption Bureau, but judges split on services
India

Delhi govt vs Centre turf war: Supreme Court gives L-G control of Anti-Corruption Bureau, but judges split on services

Out of the six specific areas of governance the Supreme Court was looking to settle, the two judges, Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, had contrasting opinions as to who wielded power on the Delhi bureaucracy.

Karnataka ACB conducts raids in 17 locations, 5 govt officials under scanner in connection with disproportionate assets cases
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Karnataka ACB conducts raids in 17 locations, 5 govt officials under scanner in connection with disproportionate assets cases

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Karnataka is conducting raids at 17 locations corresponding to five government officials on Friday in connection with disproportionate assets cases.

Maharashtra irrigation scam: ACB puts onus on former deputy CM Ajit Pawar, files 24 FIRs against contractors and officers
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Maharashtra irrigation scam: ACB puts onus on former deputy CM Ajit Pawar, files 24 FIRs against contractors and officers

Pawar was among the NCP ministers who were in-charge of the irrigation department at different times between 1999 and 2014 during the Congress-NCP coalition rule in Maharashtra. ACB's Director General Sanjay Barve filed an affidavit before the Nagpur bench of the high court on Tuesday in response to a petition filed by an NGO, Janmanch.

BJP slams Chandrababu Naidu for withdrawing 'general consent' to CBI, terms it malafide exercise of power
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BJP slams Chandrababu Naidu for withdrawing 'general consent' to CBI, terms it malafide exercise of power

BJP leader GVR Narasimha Rao noted that “by acting in a malafide manner, the TDP has shown it has many skeletons in its cupboard, it has many cases of corruption which it does not want to be probed."

Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons slams team's international cricket schedule, appeals for more matches against higher-ranked teams
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Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons slams team's international cricket schedule, appeals for more matches against higher-ranked teams

Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons feels lack of international matches puts his team at a disadvantage in comparison to other top teams with 2019 ODI World Cup fast approaching.

BJP leaders from Rajasthan, Babita and Narendra Chauhan suspended from party after courting arrest in bribery case
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BJP leaders from Rajasthan, Babita and Narendra Chauhan suspended from party after courting arrest in bribery case

BJP suspended Babita and Narendra Chauhan from the party after they were arrested on the charges of accepting bribes

India vs Afghanistan: Change in dynamics between two nations shows just how far the other 'Men in Blue' have come
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India vs Afghanistan: Change in dynamics between two nations shows just how far the other 'Men in Blue' have come

The surge of Afghanistan into the 2015 World Cup, coupled with a change in regime at the BCCI, meant that the two boards started to view each other more equitably in recent years.

Andhra Pradesh senior commercial tax official arrested by ACB for owning assets worth over Rs 150 crore
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Andhra Pradesh senior commercial tax official arrested by ACB for owning assets worth over Rs 150 crore

A senior officer of the Commercial Taxes Department was on arrested by the Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly owning, in his or his relatives' names, assets worth over Rs 150 crore.

Maharashtra ACB registers 4 FIRs against state officials in Gosikhurd irrigation project 'irregularities'
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Maharashtra ACB registers 4 FIRs against state officials in Gosikhurd irrigation project 'irregularities'

The ACB on Tuesday registered four FIRs against irrigation department officials and contractors in connection with alleged irregularities in the Gosikhurd irrigation project in east Maharashtra.

Arvind Kejriwal says he can 'get things done', after SC observes Delhi govt has to act with L-G's concurrence
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Arvind Kejriwal says he can 'get things done', after SC observes Delhi govt has to act with L-G's concurrence

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday said that though his government doesn't have legal power in many areas, they know how to get things done.

Sanjay Turde, lone MNS corporator in BMC accuses Dilip Lande of offering bribe to join Shiv Sena
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Sanjay Turde, lone MNS corporator in BMC accuses Dilip Lande of offering bribe to join Shiv Sena

The lone MNS corporator Sanjay Turde in the BMC who did not cross over to the Shiv Sena has alleged that he was "indirectly offered money" to switch sides