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Jaypee Infratech's 30,000 home buyers should brace for long battle; Arun Jaitley's sympathy will be of no use
India

Jaypee Infratech's 30,000 home buyers should brace for long battle; Arun Jaitley's sympathy will be of no use

Jaypee Infratech's 30,000 home buyers should brace themselves for a long battle as the bank has the grip and will be the first in the queue, leaving the cupboard bare

Vyapam scam: Accused files application in special Indore court seeking Hindi translation of chargesheet
India

Vyapam scam: Accused files application in special Indore court seeking Hindi translation of chargesheet

An accused in Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam Monday moved an application before a special court in Indore urging it to provide him a Hindi translation of the charge sheet so that he can defend himself

Scammers are using the advertising system on the Apple App Store to earn absurd amounts of money
News & Analysis

Scammers are using the advertising system on the Apple App Store to earn absurd amounts of money

Apple needs to redesign the app interface to ensure that people don’t find it difficult to control how the company is charging them.

Pakistani lawmaker seeks probe after Musharraf admits to nuclear material smuggling
World

Pakistani lawmaker seeks probe after Musharraf admits to nuclear material smuggling

A Pakistani lawmaker has called for "thorough investigations" into the country's nuclear proliferation to Iran and North Korea during former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's regime.

Fodder scam: RJD chief Lalu Prasad appear in special CBI court in Patna
India

Fodder scam: RJD chief Lalu Prasad appear in special CBI court in Patna

Income Tax Department had issued summonses to RJD chief Lalu Prasad's MP daughter Misa Bharti and her husband in connection with its probe in Rs 1,000 crore alleged benami land deals and a tax evasion case.

NH-74 scam : Congress intensifies protests against BJP govt in Uttarakhand after transfer of whistleblower
India

NH-74 scam : Congress intensifies protests against BJP govt in Uttarakhand after transfer of whistleblower

A day after Senthil Pandiyan, who exposed the NH-74 scam, was removed as Kumaon Commissioner, Congress said that it was Centre's attempt to target the man.

Mining contract row: Punjab AAP MLAs protest; Bhagwant Mann seeks irrigation minister Gurjit Singh's resignation
Politics

Mining contract row: Punjab AAP MLAs protest; Bhagwant Mann seeks irrigation minister Gurjit Singh's resignation

AAP legislators including party MP Bhagwant Mann demanded that chief minister Amarinder Singh should immediately sack his minister

Cardiac stents row: ESIC told to reveal patients referred to private hospitals after RTI applicant alleges corruption
India

Cardiac stents row: ESIC told to reveal patients referred to private hospitals after RTI applicant alleges corruption

Taking a serious view of private hospitals "fleecing" patients for cardiac stents, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESCI) to disclose the number of patients referred by it to private hospitals for the implants and the prices paid to those hospitals.

An Indian bank appears to be scamming its customers; here’s how an alert citizen discovered it
News & Analysis

An Indian bank appears to be scamming its customers; here’s how an alert citizen discovered it

Karthik Srinivasan, a Digital Marketer from Bangalore was going through his email when he discovered that HDFC Bank had been charging him Rs 100 per quarter for a program he never signed up for.

Donald Trump's travel ban a boon for scam artists; fake visas, permits entrap vulnerable
World

Donald Trump's travel ban a boon for scam artists; fake visas, permits entrap vulnerable

President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration has brought out scam artists who are preying on the vulnerable community with fake visas, permits.

Kashmir unrest: Handing out freebies to 'secessionist leaders' only damages the government's image
India

Kashmir unrest: Handing out freebies to 'secessionist leaders' only damages the government's image

Only a headless chicken would reinstate the strategy of handing out incentives as state policy to secessionist leaders in Kashmir. For one thing, it presumes that these "leaders" are in charge of what is unfolding in Kashmir. They are not.

Qnet scam: Should multi-level marketing companies operate in India or shut shop?
India

Qnet scam: Should multi-level marketing companies operate in India or shut shop?

In Mumbai, India’s divided city, two people, strangely, hold the key to a curious case which has acquired myriad hues over the last three years.

SCAM, VIKAS: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi make Election 2017 the season of acronyms
Politics

SCAM, VIKAS: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi make Election 2017 the season of acronyms

During the election season of 2017, the latest trend is that of acronyms. Politicians are coming up with some of the unique (and absurd) acronyms.

BJP and RSS targeting SCAM — SCs and minorities: Sitaram Yechury
Politics

BJP and RSS targeting SCAM — SCs and minorities: Sitaram Yechury

Attacking the BJP-led central government, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday alleged minorities and people belonging to the Scheduled Castes were being targeted by the Sangh Parivar outfits.

Indian police have busted a Rs 3,700 crore pyramid scheme style internet scam
News & Analysis

Indian police have busted a Rs 3,700 crore pyramid scheme style internet scam

Police said they had arrested three ringleaders on the outskirts of New Delhi, the capital, and seized more than 500 crore rupees.

Uttar Pradesh Election 2017: Narendra Modi asks voters to get rid of 'SCAM'
Politics

Uttar Pradesh Election 2017: Narendra Modi asks voters to get rid of 'SCAM'

In his first rally in Uttar Pradesh after polls were announced, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday alleged the corrupt he had "robbed" with note-ban have ganged up to bring him down and targeted the SP-Congress alliance, saying the two parties which abused each other till recently are now locked in an embrace to save themselves.

Demonetisation: I-T officials launch probe into 'home-delivered' Rs 2,000 notes
India

Demonetisation: I-T officials launch probe into 'home-delivered' Rs 2,000 notes

Income tax officials suspect that an organised racket 'home delivered' new banknotes from government presses or the Reserve Bank to certain people days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation announcement

Overconfidence is making people careless and vulnerable to phishing attacks
News & Analysis

Overconfidence is making people careless and vulnerable to phishing attacks

Most of the people believe they are smarter than those behind email phishing scams which is why so many fall easily into a trap and lose money, an Indian-origin researcher has found.

AgustaWestland case: Two more accused granted bail
Politics

AgustaWestland case: Two more accused granted bail

After granting bail to former Indian Air Force chief S.P. Tyagi, a court here on Wednesday granted bail to two more accused arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal case

AgustaWestland scam: Supreme Court to hear plea on media role in deal
India

AgustaWestland scam: Supreme Court to hear plea on media role in deal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear PIL seeking court-monitored probe by CBI/SIT into the allegation that AgustaWestland had spent six million euros for "managing" the media