MUMBAI - In an embarrassment to Maharashtra's ruling Democratic Front government, former chief minister Ashok Chavan has been named as one of the 13 accused in the FIR filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society scam, top sources in the CBI said here Sunday.
MUMBAI - A day after filing its first FIR in the Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday conducted raids at the residences and offices of three of its promoters, an official said.
CHANDIGARH - A major fire broke out in the record room of the Punjab and Haryana High Court here in the wee hours Sunday, gutting many old files, fire officials said.
DHARAMSALA - Dharamsala businessman and hotelier K.P. Bhardwaj, who is believed to have struck a land deal with the Karmapa's trust, and a bank manager from Haryana have been arrested and are being questioned following the recovery of unaccounted foreign and Indian currency worth nearly Rs.70 million from the monastery.
PATNA - A Bihar police official was found dead in mysterious circumstances in Bagaha district, the police said Sunday.