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SC to hear former IAS officer Neera Yadav over corruption case

Updated: Jan 10, 2017 05:55 IST      
SC to hear former IAS officer Neera Yadav over corruption case

New Delhi [India], Jan. 10(ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear the case against former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Neera Yadav who was accused of corruption charges and possessing disproportionate assets in which the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the prosecuting agency.

Former Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Yadav, convicted for land fraud in 2012, surrendered before a CBI court in Ghaziabad.

The court then ordered that Yadav be sent to the Dasna district jail, so she could serve her remaining sentence in the case.

Yadav was sentenced to three years' rigorous imprisonment on November 20, 2012, in connection with the irregular allotment of plots in Noida while serving as the area's chairperson-cum-chief executive officer from 1994 to 1995.

The CBI undertook a probe following a 1998 Supreme Court order on a writ petition filed by the Noida Entrepreneur Association against the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority the previous year.

The CBI investigated nearly 36 cases of irregular allotment or conversion of plots in Noida, and charge-sheeted Yadav as well as the then serving IAS officer Rajiv Kumar in 2002.

Yadav, a 1971 batch IAS officer, became Uttar Pradesh's first woman chief secretary during the Samajwadi Party's regime in 2005. She opted for voluntary retirement in 2008. (ANI)

College student raped in Greater Noida, accused absconding

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 12:16 IST     

Greater Noida (UP) [India], Apr 27 (ANI): A 21-yr-old student of a private university was allegedly raped in car after being kidnapped on Tuesday afternoon at an isolated area near Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida.

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New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): Advocate Prashant Bhushan, who co-founded the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Thursday said the people of Delhi rejected the latter in the recently-held MCD polls as he failed to deliver any of the promises he made to them during the campaign.

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Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India] Apr 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off the Shimla-New Delhi flight, the maiden flight under government's regional connectivity scheme Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN).

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Soumya rape case: SC bench to hear curative plea

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 12:06 IST     

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New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): At least three soldiers, including a captain, lost their lives after terrorists attacked an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

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Shiv Sena corners BJP over Sukma attack, Kashmir unrest

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 11:36 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Venting their angst against the Centre in wake of the Sukma attack, the Shiv Sena on Thursday castigated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government for not being able to chalk out a strong anti-terror policy.

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SC raps Centre over implementation of Lokpal Act

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 11:36 IST     

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Itanagar: Massive jolt to Congress as 23 councillors join BJP

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 11:25 IST     

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Sehwag condemns Army camp attack in Kupwara

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 11:25 IST     

New Delhi[India], April 27,(ANI): In the wake of the Kupwara attack that claimed lives of three Army personnel this morning, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag took to Twitter expressing his ire over the tragedy while saying that such attacks should come to an end.

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AAP's Punjab affairs in-charge Sanjay Singh resigns

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 11:03 IST     

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Rajnath to chair meeting reviewing J-K package implementation

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 10:30 IST     

New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): An inter-ministerial meeting will be held today at 11 a.m. to review the implementation of the Rs. 80,000 crore-development package for Jammu and Kashmir as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Amroha (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 27 (ANI): Another instance of triple talaq has come to light in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district where a woman named Alka Parvin received divorce papers through speed post.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted his eminence Metropolitan Emeritus of the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar Philipose Mar Chrysostum on the special occasion of his Centenary celebrations.

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J-K: Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi arrested

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 09:34 IST     

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 27 (ANI): Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi has been arrested in Srinagar.

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MCD Polls: Congress admits lack of unity led to failure

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 09:29 IST     

New Delhi/Hyderabad[India], April 27,(ANI): Following the party's dismal performance in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, the Congress on Thursday admitted that they fought more on individual lines than collectively.

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Ruchir Modi denies role in cancellation of RCA elections

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 09:28 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Downplaying C.P. Joshi's allegation that the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections were cancelled on Lalit Modi's son Ruchir Modi's accord, the latter on Friday denied his involvement in the aforementioned development.

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New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): Taking a dig at the opposition after retaining the three municipal corporations in the national capital for the third term in a row, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday stated that this victory has put an end to the trend of blame-game.

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Srinagar [India], Apr. 27 (ANI): Two terrorists have been killed, while three soldiers have lost their lives as an Army camp in Kupwara's Panzgam in Jammu and Kashmir is presently under attack.

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JK: Terrorists attack Army camp in Kupwara

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 08:13 IST     

Srinagar [India], Apr. 27 (ANI): A massive gunbattle is underway as terrorists attacked an Indian Army camp in Kupwara's Panzgam in Jammu and Kashmir today.

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