Morning Summary | Amit Shah offers a survey body for cooperatives across the country; CBI to investigate Hanskhali’s rape and death case, and more

PNB scam | Nirav Modi’s close aide Subhash Shankar Parab has been taken into CBI custody until April 26

A special court on Tuesday granted the CBI custody of Subhash Shankar Parab, a close confidant of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, until April 26 in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) multicrore fraud. Mr Parab was arrested by the CBI and brought to Mumbai from Cairo on Tuesday morning. He handled the banking activities of Mr. Modi’s companies, namely M/s Diamond R US, M/s Solar Exports and M/s Stellar Diamonds.

Amit Shah proposes a survey body for cooperatives across the country

Trade Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah said on Tuesday that cooperative elections should be held in a democratic and transparent manner and suggested that a body modeled on India’s Election Commission should conduct the elections. Mr. Shah, who is in charge of the newly created Ministry of Cooperation, said many agricultural cooperative societies were not registered for political reasons and that there should be transparency in the administration.

Elon Musk sued for delay in disclosing his participation on Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was sued on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, by former Twitter Inc shareholders who claim he missed his recent stock price rise because he waited too long to disclose a $9 stake. .2% in the social media company. .

At least 10 shots as gunman opens fire on New York’s Brooklyn borough subway

A gunman wearing a gas mask and construction vest set off a smoke bomb on a rush hour subway train in Brooklyn and killed at least 10 people on Tuesday, authorities said. Police were scouring the city for the shooter and a rental truck. A horror scene unfolded as frightened commuters fled the train as others limped out. At least one collapsed on the platform.

End of the Deoghar cable car rescue operation; woman falls to her death

Attempts to rescue cable car passengers stranded for more than 46 hours in Jharkhand’s Deoghar district ended in tragedy on Tuesday when a 60-year-old woman died while being winched from a helicopter, carrying the balance sheet three.

Interview | India needs a president who will maintain its secular and democratic character, says Sitaram Yechury

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence in the face of incidents of violence during the Ram Navami procession in four states is ‘eloquent testimony’ that the forces behind these incidents enjoy official patronage, the CPI Secretary General (M ) newly re-elected Sitaram Yechury said in an interview with The Hindu.

CBI gets nod to prosecute Amnesty India, Aakar Patel

The central government has authorized the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute Amnesty International India and its former head, Aakar Patel, for alleged violations of the provisions of the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act (FCRA).

Calcutta High Court leads CBI investigation into Hanskhali rape and death case

The Kolkata High Court on Tuesday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the rape and death of a 14-year-old student at Hanskhali in Nadia district. The divisional bench of Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj said a central agency investigation was necessary to conduct a fair investigation into the case and inspire confidence in the victim’s family.

Analysis | Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s metamorphosis from “ordinary mom” to “bulldozer mom”

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s metamorphosis from mere ‘mama’ (maternal uncle) avuncular-style social asset-distributor to ‘bulldozer mama’ (uncle with the bulldozer) is not sudden, although the bulldozing of the residences of people alleged to have been involved in the ensuing communal fracas in Khargone district may look like it.

BJP sweeps MLC polls in UP but loses in Varanasi

The ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh recorded a resounding victory in the Legislative Council polls on Tuesday by winning 33 of 36 seats while the main opposition party Samajwadi failed to secure a single one. While the BJP won 33 seats, two went to independent candidates while another was won by Jansatta Dal Loktantrik of Kunda MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya.

No need to panic about Omicron XE variant, says Mandaviya

Prices for COVID-19 vaccines are expected to fall further as Indian markets open up to several companies offering competitive prices, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said at a press conference on Tuesday. He warned that although the infection is under control in India, it has not been eliminated and noted that there was a week-to-week increase in cases in some parts of the world, including China.

SC urges film institute to change mindset and admit colorblind applicants

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) to allow color-blind applicants to attend film and editing courses, saying ‘art is non-conformist and that a “liberal thought process should not be put in place”. a conformist box”.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Finance Minister Rishi Sunak fined over lockdown parties

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a ‘full apology’ on Tuesday after being fined for breaking COVID-19 lockdown laws in the so-called ‘Partygate’ scandal, but appeared ready to defy calls to his resignation. Embattled Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Mr Johnson’s wife Carrie will also be fined as the political storm following revelations of a series of anti-lockdown parties in and around Downing Street threatens to engulf Mr Johnson once more.

IPL 2022: RCB vs. CSK | Uthappa and Dube defeat the RCB attack

Chennai Super Kings, playing their 200th IPL match, finally managed to claim their first victory of the season by recording a 23-point victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore at DY Patil Stadium here on Tuesday. After being asked to strike first, the night belonged to Shivam Dube (95 no, 46b, 5×4, 8×6) and Robin Uthappa (88, 50b, 4×4, 9×6), who lit up the sky with some crisp strikes to propel the defending champion to a massive total of 216 for four, the highest of this edition.

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