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HPSC Recruitment Scam: Surjewala Demands High Court Monitored Probe By SIT

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Tuesday demanded that the alleged irregularities in an HPSC recruitment be probed by a special investigation team that is monitored by the chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Delhi Police Catch Fraud Selling Government Land For Rs 45 Crore

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Furnishing details about the case, which probably seemed ripped from a Bollywood flick 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', the official said a complaint was filed by Timpi Sabharwal stating that she was approached by the accused identified as Rockes B. Sandhu and S.P. Garg who offered her a lucrative proposal for selling a land near Karbala, New Delhi for a total sale consideration of Rs 45 crore.


Mukesh Ambani Isn’t Leaving India, But Why Are So Many Millionaires Fleeing The Country?

Since 2018, every year around 5,000-6000 millionaires have left India to settle in a western country. While India has been adding more millionaires than most other countries in the world every year, but why are so many leaving the country?

Diwali 2021: Mumbai Police Warns Against 'Lucky Draw' Frauds Ahead Of Festival Of Lights

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Mumbai police’s cyber crime department has cautioned people to not fell in the trap of fraudsters on Diwali.


ED Attaches Assets Of Bengaluru Based Company In Alleged J&K Bank Loan Fraud

The assets of Bengaluru based spices company S A Rawther Spices Pvt Ltd has been attached by Enforcement Directorate under PMLA.

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21 September, 2021

Munna Bhais Still Flying High In High-Profile Entrance Examinations

S.K. Singh

Experts believe that the swindlers have taken control of the entire system and they are doing so without any fear. They suspect that one can get 99.5 percentile only if one gets the question paper in advance.


15 August, 2021

IPL Founder Lalit Modi Accused Of 'Falsely' Naming British Royals As Patrons, Faces USD 7 Million Case In UK - Report

PTI

Modi is said to have proposed a global network of cancer centres utilising revolutionary single-dose radiotherapy that had been used on his wife, Minal, who passed away in 2018


11 August, 2021

Delhi Family Defraud Devotees Of Crores By Claiming To Be 'Messengers' Of ‘Guruji Maharaj’

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

An FIR has been lodged against the Wadhwa family in Delhi who pretended to be the 'messengers' of a popular spiritual leader known as 'Guruji' and defrauded several people of crores of rupees.


26 July, 2021

Vatican Fraud Trial: All You Need To Know About Financial Scandal Rocking Papacy

Associated Press (AP)

Vatican prosecutors have alleged a jaw-dropping series of scandals in the biggest criminal trial in the Vatican's modern history


13 July, 2021

Delhi: Woman Arrested For Trying To Sell 2-Day-Old Baby

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Police has busted a child trafficking racket in Delhi-NCR


08 July, 2021

The Optics Of Recovery

Gourav Vallabh

The total bank frauds in the last 7 years have amounted to Rs 4.98 Lakh Crore.


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19 March, 2021

The Big Bull Trailer: Abhishek Bachchan Steals Limelight In Story Based On Harshad Mehta Scam | WATCH

Outlook Web Bureau

The movie is based on the life of real-life stockbroker Harshad Mehta who was convicted for numerous financial crimes in the 1990s.


06 March, 2021

Ex-Ranji Cricketer Who Cheated Firms Posing As Minister's Personal Secretary Held In Telangana

PTI

B Nagaraju, who played in Ranji matches for Andhra Pradesh during 2014-16, reported cheated firms and collected an amount of Rs 39,22,400


05 March, 2021

Vijay Mallya extradition: Cannot Take Shortcut In Legal Process, Says UK

Outlook Web Bureau

The fugitive Indian businessman had lost his appeals in the British Supreme Court in May last year against his extradition to India.


02 March, 2021

Delhi: Cops Bust Credit Card Racket, One Held

Outlook Web Bureau

The accused cheated people by collecting their credit card information on the pretext of providing them with gift vouchers, police said


22 February, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee's Wife Responds To CBI Summons; Asks Agency To Visit Home On Feb 23

Outlook Web Bureau

A team of CBI also visited the residence of Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law Menaka Gambhir in Kolkata on Monday to examine her in connection with the coal pilferage case


20 February, 2021

J&K High Court Directs Police To File FIR Against Facebook India Head, Others In Online Cheating Case

Naseer Ganai

Man falls for loan trap featured on Facebook ‘sponsored page’


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19 February, 2021

Cyber Fraudsters Dupe Odisha Doctor Of Rs 77 Lakh

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident came to notice when the doctor realised over 77 lakh rupees were missing from his bank accounts


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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