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'Modi has shown political courage by instituting several economic reforms which include demonetisation, ushering in GST, eradication of benami transactions...'
The people suspected that Khan was smuggling cows but the allegation is yet to be verified, Sharma said.
Last week, Microsoft said there should be "thoughtful government regulation" of facial recognition. Ponder that -- a tech company wants authorities to control one of its innovations, even before anyone had asked for it.
The victim, who belonged to Haryana, was allegedly transporting two cows when he was attacked by a mob in Alwar. Vasundhara Raje condemned the incident and promised "strictest action" in the case.
According to US officials, the call center scam defrauded thousands of US residents of hundreds of millions of dollars. Prosecutors said the Indian call centers used various telephone fraud schemes to defraud mainly vulnerable Americans, including the elderly and legal immigrants.
'Friday's parliamentary confrontation obviously was a precursor, or a trailer, to use a pop culture reference, to the real show awaiting the nation,' says Saisuresh Sivaswamy.
The government on Friday indicated that nearly a quarter of the automated teller machines (ATMs) run by public sector banks may be vulnerable to frauds as 74% of the cash dispensers are running on outdated software.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at the UPA government, accusing it of creating a system of “underground loot” of banks between 2009 and 2014 through what he called “telephone banking”, where lenders gave loans without appraising the project properly.
“CBI neither examined, nor questioned or influenced Christian Michel to extract any confession from him,” CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said in reply to a TOI query on reports quoting Michel’s lawyer who has alleged that he was being pressurised by Indian and UAE authorities to give confession and name Sonia Gandhi in his statement.
Taking cognisance of a TOI report on Sunday (July 15) which pointed out how pothole-related accidents claimed 3,597 lives in 2017 in comparison to 803 in all terror and Maoist attacks during the year, a bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta asked the SC-appointed road safety committee to look into the issue and file a report within two weeks.
The chief minister wondered why the prime minister could not even say he would do justice to AP by rectifying the mistakes.