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

Feb 22, 2021 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

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

Feb 20, 2021 Naseer Ganai

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


Cyber Fraudsters Dupe Odisha Doctor Of Rs 77 Lakh

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

FIR Against Eight For Duping Investor Of Rs 18.50 Lakh In Thane

Feb 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The accused had formed a shell company in the healthcare sector and lured the complainant to invest in it, officials said


Mumbai: Two Arrested For Selling Call Data Records, Bank Account Details Of 200 People

Mumbai Police is currently probing the matter and cops are on the lookout for seven others involved in the case, officials said

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05 February, 2021

Man Convicted In Nearly USD 90 Million Cryptocurrency Scam In Australia

Associated Press (AP)

Authorities said the fraud occurred from 2017 to 2020 as Qin operated the fund titled Virgil Sigma.


02 February, 2021

Maharashtra Shocker: 12 Children Given Hand Sanitiser Drops Instead of Polio Dose

Outlook Web Bureau

The affected children, aged below 5, were admitted to a government hospital, where their condition is stated to be stable.


23 January, 2021

Sand Turns Into Gold? Pune Jeweller Tricked Into Buying Sand For Rs 50 Lakh

Outlook Web Bureau

A man tricks a jeweller in Hadaspur into believing that the sand he is selling will turn into gold upon heating.


22 January, 2021

Busted! Two Held For Running Illegal Kidney Transplantation Racket in Noida

Outlook Web Bureau

Noida Police arrested two persons, including a Bangladeshi citizen, for allegedly being involved in illegal kidney transplantation racket


18 January, 2021

UP: Ex-BJP Leader Arrested For Child Sex Abuse Also Operated Betting Rackets

Outlook Web Bureau

The 65-year-old leader was arrested on January 13 on the complaint of two minor children who accused him of sexually exploiting them.


18 January, 2021

Girls Sold For Rs 60,000, Boys For Rs 1.5 Lakh: Baby-Selling Racket Busted, 8 Held

Outlook Web Bureau

So far, the gang has sold four babies in the last six months, however, the police fear that the number could be a lot more.


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15 January, 2021

Mark Rutte's Four-Party Coalition Government To Resign In The Netherlands

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking political responsibility for the child welfare scandal, Mark Rutte's Four-Party Coalition Government will be resigning from power.


15 January, 2021

Rose Valley Group Chief’s Wife Arrested By CBI In Chit Fund Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The group has allegedly cheated thousands of depositors, promising high returns on investments in its illegal schemes.


14 January, 2021

Fraud Alert! Two, Including Chinese Man, Held From Mumbai In Instant Loan App Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

The crackdown against instant money lending apps firms was launched after six cases of suicides, due to harassment by such companies were reported in Telangana since December 2020.


07 January, 2021

Ex Andhra Minister Arrested For Kidnapping Former Shuttler Over Land Dispute

Outlook Web Bureau

The family members alerted police and suspected the involvement of their relative A V Subba Reddy, besides Bhuma Akhila Priya, her husband Bhargava Ram


04 January, 2021

Income Tax Officials Record Robert Vadra’s Statement In Benami Properties Case

PTI

The department has been probing Vadra on charges of alleged possession of some undisclosed assets in the UK.


01 January, 2021

Man Carrying Rs 29 Lakh Cash In Delhi Metro Arrested

PTI

'As the cash looked suspicious, the Central Industrial Security Force personnel handed over the man and the cash to the Income Tax department for further probe,' a senior officer of the force said.


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31 December, 2020

Beware! Govt Cautions People Against Sharing Aadhar Number, OTPs For Anti Covid Vaccination

PTI

The phone calls being made allegedly on behalf of the state Health Department officials to the general public to get themselves registered for inoculation


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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