Daily Archive: February 17, 2017

Woman deposits public money into daughter’s account, gets seven-year jail term

A 63-year-old retired government servant has been awarded a seven-year jail term by a special court for depositing Rs 13.67 lakh of public money into her daughter’s bank account, using her as a ghost employee. Special CBI Judge Gurdeep Singh, who also imposed a fine of over Rs 15 lakh on CGHS staffer Neelam Sehgal, awarded five year jail term to her 77-year-old husband Jagdish Sehgal, himself a retired government servant, for being part of the criminal conspiracy in the offence.

Tumbling bikers, 9 bullet holes: How Mulayam Singh Yadav was attacked in 1984

On Wednesday, Modi reminded Akhilesh Yadav of an attempt to kill his father 33 years ago, allegedly at the behest of the Congress. The Congress was then in power in UP, and Mulayam, a leader of Charan Singh’s Bharatiya Lok Dal, was Leader of Opposition in the Vidhan Parishad. This is how Jansatta, Hindi daily of The Indian Express Group, reported the incident in its edition of March 8, 1984.