[23 Feb 2018 | Low Priority News Items of the Day]

Low Priority News Items of the Day:

PNB scam: luxe cars, assets worth Rs. 100 cr. seized

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday seized property worth around Rs. 100 crore belonging to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in connection with the alleged Letter of Undertaking fraud unearthed in the Punjab National Bank earlier this month.

We have done many newscards on the same issue. One should go through them. We will definitely write newscard on it, in case, any significant development comes out.


A party is born

On stage at the launch of Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam (People’s Justice Centre) in Madurai Wednesday was Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief, Arvind Kejriwal. Kerala Chief Minister and CPM leader Pinarayi Vijayan’s video message was beamed in. In the course of the meeting, Haasan counted Gandhi, Ambedkar, Nehru, Periyar and former US president Barack Obama among those he looked up to, while insisting that he was free of “isms” and people’s welfare was his only ideology.

The Op-Ed talks about emergence of a new political party in South Indian Politics. These kind of Political News are not important from the UPSC perspective.

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