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journalist @htTweets; ex-TOI, Indian Express & The Pioneer. Co-author “Gambling in India: Past, Present & Future”. @cheveninfco & @MBID_RBSG fellow
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Aug 14, 2020 7 tweets 3 min read
Breaking: @ITBP_official recommended names of 21 personnel for gallantry medal for facing Chinese PLA troops during May-June 2020 face-off in Ladakh. @ITBP_official says its troops not only effectively used shield to protect themselves but also responded fiercely to PLA advancing troops & brought the situation under control.
Aug 14, 2020 7 tweets 1 min read
@JmuKmrPolice tops the list of police medal for gallantry (PMG) with total 81 medals followed by 51 medals to CRPF this Independence Day. Majority of gallantry medals to J&K police & CRPF are owing to counter-insurgency operations.
Aug 10, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
Breaking: A @NIA_India team has reached Dubai last night to investigate Kerala gold smuggling case. The NIA will interrogate one of the key accused there - Fazil Fareed & couple of more accused who have been taken into custody by the UAE authorities. @NIA_India team will also seek details of companies/hawala operators who are involved in routing the smuggling money.
Jul 27, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
ED has filed a money laundering case against fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari in a deal worth Rs 6,744 crore by Oil and Naturak Gas Corporation (ONGC), officials. The ED case is based on CBI registered earlier this month naming Bhandari, Samsung Engineering Co Ltd, UK based company FosterWheeler Energy Ltd and unknown officials of ONGC.
Jul 24, 2020 6 tweets 1 min read
Important thread: @HMOIndia has sent an advisory to states on how to celebrate Independence Day celebrations this year. Read ⬇️

1)Independence Day should be celebrated in a way that large congregations are avoided and technology is used in best possible manner. 2) The ceremony/events organised could be webcast in order to reach out to people at large, who are not able to participate. Social distancing norms, wearing masks should be followed.
Jul 14, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
@NIA_India moves Interpol seeking a “blue notice” against Faisal Fareed, a Dubai based person named as key accused in Kerala Gold smuggling case. @htTweets The agency has found that Faisal Fareed had forged the documents - seal and emblem - of UAE embassy to ensure diplomatic protection for the baggage and the gold was to be used for terror activities.
Jul 3, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
CBI files a case against one Anirudh Singh for impersonating as a person working for Jitender Kumar, special assistant to PK Mishra - principal secretary to @narendramodi sending emails to Boeing India officials to meet Mishra and @AmitShah for their defence bids. CBI has said that there is no person named working in PMO named Jitendra Kumar working as special assistant to PK Mishra and it’s a clear case of impersonation.
Jul 1, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
Big: Govt declares nine terrorists including Gurpatwant Singh Pannu of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) as designated terrorists under UAPA. US based Pannun has been lately running a campaign against India and motivating Sikh youngsters to join militancy.
Jun 26, 2020 7 tweets 1 min read
Important: CBI raids on Ratul Puri, Deepak Puri and others in a case related to loss of Rs 787 crore to Punjab National Bank and other consortium of banks. “In the view of Covid-19, all precautions regarding health and safety are being taken while conducting the searches including provision of PPE kits to all the search teams”, says RK Gaur, CBI Spokesperson.
Jun 21, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
@AmitShah says in high level meeting that there will a serological survey in Delhi from June 27 to July 10 in which samples of 20000 persons will be taken; to analyse the scale of spread of Covid-19 infection. Acc to a timeline suggested by Dr VK Paul committee, @AamAadmiParty govt to prepare a strategy by Monday, form district level teams by Tuesday; revised delineation of containment zones by June 26; complete survey of such zones by June 30 & by July 6 a survey on whole of Delhi.
Jun 14, 2020 5 tweets 2 min read
@AmitShah says Modi government is committed to stop the spread of coronavirus in the national capital. In this regard, several important decisions were taken today in a meeting with @ArvindKejriwal @LtGovDelhi @drharshvardhan and senior officers. @HMOIndia forms a committee to decide the rates of Covid testing, treatment and to provide 60% of beds in private hospitals in reduced prices in Delhi.
Jun 5, 2020 5 tweets 1 min read
As the stand-off between the forces of India and China continues at LAC, @ITBP_official makes its newly created Western command functional at Chandigarh and rushes an Inspector General (IG) rank officer to take over the charge. The cabinet had, in October 2019, approved two new commands - Western Command at Chandigarh and Eastern Command at Guwahati - to be headed by an Additional Director General (ADG) rank officer.
May 17, 2020 6 tweets 1 min read
The government issues guidelines for Lockdown 4.0. All domestic and international flights, metro train, schools, colleges, hotels, restaurants will continue to remain shut. However, government has allowed opening of stadiums and sports complexes but without any spectators. Inter state travel of people will be allowed in Lockdown 4.0, which was not permitted since March 24.
May 5, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
@ITBP_official is trying to identify the source of infection in the force but prelimnary assessment is that a retired ITBP officer, who died due to Covid-19 on Sunday and was staying at Tigri camp could be the carrier.

First Covid positive case in ITBP was reported on April 28. Subsequently, @ITBP_official personnel may have contracted the infection during law and order duties in different parts of Delhi along with the Delhi Police.
Apr 20, 2020 6 tweets 1 min read
7 important grounds, which coincide with India’s allegations, cited by UK High Court while rejecting @TheVijayMallya appeal against extradition are:
1) 3 loans were disbursed as the result of a conspiracy between named conspirators. 2) the loans were made despite KFA’s weak financials, negative net worth and low credit rating.
3) The loans were made despite the fact that KFA, as a new customer, didn’t meet the norms of IDBI’s Corporate Loans Policy.
Apr 2, 2020 5 tweets 1 min read
A @crpfindia chief medical officer, who was residing in Saket Officers’ Mess, has been tested positive and is now quarantined at AIIMS Hisar, officials say. At least 40 persons who came in contact with the CMO have also been quarantined.
Mar 20, 2020 7 tweets 1 min read
As #CoronaVirus impacts all of us, I have some pertinent questions for everyone. Please read this thread carefully.
Q1: While privileged can afford to stock up, what abt those who can hardly afford a meal a day, who are underpaid, can’t survive on leave & are in conflict zones? Q2: How will those who are generally neglected in health care system and have to wait for days for an OPD appointment get treatment for CoronaVirus?
Mar 18, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
Just in: In the wake of CoronaVirus, @HMOIndia postpones rotational deployment of a 120 personnel @BSF_India contingent as Formed Police Unit in D R Congo in the month of March and April & deployment of two UNSAAT officers from India in Abeyi. @htTweets Currently there is a @BSF_India contingent in D R Congo which was to come to India and another contingent was supposed to replace them. But the current contingent is likely to continue.
Mar 13, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
CBI files fresh case against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, his wife and others. Raids going on in Delhi and Mumbai at their residences other than premises of several companies. The fresh case pertains to property of Rana Kapoor at Amrita Shergil Road. Gautam Thappar too named in CBI fresh case.
Mar 7, 2020 6 tweets 1 min read
Breaking: CBI special court at Rouse Avenue Complex accepts CBI’s clean chit to then special director - Rakesh Asthana and DSP Devender Kumar; while taking cognisance of CBI chargesheet against Manoj Prasad. It’s a major relief for Rakesh Asthana, who has claimed since day one that “fabricated” FIR was filed against him at the behest of Alok Verma.
Mar 6, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken over probe into alleged irregularities in the investment of over Rs 4100 crore Employees’ Provident Fund of state’s power firm - Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd in the scam-hit Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL). CBI has named Praveen Kumar Gupta, then secretary of the UP Power Sector Employees’ Trust, & Sudhanshu Dwivedi, ex-Director Finance of UPPCL, in its FIR filed last evening for criminal breach of trust, cheating & forgery. Gupta and Dwivedi were arrested by UP Police in Nov 2019