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Rs 13 crore fraud: Noida Authority issues show-cause notice to Chief finance and accounts officer

The chief finance and accounts officer is primarily responsible for overseeing financial transactions, and Singh has been given three days to respond to the notice.

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Rs 13 crore fraud: Noida Authority issues show-cause notice to Chief finance and accounts officer

A few days after nearly Rs 13 crore was embezzled from its fixed deposit in a public bank, the Noida Authority took action and issued a show cause notice to its chief finance and accounts officer, Manoj Kumar Singh, on Wednesday, alleging irregularities in his conduct.

The chief finance and accounts officer is primarily responsible for overseeing financial transactions, and Singh has been given three days to respond to the notice. Depending on the Noida Authority’s assessment of his reply, he may face departmental action, including possible suspension.

In response to the fraud, the Noida Authority formed a three-member committee to conduct an internal investigation and identify any loopholes in the transaction process. The committee, led by Additional CEO Manvendre Singh, plans to submit a comprehensive report to the CEO within 10 days. The committee has already recorded statements from bank officials as part of the investigation.

Moving forward, the panel will record statements from Noida Authority officials, including the finance controller, chief finance and accounts officer, and accounts staff. The focus will be on identifying any internal involvement or collaboration with the fraudsters within the Authority.

The nearly Rs 13 crore fraud came to light in mid-June when Singh raised concerns about the fraudulent transactions. The perpetrators cheated the Authority by deceitfully opening fixed deposit accounts worth Rs 200 crore at the Bank of India Sector 62 branch. One individual, Abdul Khadir, who posed as a Noida Authority official, was arrested for transferring Rs 12.8 crore from the Noida Authority’s account to other accounts. The fraudulent transactions were traced to Gujarat, with Rs 9 crore being blocked by the bank.

Thus far, five people have been arrested in connection with the scam, while the mastermind remains at large. On Monday, the Bank of India returned an embezzled amount of Rs 3.8 crore to the Noida Authority. The crime branch, responsible for investigating the fraud, has already recorded statements from the concerned officials to uncover potential leads related to the case.

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Tejashwi Yadav releases RJD’s manifesto, promises airports in 5 Bihar cities

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Former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav unveiled the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Lok Sabha election manifesto on Saturday morning, pledging the construction of five new airports in the state. Along with releasing Parivartan Patra, the political heir and son of RJD founder Lalu Yadav pledged Rs1 lakh annually to sisters from low-income families on Raksha Bandhan.

In the presence of senior RJD leaders, Tejashwi Yadav unveiled the document and said that his party had committed 24 commitments to both the national and Bihar citizen.

He said, they have released Parivartan Patra available. Twenty-four jan vachan (public promises) have been brought up for 2024. These 24 jan vachan are our promises, which we will keep, the speaker said.

Tejashwi Yadav said that his party will see to it that five new airports are built in Bihar to improve connectivity, should the INDIA bloc secure a majority at the Centre.

For better connectivity in Bihar, they are going to build 5 new airports in the state, in Purnea, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj and Raxaul, he said. Yadav also pledged to give Bihar special status. They will implement OPS (Old Pension Scheme) and we will provide special status to Bihar, he said. The former deputy CM promised to eradicate unemployment in the nation.

People will begin to be released from unemployment on August 15th. The process of providing jobs will begin on August 15th, if their government is elected, he stated.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi slams Rahul Gandhi, Lalu Yadav for eating mutton during holy month of Sawan, compares them to Mughals

PM Modi even compared them with the Mughals and accused them of trying to tease the people of the country.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a scathing attack on senior Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and RJD leader Lalu Yadav for allegedly eating mutton during the holy month of Sawan last year. He claimed that they do not care about the sentiments of the majority of people of the country. PM Modi even compared them with the Mughals and accused them of trying to tease the people of the country.

PM Modi was referring to a viral video which was released in September last year in which senior Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and RJD leader Lalu Yadav were seen cooking mutton together. PM Modi was speaking at an election rally in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur.

He said the opposition and INDI alliance do not care about the sentiments of the majority of the people of the India. He added Congress party enjoys playing with the sentiments of the people.

Talking about RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, PM Modi said a person who has been sentenced by the court and who is on bail – Rahul Gandhi visited the house of such a criminal and enjoys cooking mutton in the month of Sawan and a video was also made to tease the people of the country.  The Prime Minister claimed the intention of INDI alliance is to tease the people of the country and he even compared them with the Mughals.

PM Modi said the law does not stop anyone from eating anything but the intentions of these people are something else. He cited the example of the Mughals and said that when they attacked here, they were not satisfied until they demolished the temples. So just like Mughals, the Congress wants to tease the people of the country by showing the video in the month of Sawan.

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Akhilesh Yadav condemns deployment of cops in priests attire at Kashi temple

While the female policemen were wearing a ‘salwar kurta’, the male policemen were in a ‘dhoti-kurta’.

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Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has condemned the deployment of police officers dressed as priests at the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi. The Samajwadi Party (SP) chief demanded the suspension of the officers and wondered who ordered to deployment of cops in such attire.   

On the orders of Varanasi Police Commissioner Mohit Agarwal, the male and female policemen have been deployed in the temple in the priests’ attire. While the female policemen were wearing a ‘salwar kurta’, the male policemen were in a ‘dhoti-kurta’.

Yadav questioned the system in UP and asked according to which police manual is it correct for policemen to be dressed as priests. Those who give such orders should be suspended, he added. If tomorrow any ‘thag’ (fraudster) takes advantage of this and loots the innocent public, then what will the UP government and administration answer, he further asked. He called it Condemnable in a post on X.

Police Commissioner Agarwal had earlier told reporters that people who come from far away places to have obeisance have regard for the priests and they often get hurt if they are pushed forward by the policemen.

The duty in the temple is different from other places as police have to manage different types of crowds here. The crowd here is not for creating law and order problems. The police are here to ensure easy darshan to people and help and guide them, the police officer said.

He added the devotees get hurt if being pushed by policemen, if the same thing is done by priests they take it in a positive way. Following the no-touch policy, policemen are being deployed in priests’ attire.

The Samajwadi Party had earlier announced its candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Party chief Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav will be contesting from her existing seat in Mainpuri.

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