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Cash dole, grocery items distributed to temple priests in Tiruchi

Priests without monthly income and performing daily puja in temples controlled by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department in the district were given cash dole of ₹4,000 each and kits containing grocery items on Sunday. The relief was distributed on the directive of the Chief Minister in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. At a […]

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No more cash transactions at Sub-Registrar offices

Citing instances of government money getting transferred to private accounts and used for illegal and hawala transactions, the State government has banned acceptance of cash and demand drafts at Sub-Registrar offices. A recent circular states that all transactions should be done through banks or using digital payment modes. The circular further states that only after […]

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HC judge’s kin cheated of cash

The Cyber Crime unit of the city police on Friday initiated investigation into a case where a relative of a Madras High Court judge was allegedly cheated of ₹99,997 by a fraudster. According to sources, the 76-year-old woman, who is the aunt of Justice S. Vaidyanathan, was contacted by a man on Thursday claiming to […]

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₹50 lakh seized from bike borne youths in Odisha

Byelections are scheduled on April 17 in Pipili from where the seizure was made Odisha police recovered ₹50 lakh from two youths on a motorcycle in Pipili, where by-election will be held on April 17, during a routing checking on Monday. The two could not give satisfactory answers to questions regarding the money. The Pipili […]

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Man held for damaging ATMs in Semmancheri

The 32-year-old told police that he went to withdraw cash at the ATMs using his card, and when the machines did not dispense cash, he attempted to break them open using a stone Semmancheri Police arrested a 32-year-old migrant labourer for damaging ATMs in an attempt to get cash from them. Police received complaints about […]

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Unaccounted cash, paddy bags seized at DPC

About 150 gunny bags containing paddy were seized from a lorry at a direct purchase centre at Kannarapettai hamlet near Mannargudi on Thursday. According to official sources, the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption personnel received complaints that DPC staff were demanding ₹40 per bag from farmers for weighing the paddy. Thus a team of DVAC […]

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Chhattisgarh to launch cash transfer scheme for farmers today

The Chhattisgarh government will on Thursday launch a scheme named after Rajiv Gandhi on the late former Prime Minister’s 19th death anniversary for direct cash transfers to around 2 million farmers in four instalments, officials aware of the matter said. The officials said a five-member committee was constituted to study how Rs 2,500 per quintal […]

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Shady transactions detected, says I-T

Sequel to raids on several entities, including 3infra groups In its search and seizure operations in Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Pune, Kadapa Visakhapatnam and Delhi on February 6, the Income-Tax Department (ITD) detected the siphoning of more than ₹2,000 crore through transactions layered across multiple entities. The turnovers of the last ones in that chain were found […]