I-T department attaches Rs 230-crore 'benami' assets of Mayawati's ex-secretary
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 The income tax department has attached "benami" assets worth Rs 230 crore of retired IAS officer Net Ram who also served as secretary to former UP CM Mayawati. A total of 19 immovable properties spread across Delhi, Noida, Kolkata and Mumbai have been attached by the department. The officer, who served in top positions during BSP supremo Mayawati's chief ministership, was first raided by the tax department in March this year.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati supported central government's announcement that no further expenditure on new scheme except PM Gareeb Kalyan Package and Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan Package and said that it's a welcome step but its benefit should go to poor. "Central Government said there will be no further expenditure on new schemes, except PM Gareeb Kalyan Package and Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan Package. It's a welcome step but its benefit should go to poor, labourers and unemployed people, which isn't happening," said Mayawati,
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati held BJP and Congress, both parties responsible for prevailing condition of migrant labourers. "BJP and Congress, both share equal responsibility for the current situation of the migrant workers. It would have been better if before announcing the COVID-19 lockdown, migrant workers would have been given some time and facilitated to their native places," said Mayawati.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati on May 16 expressed her condolences to the bereaved families of migrant labourers who killed in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya road accident. She said it's unfortunate that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's directions are not being taken seriously by officers because of which a big accident occurred in Auraiya. She said, "Y'day CM said that labourers who come to UP or pass through state, officers will make arrangements for their food, transit and shelter. It's unfortunate that CM's directions are not being taken seriously by officers because of which a big accident occurred in Auraiya: Mayawati." "I demand Chief Minister to take action against the officers who didn't fulfill their responsibilities. Families of those who were killed or injured in this accident should be provided financial assistance," she added. At least 24 labourers were killed and several injured after the truck they were travelling in, collided with another truck in Auraiya on May 16.
Shikha Malhotra, actor and a degree holder in nursing from Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital is working as patient counsellor at Mumbai's BMC Hospital. "Being a new face it is always difficult. When country started facing COVID crisis, I thought I should fight and help. I joined COVID ward. I have completed 105 days on July 09," said Shikha Malhotra.
Mumbai Chief Fire Officer, P S Rahangdale informed that the fire incident in Mumbai's Borivali took place early in the around 3:15 am. He also said that they might douse the fire in another one or two hour. "It's a basement and upper ground plus 2 floor building, there is fire inside, firemen are working here from around 3:15 in the morning, are fire robots are also on work, we may able to douse the fire in another one or two hour," said Rahangdale to ANI. The cause of a fire that engulfed the building is still not known. Massive fire broke out at a shopping complex in Mumbai's Borivali West on July 11. 14 fire tenders rushed to the site to douse the flames. No injuries have been reported so far.
The cricket lovers celebrated birthday of legend Sourav Ganguly in West Bengal's Siliguri on July 08. Siliguri Cricket Lovers Welfare Organization cut cake on the occasion. The 'Prince of Kolkata' and current BCCI president turned 48 today.
Three-day lockdown by UP government came into force from 10 pm on June 10 to restrict coronavirus spread. Streets and markets of Noida wore a deserted look. Famous Atta Market in sector 18 was also shut. Security has been tightened around to ensure lockdown. Heavy traffic was also witnessed at DND flyway as IDs are being checked. UP has 32,362 confirmed cases with 10,373 active infections.
Police personnel are keeping a close check on vehicles at Delhi-Noida border as Uttar Pradesh government has imposed lockdown in the State from 10 pm on July 10 to 5 am on 13th July. Vehicles were seen moving at snale's pace at DND flyway. Only essential services have been permitted.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is the nodal agency to operate the 10,000 bedded Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital at Radha Soami Beas in Chattarpur. At the inaugural ceremony, DG of ITBP, SS Deswal said, "Our doctors, nurses and paramedic staff will take care of this COVID-19 care facility. ITBP has experience of several months in handling COVID patients. Initially, ITBP was deployed at quarantine centres. We are also running a 200 bedded centre for the forces in Noida. We are confident to handle any number of patients here." As per the last bulletin of Delhi Health Department, Delhi has a total of 97,200 COVID-19 cases including 68,256 recovered cases and 25,940 active cases.
A BSP leader was shot dead by unidentified bike-borne assailants in UP's Kanpur. SSP of Kanpur City, Dinesh Kumar said, "Pintu Sanger was chased by four unknown youth, who opened fire on him as soon as he got out of the car. The police took the injured Pintu Sengar to the hospital where doctors declared him dead."