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DCW summons Bharti after wife alleges violence
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday issued summons to AAP leader Somnath Bharti after his wife complained that he had unleashed domestic violence.
 
"I cannot explain my trouble in a couple of words. It has been going on since 2010. I want to be out of this marriage," Bharti's wife Lipika Mitra said.
 
"I want separation and to live with my children with dignity," she added.
 
Taking cognizance of the matter, the DCW issued summons to Bharti, the former Delhi law minister in the 2013 Aam Aadmi Party government.
 
DCW chief Barkha Singh said: "His (Bharti's) wife is distressed and said she was beaten, verbally abused and given death threats. Her children were also harassed.
 
"We have summoned Bharti to appear before the DCW on June 26."
 
Responding to the allegations made by his wife, Bharti called all the charges baseless.
 
"All the allegations of domestic violence and assault are baseless and bear no substance," he said.
 
"It is very painful to know that my wife has gone to public forum regarding family matter. I always loved her," Bharti said adding "For 5 years she had been making demand that I have to choose between my mother and her."
 
Bharti's wife also reached Police Headquarters to meet police officials regarding domestic violence case.
 
"She met police; necessary investigation will be conducted," Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi said.
 
Reacting on the entire matter AAP leader Dilip Pandey said, "We will conduct investigation at our level in this case."

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Bapoo Malcolm

1 year ago

My wife's story is similar; though for a much smaller amount. Thank God.

Same bank's ATM, same episode. No more action than some SMSs saying that it will be looked into.

It happens at railway Smart Card dispensers also. Money debited, no ticket. It happened to me on the day that Dinesh Trivedi was asking questions about railway affairs. Twice I lost Rs. 10/-. It was 0600 hrs and no one to answer for the lapse.

Bapoo Malcolm

1 year ago

My wife's story is similar; though for a much smaller amount. Thank God.

Same bank's ATM, same episode. No more action than some SMSs saying that it will be looked into.

It happens at railway Smart Card dispensers also. Money debited, no ticket. It happened to me on the day that Dinesh Trivedi was asking questions about railway affairs. Twice I lost Rs. 10/-. It was 0600 hrs and no one to answer for the lapse.

Bank of India: BP Sharma takes additional charge as MD & CEO
Bank of India's ED BP Sharma has been given additional charge as Managing Director and Chief Executive of the public sector lender
 
Bank of India's Executive Director BP Sharma on Wednesday took the additional charge as Managing Director and Chief Executive of the state-run lender.
 
Mr Sharma, a Science Graduate with honours, a Graduate of Law and a Master in Social Welfare joined Bank of India as ED on 18 June 2012. Earlier, he was General Manager at Punjab National Bank.
 
Mr Sharma also serves as Director on the Boards of Bank of India (Uganda) Ltd, National Payments Corp of India (NPCI), Agricultural Finance Corp Ltd., BOI AXA Investment Managers Pvt Ltd, BOI Shareholding Ltd. He is the Chairman in the Board of Bank of India (Botswana) Ltd.
 

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Madras HC rejects Sun TV's plea against asset attachment
The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petitions filed by Sun TV and Kal Cables for quashing the asset attachment order issued by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) in connection with the Aircel-Maxis case.
 
Dismissing the petition, the court held that the company can approach the Supreme Court.
 
Counsel for ED argued that the matter is being monitored by the Supreme Court and hearing of the matter by any other court would impede the investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
 
The petitioners contended that the properties attached were acquired much before the alleged crime and were not in any way connected with the alleged crime.
 
On April 1, the ED said in the Aircel-Maxis case it has attached properties worth Rs.742.58 crore belonging to Sun TV's principal promoter Kalanithi Maran, his wife Kaveri Kalanithi and his brother Dayanidhi Maran, who was a minister in the previous United Progress Alliance (UPA) government.
 
The CBI has argued in the courts that Dayanidhi Maran used his influence to help Malaysian businessmen T. Ananda Krishnan to buy Aircel by coercing its owner C. Sivasankaran to part with his stake.
 
Sivasankaran alleged that Dayanidhi Maran favoured the Maxis Group in the takeover of his firm. He also alleged that the company made investments through Astro Network in a firm purportedly owned by the Marans.
 
Four companies -- the Chennai-based Sun Direct TV, Britain-based Astro All Asia Networks, Maxis Communications Berhad of Malaysia, and the South Asia Entertainment Holdings of Mauritius -- have also been named in charge sheet filed on August 29, 2014, by the CBI.
 
The CBI said there was sufficient evidence to prosecute the accused, and booked all of them on the charges of criminal conspiracy under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) as well as the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
 
On April 1, the ED said its probe revealed that illegal gratification of Rs.742.58 crore was paid by the companies based in Mauritius, meant for Dayanidhi Maran, in two companies -- Sun Direct TV Pvt. Ltd. (SDTPL) and South Asia FM Ltd. (SAFL).
 
The main shareholder of the SAFL is Sun TV Network with 60 percent, while 20 percent each is with A.H. Multisoft Pvt. Ltd. and South Asia Multimedia Technologies Ltd., Mauritius.

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