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Sandeep Pai

  • Banks no safe havens for your money; depositors lost Rs 27,000 crore in last five years

    Of the Rs.27,000 crore losses, public sector banks accounted for Rs.24,000 crore and the rest Rs.3,000 crore was reported by private sector banks. While SBI headed the list, ICICI Bank leads the list of private sector banks with losses of Rs.1,089 crore in 1,776 cases - the highest amongst all...

    Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 7:40am
  • How Maoists got hold of 15 lakh kg of industrial explosives

    They are enough to blow up five Delhis; Maximum pilferage has taken place from Coal India storage houses; Maoist guerrillas, illegal miners main beneficiaries

    Monday, 23 March 2015 - 8:42am
  • Devendra Fadnavis, Union tribal affairs minister battle over forest rights

    Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has locked horns with Union tribal affairs minister Jual Oram over the issue of forest rights. The Maharashtra government in May 2014 had framed rules which take away rights of tribal communities to collect and sell forest produce, which the Fadnavis...

    Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 5:50am
  • Ministers among 250 MPs who made unauthorised changes to their bungalows

    About 250 politicians, including Central ministers, current and former members of Parliaments (MPs) and offices of political parties have flouted rules by undertaking illegal constructions in the bungalows and buildings allotted to them, according to a recent list compiled by the Central Pubic...

    Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • AAP mystery deepens, director of shell firms denies donating Rs 2 crore to AAP

    During a look at temple, dna team got access to a poster also which had printed details about Mukesh Sharma, citing him as chairman of Paras Welfare society, along with his mobile numbers.

    Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 7:12am
  • New coal auction lets 'gas' worth crores escape

    Methane gas worth Rs 280 crore annually will be lost if 200 million tonne (mt) of annual coal production is achieved as planned through this auction

    Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 5:40am
  • ONGC protests coal block re-allocation; dna accesses documents tracing firm's running feud with government

    B Akala, former Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Coal Mine Planning and Design institute (CMPDI), said: "First, CBM has to be extracted. Only then coal should be mined. If ONGC is not allowed to extract CBM gas and carry out mining, the PSU will lose crores of rupees every year."

    Monday, 2 February 2015 - 7:28am
  • 40,000 trained as Maoists in 10 years: RTI

    In the past 10 years, Communist Party of India (Maoists) organised as many as 489 training camps for more than 40,000 cadres who have been taught about the use of sophisticated weapons and guerrilla warfare, according to information obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) Act from the...

    Monday, 19 January 2015 - 7:32am
  • Brain fever killed 6,500 kids across India, reveals RTI

    Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis fast spreading beyond four most-hit states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and West Bengal.

    Friday, 16 January 2015 - 7:25am
  • dna Special: In PSUs, honesty is not always the best policy

    Honest government officials taking a stand against corruption are being harassed and persecuted by various public sector units, an investigation by dna has revealed. In fact, managements of several government organisations often file false chargesheets against the whistleblowers. Many are...

    Friday, 7 June 2013 - 8:04am