W Ashwini Kumar
It was during AP Singh's tenure that the CBI began probing the high-profile 2G case and the Adarsh society scam.
Operation Blue Star
In 1984, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ordered Operation Blue Star to get rid of Sikh separatists from the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The separatists, led by Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, were accused of amassing weapons in the Sikh temple and starting a major armed uprising.
A. 2. Another Indian was held for attacking former Army man KS Brar in the UK. What famous operation did Brar undertook during his tenure as Colonel? Operation Vijay Operation Blue Star Operation Rescue In 1984, the then PM Indira Gandhiordered OPeration Blue Star to remove Sikh separatists from the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The separatists, led by Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, were accused of amassing weapons in the Sikh temple and starting a major armed uprising. 3. Former Uttarakhand minorities panel chief was held for murder of liquor baron Ponty Chadha's brother. What is Ponty Chadha's official name? Harshdeep Singh Chadha Gurdeep Singh Chadha
Gurdas Singh Chadha
On 17 November, 2012, Chadha and his brother were killed in a bitter property battle at their farmhouse in Chhattarpur. SS Namdhari was allegedly present at the farmhouse during the incident.
Kumar, ranked 33rd in the list, was listed for turning around Bihar, which is often referred to as the country's "bleakest state" and "jungle Raj" for its colonial levels of poverty and corruption.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh
Kartar Singh Sodhi
In 2007, Singh was accused of hurting the religious sentiments of the Sikhs and of involvement in a murder case. He was later cleared of both the charges by the court.
Kasab was found guilty of 80 offences, including murder, waging war against India, possessing explosives and not buying platform ticket while entering the premises of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.
Maninagar was originally a land that belonged to Seth Maneklal Manilal, a powerful banker. He donated a big piece of this land to develop the first organised settlement outside the walled city. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel created the first town planning scheme for Manipur, now called Maninagar.
The Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) was an act passed in the winter session of Parliament in 1999 which replaced Foreign Exchange Regulation Act as FERA had become incompatible with the pro-liberalisation policies of 1999.
Red Herring Asia Award
The Ramon Magsaysay Award is often considered Asia's Nobel Prize. The prize was established in April 1957 by the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund based in New York City with the concurrence of the Philippine government. CD Deshmukh was the first Indian to receive the honour in 1959.
Below Poverty Line
Any person who earns less than Rs560 (urban) or Rs368 (rural) is considered to be living below poverty line (BPL). Internationally, an income of less than $1.25 per day per head of purchasing power parity is defined as extreme poverty. By this estimate, about 40% Indians are extremely poor!