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PM announces Rs 20,000-cr defence industrial corridor in Bundelkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that his government will establish a Rs 20,000-crore defence industrial production corridor in Bundelkhand -- a region divided between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh -- that will generate 250,000 jobs and bring development to one of the most impoverished regions of the country.

Assault on Delhi chief secy: Two AAP MLAs in judicial custody till Thursday

The electronic media faithful to the ruling dispensation at the Centre has always found Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to be its red rag. And so they went to town over the alleged assault of Delhi’s Chief secretary at the CM residence on Monday night. Nobody was even interested to allow AAP its version of events. But two AAP MLAs who were accused by the bureaucrat of having assaulted him were in judicial custody on Wednesday.

State duty-bound to bring PNB scamsters to justice: Jaitley

In the wake of the Rs 11,300 crore ($1.8 billion) Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam allegedly involving diamond merchant Nirav Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the state was duty-bound to ensure those cheating the system are brought to justice.