Teacher recruitment scam: Accused part of Vyapam, Telangana paper leak

Police deposed before a local court that the main accused Mithilesh Pandey alias Guruji and co-accused Shiv Bahadur gave them a hard time during the interrogation and did not stick to their statements. They added that both of them were involved in other major scams, including the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, the Telangana medical paper leak of 2016 and the Chit Fund scam, station house officer and incharge of the SIT, inspector Jaswinder Kaur, told the court on Wednesday. The accused in the UT teachers’ recruitment scam were produced…

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Teacher recruitment scam: Main accused held, Panjab varsity employees’ role under scanner

The role of some employees of Panjab University (PU) is under scanner in Junior Basic Training (JBT) and Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) exams recruitment scam. The exams were conducted in 2015 by the UT administration. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of UT police may soon question some of the employees. Out of the total 22 people who got the leaked question papers, 17 have joined the investigation, while three are absconding, said police officials.The revelations were made by the main accused of the scam Bijender Nain, a resident of Sonipat…

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Kansas mosque: Three men accused of plot to bomb Somalis

Three men have been charged with plotting to bomb Somali immigrants at an apartment building and mosque in the US state of Kansas. Curtis Allen, 49, Gavin Wright, 49, and Patrick Eugene Stein, 47, had gathered firearms and explosives for the attack, according to the US Justice Department. The members of a militia group called the Crusaders also kept watch on the target in Garden City, officials said. They allegedly planned to strike on 9 November, a day after the US elections. The suspects had prepared a manifesto and conspired…

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