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19 Mar 2018, Edition - 979, Monday


  • J&K minister opposes anti-encroachment drive; J&K minister pelts stones during demolition drive
  • All opportunities being diverted to Gujarat. Nothing is given for Maharashtra by the central govt, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launches a direct hotline to the state CM’s office
  • MNS workers vandalise shops, assault cabs in Vasai area, near Mumbai.
  • After nothing was allocated in the Finance bill, I decided that TDP is not going to be in alliance with the NDA govt: AP CM Chandrababu Naidu
  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the second time in two hours. Will be adjourned till Tuesday.
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s name plate vandalised in Presidency University, Kolkata
  • Supreme Court asks Centre to visit Rohingya refugee camps after lawyer filed PIL alleging human rights violations at the camps.
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh says there is nothing to fear if non-confidence motion is moved against the government.
  • Morally, BJP govt has failed in fulfilling the promises made to the state of AP, says Congress party’s Renuka Chowdhury


8-member ATM burglary gang remanded

Covai Post Network

The eight-member gang arrested in connection with a series of ATM theft cases, including two in the city and looting of over Rs 30 lakh was today remanded and lodged in the Central Jail here.The accused were arrested in Salem and Namakkal, after a chase, while theywere trying to go to their natives places of Haryana and Rajasthan, with the
booty in three vehicles.

The gang had broke open two ATMs in the city and stolen nearly Rs 30 lakh between Saturday and Sunday, police said.The arrested are Salman alias Mubarak (30), Subair (19), Mousam Khan (all from Rajasthan), Ameet Kumar (25) Faridabad in Haryana, Mustak Idris (32)Mathura in Uttar Pradesh; Julpigar (25) Jamkambigar in Bihar; S Ameen (34), Mewat in Haryana, Sumbar alias Suresh (32) Balur district in Haryana. Besides Rs 26 lakh, two cars and a truck were recovered from them.All the accused were produced before a judicial magistrate court,who remanded them in custody for 15 days