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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


IT raids on finance firm, gold dealer’s premises in Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : Income Tax department officials are carrying on raids in four branches of a finance company, involved in gold loan business, and on the premises of a gold dealer in Big Bazaar Street in the city.

The raids were being conducted based on information that the gold dealer had transacted a huge money reportedly through the Kerala-based financial firm having branches across the city, police sources said.

The raids began in the wee hours and was continuing, they said. A seven-member team of officials first raided the office and house of the owner of the gold dealing firm and reportedly found that a large number of transactions happened through his account during the demonetisation period, they said.

Moreover, there was information that transactions were high of late and preliminary investigation revealed that they were through the financial firm, Officials are carrying out raids in four branches of the firm in Koundanpalayam, Cross Cut Road, City Railway station and Oppanakara Street, they said.