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17 Mar 2018, Edition - 977, Saturday


  • The Congress and other political parties have been alleging that EVMs tampered during polls and demanding reintroduction of the ballot paper system of voting.
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  • 43-year-old Tara had earlier confessed to his involvement in the assassination of Beant Singh in 1995.
  • Delhi: NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau) busts big drug racket.
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  • Modi and his associates allegedly defrauded Punjab National Bank of around Rs 13,000 crore through fraudulent LOUs of PNB


Woman with kerosene can caught at Collectorate

Covai Post Network

A woman, appearing to be depressed, was removed by police, as she was found in possession of a can of kerosene, while entering the District Collectorate to submit a petition, today.

Being Monday, a large number of people had come to submit petitions seeking redressal of their grievances. Police frisked these people before sending them in. Some women constables noticed 30-year old Masilamani entering with a can, they stopped and snatched the can containing kerosene and took her to nearby station,
police said.

Interrogation revealed that she was upset with her husband, who had taken the documents of house, which was in her name. He was also having an affair, police said.

Both husband and wife were construction workers and had no children. The woman wanted the help of district administration to get her husband back. Police took a written complaint from the woman, they said.