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CAG accuses Akhilesh Yadav govt. for irregularities worth Rs 97000 crores

According to CAG report, the Akhilesh Yadav-led government during its tenure had allowed irregularities worth Rs 97000 crore under various departments.
Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav

According to a report by Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), the Akhilesh Yadav-led government in Uttar Pradesh during its tenure had allowed irregularities worth Rs 97000 crore under various departments.

The Yadav-led government had failed to submit utilisation certificates, which amounted to Rs 97,906.27 crore as per CAGs state finances report between 2014 and March 2017.

While most of the certificates were from the panchayati raj department that amounted to Rs 254990.95 crore, the other reports were from the education department (Rs 25,693.52 crore) and the social welfare department (Rs 26,927.49 crore). The CAG advised the finance department to refrain from releasing additional funds to these departments until they certified that the money provided to them in the past had been fully exhausted.

Also read: Rising fuel prices hurting the public, admits Nitin Gadkari

Samajwadi Party spokesperson Sunil Yadav, denying CAGs claims, as per India Today, said, The findings of the CAG report don’t mean that corruption or fraud took place. Similar reports had come in the past from Maharashtra and Gujarat, which are BJP-ruled states. Both of them denied charges of corruption. The CAG had also alleged discrepancies in the allocation of 2G spectrum during the UPA regime. However, the accused were acquitted by the court

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Nitin Gadkari graces screening of ‘Me Vasantrao’ at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari graced the special screening of Marathi movie ‘Me Vasantrao’ – a movie based on the life of Hindustani classical singer and violinist Vasantrao Deshpande.

The screening was held at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur on Sunday evening in the presence family members, friends and the cast of the movie.

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Mayor Dayashankari Tiwari kicks off polio drive in Nagpur

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Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, on Sunday, launched Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) door-to-door polio campaign drive. He, along with Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade visited Rognidan Centre in Mahal, Nagpur and inaugurated the campaign by giving polio drops to a toddler.
As per NMC officials, ten Zonal Medical Officers and Ten Health inspectors would visit every house in their respective zones, in order to vaccinate children between the ages of zero-five to immune them against polio.
NMC had recognised Sunday as the official day for polio vaccination. Under Polio Ravivar, they plan to vaccinate more than three lakh kids in Nagpur. They also urged Nagpurkars to vaccinate their children at pulse Polio Booths near their homes from 8 am- 5 pm, on Sunday.
NMC Standing Committee Chief, Corporator Vijay Zalke spoke to Nation Next regarding this campaign and said, This year’s polio drive is going to be bigger than last year. We are planning to vaccinate around 3- 3.15 lakh kids. NMC is bearing the cost of infrastructure and execution. The state government provided us with the doses.
He further stated that there were special teams to vaccinate the homeless during night. ?When it comes to the health of Nagpurkars, money is not a factor we should think about, said Zalke when asked about NMC’s current financial crunch.
As per Zalke, vaccination facility would also be available in slums,, factory areas and other outskirts of Nagpur.

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Congress legislator caught watching porn in Karnataka Assembly

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Congress leader Prakash Rathod, on Friday, was caught on camera while allegedly scrolling through few adult content clips in the State Assembly. This turned out to be a huge embarrassment for both, Congress and Rathod as regional channels aired the video, in which he was ?caught in the act.
The MLC member was present in the house during the proceedings of the legislative council. While the house was in session, Rathod was watching adult content on his smartphone.
However, he threw these charges under the bus and said, I was looking for materials for a question I wanted to ask the government in question hour.
?When I was looking for question material, I deleted too many messages as my phone storage was full. What the media has shown or seen, I don’t know. I would never do such things or see such things, he added.
This was not the first time in Karnataka that such an incident had happened. Back in 2012, three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were caught on camera allegedly watching adult content in the State Assembly. Following the scandal, they resigned from the state government due to public embarrassment.

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