24 November, 2020

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Heard: A public sector bank in J&K, which gave Rs 100 cr to Vijay Mallya, has released a loan worth crores to a TV anchor

Overheard: At least a couple of dozen Israeli securitymen hanging around in Delhi in preparation for PM Modi’s visit to the country


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New Delhi

He hasn’t been chief minister for over a decade but Congress lea­der Ajit Jogi still continues to retain his clout and also seems to share a great working relationship with chief minister Raman Singh of the BJP. This became more than evident recently when a district ‘reporter’ wrote to Jogi for financial help and the latter forwarded it to the CM with his recommendation. The reporter was pleasantly surprised to receive a cheque from the CMO. And whatever doubts remained about Jogi’s continuing clout evaporated when a minor functionary in the animal husbandry department with links to the RSS found...

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