Holy men do not need bullet-proof enclosures or SUVs. Nor do they need swimming pools for personal luxury or tonnes of rations that could sustain hundreds of people for months. Or gym equipment, flat-screen TVs, split air-conditioners, massage therapy beds and big personal lockers.
Grappling with "scant resources" to probe Saradha chit fund scam, CBI on Friday said it has sought from West Bengal government to fulfill only the "minimal" requirements which include six (eight-seater) vehicles and a place for setting up an office among others.
Unlike in the past, this time around SUVs and utility vehicles seem to be losing lustre, putting paid to hopes of those in the auto industry who were banking on improved sales of these vehicles during the election time.
Earth`s lost frontier is about to be explored firsthand after more than half a century. It`s a mission to the deepest part of the ocean, so deep that the pressure is the equivalent of three SUVs sitting on your toe.
Use of SUVs in countries like India is "criminal", Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Friday and pitched the need for evolving an effective fuel policy regime to discourage the use of such vehicles that emit more carbons.