Varanasi: Congress strategy backfires, Ajai Rai risks forfeiting deposit

Congress` decision to field a local MLA against Narendra Modi in Varanasi appears to have backfired as the party`s nominee finished a distant third besides running the risk of forfeiting his deposit.

Buddhadeb has no car, house, land, has only Rs 5,000

West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb
Bhattacharjee does not own a house or a car and he stays in a rented government flat and has just Rs 5,000 cash in hand.

Money spent on CM`s fast be deposited in MP exchequer: Cong

The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Tuesday
demanded that the ruling BJP deposit in the state exchequer Rs
two crore spent on decorating the venue of Chief Minister
Shivraj Singh Chouhan`s fast here.

`Rebel leader has bank deposit of $1,75,000 in Singapore`

An arrested rebel leader from
the northeast has a bank deposit of USD 1,75,000 in Singapore
and took worldwide membership of Marriott hotel by paying USD
65,000, investigators have found.

Gold recovered from LTTE deposited in banks: Basil

Amid charges by opposition that large amount of gold seized from LTTE rebels have not been accounted for, Sri Lankan government has said all the money and gold recovered from the Tamil Tigers have been deposited in various banks.

IDBI Bank lowers interest rates on deposit, auto loans

IDBI Bank has lowered interest rates on deposits by 25 bps to 50 bps (quarter to half a percentage point) across different maturities effective August 12.