RAIPUR: Dr Puneet Gupta, the son-in-law of former Chhattisgarh chief minister Dr Raman Singh, has been booked in a case of fraud.
The case is regarding alleged corruption in staff recruitment, purchase of equipment and questionable practices in outsourcing during his stint with the DKS super-specialty hospital.
He is accused of corruption to the tune of crores. Apart from financial irregularities, charges include that of forgery and misuse of his official position too.
Dr Gupta was earlier superintendent of the DKS super-specialty hospital. On a high-level probe committee's directions, the action was taken following initial inquiry. The case has been registered at the Gole Bazaar police station.
[March 15, 2019 NewsBits.in]
BHOPAL: The son of a Rajya Sabha member has been arrested with drugs in Madhya Pradesh.
The incident occurred in Mandla district. Police said that Satyendra Uikey alias Raja, who is the son of BJP MP Sampatiya Uikey, was arrested after drugs were recovered from his car.
The police caught Satyendra and his two friends, recovering 41 pouches of smack. This is not the first such incident. He has been arrested for vehicle theft in the past. Also, Satyendra had written a social media post, criticising Shivraj Chouhan, that had caused embarrassment to the party.
[March 14, 2019 NewsBits.in]
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh would go to Lok Sabha polls in four phases, starting the fourth phase on April 29, chief electoral officer of MP, VL Kantha Rao announced on Sunday evening.
In a press conference held consequent to Election Commission of India presser earlier in the evening, Kantha Rao gave detailed scheduled to polls in MP.
Eligible citizens in capital Bhopal would vote on May 12, while those in Indore would vote in the last phase on May 19. Here is the detailed schedule:
Fourth phase April 29: 6 seats:
Sidhi, Shahdol, Balaghat, Chhindwara, Mandla, Jabalpur
Fifth phase May 6: 7 seats:
Tikamgarh, Damoh, Khajuraho, Satna, Rewa, Hoshangabad, Betul
Sixth phase May 12: 8 seats:
Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Vidisha, Bhopal, Rajgarh
Seventh phase May 19: 8 seats:
Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone, Khandwa.
[March 10, 2019, NewsBits.in]