Daily Archive: February 12, 2018

Madhya Pradesh horror: Teen arrested for sexually assaulting 13-year-old Dalit girl, setting her on fire

The police in Madhya Pradesh have arrested a 16-year-old boy after he allegedly set ablaze a 13-year-old girl from the state’s Rajgarh district because she apparently resisted his attempts to rape her. The victim has been referred to a government hospital near the state’s capital Bhopal

Valentine’s curse? Study finds couples who get married on February 14 are more likely to split

Two people in love with each other – coming together on the international day of love, to vow and promise each other a lifetime of togetherness in the form of marriage, might seem like a dream to many. But a recent study has revealed that tying the knot on Valentine’s…

India has 35% chief ministers with criminal cases: ADR

New Delhi, Feb 12 In India, around 35 per cent chief ministers have criminal cases against them and 81 per cent of the total are crorepatis, according to an ADR report released today.

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of current chief ministers (CMs) in state assemblies and Union territories across the nation.

These were the latest affidavits filed by them prior to contesting the elections.

“Out of the all 31 chief ministers analysed from state assemblies and Union territories, 11 (35 per cent) chief ministers have declared criminal cases against themselves,” the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report noted.

Further, 26 per cent CMs have declared serious criminal cases, including related to murder, attempt to murder, cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, criminal intimidation, among others.

Interestingly, as many as 25 CMs, or 81 per cent, are crorepatis, with two of them having assets to the tune of over Rs 100 crore. The average assets of CMs are worth Rs 16.18 crore.

According to the report, Andhra Pradesh’s Chandra Babu Naidu has emerged as the wealthiest chief minister with declared assets worth over Rs 177 crore, followed by Arunanchal Pradesh’s Pema Khandu (over Rs 129 crore) and Amarinder Singh of Punjab (over Rs 48 crore).

The CM with the lowest declared asset is Tripura’s Manik Sarkar with assets worth Rs 27 lakh, followed by West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee (over Rs 30 lakh) and Jammu and Kashmir’s Mehbooba Mufti (Rs 56 lakh).

In terms of educational qualification, 10 per cent of 31 chief ministers are 12th pass, 39 per cent graduate, 32 per cent graduate professional, 16 per cent post graduate and 3 per cent doctorate.

Source: PTI

XLRI XAT 2018 Results Declared

Follow the below instructions to check XAT 2018 results:

  • Visit xatonline.in
  • Click on the XAT 2018 Results link (When available)
  • Enter the registration number and password and click submit
  • Take a pint of your scorecard displayed on the screen

Though the results of XAT 2018 have been declared, the scorecards are yet to be available on xatonline.in. The scorecard would be activated soon.