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NRHM scam: HC summons CBI DIG

Lucknow:The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Friday summoned the CBI DIG and investigating officer (IO) in NRHM scam case on December 11, along with the case diaries.

The court issued the direction while hearing a petition which alleged that O P Parida, IO in the Lucknow NRHM scam case, was facing a departmental inquiry on corruption charges.

Ex-MLA expelled from Congress

Lucknow:Former MLA Brijendra Kumar Vyas alias Dam Dam Maharaj was on Friday expelled from the Congress for six years, following anti-party activities, by the party's disciplinary committee chairman Ramkrishan Dwivedi. Vyas had been indulging in anti-party activities for quite some time and there were newspaper reports in this regard every other day, Congress spokesperson Dwijendra Tripathi said.

Bar Council to weed out 'tainted' lawyers

Allahabad:The Allahabad High Court on Friday issued notice to the Bar Council of India seeking its views on how to weed out advocates who have a tainted background and were often involved in disturbing the working environment on the court campus. The next date of hearing is December 3 .

Youth's 'mystery' death in Dubai

Lucknow:Kushi Nagar native Ajeet Madeshia, who had gone to Dubai for work, died on November 17. But his family has received conflicting reports, one saying that he died in an accident and the other that he committed suicide. The family is now waiting for the body, which is expected to arrive on Monday, so that another post-mortem could be done to clear doubts.

11-yr-old boy hangs self for being scolded

Lucknow:The body of an 11-year-old boy was found hanging with a scarf inside his house in Lucknow's Wazirganj area on Thursday night. Police claimed that the boy committed suicide by hanging himself for being scolded by his mother for chewing pan masala. The deceased, Abish Rizvi, was a student of class 2 at Bal Shiksha Niketan.

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