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CBI starts probing 18 land deals, of Robert Vadra firm’s

CBI starts probing 18 land deals, of Robert Vadra firm’s

Rajasthan
The CBI today began its probe into 18 cases referred to it by the Rajasthan government for alleged irregularities in land deals in Bikaner by companies, linked to Robert Vadra. CBI sources said the agency has re-registered 18 FIRs in connection with these land deals, which were earlier probed by the Rajasthan Police. “The cases pertain to fraudulent and fictitious claims and allotments in lieu of land acquired for Mahajan Field Firing Range Bikaner, which is used by the Army,” a CBI spokesperson said here after the cases were registered this evening. Among the 18 FIRs registered by the agency, 16 were lodged at the Gajner police station while two at Kolayat police station in Bikaner between August and September, 2014, agency sources said. The cases were referred to the CBI by the Cen
Kota’s airport appears to be meant for political leaders: BJP MLA Bhawani Singh

Kota’s airport appears to be meant for political leaders: BJP MLA Bhawani Singh

Rajasthan
Expressing displeasure over the lack of air connectivity to Kota, Rajasthan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat has suggested not to let the aircraft of VIPs, including that of Prime Minister to land in the area.“Kota’s airport appears to be meant for political leaders and not people of Kota as only small aircraft of political leaders can land her. Till airport for public is not built in Kota, we should not let even the Prime Minister’s aircraft to land here,” Rajawat said at the inauguration of a post office passport seva kendra (POPSK) here.Rajawat had earlier courted controversies for his statements.After an altercation between BJP workers, led by party MLA Chandrakanta Meghwal and policemen in Kota on February 19, Rajawat said he would have wrung the