• Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh resigns after facing 'pressure'


    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home minister Anil Deshmukh on Monday resigned after the Bombay High Court ordered a CBI probe into corruption charges levelled against him.

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    The Bombay High Court earlier today ordered a CBI probe into the graft charges against him by former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh.

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    The court directed the central agency to conduct a preliminary inquiry within 15 days.

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