Top stories at 11 am, Feb 13: Pakistan printing fake Rs 2000 notes; Shivpal Yadav says not forming new party; Panneerselvam demands release MLAs held captive

From Pakistan printing fake Rs 2000 notes to Panneerselvam demands release MLAs held captive, here are the top stories of Feb 13 by 11 am.

Pakistan is printing fake Rs 2000 notes & smuggling it to India through Bangladesh border: Report

In a shocking revelation, it is now being reported that Pakistan has already started printing fake Rs 2000 notes and have been smuggling it to India via Bangladesh border. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Border Security Force has reportedly made a number of arrests in this regard.

According to an Indian Express report, the security officials had seized 40 notes of the new Rs 2000 notes from earlier this month from a man hailing from West Bengal. Read Here

Another U-turn by Shivpal Yadav, says not forming any new party

Taking a U-turn from his earlier statement, Samajwadi Party supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav’s brother Shivpal Yadav has now said that he is not forming any new party. Shivpal Yadav who was miffed with Akhilesh had earlier said that he will form a new party after March 11 and will campaign with people who were rejected by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

While making the announcement, Shivpal took a jibe at Akhilesh when he said that, “people who said that whatever they are, was because of Netaji and then went on to insult him.” Read Here

Panneerselvam demands release MLAs held captive

As the power tussle within the AIADMK party continues to grow, Tamil Nadu politics is in a chaotic state with O Panneerselvam resigning and making way for Jayalalithaa’s long time aide Sasikala. A tug of war is going on between OPS and Sasikala to claim the throne of Tamil Nadu. Hell broke loose after Panneerselvam openly revolted against Sasikala Natarajan after claiming that he was “forced” to resign by her. However, Saiskala refuted all claims by calling him a “liar” and that he had “betrayed” Amma and the party. While both have challenged each other to prove their majority in the assembly, who will finally be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is still uncertain. Read Here