alleged corruption

IAC supporters disrupt Scindia’s meeting


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) Tuesday clashed with Congress workers during a press meeting being held by union Minister of State for Commerce and ... Read more...

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NDA plans stir in parliament complex against Coalgate


September 6th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will hold a protest demonstration in the Parliament House complex Friday, the last day of the monsoon session, ... Read more...

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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Roundup)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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US daily calls PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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Court notice to police officers in CWG case


August 31st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court Friday asked the deputy commissioner of police (DCP) and additional DCP of the economic offences wing to appear before it in a complaint ... Read more...

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Coalgate: Parliament disrupted again


August 31st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were again disrupted Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up the offensive and created a ruckus demanding the ... Read more...

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Agitation should have targeted PM, says Bedi as rift rumours deepen (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid signs of a rift with fellow activists, Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

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Senior Rajasthan official held for corruption


August 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS) A senior Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) officer was Friday booked on charges of alleged corruption during land acquisition by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Mamata’s remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) In a veiled attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said that instead of ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks action against Mamata (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A petition was moved in the Supreme Court Thursday seeking the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks action against Mamata


August 16th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A petitioner moved the Supreme Court Thursday seeking the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her ... Read more...

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Mamata defends her remarks on judiciary


August 16th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Facing criticism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday defended her remarks on corruption in judiciary and said she was talking about reforms."My speech ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Not under any pressure, asserts Chavan


July 26th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party stand-off was resolved, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday dismissed contentions that he was under pressure from his own ... Read more...

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Jan Lokpal is thrust of our movement: Anna (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) On the second day of renewed agitation against graft here, Anna Hazare said the thrust of his movement was Jan Lokpal bill and demand ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman pens satirical song on Pinki case


July 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Rebel Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has composed a song scathingly critical of the treatment meted out to Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik by ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Jaffer Sharief’s trial in graft case


July 4th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the trial of former railway minister C.K. Jaffer Sharief in an alleged corruption case under the Prevention of Corruption Act.The ... Read more...

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Nothing to do with Virbhadra episode, says BJP


June 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The BJP rejected the charge of Virbhadra Singh, who resigned from the union cabinet Tuesday, that its state government in Himachal Pradesh hatched a ... Read more...

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Congress defends Virbhadra Singh


June 26th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday defended Virbhadra Singh, who resigned from the union cabinet over corruption charges, saying his guilt was not proved. The party ... Read more...

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CBI questions Jagan for second day (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for alleged corruption.The CBI, given ... Read more...

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CBI questioning Jagan for second day


June 4th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for alleged corruption.The CBI, given ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Hearing against Dikshit deferred


June 1st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday deferred till July 24 hearing on a plea seeking filing of a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over Chidambaram’s role in telecom deal (Fourth Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted Tuesday as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) protested over the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in helping his ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over Chidambaram’s role in telecom deal (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Tuesday as the opposition protested the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in helping his son get ... Read more...

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Activist’s killing: Eight cops to undergo polygraph test


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) A Maharashtra court here Wednesday granted permission to the CBI to conduct polygraph test on at least nine accused, who include eight policemen, in the 2010 ... Read more...

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Nawaz involved in corruption: Rehman Malik


April 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif was involved in corruption worth $32 million, Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Goa’s director of prosecution booked for corruption


April 25th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) The chief of Goa's prosecution department has been booked for alleged corruption and cheating just a week before she was to retire from service.The first information ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over YSR legacy (Andhra Newsletter)


April 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial byelections to one Lok Sabha and 18 assembly seats, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh is in a big dilemma over whether ... Read more...

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MCD elections: Congress rubbishes BJP attack


April 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Countering the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attack on the central and Delhi governments over alleged corruption, the Congress Tuesday said the party should talk ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman bats for Trivedi, says railway minister not Trinamool property


March 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) As the Trinamool Congress leadership seemed to be inching toward putting a full stop to Dinesh Trivedi's stint as railway minister, he found a supporter ... Read more...

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Court defers hearing over Dikshit


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday deferred till March 14 the hearing on a plea seeking a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over alleged corruption ... Read more...

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Court seeks probe report on RAW graft complaint


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a retired major general's complaint alleging lapses in the purchase of communication gadgets by RAW official Wednesday asked the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Not getting development funds, complains Trinamool MP


February 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Saturday complained that the developmental work in his Lok Sabha constituency was suffering with his MP Local Area Development funds ... Read more...

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CWG graft plea against Dikshit with CBI, police tell court


January 30th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) All corruption complaints related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) have been sent to the CBI, Delhi Police Monday told a court here on ... Read more...

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