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SC slams poor facilities for green tribunal


September 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the government for not providing infrastructure for the effective functioning of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that deals with ... Read more...

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IMG likely to complete coal report by Sep 15: Bansal


September 13th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) reviewing the coal block allocations to private firms is likely to complete its exercise by Sep 15, but "it's a complex job", ... Read more...

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Odisha CM defends decision on coal block recommendation


September 13th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday defended the recommendation he had made in 2002 for the allotment of a coal block to a private company.After coming ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks not possible: Jairam Ramesh


September 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the cancelling of coal blocks as demanded by the BJP was not possible and questioned the "silence" of ... Read more...

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Raja wrote to PM on 2G policy: Witness


September 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 2G case witness Wednesday told a special court here that former telecom Minister A. Raja wrote a letter to the prime minister on the ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official denies deposing falsely


September 11th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A former telecom official told a special court here Tuesday that he did not depose falsely in the 2G case and claimed that he ... Read more...

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Court quashes Haryana plot given to Subhash Ghai


September 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) Bollywood film-maker Subhash Ghai suffered another jolt Tuesday when the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashed the allotment of a plot allotted to him by the ... Read more...

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Haryana to recruit 11,000 constables


September 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 10 (IANS) Haryana has decided to expand its police force and has sanctioned 11,000 new posts of constables for the purpose, the state police chief said Monday.Applications for ... Read more...

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CBI questioning chief ministers a waste of time: Raman Singh


September 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid reports that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may interrogate the chief ministers of some states, including Chhattisgarh, about the allocation of coal ... Read more...

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Probe money trail in coal scam: BJP (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) As parliament was disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday over allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sought an answer from ... Read more...

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Probe money trail in coal scam: BJP


September 6th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) As parliament was disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday over allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sought an answer from ... Read more...

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Congress protest against Chhattisgarh CM turns violent


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 Congress workers were injured and some 1,000 protesters arrested and lodged in a makeshift jail following clashes with police Tuesday in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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CBI raids offices of three firms in Chhattisgarh


September 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.They said the raids began ... Read more...

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SP, Left to protest for restoring parliament normalcy (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party, the Left and TDP will demonstrate in the Parliament House complex Friday to demand the resumption of the house and a debate ... Read more...

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SC judge should probe coal allotment, say SP and Left


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Calling for normal functioning of parliament, the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Left parties and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) said Thursday that a Supreme ... Read more...

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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism, rules out cancelling coal allocation (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

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UP restores prime land near Delhi to irrigation department


August 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that the 895.63 acres of prime land adjacent to New Delhi, transferred to the Noida authority during the Mayawati ... Read more...

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Chandrababu wants UPA government to quit over CAG report


August 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had lost moral authority to continue in office ... Read more...

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Raman Singh slams Congress on coal block allocations


August 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday denied his role in the allocation of coal blocks in Chhattisgarh and accused the prime minister of having read only a ... Read more...

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Opposition mounts pressure on UPA, Congress hits back (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Left parties Monday ratcheted up pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, seeking cancellation of all the ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Court takes cognizance of CBI charge sheet


August 27th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the CBI against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London, ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, targets Congress too (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Alleging kickbacks in the allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility and ... Read more...

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Raja told PM about 2G policy without file work


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja informed the prime minister about the licence distribution policy without mentioning some of the related issues in the department of ... Read more...

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CWG graft cases: CBI files charges against six


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The CBI has filed a charge sheet against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London ahead of ... Read more...

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Shukla caught on mike telling Kurien to adjourn Rajya Sabha


August 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla Tuesday got embroiled in a controversy when he was heard telling Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. ... Read more...

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BJP corners PM over coal allotment, Lok Sabha adjourned (Second Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A combative opposition Tuesday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal block allocation, leading to ... Read more...

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Highlights of CAG’s report on coal block allocations


August 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The following are the highlights of The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on coal block allocations which was tabled in parliament Friday:-- ... Read more...

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India lost $37 bn by not auctioning coal mines: Auditor (Intro Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's exchequer could have been richer by Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) if competitive bidding, rather than arbitrary allotment, was adopted to give coal ... Read more...

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Land scam case against me is baseless: Achuthanandan


August 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Friday that the ongoing vigilance case against him for alleged misuse of office to transfer land in Kasargode district ... Read more...

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UP allots land for AIIMS in Rae Bareli town


August 13th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given his consent for allotment of land to set up an All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Can’t fetter executive to auction resources: SC


August 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that under the separation of powers between the three organs of the state, it could not fetter the executive to ... Read more...

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US Treasury to receive $5.75 bn from AIG stock sale


August 7th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The US Treasury has said that it expected to receive $5.75 billion from the latest sale of the American International Group (AIG) stock, $750 million more ... Read more...

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DDA asked to allot land for pig slaughter house


August 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday urged the Delhi Development Authority (DDA)to allot 10-12 acres land for a slaughter house for pigs to stop the animal's ... Read more...

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‘Prohibited bore guns given to 18 MPs booked for crimes’


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at ... Read more...

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Akhilesh not serious on scam probe: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched a broadside against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, accusing him of giving conflicting statements on an alleged ... Read more...

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