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BJP activists demand action in Kashmir housing scam


May 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party activists held a protest demonstration here Saturday, demanding stern action against those found involved in the alleged multi-crore-rupee scam in ... Read more...

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Toongate: Kolkata continues to protest


April 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Kolkata Monday continued to be rocked by protests over the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra for allegedly circulating 'defamatory' cartoons targeting West Bengal ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: Interim probe report submitted


April 13th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The interim report of a two-member commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai was submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, official sources said.The report ... Read more...

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NRIs unhappy with Chouhan’s absence from diaspora event


January 12th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Non-resident Indians of Madhya Pradesh origin who want to invest in the state Thursday said they were disappointed with the absence of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s dabbawalas now want to be civic fathers


December 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) The city's legendary dabbawallas (lunch-box carriers) have now decided to join politics, starting with the forthcoming elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), an ... Read more...

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No consensus on new Karnataka ombudsman yet


November 5th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda and Governor H.R. Bhardwaj were still struggling Saturday to find an agreeable person to become the state's new Lokayukta ... Read more...

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Wanted, decent homes for Mumbai’s dabbawallas


October 6th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) For 120 years, they have ferried food for hundreds of thousands of Mumbaikars. Now, the city's famed dabbawallas (lunch box carriers) using their organisational skills to ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: CBI to question Deshmukh


September 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plans to examine Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scandal, an ... Read more...

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Two arrested in housing fraud case


June 20th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 20 (IANS) Two members of a cooperative housing society were arrested on charges of allegedly duping the society members and the UP Housing Corporation, a police official said ... Read more...

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Adarsh land belonged to state, not meant for war heroes: Minister (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) A union minister Thursday said on oath that the land in prestigious south Mumbai where the controversial Adarsh Society's 31-storey housing block stands belonged to the ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society land belongs to Maharashtra government: Shinde


May 26th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Union Energy Minister and former Maharashra chief minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building stands belongs to the state ... Read more...

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Missing documents in Adarsh case being traced: CBI


May 16th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A day after reports that files linked to Adarsh Housing Society scam had been found missing from the environment and forests ministry here by the ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society demolition case hearing on April 27


April 13th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The controversial Adarsh Housing Society Wednesday got a reprieve as the Bombay High Court posted to April 27 the hearing on a petition challenging the building's ... Read more...

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Probe panel visits Adarsh Society premises


April 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) In a fresh development in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, a two-member probe panel of the Maharashtra government Wednesday visited the building premises at Colaba as ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court satisfied with progress in Adarsh scam


March 16th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 16 (ANI): Expressing satisfaction on the progress report submitted to it into the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI raids top bureaucrat’s homes, offices (Third Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Top bureaucrat Jairaj Phatak, allegedly involved with the Adarsh housing society scam, and his family own four flats in Mumbai, a bungalow in Pune, 22 ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI raids top bureaucrat’s homes, offices (Second Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday raided the homes and offices of top bureaucrat Jairaj Phatak in New Delhi, Pune and Mumbai in connection ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI raids ex-BMC Commissioner’s residence


March 15th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mumbai, Mar 15 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday raided the residences of former Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Jairaj Phatak in Delhi and Mumbai in connection with ... Read more...

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What happened to Bhopal’s housing scheme, ask NRIs


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) A two-decade-old housing scheme in Bhopal for non-resident Indians (NRIs) has got enmeshed in red tape, with the government even giving the allocated land to others, ... Read more...

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Adarsh missing papers probe handed over to CBI


February 17th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over investigations into the missing documents of the controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society.A division ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar protests against Adarsh Society


February 9th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Social activist Medha Patkar and several others were detained Tuesday evening for forcefully entering the premises of the scam-hit Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society in south Mumbai, police said. ... Read more...

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CBI raids premises of three Adarsh scam accused (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) The CBI has seized nearly 200 files related to the scam-hit Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society during raids on the office of the society, premises of three of its ... Read more...

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Maharashtra information commissioner linked in Adarsh scam suspended (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Thursday suspended State Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari, who is accused of involvement in the Adarsh society scam when an official in the state government, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor pushes information commissioner’s removal (Lead)


January 18th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The process to remove defiant State Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari got a fillip with Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Tuesday referring the issue to the Supreme Court, an official ... Read more...

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Maharashtra information commissioner’s removal hastened


January 18th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The process to remove defiant State Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari got a fillip with Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Tuesday referring the matter to the Supreme Court, an official ... Read more...

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Demolish Adarsh building in three months: Jairam Ramesh (Roundup)


January 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The Adarsh housing society scam took a dramatic turn Sunday when Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh ordered the demolition of the building in Mumbai within three months ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society: High rise of mystery and suspicion


January 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The axe has finally fallen on the controversial Adarsh Society in Mumbai with the ministry of environment and forests Sunday ordering the demolition of the ... Read more...

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Demolish Adarsh building in three months: Environment ministry (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The environment ministry Sunday ordered that the scam-hit Adarsh housing society building in Mumbai be demolished within three months for Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) violations. The society ... Read more...

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Demolish Adarsh society building: environment ministry (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The environment ministry Sunday ordered that the scam-hit Adarsh housing society building in Mumbai be demolished within three months for violating green norms.The ministry in its order ... Read more...

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Adarsh society scam: Former IAS officer Subhash Lalla resigns


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 3 (ANI): Former IAS officer Subhash Lalla has resigned as a member of Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission following allegations of his involvement in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam.Lalla ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Maharashtra rights panel member resigns


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Subhash Lalla, Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) member and former secretary to the then chief minister, Monday tendered his resignation to Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, maintaining that he ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court questions inaction against erring officers


December 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday questioned the state government over inaction against erring officers involved in the Mumbai's Adarsh cooperative housing society scam."Why has the state government not ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court pulls up Maharashtra Govt. over Adarsh scam


December 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 21 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday slammed the Maharashtra Government over the controversial Adarsh Housing Society scam saying it is 'a clear-cut case of manipulation' by its officers ... Read more...

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Court refuses to entertain plea against Chavan


December 13th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan heaved a sigh of relief Monday after the Bombay High Court refused to entertain a suit against him for not revealing details of ... Read more...

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Gadkari slaps defamation suit against Tewari


December 9th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Hitting back at allegations that he owned a 'benami' (held by proxy) flat in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society here, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari ... Read more...

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