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ACB to probe graft allegations against Bhujbal


September 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday gave its consent to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to probe corruption charges against PWD Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaderChhagan ... Read more...

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Virbhadra as chief to end Himachal Congress confusion (News Analysis)


August 26th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The move by the Congress leadership to appoint Virbhadra Singh as the Himachal Pradesh Congress chief, three months ahead of the assembly elections, has ... 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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Russian Premier League chief runs for FA post


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Premier League has officially nominated its chief Sergei Pryadkin for the post of president of the Russian FA, CSKA Moscow general director Roman ... Read more...

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Former Israel PM convicted but escapes fraud charge


July 10th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Jerusalem Tuesday cleared former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert of multiple fraud and corruption charges but found him guilty of ... Read more...

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India’s mining scenario chaotic: Rights group


June 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) India's government has systematically failed to ensure that the country's multi-billion-dollar mining industry adheres to key human rights and environmental laws, an international rights watchdog said ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Hazare to fast against corruption (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare will Sunday sit in the capital on a day-long fast against corruption and black money ... Read more...

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Myanmar President Thein Sein: Tough army man turned reformist


May 28th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein, who met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday, is a former general turned reformist whose hands world leaders are ... Read more...

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Graft, scams hog limelight in Himachal assembly (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) Accusations of graft and scams have been creating an impasse in the budget session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly, with the opposition Congress continuing to ... Read more...

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Stalemate continues in Himachal assembly


March 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The stalemate in the Himachal Pradesh assembly between the opposition Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued for third day Wednesday, with the ... Read more...

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Brazil soccer chief resigns


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 13 (IANS) President of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF) Ricardo Teixeira has stepped down after 23 years at the helm following allegations of corruption.Monday's announcement ... Read more...

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Malaysian family minister to quit


March 12th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 12 (IANS) Malaysian Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said Sunday she will not seek an extension when her term ends next month.The announcement ... Read more...

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Will Mayawati’s magic work in 2012? Pundits doubtful


January 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Her rock solid Dalit support may still be intact. But with charges of corruption and poor governance enveloping her, Chief Minister Mayawati may find ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling in Uttarakhand (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully in the hill state of Uttarakhand Monday as people queued up in the morning cold to vote for 70 assembly constituencies.Voting began ... Read more...

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Punjab, Uttarakhand set to elect new assemblies


January 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab and Uttarakhand will vote Monday to elect new assemblies with the Congress hoping to oust the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine in ... Read more...

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Kushwaha urges Gadkari to put his BJP membership on hold (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Amid the deepening divide within the Bharatiya Janata Party over his induction, Babu Singh Kushwaha, a former Bahujan Samaj Party leader, has written to ... Read more...

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Put my membership on hold: Kushwaha tells Gadkari


January 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Tainted former Bahujan Samaj Party leader Babu Singh Kushwaha, who was recently inducted in the Bharatiya Janata Party, has urged party president Nitin Gadkari ... Read more...

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Will assembly polls lead to early Lok Sabha ballot?


January 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Both the Congress and BJP are equally confident of sweeping the upcoming elections in five states, but some say a Congress rout could lead ... Read more...

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Scam-tainted Congress looks to repeat win in Goa


December 25th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) Though mired in various scandals and corruption allegations, Goa's ruling Congress party is looking to repeat its win against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) even ... Read more...

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CBI now ‘Congress Bureau of Investigation’: Gadkari


December 1st, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Alleging that the Congress was constantly using the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to settle scores with political opponents, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday ... Read more...

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Thackeray blasts Team Anna


November 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday advised Anna Hazare and his team members to desist from taking undue credit for the so-called victory over various ... Read more...

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Corruption allegations: Medha Patkar defends Hazare


October 17th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Rubbishing allegations of corruption against Anna Hazare, activist Medha Patkar Monday said that he was an honest person and ready for an enquiry. "A ... Read more...

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Thackeray hits out at Ajit Pawar


September 26th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday hit out at Nationalist Congress Party leader and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.In an editorial in the party ... Read more...

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Brazilians protest against corruption


September 21st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people demonstrated Tuesday in downtown Rio de Janeiro against corruption in a citizens' mobilization convened via Internet social networks.Participating in the protest, ... Read more...

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Brazil’s tourism minister quits amid corruption charges


September 15th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's tourism minister, Pedro Novais, resigned Wednesday after a newspaper published new allegations that he misused public fundsNovais is the fifth cabinet member that President Dilma ... Read more...

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Khanduri again becomes Uttarkahand chief minister


September 11th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Sep 11 (IANS) B.C. Khanduri was Sunday sworn in for the second time as the chief minister of the poll-bound Uttarakhand. Khanduri, 76, a former union minister and ... Read more...

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Comprehensive law needed for judges: Parliamentary panel


August 30th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Tuesday stressed the need for a "comprehensive law on judges' appointmenst", noting the present draft of the bill only addresses the issue ... Read more...

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Anna fever may grip Pakistan too: daily (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The time may have come for an Anna Hazare type campaign against corruption in Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper said Thursday.An editorial in the mass circulation ... Read more...

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‘Manmohan must realise people rising up against graft’


August 18th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has to realise that many in his country are beginning to peacefully rise against corruption, said a leading Pakistani ... Read more...

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Hazare dares government to prove graft allegations (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming the government's allegations of corruption against him as "baseless and false", social activist Anna Hazare Sunday dared it to start a probe against him ... Read more...

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Corruption allegations against me baseless, says Anna


August 14th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming the government's allegations of corruption against him as "baseless and false", social activist Anna Hazare Sunday dared the government to start a probe against ... Read more...

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Phone hacking: UK police arrest former News of the World managing editor


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British police on Thursday morning arrested an eleventh person in relation to alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World, officials said. Reports said he is ... Read more...

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FIFA scandal: Caribbean members given 48 hours to reply or face sanctions


July 27th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Regional football bosses have been given 48 hours to comply with FIFA enquiries into the controversial Caribbean Football Union (CFU) meeting in Trinidad and Tobago two ... Read more...

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Jack Warner warns of more fallout from FIFA bribery scandal


July 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 26 (IANS/CMC) Former FIFA strongman Austin "Jack" Warner has warned of more fallout from the cash-for-votes scandal which has engulfed the international football fraternity and left a ... Read more...

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Caribbean to come under FIFA microscope


July 25th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS/CMC) Some Caribbean football administrators could soon find themselves under FIFA's scrutiny after the world governing body said Saturday it would continue to probe a meeting in ... Read more...

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