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Andhra assembly remains paralysed over Telangana


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly remained paralysed for the fourth consecutive day Friday with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) members stalling the proceedings, demanding adoption of ... Read more...

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Spanish mayor arrested on corruption charges


September 21st, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Orense (Spain), Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Francisco Rodriguez, the mayor of this northwestern Spanish city, was arrested Thursday on corruption charges.The leader of the Socialist Party in the Galicia region, Pachi ... Read more...

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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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Embarrassment piles on ruling BJP in Karnataka


September 18th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The faction-ridden, scam-scarred ruling BJP in Karnataka Tuesday faced embarrassment as a senior leader demanded the resignation of state party chief and another of a deputy ... Read more...

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Court order on Virbhadra’s bail cancellation Sep 15


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 12 (IANS) A local court will decide Saturday whether the bail granted to former union minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife, who have been facing a graft case ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh seeks speedy trial in graft case


September 7th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The public prosecutor claimed Friday that there were enough indiscriminating evidence for cancelling the bail of former union minister Virbhadra Singh in a graft case, but ... Read more...

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CBI allowed to quiz court clerk over fraud


September 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A special court here has allowed the CBI to quiz its data entry operator and three others for allegedly hacking the bank account of the ... Read more...

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TDP demands assembly session to discuss people’s problems


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday urged the governor to convene a special session of the state assembly to discuss the unprecedented power crisis ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh to appear in court in graft case (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just ahead of assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh to appear in court in graft case


August 31st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just before the assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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AFC extends suspension of former president


August 19th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced Sunday the extension of suspension against Mohamed Bin Hammam, amid corruption charges against its former president.The Asian football governing ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on Kejriwal


August 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sought an action taken report on a plea seeking to lodge a complaint against Anna Hazare aide Arvind Kejriwal for ... Read more...

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Virbhadra determined to steer assembly poll (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Former union minister and five-time Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh is determined to lead the Congress in the upcoming assembly elections. And will ensure ... Read more...

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Team Anna to call off fast Friday, proposes ‘political alternative’


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his team members Thursday announced they were calling off their indefinite fast against corruption at 5 p.m. Friday and said they ... Read more...

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Post Pune, police check Anna fast venue


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A day after the Pune serial blasts, explosive experts Thursday examined the venue here where social activist Anna Hazare and his colleagues are on ... Read more...

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Youths defy parents to support Team Anna’s stir


July 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Chanchal Sharma, a resident of Noida, was stopped by her parents from taking part in the indefinite fast held by Team Anna against corruption. ... Read more...

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Team Anna launches fast, targets Pranab, PM (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Kicking off an indefinite fast, Team Anna members Wednesday renewed their push for a stringent Jan Lokpal bill and upped the ante by hurling ... Read more...

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Maken lauds court’s decision on Kalmadi


July 25th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday lauded the Delhi High Court's decision of barring Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi from attending the Olympic ... Read more...

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Pranab’s election unfortunate: Kejriwal


July 24th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Terming the election of Pranab Mukherjee to the post of president as "unfortunate", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal alleged that his supporters have deceived ... Read more...

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South African president to fight corruption in police


July 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 24 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to fight rising corruption among police officers."The fact that a number of police officers have been arrested after ... Read more...

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South Korean president apologizes for scandals


July 24th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Tuesday for a series of corruption scandals implicating his brother and former aides, an embarrassment for the ... Read more...

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Shinde likely to be new leader of Lok Sabha


July 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde is likely to be the new Leader of the House in the Lok Sabha after Pranab Mukherjee was nominated ... Read more...

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No ministry, so Karnataka BJP legislator quits


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday suffered a jolt as legislator Halady Srinivas Shetty quit the assembly after he was not made a minister."My ... Read more...

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Hazare to support Ramdev’s Aug 9 protest


July 17th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 17 (IANS) Criticising the government for failing to tackle corruption and black money, yoga guru Baba Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said that they would ... Read more...

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Congress appoints Virbhadra campaign committee chief for Himachal elections


July 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who resigned last month after corruption charges were framed against him by a court in Shimla, was Monday appointed ... Read more...

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Maken firm on aborting Kalmadi’s London trip


July 15th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Sunday reiterated that sacked Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi, who is facing graft charges, should not attend the London Olympics and ... Read more...

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Kalmadi and Malhotra attack Maken, minister retaliates (Roundup)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, standing trial for alleged irregularities in the conduct of the Commonwealth Games, and union Sports Minister Ajay Maken attacked each other over the ... Read more...

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Sports ministry wants Kalmadi’s London visit aborted


July 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The sports ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Associaiton to prevent its president Suresh Kalmadi from going to London for the Olympics. A court here ... Read more...

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Cops to probe corruption charges against Maharashtra minister


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday assured a police inquiry against his cabinet colleague, Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare and his family members for alleged ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM-designate Shettar in land deal row


July 12th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) On the eve of taking over as Karnataka chief minister, Jagadish Shettar was Wednesday caught in an illegal land deal row and a complaint was ... 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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PM takes charge of economy, sends ‘clear signal’ to investors


July 8th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sent "clear signals" to investors that he has stepped in to take charge of the economy - for ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government set to face opposition ire


July 8th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Three weeks after a fire gutted the Maharashtra seccretariat, the Democratic Front government is preparing to face the opposition's ire over a host of issues ... Read more...

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Shettar rose from ABVP and RSS ranks (Profile)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third chief minister in four years in Karnataka, has risen from the ranks of the RSS and the ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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