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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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Nationwide protests against black money Sunday: Ramdev


June 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Friday announced nationwide protests Sunday against black money stashed away by Indians abroad and corruption in the government."The protest will take place ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to make law to seize corrupt officers’ properties


April 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) In a move to curb corruption in government offices, Jharkhand Chief Miniter Arjun Munda has given his consent to an ordinance to set up special courts ... Read more...

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Chinese PM vows to rid corruption


April 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has promised to introduce harsher measures to curb corruption in government offices.The administration will continue to work for a "clean government ... Read more...

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How much do the corrupt earn? (To go with: Corruption has ‘taken over India’ but can be eliminated: Book)


December 9th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Public officials in India may be cornering as much as Rs.92,122 crore ($18.42 billion), or 1.26 percent of the GDP, through corruption, says a new ... Read more...

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New policy soon to monitor government buys


November 30th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government Wednesday unveiled the draft of a new policy that will help bring transparency in public procurements through open competitive bidding.The bill is ... Read more...

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Bihar’s new tool to fight corruption - YouTube


August 26th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Bihar, for years a metaphor for backwardness, will now harness modern communiction tools to nail corruption. It will expose officials seeking bribes in welfare schemes ... Read more...

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Ranch shops shut till noon in support of Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) Businessmen here kept their shops closed till Friday noon to support activist Anna Hazare's cause against corruption.India Against Corruption's Jharkhand chapter called a shutdown till ... Read more...

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Highlights of PM’s Independence Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Highlights of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech:* Without understanding and restraint, our security and integrity can get adversely affected.* Some people who ... Read more...

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462 corrupt officials arrested in Bihar


August 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 10 (IANS) A total of 462 corrupt officials were arrested while taking bribes in Bihar in the last five and a half years, an official said Wednesday."It shows ... Read more...

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Gulzar loves how ‘Musaddilal…’ captures common man’s problems


July 31st, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Oscar winning lyricist Gulzar, who has penned the songs of film "Musaddilal Chale Office Office", loves how director Rajiv Mehra has fantastically captured the common man's ... Read more...

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Hazare invited to Bihar to study ‘land scam’


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) The leader of opposition in the Bihar assembly Saturday asked anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare to visit the state and study the alleged land scam involving ... Read more...

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Support across Rajasthan for Anna Hazare’s crusade


April 8th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 8 (IANS) Fasts, candlelight marches, rallies - support and solidarity poured across Rajasthan for social activist Anna Hazare, whose indefinite fast at New Delhi for a stringent anti-corruption ... Read more...

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US declines comment on cash-for-votes to win n-deal vote


March 18th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) The US has declined to comment on a purported cable released by WikiLeaks suggesting that India's United Progressive Alliance government sought to win the 2008 trust ... Read more...

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BJP slams CBI stance in Bofors case


January 5th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said that the CBI had "shamelessly" favoured withdrawal of the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi despite an income tax ... Read more...

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BJP takes on PM, Sonia in Bofors scandal


January 5th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launching its fresh attack on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said it would ... Read more...

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US envoy asks Pakistan to check corruption


December 7th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The new US ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter, said Monday the country will not be able to attract foreign investment unless and until it is able ... Read more...

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Malik’s one-week deadline to fight corruption like terrorism in Pak


November 1st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 1(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has given heads of various departments under his ministry a one week deadline to end corruption."We have to uproot this menace of corruption ... Read more...

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Sonia mourns deaths of transparency law activists


September 16th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Expressing pain over the deaths of right to information (RTI) activists working to expose corruption in government schemes, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said that a ... Read more...

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Exhibition in China is all about corruption


July 4th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) A city in China has come up with a unique exhibition, which it hopes will lead to a decrease in corruption in government offices. Chongqing city has put up ... Read more...

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The year when Indian non-fiction came of age (Flashback 2009)


December 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: The literature yearender is the first of the yearenders. The rest will follow this week). By Madhusree ChatterjeeNew Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian non-fiction came into its own in 2009, feel ... Read more...

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Pakistan loses $1.8 bn to corruption


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan is estimated to have lost a staggering Rs.150 billion ($1.8 billion) thanks to the immunity granted to politicians, bureaucrats and senior military officers charged with corruption ... Read more...

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PML-Q dares Zardari Govt to bring parliamentary resolution against Musharraf


August 11th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid has challenged the Asif Ali Zardari Government to bring a resolution in Parliament to facilitate the prosecution of former president Pervez Musharraf for ... Read more...

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Congress’ stir against arrest of Uttar Pradesh RTI activist


September 27th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) is organising a statewide stir to protest the arrest of a Right to Information (RTI) activist, party officials said Saturday.Shailendra Singh, chairman of ... Read more...

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Girls outshine boys in Uttar Pradesh class 12 exams (Lead)


May 25th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
Allahabad, May 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Higher Secondary Board Sunday declared its class 12 results. The girls outshone the boys in the exam results overall but failed to find a place ... Read more...

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Philippines military sets up anti-coup force


February 22nd, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, Feb 22 (DPA) The Philippine military has set up a special force to thwart attempts to oust President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as anti-government groups prepared for protests calling for her ouster ... Read more...

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