corruption scandals

Will he, won’t he? Congress awaits Rahul’s next move


September 13th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Will the suspense over Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's next step finally end this month?It could well be with the Congress agog with talk ... Read more...

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Will Manmohan Singh go to Pakistan this year?


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) India and Pakistan have managed to avoid controversy and grandstanding to forge a people-centric relationship on the back of a liberal visa pact, but ... Read more...

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BJP readies anti-Congress CD campaign (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Following its central leadership, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has decided to launch an audiovisual campaign across the state against the Congress ... Read more...

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Congress stakes claim to YSR’s political legacy


September 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) In a clear attempt by the Congress to claim Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's political legacy, his diary was released in the national capital Friday ... Read more...

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Business perception in India is worse than reality: Kidwai


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian economy is passing through difficult times but business perception in the country is worse than reality, Naina Lal Kidwai, senior vice president of ... Read more...

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BJP seeks PM’s resignation over CAG report on coal blocks (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged irregularities pointed out in the CAG report in the allocation of ... Read more...

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‘Steal a little, but don’t loot’ Indian minister


August 13th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Aug 13(THAINDIAN NEWS) Corruption scandals have now gotten into the core of the Indian nation. This has caused one of the ministers in India in deep problems of explaining the scandal ... 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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Rahul will need to deliver - and fast (Comment)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
For a political party bruised by corruption scandals, charges of poor governance and electoral defeats, Rahul Gandhi will have to be a miracle man to help restore the health of ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka CM, promises graft-free regime (Roundup)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) A 34-member ministry headed by Jagadish Shettar Thursday took office in Karnataka, the third Bharatiya Janata Party government in fours years, with two deputy chief ... Read more...

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FIFA backs reform ‘road map’ at annual congress


May 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 26 (IANS) Amdist charges of corruption flying thick and fast, delegates at the 62nd FIFA Congress backed measures to reform structures within the world football governing body ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Second Lead, superseding previous story)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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Chronology: Bofors graft row over last 25 years


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The following is a chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in ... Read more...

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No witch hunt, take bold decisions: PM to bureaucrats (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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Political slugfest over ‘no more reforms’ remark (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A political slugfest was sparked off Friday over chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu's reported remarks that major reforms were unlikely before the next general ... Read more...

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Kaushik’s remark triggers political slugfest (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Finance ministry chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu's remarks that major reforms were unlikely before the next general elections kicked off a slugfest between the ... Read more...

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Congress to take Chhattisgarh’s coal mining expose to public


April 16th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress has decided to take to the public a recent report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on coal mining in order ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over YSR legacy (Andhra Newsletter)


April 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial byelections to one Lok Sabha and 18 assembly seats, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh is in a big dilemma over whether ... Read more...

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Corruption hitting government image


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Conceding that corruption scandals would erode people's trust in government, a Planning Commission member Thursday called for steps to make government institutions more accountable."Right now we ... Read more...

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For the sake of power, BJP lives with indiscipline (Karnataka Newsletter)


February 26th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani had once famously warned his party against "Congressisation". By that he meant being self-serving, undisciplined and hankering ... Read more...

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UPA record in corruption unbeatable: Advani


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's "stinking record" in corruption was unbeatable, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said here Wednesday while listing ... Read more...

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BJP’s moral halo is fading rapidly (News Analysis)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) must be ruing coming to power in Karnataka and holding up the state as a gateway to rule south India. ... Read more...

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As BJP flounders, Congress searches for winning formula (Karnataka Newsletter)


February 5th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Battered by scandals, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be in poor shape in Karnataka, but the Congress seems to be clueless on a ... Read more...

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Manipur vote kickstarts India’s state elections


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Manipur, India's most disturbed state after Kashmir, will Saturday elect a new 60-member assembly to mark the start of make-or-break elections in five states.The ... Read more...

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Endless BJP bickering pushes parties into poll mode (Karnataka Newsletter)


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress, leading the central government, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ruling Karnataka for the first time, have found a common tune - early ... Read more...

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RSS, not BJP high command, rules Karnataka unit (Karnataka Newsletter)


January 15th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 15 (IANS) The more the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asserts that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) does not involve itself in its internal affairs, the greater ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh government defeats no-confidence motion (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Tuesday defeated a no-confidence motion moved by opposition Congress.The BJP, which is in power in the mineral-rich state since ... Read more...

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Fierce debate as Chhattisgarh assembly discusses no-trust motion


December 16th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Charges and counter-charges flew thick and fast among members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress as the Chhattisgarh assembly Friday began ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh parties prepare strategy ahead of winter session


December 14th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 14 (IANS) With the Congress planning to bring in a no-confidence motion against the Chhattisgarh government on grounds of corruption, the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Congress faces opposition from allies over crucial decisions


December 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Already battling opposition attacks over the price rise and its handling of corruption scandals, the Congress-led government has been buffeted by some of its ... Read more...

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Congress plans to move no-trust motion in Chhattisgarh


December 13th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) Alleging rampant corruption and rise in staged shootouts in the state, the Congress Tuesday announced it would bring in a no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Karnataka is political theatre for the Reddy brothers (News Analysis)


December 10th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 10 (IANS) Karnataka, reeling under corruption scandals and political instability, seems destined to remain a misgoverned state, hostage to the powerplay of the notoriously rich Reddy brothers ... Read more...

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India’s myopic politicians derail reforms (Comment)


December 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
India is passing through a dystopian nightmare. The scene is as gloomy as it can possibly be. High inflation, low investment, falling growth rate and a widening gap between the ... Read more...

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Now a bizarre temple tradition trips Karnataka government (Karnataka Newsletter)


December 9th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, already battling corruption scandals and dissidence, is now caught in a delicate balancing act over a bizarre ... Read more...

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