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Andhra government asked to reclaim land


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 30 (IANS) The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Andhra Pradesh assembly Thursday urged the government to take back lands on which industrial units have not come up ... Read more...

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Mend land policy to push realty, infrastructure (Comment)


August 19th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
The relaxation of rules by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on transfer of government land in a bid to speed up public-private partnership (PPP) projects in infrastructure sector is, indeed, significant. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces probe in one more land deal case


August 10th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his son and BJP Lok Sabha member B.Y. Raghavendra will face a probe in one more illegal land deal ... Read more...

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Court notice to 12 private hospitals in Delhi


August 8th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to 12 private hospitals for their alleged failure to comply with its earlier order to give free treatment ... Read more...

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Rosaiah exempted from personal appearance in Hyderabad court


June 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) In a major breather for Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday exempted him from personally appearing in a city court in a ... Read more...

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Signed files on officials’ advice, Deshmukh tells Adarsh panel


June 26th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Appearing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Tuesday said he did not check all documents that ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister quits over land row, CM rejects (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Kumar Saturday resigned following a controversy over allotment of a housing site in the city in alleged violation ... Read more...

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RTI activist files case against Delhi Congress legislator


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) An Right to Information (RTI) activist Friday filed a case in a Delhi court against Congress legislator Kanwal Karan Singh for illegally encroaching upon government ... Read more...

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Hyderabad court summons Tamil Nadu governor in land case


June 18th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, a city court Monday issued summons to him in a case relating to de-notification of a government ... Read more...

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High court issues notice to Bukhari, ASI (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, the government and the Archaeological Survey of India on a plea ... Read more...

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Chandy not in favour of state finance for golf club


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the previous government's decision to take over the Trivandrum Golf Club was not correct and he was not in ... Read more...

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CAG slams Maharashtra government on land allotment


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Several Maharashtra politicians secured government land at throw away prices for trusts linked to them and their relatives, said the report of the Comptroller and Auditor ... Read more...

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Deshmukh named in another alleged land scam


April 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Central Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has been named in another land scam with a fresh complaint lodged before the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau, an activist ... Read more...

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‘Monitor CBI probe in Kandla Port cam’


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to examine the status of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation into the ... Read more...

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Green tribunal scraps Posco’s $12bn Odisha project (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday suspended environment clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Odisha, the biggest foreign direct ... Read more...

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Apex court notice in Ghai land allocation case


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Maharashtra government, film maker Subhash Ghai and PIL petitioner Rajendra Lakshman Sontakke on a plea by union ... Read more...

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Gehlot calls on Tinidad and Tobago PM


January 7th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Saturday met Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Prasad Bissesar, the chief guest at the Pravasi Bharati Divas, being held here ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad civic agency accused of illegal land sale


January 5th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 5 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) has illegally sold government land near the Hindon Air Force Station to a Delhi-based private builder, former councillor Rajendra Tyagi said ... Read more...

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Apex court puts sealing in Delhi on hold, to examine law


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday ordered no further sealing of unauthorised structures or their regularization or change in land use in Delhi till it examined the ... Read more...

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Another land scam probe against Kumaraswamy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) special court here Monday ordered an inquiry into the allegedly illegal freeing of government land on the city's outskirts by former ... Read more...

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RPI demands land for Ambedkar memorial, blocks highway


December 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Republican Party of India (RPI) activists staged a road blockade on the Eastern Express highway here Thursday to press their demand for 12.5 acres of ... Read more...

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No razing in Delhi’s illegal colonies till 2014


December 14th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which puts a stop till 2014 on demolitions in Delhi's unauthorised colonies and village settlements.The National Capital Territory of Delhi ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s key confidante under Lokayukta’s scanner


December 13th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's confidante and high profile multi-portfolio minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui is now under the Lok Ayukta's scanner - the fifth minister in the ... Read more...

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Snake-charmer uses reptiles to remind officials of assured land


December 1st, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) A snake-charmer let loose a number of snakes in a government office of a small Uttar Pradesh town to shake up government officials who would not ... Read more...

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Now Karnataka industries minister under scanner for land scam


October 29th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Just a day ahead of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's anti-corruption yatra enters the state, Karnataka Police Saturday began probe into charges that ... Read more...

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Land grab probe against one more Karnataka minister


October 24th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) Karnataka Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani Monday joined the growing list of politicians from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to face a police probe into ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister faces land grab probe, won’t quit


October 21st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Police Friday began probing land grab charges against Home Minister R. Ashoka. He, however, remained defiant and said he will not quit but cooperate ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa stays in jail, bail hearing resumes Friday


October 20th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Leaving him to spend a second full day at the central jail here, the Karnataka High Court has adjourned till Friday the hearing on former chief ... Read more...

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Karnataka home minister faces probe over land order


October 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bangalore court Thursday ordered a probe into charges that Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka had abused his office to get government land in north of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa back in jail, gets AC cell


October 19th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested Saturday in corruption cases, Wednesday began his first day in an airconditioned 24X15 feet cell of the central ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa may be back in jail Tuesday, seeks bail


October 17th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested in connection with two corruption cases, may be back in jail Tuesday as he has no heart ailment, doctors ... Read more...

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Karnataka chief minister, governor agree to disagree (Letter from Karnataka)


September 25th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Karnataka, hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons for months now, is witnessing a peculiar playout between the new Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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Mayawati government to lease out hotels to private firms


September 15th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) In a quiet move, the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to give out most state-run hotels and tourist bungalows on long-term lease to ... Read more...

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Whistleblower hounded by Uttar Pradesh minister


September 15th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) A whistleblower, who complained to the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta against alleged land grabbing by Labour Minister Badshah Singh, said Thursday that he was being hounded ... Read more...

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Minister withdraws plea against Lokayukta


September 10th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav, indicted of corruption by Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, withdrew his petition against the ombudsman's recommendation, sources said Saturday.Yadav resigned ... Read more...

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