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ACB seeks nod to probe Bhujbal for Maharashtra Sadan irregularities


September 13th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) In yet another embarrassment for Maharashtra's Democratic Front government, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has sought permission to probe allegations of corruption against Public Works Department ... Read more...

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Corruption badly affects morale of defence forces: Antony


August 14th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said corruption was a serious challenge which badly affected the morale of defence personnel and urged them to renew their ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev asks PM to act on black money (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India could have won a gold if the Olympics gave a medal for corruption, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said Friday and asked Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India can win gold for corruption, says Ramdev


August 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) If the Olympics gave a medal for corruption, India could have won a gold, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said Friday as thousands poured into the ... Read more...

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Ramdev returns to Ramlila Maidan for three-day fast (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) More than a year after the controversial midnight raid by police on his protest fast at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev was ... Read more...

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Hazare, team end fast; promise people’s movement as political alternative (Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his team ended their indefinite fast against corruption here Friday evening, spelling out the contours of their political alternative that would ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off fast, to form ‘political alternative’ (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare and his team announced Thursday they would call off their indefinite fast against corruption Friday evening and proposed forming ... Read more...

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Bihar judge suspended for graft


July 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) The Patna High Court has suspended an additional district and sessions judge in Bihar for misconduct, an official said Sunday.Bhagalpur Additional District and Sessions Judge Radheshyam ... Read more...

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Ramdev draws crowds to Team Anna stir, dissents on attacking president (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Friday lent support to Team Anna's thinning anti-corruption campaign, but he slammed the team members for attacking President Pranab Mukherjee.Ramdev, who ... Read more...

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Jan Lokpal is thrust of our movement: Anna (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) On the second day of renewed agitation against graft here, Anna Hazare said the thrust of his movement was Jan Lokpal bill and demand ... Read more...

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CVC has received 20,000 complaints so far


July 10th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has received 20,000 complaints so far and taken up 1,000 for investigation, while 20,000 people have received punishment for corruption-related ... Read more...

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World Bank cancels credit for Bangladesh bridge project


June 30th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) World Bank has decided to cancel its $1.2 billion credit for Bangladesh's Padma Multipurpose Bridge project, said WB statement received here Saturday."In light of the inadequate ... Read more...

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Siberian Uranium plant boss held for bribe


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The director of a Siberian uranium enrichment plant and two of his deputies have been detained on suspicion of graft, according to state-run nuclear power ... Read more...

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Mamata asks youth to fight graft


June 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A day after terming her support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the president's post as the "voice of millions of Indians", West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

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UP government compromised on Maya’s graft: BJP


June 15th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of "compromising" and reaching an understanding with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) after a ... Read more...

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74-year-old Chinese woman jailed for graft


June 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A 74-year-old former woman executive of a state-owned company in Chinese business hub Shanghai was Tuesday sentenced to life in prison on corruption charges.Wu Xiaoli, former ... Read more...

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Will gift PM a set of saffron clothes: Uma


May 30th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, May 30 (IANS) Taking pot shots at the prime minister, firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharati Wednesday said if Manmohan Singh quits public life over allegations of corruptions she ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Hazare to sit on fast against graft Sunday


May 30th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will sit on a day-long fast against corruption and black money in the capital Sunday (June 3). Social activist Anna ... Read more...

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Team Anna accuses Krishna of mining graft in Karnataka


May 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan Tuesday alleged that External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna while serving as Karnataka chief minister indulged in corruption causing ... Read more...

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Congress asks Akhilesh to act against BSP leaders


May 18th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Calling for stringent action against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders found involved in graft, the Uttar Pradesh Congress Friday told the Samajwadi Party government that ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu ex-minister, kin raided for graft


May 17th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam, his relatives and his two personal assistants were Thursday raided by officials of the anti-corruption wing, ... Read more...

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Resolving IPL graft charges a challenge for BCCI: Maken


May 15th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Tuesday described the spot-fixing allegations in the Indian Premier League as a challenge for the Indian cricket board and expected it ... Read more...

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Court notice to CBI on Jaya Jaitly’s plea (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on a plea filed by Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitly challenging a trial court order ... Read more...

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Akhilesh against bringing chief minister’s post under Lokayukta


April 26th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday ruled out bringing the chief minister's office within the ambit of the Lokayukta.Talking to reporters after inaugurating a photo ... Read more...

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Chinese official gets death term for graft


April 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) A former official in Chinese metropolis Shanghai has been sentenced to death for taking bribes exceeding 15 million yuan (around $2.5 million).Chen Meng, former deputy chief ... Read more...

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China’s former soccer chiefs stand trial for graft


April 24th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong(Liaoning Province) April 24 (IANS) Former Chinese Football Association (CFA) chief Xie Yalong stood trial in a northeastern Chinese court Tuesday for taking bribes.The Dandong Intermediate People's Court started the ... Read more...

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No touring with Ramdev, Hazare denies rift


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Denying a rift in his team, social activist Anna Hazare Monday said he will not tour with yoga guru Baba Ramdev but share the ... Read more...

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Government has decided on no more reforms: BJP


April 20th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said the government seems to have decided against any more reforms as the prime minister's economic advisor ... Read more...

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Koda gets bail in illegal mining case, to stay in jail


April 5th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 5 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Thursday granted bail to former chief minister Madhu Koda in an illegal mining case, but he will continue to stay in jail ... Read more...

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Dynastic politics a tragedy, says Pakistani daily


April 5th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Describing dynastic politics as a tragedy, a Pakistani daily has criticised President Asif Ali Zardari's son Bilawal for not showing any independence and thinking "along ... Read more...

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All support to UP on central-aided projects: Jairam Ramesh


March 31st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday assured Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav that no central-aided projects in the state would be left hanging at ... Read more...

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An Indian who longs for India (IANS Book Review)


March 28th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Reverse Journey"; Author: Vivek Kumar Singh; Publisher: Frog Books, Mumbai;Pages: 122; Price: Rs.95 A beautiful tale, told straight from the heart. This description could well summarise this slim work ... Read more...

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Development work to be videographed in UP


March 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) In a bid to check corruption and use of sub-standard material in construction work in the rural areas, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to get ... Read more...

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Corruption will keep India in chaotic poverty trap: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Recognising that self-interest drives a market economy, the Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled Thursday also says India will stagnate and remain in the grips ... Read more...

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ICC to probe county match-fixing charges


March 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Indian bookies are fixing "soft target" county matches in England, according to an investigation by Sunday Times. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to investigate ... Read more...

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