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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Police takes stock of village defence committees


September 7th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police has started the process of "rationalising" the village defence committees (VDCs) after the waning of militancy in the state.The VDCs were ... Read more...

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Essar denies wrongdoing in acquiring Navbharat power


September 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Energy major Essar Power Wednesday denied any impropriety in its acquisition of Navbharat Power, one of the five companies against whom the CBI has filed an ... Read more...

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PM can’t evade responsibility in coal block allocation: BJP


August 31st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cannot evade his responsibility in the coal block allocations and must quit, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said Friday."It ... Read more...

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Subodh Kant Sahay denies involvement in coal allocation (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Denying allegations of impropriety and nepotism in coal block allocation, union minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday that he never sought favours for his ... Read more...

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PM attacks CAG, BJP won’t give up (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday attacked the official auditor for suggesting huge presumptive losses from coal blocks allocation and said allegations of impropriety hurled ... Read more...

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PM attacks CAG, BJP won’t give up (Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday attacked the official auditor for suggesting huge presumptive losses from coal blocks allocation and said allegations of impropriety hurled ... Read more...

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CAG report is clearly disputable, flawed: PM (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Declaring that allegations of impropriety in coal block allocations were baseless and unsupported by facts, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said the official auditor's ... Read more...

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Prime Minister’s statement on coal block allocation


August 27th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday made a statement in both houses of parliament on coal block allocation for which the opposition is asking for ... Read more...

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PM not allowed to speak; both houses adjourned till 2 p.m. (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday as the BJP refused to allow Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make a statement ... Read more...

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Allegations of impropriety in coal block allocation baseless: PM (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said allegations of impropriety in coal block allocations were baseless and unsupported by facts.Calling the observations of the CAG ... Read more...

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Amarinder hits out at Badals for going on holiday


February 15th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) With Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal flying off to South Africa for a family holiday, state ... Read more...

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Gujarat moves apex court on Lokayukta’s appointment (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging a state high court verdict that upheld the appointment of Justice (retd) R.A. Mehta as ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor accepts ombudsman’s resignation


September 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Tuesday accepted the resignation of Lokayukta Shivaraj V. Patil, who quit late Monday after a row over his buying a housing plot, ... Read more...

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Anna fever may grip Pakistan too: daily (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The time may have come for an Anna Hazare type campaign against corruption in Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper said Thursday.An editorial in the mass circulation ... Read more...

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‘Manmohan must realise people rising up against graft’


August 18th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has to realise that many in his country are beginning to peacefully rise against corruption, said a leading Pakistani ... Read more...

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Lokayukta denies naming Krishna in mining report


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Friday denied he had named External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who was chief minister in 1999-2004, in his report on illegal ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress sparring continues over Lokayuka report (Evening lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday traded charges over illegal mining in Karnataka and the continuation of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Murdoch says he’s humbled by MPs’ probe


July 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch Tuesday said his appearance before MPs to answer questions over phone-hacking episode was the "most humble day of his life".This was the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa challenges governor’s sanction to prosecute him


July 14th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday challenged in the high court Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's sanction to prosecute him on charges of corruption and illegal land deals, ... Read more...

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Military tribunal reduces ex-woman officer’s punishment


July 14th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) The Chandigarh bench of a military tribunal Wednesday commuted the one-year sentence awarded to retired Major Dimple Singla, who was the first woman officer of the ... Read more...

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Remove mobile phone tower, court tells building owner


June 16th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A Delhi court has directed an east Delhi property owner to remove a mobile phone tower and a generator from his premises as these ... Read more...

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2G scam: ‘No disrespect to any institution’, says Sibal


January 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): After the Supreme Court and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) pulled him up for making statements that undermined the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on ... Read more...

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Sibal claims no wrong as apex court, Joshi slam 2G remark (Roundup)


January 21st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) On a day of charges and rebuttals, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal was rebuked by the Supreme Court Friday for his remarks that the official auditor was ... Read more...

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2G scam: Joshi writes to Speaker about Sibal’s comment on CAG report


January 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar stating that it ... Read more...

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PAC chief Joshi writes to Speaker against Sibal


January 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP leader who heads parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), has in a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar questioned Communications Minister ... Read more...

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Probe panel on telecom licences to give report in four weeks


December 13th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Shivraj V. Patil, heading the panel probing the procedures in award of airwaves for second generation (2G) telecom services, Monday said he has ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence, says Raja; meets Karunanidhi (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence: A. Raja


December 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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Nigeria files bribery charges against Cheney in LNG plant scandal


December 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lagos, Dec 8 (ANI): The Nigerian anti-corruption agency has reportedly filed charges against former US Vice-President Dick Cheney for his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal involving Halliburton, the company he ... Read more...

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Supreme Court gives lawyer another chance to apologise


December 7th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday gave another opportunity to senior counsel Prashant Bhushan to tender an apology to Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia in a contempt of court case. ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney faces bribery charges in Nigeria over LNG plant scandal


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Abuja, Dec 3 (ANI): Nigeria's anti-corruption agency would reportedly charge US Vice-President Dick Cheney for his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal involving Halliburton, the company he once headed.Cheney was ... Read more...

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Congress chief ministers part of Goa land scam: Parrikar


December 1st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) Two former Goa chief ministers are involved in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) land allotment scam worth Rs.100 crore, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manohar Parrikar ... Read more...

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Chastened Yeddyurappa vows to keep a distance from kin


November 25th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) Battling charges of nepotism, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday vowed to keep a distance from his kin and "selfish people"."I had not realised that I had ... Read more...

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TRAI asks Govt. to cancel 62 licenses of five telecom companies


November 18th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked the government to cancel 62 licenses given to five telecom companies including Etisalat (Swan), Uninor and Videocon.It ... Read more...

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