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Probe ordered into Punjab border area fund controversy


September 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has ordered a probe into the alleged embezzlement in border area grant in Punjab, a senior Congress leader said here Friday.Congress ... Read more...

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Opposition asks government to explain Bofors disclosures (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Wednesday asked the government to give an explanation on former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom's disclosures ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays trial of Sanjiv Bhatt (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the trial of Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who is facing charges of pressurising his subordinate to make a ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Sanjiv Bhatt’s trial (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the trial of Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, facing charges of pressurising his official driver to make a false ... Read more...

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Gujarat seeks policy on staged shootout probes (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the apex human rights panel on the Gujarat government's plea seeking directions to formulate ... Read more...

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Gujarat seeks policy on staged shootout probes


April 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the apex human rights panel on the Gujarat government's plea seeking directions to formulate ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to Chhattisgarh on judges’ appointment (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notices to the central and Chhattisgarh governments on a plea seeking an independent inquiry into the alleged lapses in selection ... Read more...

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USAID chief Rajiv Shah to visit India


December 19th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Rajiv Shah, head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the highest-ranking Indian-American in the Obama administration, begins a two-day visit ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to Gujarat on Bhatt’s plea


November 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central and Gujarat governments on a petition by suspended police officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking that the ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to centre, Kashmir over custodial death


October 31st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Jammu and Kashmir governments on a petition seeking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Police criticised for alleged torture of activist


October 11th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 11 (IANS) Right activists Tuesday slammed Chhattisgarh Police for allegedly torturing a suspected Maoist conduit who was held in Delhi last week and brought back to the state ... Read more...

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BJP smells victory in Uttar Pradesh


October 9th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Buoyed by its internal surveys which show the party has gained ground in Uttar Pradesh on the issue of corruption, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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How Zakia Jafri’s complaint reached apex court


September 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Zakia Jafri, widow of former MP Ehsan Jafri killed in the Gulberg Society carnage during the 2002 Gujarat riots, moved the Supreme Court in ... Read more...

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Himachal court orders CBI probe into man’s death


August 24th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has transferred the investigation into the death of a man due to electrocution from the state police to the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scandal: Police give report to apex court


August 4th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Delhi Police Thursday filed a comprehensive status report in the Supreme Court on its probe into the cash-for-votes scandal of 2008, when the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote scam: Delhi Police faces heat in apex court (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday castigated Delhi Police for their tardy investigations into bribery charges during a trust vote in parliament in 2008."We are wholly unsatisfied ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote scam: Delhi Police under fire of apex court


July 15th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday castigated Delhi Police for their investigations into bribery charges during a trust vote in parliament in 2008.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh addresses 3.6 mn complaints: Sounds too good?


July 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 12 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government claims it has disposed of a staggering 3.6 million public complaints in the last six months, thanks to a law passed ... Read more...

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Lucknow custodial death: Supreme Court favours independent probe


July 8th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it was in favour of an independent investigation into the custodial death of Lucknow deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan. ... Read more...

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Team Anna seeks TDP’s support for Lokpal bill


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare's team Saturday sought support of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) for a strong anti-corruption Lokpal Bill.Hazare's associate and Right to Information ... Read more...

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Former UN security worker charged with $100,000 fraud


July 1st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An ex-UN employee has been arrested for allegedly holding jobs at the UN and the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) as well, the US Department ... Read more...

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India building credible minimal deterrence, says IAF


June 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) India is building a credible minimal deterrence to pre-empt any attack from adversaries as part of its nuclear doctrine based on no-first-use with a second strike ... Read more...

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Andhra ready for CBI probe into Maoist leader’s killing


April 15th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Friday told by the Andhra Pradesh government that it was prepared for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the ... Read more...

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Hear views of Himachal’s dam-hit, Ramesh urged


April 14th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has urged union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh to hear the local people's viewpoint on construction of a hydroelectric ... Read more...

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Ulterior motive behind Lancet allegation: Expert


April 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A leading health expert Monday said international health journal Lancet may have an ulterior motive behind its accusation that the Indian government was "suppressing truth" ... Read more...

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CBI probe demanded in another Gujarat shootout case


April 1st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 1 (IANS) After the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Ishrat Jahan staged shoot-out cases, the Gujarat Police Friday found itself in hot water in the Sadiq Jamal case as ... Read more...

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Six housing projects for slum dwellers


March 11th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) To cope up with the increasing burden of migrant population in the city, the Delhi government has decided to build more houses for slum dwellers ... Read more...

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Man accuses Rahul of gangrape, fined Rs.50 lakh


March 7th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Monday fined a petitioner Rs.50 lakh for falsely accusing Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi of gangrape of ... Read more...

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Taj in real danger from dry polluted Yamuna (Lead, correcting name in last para)


March 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 5 (IANS) Till recently it was a mere conjecture, but now signs of stress and physical distortions on the white marble surface are beginning to confirm what everyone ... Read more...

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Taj in real danger from dry, polluted Yamuna


March 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 5 (IANS) Till recently it was a mere conjecture, but now signs of stress and physical distortions on the marble surface are beginning to confirm what everyone has ... Read more...

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Independent agency to manage debt: Pranab


February 28th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) An independent debt management agency will be set up to help enforce fiscal responsibilities among states and the central government, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday. ... Read more...

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Kalmadi demands JPC to probe CWG scam (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after two of his close aides and senior officials of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee were arrested, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president and MP Suresh Kalmadi ... Read more...

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Two cases filed over MCD’s ghost staff, court told


October 27th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that two criminal cases had been registered on the issue of ghost employees in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi ... Read more...

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Rwanda beckons Indian investors, entrepreneurs


October 25th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) Rwanda Monday invited Indian investors and entrepreneurs to explore business opportunities and also help it develop socially and economically into a modern state."The World Bank has declared our ... Read more...

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Plea for sacking Kalmadi to come up in court Wednesday


October 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday will hear a petition seeking removal of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi over alleged irregularities in preparations for the just ... Read more...

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