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Virbhadra graft case: Recording of evidence in November


September 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh may not succeed in coming out clean in the corruption case pending against him since 2009 before the Himachal Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Aamir inspired me to take up ‘Prithvi’: Kannada actor Puneeth


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, youngest son of late actor Rajkumar, is a huge fan of Aamir Khan and says the Bollywood star inspired him ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Kamat was aware of illegal mining: Shah commission


September 8th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and two key bureaucrats have been indicted by the Justice M.B. Shah Commission, which has established a Rs.35,000 crore iron ... Read more...

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Nod to bill for separate cadres for Manipur, Tripura


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill for the establishment of a separate cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services for Manipur ... Read more...

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NHRM scam: CBI raids in UP, Gujarat


August 30th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted raids in Uttar Pradesh as well as Gujarat in connection with the probe into embezzling of funds from ... Read more...

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Give death to Nitish Katara killers, police tell court


August 28th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Seeking death penalty for the convicts, police Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Nitish Katara and Bharti Yadav were in an "intense relationship" and ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: Court raps Uttar Pradesh for delay in prosecution (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday rapped the Akhilesh Yadav government for delaying sanction for prosecution of accused doctors and officials in the ... Read more...

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CAG Vinod Rai’s service records and dossier missing


August 21st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The service records of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai "are not traceable", the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has revealed in response ... Read more...

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Pressure on Andhra chief minister to ‘bail out’ colleagues


August 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Ministers in Andhra Pradesh are mounting pressure on the chief minister not to accept the resignation of their colleague Dharmana Prasada Rao and bail out others ... Read more...

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Land scam case against me is baseless: Achuthanandan


August 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Friday that the ongoing vigilance case against him for alleged misuse of office to transfer land in Kasargode district ... Read more...

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Andhra minister resigns after CBI names him in charge sheet


August 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh resigned Tuesday night, a day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) named him in its fourth charge sheet ... Read more...

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Andhra minister named in Jagan’s illegal assets case


August 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister and two bureaucrats of Andhra Pradesh were among 14 accused named by the CBI in its fourth charge sheet in ... Read more...

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Stunned over Pallavi’s death: Excel Entertainment officials


August 11th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Murdered woman lawyer Pallavi Purkyashtha, who worked as a legal adviser at Farhan Akhtar's production company Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., was a "friend" and an ... Read more...

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Lawyer murder: Watchman sent to police custody


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A Mumbai magistrate court Saturday remanded Sajjad Ahmed Mughal, the watchman accused in the murder of 25-year-old woman lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha to police custody till Aug ... Read more...

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Guard confesses to murdering Mumbai lawyer, act premediated: Police (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The watchman of an apartment block in central Mumbai has confessed to murdering 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha by slitting her throat because she had rebuked him, ... Read more...

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Guard confesses to murdering Mumbai lawyer


August 10th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The watchman of an apartment block in central Mumbai has confessed to murdering 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha by slitting her throat because she had rebuked him, ... Read more...

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Woman lawyer found murdered in Mumbai home


August 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A woman lawyer and daughter of a serving Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official was Thursday found murdered in her flat in Mumbai, police said here."Pallavi Atanu ... Read more...

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Former UP official gets bail in graft case


August 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 8 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday granted bail to a former Uttar Pradesh principal secretary in a corruption case related to a rural health scheme, a ... Read more...

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Nasim Ahmad Zaidi is new election commissioner


August 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Former civil aviation secretary Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi was Tuesday appointed an election commissioner by President Pranab Mukherjee."The president has appointed Syed Nasim Ahmad ... Read more...

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Another officer’s suicide stuns colleagues in UP


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Yet another Uttar Pradesh officer - one known for his integrity - has killed himself because of growing tension at workplace.In the last four years, five ... Read more...

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Srivastava named civil aviation secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) K.N. Srivastava, a 1978-batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) will take over as the new civil aviation secretary at the end of ... Read more...

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Arvind Mayaram appointed economic affairs secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Arvind Mayaram, a 1978 batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service, will succeed R. Gopalan as economic affairs secretary at the end of this month.The ... Read more...

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Andhra to provide legal aid to IAS officers in Jagan case


July 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday decided to provide legal assistance to seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers under the scanner in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

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Nitish Katara murder witness guilty of lying, says convict (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Vishal Yadav, convicted in the 2002 Nitish Katara murder case, Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that prosecution witness Ajay Katara should be prosecuted for ... Read more...

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Nitish Katara murder witness guilty of lying, says convict


July 17th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Vishal Yadav, convicted in the 2002 Nitish Katara murder case, Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that prosecution witness Ajay Katara should be prosecuted for ... Read more...

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IAS officers urge Andhra CM to act against minister


July 17th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers Tuesday urged Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy to take action against state minister T.G. Venkatesh for his remark ... Read more...

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Andhra minister’s remark angers bureaucrats


July 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Serving and retired bureaucrats in Andhra Pradesh are up in arms against a state minister's reported remark that officials who have no commitment to their work ... Read more...

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Jailed Bihar politician to be awarded Ph.D


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Another jailed Bihar politician Vijay Kumar Shukla alias Munna Shukla, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a minister, is set to be awarded a PhD. for ... Read more...

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Pradhan denies role in Anderson’s release after Bhopal tragedy


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After Arjun Singh's posthumously released autobiography claimed R.D. Pradhan helped set free Union Carbide's then chief Warren Anderson in 1984, the former home ... Read more...

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ED plea to quiz Jagan: Court decision July 6 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) A CBI special court here Monday reserved till July 6 its order on a petition by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for permission to question YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Court order July 6 on ED plea to quiz


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) A special court Monday reserved till July 6 its order on a petition by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for permission to question YSR Congress Party ... Read more...

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Still ‘chasing the monsoon’ to lift India’s fortune


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) No other weather phenomenon, perhaps, captures the attention of Indians as does monsoon, a shortfall of which can not just send the economy reeling, ... Read more...

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Virbhadra faces graft charge; says will resign if asked to (Roundup)


June 26th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Shimla/ New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a sign of trouble for him in an election year in Himachal Pradesh, a court in Shimla Monday framed corruption charges against ... Read more...

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Graft charges framed against Virbhadra, wife (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) Two days after union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh celebrated his birthday and 50 years in politics, a court here Monday framed ... Read more...

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