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Kargil martyrs remembered on Vijay Diwas


July 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) A solemn ceremony was held at the Chinar Corps headquarters here Thursday to commemorate the heroes of the 1999 Kargil conflict on the 13th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Two get bail in Adarsh scam


June 7th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Two accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam were granted bail by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Thursday after the probe agency ... Read more...

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Under flak, Chavan meets Sonia, PM


April 21st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the political situation in the state in the face ... Read more...

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Adarsh society plot belongs to government, says judicial panel (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former Maharashtra chief ministers, a judicial panel's interim report Tuesday said the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building ... Read more...

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State owns Adarsh Society land, says judicial panel


April 17th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former chief ministers, a judicial panel probing Adarsh Society scam Tuesday said that the land on which the controversial highrise ... Read more...

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Adarsh land belonged to state, not meant for war heroes: Minister (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) A union minister Thursday said on oath that the land in prestigious south Mumbai where the controversial Adarsh Society's 31-storey housing block stands belonged to the ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society land belongs to Maharashtra government: Shinde


May 26th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Union Energy Minister and former Maharashra chief minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building stands belongs to the state ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI raids ex-BMC Commissioner’s residence


March 15th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mumbai, Mar 15 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday raided the residences of former Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Jairaj Phatak in Delhi and Mumbai in connection with ... Read more...

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Notice to environment ministry on Adarsh society’s plea


February 17th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday sought the response of the union environment ministry on a petition by members of the scam-hit Adarsh Housing Society challenging the ministry's order ... Read more...

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Adarsh demolition order challenged in court


February 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Members of the scam-hit Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society have moved the Bombay High Court challenging the union environment ministry's demolition order against its 31-storey building here, a ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Society members challenge MOEF demolition order


February 15th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Almost a month after the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) passed an order to demolish the Adarsh Housing Society, its members have approached the Bombay High ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: BJP demands Maharashtra Governor’s sanction to prosecute Deshmukh, Shinde


February 11th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met Maharashtra Governor K Sankarnarayanan here on Friday and demanded his sanction to prosecute former State Chief Ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and ... Read more...

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CBI grills three main accused in Adarsh scam


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 3 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday questioned three main accused in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society scam including Congress leader K L Gidwani and retired Brigadier ... Read more...

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Guilty will not be spared in Adarsh scam: Antony


January 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said appropriate action will be taken against all those held guilty as per the findings of the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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CBI raids across country in Adarsh Society scam


January 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 30 (ANI): A day after registering an FIR in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday is carrying out raids across the country in ... Read more...

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CBI registers case in Adarsh housing scam


January 29th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 29 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered a case against some retired Army officials and bureaucrats of Maharashtra Government in connection with the controversial Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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Demolish Adarsh building in three months: Jairam Ramesh (Roundup)


January 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The Adarsh housing society scam took a dramatic turn Sunday when Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh ordered the demolition of the building in Mumbai within three months ... Read more...

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Maharashtra politicos cheer Adarsh demolition order


January 16th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Welcoming the environment ministry's order to demolish the Adarsh housing society building within three months, politicians in Maharashtra said this was the only option for the scam-hit ... Read more...

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Demolish Adarsh building in three months: Environment ministry (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The environment ministry Sunday ordered that the scam-hit Adarsh housing society building in Mumbai be demolished within three months for Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) violations. The society ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society: Tenor of order malafide, says lawyer Maneshinde


January 16th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Reacting to the Ministry of Environment's decision to demolish the 31-storey Adarsh Housing Society in Mumbai, the society's counsel, Satish Maneshinde on Sunday said that the tenor ... Read more...

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Demolish Adarsh society building: environment ministry (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The environment ministry Sunday ordered that the scam-hit Adarsh housing society building in Mumbai be demolished within three months for violating green norms.The ministry in its order ... Read more...

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Adarsh society should be demolished: Jairam Ramesh


January 16th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Accusing the controversial Adarsh society for violating the spirit of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) laws, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that the society 'should be ... Read more...

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Adarsh building should be demolished: environment ministry


January 16th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The scam-hit Adarsh housing society building in Mumbai should be demolished for violating green norms, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) said Sunday.The environment ministry had ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society scam: Ex-bureaucrat Tiwari to meet Maharashtra Governor


January 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANI): Ramanand Tiwari, the tainted former bureaucrat in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, will meet Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan today.The meet comes days after the Maharashtra government recommended ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Cabinet recommends removal of Tiwari as Information Commissioner


January 11th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): The Maharashtra Cabinet has recommended the removal of Ramanand Tiwari as the state's Information Commissioner following allegations of withholding information on the controversial Adarsh Housing Society in Mumbai.According ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan announces judicial probe into Adarsh scam


January 8th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 8(ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday announced a judicial probe into the controversial Adarsh Housing Society scam.The judicial commission will have former Bombay High Court Chief Justice J.A. ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Information Commissioner Tiwari’s leave application rejected


January 5th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 5 (ANI): Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Wednesday refused to grant leave to Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari, whose son owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society in Mumbai."Tiwari ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Information Commissioner Tiwari goes on leave, won’t quit


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 5 (ANI): Maharashtra Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari, whose son owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society in Mumbai, has submitted his leave application to the State Governor, amid ... Read more...

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Adarsh society scam: Former IAS officer Subhash Lalla resigns


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 3 (ANI): Former IAS officer Subhash Lalla has resigned as a member of Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission following allegations of his involvement in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam.Lalla ... Read more...

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CBI claims to have evidence in Adarsh society scam


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has claimed to have found evidence of alleged forgery and manipulation of documents on part of some army officials and bureaucrats ... Read more...

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Environment ministry to hear Adarsh society Jan 4


December 28th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday granted an extension of seven days to Mumbai's scam-hit Adarsh housing society for the hearing on its show-cause notice for "unambiguously" violating coastal ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Maharashtra Govt. asks two bureaucrats to resign


December 28th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 28 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government has sought resignations of two bureaucrats for their alleged role in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society scam.According to reports, State Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari and ... Read more...

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Remove corrupt UPA government: Gadkari


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Calling upon the people to replace the "corrupt" United Progressive Alliance government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court questions inaction against erring officers


December 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday questioned the state government over inaction against erring officers involved in the Mumbai's Adarsh cooperative housing society scam."Why has the state government not ... Read more...

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‘Stringent action will be taken against officers involved in Adarsh scam’: Army Chief


December 15th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Army Chief General V. K. Singh on Wednesday said an internal inquiry is on against the officers named in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scam, and added that ... Read more...

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