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BJP struggles as ‘garden city’ becomes ‘garbage city’ (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first chief minister in Karnataka B.S. Yeddyurappa and scores of legislators battle cases against them related to what has ... 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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Jyotirmoyee Sikdar sues Bengali daily for defamation


July 18th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Former Asiad gold medalist sprinter and ex-Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) lawmaker Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Wednesday filed a defamation suit against a vernacular daily after it mentioned ... Read more...

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Now, Pinki faces land scam charge


July 11th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Wednesday alleged that gold medal winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was involved in a land scam as she had illegally sold ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government set to face opposition ire


July 8th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Three weeks after a fire gutted the Maharashtra seccretariat, the Democratic Front government is preparing to face the opposition's ire over a host of issues ... Read more...

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FIR against builder, bureaucrat in Mumbai land scam


July 5th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) filed an FIR Thursday against realtor Niranjan Hiranandini and Maharashtra's Additional Chief Secretary T.C. Benjamin in a Rs.45,000 crore land scandal.In an ... Read more...

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Court wants probe into Maharashtra land scam: Activist


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In an embarrassment for the Maharashtra government, a special court here has asked the police to register a first information report (FIR) over a land scam ... Read more...

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Mayawati plotted land scam in Noida: Minister


June 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of plotting a multi-crore rupee scam involving irrigation department land in Noida ... Read more...

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BJP meets president, demands Gujarat governor’s removal


May 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party president Nitin Gadkari met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Wednesday and demanded the removal of Gujarat ... Read more...

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Sacked army officer to challenge chief’s decision


May 29th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Indian Army's former Military Secretary, Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash, whose dismissal from service by a court martial in a land scam was confirmed by ... Read more...

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Karnataka officer pays with life for exposing land scam


May 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) A senior Karnataka government official who was brutally assaulted May 15 for exposing scams in house-building cooperative societies and was on life support at a hospital ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over ‘land grab’


May 18th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha lost its question hour Friday to protests over the alleged involvement of Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal in a land grab case.The upper ... Read more...

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Defence land scam: CBI raids in Srinagar, Jammu, Patna


May 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted simultaneous search operations in Srinagar, Jammu and Patna as part of its probe into a Rs.1,500 crore ... Read more...

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Delhi land scam: Charges to be framed against 10 accused


May 5th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI special court here has decided to frame charges against 10 accused, including ex-officials of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), for alleged lapses ... Read more...

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Deshmukh named in another alleged land scam


April 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Central Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has been named in another land scam with a fresh complaint lodged before the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau, an activist ... Read more...

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‘Monitor CBI probe in Kandla Port cam’


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to examine the status of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation into the ... Read more...

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Adarsh land scam misconception, media hype: Deshmukh


February 21st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Vilasrao Deshmukh Tuesday scoffed at speculation over his alleged involvement in the Adarsh Society land scam in Mumbai and claimed ... Read more...

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Lokayukta gets a complaint and 100 kg ‘evidence’


February 14th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) The Lokayukta office here Tuesday received an unusual visitor with a 'mountain of evidence' -- weighing more than 100 kg!Armed with three sets of papers ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Halgali is new deputy chief of Indian Army


February 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Ramesh Halgali, a whistle-blower in the 2009 70-acre Sukna military station land scam in West Bengal that led to court martial of senior ... Read more...

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Multi-crore land scam accused continues in Delhi government (IANS Special)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) One of the accused in Delhi's multi-crore land scam in 2007, who allegedly allotted plots to fictitious people and sold them at exorbitant rates and ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail in land scam case


January 17th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday secured anticipatory bail in a land scam case, taking to four the number of cases in which the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan is ‘hollow’, says Chennithala


January 14th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister and Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan is a "hollow" man, state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala said Saturday."The recent vigilance case exposes him hollow. ... Read more...

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CBI begins preliminary probe in defence land scam


January 13th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry relating to the alleged misconduct by army officials in transferring a plot of land in ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan to take decision when charge sheet comes (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) With his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) having turned down his offer to quit after his name figured in a land scam, Kerala's Leader of Opposition ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan offers to quit over land scam, party says no


January 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) With the Communist Party of India-Marxist firmly behind him in a land transfer case, beleaguered former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan's offer to quit as ... Read more...

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Land scam: CBI joint director appears in court (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) joint director Thursday appeared in a Delhi court and told it that efforts were being made to trace missing ... Read more...

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Land scam: CBI joint director appears in court (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) joint director Thursday appeared in a Delhi court and told it that efforts were being made to trace ... Read more...

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‘CBI director needn’t appear before trial court’ (Lead, correcting year in paras 3,4)


January 12th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed a joint director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to appear before a trial court in place of ... Read more...

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‘CBI director needn’t appear before trial court’


January 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed a joint director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to appear before a trial court in place of ... Read more...

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Missing documents: CBI moves court against summons (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against summons issued to him by a trial court over missing documents ... Read more...

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Accuse Achuthanandan in land scam case, says vigilance


January 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) An ongoing vigilance probe, in a case of land transferred to a relative of CPI-M leader and former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, has recommended that the ... Read more...

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Missing documents: CBI moves court against summons


January 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against summons issued to him by a trial court over missing documents ... Read more...

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Another land scam probe against Kumaraswamy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) special court here Monday ordered an inquiry into the allegedly illegal freeing of government land on the city's outskirts by former ... Read more...

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Apex court gives bail to suspended Gujarat bureaucrat (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to suspended Gujarat Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Pradip Sharma, who is in jail for alleged involvement in a ... Read more...

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Apex court gives bail to suspended Gujarat bureaucrat


December 13th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to suspended Gujarat Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Pradip Sharma, who is in jail for alleged involvement in a ... Read more...

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