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Team Anna alleges kickbacks in India’s major deals (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday released a set of documents that allude to "kickbacks and money laundering" in several defence and commercial deals of the Indian government, ... Read more...

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Team Anna alleges kickbacks in India’s major deals


April 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday released a set of documents that allude to "kickbacks and money laundering" in several defence and commercial deals of the Indian government, ... Read more...

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‘Designers don’t take undue advantage of weavers’


April 24th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Deepika Govind regularly works with weavers in the interiors of southern India. She begs to differ that leading designers like her, who sell their merchandise ... Read more...

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Maid torture: Doctor’s wife gets bail (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday granted bail to a woman arrested along with her doctor husband April 4 for allegedly locking up their 13-year-old maid in ... Read more...

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Maid torture: Doctor couple sent to judicial custody


April 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sent to 14 days judicial custody a doctor couple who had gone to Thailand for a vacation last month after allegedly ... Read more...

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After riots, girls fall prey to sex trade in Kandhamal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Odisha), March 22 (IANS) Abject poverty is pushing many young girls from Odisha's Kandhamal district, that witnessed terrible communal riots in August 2008, into the sex trade. Girls from ... Read more...

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Two businessman get bail in graft case


March 15th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday granted bail to two businessman allegedly involved in paying a bribe to central excise officials.Dilip Aggarwal and Anand Aggarwal ... Read more...

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Excise official’s bail plea dismissed


March 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday dismissed the bail application of Central Excise Commissioner A.K. Srivastava allegedly involved in a graft case.Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Order reserved on excise commissioner’s bail plea


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday reserved its order on the bail plea of Central Excise Commissioner A.K. Srivastava allegedly involved ... Read more...

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Court takes note of graft charges against excise official


March 1st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A special CBI court here Thursday took cognizance of a charge sheet filed against an official of the central excise and others, and paved the ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for selling his three children


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling his three children.Huang Liang was sentenced Wednesday in a court in Fujian ... Read more...

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Bihar government now targets corrupt middlemen


January 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) After corrupt officials, it is now the turn of middlemen who indulged in misappropriation of government funds to have their properties confiscated by the Bihar government.Bihar ... Read more...

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Arrested excise official’s health improving, court told


January 18th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Central Excise Commissioner A.K. Srivastava's health has improved and he can be discharged in a few days from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Excise official, middleman sent to day’s CBI custody


January 16th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Monday sent a central excise official and a middleman, arrested in a corruption case, to ... Read more...

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Excise official’s anticipatory bail plea dismissed


January 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail application of Central Excise Commissioner A.K. Srivastava, who had allegedly demanded a ... Read more...

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CBI oppose bail plea of excise commissioner (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday opposed the anticipatory bail application of Central Excise Commissioner A.K. Srivastava for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs.60 ... Read more...

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Bribe case: Excise official sent to judicial custody


January 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A court here Tuesday sought the CBI's reply on the anticipatory bail plea of central excise commissioner A.K. Srivastava in a corruption case and sent ... Read more...

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Bribe case: CBI custody of excise official extended till Jan 10


January 7th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody of a central excise official and an alleged middleman were Saturday extended till Jan 10 by a special ... Read more...

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Bribe case: Excise official, middleman sent to CBI custody (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A central excise official and an alleged middleman were Tuesday remanded to four days' custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by a ... Read more...

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Excise official sent to police custody


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday remanded to four days judicial custody a superintendent of Central Excise along with a middleman for ... Read more...

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Farmer association supports FDI in retail


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government has started consultations with various stakeholders, including associations of farmers and industry bodies, to garner support for allowing foreign investment in the retail ... Read more...

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Three more added to the list of corrupt referees


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 22 (IANS) Three more names were added to the list of corrupt soccer referees after their under-trial colleague Zhou Weixin confessed that they had taken bribes ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan meeting ‘dubious’ character raises eyebrows


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan's meeting in the wee hours of Sunday with a man being probed by three government agencies has begun to ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes case: Ruling on Hindustani’s bail Sep 29


September 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved till Sep 29 its order on the bail plea of Sohail Hindustani, middleman and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Villagers block road over Bihar family’s suicide


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 23 (IANS) Angry villagers blocked a road during the visit of Bihar's Aurangabad district magistrate and superintendent of police Tuesday to protest corruption in a housing scheme that ... Read more...

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Man kills self, family in Bihar


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 22 (IANS) Driven by poverty, a man set his wife and three children on fire before killing himself in Bihar's Aurangabad district early Monday, police said.The man, a ... 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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SBI staffer held for graft


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a State Bank of India (SBI) employee and a middleman here for accepting bribe from a businessman, ... Read more...

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19 child labourers rescued in Delhi


July 26th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Nineteen child labourers found slaving away in shoe, sticker and bag manufacturing units here were rescued by police with the help of an NGO, it ... Read more...

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Suspended home ministry official gets bail


July 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted bail to suspended Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ravi Inder Singh, accused of passing official information from the home ... Read more...

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Three customs, port employees nabbed for accepting bribes


May 27th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) The Mumbai anti-corruption branch (ACB) of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) apprehended three officers for accepting bribe while on duty in separate operations and seized ... Read more...

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One more ‘fake’ pilot arrested in Delhi


May 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Another pilot was arrested for using forged marksheets to procure Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) here, police said Wednesday."Sourabh Prakash Lokhande, 29, a trainee pilot in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand workers branded as Maoists, thrashed in Tamil Nadu


May 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 25 (IANS) Six labourers from Jharkhand were branded as Maoists, beaten up and held hostage by villagers in Tamil Nadu before they managed to escape earlier this week. ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: One more held


May 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Another pilot was arrested for submitting forged documents to obtain his commercial pilots licence, police said Thursday."The 22-year-old pilot -- Rohit Kapoor -- was arrested ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists headed for major triumph in cabinet reshuffle


May 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Exactly three months after they helped communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal become the new prime minister, Nepal's Maoists headed for a major triumph Wednesday with the ... Read more...

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