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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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Government doesn’t protect whistleblowers: Activists


September 19th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) On Sep 2, Nandi Singh, 40, was hacked to death in a remote village in Assam. His crime: he blew the whistle on misappropriation in ... Read more...

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Four Odisha officials held in rural job scheme fraud


August 10th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IANS) Four senior government officials in Odisha's Nuapada district have been arrested for embezzling funds sanctioned under the central government's flagship rural jobs scheme, an official said ... Read more...

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Fraud case launched over Sochi 2014 Olympic projects


August 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The investigation of the first fraud case over the finances of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been completed and will soon go to court, ... Read more...

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JKCA internal probe clears Abdullah of hand in scam


July 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 18 (IANS) Union minister Farooq Abdullah, who is also the president of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), has been exonerated of the multi-crore embezzlement ... Read more...

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Hyderabad builder arrested for cheating DLF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Hyderabad police Saturday arrested top builder Gowri Shankar Gupta for cheating construction and real estate major DLF to the tune of over Rs.300 crore.Gupta, owner of ... Read more...

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Fraud uncovered in Chinese projects with foreign loans


June 19th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China has uncovered fraud worth 237 million yuan (around $37 million) in projects that used loans from foreign organisations, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, ... Read more...

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Ukrainian opposition to probe Euro 2012 funding


June 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian opposition will launch an investigation into possible misappropriation of state budget funds during the preparation for the Euro 2012 football tournament.Ukrainian parliament vice-speaker ... Read more...

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Karnataka officer’s murder case solved, four held: Police


June 7th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) Four people, including a cashier in a cooperative credit society in Bangalore, were arrested Thursday for the fatal attack on a Karnataka government officer known to ... Read more...

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Haryana officers booked for loss to state


May 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Three engineers, working for the Haryana government, have been charge-sheeted for having caused a loss running into crores of rupees to the state exchequer, a spokesman ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank sues home-audio firm


May 15th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has filed a lawsuit against a home-audio company for using her pictures without her permission.The actress filed the lawsuit in a ... Read more...

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6 Tripura officials jailed for embezzlement


April 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 4 (IANS) A BDO (block development officer) and five Tripura government officials were Wednesday sentenced to different jail terms by a local court for embezzling Rs.41 lakh in ... Read more...

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Congress attacks BJP over CAG report indicting Modi government


March 30th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With a Comptroller and Auditor General of India report alleging financial irregularities worth thousands of crores of rupees by the Narendra Modi government in ... Read more...

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Document is best piece of evidence in proving facts: Court


March 9th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A person can lie but not a document, observed a special Central Bureau of Investigation court while ruling that documents are the best piece of ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress holds sit-in fast to press demands (Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 9th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Tripura Congress leaders, led by opposition leader Ratan Lal Nath, Thursday began a fast for 30 hours to press for their 15-point demands, including a high ... Read more...

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Jagan’s aide sent to CBI custody in Emaar case


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A city court Friday remanded Sunil Reddy, an aide of YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for questioning ... Read more...

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From minister to loner? Aides desert Manpreet Badal (Punjab Newsletter)


December 24th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 24 (IANS) Just over a year ago, former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal was expelled from the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal owing to ideological differences with the top ... Read more...

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Stolen medicines racket busted


December 20th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Seven people, including a staffer of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), have been arrested for siphoning off medicines from Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and ... Read more...

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Sevilla president given seven-and-half year jail term


December 19th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 19 (IANS) The President of Spanish Primera Liga club, Sevilla Jose Maria del Nido was sentenced to seven and a half years in jail for corruption here Monday.Nido ... Read more...

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11 Haryana power officials suspended for contractor nexus


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Exposing the nexus between its officers and contractors in award of contracts, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) Wednesday placed 11 officers, including senior engineers, ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s information minister jailed


September 28th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Egyptian court Wednesday jailed for seven years the former information minister of the Hosni Mubarak government for corruption and misappropriation of public funds.Anas al-Fiqqi's ... Read more...

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Himachal tightens laws against corruption


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) With the national outcry against corruption, Himachal Pradesh has been quick to make laws that aims to check misappropriation of public money and assets and ensure ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha trial unfair: Justice Soumitra Sen


August 19th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen Friday termed his trial by the upper house of parliament as "unfair" and said he would challenge the impeachment ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha makes history; votes for Justice Sen’s impeachment (Third Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha creates history; votes for Justice Sen’s impeachment (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha resumes impeachment debate


August 18th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday resumed the discussion on the motion to impeach Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen for misconduct, the first such case ... Read more...

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Will announce my innocence from roof tops: Soumitra Sen


August 17th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen, facing impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for alleged financial irregularities, Wednesday made a powerful presentation claiming he ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks Mayawati government over health funds (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur/Mau (Uttar Pradesh), July 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, on a two-day tour of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Thursday slammed the Mayawati government over alleged bungling of rural ... Read more...

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Mayawati asks CBI to probe medical officer’s death


July 13th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday ordered a CBI inquiry into the mysterious death of deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan in a Lucknow jail hospital ... Read more...

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Sai trust member quizzed by police for five hours (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), June 25 (IANS) Police in this pilgrim town in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district Saturday questioned Sathya Sai Central Trust member R.J. Ratnakar for over five hours over ... Read more...

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Puttaparthi traders demand state takeover of Sai trust (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), June 25 (IANS) As police intensified probe into the seizure of Rs.35 lakh from a car allegedly linked to the Sathya Sai trust, traders in this bustling ... Read more...

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Puttaparthi observes shutdown against Sathaya Sai trust


June 25th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Traders in the pilgrim town of Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district Saturday observed a shutdown to protest the alleged irregularities committed by the Sathya ... Read more...

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Trips plus measures outside WTO framework not acceptable: Anand Sharma


April 26th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today reiterated that India will not accept any trips plus decision that is taken outside the multilateral framework. Speaking after the third ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit sharing


April 20th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of the Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit sharing by India.The Nagoya Protocol would also contribute to the other ... Read more...

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After seizing Gaddafi’s $2b, Canada unveils bill to freeze assets


March 4th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) After seizing Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's $2 billion in its banks earlier this week, Canada Thursday introduced a bill to seize assets of foreign dictators and ... Read more...

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