misuse of power

Suicide notes are not gospel truth: Kanda lawyer


August 14th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Seeking anticipatory bail, former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, told the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Whistleblowers bill likely to come in Rajya Sabha Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The whistleblowers protection bill is likely to be introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday, government sources said Monday.The legislation, which is one of the important ... Read more...

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AIADMK following vindictive politics, says Karunanidhi


June 6th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday accused the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu of practising vindictive politics, after he was not allowed to meet a jailed party ... Read more...

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Akhilesh orders probe against former UP power minister


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Acting on the recommendation of state Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered a probe against BSP supremo Mayawati's close ... Read more...

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Punjab’s elite-60 under HC lens over land dealings (Punjab Newsletter)


May 25th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) The makers and custodians of policy and rules in Punjab have also turned out to be the biggest violators. The greed of acquiring prime land in ... 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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Chandrababu mulls appeal against order on CBI probe


November 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday discussed with party leaders a high court order directing the CBI ... Read more...

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Court orders CBI probe into Chandrababu Naidu’s assets


November 14th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday ordered preliminary investigations by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and other agencies into the assets of former chief minister ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown Monday, rail blockade cut short


October 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Sunday cut short its three-day "rail blockade" and instead called for a shutdown in the region Monday to protest ... Read more...

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Book four cops for filing false case: Court


September 13th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday acquitted an accused in a 2006 extortion case registered in north Delhi and directed the city police chief to book four ... Read more...

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Amend Prevention of Corruption Act: CPI-M


August 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) It is vital to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) if corruption has to be overcome, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has said.The ... Read more...

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Jagan probe: Six firms submit documents to CBI


July 18th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) Six companies which invested in the businesses of YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy have submitted their replies to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), ... Read more...

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Two arrested for giving SIM card to jailed bureaucrat


June 15th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 15 (IANS) Two men were arrested Wednesday on charges of providing a mobile phone SIM card to suspended Gujarat bureaucrat Pradeep Sharma, who is in a Bhuj jail ... Read more...

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What is a forest? India yet to define (World Environment Day is on June 5)


June 4th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Most people have read the definition of a "forest" at some point or another, but in India its legal definition is still evolving within the ... Read more...

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CPI-M insulting national emblem: Trinamool


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Retaliating to the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) allegation of using black money in the Bengal polls, the Trinamool Congress Friday claimed the CPI-M had insulted ... Read more...

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Congress questions massive increase in Jagan’s assets


April 16th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The ruling Congress Saturday questioned the increase in the riches of its expelled member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy -- from Rs.77 crore in 2009 to over Rs.400 ... Read more...

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Rich politician Jagan has Rs.365 crore assets


April 15th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Former MP and president of newly-floated YSR Congress Party Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy is perhaps one of the richest politicians in India, with declared assets of Rs.365 ... Read more...

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Former Bengal Lokayukta calls for stringent anti-graft law


April 15th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Former Lokayukta of West Bengal Justice Samaresh Banerjea has demanded suitable amendment in the West Bengal Lokayukta Act and urged people to carry forward the Anna ... Read more...

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Berlusconi won’t run for re-election in 2013


April 14th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 14 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said he will not be running for re-election in 2013, ending almost 20 years as one of Italy's most colourful ... Read more...

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Clarify on 100,000 tapped phones: BJP to government


February 15th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) The government should give an "authoritative clarification" on media reports that 100,000 phones are being tapped per year, which is a matter of concern, senior BJP leader ... Read more...

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A PM who paid when sons used official car


February 9th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) At a time when Indian politicians make news for corruption and misuse of power comes a book on Lal Bahadur Shastri, the country's second prime minister who ... Read more...

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Pak should follow India’s example in booking “top guns” for wrongdoings: Pak CJ


January 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 29(ANI): Taking a cue from the court martial of a serving general in India, Pakistan's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said the government officials responsible for misuse of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s ex-speaker booked for corruption


December 29th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed cases against the former speaker of parliament, his deputy and a senior opposition party leader for corruption, misappropriation of public funds and ... Read more...

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Donna D’ Errico’s Singled Out By TSA For Her Hot Bod?


December 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The self proclaimed "Attractive" 42 year old "Bay Watch" star, Donna D' Errico, has criticized airport security staff for singling her out and making her undergo ... Read more...

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Land favours to Hooda aide irks court


November 5th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) "Favouritism" shown by various agencies of the Haryana government to a senior state functionary has invited the wrath of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.The high ... Read more...

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Amit Shah taken into custody, says allegations fabricated (Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad, July 25 (IANS) Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, charged with involvement in the 2005 killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in a staged shootout, was taken into custody by the CBI in ... Read more...

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Joran Van der Sloot Sues His Initial Legal Representative


July 6th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Joran Van der Sloot happens to be the Dutchman detained in Peru for his involvement in the case of the slaughter of Stephany Flores. ... Read more...

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Omar assures action against anyone found guilty of youth killings


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 23 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday assured action against those responsible for the recent killings of youth in the State.Speaking to the local media, ... Read more...

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No one can doubt my integrity, says Srinivasan


May 26th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Replying to the virtual charge sheet served on him by suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi, Indian cricket board secretary N.Srinivasan said Wednesday that ... Read more...

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Modi’s stunning charges against Manohar, Srinivasan


May 25th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Lalit Modi, the suspended chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Tuesday came up with startling discolsures of serious misuse of power by Indian ... Read more...

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Tharoor row: Opposition gets ammo against UPA


April 14th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The political storm triggered by Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor's alleged meddling in the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise business is likely to ... Read more...

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Now Left asks Tharoor to quit (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The two major Left parties, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and Communist Party of India (CPI), Wednesday called for Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi ... Read more...

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‘Political appointments have jeopardized RTI in Uttar Pradesh’


April 12th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Politicisation of appointments in the State Information Commission have jeopardized the enforcement of Right to Information (RTI) Act in Uttar Pradesh, activists said here Monday. Activists and ... Read more...

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Moily advocates revamp of country’s police system


February 19th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Friday advocated a revamp of the entire police system in the country in keeping with the changing times.Addressing ... Read more...

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Berlusconi faces party revolt over plans to field showgirls


February 1st, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is in trouble again - and this time it's within his own party, over reported plans to give tickets to inexperienced showgirls in ... Read more...

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