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Three policemen run over by truck in Ghaziabad


September 21st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Three policemen were killed in Ghaziabad when a truck ran over a group of seven police personnel who were on night duty, police said Friday.The accident ... Read more...

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Police post set afire in Ghaziabad (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Three policemen, including a station in-charge, were injured in Ghaziabad Monday when angry college students attacked a police station and burnt it down.According to state home ... Read more...

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CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the Congress-led UPA government and the country's official auditor were on the "same page" on the issue ... Read more...

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CAG observation on coal block allocation disputable, says PM


August 27th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Terming the observations of the CAG on coal block allocation as "disputable", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said these will be challenged in the ... Read more...

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CAG not following its mandate, says minister (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday that the official auditor's report ... Read more...

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Government accuses CAG of not following mandate


August 17th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday, adding that the official auditor's report on ... Read more...

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Speeding truck mows down 15 in Uttar Pradesh


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Fifteen people were mowed down by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district, police said Sunday.The accident took place near Barlokpur village on the Farrukhabad-Etawah ... Read more...

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Have not changed statement to save myself: Former telecom secretary


April 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi April 20 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Friday told a special Delhi court hearing the 2G case that he has not changed his statement given to ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin wants some answers on why Obama contacted Sandra Fluke’s parents


March 8th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shortly after President Barack Obama announced that he has contacted the parents of Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin came out with ... Read more...

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BJP fielding candidates of mining lobby: Kamat


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, himself accused of involvement in a mining scam, Saturday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with pandering to the mining ... Read more...

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Dalit killed in clashes between protesters, police


December 30th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 30 (IANS) A Dalit was shot dead on the Agra-Firozabad highway in Uttar Pradesh in exchange of firing between the police and protesters demanding compensation for an accident ... Read more...

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Panel slams supply of defence ration after expiry date


December 29th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) With an audit revealing that defence personnel were supplied food items whose use-before dates had expired, the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) Wednesday slammed ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharti’s deal with BCCI caused loss of Rs.3.39 crore: PAC


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati struck an erroneous agreement six years ago with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which led to ... Read more...

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Pranab compliments CAG work, gets Joshi’s praise (Roundup)


November 16th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Complimenting the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in putting checks and balances on the use of taxpayers' money, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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BJP slams official terming 2G scam loss mathematical guess


November 15th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A day after a key auditor said the figure of Rs.1.76 lakh crore in 2G scam report was a mathematical guess, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Congress, not BJP, running parallel 2G trial: Joshi


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who heads parliament's Public Accounts Committee, Thursday hit out at the Congress, accusing it of running a ... Read more...

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Nod for upgrade of Gujarat NRE’s Australian mine


October 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Gujarat NRE's Australian arm has got approval for $122 million upgrade of existing infrastructure at its coking coal mine at Russell Vale in Australia's New South ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam: Shah probe to look at pre-Beijing Olympic demand boom


September 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) A nine-member commission led by retired Supreme Court judge M.B. Shah will probe Goa's mining scam with a special eye to illegal extraction of iron ore ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh gets new top cop - for just a month!


August 31st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has named R.K. Tiwari as the state's new director general of police (DGP) -- for just a month as he is to ... Read more...

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CWG clouds Delhi assembly monsoon session opening


August 29th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Delhi assembly got off to a stormy start Monday as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members demanded a ... Read more...

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Six cops injured in mob attack in Uttar Pradesh village


August 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) At least six policemen were injured in mob violence at Rataul village, in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district, following the murder of a local farmer, officials said.Faiz ... Read more...

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I have never connived with corruption: PM


August 25th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday that he might have made mistakes but denied accusations that he had ever "connived with corruption".In his reply to ... Read more...

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Joshi, Bansal exchange barbs


August 24th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A heated exchange of words took place between the treasury and opposition benches in the Lok Sabha when Bharatiya Janata Party's Murli Manohar Joshi accused ... Read more...

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Goa PAC to probe illegal mining in forests


August 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 10 (IANS) Goa's public accounts committee (PAC) will investigate the increasing phenomenon of illegal mining encroaching upon the state's forest cover, said the PAC head and the Leader ... Read more...

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I am not answerable to BJP, says Dikshit


August 8th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for demanding her resignation over the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the Commonwealth Games irregularities, Delhi ... Read more...

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Extra spending on CWG not without reason: Dikshit


August 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A day after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) indicted her for irregularities in the Commonwealth Games (CWG), Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday said ... Read more...

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Ready to answer any query on CAG: Dikshit (Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who has been indicted for alleged irregularities in the Commonwealth Games contracts, Friday said her government was ready to answer ... Read more...

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Did not look the other way on 2G allocation, says PMO


July 31st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Sunday strongly rebutted allegations in a leading publication that Manmohan Singh had "looked the other way" despite knowing of ... Read more...

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CAG should look into oil ministry report leak: Congress


June 13th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday raised questions over the media leak of a draft Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on hydrocarbon production sharing contracts and ... Read more...

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Teenager shot dead by cop


May 31st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kanshiram Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), May 31 (IANS) A policeman shot dead a 16-year-old boy here allegedly after he continued to stalk his daughter, an official said Tuesday. The cop has ... Read more...

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BJP to hold conclave of its chief ministers


May 8th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day conclave of its chief ministers here May 9-10 to share experiences of successful schemes and ... Read more...

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Congress demands explanation from Joshi over leakage of draft report


April 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Charging senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who heads the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the ruling Congress Party on Thursday demanded an ... Read more...

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Palin launches website to interact with supporters ahead of 2012 presidential polls


April 19th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has started a new website with more contents, features including a vehicle that gathers email addresses and information from her supporters, in ... Read more...

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Had warned of PAC-JPC overlap: Congress (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it had warned earlier of an overlap in the functions of the parliamentary panels - Public Accounts Committee and Joint ... Read more...

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We had warned of JPC-PAC overlap, says Congress


April 15th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it had warned earlier of an overlap in the functions of the parliamentary panels - Public Accounts Committee and Joint ... Read more...

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