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Haryana villagers happy after Subhash Ghai’s land allotment revoked


September 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 19 (IANS) Lured by the Haryana government into giving away village common land on the plea that Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's film school project would bring development ... Read more...

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Bo Xilai case: Police admit Neil Heywood murder ‘cover-up’


August 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Four Chinese policemen have admitted covering up the murder of Briton Neil Heywood, a day after the wife of a former top politician was tried for ... Read more...

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Court ticks off MLA for misusing law


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A Delhi court allowed bail to an accused after observing that the complainant, Jai Kishan, MLA of Sultanpuri, is a habitual offender and involved in ... Read more...

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Former US governor sentenced to 14 years in prison


December 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 8 (IANS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, after being found guilty on 18 counts of corruption.The lengthy prison sentence ... Read more...

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Ex-defence, political leaders slammed by CAG for Adarsh scam (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's former military commanders and sections of the political leadership and bureaucracy have come in for sharp criticism from the government's chief auditor for grabbing ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens to protest again


June 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare Thursday attacked the government for not being serious about ridding the country of corruption and threatened to agitate again if a ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew engulfed in new ‘cash-for-favours’ row


March 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): It looks like fresh trouble is brewing for Prince Andrew - he has been engulfed in a new 'cash-for-favours' row.It has emerged that the Duke of York used ... Read more...

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Court dismisses scribes’ trial in cash-for-query sting


September 24th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked Delhi Police to quash all proceedings against two journalists from the internet portal Cobra Post in a 2006 sting that caught ... Read more...

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Court reserves order in cash-for-query scam


September 17th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday reserved its order in the cash-for-query scam involving members of parliament. Two reporters, who conducted the sting operation, had asked the high ... Read more...

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Sarnas appear before Akal Takht, panel set up on Phoolka charges


August 8th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 8 (IANS) The Sikh high priests Saturday formed a five-member committee to look into a controversy involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims' lawyer H.S. Phoolka and the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Akal Takht stands behind Phoolka


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 22 (IANS) The Akal Takht, the highest seat of Sikhism, has asked Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Paramjit Singh Sarna and his brother to explain their stand ... Read more...

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Anti-Sikh riots: Phoolka offers to quit legal battle (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Advocate H.S. Phoolka Wednesday offered to quit the 26-year-long battle for justice to victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots after he was "hurt" by allegations of ... Read more...

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Anti-Sikh riots: Phoolka offers to quit legal battle (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) "Hurt" by the allegation of receiving crores of rupees for personal benefit, advocate H.S. Phoolka Wednesday offered to quit the 26-year-long battle for justice to victims ... Read more...

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CA man pleads guilty to a $700,000 Ponzi scheme


February 4th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) – A West Covina man on Tuesday pleaded guilty in Ponzi scheme based on bogus investments in latex gloves after 9/11 attacks, prosecutors said on Wednesday.Miguel Salazar, 36, ... Read more...

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CIA denies Headley was its agent


December 17th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has denied that Pakistan-born US national David Coleman Headley, a key suspect in the 26/11 terror attacks, was its agent at any point ... Read more...

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Afghan president vows to combat corruption in his government


December 15th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) President Hamid Karzai Tuesday vowed to combat widespread corruption in his government at all levels, calling it a menace that has brought shame to the country. Since his re-election ... Read more...

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Central, state governments protecting Amar Singh: complainant


October 29th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) Lawyer Shivakant Tripathi, who filed a criminal case accusing Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh of financial fraud, Thursday alleged that both the central and state governments were ... Read more...

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Aussie city planners sex-for-sanction deal with developer dubbed corrupt


May 28th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): An Australian city planners sexual relationship and gifts worth thousands from a developer has landed her in trouble, with the anti-corruption body dubbing it a serious corrupt ... Read more...

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