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Notice against Kerala minister for alleged phone tapping


July 31st, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) A CPI-M legislator in Kerala Tuesday filed a breach of privilege notice against the state's home minister over the police allegedly tapping phones of the party's ... Read more...

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Army chief slams as ‘fiction’ reports of phone tapping


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday termed as "fiction" reports that he had ordered phone tapping of key government functionaries while his birth date row ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns from the board of News Group Newspapers


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Murdoch, heir to the Rupert Murdoch media empire, resigned from the board of News Group Newspapers last September, it has now emerged. The company is the ... Read more...

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Arvind Kejriwal shown black flags, heckled


November 6th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 6 (IANS) India Against Corruption leader Arvind Kejriwal was greeted with black flags, heckled and booed at a meeting held here Sunday morning, a police officer said. The trouble ... Read more...

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Ready to quit if phone-tapping charges proved: Yeddyurappa (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) A defiant Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday declared that he would resign from the post and active politics if the charges that state agencies ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa urges PM to probe Lokayukta phone tapping


July 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday wrote to the prime minister and urged him to set up a committee to probe the allegations of phone ... Read more...

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Will quit if Lokayukta phone tapping proved: Yeddyurappa


July 25th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said he would resign from his post and retire from politics if allegations that he tapped the state Lokayukta's ... Read more...

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Phone-tapping charges baseless, will write to PM: Yeddyurappa


July 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) Phone-tapping allegations against his government are "baseless", a defiant Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said here Monday after returning from a holiday in Mauritius even ... Read more...

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Congress demands action on Lokayukta phone tap


July 24th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) The Congress Sunday urged Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj to take action against the B.S. Yeddyurappa government over the alleged tapping of Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde's phone."The ... Read more...

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Will Indian media learn the Murdoch lessons?


July 24th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A media magnate being grilled and a prime minister called into question. As the drama unfurled in London and millions watched News Corp chief ... Read more...

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Can’t comment on unreleased Lokayukta report: BJP


July 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday refused to comment on the leaked report of Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde which indicts Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s phone hacked?


June 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Kate Middleton was being watched by private eyes as soon as her engagement to Prince William was announced. She has been brought into the ... Read more...

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Government may tighten phone tapping norms


April 25th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The government is likely to make phone tapping norms more stringent, including prohibiting it for detecting income tax evasions, after recommendations from a panel ... Read more...

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Bhushan CD not tampered with: Sources


April 21st, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): The Bhushans, who are a part of the Jan Lokpal Bill, suffered yet another blow on Thursday, as a government-owned forensic laboratory reported that a CD allegedly ... Read more...

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Canadian Police kept in dark over Parmar’s phone tapping in Air India case: Bass


March 9th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Mar.9 (ANI): Royal Canadian Mounted Police Deputy commissioner Gary Bass has said RCMP investigators in the Air India case were not told that Canadian Security Intelligence Service had been wiretapping the ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over 1984 killings, caste census, phone tapping (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Ruckus by opposition MPs over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, caste census and phone tapping disrupted question hour in both houses of parliament Tuesday.Opposition members sought to ... Read more...

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Advani demands JPC probe on all scams


February 15th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday criticizing the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, demanded that the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) should probe ... Read more...

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Govt. must clarify on phone tapping: BJP


February 15th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Tuesday sought a clarification from the UPA government on alleged tapping of over one lakh telephones across the ... Read more...

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Reliance Infocomm refutes allegations in phone-tapping case


February 14th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Reliance Infocomm on Monday refuted in the Supreme Court the allegations that it had illegally tapped former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's phone, saying that it had ... Read more...

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Supreme Court pulls up Amar Singh in phone-tapping case


February 9th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh for wasting the court's time in the telephone-tapping case.The apex court's observation came after ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up government in Amar Singh phone-tap case (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the government, Delhi Police, a telecom operator and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh for filing "very casual and vague" affidavits and ... Read more...

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Illegitimate lobbying should be curbed, says Khurshid (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Amid the controversy over the leaked tapes of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Salman Khurshid said Tuesday that lobbying was a ... Read more...

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Illegitimate lobbying should be curbed, says Khurshid


December 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Amid the controversy over the leaked tapes of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Salman Khurshid said Tuesday that lobbying was a part ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams reveals his mobile phone was hacked


November 4th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 4 (ANI): Take That singer Robbie Williams has revealed that his mobile phone was hacked by a tabloid.According to ABC News, the pop singer said that he wasn't worried ... Read more...

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‘Delhi CWG terror alert’ not meant to criticise ‘good friends’ Indian govt, citizens: Gillard


September 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 29 (ANI): After a fresh alert was issued saying there is a "high risk of a terrorist attack" at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said ... Read more...

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Oz issues fresh alert of “high risk of terrorist attack” during Delhi CWG


September 29th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 29 (ANI): The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs has released a fresh alert saying there is a "high risk of terrorist attack" at the Delhi Common Wealth Games, which are ... Read more...

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Phone-tapping of anti-social elements justified: Court


August 21st, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday held that investigating agencies can intercept phone calls of an individual if there is sufficient evidence to prove that he or she ... Read more...

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117 hours of parliament lost to frequent disruptions (To go with ‘Parliament session ends with little business conducted’)


May 7th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) More than 117 hours or over 30 percent of the total scheduled 385 hours were lost during the 2010 budget session of parliament due to frequent disruptions ... Read more...

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UPA in unholy nexus with phony section of opposition: BJP


May 7th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said the voting on the cut motions on demand for grants helped expose the "unholy alliance" between the ruling UPA ... Read more...

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Left to decide Monday on moving privilege motion against PM


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Left parties will meet Monday to decide whether to move a breach of privilege motion against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for speaking outside parliament on ... Read more...

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Centre may order inquiry into phone tapping allegations


May 1st, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Union Government is likely to order a full-fledged inquiry into recent allegations of phone-tapping of senior politicians.Sources said the National Technical Research Organization (NTRO), alleged ... Read more...

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Finance bill passed, ministry control on surveillance body mooted (Parliament Roundup)


April 29th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed the Finance Bill, 2010-11, with no change in fuel levies but with concessions for certain sectors on a day the government ... Read more...

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Phone-tapping violates constitutional guarantees: BJP


April 29th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Thursday slammed the ruling UPA over the alleged phone-tapping, saying the government has decided to buy sophisticated tapping ... Read more...

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Opposition stalls Parliament, demands JPC probe into phone-tapping case


April 28th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 28 (ANI): The phone-tapping of political leaders allegedly by the Government agencies brought the Parliament to a standstill once again here on Wednesday.A united Opposition reiterated its demand ... Read more...

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Congress flays Advani over Gujarat phone tapping


April 28th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 28 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Gujarat Wednesday lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani for being a mute spectator on the issue of phone tapping ... Read more...

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