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UP restores prime land near Delhi to irrigation department


August 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that the 895.63 acres of prime land adjacent to New Delhi, transferred to the Noida authority during the Mayawati ... Read more...

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Bill to relax land ceiling law in Himachal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) In the run up to the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, the state government Monday introduced a bill to amend the land ceiling law to ... Read more...

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Kejriwal is BJP agent, says Digvijay Singh


July 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday accused Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal of being an agent of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He also took ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers want their 350 acres back from DLF


July 17th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 16 (IANS) The residents of Wazirabad village have filled a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against allotment of around 350 acres prime ... Read more...

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Rosaiah exempted from personal appearance in Hyderabad court


June 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) In a major breather for Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday exempted him from personally appearing in a city court in a ... 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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Colonialism’s shadow lingers over Goa village (Letter from Goa)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mayem (Goa), June 22 (IANS) Even 50 years after liberation from Portuguese rule, the shadow of colonialism still looms over this little village in Goa about 30 km from state ... Read more...

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Hyderabad court summons Tamil Nadu governor in land case


June 18th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, a city court Monday issued summons to him in a case relating to de-notification of a government ... 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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Residents’ groups back Maken move on playgrounds


May 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) in the capital have extended support to Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken's proposal to throw open private schools' playgrounds to neighbourhood ... Read more...

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Spirit must not die, show must go on: Subhash Ghai (Interview)


May 11th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) He is Bollywood's true showman. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has been going through tough times with the Bombay High Court asking him to return the plot ... Read more...

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IAS officer suspended in Punjab over land deal


May 8th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday ordered suspension of a senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and five revenue department officials in connection with a controversial land deal ... Read more...

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Pakistani billionaire lawmaker fears for his life


May 8th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentarian, who has declared assets worth a staggering Rs.32 billion, now fears that this disclosure "may even endanger" his life, a media report said ... Read more...

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Punjab government takes on Thapar University


April 24th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) The Punjab government has sought a complete report on the status of the private Thapar University following the controversy over abolition of Punjab quota seats in ... Read more...

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‘Subhash Ghai a liability by name, not an asset’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's film institute is in trouble after a Supreme Court judgement asking him return the land and the filmmaker Wednesday urged everyone to protect its ... Read more...

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‘I feel cheated,’ says Subhash Ghai (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence after two successive court verdicts cancelling allotment of land to his Whistling Woods International film academy, veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai Friday said he ... Read more...

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State government cheated me, says Subhash Ghai


April 6th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) After two court verdicts overturned allotment of 20 acres of land here for his film academy, filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he feels cheated by the ... Read more...

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Andhra court declares prime land allotted to MNCs Wakf property


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) In a landmark judgment, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Tuesday ruled that 1,654 acres of prime land allotted to several multinational companies on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Appear in court March 24 or face arrest, Yeddyurappa told


March 5th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) A Bangalore court Monday ordered former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa of the Bharatiya Janata Party and his kin to appear before it in connection ... Read more...

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Accused in Emaar case asked to appear before CBI


February 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court has asked an accused in the APIIC-Emaar Properties case to appear before the agency for questioning.Directing the CBI ... Read more...

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BJP’s moral halo is fading rapidly (News Analysis)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) must be ruing coming to power in Karnataka and holding up the state as a gateway to rule south India. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa told to appear in court in corruption case


February 4th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, his two sons, son-in-law and a former minister were Saturday told by a court to appear before it March ... Read more...

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Andhra home secretary arrested in Emaar case (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday arrested Andhra Pradesh Home Secretary B.P. Acharya for alleged corruption in the Emaar-APIIC township case here.Acharya was arrested by ... Read more...

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CBI arrests Jagan’s relative in Emaar case (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested Sunil Reddy, a relative of YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, in the Emaar case.After day-long investigations, ... Read more...

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Congress MP quizzed by CBI in Emaar case


January 16th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Congress Rajya Sabha MP K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Emaar-APIIC township scam.KVP, as he is popularly called, ... Read more...

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CBI summons Congress MP for questioning in Emaar case


January 15th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Rajya Sabha member K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao of the Congress for questioning in the Emaar-APIIC township scam.The investigating agency ... Read more...

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CBI begins preliminary probe in defence land scam


January 13th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry relating to the alleged misconduct by army officials in transferring a plot of land in ... Read more...

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Emaar case: Jagan aide appears before CBI


January 8th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's aide and party spokesperson Ambati Rambabu Sunday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh labour official has over Rs.20 mn assets


January 7th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Raids conducted by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths at the home of a labour official in Chhattisgarh Friday revealed he had illegally amassed assets worth Rs.20 million.The ... Read more...

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Court denies bail to accused in Emaar case


December 12th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) A special court Monday rejected the bail plea of industrialist Koneru Prasad in the Emaar-APIIC township project case.A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court dismissed ... Read more...

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Gurgaon land worth millions restored to government


December 10th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Gurgaon, Dec 10 (IANS) Government land worth hundreds of millions of rupees has been restored to the Haryana government from the clutches of the land mafia in Gurgaon following the ... Read more...

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Tribal daily wager buys 74 acres of prime land in Chhattisgarh


December 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 1 (IANS) Can a tribal labourer eking out Rs.122 a day under a job guarantee scheme in Chhattisgarh be owning 74 acres of double-crop farm land valued at ... Read more...

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Industrialist sent to CBI custody in Emaar scam


November 4th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) A local court Friday sent industrialist Koneru Prasad to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for a week in connection with the Emaar-APIIC township scam. A ... Read more...

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‘Dubai’ Prasad’s links with Naidu, YSR come under CBI scanner


November 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The arrest of industrialist Koneru Rajendra Prasad in the Emaar-APIIC township scam has put his relationship with the who's who in Andhra Pradesh, including former chief ... Read more...

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