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Paswan wants Nitish Kumar to quit over fodder scam


September 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan Saturday demanded the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a petition was filed in a Jharkhand court ... Read more...

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Drought-hit state plagued by tour politics, blame-games (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) Drought-hit Karnataka has become somewhat of an enigmatic place - hardly any discourse on relief measures but a surfeit of tours, at home and abroad, ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Petition filed to make Nitish Kumar an accused


September 7th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a CBI court in Ranchi seeking to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar an accused in the multi-crore Animal Husbandry ... Read more...

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CPI-M ridicules Mamata for ‘record’ number of inquiry panels


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Taking a swipe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for setting up a "record" 10 inquiry commissions during her tenure so far, the CPI-M ... Read more...

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Brazilian to return $234 mn in looted public money


August 24th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Luiz Estevao, booted from Brazil's Senate 12 years ago for corruption, has pledged to return the 468 million reais ($234 million) he diverted from the public ... Read more...

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Satellites to help Beijing expose fake afforestation


August 21st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Beijing's afforestation watchdog has said it will turn to satellite monitoring to expose fake green drives in the city and prevent the misuse of plantation funds, ... Read more...

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No bail for three accused of vandalising Mayawati statue


August 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) A city court Tuesday refused bail to the three people accused of vandalising a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party ... Read more...

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Do tigers have AIDS? Government says ‘no’


August 7th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010. Two years later, the environment ministry has come out ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kalmadi over London visit (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a corruption case, on a plea ... Read more...

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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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Congress leader for legal aid to jailed former minister


July 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Congress chief Botsa Satyanarayana Sunday asked the government to extend legal aid to jailed former minister Mopidevi Venkatramna in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Delhi transit system comes under RTI Act: High court


July 8th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Upholding a Central Information Commission (CIC) order, the Delhi High Court has held that the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) is a public ... Read more...

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Jagan’s bail plea dismissed (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who has been arrested in a case ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Jagan bail plea


June 28th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday reserved till July 4 its order on the bail petition of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in ... Read more...

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UP government compromised on Maya’s graft: BJP


June 15th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of "compromising" and reaching an understanding with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) after a ... Read more...

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President comes under RTI, make donations public: Court (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Donations made by the President of India out of public funds do not pertain to his or her personal information, the Delhi High Court Thursday ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more pilots, Ajit Singh writes to staff (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday wrote to employees of the strike-hit Air India, urging them to be focused on the national carrier's survival and ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more pilots, Ajit Singh writes to staff (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday wrote to employees of the strike-hit Air India, urging them to be focused on the national carrier's survival and ... Read more...

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PIL demands probe against central ministers, makes Anna party


June 6th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) A Pune-based social activist Wednesday filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court demanding a probe against some central ministers for corruption, and ... Read more...

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CBI seeks Jagan’s custody for 14 days (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought 14-day custody of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for further questioning on charges of corruption.Jagan, ... Read more...

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Mamata slams central government for non-cooperation


May 21st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Accusing the central government of "rigid non-cooperation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that it could not shirk its responsibility in allowing the ... Read more...

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Court notice on ads by political parties in power (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central government on a petition that alleged political parties in power misused public funds by ... Read more...

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Akhilesh accuses Mayawati of derailing development


May 13th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akilesh Yadav Saturday attacked his predecessor Mayawati for derailing and obstructing development in the state.On a day-long visit to Etawah, his ... Read more...

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4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

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Activist raises query on Sachin’s penalty


May 5th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A right to information activist Saturday raised questions whether cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had paid the penalty imposed on him last year for illegally occupying his ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: 34 get 1 to 6 years


May 5th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI court Saturday awarded one to six years imprisonment to 34 people in a multi-million animal husbandry department scam known as the fodder scam.The Central ... Read more...

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69 convicted in fodder scam


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) A CBI court Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment ... Read more...

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Chandy not in favour of state finance for golf club


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the previous government's decision to take over the Trivandrum Golf Club was not correct and he was not in ... Read more...

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Court tells AIIMS to pay Rs.10,000 for lapse


April 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has imposed costs of Rs.10,000 on the AIIMS for failing to respond on a plea of a private security firm challenging ... Read more...

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Sarkozy pledges budget surplus if re-elected


April 6th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 6 (IANS) Incumbent French President Nicolas Sarkozy has promised to reach 0.5 percent surplus of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017 and pledged to stick to growth targets ... Read more...

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CaixaBank to become Spain’s largest bank by assets


March 27th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, March 27 (IANS/EFE) CaixaBank said Monday that it plans to purchase Banca Civica for nearly 1 billion euros ($1.33 billion) in a transaction that will leave the buyer as ... Read more...

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100 paedophiles chemically castrated in Britain


March 13th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Around 100 paedophiles have been chemically castrated under a British government programme, a media report said Tuesday.According to the Daily Mail, the sex offenders volunteered to ... Read more...

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Barcelona president Rossell angry at Pique rumours


March 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 13 (IANS) FC Barcelona president Sandro Rossell has rejected claims that coach Pep Guardiola has asked for central defender Gerard Pique to be sold as a condition for ... Read more...

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Brazil soccer chief resigns


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 13 (IANS) President of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF) Ricardo Teixeira has stepped down after 23 years at the helm following allegations of corruption.Monday's announcement ... Read more...

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Rush Limbaugh’s diatribe hurts GOP prospects


March 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rush Limbaugh has come under fire for his comments on Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke. As Americans debate on what is constitutional and what is not, ... Read more...

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