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Provide list of corrupt officials: Himachal court


September 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state's chief secretary to furnish a list of government functionaries involved in corruption and moral turpitude cases over ... Read more...

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India for stringent regulation to check spurious drugs


September 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India is working to strengthen policies related to drug regulation in order to check spurious drugs in the market, Minister of State for Health Sudip ... Read more...

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Terrorists can still strike the through sea: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned of terror groups continuing to maintain their ability to use the sea route for strikes on the lines ... Read more...

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Need greater vigilance against cyber crime: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent cyber attacks on India's key installations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that the nation's vulnerability to cyber crime ... Read more...

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12,321 Bangladeshis infiltrators detected in Meghalaya


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 12,000 Bangladeshi infiltrators were detected in Meghalaya in less than five years, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Friday."From 2008 to July this year, 12,321 Bangladeshis ... Read more...

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Land scam case against me is baseless: Achuthanandan


August 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Friday that the ongoing vigilance case against him for alleged misuse of office to transfer land in Kasargode district ... Read more...

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Bengal to up vigil to stop fishing of small Hilsa


August 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With the marine delicacy Hilsa, without which the Bengali platter is incomplete, being sold at Rs.1,000-Rs.1,500 per kg due to short supply, the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Punjab civil surgeon held taking bribe


July 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 25 (IANS) A civil surgeon in Punjab was arrested Wednesday while accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000 from a sweetshop owner, police said.A state vigilance bureau team caught Jai ... Read more...

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Ex-Bihar police chief’s illegal assets to be seized


July 24th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) The Patna High Court Tuesday ordered the confiscation of former Bihar police chief Narayan Mishra's illegal assets, a lawyer said."The court dismissed a petition challenging a ... Read more...

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Errant judges may not be able to abort impeachment: Rajya Sabha MP’s bill


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Judges of the higher judiciary under cloud for professional misconduct may not be able to frustrate impeachment proceedings against them simply by resigning, if a ... Read more...

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Iranian Navy saves Singaporean ship from pirates


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The Iranian Navy has saved a Singaporean merchant ship from pirates while it was crossing the Bab-el-Mandeb strait in the Red Sea, the IRNA news agency ... Read more...

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Demand supply gap responsible for Tatkal woes: Mukul Roy


July 6th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Friday attributed the problems in sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets to a demand-supply mismatch and said his ministry has ... Read more...

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CBI finds fraud in Jharkhand state service exams


July 6th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed five cases of irregularities in appointments of state administrative officials, lecturers and doctors, an official said Friday."Total ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks fair banking practices


July 4th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) A panel has revealed price collusion in ATM usage and a Pakistani daily now wants more vigilance since "there are all manner of small fees and ... Read more...

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EGoM on 2G spectrum auction issues deferred again


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom that was scheduled to meet under a new head, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to suspend Jayalalithaa’s trial (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend the trial of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala Natrajan in a disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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Vigilance quizzes Achuthanandan in land transfer case


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 23 (IANS) A team of vigilance department officials Saturday arrived at the official residence of former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan to quiz him on the controversial land ... Read more...

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UN, EU launch project to prevent n-disasters


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) The UN and the European Union have launched a programme in a bid to prevent future biological and nuclear disasters around the world.The Centres for ... Read more...

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Women’s hostel opened in corrupt official’s seized house


June 15th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Sending a strong message to its corrupt public servants, Odisha has converted the confiscated house of a tainted government official into a working women's hostel, an ... Read more...

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CBI ordered to probe Jharkhand state service exams


June 14th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Thursday ordered a CBI probe into alleged irregularities in 16 examinations conducted by the Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) for recruitment to ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists may get hold of Syrian chemical weapons’


June 12th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's stockpiles of chemical weapons may end up in the hands of terrorists as the ruling regime and anti-government forces continue fierce fighting, an ... Read more...

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Akhilesh orders probe against former UP power minister


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Acting on the recommendation of state Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered a probe against BSP supremo Mayawati's close ... Read more...

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Concerned over murder charges against officers: Retiring army chief (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In a parting shot on the day he hung up his boots as the Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh expressed "concern" Thursday over murder ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to have new police chief June 1


May 26th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police will have a new police chief June 1 as current incumbent Kuldeep Khoda is retiring May 31.Khoda made this announcement while addressing ... Read more...

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Vigilance report to help probe AI’s alleged ticketing scandal


May 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A 2011 vigilance report, which had exposed certain discrepancies in Air India's ticket sales, will be reviewed to further probe allegations of wrong-doing in awarding ... Read more...

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Ex-DMK minister’s house searched by anti-graft officials


May 18th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister I. Periyasamy and his family members were searched by anti-corruption wing officials Friday in connection with a disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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Graft charges filed against ex-Tamil Nadu minister


May 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) A former minister of Tamil Nadu and his kin were Thursday charge sheeted under the Prevention of Corruption Act by the anti-graft wing for amassing assets ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu ex-minister, kin raided for graft (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam, his relatives and his two personal assistants and premises of an educational institution were Thursday raided ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu ex-minister, kin raided for graft


May 17th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam, his relatives and his two personal assistants were Thursday raided by officials of the anti-corruption wing, ... Read more...

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Narcotics official held for taking bribe


May 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi, May 16 (IANS) An official of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) posted in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi town was caught while accepting a bribe of Rs.110,000 from an accused's kin, ... Read more...

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Make 100 sittings mandatory for parliament: Yechury


May 13th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Emphasising on the time lost by parliament due to disruptions, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury Sunday said 100 sittings per year ... Read more...

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Convicted Punjab minister quits, resignation accepted (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Punjab Agriculture Minister Tota Singh's resignation was accepted by Governor Shivraj Patil Wednesday, four days after he was convicted and sentenced to a year's imprisonment ... Read more...

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Clashes in Kashmiri training camps in Pakistan


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) There are growing incidents of clashes between militants wanting to return to Jammu and Kashmir from training camps in Pakistan and those wanting to stay on, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to make law to seize corrupt officers’ properties


April 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) In a move to curb corruption in government offices, Jharkhand Chief Miniter Arjun Munda has given his consent to an ordinance to set up special courts ... Read more...

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Goa’s director of prosecution booked for corruption


April 25th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) The chief of Goa's prosecution department has been booked for alleged corruption and cheating just a week before she was to retire from service.The first information ... Read more...

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