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Cash-for-vote: Accused appears in court, warrant cancelled


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Sohail Hindustani, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 cash-for-vote scandal that rocked the Lok Sabha, appeared in a special court here Wednesday, which had issued ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Non-bailable warrant against Hindustani


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Sohail Hindustani, an alleged mastermind of the 2008 cash-for-vote scandal.Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal ... Read more...

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Land of white elephants and gold pagodas - Myanmar musings


May 31st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 31 (IANS) It's a mix of the old and the new, of wide expanses and quaint tree-lined avenues, of lofty buildings and ancient gold pagodas glinting in ... Read more...

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Court pulls up cash-for-vote accused for wearing sunglasses


May 28th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A special court hearing the cash-for-vote case Monday pulled up an accused for sporting sunglasses during the hearing.Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal pulled up ... Read more...

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Berlusconi spent $25 million on his bunga bunga parties


May 27th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi had 16 million pounds (about $25 million) in cash delivered to his luxury villa to pay girls at his bunga ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Cops furnish CD transcripts to accused


May 26th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Police Saturday supplied transcript copies of the CD of the 2008 cash-for-vote scam sting operation to the seven accused in the case, including former Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Working on cash-for-votes money trail, cops tell court


May 10th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi Police Thursday told a special court here that efforts are being made to unearth the money trail in the 2008 cash-for-votes case ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote case: Police file another charge sheet


April 30th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday filed a fresh supplementary chargesheet in a court here in the cash-for-vote scandal.Police also submitted a CD containing visuals of ... Read more...

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High Court dismisses Amar Singh’s plea


January 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed a plea of Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh seeking modification in the ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Summons for Samajwadi Party MP quashed


December 15th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a trial court's summons to Samajwadi Party MP Rewati Raman Singh in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal in parliament ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: BJP feliciates Kulkarni, other accused


November 19th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday felicitated Sudheendra Kulkarni, ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and four others who were accused in ... Read more...

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Expose beneficiaries of cash-for-vote: Kulkarni


November 18th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A day after he was let out of Tihar jail on bail, Sudheendra Kulkarni, the ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, said ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Kulkarni, two BJP former MPs walk out of Tihar


November 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) former MPs, who were accused in the 2008 ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Order on bail plea of five accused Nov 16 (Lead)


November 14th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved till Nov 16 its order on the bail plea of Sudheendra Kulkarni, advisor to Atal Bihari Vajpayee when ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: BJP MP exempted from attending court


November 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ashok Argal exemption from personal appearance before the trial court till Nov 14 ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote ‘heroes’ should have been given Padma awards: Venkaiah


October 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and parliamentarians either booked or arrested in the cash-for-votes scam should have been decorated with awards instead, a senior ... Read more...

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Government protecting corrupt ministers: Advani


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday slammed the central government for "having no qualms" in jailing whistle blowers while doing "its ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Police file supplementary chargesheet


September 30th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the cash-for-votes scam, saying the probe was not complete as the Lok Sabha speaker's permission was ... Read more...

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Advani, Jaitley meet Kulkarni, ex-MPs in Tihar


September 28th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Arun Jaitley Wednesday met two former party MPs and Advani's former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni, imprisoned in ... Read more...

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Action against whistleblowers, not beneficiaries: BJP


September 27th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Action has been taken against whistleblowers, but no investigations taken against those who have benefited in the 2008 cash-for-votes incident, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Amar Singh seeks court’s nod for treatment abroad


September 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, arrested in the cash-for-votes scam, Monday filed an application before a Delhi court seeking permission to go out ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes case: Ruling on Hindustani’s bail Sep 29


September 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved till Sep 29 its order on the bail plea of Sohail Hindustani, middleman and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Whistleblowers should be protected: Advani


September 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Upset over the arrest of two former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs in the cash-for-votes scandal, senior party leader L.K. Advani Saturday pitched for ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma Swaraj skip Meira Kumar’s tea party


September 8th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Thursday kept away from Speaker Meira ... Read more...

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Congress influencing police: Ashok Argal


September 6th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ashok Argal who has also been chargesheeted in the cash for votes scam but has so far escaped arrest, ... Read more...

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Amar Singh being made scapegoat: Mohan Singh


September 6th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A Samajwadi Party leader Tuesday said that former party leader Amar Singh has been made a scapegoat to hide the shoddy investigations of Delhi ... Read more...

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Frivolous plea against PM costs lawyer Rs.1 lakh


August 30th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A plea seeking prosecution of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the cash-for-votes scam that rocked parliament during a trust vote in 2008 was Tuesday ... Read more...

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My dissent on cash-for-vote issue not recorded: Salim


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 IANS) Accusing the central government of dilly-dallying over the cash-for-vote scam issue for three years, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member Md. Salim Friday alleged ... Read more...

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NGO moves apex court over probe into cash-for-votes scam


April 11th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Referring to the US diplomatic cables revealed by WikiLeaks on what has come to be known as the cash-for-votes scam, an NGO Monday approached the ... Read more...

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Sushma defends TV sting ahead of July 2008 trust vote


March 24th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday defended the television sting operation reportedly organised by her party to expose alleged pay-offs to ... Read more...

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CISF to reward men for returning money to Metro commuter


March 16th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is set to reward three of its men who returned Rs.2.2 lakh left behind by a Delhi Metro commuter ... Read more...

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TV serial actor held for extortion bid


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Anil Kumar, who has acted in television shows like "CID" and "Aahat", was arrested here along with his associate for extorting Rs.5 lakh from a businessman, police ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka tries to buy top Kiwis for T20 comp


January 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.16 (ANI): Several of New Zealand's biggest-hitting cricketers have been given yet another opportunity to line their pockets with wads of dollars after receiving approaches to take part ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mimic fears Jackson album is fake


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A Michael Jackson mimic has expressed his fears about how songs he had recorded are being passed off as the superstar's voice on a new blockbuster album. ... Read more...

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50 Cent tweets pictures of himself playing with half a million dollars


November 5th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): Rapper 50 Cent is swimming in money and to prove it he has tweeted pictures of himself playing with stacks of money said to be in the amount ... Read more...

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