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Jul 19, 2013 Fee fraud case: Firoz in judicial custody: "The complainant alleged that Saritha and Radhakrishnan had conned Rs.20 lakh out of him as advance processing charge for Rs.20 crore they said they would get him as loan from the Asian Development Bank."
Jul 19, 2013 BJP leader blames corrupt officials, politicians: "illegal colonies mushroomed mainly due to corruption by officials and involvement of politicians, many a time benami"
Jul 19, 2013 BEST sacks 2 senior officials for corruption: "a conductor's name was removed from the BEST roster due to poor attendance a few months ago. The accused had demanded a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from the conductor to get him re-instated"
Jul 18, 2013 Half the babus will go to jail if scams are probed: Goa Chief Minister: "“There is virtually no local (government) officer, who is not involved in the illegalities"
Jul 17, 2013 85% of Indians Think Political Parties are Corrupt, Says Survey: "A whopping majority of Indians feel political parties and public servants are corrupt,"
Jul 17, 2013 BMC engineer in graft case: "who demanded a bribe of Rs one lakh from the water pipe contractor."
Jul 17, 2013 India’s Biggest Bribe Takers; Police, Registry & Permits: " Almost 71% people surveyed by Transparency International feels corruption has increased in India"
Jul 17, 2013 India anti-corruption sleuths seize Rs200 million from woman official: "The 54-year-old Bihar Administrative Service official Jayashree Thakur currently posted as the additional district magistrate in the eastern city of Bhagalpur had stashed around Rs200 million (Dh12 million) in over 65 bank accounts with various public and private sector banks and purchased 48 acres of land from the black money"
Jul 17, 2013 Delhi: Not just quality, but quantity of mid day meals compromised too: "The mid day meal, meant to be a lifeline for many, was always touted as one of the central government's most ambitious scheme. However, repeated instances of negligence, like the most recent incident of Bihar where 20 children have died, are proving this wrong."
Jul 17, 2013 Bihar mid day meal horror: 20 dead, Oppn asks Nitish to quit: "A mid day meal that proved fatal for school children in Chhapra in Bihar has left 20 dead and over 30 hospitalised. The state government has ordered an inquiry."
Jul 17, 2013 Excise inspector caught taking 7,000 bribe: "He had approached Kumar for change of address of his company from shed number 8 in the Gorwa industrial estate to plot number 28/A in Gorwa BIDC. Kumar sought bribe of Rs 15,000 from Shah for giving permission to alter the company's address."
Jul 17, 2013 MGM hospital chief in Anti Corruption Bureau trap: "A team of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials caught Dr L Ramakrishnaiah, superintendent of MGM Hospital while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh from a supplier of oxygen cylinders here on Tuesday. MGM Hospital is the biggest government hospital in Telangana after Osmania and Gandhi hospitals in Hyderabad."
Jul 17, 2013 BBC: Violent protests in India over school meal deaths: "There have been violent protests in the Indian state of Bihar after 22 children died and dozens more fell sick after eating a tainted free school meal."
Jul 16, 2013 Wing commander dismissed over bribery charges: " Wing Commander AK Thakur was dismissed after a general court martial found him guilty of seeking bribe from French defence firm Dassault Aviation during the show in February 2011"
Jul 14, 2013 UPA brings Food Security ordinance but grains still rotting in the open: "While the Congress is pushing hard for the Food Security ordinance as its big election ticket for 2014 Lok Sabha polls, nothing has changed on the ground and the foodgrains are still rotting in the open. But Food Minister KV Thomas claimed that there is no rotting of grains and the damage has come down."
Jul 14, 2013 Can responsibility be fixed for potholed roads across the country?: "Come monsoon and the Indian city people struggle to commute. As it rains, in potholed India, it's all about bumpy rides, accidents and traffic jams."
Jul 14, 2013 Haryana: 2.5 lakh wheat sacks left in the open to rot: " One of the biggest open foodgrain storages, Bhagola, in Haryana has put a question mark on the government's claim that wheat can be stored in the open without any damage even during monsoons. The rain easily beats one of the most inefficiently managed open storages for wheat where 2.5 lakh sacks of wheat are left to the mercy of the elements. The rotting grain easily absorbs water, it seeps through gaps in the folds in the sacks and the rot spreads. As it is located at a low lying area, water quickly gathers on these covers making it a breeding ground for insects."
Jul 10, 2013 Retail: Corruption and Red Tape delay Wal-Mart Entry
Jul 10, 2013 Millions of corrupt Chinese apply for Indian citizenship: " After the former Railway Minister of China was sentenced to death for corruption and misuse of power, millions of corrupt people from China are seeking Indian citizenship. “India is our natural habitat,” Pa Wan, accused of taking bribes for providing government jobs claimed, “We are ready to give 90% of money earned from corruption as commission to Indian officials if we are allowed to settle in India.”"
Jul 10, 2013 Corruption exposed, school 'victimizes' farmer's son
Jul 9, 2013 'भारत में 54 फीसदी रिश्वत देते हैं तो जापान में एक फीसदी': "सर्वे में भारत से शामिल 54 फ़ीसदी लोगों ने रिश्वत देने की बात मानी जबकि पड़ोसी पाकिस्तानी में ऐसे लोगों की संख्या 34 फ़ीसदी पाई गई. सर्वे में सबसे ज्यादा लाइबेरिया से 75 फ़ीसदी लोगों ने रिश्वत देने की बात कही जबकि जापान और डेनमार्क में ऐसे लोगों की तादाद एक एक प्रतिशत रही."
Jul 8, 2013 Rajasthan: Billionaire compounder of a government hospital arrested: "A compounder at a government hospital, but a billionare, Mahesh Chandra Sharma was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in Jaipur for accepting a bribe. In a brief period of time Sharma amassed assets worth Rs 200 crore, which includes a hospital worth Rs 22 crore."
Jul 7, 2013 Motor vehicle inspector's wealth staggers anti-corruption bureau: "assets and valuables worth nearly Rs 3.5 crore owned by N DurgaVittal, motor vehicle inspector (MVI), who was arrested in a bribery case."
Jul 6, 2013 Billionaire hospital compounder arrested in Jaipur: "The state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested a compounder Mahesh Chand Sharma, who was also doubling as an advisor at Indian Nursing Council (INC) and seized properties worth crores of rupees."
Jul 6, 2013 Half the 'babus' will go to jail if scams are probed, says Goa's chief minister: ""There is virtually no local (government) officer who is not involved in the illegalities (during the former government). They were involved in the scams like recruitment, where they have signed the documents,""
Jul 6, 2013 Railway bribery: Phone transcripts raise questions over clean chit to Bansal: "CNN-IBN has accessed transcripts of phone conversations between key players in the Railway bribery scam, which forced the then Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal to resign after his nephew Vijay Singla was caught with almost Rs 1 crore in cash for fixing the appointment of a senior Railways officer, Mahesh Kumar."
Jul 5, 2013 Bangalore: Woman given wrong blood at a government hospital, dies: "In a tragic case of medical negligence, a 25-year-old woman has lost her life after allegedly being given the wrong blood by a lab technician. The incident happened at a prominent government hospital in Bangalore."
Jul 5, 2013 SC expresses concern over MPs, babus illegally occupying official accommodation: ""It is unfortunate that MPs and ministers continue to remain in official accommodation beyond their entitlement,""
Jun 28, 2013 Unacceptable remark by Ch'garh DM: "It's a shocking case from Chhattishgarh where a District Magistrate gave a bizarre response to a famer who had come to him ask for help. But instead of offering help, the DM Ashok Agarwal said that the farmer can die if he wants to. Rameshwar Banjare, wanted a solution from the DM after his crops were destroyed by the contaminated water drained by an OIL factory. But instead of a solution, the DM of Rajnandgaon gave a shocking response. But even as the Opposition hits out at this official, the BJP has also washed its hands off the incident. With such statements coming from the public representatives, shouldn't the government stand up and take note, aren't they directly responsible?"
Jun 28, 2013 After netas, it's babus now: "Just two days before two politicians from TDP and Congress fought like school children in Uttarakhand over relief work or rather for credit, now government officials too are fighting over a damaged road in Uttarkashi. One was saying that I worked for 24 hours while another said that he worked more than 24 hours. On the one hand where thousand lives are at stake, officials like these leave no opportunity to belittle the sacrifices made by our heroes who are rescuing people without counting the number of hours they are doing their duty for."
Jun 24, 2013  Deputy collector's brother held: "The ACB had been looking for Nitesh as well Nilesh Thakur for past three months after they went underground after the ACB started looking for them in connection with the disproporationate asset case tune Rs 200 crore."
Jun 24, 2013 NDMA ill prepared for disasters?: "In the backdrop of massive destruction in Uttarakhand due to flash floods, the country's disaster management chief on Monday (June 24) said lives could have been saved if the weather office had issued precise forecasts."
Jun 24, 2013 NDMA member avoids tough questions: "After questions were raised about the functioning of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on the ongoing flood situation in the country, NDMA member VK Duggal avoided TIMES NOW's tough questions and instead defended the agency. Earlier, a CAG report on the NDMA tabled in the Parliament in April 2013 stated that the agency is ill-prepared to handle disaster."
Jun 23, 2013 JDA engineer caught taking bribe: "The ACB laid a trap and caught her red-handed while taking the bribe."
Jun 22, 2013 Junior engineer dismissed over corruption charges: "after a vigilance probe found him guilty of allegedly amassing over Rs 4.48 crore"
Jun 19, 2013 राज्य के अफसर निकम्मे: "योजनाओं में लेट-लतीफी पर झारखंड उच्च न्यायालय ने आज राज्य सरकार के खूब खरी-खोटी सुनायी और अफसरों को लताड़ लगाते हुए कहा कि राज्य के अफसर अकर्मण्य हैं।"
Jun 18, 2013 District officials are corrupt, accuses SP MLA Mohammad Rizvi: "Alleging that "corruption was at its peak" in the district"
Jun 18, 2013 The changing business of bribes in India: "Bribes are now being channelled through corporate deals rather than cash"
Jun 18, 2013 Coalgate: CBI summons ex-Coal Secy: "Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advisor T K A Nair will soon be called by the CBI to record his statement in the coal blocks allocation scam case even as the agency summoned as accused former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and quizzed two former PMO officials."
Jun 18, 2013 Coal scam: CBI records statement of two PMO officials: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday recorded statements of two officials of the Prime Minister's Office as part of its probe into the coal scam. The CBI sought clarification from Vini Mahajan and Ashish Gupta regarding the allocation of the coal blocks, sources said."
Jun 17, 2013 Foodgrains left to rot in open in Punjab: "The government might be trying hard to get its ambitious Food Bill passed in Parliament, but it is doing very little to improve storage infrastructure for foodgrains in the country."
Jun 13, 2013 22,000 quintals of wheat declared unfit for human consumption: "Even as the UPA pushes for its ambitious food security legislation, there has been little improvement when it comes to storage infrastructure for food grains. CNN-IBN on its visit to Deoli in Haryana for the third consecutive year has found out that 22,000 quintals of wheat, which was brought for storage in Deoli, has been decaying in sacks and has now been declared unfit for human consumption."
Jun 12, 2013 Coal scam: CBI finally gets permission to quiz former coal secy: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has finally got the permission to quiz former coal secretary HC Gupta in connection with the coal blocks allocations case. The CBI had on Tuesday said that despite numerous requests, it was not being allowed by the government to question the bureaucrat."
Jun 12, 2013 Karnataka: Rs 1 crore for government jobs, allege toppers: "A crore or more for a government job - that's the going rate in Karnataka. In March 2013, Dr HPS Mythri got a high rank in the recruitment exam for the Karnataka Administrative Service. She was confident of a top job until she went for her personality test."
Jun 8, 2013 Kickback nation: How corruption works in India: ""To bag a Rs 1,000-crore government project, we set aside 20 per cent (or Rs 200 crore) as kickback," confesses a senior executive of a power and fertiliser company based in a southern state. "So, when we announce the project, we say it's worth Rs 1,200 crore.""
Jun 7, 2013 BBC: In pictures: India's 'living dead': "Thousands of people have been declared dead in India, despite the fact they are alive and well. Unscrupulous relatives are accused of bribing officials in order to seize their land. Dhiraji Devi, 78, is battling in the courts to prove she is alive. Photographer Arkadripta Chakraborty has been documenting the "living dead" in Uttar Pradesh state."
Jun 4, 2013 Fight over new CAG appointment: "The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today (May 21) criticised the appointment of Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and accused the government of weakening the watchdog institutions by putting "weak" people in the job."
Jun 4, 2013 PIL against new CAG in apex court: "Activist Prashant Bhushan has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court challenging the appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as the new Comptroller Auditor General (CAG). The appointment of the new CAG had created uproar as some leaders feel that it was unconstitutional since Sharma was joint secretary, additional secretary, director general (acquisition) and defence secretary in the defence ministry since 2003."
Jun 4, 2013 Fresh PIL against CAG's appointment: "A fresh PIL was on Monday (June 3) filed in the Supreme Court claiming that the appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) was arbitrary and made without any transparency. The latest challenge to Sharma's appointment comes just over a week after the apex court on May 23 agreed to hear a similar plea."
May 24, 2013 Saradha chit fund scam: A month on, SIT's credibility being questioned: " It has been a month since Sharada chit fund scam accused Sudipta Sen was arrested. The scam has driven at least eight people to suicide, lakhs of investors lost their life savings and hundreds of agents have fled their homes. An SIT to probe the case was announced and a Rs 500-crore package was announced. But one month on, questions are being raised about the pace of investigation and neutrality of the SIT."
May 20, 2013 The diverse hues of Indian corruption: "A transfer to a plum police station like Sainik Farms or Safdarjung in Delhi can cost over Rs.20 lakh."
May 20, 2013 Washington Post: 19 Indian state officials face corruption charges over monuments honoring lowest caste: "An Indian state official is recommending that 19 people be charged with misappropriating millions of dollars in the construction of monuments honoring dalits, the lowest Hindu caste."
May 19, 2013 Railway bribery scam: DIG tipped off Vijay Singla about raid, CBI officer says: "The affidavit, submitted by inspector Balbir Singh on May 15 against CBI's Chandigarh deputy inspector general Mahesh Aggarwal, who has close family links to Bansal, alleged that Aggarwal leaked crucial information on Delhi CBI team's raid at Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla's house on May 3 in connection with the Rs 10-crore railway scam."
May 19, 2013 Railway bribery scam: DIG tipped off Vijay Singla about raid, CBI officer says: "The affidavit, submitted by inspector Balbir Singh on May 15 against CBI's Chandigarh deputy inspector general Mahesh Aggarwal, who has close family links to Bansal, alleged that Aggarwal leaked crucial information on Delhi CBI team's raid at Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla's house on May 3 in connection with the Rs 10-crore railway scam."
May 17, 2013 IPL spot-fixing is yet another symptom of insecure India: "The Indian politician is intensely corrupt because he is intensely insecure: Examine the corruption and conflict-of-interest controversies around politicians such as Pawan Kumar Bansal, Sharad Pawar, Mayawati, Yedurappa, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Jayalalitha, Lalu Prasad Yadav, the Karunanidhi clan, Robert Vadra, A Raja, Suresh Kalmadi, Ajit Pawar, Chhagan Bhujbal, Ashok Chavan and the rank and file of politicians across India."
May 17, 2013 'Records of bus in which Dec 16 rape happened destroyed': "In a twist to the December 16 gangrape case, sources say that the records of the bus in which the incident took place have been destroyed. However, sources said that the Crime Branch is checking if this is a periodic cleansing undertaken by the transport department."
May 17, 2013 CBI officer caught taking bribe of Rs 15 lakh: "A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official, who is also the Chief Investigating Officer probing the coal block allocation scam, was caught taking a bribe of Rs 15 lakh on Friday. The CBI Internal Intelligence Unit nabbed Vivek Dutt in an operation that was personally supervised by the agency's director Ranjit Sinha."
May 10, 2013 The great Indian corruption chronicles: "The PM has been offering platitudes about corruption. Enough of that"
May 10, 2013 Bribery case: CBI issues notices to Railway officials to join probe: "The CBI has reportedly issued notices to senior officials of the Railways to join its investigations into the bribery case involving Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla."
May 10, 2013 Cash for appointments: Is Bansal controversy tip of the iceberg?: "Pressure is building on Railway Minister Pawan Bansal over the Rs 90 lakh bribery case that his family is being probed over."
May 10, 2013 Railway bribery scandal: Why didn't CBI act earlier?: "CBI sources say the Railway bribery case is turning out to be a multi-crore scam with roots deeper than what meets the eye. The question is what action did the agency take when it was aware of a similar recruitment scam reported by CNN-IBN in 2010."
May 10, 2013 Railway bribery: All accused sent to judicial custody: "Five accused including Railway Minister PK Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla were sent to judicial custody till May 20 by a Delhi court on Thursday. Vijay Singla, Ajay Garg, Manjunath, Sandeep Goyal were produced in CBI court."
May 10, 2013 Railways bribery case: CBI to probe Mamata's tenure: "The investigations into the Railway bribery scandal has widened with sources saying that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will also look at postings during former railway minister Mamata Banerjee's tenure. The appointment of Railway Protection Force Director General PK Mehta, who superseded 28 IPS officers, is likely to be investigated as the Railways ignored the Ministry of Home Affairs seniority list."
May 8, 2013 India Really Has A Magazine Called 'Bureaucracy Today' — And It's Perfect: "In fact the term bureaucracy is often used synonymously with corruption in India"
May 7, 2013 रेलेवे रिश्वत कांड: महेश कुमार के घर छापे में करोड़ों रुपए की संपत्ति का खुलासा
May 7, 2013 Railway bribery case: CBI seizes valuables which were removed from Mahesh Kumar's premises
May 7, 2013 Railway scam: CBI arrests Ajay Garg, raids Mahesh Kumar's residence: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Ajay Garg, one of the key accused in the Railway Board bribery case. Garg was the aide of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla. A Delhi court remanded him in CBI custody till May 9."
May 7, 2013 The Independent: India’s latest $2m corruption scandal is a very old scam: "Such appointments have been fixed for decades, often financed with money from companies that later benefit, as was allegedly planned in this case"
May 6, 2013 Is the entire banking and finance system prone to money laundering?: "As many as 23 public and private sector banks and insurance companies were on Monday accused of 'running a nation-wide money laundering racket' by online portal Cobrapost, prompting the Finance Ministry and regulator IRDA to initiate independent investigations into the matter."
May 6, 2013 Pawan Kumar Bansal main beneficiary in Railway bribery scandal: Arun Jaitley: "Speaking to CNN-IBN, BJP leader Arun Jaitley said the PM, the Railway Minister and the Law Minister must resign in the wake of the latest scams."
May 6, 2013 Railway bribery case: CBI probing nexus between RPF, middlemen: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has now widened the ambit of its probe after the Railway Board bribery case. CBI sources say that the agency is now looking at a jobs-for-sale nexus between Railway Protection Force officers' association and middlemen."
May 5, 2013 BJP claims direct Singla-Bansal link: "The options before him are few - after the arrest of his nephew for allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs 90 lakh. "I have said what I had to in my statement," Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said. But despite Railway Minister's desperate attempts to steer clear of the scandal - his links to his nephew's business dealings are firmly under the scanner."
May 5, 2013 Railway bribery: CBI should prosecute Bansal, says BJP: "Attacking the government over the alleged Railway Board bribery case, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday demanded Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's resignation and said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should prosecute the Union Minister."
May 4, 2013 Govt's existence untenable: Jaitley: "Reacting to the Railgate, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and member of BJP, Arun Jaitley today spoke exclusively on the issue. Terming the UPA a cash and carry government, Jaitley said that the continued existence of the Government is untenable. UPA once again found itself in the line of fire. After the Coalgate probe row where the Law Minister is facing fire, now Railgate has hit the Centre. Now, it is Union Railway minister Pawan Bansal who finds himself in the eye of the storm, after a direct charge that a top Rail Board post was being sold for crores by his nephew Vijay Singla. As the Railway minister came under Opposition fire, sources say Pawan Kumar bansal has now offered to resign. The CBI had earlier arrested Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla for accepting a 90 lakh bribe."
May 4, 2013 Rail min's nephew arrested by CBI: "In a sensational case of alleged bribery of Rs. 90 lakh for fixing a top level position in the government, Railway Minister P K Bansal's nephew was arrested on Friday (May 3) by the CBI which also held a Member of the Railway Board."
May 4, 2013 Railgate trail revealed: "Times Now has been tracking the developments in the Railgate revelations through the day. Was a top job in the railways sold for Rs 10 crore? The entire bribe trail has been revealed.TIMES NOW gets you the inside story."
May 4, 2013 Railgate: Top job for 10cr?: "UPA once again found itself in the the line of fire... after the Coalgate probe row where the Law Minister is facing fire, now Railgate has hit the Centre. Now, it is Union Railway minister Pawan Bansal who finds himself in the eye of the storm, after a direct charge that a top Rail Board post was being sold for crores by his nephew Vijay Singla.The CBI had earlier arrested Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla for accepting a 90 lakh bribe."
May 4, 2013 Railway Board bribery: Pawan Kumar Bansal may quit: "As Pawan Kumar Bansal meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, speculations are rife that the Union Railway Minister might resign over the Railway Board bribery case. The Prime Minister, however, is unlikely to accept his resignation, said sources on Saturday."
May 4, 2013 Railway bribery: Bansal's nephew, 3 others sent to 4-day CBI custody: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has got a four-day custody of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and three others in connection with a bribery scandal. The investigative agency on Saturday told the court that they need to find out the source of Rs 90 lakh and who was the ultimate beneficiary."
May 4, 2013 Mahesh Kumar agreed to pay Rs 10 crore to become Member (electrical): CBI: "In its FIR registered against eight persons, including Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla, CBI said Kumar had agreed to pay "illegal gratification" of Rs 10 crore to co-accused Sandeep Goyal, a businessman, for his appointment at a more lucrative post of Member (electrical) of Railway Board."
May 4, 2013 Railway bribery: Bansal's nephew, 3 others sent to 4-day CBI custody: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has got a four-day custody of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and three others in connection with a bribery scandal. The investigative agency on Saturday told the court that they need to find out the source of Rs 90 lakh and who was the ultimate beneficiary."
May 3, 2013 CBI books railway minister Pawan Bansal’s nephew for corruption: " Singla, along with two others, figures in a case registered by the CBI against senior railway official Mahesh Kumar, who took charge as member of the Railway Board only on Thursday. The CBI has alleged that the trio received a bribe of Rs 90 lakh as part payment for the promotion of Mahesh Kumar, who was earlier general manager of western railway headquartered in Mumbai."
Apr 30, 2013 FTN: Are Indian politicians unable to get out of VIP culture?: "Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, who was briefly detained on Wednesday at a US airport, returned to India on Monday morning. Khan has accused External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid of hatching a 'conspiracy' to defame him outside India."
Apr 30, 2013 Coal scam: Govt's top law officers in a war of words: "The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the coal scam case on Tuesday and decide whether the government tried to influence the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe. But there's more embarrassment for the UPA government ahead of the hearing with its top law officers in a war of words."
Apr 29, 2013 Vetting of coal report: Top govt law officers indulge in blame game ahead of SC hearing: "Less than 24 hours before the Supreme Court takes up the coal scam hearing on Tuesday, a blame game broke out within the government over who was responsible for incorrectly telling the court that the CBI had not shared the contents of its status report on " Coalgate" with the political executive."
Apr 25, 2013 Chit fund: They swindled India's poorest: "They first raised expectations and then mercilessly crushed it; thousands of poor and middle class investors go bankrupt after putting their life savings in Saradha Chit Fund. 22-year-old Deepak, a resident of Guwahati, had deposited his hard earned money in the Saradha chit fund hoping that the company will give him a good return. A visually challenged daily wage earner, Deepak has now lost all his savings and is shell shocked by the latest developments and wonders whether he will be able to get his hard earned money back."
Apr 25, 2013 बॉलीवुड मसाला फिल्म जैसा सुदीप्तो सेन का सफ़र: "नेताओं और पुलिस अफसरों को भी मौके-बेमौके कीमती उपहार भेजना भी वह नहीं भूलते थे. यही वजह थी कि 14 साल तक फर्जीवाड़े पर आधारित उसका साम्राज्य लगातार तरक्की करता रहा.”"
Apr 25, 2013 SC slams Delhi Police, UP Chief Secy for crackdown on protesters: "The Supreme Court has slammed the police crackdown on women. It pulled up the Delhi Police and sought an explanation from the Commissioner, Neeraj Kumar, on the use of force on young girls who were demonstrating at an East Delhi hospital against the alleged rape of a five-year-old."
Apr 24, 2013 Retired woman IAS officer, 3 others sentenced to simple imprisonment for 3 years: "A retired woman IAS officer and three others have been sentenced to three years simple imprisonment by a CBI special court here on Wednesday for irregularition in purchase of blood bags by Karnataka anti-AIDS body. "
Apr 24, 2013 CAG report on MNREGA confirms the rot is widespread: "The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has tabled its report on the Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA, as it was utilised across India. CNN-IBN has accessed the report which says only 30 per cent of 129 lakh works worth over Rs 1.26 lakh crore approved in 14 states were completed."
Apr 23, 2013 I was used, blackmailed by Trinamool MPs: Saradha Group CMD to CBI: "Saradha Group CMD Sudipta Sen has sent an 18-page letter to the CBI containing names of several key politicians, officials and legal experts who allegedly milked the company for money."
Apr 20, 2013 Juvenile homes are hellholes, says report on child rape: "There was a 336 per cent increase in child rape cases in the country between 2001 and 2011, a large number of the crimes committed in juvenile justice homes run and aided by the government."
Apr 19, 2013 Colours of corruption – More than you think: "There is no question about it – India is soaked in corruption. Government doctors report for work hours late. Teachers don't teach. Income tax officers become millionaires by either fleecing honest businessmen or accepting bribes from the crooked ones."
Apr 19, 2013 Can't meet rape survivor's family today, it's a holiday: NCW chief: "The National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Mamata Sharma on Friday said that she has taken note of the rape of a five-year-old in Delhi but surprisingly expressed inability to go and visit the family not before Saturday since it is a holiday on Friday. When confronted about action, Mamata claimed she cannot go and meet the child's family 'because it is a holiday'."
Apr 14, 2013 Massive land scam in Odisha: "This is Odisha, a state where politicians, bureaucrats, lawmakers, law enforcers all have land under the discretionary quota. But those who actually deserve it; distressed families of martyrs and/or handicapped people have been left in the lurch. 108 families in the last decade and more are waiting for their piece of land. The government says DQ is abolished but all those who acquired land illegally continue to hold on to their ill gotten plots and no action has been taken against them. These crooks stand exposed and we ask, why Land only for the connected? And why is it that Martyrs lose while the Connected win?"
Apr 13, 2013 Mumbai's illegal buildings: Is the entire system corrupt from top to bottom?: "Maharashtra government has suspended 37 police constables after a sting operation showed them demanding and accepting a bribe to allow illegal construction in the city."
Apr 13, 2013 Tejas aircraft deficient in at least 100 technical parameters: Experts: "The light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas is deficient in at least 100 technical parameters, said experts associated with the project. They also alleged that the initial operation clearance granted to Tejas two years ago was given despite the aircraft not meeting various crucial technical parameters."
Apr 13, 2013 Unhygienic food on-board trains: Is Indian Railways playing with human lives?: "An inspection report by the Indian Railways has said the food served in trains is cooked in dirty, smelly and waterlogged pantry cars."
Apr 13, 2013 Pune man turns CJ to expose corruption at Regional Transport Office: "CJ Tinu Thomas exposes corruption at the Pune RTO. You too can send your stories to @ibncj."
Apr 13, 2013 BBC: Illegal building woes in urban India: "Illegal projects such as this are a widespread problem in Indian cities"

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