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Nov 23, 2015 Anna Hazare slams Kejriwal for embracing Lalu at Bihar cabinet oath-taking ceremony: "Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for hugging Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad at the swearing-in ceremony of the Nitish Kumar cabinet. "It is not right that Arvind Kejriwal embraced Lalu Prasad. I am glad that I am not associated with Arvind Kejriwal anymore otherwise my name would also have been dragged," said Anna."
Nov 22, 2015 Rs 15 cr for #MulayamBash: "Even as Uttar Pradesh reels from a drought situation, the ruling Samajwadi Party spends 15 cr for Supremo Mulayam Singh's 76th Birthday bash triggering a political fight."
Nov 22, 2015 #SaifaiGalaBack despite drought: "As Saifai gets ready to celebrate Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's 76th birthday tomorrow with great pomp, Opposition questions the splurge as when the state reels under drought."
Nov 22, 2015 'Rebel' UP bureaucrats slam Mulayam's b'day bash: "“It is an insult to the people....many districts of the state have been hit by drought but the government is spending public funds on celebrating the birthday,” said senior IAS officer S P Singh."
Nov 21, 2015 BMW car to Super bike: Know what all Lalu’s sons Tej Pratap, Tejashwi own: "4- Tejashwi studied in Delhi’s renowned RK Puram branch of Delhi Public School but dropped out after class 9th. 5- His total movable assets are worth Rs 1.4 crore (Rs 1,40,93,822). He also owns some properties in Gopalganj and Patna districts. 6- He does not own a car in his name but earns more than his brother. His total income is Rs 5.08 lakh (Rs 5,08,019 as shown in income tax return)."
Nov 21, 2015 Tejashwi Yadav: From Delhi Daredevils' 12th man to Bihar’s deputy Chief Minister: "He dropped out of Class 9"
Nov 21, 2015 Saifai wears festive look to celebrate Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday: "A cultural extravaganza, including a performance by Oscar- winning composer AR Rahman and his 300-member troupe, has been lined up as part of the three-day bash, which got off to a colourful start yesterday at Saifai, around 200km from state capital Lucknow."
Nov 21, 2015 Kejriwal gets flak for hugging Lalu at Nitish's swearing-in: ""Political capital of the movement sold to symbols of political corruption. Ashamed!""
Nov 20, 2015 SIT arrests Janardhana Reddy in iron-ore export case: "The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Lokayukta, probing illegal mining in the State, on Friday arrested former minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy in connection with a case of illegal extraction, transportation and export of iron ore."
Nov 10, 2015 Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani resigns: "Kerala Bar Hotel Owners Association working president Biju Ramesh comes out with allegation that Mani had demanded a bribe of Rs 5 crore and accepted Rs 1 crore for the renewal of bar licences in April 2014."
Nov 10, 2015 Bihar election: 58% newly elected MLAs face criminal charges: "Altogether 142 (58%) of the 243 MLAs elected in 2015 face criminal charges. RJD tops the list with 46 out of its 80 MLAs in that category. The total figure is 1% up compared to 57% in 2010 assembly election. One MLA has declared himself illiterate while 93 (38%) are 5th to 12th pass, 138 (57%) graduate or above and nine are simply literate."
Nov 9, 2015 Kerala CM Oommen Chandy ‘interfered’ in bar bribery probe: "The investigation, based on government records and interviews with key officials, shows that the state Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, the agency in charge of the probe, watered down its final report and gave a clean chit to Mani."
Nov 7, 2015 SP's mega plans for Mulayam's b'day: "Samajwadi Party will hold district and booth-level functions on "political journey" of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav across Uttar Pradesh to mark his 76th birthday this month."
Nov 6, 2015 SC declines to stay Anbumani trial in graft cases: "The trial court had on October 7 said that prima facie various offences, including criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery under IPC and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act relating to public servant abusing official position were made out against Ramadoss and several others."
Nov 3, 2015 CBI raids 10 places in chit fund scam: "A total of 246 cases have been registered by the CBI against 128 companies, including Saradha Group, Rose Valley, Unipay 2 U, Jeevan Suraksha, Prayag, Abyss Assam Group Co, Basil International Limited and Daffodils Group of Companies."
Nov 3, 2015 Mani Shankar Aiyar shares stage with Musharraf in Pakistan: "Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar today drew strong criticism from the BJP as he shared the stage with former Pakistani president General Parvez Musharraf at the book launch event of Pakistani former Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri. Earlier this month, Shiv Sena leaders had blackened the face of former BJP leader Sudheendra Kulkarni at the launch of same book in Mumbai for organising the event for Kasuri in India."
Nov 2, 2015 I wanted Rs. 5 for my meal, child beggar: "The child beggar, who was kicked by the Madhya Pradesh Animal Husbandry Minister Kusum Mahdele, said that he begged her for Rs 5 as he wanted to have his meal."
Nov 1, 2015 Want help? Get a VVIP's boot: "Another act of VVIP racism has been caught on tape. Madhya Pradesh Animal Husbandry Minister Kusum Mehedele was seen kicking a boy who was allegedly seeking her help in Panna. Will the state CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan sack his minister for this shocking behaviour?"
Oct 31, 2015 Saradha scam: TMC Min granted bail: "West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, arrested by CBI in Saradha scam, was granted bail by a lower court in Kolkata. Mitra was granted bail after 10 months of his arrest, against a bail bond of Rs 2 lakh. The CBI did not contest his bail. He was arrested in December last year."
Oct 29, 2015 L-G trying to shield a convict, says AAP: "The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government in Delhi has alleged that Lt Governor Najeeb Jung tried to exert pressure on Home Minister Satyendar Jain to grant parole to former Hayana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala. The AAP govt is accusing the LG of going out of his way for a man who has been convicted for 10 years.under the Prevention of Corruption Act. "LG pressurized the Home Minister, asked to give parole citing he was a politician, citing that he had been national president for five terms and other such flimsy reasons. The fact of the matter is the honourable Delhi LG is trying to shield a corrupt person and give benefit and comfort to a person who has been pronounced as guilty by the Highest Courts of India. Now the LG needs to answer what his interests in this entire episode,""
Oct 23, 2015 Debate: Disclosure or diversion?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Dr. Sambit Patra, National Spokesperson, BJP; M R Venkatesh, CA & Policy Analyst; Brijesh Kalappa, Spokesperson, Congress and Rahul Narvekar, Spokesperson & MLC, NCP -- discuss BJP's hawala attack charge valid?"
Oct 22, 2015 Why a murder convict calls the shots from jail: in new Bihar, meet the old: "For both camps, it’s Shahabuddin who matters in Siwan; his former ‘shooter’ faces his current ‘choice’."
Oct 20, 2015 Retailer Wal-Mart paid bribes in India?: "The world's largest retailer Wal-Mart made "suspicious payments" towards "thousands of small bribes" totalling millions of dollars to local officials in India, according to a media report. The Wall Street Journal said in a report that Wal-Mart's "suspected bribery" unearthed in India involved thousands of small payments to low-level local officials to help move goods through customs or obtain real-estate permits. "The vast majority of the suspicious payments were less than USD 200, and some were as low as USD 5, the people said, but when added together they totalled millions of dollars," the daily said. According to the report, federal investigators "found evidence of bribery in India"
Oct 20, 2015 Congress involves children in protest: "Along with hundreds of children, Delhi Mahila Congress members protested outside the house of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday morning (October 20) as they accused the party of using children to reap political gains."
Oct 19, 2015 Former Congress man's sexist remark: "Philip warned that if pushed further he would back his allegation with intimate details. "If I start revealing things then many Congress leaders will lose their face," he said. "The truth cannot be covered up if I publicly apologise. When A K Antony was KPCC president and K M Sudheeran was vice president I was secretary of KPCC. I have not made public the exploitation by Congress leaders which is well known to even Sudheeran,""
Oct 18, 2015 Women in Congress perform sexual favours to get party ticket: Cherian Philip: "Referring to Sudheeran’s demand that he should apologize, Philip said, “Out of sheer decency I haven’t revealed many secret things in Congress. If you depict me anti woman, I would be forced to reveal several incidents about exploitation of women by Congress leaders. There are stinking stories about how certain women leaders obtained tickets in elections."
Oct 15, 2015 Kapil Sibal used a friendly judge to frame Pramod Mahajan, says Arun Jaitley
Oct 15, 2015 Watch: Driver ties Kerala speaker's shoes: "Kerala Assembly Speaker N Sakthan has got embroiled in a controversy after his driver was seen helping him wear his footwear at a function at the Assembly complex in Thiruvananthapuram. The incident occurred during a function held in connection with the harvesting of paddy cultivated inside the Assembly garden yesterday in which the speaker took part."
Oct 13, 2015 IPS Officer Thakur's residence raided: "The Vigilance Department on Tuesday (October 13) conducted searches at the Gomti Nagar residence of suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur. The raids come two days after Thakur lodged a complaint at city's Vibhuti Khand police station, seeking registration of a case against UP Vigilance Establishment Director Bhanu Pratap Singh and others for alleged misrepresentation of facts in the Vigilance inquiry report against Thakur. Thakur was suspended after he lodged a police complaint against Samajwadi Party national president Mulayam Singh Yadav, accusing him of threatening the IPS on phone. He has been attached to the Director General of Police (DGP) headquarters ever since."
Oct 13, 2015 Vigilance raid on UP IPS officer who targeted Mulayam Singh Yadav: "Mr Thakur had said that the vigilance establishment, on the orders of Bhanu Pratap Singh, had arbitrarily and deliberately calculated the worth of his assets at Rs 2.16 crores, but when the state government provided him a copy of his alleged assets at the directions of the Allahabad high court, he found that 14 out of these 15 properties belonged to his relatives and only one asset belonged to him."
Sep 13, 2015 Jitan Ram Manjhi's son detained with Rs 4.65 lakh cash: "In a major embarrassment for ex-Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi ahead of Bihar polls, his son Praveen Kumar was today detained by the police in Jehanabad after he was allegedly found carrying Rs 4.65 lakh in cash in a car."
Sep 13, 2015 Jitan Ram Manjhi’s son detained with Rs 4.65 lakh cash ahead of Bihar polls: "Manjhi, the former chief minister, who is also the President of Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular), is in New Delhi for seat-sharing talks with BJP."
Sep 11, 2015 Govt finds Amitabh Thakur guilty: "The Vigilance probe ordered by Uttar Pradesh Government against IPS officer Amitabh Thakur has found him guilty of disproportionate assets. An FIR has been recommended against Amitabh Thakur."
Sep 9, 2015 MHA leaves aviation ministry foxed on Robert Vadra's no-frisk status: " Seeking the home ministry's views for taking Robert Vadra off the no-frisking list at airports has left the aviation ministry in a bind, due to which the Congress president's controversial son-in-law could continue to enjoy that privilege for some more time."
Sep 8, 2015 Ex-minister granted bail in coal allocation case: "A special court here on Tuesday granted bail to former minister of state for coal Santosh Bagrodia, an accused in a coal block allocation case."
Sep 7, 2015 Raja main conspirator in 2G scam: CBI to court: "Former Telecom minister A Raja was the “main conspirator” of the 2G spectrum allocation scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a special court here on Monday."
Sep 2, 2015 Coal scam: Manmohan Singh knew everything, claims Madhu Koda: "‘If there was a conspiracy, it cannot be complete without the knowledge of the then PM’"
Sep 2, 2015 2G: CBI tells court Raja a habitual liar: "The CBI on Wednesday described former telecom minister A Raja as a “habitual” liar, telling a special court that he advanced the cut off date for submission of applications for 2G spectrum licences."
Aug 30, 2015 'Ironical Sonia supporting Lalu now': "After Sonia Gandhi shared dais with Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar at a rally in Patna, BJP on Sunday (August 30) hit back saying the "promoters of politics of family rule, opportunism and corruption" have come together to target it and accused the Congress chief of telling "lies" to attack the Centre As Gandhi attacked the Modi government over "diluting" MNREGA and its Pakistan policy, BJP said the whole world had acknowledged India's tough stand on terrorism but she spoke "lies" while her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi went to border to question the Centre instead of Pakistan. "The promoters of family rule, opportunism and corruption were today at one platform... Sonia Gandhi, you should have shown some shame."
Aug 28, 2015 Delhi to file FIR against Sheila Dikshit: "Delhi Government to file FIR against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Delhi Law Minister submits letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on graft charges against Dikshit in water tanker scam."
Aug 28, 2015 Court to hear Koda's plea seeking summoning of ex-PM on Sep 2: "Ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda's plea seeking summoning of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two others as additional accused in a coal scam case will be heard on September 2"
Aug 23, 2015 "Union Minister Smriti Irani today questioned the alleged sale of land meant for a bicycle factory in Amethi to a trust run by his family but the Congress"
Aug 21, 2015 Vadra may lose no-frisking privilege : "Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, is likely to be stripped of the privilege of not being frisked at airports as the Home Ministry has given its nod for a review of the list of people who enjoy the exemption."
Aug 21, 2015 ED move to attach Sun TV assets stayed by SC: "The provisional attachment order came as part of an investigation on former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and the latter’s wife, Kaveri Kalanithi, for offences under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. "
Aug 19, 2015 Rape by four persons not practical: Mulayam: "SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has kicked a fresh controversy with his comments on rape, sayingwhile one man commits rape, four are named to "settle scores"and that rape by four persons was not "practical"."
Aug 19, 2015 CBI books Raja in DA case: "Raja had amassed assets and pecuniary resources to the tune of Rs 27.92 crore (approx) in his name and in the name of family members and his friend which were disproportionate to his known and lawful sources of income."
Aug 18, 2015 MP’s son ‘looted’ by woman from escort agency, 4 associates: "the MP had declared movable assets worth Rs 37.49 crore and immovable assets worth Rs 141.3 crore. - See more at:"
Aug 18, 2015 Almost 80% of income of five national parties from unknown sources: ADR: "Income from unknown sources amounts to Rs 673.08 crore which is 79.68% of the total income of the parties. Unknown sources are income declared in the I-T returns but without giving source of income for donations below Rs 20,000. "
Aug 17, 2015 SC notice to Lalu over fodder scam: "Lalu was convicted and sentenced to five years jail, along with others in one of the cases arising out of the fodder scam, relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.70 crore from Chaibasa treasury, following which he was disqualified from contesting any election."
Aug 15, 2015 Delhi: AAP justifes Arvind placards: "Independence Day or My Day, well that question has surely confused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its Chief Arvind Kejriwal. Opposition and people on the social media now questioning the Delhi Chief Minister after some students taking part in an Independence Day parade at a stadium in the capital were seen making formations of his name. They were even holding placards with praises written for him. What's even more shocking is that the AAP is justifying it."
Aug 13, 2015 Rahul Gandhi's Cheat Sheet for Parliament Speech Amuses Social Media: "The Telegraph newspaper carried a photo of Rahul Gandhi's cheat-sheet and the scribbles were familiar, all in English. Some phrases were word-for-word what the Congress leader said in the Lok Sabha, for example: "Log PM Modi ko sunna chahte hai. Who unki rai janna chhate hai..." Union Minister Arun Jaitley, in a press conference on the wasted monsoon session of Parliament, sniped: "People who read from a written script are often repetitive." What drew many comments on social media was the fact that Mr Gandhi jotted down his Hindi phrases in English, and that he even made a note of his reference to the "three monkeys of Gandhi.""
Aug 13, 2015 Arun Jaitley slams Congress for monsoon session washout, calls Rahul Gandhi immature: "“When seniority is thrust on you, a certain level of maturity is required. In this case, the more he grows, the more he immatures,” the Finance Minister said about the Congress Vice-President."
Aug 13, 2015 Arun Jaitley slams Congress for monsoon session washout, calls Rahul Gandhi immature: "Arun Jaitley slams Congress for monsoon session washout, calls Rahul Gandhi immature"
Aug 12, 2015 Gandhi family has learned art of living without working, Arun Jaitley says: " "There are still many honest people in this country whose children have to work for a living. The generations of a family which has dominated this country's politics have not worked for a living. They have learnt the art of living comfortably without working, some of us have not.""
Aug 10, 2015 HC cancels Dayanidhi’s bail, tells him to surrender in 3 days: "In a setback to former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran, the Madras High Court on Monday cancelled the six-week advance bail he was granted on June 30 in a CBI case relating to charges that he had an illegal telephone exchange functioning in his house while he was Telecom Minister in 2004-07."
Aug 9, 2015 Robert Vadra will definitely be caught: BJP Lok Sabha chief whip Meghwal: "The Robert Vadra land deal "cases" will be brought to their "logical conclusion and justice done in each case without any fear or pressure from any quarter", promises BJP's Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Arjun Ram Meghwal, who has been persistently pursuing the allegedly illegal land deals of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law for the past three years."
Aug 8, 2015 SHOCKING: After he refused to felicitate state minister, TMC goons killed this BA student : "In another atrocious act reportedly initiated by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers, a BA student was beaten to death in a college in Sabong, West Midnapore allegedly by Mamata Banerjee’s party supporters after he denied following the command to felicitate a state minister on Friday morning."
Aug 8, 2015 Vyapam scam : CBI registers five new cases; Total FIRs cross 50 mark: "The total number of FIRs in Vyapam scam by CBI today crossed 50 mark with five new cases registered by the agency in connection with alleged irregularities in the conduct of Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board examinations."
Aug 6, 2015 Duck bribegate, stir Lalitgate: "Parliament is being disrupted again over suspension of 25 Congress MPs from Lok Sabha. External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj clarifies her stand in Parliament on Lalitgate, but Congress overturned her defence. And, maintains their ilence on the Goa bribery scandal, and by doing whether Congress is not practising politics of convenience."
Aug 5, 2015 Ex-Goa Minister Churchill arrested: "Arrested in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, former Goa Public Works Department minister Churchill Alemao on Thursday (August 6) said he was innocent and arrested as part of a "political game". Alemao was last night detained from Agassaim village in south Goa at 10.30 PM and later put under arrest around midnight by the Goa Crime Branch police. "I am happy. They have arrested me. This is a political game. I have not done anything wrong," Alemao told PTI while being taken for medical examination during the wee hours today."
Aug 5, 2015 Louis Berger case: Former Goa minister Churchill Alemao arrested: "The alleged bribery scam of $976,630 for the Goa project included kickbacks to a minister, the details of which have not been disclosed by the US Department of Justice."
Aug 4, 2015 Minister’s wife uses proxy to write exam: "A proxy candidate, who was appearing in an exam in place of Chhattisgarh Education Minister Kedar Kashyap’s wife Shanti Kashyap, was apprehended by the exam authorities of Pt.Sundarlal Sharma Open University in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh"
Aug 1, 2015 Oppn questions #ArvindAdSplurge: "The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) has questioned the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP)Rs 526 crore advertising blitz through a series of questions. In a set of hoardings erected by the party, the BJP has asked why the AAP-led Delhi Government sought to splurge on advertisements when the same could have been utilized for social causes. The BJP has reckoned that Rs 526 crore spend could have been used to: Install 5 lakh cameras to increase women's safety, open 200 schools and establish 50 new colleges, purchase 2,000 new buses and supply clean water to 1,000 colonies, provide pension to 5 lakh families for a year, provide employment for 1 lakh youth. The AAP-Government has not commented on this issue."
Aug 1, 2015 Convicted Goa MLA wants pardon because of hypertension!: "The Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government in an unprecedented and unanimous decision on Wednesday resolved to grant pardon to Pacheco, a former archives and archaeology minister, who is currently serving a six-month sentence in an assault case."
Aug 1, 2015 SP leader seeks RS seat for Yakub Memon’s wife, sacked: "Mr. Ghosi made the demand in a letter to party president Mulayam Singh Yadav."
Aug 1, 2015 BJP questions AAP’s ad campaignexpenditure : This is how you could have spent Rs 526 cr: "The posters add that as many as “200 new schools and 50 new colleges can be opened with this money and people can get 2,000 new buses. "
Jul 30, 2015 Kerala: 2 years on, no justice for Mahi: "Mahi, a teenager who was paralysed after being run over by a Minister's car in Kerala's Alapuzha District in 2013. His family has now sought help from the Government as the Minister who had initially provided them with financial help, has now abandoned them. It's a TIMES NOW campaign."
Jul 30, 2015 Vadra replies to LS notice over his FB post: "Robert Vadra replied to the notice of Lok Sabha Speaker over his Facebook post on July 21, saying that there was no attempt on his part to hurt anybody and he was only exercising his right to freedom of expression."Parliament begins and so do their petty diversionary political tactics... People of India are not fooled. Regret to see India led by such so-called leaders !!," Vadra had said in his post."
Jul 29, 2015 Kamat quizzed by Goa Crime Branch: "The Congress left red faced after former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat was questioned by the Crime Branch in the Goa bribery scandal. With two of Congress's top leaders in the line of fire, the party is now on the back foot."
Jul 28, 2015 Two top Goa Ministers got kickbacks?: "The Congress party red-faced as former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamath and former PWD Minister Churchill Alemao now summoned by the Crime Branch this following the Goa Chief Minister Lakshmikant Parsekar's open statement naming the two in the Louis Berger bribery case where bribes up to 6 crore were paid to secure the Government projects."
Jul 27, 2015 For Mamata, a British ad-venture in London: "How much has the half-page ad cost? It certainly won't be cheap but discounts are often sought and given. The paper's rate card says for a half-page ad, it charges £43,000 (about Rs 42.8 lakh)."
Jul 27, 2015 Ex-union minister Thungon jailed for corruption: "Thungon, then minister of state for urban development and employment in the P.V. Narasimha Rao government, along with the other accused, was involved in misappropriating money meant for an irrigation project in Nagaland. According to the CBI, Thungon connived with officials of Nagaland's irrigation and flood control department in placing a bogus order for sausage wire for a project during 1993-94. Investigations revealed that no wire was supplied to the department but payments were made against bogus delivery."
Jul 26, 2015 Samajwadi Party MLC writes to PM Narendra Modi over ‘corruption’ in recruitments by Akhilesh Yadav govt: "Accusing the Akhilesh Yadav government of corruption, an MLC of the ruling Samajwadi Party has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a CBI probe into the recruitments done by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) in various departments in the last two years."
Jul 26, 2015 BJP plans to target more Congress bigwigs, Scindia in line of fire: "Party has also reportedly distributed booklets titled "Vyapam: Myths and Reality" and "Saga of Scams in Congress-ruled States" to all its office-bearers and MPs asking them to read it carefully."
Jul 26, 2015 Muslim League says Supreme Court has no right to interfere in matters of faith: "A day after AIPMT was held across the country, IUML national secretary E T Muhammed Basheer blasted the court for its observations."
Jul 25, 2015 Police should salute MLCs, MLAs: Maha legislator: "Peasants and Workers Party (PWP)MLC Jayant Patil created a flutter in the Legislative Council today by demanding that police at the entrance of the state Legislature and inside its campus should salute all the MLAs and MLCs."
Jul 25, 2015 VVIP treatment for Saradha scam accused?: "West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with Saradha chit fund scam, has been shifted to a VVIP ward of state-run SSKM Hospital in Kolkata. Hospital authorities confirmed that he was shifted to the VVIP ward as the ward he was admitted to is undergoing repairs."
Jul 23, 2015 Rawat shielding corrupt officer: BJP
Jul 23, 2015 Debate: Explosive tax evasion charge against Virbhadra Singh: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- TSR Subramaniam, Former Cabinet Secretary; M R Venkatesh, CA & Policy Analyst; R Rajagopalan, Senior Journalist; Sushmita Dev, MP, LS, Congress; Pavan Verma, MP, RS, JD (U); and Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP -- discuss charges of corruption and money laundering against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh."
Jul 23, 2015 Look who's talking of accountability?: "It's the biggest irony. Robert Vadra who takes no accountability for land deals is now talking on accountability in Parliament. He also criticised Parliament on the Facebook. BJP MP has given a notice in the Parliament for privilege motion."
Jul 23, 2015 BJP MLA claims of offering money to journalists during elections, video goes viral: "she had offered ‘envelopes’ allegedly filled with cash to local journalists at the time of the elections which were accepted by all but three of them returned it."
Jul 23, 2015 Fake degree case: Court grants bail to Jitender Singh Tomar: "Former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar was today granted bail by a court here in an alleged fake degree case with riders."
Jul 23, 2015 Privilege motion against Vadra: "Two BJP members in the Lok Sabha brought in a privilege motion against Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra on Thursday for his remarks on Facebook."
Jul 22, 2015 BJP demands Uttarakhand CM's resignation in liquor scam controversy: "The BJP on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, alleging he was involved in a liquor scam and "loot" during the 2013 floods."
Jul 22, 2015 old the Supreme Court that social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand had used 2002 riot victims as "poster boys" to raise Rs 6-7 crore but indulged in a colossal fraud, using most of the money for their personal expenses.: "A controversy erupted in Jharkhand on Wednesday after photos of the state education minister apparently paying floral tribute to former president APJ Abdul Kalam--who is still alive--went viral on social media"
Jul 21, 2015 Goa: Fmr Cong Mins took bribes?: "Accused of taking bribes from a US based company Louis Berger, former PWD Minister of Goa Churchill Alemao has denied all allegations. He now offers himself up for inquiry, dismissing all allegations of the BJP as baseless."
Jul 21, 2015 Coal scam: Ex-MoS for Coal, ex-Coal Secy summoned as accused: "Former Minister of State for Coal Santosh Bagrodia, ex-Coal Secretary H C Gupta and retired public servant L S Janoti, were today summoned as accused by a Special Court in connection with a coal scam case."
Jul 21, 2015 Kingpin, who sold land to Vadra in Rajasthan, held: "In a major crackdown, the Bikaner police arrested six people, including the kingpin of the controversial land deals connected to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra."
Jul 20, 2015 US bribery scandal echoes in Goa: "The fallout of a US bribery scandal is being felt in Goa as the former Congress Government of Goa is under suspicion after a US firm admitted it paid bribes in 2009 to bag Government contracts. Now the BJP is demanding a CBI probe against the previous Congress Government led by Digambar Kamat."
Jul 19, 2015 Goa seeks CBI inquiry in water proj: "The bribery of $976,630 for a Goa project by Louis Berger included payments to a minister, details of which have not been disclosed by the US Department of Justice."
Jul 19, 2015 UP: Locals hold BSP MLA hostage: "A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA was on Sunday (July 19) held hostage by a group of villagers who were protesting against erratic supply of electricity and water in Alinagar area, police said. BSP MLA from Mughalsarai, Babban Singh Chauhan had gone to the ward no 3 listen to their problems and talk to villagers, when they held him hostage. The villagers, who were protesting against the problems of electricity and water supply in their area, Superintendent of police (SP), Muniraj said. Local police rushed to the spot and held talks with villagers after which they freed Chauhan, the SP added. An assurance was their problems,and also no complaint was given by the MLA to police and the matter was resoved then and there itself, he said."
Jul 19, 2015 US bribery case: 2 ex-ministers may be involved, says Parrikar: "US firm Louis Berger has been charged with bribing Indian officials for several crores to win two major water developmental projects in Goa and Guwahati. "Since the work was related to JAICA (Japan International funding project), then PWD Minister might be involved, but moreover since it is dealing with the financial approval for the project, there is likelihood that one more minister may be involved," Parrikar said"
Jul 19, 2015 Fifth Column: Another argument: "It gives me another chance to reiterate that Dr Sen is to blame for keeping vast majority of Indians poor, hungry and illiterate for decades."
Jul 19, 2015 Complainant used as puppet by minister: Amitabh Thakur on rape accusation: "Thakur has said SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav threatened him after his wife Nutan filed a complaint before the UP Lokayukta against the state's Mining minister. - See more at:"
Jul 17, 2015 BJP hits back: Rahul Gandhi is still ‘baby in diapers’: "the BJP came down heavily on the Congress leader saying he has to give up his “toddler” politics and “grow out of diapers”."
Jul 15, 2015 Debate: #ThakurVsMulayam: Round 2: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & National Head, Legal Cell, SP; Amitabh Thakur, Suspended IPS Officer; Nutan Thakur, RTI Activist & Wife of Amitabh Thakur; and TSR Subramaniam, Former Cabinet Secretary -- discuss political storm over UP IPS officer Amitabh Thakur's suspension, and Thakur in a tussle with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, and if political arrogance is India's reality."
Jul 15, 2015 CBI arrests Karnataka Congress MLA Anil Lad in illegal mining case: "Sail is already facing prosecution for his role in the export of illegal iron ore. Lad was summoned to the CBI office on Wednesday the afternoon and was subsequently arrested"
Jul 14, 2015 Debate: #ThakurVsMulayam: Are netas above the law?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Amitabh Thakur, IPS Officer; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & National Head, Legal Cell, SP; Shahid Siddiqui, Chief Editor, Nayi Duniya & Former, Member of Parliament; and Dr Ajoy Kumar, National Spokesperson, Congress -- discuss the fight between IPS officer Amitabh Thakur and UP Govt escalating, Thakur seeking Centre's intervention over the FIR registered against him, and whether the officer is only being targeted for speaking out against SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav."
Jul 14, 2015 Nitish publicity campaign manager trying to influence DMs, says Sushil Modi: " I suspect that this company has been outsourced by Prashant Kishor’s NGO. I also want to know from the CM why the public relations department budget under its plan head went up to Rs 90 crore in the current financial year, almost 15 times more than the previous year’s budget”"
Jul 13, 2015 UP suspends IG Thakur for taking fight against Mulayam to Centre: "“Netaji (Mulayam) is such a tall leader. He even scolds me; he might have scolded him (Thakur) too. He shouldn’t feel bad,” said Akhilesh. “He told Thakur ‘sudhar jao’ (mend your ways). It was not a threat but a general expression, "
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