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Mar 30, 2015 Karnataka Assembly passes Bill to hike salary of MLAs by nearly 100%: "Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a bill to increase salaries of all MLAs by nearly 100 per cent. The hike puts them in the bracket of some of the highest paid law makers in the country."
Mar 30, 2015 Law, outlaw and brother-in-law: "Through which kink in our Freudian sub-strand has "saala" become a vituperative pejorative across the Indian subcontinent? We may be divided by caste, creed, colour, community and country, but there is unprecedented unity within our cultural and linguistic commitment to "saala"."
Mar 30, 2015 UPPCS exam cancelled after paper leak, three arrested: "The CM has also summoned Chairman of UPPSC Anil Yadav."
Mar 29, 2015 Congress leaders told me not to act against Bellary bros: Bhardwaj: ""These leaders, this leader, told me that I should desist from taking action against Reddy brothers and chief minister B S Yeddyurappa. These Congress leaders were very chummy with the BJP brass,""
Mar 28, 2015 Rahul will be back among people ‘very soon': Sonia Gandhi: "Earlier this week, posters had emerged in Amethi declaring that the local MP (Rahul Gandhi) was “missing”."
Mar 27, 2015 Congress leader Hansraj Bhardwaj accuses party of corruption; blames P Chidambaram for propagating Section 66A: ""A defamation Bill had been brought during the times of Rajiv Gandhi. The press revolted and it had to be withdrawn. Today he says it was bad drafting. But what is bad drafting? Whatever you say is what the Cabinet will approve. P Chidambaram should be asked why he brought in the bill, now he is saying it was bad drafting,""
Mar 27, 2015 In UP, the mafia-politician nexus rules: "“The entire bureaucracy — both civil and police — in Uttar Pradesh is left with two options: They can either work as agents of the ruling party or remain dumped in inconsequential posts. Those who toe the line survive. Those that do not can either move out of the state or go to heaven. It is that simple”."
Mar 27, 2015 Jagan DA case: ED attaches Rs 216 cr property: "The attached properties include: 16 plots in Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City owned by Ramky worth Rs 115 crores; plot number 45 and 56 in 18.965 acres worth Rs 22.78 crores; plot number 83 of 34.43 acres worth Rs 7.61 crores; 73648 acres in Thanam village worth Rs 35.64 crores, 37.379 acres in Lemarthi village worth Rs 18.09 crores; 23.394 acres in Thadi village worth Rs 12.45 crores, 11.624 acres of Bongani village worth Rs 4.72 crore."
Mar 26, 2015 Assam MLA brazenly flouts rules: "Here is a story from Assam where a Congress MLA drives around in style using black tinted glass. and when TIMES NOW cornered him, look how he ducks our questions."
Mar 26, 2015 Saradha scam: Anjan Dutta likely to be quizzed: "Sources say Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta has been summoned by CBI once again in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam. He is likely to appear before the investigating agency today or latest by tomorrow. This will be his second appearance before CBI. He was questioned by CBI last November over his business dealings with Sudipta Sen."
Mar 26, 2015 CAG report: Haryana govt mulls legal option?: "A day after Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pulled up the Haryana government during the Congress regime for showing "undue favours" to Robert Vadra, sources have said that the current BJP-led Haryana government is mulling legal options on the CAG report. In its report for 2013-14, tabled in the Haryana Assembly yesterday, the CAG came down heavily on the Town and Country Planning Department. "... The department neither at the time of granting in-principle approval nor at the time of formal approval for transfer of licences ensured that net profit beyond 15 per cent of the total cost accrues to public exchequer. "This enabled the developers to earn huge profits merely by selling the land while the government had to forego sizeable amount," the CAG report said."
Mar 26, 2015 ED attaches Rs.130 crore assets in Jagan money laundering case: "These include 8,648 acres of land of Lepakshi Knowledge Hub in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, lands of Asara Realty Ventures in Maharashtra and of Cyberabad Hitech Integrated Township Development Corp in Telangana."
Mar 25, 2015 Filming Shazia Ilmi: New documentary bares ugly side of AAP
Mar 25, 2015 MP Governor’s son, accused in Vyapam scam, reportedly dies of brain hemorrhage: "Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav’s son Shailesh Yadav, wanted by the Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force in connection with the Vyapam scam, was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the governor’s residence"
Mar 25, 2015 Coal scam case: Former PM Manmohan Singh moves SC against summon: "seeking quashing of the summons issued to him as an accused in a coal block allocation case."
Mar 25, 2015 Hooda government favoured Vadra in land deals: CAG: "Vadra's company, Skylight Hospitality, sold a prime 3.5 acre piece of land in Manesar in Gurgaon district to DLF in 2008 for Rs 58 crore. The land had, however, only cost his company around Rs 15 crore and was sold to DLF after obtaining change of land use (CLU) and other permissions from the Hooda government."
Mar 24, 2015 Audit trouble for Badal govt: "Another setback for the Punjab government, as a CAG report has slammed the Sriromani Akali Dal government for irrigularities in the purchase of a 36 crore rupees Chopper. While the Badal government was quick to dismiss the charges, the opposition has once again taken aim at the Badals."
Mar 23, 2015 Congress leader Rasheed Masood gets bail in corruption case: "Rashedd Masood, a Rajya Sabha MP, was sentenced to four years in jail in September 2013 by a CBI court in Delhi."
Mar 23, 2015 The Broken Economics Of India's Aam Aadmi Party: "Arvind Kejriwal’s approach mostly amounts to offering freebies now and figuring out how to pay for them later. "
Mar 22, 2015 Maharashtra Sadan scam: SIT probing corruption allegations grills Chhagan Bhujbal’s nephew Sameer Bhujbal: "Bhujbal faced accusations that he awarded the contract for Maharashtra Sadan to an associate, not known to be a capable of executing such projects. The cost of the project had also reportedly escalated significantly."
Mar 22, 2015 PDS scam ruffles Raman govt, 12 civil supplies officers arrested: " ACB sleuths seized cash worth Rs 3.64 crore during a raid on officers"
Mar 21, 2015 Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury faces bribery charges: "Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury seems to have landed herself in a huge controversy. Hyderabad Police have booked the Congress MP for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.75 crore from a local leader promising ticket in the assembly elections. But Renuka Chawdhury denies the allegations and termed it politically motivated."
Mar 21, 2015 In UP, the mafia-politician nexus rules: "Durga and her husband Abhishek Singh, also an IAS officer, have since opted for a change of cadre and bid adieu to Uttar Pradesh."
Mar 21, 2015 Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury booked for allegedly taking bribe : "Congress MP and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury has been booked by the Hyderabad police for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs. 1.10 crore by promising an Assembly ticket to a local leader ahead of elections last year."
Mar 21, 2015 Renuka Choudhary booked for allegedly demanding Rs 1.10 crore from Congress aspirant: "in Hyderabad on the complaint by B Kalavati who alleged that Choudhary took the money from her husband Ramji for getting the party ticket to contest from Wyra Assembly constituency."
Mar 19, 2015 SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan: "The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy."
Mar 18, 2015 Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook: "A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act."
Mar 16, 2015 Assam CM Gogoi does it again: "We showed you how traffic was brought to a standstill on two ocassions within a fortnight for Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's convoy, but the chief minister has refused to give up VVIP racism despite the outrage. This time an ambulance was stopped for more than 15 minutes, just so that the minister could zoom through."
Mar 16, 2015 Sharad Yadav unapologetic; clashes with Irani over 'dark complexion' comment
Mar 12, 2015 Coalgate: Special court summons former PM Manmohan Singh as accused: "In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case."
Mar 12, 2015 K'taka moves to end VVIP racism: "Upalokayukta of Karnataka Justice Subhash Adi has now intervened in two separate incidents of VVIP racism. The incidents involve Congress MLAs Vinay Kulkarni and Vijayananda, both accused of assaulting public officials."
Mar 12, 2015 J&K doctor fights VVIP racism: "In a never ending fight against VVIP racism, Dr Gurmeet Kaur from Jammu was humiliated by an arrogant Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Health and Medical Education Chaudhary Lal Singh for not wearing a lab coat. The psychiatrist who has now become a fresh victim of VVIP racism has decided to fight on. She said Minister misbehaved in full public view and shouted at her during official function."
Mar 12, 2015 Rahul extends speacial leave: Sources: "Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has extended his leave till the end of March, sources said. The development came just two days after the Congress made an announcement that he will be back in proximate future and is deeply involved in decision making in the party. He took leave of absence last month before the Budget Session of Parliament began. He wanted to stay away from active politics and introspect partys humiliating electoral performances."
Mar 12, 2015 Not a single applicant turn up for Air India job interview: "Air India's plan to hire commanders directly through walk-in-interviews failed to attract even a single applicant."
Mar 11, 2015 Many officers involved in coal scam, probe will take a long time: Hansraj Ahir: "Hansraj Ahir, the BJP leader who is the whistle-blower in the coal block allocation scam, welcomed the development and said this was awaited. 'People expect that no accused shall be spared. Many officers are involved in the case and will take a long time. This is the first scam in which the entire recovery has been done.'"
Mar 11, 2015 Coalgate: Special court summons former PM Manmohan Singh as accused: "In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case."
Mar 11, 2015 Harish Salve promises to raise VVIP racism cases: "Joining the 'End VVIP racism' campaign is top Supreme Court lawyer Harish Salve. It was on his petition that the sc ordered a slew of directions to curb misuse of red beacon and hooting horns for VIP vehicles. Salve is now planning to file a fresh application seeking further directions on VVIP movement and inconvenience casued to public."
Mar 11, 2015 Manmohan Singh in massive trouble?: "A desperate Manmohan Singh did everything, including reaching out to top BJP leaders over the past two weeks. Deep in the coalgate web, he may have been anxious to avoid further embarrassment after being quizzed by CBI."
Mar 11, 2015 Poaching = Political realignment?: "An audio clip has the Aam Aadmi Party running for cover. A clip with an alleged conversation between aap convener Arvind Kejriwal and former party MLA Rajesh Garg, where the 2 are talking about taking the support of breakaway congress mlas to form the Delhi government. But now it seems that AAP has found a convenient argument to justify horse trading? Party leader Ashish Khetan insists that what was being discussed was 'political realignment'."
Mar 11, 2015 Kejriwal tried to poach 6 Cong MLAs last yr, claims ex-AAP MLA: "In a murky twist to the raging infighting in the AAP, former party MLA Rajesh Garg today accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of trying to poach six Congress MLAs to form government last year. He also claimed that Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was in touch with the Congress MLAs to lure them to float a new party and support AAP from outside."
Mar 11, 2015 Goa MLAs continue to evade paying dues for their Brazil tour: "As the four Goa BJP MLAs, including a state minister, continue to dodge paying for their Brazil tour undertaken during Fifa World Cup 2014, Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) has now written to the state government seeking its directions on the issue."
Mar 11, 2015 Karnataka Governor walks out during National Anthem: "Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala walked off the podium when the national anthem was being played at an official function at Raj Bhavan"
Mar 11, 2015 Accused No. 6 Manmohan Singh: Court summons former PM over Hindalco coal block: "Observing there was a “conscious effort on his part to somehow accommodate” the Aditya Birla Group flagship Hindalco in the 2005 allocation of the Talabira-II coal block in Orissa, a special court Wednesday summoned former prime minister Manmohan Singh, who also held the coal portfolio then, as an accused in the case."
Mar 10, 2015 MLAs want bureaucrats at their call: "A senior Congress MLA in Karnataka has written a letter to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah demanding a circular be sent to bureaucrats, asking them to save the phone numbers of legislators on their phone, claiming that he has the backing of several other MLAs. KB Koliwad wants the Government to issue an order that would stop short of putting bureaucrats in beck and call of MLAs."
Mar 10, 2015 Court: Pay damages, act against cops: "Calcutta High Court today upheld the state human rights commission's recommendation for compensation to a professor and his neighbour who were arrested on the charge of circulating an Internet joke on chief minister Mamata Banerjee in 2012."
Mar 10, 2015 View worth Rs 6.4cr: "The CBI has brought under its scanner the flow of over Rs 20 crore, including Rs 6.47 crore from the sale of paintings, that the Trinamul Congress has received between 2010-11 and 2013-14."
Mar 10, 2015 Sajjan Was Part of Mob Which Attacked Sikhs:1984 Riots Witness: "A 70-year-old woman today alleged in a Delhi court that Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and certain others were part of a mob which had attacked, looted and burnt houses of Sikhs during the riots in 1984."
Mar 10, 2015 D P Yadav gets life term in murder case: "Former Uttar Pradesh minister and don-turned-politician D P Yadav was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment along with three of his accomplices for murdering Mahendra Singh Bhati, then MLA from Dadri, in 1992."
Mar 7, 2015 Mufti Govt releases separatist from Baramulla jail: "Separatist leader Masarat Alam who organized anti-India protests in 2010 released from Baramulla jail by Mufti Sayeed government. Masarat has been in detention for the last four years. His release was ordered by the J&K High Court and the state Government failed to push for further detention."
Mar 6, 2015 JBT scam: Such scams shake public confidence, says Delhi HC
Mar 6, 2015 Tamil Nadu number one corrupt state in India: Bharatiya Janata Party
Mar 6, 2015 Kerala tycoon has state's backing: "A day after UDF Chief Whip PC George's alleged that Kerala DGP tried to derail probe into Chandrabose murder case, he has handed over the evidence he claimed to have against the government to the chief minister. The pressure on Kerala CM is increasing to clear the air on the murder probe against businessman Mohammed Nisham. This comes after the UDF chief whip alleged that the Kerala DGP was trying to derail the probe."
Mar 6, 2015 TIMES NOW impact: Action against VVIP racism: "A senior-rank police officer was today transferred following the inquiry into the ruckus outside a city club where policemen jostled with members to prevent their entry during a function attended by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Keshav Patil had been transferred to Mumbai police headquarters, official sources said."
Mar 6, 2015 VVIPs won't use number plates: "In New Delhi, the constitutional dignitaries flaunt the state emblem on their vehicles. But documents accessed by TIMES NOW claims, one cannot skip the number plate and just have the emblem. On the car of Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, there is a red beacon, Indian flag, the state emblem but not the number plate. Legal experts and the political class agree that the law is being flouted by the VVIPs. VVIPs have been displaying the status symbol and with nobody"
Mar 5, 2015 Srinagar Airport: A special gate for VVIPs: "There seems to be no end to VVIP Racism. Here's another instance from Srinagar where VVIP Racism has the common man up in arms as he has to reach airport nearly 3 hours prior to his flight as they have to wait at the entrance of the airport for hours and all thanks to the VVIPs as they zip through."
Mar 5, 2015 Azam Khan's bus stunt shocks students: "From Karnataka to Uttar Pradesh, there is no end to the VVIP racism. But Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has crossed all limits. His VVIP board bravado put lives of innocent students at risk. Watch how Azam Khan who doesn't have a licence drives a bus with school students and officials as passengers in his home town Rampur."
Mar 5, 2015 JBT Scam: HC Upholds 10-Yr Jail Term for Haryana Ex-CM, Son: "Former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala and five others including his son were today awarded a decade-long jail term in the teachers' recruitment scam case by Delhi High Court which said "overwhelming evidence" showed the "shocking and spine-chilling" state of affairs in the country."
Mar 5, 2015 Tamil Nadu is No. 1 state in bribing voters: Amit Shah
Mar 4, 2015 Saradha Scam: Tapas Paul’s house among 43 locations searched by CBI: "The CBI on Wednesday raided over 40 premises of the Rose Valley company across several states and in Kolkata it raided the residence of actor and TMC MP Tapas Paul."
Mar 3, 2015 UPA delayed black money SIT to save somebody: Modi: "it had not formed SIT on black money despite the Supreme Court's order of 2011"
Mar 2, 2015 End VVIP raj: Detained and victimised in Mumbai: "VVIP racism in the heart of Mumbai, members of a club denied entry as Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis attends an event in the club. Whenm angry club members questioned the cops they were dragged by the neck and pinned to the wall. This is just another example of VVIP racism at its worst."
Mar 1, 2015 End VVIP raj: A CM zips by, you wait!: "Our politicians refuse to give up the VVIP culture. In Guwahati, traffic at a major junction during peak hours is held for more than 15 minutes so that CM Gogoi's convoy can zoom past without any hindrance. The public is made to pay the price just for CM's luxury."
Mar 1, 2015 End VVIP raj: 'No parking' for the common man: "TIMES NOW's End VVIPRaj campaign picks up pace. We show you how VVIP culture is prevalent across India. Here's an instance from Jammu where a public parking space has been taken away from the common man just so that NC leaders can have hassle free parking, leaving the public to suffer."
Mar 1, 2015 Victims of VVIP racism speak with TIMES NOW: "Gurjeet Bindra and Parambin Bindra, members of NSCI club, who were victimised by the Mumbai police for protesting against VVIP culture, speak exclusively with TIMES NOW's Correspondent Kashif Khusro."
Mar 1, 2015 VVIP racism at its worst in Mumbai: "TIMES NOW has caught another Chief Minister in the list of VVIP CMs. While Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis was attending an event at NSCI in Mumbai, the traffic policemen outside stalled vehicles of the public to make way for the CM's convoy. That's not it, members of the club were even denied entry as the CM was present inside the club. What is more shocking is protesters who were fighting against VVIP racism were pushed back by cops in Mumbai. The victims were detained and then released afterwards. Is this how we will be treated? Join the #EndVVIPRaj campaign, raise your voice."
Feb 27, 2015 Why do VVIPs need special zones?
Feb 27, 2015 Bengaluru: Ambulances stuck, CM zooms past : "It is not just the common man who is suffering in Bengaluru. Three ambulances with heart patients were forced to wait so that a minister could have a hassle free passage. The ambulances were made to wait for over an hour."
Feb 27, 2015 Why do VVIPs need special zones?: "The VVIP Raj is also rampant in the country's financial capital, Mumbai. TIMES NOW Correspondent Kashif Khusro gets us this report from Mumbai airport revealing how VVIP culture is rampant at the airport."
Feb 27, 2015 VVIP racism a reality in India: "As the TIMES NOW's campaign to flush out VVIP Raj culture getting momentum, more and more stories are coming from across the country. Now the story comes from Lucknow's Charbagh station where public are made to wait while a VIP lounge is kept empty just for ministers, MLAs and MPs."
Feb 27, 2015 End VVIPRaj gets massive response: "24 hours after an explosive debate on The Newshour on the open VVIP racism, we have been inundated with calls, messages and over 10,000 tweets on the humiliation citizens endure on a day-to-day basis. Our campaign has been so impactful that government was forced to respond. A few VVIP lanes were relabeled and a few Chief Ministers are embarassed for choking the common man in traffic. The fight to demolish VVIP Raj has only just begun."
Feb 27, 2015 Let’s Drop Anchor: "On July 7, ’13, the Gadkaris are transported to the yacht by helicopter from Nice airport (this was also organised by the captain of the yacht). As Sunil Bajaj emphasises to the captain, Magnus Sundin, soon after the Gadkaris arrived on board on July 7, 2013: “Guests are very important people as discussed. Kindly see they are happy and comfortable”. After the cruise, the group goes back to Nice airport in a helicopter on July 9, 2013, from where they fly to Frankfurt and then Mumbai, reaching on July 11, ’13."
Feb 27, 2015 I wanted to see the Yacht at French Riviera, says Nitin Gadkari: "Company communications show that BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, his wife, two sons and daughter spent two nights on an Essar luxury yacht stationed in the waters of the French Riviera between July 7 and July 9, 2013. They were flown to the yacht Sunrays in a helicopter from Nice airport and returned the same way."
Feb 27, 2015 VIP vehicles flout parking prohibition in drop-in lanes: "There is no end to the VIP culture at the local railway station. Parking of vehicles is strictly prohibited at the drop-in lanes, but not if these are red-beaconed cars, or government and Army vehicles."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 2: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 1: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: Polls over, VVIPs are back: "The road to the Chandigarh railway station split into two zones and the basis of the division made obvious through this board where the words VIPs & VVIPs are inscribed in bold letters. And look while the lane for people like you and me is choked, the special lane for these so called VVIPs is empty. From railway stations to airports, there is no curbing the VVIP Raj. TIMES NOW has accessed documents which show these netas have chosen to use the runway like their property with most of them citing health to drive in their own cars till the aircraft. So when your ailing grandmother takes the bus along with several others netas like Lalu Prasad Yadav, Rabri Devi, Mayawati and Jayalalithaa, drive through the runways in cars according to their own convenience. And when we question them, they are ready with a list of excuses. Elections are over, the VVIP culture is back."
Feb 26, 2015 VVIPs zip through, you suffer: "Its a Times Now campaign against the rot of the VVIP culture in our country. As a part of that, we get you a story from Chandigarh, where, at the entrance to the new railway station, VVIPS zip past while the common man is left to battle traffic jams. This, thanks to special lanes allocated only for VVIP traffic movement."
Feb 26, 2015 India won't tolerate VVIP raj anymore: "From Delhi to Hyderabad, Jammu to Bengaluru, VVIPs have made sure that people like you and me pay the price for being the Aam Aadmi. Be it in railway stations, airports or even the roads. They've decided to insult the common man by flaunting their VVIP status everywhere. India don't have to endure this...raise your voice...join us in our campaign to #EndVVIPRaj."
Feb 26, 2015 Money Laundering: ED Attaches Rs 232cr Worth Assets of Jagan, Others: "ED has already attached assets worth over Rs 1,000 crore in the overall PMLA cases it is probing against Jagan, senior government officials of Andhra Pradesh and businessmen."
Feb 25, 2015 Rahul Gandhi should be made Congress President, says Kamal Nath: "After the storm over Rahul Gandhi's ill timed sabbatical, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has stepped in to defend the party vice president."
Feb 25, 2015 VVIPs zip through, you suffer: "Its a Times Now campaign against the rot of the VVIP culture in our country. As a part of that, we get you a story from Chandigarh, where, at the entrance to the new railway station, VVIPS zip past while the common man is left to battle traffic jams. This, thanks to special lanes allocated only for VVIP traffic movement."
Feb 25, 2015 Centre asks Madhya Pradesh governor to quit: "Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav may become the biggest casualty of the high-profile recruitment scam as the Centre has asked him to quit the gubernatorial post."
Feb 24, 2015 'AI staff saw Renuka Chowdhury shopping': "former minister and Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury held up an AI flight and passengers were kept waiting inside the aircraft for 47 minutes because she allegedly was spotted shopping at the terminal. But when we confronted her with straight questions, the Congress MP completely denied those charges and instead blamed the airline."
Feb 24, 2015 MP Governor Yadav named in exam scam FIR, Centre asks him to go: "Hours after the Special Task Force (STF) filed an FIR against Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav on Tuesday for his alleged role in the examination and recruitment scam"
Feb 23, 2015 Air India flight delayed as Congress MP goes "shopping": ""Last Friday, former Union Minister, and Congress Rajya Sabha MP Renuka Chowdhury was travelling to Hyderabad on Air India's Chicago-Delhi-Hyderabad flight AI-126 which was scheduled to take off at 1900 hours. Chowdhury did not turn up on time despite repeated announcements of the final call by the airline staff."
Feb 22, 2015 After probe SIT has found the Governor, his son guilty: Thawar Chand Gehlot: "Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot confirmed that the High Court had given permission to SIT to file a FIR against MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and his son in the Vyapam Recruitment Scam."
Feb 13, 2015 Manjhi lands in soup over getting 'commission' as CM statement: "Amid uproar over the comment that he used to get “commission” in developmental projects, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said he used the expression symbolically to highlight that money travelled to such a high post"
Feb 13, 2015 Akhilesh splurged Rs 1.06 cr on US trip: "While Rs 52.50 lakh was spent on purchasing air tickets, Rs 53.78 lakh was spent on food and lodging, the RTI response said. Ironically, the true purpose of the trip never fructified as Akhilesh, in the US to attend an annual event at the prestigious Harvard University with eleven of his cabinet colleagues, boycotted the event as US immigration officials mistreated one of his ministers Azam Khan."
Feb 13, 2015 Saradha scam: ED arrests Sudipta Sen's close aide: "A close associate of Saradha scam main accused Sudipta Sen was today arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its probe in the multi- crore ponzi scheme."
Feb 12, 2015 Debate: Who's the secret donor? - 2: "AVAM, a breakaway group of the party led by Arvind Kejriwal, claimed that shell companies who have no networth of profits had contributed four cheques of Rs 50 lakh each to AAP on the midnight of April 15 last year."
Feb 12, 2015 Debate: Who's the secret donor? - 1: "The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which was hit by a controversy over a donation of Rs 2 crore it had got by cheques from alleged shell companies, has got notice from the Income Tax department which has also sent missives to Congress and 48 other entities."
Feb 11, 2015 Judge observes: No reason to believe Mitra was not connected with alleged Saradha offences
Feb 11, 2015 Delhi Polls: 23 out of 67 AAP MLAs have criminal record, says report: "The average assets per MLA for Delhi 2015 assembly elections are Rs. 6.29 crores."
Feb 7, 2015 Lokayukta tightens noose on ‘corrupt’ UP minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati: "Prajapati, an influential minister in the Samajwadi Party government of Akhilesh Yadav, is accused of allegedly amassing property worth Rs 900 crore by misusing his office."
Feb 6, 2015 Saradha scam: ED summons TMC MP Arpita Ghosh, 2 aides of Matang Sinh: "The agency has filed a criminal case in this scam and has attached assets worth Rs 500 crore till now in this probe."
Feb 5, 2015 Matang Sinh arrest: After Goswami, a senior IPS officer comes under scanner: "Reports suggest that Goswami had also played a crucial role in shifting the IPS officer from one paramilitary force to another without consensus of chiefs of either forces."
Feb 4, 2015 Saradha boot for home secy - Call to stall Matang arrest backfires : "Matang, who has been charged with criminal conspiracy, cheating and misappropriation of funds related to Saradha Realty, was minister of state in the PMO when P.V. Narasimha Rao was Prime Minister. Matang wielded considerable influence then."
Feb 4, 2015 Home Secretary sacked, CBI recording of chat with Saradha accused sealed his fate: "Sources said that when CBI officials went to arrest Matang Sinh, he resisted arrest and flaunted his “high-level contacts.” Subsequently, the CBI let him use the agency’s phone and when he called up Goswami on it, that conversation was recorded."
Feb 3, 2015 SC allows SIT to probe corruption case against Bhujbal: "directing a SIT probe into allegations of kickbacks and money laundering against NCP strongman Chhagan Bhujbal during his tenure as public works department (PWD) minister in Congress-NCP government."
Feb 3, 2015 The resilience of briefcase politics