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Jul 5, 2015 Lokayukta's son and staff charged: "The Opposition is demanding a CBI probe in Karnataka Lokayukta case questioning the credibility of the Lokayukta. The Government is under pressure but will the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Government act?"
Jul 5, 2015 K'taka IAS officer being punished?: "She is the key witness in the Rs 391-crore scam. IAS officer Rashmi Mahesh targeted for taking on the corrupt. During her 18 year career span she has been transferred 23 times. The Opposition hitting out at the Siddaramaiah Govt claiming they're shielding the corrupt."
Jul 5, 2015 Dayanidhi Maran was evasive during questioning; may be called again: CBI: " Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran was "evasive" during his questioning by CBI in a case of alleged abuse of his office in getting installed high capacity BSNL lines at his residences to facilitate speedy transmission of programmes to a TV firm owned by his brother"
Jul 2, 2015 AAP govt to splurge over Rs 500 crore on advertisements: "spending public money on "self publicity" amounted to corruption."
Jun 29, 2015 Debate: Vyapam scam: India's murkiest coverup: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- GVL Narasimha Rao, Natl Spokesperson, BJP; Priyanka Chaturvedi, Natl Spokesperson, Congress; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & Natl Head, Legal Cell, SP; Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP; and Vivek Tankha, Former Additional Solicitor General -- discuss massive political fight over Vyapam scam, Congress alleges cover up after the death of two more accused, death toll of the accused and witnesess touching 25, and Madhya Pradesh Govt ruling out a CBI probe into the issue."
Jun 29, 2015 Raje illegally occupying Dholpur Palace: Ramesh: "Keeping up the heat on the Lalitgate issue, Congress today accused Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje of "forcible, illegal occupation" of the Dholpur Palace along with Lalit Modi through a private company. Senior party leader Jairam Ramesh claimed that Hemant Singh, the estranged husband of Raje, had admitted before acourt that the palace was the property of the Rajasthangovernment. He told reporters that several revenue department documents between 1954 and 2010 showed that the palace was a government property but Raje and Lalit Modi's company Niyant Heritage Hotels has turned it into a "high end luxury hotel" and invested Rs 100 crore with no role of the state government."
Jun 29, 2015 MP: 2 more Vyapam scam accused die: "Two more accused in the high-profile MPPEB scam died in Gwalior and Indore, adding another murky dimension to the massive scandal in which 25 accused and witnesses have died so far. While the death of 40-year-old Dr Rajendra Arya at Birla Hospital in Gwalior this morning was reported after his condition suddenly deteriorated, that of Narendra Singh Tomar(29) in Indore jail was under mysterious circumstances.Besides Arya, 24 accused, including Tomar, and witnesseshave died so far under mysterious conditions."
Jun 28, 2015 Saritha Nair expose shows brothel culture in Kerala government, alleges CPM: "solar scam accused Saritha S Nair, in a recorded conversation, had stated that there is a lobby among Congress ministers in Kerala, who trap women, sexually exploit and exchange them among the colleagues."
Jun 27, 2015 FIR filed against Odisha CM, vigilance director: "A First Information Report (F.I.R) was filed against Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Vigilance Director K.B. Singh on Saturday for falsely implicating former DGP Prakash Mishra in a financial irregularities case."
Jun 25, 2015 Debate: Your money, their feast: "the issue -- your money, their sumptuous feast. If this is not VVIP Racism, what is? Parliament canteens serving to Members of Parliament got a total subsidy of 60.7 crore during last five years with items like 'puri sabji' being sold at 88% subsidised rates, an RTI reply shows. The item list received under the Right to Information Act reveals that Parliamentarians, earning over 1.4 lakh with perks, are relishing items like 'fish fried with chips' at 25, mutton cutlet at 18, oiled vegetables at 5, mutton curry with bone at 20 and masala dosa at 6 with rates subsidised by 63%, 65%, 83%, 67% and 75% respectively. The cost for procuring raw items of dish like stew vegetables comes to about 41.25 while the MPs are getting it for 4 which is a subsidy of about 90%. For the non-veg meal raw items are procured at 99.05 while the prepared dish is served at 33 to MPs with 66% subsidy, the reply provided to RTI activist Subhash Agrawal shows, adding that the present rates of dishes have not been revised from December 20, 2010. 'Papad' costs ?1.98 but sold at ?1 in these canteens with a whopping subsidy of 98%."
Jun 25, 2015 Akhilesh #KillerCoverup complete?: "Uttar Pradesh journalist Jagendra Singh's forensic report says it was an act of self-immolation. Even as the blame game in the murder case continues, the police is pushing the suicide theory."
Jun 24, 2015 Death on the beat: Corrupt nexus threatens journalists
Jun 24, 2015 Bihar JD-U legislator arrested in murder case: "Bihar Janata Dal-United legislator Anant Singh was on Wednesday arrested in connection with a kidnapping-cum-murder case"
Jun 24, 2015 AJSU MLA gets 7-year RI, loses membership: "AJSU leaders Kamal Kishore Bhagat and Alester Bodra, found guilty on Monday for extortion and attempt to murder case by a Ranchi court"
Jun 24, 2015 Solar scam accused Saritha Nair alleges lobby among ministers to trap women: "Nair had complained to the police Abdullakutty had raped her after inviting her to talk about launching solar project in his constituency."
Jun 24, 2015 Maharashtra: Pankaja Munde faces Rs 206-cr corruption charge over contracts: "alleging that the Women and Child Development (WCD) department headed by Pankaja had awarded contracts worth Rs 206 crore for procuring chikkis, medicines, growth monitoring machines, water filters, carpets and educational material for aanganwadis on a single day without inviting tenders."
Jun 23, 2015 The rich and famous are above the law in India
Jun 23, 2015 Yogendra Yadav attacks AAP forTV advertisement, brands it 'political corruption'
Jun 23, 2015 ED conducts searches across Mumbai over Bhujbal corruption cases
Jun 23, 2015 Now Maha BJP Minister in trouble?: "Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde landed himself in trouble after it was found that his engineering degree was not from a recognised institution. With the Minister himself admitting this, the Opposition is now demanding his resignation."
Jun 23, 2015 If this is not VVIP racism, what is?: "Parliament canteens serving to Members of Parliament got a total subsidy of 60.7 crore during last five years with items like 'puri sabji' being sold at 88% subsidised rates, an RTI reply shows. The item list received under the Right to Information Act reveals that Parliamentarians, earning over 1.4 lakh with perks, are relishing items like 'fish fried with chips' at 25, mutton cutlet at 18, oiled vegetables at 5, mutton curry with bone at 20 and masala dosa at 6 with rates subsidised by 63%, 65%, 83%, 67% and 75% respectively. The cost for procuring raw items of dish like stew vegetables comes to about 41.25 while the MPs are getting it for 4 which is a subsidy of about 90%. For the non-veg meal raw items are procured at 99.05 while the prepared dish is served at 33 to MPs with 66% subsidy,"
Jun 23, 2015 Subsidy burp: You're giving it up and they're eating it up: "It also means that an MP can have a full-course lunch, complete with dessert, at the Parliament canteens for Rs 38. Chew on this: boiled rice and dal for Rs 6, a bowl of vegetable stew for Rs 4, fish curry for Rs 20 and kheer for Rs 8."
Jun 23, 2015 Will gouge out eyes, chop hands if TMC is challenged: Abhishek: "West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee has stoked a controversy by publicly threatening to "chop off hands and gouge out eyes" of those who dared to challenge the ruling party,"
Jun 23, 2015 Reign of terror: Why mafiadom rules from Mamata's Bengal to Akhilesh's UP: "An Uttar Pradesh freelance journalist is set on fire and dies in hospital for allegedly angering a minister by posting stories about illegal mining and land-grab on Facebook."
Jun 22, 2015 Lalit Modi fires fresh salvo against Rajiv Shukla, Congress: "In a series of tweets, the former IPL commissioner asked Mr. Shukla to reveal who paid for his private jet trips to London."
Jun 18, 2015 Pranab Mukherjee set ED after me when he was FM, claims Lalit Modi: "Lalit Modi has claimed that Pranab Mukherjee — as finance minister in 2010 in the UPA government — ordered an ED probe into his IPL business deals and personal financial transactions."
Jun 18, 2015 Debate: #Lalitgate: Can BJP defend Vasundhara Raje too?: "discuss the new twist to the ongoing Sushma-Lalit Modi controversy, BJP leader & Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje providing a witness statement in 2011 in support of scam-tainted Lalit Modi's immigration application in the UK, and whether the BJP can defend Raje too after standing by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who had written to British lawmaker Keith Vaz to allegedly recommend travel documents for scam-tainted Lalit Modi for visiting Portugal."
Jun 18, 2015 Debate: #Lalitgate: Corruption caught red handed?: " discuss the issue of Lalitgate deepening, Congress demanding resignations of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, Raje's son Dushyant getting a sweet deal from scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi, and Raje on Lalit Modi's guest list during IPL season 3."
Jun 18, 2015 Raje's son now exposed?: "The BJP is neck deep in trouble. Three prominent leaders - Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh - are now entangled in the biggest scandal of 2015. Will the BJP withstand TIMES NOW's latest expose on the Lalitgate?"
Jun 18, 2015 Disproportionate assets: CBI begins probe against Himachal CM: "the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) restarted the preliminary inquiry on the basis of the income tax department order that said the agricultural income of Virbhadra Singh and his family dramatically increased in the revised return, which was an apparent attempt to justify the investments made in the purchase of insurance policies worth over Rs.6.1 crore."
Jun 18, 2015 AAP accuses Goa PWD Minister of having fake science degree
Jun 18, 2015 Story of IPL’s Lalit Modi days: A hotel bill amounting to Rs 1.56 crore and a guest list of top politicians: "Modi has been billed for a little over Rs 1 crore for the two rooms he booked for himself during the four-month period."
Jun 17, 2015 ED registers 2 cases against Bhujbal: "In mounting trouble for former Maharashtra PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal, the Enforcement Directorate today registered two Economic Case Information Reports (ECIR) against him and others under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). "We have registered two ECIRs against Bhujbal and others under the provisions of PMLA," an ED source told PTI. The first ECIR pertains to the Maharashtra Sadan scam and Kalina land allotment case while the second ECIR is in connection with an FIR against the senior NCP leader involving a housing project at Navi Mumbai wherein its developer had collected 10 per cent of the flat's total cost as booking amount in 2010 but started no work, the source said."
Jun 17, 2015 Debate: #Lalitgate: Corruption caught red handed?: " discuss the issue of Lalitgate deepening, Congress demanding resignations of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, Raje's son Dushyant getting a sweet deal from scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi, and Raje on Lalit Modi's guest list during IPL season 3."
Jun 17, 2015 Debate: Is the UP govt blind to scribe's dying declaration?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Syed Asim Waqar, Leader, SP; Bukkal Nawab, MLC, Samajwadi Party; Shazia Ilmi, Leader, BJP; Ajoy Bose, Senior Journalist and Padma Rao, Senior Journalist -- discuss how the UP government is blind to a journalist who succumbed to his burn injuries while exposing the minister."
Jun 17, 2015 Debate: #Lalitgate: Can BJP defend Vasundhara Raje too?: "discuss the new twist to the ongoing Sushma-Lalit Modi controversy, BJP leader & Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje providing a witness statement in 2011 in support of scam-tainted Lalit Modi's immigration application in the UK, and whether the BJP can defend Raje too after standing by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who had written to British lawmaker Keith Vaz to allegedly recommend travel documents for scam-tainted Lalit Modi for visiting Portugal."
Jun 17, 2015 Bihar MP misbehaves onboard?: "Expelled RJD MP from Bihar Pappu Yadav today allegedly behaved rudely with an airhostess of a Jet Airways flight from Patna after she asked the lawmaker not to throw the leftover food in the aisle."
Jun 17, 2015 Lalit Modi bought Raje son's shares: "An ongoing investigation by the Enforcement Directorate against Lalit Modi and his associates has found that a firm owned by Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje's son, Dushyant Singh, a BJP MP from Jhalawar-Baran, received 11.63 crore from the former IPL commissioner. A source said ED, while on the trail of 21 crore that Modi's firm Anand Heritage Hotels Pvt Ltd (AHHPL) had received from unknown Mauritius-based entity Wilton Investment Ltd, stumbled on a transaction where a part of this money was used to pay Dushyant's firm Niyant Heritage Hotels Pvt Ltd (NHHPL). The payment was made in April 2008 by way of an unsecured loan of 3.80 crore and later by acquiring 815 shares in two installments. A total of 11.63 crore was transferred by Modi to Dushyant's firm through loan and share purchase."
Jun 17, 2015 Dushyant BJP's Robert Vadra?: "Scam-tainted former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's dirty deal with Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje's son puts BJP in a fix. Is Dushyant Singh proving to be BJP's Robert Vadra?"
Jun 17, 2015 CBI files case against Vaghela: "The sale of National Textile Corporation (NTC) land in central Mumbai's Parel area to a private company reportedly caused a loss of Rs 709 crore to the exchequer."
Jun 17, 2015 Board of Crony Capitalists in India: "A cosy club of politicians and businessmen, the BCCI is totally unaccountable and rotten to the core."
Jun 17, 2015 Air hostess accuses Pappu Yadav of harassment, misbehaviour: "Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav has become a part of controversies after an air hostess leveled charges of harassment and misbehaviour against him."
Jun 16, 2015 NCP leader Bhujbal faces ACB raids: "The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) tightens the noose around him and a spate of FIRs has been followed. But NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, who is facing allegations of corruption cries conspiracy, claims that the Devendra Fadnavis Government is targeting him and his family."
Jun 16, 2015 Fake degree case: Jitender Singh Tomar withdraws bail plea
Jun 15, 2015 Whistleblower accuses Health Minister Nadda of 'protecting the corrupt'
Jun 15, 2015 Journalist Burned Alive By Police After Exposing Corrupt Politician
Jun 15, 2015 MPPEB, DMAT scams: Cong names 17 more beneficiaries: "He said first name is again from the family of chief minister Shivraj Singh whose wife's (Sadhna Singh) sister Rekha Singh influenced admissions to get her daughter Priyanka admitted in Chirayu Medical College in 2012. "
Jun 15, 2015 Journalist murder: Accused SP minister should be given death sentence, says Swamy: ""The journalist's family should keep up its demand for a CBI probe," says Swamy."
Jun 13, 2015 Is Maharashtra Min degree fake?: "After former Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, it is now Babanrow Lonikar who is facing charges of a fake degree. The Maharashtra Water Supplies Minister's election affidavit shows discrepancies in his educational qualifications. While in Tomar's case, he was forced to step down. Will Maharashtra Chief Minister Fadnavis ask his Minister to quit pending enquiry?"
Jun 13, 2015 Protest against journalist death in UP: "Protests erupt against Shahjahanpur-based journalist Jagendra Singh death in Uttar Pradesh but Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav remains silent. Uttar Pradesh Minister in-charge of Dairy Development Ram Murti Verma has been charged with murder, along with nine others, among them four policemen with the killing of Singh by setting him afire in Shahjahanpur District."
Jun 13, 2015 ‘Had cops wanted, they could have burned your father in custody,’ Ex-MP tells murdered scribe’s kin: ""The minister cannot do such a thing. Had the police wanted, they could have burned your father inside the police station instead of doing this at his house." "
Jun 10, 2015 Indian journalist burned alive after reporting on politician's alleged corruption
Jun 10, 2015 Paid price for taking on UP Minister?: "Jagendra Singh a journalist from Uttar Pradesh succumbed to burn injuries last week. While his family cries foul claiming he was burnt to death for taking on Uttar Pradesh Minister Rammurti Verma, the police claim that he set himself ablaze to evade arrest. After public outrage, a case has been filed against Rammurti Verma and his aides."
Jun 8, 2015 BJP protecting Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam case, alleges AAP
Jun 8, 2015 Bribery charge vs snooping charge: "It's an all out political war between the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) over the cash for votes scam. While Chandrababu Naidu claims TRS is snooping on his Government, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) accuses TDP Chief of being involved in the bribegate. Furnishing an audio tape that is being submitted to Court, the question is will the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) summon the Andhra Chief Minister for interrogation in the scam."
Jun 6, 2015 Delhi ACB reopens CNG fitness case: "Delhi Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) reopens the 2002 CNG fitness case. This after the CBI transferred the case to Delhi's ACB. Sources say that top officials during former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's regime are under the ACB's scanner."
Jun 6, 2015 A new low for two misogynist netas: "Tonight we have two misogynist netas. One, a Minister from Goa who calls gangrape that happened in his state 'a stunt'. The other one, simply dismissing the concept of rape, saying it is all consensual. Exposed tonight, yet again, is the appalling, disgusting mindset of our political class. But if this is their mindset, how will they ever ensure protection of women in our country? Shouldn't they be sacked and stopped right away."
Jun 4, 2015 Mr Guv, spend money judiciously: "The reply to an RTI query reveals that Rs 4 crore was spent on his flight travels, by special flights and chartered copters, besides renovation of the Raj Bhavan. "
Jun 3, 2015 Posters questioning AAP govt's claim of arresting corrupt officers surface at bus stops in Delhi: "Written by 'ek aam Delhi vaasi' (a common Delhi resident), the posters ask the Delhi government to name the 35 officers arrested and 152 suspended for their alleged involvement in corruption as claimed by the party,"
Jun 3, 2015 NCP leader & goons storm ashram: "NCP Corporator, his goons and a few policemen who were giving the politician protection, have been caught on camera trying to abduct a girl from an ashram in Badlapur. Rs 1 lakh have also been looted from the ashram. The gutsy ashram priest put up a fight and chased the attackers away."
Jun 2, 2015 Rahul Gandhi's Dalit visit exposed as photo-op by local woman: "Describing Rahul's concerns for her family as superficial, she said on Tuesday: 'I tried to contact our MP after my house was set on fire by some criminals. I also went to almost every Congress leader in the constituency to help me out because we had no place to sleep and cook. But neither Rahul was available nor other Congress leaders showed any sympathy for me."
Jun 1, 2015 VVIP cars given right to rule roads: "In yet another brazen display of VVIP Racism, the Karnataka Legislature Secretariat has claimed that 75 cars, under the purview of the Speaker cannot be searched by officials. The letter issued by the Secretariat takes this racism a step further, audaciously stating that these cars can neither be seized nor stopped while plying on city roads. However questions of security risks and misuse of Government vehicles loom large."
Jun 1, 2015 Telangana TDP MLA sent to jail in cash-for-vote scam: "The ACB officials said the amount was an advance as part of a Rs.5 crore deal to make Stephenson vote for the TDP-BJP candidate. The entire proceeding was recorded on a spy camera."
Jun 1, 2015 Raja gave 2G licences to firms for Rs 200cr: ED: "Enforcement Directorate told a special court on Monday that former telecom minister and DMK member A Raja "illegally" granted 2G spectrum licences to ineligible firms in exchange for a payment of Rs 200 crore to Kalaignar TV, owned by party chief M Karunanidhi's family. ED made the submissions while commencing final arguments in a 2G scam-related money laundering case, terming it a conspiracy hatched by Raja and the other accused and saying the Rs 200 crore were the "proceeds of crime". "
May 31, 2015 Did JDU MLA demand 5 lakh bribe?: "There seems to be no end to political highhandedness in Bihar with a Janata Dal (United) MLA Mantu Singh Accused of extortion. A complaint has been filed against Mantu Singh for allegedly demanding a ransom of Rs 5 lakh from a construction firm in Chhapra in the state Bihar. Not only that, the MLA and his men allegedly vandalised the construction site and assaulted the firm supervisor."
May 31, 2015 TDP MLA trapped for offering Rs 50 lakh bribe to legislator: ""Revanth Reddy and his aide allegedly offered a bribe of Rs 50 lakh as advance as part of the Rs five crore deal. Reddy offered to make the payment of Rs 50 lakh to a friend of Stephenson," a senior ACB officer said."
May 29, 2015 Manmohan to blame for corrupt regime: Shah: " Coming down heavily on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP president Amit Shah has held him responsible for the corruption"
May 28, 2015 Eviction notice to two Congress MPs: "Congress MPs and former Ministers Kumari Selja and Ambika Soni have been asked to vacate their Government bungalows by June 10 and shift to accommodation that has been allotted to them. Soni is staying at 22, Akbar Road and Selja is staying at 7, Motilal Nehru Marg. The bungalow was transferred from the central pool to Rajya Sabha pool specifically for her and was to revert to general pool after her term ended."
May 28, 2015 Many scams would have been avoided had Manmohan broke his silence earlier: Sadhvi: "Comparing Singh with Gandhari -- a character in Hindu epic the Mahabharat -- who had voluntarily blindfolded herself, she alleged as the country went on facing corruption and scams, the former prime minister chose to turn a blind eye."
May 27, 2015 Being mute spectator is also corruption, Jayant Sinha tells ex-PM Manmohan Singh
May 27, 2015 Extra-Constitutional authorities were "really wielding" power during UPA rule: PM Modi
May 27, 2015 Black money: Our netas are culprits and problem begins with opaque political funding: "Of the total declared income of national political parties in 2013 (Rs 991 crore), declared donations formed only a fraction — just 10 percent."
May 27, 2015 Amit Shah: India faced scams of worth crores under Manmohan Singh government, Congress cannot do away with it
May 27, 2015 #Scamnesia hits Manmohan Singh: "Singh's statement came in the backdrop of former TRAI chairman Pradip Baijal's allegations that Singh had warned him of harm if he did not cooperate on 2G telecom licenses. Baijal, who was probed for several years in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, also claimed that the CBI wanted him to "implicate" Arun Shourie and Ratan Tata in the case. Latching onto the issue, BJP Ministers had called the Singh-led UPA government a "coalition in corruption"."
May 26, 2015 UPA II "a coalition in corruption": Javadekar
May 25, 2015 Didn’t promise ‘achche din’ to those who looted nation: PM Modi on one year of NDA govt: "No place for middlemen, brokers in power corridors: PM at Mathura rally"
May 23, 2015 Govt survey pegs bribe at Rs 4,400/year per family: "The survey conducted by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) showed that individuals in Lucknow, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune as well as rural areas paid maximum amount of bribe for general work, admission and to police personnel."
May 21, 2015 Malabar Cements in the news again: "The statement alleges that Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] central committee member Elamaram Karim had accepted a money packet from the Palakkad-based controversial businessman V.M. Radhakrishnan, who has close links with the cement company."
May 21, 2015 Punjab government most corrupt in country: AAP leader
May 21, 2015 'Proud Indian' Rahul Gandhi should also take pride in Congress-created scams: BJP
May 21, 2015 Debate: Mom MLA, I'm VVIP brat, Lal batti car kills 1: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Amee Yajnik, Spokesperson, Congress; Shazia Ilmi, Leader, BJP; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & National Head, Legal Cell, SP; Neelam Katara, Mother of Nitish Katara; Saba Naqvi, Political Editor, Outlook; and Sanjay Pinto, Lawyer & Columnist -- discuss the issue of policemen looking helpless before SP MLA's brat, Kerala minister's car mowing down a motorist, and if this is not racism, what is."
May 20, 2015 Mehbooba Mufti joins Geelani fight: "PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has said that her government will ensure that separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani gets his passport."
May 20, 2015 Kerala Minister’s car killed professor; car registered on businessman’s name with govt license plate
May 19, 2015 RTIs reveal dirty picture of Indian Railways
May 19, 2015 Debate: NetajiWarChestLoot: Who siphoned treasure?: "the issue of 100 kg INA treasure loot, and why Nehru then ignored the repeated requests to launch a probe to retrieve the missing war chest."
May 19, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRacism: India's patience running out: "In a bold act, a woman jumped atop Agra Samajwadi Party leader's Mercedes, smashed the windshield and tore off the party flag on the bonnet after being allegedly winked at by his gunman at a traffic signal."
May 19, 2015 Minister stopped from breaking rules: "Even as a strong undercurrent against VVIP culture takes shape across the nation, netas continue to flaunt their VVIP tag for undue benefits. But a brave Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable in Patna - showed Ram Kripal Yadav his place when he tried to enter the VVIP lounge from the exit gate."
May 19, 2015 Policeman thrashed by neta's goons: "This police officer was beaten up and assaulted by the security escort of the Manipur Speaker allegedly for not making way for the convoy. Nine days on, this victim of VVIP racism still awaits justice. With no political will what so ever, this police officer decides to take the legal route to justice."
May 19, 2015 Amit Shah hits out at Cong, accuses UPA of plundering Rs 10 lakh cr in scams
May 19, 2015 29 crore road for Badal luxury resort: "Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal is building a 7 star resort in Palanpur village. A special 100 feet wide, 1.3 km long road is being built to create access to the resort. The state Government has claimed that the work is being undertaken for public purpose. But the state Congress alleges that road which is running parallel to the National Highway, is being built only for Badal's resort costing the state exchequer a huge sum of Rs 29 crores."
May 19, 2015 UP: Brave heart fights pervert alone: "A 23-year-old brave heart joins us in the fight against VVIP racism. Takes on a powerful neta after his security guard winked at her. India is raising its voice against the VVIP racism showing the mighty and powerful that they can't get away with just a VVIP tag."
May 18, 2015 Meet the 'goodie' loving MLAs: "Bihar may be fighting for special category status, but state leaves no stone unturned to splurge on gifts for netas."
May 18, 2015 Under scanner in Gurgaon Sec 83: "Five licensees sold for Rs 267.47 crore land purchased for Rs 52.26 crore. In two cases, land was sold at 303 times and 880 times the original price within months of grant of licence. M/s Uppal Housing sold the land to its subsidiary M/s Saumya Realtech Pvt Ltd at Rs 69.50 crore in March 2013. In the case of Robert Vadra’s M/s Skylight Hospitality Pvt Ltd, the land was sold to alleged collaborator M/s DLF Universal Ltd, at 7.73 times the original price after the in-principle approval for transfer of licence was granted (April 2012)."
May 17, 2015 A K Antony's corruption charge leaves Chandy defence-less: "Congress's conscience keeper A K Antony on Friday said life has become miserable in the state because of rampant corruption."
May 17, 2015 K'taka CM's gift: 90 min traffic jam: "Here is another example of rampant VVIP raj in Karnataka as the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inspects civic work on road and keeps the people of Bengaluru waiting for over 90 minutes. What's even more appalling is this response from the Chief Minister who says that people will bear it. "What am I expected to do? Should I go over them? You tell me. What is your suggestion for that? You expect us to inspect civil works. If I do, then you say I inconvenience people. There is always some inconvenience to people, I believe people will bear with it," CM said."
May 17, 2015 Digvijaya shields Gandhis from Vadra deals: "Vadra deals: Digvijaya Singh shields GandhisSenior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh speaking to TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami over the controversial land deals involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, claims Sonia Gandhi was never even aware of the land deals. Congress party has been silent for long on whether a former Congress Government in Haryana let Robert Vadra get away by bending the rules for his proximity to the Gandhi family."
May 17, 2015 Mithun quizzed in Saradha chitfund scam: "The Enforcement Directorate questions Trinamool Congress MP and actor Mithun Chakraborty in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam. The Rajya Sabha MP of the ruling party in West Bengal, during the questioning, assured the investigators that he would soon return the amount given to him by the said firm."
May 17, 2015 RTI activist exposes #VVIPRacism in Maharashtra: "An RTI application has revealed that in 2013-14 several ministers in Maharashtra were getting uninterrupted water supply without even paying for it when the state was suffering from drought. It is revealed that the ministerial bungalows used over 2 lakh kilo liter of water evend during the acute water crisis. And, at least 18 meters out of 41 were not working properly. It is also revealed that a few of the ministers' bungalows didn't have proper water meters installed."
May 17, 2015 Oppn hits out at Modi over his foreign visits: "Opposition hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his foreign visits. CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said in New Delhi, "It needs to be noted that Prime Minister Modi visited 18 countries during the last one year. This is nprecedented for any Prime Minister during such a short span of time.""
May 17, 2015 Who Owns The News And Why Politicians, real estate, chit funds and large corporations now have dep stakes in the majority of the news TV business in most Indian states. : "The growth in news channels is not being driven by companies looking to create new platforms for objective, serious coverage but by power players looking to spread their own propaganda and their own views. From Sakshi TV of Jagan Reddy of the YSR Congress to Captain TV of the Tamil actor Vijaykanth, it is now almost an unwritten rule in politics for new entrants to announce their arrival by first launching their own TV channel."