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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 http://www.timesnow.tv/videoshow/4479806.cms: "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 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: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/mps-son-looted-by-woman-from-escort-agency-4-associates/#sthash.rZLdB63e.dpuf"
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: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/complainant-used-as-puppet-by-minister-amitabh-thakur-on-rape-accusation/#sthash.19ncUq9K.dpuf"
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, "
Jul 12, 2015 Rape case against IPS officer who alleged threat from Mulayam: "An FIR was registered against senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur last night accusing him of rape, hours after he lodged a complaint against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening him."
Jul 9, 2015 Corruption Currents: Mysterious Deaths Arise in Indian Bribery Scandal
Jul 9, 2015 DMAT scam hits Shivraj Singh Govt: "Another scam, called as the DMAT scam, has hit the Madhya Pradesh Government and activists are seeking court's intervention alleging that deserving students were cheated and middlemen were used in the exams."
Jul 9, 2015 AAP MLA arrested by Delhi police in land grabbing case: "In an embarrassment for ruling AAP in Delhi, its MLA Manoj Kumar was today arrested by police in connection with a case of alleged cheating and land grabbing -- the second arrest of a party lawmaker in a month."
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."