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Apr 28, 2016 Excl: Unseen Agusta notes revealed: "The unseen AgustaWestland papers revealed for the first time. And it is just the beginning of the full expose into the UPA chopper scam. These papers show you how it's proven without doubt that there was corruption. These papers completely expose the Tyagi brothers for the first time."
Apr 28, 2016 Agusta wanted media managed?: "TIMES NOW has accessed details of internal AgustaWestland papers that reveal a contract with middleman Cristian Michel. According to this contract, Michel's firm was paid over 6 million euros to manage the Indian media."
Apr 28, 2016 Expose: How Agusta breached IAF; Agusta a fraud deal: "TIMES NOW is the only Indian channel to access the full 44 page Ministry of Defence file over the Agusta Westland deal. It's not just a scam, it's a massive security breach. There has been a complete compromise of Indian national security. AgustaWestland broke into the Indian Air Force and stole classified documents. What's shocking is that even AgustaWestland officials haven't denied accessing these secret Indian Air Force documents. Former MoS Defence Pallam Raju who gave Agusta a clean chit backtracks after TIMES NOW exposed how then UPA government signed a fraud deal."
Apr 27, 2016 'Signora Gandhi' appears 4 times in verdict: "The judgement of Milan Court of Appeals, which sentenced Finmeccanica's former chief Giuseppe Orsi and its helicopter subsidiary AgustaWestland's former CEO Bruno Spagnolini up to 4.5 years in jail, has mentioned Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, senior party leaders Ahmed Patel and Oscar Fernandes. The judgement has also mentioned former National Security Adviser M K Narayanan."
Apr 27, 2016 Mamata Banerjee justifying corruption?: "While addressing a rally in North 24 Parganas District, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked the BJP and Congress over corruption charges, as to why only her party is questioned even when other parties have corruption charges levelled against them."
Apr 26, 2016 Shaheed Bhagat Singh 'politically profiled' in DU book?: "This factual mistake was found in a book called 'India's Struggle for Independence'. Chapter 20 of the book addresses Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Surya Sen and others as 'revolutionary terrorists'."
Apr 26, 2016 Mathai transferred for 24th time in 9 yrs: "The state government shunted out BBMP Assistant Commissioner (advertisement) K Mathai who had exposed large-scale irregularities in the department. With this, Mathai has been transferred for the 24th time in the last 9 years. Mathai had exposed a racket in the advertisement section which in the last eight years led to a loss of Rs 2,000 crore to the Palike exchequer."
Apr 26, 2016 VVIP Chopper Scam: BJP Targets Sonia, Tells Cong to Name Bribe Takers: "BJP asks Sonia to clarify why her name was reportedly mentioned in Italian court's order"
Apr 24, 2016 'Sweet deal' for Hema Malini?: "An RTI Query has revealed that BJP MP Hema Malini has been allotted land by the Maharashtra government at a subsidised rate. Documents accessed by RTI activist Anil Galgali from the Suburban Collector's office shows the government has allotted a 2,000 square metre prime plot located in Oshiwara for Rs 1.75 lakh at a rate of Rs 87.50 per square metre for construction of a dance academy. Hema Malini had previously refuted allegations that she was provided land at a subsidised rates. The BJP MP has paid an advance of Rs 10 lakh which means that the Maharashtra would be required to refund to Hema Malini the remaining amount."
Apr 23, 2016 Hema Malini got Rs 70 crore land for Rs 1.75 lakh, reveals RTI query: "Documents accessed by RTI activist Anil Galgali show the government has allotted a 2,000 square metre prime plot to the BJP Lok Sabha for Rs 87.50 per square metre for construction of a dance academy."
Apr 20, 2016 #IshratFile: Congress shields Gandhis: "Congress party spokesman Randeep Surjewala said today (April 20) that the Ishrat Jehan fake encounter case has no connection to either Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi in any manner, as alleged by the BJP."
Apr 20, 2016 Water for CM Akhilesh Yadav's helipad: "In drought hit Uttar Pradesh, water has been wasted to maintain helipad for Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav during his visit to Lalitpur."
Apr 20, 2016 The secret 2007 MHA annexure: "TIMES NOW accesses a secret annexure to a document circulated during a meeting of the home ministry in 2007. This secret annexure not just gives the names of various Pakistan-based groups as those responsible for the attack but also the names of their Pakistani and Indian handlers."
Apr 18, 2016 #IshratFile: Missing files & Chidambaram's editing: "In Part 1 of our report on the Ishrat Jahan file, TIMES NOW's Prema Sridevi revealed how, contrary to what he was claiming, P Chidambaram had signed on the first affidavit which called Ishrat a Lashkar terrorist. Now in the second affidavit, Chidambaram as per documents had personally changed the affidavit, and so within six weeks, from having described Ishrat as a terrorist, was washed his and the Congress governments hands off any such claim. And, for some strange reason, the pre-edited and post-edited versions of the second affidavit have gone missing. They are, the government confirms, are nowhere to be found."
Apr 16, 2016 BDA gave land and compensation to biz partner of CM's son: "The Bangalore Development Authority has not only allotted prime land in Hebbal to Shanta Industrial Enterprise, owned by business partner of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son, but also offered monetary compensation as quoted by the company."
Apr 16, 2016 Minister's son booked for rash driving: "Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Y S Chowdary's son Karthik has been booked for rash driving by Hyderabad Traffic Police which also seized his Porsche car. During a special road safety drive conducted last night by traffic cops, Karthik was found driving the vehicle allegedly in a "rash" manner between Jubilee Hills Check Post and KBR Park gate here, Banjara Hills Traffic Police Station Inspector N Vidya Sagar told PTI. "We caught him along with some other (motorists) during the special drive for different violations,""
Apr 16, 2016 Yeddyurappa's #SUVForDrought irony: "Days after taking over as Karnataka BJP unit President, B S Yeddyurappa has waded into a controversy over a Rs 1.15 crore swanky SUV given to him by a former minister and loyalist to tour the state. The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado provided by sugar baron Murugesh Nirani has stirred the hornet's nest after reports that the seven-seater luxury vehicle would be used by Yeddyurappa to travel around the drought-hit parts, with questions raised about its propriety. But Yeddyurappa today sought to put a lid on the controversy, saying Nirani had given the SUV to him for party work and "after that, he will take back the car". "I am going round the state and for that there is agood vehicle for me. That is what he (Nirani) told me. That I am using. After two years when my period (as party chief) is over, he will take back the vehicle," he told reporters. He also said he would not be using the vehicle in the districts during his visit to drought-affected areas. "Don't compare it (the cost of the vehicle) with drought," Yeddyurappa said when asked whether it would be right to use a luxury vehicle to move around in areas reeling under drought."
Apr 15, 2016 BDA gave Rs 150-cr land to firm run by Yathindra's biz partner: "Another controversy is brewing over the BDA’s allotment of 2.11 acres in a prime locality in northern Bengaluru to Shantha Industrial Enterprises, whose director is Dr C M Rajesh Gowda, the business partner of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s son Yathindra."
Apr 15, 2016 Sonia angry, wants CM to come 'clean': "The Congress president apparently wanted Siddaramaiah to come “clean” over Matrix Imaging Solutions Pvt Ltd bagging three major government contracts after Siddaramaiah’s younger son Yathindra joined it as a director."
Apr 14, 2016 Odd-even is back, second phase of road-rationing scheme kicks off tomorrow: "The Delhi government is all set to roll out the second phase of the odd-even scheme tomorrow with 2,000 traffic personnel, 580 enforcement officials and over 5,000 civil defence volunteers being deployed on the roads of the national capital daily for the next 15 days."
Apr 14, 2016 Sena MLA holds up train for preferred berth: "A Shiv Sena MLA and his supporters “held up” an express train at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus here for almost an hour seeking a berth of his choice."
Apr 14, 2016 Karnataka CM's son awarded Govt contract: "The Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is facing a charge of conflict of interest as his son's firm is awarded a contract for labs and diagnostic center in a Government Hospital. The opposition has questioned this contract. While the CM has said that due process was followed and this firm had the lowest bid. A company jointly owned by Siddaramaiah's younger son is set to establish a super specialty lab and diagnostic center on the campus of the Government-run Victoria Hospital, raising questions of propriety and conflict of interest. "
Apr 9, 2016 #EndVVIPRacism: Ambulance for Lalu's son removed: "In what is a TIMES NOW impact, the advanced ambulance that was stationed outside the Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap's house for over 8 hours every day, has finally been moved. It is a provision that only the Chief Minister and the Govenor are entitled to. But, some rules seem to have been bent for Lalu's son."
Apr 8, 2016 Government ambulance parked outside Lalu's house, Tej Pratap says not for personal use: "Patna has around 10 ambulances and one of them is parked outside RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's house. Defending his party, Bihar Health Minister and Lalu's son Tej Pratap said, "This ambulance is not for my personal use. It is for public.""
Apr 6, 2016 Suspended IPS officer should be reinstated: Centre to HC, UP govt: "The Centre has told Allahabad High Court and Uttar Pradesh government that the continued suspension of IPS officer Amitabh Thakur is against rules and he should be reinstated. The IPS officer was suspended in July 2015 for alleged indiscipline and corruption. The order had come after he had lodged a complaint against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening him over the telephone."
Apr 5, 2016 Kidnappers change demands in Bihar, now asking for Whiskey bottles instead of cash as ransom: "Meanwhile, a train full of bootlegging experts from Gujarat has arrived in Patna and they have set up an office right next to Bihar Police Headquarters."
Apr 5, 2016 'Stung' Mayor ducks questions: "Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta has triggered a massive controversy with his expose on the Kolkata syndicate - the corrupt political-mafia nexus. And now, with all political parties gunning for the Mamata Banerjee government, Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta ducks TIMES NOW's questions."
Apr 4, 2016 Kolkata syndicate: Politics, mafia and money: "Four days after the Kolkata flyover collapse, and after a quick round of squabbling and name calling, politicians have gone back to the usual election time politics. TIMES NOW's sensational investigation blows the lid off Kolkata syndicate - politics, mafia and big money. TIMES NOW's deep investigation exposes the syndicate, construction mafia that has the backing of local politicians. Correspondent Prema Sridevi asks the unasked questions."
Apr 3, 2016 Accused Saritha Nair says was sexually exploited by Oommen Chandy: "A TV channel on Sunday released a letter written by solar scam accused Saritha Nair in which she says she was sexually exploited by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy at his official residence."
Mar 29, 2016 Mayor demands VVIP batti: "Netas love for Batti is unending. Now, Bengaluru Mayor justifies the need for amber batti on Mayor's car. BBMP has written to state Government seeking permission to put amber light on Mayor's car. The mayor cited traffic as the reason for the need for amber light. Here's a report from Bengaluru."
Mar 28, 2016 #SackRadadiya: India's most violent MP: "In 2012, BJP Porbandar MP Vitthal Radadiya was seen brandishing a gun at a toll booth employee in Gujarat. 4 years later, the controversial politician seems to have turned rogue once again. This time, a video circulated on social media shows him kicking an elderly man repeatedly. But, it's been over the week since the incident and there's no action against the MP yet. Will the BJP act against the Radadiya?"
Mar 27, 2016 Repeat offender Radadiya: "In 2012, he openly brandished a gun and threatened a toll booth employee. Serial offender BJP MP Vitthal Radadiya is at it again. This time, he is caught on camera kicking an old man at a religious fest."
Mar 23, 2016 Rape accused MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav parties: "Raid conducted at Bihar Sharif prison on Wednesday (March 23) by district administration after reports of controversial RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav hosting lunch for jail mates. The MLA is accused of raping a minor at his residence in Nawada on February 6. An FIR was lodged against him in this connection on February 9."
Mar 23, 2016 ED attaches Himachal Pradesh CM's property: "The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday (March 23) has attached Rs 8 crore assets of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in a money laundering case against him."
Mar 23, 2016 ED attaches Himachal Pradesh CM's property URL: Embed: Email Share Comment Comments to the Editor Be the first to write a comment. : "The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday (March 23) has attached Rs 8 crore assets of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in a money laundering case against him."
Mar 23, 2016 ED attaches Himachal Pradesh CM's assets worth Rs 8cr in laundering case: "The attached assets include a flat worth Rs 4.5 crore in Delhi's posh GK-1 locality besides three life insurance policies with combined value of more than Rs 2.4 crore and deposits in bank accounts."
Mar 21, 2016 ED attaches Chhagan Bhujbal co's mill, land worth Rs 55cr: "MUMBAI: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday attached a sugar mill and 290 acres of prime land worth Rs 55 crore in Maharashtra's Nashik district in connection with its money laundering probe against former minister and NCP member Chhagan Bhujbal and others."
Mar 21, 2016 In friendly T20 match, IAS XI lose to Akhilesh Yadav's team again: "Not one bowler from IAS XI could stop Akhilesh from hitting 65 runs courtesy 11 boundaries and a six. The bowler who finally did get his wicket looked shockingly crestfallen as he held his head and covered his face. Most of the remaining batsmen failed to score more than 10 runs but that did not stop CM XI from scoring 126 runs."
Mar 20, 2016 Congress miffed with Karnataka CM: "Sources tell TIMES NOW Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have expressed disappointment and unhappiness over Karnataka Government's decision to curtail Lokayukta powers. The same has been conveyed to the Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah."
Mar 19, 2016 UP: SP workers carry rifles and pistols: "At the oath taking ceremony of newly elected block pramukh in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders were seen carrying guns, rifles and ammunition. A block member was also thrashed at the event, this despite police presence at the event."
Mar 18, 2016 Top Assam leaders raided: "Congress minister Rakibul Hussain and AIUDF chief Badrudin Ajmal were raided by the election commisioner and income tax officials."
Mar 15, 2016 Uncomfortable questions within TMC: "Mamata did not mention the sting operation. Neither did she defend the 14 party associates linked to the scandal."
Mar 14, 2016 Trinamool 'stung' after leaders 'caught' taking bribe, opposition guns for Mamata: "The sting operation carried out by Narada News and uploaded on its website, purportedly shows as many as 11 Trinamool leaders including former union ministers, state ministers and MPs accepting bribes in return for favours to a fictitious company."
Mar 14, 2016 Chhagan Bhujbal arrested for ‘payoffs, laundering’ in Maharashtra Sadan scam: "shares of Parvesh Construction Pvt Ltd and Armstrong Energy Pvt Ltd, fully owned and controlled by Bhujbals, were sold to dubious entities against cash at unrealistic high premiums of Rs 990 per share and funds to the tune of Rs 75 crore and Rs 50 crore respectively were channeled by this method.”"
Mar 14, 2016 Police horse loses leg after beastly attack by BJP MLA: "Vets attending to the horse said its leg will have to be amputated. The protesters, led by BJP MLA from Mussoorie Ganesh Joshi, first allegedly attacked a police team near the state assembly building while demonstrating against what they said were the failures of the Congress government in the state."
Mar 14, 2016 Chhagan Bhujbal, former Maharashtra deputy chief minister, arrested in money laundering case: "The agency has filed two FIRs against Bhujbal, his son and nephew and others under the provisions of PMLA, based on Mumbai Police FIRs, to probe the Delhi-based Maharashtra Sadan construction scam and the Kalina land grabbing case."
Mar 10, 2016 RJD MLA, accused of raping minor girl, surrenders in Bihar court: "The former labour minister and RJD MLA from Nawada Raj Ballabh Prasad alias Raj Ballabh Yadav was accused of raping a minor."
Mar 8, 2016 #UPLawlessness: Is Akhilesh watching this?: "5 startling cases of lawlessness emerge from Uttar Pradesh reinforces the image of a breakdown of law and order in the state. It seems that the state adminstration just won't learn from its mistakes."
Mar 2, 2016 Karti Chidambaram faces the heat of ED, 3 charges levelled against him: "Charge 1: Impropriety Charge 2: money laundering Charge 3: Illegal foreign investments"
Mar 2, 2016 Was tortured to sign affidavit in Ishrat Jahan case, says RVS Mani
Mar 1, 2016 Raids dig up empire of PC’s son: "All these massive investments, transactions, acquisition of companies and properties abroad were executed by the Advantage after the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. It is learned that ED and IT has dispatched all these information to Supreme Court, which is monitoring the probe on Aircel-Maxis scam"
Mar 1, 2016 Aircel-Maxis scam: Raids by IT-ED reveal Karti Chidambaram amassed huge wealth, built massive empire overseas: "Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram built a massive empire for himself through investments in real estate and other financial dealings across the world, according to documents recovered in the recent joint raids carried by the Enforcement Directorate and Investigation Wing of Income Tax in relation to the Aircel-Maxis scam."
Mar 1, 2016 Another ex-bureaucrat claims cover up in Ishrat Jahan case, says he was forced to sign affidavit: "“There was a consistent campaign against Mr Modi that he needs to be framed, Amit Shah needs to be framed by hook or by crook. And the entire government machinery was abused."
Feb 26, 2016 JBT scam: SC rejects review pleas of ex-Haryana CM & son Ajay
Feb 25, 2016 UPA govt deleted LeT reference from Ishrat Jahan affidavit: Ex-home secretary GK Pillai: "former home secretary G K Pillai in a startling revelation claimed that the affidavit submitted to the Gujarat High Court in 2009 about LeT links of Ishrat Jahan and her accomplices was changed at the 'political level'."
Feb 23, 2016 Maha #RamdevRedCarpet questioned: "Opposition parties in Maharashtra have questioned the Maharashtra government's move to allot over 600 acres of land to Baba Ramdev's Patanajli Yogpeeth. Opposition parties NCP and Congress are demanding that the procedures followed for allotting the land to Ramdev should be revealed. Ramdev has been allotted over 600 acres at three locations in Vidarbha to set up an orange processing plant and units for ayurvedic products."
Feb 21, 2016 Union Minister's VVIP racism?: "Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan allegedly forces couple to vacate their coupe onboard Kanyakumari express."
Feb 14, 2016 #BiharJungleRaj: Demand for CBI probe into 2 killings: "NDA leaders in Bihar met state Governor over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state after the three recent killings - of 2 BJP leaders and an LJP leader. NDA demanded a CBI inquiry into the killings."
Feb 13, 2016 RJD MLA faces sexual assault charges: "A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA from Nalanda region of Bihar has been accused of abduction and raping a minor girl. The minor girl alleged that she was taken to Nawada and was raped by RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav. The state's DIG has issued orders for the MLA's arrest and an investigation into the case is underway. Meanwhile, reacting to the issue, RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha said that the party wouldn't think twice before sacking the leader if found guilty."
Feb 13, 2016 Bihar: Arrest order issued against RJD MLA in rape case: "The order was issued following a complaint against the MLA by a 15-year-old girl from Nawada who has alleged that Yadav raped him"
Feb 11, 2016 Lalu Prasad Yadav’s brother-in-law Sadhu Yadav booked for extortion: "The builder alleged that Sadhu Yadav, over phone, demanded Rs 50 lakh or a flat in Patna."
Feb 11, 2016 Karnataka CM wears a Rs 70 lakh watch?
Feb 10, 2016 VVIP reaches late to the airport, quietly goes back home after seeing Arnab in the departure lounge: "“Bhaiyyaji always has his way at the airport. No security personnel ever frisked him and if anyone dares to, have been slapped. But that day Bhaiyyaji broke into sweat. His blood pressure suddenly dropped and we had to take him to the hospital. His speech was incoherent and all we could hear him say was ‘Arnab …Arnab..Arnab’,” said Bachu Yadav, who was accompanying the VVIP."
Feb 10, 2016 #NetagiriKillsChild: Police not serious about the case, says father: "Even after a week of 8-year-old Shamis death in Shamli, UP, only five people have been arrested. Many remain absconding.Speaking to TIMES NOW Shamis father said that the police is not taking the case very seriously. People responsible in my sons death havent yet been arrested. The culprits should be caught. We dont know when justice will be served. While Shami uncle said that if justice is not received from the state, they would approach the CBI. Last week, 8-year-old boy Shami was killed during a celebratory firing in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh by SP MLA Nahid Hasan."
Feb 9, 2016 Debate: #NetagiriKillsChild: Cops punished, netas spared: "discuss Samajwadi Party government not acting against its party workers 72 hours after 8 year old Shami was killed on the streets of Shamli due to the party workers' celebratory firing, relatives of politicians responsible for the killing roaming free, and policemen getting punished."
Feb 9, 2016 Debate: Can UP CM deny #SPGoondaraj?: "TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and panelists -- Srikant Sharma, National Secretary, BJP; Syed Asim Waqar, Leader, SP; Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP; Shahid Siddiqui, Former Member of Parliament & Chief Editor, Nai Duniya; Brinda Adige, Child Rights Activist & Director, Global Concerns of India; and Arati Jerath, Senior Journalist -- discuss 8 year old Shami dying due to Samajwadi Party workers' celebratory firing in Shamli, partymen going on a rampage and attacking TIMES NOW's crew, police people joining the show and not helping the son's mother when she went to file complaint against the SP, whether there is no value for a child's life in Uttar Pradesh, and wherther Akhilesh Yadav can deny goonda raj in the state."
Feb 9, 2016 UP govt has issued licence to goons: BJP: "Lashing out at Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh over "lawlessness" in the state, BJP today called it a 'Mughal sultanate' which has issued licence to its "goons" to do what they want."
Feb 8, 2016 TIMES NOW crew attacked by SP goons: "TIMES NOW crew was on Monday (February 8) attacked by local Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Nahid Hasan and his aides in Shamli District of Uttar Pradesh. The crowd abused TIMES NOW reporter Samia and Video Journalist Mukesh Kumar and threatened them of dire consequences, asking them to delete the video footage of their interview with the SP leader. Mukesh was held hostage by them and the video footage was forcefully deleted. "They took my camera away and they also tried to remove the memory chip. I was asked to delete the footage, for this they even called their own photographer. They told me if you don't give the camera you know what we will do."
Feb 8, 2016 TIMES NOW tried speaking to SP MLA but in vain: "TIMES NOW'S Correspondent Pranshu Mishra tried speaking with Samajwadi Party MLA Nahid Hasan over the celebratory firing incident where an 8 year old boy lost his life in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh. Here is the telephonic conversation Pranshu had with the man who claims to be the MLA's PA."
Feb 7, 2016 Inside track: Rice revelations: "television mogul Subhash Chandra has been extraordinarily candid about his past. He acknowledges what was long suspected: that he profiteered enormously from dubious rice deals with the Soviets in the early 1980s. He was awarded a lucrative contract to export basmati to Russia, on the understanding that he would share 50 per cent of his profit with his benefactors in the Congress party. Chandra confesses that it was Rajiv Gandhi who steered the deal his way through his aide Vijay Dhar. Chandra writes that he deposited half the share of profits, first with Dhirendra Brahmachari, then with Sitaram Kesri and finally with Arun Nehru. An interesting sidelight to the story is that while the Soviets were paying for expensive basmati rice, Goyal cut corners by mixing basmati with the cheaper ‘parmal’ variety."
Feb 5, 2016 'This is the real truth about my illicit relations with politicians': Solar scam Saritha hands over sealed envelope: "During the 2012-2013 period, Saritha and Chandy's residence exchanged around 180 telephone calls."
Feb 4, 2016 Governor nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan: "Maharashtra Governor on Thursday (February 4) gave his sanction to the CBI to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in Kargil for Profit scam. The Governor has given his sanction under section 197 of Cr PC, for offences under Section 120-B and 420 of IPC in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society case. The Joint Director of CBI, Mumbai had sought sanction for prosecution of Chavan under Section 197 Cr P.C. On the basis of the additional or fresh material, namely, the report of Justice Patil Commission of Enquiry and the observations of the Bombay High Court in the Criminal Revision Application No.136 of 2014. The Governor had sought the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers and was advised by the Council of Ministers to grant the sanction."
Feb 4, 2016 CBI to prosecute Ashok Chavan in Adarsh scam: "Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday gave his sanction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute former chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh scam."
Feb 3, 2016 Explain Andaman study tour: BJP to Ritu Tawde: "Mumbai BJP President Ashish Shelar on Wednesday informed TIMES NOW that a show cause notice has been issued to Ritu Tawde, BJP Corporator who went to Andaman last week as part of a study tour, seeking explanation on the study tour and the spat with mediapersons."
Feb 1, 2016 Kerala bar scam: Two leaders face fresh bribery charges: "Whistle-blower bar owner Biju Ramesh on Monday opened a new can of worms in Kerala, alleging that Rs.2 crore was paid to then state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala and Rs.25 lakh to Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar as bribes."
Feb 1, 2016 Rahul using students as political tools: Irani: "Lashing out at Rahul Gandhi over his protests at Hyderabad Central University, HRD Minister Smriti Irani today accused the Congress vice president of using education as "battle-ground" and students as "political fodder" to take revenge on her for posing a challenge in his Amethi constituency."
Jan 28, 2016 Ashok Chavan may be prosecuted by CBI in Adarsh Society scam: "In an embarrassment for the opposition Congress in Maharashtra, the CBI could prosecute former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Society scam"
Jan 28, 2016 Doctor claims assault by RJD MLA's son: "As arrogance in the attitude amongst netas and their kin continues, another example of VVIP racism was highlighted in Bihar. Doctor, Satendra Kumar Sinha has claimed that he had been assaulted by RJD MLA Kunti Devi's son Ranjit Yadav along with his accomplices, for not giving him the register. Sinha also claimed that the police acted late on his complaint."
Jan 28, 2016 Court orders FIR against Chandy: "The solar scam case snowballed into a crisis for the Congress-led government in Kerala on Thursday after a vigilance court in Thrissur ordered filing of an FIR against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy based on fresh bribery allegations by key accused in the case, Saritha S Nair."
Jan 27, 2016 Solar scam: Chandy took Rs. 1.90 crore in bribe, claims Saritha: " the accused, Saritha S. Nair, deposed before the judicial panel on Wednesday that she had bribed Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Power Minister Aryadan Mohammed on the assurance that they would facilitate government support for her solar projects."
Jan 24, 2016 UP gun culture: Samajwadi Party leader’s son fires 11 shot in public: "Samajwadi Party leader Atique Ahmed's son fired eleven live shots from a gun in a party."
Jan 23, 2016 JD-U MLA suspended for alleged misbehaviour with couple: "Inderpal Singh Bedi and his wife, in an FIR registered at Patna railway station, complained that Alam, his bodyguard and another aide misbehaved with them aboard the train, an official said, adding they passed vulgar comments about the couple who boarded the train from Delhi."
Jan 23, 2016 Kerala bar scam: Kerala Excise Minister K. Babu resigns: "Kerala Excise Minister K.Babu on Saturday handed over his resignation to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, hours after a court ordered a case be registered against him for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs.50 lakh."
Jan 23, 2016 Kerala Excise Minister K. Babu resigns: "Kerala Excise Minister K Babu resigned today hours after a Thrissur court ordered the Vigilance department to register an FIR against him in the bar bribery scam."
Jan 20, 2016 UP govt ‘misled’ us, ‘will deal with them’: SC on Lokayukta appointment: ""the Chief Justice suspected the integrity of Justice (Virendra) Singh" and it was agreed to by the Chief Minister and the Leader of Opposition that his name will be dropped, but still his name was given to this court. "They have misled us. We will deal with them," the bench said"
Jan 18, 2016 Train harass fire at MLA: "JDU MLA Sarfraz Alam, the son of RJD MP Mohammed Taslimuddin, was booked today for allegedly misbehaving with a woman on the Dibrugarh-New Delhi Rajdhani Express yesterday night. The woman and her husband Indrapal Singh Bedi, 36, were travelling in AC 2-tier coach A4 and had boarded the train at Guwahati on Sunday morning. The couple, residents of Virender Nagar in New Delhi, were in Guwahati for a family function."
Jan 18, 2016 Debate: Neta involved but state missing: Where's the state gone?: "On THE NEWSHOUR with TIME NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and panellist - R P Singh, National Secretary, BJP; Dr Sunil Kumar Singh, Leader, JD(U); Srikanth Reddy, Leader, YSR Congress; Ashwini Kakkar, CEO, Mercury Travels; Padma Rao, Senior Journalist and Shailesh Gandhi, Former CIC & RTI Activist discuss whenever there is a Neta involved we find the State Missing until the media takes up the issue."
Jan 18, 2016 Bihar MLA helps husband flee from police station: "Bharti remained inside her white SUV with two armed guards in front of the police station building, sources said. Mandal suddenly jumped into the MLA's vehicle which then sped towards Harda. Soon Kushwaha also left. "
Jan 16, 2016 On Cam: K'taka CM slaps bureaucrat: "Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today stirred up a controversy by slapping a man in Ballari. Siddaraiaham was caught on camera slapping the Municipal Commissioner of Ballari at a public meeting. The CM was here to announce special schemes for the overall development of the district."
Jan 13, 2016 Lalu ordering officials in Bihar?: "RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav finds himself in fresh controversy as a civil servant in Darbhanga has alleged that Yadav had directed him to reappoint a group of health workers. In a letter addressed to the DMCH Patna, the surgeon has complained that Lalu Yadav, whose son Tej Pratap is Bihars Health Minister, had called him and asked him to reinstate women workers in the department and thus, had attempted to interfere in his work."
Jan 11, 2016 Rahul Gandhi’s return trip delayed as there was no one in Europe to carry his footwear: " “There was chaos at Soniaji’s residence with every party worker volunteering to go to Europe, but Narayansamy was unanimously chosen by all to help Rahulji with his shoes,” said a party spokesperson."
Jan 11, 2016 Why India has a ‘low’ crime rate: "As soon as crime graph of a particular region, as reflected in data, rises, the minister responsible reprimands the concerned officer. The officer, in turn, tries his best to keep the numbers to the lowest. One of the ways this is allegedly done is by refusing FIRs. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/why-india-has-a-low-crime-rate/#sthash.Xs2XdEb0.dpuf"
Jan 11, 2016 How Akhilesh Yadav tried to handpick Lokayukta until Supreme Court cracked down: "Justice Chandrachud pointed out that Justice Ravindra Singh belongs to Mainpuri, the home turf of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, and that his brother and two sons had been in a panel of lawyers of the SP government. “I am firmly of the view that a person who has such a close affiliation to the ruling political party in the state government should not be nominated to the post of Lokayukta,” Justice Chandrachud wrote, rejecting the nomination."
Jan 9, 2016 ‘Lakes gobbled up by developers, government agencies’: " 11-member panel finds encroachments of land worth Rs. 1.50 lakh crore Prominent developers in the city are major encroachers of tanks and tank-beds in Bangalore Urban and Rural districts."
Jan 9, 2016 BDA biggest encroacher in Bengaluru: "The BDA is the biggest encroacher among the government agencies. The Authority has encroached upon 484 acres, covering 41 lakes as per the documents."
Jan 9, 2016 Flight delayed due to VIP pressure, alleges MP; AI denies: "Air India operated its flight to Bhubaneswar at around 12.30 am today against its scheduled departure at 7.30 pm yesterday."
Jan 7, 2016 Seven-day mourning for Mufti Sayeed: "The Jammu and Kashmir government announced a week-long mourning and a day's holiday on Thursday in memory of Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed. "
Jan 7, 2016 Kejriwal’s latest odd-even ad: A crash course on dodging the law?: "“Namaste. Main Arvind Kejriwal bol raha hoon. Phone mat kaatna (This is Arvind Kejriwal...do not disconnect the call),” says the individual, whom we presume as Kejriwal for his voice, before he goes on invoke Gandhigiri to make his odd-even plan a success."
Jan 7, 2016 BJP, Congress fume over 'Mufflerman' Kejriwal's odd-even advertisement: "“He (Kejriwal) does not abide by the Transaction of Business Rules. Violates the spirit of the law. Does he have no respect for institutions?” she said. Describing “personality cult” as anti-thesis of democracy, the Supreme Court had in May last year barred publication of photos of leaders in government advertisements except those of the President, Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of India."
Jan 7, 2016 Ajit Jogi to be expelled from Cong?: "The Chhattisgarh Congress today passed a resolution to expel former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi for six years, over allegations of his involvement in a 'poll fixing' case. The final call in this matter would be taken by the party high command, sources said. The Congress on Wednesday had expelled Jogi's son Amit for six years for his alleged involvement in the fixing of Antagarh by-poll and facilitating the victory of the BJP."