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May 4, 2016 BJP questions Cong V-P on mall shops: "After BJP MP Kirit Somaiya drew CWG-AgustaWestland link, even dragging in Rahul Gandhi's aide Kanishka Singh, the Congress Vice President has responded to BJP's allegations. Rahul said that he is always being targeted and he is happy to be targeted."
May 4, 2016 'No clean chit to Indian politicians': "Italian judge Marco Maria Maigo who delivered order on AgustaWestland, confirms speaking to TIMES NOW that he has not given any clean chit to any politician in India. Speaking about the investigation to be done with respect to Indian politicians and officials, he said India must investigate Indians. He also says there were payments made to others also and not only to Tyagi brothers."
May 4, 2016 Who over-ruled Antony?, asks Swamy: "BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy took the fight over AgustaWestland directly into the Congress' camp, saying that those named in a note written by one of the alleged middleman should be questioned by the CBI and if necessary it should be done in custody. Citing Italian court's documents, he alleged that a bribe of 30 million euros was paid, out of which 6 million euros went to IAF personnel, 8.4 million euros to bureaucrats and Rs 125 crore to 'AP'."
May 4, 2016 Is this why UPA didn't help Italy?: "The Congress party armed with their same old rhetoric, conspiracy theories and self defeating arguments, struggled to respond to serious charges raised by the Agusta judge Maiga's interview. The Congress can only resort to some needless aggression against the media, but won't reply when asked: who wanted the Agusta probe blocked?"
May 4, 2016 Invisible Hand Prevented Probe Earlier in Chopper Deal: Parrikar: " "It appears an invisible hand was guiding action or inaction of CBI and ED," "
May 4, 2016 SP Tyagi Took Money, UPA Didn't Cooperate With Probe: Agusta Judge: "Judge Maiga said there was evidence that former Air Chief SP Tyagi and his cousins received kickbacks"
May 3, 2016 #UPAChopperFiles: Antony evades questions: "AK Antony, the then Defence Minister, when asked by TIMES NOW to comment on the Agusta file being cleared in 72 hours before the 2014 General Elections result, said he won't respond outside the Parliament as the matter will be discussed on the floor of the House tomorrow (May 4). The secret NDA government note hints at ED and CBI collusion on Agusta probe."
May 3, 2016 Answer questions on graft: BJP to Rahul: "BJP today (May 3) claiming that Congress stood "exposed" in AgustaWestland deal, asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to not play a "victim" and said it was not targeting him or Congress president Sonia Gandhi but corruption. BJP said it was the Congress vice president's responsibility to answer questions over "scams" that occurred during his party's rule."
May 2, 2016 Angry youth hits Nitish with slipper, gets arrested: " Though the battery of photo journalists could not record the incident, Kumar told reporters the slipper struck him on the right side of his chest. He showed the imprint of the footwear on his white kurta. "The chappal was very dirty as can be seen from the imprint left on the kurta," he joked after the incident at his 'Janata Ke Durbar Mein Mukhyamantri' programme."
May 2, 2016 100% hike note ready for Wednesday: "10 states may be reeling under actute drought, but for our neats, it is still acche din. The Parliamentary panel has recommended a 100% hike for MPs and the Union Cabinet will take a call on the recommendation soon."
May 2, 2016 #UPAChopperFiles: Agusta panic 72 hours before NDA win: "TIMES NOW has accessed the crucial defence ministry document which reveals how the Agusta file was cleared within 72 hours before the 2014 General Elections result. Congress was scared of its imminent loss in the elections, and swung into action, and worked in breakneck speed."
May 2, 2016 Plan to kill RTI?: "The creators of RTI who often like to wear it as a badge of honour are divided on whether it should've been brought in. Every story from Ishrat to Kargil For Profit to Coalgate and CWG, RTI role in unravelling the plot, and it exposed a political hand in corruption and wrongdoing. Now, there's a silent attempt to either kill or dilute the RTI. Senior Rajya Sabha MPs argue against RTI. Do the netas have something to hide?"
May 2, 2016 Did ED, CBI betray nation on Agusta?: "A note hints at ED and CBI collusion on Agusta probe. The note shows former defence minister AK Antony panicked 2 days before Modi Government won elections in 2014. To a detailed account of Tyagi's account, to an exclusive account of the Comptroller and Auditor General, to a sensational claim by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya who's drawn Rahul Gandhi's aide to middlemen Haschke being on EMAAR MGF board, here's the detailed UPA chopper scam files report."
May 1, 2016 Madhu Koda ensured recommendation for Jindal's firms: Court: "Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda had ensured that the recommendation for entire Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block be made to Ministry of Coal (MOC) in favour of accused industrialist Naveen Jindal's Group of companies only"
May 1, 2016 TMC Minister Farhad Hakim denies, justifies: "TMC Minister Firhad Hakim is in the line for fire for reportedly describing a part of Kolkata port area as mini Pakistan in an interview to a Pakistan daily. The TMC leader, has however, denied making any such statement and claimed that he was misquoted. The BJP claimed that a Minister cannot make such remarks and that it was a breach of model code of conduct."
May 1, 2016 AgustaWestland deal: Bribery and hope: "If the Prime Minister is serious about fighting corruption, then this defence scandal gives him a real chance to go deeper into the causes of the rot. "
Apr 30, 2016 AgustaWestland kickbacks agreement: "Page number 187 of the Italian Court order reveals details of the AgustaWestland kickbacks agreement. TIMES NOW is getting you details of a note written by Christian Michel where he insists that that 5% cut to the family is maintained. He was willing to compromise his kickbacks to ensure family gets full 28 million kickback."
Apr 29, 2016 Robert Vadra slams Sonia Gandhi for getting caught up in scams, asks her to come clean
Apr 29, 2016 Excl: Agusta stoles classified documents: "After TIMES NOW exposed how classified information was accessed by AgustaWestland and national security was compromised as the Italian firm breached the Indian Air Force (IAF). Sources say BJP Government will raise the issue in Parliament to corner the Congress."
Apr 29, 2016 Water for wedding, what about people?: "Chhattisgarh's Bhillai District is reeling under massive water scarcity. But that hasnt stopped the state's Revenue Minister from celebrating his daughter's wedding. Fire engines were used to wash the wedding venue so that the dust would settle down."
Apr 29, 2016 Coal scam: Naveen Jindal to be charged: ""charges to be framed against all accused under sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) read with 409 and 420 of IPC and under sections 13(1)(c), 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act." The court, however, said charges would be formally framed against the accused later on. Apart from Jindal and Rao, the court also ordered to put on trial ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and 11 others, who were chargesheeted by CBI in the case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block to Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and Gagan Sponge Iron Private Ltd (GSIPL) in 2008."
Apr 29, 2016 SP MLA's 'illegal' complex demolished: "As soon as the news reached MLA Rampal Yadav, he along with his supporters reached the spot and protested the move leading to a clash among between them and the police. The police had to later resort to lathicharge to disperse the crowd. The MLA and a number of his supporters were detained and taken to police lines. "They have been detained and we are taking them to police lines. One of the supporters had taken out a revolver during the protests," SSP, Rajesh Kumar Pandey said. The LDA team had reached the site in Jiamau locality to demolish the MLA's complex, constructed "flouting" the LDA norms, this afternoon and bulldozed a part of it in the presence of heavy police force and district administration officials. The complex is "illegal" and action at our end is likely to continue till early morning as work on removing the structure, used for installing advertisements atop the building, was on till late in the night, an LDA official said."
Apr 29, 2016 HC orders demolition of Adarsh tower: "The Bombay High Court on Friday (April 29) ordered demolition of the 31-storey scam-tainted Adarsh apartments in the heart of Mumbai and sought criminal proceedings against politicians and bureaucrats for "misuse" of powers, holding that the tower was illegally constructed."
Apr 29, 2016 Were Tyagis plotting a second scam?: "TIMES NOW have been at the forefront of the AgustaWestland scam investigation. And now TIMES NOW is in possession of papers which show that AgustaWestland was planning a plane scam. The note reveals that AgustaWestland wanted to sell C27J to Border Security Force (BSF) and claimed they had support of Tyagi brothers on the deal. Did Tyagis lobby for BSF planes?"
Apr 29, 2016 Four files reveal: India compromised: "If you thought the full story that TIMES NOW broke in 2012 had been revealed - hold your breath. The full story is yet to be told. Last night we told you the Agusta deal was beyond a scam, it was about espionage and fraud. Tonight, TIMES NOW will tell you about a second deal the Tyagis may have been trying to push with the BSF. It's the scam that fell through. As the newsbreaks pile up, the BJP President has shot 5 questions to Sonia Gandhi who has so far - given zero specific replies."
Apr 29, 2016 Bombay High Court orders demolition of Adarsh Society building: " In an order that sends a strong message against corruption, the Bombay High Court on Friday ordered the Union Environment Ministry to demolish 31-storey Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society."
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."