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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."
Jun 17, 2015 Debate: #Lalitgate: Can BJP defend Vasundhara Raje too?: "discuss the new twist to the ongoing Sushma-Lalit Modi controversy, BJP leader & Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje providing a witness statement in 2011 in support of scam-tainted Lalit Modi's immigration application in the UK, and whether the BJP can defend Raje too after standing by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who had written to British lawmaker Keith Vaz to allegedly recommend travel documents for scam-tainted Lalit Modi for visiting Portugal."
Jun 17, 2015 Bihar MP misbehaves onboard?: "Expelled RJD MP from Bihar Pappu Yadav today allegedly behaved rudely with an airhostess of a Jet Airways flight from Patna after she asked the lawmaker not to throw the leftover food in the aisle."
Jun 17, 2015 Lalit Modi bought Raje son's shares: "An ongoing investigation by the Enforcement Directorate against Lalit Modi and his associates has found that a firm owned by Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje's son, Dushyant Singh, a BJP MP from Jhalawar-Baran, received 11.63 crore from the former IPL commissioner. A source said ED, while on the trail of 21 crore that Modi's firm Anand Heritage Hotels Pvt Ltd (AHHPL) had received from unknown Mauritius-based entity Wilton Investment Ltd, stumbled on a transaction where a part of this money was used to pay Dushyant's firm Niyant Heritage Hotels Pvt Ltd (NHHPL). The payment was made in April 2008 by way of an unsecured loan of 3.80 crore and later by acquiring 815 shares in two installments. A total of 11.63 crore was transferred by Modi to Dushyant's firm through loan and share purchase."
Jun 17, 2015 Dushyant BJP's Robert Vadra?: "Scam-tainted former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's dirty deal with Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje's son puts BJP in a fix. Is Dushyant Singh proving to be BJP's Robert Vadra?"
Jun 17, 2015 CBI files case against Vaghela: "The sale of National Textile Corporation (NTC) land in central Mumbai's Parel area to a private company reportedly caused a loss of Rs 709 crore to the exchequer."
Jun 17, 2015 Board of Crony Capitalists in India: "A cosy club of politicians and businessmen, the BCCI is totally unaccountable and rotten to the core."
Jun 17, 2015 Air hostess accuses Pappu Yadav of harassment, misbehaviour: "Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav has become a part of controversies after an air hostess leveled charges of harassment and misbehaviour against him."
Jun 16, 2015 NCP leader Bhujbal faces ACB raids: "The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) tightens the noose around him and a spate of FIRs has been followed. But NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, who is facing allegations of corruption cries conspiracy, claims that the Devendra Fadnavis Government is targeting him and his family."
Jun 16, 2015 Fake degree case: Jitender Singh Tomar withdraws bail plea
Jun 15, 2015 Whistleblower accuses Health Minister Nadda of 'protecting the corrupt'
Jun 15, 2015 Journalist Burned Alive By Police After Exposing Corrupt Politician
Jun 15, 2015 MPPEB, DMAT scams: Cong names 17 more beneficiaries: "He said first name is again from the family of chief minister Shivraj Singh whose wife's (Sadhna Singh) sister Rekha Singh influenced admissions to get her daughter Priyanka admitted in Chirayu Medical College in 2012. "
Jun 15, 2015 Journalist murder: Accused SP minister should be given death sentence, says Swamy: ""The journalist's family should keep up its demand for a CBI probe," says Swamy."
Jun 13, 2015 Is Maharashtra Min degree fake?: "After former Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, it is now Babanrow Lonikar who is facing charges of a fake degree. The Maharashtra Water Supplies Minister's election affidavit shows discrepancies in his educational qualifications. While in Tomar's case, he was forced to step down. Will Maharashtra Chief Minister Fadnavis ask his Minister to quit pending enquiry?"
Jun 13, 2015 Protest against journalist death in UP: "Protests erupt against Shahjahanpur-based journalist Jagendra Singh death in Uttar Pradesh but Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav remains silent. Uttar Pradesh Minister in-charge of Dairy Development Ram Murti Verma has been charged with murder, along with nine others, among them four policemen with the killing of Singh by setting him afire in Shahjahanpur District."
Jun 13, 2015 ‘Had cops wanted, they could have burned your father in custody,’ Ex-MP tells murdered scribe’s kin: ""The minister cannot do such a thing. Had the police wanted, they could have burned your father inside the police station instead of doing this at his house." "
Jun 10, 2015 Indian journalist burned alive after reporting on politician's alleged corruption
Jun 10, 2015 Paid price for taking on UP Minister?: "Jagendra Singh a journalist from Uttar Pradesh succumbed to burn injuries last week. While his family cries foul claiming he was burnt to death for taking on Uttar Pradesh Minister Rammurti Verma, the police claim that he set himself ablaze to evade arrest. After public outrage, a case has been filed against Rammurti Verma and his aides."
Jun 8, 2015 BJP protecting Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam case, alleges AAP
Jun 8, 2015 Bribery charge vs snooping charge: "It's an all out political war between the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) over the cash for votes scam. While Chandrababu Naidu claims TRS is snooping on his Government, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) accuses TDP Chief of being involved in the bribegate. Furnishing an audio tape that is being submitted to Court, the question is will the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) summon the Andhra Chief Minister for interrogation in the scam."
Jun 6, 2015 Delhi ACB reopens CNG fitness case: "Delhi Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) reopens the 2002 CNG fitness case. This after the CBI transferred the case to Delhi's ACB. Sources say that top officials during former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's regime are under the ACB's scanner."
Jun 6, 2015 A new low for two misogynist netas: "Tonight we have two misogynist netas. One, a Minister from Goa who calls gangrape that happened in his state 'a stunt'. The other one, simply dismissing the concept of rape, saying it is all consensual. Exposed tonight, yet again, is the appalling, disgusting mindset of our political class. But if this is their mindset, how will they ever ensure protection of women in our country? Shouldn't they be sacked and stopped right away."
Jun 4, 2015 Mr Guv, spend money judiciously: "The reply to an RTI query reveals that Rs 4 crore was spent on his flight travels, by special flights and chartered copters, besides renovation of the Raj Bhavan. "
Jun 3, 2015 Posters questioning AAP govt's claim of arresting corrupt officers surface at bus stops in Delhi: "Written by 'ek aam Delhi vaasi' (a common Delhi resident), the posters ask the Delhi government to name the 35 officers arrested and 152 suspended for their alleged involvement in corruption as claimed by the party,"
Jun 3, 2015 NCP leader & goons storm ashram: "NCP Corporator, his goons and a few policemen who were giving the politician protection, have been caught on camera trying to abduct a girl from an ashram in Badlapur. Rs 1 lakh have also been looted from the ashram. The gutsy ashram priest put up a fight and chased the attackers away."
Jun 2, 2015 Rahul Gandhi's Dalit visit exposed as photo-op by local woman: "Describing Rahul's concerns for her family as superficial, she said on Tuesday: 'I tried to contact our MP after my house was set on fire by some criminals. I also went to almost every Congress leader in the constituency to help me out because we had no place to sleep and cook. But neither Rahul was available nor other Congress leaders showed any sympathy for me."
Jun 1, 2015 VVIP cars given right to rule roads: "In yet another brazen display of VVIP Racism, the Karnataka Legislature Secretariat has claimed that 75 cars, under the purview of the Speaker cannot be searched by officials. The letter issued by the Secretariat takes this racism a step further, audaciously stating that these cars can neither be seized nor stopped while plying on city roads. However questions of security risks and misuse of Government vehicles loom large."
Jun 1, 2015 Telangana TDP MLA sent to jail in cash-for-vote scam: "The ACB officials said the amount was an advance as part of a Rs.5 crore deal to make Stephenson vote for the TDP-BJP candidate. The entire proceeding was recorded on a spy camera."