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BJP: PM in charge during ‘coal scam’: "The BJP has now unearthed a `75,000-crore coal scam in the UPA government. The party has directly blamed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for it, saying that the scam related to the period when the ministry was under his charge."
BJP pulls up UPA Govt. for slow pace in tackling corruption
PM is a 'witness' in corruption cases: TDP chief
Chandy's 100-Day Programme a Stunt: Achuthanandan: ""This bravado of Chandy is meant to hoodwink people. He has on his right and left ministers facing investigations for corruption," ", ""What moral right does Chandy have to wax eloquent on corruption since India has been turned into the most corrupt country in the world under the UPA Government? Will he be ready to disown the corrupt ministers at the Centre?""
PM Presiding Over the Most Corrupt Government: BJP
Jaya govt scraps DMK's pet projects: "Reversing the DMK regime's pet projects, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu on Friday scrapped housing and insurance schemes named after M Karunanidhi and announced a probe into alleged irregularities in the construction of new assembly-cum-secretariat complex. "
Dayanidhi Maran started 2G scam: Murli Manohar Joshi: "Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday accused textiles minister Dayanidhi Maran of having played a vital role in starting the 2G spectrum scam.", "Maran cleared the decks only after Maxis' sister company invested Rs.675 crore in the Maran-owned Sun TV"
CBI names former BJP minister in Dara encounter case: ""There were two rival liquor mafias in Churu and Jhunjhunu districts of Rajasthan. One was headed by Sumer Singh Fagediya and included Vijendra Singh alias Tilaia and Dara Singh. The other group, ruled by one Virender Singh Nyangli, was protected by then BJP minister and present MLA Rajender Singh Rathore,"", "Dara Singh was allegedly killed by the SOG in a fake encounter"
Maran in the dock: ""He has not been able to deny the specific charges.""
JPC to probe Maran's role in spectrum scam: "panel would probe charges against Union minister Dayanidhi Maran. "
THE ROT RUNS DEEP: "Corruption has become synonymous with governance, as have greed and personal aggrandizement. India has been shamed. The government under Manmohan Singh should have seen the writing on the wall and begun a ruthless correction of a failing, corroded and misused machinery, especially as the prime minister had nothing to lose."
Scams worth Rs 1L crore in Gujarat: Congress
Three Demands: "bring back in the nation Rs. 400 trillion (US$ 9 trillion) of black money why 34735 laws are created by British still imposed on this nation? Why people of this country are still tortured and humiliated by using those laws in the same way as British used to do."
Hazare warns Ramdev, says beware of govt's motive: "he should not be swayed by government’s overtures because it plays “fraud” by first agreeing to demands and then backing out."
BJP says Maran action simple case of 'bribery': "BJP on Thursday dismissed Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran's explanation on pay-offs to family-owned Sun TV Network and alleged that it was a simple case of "bribery and quid pro quo"", "Manmohan Singh only defends the corrupt "
Kani busy playing do-gooder at Tihar: "On her first night at Tihar, she had complained about the toilet allotted to her, which was changed later."
323 tel lines busts Maran; demands 10 cr damages for IE rpt
Before Raja, Maran too looted BSNL: Report
Congress decides to expose scams in BJP ruled states to counter corruption attack
Prashant Bhushan draws Supreme Court attention to CBI's inattention on Dayalu Ammal: "Supreme Court lawyer and anti-corruption activistPrashant Bhushan has drawn the apex court’s attention towards the involvement of DMK chief MK Karunanidhi’s wives Dayalu Ammal and Rajathi and Union minister Dayanidhi Maran in the transactions relating to 2G spectrum allocation by former Telecom minister A Raja."
2G: Maran denies charges; CBI may chargesheet: "Union Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Wednesday denied the charges of wrongdoing brought against him in the 2G spectrum allocation as the telecom minister in 2006, but sources said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may file a chargesheet against him for his alleged involvement in the scam", "Maxis Group made investments in Maran's family run business Sun Network of Rs 599.1 crore. In addition to investment in Sun Direct, investment of Rs 111.28 crore was made by Maxis in a FM company owned by Marans. "
VS under UDF scanner over land allotment: "VS had taken out of turn interest to allot 2.33 acres of land for his distant relative T K Soman, an ex-serviceman, in Kasargode district. It was alleged that the government had waived the condition that the given land should not be alienated for 25 years from the day of allotment. "
After praise, Hazare targets Modi for corruption in Gujarat
It’s two steps back: ""The argument that India doesn’t have sufficient resources to do this is equally fraudulent. The monies looted through the 2G spectrum scam alone (leave alone all other scams and recovering the humongous amount of black money stashed abroad) would be more than enough to provide meaningful food security to our people.""
2G scam: now Dayanidhi Maran in the dock: ""After A Raja and Kanimozhi, Union Minister of Textiles Dayanidhi Maran is in the dock in the 2G spectrum scam following reports that he allegedly favoured Aircel promoters Maxis in the allocation of spectrum while he was the telecom minister in 2006", "Tehelka report alleged that there was a Rs 600 crore scam in the clearance of Maxis file by Maran""
Clarify whether Sun TV benefited by pay-offs: BJP to Maran
Fresh trouble? BJP questions telecom pay-offs to Maran firm
More grain rots in MP: too much, little space? : ""The state govt claims it has exhausted its storage options but private godown owners are crying foul.""
Koda’s bail plea rejected in CBI court: ""The special court of the CBI rejected the bail petition of the former Chief Minister Madhu Koda""
What Is The Purpose Of Creating Such A Lokpal? : """Prime Minister should not be covered under Lokpal." “Judiciary would be out of Lokpal." Definitely government’s intentions are suspect. ""
Bars And Codes: ""Sins of our daughters Karunanidhi on his way to Tihar jail to see daughter Kanimozhi""
Minutes of the meeting of Lokpal Bill panel: ""Broadly, the government disagreed on almost everything.", "Justice Santosh Hegde asked the government, "Then who is covered under Lokpal? And what is the purpose of creating such a Lokpal?" Effectively, the Lokpal would have jurisdiction only on Joint Secretary and above officers but not on PM. There would be around 2000 such odd officers in Government of India. Are we creating Lokpal for investigating corruption of such a few officers? Was this the purpose of such a big anti-corruption movement in India?""
Govt wants PM, MPs out of Lokpal Bill: Arvind Kejriwal
3 years of rebellion and scams: ""It has been a roller-coaster ride for the BJP government in the State which completes three years in office on Monday.""
Vigilance steps up hunt for IVRCL man - Official holds key to unravelling Koda reign power scam : ""pegged the bribe paid by Srivastava to bag the contract at Rs 35.59 crore.", "the absconding IVRCL general manager was directly involved in bribing a chain of politicians and state officials to bag the rural electrification contract.", "Srivastava, who headed IVRCL’s power projects in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand, had said in a recorded statement that Rs 11.40 crore was paid prior to awarding of the contract to former chief minister Madhu Koda through his close associate Vinod Sinha, “against a 2.5 per cent commission for getting the tenders in Jharkhand”. Books of accounts seized by the income tax department from IVRCL’s Ranchi office also revealed that handsome contributions were made by the company towards the election funds of former RJD MLAs Girinath Singh and Prakash Ram, labour inspectors of Garhwa, Latehar and Palamau districts, Binu Singh, younger brother of the then water resources minister Kamlesh Singh, G.N.S. Munda, JSEB member (transmission) and to various engineers.""
Power for Patna, rural Bihar powerless: ""Patna getting over 90 per cent of the total power supply only 10 per cent is left for the rest of the state""
TRS dares Naidu to accept probe into assets: ""Naidu, who had only two acres of land in his ancestral village, rose to become the "richest politician in the country."""
CBI to summon high-profile Adarsh accused: "summoning some high-profile accused and witnesses, including former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan"
Bellary Reddy sits on Rs 2cr gold chair: "Karnataka tourism and infrastructure minister G Janardhana Reddy sits on a gold chair worth Rs 2.2 crore, offers pooja to gold idols worth Rs 2.58 crore and wears a belt worth Rs 13.15 lakh. The gold plates, bowls, spoon, fork and knife at his house is worth Rs 20.87 lakh. "
128 kids died after vaccine in 2010, govt can't say why: "The government closed its three vaccine labs — Central Research Institute in Kasauli, BCG Laboratory in Chennai and Pasteur Institute of India in Coonoor — in January 2008, citing non-compliance of good manufacturing practices. "
Cabinet approves Rs 78 lakh for Munda’s US visit: "Chief Minister Arjun Munda’s visit to US has been cleared by the State Cabinet. "
Bhardwaj acting like "old courtier" of Congress: BJP
Mayor for CBI probe into charges against Delhi govt in CWG
Govt fails to stem grain rot in Madhya Pradesh