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Apr 6, 2015 Despite its anti-corruption creativity, India is still a one man, one bribe democracy
Apr 6, 2015 14-yr-old allegedly beaten by cops: "A 14-year-old boy succumbed to injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by cops in Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The minor died at a hospital during treatment. He was first thrashed by a shopkeeper and his aids who caught him stealing toffees from his shop. The Superintendent of Police of the district has ordered an inquiry into the case. After being in police custody for some time, he was admitted to the hospital, where he died a few days later. The locals of the area protested against the police and blocked road."
Apr 5, 2015 Women tortured in custody?: "In a shocking incident of police brutality, two women have been allegedly brutally assaulted by police constables inside a police station in Rohini, Delhi. The women were thrashed for not confessing to a theft charge. The family of the victims are now demanding strict action against the cops."
Apr 4, 2015 Delhi: Police officer allegedly thrashes two women inside police station: "Two women were allegedly beaten up by a sub-inspector inside a police station in New Delhi's Rohini area. Four police officers including a sub-inspector have been suspended."
Apr 4, 2015 Police atrocity in Delhi?: "In an alleged case of police atrocity in New Delhi, two girls were brutally assaulted by police and were forced to confess to a crime. The women have alleged that they were thrashed in police custody and claimed that police in Rohini, while investigating a theft case, called them for questioning and forced to confess for a crime that they haven't committed. Meanwhile, Delhi Police has suspended three women police personnel and a Sub Inspector after the complaint by the victims. An enquiry has been ordered."
Apr 4, 2015 Policemen thrash, kick mentally challenged man after tying his hands and legs in Udaipur: "The incident grabbed the attention on Friday after a video footage of the assault was circulated, reportedly showing two to three policemen thrashing and kicking the mentally challenged man after tying his hands and legs inside Surajpol police station premises in Udaipur."
Apr 4, 2015 Four cops suspended for custodial brutality: "“The police forced my sister to confess in the case. When she resisted, she was beaten with wooden sticks and threatened of sticks being inserted into her private parts,”"
Apr 1, 2015 SP MLA blames women for rapes: "In the past, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and other veteran leaders of his party have publicly made objectionable remarks relating to violence against women."
Mar 30, 2015 UPPCS exam cancelled after paper leak, three arrested: "The CM has also summoned Chairman of UPPSC Anil Yadav."
Mar 29, 2015 Bihar disgraced again: After rampant cheating, over 1,000 impersonators held during police recruitment: "organised syndicates were facilitating impersonation, forgery and cheating in lieu of money ranging anywhere between Rs 50,000 and Rs 1 lakh"
Mar 27, 2015 In UP, the mafia-politician nexus rules: "“The entire bureaucracy — both civil and police — in Uttar Pradesh is left with two options: They can either work as agents of the ruling party or remain dumped in inconsequential posts. Those who toe the line survive. Those that do not can either move out of the state or go to heaven. It is that simple”."
Mar 27, 2015 Huge scam in waste disposal: CAG report: "According to the report the examination of the registration numbers of 92 vehicles used for dumping waste from the city to the yard revealed that they were either cars, bikes, scooters or auto-rickshaws."
Mar 26, 2015 Assam MLA brazenly flouts rules: "Here is a story from Assam where a Congress MLA drives around in style using black tinted glass. and when TIMES NOW cornered him, look how he ducks our questions."
Mar 26, 2015 CAG report: Haryana govt mulls legal option?: "A day after Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pulled up the Haryana government during the Congress regime for showing "undue favours" to Robert Vadra, sources have said that the current BJP-led Haryana government is mulling legal options on the CAG report. In its report for 2013-14, tabled in the Haryana Assembly yesterday, the CAG came down heavily on the Town and Country Planning Department. "... The department neither at the time of granting in-principle approval nor at the time of formal approval for transfer of licences ensured that net profit beyond 15 per cent of the total cost accrues to public exchequer. "This enabled the developers to earn huge profits merely by selling the land while the government had to forego sizeable amount," the CAG report said."
Mar 25, 2015 Hooda government favoured Vadra in land deals: CAG: "Vadra's company, Skylight Hospitality, sold a prime 3.5 acre piece of land in Manesar in Gurgaon district to DLF in 2008 for Rs 58 crore. The land had, however, only cost his company around Rs 15 crore and was sold to DLF after obtaining change of land use (CLU) and other permissions from the Hooda government."
Mar 23, 2015 79 pc rise in graft complaints to CVC; crosses 63k mark in '14: "More than 63,000 corruption complaints were received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in 2014, a rise of 79 per cent over the preceding year."
Mar 22, 2015 Woman create ruckus over corruption in block office
Mar 22, 2015 Women allege corruption in Samajwadi pension scheme: "against "rampant corruption" in the Uttar Pradesh government's Samajwadi pension scheme"
Mar 22, 2015 PDS scam ruffles Raman govt, 12 civil supplies officers arrested: " ACB sleuths seized cash worth Rs 3.64 crore during a raid on officers"
Mar 22, 2015 First raped, then hounded: "First raped and then dishounoured. A minor was tonsured by her own mother to protect her from rapists in Thane, near Mumbai who threatened to rape the victim again. Police inaction prompting such a drastic step heaping more indignity on a rape survivor."
Mar 22, 2015 India haters #PartyWithEnemy: "Today, Hurriyat Leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is in New Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. In the wake of terror attacks in Jammu & Kashmir, in the wake of their treachery, isn't it time to boycott Pakistan Day?"
Mar 21, 2015 In UP, the mafia-politician nexus rules: "Durga and her husband Abhishek Singh, also an IAS officer, have since opted for a change of cadre and bid adieu to Uttar Pradesh."
Mar 21, 2015 FIR ordered against Shah Rukh Khan : "The Maharashtra State Commission for Child Rights (MSCCR) has asked police to file an FIR against King Khan for using foul language in the presence of children after an IPL match at Wankhade Stadium"
Mar 19, 2015 SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan: "The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy."
Mar 19, 2015 Pune IAS officer held for ‘rape’ of four minors: " He called them over to his building basement on the pretext of offering them food."
Mar 19, 2015 Indian IS recruit ‘killed’ in Syria was from Bhatkal: "The Indian jihadist reported killed while fighting for the Islamic State (IS) earlier this month has been identified as Sultan Abdul Kadir Armar, 39, from Bhatkal town in Karnataka,"
Mar 18, 2015 Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook: "A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act."
Mar 18, 2015 Fatwa: Having woman's name on ration card un-Islamic: "Sunni Barelvi Markaz of Dargah Ala Hazrat has issued a fatwa telling followers to keep at bay from ration cards as "it depicts women as the head of families, and that is against Indian culture and Islamic law.""
Mar 16, 2015 Assam CM Gogoi does it again: "We showed you how traffic was brought to a standstill on two ocassions within a fortnight for Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's convoy, but the chief minister has refused to give up VVIP racism despite the outrage. This time an ambulance was stopped for more than 15 minutes, just so that the minister could zoom through."
Mar 12, 2015 K'taka moves to end VVIP racism: "Upalokayukta of Karnataka Justice Subhash Adi has now intervened in two separate incidents of VVIP racism. The incidents involve Congress MLAs Vinay Kulkarni and Vijayananda, both accused of assaulting public officials."
Mar 12, 2015 J&K doctor fights VVIP racism: "In a never ending fight against VVIP racism, Dr Gurmeet Kaur from Jammu was humiliated by an arrogant Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Health and Medical Education Chaudhary Lal Singh for not wearing a lab coat. The psychiatrist who has now become a fresh victim of VVIP racism has decided to fight on. She said Minister misbehaved in full public view and shouted at her during official function."
Mar 12, 2015 Bangalore cop filmed kicking, thrashing his daughter; images go viral: "the man, a policeman from Madurai, beat his daughter “black and blue”, while at least 50 people on the street simply watched."
Mar 11, 2015 Harish Salve promises to raise VVIP racism cases: "Joining the 'End VVIP racism' campaign is top Supreme Court lawyer Harish Salve. It was on his petition that the sc ordered a slew of directions to curb misuse of red beacon and hooting horns for VIP vehicles. Salve is now planning to file a fresh application seeking further directions on VVIP movement and inconvenience casued to public."
Mar 10, 2015 MLAs want bureaucrats at their call: "A senior Congress MLA in Karnataka has written a letter to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah demanding a circular be sent to bureaucrats, asking them to save the phone numbers of legislators on their phone, claiming that he has the backing of several other MLAs. KB Koliwad wants the Government to issue an order that would stop short of putting bureaucrats in beck and call of MLAs."
Mar 10, 2015 Court: Pay damages, act against cops: "Calcutta High Court today upheld the state human rights commission's recommendation for compensation to a professor and his neighbour who were arrested on the charge of circulating an Internet joke on chief minister Mamata Banerjee in 2012."
Mar 9, 2015 Kerala govt slaps tough goonda law on Nisham: "The Kerala government on Monday slapped provisions under the Kerala Anti-social Activities (Prevention) Act (KAAPA) on controversial businessman Mohammed Nisham (38), prime accused in the murder of security guard in Thrissur."
Mar 7, 2015 Disabled activist denied entry to posh restaurant: "On being asked why he was being refused entry, the security told Mr Malhotra that as a policy, people on wheelchair were not allowed. He also claimed that the security at the eatery “started pulling” his wheelchair."
Mar 6, 2015 Kerala tycoon has state's backing: "A day after UDF Chief Whip PC George's alleged that Kerala DGP tried to derail probe into Chandrabose murder case, he has handed over the evidence he claimed to have against the government to the chief minister. The pressure on Kerala CM is increasing to clear the air on the murder probe against businessman Mohammed Nisham. This comes after the UDF chief whip alleged that the Kerala DGP was trying to derail the probe."
Mar 6, 2015 TIMES NOW impact: Action against VVIP racism: "A senior-rank police officer was today transferred following the inquiry into the ruckus outside a city club where policemen jostled with members to prevent their entry during a function attended by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Keshav Patil had been transferred to Mumbai police headquarters, official sources said."
Mar 6, 2015 VVIPs won't use number plates: "In New Delhi, the constitutional dignitaries flaunt the state emblem on their vehicles. But documents accessed by TIMES NOW claims, one cannot skip the number plate and just have the emblem. On the car of Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, there is a red beacon, Indian flag, the state emblem but not the number plate. Legal experts and the political class agree that the law is being flouted by the VVIPs. VVIPs have been displaying the status symbol and with nobody"
Mar 5, 2015 Srinagar Airport: A special gate for VVIPs: "There seems to be no end to VVIP Racism. Here's another instance from Srinagar where VVIP Racism has the common man up in arms as he has to reach airport nearly 3 hours prior to his flight as they have to wait at the entrance of the airport for hours and all thanks to the VVIPs as they zip through."
Mar 5, 2015 Azam Khan's bus stunt shocks students: "From Karnataka to Uttar Pradesh, there is no end to the VVIP racism. But Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has crossed all limits. His VVIP board bravado put lives of innocent students at risk. Watch how Azam Khan who doesn't have a licence drives a bus with school students and officials as passengers in his home town Rampur."
Mar 5, 2015 JBT Scam: HC Upholds 10-Yr Jail Term for Haryana Ex-CM, Son: "Former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala and five others including his son were today awarded a decade-long jail term in the teachers' recruitment scam case by Delhi High Court which said "overwhelming evidence" showed the "shocking and spine-chilling" state of affairs in the country."
Mar 5, 2015 Kerala DGP accused of shielding Nisham: "Kerala government chief whip P C George on Thursday said Director General of Police (DGP) K S Balasubramaniam tried to protect businessman Mohammed Nisham during probe into the murder of a security guard."
Mar 2, 2015 End VVIP raj: Detained and victimised in Mumbai: "VVIP racism in the heart of Mumbai, members of a club denied entry as Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis attends an event in the club. Whenm angry club members questioned the cops they were dragged by the neck and pinned to the wall. This is just another example of VVIP racism at its worst."
Mar 1, 2015 Maharashtra: Woman accused of theft thrashed by police officer in Jalgaon: "A woman, accused of stealing another woman's purse, was beaten up in full public view allegedly by a policeman, a video of which has gone viral."
Mar 1, 2015 Cop thrashes woman in full public view: "Another case of police brutality has come to light. A cop was caught on video thrashing a woman at a bus station in Jalgaon, Maharashtra for allegedly trying to steal. As the woman begged for mercy, the cop dragged the her by her hair and beat her with a baton."
Mar 1, 2015 End VVIP raj: A CM zips by, you wait!: "Our politicians refuse to give up the VVIP culture. In Guwahati, traffic at a major junction during peak hours is held for more than 15 minutes so that CM Gogoi's convoy can zoom past without any hindrance. The public is made to pay the price just for CM's luxury."
Mar 1, 2015 End VVIP raj: 'No parking' for the common man: "TIMES NOW's End VVIPRaj campaign picks up pace. We show you how VVIP culture is prevalent across India. Here's an instance from Jammu where a public parking space has been taken away from the common man just so that NC leaders can have hassle free parking, leaving the public to suffer."
Mar 1, 2015 Victims of VVIP racism speak with TIMES NOW: "Gurjeet Bindra and Parambin Bindra, members of NSCI club, who were victimised by the Mumbai police for protesting against VVIP culture, speak exclusively with TIMES NOW's Correspondent Kashif Khusro."
Mar 1, 2015 VVIP racism at its worst in Mumbai: "TIMES NOW has caught another Chief Minister in the list of VVIP CMs. While Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis was attending an event at NSCI in Mumbai, the traffic policemen outside stalled vehicles of the public to make way for the CM's convoy. That's not it, members of the club were even denied entry as the CM was present inside the club. What is more shocking is protesters who were fighting against VVIP racism were pushed back by cops in Mumbai. The victims were detained and then released afterwards. Is this how we will be treated? Join the #EndVVIPRaj campaign, raise your voice."
Feb 27, 2015 Why do VVIPs need special zones?
Feb 27, 2015 Bengaluru: Ambulances stuck, CM zooms past : "It is not just the common man who is suffering in Bengaluru. Three ambulances with heart patients were forced to wait so that a minister could have a hassle free passage. The ambulances were made to wait for over an hour."
Feb 27, 2015 Why do VVIPs need special zones?: "The VVIP Raj is also rampant in the country's financial capital, Mumbai. TIMES NOW Correspondent Kashif Khusro gets us this report from Mumbai airport revealing how VVIP culture is rampant at the airport."
Feb 27, 2015 VVIP racism a reality in India: "As the TIMES NOW's campaign to flush out VVIP Raj culture getting momentum, more and more stories are coming from across the country. Now the story comes from Lucknow's Charbagh station where public are made to wait while a VIP lounge is kept empty just for ministers, MLAs and MPs."
Feb 27, 2015 End VVIPRaj gets massive response: "24 hours after an explosive debate on The Newshour on the open VVIP racism, we have been inundated with calls, messages and over 10,000 tweets on the humiliation citizens endure on a day-to-day basis. Our campaign has been so impactful that government was forced to respond. A few VVIP lanes were relabeled and a few Chief Ministers are embarassed for choking the common man in traffic. The fight to demolish VVIP Raj has only just begun."
Feb 27, 2015 VIP vehicles flout parking prohibition in drop-in lanes: "There is no end to the VIP culture at the local railway station. Parking of vehicles is strictly prohibited at the drop-in lanes, but not if these are red-beaconed cars, or government and Army vehicles."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 2: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 1: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: Polls over, VVIPs are back: "The road to the Chandigarh railway station split into two zones and the basis of the division made obvious through this board where the words VIPs & VVIPs are inscribed in bold letters. And look while the lane for people like you and me is choked, the special lane for these so called VVIPs is empty. From railway stations to airports, there is no curbing the VVIP Raj. TIMES NOW has accessed documents which show these netas have chosen to use the runway like their property with most of them citing health to drive in their own cars till the aircraft. So when your ailing grandmother takes the bus along with several others netas like Lalu Prasad Yadav, Rabri Devi, Mayawati and Jayalalithaa, drive through the runways in cars according to their own convenience. And when we question them, they are ready with a list of excuses. Elections are over, the VVIP culture is back."
Feb 26, 2015 VVIPs zip through, you suffer: "Its a Times Now campaign against the rot of the VVIP culture in our country. As a part of that, we get you a story from Chandigarh, where, at the entrance to the new railway station, VVIPS zip past while the common man is left to battle traffic jams. This, thanks to special lanes allocated only for VVIP traffic movement."
Feb 26, 2015 India won't tolerate VVIP raj anymore: "From Delhi to Hyderabad, Jammu to Bengaluru, VVIPs have made sure that people like you and me pay the price for being the Aam Aadmi. Be it in railway stations, airports or even the roads. They've decided to insult the common man by flaunting their VVIP status everywhere. India don't have to endure this...raise your voice...join us in our campaign to #EndVVIPRaj."
Feb 26, 2015 Former top cop faces vigilance probe: "Former Thrissur top cop Jacob Job suspended over allegations of interfering in probe against killer tycoon Mohammed Nisham. He is now facing a vigilance probe. Nisham had allegedly roughed up the security guard andthen dragged him to a wall of a parking lot and ran him overwith his car for delay in opening the gate of the apartmentcomplex allegedly in an inebriated state. The guard battled for his life for 18 days and succumbed to injuries on February 16."
Feb 25, 2015 VVIPs zip through, you suffer: "Its a Times Now campaign against the rot of the VVIP culture in our country. As a part of that, we get you a story from Chandigarh, where, at the entrance to the new railway station, VVIPS zip past while the common man is left to battle traffic jams. This, thanks to special lanes allocated only for VVIP traffic movement."
Feb 24, 2015 'AI staff saw Renuka Chowdhury shopping': "former minister and Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury held up an AI flight and passengers were kept waiting inside the aircraft for 47 minutes because she allegedly was spotted shopping at the terminal. But when we confronted her with straight questions, the Congress MP completely denied those charges and instead blamed the airline."
Feb 4, 2015 Cop, wife torture five-year-old to death: "the child was made to do daily chores for Husain’s wife Razia Sultana. The couple ill-treated and harassed Shahista. Neighbours complaints had fallen on deaf ears of the Bollaram police and the Child Line director. It was only after Medak district SP Sumathi intervened, DSP Tirupatanna ventured to rescue the child in vain. The DSP told reporters that the head constable and his wife tortured Sabah, which is not her real name, and slammed her head against the wall. They inflicted burns using a red-hot needle. They also starved her for months. Doctors confirmed that the girl died of severe injury to her skull."
Feb 3, 2015 British journal eyes corruption in India's medical schools
Jan 29, 2015 RPF cop beats up physically-challenged man, suspended
Jan 24, 2015 HC asks 2 cops to face trial 23 years after torturing woman: "Justice A I Cheema overturned a magistrate's order in 1998 acquitting the two cops accused by the woman of brutally beating her up and pouring chilli powder dissolved in water into her private parts to force her to reveal information about the recovery of some gold coins in 1992."
Jan 19, 2015 Torture cry: governor,HC step in: "the alleged inhuman treatment of the lady, who has said she was slashed with razor blades and nettle leaves were rubbed on her private parts, prompted the governor to step in."
Jan 17, 2015 Pune: #SingledOut at fast food chain?: "In an unexpected behaviour an eight-year-old street child was allegedly turned out of the American fast food giant McDonald's in Pune. The staff thought that he didn't quite fit inside the restaurant. The incident was reported on social networking by a Mumbai based professional -- and the alleged discrimination has stroked off a major controversy."
Jan 17, 2015 Hyderabad Police arrests engineer over suspected links with Islamic State: "Hyderabad Police on Saturday arrested a 22-year-old engineer over suspected links with the Islamic State. The engineer was arrested while attempting to fly to Dubai on Thursday."
Jan 13, 2015 West Bengal: More than 200 crude bombs found in Birbhum, two arrested: "West Bengal police on Tuesday morning recovered over 200 crude bombs in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Two people have been arrested in connection to the recovered crude bombs, the police informed."
Jan 9, 2015 Debate: Open VVIP treatment? - 1: "Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt spent second day at home in Mumbai on Friday (January 9) after the end of his furlough due to lack of coordination between Pune jail authorities and Mumbai Police over taking a decision on his plea for prison leave extension. The 55-year-old 'Munnabhai MBBS' star, convicted for illegal possession of an AK-56 rifle and its destruction and lodged in Pune's Yerwada Jail, was released on a 14-day furlough on December 24. He has sought an extension of his leave, although the authorities concerned are yet to take a decision on his plea."
Jan 9, 2015 #BendItForDutt and then issue denial?: "Sanjay Dutt furlough drama has almost become a joke. When an underprivileged convict is running pillar to post for his furlough to go through, here you have a superstar prisoner who flaunts his 8 pack abs on his prison leave and takes advantage of a bureaucratic loophole to stay out of jail. All this because a listless state Government won't make up it's mind whether to extend his furlough or not and sadly the joke tonight, ladies and gentlemen is on other prisoners at Yerwada Jail."
Jan 8, 2015 3 suspected IM operatives arrested, huge cache of explosives seized: "Syed Ismail Aafaque, aged 34, Saddam Hussein, 35, and Abdus Sabuur, 24, an MBA student, saying they were found to be in regular interaction with other members of the banned organisations."
Jan 8, 2015 BSP’s ex-MLA offers Rs 51cr to killers of French scribes: "he offered to pay Rs 51 crore to "anyone who comes forward and claims responsibility for the attack". "All our parties must introspect about why such elements are able to become lawmakers.""
Jan 4, 2015 Steps to weed out graft in police force: "The department received 57,990 complaints against policemen on the anti-corruption helpline number, 9910641064, in the past one year, of which only 378 were found to be actionable."
Jan 2, 2015 Bihar: Two arrested for raping Japanese girl in Gaya: "A Japanese research scholar was allegedly abducted and raped by five men in Bihar's Gaya district. The accused have been arrested on Friday by a joint team of Kolkata and Gaya Police."
Jan 2, 2015 Cops gang-rape minor girl in police station in Badaun, Akhilesh assures stern action: "According to a complaint filed by the victim’s mother, two drunk constables — Avnish Yadav and Veerpal Yadav — abducted the girl when she was going to a nearby field to relieve herself and dragged her into a car. They then took her inside a room in the police station and repeatedly raped her, the complainant said, adding, the two then left the minor, who was bleeding profusely, outside her house in the village."
Jan 1, 2015 Saradha scam: TMC MP Idris Ali says 'touch Mamata Benerjee and West Bengal will burn': "All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Idris Ali from Basirhat has threatened to resort to violence in West Bengal if Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is framed in the Saradha scam. 'Touch Mamata Banerjee and West Bengal shall burn,' the TMC MP warned on Wednesday."
Dec 31, 2014 22 policemen booked for corruption in Ghaziabad: "for offences ranging from extorting money from people plying heavy transport vehicles to demanding bribes for registering a case. Ghaziabad SSP Dharmendra Singh said, "A sub-inspector, Sanjiv Kumar Bishnoi, and three constables demanded a bribe from a Shahidnagar resident who had come to the Sahibabad police station to file a report about his wife and two children going missing"
Dec 27, 2014 Viral video: Gujarat cop in uniform dances with bar girl, gets suspended: "Solanki was also seen in the video, showering currency on the bar girl and dancing with her in his police uniform."
Dec 25, 2014 Brazen display of power by Jharkhand Cong MLA: "Supporters of Congress MLA from Jharkhand Bidesh Singh openly flout norms, fire gun shots during a victory rally. Bidesh Singh won on a Congress ticket from Panki consituency in Jharkhand. The MLA was also given a gun salute during his victory rally in Panki. This was the third time he won from Panki assembly constituency."
Dec 22, 2014 Shocking: 82-year-old man rapes teenage girl: "A 15-year-old girl was impregnated allegedly by an octogenarian man, who raped her in Adilabad district of Telangana"
Dec 20, 2014 Police corruption, past and present: "A study by the Bangalore-based portal I-Paid-A-Bribe concludes that of all the government departments in Karnataka, the police are the most corrupt. In the first 11 months of the year, citizens logging on to the portal reported paying close to Rs. 9 crore as bribes to the men in khaki. The study surveyed 37 state agencies; the second-most corrupt was the transport department"
Dec 19, 2014 BJP suspends abusive neta: "BJP suspended India's most abusive politician Prahlad Gunjal, exposed first on TIMES NOW. He was suspended for using filthy language but is that enough? Shouldn't the party expel him?"
Dec 19, 2014 MLA booked for abuse regrets, CMHO resigns: "Government doctors, meanwhile, boycotted work for two hours in Rajasthan demanding arrest of Gunjal. "All the in-service doctors across the state boycotted work from 9 AM to 11 AM against the MLA's behaviour and to demand his arrest for threatening and abusing CMHO,""
Dec 17, 2014 Rs 9,300cr black money changes hands in medical seat sale every year: "The White Paper on Black Money in India, published in May 2012, estimated that deposits by Indians in all Swiss banks at the end of 2010 amounted to Rs 9,300 crore or about $1.5 billion. "
Dec 16, 2014 Police shame: Junagadh lady PSI caught taking Rs 2.5 lakh bribe: "Bagda had demanded Rs7 lakh from him for not “harassing him in the fake robbery case and over reported errors in records of his land.”"
Dec 14, 2014 2 constables booked for corruption: "The complainant told police the men came to his shanty in east Delhi on Tuesday and demanded Rs 1 lakh to allow him to repair his home."
Dec 13, 2014 Media and the Corrupt: "The Nagaland Governor’s call for the media to fight and expose “rampant corruption” underlines the seriousness of the situation"
Dec 13, 2014 Mumbai cop and friend caught by corruption bureau: " accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from a slum dweller in Govandi in Mankhurd."
Dec 13, 2014 ISIS India link arrested in Bengaluru: "Bengaluru-based engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who was named by UK-based Channel 4 as the man behind terror group Islamic State's (IS) most influential Twitter handle, was today (Dec 13) arrested from his flat in Bengaluru and slapped with charges of "waging war" and unlawful activities."
Dec 13, 2014 Mehdi was close to English-speaking ISIS terrorists: Bengaluru police commissioner: "Mehdi Masroor Biswas's arrest at home came days after Britain's Channel Four identified him as the man behind "Shami Witness", the Twitter handle followed by thousands of people including most foreign fighters for the Islamic State."
Dec 8, 2014 Delhi shamed again: Police in the dock: "Brutal rape of a 25-year-old in Delhi sending shockwaves across the nation and as cops probe the case, glaring lapses emerge in the functioning of radio cab service, whose driver committed the heinous crime. But what is even more shocking is that, the serial rapist got a character certificate from cops earlier this year."
Dec 8, 2014 Country-wide alert that 5 SIMI men may be planning terror strike: "The group is suspected to be involved in a bank robbery in Karimnagar (Telangana) on February 1, 2014, blast in a Bangalore-Guwahati train at the Chennai Central station that killed a young software engineer, on May 1, 2014 and the July 10, 2014 explosion near Faraskhana and Vishrambag police stations in Pune."
Dec 4, 2014 Take Rs.50,000 and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl: "five girls, mostly from the Muslim community, have filed similar complaints of being raped and getting pregnant"
Dec 3, 2014 Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to seek ‘invincible’ power to tame enemies: "Known for his penchant for all things astrological, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is planning to perform the Ayutha Chandi Yaga, a mega ritual that involves 1,000 priests praying non-stop for 10 days. The yaga is believed to bestow the one performing it invincible powers."
Dec 3, 2014 Gujarat: 6-month-old raped by an acquaintance, remains critical: "In a gruesome act, a six-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, acquainted to the victim's family in Gujarat's Patan district. The six-month-old is critical and is being treated at Dharpur civil hospital in Chanasma."