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Jan 26, 2014 Himachal Pradesh CM threatens official: "Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh publicly threatened to suspend an innocent official at an inauguration function. The CM lost his cool when he saw that the official had written the name of the Minister who is the head of the concerned department of which inauguration was scheduled. Incidentally Virbhadra Singh is not too fond of that Minister."
Jan 26, 2014 Senior IAS officer accused of raping civil services aspirant: "A civil services aspirant has accused a senior IAS officer of raping her last year. In her complaint, the woman alleged that the officer, BB Mohanty, had called her to a place in Swej farm and raped her repeatedly on February 17 and 19 last year."
Jan 24, 2014 Three cops suspended after AAP posts video showing police 'brutality': "shows three 'cops' beating up a man with a stick. The cops are also seen taking out money from his wallet."
Jan 23, 2014 CNN: Woman in India tells police village head ordered her gang-raped: "Violent crimes against women have been in the spotlight in India since a 23-year-old woman was raped and beaten by several men on a bus in December 2012."
Jan 23, 2014 BBC: India: Woman gang-raped on orders of 'kangaroo court': "Unofficial courts in India's villages often sanction killings of couples deemed to have violated local codes."
Jan 20, 2014 Sanjay Dutt gets another month's parole extension: "Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, currently out on parole, got an extension of the parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who secured parole on December 21 from Pune's Yerawada Central Jail (YCJ), was expected to return to the jail after completing his one month leave-from-prison on Monday."
Jan 18, 2014 Haryana orders CBI probe into Rs 8 cr contract awarded by Khemka: "The Haryana government has ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into a Rs 8 crore contract awarded by IAS officer Ashok Khemka to a firm in Gujarat when he was the Managing Director of the State Warehouse Corporation in 2009."
Jan 18, 2014 Adarsh scam: BJP welcomes court's decision to indict Ashok Chavan: "The Maharashtra unit of BJP welcomed the decision taken by the court in Adarsh housing society scam. State BJP President Devendra Fadnavis sais, 'We welcome the move by CBI court. Ashok Chavan has been indicted and he cannot be let off. Governor should be recalled.' The CBI plea to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's name from the list of the accused in the Adarsh scam has been rejected."
Jan 17, 2014 Has Rahul Gandhi come of age as a politician?: "Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday exhorted party workers and leaders to get ready for the Lok Sabha elections and not rest till the battle was won against a rival which is good in marketing but very poor in delivering at AICC meet in New Delhi."
Jan 16, 2014 Those who have a problem with Rahul Gandhi will have to go: Khurshid: "Ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting on Thursday, senior leaders in the party are voicing their support for party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. After Jyotiraditya Scindia, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has also endorsed Rahul."
Jan 16, 2014 Azam Khan defends foreign 'study tour', says media harassing SP MLAs: "The Samajwadi Party leaders on Thursday continued to defend their study tour to Europe and senior minister Azam Khan even lashed out at the 'adverse' media coverage. He said, 'Media is harassing UP MLA delegation on tour. Reports of SP ministers on shopping sprees are false.'"
Jan 16, 2014 RK Singh targeting Shinde as he's a Dalit: SC/ST panel Vice Chairman: "Scheduled Caste Commission Vice Chairman Dr Raj Kumar Virka has said that action must be taken against Former Home Secretary RK Singh for making allegations against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. Virka has accused RK Singh of targeting Shinde for being a Dalit and violating the Official Secrets Act. "
Jan 16, 2014 India needs Rahul Gandhi, says Jyotiraditya Scindia: "Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia has come out in support of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi being declared the prime ministerial candidate for the Lok Sabha elections ahead of the Congress Working Committee meet later on Thursday."
Jan 16, 2014 Debate: Who'll expose whom? - 1: "In a scathing attack on Sushilkumar Shinde, former Home Secretary R K Singh said he is not fit to be the Home Minister"
Jan 16, 2014 Is Congress trying to protect Rahul Gandhi by not making him the PM nominee?: "The Congress will fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. However, India's Grand Old Party stopped short of naming him the prime ministerial candidate with Congress leadership not keen on taking the plunge. According to Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi, it is not the party's tradition to name a prime ministerial candidate."
Jan 15, 2014 Gangraped in the heart of New Delhi: "A fifty one year old Danish woman was allegedly gangraped in the heart of the capital on Tuesday night (January 14). While the investigation is on, the woman has left the country and even refused to undergo a medical examination. The latest incident comes under the rule of the aam AAP in Delhi which earlier stressed that women's security was a priority. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has questioned the State Government regarding the same."
Jan 15, 2014 'Mr controversy' is mute on charges: "It's not the first time top Congress Ministers came out in full force to defend Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday afternoon (January 15), because this is not the first time that the Union Home Minister finds himself at the centre of a national controversy. He has spoken out of turn, played the minority card and has been in the eye of the storm on more occasions than one. Tonight, Sushil Kumar Shinde is silent as his former subordinate stings United Progressive Alliance (UPA) with a few very serious charges."
Jan 15, 2014 LS polls: Vishwas takes a dig at Priyanka's possible role in Amethi: "Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas took a dig at Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra saying that he wished her luck for her role in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and that in five years at least she visits Amethi five times. His statement came after Priyanka recently attended meetings about the strategy of her brother and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's campaign in his constituency of Amethi ,which has elected him since 2004."
Jan 15, 2014 Delhi gang rape: Danish woman reports city centre attack: "she was robbed and raped at knife point."
Jan 15, 2014 India facing tax terrorism: Narendra Modi: "BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for a viable tax model in the country saying that the country was presently facing tax terrorism."
Jan 14, 2014 Delhi Law Min Somanth under scanner: "They took over the reigns of power in the National capital with their single point agenda-- fight against corruption. But now the AAP is battling a massive crisis with graft charges being levelled against the Delhi Law Minister Somanth Bharti. Bharti has been accused of tampering evidence in relation to a corruption case. But rubbishing all charges, the Delhi Law Minister has claimed that he was in fact strengthening, not tampering with it."
Jan 14, 2014 A Billion Votes: Rahul hints at taking charge as Congress's PM candidate: "In an interview to Dainik Bhaskar, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi indicated that he was ready for a bigger role, ahead of a crucial AICC meet on Friday. Rahul said he was ready to take charge if handed over the responsibility."
Jan 14, 2014 Rahul on Congress poll posters, could take charge as PM candidate: "Just a year ago, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at a party meeting in Jaipur had said that power is poison. Now, as Lok Sabha elections approach, the reluctant leader seems to be ready to bite the bullet and take charge as the party's prime ministerial candidate."
Jan 14, 2014 UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad: "There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday."
Jan 14, 2014 Exposed: London holiday of UP MLAs: "Exclusive visuals coming in from London -- TIMES NOW cameras have now tracked the Uttar Pradesh legislators holidaying the UK. They have been completely exposed -- and seen here is State Minister Azam Khan who pushed away our cameras and loses his cool. Meanwhile, cornered UP Minister Azam Khan issues a statement hitting out at the media."
Jan 13, 2014 TIMES NOW not available in UP: "TIMES NOW is not available on cable network in large parts of Uttar Pradesh. The reason behind the channel being blocked is still unclear. If you are aware of our channel being blocked in any place in Uttar Pradesh, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org."
Jan 13, 2014 Thrashed for crossing Haryana CM's path?: "A rickshaw puller was allegedly thrashed by a policeman when he inadvertently entered a road crossing ibn Gurgaon that had been cordoned off for Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's motorcade."
Jan 13, 2014 Shinde shielded Dawood man, disallowed his interrogation: Ex-Home Secy: "Former union home secretary-turned-BJP leader RK Singh on Monday accused Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde of 'lying' and shielding a businessman close to India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim."
Jan 13, 2014 Last 10 years of Congress rule worst in Indian history: Narendra Modi: "Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi kick started his party's Lok Sabha campaign in Goa with yet another blistering attack on the Congress and its Central government during the 'Vijay Sankalp Rally' in Panaji on Sunday. While addressing the mega rally, Modi said people were now ready to vote out the Congress as the last 10 years has been the 'worst' in Indian history."
Jan 13, 2014 Sexual harassment: Law intern moves SC against ex-judge: "http://ibnlive.in.com/videos/445024/sexual-harassment-law-intern-moves-sc-against-exjudge.html"
Jan 13, 2014 Shiv Sena slams Devyani's father for criticising Marathi media: "The Shiv Sena has criticised the father of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, Uttam Khobragade, in its mouthpiece Saamna, for criticising the Marathi media. The Saamna editorial has slammed Khobragade for his outburst against the Marathi media branding it casteist."
Jan 13, 2014 Mumbai: Man arrested for employing, torturing 11-year-old girl: "A 38-year-old man has been arrested for employing and allegedly torturing an 11-year-old girl. The wife of the accused is still absconding."
Jan 13, 2014 Modi targets 'Jayanthi' tax: Political slander or a case of corruption?: "Hours after Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi accused Jayanthi Natarajan of corruption, the former Environment Minister hit back saying that it was an intimidation tactic by the Gujarat CM. 'It was the Congress culture that built India and Modi no matter what he does can never become the PM of India because the country needs Congress,' Jayanthi said."
Jan 12, 2014 Former SC judge Swatanter Kumar named in sexual harassment case: "Yet another former Supreme Court judge has been named in a sexual harassment case. After justice AK Ganguly's case got highlighted in the media, another law intern alleged that she was sexually harassed by former Supreme Court judge Swatanter Kumar."
Jan 12, 2014 AgustaWestland: Gave money to Tyagi's family, not him, claims Haschke: "In a fresh development in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, key middleman Guido Haschke has told the CBI that no money was paid to former Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi. Though he claimed that kickbacks were given to his the former IAF chief's cousins - Julie and Docsa Tyagi."
Jan 12, 2014 SC must look into Swatanter Kumar case: Indira Jaisingh: "After former Supreme Court judge Swatanter Kumar faced allegations of sexual harassment by a law intern, Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaisingh said, 'The apex court must look into the matter and protect its image.' Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj also said that there should be a proper investigation into the allegation made by the law intern against the former judge. Meanwhile, Justice Swatanter Kumar issued a clarification in a national daily 'the Indian Express ' calling the charges 'false and totally incorrect'. Kumar also refused that he remembered the intern. 'She didn't intern with me. At least, I don't even remember if she was my intern,' he said."
Jan 8, 2014 Have UP's Yadavs become modern day Neros?: "The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has come under stinging attack for organising its annual event, the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav' at a time when the future of Muzaffarnagar riot victims remains uncertain, with several of them forced to leave the relief camps."
Jan 8, 2014 News 360: UP government's Saifai Mahotsav draws opposition's ire: "The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has come under stinging attack for organising its annual event, the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav', and sending a group of its MLAs for a study tour to foreign countries at a time when the future of Muzaffarnagar riot victims remains uncertain, with several of them forced to leave the relief camps."
Jan 8, 2014 Gaya Deputy Mayor in sex scandal: "Deputy Mayor of Gaya Municipal Corporation Mohan Srivastava has been arrested with two girls on charges of trafficking, kidnapping and gangrape Police have said that both the girls are minors and their medical examination is being conducted."
Jan 8, 2014 How will a tour, Bollywood night benifit?: "As their Karnataka counterparts are set to return from their junket 17 UP legislators leave for vacation to Eurasia on the pretext of a study tour to 5 exotic locations. But these MLAs who are off to their vacation only justifying the move, claim its necessary, some even going ahead to praise Akhilesh Yadav for giving them the opportunity."
Jan 8, 2014 Riot victims question extravagance: "TIMES NOW getting a ground report from Muzaffarnagar relief camp -- where the riot victims are questioning the extravagance of the Uttar Pradesh Government."
Jan 8, 2014 Minor shot at: Inspector suspended: "The Inspector, whose gun went off at a police station in Chennai seriously injuring a 16-year-old accused in a theft case, was on Wednesday (January 8) suspended. An FIR under IPC Section 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) was also filed against Pusparaj. Revenue Divisional Officer Indrajit, who conducted an inquiry into the incident today at the Neelangarai Police Station, had recommended for the police official's suspension."
Jan 8, 2014 Itinerary exposes UP junket farce: "Their farce has been completely busted. TIMES NOW has accessed the itinerary that exposes the complete holiday plan of the UP Legislators. For the last 24 hours they have been insisting that they are going to Common Wealth nations for a study tour but this itinerary shows how they plan to visit exotic locations like Venice, Rome, Greece & Egypt. The only common wealth nation in the itineray is London and MLAs from Uttar Pradesh plan to imbibe all the learning experience in one night itself."
Jan 8, 2014 TIMES NOW's expose forces action: "Following TIMES NOW's 4 part expose, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah says junkets will be reconsidered by the Speaker."
Jan 8, 2014 Sexual harassment: Ganguly blames WB government, SC panel: "Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its jurisdiction in accepting the complaint against him."
Jan 7, 2014 Debate: Himachal CM Virbhadra in a soup - 1: "Virbhadra Singh presented his version of the issue to Congress Gen Secy Ambika Soni, who is in-charge of the state after BJP alleged that he had taken a "bribe" from a private power company to grant extension to its project."
Jan 7, 2014 Ideas 2014: Arun Shourie talks about good governance, UPA's failures: "In a special CNN-IBN series on Ideas 2014, Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose speaks to former minister in the Vajpayee government Arun Shourie on the issue of good governance which is the buzz word ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Shourie says, 'Good governance means improvement in delivery of services, expeditious implementation of project, revival of investment climate.' He adds that the biggest failure of UPA was 'Manmohan Singh took away from India the sense of possibility.'"
Jan 7, 2014 Bags packed, UP MLAs are ready to go: "Exotic locales, over 5 countries within 18 days -- this is the itinerary of Uttar Pradesh Ministers' study tour, starting on Wednesday (January 8) from New Delhi. 17 legislators including 8 State Ministers will be touring Turkey, Netherlands, U.K, Greece and UAE in the name of study tour. While the Akhilesh Singh Government is tightlipped over the matter - serious questions raised over is it the right way to spend tax payers money while their own state is still struggling to provide sufficient relief to riots victim."
Jan 7, 2014 Excl: Shameless K'taka MLAs exposed: "The Karnataka MLAs on the Australia-New Zealand junket are at Gold Coast in Australia as we speak. Here are the pictures of these shameless MLAs who have even extended their vacation- a holiday that you are paying for. These MLAs were supposed to have returned to Bangalore last night but they have extended their trip till 8th. Public anger after TIMES NOW exposed them seems to have no effect on these shameless politicians."
Jan 7, 2014 Mumbai: Devyani Khobragade's father holds march outside US Consulate: "The father of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has led a march outside the American Consulate in Mumbai to protest against the treatment meted out by US the authorities to her."
Jan 7, 2014 LeT trying to infiltrate communally sensitive parts of UP: Sources: "The special cell of Delhi police during its investigations in the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar has found that the terror outfit Lashkar-e-toiba tried contacting riot-hit youngsters from western UP. According to sources, the terror outfit is trying to infiltrate the communally sensitive areas."
Jan 7, 2014 Bhushan clarifies on his army in J&K remark, BJP, Cong slam him: "Lawyer-turned activist and AAP leader Prashant Bhushan came under fire over his comments on Kashmir with both the BJP and Congress strongly opposing his comments on what they called is a sensitive national subject. Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley hit out at Bhushan for supporting a referendum using army for internal security in Kashmir and said the idea is ill-advised. While Bhushan blamed the media for twisting his comments, AAP leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal distanced themselves from his remarks."
Jan 7, 2014 Delhi Law Minister scolds Law Secretary for not calling judges' meet: "Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti has courted controversy after scolding Law Secretary AS Yadav for refusing to convene a meeting of all judges of Delhi courts. According to the sources Yadav told Bharti that judiciary is independent and does not function under the Delhi government, so only the Delhi High Court can summon a meeting of the judges."
Jan 6, 2014 Scams like Robert Vadra's happen everyday in Haryana: Yogendra Yadav: "After its euphoric performance in Delhi which saw the dethroning of the 15-year Congress rule, the Aam Aadmi Party is now gearing up for Haryana. AAP ideologue Yogendra Yadav said that his party will take up issues of land acquisition and Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's dealings in the state.He said scams like Robert Vadra's happen everyday in Haryana."
Jan 6, 2014 SP govt's appeasement politics?: "Samajwadi Party Leaders mull dropping case against those leaders who are accused of inciting violence in riots that took place in Muzaffarnagar. The Akhilesh Yadav government has sought advice from the Muzaffarnagar administration regarding withdrawal of cases against leaders who were booked for instigating communal riots in the district last September."
Jan 6, 2014 Justice AK Ganguly finally resigns: "For weeks TIMES NOW relentlessly questioned the former judge who is accused of sexual harassment and today (January 6) an under pressure justice AK Ganguly has finally quit. He met the West Bengal Governor a short while ago tendering his resignation. Remember 4 days ago TIMES NOW had revealed details of the Cabinet note, which shows that it was not sexual harassment alone that the former judge was accused of. In fact he is even in the dock for breaking rules when he visited Pakistan in June, 2013."
Jan 6, 2014 AAP divided on national issues?: "Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan has courted a controversy by calling for a referendum on the Army's presence in Jammu and Kashmir."
Jan 6, 2014 Choose words with care, Pawar tells Manmohan over comment on Modi: "In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over his comments on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that one must choose their words carefully and should not use such strong language against political opponents."
Jan 6, 2014 Sexual harassment: Justice Ganguly quits as WBHRC chief, say sources: "Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Monday, said sources. According to sources, Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan in the day at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata and submitted his resignation."
Jan 6, 2014 AAP distances itself from Bhushan's remarks on Kashmir: "Aam Aadmi Party on Monday distanced itself from the views of its senior leader Prashant Bhushan that a referendum should be carried out in Kashmir to decide on deployment of the army to deal with security threats in the Valley."
Jan 6, 2014 Should there be a criminal investigation in Justice Ganguly case?: "Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern in December 2012, has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, said sources. Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan and submitted his resignation, according to sources."
Jan 5, 2014 An open and shut case of bribery against Virbhadra Singh: BJP: "BJP leader Anurag Thakur said it was an open and shut case of bribery against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. 'Virbhadra Singh is changing statements everyday,' Thakur added. However, Singh has made it clear that he will not resign in the wake of the corruption allegations leveled against him by the BJP."
Jan 5, 2014 Akhilesh's men shield rapists?: "Gangraped and threatened and now forced to fight for justice-- that is the story of a 22 year old from Ferozabad, who has been waiting for the last two months to see her rapists behind bars. Even as her fight continues, the victims alleges that a top SP leader is shielding the accused."
Jan 5, 2014 4 rape cases reported in 24 hours: "Despite stringent laws against crimes against women shocking cases of rape continue to emerge. A woman was found murdered after she was allegedly gangraped in Malda, West bengal. And, two shocking stories of rape have been reported from Uttar Pradesh,while an eight year old shcool girl was sexually assaulted in Bangalore. And, not a single arrest has been made in any case yet."
Jan 5, 2014 Arvind Kejriwal opts for a humble house, will other CMs follow suit?: "Facing criticism from opposition parties and keeping the 'aam aadmi' image in mind, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal refused the 5-bedroom duplex house that was allotted to him. In line with his promises of shunning the VIP culture in Delhi, the search is on for a smaller house for the one-week-old 'aam aadmi' chief minister."
Jan 5, 2014 Ramdev hits out at Congress, calls Nehru 'maut ka maha saudagar': "Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday hit out at the Congress for targeting BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and calling him 'maut ka saudagar'. Ramdev said if Modi is branded 'maut ka saudagar', then Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a bigger mass murderer."
Jan 4, 2014 CNN: Gang-raped girl burned alive: "The father of a 16-year-old rape victim who died in India wants justice for his daughter. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports."
Jan 4, 2014 UP riots: No action against leaders?: "Uttar Pradesh Government is not mulling to withdraw cases against Muslim leaders involved in the violence in Muzaffarnagar and instead of acting against those who incited violence, is the Samajwadi Party Government using different yardstick for Muslim leaders."
Jan 4, 2014 After paid vacation & now plagiarism: "Despite criticism their foreign junkets have continued at the taxpayer's expense year after year. The Karnataka MLAs have justified their vacation as study tours. But now that excuse rings hollow as the report submitted by these MLAs who went on global tours has allegedly been copied from internet."
Jan 4, 2014 SP workers assault attendant in U.P.: "Ruling Samajwadi Party leaders and their supporters allegedly assaulted staff at two toll plazas and brandished their weapons when they were asked to buy tokens, just days after SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav warned his partymen that hooliganism won't be tolerated. Ajitmal Block Pramukh Devendra Yadav and his gunner allegedly beat up the employees of Mohari toll plaza in Auraiya last night when they were asked to pay the tax, sources said. They also did not spare the officials who rushed to mediate and beat them up, they said."
Jan 4, 2014 Is Manmohan Singh a lame-duck Prime Minister?: "After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh virtually announcing his retirement from politics and ruling himself out of the 2014 prime minister's race, he came under severe attack from the opposition parties for not accepting the loopholes during his tenure in which many scams, price rise issue had surfaced."
Jan 4, 2014 I-T finds irregularities in Virbhadra's agricultural income: Report: "Income Tax authorities in Himachal Pradesh have found irregularities in the agricultural income filed by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. According to reports, IT authorities have allegedly stumbled upon revelations that tonnes of apples from Virbhadra Singh's orchards were transported in oil tankers and on two wheelers."
Jan 4, 2014 Karnataka MLAs plagiarise reports on global study tours: "The global study tours conducted by Karnataka MLAs has led to a fresh controversy. While the controversy over their foreign junkets year after year at the taxpayer's expense is still afresh, reports accessed by CNN-IBN has shown how brazenly they had been copying text from the internet to file reports on their so-called study tours."
Jan 3, 2014 Has Manmohan Singh overstayed as the Prime Minister?: "The Prime Minister is set to hold his first press conference in 3 years. Many are speculating that his interaction is possibly his last as the head of the country. From high inflation rates, to rise in terror attacks, to several multi-crore scams, Singh-led government has been in the line of fire through the years."
Jan 3, 2014 Justice Ganguly resigns from NUJS: "Beleaguered West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman Justice (retd) Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Friday (January 3) resigned from the post of honorary professor of the National University of Juridical Sciences, a student of which had made allegations of sexual harassment against him. "Some members of the faculty were expressing their reservation about my continuation. So I have sent my resignation today," Ganguly told PTI in Kolkata. On the resignation from the post of chairman of the WBHRC, He said earlier today that he would prefer to remain "quiet"."
Jan 3, 2014 Watch: PM answers questions after his 'farewell' speech: "Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed the media at the newly built National Media Centre on Raisina Marg. This was his third press meet after he took charge as the Prime Minister in May 2004."
Jan 2, 2014 3 cops assaulting doctor caught on tape: "Around 4000 doctors across Maharashtra have called for an indefinite strike starting today (Jan 2) in protest against the assault on a resident doctor in Solapur's Civil Hospital by three policemen. The shocking assualt has been caught on camera."
Jan 2, 2014 Who is Kolkata police shielding?: "A murder case has been filed by the police against the two main accused in the gangrape of the 16-year-old girl, who died due to burn injuries, even as doctors treating the teenager said she was pregnant at the time of her death. The death of the girl has sparked outrage in the metropolis with the family of the victim alleging that they have been threatened to leave the state by the city police."
Jan 2, 2014 Fresh allegations against Justice Ganguly: "Former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly, who is accused of sexually harassing a young law intern, has completely run out of options. The Cabinet has cleared the Presidential reference against Justice Ganguly. Justice Ganguly also faces fresh allegations, and the case has snowballed much beyond the sexual harassment case. Ganguly is accused of breaking rules and accepting foreign hospitality from Pakistan."
Jan 2, 2014 Bribegate expose Part 2: "TIMES NOW exposes a series of financial transactions between businessman Vakamullah Chandrashekhar, the CM and his wife Pratibha. Documents with TIMES NOW prove Rs 60 lakh was transferred to the CM's wife just one month before the extension of the contract to a power firm."
Jan 2, 2014 Justice Ganguly adamant, refuses to step down as WBHRC chief: "The Cabinet cleared the note against former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly. The Cabinet has listed three allegations against justice Ganguly including that of sexually harassing a law intern. But, Justice Ganguly is still adamant and has refused to step down as WBHRC chief."
Jan 2, 2014 Cong refuses to probe former CMs indicted in Adarsh Commission report: "The Maharashtra government reviewed its stand on the Adarsh commission report on Thursday after criticism by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But the exercise has turned out to be an eyewash as there will be no investigation against the former chief ministers indicted by the commission."
Jan 2, 2014 Talking Point: Is the Maharashtra govt’s action on Adarsh report a total eyewash?: "Although the Maharashtra Cabinet has reviewed its stand on the Adarsh Commission report, the Congress government has refused to probe the former chief ministers indicted by the panel. The politicians mentioned in the report include Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde "
Jan 1, 2014 Baby burns to death in Meerut hospital: "In a shocking incident of alleged medical negligence in Meerut in UP, a seven-day old baby died in a hospital after suffering 60 per cent burns due to an overheated incubator. The anguished and distressed family alleges criminal medical negligence on part of the medical staff. However, the staff has cited mechanical fault in the accident. Meanwhile, the hospital has constituted a probe team into the matter."
Jan 1, 2014 Govt cancels the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland: "Acting tough, India today scrapped a Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland for alleged payment of kickbacks to the tune of Rs 360 crore, nearly a year after the scam surfaced creating a political storm in New Delhi."
Jan 1, 2014 BJP demands HP CM's resignation: "TIMES NOW was the first to bring you the story of a questionable transaction between Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and a private power firm."
Dec 30, 2013 Fresh documents expose K'taka MLAs again: "TIMES NOW has now accessed another itinerary which again reveals how these shameless MLAs splurge on the taxpayer's money. In October, nine MLAs went on an 18-day study tour to Singapore, China and Japan that also included trips to deer parks and tropical rain forests."
Dec 30, 2013 Caught on backfoot, Maha Govt firefights: "TIMES NOW was the first to question Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's silence over Adarsh report. And when the Congress Vice President finally took a forced stand on the issue, the opposition in the state is now mounting pressure and demanding that the report be discussed in the Maharashtra Assembly."
Dec 30, 2013 Akhilesh hosts 14-day carnival even as 34 die in riots relief camps: "Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is facing the ire yet again for hosting a 14-day celebration at his native village Saifai even as Muzaffarnagar riots victims continue to suffer at the relief camps."
Dec 30, 2013 Odisha: Bonded labourers hands chopped for refusing to work: "The hands that used to feed their family is no more and they now literally depend on others to get fed. The hands of two migrant bonded labourers were chopped off in the Kalahandi district just because they refused to work. The labourers, Dialu Nial is just 19 years and Nilambar Majhi is 35 years old."
Dec 30, 2013 UP Minister pushes a boy during blanket distribution: "In an yet another incident highlighting callousness of the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh against the homeless, Public Works and Irrigation Minister Surendra Patel on Monday manhandled a boy during a blanket distribution programme in Varanasi. The boy was waiting to get a blanket when the minister pushed him."
Dec 30, 2013 BJP accuses Virbhadra Singh of corruption: "Just days after Parliament passed the Lokpal Bill to tackle corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley on Monday took a dig at Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying that they should come clear on their stand on corruption. Jaitley said that on Sunday he had written a letter to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accusing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh of being involved in corruption."
Dec 27, 2013 DMK MLA's sick logic: "DMK MLA casts aspersions on the character of a 20 year old who was gangraped twice, says it could be prostitution."
Dec 27, 2013 B'day celebrations for jailed MLA Kanda: "He has been accused of forcing former airhostess Geetika Sharma to commit suicide and even as he is serving his jail term, hoardings have been put out honouring Haryana MLA Gopal Goyal Kanda to celebrate his birthday. This raises the question - can the Haryana government keep on turning a blind eye to the shameless act?"
Dec 27, 2013 Cops thrash 9-yr-old in J&K: "In a shocking case of brutality in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, police brutally beat up a 9-year-old boy following a complaint of theft against him. The boy's parents claim that he was tortured for no fault of his and now he is facing hearing problems ever since he has been let off."
Dec 27, 2013 Raped twice on the same night: "It's shameful and beyond savagery-- a 20-year-old girl was gangraped by two groups of men on the same night in Pondicherry. And one among the 15 brutes is a minor. Even as the police have managed to apprehend most of the accused, the victim lies in a government hospital, hinging between life and death."
Dec 27, 2013 Foreign trip for 30 Karnataka MLAs even as state battles drought: "30 MLAs from Karnataka are planning to go on a trip to the Amazon rain forests and waterfalls and they are calling it a study tour. The trip is costing Rs 7 lakh per head and is scheduled even as the state is battling acute drought."
Dec 25, 2013 NUJS faculty says Justice Ganguly undermined ideals, demands his exit: "In more embarrassment for retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly in the sexual harassment case, the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) faculty has demanded that the institute disassociate itself from him. In a letter written to NUJS administration, the faculty has said that he undermined the ideals of the institute."
Dec 25, 2013 Bankrupt Karnataka funds junket for MLAs: "A contingent of MLAs from Karnataka is planning to embark on a 10 to 12-day tour of Brazil, Argentina and Peru next month, sparking a controversy over the proposed jaunt when parts of the state are hit by drought."
Dec 24, 2013 Victim tears into Ganguly's defence: "A former law intern, who accused ex-Supreme Court judge A K Ganguly of sexual harassment, has hit back at him for denying the charges and hinted that she may file a police complaint. "Those who have been spreading rumours and politicising the issue, are doing so out of prejudice and malice to obfuscate the issue and escape scrutiny and accountability," the intern wrote on her blog on Legally India. Her comments came a day after Justice Ganguly had written an eight-page letter to Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam, denying that he had sexually harassed the intern and alleging there was a "palpable design" to malign him because of the judgements he had given against "powerful interests"."