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Nov 23, 2015 Anna Hazare slams Kejriwal for embracing Lalu at Bihar cabinet oath-taking ceremony: "Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for hugging Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad at the swearing-in ceremony of the Nitish Kumar cabinet. "It is not right that Arvind Kejriwal embraced Lalu Prasad. I am glad that I am not associated with Arvind Kejriwal anymore otherwise my name would also have been dragged," said Anna."
Nov 22, 2015 Rs 15 cr for #MulayamBash: "Even as Uttar Pradesh reels from a drought situation, the ruling Samajwadi Party spends 15 cr for Supremo Mulayam Singh's 76th Birthday bash triggering a political fight."
Nov 22, 2015 #SaifaiGalaBack despite drought: "As Saifai gets ready to celebrate Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's 76th birthday tomorrow with great pomp, Opposition questions the splurge as when the state reels under drought."
Nov 7, 2015 SP's mega plans for Mulayam's b'day: "Samajwadi Party will hold district and booth-level functions on "political journey" of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav across Uttar Pradesh to mark his 76th birthday this month."
Nov 4, 2015 Debate: #KhakiShame: Police station or torture chamber?: "Mumbai Police brutally thrashing a young couple inside a police station, the police station turning into a torture chamber, CM Devendra Fadnavis keeping silence on the shocking behaviour of the police, and whether Khaki is policeman's licence to abuse."
Nov 3, 2015 Mani Shankar Aiyar shares stage with Musharraf in Pakistan: "Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar today drew strong criticism from the BJP as he shared the stage with former Pakistani president General Parvez Musharraf at the book launch event of Pakistani former Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri. Earlier this month, Shiv Sena leaders had blackened the face of former BJP leader Sudheendra Kulkarni at the launch of same book in Mumbai for organising the event for Kasuri in India."
Nov 2, 2015 I wanted Rs. 5 for my meal, child beggar: "The child beggar, who was kicked by the Madhya Pradesh Animal Husbandry Minister Kusum Mahdele, said that he begged her for Rs 5 as he wanted to have his meal."
Nov 1, 2015 Want help? Get a VVIP's boot: "Another act of VVIP racism has been caught on tape. Madhya Pradesh Animal Husbandry Minister Kusum Mehedele was seen kicking a boy who was allegedly seeking her help in Panna. Will the state CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan sack his minister for this shocking behaviour?"
Oct 31, 2015 Saradha scam: TMC Min granted bail: "West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, arrested by CBI in Saradha scam, was granted bail by a lower court in Kolkata. Mitra was granted bail after 10 months of his arrest, against a bail bond of Rs 2 lakh. The CBI did not contest his bail. He was arrested in December last year."
Oct 29, 2015 L-G trying to shield a convict, says AAP: "The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government in Delhi has alleged that Lt Governor Najeeb Jung tried to exert pressure on Home Minister Satyendar Jain to grant parole to former Hayana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala. The AAP govt is accusing the LG of going out of his way for a man who has been convicted for 10 years.under the Prevention of Corruption Act. "LG pressurized the Home Minister, asked to give parole citing he was a politician, citing that he had been national president for five terms and other such flimsy reasons. The fact of the matter is the honourable Delhi LG is trying to shield a corrupt person and give benefit and comfort to a person who has been pronounced as guilty by the Highest Courts of India. Now the LG needs to answer what his interests in this entire episode,""
Oct 23, 2015 Murder or police brutality in Gohana?: "Clashes erupted in the Gohana area of Sonipat, Haryana following the death of a 15-year old boy. The family of the teenager has alleged that the boy was a victim of Police brutality and died in Police custody after he was taken in for pigeon theft. Highways were blocked following this unrest. The Haryana state Police has denied its role in the boy's death."
Oct 23, 2015 Debate: Disclosure or diversion?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Dr. Sambit Patra, National Spokesperson, BJP; M R Venkatesh, CA & Policy Analyst; Brijesh Kalappa, Spokesperson, Congress and Rahul Narvekar, Spokesperson & MLC, NCP -- discuss BJP's hawala attack charge valid?"
Oct 20, 2015 Congress involves children in protest: "Along with hundreds of children, Delhi Mahila Congress members protested outside the house of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday morning (October 20) as they accused the party of using children to reap political gains."
Oct 15, 2015 Watch: Driver ties Kerala speaker's shoes: "Kerala Assembly Speaker N Sakthan has got embroiled in a controversy after his driver was seen helping him wear his footwear at a function at the Assembly complex in Thiruvananthapuram. The incident occurred during a function held in connection with the harvesting of paddy cultivated inside the Assembly garden yesterday in which the speaker took part."
Oct 13, 2015 IPS Officer Thakur's residence raided: "The Vigilance Department on Tuesday (October 13) conducted searches at the Gomti Nagar residence of suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur. The raids come two days after Thakur lodged a complaint at city's Vibhuti Khand police station, seeking registration of a case against UP Vigilance Establishment Director Bhanu Pratap Singh and others for alleged misrepresentation of facts in the Vigilance inquiry report against Thakur. Thakur was suspended after he lodged a police complaint against Samajwadi Party national president Mulayam Singh Yadav, accusing him of threatening the IPS on phone. He has been attached to the Director General of Police (DGP) headquarters ever since."
Sep 13, 2015 Jitan Ram Manjhi's son detained with Rs 4.65 lakh cash: "In a major embarrassment for ex-Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi ahead of Bihar polls, his son Praveen Kumar was today detained by the police in Jehanabad after he was allegedly found carrying Rs 4.65 lakh in cash in a car."
Sep 13, 2015 UP murders shock India: "An incident similar to that of Sitapur in Uttar pradesh has come to light in another part of the same state. 18 year rape victim shot dead in Mau by 2 unidentified assailants. 2 days from now the girl was set to make a final statement in the local court in the case against a local heavyweight."
Sep 11, 2015 Govt finds Amitabh Thakur guilty: "The Vigilance probe ordered by Uttar Pradesh Government against IPS officer Amitabh Thakur has found him guilty of disproportionate assets. An FIR has been recommended against Amitabh Thakur."
Sep 7, 2015 Watch how police side with 'pervert': "In an interview conducted through a spycam, TIMES NOW captured how the Bengaluru Police sided with the alleged pervert who flashed at a woman after an argument broke out between them. A police officer also dismisses the victim's charge that she was made to wait for 45 minutes before her FIR was filed. Though the accused has been arrested, the police claimed that the man had not actually flashed at the woman and had merely "lifted his shirt up". The Bengaluru woman has alleged that she was sexually harassed by her neighbour outside her house and he allegedly used abusive language against her."
Aug 30, 2015 'Ironical Sonia supporting Lalu now': "After Sonia Gandhi shared dais with Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar at a rally in Patna, BJP on Sunday (August 30) hit back saying the "promoters of politics of family rule, opportunism and corruption" have come together to target it and accused the Congress chief of telling "lies" to attack the Centre As Gandhi attacked the Modi government over "diluting" MNREGA and its Pakistan policy, BJP said the whole world had acknowledged India's tough stand on terrorism but she spoke "lies" while her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi went to border to question the Centre instead of Pakistan. "The promoters of family rule, opportunism and corruption were today at one platform... Sonia Gandhi, you should have shown some shame."
Aug 28, 2015 Delhi to file FIR against Sheila Dikshit: "Delhi Government to file FIR against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Delhi Law Minister submits letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on graft charges against Dikshit in water tanker scam."
Aug 24, 2015 Delhi pervert gets bail at police station: "The Delhi pervert has been granted bail post midnight. Since his offence carried maximum sentence of one year and under amended CrPC, he was given bail at police station."
Aug 23, 2015 http://www.timesnow.tv/videoshow/4479806.cms: "Union Minister Smriti Irani today questioned the alleged sale of land meant for a bicycle factory in Amethi to a trust run by his family but the Congress"
Aug 19, 2015 Rape by four persons not practical: Mulayam: "SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has kicked a fresh controversy with his comments on rape, sayingwhile one man commits rape, four are named to "settle scores"and that rape by four persons was not "practical"."
Aug 15, 2015 Delhi: AAP justifes Arvind placards: "Independence Day or My Day, well that question has surely confused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its Chief Arvind Kejriwal. Opposition and people on the social media now questioning the Delhi Chief Minister after some students taking part in an Independence Day parade at a stadium in the capital were seen making formations of his name. They were even holding placards with praises written for him. What's even more shocking is that the AAP is justifying it."
Aug 6, 2015 Duck bribegate, stir Lalitgate: "Parliament is being disrupted again over suspension of 25 Congress MPs from Lok Sabha. External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj clarifies her stand in Parliament on Lalitgate, but Congress overturned her defence. And, maintains their ilence on the Goa bribery scandal, and by doing whether Congress is not practising politics of convenience."
Aug 5, 2015 Ex-Goa Minister Churchill arrested: "Arrested in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, former Goa Public Works Department minister Churchill Alemao on Thursday (August 6) said he was innocent and arrested as part of a "political game". Alemao was last night detained from Agassaim village in south Goa at 10.30 PM and later put under arrest around midnight by the Goa Crime Branch police. "I am happy. They have arrested me. This is a political game. I have not done anything wrong," Alemao told PTI while being taken for medical examination during the wee hours today."
Aug 3, 2015 #TerrorDoctor arrested in Kashmir: "A UK based doctor who was visiting his relatives in Kashmir has been arrested. Cops suspect him of funding a terror module. He was arrested in Budgam. He is suspected of routing Rs 10 lakh through Hawala route for a terror module. JK police in a statement has confirmed that he led a sleeper cell in Srinagar."
Aug 1, 2015 Cops suspended for thrashing farmer: "Two policemen were on Saturday (August 1) suspended for thrashing a farmer in Beed district of Marathwada, while the latter was in a queue to pay crop insurance premium. The two police constables have been suspended and an inquiry ordered into the incident, Superintendent of Police, Beed, Anil Paraskar said today, a day after the incident. The video of the cops thrashing the farmer with cane and kicks went viral on social media and was telecast by local TV channels. The farmer, Manohar Ashruba Gandhle, owner of five acre farm land, had come to the rural bank at Talwada in Gevrai tehsil. What apparently triggered the police action was that he had stepped out of the long queue at the bank, and was involved in a verbal exchange with some others in the queue."
Aug 1, 2015 Oppn questions #ArvindAdSplurge: "The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) has questioned the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP)Rs 526 crore advertising blitz through a series of questions. In a set of hoardings erected by the party, the BJP has asked why the AAP-led Delhi Government sought to splurge on advertisements when the same could have been utilized for social causes. The BJP has reckoned that Rs 526 crore spend could have been used to: Install 5 lakh cameras to increase women's safety, open 200 schools and establish 50 new colleges, purchase 2,000 new buses and supply clean water to 1,000 colonies, provide pension to 5 lakh families for a year, provide employment for 1 lakh youth. The AAP-Government has not commented on this issue."
Jul 30, 2015 Kerala: 2 years on, no justice for Mahi: "Mahi, a teenager who was paralysed after being run over by a Minister's car in Kerala's Alapuzha District in 2013. His family has now sought help from the Government as the Minister who had initially provided them with financial help, has now abandoned them. It's a TIMES NOW campaign."
Jul 30, 2015 Delhi Univ admission racket busted: "Delhi Police Crime Branch busted a massive racket facilitating fake admissions in top Delhi University colleges on Thursday (July 30). Four including a college student have been arrested while some college officials are under the scanner. Joint CP Crime Ravindra Yadav confirmed the arrests. "A team led by ACP KPS Malhotra carried out the operation. Raids are continuing. We will share information soon, Yadav said. Crime branch had received a tipoff about the suspects and the racket after which it deployed sources at colleges. On Wednesday night, teams laid traps and nabbed the accused including a second year student. They are being interrogated to unveil the racket."
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 LS Secretariat seeks explanation from Vadra on his FB post: "Lok Sabha Secretariat has sought explanation from Robert Vadra over his remarks on social networking site that led to a controversy in Lok Sabha last week and BJP MP Prahlad Joshi moving a privilege motion against the son in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi."
Jul 27, 2015 Bribery scandal: Karna Lokayukta's son arrested: "Karnataka Lokayukta Bhaskar Rao's son was today arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT)in connection with an alleged extortion racket in theanti-graft obudsman' office."
Jul 27, 2015 2 years on, no justice for Mahi: "Mahi, a teenager who has been paralysed after he was run over by a minister's car in 2013, seeks help from the government. The minister who had initially provided him with finacial help later abandoned him."
Jul 27, 2015 Retd chief engineer held in Louis Berger case: "In a major development in the pay-off scandal involving a US management consultancy firm, the Goa police today arrested a retired chief engineer A Wachasunder, who headed the Japan-funded project in the state which is currently under scanner. The officer, who was being quizzed by the crime branch since last week, was placed under arrest soon after Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar assured the state Assembly that the guilty would be punished."
Jul 26, 2015 Women harassed, cops won't act?: "Two girls from two different villages in Uttar Pradesh were harassed by local goons and even physically assaulted driving them to suicide. The aggrieved families allege police inaction in the case even as an accused against whom an FIR has been filed is on the run."
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 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 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 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 Kejriwal takes aim at Delhi Police: "Referring to the murder of a 19-year-old girl in central Delhi's Anand Parbat area, the Delhi Chief Minister said crime related incidents are on the rise and women do not feel safe in the national Capital."
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 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 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 9, 2015 Lawyers protest against Karnataka Lokayukta: "Lawyers today staged protests outside the Raj Bhavan in Bangalore demanding the resignation of the Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Y. Bhaskar Rao. The lawyers have demanded the resignation as there are corruption charges against Justice Raos son Ashwin Rao and some Lokayukta officials."
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."
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 27, 2015 UP Police's controversial drill: "Uttar Pradesh policemen use saffron flags in a mock drill. Even as the U.P police call it a normal procedure, BJP believes the Samajwadi Party is communalisng the state police."
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 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 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 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 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 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 14, 2015 ISIS flags & a separatist seminar: "Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Geelani's anti-India seminar has sparked a political debate. While the opposition has questioned the BJP-PDP led coalition for going soft on this June 14the anti-seminar., the BJP is under to pressure to convince the pro separatist Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to put an end to Geelani's betrayal."
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 EXCLUSIVE: Majority community under attack again in West Bengal, BJP blames TMC of playing communal politics: "murderous mobs rampaged through the streets smoking out members of the community. The ill fated community found themselves isolated and terrorized. The state machinery led by the police did nothing,"
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 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 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 2012-13 budget proposals leaked?: "TIMES NOW accesses documents that reveal how the Union Budget proposals for the year 2012-2013 were leaked to an Essar employee. Now the Union Finance Ministry has taken note of the TIMES NOW report and promised to probe the Essar leaks."
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."
May 31, 2015 Relief fund loot: Will Rawat answer?: "Government officials looted relief funds during Uttarakhand flash floods in 2013 but Chief Minister Harish Rawat remains hesitant to order a CBI probe. Meanwhile Uttarakhand Chief Information Commissioner has made some shocking charges on how the Government officials splurged the flood victim's money."
May 31, 2015 Did JDU MLA demand 5 lakh bribe?: "There seems to be no end to political highhandedness in Bihar with a Janata Dal (United) MLA Mantu Singh Accused of extortion. A complaint has been filed against Mantu Singh for allegedly demanding a ransom of Rs 5 lakh from a construction firm in Chhapra in the state Bihar. Not only that, the MLA and his men allegedly vandalised the construction site and assaulted the firm supervisor."
May 30, 2015 Luxury stay for supervising relief ops: "When lakhs of people in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand went hungry during the 2013 disaster, officials of the state government savoured mutton chops, chicken, milk and cottage cheese in the course of their Rs 7000 per day hotel stay supervising relief efforts. From claiming Rs 194 for half a litre of milk to supplying diesel to two-wheelers, claiming more than Rs 7,000 per day for hotel stay, paying relief twice to same people, purchasing 1,800 rain coats from same shop for three days to making payment of Rs 98 lakh towards fuel purchase to a helicopter company, a string of financial bunglings have come to light through responses to RTI queries."
May 30, 2015 After RTI exposes Uttarakhand floods relief loot, CM Harish Rawat orders probe: "Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday ordered an inquiry into alleged inflated and forged bills submitted by state government officials during the relief works of 2013 floods."
May 28, 2015 Eviction notice to two Congress MPs: "Congress MPs and former Ministers Kumari Selja and Ambika Soni have been asked to vacate their Government bungalows by June 10 and shift to accommodation that has been allotted to them. Soni is staying at 22, Akbar Road and Selja is staying at 7, Motilal Nehru Marg. The bungalow was transferred from the central pool to Rajya Sabha pool specifically for her and was to revert to general pool after her term ended."
May 27, 2015 #Scamnesia hits Manmohan Singh: "Singh's statement came in the backdrop of former TRAI chairman Pradip Baijal's allegations that Singh had warned him of harm if he did not cooperate on 2G telecom licenses. Baijal, who was probed for several years in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, also claimed that the CBI wanted him to "implicate" Arun Shourie and Ratan Tata in the case. Latching onto the issue, BJP Ministers had called the Singh-led UPA government a "coalition in corruption"."
May 24, 2015 Top IPS officer in Bengaluru suspended over lottery racket links : "Top IPS officer in Bengaluru suspended over lottery racket links"
May 21, 2015 Debate: Mom MLA, I'm VVIP brat, Lal batti car kills 1: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Amee Yajnik, Spokesperson, Congress; Shazia Ilmi, Leader, BJP; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & National Head, Legal Cell, SP; Neelam Katara, Mother of Nitish Katara; Saba Naqvi, Political Editor, Outlook; and Sanjay Pinto, Lawyer & Columnist -- discuss the issue of policemen looking helpless before SP MLA's brat, Kerala minister's car mowing down a motorist, and if this is not racism, what is."
May 20, 2015 Mehbooba Mufti joins Geelani fight: "PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has said that her government will ensure that separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani gets his passport."
May 19, 2015 Debate: NetajiWarChestLoot: Who siphoned treasure?: "the issue of 100 kg INA treasure loot, and why Nehru then ignored the repeated requests to launch a probe to retrieve the missing war chest."
May 19, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRacism: India's patience running out: "In a bold act, a woman jumped atop Agra Samajwadi Party leader's Mercedes, smashed the windshield and tore off the party flag on the bonnet after being allegedly winked at by his gunman at a traffic signal."
May 19, 2015 Minister stopped from breaking rules: "Even as a strong undercurrent against VVIP culture takes shape across the nation, netas continue to flaunt their VVIP tag for undue benefits. But a brave Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable in Patna - showed Ram Kripal Yadav his place when he tried to enter the VVIP lounge from the exit gate."
May 19, 2015 Policeman thrashed by neta's goons: "This police officer was beaten up and assaulted by the security escort of the Manipur Speaker allegedly for not making way for the convoy. Nine days on, this victim of VVIP racism still awaits justice. With no political will what so ever, this police officer decides to take the legal route to justice."