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May 19, 2015 29 crore road for Badal luxury resort: "Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal is building a 7 star resort in Palanpur village. A special 100 feet wide, 1.3 km long road is being built to create access to the resort. The state Government has claimed that the work is being undertaken for public purpose. But the state Congress alleges that road which is running parallel to the National Highway, is being built only for Badal's resort costing the state exchequer a huge sum of Rs 29 crores."
May 19, 2015 UP: Brave heart fights pervert alone: "A 23-year-old brave heart joins us in the fight against VVIP racism. Takes on a powerful neta after his security guard winked at her. India is raising its voice against the VVIP racism showing the mighty and powerful that they can't get away with just a VVIP tag."
May 18, 2015 Meet the 'goodie' loving MLAs: "Bihar may be fighting for special category status, but state leaves no stone unturned to splurge on gifts for netas."
May 17, 2015 K'taka CM's gift: 90 min traffic jam: "Here is another example of rampant VVIP raj in Karnataka as the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inspects civic work on road and keeps the people of Bengaluru waiting for over 90 minutes. What's even more appalling is this response from the Chief Minister who says that people will bear it. "What am I expected to do? Should I go over them? You tell me. What is your suggestion for that? You expect us to inspect civil works. If I do, then you say I inconvenience people. There is always some inconvenience to people, I believe people will bear with it," CM said."
May 17, 2015 Digvijaya shields Gandhis from Vadra deals: "Vadra deals: Digvijaya Singh shields GandhisSenior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh speaking to TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami over the controversial land deals involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, claims Sonia Gandhi was never even aware of the land deals. Congress party has been silent for long on whether a former Congress Government in Haryana let Robert Vadra get away by bending the rules for his proximity to the Gandhi family."
May 17, 2015 Mithun quizzed in Saradha chitfund scam: "The Enforcement Directorate questions Trinamool Congress MP and actor Mithun Chakraborty in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam. The Rajya Sabha MP of the ruling party in West Bengal, during the questioning, assured the investigators that he would soon return the amount given to him by the said firm."
May 17, 2015 RTI activist exposes #VVIPRacism in Maharashtra: "An RTI application has revealed that in 2013-14 several ministers in Maharashtra were getting uninterrupted water supply without even paying for it when the state was suffering from drought. It is revealed that the ministerial bungalows used over 2 lakh kilo liter of water evend during the acute water crisis. And, at least 18 meters out of 41 were not working properly. It is also revealed that a few of the ministers' bungalows didn't have proper water meters installed."
May 17, 2015 Oppn hits out at Modi over his foreign visits: "Opposition hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his foreign visits. CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said in New Delhi, "It needs to be noted that Prime Minister Modi visited 18 countries during the last one year. This is nprecedented for any Prime Minister during such a short span of time.""
May 17, 2015 Minors beaten mercilessly: Two cops suspended: "A day after a video of two police constables mercilessly beating two minor boys in Katni, Madhya Pradesh, went viral on social media, the two cops have been suspended.Superintendent of Police of Katni confirms the constables have been suspended after an initial probe was conducted based on the video."
May 15, 2015 Debate: NetajiWarChestLoot: Who siphoned treasure?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Aman Sinha, Leader BJP & Sr Advocate, SC; Anuj Dhar, Author & RTI Activist; Chandra Kumar Bose, Grandnephew of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose; and Amee Yajnik, Spokesperson, Congress -- discuss 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 15, 2015 Debate: #ProbingVadra: Vendetta or about time?: "Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, today hoped that the probe launched by Haryana government into his land deals will "not be used for political vendetta" as he insisted that neither he nor anyone associated with him had anything to hide. The state government appointed retired Judge of Delhi High Court, Justice S N Dhingra, as one-man Commission of Inquiry to probe issues concerning the grant of license(s) for developing commercial colonies by the Department of Town and Country Planning, Haryana, to some entities in Sector 83, Gurgaon. The Commission, which is to submit its report within six months, would also probe subsequent transfer or disposal of the lands, allegations of private enrichment, ineligibility of beneficiaries under the rules, and other connected matters, bringing Vadra land deal under the scanner. Earlier, the CAG had alleged that Vadra's firm was one of the nine companies in the area which had not submitted documents on financial adequacy. BJP had made land deals under the previous Congress regime in Haryana a major poll issue during the last year's election alleging that land rules were relaxed to favour a few including Vadra."
May 15, 2015 Debate: Your money, their photo: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Dr Ajoy Kumar, Spokesperson, Congress; Shazia Ilmi, Leader, BJP; Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP; TSR Subramaniam, Former Cabinet Secretary; Kamal Kant Jaswal, President, Common Cause; R K Misra, President, Navbharat Democratic Party; and K V Sridhar, Chief Creative Officer Sapient Nitro -- discuss the issue of Supreme Court banning photos of political leaders on government advertisements, and in the fight for publicity, it is your money and their photo."
May 15, 2015 Land deal commission: Vadra refuses to answer questions: "Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, today refused to answer TIMES NOW's questions over the probe launched by Haryana government into his land deals, and his allegations that it is a "political vendetta" by the government. Haryana government yesterday appointed retired Judge of Delhi High Court, Justice S N Dhingra, as one-man Commission of Inquiry to probe the land deals granted to Vadra under the previous Congress regime in the state. The Commission, which is to submit its report within six months, would also probe subsequent transfer or disposal of the lands."
May 13, 2015 'Probe into Minister's fake degree': "Bar council of Delhi has filed a complaint with DCP South for investigation into the fake degrees of Delhi Law Minister Jitender Tomar. Both Tilka Majhi Bhagalpur University and Ram Awadh Lohiya University has written to them saying that the degrees are fake."
May 13, 2015 Vadra's land deal under scanner: "Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday (May 13) claimed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhis suited booted jijaji Robert Vadra would be investigated and stern action will be taken. But the mode of probe will be the prerogative of the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar."
May 12, 2015 Debate: Fight bribes, get bricks?: "In a horrific incident of police brutality, a head constable of Delhi Police today hit a woman with a brick in posh central Delhi locality after an altercation following which he was arrested and dismissed from service as the incident triggered widespread outrage. Traffic policeman Satish Chandra was arrested and a criminal case was filed against him after a video clip of his attacking a young woman with two children at Golf Links area went viral."
May 12, 2015 Debate: #RampantVVIPRaj: Thrashed, slapped, beaten: "It's India's sad reality. In the rampant VVIP raj where the aam aadmi is left to suffer. From Mumbai to Manipur, from Delhi to Vijayawada, this VVIP racism is absolutely shocking. In Manipur, a policeman was brutally assaulted by the Speakar's escort party. He was brutally thrashed in front of his wife and children. And even more shockingly, the Speaker was sitting inside the car but didn't act. And, BJP MP Nattubhai Patel and his men allegedly assaulted a builder in Mumbai for ovetaking his car. A case has been registered, but no arrests have been made yet. The builder says the MP's men broke the windshield and assaulted him. When TIMES NOW spoke to Kandivali MP Nattubhai Patel, he denied allegations and said no such incident took place. And, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi allegedly slapped a forest department guard, but police refuse to file FIR. And, she won't answer allegations against her."
May 12, 2015 #RampantVVIPRaj: India's reality?: "Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has been accused of assault by a forest guard. A policeman was severely thrashed for stopping speeding convoy of Manipur Speaker. And the incidents of VVIP racism continue to be reported from across the country. Join the TIMES NOW campaign to put an end to this criminal discrimination in the name of VVIP culture."
May 12, 2015 Manipur Assembly Speaker's security staff attacks police officer: "Manipur Assembly Speaker's escort on Monday night attacked a sub inspector in Imphal."
May 11, 2015 How an MLA's son celebrates birthday: "In utter disregard for traffic rules, friends of TDP MLA Bonda Umamaheshwara Rao's son vroomed in their swanky cars and bikes, striking terror among pedestrians and commuters alike, in the heart of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. Worse still, policeman stands as mute spectators."
May 11, 2015 Debate: No top laywer, no justice?: "In a major reprieve for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court today suspended the five-year sentence awarded to him in the 2002 hit-and-run case, admitted his appeal against conviction and granted him bail. Justice Abhay Thipsay directed Khan to surrender beforethe trial court forthwith and execute a fresh bail bond of Rs 30,000."
May 11, 2015 Fight corruption & get assaulted?: "In a case of police brutality, a head constable on Monday (May 11) attacked a woman with a brick in the posh Golf Link area of central Delhi over a minor altercation following which he was suspended pending a detailed inquiry. The traffic cop was suspended and a criminal case was filed against him after a video clip of the attack surfaced. The victim, who was riding a two-wheeler, alleged that the constable demanded a bribe accusing her of violating traffic rules. She alleged that her small child was also abused by the cop. She said that following an argument, the cop picked up a brick and attacked her."
May 11, 2015 Delhi Traffic Police constable hits woman with a brick, arrested: "In a shocking incident in Delhi's elite Golf Links area, a traffic policeman attacked a woman with a brick. The incident took place when the woman was on her way to drop her daughters to the school on Monday morning"
May 11, 2015 Woman attacked by a traffic cop with bricks after she refused to pay bribe in Delhi: "Not even 24 hours after a DTC bus driver who was beaten to death by a biker in the national capital could get justice; another shocking incident of road rage has been reported in the metro city. This time, the incident turned even uglier as it was initiated by the lawmakers themselves. (Also Read: Bus driver, 42, beaten to death by 22-year-old biker. Who is responsible? Can compensation get a life back?)"
May 9, 2015 Vyapam scam: Eighth accused found dead under mysterious circumstances: "Under mysterious circumstances, yet another accused Vijay Singh in the Vyapam scam has been found dead in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. He is the eighth accused to have died in the scam."
May 9, 2015 'Intense lobbying for Padma awards': "Yoga guru Ramdev, who had declined Padma Vibhushan award, on Saturday (May 9) said that a lot of lobbying takes place behind the selection of Padma and even Nobel prize awardees and those with political influence succeed. "The entire world knows that all these awards like Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan or Padma Vibhushan and even Nobel prize are given to good people also, but there is intense lobbying and those having more political influence succeed in getting them," the Yoga guru said in New Delhi. He was speaking on the sidelines of an event organised by ASSOCHAM to spread awareness about yoga ahead of the first International Yoga Day which will be observed across the world on June 21."
May 8, 2015 Debate: No top laywer, no justice?: "In a major reprieve for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court today suspended the five-year sentence awarded to him in the 2002 hit-and-run case, admitted his appeal against conviction and granted him bail. Justice Abhay Thipsay directed Khan to surrender beforethe trial court forthwith and execute a fresh bail bond of Rs 30,000. The interim bail granted to the actor hours after his conviction and sentencing on Wednesday was to expire today."
May 8, 2015 Do the rich and influential get preferential treatment?: "In a major relief for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court has suspended his five-year jail sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The actor signed Rs 30,000 bail bond. Citing that it is a norm to suspend any sentence of seven years or less pending appeal, Justice Thipsay ruled that Salman be released on furnishing a fresh bail bond."
May 7, 2015 FIR against two K'taka former CMs: "The Lokayukta Police on Thursday (May 7) has filed FIRs against two former Chief Ministers for criminal conspiracy in de-notifying land in Bengaluru. B S Yeddyurappa and H D Kumaraswamy would face prosecution, besides the latter's mother-in-law Vimala and her son T S Channappa."
May 4, 2015 One MP agrees, others still defiant: "TIMES NOW investigation on 5 star squatters has forced one MP to wake up. BJP Pune MP Anil Shirole has agreed to pay up for his stay at Hotel Ashok. But, YSR Congress's Renuka Butta justifies her stay at the plush 5 star hotel."
May 3, 2015 TDP MP Murali Mohan Maganti brazens it out: "After TIMES NOW investigation exposed 5 star squatters, some like BJP MP Anil Shiroli has agreed to pay for his stay at the plush Ashok Hotel, but other squatter MPs are still defiant. TDP MP Murali Mohan Maganti brazens it out."
May 3, 2015 MP agrees to pay for 5-star stay: "TIMES NOW's continuous reporting on the MPs living in 5-star hotels using the taxpayers money has forced at least one MP to wake up. A Parliamentarian from Pune has agreed to pay for his stay at the Ashoka hotel in Delhi. But our fight will only end when all the other MPs misusing government funds pay up for their luxury stay."
May 3, 2015 Naidu spends Rs 100 cr on himself: "Andhra Pradesh is coping with a major financial crisis and farmers in his state are suffering, but that hasn't stopped Chief Minister Chandra Babu Naidu from living it up at your expense. TIMES NOW has accessed documents which show that Naidu has spent a whopping Rs 100 crores of the public exchequer money on himself. From remodelling various offices to hiring private choppers for his official tours, Naidu has gone all out to please himself."
May 3, 2015 Hounded Karnataka IAS officer speaks out on his dismissal: "Karnataka IAS officer MN Vijayakumar who was forced into retirement 3 days before his tenure ended for taking on the corrupt, speaks with TIMES NOW, says false and ridiculous charges were filed against him."
May 2, 2015 Bengaluru principal canes students: "A principal of Bengaluru college is caught on tape mercilessly caning students. Police have registered a case against the principal of S.E.A. College of Engineering and Technology."
Apr 30, 2015 Brazen defence by #StarSquatters: "All MPs have been allotted sprawling Lutyens Delhi Bungalows but some can't do without 5 star treatment. The only problem is, the exchequer foots the bill running into crores for these MPs. TIMES NOW investigated the story of these 5 Star Squatters - 19 of whom are on notice."
Apr 30, 2015 Indian cash in U.S. scandal: "As Hillary Clinton's Presidential bid for 2016 gains steam, a new book in America titled Clinton Cash has blown the lid off an alleged Indian connection. It's the Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Help Make Bill and Hillary Rich. Among the contributors in 2008 is a certain Amar Singh - active during the nuclear deal. Did he donate to the Clinton foundation? Did that donation help switch Hillary's view on the Nuclear bill?"
Apr 29, 2015 Coal scam: CBI files charge sheet against Jindal, 14 others: "Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, ex-minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda and 12 otherswere today chargesheeted by the CBI before a special court in a coal blocks allocation scam case. Besides them, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and five firms, including Jindal Steel and Power and Jindal Realty Pvt Ltd, have also been chargesheeted as accused in the case. The case pertains to alleged irregularities in allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Birbhum in Jharkhand in 2008."
Apr 29, 2015 Endless demands of Haryana MLAs: "Haryana legislators want free laptops, higher car and home loan limits, drivers and computer operators and their demands are endless. And, the government seems to be giving bizarre excuses to justify them."
Apr 28, 2015 Law Min Tomar faked law degree?: "Even as Opposition parties are escalating the attack on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) - demanding Jitender Singh Tomar's ouster over the alleged fake law degree - Delhi's Law Minister has defended his position. And the party has also jumped to the defence of Tomar. While AAP is saying Tomar should be given a full opportunity to put forward his views in the court, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has pulled up the Law Minister - seeking a clarification on the explosive revelation."
Apr 27, 2015 TRS MLAs head for cruelest junket: "Despite the outrage, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLAs are going ahead with the cruelest junket ever meant for farmers but to be attended by legislators. Listen in to how they are still trying to justify it."
Apr 23, 2015 Congress RS MPs caught snoozing: "There was much anger among our political class after a farmer committed suicide in the heart of New Delhi yesterday (April 22). But do they follow up their words with actions? Doesn't seem like it because on your screens now are visuals of MPs snoozing in Rajya Sabha. But what's appalling is that these MPs were caught sleeping when the Rajya Sabha was discussing farmer suicide. Congress MP Pramod Tiwari makes a strong pitch for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, but for these MPs that was the time to catch a nap."
Apr 21, 2015 Mufti allows anti-India campaign: "Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohhamed Sayeed is once again going soft on separatists. On Monday (April 20) three top separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik held a rally at the house of a teenager who was killed allegedly in police firing on Saturday at Narbal on the outskirts of Srinagar."
Apr 21, 2015 Vadra's jibe at Aviation Minister: "Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra takes a dig at privileges for MPs, speaks of hypocrisy."
Apr 21, 2015 Trip for farmers & MLAs onboard: "Farmers in Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao's (KCR) state may be left to suffer but the Ministers are brazen enough to go on a junket. It's a trip for 'progressive farmers'. Four Telanagana MLAs who've been passed off as farmers along with the State Agriculture Minister will be visiting the orchards in Israel. TIMES NOW spoke to Dasari Reddy a while ago, MLAs who are going on the junket completely defensive claiming they are farmers before MLAs."
Apr 21, 2015 Minister: MPs deserve courtesies: "Yesterday (April 20) the Narendra Modi Government confirmed that VVIP racism will continue at all airports and Minister of State for Civil Aviation blaming poor road connectivity for not being able to make it to weddings in his constituency. MP Babul Supriyo is now hitting out at the media, moreover justifying the requirement of these. When questioned about the privileges that were extended to MPs, MoS Civil Aviation not only defended it, even offered a ridiculous excuse."
Apr 20, 2015 Minister openly endorses VVIP culture: "The Narendra Modi Government has made it official that VVIP racism will continue at all airports. And, the Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma blames poor road connectivity as a need for special privileges so that he can make it to weddings in his constituency. While Mahesh Sharma brazenly endorses the VVIP culture, the common man will be frisked, stand in long queues and wait patiently for the same procedures at airports."
Apr 14, 2015 Files destroyed during Indira regime: "One of India's mystery cases has been the death of freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose. TIMES NOW investigation has revealed that key files were allegedly destroyed during Indira Gandhi Government. Even as Netaji's family has demanded for these files to be declassified, the big question - did Indira Gandhi order the destruction of the key files?"
Apr 11, 2015 'Corrupt & undeserving get awards': "Janata Dal (United) Chief Sharad Yadav is at it again -- raking up controversy once again, says only corrupt and undeserving people get the awards. His comment comes in the backdrop of the recent Padma awards that were conferred by the President."
Apr 11, 2015 Was Nehru Govt working with MI5?: "A day after contents of two declassified Intelligence Bureau files revealed that Subhash Chandra's Bose family was kept under Government surveillance for 20 years, more explosive details emerge. Documents with TIMES NOW reveal that there was close co-ordination of Indian intelligence agencies with British agencies. Documents show that India shared intelligence with MI5 and even Netaji's close aide was not spare. As the plot thickens around the #NetajiFiles, can Congress deny these new facts that they are faced with?"
Apr 9, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRacism: Will BJP punish or let him escape?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Jay Narayan Vyas, Senior Leader BJP, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Spokesperson, Congress & Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies, Karnataka; Bejon Misra, Consumer Policy Expert & Founder Consumer Online Foundation; Aryama Sundaram, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court; Neelam Katara, Activist and Mother of Nitish Katara; Dr Sumanth C Raman, Political Commentator -- discuss the issue of MP's brother of Ranjvijay Singh Judeo, BJP's Rajya Sabha MP, allegedly running his vehicle over a school director."
Apr 9, 2015 Satyam founder, 9 others guilty of accounting fraud: "All 10 accused including B Ramalinga Raju have been found guilty in the multi-crore accounting fraud Satyam case by a special court in Hyderabad. All ten accused in case have been sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment. Satyam founder B Ramalinga Raju and his brother B Rama Raju have been fined Rs five crore each by the special court. Eight others accused have been fined varying amounts up to Rs 25 lakh."
Apr 7, 2015 J&K Govt funding separatists?: "Is Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed now tring to bury the truth about funding traitors? Question about separatist expenditure deleted by state Government."
Apr 7, 2015 MP's brother allegedly runs his vehicle over school director: "A school director was seriously injured yesterday (April 6) when he was allegedly run over by a vehiclebelonging to the brother a Member of Parliament due to aproperty dispute in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, sparking tension among locals.A case has been registered against Vikramaditya SinghJudeo and his two associates on the charge of attempting to kill the school director Barmeshwar Gupta, JashpurSuperintendent of Police G S Jayaswal told PTI."
Apr 7, 2015 Another ponzi scam in West Bengal; MPS goes bust, depositors lose their savings: "MPS is currently believed to owe close to Rs 2000 crore to nearly 14 lakh depositors across West Bengal making it a scam nearly as big as that of the Saradha group."
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 Rose Valley chit fund scam amount almost Rs 60,000 crore, several political leaders : " After the Saradha multi-crore chit fund scam, West Bengal has been struck by another ponzi scheme. The Rose Valley chit fund company has duped over 1 crore people and leaders from different political parties have now come under the scanner."
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 Vyapam scam: STF to set up investigations: "The ongoing investigation in the ongoing Vyapam scam gets murkier. A STF is planned to form to probe the role of Indore crime branch in the handling of the hard disk seized by them. Meanwhile, Congress leader Digivijay Singh alleged that the data on the hard disk was tampered."
Apr 4, 2015 Audit trouble for Badal govt: "Another setback for the Punjab government, as a CAG report has slammed the Sriromani Akali Dal government for irrigularities in the purchase of a 36 crore rupees Chopper. While the Badal government was quick to dismiss the charges, the opposition has once again taken aim at the Badals."
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 2, 2015 More trouble for Rose Valley boss: "Enforcement Directorate on Thursday (April 2) filed charge sheet in the Rose Valley ponzi scam case against six persons, including the company's incarcerated chairman Gautam Kundu, before a city court in Kolkata. The chargesheet against Kundu, five other persons and Rose Valley Real Estate Company Limited was filed before Judge-I G C Karmakar at the City Sessions Court.Appearing for ED, counsel Abhijit Bhadra prayed before the judge that cognizance be taken of the charge sheet so that the five persons, apart from Kundu, can be summoned and questioned in connection with the probe. All the accused have been charged under Prevention of Money Laundering Act."
Mar 30, 2015 Karnataka Assembly passes Bill to hike salary of MLAs by nearly 100%: "Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a bill to increase salaries of all MLAs by nearly 100 per cent. The hike puts them in the bracket of some of the highest paid law makers in the country."
Mar 27, 2015 Woman accuses Delhi airport official of verbally sexually harassing her, files complaint: "A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March 18 when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi. "
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 Saradha scam: Anjan Dutta likely to be quizzed: "Sources say Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta has been summoned by CBI once again in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam. He is likely to appear before the investigating agency today or latest by tomorrow. This will be his second appearance before CBI. He was questioned by CBI last November over his business dealings with Sudipta Sen."
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 24, 2015 Audit trouble for Badal govt: "Another setback for the Punjab government, as a CAG report has slammed the Sriromani Akali Dal government for irrigularities in the purchase of a 36 crore rupees Chopper. While the Badal government was quick to dismiss the charges, the opposition has once again taken aim at the Badals."
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 Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury faces bribery charges: "Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury seems to have landed herself in a huge controversy. Hyderabad Police have booked the Congress MP for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.75 crore from a local leader promising ticket in the assembly elections. But Renuka Chawdhury denies the allegations and termed it politically motivated."
Mar 19, 2015 Watch: Students copying from textbooks, being helped by invigilators: "In an yet another incidence of malpractices during examinations in the state of Bihar, CNN-IBN accessed visuals that show students copying during the exam. In the video students can be seen being helped by invigilators and other school staff. Visuals also show students openly referring to textbooks and using chits."
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 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 16, 2015 AgustaWestland chopper scam: Middleman Michel spent crores on air travel of senior IAF officials: "Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the multi-crore AgustaWestalnd VVIP chopper deal scam case. The two officers, who have already retired from the IAF, have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate."
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 Coalgate: Special court summons former PM Manmohan Singh as accused: "In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case."
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 Rahul extends speacial leave: Sources: "Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has extended his leave till the end of March, sources said. The development came just two days after the Congress made an announcement that he will be back in proximate future and is deeply involved in decision making in the party. He took leave of absence last month before the Budget Session of Parliament began. He wanted to stay away from active politics and introspect partys humiliating electoral performances."
Mar 11, 2015 Many officers involved in coal scam, probe will take a long time: Hansraj Ahir: "Hansraj Ahir, the BJP leader who is the whistle-blower in the coal block allocation scam, welcomed the development and said this was awaited. 'People expect that no accused shall be spared. Many officers are involved in the case and will take a long time. This is the first scam in which the entire recovery has been done.'"
Mar 11, 2015 Coalgate: Special court summons former PM Manmohan Singh as accused: "In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case."
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 11, 2015 Manmohan Singh in massive trouble?: "A desperate Manmohan Singh did everything, including reaching out to top BJP leaders over the past two weeks. Deep in the coalgate web, he may have been anxious to avoid further embarrassment after being quizzed by CBI."
Mar 11, 2015 Poaching = Political realignment?: "An audio clip has the Aam Aadmi Party running for cover. A clip with an alleged conversation between aap convener Arvind Kejriwal and former party MLA Rajesh Garg, where the 2 are talking about taking the support of breakaway congress mlas to form the Delhi government. But now it seems that AAP has found a convenient argument to justify horse trading? Party leader Ashish Khetan insists that what was being discussed was 'political realignment'."
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 7, 2015 Mufti Govt releases separatist from Baramulla jail: "Separatist leader Masarat Alam who organized anti-India protests in 2010 released from Baramulla jail by Mufti Sayeed government. Masarat has been in detention for the last four years. His release was ordered by the J&K High Court and the state Government failed to push for further detention."
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 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."