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Feb 26, 2014 Another appointment scam hits UPA: "All it took was 120 minutes for the Government to do a u-turn on a key appointment. Exactly 2 hours after TIMES NOW exposed this evening how the Union Petroleum Minister was pushing for an extension for his favoured bureaucrat, the Government was forced to backtrack. An exposed Veerappa Moily's plan to bypass the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has been rejected and the Opposition is gunning for him tonight and the Prime Minister's Office is completely mute once again for the second time in 15 days."
Feb 26, 2014 SC cracks the whip on Sahara, Subrata Roy faces arrest: "In a blow to the Sahara group, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a non-ballable warrant against its chief Subrata Roy chief after he failed to appear in the court. On Tuesday the apex court had rejected his plea seeking exemption from personal appearance in a contempt case."
Feb 26, 2014 FTP: Health Secretary transferred: Do honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system?: "Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju was removed by the PMO earlier this month due to issues with the Cabinet Secretariat. Desiraju has been transferred to Consumer Affairs Ministry. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts, whether honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system."
Feb 26, 2014 e Lounge: Bombay HC questions parole extension granted to Sanjay Dutt: "The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. 'The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly,' the court said."
Feb 26, 2014 SC issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Sahara chief Subrata Roy: "In a blow to the Sahara group, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a non-ballable warrant against its chief Subrata Roy chief after he failed to appear in the court. On Tuesday the apex court had rejected his plea seeking exemption from personal appearance in a contempt case."
Feb 25, 2014 Caught on camera: Shocking display of gun culture in UP: "Uttar Pradesh's gun culture took a turn for worse after Akhilesh took charge as CM of the state."
Feb 25, 2014 NBA criticises Union Home Minister Shinde: "National Broadcasters' Association (NBA) issues statement, criticises Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. In its statement, NBA says it is shocked by the statement of Home Minister that he would crush the electronic media and that a close watch was being kept on them."
Feb 25, 2014 #TrollingFreeMedia: Parties versus media: "Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's comments to crush the electronic media yesterday has raked up a controversy and under pressure Shinde did a U turn today (Feb 25) saying his criticism was aimed at the social media. From AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal to Shinde and Goa CM Manohar Pariikar, can our politicians justify taking on the free and independent media? Shinde had stoked a controversy by threatening to "crush" the electronic media, alleging a section of it was unnecessarily provoking the Congress by indulging in "false propaganda" against it."
Feb 25, 2014 FTP: Kejriwal, Shinde attack journalists: Is the media a soft target for politicians?: "The recent attacks by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the media has raised serious questions on the journalists becoming a soft target for politicians."
Feb 25, 2014 Parole extensions: Is Sanjay Dutt getting special treatment?: "The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. 'The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly,' the court said."
Feb 25, 2014 CBI to probe Ram Vilas Paswan's role in Bokaro Steel recruitment scam: "In what could be a major trouble for Lok Janshakti Party supremo Ram Vilas Paswan ahead of elections, the CBI will now investigate his role in the Bokaro Steel plant recruitment scam."
Feb 25, 2014 Scam in Delhi Metro? UK SFO asks CBI to probe bribe to officials: "After VVIP helicopters, another bribery scandal is set to explode in the government's face with the Delhi Metro project under investigation. United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office has written a letter to the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) flagging off possible irregularities in the awarding of a major contract to transport company Alstom."
Feb 25, 2014 Bombay High Court questions extension of parole granted to actor Sanjay Dutt: "The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. 'The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly,' the court said."
Feb 25, 2014 Rajasthan: IAS officer charged with rape, police clueless about his whereabouts: "A month after suspended IAS officer BB Mohanty was charged with rape and sexual exploitation, the police are still clueless about his whereabouts. The 23-year-old IAS aspirant who alleged rape and sexual exploitation by him is now demanding a CBI probe. She said her family is being threatened."
Feb 25, 2014 DCI member colludes with ex-college head to get it derecognised: "A year after the former chairman of Tamil Nadu Dental Council Dr Gunaseelan was caught accepting bribes from dental colleges for increasing the number of seats, all is not well with the top medical body of India. The trail of shame still continues."
Feb 24, 2014 Can Rahul Gandhi's anti-corruption plank carry credibility?: "The Congress party has sparked off a controversy by giving Lok Sabha tickets to the ministers who have been accused of corruption. The party which was trying to portray itself as the one fighting corruption is now defending its decision of giving Lok Sabha tickets to Suresh Kalmadi and Ashok Chavan."
Feb 24, 2014 #ScamsForgotten: Ashok Chavan reentry complete?: "TIMES NOW first told how former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan linked to the Kargil for Profit scam was being considered by the Congress for a Lok Sabha Ticket. But, now sources say Ashok Chavan could return as the poll panel Chief in the state. The development has the BJP fuming, but there is yet no response from the Congress."
Feb 24, 2014 Scam accused to lead Cong charge?: "He was forced to resign as the Chief Minister after his name appeared in the multi-crore Kargil for Profit Scam, and according to Sources Ashok Chavan is all set for a re-entry as the Maharashtra Poll Panel Chief. According to sources, Central leadership of the party is not averse to rehabilitating former Chief Minister."
Feb 24, 2014 CJ follow-up: No improvement in the condition of Alwar hospital: "CJ Samar Gupta had filed a report exposing the lack of basic medical facilities in a government run hospital in his hometown of Alwar in Rajasthan. Two years later, Samar followed up on his story only to find that the condition has only become worse."
Feb 24, 2014 CJ Show: Patients sleep on the streets outside AIIMS: "CJ Suresh Paswan came to Delhi's AIIMS to treat his ailing son. Due to less intake capacity at the hospital, Suresh along with his family have been living on the street outside the hospital. He is one of the many such patients who travel from the far off places for better treatment only to end up living on the streets amidst unhygienic conditions."
Feb 24, 2014 Kalmadi, Chavan can get LS tickets as they aren't convicted: Congress: "The Congress party has sparked off a controversy by giving Lok Sabha tickets to the ministers who have been accused of corruption. The party which was trying to portray itself as the one fighting corruption is now defending its decision of giving Lok Sabha tickets to Suresh Kalmadi and Ashok Chavan."
Feb 24, 2014 CBI nails Dental Council member in a conspiracy against a TN college: "The Dental Council of India is in the eye of a storm yet again. A Central Bureau of Investigation report states that a member of the DCI colluded with a former principal of a Tamil Nadu college to derecognise it. The CBI report raises questions on the role of current DCI member Dr Joseph Isaac saying he gave a 'false and exaggerated report'."
Feb 23, 2014 CM Hemant Soren dismisses Dadai Dubey for levelling corruption charges: "Dubey's recent accusation that Soren was 'the most corrupt CM Jharkhand ever had' led to the action."
Feb 22, 2014 Why back to back parole extensions to Dutt?: "Six months in jail and no he is not being treated like any other prisioner. With two paroles and three back to back extensions, now questions are being raised over the treatment given to actor Sanjay Dutt. A PIL has been filed in Bombay High Court challenging extension in parole granted to the actor and it also alleges that rules were flouted for the same reason."
Feb 22, 2014 Manmohan Singh is a circus lion, says Subramania Swamy: "BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy today termed the Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh a circus lion whom he claimed would not change after elections. While he termed his not resigning his legacy headed in the same breath that had he done so he would have been fooled."
Feb 21, 2014 Saradha Chit fund scam: Group Chairman sentenced to 3 years in jail: "A court in Kolkata has sentenced the chairman of the Saradha Group Sudipta Sen to three years in jail in connection with non payment of Provident Fund to his employees to the tune of Rs 3.5 lakh."
Feb 21, 2014 Woman in ad on Nirbhaya Fund shocked, to sue Kerala government: "The 'Nirbhaya Keralam Surakshitha Keralam' project of the state government to ensure the dignity and safety of women inaugurated by Congress president Sonia Gandhi has run into a controversy. Daisy Sunny, a mother of two is planning to file a defamation case as her photo was featured in the advertisement of the project without her consent."
Feb 21, 2014 K'taka: 200 foreign tourists 'beaten up' by police on Valentine's Day: "The Karnataka State Human Rights Commission on Friday took a suo motu cognizance after a Facebook campaign launched by tourists from 26 countries complained of police atrocities on Valentine's Day."
Feb 21, 2014 MEA offers plum postings to 'friendly diplomats', E-Gram reveals: "The E-Gram, sent by then MEA secretary PS Raghavan, listed 25 posts which were likely to fall vacant from June 2014 onwards, a time when a new government will be in power."
Feb 20, 2014 Watch: PDP MLA slaps security official thrice inside J&K Assembly: "Scenes of chaos played out in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday over the molestation charges against former health minister Shabir Khan and other local issues. Opposition PDP legislator Syed Bashir Ahmad slapped an assembly security official at least three times when the latter was trying to evict him out of the legislative house on the Speaker's direction. "
Feb 20, 2014 Watch: TDP MP manhandle Rajya Sabha Secretary General: "During the protest over Telangana, Rajya Sabha secretary general was manhandled by TDP MP CM Ramesh inside the House."
Feb 20, 2014 Welfare scheme or poll gimmick?: "Rahat certificates given out to traders which bear the pictures of Punjab CM and Deputy CM have invited wrath from the Congress who are terming it nothing but a publicity stunt ahead to the Lok Sabha polls."
Feb 20, 2014 Lok Sabha ticket for Ashok Chavan too?: "TIMES NOW was the first channel to say how the Congress party is mulling giving Lok Sabha tickets to controversial leaders Suresh Kalmadi and Pavan Kumar Bansal. And, while the dust is yet to settle on the questions over the move, today (Feb 19), the channel has learnt that Congress is mulling giving a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan as well, who was sacked over Kargil for Profit scam. Mharasthra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says the Poll Panel will take a final call. Opposition slams Congress for rehabilitating scam tainted leaders."
Feb 19, 2014 Unruly lawmakers: Strip, slap, snatch: "As if the pepper sprays, the heckling, the cacophony that shamed the temple of democracy last week was not enough, the muck has hit the roof tonight (Feb 19). Documents were snatched in Rajya Sabha, a Marshal was slapped in the J&K Assembly and MLAs stripped on the floor of the house in Uttar Pradesh. So, when you find riot police vans parked outside Parliament, it is no suprise because these unruly lawmakers seem to have forgotten why they were voted to power not for their antics and histronics - but simply to govern."
Feb 18, 2014 Ideas 2014: Freedom of expression is like rape in India, says Taslima Nasrin: "The author said she was used for vote bank politics in India. 'If fundamentalist demand for banning of the books, should government ban books?'"
Feb 18, 2014 Indian secularists are too selective in their protests: Taslima Nasrin: "The withdrawal of Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus' has sparked outrage among many, but exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin says Indian secularists are too selective in their protest as they only speak out against Hindu but not against Muslim fundamentalists."
Feb 16, 2014 Shoe flung at Hooda: "A farmer allegedly hurled a shoe at Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda during an official function at Dabwali in state's Sirsa district today but it fell short of the target."
Feb 15, 2014 Official suspended for allegedly siphoning off Rs 18 lakh from police salary account: "An accounts assistant posted in SP office in Ambikapur district has been suspended for allegedly siphoning off Rs 18 lakh meant for salary of police officials into his own bank account."
Feb 15, 2014 Sukhbir Badal defends foreign sojourn: "After TIMES NOW exposed the shameless joyrides of Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh legislators, now joining the club is Punjab Ministers as a 4 member team visited London to attend Olympic Games in 2012 on the tax payer's money. And even 18 months after their supposed 'study tour' this team led by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has filed no report."
Feb 15, 2014 Uttar Pradesh: Man thrashed by cops: "A cop caught on camera brutally beating a man in front of Kotawli police station of Muzaffarnagar District. The victim was asked to do sit ups by the cops, and when he refused, he was mercilessly thrashed."
Feb 15, 2014 Plans to target religious sites exposed: "The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe in to the Patna blasts has thrown up startling new information with investigators now finding a link between the Bodha Gaya blasts and the Patna blasts. Sources within NIA have indicated that the probe team recovered documents during a raid at a lodge in Ranchi. Sources have further indicated that the documents recovered expose plans to target several prime locations in Bihar, Bihar Sharif Railway Station, ruins of Nalanda University, convention centre in Rajgir, Jal Vihar, Vishwa Stupa and the Jain Temples in Ranchi."
Feb 15, 2014 Was humiliated by FM: Sudhir Krishna: "The Urban Development Secretary seeking the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention but what action will Singh take or has he lost complete control over his own government?"
Feb 15, 2014 What's going on in UPA Government?: "Less than 100 days in power and the UPA Government is imploding. Four exclusive newsbreaks on TIMES NOW have exposed how the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is completely losing control. Part 1 of TIMES NOW expose: A big embarrassment for the Government as a top bureaucrat accuses the Union Finance Minister of insulting him - while asking the Prime Minister to take action against P Chidambaram."
Feb 15, 2014 Health Secy shunted to appease Min?: "The key most position in Ghulam Nabi Azad's Union Health Ministry lies headless after this top bureaucrat Keshav Desiraju was given marching orders on Tuesday morning (February 11). The Harvard educated Desiraju incidentally the grandson of former President Dr Radhakrishnan was appointed as Health Secretary in February 2013. A year later, he's been unceremoniously removed a few hours before he took the stage in a Health Ministry backed event. No official reason was given. TIMES NOW have learnt that he was shunted out over differences with the Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. But his sudden removal that too when no replacement was found for the top post raising pertinent questions, was the bureaucrat shunted out without a thorough enquiry or was an honest IAS officer shown the door by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh only under pressure from the Union Health Minister."
Feb 15, 2014 CBI Spl Dir's appointment: Inside story: "The controversy over the appointment of the Additional Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) escalates, as TIMES NOW blows the lid off how the Central Vigilance Commission's (CVC) recommendations were repeatedly ignored for the appointment of the post of the CBI Additional Director. Sources have told TIMES NOW that the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha made several attempts to block the appointment for the post in order to place his own candidate. When approached, Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office V Narayanasamy evaded TIMES NOW cameras."
Feb 15, 2014 Chidambaram humiliated me for speaking in Hindi: Urban Development Secretary: "The UPA government is in disarray with top bureaucrats at war with two senior ministers. Urban Development Secretary Sudhir Krishna said that Finance Minister P Chidambaram humiliated him by not allowing him to speak in Hindi and instead asking him to converse in English."
Feb 15, 2014 In Mathura bureaucrat touches MP's feet: "The Samajwadi Party's (SP) reign in Uttar Pradesh has been marred by instances of rampant rowdyism before and two recent incidents have utterly exposed the continuing clout of the ruling party and its utter disregard for the law. A senior police official and a state bureaucrat showed no hesitation in bowing to party MP Ram Gopal Yadav in Mathura while other party leaders flanked a jailed convict as he declared his return to the party at a news conference."
Feb 13, 2014 FTP: Has the pepper spray incident heightened public disgust with politicians?: "The Lok Sabha witnessed chaotic scenes on Thursday morning. The moment Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde tabled the Bill in the Lok Sabha, industrialist and suspended Congress MP L Rajagopal, from Vijayawada, did the unthinkable. He sprayed pepper sprays in the House. It caused burning sensations to several MPs and many others started coughing and sneezing."
Feb 13, 2014 Used pepper spray in self defence as a mob attacked me in LS: L Rajagopal: "Defending his stand over using pepper spray in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, expelled Congress MP Lagdapati Rajagopal said that he used the spray only in self defence as he was attacked by a mob."
Feb 13, 2014 Watch: MPs come out coughing as Rajagopal uses pepper spray in LS: "There were ugly scenes in the Lok Sabha as expelled Congress MP L Rajagopal used pepper spray inside the Lok Sabha. MPs as well as the Speaker came out of the premises coughing as the pepper spray caused irritation."
Feb 13, 2014 Watch: MPs come out coughing as Rajagopal uses pepper spray in LS: "There were ugly scenes in the Lok Sabha as expelled Congress MP L Rajagopal used pepper spray inside the Lok Sabha. MPs as well as the Speaker came out of the premises coughing as the pepper spray caused irritation."
Feb 13, 2014 Telangana battle in Parliament turns ugly; MPs clash, use pepper spray: "It is a day which will go down as one of the worst days in the history of Indian Parliament. Pepper spray, broken glass and stationery were used as missiles in the Lok Sabha as a mode of protest as soon as the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) tabled the controversial Telangana Bill."
Feb 11, 2014 Tatra trucks scam: CBI questions former senior officials of BEML: "The Tatra trucks scam is back to haunt BEML with the CBI carrying out investigations. CBI teams were in Bangalore to examine BEML senior executives in purchase of spare parts for Tatra trucks."
Feb 11, 2014 Live updates: Kejriwal opens a new front, orders ACB to file FIRs against Moily, Deora, Mukesh Ambani: "RIL which signed an agreement with the Centre in early 2000 to supply gas at a cost of $ 1 per unit, later hiked the rate to $2.3 per unit and again hiked it to $ 4 per unit."
Feb 10, 2014 Nido Tania's father blames Delhi Police: "Nido Tania's father Nido Pavitra speaks to TIMES NOW, blames Delhi Police for dragging its feet in."
Feb 10, 2014 Did Mumbai cops overlook Dawood angle?: "Mudgal panel report has raised heat on the former Chennai Super Kings boss indicting Gurunath Meiyappan for betting and passing information about CSK. But, once again it has sparked off the controversy over the D angle in the scandal."
Feb 10, 2014 Controversial CBI appointment by PMO: "A controversy has erupted over the appointment of an Additional Director in CBI after Government and Central Vigilance Commission(CVC) locked horns over the choice of an officer whose track record was under question."
Feb 10, 2014 Ban Srinivasan, scrap CSK; Dhoni involved in the cover-up: Lalit Modi: "Lashing out at the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) establishment after the Supreme Court-instituted committee on Monday ruled that Gurunath Meiyappan was the CSK Team Principal %26 involved in betting activities during the IPL, banned former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi told CNN-IBN that the current India %26 CSK captain MS Dhoni was also part of the cover-up and that CSK should be scrapped following the betting %26 fixing revelations during IPL 6 last year."
Feb 8, 2014 After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project: "Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games."
Feb 8, 2014 Need probe into Robert Vadra land deals in Rajasthan: Bikner MP: "Five Rajasthan BJP MPs have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding a probe into land deals by Congress President son-in-law Robert Vadra. A BJP MP from Bikaner Arjun Ram Meghwal said that the previous government did not do anything against Vadra because of his ties with them. That's why we asked the current Chief Minister to take action."
Feb 8, 2014 Does MHA's changed stance on Italian marines indicate a deal in AgustaWestland?: "With the Home Ministry taking a U-turn and revising its sanction of trying the Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen under a law which has death penalty to a maximum 10 years imprisonment, speculations are rife of a possible deal with Italy against the backdrop of latest revelations in the AgustaWestland chopper scam."
Feb 7, 2014 India's Olympic Shame at Sochi: Who is to blame?: "The IOA was given an option to hold fresh elections before the Sochi Games and that could have seen India's athletes compete under the national flag."
Feb 7, 2014 I know what the importance of the flag is, says Sushil Kumar: "The Indian wrestler, who has won two individual summer olympic medals, said that he find it very strange that an Indian athlete has to participate under the IOC's flag."
Feb 6, 2014 Gangrape to take political revenge?: "In a shocking case from West Bengal, two women were allegedly gangraped by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers merely for political revenge. While police have arrested 7 people in connection with the gangrape, one accused is still on the run."
Feb 6, 2014 Watch: People mock Azam Khan with 'VIP buffalo': "A group of people placed a red beacon on a buffalo and a board that read 'Mantri ji ki bhains' (Minister's buffalo) after a massive hunt was launched for SP leader Azam Khan's buffalo in Uttar Pradesh."
Feb 5, 2014 The Last Word: Is the PM guilty of packing the Lokpal with Congress loyalists?: "Bharatiya Janata Party continues to oppose government's nominee, senior Supreme Court lawyer Pavani Parameswara Rao, as the chief of anti-corruption body, Lokpal. BJP has said that Rao, nominated by the central government, had fought several cases for the Centre in courts as a result of which could prove to be a partisan."
Feb 4, 2014 Bhushan makes fresh 2G allegations: "Senior lawyer and AAP member Prashant Bhushan claims to open new can of 2G worms, says new tapes expose conspiracy to save DMK's first family. Kalignar TV former CEO Sharath Reddy avoids TIMES NOW after Bhushan released new 2G tapes."
Feb 4, 2014 2G scam: AAP comes out with fresh charges against Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi: "fresh tapes revealed a cover-up attempt in the 2G scam to save DMK's first family. AAP leader Prashant Bhushan claimed DMK chief Karunanidhi was 'fully in the know of things' ."
Feb 3, 2014 Haryana Govt caught red handed again: "In a huge embarassment for the Hooda Government, the President of India Pranab Mukherjee had to intervene for the 4th time in 6 years in the case of whistleblower IFS officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi, after he was being repeatedly targeted by authorities for blowing the lid off several scams in the Haryana Govt."
Feb 3, 2014 Thrashed for trying to save a woman: "Its a free for all in Haryana as cops team up to thrash a businessman for trying to save a woman who was being assaulted by the police. The incident brings to light the brazenness of the Haryana police, who don't seem to think twice before bending the law themselves."
Feb 3, 2014 On cam: Harish Rawat slaps Congress worker: "Harish Rawat, who is tipped to be appointed as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand, was caught on camera slapping a Congress worker."
Feb 3, 2014 Haryana CM Hooda slapped during Congress road show: "Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was slapped during a Congress road show in Panipat. The man who slapped Hooda was identified as an unemployed youth."
Feb 3, 2014 Bizarre: Azam's missing buffaloes found, 3 cops suspended: "The police traced the seven buffaloes which were stolen from the farmhouse of senior minister Azam Khan in Rampur. This, however, could not save the three local policemen who were on night patrol when the incident took place. They were stripped of their post and sent back to the police lines. A harsher punishment is expected after a probe in the days to come."
Jan 31, 2014 Delhi policeman slaps photographer while clicking elephant pic at Rajghat: "Constable Sandeep of Delhi Police was suspended today after he slapped the photographer of Daily Tribune who was clicking the picture of an elephant gone slightly berserk near Rajghat."
Jan 30, 2014 FTP: Asha Mirje controversial remarks: Do members of women's commissions obstruct gender justice?: "Asha Mirje, a member of the Maharashtra Women Commission, stirred quite a controversy by putting the onus of blame on women for rape rather than on the perpetrators. She said, during a speech in Nagpur, 'women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play a part. The Delhi gangrape victim could have gone for the 9:00 pm show. Why did she go for the late show?'"
Jan 30, 2014 Allies drifting away: Is UPA now a sinking ship?: "It is a worrying time for the Congress party as its key allies at the Centre, the National Conference (NC) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), are hinting at parting ways ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. While NCP leader Praful Patel defended BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying the 2002 Gujarat riots should be laid to rest, NC leader and Jammu %26 Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said his party isn't averse to fighting the elections alone."
Jan 30, 2014 Politicians demand VIP treatment, government in damage control mode: "At a time when the 'aam admi' is the flavour of the season and even the Supreme Court has come out strongly against the 'lal batti' culture, politicians continue to demand special privileges. The government was on Wednesday forced to go into damage control, after a Directorate General of Civil Aviation attempt to extend VIP privileges to MPs at airports drew flak. Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh says no such order has been issued but CNN-IBN has accessed the letter sent to the private airlines and airport authorities."
Jan 30, 2014 Is DCGA promoting VIP culture at airports?: "Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked all airlines and airports to treat MPs as VIPs and adhere to the guidelines on protocol norms. Meanwhile, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh clarified that neither the Ministry nor the DGCA has issued any order directing private airlines to provide special privileges to MPs."
Jan 30, 2014 Contradicting Ajit Singh, DGCA letter asks private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs: "DGCA asking private airlines to offer special privileges to MPs including advance notice of flight delays, escorts, priority check-in, security, immigration clearances, lounge access and complimentary refreshments."
Jan 30, 2014 Will 1984 riots remain a blot in Congress' record of governance?: "Hours after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gave his first television interview, opposition parties lashed out at him saying he had exposed himself by being evasive and not apologising for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Even some UPA partners raised concerns saying Rahul was not forthcoming on several key issues."
Jan 30, 2014 Rahul faces flak from BJP, NCP for 1984 riots remark, Cong's functioning: "Hours after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gave his first television interview, opposition parties lashed out at him saying he had exposed himself by being evasive and not apologising for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Even some UPA partners raised concerns saying Rahul was not forthcoming on several key issues."
Jan 30, 2014 Narendra Modi Exposed Rajdeep Sardesai on his Face !
Jan 30, 2014 Full Video: Asaduddin Owaisi latest speech at Golkonda Hyderabad
Jan 30, 2014 Sheila Diskhit: Open to investigation: "Just 24 hours after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi says corrupt won't be spared, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit says she is open to any probe and that the Delhi government can probe the CWG scam.Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit says Congress is open to an investigation and that the Delhi government can probe the CWG scam."
Jan 30, 2014 Harish Salve questions Rahul Gandhi: "Senior advocate Harish Salve on Tuesday (January 28) has questioned Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's facts on the RTI Act."
Jan 30, 2014 Rahul's comment: Chavan goes silent: "On being asked about Rahul Gandhi's stand on corruption, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan says he has no comments for now."
Jan 30, 2014 Furore over Rahul's 1984 comment: "Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi broke his silence after a decade and when it came to the issue of the 1984 riots, Rahul Gandhi admitted that some Congressmen were probably involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. However, Rahul Gandhi stopped short of an apology on the issue. His statements have led to a massive furore - both amongst political circles and the victims of the 1984 riots. They say Rahul should apologise - not once but a thousand times."
Jan 30, 2014 'Congress was responsible for '84 riots': "Victims of the 1984 riots, who are still struggling to cope with the horrific memories of the past, have expressed disappointment after Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi tried to defend the Congress government's position."
Jan 30, 2014 The Last Word: Lessons Rahul needs to learn after first TV interview: "His first exclusive TV interview perhaps did not go the way Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi intended. Ten minutes into it, he floundered, faced with questions about the Gujarat and the anti-Sikh riots and his biggest opponent and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi."
Jan 30, 2014 The Last Word: Was President's R-Day speech overtly political?: "While addressing the nation on the eve of the 65th Republic Day, Pranab Mukherjee targeted AAP saying government is not a 'charity shop' and 'populist anarchy' cannot be a substitute for governance. Without taking the name of AAP, who earlier this week staged a two-day dharna outside Rail Bhawan against the Central government, he was critical of Kejriwal's style of functioning when he said 'elections do not give any person the license to flirt with illusions'."
Jan 30, 2014 Rahul Gandhi asks and Govt delivers: "In a setback to a UPA project touted as a 'game-changer', government on Thursday (January 30) suspended the ambitious scheme to pay LPG subsidy in cash to consumers directly but raised the quota of subsidised cooking gas to 12 cylinders per household in a year. Announcing the decision taken by the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily said raising the quota of subsidised LPG to 12 cylinders from nine at present, will cost Rs 5,000 crore in additional subsidy annually."
Jan 30, 2014 K'taka Cong leader's obnoxious rant: "Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar tried to be funny on the floor of the House while almost endorsing corruption, saying those involved should also cover their tracks. While his party leader Rahul Gandhi stresses on changing the system, this legislator feels corruption is a reality and can't be changed overnight."
Jan 30, 2014 FTP: 30 years since 1984 anti-Sikh riots, does justice continue to elude the victims?: "Following anger among the Sikh community over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited Tilak Vihar area in Delhi to meet the widows of those of died in the riots."
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Jan 29, 2014 Narendra Modi Exposed Rajdeep Sardesai on his Face !
Jan 29, 2014 The Rahul Gandhi Interview: Best Parodies: "If you haven't had enough to The Interview or the reactions on Twitter, we present some of the parodies. First, when Hitler got news of the interview:"
Jan 29, 2014 'Act against those involved in 84 riots': "Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's explosive admission on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on TIMES NOW has sparked off a huge political debate. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal now saying that after Rahul himself admitting to the probable role of some Congressmen, those who were involved in the riots must be punished."
Jan 29, 2014 Demand for SIT probe into 1984 riots: "It's a big Frankly Speaking impact. 48 hours after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's explosive admission on the 1984 riots - political controversy has snowballed in the capital with Aam Admi Party, Akali Dal and the BJP demanding an SIT probe into the riots. Political opponents are clearly stepping up pressure on the Congress-led UPA over Rahul's comments."
Jan 29, 2014 #FlyingMaharajas: MPs super citizens?: "First they wanted lal batti's on their cars -- and now our politicians want the same privileges even while travelling by airlines. If thing go according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) guidelines given to private airlines, the MPs will now be able to have a complete lounge access with free refreshments, they will also enjoy preferential treatment during check ins and will be getting a person to escort them from the airport entrances."
Jan 29, 2014 Asha Mirge pins blame on rape victims: "A Maharashtra Commission for Women member belonging to NCP kicked up a major controversy by suggesting that a woman's clothes and her behaviour are also responsible for rapes. Dr Asha Mirge, a gynaecologist from Akola, said that girls should be mindful of their body language and attire to not invite the attention of potential rapists and asked whythe Delhi gangrape victim went out for a late night movie show."