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Jan 4, 2014 Is Manmohan Singh a lame-duck Prime Minister?: "After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh virtually announcing his retirement from politics and ruling himself out of the 2014 prime minister's race, he came under severe attack from the opposition parties for not accepting the loopholes during his tenure in which many scams, price rise issue had surfaced."
Jan 4, 2014 Karnataka MLAs plagiarise reports on global study tours: "The global study tours conducted by Karnataka MLAs has led to a fresh controversy. While the controversy over their foreign junkets year after year at the taxpayer's expense is still afresh, reports accessed by CNN-IBN has shown how brazenly they had been copying text from the internet to file reports on their so-called study tours."
Jan 3, 2014 Watch: PM answers questions after his 'farewell' speech: "Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed the media at the newly built National Media Centre on Raisina Marg. This was his third press meet after he took charge as the Prime Minister in May 2004."
Jan 2, 2014 3 cops assaulting doctor caught on tape: "Around 4000 doctors across Maharashtra have called for an indefinite strike starting today (Jan 2) in protest against the assault on a resident doctor in Solapur's Civil Hospital by three policemen. The shocking assualt has been caught on camera."
Jan 2, 2014 Bribegate expose Part 2: "TIMES NOW exposes a series of financial transactions between businessman Vakamullah Chandrashekhar, the CM and his wife Pratibha. Documents with TIMES NOW prove Rs 60 lakh was transferred to the CM's wife just one month before the extension of the contract to a power firm."
Dec 30, 2013 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic University chancellor arrested for sexually abusing woman in MP: "Verma promoted her husband and in return he sexually abused her. Later, the couple was fired from the university."
Dec 30, 2013 Yerwada jail has a lot to explain on Dutt: "By then Dutt was home on a 15-day furlough, which was extended by another two weeks on medical grounds. He returned on October 30 and, five weeks later, was granted a month's parole, for which he left on December 21. This allows him to spend Christmas and New Year at home. The reason for the grant of this leave was his wife's ill health — a claim that has been questioned. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil said they would investigate charges that Dutt was being served liquor in jail."
Dec 29, 2013 Babus enjoy bribes, country bears cost: "Bureaucrats, with the blessings of their political masters, are an expert in extracting their pound of flesh. It does not matter to them if national interests are damned in the process"
Dec 27, 2013 Sting operation showing burning of files proof of corruption: Kejriwal: "Kejriwal said it was the Chief Secretary's responsibility to take care of all the files before a new government took charge"
Dec 27, 2013 DMK MLA's sick logic: "DMK MLA casts aspersions on the character of a 20 year old who was gangraped twice, says it could be prostitution."
Dec 27, 2013 BBC: Indian woman 'raped by two gangs on Christmas Eve': "Police in India say 10 men are in custody, after a 21-year-old woman was raped by two apparently unrelated groups of men on Christmas Eve. "
Dec 27, 2013 Raped twice on the same night: "It's shameful and beyond savagery-- a 20-year-old girl was gangraped by two groups of men on the same night in Pondicherry. And one among the 15 brutes is a minor. Even as the police have managed to apprehend most of the accused, the victim lies in a government hospital, hinging between life and death."
Dec 27, 2013 Foreign trip for 30 Karnataka MLAs even as state battles drought: "30 MLAs from Karnataka are planning to go on a trip to the Amazon rain forests and waterfalls and they are calling it a study tour. The trip is costing Rs 7 lakh per head and is scheduled even as the state is battling acute drought."
Dec 26, 2013 I am the first CM who wants honest officials, all others look for corrupt people: Kejriwal: "said there would be no VIPs at the ceremony and "everyone is invited"."
Dec 25, 2013 Bankrupt Karnataka funds junket for MLAs: "A contingent of MLAs from Karnataka is planning to embark on a 10 to 12-day tour of Brazil, Argentina and Peru next month, sparking a controversy over the proposed jaunt when parts of the state are hit by drought."
Dec 25, 2013 Karnataka MLAs plan junket to South American countries: "A contingent of MLAs from Karnataka is planning to embark on a 10 to 12-day tour of Brazil, Argentina and Peru next month, sparking a controversy over the proposed jaunt when parts of the state are hit by drought. The "study tour" of the Estimates Committee of the Legislature, comprising MLAs from all parties will cover holiday destinations such as Rio de Janerio, Manaus, Iguassu, Lima, Cusco, and Buenos Aires, besides Dubai, according to the itinerary."
Dec 25, 2013 Civil hospital doctor caught taking bribe: "demanded Rs 5,000 to issue a bed rest certificate."
Dec 25, 2013 Corrupt Youngsters Eye Government Jobs In India: Study: ""Importantly, we show that cheating on this task is also predictive of fraudulent behaviors by real government officials,""
Dec 25, 2013 Criminal case against Bemloe company
Dec 25, 2013 Editor in India, Known for Investigations Into Corruption, Is Accused of Rape: "The police in the coastal state of Goa filed charges of rape and sexual assault on Friday against Tarun Tejpal, the editor of a liberal-minded magazine that has influenced a generation of young Indian journalists with its exposés of corruption and abuse of power."
Dec 25, 2013 People allege large scale corruption in education department: "officials of education department being mired in corruption resulting the decline in the quality of education , particularly imparted to children in government run schools."
Dec 25, 2013 Corruption in education department alleged: ""Officials who have misused Rs 8 crore in the works taken up under Green Board and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan schemes have been promoted,""
Dec 25, 2013 Rs 22,000 crore bribe paid on roads every year
Dec 25, 2013 Corrupt Bangalore in need of a moral makeover?: "A recent report found that Bangalore is the most corrupt city in the country."
Dec 25, 2013 Broom-Waving Voters Aim to Sweep Away India’s Elite
Dec 24, 2013 REVEALED: 10 most corrupt cities of India
Dec 24, 2013 Bengal IAS officer held for corruption, arresting cop removed: "IAS officer Godala Kiran Kumar, posted as the district magistrate of West Bengal's Malda district, was arrested Saturday on the charge of siphoning funds from the Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) while serving as its CEO. Within few hours of the arrest, Siliguri Police Commissioner K. Jayaraman was removed from his post for "exceeding his power" and making the arrest without informing the Mamata Banerjee-led state government."
Dec 24, 2013 Two corrupt officials defame Lok Adalat: "An assistant revenue officer and a supervisor of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) were caught red-handed while accepting bribe during ‘Mega Lok Adalat’, organised to grant amnesty to defaulters."
Dec 24, 2013 India ill-prepared to fight corruption: "The arrest of a senior executive of a public sector bank on bribery charges puts the spotlight on a more effective whistle-blower policy and stricter anti-graft laws"
Dec 24, 2013 Shocking: Indian truckers pay Rs 22,000 cr bribes a year on roads: "A study conducted across a dozen major transport hubs covering over 1,200 truck drivers has revealed that in 60% cases, cops and officials extort money from truckers by stopping them without giving a reason."
Dec 24, 2013 India’s Corruption: What Does a Score of 36 Mean in Global Corruption Perception Index?
Dec 24, 2013 India More Corrupt Than Rwanda
Dec 24, 2013 ‘Tackle corruption first to address medical negligence’
Dec 24, 2013 Poverty Of Our Elite: "Can we have some sympathy for the other Indian too in this story?"
Dec 24, 2013 Vadra deals: BJP seeks probe: "Deputy leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ravi Shankar Prasad along with two other BJP MPs have written a letter to the Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding that a commission be set up to probe the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. Mounting its attack on Vadra, BJP has claimed Vadra flouted rules in his land deals."
Dec 23, 2013 India Ranked Among The Worst On Corruption Perception Index: "India was rankedamong the world’s highly corruptnations at the 94th spot ina global list"
Dec 23, 2013 Kejriwal set to form government in Delhi with Congress support today: "It is a big day ahead for the Aam Aadmi Party as it is all set to stake claim to form the next government in Delhi on Monday. The Political Affairs Committee meeting of the party has begun."
Dec 23, 2013 No ‘maryada’ for women in MP govt’s sanitation drive: "the guideline itself is an insult to rural women, who struggle under the lack of basic amenities. “Imagine how women would feel if they are whistled at or photographed in such a situation. It is simply foolish,”"
Dec 23, 2013 Corruption remains a serious problem in BRICS, study finds
Dec 22, 2013 BJP MPs seek probe into Robert Vadra's land deals in Rajasthan: "the state government would acquire over 1,000 acres of land purchased by Vadra in western Rajasthan and return them to farmers."
Dec 22, 2013 Crime, corruption drained Rs21,00,000 cr of India's wealth in 10 years: study news
Dec 22, 2013 Air India to sell 7 Dreamliners to raise $840 million: "The carrier has already taken the delivery of 11 Dreamliners and three more are expected to join the fleet by March of next year."
Dec 21, 2013 MEA 'bent' rules to favour Devyani Khobragade: "Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade had been a go-getter right from the day she entered Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and got what she wanted, thanks to her 'influential' IAS father and benevolent political connections."
Dec 21, 2013 Smugglers smile as NRI carriers bring gold into country legally: "two smugglers in Dubai and their links in Calicut were behind this operation, offering free tickets to several passengers"
Dec 20, 2013 Devyani Khobragade, Ashok Chavan illegal beneficiaries of Adarsh society, report says: "Chavan's mother-in-law Bhagvati Sharma, sister-in-law Seema Sharma and father-in-law's brother Madanlal Sharma have flats in the society."
Dec 19, 2013 Charge against corruption
Dec 19, 2013 Former SC judge plays victim card: "Former Supreme Court Justice A K Ganguly plays victim card, says he was not given the affidavit."
Dec 19, 2013 Adarsh scam: Governor declines sanction to prosecute Ashok Chavan: "In a set back to the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, the Governor exercised his discretion to decline sanction to prosecute former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the case. Chavan one of the 13 to be chargesheeted by the CBI will now effectively not stand trial for the adarsh society scam. The CBI believed that Chavan played a key role by entering into a criminal conspiracy to grant illegal permissions for quid pro quo. Chavan specifically was accused of approving additional FSI to Adarsh society in exchange for two flats for his relatives."
Nov 20, 2013 The culture is sexist, there's lack of will to change it: Woman lawyer: "A woman lawyer, who had blogged that a senior advocate harassed her, spoke to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on what prompted her to reveal the incident. She in fact said that the culture itself is sexist and there's lack of will to change it."
Nov 20, 2013 Kejriwal gets EC notice for seeking Muslim votes on grounds of religion: ""The Commission has prima facie observed that by distributing the pamphlet (seeking Muslim votes), you have violated the provisions of the Model Code of Conduct. You are hereby called upon to explain by 11 AM On November 25 as to why action should not be initiated against you for the said violation," the notice states."
Nov 19, 2013 Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds: "Students who apparently cheated were 6.3% more likely to say they wanted to work in government, the researchers found. “Overall, we find that dishonest individuals -- as measured by the dice task -- prefer to enter government service,”"
Nov 19, 2013 Rape fear keeps US students out of India: Nancy Powell: "The frequent incidence of rape in India has created an adverse image of India abroad. US ambassador to India, Nancy Powell, on her maiden visit to Jharkhand, on Tuesday highlighted this saying how this was possibly a factor in American students not coming to India."
Nov 19, 2013 Islam's views on freedom to women has not changed: Kerala Muslim cleric: "the modern times require education for Muslim women. "But that did not mean the Islam has changed its decrees regarding the life of women. Muslim women should not work in a place where only a woman and a man are present. They should go for job only in a place where there are enough number of women and trustworthy men. About 90 per cent of jobs do not require man-women mingling. These rules cannot be changed. The obstinacy still continues,""
Nov 17, 2013 Debate: What next for Air India?: "Around 400 passengers and crew of an Air India flight from Jeddah to Mumbai via Hyderabad on Friday (November 15) had a mid-air scare when a cockpit panel indicated that one of the doors was not properly locked, forcing the plane to return soon after take off. The Boeing 747 Jumbo flight AI 964 on Jeddah-Hyderabad-Mumbai route with 380 passengers and 12 crew members took off from the Saudi Arabian city early this Friday morning. But as soon as it was airborne, a warning light blipped in the cockpit about one of the aircraft doors, airline sources said. "The plane AI 964 turned back at Jeddah following door indication coming on during climb,""
Nov 17, 2013 Crime and corruption Haryana needs operation cleanup: "HARYANA Sports Minister Sukhbir Kataria is set to be booked, at the instance of a Gurgaon court, for allegedly getting voter cards made on the basis of forged documents."
Nov 17, 2013 Arvind Kejriwal gets it right; asks to screen all political parties: "Add the amounts political parties do not declare, and we will have a humungous amount of money. Reforming such political funding is the larger goal. Targeting only a small, new political party is petty vendetta."
Nov 17, 2013 Congress a burden for India, Nehru would have been saddened: Modi: "Citing the multi-crore 2G and coal scams, Modi said Congress has done "PhD in corruption" and said not just the coal files but the whole government is missing in Delhi."
Nov 17, 2013 Rao lashes out at politicians, says they have done little for research: "Venting out the dissatisfaction in the scientific community over 'inadequate' funding, Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist CNR Rao on Sunday had an angry outburst as he called politicians 'idiots' for giving them 'so little'."
Nov 17, 2013 Rahul Gandhi must apologise to Muslims for ISI remark: Jairam Ramesh: "Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the Muslim community for his remarks that Muslim youth were in touch with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence."
Nov 17, 2013 Jairam Ramesh blames media for twisting his statement on Rahul: "Senior Congress leader and Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday clarified that he did in no way ask Rahul Gandhi to apologise to the minority community for associating them with Pakistan's secret intelligence service, saying that his comments were twisted by the media."
Nov 17, 2013 'भारत रत्न' चुने गए सीएनआर राव को आया गुस्सा, नेताओं को बताया 'मूर्ख': "विज्ञान के क्षेत्र में कम आर्थिक सहायता पर वैज्ञानिक समुदाय के भीतर के असंतोष को जाहिर करते हुए भारत रत्न के लिए चयनित जानेमाने वैज्ञानिक सी एन आर राव ने रविवार को तल्ख लहजे में नेताओं को 'मूर्ख' करार देते हुए कहा कि उन्होंने इस क्षेत्र में ज्यादा कुछ नहीं दिया."
Nov 17, 2013 Rahul Gandhi Delhi rally: People leave venue, Rahul winds up speech in 6 minutes: " Rahul's rally was held near Virat Cinema ground in Dakshinpuri, Ambedkar Nagar, a Dalit constituency of Delhi."
Nov 17, 2013 After onions and tomatoes, salt prices touch Rs 100: "After onions and tomatoes, it is the price of salt that is hitting the roof in the state of West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha and Meghalaya. There is panic buying of salt after rumours of a shortage spread like wildfire prompting shopkeepers to cash in and sell salt over Rs 100 per kg in some places."
Nov 17, 2013 Present day politicians have little respect for the voters: "there was SP leader Naresh Agarwal commenting on Mr Modi’s past, saying that a tea-seller cannot become the PM."
Nov 17, 2013 Sex determination racket busted in Satara; 3 caught red-handed: "Dilip Rajge, an electro homeopath, Vilas Sawant and Arun Sawant from Satara were allegedly caught red-handed by vigilance officers from the state Pre-Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act cell in Pune."
Nov 17, 2013 In angry outburst scientist CNR Rao calls politicians 'idiots': ""... Why the hell these idiots these politicians have given so little for us. Inspite of that we scientists have done something," Rao said, losing his cool. "Our investments are marginal, comes late ... for that money we have got, we have performed. For the money we have been getting it is not bad at all, after all this kind of money is nothing.""
Nov 16, 2013 Policemen arrested for robbery: ""On November 7, at 1 pm, while the truck was passing through Mawryngkneng, a group of people hijacked it and redirected it towards the Shillong bypass where the driver and staff were asked to get out of the vehicle. They were freed after reaching Diengpasoh but the bags were taken away,""
Nov 15, 2013 Common salt not for common man?: "Rumors of shortage of salt triggered panic in Bihar and North Bengal resulting in long queues to get hands on the suddenly expensive staple. Even as police have arrested three persons for spreading rumours and cracked down on hoarders, the spike has taken a political colour with the Janata Dal (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) playing the blame game."
Nov 15, 2013 'Can those who sell nation be rulers?': "The tea boy storm continues to rage with BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi renewing attack on Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal. Questioning his mentality, Modi has asked if it is a crime to be poor in the same breath he also lashed out at the Congress, claiming that it would be better to have a tea seller as the Prime Minister than have people at the top post who don't hesitate to betray the nation."
Nov 14, 2013 West Bengal's protective potato politics: "It's a political move which has once again hit the common man's pocket. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's move to clamp down on potato export to Odisha and Jharkhand has left the aam aadmi in a lurch. Potato prices have skyrocketed in Odisha and Jharkhand and the Chief Ministers of the two states have appealed to Mamata to not impose the restriction. Meanwhile outraged trader associations and citizens in Odisha are now threatening to ban export of fish and block the highway which is used to transport food products from Andhra Pradesh to West Bengal."
Nov 14, 2013 SP leader's personal swipe at Guj CM: "In what can only be called as a downright insult to merit -- controversial Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal took a jibe at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi -- claiming that a tea vendor can never be the Prime Minister. In doing so Agrawal has not only revealed himself, but has also mocked the many leaders who have risen to great heights in politics only on merit. The comment has triggered a political fight and the demand for an immediate apology is escalating."
Nov 14, 2013 Is Sachin's last Test a social occasion for VIPs?: "On the day when batting genius Sachin Tendulkar is playing his farewell Test match at his home turf, Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, CNN-IBN found out that several touts were selling complimentary club tickets at exhorbitant rates in black. The touts were caught on camera saying that the price could go as high as Rs 10,000- Rs 15,000 once India bats."
Nov 14, 2013 The girl whose rape changed a country: "She was attacked at a rural police station, and her landmark case awakened India decades ago. But did she manage to love, have children, find happiness? New headlines about rape in my homeland set me on a journey to find her."
Nov 14, 2013 The girl whose rape changed a country: "She was attacked at a rural police station, and her landmark case awakened India decades ago. But did she manage to love, have children, find happiness? New headlines about rape in my homeland set me on a journey to find her."
Nov 14, 2013 मुझे बिजली के झटके दिए गए थे: सोनी सोरी: "मुझे निर्वस्त्र किया गया. करंट छोड़ा गया."
Nov 14, 2013 Unnao gold hunt: ASI 'learns lifetime lesson', calls off digging: ""There is no shortcut to professional archaeology. ASI will never carry out excavation to fulfil someone's dream,""
Nov 13, 2013 The Last Word: Is transparency in political parties' funding critical?: "The reports of funding of the Aam Aadmi Party has drawn everyone's attention as the party have been able to collect around Rs 20 crore and most of them being foreign funds. The party claims that the funding is done by NRI's with Indian passport. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar discussed the issue with the panel of experts."
Nov 13, 2013 After 'enjoy rape' remark, Ranjit Sinha should step down: HT poll: "While the BJP said Sinha’s comments were shocking and unfortunate, the CPM called it outrageous and the Congress too agreed the remark was regrettable."
Nov 13, 2013 Rajiv wanted Bofors payoffs in Congress coffers, ex-CBI chief says: "Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi wanted commission paid by defence suppliers to be used exclusively for the purpose of meeting expenses of running the Congress, a former CBI director has claimed in his autobiography."
Nov 13, 2013 Manipur: Almost all encounters in the state are fake, says NHRC: "In the hearings after their visit to Manipur, the National Human Rights Commission has stated that many encounter cases in the state appeared to be fake."
Nov 13, 2013 Youngsters who will drive India forward losing patience: Mukesh Ambani: "Reliance Industries Ltd Chairperson Mukesh Ambani has warned that India's youngsters who have to drive the nation forward are losing patience. 'The aspirations of the youngsters is phenomenal today and the youth is India's strength,' he said in Mumbai on Tuesday."
Nov 13, 2013 Under fire CBI chief Ranjit Sinha regrets his 'enjoy rape' comment: "Faced with stinging criticism, outrage and demands to step down, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Wednesday expressed regret and apologised for his 'enjoy rape if you can't prevent it' comment."
Nov 13, 2013 Ranjit Sinha's foot-in-mouth moment, compares betting with rape: "The Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha had a foot-in-mouth moment during the agency's golden jubilee celebrations as he compared betting with rape. He said, 'What is the harm if we legalise betting, above all do we have enforcement agencies? It is very easy to say its like if you can't prevent rape you enjoy it, so its better to have it legalised and earn some revenue.'"
Nov 12, 2013 Inflation over 10%: India needs a Rajiv Gandhi Inflation Control Yojana: "IGKTUY?” asked, the confused son. “What is that?” “Indira Gandhi Kaandha Tamatar Ugaao Yojana.”"
Nov 12, 2013 Jagriti used to harass husband, made servants drink child's urine: victim maid: "if Jagriti’s 3-year old son began crying while urinating, then as a punishment the servant who would have accompanied him, was forcefully made to drink the child's urine by Jagriti."
Nov 12, 2013 Patna blasts: retired DSP under scanner over links with suspects: "A retired deputy superintendent of police (DSP) rank officer of Bihar is under the scanner for possible links with October 27 Patna blasts suspects Tehsheen Akhtar and Haider Ali, according to a Jharkhand police official."
Nov 12, 2013 Rajiv Gandhi told me to use arms deal payoffs for party funds: Ex-CBI chief: "Rajiv, he says, had come to know that some senior officers of the armed forces had been surreptitiously collecting huge amounts of money as "commissions" in most defence purchases, quite often in connivance with some ministers, middlemen and civilian officers as well."
Nov 11, 2013 Row over Sartaj-Separatists meet: "If provocation at the border wasn't enough, Pakistan has decided to needle New Delhi on Indian soil. The meeting between separatists and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's special envoy - Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz - has once again brought to focus India's diplomacy. Why was Sartaj Aziz allowed to meet separatists on Indian soil? And, by allowing the meet to go on, has India once again committed a diplomatic blunder?"
Nov 11, 2013 BJP slams Congress foreign policy as ‘Chidambaram meets Taliban cleric in Goa’: "finance minister P Chidambaram met Taliban cleric Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef in Goa", ""Congress's obsession in legitimizing and facilitating foreign interests must be condemned in the strongest possible words. India must uproot Congress in order to protect her national interests,""
Nov 11, 2013 Fighting AAP, what about the rest?: "As the Centre goes after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to probe foreign funding - Team Arvind Kejriwal is throwing back a counter question to challenge both the Congress and the BJP. They're asking both parties to be accountable and reveal complete details of funds received."
Nov 11, 2013 Maid Rakhi's son too scared to come to Delhi to perform her last rites: "The 21-year-old son of Rakhi Bhadra, the maid who was battered to death allegedly by BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti, is too scared to come to Delhi even to perform her mother's last rites"
Nov 11, 2013 For resisting extortion, ‘cops set man ablaze’: ""This angered the policemen. The constables dragged him between two trucks parked on the road, took out petrol from their bike, poured it on him and set him ablaze. It all happened in seconds. The constables then fled the spot. I rushed my father to hospital,""
Nov 11, 2013 Those outside 'family' were erased from public memory: Narendra Modi: ""Acharya Kripalani created history when he moved the first ever no-confidence motion against the Government of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1963,""
Nov 9, 2013 Postmortem report nails Jagriti's lies: "Delhi police has released the autopsy report of Jagritis domestic help Rakhi Bhadra which shows she died because of excessive torture. Singh and Jagriti were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the death of Rakhi and the alleged "merciless" torture of a minor domestic help in their employ. Rakhis body, with several injury marks on her legs, chest and arms, was recovered from Singh's South Avenue residence on Monday evening. The minor domestic help had told police that Jagriti used to regularly beat them up. The domestic helps were allegedly tortured and thrashed by Jagriti with sticks, iron rods, clothes iron and even metallic deer horns."
Nov 9, 2013 Coaldust On Them Whites: " Congress MP Naveen Jindal and Dasari have been named as accused in an FIR filed by CBI in connection with the coal block allocation scam. Dasari’s company Sowbhagya Media has been booked for alleged cheating and misrepresentation of facts in bagging Amarkonda Murgadangal block in Birbhum district of Jharkhand in ’08. The CBI has alleged that Sowbhagya Media received Rs 2.25 crore as camouflaged investment from one of the Jindal firms within a year of allocating him a coal block. Then law minister H.R. Bhardwaj and Rao, the MoS, were responsible for nixing former coal secretary P.C. Parakh’s moves in 2004 to introduce the auction system for allocation of coal blocks through an ordinance."
Nov 9, 2013  Who’ll Sharpen The Sickles Now? The Muslims are never going back, the Jats talk of discrimination.: "Back in Kutba and Kutbi, the Jats claim they made “repeated requests” to the Muslims to return. “Some of them did return, but then the government anno­unced Rs 5 lakh compensation for people who lost their homes. So they left once again,” says a relative of the local pradhan, Devinder Singh. He says the Jats will vote for the BJP in the coming elections (“this government has displa­yed a biased attitude”)."
Nov 9, 2013 Just 5,000 tickets available for Sachin fans in Mumbai: "Around 17,000 tickets will be distributed to cricket clubs affiliated to the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), which is hosting the match. Of the remaining, as many as 8,000 tickets will be given “complimentary” to sponsors and government bodies, including the municipality and the police."
Nov 9, 2013 I-Day speech row: Is the government trying to control TV news content?: "After advocating a ban on opinion polls, the Congress party on Thursday decided to boycott television debates on opinion polls. The Congress, staring at a massive defeat if pre-poll surveys by news channels are right, defended its warning to electronic media on the coverage of PM's Independence Day speech and called opinion polls unscientific."
Nov 8, 2013 VIPs nominated kin, acolytes for this year’s Padma awards: "there is heavy lobbying for the national honour. The Padma committee is a mere rubber stamp that picks 100 people from a list of 1,300," "
Nov 8, 2013 Anti-corruption teams pull off midnight bust: "Directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption (DVAC) sleuths raided a sub-registrar's office in Guduvanchery on GST Road on Thursday evening and arrested 12 people, including three women touts, and seized nearly 2 lakh in unaccounted money. This included 22,800 that an employee threw out of the window."

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