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Jan 24, 2015 The BMJ calls for action over illegal payments to India's private medical colleges
Jan 19, 2015 Torture cry: governor,HC step in: "the alleged inhuman treatment of the lady, who has said she was slashed with razor blades and nettle leaves were rubbed on her private parts, prompted the governor to step in."
Jan 17, 2015 Pune: #SingledOut at fast food chain?: "In an unexpected behaviour an eight-year-old street child was allegedly turned out of the American fast food giant McDonald's in Pune. The staff thought that he didn't quite fit inside the restaurant. The incident was reported on social networking by a Mumbai based professional -- and the alleged discrimination has stroked off a major controversy."
Jan 17, 2015 Officer who probed Minister transferred: "The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has transferred its main investigator probing cases related to the high-profile Rs 6,000 crore drugs money laundering crime in Punjab during which state Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia was among others questioned."
Jan 11, 2015 A corruption case, with India at the centre, embroils Norway: "allegedly paid $1 million to Gurpreetesh Maini, the son of senior Indian official Jivtesh Singh Maini, to secure a contract with Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited for an Indo-Norwegian joint venture. “We want to prove that the payments were made to Gurpreetesh Maini because his father held a senior position that could affect Yara’s relationship with the company they wanted to do business with, as well as Yara’s influence on political processes in India,”"
Jan 11, 2015 A corruption case, with India at the centre, embroils Norway: "Top former executives of fertiliser giant Yara face graft charges for paying money to the son of a senior official in the Indian Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers."
Jan 9, 2015 Debate: Open VVIP treatment? - 1: "Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt spent second day at home in Mumbai on Friday (January 9) after the end of his furlough due to lack of coordination between Pune jail authorities and Mumbai Police over taking a decision on his plea for prison leave extension. The 55-year-old 'Munnabhai MBBS' star, convicted for illegal possession of an AK-56 rifle and its destruction and lodged in Pune's Yerwada Jail, was released on a 14-day furlough on December 24. He has sought an extension of his leave, although the authorities concerned are yet to take a decision on his plea."
Jan 9, 2015 #BendItForDutt and then issue denial?: "Sanjay Dutt furlough drama has almost become a joke. When an underprivileged convict is running pillar to post for his furlough to go through, here you have a superstar prisoner who flaunts his 8 pack abs on his prison leave and takes advantage of a bureaucratic loophole to stay out of jail. All this because a listless state Government won't make up it's mind whether to extend his furlough or not and sadly the joke tonight, ladies and gentlemen is on other prisoners at Yerwada Jail."
Jan 8, 2015 SAIL Recruitment Scam: Sons of BJP MP, Ex-J'khand Guv Named in Chargesheet: "The sons of BJP Rajya Sabha MP Satyanarayan Jatiya and former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi have been named along with 11 others in the charge sheet filed by CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in recruitments at Bokaro Steel Plant."
Jan 8, 2015 BSP’s ex-MLA offers Rs 51cr to killers of French scribes: "he offered to pay Rs 51 crore to "anyone who comes forward and claims responsibility for the attack". "All our parties must introspect about why such elements are able to become lawmakers.""
Jan 6, 2015 Film on corruption irks the corrupt
Jan 4, 2015 Steps to weed out graft in police force: "The department received 57,990 complaints against policemen on the anti-corruption helpline number, 9910641064, in the past one year, of which only 378 were found to be actionable."
Jan 3, 2015 Rajasthan: Mutation of land purchased by Robert Vadra’s firm cancelled: "The government has seized approximately 360 hectares of land that the firm had bought in 2010."
Jan 3, 2015 Son-in-law or son-in-lawless? Let the law decide: "Nobody knows what exactly he did for a living. But everybody is aware that he was treated like a VVIP, minus any duties and responsibilities."
Jan 2, 2015 Cops gang-rape minor girl in police station in Badaun, Akhilesh assures stern action: "According to a complaint filed by the victim’s mother, two drunk constables — Avnish Yadav and Veerpal Yadav — abducted the girl when she was going to a nearby field to relieve herself and dragged her into a car. They then took her inside a room in the police station and repeatedly raped her, the complainant said, adding, the two then left the minor, who was bleeding profusely, outside her house in the village."
Jan 1, 2015 Tax notice for Robert Vadra's firm: "Robert Vadra's controversial land deals are back under Income Tax scanner. Vadra's firm Skylight hospitality has now been served with a tax notice and the firm has been asked to furnish agreements to purchase and sale of immovable properties since 2005-06. The principal officer has been summoned by I-T department."
Dec 31, 2014 22 policemen booked for corruption in Ghaziabad: "for offences ranging from extorting money from people plying heavy transport vehicles to demanding bribes for registering a case. Ghaziabad SSP Dharmendra Singh said, "A sub-inspector, Sanjiv Kumar Bishnoi, and three constables demanded a bribe from a Shahidnagar resident who had come to the Sahibabad police station to file a report about his wife and two children going missing"
Dec 31, 2014 Vadra’s firm gets a tax notice: explain land, financial deals: "The I-T, sources said, has sought details of Skylight Hospitality’s transactions with DLF, its association with Onkareshwar Properties and “cost of acquisition of commercial colony licences” in Haryana. Skylight Hospitality held 3.53 acres of land in Manesar, Haryana and 470 acres in Bikaner, Rajasthan"
Dec 29, 2014 CVC in 2014: Eye on multi-crore scams, anti-graft measures
Dec 28, 2014 Pune most corrupt city in Maharashtra, Mumbai least: Anti-Corruption Bureau: "The ACB has seized assets worth Rs 133 crore in Pune."
Dec 28, 2014 Robert Vadra owned excess land in Haryana: Report: "Robert Vadra's murky land deals in Haryana have come back to haunt him. A probe by two senior officers of the Haryana government has found that his company Skylight Hospitality owned land way beyond the prescribed limit in the state at a time when he got the licence for the controversial land in Shikhopur in Gurgaon."
Dec 27, 2014 Viral video: Gujarat cop in uniform dances with bar girl, gets suspended: "Solanki was also seen in the video, showering currency on the bar girl and dancing with her in his police uniform."
Dec 26, 2014 Rid top-level corruption: Lokayukta
Dec 25, 2014 The nation needs to know: "Author Vinod Rai on corruption in India and what his critics have to say."
Dec 20, 2014  Plane Jones Pvt jets are crucial quid pro quo in corporate-politico ties: "The Cobrapost Investigation Reveals Politicians use chartered flights even when commercial flights are available They often resort to personal use They are not making any payments for the flight They are using them not just during election time Even ministers in office do not mind flying in planes provided by industrial houses and corporate bodies Political parties are not disclosing their star campaigners’ travel details to the EC fully"
Dec 20, 2014 Police corruption, past and present: "A study by the Bangalore-based portal I-Paid-A-Bribe concludes that of all the government departments in Karnataka, the police are the most corrupt. In the first 11 months of the year, citizens logging on to the portal reported paying close to Rs. 9 crore as bribes to the men in khaki. The study surveyed 37 state agencies; the second-most corrupt was the transport department"
Dec 19, 2014 Robert #VadraEscapeRoute drafted?: "IAS officer Ashok Khemka has sought registration of an FIR after an RTI filed by him found that two pages of a file pertaining to the controversial DLF-Robert Vadra deal are missing from government records. Admitting that the pages were missing, Chief Secretary P K Gupta said an internal inquiry has been instituted in the matter and efforts are on to reconstruct the file. Khemka, who had over two years back cancelled mutation of the land deal between Robert Vadra's company and DLF, said, official notings pertaining to setting up a three-member committee by the previous Hooda government, which gave clean chit to Vadra's firm, are "missing" from the main file."
Dec 18, 2014 How did panel clear Vadra-DLF deal? Official notes are missing, says govt: "Responding to a petition filed by IAS officer Ashok Khemka under the Right to Information Act, State Public Information Officer D R Wadhwa, in an affidavit before the State Information Commission on December 12, has stated: “The undersigned made many efforts to trace out page no. 1 and 2 of the noting of the official file, but could not trace the pages. Hence, the pages could not be provided to the appellant.”"
Dec 17, 2014 Rs 9,300cr black money changes hands in medical seat sale every year: "The White Paper on Black Money in India, published in May 2012, estimated that deposits by Indians in all Swiss banks at the end of 2010 amounted to Rs 9,300 crore or about $1.5 billion. "
Dec 16, 2014 Police shame: Junagadh lady PSI caught taking Rs 2.5 lakh bribe: "Bagda had demanded Rs7 lakh from him for not “harassing him in the fake robbery case and over reported errors in records of his land.”"
Dec 14, 2014 2 constables booked for corruption: "The complainant told police the men came to his shanty in east Delhi on Tuesday and demanded Rs 1 lakh to allow him to repair his home."
Dec 11, 2014 No, man, this can't be a deputy Speaker: ""he is watching even when people are bathing and changing...." In the clip, the outburst about " koi baap ka aulad" and "I am man of the chief minister" follows."
Dec 6, 2014 SIT to probe #BillionaireEngineer: "Controversial Noida Authority official Yadav Singh, accused of amassing illegal wealth, has come under the scanner of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on blackmoney as it on Saturday (December 6) asked the CBDT to share information with ED so that money laundering charges could be pressed against him and his associates."
Dec 3, 2014 Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to seek ‘invincible’ power to tame enemies: "Known for his penchant for all things astrological, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is planning to perform the Ayutha Chandi Yaga, a mega ritual that involves 1,000 priests praying non-stop for 10 days. The yaga is believed to bestow the one performing it invincible powers."
Dec 3, 2014 Gujarat: 6-month-old raped by an acquaintance, remains critical: "In a gruesome act, a six-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, acquainted to the victim's family in Gujarat's Patan district. The six-month-old is critical and is being treated at Dharpur civil hospital in Chanasma."
Dec 2, 2014 Crorepati engineer: Time to unearth black money at home?: "The Income Tax department has recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, 2 kilos of gold and Rs 10 crore in cash from the residence of tainted Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh."
Dec 2, 2014 Shadowy Islamic cult in Thane probe focus: "Mumbai-based religious cult, Islamic Guidance Society, whose members are suspected to have funded and facilitated the travel of four men from the city’s suburbs to fight with the Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East."
Nov 29, 2014 Noida authority engineer Yadav Singh has Rs 10,000 crore assets, faces CBI probe: "Yadav now faces jail after Income Tax officials raided his residence and recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, Rs 10 crore cash and an Audi ar worth Rs 90 lakh"
Nov 29, 2014 GUJARAT POLICE KE ZULMO KI HAQIQAT: "police ke zulm"
Nov 28, 2014 Chasing black money abroad? Here’s Rs 12 crore in babu’s SUV: "Income-tax raids on the chief engineer of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway have yielded Rs 12 crore in cash in an SUV, 2 kg of diamond-studded gold jewellery worth crores and Rs 12 lakh in cash at the engineer's sprawling bungalow in Noida's posh Sector 51."
Nov 22, 2014 Mulayam thanks Azam Khan for throwing a lavish birthday bash: "Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh whose 75th birthday is being celebrated with great fervour and grandeur by the party thanked his close aide Azam Khan for organising the lavish celebrations."
Nov 14, 2014 Karnataka: Brutal savagery on tape: "Two youths in Karnataka were stripped naked and brutally assaulted by a BJP MLA's aide for their alleged involvement in a marriage. The BJP MLA Sanjay Patil has washed his hands off the incident promising to resign if the police manage to establish a connection between him and the incident."
Nov 13, 2014 Now, Bihar CM Manjhi questions women's morality: ""Everyone knows what these women do as their husbands remain outside after marriage,""
Nov 12, 2014 #KhakiAbuse on full display in UP: "In what is an appalling state of affairs in Uttar Pradesh, an onduty cop is seen dancing with a girl in a public event. The cop was reportedly in an inebriated state and is seen showering money on the girl performing on stage. The defiant cop is also seen brandishing his service revolver in full public view."
Nov 12, 2014 Brandishing revolver, UP policeman showers Rs 30,000 cash on dancer: "The "fun" at the barrel of a revolver went on for nearly an hour"
Nov 11, 2014 #NoEntryForGirls at AMU library: "A huge controversy has erupted over the comment by the Vice-Chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah -- over barring girls from entering the library of Aligarh Muslim University. The Vice-Chancellor insisting that there will be "four times more boys" and it will be a distraction if girls were allowed."
Nov 11, 2014 Can't allow girls in library as there would be four times more boys there: AMU: "Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice-chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah has turned down the demand of students of Women's College to access the Maulana Azad Library saying there would be four times more boys in the library if girls were allowed in."
Nov 11, 2014 Termites claim they ate up Singhvi’s vouchers bored of waiting for orders to eat 2G files: "“We were kept hungry for so long that we could not wait any longer and ate up those vouchers,” the termites explained how they were forced to indulge in this act of tax evasion for the Congress leader. “When everybody around us was eating something or the other, how could we control ourselves?” they quickly added."
Nov 10, 2014  Chacha’s Musty Coat-Tails Nehru cost India 50 years of growth. His legacy is a petty dynasty.: "Good luck, shrewd political manoeuvring and her faith in the divine right of Nehrus enabled Indira to step into her father’s shoes after the brief Shastri interregnum. Since then, the Nehru personality cult has been vigorously propagated by his dynastic heirs. Now that they have been booted out, it’s time to acknowledge that Nehru cost India half a century of economic growth and left behind as his main legacy a dynasty of petty mediocrities."
Nov 10, 2014 Chacha’s Musty Coat-Tails: "Jawaharlal was a deeply flawed leader, who allowed little talent to rise in his own shadow; his foreign policy ended in disaster, and he imposed the stifling permit-licence raj we’re still struggling to dismantle."
Nov 10, 2014 Singhvi in tax soup: officials reject his claim that ‘termites ate vouchers,’ slap Rs 56-crore penalty: "Citing inability to furnish documentary proof to back his expenses claim, Singhvi had told the Commission that a termite attack on the premises of his chartered accountant in December 2012 had destroyed all records and expense vouchers, documents. The Income Tax department and the Commission also contested Singhvi’s claim that he purchased laptops worth Rs 5 crore for members of his staff over three financial years"
Nov 10, 2014 Robert Vadra's asset maze: Records show his companies have masses of land banks across three states: "The complex maze of circular transactions includes intracompany loans (within the group) and land acquisitions. For instance, Real Earth Estates got loans totalling Rs 8.04 crore and it had fixed assets amounting to Rs 7.09 crore in March 31, 2010. Real Earth Estates under the loans category also has a Rs 5 crore loan from DLF Ltd while the others are as usual from sister companies - Blue Breeze Trading, Artex and Sky Light Hospitality. While all the companies have land banks, it is not known what the source of income is. The only source of income in the books appears to be interest earned from deposits and loans from sister firms. In the case of Sky Light Realty, the pattern is the same. He has loans of Rs 4.4 crore from Blue Breeze Trading and Artex which are his own companies, while a third unidentified entity called Carnival International Estates (presumably owned by him as well) also has given a loan."
Nov 7, 2014 Debate: #MysteryShutdown: "The draft report says Robert Vadra's firm reaped a windfall gain of Rs 43.66 crore. Vadra's firm Skylight Hospitality spent Rs 14.3 crore for purchase & licence of 3.5 acre plot. It is said Vadra's firm made profit of Rs 43.66 crore after selling land to DLF for Rs 58 crore.Agreeement with Haryana government required Vadra's firm to retain 15% or Rs 2.15 crore profit. Former Congress government in Haryana did not recover excess profit of Rs 41.51 crore from Vadra's firm."
Nov 7, 2014 Vadra shuts down 6 companies: "With Robert Vadra's business transactions in Rajastan and Haryana now under the scanner, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law has shut down 4 companies owned by him. TIMES NOW investigation brings you excluive details on this mystery shutdown."
Nov 7, 2014 Mysterious shutdown of Robert Vadra's firms: "A Change in Robert Vadra's plans post the Congress' rout in Assemly polls has snowballed into a political controversy with BJP determined to probe the case. While the Congress has continued to play the private citizen card, leaders of the BJP have said that Vadra will not be let off anymore. With this, a major political faceoff has erupted between the BJP and the Congress."
Nov 6, 2014 Robert Vadra shuts down 4 companies: "Even as calls for a probe into Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land dealing get louder in the last six months, his business in Rajasthan and Haryana has been shutdown. Six companies, all set up in 2012 have been wound up in the last few months. TIMES NOW tracks down the address given in the registration documents of these companies. The same address has been given for all six companies."
Nov 6, 2014 With Cong down and out, Robert Vadra moves to wind up six companies: "party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra has been winding up at least six of his companies even as one of his firms reported a profit of Rs 33 crore in 2012-13. According to official filings with the Registrar of Companies, Vadra has moved to shut down six of the 12 companies that he controls as director."
Nov 4, 2014 Mobile footage exposes cop brutality: "In yet another case of police brutality -- a mobile thief was beaten up black and blue on the streets of Yadgir in Karnataka by cops. The thief, who was caught red-handed by the public was turned over to the cops who chose to give the thief street justice in full public view by thrashing him with a cane. The brutality of Karnataka cops was recorded by a passerby on a mobile phone."
Nov 4, 2014 Robert Vadra under fire over spat with reporter: Should Vadra come clean on corruption charges?: "Businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra lost his cool at an event in Delhi on Saturday when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Robert Vadra got angry and pushed the reporter's mic away from him and walked away."
Nov 3, 2014 Debate: Cong brazen, Vadra unapologetic - 1: "Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Nov 1, 2014 lost his cool and reportedly pushed aside the microphone of a reporter at a five-star hotel gym in New Delhi when he was quizzed about his controversial land deals in Haryana. A livid Vadra was seen on a video footage shown on TV channels asking the reporter four times as to whether he was serious about his land deal question."
Nov 2, 2014 Robert Vadra made around Rs 44 crore in Haryana deal: CAG: "According to CAG, Vadra made windfall gains worth Rs 43.66 crore with a lenient Congress government that allowed him to indulge in this illegal act, breaching law, and did not persist on recovering Rs 41.51 crore of the profit that he made by selling the land to DLF Universal."
Nov 1, 2014 Robert Vadra attacks media when questioned about land deal: "Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra attacks a journalist when he was questioned about his land deals in Haryana at Ashoka hotel. When Vadra was asked to comment on his deals, he kept asking the reporter, 'Are you serious?' before shoving the microphone. He asks the reporter to turn off their camera and says, 'Are you nuts'."
Nov 1, 2014 Robert Vadra loses cool, snaps at a reporter: "Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra today lost his cool and angrily pushed the microphone of a reporter away when he was quizzed about his controversial land deals in Haryana."
Nov 1, 2014 Colonial structure, feudal values: "First, the J&K DIG is one of many “kings” in the police forces of the country. Only two years ago, a PIL heard in the Punjab and Haryana High Court alleged that an officer of the rank of inspector general of police of the vigilance department was using as many as 31 police constables and head constables as “servants”."
Oct 30, 2014 U.P Police blame all but the rapists: "Embarrassed Uttar Pradesh Police orders inquiry into the report given under Right to Information Act (RTI). Uttar Pradesh's IG Law and Order says controversial report has not been prepared at the DG level, and action will be taken after a detailed inquiry"
Oct 30, 2014 Debate: Imam's #AntiIndiaInvite - 2: "Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Thursday (October 30) triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22. 19-year-old Shaban, who is pursuing Bachelors in Social Work at a private university, will be anointed as the 'Naib Shahi Imam' (Vice Imam) at a ceremony in the historic Jama Masjid which is expected to be attended by religious leaders including some from abroad."
Oct 30, 2014 Debate: Imam's #AntiIndiaInvite - 1: "Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Thursday (October 30) triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22. 19-year-old Shaban"
Oct 30, 2014 Evangelist converts man at Tirumala, posts video online: "The video, allegedly shot for donors in the United States, urges its audience to help the pastor save more souls by converting them into Christianity. After praying at the walkway at the Mada Street, the pastor was shown walking towards the main gate where he meets a man from Nellore and announces he was disappointed by the “devil god”."
Oct 29, 2014 Debate: #FatherSonPowerTrip on internet: " In one of the pictures, a man is seen tying shoe laces ofthe DIG while the caption next to the picture reads,"Real King --My Dad!! Last time he put his shoes himself was almost 15 years ago #BossLife #King xx." The caption on another picture shows a police gypsy surrounded by the armed police personnel reads, "Motivation right here! Traffic and this is how police and gunmen clear traffic when my dad is on the road #power#king#guns." In another picture, the DIG who was awarded Presidential police medal this year, is seen coming out of a building with his son and surrounded by policemen. The caption on the picture reads,"Dad and I. #Security, #Guns and #Umbrella even when there is no sun or rain." Reacting to the news the DIG told an English news channel,"I have served my entire life with respect and dignity, now that I am retiring, someone has done the mischief.""
Oct 29, 2014 J&K DIG's son exposes father's lavish life, abuse of position: "One picture posted by junior Beigh shows a man, apparently a cop, tying shoelaces of senior Beigh with a caption “Real King – My Dad! Last time he put his shoes himself was almost 15 years ago! #BossLife#Kingxx”"
Oct 25, 2014 'You Are Out To Help The Biggest Criminals To Escape': " The former law minister writes to the finance minister on the black money issue: 'I strongly suspect that your conduct shows that you too like many others do not want truth to come out' Ram Jethmalani"
Oct 24, 2014 Gangs of Wasseypur: Jailed warlord controlling crime empire via mobile phone: "Coal mafia Fahim Khan, 50 – whose area of operation is Wasseypur – is serving life term at the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Hotwar. The reel character depicting Khan and played by Nawazuddin Siddique was a central figure in the Anurag Kashyap’s two-part film released in 2012."
Oct 23, 2014 Debate: Centre for #ProbingVadra - 2: "Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda tried real hard shielding UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and the controversial DLF deal. Governments have changed and so has the intent to get to the bottom of the deal. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Government's strongest statement yet - has declared that there's a prima facie case against Robert Vadra."
Oct 23, 2014 Debate: Centre for #ProbingVadra - 1: "Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda tried real hard shielding UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and the controversial DLF deal. Governments have changed and so has the intent to get to the bottom of the deal. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Government's strongest statement yet - has declared that there's a prima facie case against Robert Vadra."
Oct 22, 2014 After Maharashtra show, MIM eyes UP Muslims: "the MIM-projecting itself as the next "Muslim league" with a pan-India presence"
Oct 22, 2014 BJP govt in Haryana will probe Robert Vadra’s land deals, hints finance minister Arun Jaitley: ""I, prima facie, see a case where somebody starts with negligible capital, a certain amount of favours are granted to him, there are sweetheart deals as a result of which within a matter of months or years, a no-capital transaction helps him raise hundreds of crores of assets."
Oct 19, 2014 Rahul Gandhi requests UNESCO to declare Congress a World Heritage Party and preserve it: "A source close to the Congress high command revealed that party leaders were lobbying hard to freeze the current status of Congress MPs and MLAs forever. “It means no election will take place on those seats in future. Current Congress MPs and MLAs will never be removed, and the position will be passed on from generation to generation within the family,”"
Oct 18, 2014 Debate: Auditor nails Hooda lie - 1: "Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has repeatedly and vehemently denied that his government did not favour Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in his land deal with DLF Company. But a 2013 June letter, written by the Principal Accountant General of Haryana highlights policies in which Vadra's company was treated as a special case and rules were relaxed accordingly. As a result, other companies were also benefited after the policies were relaxed."
Oct 9, 2014 All rules bent for Vadra guesthouse in Gurgaon: "not only was a single structure built on two plots of land (one owned by Vadra, the other by a private company), but also that an application for change of land use (CLU) from residential to commercial was being processed only after the building was completed, both of which are in gross violation of the law."
Oct 8, 2014 Did Rahul Gandhi call Modi 'Oppn leader'?: "Addressing a rally in Maharashtra, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is heared criticising an opposition leader who attacks Congress party's rule of 60 years. Was he referring to PM Narendra Modi? If yes, it is Rahul's biggest faux pas yet."
Oct 8, 2014 An Open Letter to Moderate Muslims: "the four Sunni schools of jurisprudence, the Shafi'i school makes FGM mandatory based on these hadith, and the other three schools recommend it. This is why Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, mostly Shafi'i, where Aslan said women were "absolutely 100% equal" to men, has an FGM prevalence of at least 86%, with over 90% of families supporting the practice. And the world's largest Arab Muslim country, Egypt, has an FGM prevalence of over 90%."
Oct 8, 2014 CID probe finds jihadi link to Burdwan blast: "the West Bengal CID finding that the terrorist module operating out of Khagragarh in Burdwan district was not only planning a strike but also looking to recruit youngsters."
Oct 8, 2014 'Sex maniac' cop gets slap on the wrist: " but ironically not even a first information report (FIR) was registered against Abids inspector TS Umamaheshwar Rao, who was suspended a week ago for harassing women constables right at the police station. On the other hand, a section of police officers are lobbying hard to get his suspension revoked."
Oct 8, 2014 Govt stonewalls RTI seeking info on Robert Vadra land: ""Regarding your application, the consent of the owner of Plot no. N29 and N30 of Mayfield Garden had been sought. The owner... has requested not to provide any information related to his above plots. Hence, the information sought by you cannot be provided.""
Oct 7, 2014 WB cops destroy clinching evidence?: "TIMES NOW accesses explosive video footage of the West Bengal local police detonating the bombs found after the Burdwan blasts. The police took over 50 grenades and detonated them 3 km away by the banks of the River Damodar before the National Investigative Agency could get access to the evidence. The local police avoids questions on their decision to destroy the clinching evidence."
Oct 7, 2014 Burdwan blast: Is West Bengal police shielding accused?: "The West Bengal police didn’t slap charges of terrorism and other serious offences against the accused in the Burdwan blast case to keep the NIA at bay"
Oct 6, 2014 Debate: Robert Vadra #LandRowBack - 1: " Modi stepped up the attack on Vadra against the backdrop of a newspaper report on the land deal which was cleared by the government in July ahead of the polls. The Hooda Government had cleared the land deal between Vadra DLF accepting the mutation of land in Gurgaon in his favour overturning a whistle blower official Ashok Khemka who had cancelled the mutation."
Oct 5, 2014 Indian jihadist group calls for attacks on western nationals: "“Kill the mushrik (idolators) wherever you find them… shoot them if you can, stab them, throw stones at their heads, poison them, run them over, burn their fields — and if you are unable… spit in their faces,” he says in the speech. “Target the security forces, the agents, and the helpers of the oppressors, cut down their beds (so they might not rest), harry their every moment”. He adds: “Spilling the blood of civilians and soldiers are both permitted… (for) the blood of an unbeliever is like the blood of a dog”."
Sep 29, 2014 Vadra gets Hooda govt nod for plot in nick of time: "Towards the fag end of its term in office and before imposition of model code of conduct in Haryana for the October 15 assembly elections, the Hooda-led Congress government cleared a file that enables Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra to convert his prime residential property in Gurgaon into a guest house, possibly for commercial use."
Sep 29, 2014 Tears flow freely as Jayalalithaa loyalist Panneerselvam steps into her shoes: "The swearing-in ceremony, for which the media and the opposition parties were not invited, witnessed emotional scenes as several MLAs broke down"
Sep 29, 2014 Akhilesh Yadav to confer doctorate on dad Mulayam Singh Yadav: "Higher education minister Akhilesh Yadav will confer honorary doctorate on his father Mulayam Singh Yadav at the first convocation of Dr Shakuntala Devi Mishra Rehabilitation University"
Sep 27, 2014 J Jayalalithaa sentenced to 4 yrs in jail: "Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, convicted today (Sep 27) by a Bangalore special court in a disproportionate assets case, has been sentenced to 4 years in prison. The verdict raises questions over her continuance on the post."
Sep 27, 2014 Jayalalithaa is now prisoner number 7402: "She refused to have lunch in the afternoon, drank a few glasses of water and spoke to her personal security guards, asking them what she would have to wear in prison."
Sep 26, 2014 IIPM cannot call itself management institute: Delhi HC: "Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) run by Arindam Chaudhuri can no longer use terms such as MBA, BBA or management course for the courses it offers."
Sep 26, 2014 Nine months later, former prez Patil’s vehicle repair bill yet to be reimbursed: "The vehicle was then taken to a a private firm by Patil’s aides and a bill of Rs 4,865 was taken by them in the name of Pune Police Commissioner. The commissioner’s office, however, refused to pay the bill"
Sep 21, 2014 CBI examines Nalini Chidambaram in Saradha scam probe: "Mr. Sen, who had written a letter to the CBI in 2013, had claimed that Rs. 1 crore had been paid to the lawyer as her legal fee by the Saradha group."
Sep 21, 2014 Saradha scam: CBI questions Nalini Chidambaram: "Sudipta Sen, the disgraced chairman of the busted chit fund, claimed he paid more than Rs 1 crore to her at the instance of Manoranjana Singh, the estranged wife of Congress leader Matang Singh"
Sep 14, 2014 Did Saradha fund separatists?: "TIMES NOW has accessed sensational intel reports which suggest, Saradha boss Sudipto Sen funded not only Kashmiri separatists but also a banned Bangladeshi outfit. Was the group diverting its funds for an escape route?"
Sep 13, 2014 The Vinod Rai scoop: UPA corruption began within 70 days of Singh as PM: "Manmohan Singh’s quiet acquiescence in his ministers’ wrongdoing"
Sep 13, 2014 Power, water supplies snapped in houses of Ajit Singh, Azhar: "Cracking the whip, government has disconnected power and water supplies to the official accommodations here of former union ministers and ex-MPs including Ajit Singh, Jitendra Singh and Mohd Azharuddin who refused to vacate the premises."

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