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Oct 26, 2013 Why aren’t scamsters in India made to repay what they loot?: "In the US, Rajat Gupta was called upon to pay up $15 million though the quantum of profits he made through insider trading or helping his friend Rajaratnam in insider trading was only $5 million. The difference in the justice system of the two countries, both democracies, cannot be lost on the discerning — in India the penalty is a tiny fraction of the loot but in the US the penalty is several times the loot with the loot itself being asked to be disgorged."
Oct 26, 2013 'Coal Mafia Exists Within The Ministry Of Coal': ""Coal mafia is not outside the government. It exists within the Ministry of Coal," wrote P.C. Parakh, the then coal secretary to the then cabinet secretary B.K. Chaturvedi on March 22, 2005."
Oct 26, 2013 India: Is the boom over?: "Most recently, some high-profile cases have highlighted the endemic problem of sexual violence against women. All in all a climate of violence not conducive to investment and economic development."
Oct 26, 2013 Modi mocks Rahul, says he talks only about his family and not the poor: "Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, accusing him of talking only about his family and emotional issues and not about the problems plaguing India. Modi, who mockingly called the Congress MP 'shahzade' (prince), pointed to Rahul's election speeches in the last couple of days and claimed that they were full of anecdotes and sacrifices made by his ancestors who were also responsible for India's myriad problems."
Oct 26, 2013 Narendra Modi targets Rahul, asks 10 questions on ISI, 1984, scams: "Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi continued to target Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, questioning him over the latter's claims on Pakistani intelligence agency ISI's role in Muzaffarnagar riots and the 1984 riots in which thousands of Sikhs were killed after the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi."
Oct 24, 2013 Bihar: Police tie, drag mentally-challenged man on the streets: "In a shocking incident, a mentally-challenged and injured man was tied and then dragged mercilessly on the streets of Purnia in Bihar by some Government Railway Police officials."
Oct 24, 2013 फूड इन्‍स्‍पेक्‍टर ने कमोड में बहाए घूस में मिले नोट, पर पकड़ा गया: "एसीबी ने जब उस इन्‍स्‍पेक्‍टर के घर पर छापा मारा, तो बचने के लिए वह पहले तो टॉयलेट में छुप गया. इसके बाद उसने रुपयों को कमोड में बहा दिया. जब इन्‍स्‍पेक्‍टर ने पानी में हाथ धोया, तो उसके हाथ लाल हो गए. आखिरकार फूड इन्‍स्‍पेक्‍टर रंगे हाथों पकड़ा गया."
Oct 23, 2013 Opinion sought on reducing Dutt's sentence: "The Home Ministry has sought opinion of Maharashtra government on reducing sentence of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt and two other convicts in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts."
Oct 22, 2013 Shame, husband divorces wife via Facebook: "In a shocking news coming from Mumbai’s Oshiwara an NRI divorced his wife on Facebook. The victim, Muskan Siraji, had been married to Ali Hussain Siraji, a US national, for almost one and a half years."
Oct 22, 2013 'The Motive Is To Sully My Reputation': "The IAS officer, who shot into limelight for questioning controversial Robert Vadra-DLF land deals, alleges that news about him is being spread 'to instill a sense of fear in others as to what would happen in the event the desire of the political masters is not fulfilled.'"
Oct 22, 2013 Witch hunt against me after cancellation of Vadra land deal: Khemka: "Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka said that a witch hunt has begun against him after the cancellation of Vadra land deal. He also said that he has not been served with any chargesheet. Khemka alleged that he was being held guilty by ministers and the media."
Oct 22, 2013 IAS is Dying,What’s Next?: " the hallowed steel frame of India, the IAS at its helm, stands beaten into utter submission, and corroded beyond repair. The ignominy facing PC Parakh, the well-regarded Union coal secretary between March 2004 and December 2005, is just a case in point. For all ephemeral social media support that came their way, IAS officers like Ashok Khemka in Haryana and Durga Shakti Nagpal in U.P., have had it just as bad."
Oct 22, 2013 I am being victimized, publicly humiliated for exposing 'public loot', Ashok Khemka says: "In an 11-page letter to the chief secretary PK Chaudhery, he attacked chief minister's principal secretary SS Dhillon and alleged that he along with senior officers had "ganged up" against him and he was facing action for failing to toe the line of the political masters."
Oct 21, 2013 'Shocking Extent Of Crony Capitalism in India': "The SC order on Radia Tapes and the furore over the latest, CBI FIR against K.M. Birla and the former coal secretary, underline the need for urgent action"
Oct 21, 2013 Vadra case behind seeds chargesheet: Khemka to Chief Secy: "Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka has alleged that fellow officer S S Dhillon approved the latest chargesheet against him because he (Khemka) exposed Dhillon's role in granting a commercial colony licence to Sky Light Hospitality, owned by Robert Vadra."
Oct 21, 2013 Home ministry officials hijack foreign trip meant for pilots, engineers: "Their eagerness to travel to Lisbon, Cairo, Istanbul and Dubai at the public exchequer's cost at a time when the government is supposed to be in austerity mode resulted in three engineers being offloaded, while the trip itself was expanded from nine to 14 days."
Oct 21, 2013 Colagate and Radia tapes: Is corporate India now under siege?: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will stand by the FIR against Aditya Birla group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh in the coal blocks allocation scam when it files a status report in the Supreme Court on Tuesday on the investigations. The status report will include all the 14 FIRs that have been filed so far in the coalgate scam by the CBI."
Oct 21, 2013 A ship about to sink: "If Singh wasn’t Prime Minister, the Government would have collapsed a long time back. No, not because of its inherent coalition contradictions but because it’s simply not possible for so many crooks with conflicting agendas to loot the country together, almost as if in perfect unison."
Oct 20, 2013 Laptops distributed by Rajasthan govt of little use to students in rural areas: ""Most of these tribal students' parents are illiterate. These laptops and PCs are useless to them. I wish the government had invested in recruiting teachers and building infrastructure. We have six rooms for 10 classes," says a teacher."
Oct 20, 2013 Minority appeasement is a blot on secularism: "As of 2011, an estimated 1,00,000 Indian Muslims make use of the subsidy every year. In May 2012, the Supreme Court ordered the Government to end the Haj subsidy by 2022. This is only fair, as no such subsidy is offered to any other religious community in India."
Oct 20, 2013 Khemka says he has been charged as he cancelled Vadra's land deals: "Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has indicated that the Haryana government's chargesheet against him could be a retaliation for cancelling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deal. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Jyoti Kamal, Khemka has vowed to keep on fighting."
Oct 20, 2013 Should the number of policemen deployed at the homes of IPS officers be reduced?: "Seven to ten constables are deployed at the residence of an IPS officer."
Oct 20, 2013 Lalu Prasad violates jail manual, faces threat: Jharkhand Police: "He has also been provided all facilities extended to VIP prisoners — a separate bedroom, a mosquito net, cot and other facilities. There is also a TV set in the cell, and he is allowed to watch Doordarsan news and read newspapers every day."
Oct 18, 2013 रिसर्च मतलब पैसे दो, डॉक्टरेट लो: "ये स्थिति केवल पटना विश्वविद्यालय की ही नहीं है. ऐसे तमाम विश्वविद्यालय हैं जहां पीएचडी थीसिस तो थोक के भाव से जमा हो रहे हैं, लेकिन उनमें लिखी सामग्री से विषय का कोई भला नहीं हो रहा, वो केवल यहां-वहां से, इंटरनेट से चुराई सामग्री का संकलन भर होता है जिसे न तो छात्र गंभीरता से लेते हैं और न ही उनके शोध निर्देशक."
Oct 18, 2013 Unnao's 'Pipli Live' moment: Excavation begins amidst thousands of spectators: "The gold rush in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao has begun with the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) starting the excavation work at the fort of former king Raja Ram Bux Singh in Duandia Khera village. The excavation work is taking place on a mound near a Shiva temple in the village after a Hindu Seer Sadhu Shobhan Sarkar claimed that he had a dream in which the former king told him about a buried treasure."
Oct 17, 2013 Are honest bureaucrats being targeted by the establishment?: "After the controversy over Robert Vadra's land deals, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has cried foul yet again after the Haryana government gave a go ahead to file another chargesheet against him. Khemka will be chargesheeted for low sales of seeds when he was the Managing Director of Haryana Seed Development Corporation. In an another case, CBI in its chargesheet in the coal blocl allocations scam has named former coal secretary PC Parakh."
Oct 17, 2013 Haryana govt gives the go ahead for charging Khemka in a case of seeds sales: "After the controversy over Robert Vadra's land deals, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has cried foul yet again after the Haryana government gave a go ahead to file another chargesheet against him. Khemka will be chargesheeted for low sales of seeds when he was the Managing Director of Haryana Seed Development Corporation."
Oct 17, 2013 Plea for removal of NHRC chief Balakrishnan a serious issue: SC: "The Supreme Court today termed as a "serious issue" a plea seeking initiation of removal process of former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan from the post of NHRC Chairman for his alleged "misbehaviour" and purchase of benami properties."
Oct 17, 2013 Shatabdi ran on track, but only engine: "the train engine moved as the signal turned green but lo! the bogies were left behind. It was about 20-25 meters run when the driver realized that something was amiss and much to his surprise he found the bogies missing behind him."
Oct 17, 2013 Congress rejects EC norms for transparent funding for parties: "The commission, as part of its 10-point plan to usher in transparency in the polling process, wants to make it mandatory for all parties to issue acknowledgement receipts to each individual or corporate donor irrespective of the amount donated and maintain a paper trail of the receipts that must be audited every fiscal."
Oct 16, 2013 'IAS officer and wife of Delhi power secy among those who invested in tax haven'
Oct 16, 2013 Is CBI selectively targeting corporates and bureaucrats to protect the PM?: "The Central Bureau of Investigation has named Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla in its 14th FIR in the case. FIRs have been filed against Kumar Mangalam Birla, NALCO, HINDALCO and former secretary coal PC Parakh. Cases of cheating, forgery and financial misrepresentation have been filed. However, former coal secretary PC Parakh has said that the onus of approving coal files rested on the shoulders of the Prime Minister."
Oct 16, 2013 Akhilesh's bureaucrats expolit children: "Bureaucrats or Maharajas? Young children were forced to fan for senior bureaucrats in Hasanpur village of Shamli district of West UP. DM Shamli had gone to the village for inspection of development works. While the officers were holding meeting with villagers, young children were pressed into service to fan the officers. Once children even tried to leave after being tired, they were again pressed in service."
Oct 16, 2013 UP: ASI to excavate fort in Unnao as sadhu dreams of hidden gold there: "The government's dream to take control of temple gold to rescue a struggling economy may not have gone far. But a sadhu's dream of hidden gold at a fort in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh has prompted the Archaeological Survey of India to survey the area and begin excavation work in the next two days."
Oct 16, 2013 Watch: Girls in bondage: "Recently, a 50-year-old woman was arrested in Delhi for allegedly brutally abusing her teenaged domestic worker. The 15-year-old girl from Jharkhand had alleged that her employer would beat her up every day. Such is the case of thousands of girls from Jharkhand who end up as domestic help."
Oct 15, 2013 Coal scam: If CBI smells a rat, PM should be accused No. 1, former coal secretary PC Parakh says: "If CBI has come to conclusion that allocation of Talabira (coal blocks) to Hindalco was a conspiracy, then they should have made the Prime Minister, who approved the allocation, as accused No. 1," said Parakh."
Oct 15, 2013 मुर्दाघर से जिंदा निकल आई कमलेशी: "इतना बड़ा हादसा हो जाने के एक दिन बाद ही रंगे-बिरंगे कपड़ों और तमाम आभूषणों से लदे लोग मंदिर परिसर में तालियाँ बजाते हुए गीत गा रहे हैं और ढोलक बजा रहे हैं."
Oct 15, 2013 Sadhu dreams of hidden gold, ASI to excavate fort in UP: "Mahant, minister of state for agriculture and food processing industries, had visited Sarkar's ashram here on September 22 and October 7 and assured him of needful action."
Oct 14, 2013 MP temple tragedy: 'Cops flung kids into river at stampede site': ""These were demons in khaki. I have seen policemen dumping children into the river. It was a heart-wrenching scene," said Indel Ahirwar, 32, a resident of Bhander town in Datia. He also claimed police took three truckloads of bodies to an undisclosed location. "I counted 175 bodies on the spot and I am ready to testify before any court,""
Oct 14, 2013 MP stampede: Policemen took Rs 200 bribe from tractor owners: Ajay Maken: " policemen present to maintain order near the temple were collecting bribe of Rs 200 from each tractor driver to drive into a no-entry-zone for vehicles."
Oct 14, 2013 In India's politics, jail time is a badge of honour: "In the tribal region that Baitha represents, the vast majority of elected officials face criminal charges, most related to corruption, but many for violent crimes. Voters typically dismiss such charges as trumped-up, one more attempt by elites to crush the champions of the poor."
Oct 13, 2013 BBC: Death toll in India temple stampede rises to 109: "Hindu festivals in India are notorious for deadly stampedes."
Oct 13, 2013 The Drilling Sergeant: " Moily was named in a CBI chargesheet in the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) bribery case. The P.V. Narasimha Rao government was facing a no-confidence motion and, according to veteran journalists, Moily was reportedly asked by the Congress high command to arr­ange finances to help buy support of the JMM MPs. The money, which was supplied by a liquor baron, was sent to Delhi with two ministers. To their horror, the suitcase broke open at the Delhi airport when it was flung on the conveyor belt. The ministers, though, had the gumption to quickly take out lungis from their baggage and tie up the money in it."
Oct 13, 2013 SANITATION: The Throneless...: "64% of Indians defecate in the open; 60% of all open defecations in the world are in India"
Oct 12, 2013 Rahul an 'innocent child' who reads whatever given to him: Azam: "Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is an 'innocent child' who reads from the dais whatever is given to him in writing."
Oct 11, 2013 Video - A Message to Corrupt System
Oct 10, 2013 Led By Raj Babbar, MPs abandon top-level defence briefing to 'catch flights': "Officials confirmed that the MPs would get their free business class flight tickets and per diem for attending the meeting. Even if meant that the Army briefing was yet to be completed, or Navy and Air Force couldn't make their presentations. Even if it meant that the LoC is now in the throes of infiltration and violence that has not been witnessed in recent memory."
Oct 10, 2013 Encephalitis shame: What will it take to save India's dying children?: "At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. In the last 33 years, 50,000 people have died in UP alone, mostly children."
Oct 9, 2013 CBI seeks I-T probe into Mulayam's wife, son properties: "The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday wrote to the Income Tax department seeking a probe into tax inconsistencies relating to properties owned by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's wife and son Prateek."
Oct 9, 2013 CBI seeks I-T probe into Mulayam's wife, son properties: "tax inconsistencies relating to properties owned by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's wife and son Prateek."
Oct 9, 2013 India abuse: 'I reported my acid attack husband': ""When I got pregnant for the sixth time, he insisted I should get an abortion if it's another girl child. I refused and we had a big row. "He threw acid on me, aiming at my vagina and abdomen.""
Oct 8, 2013 Alliance politics via CBI?: "In a span of less than three weeks, Disporportionate assets case against both Mulayam Singh and Mayawati have been closed by the CBI. The BJP has not minced its words. While accusing the Congress of misusing the CBI in a game of alliance politics, the move to shut the cases has triggered speculation about pre-poll and post-poll alliances."
Oct 8, 2013 Tax officials helped Niira Radia dodge crores in taxes: CBI: "officers of the income tax department connived with the former corporate lobbyist to help her dodge hundreds of crores in taxes by fudging documents."
Oct 7, 2013 'Politics is the biggest jackpot': "Congress MP Chaudhary Birender Singh, who had earlier kicked up a row with his 'Rs 100 crore for a Rajya Sabha seat remark', said on Sunday (October 6) that there are many people who have made billions through politics."
Oct 7, 2013 President's son visits Lalu in jail: "Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee, son of President Pranab Mukherjee, has called on RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail. The Jangipur MP met Prasad at the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi on Sunday (October 6)."
Oct 7, 2013 Delhi: Juvenile homes are breeding grounds for hardened criminals: "As long as you pay for it, you get everything inside. Be it alcohol, marijuana or cigarettes. There is everythinng available.""
Oct 7, 2013 Parallel Economy Keeps Indians Poor: "“The last study conducted by the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy was in 1984 when black money was estimated to be around 20 percent of GDP, but most experts agree that it has now grown to around 50 percent of GDP.”"
Oct 7, 2013 पितृत्व केस: 'कल कोर्ट में पेश हों एनडी तिवारी': "'बिल्कुल फिट हैं तिवारी' बीते 24 सितंबर को जारी तिवारी के चिकित्सा प्रमाणपत्र और उसी दिन की खबरों का जिक्र करते हुए वर्मा ने कहा कि कांग्रेस के वरिष्ठ नेता को उसी दिन एक सार्वजनिक समारोह में एक युवती के साथ थिरकते देखा गया था. "
Oct 7, 2013 PM told Rahul on Oct 2: I appreciate your taking active interest, you should lead the next govt: "the Prime Minister briefed Rahul Gandhi on why the Cabinet had decided to push the ordinance, based on a note prepared by law minister Kapil Sibal."
Oct 7, 2013 President Pranab's son Abhijeet Mukherjee visits Lalu Prasad in jail: "President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress MP Abhijeet met convicted former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in the Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi on Sunday. The meeting has heated up politics with the Opposition asking for answers."
Oct 6, 2013 It's alright for minorities to cheat by not repaying loans: Parameshwara: "In the race to appease the minorities ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election, KPCC President G Parameshwara has suggested it was alright for them to cheat by not repaying the loans taken from government agencies. Calling it a part of the development process, Parameshwara recommended that sanctioning of huge amounts to the minorities."
Oct 6, 2013 जेल में भी लालू के ठाठ कम नहीं, पर होठों से काफूर हुई हंसी: "मजे की बात यह है कि जेल प्रबंधन उन्हें अब तक उनका कैदी नंबर बताने की हिम्मत नहीं जुटा पाया है. शाम के वक्‍त जब नंबर बोलकर हाजिरी लगाने की बारी आती है, तो गिनती करने वाला पदाधिकारी लालू की हाजिरी बिना उनका नंबर पुकारे ही बना लेता है."
Oct 6, 2013 'It's okay if minorities don't repay loans': "All established norm for legitimate business can be thrown out of the window that seems to be the message from Karnataka Congress Chief G Parameshwara. The KPCC Chief in a blatant attempt to appease minorities suggested that it is alright if minorities don't repay Government loans. In the same breath, he was also urging Government agencies to liberally give out loans to minorities."
Oct 6, 2013 Can make a fortune in politics: RS MP: "Rajya Sabha MP from Haryana, Birender Singh has made another controversial statement. Singh said in Ambala that politics is a good business and if one gets it right, he can make not crores but hundreds of crores. Birender Singh had embarrassed his party a couple of months ago when he had made a startling disclosure about Rajya Sabha seats being available for Rs 100 crore in July."
Oct 6, 2013 UP: Home guards caught on camera bribing commandants for duty: "In a shocking revelation, the home guards in parts of Uttar Pradesh have been caught on camera bribing their commandants in order to be put on duty."
Oct 6, 2013 Delhi: SHO molested me while registering an FIR, alleges gangrape survivor: "A 13-year-old gangrape survivor has been allegedly molested inside a police station in Uttam Nagar while reistering for an FIR. The SHO has been suspended pending inquiry but the incident has put the Delhi Police in a tight spot."
Oct 5, 2013 Sub-inspector held in graft case: "arrested a woman sub-inspector and another person for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000."
Oct 5, 2013 Corruption in Bihar a fourth of that in Delhi, claims Ex-home secy: "former Union Home Secretary RK Singh remarked on Saturday."
Oct 5, 2013 Corruption is the greatest worry for India Inc: "India is haunted by corruption, both of power and money and it is the greatest worry for both India Inc and investors."
Oct 5, 2013 Fodder scam: Lalu to stay in Birsa Munda Jail as qaidi number 1528: "Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has been sent to jail for five years in the fodder scam, though the party will appeal the sentence. The order means Lalu will not only be disqualified as an MP, he may also not be able to contest the next Lok Sabha election unless his conviction is overturned by a higher court."
Oct 5, 2013 How would shutting petrol pumps contain rupee fall, asks Modi: "Mumbai: BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit out at the UPA government over the weakening of the rupee and said that the government was responsible for the current state of the economy."
Oct 5, 2013 What work will be allotted to Lalu in Birsa Munda Jail?: "the jail superintendent allots work depending upon the skills of a convict"
Oct 5, 2013 Karnataka salesman ends life, names Prime Minister in suicide note: "committed suicide, citing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's alleged "bad administration" and failure to repel attacks by Pakistan as the cause."
Oct 3, 2013 Disciplinary Action Committee indicts Chunodkar in revaluation scam: "former assistant registrar (Revaluation) Sandhya Chunodkar-Handa was the main accused,"
Oct 3, 2013 Whether Lalu is outside or inside jail, he is still our leader: Rajniti: "Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Rajniti Singh said the party chief Lalu Prasad is still the leader and the party will appeal the decision in the high court. 'Whether Lalu Yadav is outside or inside jail, he is till our leader. We will appeal this decision in the High Court. Nothing much has changed politically for the RJD.' Lalu has been sentenced to 5 years in the fodder scam."
Oct 3, 2013 Income Tax officials raid diamond traders in Mumbai, Surat
Oct 3, 2013 Income Tax officials raid diamond traders in Mumbai, Surat: "Last week Mumbai diamond traders had felicitated Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and had weighed him in silver."
Oct 3, 2013 Mummy! But I am young - Rahul says Sonia told him his words were wrong: "On Thursday, Rahul revealed how the young politician’s education under his mother is still continuing"
Oct 3, 2013 CBI arrests MLA Nagendra: "Eagle Traders and Logistics, a company owned by G Nagendra, is accused of illegally exporting 6.05 lakh tonnes of ore from the Belekeri port alone. Sources said CBI is also investigating allegations of the legislator collecting ‘hafta’ from other mine owners on behalf of the then district in-charge minister G Janardhana Reddy."
Oct 3, 2013 Lalu pleads with folded hands, but sent to jail for 5 yrs in fodder scam: "The Chaibasa treasury case is just one of the many in the Rs. 950 crore animal husbandry department scam — commonly known as the fodder scam"
Oct 3, 2013 In lawless UP it's rule of the gun: "In a state where private individuals possess more weapons than the police, the men in khaki are opting to knock at the doors of illegal arms agents. Alarmingly, the state’s netas are amongst the biggest buyers of arms from underground dealers."
Oct 3, 2013 Fodder scam: only hidden agenda was to loot public money says Judge: "High level politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen had connived together in the Rs. 900 crore fodder scam with only one "hidden agenda" to loot public money"
Oct 3, 2013 Endgame of India’s unclean politics?: "In Rajasthan, about 15% of the MLAs face criminal cases of various nature. Of those, the ruling Congress has the highest number of them, followed by the opposition BJP."
Oct 3, 2013 Watch: Special coverage of rollback of ordinance, Bill on convicted leaders: "The controversial Bill and ordinance on convicted leaders that had been cleared by the Cabinet on September 24 has been withdrawn after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark calling it a 'nonsense'. Has the Cabinet bowed down to the diktat of Rahul Gandhi?"
Oct 3, 2013 PM bows to Rahul's diktat, ordinance on convicted MPs withdrawn: "Within 24 hours of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh landing in New Delhi the government has withdrawn the ordinance and the Bill to protect the convicted MPs and MLAs on Wednesday. Congress President Rahul Gandhi had on Friday called the ordinance 'nonsense'. He said, 'it should be torn and thrown away.'"
Oct 3, 2013 Ordinance, Bill on convicted leaders withdrawn: Here is how the day unfolded: "Manish Tewari said that the decision does not undermine the authority of the PM or the Cabinet. 'Earlier all parties wanted this ordinance to be passed but in a democracy we have to look into the views of the people."
Oct 2, 2013 In Birsa Munda jail, a tiled toilet, TV and khaini for qaidi No. 3312 Lalu Prasad: ""From tile-fitted attached bathroom to TV with cable connection, he has it all in the jail," he claimed. Jail officials and staff are bending over backwards paying obeisance to him. "Kabhi to woh log bhi Bihar mein rahen honge"
Oct 2, 2013 Rahul Gandhi shows who is the real boss, PM looks even more pathetic than what we think: "Manmohan Singh has always been a bureaucrat. Public admonishment by their political masters is a common thing in Indian bureaucracy. No bureaucrat takes it seriously, let alone resigning. It is stupid to expect a heroic act by a bureaucrat-turned-politician."
Oct 2, 2013 Jootey bhi khaye, pyaz bhi khaye - Narendra Modi’s answer to PM’s ‘onslaught’: ""Jootey bhi khaye, pyaz bhi khaye" (suffered beating by shoes and also forced to eat onions), he said the government was destined to suffer double jeopardy."
Oct 2, 2013 CBI accused of turning slow and shoddy when it comes to corrupt politicians: "Twenty-three years after he "fraudulently" nominated undeserving candidates for MBBS seats during his stint as Union health minister, Rasheed Masood, now in the Congress, has been sentenced to four years' imprisonment."
Oct 2, 2013 Chhota Shakeel now threatens Sonu Niigaam: "He has told senior police officers that Chhota Shakeel, member of the Dawood Ibrahim gang, made multiple calls and sent several texts last month asking him to cancel his deal with an event management company and sign up with another the don has chosen. The firm is handling his world tour next year."
Oct 2, 2013 BSNL man loses pension for exposing Dayanidhi Maran's illegal telephone exchange: "The whistleblower, who exposed the secret telephone exchange set up by former Union telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran at his Boat Club residence in Chennai, was a BSNL subdivisional engineer, whose pension has now been stopped on disciplinary grounds."
Oct 1, 2013 BBC: Indian media: Laloo Yadav conviction welcomed: "Media are describing former federal minister Laloo Prasad Yadav's conviction in a long-running corruption case as a victory in India's fight against corruption."
Oct 1, 2013 BBC: India MP Rasheed Masood jailed for corruption: "across the country there are 1,460 serving lawmakers facing criminal charges."
Oct 1, 2013 दंगे के आरोपी मौलाना बने यूपी सरकार के मेहमान, BJP भड़की: "गौरतलब है कि मुजफ्फरनगर के जानसठ में मदरसा चलाने वाले मौलाना नजीर शनिवार को दूसरे मौलानाओं के साथ सरकारी बुलावे पर लखनऊ आये थे और मुलायम सिंह और अखिलेश यादव से मुलाकात की थी, जबकि दंगो में ये भी नामजद आरोपी हैं."
Oct 1, 2013 Leaked chat of Congress meeting after Rahul Gandhi’s outburst against Ordinance: "Sonia Gandhi: Thank you all for joining. I am so happy today; my son seems to have grown up."
Oct 1, 2013 A page from the jail diary of Lalu Yadav: "aala sab loot raha hai hai aur pakda gaya hoon sirf hum!"
Oct 1, 2013 PM’s hint to Rahul: Sonia wanted ‘nonsense’ ordinance too: "It was a decision that was taken and approved by the core group that she heads. It was only when she took the political decision, that the ordinance could be drafted by the law ministry and placed before the Cabinet to follow the due constitutional process. He also gently asked Rahul Gandhi where he was when the ordinance was approved by the Cabinet not once but twice, once as a bill and on the second occasion as an ordinance."
Oct 1, 2013 Lalu, prisoner No.3312, enjoys VIP treatment in Birsa Munda jail: "Longer visiting hours in comparison with regular inmates, an upper division cell with a TV and two cooks, a generous supply of rice, fresh vegetables, mutton/chicken or fish, ghee, and seasonal fruits and the option of getting food from outside, are just some of the entitlements."
Oct 1, 2013 Lalu lobbies for jail freebies - Fridge, cook-masseur on wish list of celeb Birsa inmate: "The room measuring 10ft by 10ft has a bed, a table and chairs, a television that beams government-owned channels and an attached bath. New curtains were put up yesterday in his honour."

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