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If you want to post any relevant information, your articles, experiences, op-eds, documents, audios, videos, etc., click here to know how to contribute. By crude estimate at least 95% of politicians, judges, police, bureaucrats, industrialists, etc. are corrupt. These corrupts are looting our country for last sixty years. They are nothing but native invaders, thieves and criminals and the single largest threat to the national security. They are not Sahibs, they deserve boot of the masses. According to the standard of any civilized country they deserve at least rigorous life imprisonment. Read the sections below to know how mean they are. India is going through a state of complete anarchy. For every posted news here, there are 1000 similar incidents unreported in the media.

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Aug 18, 2013 Robert Vadra's land deal was a sham sale, says IAS officer Ashok Khemka: "It is very easy to take action with the people who are downtrodden, but it takes courage and guts to call a bluff a bluff when it happens at the top,""
Aug 18, 2013 'Governance niyat ki baat hoti hai. It needs only integrity, ethics, some ordinary intellect': "Whatever I have done was my duty as per the rule of law. There is nothing which I did which I ought not to have done. (Addressing me) as a 'whistleblower IAS officer' keeps me aside and makes me not a part of my community, a servant of the public. (There is) a clear distortion in governance where people tend to be servants of the private and they say that's the norm for a public servant..."
Aug 18, 2013 Robert Vadra guilty of criminal behaviour, ethical misconduct: Khemka: "Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka in an interview with Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate admitted that a greater criminal investigation is needed to establish the truth in Robert Vadra's land dealings. 'The truth is to be established by looking at his (Robert Vadra) account statement,' he said."
Aug 18, 2013 Journey of Indian rupee since independence: "The Indian rupee, which was at par with the American currency at the time of independence in 1947, hit a record low of 61.80 against the dollar recently. This means the Indian currency has depreciated by almost 62 times against the greenback in the past 66 years."
Aug 18, 2013 Rs 2.12 crore seized ahead of Karnataka Lok Sabha bypolls: "Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha Kumaraswamy and C S Puttaraju are JD(S) candidates for Bangalore Rural and Mandya Lok Sabha seats respectively. They are being challenged by ruling Congress candidates DK Suresh Kumar and Kannada film actor Ramya respectively."
Aug 17, 2013 The Return Of Bob The Builder: "This Robert has already become quite the villain in public perception.", "He is a privileged citizen of India, married to its first family, with a fortune very clearly built on a fortunate marriage.""
Aug 17, 2013 Greater criminal probe needed to establish the truth in Robert Vadra land deal: Ashok Khemka: "Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka in an interview with Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate admitted that a greater criminal investigation is needed to establish the truth in Robert Vadra's land dealings. 'The truth is to be established by looking at his (Robert Vadra) account statement,' he said."
Aug 16, 2013 Congress MP targets Robert Vadra again: "Vadra is an Indian citizen and he is not above the law. If he (Vadra) has done any mistake, he would face the penalty,""
Aug 15, 2013 Jawaharlal Nehru 'would be ashamed of today's greedy, corrupt India': "Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, would be ashamed of the greedy, fearful, and corrupt country it has become, if he were alive today, the grandson of his mentor Mahatma Gandhi has said."
Aug 15, 2013 Freedom fighter laments about 'poor governance & corruption': "Ninety-three-year-old Ananta Nath Chatterji, who turned down the government pension meant for freedom fighters, regret the hollowness of today's society and its politicians."
Aug 15, 2013 Canadian business man guilty of conspiring to bribe Indian officials: "A Canadian businessman “targeted” prominent Indian officials with $450,000 U.S. in bribes in a failed bid-rigging plot to win an airline security contract, an Ottawa judge ruled Thursday.", "He organized a $200,000 U.S. bribe for the co-chair of the selection committee for the Air India security project and a $250,000 U.S. bribe for then-minister of civil aviation Praful Patel.""
Aug 14, 2013 BJP targets Congress with Vadra land scam charges: ""Congress ka haath, damaadji ke saath""
Aug 14, 2013 A primer in how corruption works: "A young magistrate and illegal sand mining have New Delhi in a spin,"
Aug 14, 2013 Outlawing corruption: "The monsoon session is UPA 2's last chance to pass anti-graft legislation"
Aug 14, 2013 Low penalties, long trials; bonded labour continues in India: "Bonded labour continues to be India's shame. Even today, thousands of poor people have been forced into slavery because of low penalties, long trials and no accountability. A nine-year-old, Malavika started going to school 2-year-ago. She, along with her grandmother were tricked by an agent 5-year-ago and spent breaking stones at a quarry near Mangalore. They were promised food, money and housing but got nothing even after working for 15-hour a day. Even children were not spared at the stone quarry."
Aug 13, 2013 Congress denies gag order on Vadra: "BJP today sought to corner the government over alleged irregularities in land deals involving Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, disrupting Parliament and demanding probe by a Special Investigative Team."
Aug 13, 2013 Armsgate part 3: A Bofors moment?: "The controversial Rs 3,727 crore AgustaWestland deal today came under attack from the CAG which has found "several deviations" from procedures and changes in requirements in the purchase of 12 VVIP choppers at nearly five times the original sanction for the project."
Aug 13, 2013 There is a lot of corruption in Indian military contracts: "Edmonds Allen, a New York-based businessman, is behind a major investigation into corruption in Indian arms purchases. After working with alleged arms dealer Abhishek Verma, he shocked the Indian defence establishment last year when he sent a bundle of top secret documents to the ministry."
Aug 13, 2013 The GREAT Indian Independence Sham!: "This is the land of lawlessness – walk down a street and be wary of someone cutting a signal, drive and be wary of someone switching lanes without as much as a signal, run over someone and if you’re well-connected, you will get off scot-free, women are groped on a daily basis – everyone’s watching and no one’s doing a thing – law and order – a term that’s so alien in India, it’s almost scary... almost. A country’s progress and happiness index depends completely on satisfied citizens. How many of us are truly satisfied?"
Aug 13, 2013 7 Haryana IAS officers stonewalled Khemka's probe into Vadra land deal: "Senior Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka in his report had accused Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's of being benefitted by falsifying land documents. CNN-IBN has found that the Haryana government probe appointed to inquire into Khemka's charges has raised more questions than answers as Khemka was stonewalled at every step, not just by the state government but also by officers of his own cadre."
Aug 13, 2013 वाड्रा पर यशवंत सिन्हा ने कसा तंज, कहा- मुनाफा कमाने का अनोखा मॉडल पेश किया: "‘हल्दी लगे न चुना, और मुनाफा हजारों-करोड़ों रुपये कमा लिया जाता है.’"
Aug 13, 2013 बेईमानी तो रॉबर्ट वाड्रा का विशेषाधिकार है क्‍योंकि वो सोनिया के दामाद हैं: आजम खान: "आजम ने कहा कि वाड्रा का नाम जिस जमीन खरीद घोटाले में सामने आया है कि वो धोखे और लूट का उनका कोई पहला मामला नहीं है. घोखेबाजी का उनका लंबा रिकार्ड है"
Aug 13, 2013 'कारोबारी' रॉबर्ट वाड्रा पर संसद में कोलाहल: ""सिर्फ़ 44 वर्ष की आयु में बड़ी क्लिक करें पहुँच रखने वाले एक व्यक्ति हैं जिन्हें सैंकड़ों करोड़ रूपए कमाने की कला बिना किसी बिज़नेस स्कूल में गए हुए या निवेश किए ही आती है.”"
Aug 13, 2013 Vadra land deals paralyse Parliament, BJP for SIT probe: "Yashwant Sinha said there was a highly connected person who didn't go to B-school but had a model where crores were made with no investment."
Aug 12, 2013 Congress MP embarrasses party: "Political fight has broken out over IAS offcier Askok Khemka's report in Haryana. After IAS officer Ashok Khemka revealed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra falsified documents created a black market of licenses, Congress ..."
Aug 12, 2013 Govt protecting convicted netas?: "TIMES NOW on Monday (August 12) accessed a copy of the government's review plea in the Supreme Court on convicted MPs. The government has challenged SC order and has now filed a review petition in the apex court detailing its defence."
Aug 12, 2013 CBI must probe Robert Vadra's land deals: Congress: "Days after the BJP demanded a court-monitored CBI inquiry into the alleged land deals of Robert Vadra, a Congress MP from Haryana has also called for a thorough probe against UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law."
Aug 12, 2013 United in corruption: Bill to keep parties out of RTI ambit introduced, AAP condemns: "A bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha today to keep political parties out of the ambit of the RTI Act and negate a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to this effect under the transparency law."
Aug 12, 2013 RTI Amendment Bill to keep parties out of its ambit tabled in Lok Sabha: "Minister of State, PMO, V Narayansamy on Monday tabled the Right to Information (RTI) Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha which will kepp political parties out of its ambit. The bill will be taken up for discussion in Parliament in aweek's time."
Aug 11, 2013 7 yr old raped on train, given Rs10: "A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the Howrah-Kurla Express near Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh by an unidentified man who gave her a Rs. 10 note after committing the crime,"
Aug 11, 2013 IIT-Patna director charged in Coalnet scam: "He is also accused of making back-to-back payments to TCG Software."
Aug 11, 2013 Vadra falsified documents for several land deals claims Khemka: "IAS officer Ashok Khemka has filed a 100 page reply to the government claiming that Robert Vadra falsified documents for several land deals with DLF. Khemka also said that if all land scams in Haryana are counted in the last 8 years, their value would be between 20,000 crore to 3.5 lakh crores. The Haryana government has denied all the allegations."
Aug 11, 2013 Congress a burden on India, time has come to end its misrule: Modi: "Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a blistering attack on the Congress, calling it a 'burden on India' and accusing its government at the Centre of compromising on national security and failing to offer the country a viable development model."
Aug 10, 2013 Illegal sand mining rampant in India despite Supreme Court ban: "A CNN-IBN investigation has exposed how sand is being rampantly mined from various parts of our country without any official check."
Aug 10, 2013 Robert Vadra falsified documents for Gurgaon land, claims Khemka: "There seems to be more trouble for Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and his land deals in Haryana. IAS officer Ashok Khemka has claimed that Vadra falsified documents for 3.53 acre land in the Shikohpur village of Gurgaon."
Aug 10, 2013 Vadra-DLF transactions sham in every legal sense: Lawyer: "Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and his land deals are back in the news. This after IAS officer Ashok Khemka claimed that Vadra falsified documents for several land deals. CNN-IBN has accessed Khemka's reply to a government-appointed enquiry committee, which had indicted him earlier this year. Khemka highlights a series of sham transactions undertaken between his company Skylight Hospitality and DLF Universal Limited. Khemka claims Vadra was favoured as he is the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi."
Aug 10, 2013 Robert Vadra pocketed large premium on colony license: Ashok Khemka: "the Haryana's Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) "ignored rules and regulations to allow crony capitalists operating as middlemen to flourish and appropriate market premium of a license." "The DTCP aided Vadra in making these sham transactions,""
Aug 10, 2013 Govt's rupee rescue is more prayer than plan: "Free fall rupee - The rupee fell to as low as 61.80 against the US dollar in Mumbai on August 6, a new record."
Aug 10, 2013 Robert Vadra used fake documents to acquire Gurgaon land, IAS officer Ashok Khemka claims: "whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka alleging that Vadra "falsified documents" for 3.53 acres of land in Gurgaon and "pocketed" large premium on a commercial colony license."
Aug 8, 2013 CBI awaits sanction to prosecute multi-crore scams accused: "The CBI is awaiting sanction for prosecution of 36 high-ranking officials"
Aug 8, 2013 India's Honest Bureaucrats Who Raised a Voice against the Corrupt
Aug 7, 2013 LoC attack: Not a single Bihar minister present at Patna airport on arrival of martyrs' bodies: "Not a single minister from Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's cabinet was present at Patna airport on Wednesday night to receive the bodies of four martyrs of 21 Bihar Regiment killed by Pak army on the Line of Control in Poonch sector. Former deputy chief minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar, BJP leader Giriraj Singh and other party leaders were present at the airport."
Aug 6, 2013 CBI probing Jodhpur land scam: Antony: "the CBI is probing the Jodhpur land scam case in which an inquiry had found that Army and defence estates officials allegedly colluded to illegally transfer defence land to a charitable trust."
Aug 5, 2013 Unauthorised use of sirens, beacons should be dealt with strictly: SC: "The Supreme Court on Monday said that unauthorised use of sirens and beacons should be dealt with strictly and exemplary fines should be imposed on those violating the rule. "
Aug 5, 2013 Nothing new with Durga's suspension: Kiran Bedi: "Former IPS officer, Kiran Bedi has said that there is nothing new in the suspension of IAS officer Durga Nagpal and that everyone is made to suffer such cases during their service. She said the reason for a mssive uproar is the rapid corruption that the people have to face now."
Aug 5, 2013 Jaisalmer SP transferred for allegedly reopening history sheet of Cong MLA's father: "Days after the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal in Uttar Pradesh, Jaisalmer SP Pankaj Choudhary was transferred allegedly for reopening the history sheet against the father of a Congress MLA and local leader Gazi Fakir. Fakir had allegedly been involved in smuggling and other anti-social activities in the border areas of Rajasthan."
Aug 5, 2013 The Last Word: Are politicians right in demanding special status in terms of the RTI act as well as election laws?: "The Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to keep political parties out of the Right to Information Act ambit."
Aug 5, 2013 Unauthorised use of beacons, sirens must be dealt with strictly: SC: ""How can citizens be treated differently,""
Aug 5, 2013 Transferred Jaisalmer SP reveals, Pak spy was caught from Congress MLA's petrol pump: "a spy working for Pakistan was caught from Congress MLA Saleh Mohammed's petrol pump. Chowdhary said, the spy Sumaar Khan was sending information about Indian Air Force's Operation Iron Fist war exercise to Pakistan."
Aug 5, 2013 FTP: Is the IAS dream becoming a nightmare?: "Durga Shakti Nagpal, the 28-year-old SDM of GB Nagar, who led the crackdown on sand mining mafia in her district, was suspended on July 27 ostensibly for ordering the demolition of the wall allegedly without following the due process."
Aug 5, 2013 Durga Shakti case: Is the IAS dream becoming a nightmare?
Aug 5, 2013 Delhi court cites Mahomedan Law to absolve man of raping minor: "A Muslim man has been absolved of charges of illegally confining and raping a minor from the same religion, whom he later married, by a Delhi court which cited the Mahomedan Law that allows a 15-year-old girl to marry against the wishes of her parents. "
Aug 4, 2013 वाह री पुलिस! बाढ़ पी‍ड़ि‍तों पर जमकर भांजी लाठी: "महाराष्ट्र के चंद्रपुर में पुलिस ने बाढ़ पीड़ि‍तों पर जमकर लाठी चार्ज किया. बाढ़ पीड़ि‍तों पर लाठी चार्ज करते हुए पुलिस ने सारी हदें पार कर दी और आंख मूंदकर लाठियां बरसाईं. पुलिस ने न तो औरतों और बुजुर्गों को बक्‍शा न ही बच्‍चों को. यहीं नहीं पुलिस ने लोगों की घरों से निकाल कर भी जमकर पिटाई की. लोगों का गुनाह सिर्फ इतना था कि उन्‍होंने पलक मंत्री को घेर लिया था."
Aug 4, 2013 Bandh in Jaisalmer, as Rajasthan govt transfers SP for reopening Congress MLA's father Ghazi Fakir's history sheet: "the SP directed reopening of the case file relating to notorious history sheeter Ghazi Fakir, father of local Congress MLA Saleh Mohammad. Ghazi Fakir has been involved in cross-border smuggling and other anti-social activities on the India-Pakistan border since two decades."
Aug 4, 2013 Bring political parties under RTI: Santosh Hegde: "Slamming government move to keep parties outside RTI, former Supreme Court Judge Justice (Retd) N Santosh Hegde on Sunday argued they are public bodies answerable to the people, who want to know from where they get funds from."
Aug 4, 2013 Will we watch and do nothing?: "A 2010 batch IAS officer, 28-year-old Durga Shakti Nagpal, was suspended by UP Government after she had cracked down against sand mining mafia. She was suspended on July 27 as Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar district for allegedly ordering demolition of a wall of a mosque on the ground that it could have triggered communal tension."
Aug 4, 2013 After Durga Shakti Nagpal, Jaisalmer SP shunted out for taking on Cong MLA: "The IPS officer had opened the case against the father of a Congress MLA and local leader Gazi Fakir, who in the past has been allegedly involved in smuggling and other anti-social activities in the border areas of the state."
Aug 3, 2013 Trapped in corruption net: "Once the initial heat generated by actions of the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) in such cases dies down, the departments concerned make the complainants 'pay' dearly."
Aug 3, 2013 MNCs find it tough to do business in India due to corruption and uncertain laws: "doing business in India without indulging in corruption is close to impossible?"
Aug 3, 2013 Is corruption a common practice in corporate India?: "Doctoring of the financial statement in India is a very common fraudulent practice whether it is for hiding poor performance or for routing bribes or for fooling investors, revealed a survey conducted by Ernst & Young LLP from March to May 2013."
Aug 3, 2013 “I Was Offered Rs 100 Crore By A Union Minister”: "The man pursuing the disproportionate assets case against Mulayam Singh Yadav levies serious charges "
Aug 3, 2013 Nation rallies behind Durga Shakti: "7 days after Uttar Pradesh IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal was uncermoniously suspended for sticking to her guns and doing her job for taking on the mining mafia in the state, support for IAS officer continues to swell."
Aug 3, 2013 46-year-old gangraped in Hubli: "It's unfortunately becoming india's reality. Another woman brutally gangraped and this time in Hubli region of karnataka. A 46-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by 11 men and one of the prime accused is said to be her close relative."
Aug 1, 2013 SP leader brags he got IAS officer Durga Shakti suspended in 41 minutes: "A video purportedly showing a senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader claiming he got IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal suspended in "just 41 minutes""
Jul 31, 2013 Suspended, mocked & victimised: "She was suspended mocked and victimised. An IAS officer who was in news for curbing illegal mining till a few days ago today stands suspended, her fault, a genuine attempt to put an end to illegal mining. Durga Shakti, suspended IAS officer said, "Just last week we had conducted 3 raids. Around 25-26 people have been jailed post that, we have also filed a case against them." Punished for taking on the mining mafia in the state and humiliated by the politicians, who will join bureaucracy if the officers are treated like this?"
Jul 31, 2013 Mid-Day meal: 110 children taken ill in Bihar: "In Arwal district 65 children were taken ill and in Jamui district 45 children fell sick in Kalyuga village."
Jul 31, 2013 Status check: A Mumbai slum family earning Rs 7,000 a month not BPL?: "After being reduced to a farce by politicians, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia admitted that poverty figures are at an all time low. CNN-IBN's Smitha Nair tried to find out if it is possible to survive in a Mumbai slum for close to Rs 7,000 a month."
Jul 30, 2013 The Guardian: India's deadly problem with school meals: "The Bihar deaths are part of a national crisis: a policy meant to improve nutrition and school attendance has gone badly wrong"
Jul 30, 2013 On duty cop touches SP leader's feet: "Sycophancy touches new lows in Uttar Pradesh as an on duty cop and city magistrate were seen touching the feet of former leader of opposition and current minister in the UP cabinet Shivpal Yadav. But this isn't the first time this kind of subservient behaviour has been displayed by cops and civil servants in the state."
Jul 30, 2013 Children living next to parents grave: "In Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, four children live in the village graveyard under a tree right next to where their parents are buried. But this is not because they have no one to care for them but because their relatives are scared of taking them in since their parents were HIV positive."
Jul 30, 2013 Re 1 enough to fill your stomach, it depends on what you eat: Farooq: "The war of words between the government and Opposition over poverty figures continues with more startling statements being made. After Congress spokesperson Raj Babbar's Rs 12 claim, now Union Minister Farooq Abdullah has courted controversy by saying that one can have a full meal for just Re 1 if desired."
Jul 30, 2013 Can one get a meal for Rs 5? CNN-IBN finds out: "A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNN-IBN did a ground check which shows that the politicians not related by the ground reality."
Jul 30, 2013 Digvijaya calls Congress MP 'tunch maal', BJP says he's 'mental': "when translated from Bhojpuri to English reads: "100 percent sexy woman.""
Jul 29, 2013 Indian democracy in danger: Anna Hazare
Jul 29, 2013 Catalouge - Battling Corruption: "Has NREGA Reached India’s Rural Poor?"
Jul 29, 2013 UnIslamic' J&K Grand Mufti seen enjoying songs: "Five months after issuing a fatwa against the all-girls rock band 'Praagaash', the Jammu and Kashmir Grand Mufti Bashir-ud-Din Ahmad has been caught in a video enjoying a musical performance at a function."
Jul 29, 2013 Durga Nagpal suspension: Can an honest IAS officer survive in our system?: "Durga Shakti Nagpal, posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Gautam Budh Nagar in Uttar Pradesh, had cracked down on sand mafia in the district. The state government suspended her on Sunday night saying irregularities have been found in her work."
Jul 29, 2013 Parliament Street firing: Video contradicts police claim: "As per the footage, there were no bricks present in the night visual but bricks appeared in the morning visuals. Relatives of the victim are now questioning whether the brick was placed after the incident to validate the police's claims that they were pelted with stones by the motorcyclists."
Jul 29, 2013 Police force Madras University to cancel Islamic feminist’s lecture: " Amina Wadud, considered an Islamic feminist, was to deliver a lecture on 'Gender and Reform in Islam' at the University of Madras."
Jul 29, 2013 Bigger the criminal charge, fatter the politician's wallet: Study: "What's more interesting is that the wealth of legislators who faced criminal cases rose even more - to Rs 4.30 crore - and MPs and MLAs facing serious pending charges like murder, kidnapping and rape were on top of the heap with average assets of Rs 4.38 crore."
Jul 29, 2013 Congress warns of gagging eateries serving 'scam' dishes: "If any restaurant mentions about scams on their menu cards, we will protest in their premises. If the workers lose their temper and the restaurant is ransacked, we are not responsible for it," said city Congress president Narendra Rawat."
Jul 28, 2013 खनन माफिया की नाक में दम करने वाली IAS दुर्गा सस्‍पेंड: "बहादुर आईएएस अफसर दुर्गा शक्ति नागपाल ने अपनी जोरदार मुहिम से खनन माफिया की नाक में दम कर दिया था. उन्होंने दर्जनों जगह छापे मारे थे, लेकिन ईमानदारी और बहादुरी के लिए इनाम और तारीफ की जगह उन्हें सस्पेंड कर दिया गया"
Jul 28, 2013 Muslims will answer through their votes for Batla House verdict
Jul 28, 2013 What About 1984?: "The Congress reacted very differently in the aftermath of the 1984 massacre of Sikhs in Delhi. HKL Bhagat, Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar and Kamal Nath were rewarded for their roles in the killings, and even though Tytler and Sajjan Kumar have subsequently faced cases in court, Kamal Nath has escaped unscathed."
Jul 28, 2013 System defeats scientist return: "his 25-month stay in India is a tale of how an entrenched science bureaucracy stonewalled a newcomer, senior administrators failed to curb the harassment, and good intentions deteriorated into bitter acrimony."
Jul 28, 2013 Shunned for challenging sand mafia?: "She was just doing her job by making an effort to stop illegal sand mining along the Yamuna and Hindon river bed. IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal was suddenly suspended from her post a day after she nabbed 20 people in connection with illegal mining case. Nagpal with a team of officers had last week seized over 30 dumpers engaged in illegal quarrying after which she claimed she was receiving threats"
Jul 28, 2013 UP: IAS officer who clamped down on sand mafia suspended: "IAS officer Durga Shakil Nagpal, known for her role in taking on the sand mafias in Uttar Pradesh, has been suspended. Nagpal was the 2009-batch IAS officer who was posted as SDM (Sadar) of Gautam Budh Nagar."
Jul 28, 2013 J&K Grand Mufti, who said music was 'unIslamic', seen enjoying songs: "Five months after issuing a fatwa against the all-girls rock band 'Praagaash', the Jammu and Kashmir Grand Mufti Bashir-ud-Din Ahmad has been caught in a video enjoying a musical performance at a function."
Jul 28, 2013 We welcome a porn star but frown at own daughter: Poonam Pandey: "A political party has been pulling down the posters of her debut film Nasha."
Jul 28, 2013 Stunt biker killed, another injured in firing by Delhi cops: "Karan Pandey was killed when a bullet fired by the police in an attempt to puncture the tyre of the bike he was riding, hit him in his back,"
Jul 27, 2013 Gujarat eateries plan to name snacks after UPA scams: ""As per UPA govt eating money (2G, coal, CWG scam) is a necessity and eating food in AC restaurants is a luxury"."
Jul 27, 2013 AMU withdraws controversial diktat: "Aligarh Muslim University's Adullah Hall has withdrawn its controversial diktat for hostel girls. The university administration had sparked off a controversy by ordering a dress code for its girl students who live in the campus."
Jul 27, 2013 Meal for 4 at Rs 20?: "National outrage over the cruel joke that three senior politicians played on India's poor is only escalating. And now, adding salt to their wounds is a Minister from Assam. Agriculture Minister of Assam Nilomoni Sen Deka claims that Rupees 20 is all you need to get a full meal fora family of four people. The question being raised is- are these politicians completely out of sync with reality?"
Jul 25, 2013 Rs 5 can’t buy a meal, Jama Masjid beggar says: "Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood went a step further, claiming, "You can eat well for Rs 5 in the Jama Masjid area of Delhi""
Jul 25, 2013 UP: Etawah gangrape victim, who was set on fire, dies in hospital: "The 20-year-old girl in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh, who was allegedly gangraped and set on fire last week, succumbed to her injuries on Friday in the hospital. While police had claimed that the girl in her declaration had said that she was raped by a man and was later set on fire by his family, the victim's family had alleged that the girl was raped by three men."
Jul 25, 2013 Same food for animals & students?: "In a yet another mid-day meal shocker, a school in the Mirzapur District of Uttar Pradesh prepares mid day meals for students in unhygienic conditions. While students complain about the quality of food served to them, teachers turn a blind eye."
Jul 25, 2013 Mid-day meal infested with worms: "The cooks clean them, but do our politicians eat this food in their homes?"
Jul 25, 2013 Uncooked food for school children?: "Dead lizards and rats in meals served to children but the Government School in Udaipur isn't the only one. Students from a Government School in Madhubani suffer the same fate. This is the reality on the ground - and shockingly nobody seems to care. Just days ago, a dead snake was found in the kitchen when mid-day meals were being prepared in Ajmer and now this uncooked and insect infested food for the children of the poor whose only fault is that wanted a mid day meal for their kids."
Jul 25, 2013 Mid day meal tragedy: Mass grave in school premises marks families' anger, grief: "Till Tuesday the school playground in which children used to play has been turned into a graveyard. Families of the children who lost their lives after eating mid day meals in Chhapra are now burying their kids in the premises of the Dharmatalli government primary school."
Jul 25, 2013 MP: Funds meant to feed poor children being diverted to private firms: "Against the backdrop of the Bihar mid day meal tragedy, a CNN-IBN investigation has revealed how the Madhya Pradesh government diverted funds meant to feed poor children to private companies by forging documents and registering fake companies."

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