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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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Apr 1, 2014 Robert Vadra firms resold cheap land, made huge profits: Report: "All these purchases were made violating the land ceiling act."
Mar 30, 2014 India’s C curse: "India’s chaotic political, social and economic system is a victim of the C malaise — corruption, casteism, communalism, Congress, communism, crime, consumerism, Central Bureau of Investigation, crass capitalism (now, crony capitalism), and ‘chamchagiri’ (favouritism and nepotism) among others!"
Mar 28, 2014 Debate: An abusive election - 1: "But, it is no longer restricted to mere political fight. Congress Candidate from Saharanpur Imran Masood's remark threatening BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi has trigerred a big controversy. While the BJP has demanded action against him by the Election Commission, Congress VP Rahul Gandhi has chosen to campaign for the same candidate in Saharanpur. Will Rahul's endorsment backfire?"
Mar 28, 2014 Narendra Modi baiter spews venom: "Jibes, counter jibes, personal attacks and verbal mudsling touching a new low these elections. Joining the bandwagon of abusive politicians is Congress candidate from Saharanpur Imran Masood who has taken direct aim at the BJP's Prime Ministerial Nominee Narendra Modi. Take a listen to his appalling comment that stirred a massive political controversy."
Mar 28, 2014 Endorsing hatemongering?: "From name calling, to personal attacks to open challenges, 2014 elections has witnessed it all. But, it is no longer restricted to mere political fight. Congress Candidate from Saharanpur Imran Masood's remark threatening BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi has trigerred a big controversy. While the BJP has demanded action against him by the Election Commission, Congress VP Rahul Gandhi has chosen to campaign for the same candidate in Saharanpur. Will Rahul's endorsment backfire?"
Mar 28, 2014 Saharanpur Congress candidate threatens to chop Modi into pieces: "In what could be a huge embarrassment for the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, party's Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood has threatened to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi."
Mar 28, 2014 A Billion Votes: Will kill Modi, says Congress candidate Imran Masood: "In what could be a huge embarrassment for the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, party's Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood has threatened to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi."
Mar 27, 2014 Land fraud taint on Jyotiraditya Scindia, family: ""The Kamla Raje Charitable Trust sold 0.146 hectares of land to Narayan Builders and Developers Ltd through Jyotiraditya Scindia Charitable Trust despite it being declared a government land by high court in 2006," said complaint Surendra Srivastava. The Gwalior bench of the high court had declared it government land on April 3, 2006. "
Mar 27, 2014 Gwalior's 'maharaja' Jyotiraditya Scindia 'poorer' than Kamal Nath: ""Scindia's wife Priyadarshini has movable assets worth Rs 11.51 lakh only and has no immovable assets. And she earns just Rs 2,320 annually compared to Jyotiraditya's annual income of Rs 40.06 lakh. On the contrary, Kamal Nath's wife earns more than him. As per the affidavit submitted to EC, Alka Nath's annual income is Rs 22.93 lakh compared to Kamal Nath's annual income of Rs 17.46 lakh.""
Mar 27, 2014 SC vows to bring back Rs 70 lakh crore black money of Indians stashed in foreign banks: "The Supreme Court on Wednesday clearly told the Centre that it was willing to go to any length to help the Special Investigation Team in bringing back huge amount of black money stashed in foregin banks to India."
Mar 27, 2014 Rahul Gandhi is dumb and drug addict - Subramanian Swamy
Mar 25, 2014 CBI busts medical racket selling MCI licence to Chinese degree holders: "The CBI on Tuesday busted a major medical racket, arresting eight people, including seven doctors. According to the CBI, the illegal network headed by kingpin Jatin Jogadia gave Medical Council of India (MCI) certificates to students who got their medical degrees from China."
Mar 24, 2014 The Last Word: Is Indian government endangering national security?: "Even after a month Indian Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned, it still headless. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar asks the panel of experts whether the Indian government is neglecting the navy and endangering the national security."
Mar 21, 2014 How did Sonia become so rich, Maneka says: "Maneka Gandhi had launched a blistering attack on sister-in-law Sonia and asked how a woman who had "brought nothing in dowry at the time of her marriage went on to become the sixth richest, according to some media reports in the West, woman in the world"."
Mar 18, 2014 Report blaming Nehru for India's defeat in 1962 war made public: "A large section of the still classified Henderson Brooks Report which indicts former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and top government officials for India's failure in the 1962-Sino Indian war has been made public."
Mar 17, 2014 Indian women failing to get access to basic public services due to corruption: Report: "study focused on eight public services namely, Drinking Water, Electricity, Public Distribution System (PDS), Public Health/Hospital care, Housing, Municipal, Police and Judiciary."
Mar 17, 2014 Indian women failing to get access to basic public services due to corruption: Report: "study focused on eight public services namely, Drinking Water, Electricity, Public Distribution System (PDS), Public Health/Hospital care, Housing, Municipal, Police and Judiciary."
Mar 17, 2014 ACB lacks resources due to govt apathy: Experts: "The state anti-corruption bureau has defended returning nearly 70% of all graft complaints back to the respective government departments as being "part of protocol"."
Mar 17, 2014 In India, fight is between social welfare and self-interest: "Let’s not forget what Mahatma Gandhi said — that we are not simply interested in exchanging the rule by white sahibs for rule by brown sahibs. Unfortunately, this is exactly what has happened. What we need, more than anything else, is a revolution to free us from the clutches of bureaucracy."
Mar 17, 2014 Fight against corruption needs to start at the school level
Mar 16, 2014 Rights or red herrings: "The facts are dismal. Sixty years of Congress rule and only 18 per cent of rural households have access to electricity, clean water and sanitation. The situation is the same in most cities. Only two Indian cities have regular, uninterrupted supplies of water. Thiruvananthapuram and Kota."
Mar 14, 2014 Shame: Bihar villagers shave off orphan girl's head, parade her with blackened face: "Her sin: she was chatting with a boy in the village. The local panchayat made the eight-year-old girl roam around the village with her head shaved, and her face painted with black ink."
Mar 14, 2014 पांच-दस साल में कांग्रेस ख़त्म हो जाएगी: गुहा: "भारत के मौजूदा राजनीतिक हालात में लगता है कि कांग्रेस पार्टी का भविष्य अच्छा नहीं है. पांच-दस सालों में या तो कांग्रेस पार्टी ख़त्म हो जाएगी या पार्टी बिना गांधी परिवार के ही चलेगी."
Mar 13, 2014 BBC: Why gold smuggling is on the rise in India: "An estimated 700kg of gold is smuggled into India every day."
Mar 13, 2014 Debate: Taint no bar? - 1: "Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was re-nominated by Congress from Chandigarh on Thursday (March 13) brushing aside the "taint" argument as it released the second list of 71 candidates who include film star Nagma in Meerut and Youth Congress chief Rajeevv Satav from Hingoli. Bansal had to resign from the cabinet in the wake of the Rs ten crore cash-for-post bribery scam allegedly involving his nephew Vijay Singla and nine other people when the Congress leader had held the Railways portfolio."
Mar 13, 2014 Fresh trouble for Khobragade as daughters hold US, India passports: "While the United States has cleared Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade of the charges against her, there is trouble brewing for her back home. The Indian government has found that Khobragade's two daughters had American passports as well as Indian diplomatic passports."
Mar 12, 2014 No Country For Honest Officers: "How the 'system' deals with whistleblowers is well illustrated by the case of K.M. Abraham, the SEBI board member who investigated the Sahara scam"
Mar 12, 2014 Inside Sahara Dessert: "Asked how he defended the conversion of public land for private use, he claimed he had tried hard to build houses. “But I made it clear we will not accept any black money. All payments had to be made through cheques. But people would plead with me to accept money in cash. We decided therefore to abandon the project.”"
Mar 10, 2014 No Modi wave in India; Rahul is a revolutionary: Nandan Nilekani: "while praising Rahul Gandhi. Speaking exclusively to IBN 18's Editor-in-Chief, Rajdeep Sardesai, Nilekani said, 'Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary. He is an agent of change and has brilliant ideas.' Nilekani added that he intended to partner Rahul in making that change happen."
Mar 8, 2014 'Panel's job less search and more rubber stamp': "At its heart, Nariman's and Thomas' withdrawals belie the reality that if the selection process can not make a truly independent search for members, the Lokpal risks devolving into just another tribunal where every five years a new set of bureaucrats and judges are retired to (if they play their cards right and don't upset the political masters)."
Mar 7, 2014  Sahara Simplified 15 things you didn't know about the fuss behind why Subrata Roy, the promoter of the Sahara group, is in jail : "In SC, Saharas deposited a title deed of a 106 acre plot in Versova and claimed its worth at Rs.19300 Crores!! SEBI says it is not worth a penny, because it is in a mangrove and in a no construction zone."
Mar 6, 2014 India: Police password lost for eight years as complaints mount: "Delhi officers could not operate a portal holding more than 600 complaints - a lapse that has gone undetected since 2006, the Indian Express Newspaper said. The complaints came from India's anti-corruption agency, called the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)."
Mar 5, 2014 ED attaches Jagan Mohan Reddy's properties worth Rs 863 crore: "the government headed by Jagan's father, late YS Rajasekhara Reddy, allegedly allotted 15,000 acres of land in Prakasam and Guntur districts to Matrix Enport for development of the Vadarevu-Nizampatnam Port and Industrial Corridor at a cheaper rate. The undue benefits extended to Prasad, including exemption from various duties, amounted to Rs 1,426.17 crore, said ED sources. As a quid pro quo, Prasad invested Rs 854.54 crore in the companies promoted by Jagan."
Mar 5, 2014 Kejriwal fumes as Congress appoints Sheila Dikshit as Kerala Governor: "Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has hit out at the Congress for appointing former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit as the Kerala Governor. He has called it an attempt to shield the former CM who is facing an inquiry in the Commonwealth Games corruption cases."
Mar 5, 2014 Sita Soren enjoying hospital stay to avoid jail?: "Daughter-in-law of JMM chief Sibu Soren, Sita is currently admitted to VIP cottage 14 of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) and till date she has not even spent a full day in the jail."
Mar 4, 2014 Supreme Court slams Subrata Roy, accuses him of lying at every stage: "the bench said when people did not pay up dues of Rs 2,000, they were sent to civil prison. "Should we allow every litigant to behave like this (like Roy) towards the court? Every statement in affidavits for last two years has been false. All wrong affidavits were filed before the court and they were absolutely incorrect and false statements were made in it. We are extremely sorry to say false affidavits were filed by you at every stage and that in itself is contempt of court,""
Mar 4, 2014 Debate: Govt cheated India's brave: "TIMES NOW exposes how three reminders were sent from the Western Command to the Ministry of Defence asking for new batteries for India's submarines including INS Sindhuratna which faced an accident off Mumbai coast recently in which 2 officers died and 7 others injured. TIMES NOW exposes how Defence Minister AK Antony ignored repeated warnings from the Navy on outdated batteries. Had the Defence Minister not sat on these requests, Navy officer Lieutenant Manoranjan Kumar and fellow officer Lt Commander Kapish Muwal would have been alive today. Admiral DK Joshi resigned as Navy Chief after the accident onboard INS Sindhuratna."
Mar 3, 2014 India among most dangerous places in the world: "government data show that India is among the most dangerous places in the world as far as bomb blasts per year are concerned - next only to Iraq and Pakistan, with even war-torn Afghanistan and Syria doing better."
Mar 3, 2014 MP's tainted IAS couple charge-sheeted in corruption case: "Huge wealth including Rs. 3 crore in cash had been recovered from the residence of the Joshi couple during an income tax department raid in February, 2010."
Mar 3, 2014 Farooq's 'maha chors' comment sparks ruckus in Kashmir assembly: ""Kashmiri chor nahi, maha chor hai (Kashmiris are not just thieves, they are the biggest thieves)," Abdullah said at a function while releasing the 'citizens report on state of renewable energy'. "
Mar 2, 2014 Haryana farmers angry over 40 paise compensation despite petitions: "While the Jat population in Haryana rejoiced over the Cabinet nod to reservation in government jobs, farmers in the state cried apathy at the hands of Bhupinder Singh Hooda government. "
Feb 27, 2014 Shameless Karnataka MLAs now rub it in: "On 25th December TIMES NOW first told you how a group of legislators went on a junket to Australia, all at the expense of the taxpayer. Not just that, TIMES NOW even got one of the legislators on record in Goldcoast, while the group was enjoying their holiday -- all in the guise of a study tour. Today, these MLAs have filed a report on their junket -- which only goes to show that their trip was nothing but a shameless, extravagant joyride."
Feb 27, 2014 Is this the end of the road for Subrata Roy Sahara?: "The noose has tightened around Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who is facing arrest for not refunding deposits running into thousands of crores to investors. The Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday served a non-bailable warrant at Subrata Roy's residence in Lucknow after failing to locate the Sahara chief."
Feb 26, 2014 UPA’s farewell gift: a house for Lalu, rent waiver for many: "the Cabinet Committee on Accommodation (CCA) granted Lalu’s request, even though he is neither an MP nor the head of a national political party— pre-requisites for allotment of a bungalow in the heart of VIP Delhi."
Feb 26, 2014 Debate: Insecure of a free media? - 1: "Stoking a controversy, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde threatened to "crush" the electronic media, alleging a section of it was unnecessarily provoking the Congress party by indulging in "false propaganda" against it. The outburst by Shinde, a Congress leader who hails from Maharashtra's Sholapur district, came at a Youth Congress event in Sholapur on Monday evening (February 24). Shinde, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Sholapur, alleged that since the last four months a section of the electronic media is "manipulating" news about him and his party and warned it would be "crushed" if this kind of reportage is not stopped immedidately. "What is happening in the electronic media largely I am aware of it. In the last four months there have been efforts by the media to provoke us (Congress). We will crush such elements in the electronic media, which are indulging in false propaganda, if it did not stop" he said. "I have the intelligence department under me. I know who is doing such things. I know what is happening. Some forces are behind this," he added."
Feb 26, 2014 Sita’s exile ends in hospital - First bahu surrenders, sent from Birsa jail to RIMS: "Jharkhand’s First Family bahu Sita Soren, accused of accepting a Rs 1.5 crore bribe in exchange for her vote in the 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, surrendered in a CBI court this morning, went to Birsa jail in the afternoon and ended her day at the ICU of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) complaining of chest pain."
Feb 25, 2014 Caught on camera: Shocking display of gun culture in UP: "Uttar Pradesh's gun culture took a turn for worse after Akhilesh took charge as CM of the state."
Feb 25, 2014 Scam in Delhi Metro? UK SFO asks CBI to probe bribe to officials: "After VVIP helicopters, another bribery scandal is set to explode in the government's face with the Delhi Metro project under investigation. United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office has written a letter to the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) flagging off possible irregularities in the awarding of a major contract to transport company Alstom."
Feb 25, 2014 'No Indian university would admit Ramanujan even today': ""Examinations are not held at proper times; when held they are not conducted well; the grades given are not credible and quite often, even the highest officials have been found guilty of misuse of authority," he said, adding, that as a result industries consider the bulk of Indian graduates as unemployable."
Feb 24, 2014 Can Rahul Gandhi's anti-corruption plank carry credibility?: "The Congress party has sparked off a controversy by giving Lok Sabha tickets to the ministers who have been accused of corruption. The party which was trying to portray itself as the one fighting corruption is now defending its decision of giving Lok Sabha tickets to Suresh Kalmadi and Ashok Chavan."
Feb 24, 2014 CJ Show: Patients sleep on the streets outside AIIMS: "CJ Suresh Paswan came to Delhi's AIIMS to treat his ailing son. Due to less intake capacity at the hospital, Suresh along with his family have been living on the street outside the hospital. He is one of the many such patients who travel from the far off places for better treatment only to end up living on the streets amidst unhygienic conditions."
Feb 24, 2014 Kalmadi, Chavan can get LS tickets as they aren't convicted: Congress: "The Congress party has sparked off a controversy by giving Lok Sabha tickets to the ministers who have been accused of corruption. The party which was trying to portray itself as the one fighting corruption is now defending its decision of giving Lok Sabha tickets to Suresh Kalmadi and Ashok Chavan."
Feb 23, 2014 Corruption cases in India on the rise; up 13 pct since 2011: PwC: "Sectorally, 50 per cent said engineering and construction was the most affected, followed by energy, utilities and mining (42 per cent) and government (35 per cent)."
Feb 23, 2014 In Rohtak, Kejriwal hits out at Robert Vadra and Bhupinder Hooda: " Arvind Kejriwal raked up the Gurgaon land scam to hit out at Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and DLF to appeal to a largely rural audience that overflowed from the HUDA ground in Rohtak on Sunday. And much to the crowd's approval Kejriwal trained his guns at Hooda describing him as a "dalal" (tout) and property dealer."
Feb 22, 2014 Why back to back parole extensions to Dutt?: "Six months in jail and no he is not being treated like any other prisioner. With two paroles and three back to back extensions, now questions are being raised over the treatment given to actor Sanjay Dutt. A PIL has been filed in Bombay High Court challenging extension in parole granted to the actor and it also alleges that rules were flouted for the same reason."
Feb 22, 2014 Thane ACB nabs cops from Kharghar for graft: ""The police officials with the help of hawker Mahale would collect a sum of Rs 2,000 as 'hafta' for each of the stalls,""
Feb 22, 2014 Manmohan Singh is a circus lion, says Subramania Swamy: "BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy today termed the Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh a circus lion whom he claimed would not change after elections. While he termed his not resigning his legacy headed in the same breath that had he done so he would have been fooled."
Feb 22, 2014 Sushma Swaraj on Rahul Gandhi’s anti-graft efforts: Sau chuhe kha ke billi haj ko chali: "She said there were several scams during the UPA government but the Congress Vice President never spoke on it."
Feb 21, 2014 Only corruption is holding the city back: Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Feb 21, 2014 In attendance, Rahul led party in Lok Sabha — from the bottom: "Data also shows Rahul participated in just two debates during the entire term of this Lok Sabha."
Feb 21, 2014 K'taka: 200 foreign tourists 'beaten up' by police on Valentine's Day: "The Karnataka State Human Rights Commission on Friday took a suo motu cognizance after a Facebook campaign launched by tourists from 26 countries complained of police atrocities on Valentine's Day."
Feb 19, 2014 हँसी के शो में, हँसने वाले भाड़े के ?: ""हमसे दर्शक सप्लाई करने को कहा जाता है. इनमें ज़्यादातर कॉलेज स्टूडेंट्स, संघर्षरत मॉडल्स और स्ट्रगलर्स होते हैं. इन तमाम शोज़ में मौजूद 50 से 70 प्रतिशत दर्शक नकली होते हैं.""
Feb 19, 2014 मुफ्त लैपटॉप: फ़िल्मी गाने और एमएमएस से होती कमाई: "लैपटॉप पर हम गाने और क्लिक करें एमएमएस डाउनलोड करते हैं. इन्हे फिर एक रुपए और डेढ़ रुपए में बेच देते हैं. हमारे लिए इसका यही उपयोग है". संजय से पता करने की कोशिश भी की, कि क्या उन्हें इस बात का आभास है कि सरकार से मिले मुफ्त लैपटॉप का व्यावसायिक प्रयोग एक दण्डनीय अपराध है. उन्होंने कहा, "मैं तो उत्तर प्रदेश के सभी लोगों को बताना चाहता हूँ कि इस लैपटॉप का छात्रों के लिए कोई सार्थक इस्तेमाल नहीं हैं. इसका फ़ायदा उठाएं. मेरे लिए जिस दिन इसका उपयोग ख़त्म होगा मैं भी इसे फ़ेंक दूंगा"."
Feb 19, 2014 ‘Rs 2.3 cr spent on bungalow for former Prez, but that’s no loss to exchequer’: "A departure from rules, Rs 5.18 crore was sanctioned when MoD is not authorised to sanction any amount.”"
Feb 19, 2014 MU VC expresses concern at degree scams: "Expressing concern over university's image as the epicentre of degree scams and allegations of a large scale bungling/irregularities in the conduct of exams, publication of result and issuance of degree,"
Feb 18, 2014 CVC received over 36,000 corruption complaints last year: "Out of them, about 1,310 complaints have been sent for investigation"
Feb 18, 2014 ACB exposes racket extorting truck drivers on highway: "Truck drivers plying between Delhi and Jaipur have to pay Rs 5,000 per month to a network of private agents for avoiding fine and seizure of the vehicle. This network has been running with the help of transport department officers."
Feb 18, 2014 Business is bad: most traders admit paying bribes: "Interestingly, 63.8% of wholesale dealers admitted to paying bribes to the police, compared to only 28.2% of retailers."
Feb 18, 2014 Collusive corruption a formidable challenge: CBI
Feb 18, 2014 Ideas 2014: Freedom of expression is like rape in India, says Taslima Nasrin: "The author said she was used for vote bank politics in India. 'If fundamentalist demand for banning of the books, should government ban books?'"
Feb 18, 2014 CVC official's 'anti-corruption' painting exhibition
Feb 18, 2014 Indian secularists are too selective in their protests: Taslima Nasrin: "The withdrawal of Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus' has sparked outrage among many, but exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin says Indian secularists are too selective in their protest as they only speak out against Hindu but not against Muslim fundamentalists."
Feb 18, 2014 फ़ीस भरने के लिए बेचा मुफ़्त मिला लैपटॉप: "हमें अपनी बीबीए की पढ़ाई के लिए फ़ीस की ज़रूरत थी. इसलिए हमने उसे 10,000 रुपए में बेच डाला क्योंकि फ़ीस रहेगी तभी पढ़ाई होगी और उसके बाद तो हमेशा कम्प्यूटर चलाने का मौक़ा मिलता रहेगा.""
Feb 18, 2014 Trinity fellow clears air over Rahul's academic credentials: "Cambridge University vice-chancellor Professor Alison Richard had recently confirmed in a letter that Rahul was indeed awarded an M Phil in Development Studies in 1995 under the name of Raul Vinci."
Feb 18, 2014 UP cop held for murder of woman 'raped' by his son: "A sub-inspector of the Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old woman, who had filed a rape case against the police official's son a year ago. Bachchu Singh, a resident of Ghaziabad in UP, had allegedly hired a contract killer for Rs. 1.5 lakh to execute his plan."
Feb 16, 2014 Shoe hurled at Haryana CM Hooda in Sirsa: "Recently, a youth had allegedly slapped Hooda during a roadshow at Panipat."
Feb 15, 2014 MPs to be chained inside parliament to prevent incidents like pepper spray attack: "“What if they spit on our face?” said a terrified MP who was still coughing."
Feb 15, 2014 When netas are around, the babus are at play: "The issue is of the over-protection given to bureaucracy. Once you join Government service, there is no fear of loss of job. Even if you are caught red-handed extorting bribes, it takes decades to get rid of you. In a landmark ruling in May 2013, the Madras High Court had said that the Central Bureau of Investigation does not need the Union Government’s nod to probe IAS and IPS officers. This would have affected nearly 300 senior officers, of Joint Secretary or above rank in the IAS, IPS and other services, facing corruption cases across the country."
Feb 15, 2014 Lagadapati a shrewd businessman: "Mr. Rajagopal, son-in-law of veteran Congress leader P. Upendra, had seen a phenomenal rise in his business empire during the 1990s. The company has presence in EPC contracts, power, solar, mining and infrastructure. The group’s annual revenues stood at Rs.13,887 crore in the last fiscal."
Feb 15, 2014 Sukhbir Badal defends foreign sojourn: "After TIMES NOW exposed the shameless joyrides of Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh legislators, now joining the club is Punjab Ministers as a 4 member team visited London to attend Olympic Games in 2012 on the tax payer's money. And even 18 months after their supposed 'study tour' this team led by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has filed no report."
Feb 15, 2014 India: In search of status: "Two years later, Mao published a poem reflecting his world view at the time. In it, he described the United States as the tiger, Britain as the lion, the Soviet Union as the bear and India as the cow. The poem went on to make a number of highly disparaging remarks about the abilities and ambitions of the cow."
Feb 15, 2014 Will not fight any more polls, says Sheila: "Dikshit lost her New Delhi seat to AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal by over 25,000 votes in the recent Delhi Assembly elections."
Feb 15, 2014 In Mathura bureaucrat touches MP's feet: "The Samajwadi Party's (SP) reign in Uttar Pradesh has been marred by instances of rampant rowdyism before and two recent incidents have utterly exposed the continuing clout of the ruling party and its utter disregard for the law. A senior police official and a state bureaucrat showed no hesitation in bowing to party MP Ram Gopal Yadav in Mathura while other party leaders flanked a jailed convict as he declared his return to the party at a news conference."
Feb 15, 2014 National Interest: India Stinc: ""LANCO Infratech, with over Rs 7,500 crore of stressed loans (out of his total debt of about Rs 35,000 crore against a market cap of less than Rs 1,700 crore and declining), and struggling to pay salaries and carrying out sizeable layoffs. It was not declared bankrupt simply because there is no bankruptcy law in India. Among its self-inflicted excesses of go-go times was the purchase of an AUD 750 million coal mine in Australia, which he has now promised his lenders he will resell. But rather than take him to the cleaners, his lenders’ consortium, consisting of 27 banks, led by IDBI Bank, and comprising a galaxy of government and private banks — including the SBI and ICICI, the largest in each category — got together in December 2012 to plan a mega bailout. Now what exactly did he spray in their eyes? Foam?""
Feb 14, 2014 BBC: Delhi to investigate Mukhesh Ambani and ministers over gas prices: "Arvind Kejriwal accused Reliance chief Mukesh Ambani of colluding with Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and his predecessor Murli Deora."
Feb 13, 2014 India’s Defense Sector Still Plagued by Corruption: "Despite attempted reforms, India’s defense procurement system remains tainted by corruption and wrongdoing."
Feb 13, 2014 'Steep rise' in magnitude of corruption: CJI: "the Chief Justice noted that people had either given up the hope to make this country corruption-free or had come to terms with it and accepted it "as a facet of life"."
Feb 13, 2014 FTP: Has the pepper spray incident heightened public disgust with politicians?: "The Lok Sabha witnessed chaotic scenes on Thursday morning. The moment Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde tabled the Bill in the Lok Sabha, industrialist and suspended Congress MP L Rajagopal, from Vijayawada, did the unthinkable. He sprayed pepper sprays in the House. It caused burning sensations to several MPs and many others started coughing and sneezing."
Feb 13, 2014 Used pepper spray in self defence as a mob attacked me in LS: L Rajagopal: "Defending his stand over using pepper spray in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, expelled Congress MP Lagdapati Rajagopal said that he used the spray only in self defence as he was attacked by a mob."
Feb 13, 2014 MPs make it a day of shame for Parliament: "Telangana Congress MPs, Ponnam Prabhakar along with Balram Naik MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment (left), S.Rajaiah and Dr. Vinod from TRS (in specs) on their way to hospital from the Parliament after expelled Congress MP from Vijayawada, L. Rajagopal used pepper spray to prevent the introduction of the Telangana bill"
Feb 13, 2014 Fugitive Sita Soren is a 'guest of honour' at government events: "On Sita Soren being an absconder, Saran said inviting MPs and MLAS to such gov functions was a matter of protocol. The CBI special court has ordered attachment of Sita's property and had issued a non-bailable warrant against her."
Feb 11, 2014 Live updates: Kejriwal opens a new front, orders ACB to file FIRs against Moily, Deora, Mukesh Ambani: "RIL which signed an agreement with the Centre in early 2000 to supply gas at a cost of $ 1 per unit, later hiked the rate to $2.3 per unit and again hiked it to $ 4 per unit."
Feb 11, 2014 Read what Kejriwal said about registering FIR against Deora, Moily, Ambani: "Delhi government on Tuesday (Feb 1) directed the Anti-Corruption Branch to register an FIR against the chairperson of Reliance Industries Limited Mukesh Ambani, union petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily, former petroleum minister Murli Deora and former director general of Hydrocarbons VK Sibal under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA)."
Feb 11, 2014 Perks Of An Election: "Amma on your screen Tamil Nadu assembly speaker D. Jayakumar launches free laptop scheme in a Chennai school"
Feb 11, 2014 Devyani’s husband heading to India, will teach at JNU: "Washington has so far refused to heed to India’s demand to drop charges of visa fraud and underpaying her nanny against Khobragde, who cannot enter the US in a non-immune status."
Feb 11, 2014 File FIR on 'gas price collusion' by ministers, RIL: Kejriwal to cops: " the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Tuesday directed its anti-corruption branch to file an FIR against oil minister Veerappa Moily, former oil minister Murli Deora, Reliance Industries Ltd boss Mukesh Ambani and the former director-general hydrocarbons V K Sibal under the Prevention of Corruption Act for hatching a "conspiracy" to double gas prices in order to benefit, in the main, RIL."
Feb 10, 2014 Cases against Ramachandran may put IOA in big trouble: "As many as 3 cases of alleged misleading, forgery and manipulation are coming up against Ramachandran"
Feb 9, 2014 3 Bihar judges sacked over Nepal sex scandal: "Nepali daily 'Udgosh' had flagged in a report on January 29 last year that a police raid in Biratnagar's Metro hotel found these officers in 'indecent positions' with several Nepali women. The paper reported these men had been held on January 26 and then released."
Feb 9, 2014 भीख नहीं माँगोगे तो शादी में होगी दिक्कत!: "कपड़िया बस्ती के लोग भीख मांग कर अच्छा पैसा कमाते हैं. वो कहते हैं, "अमूमन एक दिन में 500 रुपए तो कमा ही लेते हैं. त्योहार के दिनों में आमदनी बढ़ जाती है. यहाँ का हर आदमी आपको तंदुरुस्त दिखेगा." वे आगे कहते हैं, "पर गाँव के लोग पूरा पैसा शराब में ख़र्च कर देते हैं. शाम को जब पैसा कमा कर आते हैं तो सीधे घर नहीं जाते हैं. शराब के ठेके में जाते हैं और ख़ूब पीते हैं."
Feb 9, 2014 सोनिया गांधी के ख़िलाफ़ सबूत लाने पर अमरीका में इनाम: "सोनिया गांधी अपनी कांग्रेस पार्टी के उन कार्यकर्ताओं और नेताओं को बचा रही हैं जो 1984 के दंगों में कथित तौर पर शामिल थे."

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