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  • Manipur Election 2017: PM Narendra Modi Says What Congress Couldn't Do In 15 Years In Manipur, BJP Will In 15 Months

    Manipur Election 2017: PM Narendra Modi Says What Congress Couldn't Do In 15 Years In Manipur, BJP Will In 15 Months

    Manipur Election 2017: With polls in Manipur just a week away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a blistering attack at the Congress government, saying the party was responsible for ruining the state in the last 15 years.

  • What Former Director AP Singh Said On CBI Case And Raids Against Him

    What Former Director AP Singh Said On CBI Case And Raids Against Him

    Former CBI director AP Singh has reacted to a corruption case filed against him by the investigation agency. This is the first time that the CBI has filed a case against one of its former directors.

  • IAS Officer Tries to Bribe His Way Out of Corruption Case. Gets Caught Again

    IAS Officer Tries to Bribe His Way Out of Corruption Case. Gets Caught Again

    A senior IAS officer from Chhattisgarh, BL Aggarwal, has been arrested for allegedly paying a bribe of Rs 1.5 crore to fix a case against him. The case - of him allegedly accepting 45 lakhs as bribe - is around 10 years old and is being heard at Chhattisgarh, said officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI.

  • DMK's MK Stalin Detained At Marina Beach After Protest Against Trust Vote: Highlights

    DMK's MK Stalin Detained At Marina Beach After Protest Against Trust Vote: Highlights

    E Palaniswami today won the trust vote in the Tamil Nadu Assembly after the house witnessed chaos and violence. He won 122 votes with only 11 rebels of his AIADMK voting against him. He needed the backing of at least 117 legislators in the 234-member State Assembly. Mr Palaniswami took oath on Thursday with a 30-member cabinet. He is widely seen as...

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami To Visit Sasikala, Who Watched Oath On Jail TV

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami To Visit Sasikala, Who Watched Oath On Jail TV

    VK Sasikala watched Edappadi Palaniswami, the man she handpicked for the top post, take oath as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on television at the women's barracks of a Bengaluru prison on Thursday. Watching the oath ceremony with the AIADMK chief was her sister-in-law Ilavarasi, also convicted for corruption in the same case as Ms Sasikala,...

  • 10 Things To Know About Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami

    10 Things To Know About Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami

    Handpicked by his mentor VK Sasikala before she left for a Bengaluru jail to serve her four-year sentence for corruption, AIADMK's chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was sworn-in as Tamil Nadus chief minister on Thursday evening. Mr Palaniswami received the invitation to form the government from Governor C Vidyasagar Rao earlier in the day after...

  • VK Sasikala, Now In Bengaluru Jail, Seeks Meditation Space, Some Non-Veg Food

    VK Sasikala, Now In Bengaluru Jail, Seeks Meditation Space, Some Non-Veg Food

    VK Sasikala, on Wednesday evening, drove up to a prison in Bengaluru where she has been sentenced to four years in prison for corruption in a case that involves J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister who died in December and was the leader of Tamil Nadu's ruling party, the AIADMK.

  • VK Sasikala Charged With Kidnapping By MLA Who 'Escaped In Bermuda Shorts'

    VK Sasikala Charged With Kidnapping By MLA Who 'Escaped In Bermuda Shorts'

    As she headed to jail in Bengaluru for corruption, VK Sasikala faced another charge today. She has been reported to the police for kidnapping by a lawmaker who claims to have "escaped" from the luxury resort where MLAs backing Ms Sasikala have camped for days. SS Saravanan, who pledged support for Ms Sasikala's challenger O Panneerselvam yesterday,...

  • Amid Political Drama, Sasikala's Husband Confirms Her Family's In The Picture

    Amid Political Drama, Sasikala's Husband Confirms Her Family's In The Picture

    As VK Sasikala headed to jail to serve a four-year sentence for corruption, her banished relatives made a comeback to the spotlight. Two of her nephews are back in the AIADMK, years after they were expelled by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. In further evidence that Ms Sasikala's family remains a big part of Tamil Nadu's unfolding political d...

  • Expect Invitation To Form Government Today, Says Team Sasikala: 10 Facts

    Expect Invitation To Form Government Today, Says Team Sasikala: 10 Facts

    A team led by Edappadi Palanisamy, handpicked by VK Sasikala as the AIADMK's presumptive Chief Minister, met Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Wednesday evening and said it expects him to invite them today to form government in the state. The Governor later met O Panneerselvam, who too has staked claim to the top post. Ms Sasikala has reached...

  • Uttarakhand Election 2017: 68% Overall Voter Turnout In 69 Assembly Constituencies As Voting Ends

    Uttarakhand Election 2017: 68% Overall Voter Turnout In 69 Assembly Constituencies As Voting Ends

    Voting has ended in Uttarakhand's 69 constituencies spread across 13 districts (7 in Garhwal region and the remaining 6 in Kumaon region of the state). Residents of Uttarakhand voted today to decide who will form the next government in the state. The overall voter turnout was 68%, which is 1.2% higher than the 2012 Assembly election (66.8%). The BJ...

  • Uttarakhand, UP Election 2017: Voting Ends In Both States, 66% Turnout In UP Phase 2 - 10 Points

    Uttarakhand, UP Election 2017: Voting Ends In Both States, 66% Turnout In UP Phase 2 - 10 Points

    The assembly elections closed in Uttarakhand today with the state witnessing 68 per cent polling - up from 66 per cent of 2012. Uttar Pradesh, which had the second of its seven-phase elections - recorded 66 per cent voting. Today's polling was considered crucial for the ruling Samajwadi Party, which holds 34 of the 67 constituencies that went to po...

  • E Palanisamy As Chief Minister No 3 In 2 Months? Meets Governor

    E Palanisamy As Chief Minister No 3 In 2 Months? Meets Governor

    Hours after VK Sasikala's run for Chief Minister was brought to a skidding halt by the Supreme Court, which found her guilty of corruption, she has moved at breakneck speed to ensure she remains the show-runner of the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Ms Sasikala was sentenced this morning to four years in prison - it's uncertain when she has to head to...

  • In Order Convicting Sasikala, Strong Comments About Jayalalithaa's Role

    In Order Convicting Sasikala, Strong Comments About Jayalalithaa's Role

    The corruption case in which VK Sasikala has been convicted today was, in fact, centered on whether J Jayalalithaa misused her first term as Chief Minister in the 1990s to accumulate a vast fortune of real estate, cash and jewellery through a maze of companies which were owned by Ms Sasikala and two of her male relatives.

  • 'It's A Fatty Judgement,' Said Supreme Court Judges, Then Went Straight To Sasikala Verdict

    'It's A Fatty Judgement,' Said Supreme Court Judges, Then Went Straight To Sasikala Verdict

    It took eight minutes for two Supreme Court judges to announce the decision that abruptly cut short the political career of VK Sasikala, a long-time companion of J Jayalalithaa. The judges concurred when they held Ms Sasikala guilty of corruption and decided that she has to go to back to jail to serve a four-year sentence. "We have expressed deep c...

  • VK Sasikala Returns Home, Likely To Surrender In Bengaluru Today: 10 Points

    VK Sasikala Returns Home, Likely To Surrender In Bengaluru Today: 10 Points

    VK Sasikala, convicted by the Supreme Court of corruption and given a four-year jail term, is likely to surrender in Bengaluru on Wednesday, sources in her party, the AIADMK, have said. She came back to her Poes Garden residence late at night from Golden Bay, the five-star resort on the outskirts of Chennai where she was huddled with over a 100 par...

  • VK Sasikala Gets 4-Year Jail Term For Corruption, Can't Be Chief Minister

    VK Sasikala Gets 4-Year Jail Term For Corruption, Can't Be Chief Minister

    VK Sasikala has been found guilty of corruption by the Supreme Court and will have to surrender to the police in Chennai so that she can be jailed for four years. This ends her high-decibel and divisive bid to be Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu - she is now barred from contesting an election for the next ten years. At 10:30 am on Tuesday, two judges o...

  • 15,000 Cops Posted In Chennai Ahead Of VK Sasikala Verdict

    15,000 Cops Posted In Chennai Ahead Of VK Sasikala Verdict

    About 15,000 cops have been posted across Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai this morning ahead of a Supreme Court verdict in a corruption case against VK Sasikala, chief of the ruling AIADMK.

  • After Supreme Court's 'Guilty' Verdict, Cops Enter Resort Where VK Sasikala Stayed With AIADMK MLAs

    After Supreme Court's 'Guilty' Verdict, Cops Enter Resort Where VK Sasikala Stayed With AIADMK MLAs

    A luxury resort near Chennai was brought under heavy security cover this morning as scores of policemen arrived there hours before a Supreme Court verdict on a corruption case against VK Sasikala. Ms Sasikala stayed last night at the Golden Bay resort where over 100 lawmakers have camped since Wednesday, a day after Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's...

  • 10 Facts On The Corruption Case Against VK Sasikala

    10 Facts On The Corruption Case Against VK Sasikala

    The pending disproportionate assets case that poses a legal hurdle against VK Sasikala's taking over as the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, dates back to 1996. J Jayalalithaa, Ms Sasikala and her two relatives, Ilavarasi and Sudhagaran, had been convicted in the case that alleged that the former Chief Minister owned assets far exceeding her known source...

  • Uttarakhand Elections 2017: We Threw Out Trash, BJP Took It, Says Rahul Gandhi On Corrupt Leaders

    Uttarakhand Elections 2017: We Threw Out Trash, BJP Took It, Says Rahul Gandhi On Corrupt Leaders

    Hitting back at BJP on the issue of corruption, Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave tickets to tainted leaders thrown out of Congress and took the "trash" into his party.

  • PM Narendra Modi's Speech In Shrinagar In Uttarakhand's Garhwal Region Ahead Of Assembly Elections: Highlights

    PM Narendra Modi's Speech In Shrinagar In Uttarakhand's Garhwal Region Ahead Of Assembly Elections: Highlights

    Ahead of the Assembly election in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally today in Uttarakhand's Garhwal region. Speaking to the people from the GITI ground in Garhwal's Shrinagar town, Prime Minister Modi focused on the BJP's promise of development for the hill state. The Prime Minister also spoke about his government's efforts ...

  • UP Elections 2017: 'He Likes Peeping Into Others' Bathrooms,' Says Rahul Gandhi, In Jibe At PM Narendra Modi

    UP Elections 2017: 'He Likes Peeping Into Others' Bathrooms,' Says Rahul Gandhi, In Jibe At PM Narendra Modi

    Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "raincoat" barb at his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today said that the PM liked "peeping into others' bathrooms".

  • Corruption Scandal: Ex-Cricketers Slam PCB After Suspension of Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif

    Corruption Scandal: Ex-Cricketers Slam PCB After Suspension of Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif

    Both Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, who were representing Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League second edition in Dubai, were being sent back home by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

  • Records Of Contracts To Arvind Kejriwal's Relative Preserved: Delhi Government

    Records Of Contracts To Arvind Kejriwal's Relative Preserved: Delhi Government

    Delhi government's Public Works Department (PWD) today informed a court that documents relating to the contract for construction of drains awarded to the firm of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law have been preserved.

  • PM Narendra Modi's Dig At Manmohan Singh On Corruption: 'Bathing With A Raincoat'

    PM Narendra Modi's Dig At Manmohan Singh On Corruption: 'Bathing With A Raincoat'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took on his predecessor, Dr Manmohan Singh, by stating that "there is not a single black mark against him despite all the corruption. Only Doctor Saab knows how to bathe with a raincoat in the bathroom." The remark references the many corruption scandals that erupted in the government on Dr Singh's watch when the ...

  • In A First, Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To Calcutta High Court's Justice Karnan

    In A First, Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To Calcutta High Court's Justice Karnan

    For the first time, the Supreme Court today issued contempt notice to a sitting high court judge, Justice CS Karnan for levelling allegations against former judges of the Supreme Court and sitting judges of Madras High Court. A Calcutta High Court judge, Justice Karnan had recently written to the Prime Minister levelling corruption charges against ...

  • In First Real Test Against Sena, BJP Opens Up Plans For Mumbai Election

    In First Real Test Against Sena, BJP Opens Up Plans For Mumbai Election

    Never in its history has Bombay's municipal corporation, with its eye-popping budget of 37,000-crores, been led by the BJP. Instead, the party has piggybacked its way to governing the corporation, which has 227 members, by allying with the Shiv Sena, which has held charge of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC for four consecutive terms.

  • 'You Will Have To Study Modi,' Says Prime Minister To Critics Of Notes Ban

    'You Will Have To Study Modi,' Says Prime Minister To Critics Of Notes Ban

    The economy was strong and the timing of the notes ban was perfect, PM Modi said in parliament today, in a detailed defence of his decision to abolish 500 and 1,000-rupee notes in November last year, aimed at eliminating corruption and black money. Congress governments before his would have done it, PM Modi said, if there was any electoral benefit ...

  • Seva In SCAM? That's A First, Says PM Narendra Modi On Rahul Gandhi

    Seva In SCAM? That's A First, Says PM Narendra Modi On Rahul Gandhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi used a speech in parliament today to counter the opposition's concerted attack on his abrupt ban of 500- and 1,000-rupee notes. Reserving his strongest barbs for the Congress, the PM said that his government is committed to cleansing the country of corruption, which requires reversing the actions of the Congress. "Ear...

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