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  • CWG scam: CBI questions Kalmadi’s three key aides

    Commonwealth Games Organising Comm Secy. General Lalit Bhanot and his colleague R K Sacheti were among three persons questioned by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in the conduct of mega sporting event. The CBI also questioned Manoj Bhori, political advisor to OC head Suresh Kalmadi in connection with the scam in New Delhion Tuesday. […]

    Telangana report to give ‘several options’ on statehood issue

    The five-member committee on Telangana statehood issue has said it will give “several options with their pros and cons” in its report that will seek to achieve the “highest satisfaction of the largest number”. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday, the committee chairman and former Supreme Court Judge Justice B N Srikrishna hoped that […]

    Govt to bring new law against land acquisition: Moily

    Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily has said the Centre would introduce a new law to set guidelines on acquisition of farm land for industrial and other commercial purposes and ensure that lands are purchased at prevailing market value. The draft law had been prepared and it would be placed before the Parliament during the coming […]

    Govt allocates 5 MT additional wheat, rice to states

    The govt has allocated five million tonnes of additional wheat and rice stocks to states for sale to the poor at subsidised rates, with a view to contain food inflation and free up godowns for new crops. The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, also decided to extend the ban […]

    Adarsh scam : Maha Govt. seeks resignation of Tiwari, Lala

    The axe has finally fallen on the bureaucrats for their alleged role in the Adarsh housing scam; the latest who will go through the axe are state Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari and State Human rights commission member Subhash Lala. The Maharashtra Government has sought their resignation for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh Housing scam. […]

    BJP reiterates its demand for JPC probe into 2G scam

    The Bharatiya Janata Party today reiterated its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum issue. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, party spokesman Rajiv Pratap Rudy said the JPC would fix accountability of the government while PAC will only look into account.

    Telangana MPs call-off strike; Andhra govt. to withdraw all cases against students

    In Andhra Pradesh, the Congress MPs and Legislators from Telangana region have called off their hunger strike following the State Government announced in principle acceptance to withdraw the cases against students. State Home Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy has handed over a letter to Congress Working Committee Member K Kesava Rao to this affect in Hyderabad. […]

    IAF to deploy fighter aircraft squadrons in South

    The Indian Air Force is planning to deploy fighter aircraft squadrons in southern parts of the country to tackle the threat from non-state actors and to secure the sealanes. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function in New Delhi, IAF Vice Chief Air Marshal P K Barbora said the first two squadrons of […]

    NewsX saves two families, in two different parts of the country, in two different ways, but with similar impact.

    New Delhi: A kidnapped family who had been held under unlawful detention, by their loaners for nearly a month, were finally freed by the Police after an English news channel,  NewsX highlighted their plight. The family of Bilal Ahmed, a cancer patient, and his wife Kulsoom, and a four children, one a five year old […]

    Telangana MPs call-off strike

    Congress MPs from Telangana region on Tuesday called off their fast after the Andhra Pradesh government decided to withdraw all the police cases filed against students during the agitation for a separate state. Congress Rajya Sabha member K Keshava Rao announced the decision of the ten MPs to call of their hunger strike after state […]