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20 July, 2017 1:55 AM Addiction and intrigue: Inside the Saudi palace coup

On Tuesday June 20 Mohammed bin Nayef, a powerful figure in Saudi Arabia's security apparatus for the past two decades and the next in line to the throne, was summoned to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz on the fourth floor of the royal palace in Mecca. There, according to a source close to MbN, as he is known, the king ordered him to step aside in favour 32

17 July, 2017 2:30 PM Whistleblower DIG Roopa shunted: Transfer of officials and prisoners will derail probe into shady dealings

In attacking IPS Roopa, the Karnataka government has laid bare its fear of honest and upright officers who speak up against abuse of power. More importantly, it shows just how deficient the system is in protecting them The Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in Karnataka has ordered the transfer of IPS officer and DIG (Prisons) D Roopa, who blew the whistle 105

2 July, 2017 10:52 PM Goa: Amit Shah in dock for holding meeting at Dabolim airport

A lawyer-activist has filed a complaint against BJP president Amit Shah and Goa CM Manohar Parrikar terming the meet as "gross abuse of power". A day after BJP president Amit Shah addressed a public meeting at the Goa airport complex, a lawyer-activist has filed a complaint against party chief and Manohar Parrikar terming the meet as "gross abuse of power" 84

21 June, 2017 8:28 PM Saudi king names son as heir to throne

The decision settles what many analysts had described as a power struggle between Prince Mohammed Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman was named to replace his cousin as heir to the throne in a shake-up that consolidates the 31-year-old leader’s power in the world’s biggest oil exporter. The king’s decision to elevate his son, who already 73

19 May, 2017 3:07 AM 2 Days After CBI Raids at Home, Karti Chidambaram Leaves for London

New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram who is under CBI scanner for alleged bribery and corruption has left for London on what his father described as a “scheduled trip”. “It was a scheduled trip, not a sudden one. Tickets were bought long time ago. I will be back soon,” Karti told CNN-News18 on Friday morning 83

17 May, 2017 2:03 AM CBI raids: Setback to Congress, agency doesn't rule out probing ex-FM P Chidambaram's role

In a major setback to Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against his son Karti for taking money from a private media company, INX Media, owned by businessman Peter Mukerjea and his wife Indrani to influence public servants. Not only this, the agency carried out raids 81

16 May, 2017 4:14 PM CBI, I-T raids: Day of reckoning has come, says Arun Jaitley as opposition alleges political vendetta

Law enforcement agencies on Tuesday raided the residences and properties of two top opposition leaders P Chidambaram of the Congress and Lalu Prasad of the RJD as well as businessmen in a multi-city crackdown on alleged corruption and benami properties. NEW DELHI: Law enforcement agencies on Tuesday conducted raids in a multi-city crackdown against alleged 91

28 April, 2017 1:15 AM Supreme Court directs Centre to set up Lokpal without Leader of Opposition

Paving the way for more transparency in governance, the Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the Lokpal Act in its current avatar was an "eminently workable piece of legislation and there is no justification to keep the enforcement of the Act under suspension." Dismissing the Centre's contention, the top court gave the Lokpal Committee the go ahead 91

22 April, 2017 10:57 AM Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM Narendra Modi, Smriti Irani hits back

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told civil servants to "not use social media for self-promotion", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a dig at him with a tweet implying the PM doesn't lead by example. NEW DELHI: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told civil servants+ to "not use social media for self-promotion", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi 26

22 April, 2017 1:50 AM Take decisions fast, don't fear consequences: PM Modi tells bureaucrats

Urging the country's top officials to "think out of the box" and take collective ownership to bring change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told them to become "enablers" rather than "regulators". Deviating from the prepared text while addressing bureaucrats on Civil Services Day here on Friday, Modi regaled them with nuggets of governance, and allayed 90