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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 30

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 40

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 44

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 56

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 22

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 50

21 April, 2017 6:41 PM Have no dearth of political will to effect reforms, asserts PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he did not lack the political will needed to carry out reforms and asked the country’s bureaucrats to become enablers and focus on achieving outcomes for the benefit of citizens. “To reform, political will is needed. I don’t have that problem… maybe I have extra (political will),” Modi told a hall of packed 23

21 April, 2017 4:41 PM PM Narendra Modi tells civil servants to stop being regulators, become enablers

Addressing bureaucrats on civil services day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says political will is needed to bring in reforms New Delhi: Stop being regulators, become enablers. And start thinking out of the box. These were the key messages Prime Minister Narendra Modi drove home to civil servants on Friday. Speaking at a function to mark Civil Services 46

21 April, 2017 12:26 PM Why PM Modi banned mobile phones from his meetings

Narendra Modi said that mobile phones were banned from his meetings because he often found officers checking social media sites in the midst of official discussions New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that mobile phones were banned from his meetings because he often found officers checking social media sites in the midst of official 50

21 April, 2017 12:25 PM PM Modi: Use social media for public welfare, not for self-praise

"I see these days that district-level officers are so busy, busy, that most of their time goes into it (social media). I have stopped the entry (of mobile phones) in my meetings as they (officers) would take them out and start (checking out social media sites)," PM Modi said on Monday. NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that mobile 20