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17 February, 2018 12:21 PM Had no desire to become CM, join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice: O Panneerselvam

Tami Nadu Dy CM O Panneerselvam has revealed that he decided to join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice. CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who was once engaged in a bitter struggle for power with his rivals within his party AIADMK, has revealed that he had decided to merge his faction with that of Chief Minister 36

14 February, 2018 2:00 PM Jacob Zuma terms efforts to oust him ‘very unfair’

“Nobody has ever provided the reasons,” says the South African President, who in a TV address refused to quit. South African President Jacob Zuma has said ongoing efforts to unseat him by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party were unfair, and that he had been given no reason by the party why he should resign. “It was very unfair to me that this issue 57

10 February, 2018 12:49 PM "PM Modi Drives Vehicle Looking In Rear-View Mirror, Will Cause Accidents": Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi advised the prime minister "to learn governance" from state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah "who runs the government looking forward". Hosapete: Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for criticising the policies of the previous Congress governments, Rahul Gandhi today said that the former is running the country by looking at the rear view mirror 44

10 February, 2018 11:49 AM Rafale ‘biggest issue’ of corruption today, alleges Rahul

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday intensified his attack on the NDA government on the Rafale fighter jet deal, alleging it was the “biggest issue” of corruption in the country now. Launching his party campaign at Hosapete in poll-bound Karnataka’s Ballari district, Mr. Gandhi alleged that Mr. Modi had “personally” changed the contract during 48

8 February, 2018 5:27 PM Ambur DSP, SI arrested for graft

They demanded and accepted a bribe of ₹1.45 lakh Sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Thursday arrested a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and a Sub-Inspector for demanding and accepting a bribe to the tune of ₹1.45 lakh. P. Thanarajan, DSP of Ambur sub-division and Lourdu Jayaraj, Sub-Inspector attached to the Ambur 8

8 February, 2018 2:01 PM Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to five years in prison

Son and four others get 10-year jail term; case pertains to misappropriation of over 2.1 crore Bangladeshi Taka [₹1.6 crore] that had come from a foreign bank as grants for orphans. A Special Court in Dhaka on Thursday sentenced former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to jail for five years in a 10-year-old graft case. The court also sentenced her son, Tarique 46

6 February, 2018 5:06 PM Nagaland suspense ends, 22 file papers

Core committee of Naga Tribal Hohos and Civil Organisations that called for a poll boycott dissolved The suspense surrounding the Nagaland Assembly election ended seven days after its notification, with 22 candidates filing their nomination papers on Tuesday. The remaining aspirants have until 3 pm on Wednesday to submit their papers. A question mark had hung over the polls 38

5 February, 2018 6:45 PM Maldives political crisis: President Abdulla Yameen Gayoom declares state of emergency for 15 days

Massive protests are being held across the country including repeated rounds of clashes between police and opposition protesters.   MALE: A state of emergency was on Monday declared by President Abdulla Yameen in Maldives for a period of 15 days, deepening the political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation. The move gives sweeping powers to security forces 64

3 February, 2018 9:13 AM Bharathiar University V-C arrested on graft charge

The Vice Chancellor demanded ₹ 35 lakh as bribe from a candidate for the appointment to the post of assistant professor. Sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Saturday arrested A. Ganapathy, Vice-Chancellor of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, for accepting bribe from a candidate for appointment to the post of assistant 34

5 January, 2018 7:40 AM School headmistress arrested by vigilance on graft charge in Odisha

She had allegedly taken ₹8,200 bribe from a tailor to expedite payment towards making school uniform Headmistress of a government school in Odisha’s Bhadrak district was arrested by anti-graft vigilance wing for allegedly taking ₹8,200 bribe from a tailor to expedite payment towards making school uniform. Acting on a complaint, vigilance personnel laid a trap and caught 21