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22 July, 2017 3:45 PM Nitish Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi amid reports of rift in Grand Alliance

Amid speculation over a rift in the 'grand alliance' in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday and is learnt to have discussed the current political situation. NEW DELHI: Amid speculation over a rift in the 'Grand Alliance' in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi 20

22 July, 2017 1:07 PM Panama papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's defence minister to replace him in case of conviction?

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday emerged as the "most potential candidate" to replace beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif if he is disqualified by the Supreme Court for alleged graft and money laundering in the sensitive Panama Papers case. Asif is most likely to become the interim prime minister for 45 days till 67-year-old 53

18 July, 2017 4:21 AM Indonesia speaker named suspect in major graft case

Indonesia's anti-corruption agency has named the country's speaker of parliament as a suspect in a major graft scandal which is estimated to have siphoned around $170 million out of government coffers. The Corruption Eradication Commission named house speaker Setya Novanto as a suspect late Monday in the giant graft case that has also implicated other 24

17 July, 2017 11:28 AM Nawaz Sharif's Legal Team Rejects Panamagate Probe Panel's Report

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's legal team rejected the findings of a panel investigating him, saying that the evidence collected would not hold valid in court. Islamabad: Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's legal team today dismissed as illegal and biased a probe panel's final report that recommended filing of a graft case against 29

17 July, 2017 6:28 AM As Confrontation With Lalu Yadav Grows, Team Nitish Conveys New Option

Nitish Kumar has offered zero support to ally Lalu Yadav over corruption allegations made against him and his family made by the CBI. The shape of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's government in Bihar will be determined by whether his 28-year-old deputy, Tejashwi Yadav, complies with broad hints to resign after being accused of corruption by the CBI. Today 37

16 July, 2017 1:18 PM Modi asks state govts to come down hard on cow vigilantes

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI) Seeking to blunt the opposition attack over cow vigilantism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought to put the onus for checking such "hooliganism" on state governments, insisting that they take "stringent action" against them. The prime minister also sought the support of opposition parties in tackling "communal violence" 26

15 July, 2017 7:19 PM Reply to graft charges or face axe: Nitish to Tejashwi

PATNA: The Grand Alliance in Bihar was teetering on the brink of collapse amid growing indication that its disintegration may gather pace after presidential elections on Monday. The stand-off between Nitish Kumar and his partner Lalu Prasad worsened on Saturday when the CM's camp made it clear that he would not resile from his demand that the RJD boss's 37

14 July, 2017 4:24 PM Bihar alliance rift: Don't boast of 80 MLAs, come clean on graft charges, JD(U) tells RJD

JD(U) has mounted pressure on the RJD, asking it to come clean on allegations against party minister Tejashwi Yadav with facts and not to "display arrogance" of having 80 MLAs. Tejashwi, son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, has been named by CBI as an accused in its probe into land-for-hotels scandal. PATNA: Amid growing rift within the members of the coalition 40

14 July, 2017 1:18 PM Graft accused Tejashwi Yadav may step down to save Bihar's ruling alliance: Report

New Delhi: Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, who is accused of corruption, may step down as part of a compromise to save the state's ruling grand alliance, a media report said on Friday. Citing RJD sources, the Hindustan Times reported that Lalu Prasad did not want the “grand alliance to disintegrate” and hence his party may accept its partner 25

12 July, 2017 4:16 PM Tejaswi calls FIR "political vendetta"

PATNA: A day after JD(U) asked him to come clean, Bihar Deputy chief minister Tejaswi Prasad Yadav today virtually ruled out his resignation, while dubbing the FIR registered against him under various anti-graft provisions as "political vendetta." "The FIR (in land-for-hotels case) is part of a political vendetta. BJP president Amit Shah and Prime Minister 28