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Court extends custody of technocrat held in irrigation scam 1.9.2015 TOI: Cities
The district sessions court on Tuesday extended the police custody of suspended technocrat Rajesh Rithe by three days while irrigation contractor Nisar Khatri was remanded in magistrate custody till Thursday. Both Rithe and Khatri were arrested by the Thane unit of the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) last week for their alleged role in a multi-crore irrigation ...
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Sri Lanka's Sirisena promises new era of clean government 1.9.2015 DNA: India
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday promised a new era of clean government, capitalising on a strong voter mandate for a government of national unity to pursue economic and political reforms. Speaking at the first session of the new parliament elected last month, Sirisena said he would ensure that officials responsible for wrongdoing under his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa would be held to account. "I will not hesitate to strengthen the current institutional framework to fight against corruption and take action - without any favour - against those who are now facing charges for misusing state properties," he told parliament. Some family members and allies of Rajapaksa, who defeated a 26-year Tamil insurgency in 2009, face charges of misusing state resources and corruption. Rajapaksa, who lost the presidency in January, failed in his comeback bid in the August 17 election. Sirisena also pledged a middle-path foreign policy. Under Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka leaned strongly towards China, ...
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Tough act to follow - Calcutta Telegraph 1.9.2015 Google News
Tough act to follow Calcutta Telegraph Could local citizen movements in Bangalore, Mumbai or Chennai follow the Kejriwal route to leadership and reform? The AAP government has announced free water supply to small users, halving power prices for small users. When retail onion prices rose ...
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CWG street lights: Court to announce sentence on September 2 1.9.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Sep 1 : A court here on Tuesday reserved its order on pronouncing the quantum of sentence in Commonwealth Games (CWG) street lights case after the CBI requested it to award maximum punishment to the four convicts.
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Former Pak PM Yusuf Raza Gilani gets 7-day protective bail in graft cases 1.9.2015 Oneindia.in: News
Islamabad, Sep 1: Former Pakistan prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday secured a seven-day protective bail in nine corruption cases filed against him for allegedly making millions of rupees by approving subsidies to fake companies. A single bench of Islamabad
Opposition dubs 6-month rule of PDP-BJP govt as 'disappointing' 1.9.2015 Zee News : States
As the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir completed its six months in office on Tuesday, the Opposition termed the tenure as a period of "disappointment" and said expectations of the people in the state remain unfulfilled.
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Gilani gets 7-day protective bail in graft cases 1.9.2015 Latest News
The anti-corruption court on August 27 had issued arrest orders against Gilani
Sri Lankan president vows to fight corruption 1.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Colombo, Sep 1 : Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the battle against corruption will continue even as a new united government began work on Tuesday.
Sri Lankan president vows to fight corruption 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the battle against corruption will continue even as a new united government began work on Tuesday.
Azerbaijan jails top journalist for seven and a half years: Lawyer 1.9.2015 Zee News : World
Azerbaijan on Tuesday sentenced award-winning investigative journalist and anti-graft campaigner Khadija Ismayilova to seven and a half years in jail on corruption charges she denounced as trumped-up, her lawyer said.
Malaysian police summons anti-PM protest organisers 1.9.2015 Zee News : World
The organisers of a massive weekend demonstration demanding the Malaysian prime minister's removal over corruption allegations today said they had been summoned by police, after the government earlier threatened they could face charges.
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Former Pak PM Gilani gets 7-day protective bail in graft cases 1.9.2015 Zee News : South Asia
Former Pakistan prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani Tuesday secured a seven-day protective bail in nine corruption cases filed against him for allegedly making millions of rupees by approving subsidies to fake companies.
Yusuf Raza Gilani gets seven-day protective bail in graft cases 1.9.2015 Asian Age: International
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani. (Photo: AFP) Anti-corruption court in Karachi issued non-bailable arrest warrant against Gilani Islamabad: Former Pakistan prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday secured a seven-day protective bail in nine corruption cases filed against him for allegedly making millions of rupees by approving subsidies to fake companies. A single bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) comprising Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi granted protective bail to the PPP leader in the nine cases and directed him to furnish surety bonds of Rs 100,000 in each cases. Earlier, the 63-year-old former prime minister, accompanied by lawyers and supporters, appeared before the IHC to seek pre-arrest bail in corruption cases after an anti-corruption court in Karachi last week issued non-bailable arrest warrant against him. The anti-corruption court on August 27 issued arrest orders against Gilani and former trade minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim after the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) ...
'BJP, Shiv Sena responsible for exclusion of Pimpri Chinchwad from list of smart cities' 1.9.2015 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
Maruti Bhapkar, member of national executive committee of Swaraj Sanvad Abhiyan has alleged that BJP and Shiv Sena are responsible for the exclusion of Pimpri Chinchwad city from Smart City ...
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PM Modi plays development card, says nobody can stop BJP's victory march in Bihar 1.9.2015 New Kerala: India News
Bhagalpur, Sep. 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Bihar has decided to vote for development in the upcoming assembly elections, and added that nobody would be able to stop the victory march of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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Malaysian police summon anti-PM protest organisers 1.9.2015 Zee News : World
The organisers of a massive weekend demonstration demanding the Malaysian prime minister`s removal over corruption allegations said Tuesday they had been summoned by police, after the government earlier threatened they could face charges.
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BJP Poses Ten Questions to Congress Over Scams in Excise, Mining Departments 1.9.2015 newindianexpress.com
BJP today accused Congress-led Uttarakhand government of being embroiled in scams worth crores of rupees in its Excise and Mining departments.
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Afghan president calls for 'jihad' to fight corruption 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday called for a national "Jihad" to fight the corruption in the country, media reported.
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Sri Lankan navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Sixteen Indian fishermen were arrested on Tuesday after they illegally entered the waters off northern Sri Lanka, a navy official said.
CWG street lights: Court to announce sentence on September 2 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
A court here on Tuesday reserved its order on pronouncing the quantum of sentence in Commonwealth Games (CWG) street lights case after the CBI requested it to award maximum punishment to the four convicts.
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