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Congress leader arrested after party-RSS clash in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 18 (IANS) A local Congress leader was arrested in Jharkhand Thursday following a clash between his party workers and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists, police said.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 7:28:03 PM

Wiretap on lobbyists, journalists reveal links at top?
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Days after the resignation of A. Raja as communications minister over the 2G spectrum scandal, Open magazine has uploaded on its website what it claims are phone chats among leading lobbyists, industrialists, politicians and journalists, giving a sneak peek into what it says are the 'networks of power' reflecting 'how this country is run'.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 7:00:39 PM

Why not ask Yeddyurappa to quit, Congress to BJP
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Countering the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over corruption, the Congress Thursday accused the BJP of 'shamelessly' defending Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa despite his name cropping up in a land scam.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 6:34:47 PM

Yeddyurappa may get kin to surrender lands to retain chair
Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, facing charges of land allotments to his family members, Thursday asserted he will complete his term amid mounting speculation that he may get the lands surrendered to retain the chair.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 3:25:38 PM

India's political class under attack over brazen corruption
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A chief minister allegedly undervalues precious state land and sells it cheap to his sons. Another's mother-in-law gets a seafront flat meant for families of dead soldiers. A cabinet minister disposes spectrum to companies violating rules, causing whopping losses to the exchequer... India's political leaders are in the dock following accusations of outrageous corruption that has stunned a country where sleaze in public life is an accepted fact.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:34:10 PM

Congress MPs demonstrate, demand Yeddyurappa's resignation
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Congress MPs from Karnataka Thursday staged a demonstration in the Parliament House complex against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, demanding his resignation for alleged involvement in land scams in the state.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:31:25 PM

Break your silence, opposition tells PM
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Silence equalled consent, opposition leaders said Tuesday as they demanded a clarification from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G spectrum scam and former minister A. Raja.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1:43:53 PM

Swearing in of Maharashtra ministers postponed to Friday
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) The expansion of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's council of ministers has been postponed from Thursday evening to Friday morning as the Congress is yet to shortlist its names, official sources said.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:53:16 PM

Solicitor general embroidering or stretching truth: Subramanian Swamy
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy Wednesday alleged that Solicitor General Gopal Subramanian could have been 'misled' by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on communications with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G spectrum allocation issue.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:28:18 PM

2G scam: Both houses of parliament adjourned
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Thursday and Lok Sabha till noon after the opposition disrupted proceedings and demanded a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scam and other raging scandals.

Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:15:49 PM

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