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Wrong to say India is scam-driven country: PM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Besieged by a series of corruption charges against his government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said it was wrong to say India is a 'scam-driven' country and asserted that the government was 'dead serious' about bringing 'wrong-doers' to book so that the 'self-confidence' of the people is not shaken.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 4:14:16 PM

Tripura could be gateway to northeast, say visiting MPs
Agartala, Feb 16 (IANS) A parliamentary team Wednesday said it will suggest the name of Unakoti, a seventh century pilgrim spot in Tripura, as a world heritage site and also pointed out that improved infrastructure could make the state the gateway to India's northeast.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:35:38 PM

Election year: Kerala bill to enable roadside public meetings
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 16 (IANS) At a time when elections are due in the state, Kerala assembly Wednesday took up a bill to circumvent last year's high court ruling against holding public meetings on the roadside.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:14:46 PM

Kamat insists CBI was asked to handle Goa drug probe
Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Wednesday insisted he had asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the police-politician-drug mafia nexus probe, two days after the agency said it had received no such communication from the Goa government.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:04:59 PM

PM has thrown up his hands on corruption, price rise: CPI-M
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Wednesday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had 'thrown up his hands' on corruption and price rise and had tried to justify the 2G spectrum pricing by comparing it to subsidies in the food and fertiliser sectors.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:04:58 PM

2,000 DMK members held during anti-Sri Lanka protest
Chennai Feb 16 (IANS) More than 2,000 DMK members, including MPs and legislators, protesting the arrest of 106 Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka were arrested here Wednesday to prevent a march to the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 1:58:22 PM

PM expressed helplessness in dealing with corruption: BJP
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of 'helplessness' in dealing with corruption and said he had sought to 'cover up' scams relating to the 2G spectrum, Commonwealth Games and Adarsh Housing Society.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 1:43:35 PM

I will stay the course: PM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he had never felt like resigning because he had a job to do and there was a lot of unfinished business.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 1:17:32 PM

I am not a culprit as being projected: PM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday he never claimed that he had never made a mistake but he had not made the kind of mistakes that were being attributed to him.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:55:14 PM

Wrongdoers behind CWG scam will not escape: PM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The 'wrongdoers' behind the Commonwealth Games (CWG) corruption scam would not escape, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:29:04 PM

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