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87 'criminal' candidates in Bengal polls' fourth, fifth phases
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) A total of 87 candidates of the 341 in the fray in 101 assembly constituencies in the fourth and fifth phases of West Bengal's assembly polls May 3 and 7 have criminal cases pending against them, an election watchdog said Thursday.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:39:48 PM

Chaos in PAC meet, 'chief' Soz rejects 2G report
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was Thursday split down the middle, with its chief Murli Manohar Joshi storming out of a meeting after the Congress and its allies rubbished a leaked draft report that pulled up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his 'indirect' role in the spectrum allocation scandal.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:26:59 PM

Governance, not just winning elections, matters: Advani to partymen
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday urged partymen to ensure their conduct did not invite charges as 'even minor wrongdoings of BJP are highlighted'.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:14:26 PM

Joshi has destroyed public trust in PAC: Congress
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Congress Thursday attacked Public Accounts Committee (PAC) head Murli Manohar Joshi for trying to 'pre-empt objections to his report' on the 2G spectrum allocation and said his actions were 'unfortunate and destroyed public trust' in the panel.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:47:13 PM

Congress's new Madhya Pradesh leaders attack BJP chief
Bhopal, April 28 (IANS) After newly-appointed Congress Madhya Pradesh chief Kantilal Bhuria, it was the new leader of opposition Ajay Singh who Thursday attacked the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit chief Prabhat Jha for being an outsider.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:28:54 PM

Congress trying to stall PAC probe: BJP
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused the Congress of trying to stall the Public Accounts Committee's report on the 2G spectrum scam as it may 'touch very senior people in the government'.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:18:32 PM

Joshi walks out of PAC meet, 'chief' Soz rejects 2G report
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A meeting of parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting turned ugly Thursday with panel chief Murli Manohar Joshi walking out in anger and members of the ruling combine replacing him with Saifuddin Soz to move a resolution rejecting the draft report on the 2G spectrum case.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 5:52:43 PM

PAC divided on 2G report, Joshi walks out
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was Thursday split down the middle with panel chief Murli Manohar Joshi walking out in anger as the ruling combine rejected the draft report on the 2G spectrum case and the opposition vociferously backed it.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 5:24:52 PM

CPI-M gives poll panel 'evidence' against Trinamool
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) West Bengal minister Gautam Deb Thursday met the full bench of the Election Commission to submit 'evidence' to substantiate the ruling Left's allegations that the Trinamool Congress was using black money in the ongoing assembly polls.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 4:59:44 PM

Former Shiv Sena MP Narayan Athavale passes away
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Former Shiv Sena MP Narayan Athavale died here Thursday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 78.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 4:52:30 PM

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