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No proof to try Chidambaram in 2G case: Court

New Delhi: There was ‘no material on record’ to suggest Home Minister P. Chidambaram was ‘acting’ on ‘corrupt motives’ or ‘abused his official position’, a Delhi court Saturday said, dismissing Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy’s plea to make the minister a co-accused in the 2G case. “I do not find any sufficient ground for proceeding

Lokpal bill finally in parliament, tough ride ahead

New Delhi: The government Thursday finally tabled in parliament the much-debated Lokpal bill to combat corruption, with the Prime Minister and most of the bureaucracy under its fold. But the road ahead seemed bumpy with Anna Hazare trashing it as weak and political parties sharply divided on its efficacy. The government also introduced a separate

Lokpal Bill to be introduced in Parliament today

New Delhi: The much-awaited Lokpal bill will be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday and will be discussed during parliament’s extended session on December 27, amid solid backing from Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and the threat of a fast by Anna Hazare. The session, originally scheduled to end on December 22, will now

PM under Lokpal ambit but not CBI; Hazare furious

Anna Hazare and the Indian government were set for a showdown after the cabinet Tuesday finalised its Lokpal bill bringing the Prime Minister under its ambit but leaving out two other key demands of the activists — inclusion of the CBI and the lower bureaucracy. A furious Hazare dubbed the government ‘dishonest’ and vowed a

PM is honest but remote controlled: Anna Hazare

Chennai: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is ‘remote controlled’, activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from January 1 in support of a strong Lokpal. Addressing about 10,000 mainly middle class crowd at a college ground here, Hazare drew repeated applause as he asked the