2010

  • CWG Scam: ED slaps forex charges against Suresh Kalmadi, 6 others 15 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Five years after charges of alleged financial irregularities had hit the CommonWealth Games in Delhi, Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday slapped charges of Rs 4.64 crore forex violations in the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) event against former CWG organizing committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and six others. The agency issued...
  • Kolkata Police arrests IM terrorist allegedly involved in German Bakery blast July 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police has arrested an Indian Mujahideen terrorist Zahid Hussain. Hussain, a Bangladeshi national, was arrested from outside the Kolkata railway station on Wednesday evening by a special team of the Kolkata Police. He will be produced in court later on Thursday. The arrested IM terrorist is suspected...
  • Day-to-day trial in CWG scam case as per SC verdict April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The trial in a CWG related graft scam, in which Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi and nine others are facing prosecution, will be conducted on a day-to-day basis, a special court has said. This follows the Supreme Court direction to complete cases involving lawmakers within a year. The court said...
  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project February 8, 2014

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Delhi government orders ACB probe into another CWG project February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On the basis of Delhi government's request,...
  • Pune German Bakery blast: Bombay HC dismisses witnesses' plea against ATS January 30, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed an application filed by two witnesses in the February 2010 Pune German Bakery bomb blast case seeking protection from officers of state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS). A division bench of Justices V K Tahilramani and P N Deshmukh dismissed the application. The witnesses had...
  • Lalit Modi can contest RCA polls: SC observer December 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court appointed observer on Wednesday cleared the former IPL chief Lalit Modi to contest for Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections to be held on December 19. Rampal Sharma of the opposite camp had objected to Modi's candidature, but SC observer Justice NM Kasliwal and election officer BL...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal November 18, 2013

    The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Designated Judge Sayed Kadri rejected Jundal's bail petition saying he could not be given liberty at this...
  • IAS officer Durga not alone, 36 pc civil servants say they're harassed August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal's story resonates across the administrative and police services. In a survey released by the government in 2010, 36 per cent civil servants said they were being harassed while 33 per cent had even considered quitting the famed services. Durga isn't the only civil...
  • Nitish accuses BJP of violating spirit of 2010 Assembly elections July 26, 2013

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said that the mandate of the 2010 Bihar Assembly elections was not for estranged ally BJP to switch over to the opposition benches and said it 'betrayed' the people's sanction. "Was the 2010 mandate for NDA for BJP to jump to the role of opposition?"...
  • BCCI arm-twisted SL to withdraw corruption report in 2010: Bindra June 2, 2013

    Chandigarh: Even as the spot-fixing scandal rages on, Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) President IS Bindra has created a fresh controversy by claiming that a BCCI official had arm-twisted the Sri Lankan board to withdraw a report which violated the anti corruption regulations during India's tour of Sri Lanka in 2010....
  • CAG Vinod Rai to retire on Wednesday May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai, who demits office on Wednesday, will be remembered for turning the statutory body into a pugnacious watchdog of good governance and administrative integrity at a time when India is experiencing the need for greater transparency and a rebalancing of power that has...
  • German Bakery blast: Pune court to give verdict today April 15, 2013

    Pune: Three years after the German Bakery blast killed 17 people and injured over 60, a Pune court come out with a crucial judgement on Monday. It was the first major terror strike in Pune that dented its tag of being a peaceful city. On February 13, 2010, a deadly...
  • 3rd Test: Australia axe Watson, Pattinson, Johnson, Khawaja March 11, 2013

    Mohali: Australia's preparations for the third Test at Mohali starting Thursday have been thrown into disarray with news that four leading players have been omitted from the team owing to disciplinary reasons. Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Usman Khawaja have been dropped from the squad for the Mohali...
  • Rewind: When India beat Australia by one wicket at Mohali March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: VVS Laxman was a thorn in Australia's side since the first time he faced them in Test cricket, and when he retired, no doubt a lot of Aussies would have sighted a sigh of relief. The stylish batsman from Hyderabad, known for his silken strokeplay with rubber wrists,...
  • Five accused in Madan Tamang murder case arrested February 16, 2013

    Darjeeling: Five persons, accused in the murder of former All-India Gorkha League president Madan Tamang, were arrested by the Central Bureau of Invstigation from a hotel in Darjeeling. The five suspects had escaped after Tamang, a prominent Gorkha leader, was brutally murdered on May 21, 2010 by an armed mob...
  • CWG: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi on Monday February 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to frame charges against sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi and others on Monday for allegedly cheating, conspiring and causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the exchequer in a Games-related corruption case. Special CBI Judge Ravinder Kaur had...
  • Thane: Doctor gets life sentence for raping patient January 29, 2013

    Thane: A young doctor was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for raping a 30-year-old woman patient in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital at Navi Mumbai. Thane Additional Sessions Judge RD Sawant handed out the punishment to 26-year-old Dr Vishal Vanne, who was also...
  • Pune: Quiet reopening for German Bakery after blast January 13, 2013

    Pune: Pune's landmark German Bakery, which was targeted in a terrorist attack in 2010, has virtually risen like a phoenix 35 months after it was completely devastated. An excited Snehal Kharose, the daughter of the founder, said that it was thrown open Thursday with a soft launch, "just to inform...
  • NBFCs to migrate to new cheques by March 13 December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Borrowers from NBFCs have now time till March 31 to replace their old system bank cheques with new ones with added security features for their EMI payments, as RBI has extended the deadline in this regard for non-banking finance companies. In a circular RBI said that it has...
  • Fasih Mohammad a very important catch: Government October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday termed the arrest of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Fasih Mohammad as a "very important catch", saying Saudi Arabia fully cooperated in his deportation to India. "It was a very important catch. He was deported by Saudi Arabia," Union Home Secretary RK Singh told reporters...
  • 2010 Delhi honour killing: 5 get death penalty October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Five members of a family were on Friday awarded death penalty for in connection with the 2010 honour killing of a teenaged couple who were beaten up mercilessly, tortured and then electrocuted by the convicts who objected to the marriage as the boy belonged to a different caste. "It...
  • World T20 rewind: England finally win a trophy September 16, 2012

    In our build-up to the fourth edition of the ICC World Twenty20, we take a look back at the previous editions of the tournament. Today, a look back at the third World Twenty20 in the West Indies in 2010 when under Paul Collingwood, England won their first major trophy in...
  • In pics: India at the World T20 September 14, 2012

    After a washout against Scotland, India’s ICC World Twenty20 campaign began with a memorable win over Pakistan at Kingsmead, courtesy a bowl-out after the scores were tied after 40 overs. (Getty Images)India suffered a ten-run loss to New Zealand at Johannesburg to leave their chances of progressing to the next round in danger. (AFP)By hitting six consecutive sixes off a hapless Stuart Broad, Yuvraj Singh etched his name in the record books and powered India to an 18-run win over England. (Getty Images)
  • CWG: OC misused Indian High Commission's name August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Officials of 2010 Commonwealth Games organising committee had allegedly misused the name of Indian High Commission in the UK to award the contract of work related to Queen's Baton Relay, an event in the run up to the Games, to an accused firm owned by a London- based...
  • 2010 assault case: SC issues notice to Kanda August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to former Haryana Minister of State for Home Gopal Kanda after a petition was filed against him by an INLD worker in connection with a 2010 assault case. The petition alleged that Kanda had beaten up some INLD workers who were...
  • Commonwealth Games was a nightmare: SY Qureshi June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Terming the 2010 Commonwealth Games a "nightmare", Chief Election Commissioner SY Qureshi on Friday said the event is being remembered more for its controversies, which denied the nation the pride it got from the performance of its athletes. "What a nightmare it was, something we should have been proud...
  • Highlights of the Copyright Bill, 2010 May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, which seeks to protect owners of literary or musical works, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha and will be presented to the Lok Sabha before it becomes law, much to the delight of singers, writers and composers. The bill, which is to provide...
  • Bill to make divorce easier introduced in RS April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: A bill was on Monday introduced in the Rajya Sabha to amend existing laws to make divorce easier, with BJP opposing the legislation on the ground that certain provisions could be "dangerous" for women. Introducing the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010, Law Minister Salman Khurshid...
  • The Last Word: Is TMC's opposition to Rail Budget a terrible mistake? March 14, 2012

    Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she is against the hike in passenger fare announced in the Railway Budget presented by her party colleague Dinesh Trivedi. ...