ADARSH

  • Sachin Tendulkar meets PM Modi, discusses 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and discussed the 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign. The 41-year-old iconic cricketer was one of the nine people chosen by the Prime Minister for his initiative, which he had launched on Mahatma...
  • Could have acted against Deshmukh, Shinde in Adarsh scam: Prithviraj Chavan 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Just a day before the Maharashtra Assembly elections, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has triggered a controversy. In his interview to a daily, the Congress leader admitted that he failed to act against former chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushil Kumar Shinde in the Adarsh scam. The newspaper quoted Chavan...
  • PM Modi felicitates Nobel Peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Nobel Peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi and congratulated him on his winning the honour as Satyarthi expressed his "keenness" to contribute to the PM's pet projects "Swachh Bharat" and "Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana". Satyarthi, a crusader against child trafficking and labour,...
  • Have to see how the Adarsh Gram Yojana works, says Rajeev Shukla October 11, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said that the idea to develop rural areas was of former prime minister Narsimha Rao. The remarks came on the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi launced Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. He said, "It was an idea. Narsimha Rao had sanctioned the maximum amount for rural...
  • PM Modi launches Adarsh Gram Yojana, says it's not guided by money but by people's participation October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) saying that the scheme was driven by demand and not by supply. Launching the scheme on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan, Modi said, "The country's development model has been supply...
  • PM Modi launches Saansad Gram Adarsh Yojana: As it happened October 11, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan. It aims to keep the soul of rural India alive while providing people with quality access to basic amenities and opportunities to enable them to shape their own destiny. ...
  • PM Modi to launch Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana today October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will launch Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan, aims to keep the soul of rural India alive while providing people with quality access to basic amenities and opportunities to enable them to...
  • PM's ambitious Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana to be unveiled on Saturday October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ambitious 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana' aimed to ensure holistic development of identified gram panchayats on Saturday (October 11), the birth anniversary of socialist stalwart Jay Prakash Narayan. PM had announced the scheme during his address on Independence Day from the ramparts...
  • Maharashtra: NCP minister moves HC to quash order of probe against him September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister for Medical Education Jitendra Awhad on Wednesday filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking to quash a Magistrate's order asking police to probe allegations of "false" affidavit filed by him during the 2009 assembly elections from Kalwa-Mumbra constituency. The petition came up for hearing before Justice...
  • Adarsh case: HC to decide next week on CBI's plea for dropping Ashok Chavan's name September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday posted for final hearing on September 29 an appeal filed by the CBI challenging a trial court's order rejecting its plea to drop the name of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in Adarsh scam case. Justice ML Tahilyani...
  • Adarsh case: former CM Nilangekar files intervention plea September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar on Monday filed an intervention application before the special CBI court here which is hearing a petition seeking to make him an accused in the Adarsh housing society case. It may come up for hearing on September 17....
  • EC not to defend its notice against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Chavan July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday told the Delhi High Court that being a quasijudicial body, it will not defend its order holding exMaharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan guilty of failing to give his correct expenses in the 2009 assembly polls. Chavan, an MP from Nanded parliamentary seat, has been...
  • Supreme court gets three new judges July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, and senior advocate Rohinton Nariman on Monday became judges of the Supreme Court. They were administered the oath of the office by Chief Justice R.M. Lodha. With three new judges, the existing strength of the apex court judges has gone up from...
  • EC conducts final hearing in Chavan 'paid news' case June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Election Commission today conducted the final hearing in the case of alleged "paid news" and furnishing of "incorrect" election accounts against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan. The full bench of the EC comprising Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V S Sampath and Election Commissioners H S Brahma and...
  • Bombay HC judge recuses herself from hearing CBI plea on Ashok Chavan June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: A Bombay High Court judge on Tuesday recused herself from hearing a revision petition filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against an order of a lower court which had declined to end criminal prosecution of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam...
  • Prithviraj Chavan taking steps to expand Maharashtra ministry May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Smarting from the worstever debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will expand his ministry on Thrusday, in probably the last such exercise before the state Assembly elections due later this year. Facing demands for his ouster following the drubbing, Chavan had met Congress president Sonia...
  • Adarshtainted top bureaucrats Jairaj, Pradeep reinstated May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has reinstated senior bureaucrats Jairaj Phatak and Pradeep Vyas, who were suspended two years ago for their alleged role in the Adarsh housing scam. Chief Secretary JS Saharia said that the two officials were reinstated on Monday. Postings will be given to both the bureaucrats later....
  • Bombay HC rejects Adarsh Society's plea opposing title suit by MoD May 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday rejected an application made by scamtainted Adarsh Housing Society opposing the title suit filed by Ministry of Defence claiming ownership on the land in South Mumbai. The Ministry in December 2012 had filed a title suit in the High Court stating that the...
  • Tewari apologises to Gadkari for naming him in Adarsh scam April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Congress, its leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday tendered an unconditional apology to BJP leader Nitin Gadkari for allegedly defaming him in the Adarsh scam case. "Manish Tewari has submitted a written apology to Gadkariji before the court. Gadkariji has accepted and requested the...
  • SI arrested for allegedly duping 60 women of Rs 1.22 crore April 30, 2014

    A subinspector of police posted in the state CID wing was on Tuesday arrested for allegedly duping 60 women of Rs 1.22 crore, police said. The SI, Prakash Chandani was on arrested for allegedly duping the women through his wife who sought investments during kitty parties in Jawaharnagar and Adarsh Nagar...
  • Congress has strayed from Lal Bahadur Shastri's path of probity, says grandson April 14, 2014

    IT professional-turned-AAP leader Adarsh Shastri on Monday lamented that Congress has "strayed" from the path of simplicity and probity as exemplified by his grandfather and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. "I joined AAP, giving up a lucrative career in an MNC, as I came across it as the only party...
  • 'Adarsh' fight: Ashok Chavan pitted against BJP's DB Patil in Nanded April 11, 2014

    Mumbai: It is an 'Adarsh' fight in Nanded Lok Sabha constituency in Marathwada region where Adarsh scam-tainted former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is pitted against BJP MP D B Patil. Though there are 23 candidates in the fray for the April 17 poll, the real fight will be between Chavan...
  • Bombay HC notice to Ashok Chavan, postpones Adarsh hearing to June 10 April 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court while hearing the revision petition filed by the CBI seeking to delete Ashok Chavan's name from the Adarsh FIR on Wednesday asked the agency whether sanction was indeed to prosecute Chavan. The CBI lawyer told the court the agency cannot proceed to prosecute him under...
  • Lucknow: Adarsh Shastri, Jaaferi file nomination as AAP candidates April 9, 2014

    Lucknow: AAP leader Adarsh Shastri, grandson of late prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat as a cover candidate for Bollywood actor Jaaved Jaaferi. Shastri is the party's official candidate from Allahabad. The move was part of a "well thought out strategy"...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused him of...
  • Devyani Khobragade likely to face probe in Adarsh scam April 6, 2014

    Mumbai: In more trouble for Devyani Khobragade, the Indian Foreign Service officer is likely to face a probe in connection with the Adarsh scam. Devyani owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh society in Mumbai's Colaba area. According to sources, the CBI has evidence that she purchased the flat after...
  • AAP fields former HC Judge Fahkhruddin against Sonia from Rae Bareli April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has fielded former MP and Chhattisgarh High Court Judge Fakhruddin against Congress President Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli. The decision was taken on the day Sonia filed her nomination papers. The party has also fielded Adarsh Shastri, grandson of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri,...
  • LS polls: Opposition will fail to score on Adarsh, says Ashok Chavan April 1, 2014

    Nanded: Hitting back at Narendra Modi, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said that his party wanted him to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Nanded due to the anti-incumbency factor and that his family including sitting MP and brother-in-law Bhaskarrao Patil was firmly behind him. "They (my family) are with...
  • Ashok Chavan not held guilty, free to contest LS polls: Digvijaya March 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party has defended its decision to give a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, who is an accused in the Adarsh Housing Society Scam. Speakign to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said he's not been held...