Foreign Trips

  • Karnataka MLAs plagiarise reports on global study tours 04-01-2014 08:15 AM

    Bangalore: The global study tours conducted by Karnataka MLAs has led to a fresh controversy. While the controversy over their foreign junkets year after year at the taxpayer's expense is still afresh, reports accessed by CNN-IBN has shown how brazenly they had been copying text from the internet to file...
  • Foreign trip for 30 Karnataka MLAs even as state battles drought 27-12-2013 09:39 AM

    30 MLAs from Karnataka are planning to go on a trip to the Amazon rain forests and waterfalls and they are calling it a study tour. The trip is costing Rs 7 lakh per head and is scheduled even as the state is battling acute drought. ...
  • Karnataka MLAs on foreign trips even as the state battles drought 26-12-2013 01:26 PM

    Bangalore: Two foreign junket trips by a bunch of MLAs in Karnataka have kicked up a storm. Close to 30 MLAs are on junkets to several countries even as the state was in the grip of a drought and sugarcane crisis. While one group of MLAs has already left to...
  • Prime Minister spent Rs 620 cr on air travel on foreign trips 08-06-2013 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spent Rs 620 crores on air travel during foreign trips spanning the years between 2004 and 2013, the website of Prime Minister's Office has revealed. He spent the most on his trip to Mexico and Brazil in June 2012, racking a bill of Rs...
  • Govt has no info about foreign tours of Sonia? 08-11-2011 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: No government department seems to have any information about the tours and travels undertaken by the UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi as an RTI application kept moving to different ministries without any substantial response. The case relates to an RTI application filed by one Kailash Kanwar of Bhilwara in...
  • Are judges holidaying at public expense? 20-05-2008 08:09 PM

    London: Pune Warriors' English allrounder Luke Wright, who has played just one game in IPL 5, fears he could be down with dengue. Presently in England to attend a family funeral, Wright was to join the Pune team for Tuesday's match against Rajasthan Royals. This morning for blood test! They...
  • Pak billed crores for Prez, PMs' trips 16-10-2006 09:23 PM

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