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  • Health Ministry orders removal of MCI CVO HK Jethi who exposed corruption & sought protection November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry has ordered the removal of the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of the Medical Council of India (MCI), HK Jethi. The sacking of the officer comes after he wrote to the Central Vigilance Commission complaining about harassment and threats for exposing corruption. The Commission, without whose...
  • Congress leaders justify Shashi Tharoor's removal, say his statements reflected badly on the party October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leaders on Monday justified the high command's decision to sack senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor as the party spokesperson, saying that the Thiruvanathapuram MP's statements were reflecting badly on the party. Bowing under pressure from its Kerala unit, the Congress High Command removed Tharoor as the party spokesperson. Several...
  • Kashmir floods: Debris removal uphill task, to take months September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Even though they were rescued, hundreds of residents of Jawahar Nagar area keep returning to their homes only to "helplessly watch" their life's savings submerged in the flood waters, while officials say it will take several months to clear the debris. Sitting on the embankment of Jawahar Nagar flood channel,...
  • SC to decide on PIL seeking removal of cabinet ministers with criminal background August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver a key verdict on Wednesday on a public interest litigation seeking the removal of cabinet ministers with criminal backgrounds. In an earlier hearing it was argued that those with a criminal past should not be made a part of the cabinet....
  • AIIMS CVO removal: Congress slams government, demands clarification August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday said the Centre was indulging in "administrative terrorism" and asked it to come clear on the removal of Chief Vigilance officer (CVO) of AIIMS. "Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) should take action against those who have been indicated to have been behind this removal. It is...
  • SC had questioned UPA's decision to remove NDA Governors in 2004 June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Governors becoming collateral damage is not new to Indian politics. In 2004, after the Congressled UPAI came to power, the Centre had sacked four Governors appointed by the previous NDA government. The Governors of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Goa Vishnu Kant Shastri, Babu Parmanand, Kailashpati Mishra...
  • Dalit sisters' gangrape case: Bareilly Divisional Commissioner removed from post May 31, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday removed Bareilly Divisional Commissioner Ajay Kumar Singh from his post, placing him on the wait list, an official said here. "Singh has been put on the wait list and Secretary, Sports and Youth Welfare, K Ravindranayak has been posted in his place," he said. However, no reason...
  • WB: EC removes DM, 5 SPs from poll duty following complaints, Mamata says won't follow orders April 7, 2014

    Kolkata: The Election Commission removed a District Magistrate and five sub inspectors from poll duty in West Bengal following complaints against them. However, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in no mood to follow the orders as she said, "I will not remove any official." The Election Commission ordered the removal of...
  • Second Australian gallery removes stolen Indian artefact from display April 2, 2014

    A second Australian art gallery has removed from display a centuries-old statue following allegations the artefact was stolen from an ancient site in India and sold by a tainted Indian art dealer. The decision by the Art Gallery of New South Wales (NSW) follows a similar move by Canberra-based National Gallery...
  • Elton John relieved after appendix removal August 4, 2013

    Paris: Singer Elton John reportedly got his appendix removed in a 45minute procedure at a hospital and is feeling better. The 66yearold had to cancel his European tour in July after he felt uneasy while performing on stage and was later diagnosed with appendix abscess. John, who has two sons with partner...
  • NGO alleges uterus removal racket running in Maharashtra May 24, 2013

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, an alleged uterus removal racket to pocket the money under the Rajiv Gandhi Insurance Scheme has been busted in nine districts of Maharashtra. The racket was running in the nine district including Latur and Usmanabad. The racket came in light after a social organisation Tathapi...
  • Old parties like Cong get too arrogant: Bhupendra Chaubey May 9, 2013

    Already in the docks over the CWG, 2G and chopper deals, the UPA has now been hit by two more scams, one in the Railways and one over coal block allocations. The Supreme Court has also come down on the functioning of the government and its bureaucracy. In such a...
  • Amritsar: Rahul Gandhi's posters removed October 10, 2012

    Amritsar: The Amritsar Municipal Corporation has torn down posters which were put up to welcome Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi. The civic agency said that the posters were removed as they violated the Punjab Prevention of Defacement of Property Act. The Municipal Corporation in the city is held by the...
  • Facebook making efforts to remove fake profiles September 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Social networking giant Facebook is making a "huge effort" to weed out fake profiles to prevent misuse of such identities, a senior company official has said. "Absolutely, there is a huge effort," Facebook India business manager Pavan Varma told PTI when asked about the...
  • Chennai's landmark arch to be removed August 29, 2012

    Chennai: For denizens of the city, it is never easy to digest the bringing down of a monument that they are so used to seeing every day. The Anna Arch perhaps is one such edifice that has been a part of every day life for scores who move in and...
  • ICC permits two bouncers per over in ODIs June 27, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Bowlers in oneday international cricket will be allowed to bowl two bouncers an over, the ICC has declared after the conclusion of its Executive Board meeting, chaired by outgoing ICC president Sharad Pawar, on Wednesday. The other significant changes to the 50over game that will come into effect...
  • Gilani goes: Pak still in turmoil after SC verdict? June 21, 2012

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to World View with me Suhasini Haider. Tonight with just months to go before its term the country gets a new PM. But will the turmoil in the country continue? We will be joined from Pakistan by senior lawyer and prodemocracy activist Asma Jehangir, who...
  • Pak govt brushes aside 'baseless' Khar removal reports April 11, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government on Tuesday said there were no plans to change incumbent Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, with a spokesman describing reports in this regard as "baseless and speculative". A spokesman for the Prime Minister's House contradicted reports regarding the change of the Foreign Minister. He said the...
  • RCA removes Secretary Sanjay Dixit February 21, 2012

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Tuesday removed Secretary and IAS officer Sanjay Dixit from his post and announced that fresh elections for the post would be held soon. The senior IAS officer was always in thick of controversy and was suspended in July last year from his post with...
  • LS drops motion to remove Justice Soumitra Sen September 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday decided not to proceed with the motion to remove Calcutta High Court judge Justice Soumitra Sen as he had already resigned. The decision not to go ahead with the removal motion of Justice Sen was taken after Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar held...
  • President accepts Justice Sen's resignation September 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Government on Sunday took the unusual step of notifying the resignation of Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court, strengthening speculation that the proceedings against him in the Lok Sabha scheduled for Monday may be dropped, but there was no official confirmation of such a move. Earlier in...
  • Justice Sen: Speaker to decide on proceedings September 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will take the final call on whether to carry out proceedings against Justice Soumitra Sen in Lok Sabha or not. The Speaker will decide on Monday morning after consulting all parties, according to sources. Sources have also said that Attorney General GE Vahanvati had...
  • Ambiguity surrounds Justice Sen's removal September 3, 2011

    Justice Soumitra Sen had put in his papers to save himself from the ignominy of been the first judge to be removed. ...
  • Justice Sen's resignation accepted: sources September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Saturday accepted the resignation letter of Justice Soumitra Sen and has forwarded it to the Law Ministry for action, said sources. The Lok Sabha will now decide if the motion of Justice Sen's removal will be taken up on Monday or not. The Government on...
  • Removal proceedings against Justice Sen to go on September 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The government has been advised to go ahead with the removal proceedings against Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen. Sources have said that Justice Sen's resignation letter was not found in order. Justice Sen had resigned on Thursday ahead of a motion seeking his removal in the Lok...
  • Full text: Justice Sen's letter to the LS Speaker September 1, 2011

    Justice Soumitra Sen has resigned a few days ahead of the Lok Sabha taking up the motion to remove him. The Calcutta High Court Judge has sent his resignation letter to President Pratibha Patil. Justice Sen has written a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar apart from the resignation...
  • Justice Soumitra Sen resigns September 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Justice Soumitra Sen has resigned a few days ahead of the Lok Sabha taking up the motion to remove him. The Calcutta High Court Judge has sent his resignation letter to President Pratibha Patil. On August 18, the Rajya Sabha had by a huge margin approved the motion of...
  • Think twice before you get that tattoo! January 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Getting inked is no big deal today, especially when it comes to declaring love for someone. Sounds romantic, but what happens if the couple breaks up? Then follows a neverending ordeal of covering up the tattoo either with expensive intricate designs or laser sessions to lighten it. Take...
  • Girl recovering after removal of 6 organs, tumor March 11, 2009

    New York: Sevenyearold Heather McNamara was heading home on Tuesday, a month after surgery that temporarily removed organs from her digestive tract to allow removal of a tennis ballsize tumor. Doctors were able to reimplant Heather McNamara's liver and large and small intestines. According to her surgical team at New YorkPresbyterian Morgan...
  • Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich removed from office January 30, 2009

    Springfield: Governor Rod Blagojevich was thrown out of office on Thursday without a single lawmaker coming to his defense, brought down by a governmentforsale scandal that stretched from Chicago to Capitol Hill and turned the foulmouthed politician into a national punchline. Blagojevich, accused of trying to sell Barack Obama's vacant Senate...