TSR

  • Better wildlife management plans crucial, says TSR Subramanian November 19, 2014

    Increase in compensatory afforestation, better wildlife management plans, reduction of domination of inspector raj and self certification by Industry that is open to scrutiny, single window clearance for projects within six months or less, strict adherence of the principle of no go areas are some of key features of the...
  • Telangana CM KCR's daughter backs him, says there's no question of sorry September 10, 2014

    In an exclusive inter view with CNNIBN Telangana CM K Chandrsekhar Rao's daughter K Kavitha defendes her father after he sparked a controversy by issuing a stern warning to the media. He threatened to 'bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana'. The interview is as...
  • Non-partisan eminent citizens appeal to people to vote with care April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Over a dozen non-partisan, eminent citizens of India have appealed to the people to elect the new government with care. Former Cabinet Secretary to Government of India TSR Subramanian has issued a press release on a joint statement signed by all of them. He says the call is...
  • Supreme Court directions on civil servants will serve public interest November 3, 2013

    The Supreme Court's directions that civil servants should have an assured minimum tenure and should refrain from acting on verbal orders given by politicians will serve public interest by improving governance and bringing greater accountability in the system, say retired bureaucrats who have held key positions in the government. Former cabinet...
  • TSR troopers to provide security during Mizoram Assembly polls October 30, 2013

    Tripura State Rifles (TSR) troopers will provide security during the November 25 assembly polls in Mizoram, officials said in Agartala on Wednesday. "Around 500 TSR troopers, led by Commandant Abhijit Chowdhury, would go to pollbound Mizoram by mid of next month. Union home ministry asked the Tripura government to send five...
  • Civil society members move SC on price rise of natural gas August 14, 2013

    Civil society members including former Cabinet Secretary T S R Subramanian and exNaval chief Admiral L Ramdas on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court challenging the Centre's decision to raise the price of natural gas. Alleging "collusion between Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and the political establishment", the petitioners also sought an inquiry...
  • Telugu director Bapu conferred an award March 11, 2013

    Vishakhapatnam: Veteran Telugu director Bapu a k a Sattiraju Laxmi Narayanawas conferred the 'Vishwa Vikyata Dharshaka Maharishi' award by industrialist-politician T Subbarami Reddy (TSR). The award was presented on the occasion of the birthday of TSR, who on this day every year, honours a member from film fraternity. "I'm extremely blessed to...
  • Will Kalmadi quit after being charged in TSR scam? February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi still remains defiant and unwilling to let go of his sporting appointments. Abhay Singh Chautala's elevation to the presidency of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) may not have had the sanction of the International Olympic Committee(IOC) but it officially ended Kalmadi's 16year...
  • CWG scam: BJP says CBI silent on Sheila Dikshit February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: While a Central Bureau of Investigation court in Delhi framed charges against sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairperson Suresh Kalmadi and 9 others in the TSR scam, the Bharatiya Janata Party alleged that the CBI was silent on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's role. Kalmadi has pleaded not...
  • CWG scam: Suresh Kalmadi pleads not guilty in TSR scam February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Over two years after the Commonwealth Games, a Delhi court is framed charges against sacked organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and nine others in the TSR scam first reported by CNNIBN. Kalmadi pleaded not guilty in the court. All the accused in the case are out on bail. Special...
  • CWG scam: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi, 9 others February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Over two years after the Commonwealth Games, a Delhi court is likely to frame charges against sacked organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and nine others in the TSR scam first reported by CNNIBN. Kalmadi, Lalit Bhanot, VK Verma and others have been charged with cheating, criminal conspiracy, destruction...
  • Tripura: TSR personnel kills two colleagues January 28, 2013

    Agartala: Ahead of the February 14 Assembly elections in Tripura, two personnel of paramilitary Tripura State Rifles (TSR) were killed and two others injured on Monday at Tankharai, a remote tribal hamlet in Dhalai district, about 150 km from Agartala, police said. A TSR personnel, identified as Binoy Debbarma, opened...
  • Andhra: Jagan move jolts Babu April 30, 2012

    HYDERABAD: The cold war between Nara Chandrababu Naidu and Nandamuri Harikrishna and NTR Jr has come in handy for YSR Congress Party to aggressively execute its Operation K.YSRCP is trying to lure several Kamma leaders whose affinity is for the Telugu Desam, in order to strengthen its base in Krishna...
  • CWG scam: Delhi HC rejects Swiss Timing plea March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea by Swiss Timing to stay a lower court proceeding against them in the Commonwealth Games Time Scoring and Results scam (TSR). According to the CBI chargesheet against them, sacked CWG Olympic Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and others escalated the Swiss...
  • CWG scam: HC to decide on Swiss Timing plea March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court is likely to decide on the plea of one of the accused in the Commonwealth Games Time Scoring and Results (TSR) scam on Monday. Switzerlandbased firm, the Swiss Timing Omega, is seeking a stay on possible coercive measures against it, ordered by a lower...
  • Law has taken its course: Cong on Kalmadi's bail January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: "Law has taken its course," that is how Congress reacted on Thursday to Delhi High Court granting bail to Suresh Kalmadi in a 2010 Gamesrelated graft case. "I do not want to say anything; law has taken its course. It is the process of law. We never interfere in...
  • Bail doesn't mean acquittal: CPI, BJP on Kalmadi January 19, 2012

    CPI leader D Raja said those who have looted the country's money in the name of organising games will be properly prosecuted and punished. ...
  • CWG: Kalmadi gets bail on a surety of Rs 5 lakh January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to former Commonewealth Games (CWG) OC Chief Suresh Kalmadi on a surety of Rs 5 lakh after nine months who is an accused in the case pertaining to the megasporting event held in New Delhi in 2010. The HC also granted...
  • CWG scam: Kalmadi's bail plea to be heard today January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court is expected to pronounce its order on the bail plea of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) chairperson Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a Gamesrelated graft case. Besides Kalmadi, Justice Mukta Gupta would also decide the bail application of former OC Director General V K...
  • CWG: HC notice to CBI on Kalmadi's bail plea November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the CBI's response on the bail plea of sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi in a Gamesrelated scam case, who cited the Supreme Court ruling that bail should be the rule and jail an exception. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to...
  • UP resolution: TSR raises pitch for Telangana November 21, 2011

    Hyderabad: Hailing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for pushing through a resolution in the Assembly on splitting the state, the TRS on Monday demanded that the Centre give its assent to it and also carve out a separate Telangana state. "TRS welcomes the decision of the UP Chief Minister. It is...
  • SC to hear PIL on stay of proposed nuclear plants November 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a Public Interest Litigation seeking a stay on all proposed nuclear power plants on Monday. The petition was filed by a civil society group which includes former bureaucrats, scientists and NGOs. A threejudge bench headed by Chief Justice SH Kapadia will...
  • CWG: CVC to give fresh cases of corruption to CBI October 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The CVC will give some more fresh cases to CBI to probe alleged criminal conspiracy and graft by certain government employees in carrying out Commonwealth Gamesrelated works. Sources in the anticorruption watchdog said largescale financial and administrative irregularities have been found in about seven cases carried out by...
  • CWG: SC refuses plea to monitor CBI probe September 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking monitoring of the CBI probe into alleged corruption cases related to the Commonwealth Games. A bench comprising justices RM Lodha and Gyan Sudha Misra said there was no need to interfere with the investigation by the CBI into...
  • Kalmadi aide VK Verma's bail plea rejected September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The bail plea of former Director of Commonwealth Games OC VK Verma, arrested for his alleged role in awarding a games contract to a Swiss firm at inflated rates, was dismissed by a Delhi court on Saturday. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh dismissed Verma's bail application on the ground...
  • CWG scam: SC rejects Lalit Bhanot's bail plea July 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee Secretary General Lalit Bhanot, accused of favouring a Swiss firm in a contract that led to a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the exchequer. "I find no merit in the bail application...
  • TSR scam: contract awarded before firms applied July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Top CWG Organising Committee officials, including its chairman Suresh Kalmadi, had decided to award the contract for Timing, Scoring and Result (TSR) system to Swiss company Omega much before the firm had applied for the same, a senior civil servant has told the CBI. Rahul Bhatnagar, currently working as...
  • CWG: Budget misquoted to favour Swiss Timing July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Two top officials in the CWG Organising Committee (OC) misquoted the budget for Timing Scoring and Results (TSR) system and ignored lower bid by another firm to award the contract to the Swiss firm Omega, the CBI has been informed. Bharat Prasad, who joined OC in July 2008...
  • CWG scam: Lal's bail plea to be heard on June 6 May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred till June 6 the hearing on bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee's Deputy Director General Surjeet Lal, arrested for his alleged role in awarding a Gamesrelated contract to a Swiss firm at an exorbitant cost. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh posted the...
  • CWG: Kalmadi drags Jarnail Singh in TSR scam May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Disgraced CWG OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi, accused of irregularities in TSR scam, on Thursday tried to shift the blame for award of the contract to OC CEO Jarnail Singh insisting that he was aware of the contract and was informed at all stages of decision. ...