Allegations

  • My popularity makes Congress nervous, says Yeddyurappa 06-04-2014 05:35 PM

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • RIL dismisses allegations levelled by AAP 25-02-2014 11:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Reliance Industries on Tuesday dismissed allegations levelled against the company and its owner Mukesh Ambani by the Aam Aadmi Party. Reacting to the charges made by AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, RIL issued a statement, where it said that neither the company nor Ambani had any illegitimate accounts...
  • Former SC judge denies sexual harassment allegations 11-01-2014 09:46 AM

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge who is facing allegations of sexual harassment by a law intern has issued a clarification in a national daily 'the Indian Express ' calling the charges 'false and totally incorrect'. He also refused that he remembered the intern. "She didn't intern with me. At...
  • Virbhadra rubbishes graft charges, BJP complains to EC 02-01-2014 03:35 PM

    New Delhi: Facing allegations of corruption, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday made it clear to Congress that there is no truth in the charges even as BJP mounted pressure by moving the Election Commission seeking action against him and his wife for "hiding facts" about their income...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Modi's aide on snooping allegations 24-11-2013 02:36 PM

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah allegedly told police to conduct surveillance on a woman, Sreesanth wedding, Mulayam seeking a ban on English. ...
  • Lakhs at Modi rally, Sheila pleads with people to listen to Rahul: BJP 18-11-2013 03:41 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defended its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over the allegations of misusing the state machinery for illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. The BJP called the allegations against Modi as a desperate image to malign the image of its PM candidate....
  • Snooping allegations baseless, Modi is our man for PM post: BJP 16-11-2013 02:19 PM

    Raipur: Trashing allegations of illegal snooping against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Saturday ruled out Congress demand for a rethink on its prime ministerial candidate and claimed that the ruling party's "dirty tricks wing" was behind the controversy. "There is no question of doing a rethink on...
  • MoD must act upon allegations against General VK Singh: Khurshid 20-09-2013 03:42 PM

    Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said the allegations against former Army chief General VK Singh are very serious and some kind of action must be taken. He said it is for the Defence Ministry to reflect on and then act upon it. ...
  • Agnivesh slams Asaram, demands CBI inquiry in the case 03-09-2013 10:01 PM

    New Delhi: Attacking Asaram Bapu, activist Swami Agnivesh on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the sexual assault allegation against the self-styled godman and trial by a fast track court, saying the case was merely the tip of the iceberg. We see the arrest albeit delayed as a moral victory...
  • Suspension of SDM: Akhilesh rubbishes Opposition's allegations 28-07-2013 11:30 PM

    Rubbishing the allegations by Opposition parties that the suspension of Gautam Budh Nagar Sub-Divisional Magistrate had come under pressure from the mining mafia, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the step was taken because there was a possibility of communal tension brewing up in the area. "There...
  • MPs' letters to Barack Obama on Narendra Modi visa 'original and authentic': Expert 28-07-2013 03:21 PM

    Washington: The controversy over Indian MPs' letters to President Barack Obama for denying visa to Narendra Modi has taken a new turn with a California-based Forensic Document Examiner certifying that the signatures of the lawmakers are "original and authentic" and not a cut and paste job as claimed. "Using accepted...
  • Rajnath hasn't pleaded with the US for a visa for Modi: BJP 26-07-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday said that the party President Rajnath Singh had not pleaded with the US for a visa for Narendra Modi and neither has the Gujarat Chief Minister applied for one. Asked by reporters about his opinion to Singh pleading Modi's case...
  • Sodomy case: Court rejects Raghavji's bail plea 11-07-2013 05:59 PM

    Bhopal: Bhopal session court on Thursday rejected former Madhya Pradesh finance minister Raghavji's bail plea in the alleged sodomy case. Raghavji, who was remanded to judicial custody till July 22, will now move high court for bail. Raghavji was forced to quit the finance minister position following the sodomy allegations...
  • Deal possible on tax allegations: Messi's lawyers 22-06-2013 05:22 PM

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi's lawyers insist the tax fraud allegations are baseless but say he will settle any outstanding obligations if needed. Law firm Juarez Veciana said in a statement that the Barcelona forward "scrupulously complies with Spanish legislation." Messi and his father Jorge have been ordered to appear before court...
  • Ecuador says UK violating human rights of Julian Assange 29-05-2013 07:13 AM

    Quito: Ecuador's foreign minister on Tuesday accused the British government of trampling on the human rights of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to allow him to travel to Ecuador, which granted him political asylum almost a year ago. Assange, 41, took refuge in Ecuador's tiny embassy in London June...
  • Delhi Police chief tried to protect Abhishek Verma: AAP 22-04-2013 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday released documents against Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar that try to establish connection between arms dealer Abhishek Verma and the DCP, who is already facing flak over rape of a 5-year-old in Delhi. As a joint director of the Central...
  • Bulandshahr alleged rape: Minor cannot be jailed, says SC 15-04-2013 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file response within a week on detention of a 10-year-old rape victim by police in Bulandshahr, when she approached them to lodge a complaint. "A minor cannot be put in lock up," a bench headed by Chief...
  • Swedish judges says Assange allegations 'a mess' 03-04-2013 11:28 PM

    Adelaide: A senior Swedish judge has described the sex crime allegations in his country against fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as "a mess." In a speech at Australia's University of Adelaide on Wednesday, Justice Stefan Lindskog, chairman of the Supreme Court of Sweden, listed legal obstacles to extraditing the 41-year-old...
  • NIPER students protest against alleged corruption by administration 02-04-2013 08:53 AM

    An assistant professor was sacked after he highlighted that government funds were being misappropriated by the administration. ...
  • Mumbai: Bharti Walmart suspends CFO, others 23-11-2012 10:38 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian joint venture of Walmart Stores Inc has suspended its chief financial officer and other employees as it investigates alleged violations of US anti-bribery laws, a development that could hamper India's efforts to open its domestic supermarket sector to foreign investment. Walmart, the world's largest retailer, said last...
  • Walmart probes bribery charges against it in foreign markets 17-11-2012 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: World's largest retailer Walmart is investigating allegations of corrupt practices against it in foreign markets, including India. The US company had begun a probe in March last year after allegations of bribe surfaced in Mexico. The probe under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is now being extended to...