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  • No foreign funding, no money from capitalists: Anna Hazare 10 hours 23 minutes ago

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who recently announced a nationwide 'jail bharo andolan' against the NDA government's Land Acquisition Bill, claimed that he has never received foreign funds or money from capitalists for the work he is engaged in. "I want to deny allegations of receiving foreign funds and...
  • UK court asks Pakistan to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fee 4 days ago

    London: In a setback to Pakistan, a UK court has directed it to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fees in the 67-year-old Hyderabad Funds case involving the Nizam's money while terming Pakistan's behaviour as "unreasonable". Holding that Pakistan has no "sovereign immunity" in the case, the Judge ordered...
  • Centre to states: Use State Disaster Response funds to provide relief to farmers 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said states can use State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for providing relief to farmers in the wake of natural calamities like hailstorm. The Central Government has also asked the states to seek assistance under the National Disaster Response Fund in case they require more funds...
  • Government cancels licences of 1,142 NGOs to receive foreign funds March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Cracking down on erring NGOs, government has cancelled licences of 1,142 NGOs belonging to undivided Andhra Pradesh, under which they get foreign funds, for not filing their annual returns for three consecutive years. The foreigners division of the Home Ministry has served notices to NGOs on October 16, 2014...
  • IMF raises growth forecast for India to 7.2% in FY15 but warns of both global and domestic risks March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The International Monetary Fund has raised the growth forecast for India in the current fiscal to 7.2 per cent but warned that both global and domestic risks could rock the boat. The IMF says India is poised to grow at a faster pace in this fiscal, especially given the...
  • ED to crackdown on Hurriyat leaders, sources says Pakistan funding Shabbir Shah March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is planning a crackdown on Hurriyat leaders as they are in possession of evidence to show Pakistan funding Shabbir Shah, sources said on Monday. Sources said they will shortly summon Shabbir Shah adding that there are evidence of at least four deliveries made, totaling nearly...
  • Barack Obama re-nominates Indian-American to key administration post March 5, 2015

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has re-nominated Sunil Sabharwal, an independent Indian-American investor, to a key administration post as Alternate Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund. First nominated in April 2014 to the position of Alternate Executive Director of the IMF, Sabharwal has been an independent investor in the payments...
  • Budget has nothing for farmers, looks like a vision document February 28, 2015

    (By Kalvakuntla Kavitha, MP, Nizamabad in Telangana State) New Delhi: A detailed study and analysis of the budget takes sometime. Because a lot of things sound and look good, when we take them at face value. We need to go to the fine print to find out or decide if...
  • Union Budget 2015: FM Arun Jaitley raises Nirbhaya Fund to Rs 2,000 crore February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday doubled the Nirbhaya Fund to Rs 2,000 crore from Rs 1,000 crore. "My Government is committed to safety and security of women. In order to support programmes for women security, advocacy and awareness, I have decided to provide another 1,000 crore to the...
  • MPs demand five fold increase in MPLAD funds, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker to meet Modi February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Cutting across the party line, MPs are demanding an increase in funds allocated to them for development work in their constituencies from Rs 5 crore to Rs 25 crore. The MPs said the increase in the fund is necessary since Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked them to...
  • Mutual fund investors cannot buy or sell on Budget day February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Investors will not able to buy and redeem mutual fund units on February 28 even as stock markets remain open on Saturday when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the much-awaited Union Budget. "It will be a non-business day for mutual funds on the Budget day. An investor cannot...
  • Day 2: Bhavnagar-based diamond trader bids Rs 1.40 crore for PM Modi's suit February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The highest closing offer on the second day came from a diamond trader and ship-breaking tycoon from Bhavnagar, K.K. Sharma, who is also the chairman...
  • Pinterest seeks $11 billion valuation with new funding: Report February 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Pinterest, a photo pin-up site, is in talks to raise $500 million in a round of funding that would more than double its valuation to $11 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company plans to raise the funds in the coming weeks, but...
  • AAP demands apology from BJP after Delhi HC's clean chit on foreign funds February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Delhi High Court gave a clean chit to the Aam Aadmi Party on its foreign funds, the party has demanded an apology from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre on the issue. The development took place after the Centre told the high court...
  • Centre takes a U-turn in Delhi HC, gives clean chit to Aam Aadmi Party's foreign funding February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a clear U-turn, the Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that nothing objectionable was detected in the foreign funding of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). In the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress had tried to corner AAP over...
  • Day 1: NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. At the end of Day 1 of the auction, NRI Viral Choski bid's at Rs 1.1 crore for the Modi suit was the highest. Surat...
  • NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit has begun in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The proceeds will go to the Namami Gange trust also known as the Clean Ganga Fund. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly...
  • SC restrains police from arresting Teesta Setalvad till February 19 February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court has extended the stay on her arrest in Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case till 19 February. It said that the allegations against Setalvad are grave and the court has also warned her counsel against bringing politics into the...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha February 8, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Delhi elections, Indian Hockey men's new coach Paul van Ass, AIB roast and AAP funding row. He also talks to BJP's chief ministerial candidate 'Kiran Bedi'. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on AVAM's allegation of illegal donation to AAP February 8, 2015

    Training guns against the Aam Aadmi Party for bogus funding, the AAP Volunteer Action Manch (AVAM) claimed that the cheque payments received by the party are fraudulent. ...
  • Delhi election 2015: AAP falls short of fund collection target February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party might be frontrunner in the race to take over the reins in Delhi but it has fallen way short of achieving its target of collecting Rs 30 crore before the February 7 polling. With around Rs 18 crore in its kitty, AAP has fallen short...
  • JD(U) backs AAP demand for SC monitored SIT to probe poll fund February 5, 2015

    Patna: The JD(U) on Thursday supported Aam Aadmi Party's demand for a Supreme Court-monitored probe by SIT into funding of Congress, BJP and itself to inquire if black money or fund from dubious sources are used in poll. "JD(U) supports demand of AAP for a SC monitored SIT for checking funds...
  • Face off: AAP donor sues AVAM, says cheques furnished were faked February 4, 2015

    A donor, Jaskirat Kaur Mann, who had contributed $1,000 to the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday sued AVAM for claiming she had accepted money from foreign donor. In a discussion with CNN-IBN, Mann said, "AVAM has to give explanation for their baseless allegations." However, AVAM member Gopal Goyal also counter-attacked...
  • Delhi elections: BJP hits out at Kejriwal, demands reply on 'bogus' funding to AAP February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday once again lashed out at Aam Aadmi Party and its chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal over the alleged funding and asked them to reply to the questions being asked by it. Talking to mediapersons, Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that Kejriwal is...
  • Delhi polls: Plea seeking CBI probe into AAP's past and current funding filed in Delhi HC February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) past and current foreign funding by an independent petitioner. The hearing of the petition is to be held on February 18 after the Delhi Assembly...
  • AAP funding row: Arvind Kejriwal trying to deflect from the issue, says Nirmala Sitharaman February 3, 2015

    Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday attacked AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on the funding row. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Sitharaman said, "Kejriwal is just trying to deflect from the issue."AAP should be outraged over what's happening in their party." ...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN grills AVAM member over AAP funding row February 3, 2015

    The AAP Volunteer Action Manch (AVAM) on Tuesday said that it has more proof that AAP received funds from bogus firms. Speaking to CNN-IBN, AVAM member Neil Terrance said, "Why did they not check the Rs 2 crore donation the came at midnight." ...
  • Status check: CNN-IBN visits registered address of alleged bogus company which funded AAP February 3, 2015

    CNN-IBN on Tuesday visited the registered address of one of the alleged bogus companies which funded the Aam Aadmi Party in Ganga Vihar and found that the address is actually a home in Ganga Vihar and residents state that the director of the supposed company has never lived there. ...
  • Mission Delhi: PM Modi targets AAP over funding scandal February 3, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party saying the funding scandal had exposed the AAP's double standards. ...
  • AAP is as corrupt as other parties, says a Delhi resident ahead of polls February 3, 2015

    After AAP was cornered over 'bogus' funding by 'fake' companies, Delhi residents ahead of polls expressed their views. "AAP is as corrupt as other parties," said a resident. While on the other hand AAP supporters accused BJP of purposely ruining AAP's reputation. ...