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  • Non-partisan eminent citizens appeal to people to vote with care 04-04-2014 04:45 PM

    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 03-11-2013 12:46 PM

    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...
  • TSR troopers to provide security during Mizoram Assembly polls 30-10-2013 04:49 PM

    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 poll-bound Mizoram by mid of next month. Union home ministry asked the Tripura government to send...
  • Civil society members move SC on price rise of natural gas 14-08-2013 09:09 PM

    Civil society members including former Cabinet Secretary T S R Subramanian and ex-Naval 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...
  • Telugu director Bapu conferred an award 11-03-2013 10:24 AM

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  • CWG scam: Delhi HC rejects Swiss Timing plea 05-03-2012 11:05 AM

    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...
  • CWG scam: HC to decide on Swiss Timing plea 05-03-2012 07:27 AM

    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. Switzerland-based firm, the Swiss Timing Omega, is seeking a stay on possible coercive measures against it, ordered by a lower...
  • CWG: HC notice to CBI on Kalmadi's bail plea 30-11-2011 12:17 PM

    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 Games-related scam case, who cited the Supreme Court ruling that bail should be the rule and jail an exception. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice...
  • UP resolution: TSR raises pitch for Telangana 21-11-2011 09:31 PM

    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...
  • SC to hear PIL on stay of proposed nuclear plants 14-11-2011 09:12 AM

    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 three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice SH Kapadia will...
  • CWG: CVC to give fresh cases of corruption to CBI 16-10-2011 12:47 PM

    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 Games-related works. Sources in the anti-corruption watchdog said large-scale financial and administrative irregularities have been found in about seven cases carried out by...
  • CWG: SC refuses plea to monitor CBI probe 16-09-2011 12:17 PM

    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...
  • Kalmadi aide VK Verma's bail plea rejected 03-09-2011 07:11 PM

    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...
  • CWG scam: SC rejects Lalit Bhanot's bail plea 05-07-2011 11:14 AM

    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...
  • TSR scam: contract awarded before firms applied 03-07-2011 11:31 AM

    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...
  • CWG: Budget misquoted to favour Swiss Timing 03-07-2011 09:01 AM

    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 30-05-2011 06:18 PM

    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 Games-related contract to a Swiss firm at an exorbitant cost. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh posted...
  • CWG: Kalmadi drags Jarnail Singh in TSR scam 26-05-2011 06:44 PM

    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. Senior advocate Siddharth...
  • CBI chargesheets Kalmadi in CWG TSR scam 20-05-2011 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi and eight others have been chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Time Scoring and Results scam. The CBI called Kalmadi as the "main accused" in a corruption case relating to irregularities in awarding the Time Scoring and Results...
  • CWG scam: lowest TSR bidder was incompetent 19-05-2011 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi, Lalit Bhannot and VK Verma, all accused of pushing for a private firm Swiss Timing for supplying Timing Scoring and Results system for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), are now behind the bars. They stand accused ignoring the bid claims of this contract to MSL SPAIN, a...
  • CWG: Kalmadi to be chargesheeted in TSR scam 18-05-2011 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, is to be chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Time Scoring and Result (TSR) scam. Attacked in the court premises earlier, the countdown has begun for Suresh Kalmadi to spend another few months in...
  • CWG: Kalmadi's bail plea deferred to May 13 09-05-2011 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred to May 13 the hearing on the bail plea of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi. Special Judge Talwant Singh said "the arguments on the application will be heard May 13th". Kalmadi had been first sent to eight days police...
  • TSR contract was 'pre-decided': Shunglu 01-05-2011 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Shunglu Committee has found that senior officials of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee "pre-decided" to choose a Swiss firm for giving the Timing, Scoring and Result (TSR) project "prior to the award of contract". In its report, the Committee was critical on the role of top OC brass...
  • CWG scam: CBI to summon Jarnail Singh? 29-04-2011 08:12 PM

    New Delhi: On Friday CNN-IBN broke the story of involvement of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee OC CEO Jarnail Singh in giving a go ahead to the Timing, Scoring and Result (TSR) deal. And now it is learnt that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is also planning to summon Jarnail...
  • CWG: Court dismisses bail plea of Bhanot, Verma 29-04-2011 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of two top CWG Organising Committee officials arrested in connection with alleged irregularities in awarding a Rs 107 crore contract to a Swiss firm. OC's former Secretary General Lalit Bhanot and its ex-Director General VK Verma had moved their...