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Chautalas get 10 years in jail for graft in teachers' recruitment scam

Updated: 22 January 2013, Tuesday ;14:09 hrs (IST)
Former Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, 78, and his son Ajay Chautala were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for corruption amidst scenes of violence by his supporters in a Delhi court complex on Tuesday. ...   | Read..
 

IT field inquiries at firms connected to Gadkari's Purti group

Updated: 22 January 2013, Tuesday ;14:09 hrs (IST)
The Income Tax department on Tuesday launched on-field inquiries at around nine locations in Mumbai belonging to alleged shell companies related to Nitin Gadkari's Purti...   | Read..
 

Miles to go, less to talk

Barack Obama began the first working day of his new term as President of the United States by reminding supporters who thronged his inauguration...   | Read..
 

Relax, PM, it must be a joke

Mamata Banerjee today sprang an idea whose time, Manmohan Singh will hope, will never come — certainly not when he is in office....   | Read..
 

Justice delivers, lawyers won’t

When Calcutta High Court chief justice A.K. Mishra started hearing cases in Court No. 1 this morning, a messenger approached him and conveyed a verbal message....   | Read..
 

Three-month army jail for soldier

A military court has sentenced an armyman to three-month rigorous imprisonment under army custody for molesting a teenager in Sivasagar district in July last year. ...   | Read..
 

Court summons for police in poll case

Jharkhand High Court today summoned two senior police officers for the slow pace of investigations against five MLAs for allegedly demanding money in exchange of their vo...   | Read..
 

RS Sharma for chief secy

The Centre is thinking of appointing Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) director general Ram Sevak Sharma as the next chief secretary, signalling Delhi’s ...   | Read..
 
Obama during the ceremonial inauguration in Washington on Monday. (Reuters)
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