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Court relief to HM will not change govt’s ‘corrupt’ image, says Oppn

NEW DELHI: The Opposition Saturday said the trial court verdict granting relief to Home Minister Mr P Chidambaram would not change the “corrupt” image of the government, and the recent court orders on the 2G scam shall have “far reaching” implications on its collective functioning.

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No post-poll alliance with any party in UP: Rahul

SANT KABIRNAGAR/VARANASI: Seeking to put a lid on speculation of Congress striking a post-poll alliance with Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Mr Rahul Gandhi Saturday asserted that his party will have “no truck” with any party.

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SC raps govt over Army chief’s age row

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday rapped the government over the way it has handled army chief Gen V K Singh’s age row, saying the entire process of deciding his year of birth was “vitiated.”

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Bribery allegations in AI case: Cong, NCP back Praful

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The Union Minister, Mr Praful Patel, who is at the centre of pay-off allegations in an Air India procurement case in 2007, Friday got support from Congress and his party Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which maintained that it was wrong to indict anybody until some material is found.

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Govt has moved ‘substantially forward’ in curbing graft: PM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh Friday said government has moved “substantially forward” in curbing corruption and improving public services delivery system but acknowledged there is “still a long way” to go to ensure transparency, accountability and probity in public life.

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2G scam: BJP takes a dig at PM, demands Chidambaram’s ouster

NEW DELHI: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh over the 2G spectrum case, the BJP Friday said if he says that the government was committed to zero tolerance against corruption then he should remove Home Minister Mr P Chidambaram from the Cabinet.

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SC CANCELS 122 2G SPECTRUM LICENCES

NEW DELHI:  In a huge embarrassment to the government and a jolt to the telecom sector, the Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled 122 2G licences granted during the tenure of former telecom minister Mr A Raja declaring it as “illegal” and blamed the government’s flawed first-come-first served policy.

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