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CVC mulls networking of all anti-corruption agencies

NEW DELHI: The Central Vigilance Commission is considering setting up of an “apex-level” association of various investigating and enforcement agencies like CBI and ED to share intelligence in a better way and intensify the fight against corruption.

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Expert group set up on Kudankulam project

NEW DELHI:  To assuage the fears of the locals and the Tamil Nadu government, the Centre on Thursday announced setting up of a 15-member group of experts over the Kudankulam nuclear plant project.

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AIADMK wins in TN, AINRC in Puducherry

CHENNAI: The ruling parties of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the AIADMK and All India NR Congress, on Thursday retained the Trichy West and Indira Nagar seats in the two states respectively.

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2 core members quit Team Anna

NEW DELHI: In fresh turmoil in Team Anna, two prominent activists, Mr P V Rajagopal and ‘Waterman’ Mr Rajinder Singh Tuesday quit its Core Committee objecting to the movement taking a “political turn” and claimed that it was mired in confusion.

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Cash-for-vote: court makes SP MP accused

NEW DELHI: Brushing aside the clean chit of the Delhi Police, a Delhi Court has made Samajwadi Party MP, Mr Rewati Raman Singh an accused in the 2008 cash-for-vote case saying there was sufficient material to show that he was part of the alleged criminal conspiracy.

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We had cautioned Yeddyurappa: Advani

NAGPUR:  Virtually admitting embarrassment on account of Mr B S Yeddyurappa’s arrest in an alleged land scam, Mr L K Advani on Tuesday said it will be difficult to win against the “corrupt” Congress if his party too is bedevilled by similar weaknesses.

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Jayalalithaa flays Centre on Kudankulam

CHENNAI: As anti-nuclear activists on Tuesday resumed their protest at Kudankulam, they got a boost from the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J Jayalalithaa who reiterated that New Delhi must not proceed with the nuclear power project without allaying the fears of the people.

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Centre to rope in 1 lakh youths to go green

AGARTALA: India will engage 100,000 educated youths to execute an ambitious Green India Mission which seeks to increase the country’s forest cover to 33 per cent from 20 per cent within 10 years, says a top forest official.

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