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Lokpal bill to be placed before cabinet

NEW DELHI:  The government on Friday said the Lokpal bill is ready and will be placed before the Union cabinet for approval in its next meeting where a decision on whether to put the Prime Minister in its purview would also be taken.

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I-T sleuths raid homes, offices of Mammootty, Mohanlal

KOCHI: Seven teams of income tax officials Friday raided the homes and offices of Mammootty and Mohanlal across four cities, with both the southern superstars believed to be owning huge business interests in various sectors.

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Yeddyurappa fast running out of options

BANGALORE: The Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa’s options to stay on in power are dwindling, with the Lokayukta naming him in the report on illegal mining and the police beginning to probe corruption cases against him.

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Union cabinet okays 50% quota for women in panchayats

NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday gave its nod to a minor change to a Constitution amendment bill that would enable enhancing representation of SC/ST women in panchayats.

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Substantive evidence against Yeddyurappa, others: Lokayukta

BANGALORE: The Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa was in deep trouble on Thursday with the Lokayukta indicting him and his ministers in a “huge racket” of illegal mining and found that his sons got kickbacks of Rs 30 crore from a mining firm.

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Charity cannot fund education-for-all: Apex court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday said that public-private partnership for achieving the goal of universalisation of education up to Class 8 has to be based on a viable formula and can not be accomplished on the basis of charity.

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SC panel to preserve Kerala temple’s assets

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed a five-member committee to supervise unearthing and preservation of assets of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala.

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Loopholes in police claims on Forbesganj firing: Commission

NEW DELHI: The National Commission for Minorities has raised questions on the claims of Bihar Police regarding the June 3 firing incident in Forbesganj in the state in which four persons of a minority community were killed.

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Amar Singh to be questioned in cash-for-votes scam

NEW DELHI: Former Samajwadi Party leader, Mr Amar Singh is likely to be interrogated over the 2008 cash-for-votes controversy in Parliament, police sources said on Wednesday.

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Mangalore air crash: Rs 75 lakh for each victim’s kin

NEW DELHI/KOCHI: National carrier Air India is set to pay `75 lakh ($168,000) each to the families of 158 passengers killed in the Mangalore crash last year, following a direction from the Kerala High Court on Wednesday.

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