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Three officials suspended over CWG scam

NEW DELHI:  Engulfed in a spate of corruption allegations, the Commonwealth Games organising committee on Thursday finally cracked the whip by suspending Mr T S Darbari, a close aide of Mr Suresh Kalmadi, and two other tainted high-ranked officers in a desperate bid to restore its credibility.

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Centre to look into graft allegations

NEW DELHI:  The government on Thursday  vowed to look into corruption allegations that has dogged Commonwealth Games and mulled a finance ministry probe but ruled out creating an apex committee to oversee the conduct of the mega sports event.

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Centre allays fears of states over GST

NEW DELHI: Allaying fears of states that the Centre would usurp their powers through a Veto provision in the goods and services tax, the Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said he doesn’t intend to be a ‘Super Finance Minister’.

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Sohrabuddin case: Mathur quizzed by CBI

AHMEDABAD: Ex-IPS officer Mr O P Mathur, who was the state CID chief when it first probed the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, was on Thursday questioned by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which also made another attempt to get former minister Amit Shah’s remand by approaching the Gujarat High Court.

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48 killed in Karachi ethnic violence

KARACHI: Gunning down of a MQM lawmaker sparked bloody rioting in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi as protesters went on a rampage torching vehicles, shops and houses leading to the death of at least 48 people.

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CWG irregularities to be probed

NEW DELHI: The Commonwealth Games organising committee on Tuesday formed a three-member panel to probe the foreign ministry’s allegations that a letter from the Indian High Commission in London, which CGOC claimed recommended AM Films for the Queen’s Baton Relay inaugural in October last year, was tampered with.

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Omar meets PM over J&K situation

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR:  Getting the backing of the Centre, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mr Omar Abdullah on Monday  said political initiatives were required to deal with the situation in the Kashmir valley but made it clear there should be some semblance of normalcy first.

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Margao blast: Sanatan activist held in Jalgaon

MUMBAI: An absconding member of Rightwing Hindu organisation Sanatan Sanstha has been arrested by the Maharashtra ATS for his alleged role in the 2009 Goa blast -- the sixth person to be held in the case.

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