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Ministers’ assets on PMO web

NEW DELHI: In the midst of political heat over scams, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh has decided to make public assets and liabilities of his ministerial colleagues.

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Raja ignored my advice for auction: ex-telecom secy

NEW DELHI:  Former telecom secretary, Mr D S Mathur on Saturday waded into the Spectrum controversy claiming that the Telecom Minister, Mr A Raja had ignored his advice for auction but the ministry hit back saying the official had cleared the files for issuing licences as per existing policy.

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Stop attacks on RSS offices or face wrath: BJP tells Cong

NEW DELHI: BJP Saturday asked Congress to put a stop to attacks on RSS offices by its workers in protest against Mr K S Sudershan’s remarks against Ms Sonia Gandhi and warned that failure to do so would lead to nation-wide agitations on corruption in 2G Spectrum, CWG and Adarsh Housing Society.

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Tough decisions in finalising Cabinet: Prithviraj Chavan

NEW DELHI: Taking over reins of the scam-hit Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Mr Prithviraj Chavan Saturday said he will have to take “tough decisions” while finalising his council of ministers to meet the “high expectations” of the people and leaders in the national capital.

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Alliance with DMK stands as of now: PM

ON BOARD PM’S SPECIAL AIRCRAFT:  The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday  said it was for the Congress high command to “take note” of the offer of support made by the AIADMK chief, Ms Jayalalithaa in return for the sacking of the Telecom Minister, Mr A Raja but added “as of now” the alliance with DMK stands.

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Adarsh society gets notice over green norm violation

NEW DELHI:  Cracking the whip, the Union environment ministry on Friday slapped a show-cause notice on the scam-hit Adarsh Housing Society for “blatant” violation of green norms, asking why the “illegal” 31-storey building in Mumbai should not be pulled down.

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Panel upholds Centre’s extension of ban on LTTE

NEW DELHI: A special tribunal headed by a Delhi High Court judge on Friday upheld the Centre’s decision to extend the ban on terrorist outfit Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for another two years saying that the organisation remains a threat to the security of the country.

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Jayalalithaa offers to back Congress if DMK quits UPA

NEW DELHI/CHENNAI: The AIADMK leader, Ms J  Jayalalithaa on Thursday offered to back the ruling United Progressive Alliance  if its sacking of tainted minister, Mr A  Raja over his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum scam led his party DMK to withdraw support.

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