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Ishrat encounter fake, says SIT

AHMEDABAD:  In a blow to the Narendra Modi government, the Gujarat High Court-appointed SIT on Monday  concluded that the controversial police encounter with college girl Ishrat Jehan and three others was fake as they were killed prior to the incident.

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Sukhram gets 5 years in jail, assaulted

NEW DELHI: The former telecom minister Sukhram, who was convicted in two corruption cases but was still free, was Saturday awarded five years imprisonment by a Delhi court in a 1996 corruption case, after which he was arrested and taken to Tihar jail.

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PM, Sonia should apologise: BJP

NEW DELHI: Renewing its attack on the UPA ahead of Parliament session, the BJP today alleged that the Congress-led government was the real beneficiary of the cash-for-vote scam and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi should apologise to the nation for the whole episode.

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CBI case in 2G is effort to save Chidambaram: BJP

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the CBI’s registering a case in the allocation of additional spectrum to private telecom firms during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government was an effort to divert attention in order to save Home Minister P. Chidambaram.

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