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SC grants bail to Binayak Sen

NEW DELHI:  Dr Binayak Sen was on Friday granted bail by the Supreme Court which observed that no case of sedition was made out against the rights activist who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by a Chhattisgarh court.

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All out war in PAC over 2G scam

NEW DELHI:  It was an all out war between the ruling coalition and the opposition in the public accounts committee meeting on Friday  over the probe into the 2G spectrum scam forcing cancellation of questioning of top officials, including the Cabinet Secretary, Mr K M Chandrashekar and Prime Minister’s principal secretary, Mr T K A Nair.

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Radia talks about Pawar to CBI

NEW DELHI:  The Union Agriculture Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar’s name has cropped up in a statement corporate lobbyist, Ms Niira Radia has made to the CBI in the 2G scam in which she has claimed without evidence that he was controlling the controversial DB Realty group, whose telecom company Swan has been charge sheeted in the case.

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Railways offers job to athlete attacked on train

NEW DELHI/BAREILLY: The national level football and volleyball player, Ms Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out by robbers from a running train near Bareilly on Monday, will be given a job by the Railways which has promised all help for her rehabilitation.

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Pained to learn PM did not vote: Modi

GANDHINAGAR/NEW DELHI: Using the occasion of B R Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi Thursday took a swipe at the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh for not voting in the just concluded assembly elections in Assam.

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