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AG to represent PM in 2G case

NEW DELHI: Smarting under Supreme Court’s stinging observations, government Friday replaced Solicitor General, Mr Gopal Subramanium with Attorney General, Mr Ghulam Vahanvati to appear on behalf of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh in the 2G spectrum issue saying he has to be "properly represented."

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K’taka land scam: CM’s family surrenders plots

BANGALORE/NEW DELHI: With Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa under mounting pressure over alleged land scams, his son, daughter and two relatives surrendered their plots, as Bharatiya Janata Party’s top brass Friday weighed the pros and cons of his continuance in the post.

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SC asks for PM’s affidavit in 2G case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to file an affidavit on "alleged inaction" in responding to a plea seeking sanction to prosecute ex-Telecom minister, Mr A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam case, calling the matter "extremely serious."

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Raja ignored PM on 2G, says CAG

NEW DELHI: In a scathing criticism of former telecom minister, Mr A Raja for favouring industrial houses including Anil Ambani group, government auditor - Comptroller and Auditor General - Tuesday said Mr Raja allotted spectrum ignoring the Prime Minister’s advice and caused a loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore.

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SC questions PM’s silence on complaint against Raja

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked some embarrassing questions about the lengthy delay on the part of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh in taking a decision on a plea for sanction of prosecution of former telecom minister, Mr A Raja in the controversial 2G spectrum allocation issue.

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Delhi death toll rises to 65

NEW DELHI: With hope ebbing every passing minute, rescuers on Tuesday continued to search for possible survivors under the debris of an unauthorised five-storey building here that caved in a day earlier, killing at least 65 people.

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