Gujarat Assembly Porn Case: BJP MLAs Given Clean Chit

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has been hit by porn controversies, has got some respite with the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gandhinagar giving clean chit to the two BJP MLAs accused of watching porn in the Gujarat Assembly. Mar 23, 2012
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President Extends Ugadi Greetings

President Pratibha Patil greeted the nation on the eve of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba, which will be celebrated Friday. Mar 22, 2012
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I Did Not Say All Govt Schools Breed Naxalism: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's statement on government schools on Wednesday instantly drew flak from the teaching fraternity and other communities as well. In order to pacify those who were hurt by his statement, the spiritual leader came out with an explanation on Thursday. Mar 22, 2012
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CAG Disowns Coal Blocks Scam Report, Calls Media Reports Misleading

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has come down heavily on media reports that the government has lost Rs 10.67 lakh crore by not auctioning coal blocks between 2004 and 2009. It said that the reports are misleading as its audit report is still under preparation. Mar 22, 2012

Karnataka: BJP Loses Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat to Congress

Giving a setback to the BJP party in Karnataka, Congress candidate, K Jayaprakash Hegde defeated BJP nominee V Sunil Kumar by a significant margin of over 40,000 votes in the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha by poll. The by poll result was announced on Wednesday. Mar 21, 2012
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Karnataka Budget 2012-13: Corp Loan Exempted From Interest

CM DV Sadananda Gowda presented two separate agriculture state budgets (2012-13) in Karnataka assembly Wednesday, in which he has focused mainly on providing reliefs and benefits for farmer's community. In such an attempt, he had exempted short term corp loan up to Rs I lakh from interest. Mar 21, 2012