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Corruption scandals haunt BJP govt in Uttarakhand

Shishir Prashant
Business Standard, New Delhi/ Dehra Dun November 20, 2010

Tata group Chairman Ratan Tata may have opened the Pandora’s box by highlighting corruption at the top echelons.

After Tata, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has also raked up another controversy by claiming that a minister had demanded Rs 2 crore as bribe from him two years ago. This is the latest of a series of alleged scandals that have come back to haunt the BJP government in the hill state. Without naming the minister concerned, Baba Ramdev further alleged that he had apprised the then Chief Minister of the incident at that time. [more]