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Vyapam Scam – many deaths but no answers: Read top 5 stories on Madhya Pradesh job scam

Two days before it takes up a clutch of petitions seeking its intervention in monitoring the probe into the MP admission tests scandal, SC observed that the “Vyapam scam is indeed shocking… people are dying everyday”

New Delhi | Updated: July 8, 2015 6:20:32 pm
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The death of Shailesh Yadav, a businessman and son of MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, sparked a political furore with the ruling BJP and the Opposition Congress trading charges related to Shailesh’s alleged role as a facilitator in the scam related to rigging the MP government’s admissions and recruitment tests — there was even speculation that he may have been poisoned.

Here are the top five stories:

1. People dying everyday, SC says shocking

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The bench of Justices A K Sikri and Rohinton F Nariman made this observation as it heard an appeal by some candidates who had sought re-conduct of the 2015 Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services (UPPCS) examination in view of alleged irregularities.

Read here: Before it hears Vyapam petitions, Supreme Court says shocking, people dying everyday

2. Vyapam scam timeline

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The Vyapam scam broke ‘formally’ in 2013 after the Indore Crime Branch registered an FIR after arresting 20 impersonators

Read here: Timeline – Story of the Vyapam scam

3. Tracking Vyapam Deaths

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The death of MP Governor’s son sparked a political furore with the ruling BJP and the Opposition Congress trading charges related to Shailesh Yadav’s alleged role as a facilitator in the Vyapam scam.

Read here: Tracking Vyapam Deaths – Took death of Governor’s son to add fuel to fire

4. MP government requests CBI to take over

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After consistently stonewalling calls for an independent probe, the Madhya Pradesh government today requested the High Court to hand over the investigation into the Vyapam admission tests scam to the CBI.

Read here: Vyapam scam – Shivraj relents on CBI probe, Opposition wants CM probe too

5. Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s interview

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan talks to the Indian Express about the scam and its after-effects. Read this exclusive interview with the Madhya Pradesh CM who talks about the Vyapam scam.

Read here: Interview – Entire BJP leadership is with me, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan post Vyapam scam

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