On January 11 this year, a Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy dismissed the public interest litigation by Common Cause that demanded the constitution of a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to look into what is now known as ‘Birla-Sahara papers’. These papers contain an assorted set of spreadsheets, emails, diaries and notebooks that provide detailed accounts of the payments made to people holding public offices. This is perhaps the first case in which allegations of kickbacks have been made against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Like Nero who played the lyre while Rome burnt, Rahul Gandhi is blissfully oblivious to the torpor and rot that have gripped the Congress
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
As debate over viability of EVMs soar, Delhi Government writes to LG for change in rules to conduct MCD polls on ballot paper
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
Bengaluru, Mar 14 (UNI) Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara today said police had launched a major operation to arrest those behind the brutal murder of a Councillor and BJP leader in the city today.
Bommasandra Municipality corporator and BJP leder Srinivas Prasad alias Vasu was hacked to death by unidentified assailants when he had come for a morning walk today. Dr Parameshwara said it was not yet known wither it was a political murder and police were probing from all angles.
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said that the government had decided to release Rs 671 crore compensation towards crop loss to nearly 10 lakh farmers who were
deeply affected by drought that is prevailing in the State for thesecond successive year.
In a Twitter message the farmers will get compensation in form of input subsidy and it will be transferred directly to their bank accounts.
Rameswaaram: India and Sri Lanka today repatriated 89 fishermen from each others custody, in a major step towards defusing tension aftermath the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the nava
Bhopal: Smarting over the drubbing in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Congress' Madhya Pradesh unit today demanded the use of ballot papers in coming Ater and Bandhavgarh assembly by-election
Kohima: The NPF president and Chief Minister of Nagaland Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu had made it clear that the NPF will extend support to any non-Congress coalition government in Manipur.
Amid allegations of horse trading and ‘stealing’ mandate Manohar Parrikar is all set to take oath of office for a second term
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
Conversations from ground zero of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections reveal a startling truth, the Congress party may have been on the downslide for some time now but any attempt to dismiss it completely would be imprudent
Abeer Kapoor Delhi