MUMBAI: Former Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, Mr Justice J A Patil will head the commission to probe alleged irregularities in Adarsh Housing Society scam that has seen the resignation of Mr Ashok Chavan as chief minister.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Against the backdrop of various scams hitting the government, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh Saturday said efforts are underway to make “systemic changes” to ensure more transparency and safeguards in the governing processes.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Janata Party president Dr Subramanian Swamy Saturday said he will move an Interlocutory Application in the Supreme Court seeking to restrain Union Telecom Minister Mr Kapil Sibal from any further dealing with the files related to the 2G Spectrum.Read More »
NEW DELHI: India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to help them exercise their franchise, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said Saturday.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In an unusually strident criticism of the government auditor, the Telecom Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal on Friday slammed the CAG for its projection of Rs 1.76 lakh crore as presumptive loss on account of 2G spectrum allocation, terming its methodology as “utterly erroneous”.
He said there was “no loss at all” to the exchequer due to allocation of licences and 2G spectrum in 2008.
NEW DELHI: A Special Leave Petition has been filed in the Supreme Court claiming that a Buddhist monastery (Baudh Vihar) existed at the site of Babri mosque and hence the disputed land at Ayodhya should be handed over to followers of the faith.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A Delhi court today held as “maintainable” the Janata Party president, Mr Subramanian Swamy’s private complaint to prosecute former Telecom minister A Raja in the 2G scam and began the process of recording depositions and examining evidence for summoning the accused.Read More »
NEW DELHI/HYDERABAD: The much-awaited Srikrishna committee report unveiled on Thursday said the demand for a separate Telangana was “not entirely unjustified” and ruled that the best options in the present circumstances were giving the region that includes Hyderabad an autonomous council or breaking up Andhra Pradesh for good.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Under attack over various scams, the government is all set to set up a group of ministers to deal with the issue of corruption in the framework of five-point agenda outlined by the Congress president, Ms Sonia Gandhi.Read More »
NEW DELHI/LAHORE: The government’s efforts to boost onion supply suffered a setback on Thursday with Pakistan banning exports of the commodity via Wagah border which pushed prices up by Rs 5-10 a kg, even as competition watchdog CCI ordered a probe into possible cartels among traders.Read More »