Ashwini Kumar

Supreme Court to hear plea for appointment of Lokpal, Lokayukta at Centre, states

Supreme Court to hear plea for appointment of Lokpal, Lokayukta at Centre, states

The Supreme Court will hear on September 14 a fresh plea seeking appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas at the Centre and in states as provided for in the central legislation passed in 2013.

Sep 11, 2016, 12:02 PM IST
IOC condoles Ashwini Kumar's passing away

IOC condoles Ashwini Kumar's passing away

IOC described late Ashwini Kumar as someone who spent his whole career promoting Olympic values at the highest level.

Oct 20, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

Congress questions PM Modi's silence on 'Lalitgate'

Senior Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on 'Lalitgate' issue during his 'Mann ki Baat' programme and on allegations against foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.

Jun 29, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

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Jun 19, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Governors of West Bengal, Nagaland to quit?

Two governors are believed to have conveyed to the Centre their willingness to step down from their posts following the NDA government`s pressure on some of them to quit.

Jun 23, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

WB Guv MK Narayanan seeks time to quit, Ashwini Kumar to resign too: Sources

With the BJP-led NDA government nudging various governors appointed by the previous Congress regime to step down, West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has sought more time to put in his papers.

Jun 23, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

Ashwini Kumar alleges AAP tickets were all pre-decided

In fresh dissidence in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), National Council member Ashwini Kumar today alleged that most of the Lok Sabha tickets were "pre-decided" and given to candidates who have an association with Ford Foundation.

Mar 05, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

Heavy vehicles to trekking for Mizoram poll officials

From heavy vehicles to two wheelers, small boats and trekking on foot, all modes are being used to ferry over 4,000 polling officials over topographically diverse Mizoram, where Assembly elections will be held on November 25.

Nov 21, 2013, 12:31 PM IST

Mizoram Assembly elections: Church leaders oppose voting, counting dates

Church leaders here have objected to the dates fixed for polling and counting of votes for the Mizoram Assembly elections, saying it will cause inconvenience to community members and hurt their sentiments.

Oct 05, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Ashwini Kumar sworn-in as Manipur Governor

Ashwini Kumar, the Governor of Nagaland, has been given the additional charge of Manipur after the former incumbent Gurbachan Jagat ended his tenure last week, official sources said.

Jul 29, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Evidence in ex-minister sexual abuse case not tampered: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Dismissing reports that he had seen the CD purportedly showing former state finance minister Raghavji in a compromising situation, MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the evidence in the case has not been tampered.

Jul 08, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

CBI Director apologises to SC for sharing coal report

Submitting the second affidavit on coal blocks allocation report, the CBI on Monday issued an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for sharing the report with the PMO officials, Union Law Minister Ashwini Kumar and Attorney General GE Vahanvati.

May 06, 2013, 12:48 PM IST

Law minister, PMO made changes in coal report, CBI tells SC

CBI filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday in which they have admitted that changes were made in the report on coal block allocations before it was submitted to the judges.

May 06, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

Coalgate: Congress in a fix over Ashwini Kumar`s fate

The ruling Congress party is in a fix at the moment over the continuance of Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and may take a decision on his continuance after May 8 hearing in coal scam case in SC.

May 01, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

BJP demands resignation of PM, removal of law minister

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and removal of Law Minister Ashwini Kumar.

Apr 23, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

Government embarrassed, SC/ST bill sent to parliamentary committee

In major embarrassment to govt, bill for giving Election Commission right to readjust demarcation of SC/ST constituencies was sent to parliamentary standing committee without introduced in parliament.

Mar 14, 2013, 18:34 PM IST

Sheila Dikshit backs demand for lowering juvenile

Amid a demand for lowering juvenile age limit in wake of Delhi gang-rape case, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit gave her support, saying nature of crime shouldn`t be overlooked while deciding age issue.

Feb 03, 2013, 21:21 PM IST

`Team Anna charges against PM reckless`

Ashwini Kumar termed the corruption charges leveled by Team Anna against PM Manmohan Singh as `reckless`.

May 30, 2012, 16:33 PM IST

No proposal to bring out white paper on economic reforms: Govt

The government on Wednesday said there is no proposal to bring out white paper on economic reforms as it is an ongoing process and its status is indicated from time to time through various policy statements.

May 16, 2012, 16:38 PM IST

Minister anguished over bringing PM under Lokpal

Ashwani Kumar on Saturday voiced concerns in Rajya Sabha over
demands like bringing the Prime Minister, conduct of MPs
inside Parliament and lower bureaucracy under Lokpal`s ambit.

Aug 27, 2011, 16:48 PM IST