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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

`Team Anna charges against PM reckless`

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

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.

Hunt begins for new CBI chief

Government has set in motion the
process to find a new Director for CBI as its incumbent
Ashwini Kumar will be retiring by the end of this month.