The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday informed that a DIG-level departmental enquiry would be carried out into the recovery from a garbage dump the blood-stained uniforms of CRPF personnel who were killed in Sukma Naxal attack.
In a scathing attack on Congress government in Uttarakhand, former chief minister BC Khanduri Thursday alleged that it was trying to make Lokayukta "toothless and ineffective" with the new legislation and lacked the will to fight corruption.
Former chief minister of Uttarakhand B C Khanduri today dismissed the reports of him being in the race for the Governor`s post and said that he wants to `serve the people of his constituency` over the next five years.
BJP leaders in Uttarakhand are disappointed over the state not getting a representation in the Union Cabinet with most of them maintaining that the party`s impressive performance in the Lok Sabha polls in the hill state should have earned it a seat or two in Narendra Modi`s Council of Ministers.
Former Uttarakhand chief minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday said the Harish Rawat-led Congress government in the hill state should resign on moral grounds after the drubbing it received in the Lok Sabha elections.
BJP candidate for Pauri Lok Sabha seat, B C Khanduri, and his Congress rival in the election, Harak Singh Rawat, were served notices by the Election Commission for alleged violation of the model code of conduct.
An interesting fight appears to be on the cards between BJP strongman BC Khanduri, who enjoys a clean image of an apolitical leader, and Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat of Congress who is known for his connect with locals in this Lok Sabha seat.
The ruling Congress`s opposition to the Lokayukta Act proves that all it wants to do is to "perpetuate corruption" in the state, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and BJP leader BC Khanduri, said on Saturday.
Accusing the Uttarakhand government of shying away from implementation of the Lokayukta Act, former Chief Minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday said the Bahuguna government was out to "stall" the act as it wanted the "corruption industry" in the state to flourish.
Former Uttarakhand CM Khanduri Thursday asked the Centre to learn lessons from the recent natural calamity in the hill state and demanded a separate ministry for the Himalayan region to preserve its fragile ecology.
Former Uttarakhand chief minister BC Khanduri, who is credited with bringing in a strong Lokayukta Bill in the state, has asked President Pratibha Patil to give her assent to the anti-corruption measure before she demits office.