Congress on Wednesday sought to turn the tables in the Lok Sabha on BJP on the issue of black money, wondering as to why it was not taking action against a ruling party member from whose residence over Rs one crore in cash and gold and silver ornaments were found.
Days after recovery of Rs 1.14 crore, USD 600 and ornaments purportedly stolen from his flat, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Giriaj Singh recorded his statement with police, claiming the money belonged to his businessman cousin.
JD(U), RJD and Congress Legislators created ruckus in both Houses of Bihar Legislature over recovery of Rs 1.14 crore, USD 600 and ornaments stolen from the house of BJP MP Giriraj Singh and demanded his arrest.
The Bihar Assembly saw noisy scenes inside and outside Wednesday after ruling JD-U and RJD legislators created a ruckus demanding arrest of BJP MP Giriraj Singh over "huge amount of unaccounted cash" being stolen from his house and then being recovered.
Four persons were on Tuesday arrested in connection with a burglary in BJP MP Giriraj Singh`s house in Patna and Rs 1.14 crore cash, 600 US dollars, gold and silver jewellery and six luxury watches purportedly stolen were also recovered from them.
Senior UP Minister and Samajwadi Party`s known Muslim face Azam Khan on Wednesday hit out at both BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Giriraj Singh for the latter’s controversial remarks linking a particular community with terrorism.
At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is desperately trying to shed its pro-Hindutva image, party leader Giriraj Singh has stoked yet another controversy by saying why all terrorists belong to a particular community.
In remarks that might land him in fresh trouble, BJP leader Giriraj Singh questioned the impartiality of the Election Commission saying that different yardsticks were being adopted for model code violations.
Social activist Swamy Agnivesh on Saturday shot off a letter to Narendra Modi urging him to give "an emphatic and no-nonsense statement" disowning people like Pravin Togadia and Giriraj Singh who made controversial remarks in the midst of election campaign.