Congress is worried as a "rift" in its city unit has started affecting the election campaign, especially in Mumbai North Central which is considered as the "safest" seat for the party, where sitting MP Priya Dutt is seeking a fresh term.
A metropolitan magistrate today submitted its inquiry report against former president of Mumbai Congress Kripashankar Singh over allegations of threatening and usurping of property, levelled against him by a social worker.
Kripashankar Singh`s son Narendra Mohan Singh was grilled for several hours on Sunday at the police headquarters by the officials of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), a senior police official said.
Maharashtra government placed before the Supreme Court its second report on the probe into the alleged amassing of disproportionate assets by former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family members.
The Bombay High Court asked
Enforcement Directorate, Income Tax and Anti-corruption Bureau
to go ahead with their probe into the alleged accumulation of
unaccounted wealth by Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar
The Bombay HC questioned the inaction of ED, Income Tax
department and state Anti Corruption Bureau for not launching
criminal prosecution against former state minister and
Congress MLA Kripashankar Singh.
In a PIL alleging unaccountable
assets owned by Mumbai Congress Chief Kripashankar Singh, the
petitioner Friday filed an affidavit in the Bombay HC
alleging misuse of official position by Singh for personal