Ex-CAG Vinod Rai slams Manmohan Singh, says his phone was tapped during UPA tenure
Ex-CAG Vinod Rai slams Manmohan Singh, says his phone was tapped during UPA tenure

Former Comptroller Auditor General Vinod Rai has attacked former prime minister Manmohan Singh over the 2G spectrum allocation, saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keep the PM's name out from the audit report brought out by his office.

'Pune Festival' enters 26th year

A lively performance depicting 'Ganesh Vandana' by noted actress Hema Malini and her daughter Esha marked the inauguration of Pune Festival, an annual cultural extravaganza as part of the ongoing Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.

Day-to-day trial in CWG scam case as per SC verdict

The trial in a CWG related graft scam, in which Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi and nine others are facing prosecution, will be conducted on a day-to-day basis, a special court has said.

Ashok Chavan lucky to have got Lok Sabha ticket, says Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi, the sulking city Congress MP refused renomination by the party for the taint stuck to him in the CWG scam, on Thursday described former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan as a "lucky man" to have been made a candidate despite figuring in the row over the Adarsh Housing society scam.

Out of fray Kalmadi still casts shadow on Pune contest

After placating sitting MP Suresh Kalmadi who was sulking over denial of ticket, the Congress managers are confronted with a tough task of retaining the Pune Lok Sabha seat by overcoming the main challenge from a resurgent BJP in a quadrangular contest which is on cards.

Kalmadi announces `support` to Cong Pune LS poll nominee

Ending speculations about his possible candidature as an independent after being denied Congress ticket for Pune Lok Sabha seat, sitting MP Suresh Kalmadi, under cloud for his alleged involvement in the CWG scam, on Tuesday announced his "unconditional support" to official party candidate Vishwajeet Kadam.

Denied Congress ticket, Suresh Kalmadi to fight as Independent?

After being denied ticket by the party to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, scam-tainted Congress leader Suresh Kalmadi is now mulling to fight as an Independent candidate this time, reports said on Friday.

Will decide future course of action tomorrow: Suresh Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi, refused a ticket by Congress, on Thursday night said that he will decide his future course of action after discussions with his supporters.

`O Teri` to have references of CWG scam?

Atul Agnihotri`s upcoming film `O Teri` is reportedly inspired by of Common Wealth Games scam.

Congress takes a new step to move beyond Kalmadi era in Pune

The Congress move to nominate Vishwajeet Kadam as its Lok Sabha candidate from Pune is being seen as a desperate attempt to bury a tainted past, represented by suspended sitting MP Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in the CWG scam.

Sibal, Pilot, Maken named in Congress’ third list; no ticket for scam-tainted Kalmadi

Congress on Tuesday released its third list of candidates for the upcoming General Elections with Union Minister Kapil Sibal getting the ticket from Chandni Chowk seat in Delhi.

Panel recommends action against Kalmadi over 2008 CYG

A legislative panel recommended criminal action against Congress` Suresh Kalmadi, who headed 2008 Pune Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) organising committee, for alleged misappropriation of funds.

CVC recommends action against Kalmadi; probes multi-crore scams

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) recommended action against former chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi for suppression of facts in an alleged corruption case and directed CBI probe in LTC scams among others during 2013.

Cong removes Kalmadi`s photos from Pune offices

Congress has managed to ward off likely embarrassment it would have faced from anti-Suresh Kalmadi faction, by removing photographs of the tainted MP from its offices in city.

Kalmadi almost announces comeback time

Lok Sabha MP Suresh Kalmadi expressed confidence that he would make a comeback with the 25th Pune Festival celebrations. He said that Union Minister Kapil Sibal would inaugurate the festival on September 13.

Modi attacks Congress on CWG scam from Kalmadi`s turf

Under fire from Congress, Narendra Modi today mounted a counter offensive, targeting it over corruption and the ordinance on food security, saying the scam-tainted CWG games "destroyed national honour in the eyes of the world".

CBI questions Kalmadi in Rs 70 cr CWG contracts

Former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi was on Thursday questioned by CBI for alleged irregularities in over Rs 70 crore contracts given to a Mauritius-based company for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

CWG scam: CBI set to grill Suresh Kalmadi again

The CBI is likely to question former IOC chief Suresh Kalmadi in connection with alleged irregularities in Rs 70-crore contract given to a firm Event Knowledge Systems (EKS) for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Maharashtra Congress spokesperson Gadgil alleges he is being `ignored`

Cracks in the city unit of Congress here have surfaced with senior MPCC spokesman Anant Gadgil alleging that he was being "consistently ignored" in the decision-making process.

Youth should participate in political process: Sushma Swaraj

Expressing concern over youth getting cynical about political system and democracy, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that youth should bring about change by participating in political process.