Some attempts were allegedly made by a senior bureaucrat to stop the arrest of former Union Minister Mantang Sinh who was picked up by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam, agency sources claimed on Sunday.
A district court has stayed the conviction of Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who was sentenced to one year imprisonment for violating prohibitory orders in the run-up to the 2009 Lok Sabha election, and granted him bail.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh, a prominent BJP face from Jammu region, on Saturday parried questions on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir where his party is in deliberations with others to form the government.
Close on the heels of suspension of Noida Authority Engineer-in-Chief Yadav Singh following IT raids, several BJP activists led by party's state president Lakshmikant Vajpayee and Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Friday protested against the alleged "corruption" in the authority.
Reacting over Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's statement that NC is sole custodian of the state's honour, BJP on Thursday said J&K does not belong to a family or a party but every citizen of the state has the claim over it.
Six months after the death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident, CBI on Thursday filed a charge sheet against taxi driver Gurvinder Singh for rash and negligent driving while ruling out any foul play.
Jaipur: Union Minister Nihal Chand Meghwal, who has been 'untraceable' in the past, on Wednesday failed to appear before a court here in connection with a case of rape and blackmail filed by a woman in June against him and others.