Senior Supreme Court lawyer and former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to dismiss Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley if he wanted to succeed in recovering black money.
Opposition BJP on Thursday said it would play audio tapes of former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's barbs on RJD President Lalu Prasad during campaign for Bihar polls as tit-for-tat to Kumar's use of tapes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 'black money' in his campaigns.
Under attack on the black money issue, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said government has taken a number of steps and disclosed 700 names to the SIT even though it is a "complex" issue with international treaties coming in the way of acting against offenders.
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has been at the forefront against Modi govt. During the Janata Parivar's protest at Jantar Mantar he lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of religious conversion.
The opposition on Monday reiterated its demands for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement on the conversion issue, forcing the Rajya Sabha to hold repeated adjournments, as the House failed to conduct legislative business for the sixth day.
As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated USD 94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi questioned the NDA government's body of work in the past six months and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was of the view that one man sitting in Delhi would transform everything.
Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal said that Madison Square Garden congregation is not a sign of good foreign policy as Prime Ministers should not go abroad for "entertainment value" but hardcore diplomacy.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to ensure that the ongoing income tax probe for suspected black money concerning 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva, do not get time barred and be completed by March next year.