A special CBI Court on Wednesday allowed the plea of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, facing corruption charges, seeking relaxation in bail conditions to enable him to visit different parts of Andhra Pradesh and Delhi.
Amid demands from some party
leaders that he should step down in the wake of allegations of dubious fundings of his companies, BJP chief Nitin Gadkari Friday said he is an "honest man" and ruled out resigning from his post.
While giving his opinion on the corruption allegations made against BJP president Nitin Gadkari, Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, “We are not like BJP which says ‘India shining’, everything is perfect and do not take any action.”
BJP president Nitin Gadkari came under sharp criticism from the Congress and the Left parties over allegations of wrongdoing in his businesses, and even his parent organisation, the RSS, distanced itself from him.
Senior bureaucrats working in public sector undertakings and cooperative societies may get the protection of prior sanction from competent authorities if corruption charges against them are to be probed.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was on Saturday expected to finalise five names for the Punjab cabinet after seven of its leaders, including five ministers, resigned in the wake of corruption charges.