In what can bring in more trouble for the Congress party, a book authored by former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai is set to make a disclosure that the senior UPA functionaries wanted to tamper with the reports of Coalgate and Commonwealth scams.
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.
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.
The office of CAG, which hogged limelight for coming up with presumptive loss figures in 2G, CWG and Coal blocks allocation scams, was today termed by President Pranab Mukherjee as the "conscience keeper" of the government.
BJP leader Harsh Vardhan accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of duping the people of Delhi and saving former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit by ordering a probe only into the street light purchase and not in the entire CWG scam.
Nearly three years after the conclusion of Commonwealth Games here, the scam-hit Organising Committee is contesting two dozen legal cases involving a revenue of about Rs 350 crore against private companies which executed projects related to the mega-sporting event.
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".
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.
Modifying a trial court order, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said the Investigating officer and the Public Prosecutor can interview the prosecution witnesses "before hand" in the Commonwealth Games-related graft case.
The Enforcement Directorate today questioned sacked CWG organizing committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and recorded his statement in connection with its probe into alleged money laundering in the run up to the 2010 sporting extravaganza.
Trial in a Commonwealth Games related case involving Suresh Kalmadi and nine others will commence on Wednesday in a Delhi court which had invoked charges of criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and other offences against them entailing maximum punishment of life term.