Government is likely to announce the name of the judge shortly who will head the Commission of Inquiry to probe charges of spying on a young woman in 2009 allegedly at the behest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
The war of words between country`s two main political parties - Congress and the BJP – intensified on Friday with the former defending the Centre`s decision to set up an inquiry panel to probe snooping allegations against Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government and the latter threatening to take legal action.
Minutes after the Centre announced setting up of an inquiry commission to look into the alleged snooping allegations against the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government, the main opposition party, BJP, on Thursday called it a witch-hunt by the Congress.
The one-member inquiry commission of retired Justice Vishnu Sahai constituted by the UP government to probe the recent Muzaffarnagar violence will reach here on October 6, a senior official said on Friday.
The one-man judicial commission probing the August 9 communal clashes in Kishtwar district, in which three people were killed, on Wednesday asked individuals, organisations and others to submit their statements within 15 days.
UP government announced an inquiry commission headed by Justice (retd) Vishnu Sahai to probe Muzaffarnagar violence as the toll in communal clashes, one of the worst in the country in recent times, went up to 28.
Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu and
his son Narayan Sai, who had been summoned on Friday by Justice D
K Trivedi Commission in connection with mysterious deaths of
two teenage boys in 2008, failed to turn up.
Jammu and Kashmir Government
has no plans to set up a commission of inquiry to find out the
whereabouts of persons who have "disappeared" in the state
since eruption of militancy, the Assembly was informed on Monday.