Democracy is alive, Supreme Court has done its duty: Kirit Somaiya on Yakub Memon's hanging

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Thursday praised the Supreme Court for upholding its decision to go ahead with the death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Yakub Memon.

Will complete probe against Tatkare in 3 months: ACB to Bombay HC

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday informed the Bombay High Court that it would complete the investigation against former Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Sunil Tatkare for alleged money laundering and land grabbing within three months.

162 chit funds looted investors of Rs 40,000 crore: Somaiya

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya sought stringent action by the Maharashtra government on Tuesday against 162 'bogus' chit fund companies, which he claimed, had duped investors in the state to the tune of Rs 40,000 crore.

Pak fuelling unrest in J&K: BJP members in Lok Sabha

Members of BJP, which shares power in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday accused Pakistan of fuelling unrest in the state through a "deep conspiracy" as they voiced concern in Lok Sabha over hoisting of a flag of that country and raising of pro-Pakistan slogans in the valley.

Yemen crisis: Kirit Somaiya lauds govt, IAF for evacuating Indian nationals

Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Thursday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government and the Indian Air Force (IAF) for evacuating 348 Indian nationals stranded in Yemen.

Coal scam: Whistleblower calls for 'unbiased' investigation

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and a whistle blower in the coal blocks allocation scam Kirit Somaiya on Wednesday called for an unbiased investigation in the matter and demanded punishment for anyone found guilty irrespective of the position held by the accused.

Will provide mini Modi govt in Maharashtra: BJP

As the BJP Sunday headed towards emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra, it said the people of the state have reposed faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya booked for assaulting a cop in Mumbai

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirit Somaiya has been booked for allegedly manhandling a policeman at Navghar Police Station in Mumbai.

Even CM, ministers shun Maharashtra Sadan for substandardness: Somaiya

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, who is the Chairman of the House Committee, which decides on allocation of residential premises to newly elected MPs, on Saturday said the facilities at New Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi are so sub-standard that even Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan does not live there when he is in the national capital.

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.

Congress targets MoS Rao Inderjit Singh, cites graft allegations from UPA-I

After Smriti Irani, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh on Friday came under attack from his former party Congress which claimed BJP leader Kirit Somaiya had sought action against Singh for alleged corruption when he was in UPA government.

LS poll: Milind Deora, Kirit Somaiya file nominations

Union Minister of State for Shipping and Telcom Milind Deora and senior BJP leader Kirit Somaiya today filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

LS polls: Milind Deora, Kirit Somaiya file nominations

Union Minister of State for Shipping and Telcom Milind Deora and senior BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Friday filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Mumbai North East: NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP`s Somaiya

A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP`s Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party`s Medha Patkar to retain the seat.

Stall scrapping of INS Vikrant: BJP to Defence Ministry

BJP has sought the Defence Minister`s intervention in stalling the process of scrapping Naval aircraft carrier INS Vikrant which had played a stellar role in India`s war against Pakistan in 1971.

BJP allege Maharashtra land ‘largesse’ to Shukla

BJP demanded scrapping of the allotment of two plots of prime land in Andheri, reserved for a primary school, to a firm of Union minister Rajiv Shukla for a "paltry" amount.

Maharashtra Congress targets Somaiya over allegations against Chavan

Maharashtra Congress hit out at BJP`s Kirit Somaiya for making "false allegations" against CM Prithviraj Chavan over award of contract of Maharashtra Sadan building in the national capital.

Be proactive in probing charges on Tatkare: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to be more proactive in probing into the complaint filed against state cabinet minister Sunil Tatkare.

Coal blocks allocation files missing from govt custody: BJP leader

BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Saturday alleged the files sought by CBI in connection with coal blocks allocations in Maharashtra were missing from state government`s custody.

Food Bill just a vote catching tool for Congress: BJP leader

The UPA government`s proposed Food Safety Bill is nothing more than a vote catching tool for Congress, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said and expressed concern over wastage of food grains in the country.