Court issues warrant against UP minister

A local court on Thursday issued a warrant against Uttar Pradesh minister Vinod Kumar alias Pandit Singh after he repeatedly failed to appear as a witness in connection with a criminal case.

Ram Gopal defends re-induction of `tainted` ministers

Amidst criticism over tainted person in state cabinet, Samajwadi Party`s Ram Gopal denied reports of newly inducted minsters being tainted or faced charges and ruled out dropping anyone from ministry.