Rajya Sabha member and former JPCC president Pradip Kumar Balmuchu Friday said that "irregularities" in selection of candidates was one of the reasons behind Congress' debacle in the recently concluded Jharkhand Assembly elections.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's key aide Srinjoy Bose in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam.
Former Delhi BJP president and Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel, who had been keeping a low profile, has revived interest in the affairs of the party's state unit, after party chief Amit Shah is believed to have asked him to be "active" for the upcoming Assembly elections.
CBI on Tuesday arrested a middleman after recovering cash of over Rs 14 lakh and two gold biscuits from his residence during searches conducted at 18 locations including the home of a Rajya Sabha MP in connection with its probe into the Seashore group's alleged chit fund scam.
Rajya Sabha MP Pyarimohan Mohapatra, whose residence here was searched by CBI on Tuesday in connection with the multi-crore rupees ponzi scam, said some people have launched a "campaign" against him and the searches will help in bringing out the truth.
The Interpol on Wednesday issued a Red Corner notice against Congress MP in Rajya Sabha KVP Ramchandra Rao in connection with in connection with his role in an international corruption scheme involving bribes worth $18.5 million to government officials to allow the mining of titanium minerals in Andhra Pradesh.
Janata Dal (United) MP Anil Sahani, who has been named in a CBI FIR related to fake travel claims scam, on Saturday refuted the allegations against him claiming he himself was a victim of the fraud committed by his staff.
After making waves in cricket, Sachin Tendulkar on Monday took guard in his new innings as Member of Parliament but if anyone had doubts about his priorities, he made it clear that it would be the game first. Accompanied by his wife Anjali, the 39-year-old cricket legend in a checked shirt and wearing sunshades came to Parliament House in the official car of Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla and was escorted straight to the Chairman Hamid Ansari`s chamber.