Conferring Bharat Ratna on Vajpayee would have honoured UPA govt: Advani

Veteran BJP leader L K Advani on Thursday said it would have been an honour for the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had the erstwhile UPA government conferred Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Did not receive any letter on PPP audit from Vinod Rai: Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said he did not receive any communication from ex-CAG Vinod Rai on the audit of PPP projects.

Manmohan Singh was more interested in staying in power: Ex-CAG Vinod Rai
Manmohan Singh was more interested in staying in power: Ex-CAG Vinod Rai

Former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keen the PM's name out of audit reports.

Vahanvati leaves behind 'rich legacy': Sonia Gandhi

Recalling Goolam E Vahanvati's work during 10 years of UPA rule, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday condoled the former Attorney General's death and said he has left behind a "rich legacy, both as a lawyer and a fine human being".

NDA slams Congress-led UPA for 'sitting on' black money issue

The ruling NDA on Tuesday hit out at the previous UPA regime saying it had failed to set up an SIT on black money despite a Supreme Court direction for the same even as it asserted that it will bring out the truth in the matter after acting on it on priority.

Former Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati dies of heart attack

Former attorney general Goolamhussein Essaji Vahanvati passed away on Tuesday due to heart attack.

Sankaranarayanan refuses to take over as Mizoram Governor, says may return to active politics

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, who had been transferred to Mizoram for his remaining tenure, resigned on Sunday.

Markandey Katju slammed by legal luminaries for attack on ex-CJIs

Former SC judge Markandey Katju, who stirred a controversy by levelling allegations against three ex-CJI on the issue of an alleged corrupt judge, came under criticism from legal luminaries.

Manmohan Singh refuses to comment on Katju`s claim regarding appointment of corrupt judge

Former PM Manmohan Singh refused to comment on the claim by former SC judge Markandey Katju that 3 ex-CJIs made "improper compromises" during UPA rule in retaining a judge in TN under graft cloud.

Markandey Katju`s allegations regarding appointment of corrupt judge merits enquiry: Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi said that former SC judge Markandey Katju`s allegations regarding the appointment of a corrupt judge during the time of UPA rule must be immediately looked into.

UD Min to cancel bungalows alloted by outgoing UPA govt

Allotment of bungalows to former PM`s advisor TKA Nair and wife of late Congress leader Arjun Singh are set to be cancelled.

Manmohan Singh`s services will be assessed properly: PMO official

As PM Manmohan Singh prepares to demit office this week, a senior PMO official said if the PM has chosen to remain silent on some of the controversies that is out of his dignity.

Why was Rahul Gandhi absent from PM`s farewell dinner

Rahul was absent from the farewell dinner hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi for outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday.

NDA govt may review some decisions of UPA: Venkaiah Naidu

BJP-led NDA, projected to come to power by exit polls, may review some of the decisions taken by the present UPA government, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday.

EC to allow government to appoint next Army chief

The Election Commission is understood to have decided to allow the government initiate the process for appointing the next Army chief.

Planning Commission members likely to put in papers on May 16

Planning Commission members are likely to put in their papers on May 16, the day when result for Lok Sabha elections will be announced.

UPA Govt has no respect for federal structure: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today accused the UPA Government of not respecting the federal structure and discriminating against the BJP-ruled State in providing relief to the farmers affected by recent unseasonal rain and hailstorm.

RSS to work for large turnout of voters in LS polls

RSS on Wednesday said it will make all out efforts to make the people vote in "big numbers" in Lok Sabha polls, which will be a high-stake battle for BJP.

Lok Sabha polls: EC may announce dates in first week of March

The dates for 2104 General Elections may be announced in the first week of March, as per reports on Thursday.

Narendra Modi accuses Centre of ignoring pilgrimage places

Narendra Modi said Indian government had ignored development of pilgrimage places in the country as tourism destinations for the sake of "distorted" secularism.