Congress on Monday virtually questioned the continuance of former Army chief Gen V K Singh as Union minister in the wake of the Armed Forces Tribunal making some carping comments against him in the Sukna land scam case.
The Delhi High Court Friday granted bail to Lt. Gen. (Retd) Tejinder Singh, who was taken into custody after a court here rejected his bail plea over allegations that he offered a bribe to then army chief General V.K. Singh for clearing "sub-standard" Tatra trucks.
DoNER Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh would meet the chief ministers of all eight northeastern states in Guwahati Aug 21-22 to decide a roadmap for the development of the region, an official said here on Monday.
There was a difference of opinion between CBI officers on filing charge sheet against Lt Gen (Retd) Tejinder Singh in connection with alleged bribe offer made to then army chief VK Singh in connection with Tatra vehicle deal.
Controversial former Army Chief General Vijay Kumar Singh, who was made the Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Narendra Modi government, has somewhat of chequered past with one episode being a long unsuccessful battle with the UPA government over his age issue.
Reacting to reports of former Army chief General VK Singh to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Ali Anwar on Saturday said that Singh has been mentally a part of the BJP, and that he truly belonged to the party as he followed a similar school of thought.