Apr 27, 2011 08:56 PM IST
Slamming PAC chairman MM Joshi over the draft report on 2G scam, Congress and DMK members of the panel on Wednesday accused him of having "malafide intention" of destabilising the government and demanded his resignation.
- Apr 27, 2011 10:31 AM IST
Congress and the White House could buy time to make the difficult decisions needed to cut the US budget gap if they can agree on a broad deficit reduction framework, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Tuesday.
- Apr 27, 2011 10:31 AM IST
President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to immediately end tax breaks for oil and gas firms, seeking to deflect the public anger over high gasoline prices that is hurting his popularity among voters.
- Apr 26, 2011 08:24 AM IST
Sanjiv Bhatt’s affidavit, claiming that Narendra Modi asked policemen to let Hindus went their anger and thus condoned the Gujarat killings of 2002, has exploded like a bombshell. CNBC-TV18's Karan Thapar examines the many ramifications and implications of this development.
- Apr 21, 2011 08:23 AM IST
While Anna Hazare’s crusade against corruption is dominating the news, CNBC-TV18's Karan Thapar asks how is this critical issue viewed by India’s young member of parliaments (MPs).
- Apr 15, 2011 06:45 PM IST
Sharp divisions were seen in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over its probe into the 2G Spectrum Scam. At the PAC meeting, Congress and DMK members questioned the need for the committee to continue its examination of the matter as a Joint Parliamentary Committee is already in place, reports CNBC-TV18’s Siddharth Zarabi.
- Apr 15, 2011 10:09 AM IST
The Congress on Thrusday steered clear of the issue of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia reportedly linking Sharad Pawar to 2G scam-tainted DB Realty firm, noting that the Union Minister has himself made an "elaborate" clarification.
- Apr 13, 2011 03:32 PM IST
Was Anna Hazare’s hunger strike justified? How should we evaluate the attracted and how should we view his Jan Lokpal Bill?
- Apr 12, 2011 07:58 PM IST
Alleging that Uttar Pradesh is the most corrupt of all states, the Congress on Tuesday asked social activist Anna Hazare to start a movement from the state if he wanted to start a state-based campaign.
- Apr 08, 2011 09:07 PM IST
Students in T-shirts and Sikhs in turbans and carrying swords rallied alongside peasants and executives on Friday in support of activist Anna Hazare's hunger strike against corruption, as the government and protest leaders neared a deal on an anti-corruption bill.
- Apr 08, 2011 07:57 AM IST
An apparent competition between State governments and even some central ministers to shower gifts of cash, land, houses or free travel on the World Cup winning cricket team has troubled many people. Is this a suitable and fitting reward or questionable or even possibly distasteful behaviour?
- Apr 06, 2011 05:57 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will campaign for the DMK-led Democratic Progressive Alliance in which Congress is a key constituent, here on April 9, a top TNCC functionary said today.
- Mar 31, 2011 08:36 AM IST
After attacking the government over the Wikileak exposés, it’s now the BJP’s turn to squirm. From Arun Jaitley and LK Advani to Sheshadri Chari and Prakash Javadekar, leaders of the party may regret what they have reportedly said to American diplomats. CNBC-TV18’s Karan Thapar discusses the issue with eminent set of panelists.
- Mar 25, 2011 08:00 AM IST
The government’s recent decision to increase the MP Local Area Development Scheme funds by 150% from 2-5 crore may have delighted most MPs but it is met with considerable concern and criticism from other quarters. CNBC-TV18's Karan Thapar examines this decision, enquires into the constitutionality of the scheme and its efficacy.
- Mar 22, 2011 08:15 AM IST
US military operations against Libya will be funded through cash flow, but finding the money will be tough given the lack of a defense budget for the 2011 fiscal year, the Defense Department's top budget official said.
- Mar 22, 2011 07:53 AM IST
The Wikileak exposé have once again focused concern on how the government won the confidence vote in 2008. In-turn that raised critical issues about the extent of corruption and the integrity of the government, a lot now depends on the government’s response.
- Mar 21, 2011 10:09 PM IST
Unlike the DMK, where Congress was seen as having had the upper hand, in Bengal it is clear that Mamata has had her way. Congress has had an increase of one seat but the crucial Kolkata seats are still with Mamata, CNBC-TV18's Priyanka Gupta and Pallavi Ghosh report
- Mar 18, 2011 04:58 PM IST
What is one to make of Manmohan Singh? Is he a clean politician forced by circumstance to travel with a boatload of crooks? A radical economic reformer trapped in the wrong party at the wrong time? Or is he just plain incompetent and irresponsible?
- Mar 18, 2011 11:20 AM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday that he had no knowledge of vote buying to win a crucial confidence vote in his government in 2008, a day after the opposition called for his resignation over the issue.
- Mar 17, 2011 04:56 PM IST
BJP MP Ashok Argal, one of the three MPs who had displayed in Parliament wads of cash allegedly given to them in bribe ahead of the 2008 trust vote, today said his allegations have proven to be true and the Congress has been exposed.
- Mar 13, 2011 10:58 AM IST
BJP announced a nationwide campaign after the Assembly polls in five states to expose "failure" of the Congress-led UPA government in tackling issues like corruption and black money.
- Mar 11, 2011 03:57 PM IST
With elections just a month away, what impact will the very public wobble in DMK-Congress relations have on their election prospects, has this ensured a Jayalalithaa victory as some polls predict and if so, what does the future hold for the government in Delhi?
- Mar 10, 2011 08:54 AM IST
The Congress today dismissed suggestions that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has passed the buck for the fiasco involving appointment of P J Thomas as CVC.
- Mar 08, 2011 05:22 PM IST
The Congress and the DMK failed to break the logjam over the seat sharing issue even after DMK leaders MK Alagiri and Dayanidhi Maran met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday.
- Mar 07, 2011 09:20 PM IST
There may be a compromise in sight for the DMK-Congress stalemate. In an interview with CNBC-TV18's economic policy editor Siddharth Zarabi, Rajdeep Sardesai, editor in chief, CNN IBN, speaks about the issue and gives his outlook going forward.