Proceedings in Parliament were disrupted on Tuesday as the Opposition demanded resignation of home minister P Chidambaram for his alleged role in Aircel-Maxis deal while Congress sought dismissal of BJP government in Madhya Pradesh over the killing of a farmer in police firing
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy today levelled fresh allegations against Home Minister P Chidambaram, accusing him of delaying permission for the sale of Aircel to Malaysia-based Maxis in 2006 when he was Finance Minister so that his son Karti was financially benefitted.
In a bid to deal with apprehended drought, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has constituted an Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) for effective management of such a situation.
With the second phase of the Budget session having commenced, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today held a strategy meeting with senior leaders.
The Integrated Check Post (ICP) to be opened tomorrow at Attari Wagah border would push up the trade between India and Pakistan through the land route by at least 10 times, Punjab-based exporters said today.
The lower court had dismissed the Janta Party chief's case against Home Minister P Chidambaram in the scam. Swamy has been demanding a CBI probe against Chidambaram and wants him to be made a co-accused.
Bowing once again to pressure from ally Trinamool Congress, government has agreed to discuss the National Counter Terrorism Centre issue separately with chief ministers in Delhi on May 5.
Home Minister P Chidambaram has said there was "some ulterior motive" behind continuance of the protest against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulam despite assurance from the government that it is safe.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today called up Home Minister P Chidambaram and briefed him about the situation arising out of the kidnapping of an MLA and two Italians by Naxals.
A special two-judge bench was today constituted by Chief Justice S H Kapadia for hearing all cases arising out of 2G spectrum allocation scam.
Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi Court's decision to dismiss his plea to make Union Home Minister P Chidambaram as a co-accused in the 2G scam.
Mamata skips inauguration of NSG hub
Days after the Supreme Court cancelled 122 licences for 2G spectrum, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday held consultations with senior Cabinet colleagues on its impact on overall telecom sector and the way forward.
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram fired a couple of rounds from a Light Machine Gun (LMG) to give a sound start to the opening of a shooting drill.
Defence Minister A K Antony today expressed happiness over a Delhi court rejecting a plea to make Home Minister P Chidambaram an accused in the 2G case, and said the government had earlier also maintained he is innocent.
The role of Union Home Minister P Chidambaram in the 2G spectrum allocation scam will not be investigated and he cannot be made a co-accused in the case, a Delhi court ruled on Saturday while dismissing Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy's petition.
After the CBI trial court on Saturday dismissed Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P Chidambaram co-accused in the 2G spectrum scam case, a relieved Congress said it's a victory of the truth.
Welcoming the special court's dismissal of petition against P Chidambaram in 2G case, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today described it as a relief for the government.
After Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P Chidambaram co-accused in the 2G spectrum scam case was dismissed, a relieved Congress said it's a victory of the truth.
Former attorney general Soli Sorabjee on Saturday supported the 2G trial court order rejecting Janata party President Subramanian Swamy's plea against Home Minister P Chidambaram.
With the trial court granting relief to Home Minister P Chidambaram, BJP today said the verdict would not change the "corrupt" image of the government and the party would continue to raise the issue of his political accountability before the nation.
Reacting to the court order rejecting his petition against P Chidambaram, Subramanian Swamy said that he will now move High Court against Special CBI Judge OP Saini's order in the 2G scam.
On Saturday, the UPA is set to face its biggest test with a Delhi court likely to decide whether Home Minister P Chidambaram can be called accused in the 2G case or not.
A Delhi court is likely to decide whether Home Minister P Chidambaram can be made accused in the 2G case or not. The matter will be heard by Justice OP Saini.
The suspense over Home Minister P Chidambaram's alleged role in the 2G scam is likely to be over by tomorrow when a Delhi court would decide the plea of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to make him an accused in the case.