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  • Housing finance racket a bribery case, not large scam: Govt

    Govt has said the housing finance racket unearthed by the CBI, leading to the arrest of the CEO of LIC Housing finance and other senior officials of public sector banks, is a bribery case involving some individuals and not a large-scale scam. “It’s an individual case of bribery. There is no large-scale scam. Banking system […]

    Nearly 59,000 Kashmiri Pandit families migrated from Valley: Govt

    The govt has said nearly 59,000 Kashmiri Pandit families are reported to have migrated from the Valley following the outbreak of militancy in the 1989-90. Due to on set of militancy in 1989-90, 58,697 families are reported to have migrated from the Valley and registered as migrants,” Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken […]

    NAC to give final shape to food security bill

    The National Advisory Council headed by Sonia Gandhi, will give final shape to a draft food security law incorporating its suggestion of differential legal entitlement of foodgrains to nearly 800 million people through a reformed PDS network. Some members of the NAC were keen to on drafting the food security bill themselves and we will […]

    Kiran Kumar Reddy to be new Andhra Pradesh CM

    Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kiran Kumar Reddy will be sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of the State on Thursday, senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee said after a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party in Hyderabad. “Congress president Smt. Sonia Gandhi has selected Kiran Kumar Reddy as the new leader of the Congress Legislature Party. […]

    Rosaiah announces resignation citing personal reasons

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Rosaiah on Wednesday announced his decision to step down from the post citing personal reasons. “I have decided to resign, I am submitting my resignation to the state Governor and I will request him to accept it immediately,” 77-year-old Rosaiah announced at a crowded press conference in the State Secretariat […]

    Cong will have to rebuild itself in Bihar: Sonia

    With the JD(U)-BJP combine headed for a resounding victory in the Bihar Assembly polls, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the results indicated that the party will have to rebuild itself from the scratch. “As far as our party is concerned, we did not have much hope. We took a deliberate decision not to […]

    PM is 100 per cent above board, says Sonia Gandhi

    Launching a strong attack on Opposition, Congress President Sonia Gandhi accused them of targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2G scam and described him as a man of integrity and a person “100 per cent above board”. She also attacked BJP for retaining B S Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister and compared this decision […]

    SC reserves verdict on Swamy’s plea to prosecute Raja

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea seeking a direction to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for grant of sanction to prosecute former Telecom Minister A Raja in the 2G Spectrum case. A bench of Justices G S Singhvi and A K Ganguly reserved the verdict after concluding the hearing on the […]

    No Question Hour for ninth day in Parliament

    The imbroglio in Parliament over a joint Parliamentary probe into the alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation continued for the ninth day on Wednesday with the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha adjournined for the day following uproar. Even before Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar could take her seat, opposition members including those from […]

    Yeddyurappa to continue as Karnataka CM, says BJP

    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, facing allegations of corruption and nepotism, yet again staved off a mounting challenge to his leadership as BJP has announced that he will continue in office. “After consultations with senior party leaders and state leaders, the party has decided to continue with B S Yeddyurappa as Chief Minister of […]