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  • A scam or not a scam?

    A scam or not a scam?

    The 2G spectrum issue is back in national conversation. Almost everybody is talking about it. But no one is sure yet about what it really is. The recent judgment by the special CBI court has raised many specific questions. Is......

    January 8, 2018
  • Missile-buy ‘spiked’

    Missile-buy ‘spiked’

    Forgive the relapse, for sentimental reasons, to journalistic jargon of yesteryear: to the days of “hard copy” when an item deemed unworthy of publication was thrust on a metal spike ~ a sign of rejection. Pardon also the pun on......

    January 6, 2018
  • Congress changed position on Aadhaar: Jaitley

    Congress changed position on Aadhaar: Jaitley

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has alleged that the previous UPA regime had divergent views on Aadhaar and the Congress-led government changed its position to oppose the legislation after assuming the role of Opposition in Parliament. Also, the initial legislation......

    December 24, 2017
  • 2G verdict: Raja did not mislead Manmohan Singh, says Court

    2G verdict: Raja did not mislead Manmohan Singh, says Court

    Former Telecom Minister A. Raja "did not misrepresent facts" to then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on policy matters related to allocation of 2G spectrum licences, a court said on Thursday while acquitting all accused in the case. "It is clear......

    December 21, 2017
  • 2G verdict: Massive propaganda against UPA, says Manmohan Singh

    2G verdict: Massive propaganda against UPA, says Manmohan Singh

    Vindicated by the acquittal of all accused in the alleged 2G spectrum scam case, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the entire case was a “massive propaganda” against his government. Talking to reporters outside Parliament, Manmohan Singh said:......

    December 21, 2017
  • Bad loans to banks by UPA regime a big scam: PM Modi

    Bad loans to banks by UPA regime a big scam: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on the previous Congress- led UPA regime, saying that banks were pressured to give loans worth thousands of crores of rupees to select industrialists in a scam bigger than 2G,......

    December 13, 2017
  • Unlike UPA, Modi government has failed to curb corruption: Manmohan Singh

    Unlike UPA, Modi government has failed to curb corruption: Manmohan Singh

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that previous UPA government under him “strictly” dealt with those facing corruption charges but the same can’t be said about the Narendra Modi government. Addressing a gathering in poll-bound Gujarat’s Rajkot, the......

    December 7, 2017
  • No competition with PM Modi on 'humble background': Manmohan

    No competition with PM Modi on 'humble background': Manmohan

    Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Saturday said he does not want people to take pity on his humble background as he is not in competition with his successor Prime Minister Narendra Modi over this. "I don't want the country to......

    December 2, 2017
  • Congress's charge on Rafale deal politically motivated: Sitharaman

    Congress's charge on Rafale deal politically motivated: Sitharaman

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday rejected the Congress's charges on the 36 Rafale aircraft deal with France calling it "politically motivated" and asserted that it was clinched at a cost "lesser" than what it would have been under the......

    November 17, 2017
  • Ease of doing business: Rahul, BJP spar over economy

    Ease of doing business: Rahul, BJP spar over economy

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's sharp criticism of the government over a World Bank report on ease of doing business and the state of economy on Wednesday triggered a bitter war of words between him and the BJP. While Gandhi......

    November 1, 2017
  • Pre-poll alliance between Congress, Left not possible: CPI

    Pre-poll alliance between Congress, Left not possible: CPI

    A pre-poll alliance between the Left parties and the Congress may not be possible as they are "main opponents" in some states but it is essential to forge a common platform to fight the BJP, says CPI general secretary S......

    October 18, 2017
  • Allegation against Jay Shah Congress' attempt to divert attention: BJP

    Allegation against Jay Shah Congress' attempt to divert attention: BJP

    The BJP on Monday hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi after he targetted party chief Amit Shah over allegation related to his son's business and described it as the party's attempt to divert attention from their own scams......

    October 9, 2017
  • PM Modi attacks UPA for indifference towards Gujarat

    PM Modi attacks UPA for indifference towards Gujarat

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the previous UPA government of having been indifferent towards Gujarat including over sanctioning of development projects. Laying foundation stones for a four-lane signature bridge linking Okhla with Bet Dwarka and the widening of......

    October 7, 2017