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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded the “immediate” resignation of the Manmohan Singh government in the wake of the revelations in leaked US diplomatic cables that payoffs had been made to MPs to ensure majority in confidence vote in 2008.

The issue was raised in both houses of parliament. The furore over the issue saw both houses being adjourned till 12 noon.

“It is conclusively clear that this government survived on… Continue reading Wikileaks disclosures: BJP demands UPA government’s resignation

Afzal GuruThe Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a petition by Afzal Guru, on death row for his role in the 2001 parliament attack, seeking his transfer from Tihar Jail to a prison in Srinagar. The apex court bench of Justices Aftab Alam and R.M. Lodha issued notice after the […] Continue reading Governments get notice on Afzal Guru’s transfer plea