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
Information Technology and Communication Minister A. Raja on Friday ruled out his resignation over the 2G spectrum issue, saying he will prove that everything that he has done has been according to the law. “The question does not arise at all. We will prove that everything has been done according to the law,” Raja told [...] Continue reading Raja rules out resignation over 2G spectrum issue
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday demanded the immediate resignation of Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan for his role in the Adarsh Society scam. Accusing Chavan of nepotism, BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said that he should not be given time to leave office in an honourable manner. “We demand the immediate resignation of Mr. [...] Continue reading BJP demands immediate resignation of Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan
Two days after being forced to quit over his alleged links to the Kochi IPL franchise, former minister Shashi Tharoor Tuesday said he had done no wrong and urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to probe the charges of impropriety and corruption hurled against him.
As the Lok Sabha listened with rapt attention, Tharoor, speaking for the [...] Continue reading Hurt Tharoor says he is ready for ‘thorough probe’
With the resignation of Shashi Tharoor as minister of state for external affairs, India’s Africa policy has lost an ardent advocate who was an eloquent supporter of the country’s renewed engagement with the 54-nation African continent.
Tharoor, a former United Nations diplomat, stepped down Sunday night ending a weeklong political drama surrounding a controversial financial deal [...] Continue reading With Tharoor’s resignation, Africa loses an ardent friend