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
Australian whistle-blower Julian Assange — the man behind international secret-revealing website WikiLeaks, which let the world peek behind the curtain and see the inner workings of governments and financial institutions — is lifting the lid on his own life story. In an interview with Britian’s Sunday Times, Assange confirmed that he’s signed a $1.3 million [...] Continue reading WikiLeaks Boss Julian Assange Lands Book Deal
Apple has removed a WikiLeaks app from its store on the grounds that it violated the company’s developer guidelines for applications for use on its iPhones and iPads, the company said Tuesday. The action places Apple among a group of major US companies who have cut ties or services to the whistle-blowing website and have [...] Continue reading Apple removes Wikileaks app
On Friday, WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange — No. 3 on TIME’s list of the year’s Most Influential People — appeared in an interview with The TODAY Show’s Matt Lauer, where he argued that “Something is wrong in Sweden and the US” regarding the manner in which investigations against him and his website are being conducted. [...] Continue reading WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Alleges Smear Campaign On “The TODAY Show”
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari lacks public leadership acumen, while Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has shown strong leadership skills in building parliamentary coalitions in times of national crisis, a diplomatic cable unveiled by the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has revealed. “Prime Minister Gilani has shown strong leadership skills in building Parliamentary coalitions at times of [...] Continue reading Zardari lacks public leadership acumen, Gilani has “strong leadership skills”: WikiLeaks