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
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”
During his exile, former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised the Saudis not to engage in any political activity, but he violated his commitment much to their disappointment, a diplomatic cable unveiled by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has revealed. The Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the US, Adel al-Jubeir, asserted that the “Saudi government (SAG) had [...] Continue reading Nawaz ‘disappointed’ Saudis by violating promise of abstaining from politics: WikiLeaks
United States President Barack Obama considers Pakistan as his “private nightmare”, suggesting that the US’ front-line ally in the war against terrorism could surprise the whole world waking up one morning to hear that the country had been taken over by the extremists. “He (Obama) described Pakistan as his ‘private nightmare,’ suggesting the world might [...] Continue reading Pak a ‘private nightmare’ that could see extremist takeover overnight: Obama on WikiLeaks