07 Apr 2014
Amritsar: In what could be termed as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strategy to mollify sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu who is reportedly upset with the party leadership over denial of ticket, senior leader and Amritsar Lok Sabha candidate Arun Jaitley has hinted that the former will get bigger role after the general elections.
09 May 2012
Former Telecom Minister A Raja, facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case, on Wednesday moved a Delhi Court for bail saying the case against him is "false and fabricated".
24 Jul 2012
The CBI on Tuesday told a Parliamentary panel that A Raja constantly misled Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G license case and also said it has so far found no criminality on part of Home Minister P Chidambaram on the issue.
05 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Opinion polls suggest that the Congress, which is already battling with anti-incumbency factors and opponents jibes for settling scores over scams, may face decimation in the face of saffron surge in the Lok Sabha elections. The rank and file in Congress also cannot rule out the nosedive of the party’s tally this time. Despite Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to the vice-president of the party and his relentless efforts to prop up sagging image of the organization, the Congress still seems to be smarting in consolidating its vote bank and he looks not comfortable in succeeding his mother Sonia Gandhi at the top.
03 Oct 2012
Tainted MPs A Raja and Suresh Kalmadi, who spent nearly a year each in jail for their involvement in multi-crore 2G spectrum, scam and CWG scam respectively, have been nominated to Parliamentary committees.
11 Sep 2012
Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Tuesday cross examined a former senior DoT official, a key witness in the 2G case, accusing him of being "under pressure of the CBI" to depose "falsely" on certain crucial aspects of the case.
09 Jul 2012
The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on former communications minister A. Raja's plea seeking dismissal of charges against him in the 2G case on the grounds the probe was biased.
28 Mar 2014
Varanasi: The Muslim voters hold key in high profile Varanasi Parliamentary constituency from where Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. The electoral tug of war in Varanasi, which has around three lakh Muslim voters, is expected to reach an altogether new level in the upcoming general elections.
22 Apr 2012
Jailed former communications minister Andimuthu Raja is not very keen on getting out on bail because he would prefer to walk out of prison with "clean hands" in the 2G spectrum allotment controversy that has dominated national attention for over a year.
21 Mar 2012
Former Telecom Minister A Raja and ex-Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura will be summoned to depose before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) examining the 2G scam.