With the Opposition gunning for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the Coalgate scam, the government has begun preparing its line of defence. The Prime Minister’s position has become somewhat vulnerable following the presence of a joint secretary in the PMO at the controversial meeting to dilute the CBI’s draft report on its investigation of the Coalgate scam.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s intervention to speed up action against the two tainted Union ministers has given rise to speculation of a growing distance between the Prime Minister and the party.
Law minister Ashwani Kumar, who lists “wrestling” as one of his favourite pastimes, could be asked to put in his papers if the Supreme Court’s observations go against him and his ministry on May 8.
The Congress-led UPA government faced its worst ever political crisis after the Supreme Court on Tuesday ripped apart the CBI for showing the Coalgate investigation report to the government before sub
The crisis continued to deepen for the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal with the Union government moving ahead with a crackdown by multiple agencies on chit fund companies indulging in Ponzi
With the chit fund scam delivering a body blow to the Trinamul Congress of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, the knives are out against two party MPs who were allegedly linked to the accused