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Gujarat Congress MLAs Offered Rs 15 Crore Each To Cross-vote and Support BJP

BJP offered Congress MLAs in Gujarat Rs 15 crore each to cross-vote in Rajya Sabha polls

NEW DELHI: (NDTV) Opposition Congress today claimed in Lok Sabha that its MLAs in Gujarat were being offered Rs. 15 crore in return of support to the BJP and being pressurised by the ruling party in the state. As soon as the House assembled, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of political situation in Gujarat, from ...

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Sonia Gandhi’s clout, age and charisma work: Rahul Gandhi may not be 2019 face, as Congress gears up for major reshuffle in coming months


BY PALLAVI GHOSH | CNN-News 18,  New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is unlikely to be the face of the Congress party in the 2019 general elections as the party’s old guard, led by his mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi, retake the reigns of the party. A clutch of upcoming state elections will most likely now be fought under the leadership of ...

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Bengaluru Metro – BMRC strike leads to Rs 25 lakh revenue loss, affects nearly 1.5 lakh commuters


Bengalureans who reached the Metro station early Friday morning, were in for a rude shock. The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) had suspended the train services across the city, indefinitely and without prior intimation, after the BMRC staff went on a strike. The striking employees were demanding the release of their colleagues, arrested following a scuffle between a BMRC staff ...

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Former MD of Tata Finance Dilip Pendse commits suicide in Mumbai


Former managing director of Tata Finance Dilip Pendse was on Wednesday found hanging in his office in Dadar, according to reports. Police sources stated that according to prima facie evidence it appeared that Pendse had allegedly committed suicide. “It is a suicide, he was found hanging at his office. Investigation is underway,” news agency ANI quoted Mumbai Police PRO as saying. ...

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Former Maharashtra BJP Leader Filmed Kissing Woman In Bus, Arrested For Rape


A former BJP leader in Maharashtra has been arrested about a week after he was filmed kissing a woman on a moving public bus. Ravindra Bawanthade, 48, has been arrested on charges of rape. The woman seen in footage from a CCTV camera says he forced himself on her on June 27, when they were travelling to Nagpur. Her complaint ...

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Spat between WB governor, Mamata Banerjee escalates; TMC calls KN Tripathy ‘BJP parrot’


Kolkata: The public spat between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor KN Tripathi on Wednesday degenerated into a bitter fight, with the TMC accusing the governor of crossing the constitutional line and reminding him that the “Raj Bhavan cannot be the BJP’s office”, drawing a sharp reaction from Tripathi. The governor hit back saying it would be better if the chief ...

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Retd Justice CS Karnan, At War With SC Judges, Arrested In Coimbatore


COIMBATORE: Almost six weeks after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest for contempt of court, Justice CS Karnan, who retired last week, was arrested today at Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore by the West Bengal Police. He will be flown to Chennai tonight, brought to Kolkata tomorrow and sent to Presidency jail. Asked if Justice Karnan would first be produced in court ...

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Bhojpuri actress Anjali Shrivastava found dead hanging from the ceiling fan in her Mumbai home


    Mumbai: Well-known Bhojpuri actress and model Anjali Shrivastava was found dead at her Andheri West residence, police said here on Monday, 19 June 2017. According to the police, Anjali’s family members from Allahabad had been trying to call her since Sunday night, but she did not respond on her mobile. Worried about her safety, the family contacted her landlord, ...

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UPSIDC’s Chief Engineer Arun Kumar Kumar: allegedly India’s most corrupt babu?

Corruption is embedded in India’s collective soul. It’s marked by its ingenuity, determination and perseverance – qualities which could truly transform India if deployed for honest means. But just as we think we’ve heard the worst of it – Noida authority chief engineer Yadav Singh being a case in point – stories like Arun Kumar Mishra’s, the Chief Engineer of ...

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Sigma Rock & designer Umair Zafar collaborate to promote Lucknowi Chikankari & Embroidery

Lucknow, 2nd March 2014.  We all celebrate our annual events and functions with a lot of aplomb, but when we do it with for a social cause; it makes a great difference to those benefited. Sigma Rock Infra Ventures Pvt Ltd – a Lucknow-based real estate company believes and stands for integrity and ethics and this was amply evident in their effort to support ...

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