Balbir Punj

  • AK Ganguly must face the consequences: Balbir Punj 05-12-2013 11:46 PM

    BJP leader Balbir Punj said that former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly must face the consequences after allegations of sexual harassment was leveled agaisnt him by a law intern. Meanwhile, a three-judge committee of the Supreme Court indicted Justice AK Ganguly of committing an "act of unwelcome behaviour" and "conduct...
  • Face-off: Renuka Chowdhury vs Balbir Punj on missing coal files 04-09-2013 02:22 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Balbir Punj alleged that the coal scam files aren't missing but have been stolen. Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury called his allegation ridiculous and targeted the BJP over fake encounter cases in Gujarat. ...
  • Vote bank politics on Ishrat Jahan, says BJP leader Balbir Punj 11-08-2013 04:17 PM

    BJP leader Balbir Punj hit out at Union Minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday after his remarks that 'false cases are alienating Muslims' in the context of Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case and Malegaon blasts. ...
  • Coal scam: Law Minister should resign, reiterates BJP 14-04-2013 04:09 PM

    The BJP has reiterated its demand that Law Minister Ashwani Kumar must resign or be sacked. An SIT has been constituted under the SC to investigate the scam, needle of which also points to the Prime Minister. ...
  • SC verdict on Bhullar must be respected: Balbir Punj 12-04-2013 04:08 PM

    Reacting on the Supreme Court's decision on Devinder Pal Bhullar's petition, BJP Rajya Sabha member Balbir Punj said the apex court's judgement should be respected. "Those who dare to challenge the authority of the state and those who wage a war against the state will also have to face the...
  • Gadkari under scanner: Media cannot be the judge, says BJP 24-10-2012 05:42 PM

    Refuting corruption charges against BJP president Nitin Gadkari, party leader Balbir Punj said that the media cannot be the judge in the case. "Allegations are common in politics. Our president is ready for any probe," said Punj. He added, "The media should not judge anything. It is the job of...
  • Thanks but no thanks: Time for India to shut the door on foreign aid

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    David Cameron came to power promising a new relationship with India. Turns out, India too wanted the same thing! By September 2010, India had decided...

  • Doors open for Mamata, says BJP 07-01-2012 03:52 PM

    As the Congress-Trinamool Congress rift widens, the BJP has jumped into the fray, saying the doors are open for Mamata. ...
  • 2G decision a slap on CBI's face: BJP 03-11-2011 01:13 PM

    BJP spokesperson Balbir Punj on Thursday backed the Patiala House Court decision to reject all the bail applications of the accused in the 2G scam case, saying it is a slap in the face of CBI. ...
  • Advani to begin his 38-day long rath yatra 11-10-2011 07:06 AM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani will begin his 38-day long Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption from Sitab Diara village in Bihar on Tuesday. The yatra will span 12,000 kilometres. The 38-day yatra will cover 23 states and 4 union territories. Advani had announced his yatra plans on the...
  • Whistleblowers have been arrested: BJP 06-09-2011 04:03 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to reports of BJP leaders Faggan Singh Kulaste and Mahavir Singh Bhagora's arrest in the cash-for-votes scam, BJP leader Balbir Punj slammed the Delhi Police saying that the whistleblowers have been arrested. "I dont have any faith in Delhi police and this government. Delhi police took three...
  • BJP attacks Manmohan, calls him Sonia's puppet 05-08-2011 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday sharpened its attack on the United Progressive Alliance Government and targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller and Auditor General on the Commonwealth Games scam. Senior BJP leaders Balbir Punj and Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that the Prime Minister and the...
  • BJP seeks action on WikiLeaks report on Modi 06-12-2010 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over a WikiLeaks report that Lashkar-e-Toiba had planned to assassinate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Monday accused the US of "inaction on the issue" and wanted to know how the government intends to handle it. "It is a matter of serious concern. He (Modi)...
  • Kapil Sibal versus Balbir Punj on Varun issue 28-03-2009 04:00 PM

    Sibal and Punj debate over the Varun Gandhi controversy. ...