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  • CD row: Kumaraswamy turns emotional in Assembly July 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Turning emotional in Karnataka Assembly over an audio CD on the cashforMLC seat controversy involving him, JDS leader and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday offered to face any probe into the issue and said he was ready to go to jail if he was guilty. Raising the...
  • MHA seeks report from Karnataka government on Kumaraswamy CD issue July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Monday sought a report from the Karnataka government on JDS leader and former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy shown by a CD discussing about cashforseat with the supporters of an MLC seat aspirant. "We have sought a detailed report from the state government about the incident,"...
  • 'Will act according to report': Karnataka Law Minister on Kumaraswamy issue July 7, 2014

    The Home Ministry has now sought a report from the Karnataka govt over the Kumaraswamy issue. This after the former Chief Minister and JDS Chief H D Kumaraswamy was heard demanding 40 crore rupees if he was to nominate an MLC from the JDS. Karnataka Law Minister TD Jayachandra,...
  • CD 110 Dream: Honda launches its most affordable twowheeler in India at Rs 41,100 July 5, 2014

    Honda has launched its third and what could probably be its last motorcycle of the Dream series for India. The Honda CD 110 Dream is available in one trim(kick/drum/alloy) priced at Rs 41,100 exDelhi, making it the most affordable two wheeler in the country from the Japanese manufacturer. The CD...
  • BJP to send CD of Tapas Pal's remarks to Lok Sabha Speaker July 1, 2014

    Kolkata: Demanding immediate removal of TMC MP Tapas Pal from Lok Sabha membership over his controversial remarks, West Bengal BJP on Tuesday said the party will request the Speaker to see whether an MP like Pal has diminished the honour of the House. "We would send a CD of the speech...
  • Nitish Kumar seeks effective steps from Raghuram Rajan to boost bank CD ratio January 21, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday drew attention of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan towards low cash deposit (CD) ratio of banks in the state and sought effective steps for its improvement. Kumar sought effective RBI initiative to improve the CD ratio during a meeting with Rajan...
  • Sting operation: Court to consider AAP's plea on January 25 November 27, 2013

    A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed January 25 for considering the criminal defamation complaint filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) against the CEO of news portal 'Media Sarkar' for releasing a "doctored" video allegedly showing some party candidates accepting funds through illegal means. The AAP's defamation complaint came up for hearing...
  • AAP says sting CD doctored, edited to show candidates in poor light November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday accessed the sting CD raw footage from the Election Commission and carried its own investigation. The party claimed that the Media Sarkar sting CD is doctored and important parts were deleted and edited to show the party members in poor light. The...
  • Cong releases CD that claims Chhattisgarh CM took Rs 1 cr bribe July 20, 2013

    Raipur: The Congress in Chhattisgarh has released a CD that alleges that state Chief Minister Raman Singh took Rs 1 crore as bribe from a cooperative bank manager to bail him out in a corruption case. Rs 24 crore were allegedly siphoned by manipulating the bank's accounts. The CD allegedly...
  • Video CD in circulation against Himachal Congress leader June 15, 2013

    Shimla: A video CD portraying a senior Congress leader from Himachal Pradesh's Mandi with a woman is in circulation in the district ahead of the Mandi Lok Sabha bypoll June 23, police officials said on Friday, adding a case will be filed. "We have received a complaint on circulation of a...
  • CD row: BJP MLA opts out of Karnataka Assembly polls March 29, 2013

    Bangalore: A CD purportedly showing a ruling BJP legislator in a sexual act has landed him in trouble, prompting him to announce he would not contest the May 5 Assembly polls. "I am shocked and it is certainly not me in the CD," said 45year old Raghupati Bhat, a secondtime MLA...
  • Old war horse Virbhadra Singh is CM for 6th time December 25, 2012

    Shimla: An old war horse, who could not be put down by allegations of corruption or infighting in the Congress, Virbhadra Singh steered the party back to power in Himachal Pradesh with a spirited campaign this time. The seventyeightyearold veteran became chief minister of the state for the sixth time,...
  • Virbhadra Singh acquitted of corruption charges December 24, 2012

    Shimla: In a major relief to Himachal Chief Ministerdesignate Virbhadra Singh, a court in Shimla on Monday acquitted him of charges of corruption and conspiracy in the muchpublicised audio CD case, a day before his swearing in for the office for a record sixth time. "No case is made out as...
  • Abhishek Singhvi back as Congress spokesperson November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi is back on the party's panel of spokesperson. Singhvi had quit as the chairperson of Parliament Standing Committee on Law and Justice and as the Congress spokesperson following a CD controversy in April. After the CD allegedly featuring Singhvi surfaced, the...
  • BJP to use literature, CDs to 'expose' Congress September 6, 2012

    Lucknow: Intensifying its campaign against the Congress, the state BJP unit has decided to "expose" the UPA government by appraising the common man of its stand on coal block allocation, Assam violence and other issues. The party will provide literature and CDs to its workers to help them reach out...
  • Virbhadra quits Cabinet after corruption charge June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with a corruption case during his tenure as the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, Union Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister and Congress MP Virbhadra Singh has resigned from the Union Cabinet following the framing of charges against him and his wife Pratibha Singh. Virbhadra Singh is...
  • Law has taken its own course: Dhumal on Virbhadra June 26, 2012

    The former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister has offered to resign but Congress President Sonia Gandhi is waiting for the High Court order. ...
  • Corruption case: Virbhadra to quit Union Cabinet June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh is all set to resign from the Union Cabinet following the framing of corruption charges against him for allegedly misusing his office when he was the Himachal Pradesh chief minister in 1989. He will meet Prime Minister manmohan Singh...
  • Corruption case: Should Virbhadra Singh resign? June 25, 2012

    A CD reportedly contains conversations between Singh, his wife, an IAS officer and industrialists over exchange of money for alleged benefits. ...
  • BJP attacks Virbhadra as Cong asks him to wait June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Yet again a CD at the centre of a political controversy and this time it's former Himachal Pradesh chief minister & current Union Minister Virbhadra Singh in the hot seat. A Shimla court has ordered that he be charged for corruption in a case dating back to 1989....
  • Wait for the High Court orders: Cong to Virbhadra June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday asked former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, against whom corruption charges were framed by a Shimla court, to not resign yet and wait for the verdict of the High Court in the CD row. This came after the Union Minister himself offered to resign...
  • Charges framed against exHimachal CM in a CD case June 25, 2012

    Chandigarh: A Shimla court has framed charges against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Union Minister Virbhadra Singh in a case of criminal misconduct in 1989. Virbhadra Singh was allegedly heard in the CD speaking to some with industrialists to grant them favours. The CDs had recorded his conversations with industrialists...
  • CD case: Amar, Mulayam will give voice samples June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday allowed the police to take voice samples of senior advocate Shanti Bhushan and politicians Mulayam Singh Yadav and Amar Singh for further investigation into the controversial CD case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav accepted the Delhi Police plea for securing their voice samples...
  • Singhvi should be hanged if found guilty: Anna May 4, 2012

    Beed (Maharashtra): Anna Hazare on Friday said Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi should be hanged if found "guilty" in connection with the controversial CD purportedly showing him in a compromising position with a woman. "Singhvi should be hanged if found guilty," Anna Hazare said replying to a reporter's question. Anna Hazare is...
  • CD row: Singhvi asks for leave, not to attend RS May 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Days after resigning from various parliamentary posts and as spokesperson of the Congress in the wake of the controversial video, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has asked for leave from the Rajya Sabha for the rest of Budget Session citing poor health. Citing "illness and family commitment", the Rajya...
  • Singhvi CD row: PIL against driver dismissed April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has been saved from more embarrassment in the controversial sex CD case. A public interest litigation (PIL) that sought action against Singvhi's driver has been dismissed. The driver will now not be called in for questioning and thereby ending the possibility that he will...
  • Parl session resumes, CD row may rock session April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The postrecess budget session of Parliament resumed on Tuesday. The government is planning to bring in three key finance sector reforms the Pension Regulatory Bill, the Insurance Bill and the Banking Reforms Bill in the current session. The priority, however, will be to see that the...
  • We need to regulate and monitor social media: Katju April 24, 2012

    In the wake of the CD row surrounding Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, PCI chairman Justice M Katju has said that social media is totally uncontrolled. ...
  • Justice Katju seeks restrictions on social media April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on Monday asked the government to form a committee to place restrictions on the social media which he said was "often acting in an arbitrary and irresponsible" way. In a letter to Communications and Information Technology minister Kapil...
  • FTN: Is social media above the law of the land? April 23, 2012

    Abhishek Manu Singhvi quit as chairperson of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice as well as from the post of Congress spokesperson. ...