TAINTED MINISTERS

  • Ajit Pawar refutes allegations of NCP retaining 'tainted ministers' June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday brushed aside criticism that "tainted" ministers have been retained in the reshuffle. In politics, Opposition levels all kinds of allegations, but until proved legally, they have no meaning, Pawar told reporters here. "In the UPA government, allegations have been made against ministers and...
  • CBI probe: AP CM ignores SOS from 4 'tainted' ministers September 20, 2012

    Hyderabad: The gulf between chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and four of his cabinet colleagues P.Sabita Indra Reddy, J Geetha Reddy, Kanna Lakshminarayana and Ponnala Lakshmaiah seems to be widening with each passing day. The governments stance on the charges levelled against former minister Mopidevi Venkataramana Rao...
  • AP: Azad tells Dharmana to resume duties September 10, 2012

    Hyderabad: AICC state affairs incharge Ghulam Nabi Azad is understood to have asked roads and buildings minister Dharmana Prasada Rao, whose resignation is pending with the chief minister, to resume duties immediately. Kiran Kumar Reddy reportedly wants to act on the resignation only after taking legal advice and as the...
  • AP: Cong not to rescue tainted ministers August 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: Even as roads and buildings minister Dharmana Prasada Rao is miffed that neither the chief minister nor the party high command has made an effort to prevent ministers from falling victims to the decisions taken unilaterally by the YSR government, the partys top brass in Delhi appears to be...
  • 'Tainted' ministers in Karnataka cabinet: Governor July 14, 2012

    Bangalore: A day after Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar assumed office, Governor H R Bhardwaj fired his first salvo at him by pointing at tainted ministers in his Cabinet. There are tainted ministers. There should have been an effort to clean up. While wrong persons have been inducted, the right ones...
  • Maya releases list of candidates on her 56th birthday January 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati has said her party would not be celebrating her 56th birthday as that would violate the Election Commission's model code of conduct. "The party has not organised any celebrations on my birthday this year as it could violate the model code of conduct. The...
  • 'Law doesn't say, tainted ministers go' April 3, 2007

    New Delhi: The Constitution does not contain a convention that a minister accused of a serious offence should resign, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Tuesday. A convention that a minister must resign after being charged with an offence cannot be assumed but has to be established, Solicitor General...