UPA I

  • Probe sought against Aviation Ministry under Praful September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre after a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a probe against the Aviation Ministry was filed. The PIL sought a CBI probe into the functioning of the Ministry during the tenure of Praful Patel as the Civil Aviation Minister...
  • President Patil: The controversies and her legacy July 22, 2012

    New Delhi: From the demure sariclad surprise candidate of UPAI to the confident Sukhoiflying CommanderinChief of the armed forces, Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, India's first woman president rewrote history. But the 77yearold's tenure was also mired in controversy. In June 2007, a Jalgaon Congressman's wife claimed that Pratibha Patil's brother GN...
  • BJP asks Chidambaram to step down June 14, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday asked Union Minister P Chidambaram to step down in the wake of media reports that he was an alleged beneficiary in the 2G spectrum scam during UPAI, even as it charged him with failure as Home Minister in fighting the Naxal menace. "There are media reports...