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 sari-clad surprise candidate of UPA-I to the confident Sukhoi-flying Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, India's first woman president re-wrote history. But the 77-year-old'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 UPA-I, even as it charged him with failure as Home Minister in fighting the Naxal menace. "There are media reports...