Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday defended the Director General of Police Abhay Anand for justifying videography of the riots perpetrated by the supporters of the slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias Mukhiyaji on the streets here instead of taking action against the rioters on June two last.
"The restraint shown by the district police at the behest of the DGP was fully justified in view of sensitivity and gravity of the situation," he told reporters.
Had the police taken action against the rioters on the fateful day, the consequences could have been disastrous, Kumar said....more
04:25 AM, Sep 11, 2012
New Delhi: There is a new controversy brewing over the Lokpal Bill. While civil society activists want the proceedings of the 10-member draft committee to be videographed, the Central Government has so far been non-committal on the issue. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is the chairperson of the 10-member Lokpal Bill drafting committee, said that the Government would take a "call on the issue when the panel meets" while in...
01:15 PM, Apr 11, 2011