Age Controversy

  • Polling official clears Farooq's nomination, AAP to approach CEC April 11, 2014

    Srinagar: The Srinagar Returning Officer has rejected a complaint filed by the Aam Aadmi Party and has cleared National Conference (NC) President and Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdullah's nomination. The AAP had accused Abdullah of filing incorrect information but the returning officer in Srinagar has...
  • VK Singh is now a politician courting controversy and media mileage: Surya Gangadharan January 7, 2013

    There was drama at former Army Chief General VK Singh's residence in New Delhi on Saturday afternoon when a Signals Regiment unit reportedly went to remove the army exchange and lines at his house in Mandir Marg at Delhi Cantonment. The General's lawyer Vishwajeet Singh claimed that the residence could...
  • Age row hurt the Army's image: Former chief JJ Singh June 17, 2012

    Former chief of Army and Governor of Arunachal Pradesh General JJ Singh has spoken out for the first time on his role in the age controversy saying the row vitiated the atmosphere and affected the sheen of the Office of the Chief. ...
  • UP Minister Raja Bhaiya lands in age controversy March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh, alias Raja Bhaiya, has landed in another controversy over his age disclosed in his election nominations even as Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav backed him on his criminal antecedents. As per the latest affidavit submitted with the Election Commission by Raja...
  • Age row a closed chapter: Antony February 13, 2012

    Defence Minister AK Antony, however, remained speculative on whether Army chief General VK Singh could resign. ...
  • BJP slams govt over Army chief's age controversy January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday slammed the government over the age controversy of Army Chief General VK Singh, saying the matter should not have come into the public domain and the Manmohan Singh dispensation should have dealt with it expeditiously within closed doors. "This is a case which reflects...
  • Age row: Won't approach courts yet, says Army Chief January 5, 2012

    Sources claimed the government was working out a compromise that could be a face saver to both the sides in the row. ...
  • Army chief age row: Compromise on the horizon? January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources claimed on Thursday that the Defence Ministry was working out a compromise formula that would be a face saver for both sides in the Army chief age row. Sources said that the government was most likely to claim that Army chief General VK Singh did not misrepresent facts...
  • Have no axe to grind with govt: Gen VK Singh January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: General VK Singh on Thursday played down the entire age row episode saying he had no axe to grind with the government. The Defence Ministry has already begun the search for the next Army chief in a bid to avoid any confusion in case General Singh quits or...
  • Army chief has option to move SC over age row January 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources say all options are open to Army chief General VK Singh after the Defence Ministry rejected his complaint on the controversy involving his age. He could file an appeal before the Armed Forces Tribunal (which is equivalent to high court) or move the Supreme Court. The other option on...
  • Is Mallika Sherawat 35? Find out October 26, 2006

    Chennai: The siren is back in the news. And she doesn't even have to try. The tabloids have gone into overdrive insisting that Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat is hiding her age. She is 35, they insist. The actress, who celebrated a birthday earlier this week, is meanwhile amused by all...