Allegations

  • BJP will form Delhi govt in 'fully democratic way': Ram Madhav September 14, 2014

    Varanasi: Brushing aside AAP's allegations of horsetrading, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said his party would form the government in Delhi in "fully democratic way". Asserting that his party was not in favour of forming the government through undemocratic means, Madhav said "had there been such things (horsetrading) then...
  • 'Railway Minister Gowda's son rape case not an embarrassment to BJP' September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Calling allegations of rape, kidnap and cheating by a Kannada starlet against Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik as purely personal, Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party President Prahlad Joshi on Wednesday said that the party has nothing to feel embarrassed about it. "...this case is between Karthik Gowda and a...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha accused of shielding coal scam accused, SC issues notice to him September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major blow to India's premier investigation agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to its Director Ranjit Sinha on a plea seeking his removal from the post and a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe against him for allegedly...
  • Exposing corruption does not defame judiciary: Katju September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, who recently court a controversy for talking about "judicial corruption", on Monday attacked his critics, questioning how exposing graft defames judiciary while corruption by judges does not. Referring to criticism that he was trying to defame judiciary by exposing corruption, he said sarcastically...
  • Egypt to try Morsi for leaking secrets to Qatar September 6, 2014

    Cairo: Egypt's top prosecutor says ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi will be tried for leaking national security secrets to Qatar during his turbulent year in office. In a statement released on Saturday the prosecutor said Morsi and two of his assistants leaked classified documents, including information on military deployments, to Qatari...
  • PM Modi comes to Rajnath Singh's defence, says reports against him and his son are 'plain lies' August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday issued a statement dubbing allegations leveled against the conduct of some Union Ministers, and the alleged misconduct of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh as 'plain lies' and 'motivated'. The PMO tweeted on the matter saying that the rumours were a 'malicious...
  • Katju alleges two former CJIs of overlooking corruption; Judiciary incensed August 11, 2014

    The Judiciary was on Monday at the receiving end of yet another attack by Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju. In his latest blog Katju targetted two former CJI's and five other judges of the Allahabad high court. This on a day when...
  • Meerut rape case: BJP blames Samajwadi government of shielding the accused August 6, 2014

    Serawa village in Uttar Pradesh has become the centre of politics due to the rape and conversion allegation. A probe into the case reveals a number of discrepancies in the complaint of the victim. The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) which had taken up the case from the beginning, blames the...
  • Wadia threw burning cigarettes at my face: Preity Zinta to police July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede Stadium after which she filed a police complaint. "Ness's behaviour towards me...
  • German MP charged over child porn allegations July 17, 2014

    Berlin: A German lawmaker who resigned earlier this year is now facing criminal charges for allegedly downloading child pornography onto his work computer, prosecutors said on Thursday. The prosecutor's office in the northern city of Hanover said that it had charged Sebastian Edathy, a former highflying member of parliament known...
  • Tatra bribery case: CBI chargesheets Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday chargesheeted Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh for alleged irregularities in the import of heavyduty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army. Singh had been implicated in Tatra Truck scam by former Army Chief and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. Tejinder...
  • MPPEB Scam: Congress making false charges to derail probe, tweets Shivraj Singh Chouhan July 4, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed that Opposition Congress has levelled false allegations in connection with the MPPEB scam 'just to derail the investigation being conducted under the supervision of the High Court.' In a series of tweets on Thursday night, Chouhan also said, "High Court has further...
  • HC orders Lokayukta probe against Gaurishankar Bisen on corruption charges June 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered a Lokayukta probe against state Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Gaurishankar Bisen on a PIL levelling corruption allegations against him. The Lokayukta probe was ordered by a division bench of Chief Justice A M Khanvilar and Justice Alok Aradhe on Thursday in a public...
  • Rajendra Rathore defends Union minister Nihal Chand, calls him innocent June 20, 2014

    Defending Union Minister Nihal Chand Meghwal from an alleged rape case, Rajasthan Health Minister Rajendra Rathore on Thursday said the BJP MP from Sriganganagar was victim of Congress conspiracy. Terming Nihal Chand as innocent, Rathore said the woman had lodged the case during Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's tenure and the Jaipur...
  • Body of teenage boy from UP exhumed for investigation, family alleges murder June 19, 2014

    Body of a 15yearold boy from Uttar Pradesh, who was allegedly killed by parents of a girl from their native place in Mumbai, was exhumed for investigation, police said on Thursday. Body of Abhishek Yadav was found dumped in an isolated place in Vasai in the district on Sunday in a...
  • Pakistani constables fired for plucking guavas from PM Sharif's garden June 10, 2014

    Lahore: Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden. Abid and Saifullah lost their jobs for committing the 'crime'. They were dismissed from service after they were found guilty of their crime, Lahore police sources...
  • Woman alleges gang rape in Sambhal June 7, 2014

    Sambhal: A 35yearold woman was allegedly gang raped by four persons in Asmauli area, police said on Saturday. The victim alleged that she was gangraped by four persons on June 5 when she was alone at her residence, circle officer Jagveer Singh said. He said that the woman lodged a complaint...
  • Youth kills woman after she opposes his marriage with her daughter June 3, 2014

    Ghaziabad: A woman was allegedly murdered by a 24yearold youth after she rejected his marriage proposal for her daughter, police said on Tuesday. The accused Surendra, working as a mechanic, was acquainted with the family of the deceased Madhu (40) and was pressurising her daughter to marry him. He even visited...
  • Big relief for Gadkari as RTI reveals no IT probe pending against him May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big relief to former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, an RTI application reveals there is no Income Tax probe pending against him. Gadkari had to lose his chair as the BJP chief after the Income Tax department alleged forgery in his company Purti Power and Sugar...
  • My popularity makes Congress nervous, says Yeddyurappa April 6, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • RIL dismisses allegations levelled by AAP February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Reliance Industries on Tuesday dismissed allegations levelled against the company and its owner Mukesh Ambani by the Aam Aadmi Party. Reacting to the charges made by AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, RIL issued a statement, where it said that neither the company nor Ambani had any illegitimate accounts anywhere...
  • Former SC judge denies sexual harassment allegations January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge who is facing allegations of sexual harassment by a law intern has issued a clarification in a national daily 'the Indian Express ' calling the charges 'false and totally incorrect'. He also refused that he remembered the intern. "She didn't intern with me. At...
  • Virbhadra rubbishes graft charges, BJP complains to EC January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing allegations of corruption, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday made it clear to Congress that there is no truth in the charges even as BJP mounted pressure by moving the Election Commission seeking action against him and his wife for "hiding facts" about their income...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Modi's aide on snooping allegations November 24, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah allegedly told police to conduct surveillance on a woman, Sreesanth wedding, Mulayam seeking a ban on English. ...
  • Lakhs at Modi rally, Sheila pleads with people to listen to Rahul: BJP November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defended its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over the allegations of misusing the state machinery for illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. The BJP called the allegations against Modi as a desperate image to malign the image of its PM candidate. Lambasting...
  • Snooping allegations baseless, Modi is our man for PM post: BJP November 16, 2013

    Raipur: Trashing allegations of illegal snooping against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Saturday ruled out Congress demand for a rethink on its prime ministerial candidate and claimed that the ruling party's "dirty tricks wing" was behind the controversy. "There is no question of doing a rethink on our...
  • MoD must act upon allegations against General VK Singh: Khurshid September 20, 2013

    Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said the allegations against former Army chief General VK Singh are very serious and some kind of action must be taken. He said it is for the Defence Ministry to reflect on and then act upon it. ...
  • Agnivesh slams Asaram, demands CBI inquiry in the case September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Attacking Asaram Bapu, activist Swami Agnivesh on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the sexual assault allegation against the self-styled godman and trial by a fast track court, saying the case was merely the “tip of the iceberg”. “We see the arrest albeit delayed as a moral victory over...
  • Suspension of SDM: Akhilesh rubbishes Opposition's allegations July 28, 2013

    Rubbishing the allegations by Opposition parties that the suspension of Gautam Budh Nagar SubDivisional Magistrate had come under pressure from the mining mafia, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the step was taken because there was a possibility of communal tension brewing up in the area. "There are...
  • MPs' letters to Barack Obama on Narendra Modi visa 'original and authentic': Expert July 28, 2013

    Washington: The controversy over Indian MPs' letters to President Barack Obama for denying visa to Narendra Modi has taken a new turn with a Californiabased Forensic Document Examiner certifying that the signatures of the lawmakers are "original and authentic" and not a cut and paste job as claimed. "Using accepted principles...