Rampur: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan on Sunday questioned why the Centre had not taken action against Law Minister Salman Khurshid's NGO, which is in controversy over allegedly forging names of beneficiaries of a scheme for the handicapped.
"Why is the Union Government not coming forward to take action against Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's NGO," Khan, whose party extends outside support to the UPA, told reporters last evening. The state urban development minister claimed that he was victimised during the Mayawati regime for launching welfare schemes.
Attacking the Centre, he said "this UPA Government and the Congress headed by Sonia Gandhi are being recognised and will be recognised for scams." Khan also criticised Arvind Kejriwal, saying he has got into the habit of levelling charges to get cheap popularity.
"Kejriwal would realise his political strength in the coming elections just like Anna Hazare who has been rejected and forgotten by the masses," the SP leader said....more
05:43 PM, Oct 21, 2012
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police's Economic Offences Wing on Monday began its probe into the alleged financial irregularities in a trust run by Union Minister Salman Khurshid. It started collecting documents at various levels, "including state, divisional and district headquarters as a part of the investigation", Director General EOW, Subrat Tripathi told PTI. When asked about the details, Tripathi said it was neither a raid nor a search. "How can...
02:15 PM, Oct 15, 2012