SUBODH KANT SAHAI

  • President accepts resignations of seven ministers October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid talks of a newlook UPA Cabinet, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday accepted the resignations of seven Union ministers ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle, which will take place on Sunday. Resignations of as many as four senior and three junior ministers were accepted by the President. This came ahead...
  • It's an honour to work for the Congress party: Subodh Kant Sahai October 27, 2012

    Subodh Kant Sahai resigned as the Tourism Minister on Saturday ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday. Along with Sahai, Ambika Soni and Mukul Wasnik also quit from their Cabinet posts of Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment respectively. According to sources, the Cabinet is likely...
  • Soni, Wasnik, Sahai resign ahead of reshuffle October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of Sunday's reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers, three Cabinet Ministers and a Minister of State resigned on Saturday, saying they want to work for the party. Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik and Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai...
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Sahai to meet PM October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister SM Krishna met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday. Krishna resigned from the post on Friday. He is likely to head the Finance Commission, say sources. Krishna will also meet President Pranab Mukherjee at 10.30 am. Meanwhile,...
  • UPA Minister Sahai's brother to lose coal block September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday deallocated two coal blocks, including one associated with brother of Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai, even as the InterMinisterial Group (IMG) recommended punitive action against a firm owned by Congress MP Naveen Jindal. According to an official statement, the government also decided to deduct bank...
  • Coalgate: Will Sahai survive the Oppn pressure? September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN exposed about Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahai, he came out on Friday to defend himself. His defence was largely based on a court judgement where he has been absolved off the basic charge that he was batting for SKS Ispat Ltd, a company in...
  • Coalgate: Minister admits recommending firm to PMO August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai on Friday admitted to having written a recommendation letter to the PMO over allocating coal blocks to SKS Ispat. He told CNNIBN that he does write letters of recommendation as a representative of Jharkhand. Denying any links with SKS Ispat, he said his brother...
  • Coalgate: Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai denies role August 31, 2012

    Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai had at a press conference admitted that he had written a letter, lobbying for his brother's Jharkhandbased company, with the PMO. ...
  • Tourism sector aims to generate 2.5 crore jobs April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: With a target of 12 per cent growth in tourist arrivals, the tourism sector is expected to generate 2.5 crore jobs during the 12th FiveYear Plan. "We have targeted 12 per cent growth in inbound as well as domestic tourists during the 12th Plan period. This growth will generate...
  • India wins world's leading destination award November 8, 2011

    London: India stole the limelight at the World Tourism Mart 2011 in London by wining two global awards World's Leading Destination and World's Leading Tourist Board, Incredible India. Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai received the awards from Graham E Cooke, President and founder of World Travel Awards, at the Excel...
  • Berlin gala marks 30 years of Art of Living July 4, 2011

    Berlin: Thousands of people, including Indian Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai and BJP President Nitin Gadkari, braved showers and chilly winds in the German capital to attend yoga performances and riveting Indian dance and music shows as part of the World Cultural Festival celebrating 30 years of Indian spiritual guru...
  • Star campaigners lined up for Assam polls March 22, 2011

    Guwahati: Major parties have lined up a long list of star campaigners to woo voters in Assam where assembly polls are scheduled for April 4 and 11. The ruling Congress, bidding for return to power for the third consecutive term, has a long list of prominent persons, including Prime Minister Manmohan...