Upa In Crisis

  • Is Manmohan Singh living on borrowed time? 13-05-2013 10:57 PM

    Sources said on Monday that a section within the Congress wanted Manmohan Singh replaced as PM before Parliament's monsoon session. ...
  • News 360: Manmohan Singh will be PM till 2014, says Congress 13-05-2013 09:19 PM

    Sources said on Monday that a section within the Congress wanted Manmohan Singh replaced as PM before Parliament's monsoon session. ...
  • Some Cong leaders want Manmohan Singh replaced soon 13-05-2013 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: A section within the Congress party is keen on replacing Dr Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister, sources said on Monday. According to the sources, the leaders want Singh replaced before the monsoon session of Parliament. While there is no consensus yet on the alternative name, sources said that...
  • Pawan Kumar Bansal loses cool with reporters 13-05-2013 11:40 AM

    New Delhi: After losing his job, it seems that former railway minister Pawan Bansal is not happy with the media's role in the Railways bribery and cash-for-jobs scam. When some reporters asked Bansal about his family and the role played by his relatives in the Railways bribery and cash-for-jobs scam,...
  • Resignations of Kumar, Bansal won't rock UPA: Shinde 12-05-2013 02:23 AM

    Pune: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday said the resignations of Union Ministers Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Kumar Bansal would not pose any danger to the UPA government. "There is no danger to UPA government. The decisions taken by the Prime Minister and the two ministers are right....
  • Coal scam: Attorney General to continue in his position, say Govt sources 11-05-2013 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: Attorney General GE Vahanvati, who was under scanner for trying to influence CBI's coal scam status report, will continue in his position. Government sources on Saturday confirm there will be no action against the top law officer. Meanwhile, sacked Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday came out in...
  • Is the government distancing itself from Ashwani Kumar? 11-05-2013 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: It seems that the government is distancing itself from sacked Law Minister Ashwani Kumar. Sources say that the government had prepared a statement to defend Ashwani Kumar after he resigned, however, it did not release that statement. Sources say the statement said, "Ashwani resigned because of perception and...
  • Ashwani says he resigned to avoid 'unnecessary controversy' 11-05-2013 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: Sacked Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday came out in his defence saying he resigned only to avoid any unnecessary controversy claiming that his conscience still remains clear. "I tendered my resignation to put an end to unnecessary controversy in a matter pending before the Supreme Court. My...
  • Sibal may be new Law Minister, CP Joshi likely to get Railways 11-05-2013 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was forced to sack Ashwani Kumar as Law Minister and Pawan Kumar Bansal as Railway Minister, the Congress party has given full credit to party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi for taking action against the tainted ministers. "Congress...
  • After Ashwani Kumar, PM should resign: BJP 10-05-2013 11:26 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday stepped up its pressure on the government by demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after the resignations of Railway Minister and Law Minister, saying the "consequences should follow." "Now, there is no logic in the Prime Minister's continuance. Having decided to drop the...
  • Pawan Bansal quits as Railways Minister 10-05-2013 06:08 PM

    New Delhi: Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday evening resigned as Railway Minister following allegations of corrupt practices by his close relatives and aides. Sources say that Bansal resigned after Congress President Sonia Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and asked him to force the Railway Minister to put in his...
  • Under fire over coal scam report, Vahanvati meets PM 09-05-2013 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court came down heavily on the government and the Central Bureau of Investigation for sharing the coal scam probe report, Attorney General GE Vahanvati met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday. Law Minister Ashwani Kumar had also reached the PMO to meet Manmohan...
  • 'Manmohan backing Ashwani as his removal will make PM vulnerable' 09-05-2013 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: As pressure builds on the Prime Minister to sack the Law Minister following the Supreme Court's observation on the affidavit filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the coal scam, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani has hit out at Manmohan Singh...
  • Coal scam: Cong awaits PM's decision on Ashwani Kumar 09-05-2013 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: While the victory in Karnataka has come as a big boost for the Congress, the party-led UPA government has no reason to celebrate in Delhi. Pressure is building up on the government to oust Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, who allegedly ordered changes in CBI's status report on coal...
  • Coal scam: CBI assures SC of thorough probe, Cong rules out action against Ashwani 08-05-2013 09:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court, while examining the affidavit submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with coal scam, on Wednesday came down heavily on the government and the investigating agency for the probe mess and gave the Centre time till July 3 to file an affidavit...
  • Coal scam: Supreme Court's 4-point directive to Centre, CBI 08-05-2013 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a four-point directive to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the government during its observations on the CBI affidavit on the coal scam probe. First: The apex court asked the Centre to come out with a law before July 10 to...
  • Coal scam: SC directs CBI not to share probe details with anyone 08-05-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) not to share details of its investigations into the coal scam with anybody. The apex court said that the CBI Director will be held directly responsible for it. "The report will not be shared with law...
  • Coal scam: SC calls CBI a caged parrot 08-05-2013 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court, while examining the affidavit submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with coal scam, on Wednesday took a very strong stand and called the investigating agency a "caged parrot speaking in its master's voice". While seeking an undertaking from the government that...
  • Mulayam says Congress controls CBI, cheats its allies 29-03-2013 03:19 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has ruled out withdrawing support to the UPA for now. ...
  • Is Mulayam Singh Yadav readying for early elections? 25-03-2013 11:33 PM

    As Mulayam prepares his strategy, he has to contend with many imponderables also. ...