Joshi threatens stir if case not given to CBI

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday threatened statewide protests in August if investigation into the arson attack on her house was not handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Mayawati hits out at Rahul

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday hit out at Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for criticising her government and said the Congress should "first set its own house in order before accusing others".

Rahul slams Maya

AMETHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday described as "unfortunate" the comments by Uttar Pradesh unit chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi against Chief Minister Mayawati but criticised her fetish for installing statues while ignoring development.

Uproar in LS over UP Cong chief's arrest

New Delhi: UP Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who was arrested for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Chief Minister Mayawati, was on Thursday remanded to 14 days judicial custody. Joshi was produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate Prashant Kumar.

BJP, CPM and Jaya target PM in Madras HC judge case

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) have come together in the case of a Union Minister's alleged attempt to influence a Madras High Court Judge.

Achuthanandan out of Polit Bureau

NEW DELHI: The Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Sunday decided to drop Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan from the Polit Bureau for violating the organisational principles and discipline. However, the senior most party leader would continue to head the State government.

Sushma disappointed with Chidambaram's briefing on Varun

New Delhi: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said she was "disappointed" with the briefings of Home Minister P Chidambaram on the issue of security of young party MP Varun Gandhi.

Pranab's Budget offers sops, schemes

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday presented a Budget that affirmed the Government's commitment to social welfare programmes with something for everyone in it. However, it lacked long term stimulus for infrastructure and growth. Markets reacted sharply to the Budget, which lacked major annnouncements and tanked over 750 points.

Scrap EVMs, let's go back to ballot, says Advani

BJP leader LK Advani has raised questions about electronic voting machines being tamper proof.

CPM meeting to discuss Kerala 'disunity'

The CPM Politburo on Saturday met here to find an end to the "disunity" in its Kerala unit and the open turf war between its top leaders.

Jaya alleges Union Minister Raja pressured judge

Chennai: AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged the unknown minister who allegedly tried to influence a Madras High Court Judge was IT and Communications Minister A Raja and demanded he be sacked.

Babri panel submits report after 17 years

New Delhi: The long-delayed report on the Babri Masjid demolition put the issue back in public consciousness with the Liberhan Commission, that was formed 17 years ago, submitting its finding to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday.

Maya gets SC notice

New Delhi: The Supreme Court issued a show-cause notice to Uttar Pradesh government for using public money for installing statues of Chief Minister Mayawati on Monday.

Bardhan takes on CPM, calls leaders arrogant

General Secretary of Communist Party of India A B Bardhan lashing out at comrades said that Left leaders tend to become arrogant as they come to power.

Chidambaram's election challenged by rival in court

The election of Home Minister P Chidambaram from the Sivaganga constituency to the Lok Sabha was challenged by his closest rival, Raja Kannappan of AIADMK, in the Madras High Court on Thursday.

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