Coalgate: UPA ministers defend PM; CBI says following rule book

New Delhi: A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) triggered a political storm by naming Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and Hindalco in connection with the coal scam, the probe agency on Thursday claimed that it was just following the Supreme Court’s guidelines in this regard. “It’s not our concern what […]

Manmohan–Obama meet: Points

Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama met on Friday and discussed among other things the first commercial agreement on civilian nuclear power between the two countries. US President and First Lady Michelle Obama also hosted PM and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, and the White House released a statement underscoring the close […]

Govt seeks to liberate ‘caged parrot’ CBI

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM), headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, to prepare a draft law to insulate CBI from external influence and a draft affidavit within three weeks in the Supreme Court which had made a scathing observations on the agency. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved the […]

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